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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 213 203 228
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 14 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 7
Median salary £37,500 £21,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+74.41% -64.16%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £35,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -28.20%
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
4953 4430 4913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.72% 85.57% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3721 4330
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 - 7 £33,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Coventry +2 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham -22 1 £47,500 +120.93%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) Web Development
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (38.10%) EPiServer
5 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
5 8 (38.10%) Umbraco
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
5 8 (38.10%) EPiServer CMS
5 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 8 (38.10%) NuGet
5 8 (38.10%) Sass
5 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (38.10%) SOLID
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) Marketing
5 8 (38.10%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Migration
5 8 (38.10%) CMS
5 8 (38.10%) Content Management
5 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) IIS

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 8 (38.10%) CMS
1 8 (38.10%) EPiServer CMS
1 8 (38.10%) IIS
1 8 (38.10%) Umbraco
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
2 4 (19.05%) Tornado
3 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
1 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) NuGet
2 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Metasploit
4 1 (4.76%) Burp Suite
General
1 8 (38.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (23.81%) CMS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) EPiServer Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Security Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Sass
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
4 4 (19.05%) Ajax
4 4 (19.05%) D3.js
4 4 (19.05%) Django
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) LAMP
4 4 (19.05%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (19.05%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (19.05%) Twisted
4 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Web Development
2 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Content Management
2 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
2 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) SOLID
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Secure Coding
7 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
7 2 (9.52%) SIEM
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.76%) Data Flow Diagram
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CREST Certified
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CRISC
3 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (4.76%) CCSP
3 1 (4.76%) CEH
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) OSCE
3 1 (4.76%) OSCP
3 1 (4.76%) SANS
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Core Impact
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) EPiServer
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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