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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 41 58 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Permanent jobs citing OOD 73 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.44% 3.91% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 4.73% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
967 993 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.27% 82.54% 69.66%
Number of salaries quoted 851 867 462
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
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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
Maidstone +3 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Sevenoaks - 7 £45,000 -
Dartford -22 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Tonbridge - 6 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £42,000 - 1
West Malling - 4 £46,250 - 1
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
Margate - 2 - -
Rochester - 1 £42,500 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 96 (84.96%) OO
2 75 (66.37%) .NET
3 74 (65.49%) MVC
4 64 (56.64%) CSS
5 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
6 62 (54.87%) HTML
7 60 (53.10%) JavaScript
8 57 (50.44%) Java
9 49 (43.36%) JSON
9 49 (43.36%) REST
10 48 (42.48%) Spring
11 47 (41.59%) C#
12 46 (40.71%) Maven
13 45 (39.82%) Hibernate
14 35 (30.97%) MySQL
15 34 (30.09%) VB
15 34 (30.09%) VB6
15 34 (30.09%) Spring Integration
16 32 (28.32%) ASP.NET
17 31 (27.43%) Windows
17 31 (27.43%) VB.NET
18 30 (26.55%) WCF
19 29 (25.66%) Oracle
20 28 (24.78%) Web Services
21 27 (23.89%) jQuery
21 27 (23.89%) Degree
22 26 (23.01%) Project Management
22 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
23 24 (21.24%) SQL
24 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
1 6 (5.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.42%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.77%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) Mathematica
2 6 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (5.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (5.31%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.96%) Internet
3 3 (2.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
2 35 (30.97%) MySQL
3 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (40.71%) Maven
2 8 (7.08%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.31%) Subversion
3 6 (5.31%) Ant
3 6 (5.31%) JIRA
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.50%) Publishing
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 6 (5.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (92.04%) Developer
2 44 (38.94%) Java Developer
3 29 (25.66%) .NET Developer
4 20 (17.70%) C# Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Software Developer
5 18 (15.93%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Web Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Junior Java Developer
8 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Graduate
8 6 (5.31%) Junior
8 6 (5.31%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Programmer
8 6 (5.31%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (66.37%) .NET
2 64 (56.64%) CSS
3 62 (54.87%) HTML
4 49 (43.36%) JSON
4 49 (43.36%) REST
5 48 (42.48%) Spring
6 45 (39.82%) Hibernate
7 34 (30.09%) Spring Integration
8 32 (28.32%) ASP.NET
9 30 (26.55%) WCF
10 28 (24.78%) Web Services
11 27 (23.89%) jQuery
12 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (16.81%) WPF
14 17 (15.04%) .NET Framework
15 16 (14.16%) XML
16 14 (12.39%) HTML5
17 13 (11.50%) Dojo
18 11 (9.73%) Ajax
19 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.08%) Physics
2 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) Visualisation
3 7 (6.19%) W3C
4 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.42%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.77%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.43%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Android
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (84.96%) OO
2 74 (65.49%) MVC
3 26 (23.01%) Project Management
4 20 (17.70%) UML
5 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.39%) Scrum
8 13 (11.50%) TDD
9 11 (9.73%) Web Development
10 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.96%) OOP
11 9 (7.96%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (6.19%) Kanban
12 7 (6.19%) Image Processing
13 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.31%) RUP
13 6 (5.31%) AOP
14 5 (4.42%) SOA
15 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (3.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.10%) JavaScript
2 57 (50.44%) Java
3 47 (41.59%) C#
4 34 (30.09%) VB
4 34 (30.09%) VB6
5 31 (27.43%) VB.NET
6 24 (21.24%) SQL
7 18 (15.93%) C++
8 12 (10.62%) T-SQL
9 8 (7.08%) MATLAB
10 6 (5.31%) AspectJ
11 5 (4.42%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.42%) C
12 4 (3.54%) XAML
13 2 (1.77%) R
13 2 (1.77%) Fortran
14 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Oracle
2 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.19%) Twitter
4 6 (5.31%) Adobe
4 6 (5.31%) IBM
5 5 (4.42%) Ektron
6 4 (3.54%) Infragistics
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Private Medical Insurance + Life A
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Required IT
Salary: £46-54k per year
Posted: 24 days ago