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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -12
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 18 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 2
Median salary £42,500 £78,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.03% +31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -26.08%

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
4224 5210 4249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.83% 88.36% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 4288 3581
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 9 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £31,250 -
Birmingham +18 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire +30 3 £42,250 -29.58% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 15 (48.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
3 12 (38.71%) Office 365
3 12 (38.71%) SIEM
4 11 (35.48%) Security Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (32.26%) Fiddler
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (32.26%) Burp Suite
5 10 (32.26%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) MVC
5 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) Wireshark
6 9 (29.03%) Content Management
6 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
6 9 (29.03%) WCF
6 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
6 9 (29.03%) IIS
6 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (29.03%) Migration
6 9 (29.03%) CMS
6 9 (29.03%) SOLID

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 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (29.03%) CMS
2 9 (29.03%) EPiServer
2 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 9 (29.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Office 365
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
1 10 (32.26%) Wireshark
2 5 (16.13%) Skype
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) ZAP BI
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Burp Suite
2 10 (32.26%) Fiddler
3 9 (29.03%) NuGet
3 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Security Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) CMS Developer
4 6 (19.35%) EPiServer Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Security Penetration Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Security Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) .NET Core
3 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
3 9 (29.03%) CSS3
3 9 (29.03%) Entity Framework
3 9 (29.03%) HTML5
3 9 (29.03%) Sass
3 9 (29.03%) WCF
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) Django
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SIEM
2 11 (35.48%) Security Testing
3 10 (32.26%) MVC
4 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Content Management
4 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
4 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 9 (29.03%) SOLID
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) Information Security
8 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.90%) Coaching
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
10 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
11 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Erlang
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) OSCP
2 7 (22.58%) CEH
2 7 (22.58%) CISM
2 7 (22.58%) CISSP
2 7 (22.58%) GIAC
3 4 (12.90%) CREST Certified
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (3.23%) OSCE
5 1 (3.23%) SANS
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Core Impact
1 3 (9.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
1 2 (6.45%) Splunk
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago