The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 202 173 181
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 15 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Average salary £43,750 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -19.50%
OWASP
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4229 3154 3095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.33% 85.96% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3259 2506 2577
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OWASP Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Leeds -21 14 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -
OWASP
Yorkshire

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
1 11 (73.33%) OOP
1 11 (73.33%) OO
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (40.00%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (33.33%) MSTest
5 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) MVVM
5 5 (33.33%) Moq
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) NUnit
5 5 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 5 (33.33%) Release Management
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) LAMP
6 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) PHP

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (26.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSTest
1 5 (33.33%) Moq
1 5 (33.33%) NUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Development Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 4 (26.67%) LAMP
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) OOP
1 11 (73.33%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) MVVM
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Release Management
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago