The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 234 242 248
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 21 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 12
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -18.98%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
OWASP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5612 5939 6417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 88.46% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4688 4921 5272
Median salary £42,500 £42,049 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OWASP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OWASP Salary Trend in the North West

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the North West

OWASP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 20 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Cheshire +28 1 £55,000 +26.43%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 North West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 35 (77.78%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) Windows
3 30 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 30 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (64.44%) Linux
5 28 (62.22%) Scrum
6 27 (60.00%) Oracle
6 27 (60.00%) SQL
7 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
7 26 (57.78%) Python
7 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
7 26 (57.78%) Configuration Management
7 26 (57.78%) Ruby
7 26 (57.78%) Puppet
7 26 (57.78%) DevOps
8 25 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (55.56%) OpenStack
8 25 (55.56%) CloudStack
8 25 (55.56%) Cobbler
8 25 (55.56%) EnterpriseDB
8 25 (55.56%) XenServer
8 25 (55.56%) vSphere
8 25 (55.56%) Bash Shell
8 25 (55.56%) Xen
8 25 (55.56%) Tivoli
8 25 (55.56%) Shell Script
8 25 (55.56%) DSDM
8 25 (55.56%) Firewall
8 25 (55.56%) Unix

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
3 25 (55.56%) CloudStack
3 25 (55.56%) JBoss
3 25 (55.56%) OpenStack
4 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.89%) Apache
6 2 (4.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Checkstyle
2 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.89%) Maven
3 3 (6.67%) Burp Suite
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Security Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.89%) Tester
5 3 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) J2EE
2 7 (15.56%) JNI
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) D3.js
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) Node.js
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 2 (4.44%) LAMP
6 2 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) APACS
1 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.22%) EMV
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Linux
3 25 (55.56%) Unix
4 7 (15.56%) Android
5 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (62.22%) Scrum
4 26 (57.78%) Configuration Management
4 26 (57.78%) DevOps
5 25 (55.56%) DSDM
5 25 (55.56%) ITIL
5 25 (55.56%) RUP
6 8 (17.78%) Mobile Development
7 6 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Information Security
11 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 26 (57.78%) Python
2 26 (57.78%) Ruby
3 25 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 25 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 17 (37.78%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (15.56%) Objective-C
7 5 (11.11%) Apple Swift
8 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
9 2 (4.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SANS
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) OSCE
3 1 (2.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) vSphere
1 25 (55.56%) Xen
1 25 (55.56%) XenServer
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) Puppet
2 25 (55.56%) Cobbler
2 25 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (55.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (55.56%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (4.44%) CA
4 2 (4.44%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
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