Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 35 92
Rank change year-on-year -15 +57 -39
Permanent jobs citing OO 48 86 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.59% 6.62% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.27% 7.51% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 81 33
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £29,350 £27,500 £24,775
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% -3.33%

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 910 1,145 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 87.08% 88.14% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 763 988 1,429
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 -5 17 £52,500 +7.69% 7
Rochester - 10 £40,000 -
Maidstone 0 7 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Canterbury +14 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Chatham - 2 £32,250 -
Tunbridge Wells -12 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
West Malling - 1 £37,500 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for OO.

1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 36 (75.00%) .NET
3 28 (58.33%) MVC
4 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) OOD
6 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 21 (43.75%) WPF
7 20 (41.67%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
9 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
11 12 (25.00%) SQL
11 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 11 (22.92%) SDLC
12 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (22.92%) BDD
12 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
12 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (20.83%) TDD
13 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.75%) WCF
14 9 (18.75%) Web Application Development
14 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 8 (16.67%) Web Services
15 8 (16.67%) Infragistics

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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 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Elite 3E
2 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.08%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.33%) MySQL
7 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 8 (16.67%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 14 (29.17%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Team Leader
7 7 (14.58%) .NET Team Leader
8 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Mid-Level C# Developer
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
11 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) WPF
3 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
3 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
6 9 (18.75%) WCF
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (16.67%) Web Services
8 7 (14.58%) HTML
8 7 (14.58%) Node.js
8 7 (14.58%) WinForms
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.50%) JSON
10 5 (10.42%) HTML5
10 5 (10.42%) jQuery
10 5 (10.42%) RESTful
11 4 (8.33%) Ajax
12 3 (6.25%) Code First Entity Framework
12 3 (6.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.25%) Social Network
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) BBC
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) MVC
2 25 (52.08%) OOD
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.92%) BDD
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
6 10 (20.83%) TDD
7 9 (18.75%) Web Application Development
8 7 (14.58%) MVVM
9 6 (12.50%) Information Security
10 5 (10.42%) CRM
10 5 (10.42%) ERP
10 5 (10.42%) Microservices
10 5 (10.42%) OOP
10 5 (10.42%) Practice Management
10 5 (10.42%) Service Design
10 5 (10.42%) Web Development
11 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (8.33%) Project Management
11 4 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.42%) VBA
6 4 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 4 (8.33%) R
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) XAML
7 2 (4.17%) C
8 1 (2.08%) ES6
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) GDPR
1 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Infragistics
3 5 (10.42%) Aderant
3 5 (10.42%) LexisNexis
3 5 (10.42%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Sony
4 1 (2.08%) Yahoo!