The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - - 73
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.80%
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
398 513 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.52% 88.45% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 344 457 392
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £57,831
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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