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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 229 215 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 9 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.23% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.27% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 2
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,000 £56,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +28.04%
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
5328 4504 4355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.66% 85.05% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4139 3747 3645
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Birmingham -16 3 £65,000 +26.82%
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Warwickshire -5 2 £47,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (70.59%) Information Security
1 12 (70.59%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
3 10 (58.82%) CISM
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (35.29%) CRISC
5 6 (35.29%) OSCP
5 6 (35.29%) Qualys
5 6 (35.29%) CEH
5 6 (35.29%) GIAC
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (29.41%) CISA
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) CREST Certified
7 4 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) CSS3
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) HP Fortify
8 3 (17.65%) Veracode
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) PHP

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 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) AppScan
2 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Head of Information
2 3 (17.65%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Head of Security
3 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) KNOPPIX
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
1 12 (70.59%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CISM
1 10 (58.82%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CEH
2 6 (35.29%) CRISC
2 6 (35.29%) GIAC
2 6 (35.29%) OSCP
3 5 (29.41%) CISA
4 4 (23.53%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Fortify
1 3 (17.65%) WebInspect
2 2 (11.76%) Nessus
3 1 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Qualys
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Veracode
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Nokia