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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 26 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOD 4 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 4.88% 17.57% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 20.31% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
70 64 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 85.37% 86.49% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 4 (57.14%) WPF
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Image Processing
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Electronics
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) WinForms
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) SOAP
7 1 (14.29%) REST

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Image Processing
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
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