The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 20 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 5.66% 23.33% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 25.93% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OOD
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
44 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 83.02% 90.00% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

OOD
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

OOD Salary Trend in Dartford

OOD
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Dartford

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 7 (70.00%) WPF
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) Image Processing
6 4 (40.00%) Electronics
6 4 (40.00%) UML
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (20.00%) WinForms
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) T-SQL

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) WCF
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Image Processing
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft