Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 67 49
Rank change year-on-year +39 -18 -16
Permanent jobs citing OO 97 64 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.32% 3.71% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 4.20% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 96
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £71,250 £56,250
South East median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -5.56% +5.88%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1142 1524 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.19% 88.40% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1347 1685
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +23 36 £50,000 +40.85% 1
Tunbridge Wells +9 14 £52,500 +75.00%
Maidstone +17 8 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Dover -1 5 £27,500 -
Westerham -5 4 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Folkestone - 4 - - 1
Sevenoaks -1 1 £37,500 -48.28%
Stansted -1 1 £27,500 -11.29%
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South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 75 (77.32%) C#
2 56 (57.73%) JavaScript
3 47 (48.45%) CSS
4 41 (42.27%) HTML
5 40 (41.24%) .NET
5 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
5 40 (41.24%) WCF
6 37 (38.14%) Web Development
6 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (38.14%) OOD
7 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
7 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
8 28 (28.87%) WPF
8 28 (28.87%) jQuery
9 27 (27.84%) OOP
10 26 (26.80%) Windows
11 23 (23.71%) MVC
12 22 (22.68%) SQL
12 22 (22.68%) HTML5
12 22 (22.68%) Node.js
12 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
13 21 (21.65%) Web Application Development
13 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
14 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (19.59%) Analytics
16 18 (18.56%) Domain-Driven Design
16 18 (18.56%) MySQL
16 18 (18.56%) PHP
17 17 (17.53%) Front End Development
18 16 (16.49%) Scrum

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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 14 (14.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.15%) Serverless
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.56%) MySQL
3 14 (14.43%) Redis
3 14 (14.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.34%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.15%) DocumentDB
7 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.40%) Moq
3 3 (3.09%) webpack
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Electronics
2 6 (6.19%) Marketing
3 5 (5.15%) Games
3 5 (5.15%) Swedish Language
4 4 (4.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (63.92%) Developer
2 28 (28.87%) Web Developer
3 26 (26.80%) Software Engineer
4 22 (22.68%) C# Software Engineer
5 21 (21.65%) .NET Developer
6 17 (17.53%) C# Developer
7 16 (16.49%) PHP Developer
8 14 (14.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (13.40%) .NET Web Developer
9 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (13.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (13.40%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) Consultant
13 3 (3.09%) Junior
13 3 (3.09%) Junior Developer
13 3 (3.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.45%) CSS
2 41 (42.27%) HTML
3 40 (41.24%) .NET
3 40 (41.24%) WCF
4 28 (28.87%) jQuery
4 28 (28.87%) WPF
5 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
5 22 (22.68%) HTML5
5 22 (22.68%) Node.js
6 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET
7 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (15.46%) CSS3
8 15 (15.46%) React
9 14 (14.43%) .NET Framework
9 14 (14.43%) REST
10 13 (13.40%) Entity Framework
10 13 (13.40%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (13.40%) Web Services
11 11 (11.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.40%) W3C
3 8 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.09%) PMI
7 2 (2.06%) BBC
7 2 (2.06%) Social Media
7 2 (2.06%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 2 (2.06%) Android
3 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (38.14%) OOD
1 37 (38.14%) Web Development
2 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
3 27 (27.84%) OOP
4 23 (23.71%) MVC
5 21 (21.65%) Web Application Development
6 19 (19.59%) Analytics
7 18 (18.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 17 (17.53%) Front End Development
9 16 (16.49%) Scrum
9 16 (16.49%) TDD
10 14 (14.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 13 (13.40%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (13.40%) Kanban
12 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.25%) BDD
14 6 (6.19%) Machine Learning
14 6 (6.19%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 75 (77.32%) C#
2 56 (57.73%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.68%) SQL
4 18 (18.56%) PHP
5 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.31%) Java
7 5 (5.15%) PHP 5
8 4 (4.12%) C++
9 3 (3.09%) ANSI C
9 3 (3.09%) C
9 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.06%) ECMAScript
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby
11 1 (1.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Apple
3 2 (2.06%) Facebook
3 2 (2.06%) Google
3 2 (2.06%) Sony
3 2 (2.06%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian