The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - - 26
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 106 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.05% 85.48% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 144 54 144
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands