Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 117
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing OOP 29 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.21% 2.05% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.33% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 36
Kent median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -27.27% +22.22%
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

OOP 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 1130 1504 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.93% 88.11% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1334 1730
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Kent

OOP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for OOP in Kent

OOP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OOP in Kent

OOP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 14 £52,500 +23.53%
Dartford -8 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Maidstone +26 1 £45,000 -33.33%
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 27 (93.10%) OO
2 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (75.86%) C#
4 19 (65.52%) CSS
4 19 (65.52%) Web Development
4 19 (65.52%) Node.js
4 19 (65.52%) Analytics
5 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
5 16 (55.17%) .NET
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
7 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
7 14 (48.28%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
7 14 (48.28%) Redis
7 14 (48.28%) Web Application Development
7 14 (48.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 10 (34.48%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) RESTful
10 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 6 (20.69%) Electronics
11 6 (20.69%) PHP
12 5 (17.24%) MySQL
12 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.24%) TDD
12 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (17.24%) Swedish Language
12 5 (17.24%) Serverless

OOP
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 (48.28%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) Redis
2 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (17.24%) DocumentDB
3 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
2 5 (17.24%) Swedish Language
3 4 (13.79%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Web Developer
3 6 (20.69%) PHP Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) CSS
1 19 (65.52%) Node.js
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) RESTful
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) Smarty
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) OO
2 19 (65.52%) Analytics
2 19 (65.52%) Web Development
3 14 (48.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 14 (48.28%) Web Application Development
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Machine Learning
4 5 (17.24%) Prototyping
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) API Integration
5 4 (13.79%) SEO
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) MVVM
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) PHP
6 4 (13.79%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft