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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 51 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 4 45 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.04% 7.81% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 9.51% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 43 7
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -11.35%
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
296 473 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.28% 82.12% 81.76%
Number of salaries quoted 258 398 250
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Development
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA