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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 105 117 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.56% 10.47% 9.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.31% 12.33% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 99 98 60
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £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
928 949 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.52% 84.88% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 821 809 448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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

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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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +30 26 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Maidstone -10 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Tonbridge +7 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Faversham - 7 £57,500 -
Dartford -14 6 £48,750 +8.33% 1
West Malling - 5 £47,500 -
Canterbury -9 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Margate - 2 - -
Chatham +7 1 £40,000 -
OO
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 120 (63.49%) MVC
2 117 (61.90%) .NET
3 106 (56.08%) HTML
4 103 (54.50%) OOD
5 98 (51.85%) JavaScript
6 95 (50.26%) SQL Server
6 95 (50.26%) CSS
7 74 (39.15%) ASP.NET
8 73 (38.62%) Java
9 72 (38.10%) C#
10 62 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (32.80%) TDD
11 61 (32.28%) Spring
11 61 (32.28%) Hibernate
12 60 (31.75%) REST
13 57 (30.16%) WCF
14 55 (29.10%) Maven
15 53 (28.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 52 (27.51%) Oracle
17 50 (26.46%) Web Services
18 48 (25.40%) jQuery
18 48 (25.40%) JSON
19 47 (24.87%) MySQL
20 44 (23.28%) SQL
21 43 (22.75%) Scrum
22 42 (22.22%) VB.NET
23 35 (18.52%) Microsoft
24 34 (17.99%) VB
24 34 (17.99%) VB6
24 34 (17.99%) Spring Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 11 (5.82%) CMS
2 5 (2.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.06%) IIS
3 2 (1.06%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.17%) Internet
2 19 (10.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.59%) Intranet
4 2 (1.06%) VPN
4 2 (1.06%) LAN
4 2 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) LDAP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (24.87%) MySQL
3 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.59%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.53%) SQLite
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (29.10%) Maven
2 28 (14.81%) Subversion
3 15 (7.94%) NUnit
4 14 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (7.41%) Mockito
5 13 (6.88%) jMock
5 13 (6.88%) JUnit
6 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.59%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.06%) Ant
10 2 (1.06%) JIRA
10 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.53%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.53%) Robolectric
11 1 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 15 (7.94%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Publishing
3 9 (4.76%) Games
4 7 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 166 (87.83%) Developer
2 69 (36.51%) .NET Developer
3 55 (29.10%) Java Developer
4 30 (15.87%) Senior Developer
5 27 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 20 (10.58%) Web Developer
7 18 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.94%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Graduate
11 9 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Junior Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (4.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (61.90%) .NET
2 106 (56.08%) HTML
3 95 (50.26%) CSS
4 74 (39.15%) ASP.NET
5 61 (32.28%) Hibernate
5 61 (32.28%) Spring
6 60 (31.75%) REST
7 57 (30.16%) WCF
8 53 (28.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (26.46%) Web Services
10 48 (25.40%) JSON
10 48 (25.40%) jQuery
11 34 (17.99%) Spring Integration
12 32 (16.93%) Ajax
13 30 (15.87%) HTML5
14 27 (14.29%) XML
15 25 (13.23%) CSS3
16 22 (11.64%) .NET Framework
17 20 (10.58%) LINQ
18 17 (8.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.41%) Social Network
3 12 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.29%) User Experience
4 10 (5.29%) W3C
5 6 (3.17%) Open Source
6 5 (2.65%) Social Media
6 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.65%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.65%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.06%) Physics
9 2 (1.06%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.40%) Windows
2 24 (12.70%) Linux
3 10 (5.29%) Android
4 9 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.70%) CentOS
5 7 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.65%) UNIX
7 2 (1.06%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (63.49%) MVC
2 103 (54.50%) OOD
3 62 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (32.80%) TDD
4 43 (22.75%) Scrum
5 29 (15.34%) Project Management
5 29 (15.34%) UML
6 26 (13.76%) Web Application Development
7 24 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.52%) Web Development
8 18 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 18 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (6.88%) Build Automation
10 12 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.29%) Kanban
11 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (5.29%) SOA
12 9 (4.76%) OOP
12 9 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (4.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 98 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 73 (38.62%) Java
3 72 (38.10%) C#
4 44 (23.28%) SQL
5 42 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 34 (17.99%) VB
6 34 (17.99%) VB6
7 17 (8.99%) T-SQL
8 14 (7.41%) C++
9 13 (6.88%) PHP
10 9 (4.76%) C
11 8 (4.23%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.12%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.12%) XAML
13 3 (1.59%) PHP5
14 2 (1.06%) AspectJ
15 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (15.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Firmware
1 1 (0.53%) Squid
1 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (27.51%) Oracle
2 35 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.35%) Adobe
4 10 (5.29%) Twitter
5 7 (3.70%) Appcelerator
6 5 (2.65%) Ektron
7 4 (2.12%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.12%) Telerik
8 3 (1.59%) Zend
9 2 (1.06%) Sun
9 2 (1.06%) Dell
10 1 (0.53%) Apple
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) IBM
10 1 (0.53%) Renesas
Tonbridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago