The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 231 216
Rank change year-on-year +33 -15  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 12 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 4
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

OWASP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4315 5452 4247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.06% 88.23% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 4385 3549
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,898
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing OWASP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OWASP 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 29 March 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 - 7 £45,000 -
Birmingham +23 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Warwickshire +28 2 £42,000 -21.86%
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry +15 1 - -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
3 12 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 12 (40.00%) SIEM
3 12 (40.00%) Office 365
3 12 (40.00%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (36.67%) C#
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 10 (33.33%) Fiddler
5 10 (33.33%) Firewall
5 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 10 (33.33%) Burp Suite
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) CMS
7 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) IIS
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) CISSP
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) Marketing
7 8 (26.67%) WCF
7 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework

OWASP
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (26.67%) CMS
2 8 (26.67%) EPiServer
2 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 8 (26.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
1 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) ZAP BI
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 10 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (26.67%) NuGet
3 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Security Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (20.00%) CMS Developer
4 6 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Applications Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Security Penetration Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Security Tester
8 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Core
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) CSS3
3 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
3 8 (26.67%) Sass
3 8 (26.67%) WCF
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) iPad
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 12 (40.00%) SIEM
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Content Management
3 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) SOLID
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
7 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Erlang
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CEH
1 8 (26.67%) CISM
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
1 8 (26.67%) OSCP
2 7 (23.33%) GIAC
3 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CRISC
5 1 (3.33%) OSCE
5 1 (3.33%) SANS
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (43.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Core Impact
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) CyberArk
1 2 (6.67%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
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