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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 100 120 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.48% 9.65% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 11.68% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 91 104 61
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 £27,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £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
1005 1027 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.24% 82.62% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 870 898 506
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 - 18 £46,250 - 4
Maidstone -8 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Dartford -15 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Malling - 5 £45,000 -
Faversham - 4 £57,500 - 3
Canterbury -11 2 £31,815 -2.10% 1
Margate - 2 - -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
OO
South East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 109 (61.93%) .NET
2 99 (56.25%) MVC
3 94 (53.41%) JavaScript
4 93 (52.84%) HTML
4 93 (52.84%) OOD
5 91 (51.70%) CSS
6 84 (47.73%) SQL Server
7 80 (45.45%) C#
8 66 (37.50%) Java
9 58 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (30.68%) ASP.NET
11 53 (30.11%) REST
12 52 (29.55%) Web Services
13 50 (28.41%) jQuery
14 49 (27.84%) WCF
14 49 (27.84%) Hibernate
15 48 (27.27%) TDD
16 47 (26.70%) Spring
16 47 (26.70%) Maven
17 46 (26.14%) JSON
18 40 (22.73%) Oracle
18 40 (22.73%) SQL
18 40 (22.73%) VB
18 40 (22.73%) Software Engineering
18 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (22.16%) Microsoft
20 38 (21.59%) MySQL
20 38 (21.59%) Windows
21 37 (21.02%) Degree
22 35 (19.89%) VB.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (3.41%) CMS
1 6 (3.41%) Node.js
2 5 (2.84%) Apache
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.95%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.68%) Internet
3 3 (1.70%) Intranet
4 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) DNS
5 1 (0.57%) LDAP
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (21.59%) MySQL
3 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.70%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.57%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.57%) SQLite
10 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (26.70%) Maven
2 13 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) Subversion
3 8 (4.55%) NUnit
4 7 (3.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (3.98%) Mockito
5 6 (3.41%) jMock
5 6 (3.41%) Xcode
5 6 (3.41%) JUnit
5 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.57%) Robolectric
7 1 (0.57%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.57%) PVCS
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 17 (9.66%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Publishing
3 8 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (78.41%) Developer
2 46 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 27 (15.34%) Software Engineer
4 27 (15.34%) Senior Developer
5 25 (14.20%) Web Developer
6 23 (13.07%) C# Developer
7 20 (11.36%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 11 (6.25%) Junior
11 10 (5.68%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Junior Java Developer
12 9 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (5.11%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (5.11%) Graduate
13 8 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
14 7 (3.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (61.93%) .NET
2 93 (52.84%) HTML
3 91 (51.70%) CSS
4 54 (30.68%) ASP.NET
5 53 (30.11%) REST
6 52 (29.55%) Web Services
7 50 (28.41%) jQuery
8 49 (27.84%) WCF
8 49 (27.84%) Hibernate
9 47 (26.70%) Spring
10 46 (26.14%) JSON
11 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (19.32%) Spring Integration
13 24 (13.64%) HTML5
14 23 (13.07%) Ajax
14 23 (13.07%) WPF
15 22 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 20 (11.36%) CSS3
17 19 (10.80%) XML
18 18 (10.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.95%) User Experience
3 13 (7.39%) N-Tier
4 11 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.68%) Social Media
6 9 (5.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.41%) Social Network
7 6 (3.41%) Open Source
7 6 (3.41%) W3C
7 6 (3.41%) BBC
7 6 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.84%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.14%) Streaming Media
10 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.59%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) Android
4 12 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.41%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.84%) CentOS
7 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.27%) UNIX
8 2 (1.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (56.25%) MVC
2 93 (52.84%) OOD
3 58 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (27.27%) TDD
5 40 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.48%) Scrum
7 24 (13.64%) Project Management
8 22 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 21 (11.93%) UML
10 18 (10.23%) OOP
11 16 (9.09%) Web Application Development
12 12 (6.82%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.82%) Web Development
13 10 (5.68%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.68%) SOA
14 9 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.55%) iOS Development
15 8 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
16 7 (3.98%) Migration
16 7 (3.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.41%) JavaScript
2 80 (45.45%) C#
3 66 (37.50%) Java
4 40 (22.73%) SQL
4 40 (22.73%) VB
5 35 (19.89%) VB.NET
6 34 (19.32%) VB6
7 23 (13.07%) C++
8 22 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.82%) C
10 11 (6.25%) PHP
11 10 (5.68%) XAML
11 10 (5.68%) Embedded C
12 8 (4.55%) Embedded C++
13 6 (3.41%) Ruby
13 6 (3.41%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.27%) PHP5
15 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.57%) Python
15 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (21.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.57%) Squid
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (22.73%) Oracle
2 39 (22.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.55%) Adobe
4 7 (3.98%) Apple
4 7 (3.98%) Twitter
5 6 (3.41%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.41%) Sony
5 6 (3.41%) Yahoo!
5 6 (3.41%) Google
5 6 (3.41%) Facebook
6 5 (2.84%) Ektron
7 4 (2.27%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.27%) Telerik
7 4 (2.27%) Infragistics
8 3 (1.70%) Zend
9 2 (1.14%) Sun
9 2 (1.14%) Dell
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.57%) IBM
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: competitive salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum up to £55k DOE + up to 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Faversham, Kent
Computer Project Services Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago