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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / North West
Rank 237 217 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 -  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 11 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
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 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 5480 4997 5827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.85% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 4156 4689
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
Manchester -26 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cheshire - 2 £26,250 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) Oracle
4 13 (65.00%) Unix
4 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (50.00%) Python
6 10 (50.00%) Ruby
6 10 (50.00%) Puppet
7 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
7 9 (45.00%) Firewall
7 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (45.00%) JBoss
8 8 (40.00%) RUP
8 8 (40.00%) DSDM
8 8 (40.00%) Tivoli
8 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (40.00%) Xen
8 8 (40.00%) XenServer
8 8 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
8 8 (40.00%) vSphere

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 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (45.00%) JBoss
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (40.00%) CloudStack
3 8 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Gatling
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (40.00%) DSDM
6 8 (40.00%) RUP
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) Presales
9 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
2 2 (10.00%) CISM
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) OSCP
2 2 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) vSphere
1 8 (40.00%) Xen
1 8 (40.00%) XenServer
2 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (50.00%) Puppet
3 8 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 8 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 5 (25.00%) Packer
5 4 (20.00%) Ansible
5 4 (20.00%) Terraform
6 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
7 1 (5.00%) Core Impact
7 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (25.00%) Aquila
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
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