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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 112 125 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.62% 10.15% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.30% 12.33% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 105 107 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
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
991 1014 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.14% 82.31% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 870 885 480
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

OO
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +24 24 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Maidstone -8 17 £35,000 -12.50%
Dartford -17 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Faversham - 7 £57,500 - 1
West Malling - 6 £46,250 - 2
Tonbridge +6 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Canterbury -9 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Margate - 2 - -
Chatham +10 1 £40,000 -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 106 (59.89%) .NET
2 104 (58.76%) MVC
3 95 (53.67%) HTML
4 94 (53.11%) OOD
5 90 (50.85%) JavaScript
6 87 (49.15%) SQL Server
6 87 (49.15%) CSS
7 68 (38.42%) C#
8 67 (37.85%) Java
9 61 (34.46%) ASP.NET
10 55 (31.07%) Hibernate
10 55 (31.07%) TDD
11 54 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (30.51%) Spring
11 54 (30.51%) REST
12 52 (29.38%) Maven
13 48 (27.12%) WCF
14 47 (26.55%) JSON
14 47 (26.55%) jQuery
15 46 (25.99%) Oracle
16 44 (24.86%) Web Services
16 44 (24.86%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (24.29%) MySQL
18 39 (22.03%) SQL
19 37 (20.90%) VB.NET
20 35 (19.77%) Scrum
21 34 (19.21%) Microsoft
21 34 (19.21%) VB6
21 34 (19.21%) VB
21 34 (19.21%) Spring Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (3.39%) CMS
2 5 (2.82%) Apache
3 4 (2.26%) Node.js
4 2 (1.13%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Photoshop
2 15 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.73%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.91%) Internet
3 3 (1.69%) Intranet
4 2 (1.13%) VPN
4 2 (1.13%) LAN
4 2 (1.13%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
5 1 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 43 (24.29%) MySQL
3 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) SQLite
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (29.38%) Maven
2 21 (11.86%) Subversion
3 12 (6.78%) Mockito
4 11 (6.21%) jMock
4 11 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.21%) JUnit
5 10 (5.65%) NUnit
6 9 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (3.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.13%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.56%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.56%) Robolectric
10 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.56%) Ant
10 1 (0.56%) PVCS
General
1 13 (7.34%) Finance
1 13 (7.34%) Publishing
2 9 (5.08%) Electronics
3 5 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (83.62%) Developer
2 54 (30.51%) .NET Developer
3 48 (27.12%) Java Developer
4 29 (16.38%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.99%) Software Engineer
5 23 (12.99%) Web Developer
6 22 (12.43%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (6.21%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Junior
10 10 (5.65%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Junior Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Junior Java Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Graduate
11 9 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Front-End Web Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (59.89%) .NET
2 95 (53.67%) HTML
3 87 (49.15%) CSS
4 61 (34.46%) ASP.NET
5 55 (31.07%) Hibernate
6 54 (30.51%) Spring
6 54 (30.51%) REST
7 48 (27.12%) WCF
8 47 (26.55%) jQuery
8 47 (26.55%) JSON
9 44 (24.86%) Web Services
9 44 (24.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (19.21%) Spring Integration
11 27 (15.25%) Ajax
12 26 (14.69%) HTML5
13 22 (12.43%) XML
14 21 (11.86%) WPF
14 21 (11.86%) CSS3
15 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
16 15 (8.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.21%) User Experience
2 11 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.08%) Social Network
4 8 (4.52%) Open Source
4 8 (4.52%) Social Media
5 6 (3.39%) W3C
5 6 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.82%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.26%) BBC
8 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.13%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.64%) Windows
2 26 (14.69%) Linux
3 10 (5.65%) Android
4 9 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.95%) CentOS
5 7 (3.95%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.26%) UNIX
7 2 (1.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (58.76%) MVC
2 94 (53.11%) OOD
3 55 (31.07%) TDD
4 54 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (19.77%) Scrum
6 32 (18.08%) Software Engineering
7 26 (14.69%) Project Management
7 26 (14.69%) UML
8 22 (12.43%) Web Application Development
9 20 (11.30%) E-Commerce
10 16 (9.04%) Web Development
11 12 (6.78%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.21%) Build Automation
12 11 (6.21%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.21%) OOP
13 10 (5.65%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (5.08%) SOA
15 8 (4.52%) OOA/OOD
15 8 (4.52%) BDD
16 7 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.85%) JavaScript
2 68 (38.42%) C#
3 67 (37.85%) Java
4 39 (22.03%) SQL
5 37 (20.90%) VB.NET
6 34 (19.21%) VB
6 34 (19.21%) VB6
7 18 (10.17%) T-SQL
8 17 (9.60%) C++
9 13 (7.34%) PHP
10 12 (6.78%) C
11 10 (5.65%) Embedded C
12 8 (4.52%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.26%) XAML
13 4 (2.26%) Ruby
14 3 (1.69%) PHP5
15 1 (0.56%) AspectJ
15 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Squid
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (25.99%) Oracle
2 34 (19.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.52%) Adobe
4 7 (3.95%) Appcelerator
5 6 (3.39%) Twitter
6 5 (2.82%) Ektron
6 5 (2.82%) Apple
7 4 (2.26%) Facebook
7 4 (2.26%) Sony
7 4 (2.26%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.26%) Telerik
7 4 (2.26%) Yahoo!
7 4 (2.26%) Google
8 3 (1.69%) Zend
9 2 (1.13%) Sun
9 2 (1.13%) Dell
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco
10 1 (0.56%) IBM
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £46-54k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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