The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 212 247
Rank change year-on-year -57 +35  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 6 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.089% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 7
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6063 4933 5722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.80% 88.17% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4905 4175 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for OWASP in the North West

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP 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 24 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
Manchester -40 4 £24,000 -43.52%
Cheshire -26 2 £65,000 +6.12%
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Unix
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
7 5 (29.41%) Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Packer
7 5 (29.41%) Docker
7 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 5 (29.41%) JBoss
7 5 (29.41%) Aquila
7 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall

OWASP
Co-occurring 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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) CloudStack
2 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.76%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Bitbucket
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
4 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
6 1 (5.88%) Gatling
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (23.53%) DSDM
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Presales
5 4 (23.53%) RUP
6 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
2 2 (11.76%) OSCP
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) OSCE
3 1 (5.88%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Xen
2 4 (23.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (29.41%) Packer
3 4 (23.53%) Ansible
3 4 (23.53%) Cobbler
3 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 4 (23.53%) Terraform
3 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.88%) Core Impact
4 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Aquila
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
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