The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing OO 76 73 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.51% 6.67% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 8.75% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 21
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 834 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.16% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 712 714 549
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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Salary Trend in Kent

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

OO Salary Trend in Kent

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Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Kent

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Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -6 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cranbrook - 6 £40,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £27,500 - 1
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Dartford -14 3 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
West Malling +3 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Tonbridge - 2 £24,000 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £52,500 -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 105 (66.88%) .NET
2 89 (56.69%) C#
3 79 (50.32%) JavaScript
4 78 (49.68%) MVC
5 73 (46.50%) SQL Server
6 71 (45.22%) OOD
7 60 (38.22%) HTML
8 59 (37.58%) CSS
9 52 (33.12%) Java
10 50 (31.85%) WCF
11 44 (28.03%) Software Engineering
12 41 (26.11%) SQL
13 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
14 38 (24.20%) ASP.NET
15 37 (23.57%) WPF
16 36 (22.93%) VB
17 35 (22.29%) TDD
18 33 (21.02%) REST
18 33 (21.02%) Windows
19 32 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (20.38%) Spring
20 31 (19.75%) JSON
20 31 (19.75%) WinForms
20 31 (19.75%) Hibernate
21 29 (18.47%) OOP
21 29 (18.47%) Web Services
21 29 (18.47%) Maven
22 28 (17.83%) VB6
22 28 (17.83%) Spring Integration
23 27 (17.20%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (12.10%) Node.js
2 4 (2.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (3.82%) Magento
2 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.91%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.73%) Internet
3 6 (3.82%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (46.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.74%) MySQL
3 19 (12.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (10.19%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (8.92%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.27%) MS Access
8 2 (1.27%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.64%) Redis
9 1 (0.64%) StreamInsight
9 1 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (18.47%) Maven
2 19 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.01%) NUnit
4 9 (5.73%) Xcode
5 8 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (4.46%) Moq
6 7 (4.46%) MSTest
7 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.55%) Selenium
8 4 (2.55%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.91%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.64%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.64%) Mockito
General
1 15 (9.55%) Publishing
2 12 (7.64%) Finance
3 7 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Electronics
4 5 (3.18%) Legal
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.91%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (68.15%) Developer
2 35 (22.29%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.38%) Software Engineer
4 25 (15.92%) Web Developer
4 25 (15.92%) Software Developer
5 24 (15.29%) Java Developer
6 22 (14.01%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.01%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Senior Web Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.82%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Applications Developer
12 5 (3.18%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (66.88%) .NET
2 60 (38.22%) HTML
3 59 (37.58%) CSS
4 50 (31.85%) WCF
5 38 (24.20%) ASP.NET
6 37 (23.57%) WPF
7 33 (21.02%) REST
8 32 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (20.38%) Spring
9 31 (19.75%) JSON
9 31 (19.75%) WinForms
9 31 (19.75%) Hibernate
10 29 (18.47%) Web Services
11 28 (17.83%) Spring Integration
12 25 (15.92%) jQuery
13 21 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 19 (12.10%) .NET Framework
15 14 (8.92%) HTML5
15 14 (8.92%) RESTful
15 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) N-Tier
2 18 (11.46%) Mobile App
3 15 (9.55%) Social Media
4 14 (8.92%) BBC
5 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.01%) Open Source
7 5 (3.18%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 2 (1.27%) Firmware
10 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.64%) iPhone
11 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.64%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.64%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.02%) Windows
2 16 (10.19%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.37%) Android
4 9 (5.73%) Linux
5 8 (5.10%) Windows 8
5 8 (5.10%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (49.68%) MVC
2 71 (45.22%) OOD
3 44 (28.03%) Software Engineering
4 35 (22.29%) TDD
5 29 (18.47%) OOP
6 25 (15.92%) E-Commerce
7 22 (14.01%) Scrum
7 22 (14.01%) Web Application Development
8 21 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (10.19%) BDD
10 13 (8.28%) UML
10 13 (8.28%) Multithreading
11 11 (7.01%) CRM
11 11 (7.01%) MVVM
12 10 (6.37%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.37%) iOS Development
13 9 (5.73%) SOA
13 9 (5.73%) OOA/OOD
14 8 (5.10%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (56.69%) C#
2 79 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 52 (33.12%) Java
4 41 (26.11%) SQL
5 36 (22.93%) VB
6 28 (17.83%) VB6
7 19 (12.10%) C++
8 18 (11.46%) T-SQL
9 16 (10.19%) VB.NET
10 15 (9.55%) PHP
11 14 (8.92%) Ruby
12 12 (7.64%) XAML
13 9 (5.73%) C
13 9 (5.73%) Objective-C
14 6 (3.82%) Embedded C
14 6 (3.82%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.27%) XPath
16 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.64%) PHP5
16 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (17.20%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) MCTS
2 7 (4.46%) MCP
2 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.18%) MCAD
3 5 (3.18%) MCSD
4 4 (2.55%) ISEB
4 4 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) Oracle
3 17 (10.83%) Google
4 14 (8.92%) Yahoo!
4 14 (8.92%) Sony
4 14 (8.92%) Apple
4 14 (8.92%) Facebook
5 8 (5.10%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.82%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.82%) SAP
7 4 (2.55%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.91%) Ektron
9 2 (1.27%) Dell
10 1 (0.64%) Twitter
10 1 (0.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.64%) Cognizant
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