Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 250 254
Rank change year-on-year -27 +4 +27
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 18 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 21
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +30.77% -19.75%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £74,000 £75,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +47.06% +13.33% -6.25%

OWASP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7244 6711 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.07% 91.13% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5997 5750 5623
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Manchester

OWASP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for OWASP in Manchester

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in Manchester

OWASP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -5 8 £62,500 +47.06%
OWASP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) REST
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 8 (44.44%) MySQL
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (27.78%) Use Case
6 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Spring MVC
6 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (27.78%) RESTful

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 5 (27.78%) Redis
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Moq
1 3 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Burp Suite
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Java Architect
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Applications Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) CSS3
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) Polymer
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Spring Boot
3 5 (27.78%) Spring MVC
3 5 (27.78%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) XSL
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Coaching
5 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (27.78%) OOP
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Use Case
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Go
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Master's Degree
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.56%) OSCE
5 1 (5.56%) OSCP
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (27.78%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Core Impact
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft