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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 217 238 244
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 25 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 10
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
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
5117 5811 6110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.17% 88.88% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4708 4835
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median 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 £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 21 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Cheshire +34 2 £61,250 +11.36%
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (68.89%) WebSphere
3 31 (68.89%) Windows
4 30 (66.67%) Ruby
5 29 (64.44%) Scrum
6 28 (62.22%) Linux
6 28 (62.22%) SQL
6 28 (62.22%) Oracle
7 27 (60.00%) Python
8 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
8 26 (57.78%) Tivoli
8 26 (57.78%) Shell Script
8 26 (57.78%) Configuration Management
8 26 (57.78%) Firewall
8 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
8 26 (57.78%) DSDM
8 26 (57.78%) RUP
8 26 (57.78%) ITIL
8 26 (57.78%) Unix
8 26 (57.78%) JBoss
8 26 (57.78%) Xen
8 26 (57.78%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (57.78%) XenServer
8 26 (57.78%) EnterpriseDB
8 26 (57.78%) vSphere
8 26 (57.78%) Bash Shell
8 26 (57.78%) Puppet
8 26 (57.78%) Cobbler
8 26 (57.78%) OpenStack

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 31 (68.89%) WebSphere
2 26 (57.78%) CloudStack
2 26 (57.78%) JBoss
2 26 (57.78%) OpenStack
2 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.67%) Gerrit
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) JMeter
2 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.44%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Security Specialist
3 6 (13.33%) Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Application Security Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Security Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) J2EE Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) J2EE
3 8 (17.78%) JNI
4 6 (13.33%) Middleware
5 5 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) JSP
6 3 (6.67%) XML
7 2 (4.44%) LAMP
7 2 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Wicket
8 1 (2.22%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) JMX
8 1 (2.22%) JRuby
8 1 (2.22%) JSON
8 1 (2.22%) RESTful
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.22%) Spring
8 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
3 26 (57.78%) Unix
4 8 (17.78%) Android
5 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Scrum
3 26 (57.78%) Configuration Management
3 26 (57.78%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (57.78%) DevOps
3 26 (57.78%) DSDM
3 26 (57.78%) ITIL
3 26 (57.78%) RUP
4 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 7 (15.56%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
9 3 (6.67%) API Testing
9 3 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Ruby
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 27 (60.00%) Python
4 26 (57.78%) Bash Shell
4 26 (57.78%) Shell Script
5 18 (40.00%) Java
6 9 (20.00%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) Objective-C
8 5 (11.11%) Apple Swift
9 3 (6.67%) PHP
10 2 (4.44%) Perl
11 1 (2.22%) C
11 1 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (2.22%) Go
11 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) SANS
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) CISMP
4 1 (2.22%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) EC-Council LPT
4 1 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) vSphere
1 26 (57.78%) Xen
1 26 (57.78%) XenServer
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) Cobbler
1 26 (57.78%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (57.78%) Puppet
1 26 (57.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 26 (57.78%) EnterpriseDB
2 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) CA
3 2 (4.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
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