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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 84 123
Rank change year-on-year -29 +39  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.14% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.12% +11.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 1276 821 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.70% 85.25% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 938 707 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
OWASP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (25.00%) Gatling
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner

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 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Gatling
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
1 1 (25.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM