The first table below looks at the demand for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 204 207 203
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.047% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4241 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.74% 76.83% 73.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3348 3575 3096
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OWASP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OWASP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OWASP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Staffordshire -7 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham +9 1 £24,000 -52.00%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Online Games
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Specialist
2 4 (66.67%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (66.67%) Application Security Specialist
3 2 (33.33%) Security Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Guestline Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago