The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 37 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 12 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.70% - 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% - 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 22
Average salary £49,500 - £41,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.68%
OWASP
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 360 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.95% 82.19% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 226 296 441
Average salary £43,835 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

OWASP
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Leicester

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Web Development
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) Test Strategy
2 12 (92.31%) Software Delivery
3 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 10 (76.92%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) UML
7 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) MSBuild
2 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Software Architect
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Architect
3 5 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Architect
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) WinForms
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
1 12 (92.31%) Software Delivery
1 12 (92.31%) Test Strategy
1 12 (92.31%) Web Development
2 11 (84.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) UML
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle