The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 65 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 7 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.00% 0.58% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.66% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 32
Average salary £28,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.80%
OWASP
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
635 753 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.84% 87.35% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 501 641 507
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,671 £46,000 £57,427
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Leicestershire

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

OWASP
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 7 £28,000 -31.70%
OWASP
East Midlands

OWASP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 7 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Change Control
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) Business Development
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) Internet

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Configuration Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 7 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Change Control
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Business Development
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA