Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 236 253
Rank change year-on-year +31 +17 +16
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 3 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.068% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 20
West Yorkshire median annual salary £53,133 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.86% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £46,313 £40,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £66,000 £53,325 £54,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,817 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.19% +11.76% -

OWASP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,049 5,407 6,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.77% 92.51% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,371 4,521 5,434
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,416
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP 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 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for OWASP in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Salary histogram for OWASP in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 3 £53,133 +11.86% 6
OWASP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (33.33%) GXPN
2 1 (33.33%) Slack
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Stability
2 1 (33.33%) NIST
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) OSSTMM
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) OpenID
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) NuGet
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Testing Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) OAuth
1 1 (33.33%) OAuth2
1 1 (33.33%) OpenID
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) OSSTMM
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) GPEN
1 1 (33.33%) GWAPT
1 1 (33.33%) GXPN
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) NIST
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft