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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / North West
Rank 234 219 255
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +36
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 9 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.21% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 1
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -24.44%

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
5356 4972 6126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.32% 88.16% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 4152 5094
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -31 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
1 19 (90.48%) Configuration Management
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (90.48%) DevOps
2 17 (80.95%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 17 (80.95%) Unix
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
4 14 (66.67%) JBoss
4 14 (66.67%) Python
4 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 14 (66.67%) Ruby
4 14 (66.67%) Puppet
4 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
5 12 (57.14%) Xen
5 12 (57.14%) XenServer
5 12 (57.14%) EnterpriseDB
5 12 (57.14%) vSphere
5 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 12 (57.14%) Cobbler
5 12 (57.14%) OpenStack
5 12 (57.14%) CloudStack
5 12 (57.14%) Tivoli
5 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
5 12 (57.14%) RUP

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 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
2 14 (66.67%) JBoss
2 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 12 (57.14%) CloudStack
3 12 (57.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Bitbucket
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Unix
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Configuration Management
1 19 (90.48%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (90.48%) DevOps
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) DSDM
4 12 (57.14%) RUP
5 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Data Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Presales
8 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Ruby
3 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 7 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CEH
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
1 2 (9.52%) OSCP
1 2 (9.52%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) vSphere
1 12 (57.14%) Xen
1 12 (57.14%) XenServer
2 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (66.67%) Puppet
3 12 (57.14%) Cobbler
3 12 (57.14%) Tivoli
4 5 (23.81%) Packer
5 3 (14.29%) Ansible
5 3 (14.29%) Terraform
6 2 (9.52%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 12 (57.14%) EnterpriseDB
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
5 5 (23.81%) Aquila
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
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