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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / North West
Rank 237 213 254
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +41
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 9 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.32% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 2
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £30,250 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £52,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -22.72%

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
5293 4861 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.93% 87.40% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4448 4044 5100
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -27 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Cheshire +14 2 £70,000 +33.33%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 25 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) DevOps
4 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 20 (66.67%) Scrum
5 19 (63.33%) Oracle
5 19 (63.33%) WebLogic
5 19 (63.33%) ITIL
5 19 (63.33%) Unix
5 19 (63.33%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (60.00%) Puppet
6 18 (60.00%) Ruby
6 18 (60.00%) Python
7 17 (56.67%) JBoss
7 17 (56.67%) Firewall
7 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
8 16 (53.33%) Xen
8 16 (53.33%) XenServer
8 16 (53.33%) EnterpriseDB
8 16 (53.33%) vSphere
8 16 (53.33%) Bash Shell
8 16 (53.33%) OpenStack
8 16 (53.33%) CloudStack
8 16 (53.33%) Cobbler
8 16 (53.33%) RUP
8 16 (53.33%) DSDM
8 16 (53.33%) Tivoli

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 19 (63.33%) WebLogic
2 17 (56.67%) JBoss
2 17 (56.67%) WebSphere
3 16 (53.33%) CloudStack
3 16 (53.33%) OpenStack
4 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Checkstyle
2 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (13.33%) D3.js
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) APACS
1 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.33%) EMV
1 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 21 (70.00%) DevOps
4 20 (66.67%) Scrum
5 19 (63.33%) ITIL
6 16 (53.33%) DSDM
6 16 (53.33%) RUP
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) Python
2 18 (60.00%) Ruby
3 16 (53.33%) Bash Shell
3 16 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (10.00%) OSCP
2 2 (6.67%) CEH
2 2 (6.67%) CISM
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) vSphere
1 16 (53.33%) Xen
1 16 (53.33%) XenServer
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (60.00%) Puppet
3 16 (53.33%) Cobbler
3 16 (53.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (10.00%) Packer
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) Rundeck
5 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 16 (53.33%) EnterpriseDB
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) Aquila
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquila Heywood
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