The first table below looks at the demand for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 234 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 10 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Lancashire - 1 £33,500 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 9 (75.00%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (75.00%) Time Management
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) MSTest
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Marketing
3 9 (75.00%) Refactoring
3 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ
3 9 (75.00%) OOD
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) MSTest
1 9 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Billing
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Application Security Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 9 (75.00%) REST
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EMV
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
1 1 (8.33%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) UML
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 9 (75.00%) OOD
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 9 (75.00%) Time Management
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSD
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
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