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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 217 257 236
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -21
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 14 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.014% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.017% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 9
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -2.27%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +32 13 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £52,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Ajax
4 13 (40.63%) Web Development
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) HTML5
5 12 (37.50%) Degree
6 11 (34.38%) Subversion
6 11 (34.38%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
6 11 (34.38%) XML
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (34.38%) SDLC
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) Scrum
7 10 (31.25%) Information Security
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) CISM
9 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 8 (25.00%) CISSP
9 8 (25.00%) CEH
9 8 (25.00%) SIEM
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (21.88%) W3C

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 2 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) Intranet
2 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Gerrit
4 2 (6.25%) Grunt
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) Ajax
2 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) HTML5
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 11 (34.38%) XML
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 9 (28.13%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.63%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.50%) SOAP
9 4 (12.50%) Spring
10 3 (9.38%) GWT
10 3 (9.38%) Java EE
10 3 (9.38%) JSP
10 3 (9.38%) Struts
10 3 (9.38%) XSLT
11 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) W3C
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) APACS
3 5 (15.63%) EMV
4 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.50%) User Experience
5 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Web Development
3 11 (34.38%) SDLC
4 10 (31.25%) Information Security
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 8 (25.00%) SIEM
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Workflow
8 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) DSDM
9 4 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) CEH
2 8 (25.00%) CISM
2 8 (25.00%) CISSP
3 5 (15.63%) MCP
3 5 (15.63%) MCSE
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.50%) CREST Certified
4 4 (12.50%) GIAC
4 4 (12.50%) OSCP
4 4 (12.50%) SANS
4 4 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
5 2 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (6.25%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) COBIT
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 2 (6.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) vSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Xen
2 4 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
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