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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 54 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 6 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.26% 8.16% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 9.72% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 10
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +6.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
391 319 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.80% 83.95% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 333 284 285
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) XSLT
1 23 (100.00%) XHTML
1 23 (100.00%) MVC
1 23 (100.00%) Ajax
1 23 (100.00%) jQuery
1 23 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 23 (100.00%) RESTful
1 23 (100.00%) CSS3
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 23 (100.00%) HTML5
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) Extreme Programming
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) UML
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 10 (43.48%) Marketing
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Demandware
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
4 6 (26.09%) Apache Solr

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache Solr
1 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
1 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
1 6 (26.09%) Ant
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) NUnit
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Back Office
2 6 (26.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (52.17%) C# Developer
4 12 (52.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (52.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Java Web Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) XSLT
1 23 (100.00%) XHTML
1 23 (100.00%) Ajax
1 23 (100.00%) jQuery
1 23 (100.00%) RESTful
1 23 (100.00%) CSS3
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 23 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (26.09%) Java EE
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) MVC
1 23 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) Extreme Programming
2 11 (47.83%) UML
3 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Demandware
2 6 (26.09%) Intershop
2 6 (26.09%) hybris
2 6 (26.09%) ATG
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle