Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 66 102
Rank change year-on-year -7 +36 -26
Permanent jobs citing OOD 22 48 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.25% 3.65% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 4.08% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 16
Kent median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +18.42%
10th Percentile £43,750 £34,250 £29,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,250 £76,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -9.57%

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 875 1,177 1,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.38% 89.44% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1,007 1,345
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 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,125 £62,500 £65,000
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
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 12 November 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 -1 17 £47,500 -2.56%
Chatham -4 2 £47,500 +33.80% 1
OOD
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) OO
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) .NET
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) WPF
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) Open Source
8 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) UML
10 2 (9.09%) OOP
10 2 (9.09%) HTTP
10 2 (9.09%) Perl
10 2 (9.09%) COBOL
10 2 (9.09%) HTML
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 2 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (9.09%) WinForms
10 2 (9.09%) TDD
10 2 (9.09%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
10 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Bower
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Grunt
1 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
1 2 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (9.09%) Protractor
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 15 (68.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (59.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) WPF
3 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
4 2 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) MVVM
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) COBOL
3 2 (9.09%) Go
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft