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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 238 243 250
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 13 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £39,300
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +3.05%
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
5473 5762 5994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.78% 82.64% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4423 4582 5130
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Merseyside - 6 - - 2
Manchester +4 5 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Cheshire - 2 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) IIS
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) JBoss
3 6 (46.15%) XHTML
3 6 (46.15%) Ant
3 6 (46.15%) WSDL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) JDBC
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) IIS
2 6 (46.15%) JBoss
3 5 (38.46%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Ant
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
2 5 (38.46%) NUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst Developer
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) HornetQ
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) JDBC
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) XHTML
3 6 (46.15%) WSDL
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (38.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 4 (30.77%) Social Media
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 5 (38.46%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) XQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 18 days ago
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