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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 239 239 239
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 17 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.17% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 1
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.80%
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
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Manchester 0 8 £37,500 -7.40% 2
Merseyside - 7 - -
Cheshire - 2 £49,250 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) XML
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) Degree
4 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
4 13 (61.90%) IIS
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) TDD
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) JBoss
7 8 (38.10%) XHTML
7 8 (38.10%) WSDL
7 8 (38.10%) JDBC
7 8 (38.10%) Ant
7 8 (38.10%) SOAP
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle
7 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 8 (38.10%) Spring
7 8 (38.10%) Maven
7 8 (38.10%) QA

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (61.90%) IIS
2 8 (38.10%) JBoss
3 5 (23.81%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
1 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Ant
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
5 8 (38.10%) JDBC
5 8 (38.10%) XHTML
5 8 (38.10%) WSDL
5 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Spring
5 8 (38.10%) HornetQ
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (23.81%) XSL
8 5 (23.81%) WCF
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) APACS
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Open Source
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
4 8 (38.10%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Information Security
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) Time Management
6 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 5 (23.81%) XQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) OSCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
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Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago