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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 40 63 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing OOD 70 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.59% 3.76% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 4.43% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 29 42
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £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
896 949 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.37% 84.96% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 796 812 445
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,598 £57,500 £60,000
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 January 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 29 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
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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 +9 13 £47,500 +18.75%
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £41,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 5 £40,000 - 1
Dartford -13 4 £43,750 -2.77% 1
West Malling - 4 £46,250 -
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
Margate - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £42,500 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 99 (76.74%) OO
2 87 (67.44%) MVC
3 85 (65.89%) .NET
4 76 (58.91%) SQL Server
5 67 (51.94%) JavaScript
6 64 (49.61%) CSS
7 63 (48.84%) HTML
7 63 (48.84%) Java
8 56 (43.41%) C#
9 54 (41.86%) Spring
10 51 (39.53%) JSON
11 50 (38.76%) REST
12 48 (37.21%) Maven
13 47 (36.43%) Hibernate
14 40 (31.01%) MySQL
15 39 (30.23%) Windows
15 39 (30.23%) WCF
16 37 (28.68%) SQL
17 35 (27.13%) ASP.NET
18 33 (25.58%) VB
18 33 (25.58%) VB6
18 33 (25.58%) Spring Integration
19 31 (24.03%) VB.NET
19 31 (24.03%) Oracle
20 30 (23.26%) Web Services
21 29 (22.48%) Project Management
22 28 (21.71%) jQuery
23 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
24 26 (20.16%) Degree
24 26 (20.16%) WPF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
1 9 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (6.20%) CMS
3 2 (1.55%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (4.65%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.30%) Internet
3 3 (2.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (58.91%) SQL Server
2 40 (31.01%) MySQL
3 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (37.21%) Maven
2 12 (9.30%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.98%) Ant
3 9 (6.98%) Subversion
3 9 (6.98%) JIRA
3 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.30%) Publishing
2 11 (8.53%) Finance
3 5 (3.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 121 (93.80%) Developer
2 53 (41.09%) Java Developer
3 40 (31.01%) .NET Developer
4 29 (22.48%) C# Developer
5 21 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (15.50%) Senior Developer
7 18 (13.95%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (8.53%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (6.98%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.20%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.43%) C++ Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Graduate Java Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Graduate
12 6 (4.65%) Junior
12 6 (4.65%) Junior Java Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (65.89%) .NET
2 64 (49.61%) CSS
3 63 (48.84%) HTML
4 54 (41.86%) Spring
5 51 (39.53%) JSON
6 50 (38.76%) REST
7 47 (36.43%) Hibernate
8 39 (30.23%) WCF
9 35 (27.13%) ASP.NET
10 33 (25.58%) Spring Integration
11 30 (23.26%) Web Services
12 28 (21.71%) jQuery
13 26 (20.16%) WPF
14 25 (19.38%) .NET Framework
15 24 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (15.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (14.73%) XML
19 16 (12.40%) HTML5
20 14 (10.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Mathematics
2 10 (7.75%) W3C
3 9 (6.98%) Physics
3 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.88%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) Windows
2 23 (17.83%) Linux
3 10 (7.75%) Windows Phone
3 10 (7.75%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (76.74%) OO
2 87 (67.44%) MVC
3 29 (22.48%) Project Management
4 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.05%) UML
6 20 (15.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 20 (15.50%) OOP
6 20 (15.50%) Scrum
7 17 (13.18%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.63%) TDD
9 12 (9.30%) Web Development
10 11 (8.53%) MVVM
10 11 (8.53%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (7.75%) Android Development
11 10 (7.75%) Kanban
12 9 (6.98%) RUP
12 9 (6.98%) AOP
13 7 (5.43%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.43%) Image Processing
14 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.94%) JavaScript
2 63 (48.84%) Java
3 56 (43.41%) C#
4 37 (28.68%) SQL
5 33 (25.58%) VB
5 33 (25.58%) VB6
6 31 (24.03%) VB.NET
7 23 (17.83%) T-SQL
8 19 (14.73%) C++
9 9 (6.98%) MATLAB
9 9 (6.98%) AspectJ
10 5 (3.88%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.88%) C
11 4 (3.10%) XAML
12 3 (2.33%) Fortran
12 3 (2.33%) R
13 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (20.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Oracle
2 25 (19.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.75%) Twitter
4 9 (6.98%) IBM
4 9 (6.98%) Adobe
5 5 (3.88%) Ektron
6 4 (3.10%) Infragistics
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago