The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £55,250 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 840 934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.93% 89.08% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 478 736 815
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

OWASP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP in Kent.

Salary trend for OWASP in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISA
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) COBIT
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (62.50%) IT Audit
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) R
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SABSA Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) IT Audit
2 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) R
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISA
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) COBIT
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore