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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 221 205 222
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 8 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 10
Median salary £45,000 £34,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -42.50%
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
5008 4697 4707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.87% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3938 3873 3950
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 5 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham -30 2 £61,250 +77.53% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) CRISC
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (30.77%) LAMP
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
3 4 (30.77%) OSCP
3 4 (30.77%) D3.js
3 4 (30.77%) Twisted
3 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (30.77%) nginx
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax

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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (30.77%) nginx
1 4 (30.77%) Tornado
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) AppScan
3 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) NuGet
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Python Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architecture Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) D3.js
2 4 (30.77%) Django
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (30.77%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (30.77%) Twisted
2 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) BYOD
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Secure Coding
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Source Code Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) CRISC
2 4 (30.77%) CEH
2 4 (30.77%) OSCP
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) OSCE
4 1 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Fortify
1 2 (15.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Qualys
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Veracode
3 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
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