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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing OOD 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 9.30% 4.35% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 5.56% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
34 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 79.07% 78.26% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 37
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) UML
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) Image Processing
5 4 (44.44%) Electronics
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) MVVM
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (11.11%) OOP
8 1 (11.11%) MVC
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) C++
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Android
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (11.11%) AngularJS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Image Processing
4 3 (33.33%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft