The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 70 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing OOD 43 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.39% 2.67% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 3.60% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 16
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,052
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1030 889 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.10% 74.21% 71.81%
Number of salaries quoted 808 738 491
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OOD
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -6 27 £40,000 +23.07%
West Malling - 6 £38,750 -
Dartford -1 2 £45,000 -
Whitstable - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £44,000 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 84 (95.45%) OO
2 78 (88.64%) C#
3 67 (76.14%) WPF
4 56 (63.64%) .NET
4 56 (63.64%) WinForms
5 45 (51.14%) Windows
6 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 44 (50.00%) WCF
7 41 (46.59%) TDD
8 40 (45.45%) MVC
8 40 (45.45%) Scrum
9 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
10 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET
11 32 (36.36%) Software Engineering
12 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 28 (31.82%) MCP
13 28 (31.82%) OOP
13 28 (31.82%) MS Excel
13 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 28 (31.82%) MCTS
14 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (30.68%) SQL
15 23 (26.14%) N-Tier
15 23 (26.14%) OOA/OOD
15 23 (26.14%) MCAD
15 23 (26.14%) MCSD
15 23 (26.14%) NUnit
15 23 (26.14%) MSTest
15 23 (26.14%) MVVM

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) NUnit
1 23 (26.14%) MSTest
1 23 (26.14%) Rhino Mocks
1 23 (26.14%) Moq
2 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.41%) Maven
General
1 5 (5.68%) Multimedia
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (57.95%) Developer
2 31 (35.23%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.41%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Team Leader
5 11 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (7.95%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (1.14%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.14%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (1.14%) C++ Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (76.14%) WPF
2 56 (63.64%) WinForms
2 56 (63.64%) .NET
3 44 (50.00%) WCF
4 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 23 (26.14%) Unity DI Container
7 23 (26.14%) Spring.NET
7 23 (26.14%) Castle Windsor
7 23 (26.14%) Ninject
8 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
9 13 (14.77%) CSS
9 13 (14.77%) HTML
10 9 (10.23%) XML
11 8 (9.09%) SOAP
12 7 (7.95%) Spring
12 7 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (6.82%) jQuery
13 6 (6.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) N-Tier
1 23 (26.14%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (5.68%) SystemC
2 5 (5.68%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.14%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (51.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (95.45%) OO
2 41 (46.59%) TDD
3 40 (45.45%) Scrum
3 40 (45.45%) MVC
4 32 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 28 (31.82%) OOP
6 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (26.14%) OOA/OOD
7 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (26.14%) Kanban
7 23 (26.14%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (26.14%) MVVM
8 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
8 10 (11.36%) UML
9 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Logistics
10 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.55%) Workflow
12 3 (3.41%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (88.64%) C#
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.82%) C
6 3 (3.41%) VB
6 3 (3.41%) VB6
7 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (31.82%) MCTS
1 28 (31.82%) MCP
2 23 (26.14%) MCAD
2 23 (26.14%) MCSD
3 5 (5.68%) MCPD
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) McKesson
3 4 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Cognizant
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