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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 66 60
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 4.06% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.93% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 32 23
Average salary - £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £55,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +47.65%
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
529 690 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.79% 82.44% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 420 577 532
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
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 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Business Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Business Development
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA