The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 56 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +28.04%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 433 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.16% 84.57% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 311 307 489
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OWASP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Merseyside

OWASP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) API Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA