The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South East / Kent
Rank 83 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Permanent jobs citing OOD 8 39 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.96% 3.74% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 4.09% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 57
Median salary £72,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
757 954 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.99% 91.47% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 615 841 857
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OOD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

OOD Salary Trend in Kent

OOD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 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
Dover - 6 - -
Dartford -14 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £72,500 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 23 (85.19%) OO
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 17 (62.96%) C++
5 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
6 15 (55.56%) UML
7 14 (51.85%) Subversion
8 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
8 12 (44.44%) Validation
8 12 (44.44%) Embedded C
8 12 (44.44%) Firmware
8 12 (44.44%) C
8 12 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (44.44%) Qt
8 12 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
8 12 (44.44%) Signal Processing
8 12 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
9 9 (33.33%) Scrum
10 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
12 6 (22.22%) C#
13 5 (18.52%) HTML
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
13 5 (18.52%) CSS
13 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 5 (18.52%) MVC
13 5 (18.52%) Billing

OOD
Top Related 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 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Bluemix
1 2 (7.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 5 (18.52%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C++ Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Linux Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Qt
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.81%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) JDBC
6 2 (7.41%) JSP
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) Servlets
6 2 (7.41%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 12 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) OO
2 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (55.56%) UML
4 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 12 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (44.44%) Signal Processing
4 12 (44.44%) Validation
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Coaching
9 3 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (11.11%) TDD
10 2 (7.41%) AOP
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C++
2 12 (44.44%) C
2 12 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) AspectJ
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) IBM
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft