The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing OO 8 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 11.76% 3.61% 15.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 3.90% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 77 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 76.47% 92.77% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 43
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Dartford region.

OO Salary Trend in Dartford

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 9 (90.00%) ISO 9001
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) UML
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
6 4 (40.00%) Image Processing
7 3 (30.00%) C++
8 2 (20.00%) Middleware
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (10.00%) Linux
9 1 (10.00%) Electronics

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Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) WCF
1 8 (80.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 7 (70.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft