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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 232 248 215
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.089% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.017% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +6.57%
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
5873 5856 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 83.21% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 4571 3450
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +9 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (72.73%) Test Management
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) RAD
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (27.27%) CEH
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) OSCP
5 2 (18.18%) OSCE

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Tester
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Head of Security
4 2 (18.18%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) RAD
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) OSCP
3 2 (18.18%) OSCE
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CISMP
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
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