The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £26,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

OWASP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1111 1585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.90% 85.13% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 745 930 1205
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing OWASP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Cheshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP in Cheshire.

Salary trend for OWASP in Cheshire

OWASP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Chester - 1 £31,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
OWASP
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) OSCP
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Tigerscheme
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Gatling
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Tester
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (40.00%) OSCP
1 2 (40.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) IBM