The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 231 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 6 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 6
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -45.83%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5249 5129 4482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.92% 87.09% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 4168 3718
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,405
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -24 2 £61,250 +28.94% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 10 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (47.06%) CISM
3 8 (47.06%) CISSP
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
4 7 (41.18%) CRISC
4 7 (41.18%) OSCP
4 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (35.29%) Qualys
5 6 (35.29%) CEH
5 6 (35.29%) CISA
5 6 (35.29%) GIAC
5 6 (35.29%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) PHP
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) LAMP
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) CREST Certified
7 4 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (17.65%) Veracode
8 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (17.65%) HP Fortify

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) nginx
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Tornado
3 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) AppScan
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Security
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) Ajax
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (11.76%) D3.js
4 2 (11.76%) Django
4 2 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (11.76%) Twisted
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 4 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Secure Coding
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
8 1 (5.88%) Product Management
8 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISM
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) CRISC
2 7 (41.18%) OSCP
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 6 (35.29%) CISA
3 6 (35.29%) GIAC
4 4 (23.53%) CREST Certified
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) OSCE
6 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Fortify
1 3 (17.65%) WebInspect
2 1 (5.88%) Core Impact
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Qualys
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Veracode
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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