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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 196 210 216
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 19 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.15% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.18% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 4
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -22.72%

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
4342 4565 4298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.87% 87.07% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 3767 3738
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £33,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £41,250 -
Birmingham -14 2 £46,250 +115.11%
Coventry +13 1 £42,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (42.31%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
5 9 (34.62%) IIS
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) Migration
5 9 (34.62%) CMS
5 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) Marketing
5 9 (34.62%) Content Management
5 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (34.62%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) EPiServer CMS
5 9 (34.62%) Entity Framework
5 9 (34.62%) CSS3
5 9 (34.62%) WCF
5 9 (34.62%) EPiServer
5 9 (34.62%) Data Migration
5 9 (34.62%) Umbraco
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) NuGet
5 9 (34.62%) Sass
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API

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 9 (34.62%) CMS
1 9 (34.62%) EPiServer CMS
1 9 (34.62%) IIS
1 9 (34.62%) Umbraco
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) ZAP BI
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) NuGet
2 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (23.08%) Burp Suite
3 6 (23.08%) Fiddler
4 3 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (23.08%) CMS Developer
3 6 (23.08%) EPiServer Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Applications Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Security Penetration Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Security Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (34.62%) CSS3
3 9 (34.62%) Entity Framework
3 9 (34.62%) HTML5
3 9 (34.62%) Sass
3 9 (34.62%) WCF
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) D3.js
5 2 (7.69%) Django
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) LAMP
5 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (7.69%) Twisted
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) iPad
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
1 9 (34.62%) Content Management
1 9 (34.62%) Data Migration
1 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
1 9 (34.62%) SOLID
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) SIEM
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Secure Coding
6 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CEH
1 5 (19.23%) CISM
1 5 (19.23%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) GIAC
2 4 (15.38%) OSCP
3 3 (11.54%) CREST Certified
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.85%) CCSP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Core Impact
1 3 (11.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) EPiServer
2 2 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
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