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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 253 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +2.35%
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
5457 5802 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 82.46% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4356 4685 4816
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 26 days ago