Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 70 116
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 -35
Permanent jobs citing OOD 27 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.57% 3.13% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 3.54% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 9
Kent median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,950 £32,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,125 £76,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -10.53%

OOD 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 916 1,157 1,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 87.16% 88.25% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 769 994 1,426
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% - -

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Kent

OOD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for OOD in Kent

OOD
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Kent over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for OOD 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 6 months to 25 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 -2 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Rochester - 7 £60,000 -
OOD
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 25 (92.59%) C#
1 25 (92.59%) OO
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (81.48%) .NET
3 21 (77.78%) WPF
4 18 (66.67%) Windows
5 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (40.74%) MVC
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
6 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
7 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (29.63%) Infragistics
8 8 (29.63%) Legal
8 8 (29.63%) Entity Framework
9 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.93%) SDLC
9 7 (25.93%) WinForms
9 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) MVVM
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
11 5 (18.52%) Information Security

OOD
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:

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (29.63%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) C# Software Engineer
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Team Leader
3 7 (25.93%) Team Leader
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) WPF
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (29.63%) Entity Framework
5 7 (25.93%) WinForms
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) MSMQ
7 3 (11.11%) WF
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) OO
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) MVVM
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
5 5 (18.52%) CRM
5 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) Practice Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Workflow
8 2 (7.41%) OOP
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VBA
5 4 (14.81%) R
5 4 (14.81%) XAML
6 2 (7.41%) COBOL
6 2 (7.41%) Go
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) GDPR
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Infragistics
3 5 (18.52%) Aderant
3 5 (18.52%) LexisNexis
3 5 (18.52%) Xamarin