The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 96 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.39% 1.18% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.55% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
OOA/OOD
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
853 837 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.16% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 720 717 550
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OOA/OOD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

OOA/OOD Salary Trend in Kent

OOA/OOD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
OOA/OOD
South East

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) OOD
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (50.00%) MSTest
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) MCTS
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) WinForms
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) NUnit
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) MCAD
3 5 (50.00%) MCSD
3 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 5 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (50.00%) Moq

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) BODI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) NUnit
1 5 (50.00%) MSTest
1 5 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (50.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (50.00%) Ninject
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) WF
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (10.00%) JAXB
4 1 (10.00%) JMX
4 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) OOD
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
1 5 (50.00%) MCAD
1 5 (50.00%) MCSD
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos