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

Object-Oriented (OO)
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 66 34
Rank change year-on-year +30 -32  
Permanent jobs citing OO 51 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.38% 3.35% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 3.69% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 58
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% -12.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,250 £51,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OO 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%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Kent

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Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for OO in Kent

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Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for OO in Kent

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Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO 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 +20 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Malling - 11 £55,000 -
Maidstone - 7 £57,500 -
Chatham - 6 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne - 5 £37,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £55,000 - 1
Dartford -11 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - -
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South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing OO 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 OO.

1 84 (81.55%) C#
2 83 (80.58%) .NET
3 80 (77.67%) ASP.NET
4 76 (73.79%) SQL Server
4 76 (73.79%) MVC
5 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (66.02%) TDD
7 64 (62.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (58.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (57.28%) RESTful
10 58 (56.31%) Web Application Development
11 57 (55.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 53 (51.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 51 (49.51%) Node.js
14 50 (48.54%) Ruby
15 43 (41.75%) Git (software)
16 42 (40.78%) BDD
17 41 (39.81%) WCF
17 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
18 33 (32.04%) HTML
18 33 (32.04%) NoSQL
19 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
20 28 (27.18%) AngularJS
21 27 (26.21%) CSS
22 25 (24.27%) Dependency Injection
23 23 (22.33%) Web Services
24 22 (21.36%) .NET Framework
24 22 (21.36%) Entity Framework
25 21 (20.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 21 (20.39%) Multithreading

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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 18 (17.48%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Google Play
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (73.79%) SQL Server
2 53 (51.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 33 (32.04%) NoSQL
4 17 (16.50%) MongoDB
5 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
5 10 (9.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (4.85%) MySQL
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.97%) DTS
8 1 (0.97%) Redis
8 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (41.75%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.48%) TeamCity
3 10 (9.71%) Subversion
4 5 (4.85%) JIRA
5 4 (3.88%) jMock
5 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Maven
5 4 (3.88%) Mockito
6 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.97%) Moq
7 1 (0.97%) NUnit
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.85%) Retail
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Billing
3 2 (1.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (94.17%) Developer
2 68 (66.02%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 17 (16.50%) C# Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Messaging Developer
4 11 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.85%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (80.58%) .NET
2 80 (77.67%) ASP.NET
3 64 (62.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (58.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 59 (57.28%) RESTful
6 57 (55.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 51 (49.51%) Node.js
8 41 (39.81%) WCF
9 33 (32.04%) HTML
10 28 (27.18%) AngularJS
11 27 (26.21%) CSS
12 23 (22.33%) Web Services
13 22 (21.36%) .NET Framework
13 22 (21.36%) Entity Framework
14 21 (20.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (19.42%) WPF
16 19 (18.45%) Code First Entity Framework
16 19 (18.45%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (16.50%) MSMQ
17 17 (16.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Social Network
2 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 12 (11.65%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Solaris
3 10 (9.71%) Unix
3 10 (9.71%) Windows 2000 Server
3 10 (9.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.79%) MVC
2 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (66.02%) TDD
4 58 (56.31%) Web Application Development
5 42 (40.78%) BDD
6 25 (24.27%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (20.39%) Multithreading
7 21 (20.39%) UML
8 19 (18.45%) Kanban
8 19 (18.45%) SDLC
9 15 (14.56%) Scrum
10 14 (13.59%) OOD
11 12 (11.65%) Open Source
12 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (9.71%) Change Control
13 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (9.71%) Functional Testing
13 10 (9.71%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
13 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (81.55%) C#
2 50 (48.54%) Ruby
3 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.50%) F#
5 16 (15.53%) Java
5 16 (15.53%) PHP
6 15 (14.56%) VB
6 15 (14.56%) VB.NET
7 10 (9.71%) ECMAScript
8 8 (7.77%) C++
9 7 (6.80%) C
9 7 (6.80%) VBScript
10 6 (5.83%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.94%) SQL
12 1 (0.97%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.97%) Python
12 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (16.50%) Kibana
1 17 (16.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle
3 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.94%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.94%) Twitter
5 1 (0.97%) Google
Kent
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Uncle Buck
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + other benefits
Posted: 14 days ago