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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 26 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs citing OO 64 82 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.54% 7.87% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 9.75% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
816 841 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.35% 80.71% 79.18%
Number of salaries quoted 675 723 552
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -12 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Dartford -16 5 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £27,500 - 2
Cranbrook - 5 £40,000 - 1
Rochester 0 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £39,315 -
West Malling -1 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 97 (66.90%) .NET
2 78 (53.79%) JavaScript
3 76 (52.41%) C#
3 76 (52.41%) MVC
4 69 (47.59%) OOD
5 64 (44.14%) HTML
5 64 (44.14%) CSS
6 63 (43.45%) SQL Server
7 57 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (37.24%) Java
9 44 (30.34%) WCF
10 39 (26.90%) VB
11 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
12 37 (25.52%) TDD
13 36 (24.83%) ASP.NET
14 35 (24.14%) Spring
15 34 (23.45%) JSON
15 34 (23.45%) REST
15 34 (23.45%) Hibernate
16 33 (22.76%) Windows
16 33 (22.76%) SQL
17 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
17 32 (22.07%) Maven
18 31 (21.38%) VB6
18 31 (21.38%) Spring Integration
19 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (20.69%) Degree
20 27 (18.62%) jQuery
20 27 (18.62%) WPF
20 27 (18.62%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (10.34%) Node.js
2 4 (2.76%) IIS
3 2 (1.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Magento
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.90%) Internet
3 5 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (43.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.79%) MySQL
3 17 (11.72%) Relational Database
4 16 (11.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (9.66%) NoSQL
6 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.38%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.69%) SQLite
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.69%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 32 (22.07%) Maven
2 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.52%) NUnit
3 8 (5.52%) Xcode
4 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.76%) Selenium
5 4 (2.76%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.07%) MSTest
6 3 (2.07%) Moq
7 2 (1.38%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.69%) PVCS
8 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.69%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.69%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.69%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.69%) Mockito
General
1 18 (12.41%) Publishing
2 14 (9.66%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Electronics
3 5 (3.45%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
4 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.38%) Games
4 2 (1.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (71.03%) Developer
2 32 (22.07%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.62%) Software Engineer
4 26 (17.93%) Java Developer
5 24 (16.55%) Web Developer
6 23 (15.86%) Software Developer
7 20 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (6.90%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.14%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (66.90%) .NET
2 64 (44.14%) HTML
2 64 (44.14%) CSS
3 44 (30.34%) WCF
4 36 (24.83%) ASP.NET
5 35 (24.14%) Spring
6 34 (23.45%) JSON
6 34 (23.45%) REST
6 34 (23.45%) Hibernate
7 31 (21.38%) Spring Integration
8 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (18.62%) jQuery
9 27 (18.62%) WPF
9 27 (18.62%) Web Services
10 24 (16.55%) WinForms
11 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 16 (11.03%) .NET Framework
12 16 (11.03%) Dojo
13 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (9.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.34%) User Experience
3 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
3 14 (9.66%) Social Media
4 13 (8.97%) BBC
5 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.21%) Open Source
7 5 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.07%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.38%) Firmware
11 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.69%) NHS
11 1 (0.69%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.69%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.69%) iPhone
11 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.76%) Windows
2 14 (9.66%) Apple iOS
3 12 (8.28%) Linux
4 11 (7.59%) Android
5 8 (5.52%) Windows Phone
5 8 (5.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.41%) MVC
2 69 (47.59%) OOD
3 57 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
5 37 (25.52%) TDD
6 24 (16.55%) OOP
7 23 (15.86%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.10%) Web Application Development
9 18 (12.41%) Scrum
10 15 (10.34%) BDD
11 13 (8.97%) UML
11 13 (8.97%) Multithreading
12 11 (7.59%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.90%) iOS Development
14 9 (6.21%) CRM
14 9 (6.21%) Project Management
15 7 (4.83%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
15 7 (4.83%) Migration
15 7 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.79%) JavaScript
2 76 (52.41%) C#
3 54 (37.24%) Java
4 39 (26.90%) VB
5 33 (22.76%) SQL
6 31 (21.38%) VB6
7 22 (15.17%) C++
8 18 (12.41%) VB.NET
9 14 (9.66%) T-SQL
10 13 (8.97%) Ruby
11 12 (8.28%) XAML
12 11 (7.59%) PHP
12 11 (7.59%) C
13 8 (5.52%) Objective-C
13 8 (5.52%) Embedded C
14 7 (4.83%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.38%) XPath
16 1 (0.69%) Python
16 1 (0.69%) PHP5
16 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) ISEB
2 4 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.07%) MCP
3 3 (2.07%) MCAD
3 3 (2.07%) MCSD
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.07%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.17%) Oracle
3 14 (9.66%) Google
3 14 (9.66%) Apple
4 13 (8.97%) Sony
4 13 (8.97%) Yahoo!
4 13 (8.97%) Facebook
5 8 (5.52%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.76%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.76%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.76%) SAP
7 3 (2.07%) Ektron
8 2 (1.38%) Dell
9 1 (0.69%) IBM
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.69%) Twitter
Dartford
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Cranbrook
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