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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 199 165 177
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £59,000 £50,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.96% +16.60%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
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
4030 3023 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.40% 84.11% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3114 2351 2515
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -30 6 £42,500 -27.96% 1
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -
OWASP
Yorkshire

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) NHS
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Moq
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Moq
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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