The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 45 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 47 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.90% 3.25% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 3.94% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 29
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
764 1016 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 79.67% 82.60% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 686 801 776
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OOD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

OOD Salary Trend in Kent

OOD
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Kent

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 OOD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £41,500 -
Dartford +2 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidstone +8 4 £53,750 +34.37%
Rochester - 4 £42,500 -
West Malling +3 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Sevenoaks - 1 £40,000 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing 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 OOD.

1 74 (62.71%) .NET
2 68 (57.63%) MVC
3 67 (56.78%) OO
4 65 (55.08%) SQL Server
5 60 (50.85%) SQL
6 55 (46.61%) C#
6 55 (46.61%) Java
7 53 (44.92%) Spring
8 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
9 44 (37.29%) Maven
9 44 (37.29%) JSON
10 43 (36.44%) MySQL
11 42 (35.59%) OOP
11 42 (35.59%) HTML
11 42 (35.59%) WCF
12 41 (34.75%) CSS
13 37 (31.36%) Scrum
13 37 (31.36%) REST
14 36 (30.51%) T-SQL
15 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (25.42%) WPF
16 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (24.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (24.58%) Domain-Driven Design
18 28 (23.73%) Linux
18 28 (23.73%) UML
19 27 (22.88%) Windows
19 27 (22.88%) Hibernate
20 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
20 26 (22.03%) XML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (18.64%) Tomcat
1 22 (18.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (11.86%) CMS
3 2 (1.69%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Photoshop
1 14 (11.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (11.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.86%) Internet
2 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (55.08%) SQL Server
2 43 (36.44%) MySQL
3 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (37.29%) Maven
2 25 (21.19%) Eclipse
3 22 (18.64%) Ant
3 22 (18.64%) JIRA
3 22 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 22 (18.64%) Subversion
4 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.39%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Electronics
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (91.53%) Developer
2 53 (44.92%) Java Developer
3 38 (32.20%) .NET Developer
4 30 (25.42%) C# Developer
5 29 (24.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (23.73%) Senior Developer
7 27 (22.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (17.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (17.80%) J2EE Developer
9 16 (13.56%) Software Developer
10 14 (11.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (11.86%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 14 (11.86%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
13 3 (2.54%) C++ Developer
13 3 (2.54%) C++ Software Developer
14 2 (1.69%) Junior Java Developer
14 2 (1.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (62.71%) .NET
2 53 (44.92%) Spring
3 44 (37.29%) JSON
4 42 (35.59%) WCF
4 42 (35.59%) HTML
5 41 (34.75%) CSS
6 37 (31.36%) REST
7 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (25.42%) WPF
8 29 (24.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (22.88%) Hibernate
10 26 (22.03%) XML
10 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
11 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
12 22 (18.64%) J2EE
12 22 (18.64%) JDBC
12 22 (18.64%) JSP
12 22 (18.64%) Servlets
12 22 (18.64%) Web Services
13 20 (16.95%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.86%) W3C
3 7 (5.93%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.24%) Physics
4 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.24%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.73%) Linux
2 27 (22.88%) Windows
3 16 (13.56%) Android
4 15 (12.71%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) MVC
2 67 (56.78%) OO
3 42 (35.59%) OOP
4 37 (31.36%) Scrum
5 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (24.58%) Domain-Driven Design
7 28 (23.73%) UML
8 23 (19.49%) MVVM
9 22 (18.64%) AOP
9 22 (18.64%) RUP
10 21 (17.80%) TDD
11 20 (16.95%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (14.41%) Project Management
13 15 (12.71%) Android Development
14 14 (11.86%) Kanban
15 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
16 9 (7.63%) Image Processing
17 8 (6.78%) Web Development
18 5 (4.24%) ERP
19 4 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) SQL
2 55 (46.61%) C#
2 55 (46.61%) Java
3 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
4 36 (30.51%) T-SQL
5 22 (18.64%) AspectJ
6 20 (16.95%) VB6
6 20 (16.95%) VB
7 19 (16.10%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.08%) C++
9 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.54%) R
10 3 (2.54%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) IBM
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.80%) Oracle
3 14 (11.86%) Twitter
3 14 (11.86%) Adobe
4 2 (1.69%) Ektron
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