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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 85 96
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 7 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.88% 1.67% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.84% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 1
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,392
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +23.84%  
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 712 1031 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 89.00% 90.76% 83.63%
Number of salaries quoted 584 892 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,780 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Kent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in Kent

OWASP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Kent 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 5 £60,000 +14.28%
OWASP
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 15 (93.75%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 14 (87.50%) CISA
2 14 (87.50%) CISM
2 14 (87.50%) Security+ Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (87.50%) COBIT
2 14 (87.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (87.50%) SDLC
2 14 (87.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 14 (87.50%) IT Audit
2 14 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) MVVM

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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
1 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) IT Audit
2 14 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (87.50%) SDLC
2 14 (87.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) MVVM
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) R
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISA
1 14 (87.50%) CISM
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
1 14 (87.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 14 (87.50%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) COBIT
1 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Sitecore