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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 12 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 5 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 11.11% 5.45% 29.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.51% 6.52% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
37 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 82.22% 83.64% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 28
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (58.33%) Image Processing
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) ISO 9001
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) UML
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Image Processing
2 7 (58.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft