The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 252 257 216
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.073% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.13% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -27.96%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
OWASP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6042 6068 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.64% 82.68% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 4705 3534
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Yorkshire

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

OWASP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
West Yorkshire +4 5 £32,500 -23.52% 2
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) RAD
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) System Testing
2 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CISMP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Nessus
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) RAD
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Management
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) System Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £55,676 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 25 days ago