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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 238 240 230
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 22 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.048% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.058% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -5.74%
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
6061 5181 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.84% 83.55% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4920 3991 4075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
West Yorkshire +17 19 £45,000 +24.13%
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) PCI DSS
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) OOP
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
6 13 (34.21%) Risk Management
6 13 (34.21%) Information Security
6 13 (34.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (31.58%) OO
8 11 (28.95%) Solaris
8 11 (28.95%) SSL
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) UNIX
9 10 (26.32%) Windows
9 10 (26.32%) AIX
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco
9 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
9 10 (26.32%) Service Management
9 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
9 10 (26.32%) Wireless
9 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
9 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
9 10 (26.32%) SIEM
9 10 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
9 10 (26.32%) Coaching

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) SSL
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.16%) MSTest
2 5 (13.16%) Moq
2 5 (13.16%) NUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Tester
1 9 (23.68%) Security Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Tester
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Software Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Head of Security
6 1 (2.63%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Development Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) LAMP
5 5 (13.16%) NHibernate
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 3 (7.89%) WinForms
7 3 (7.89%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 5 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.89%) NHS
4 3 (7.89%) W3C
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Solaris
3 10 (26.32%) UNIX
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) OOP
2 13 (34.21%) Information Security
2 13 (34.21%) Risk Management
2 13 (34.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (31.58%) OO
4 10 (26.32%) Service Management
4 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 10 (26.32%) SIEM
4 10 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 10 (26.32%) Coaching
5 8 (21.05%) Line Management
5 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.05%) Test Management
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.05%) System Testing
5 8 (21.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
3 8 (21.05%) PHP5
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISEB
1 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) PCI DSS
2 14 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Capita