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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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
486 501 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.60% 78.04% 74.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 437 445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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