The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 187 173 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £48,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +48.64%
OWASP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OWASP
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Manchester region.

OWASP Salary Trend in Manchester

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) OSCP
2 5 (71.43%) OSCE
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Capita
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) APACS
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) MVC

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Security Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) IT Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) APACS
1 2 (28.57%) EMV
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) OSCP
1 5 (71.43%) OSCE
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Capita
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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