Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 34 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +12
Permanent jobs citing OO 49 93 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.63% 7.25% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 8.04% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 81
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -27.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,900 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £54,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 798 1,156 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 91.62% 90.17% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 673 990 1,206
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 19 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Tonbridge - 8 - -
Rochester - 5 £50,000 - 1
Canterbury - 4 £28,750 - 1
Maidstone -19 2 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Chatham - 2 £33,500 -
West Malling -9 1 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Whitstable - 1 £40,000 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 34 (69.39%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.98%) .NET
4 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (34.69%) OOD
6 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
7 14 (28.57%) Java
8 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
8 12 (24.49%) Windows
9 11 (22.45%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) HTML
9 11 (22.45%) MVC
9 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
10 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
10 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.41%) Scrum
10 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
10 10 (20.41%) Android
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.37%) Retail
11 9 (18.37%) SQL
12 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
12 8 (16.33%) Logistics
12 8 (16.33%) Go
13 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.29%) TDD
13 7 (14.29%) jQuery
13 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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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 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Bower
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Grunt
1 5 (10.20%) Jasmine
1 5 (10.20%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (10.20%) Protractor
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) git-flow
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 9 (18.37%) Retail
2 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Engineering Manager
4 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering Manager
4 8 (16.33%) Software Manager
5 7 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.24%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Web Applications Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Web Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.45%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
5 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
7 6 (12.24%) HTML5
7 6 (12.24%) Node.js
7 6 (12.24%) WPF
8 5 (10.20%) REST
8 5 (10.20%) WebSockets
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.16%) Spring
10 3 (6.12%) React
10 3 (6.12%) React Native
10 3 (6.12%) RESTful
11 2 (4.08%) Spring Boot
11 2 (4.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Fintech
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) BBC
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Android
2 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) OOD
4 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.45%) MVC
5 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) Logistics
7 7 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
8 6 (12.24%) SOLID
9 5 (10.20%) OOP
9 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.16%) UML
10 4 (8.16%) Web Development
11 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
11 3 (6.12%) Microservices
11 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
12 2 (4.08%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) Go
6 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Java 8
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Apple
2 1 (2.04%) Facebook
2 1 (2.04%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) IBM
2 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Sony
2 1 (2.04%) Yahoo!