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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 13 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 16.05% 38.00% 21.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.31% 41.30% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
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
71 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 87.65% 92.00% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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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Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Dartford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) WCF
3 10 (52.63%) OOD
4 9 (47.37%) OOP
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) WPF
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (26.32%) UML
7 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
7 5 (26.32%) Electronics

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Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) WCF
2 7 (36.84%) WPF
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) XHTML
4 4 (21.05%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (21.05%) Kendo UI
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
1 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) OOD
3 9 (47.37%) OOP
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
5 5 (26.32%) Image Processing
5 5 (26.32%) UML
6 4 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
2 6 (31.58%) C
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Telerik