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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 43 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOD 55 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.76% 3.80% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 4.43% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 25
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
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
787 970 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.41% 85.76% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 715 784 500
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(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
Maidstone +13 14 £47,500 +18.75%
Tonbridge - 8 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £41,500 -
West Malling - 3 £50,000 - 1
Rochester - 3 £42,500 - 1
Dartford -10 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Sevenoaks - 1 £40,000 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 85 (68.00%) MVC
2 83 (66.40%) OO
3 80 (64.00%) .NET
4 77 (61.60%) SQL Server
5 60 (48.00%) Java
5 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 57 (45.60%) C#
7 54 (43.20%) HTML
7 54 (43.20%) CSS
7 54 (43.20%) Spring
8 50 (40.00%) SQL
9 48 (38.40%) REST
10 47 (37.60%) Maven
10 47 (37.60%) JSON
11 43 (34.40%) MySQL
12 41 (32.80%) WCF
13 38 (30.40%) Hibernate
14 36 (28.80%) Windows
15 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (27.20%) T-SQL
17 32 (25.60%) OOP
18 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET
19 30 (24.00%) Scrum
19 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 29 (23.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 29 (23.20%) Oracle
20 29 (23.20%) Domain-Driven Design
21 28 (22.40%) VB.NET
22 27 (21.60%) VB
22 27 (21.60%) VB6

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (11.20%) Tomcat
1 14 (11.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (9.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 13 (10.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
1 13 (10.40%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.80%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) Internet
2 11 (8.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (61.60%) SQL Server
2 43 (34.40%) MySQL
3 18 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (37.60%) Maven
2 17 (13.60%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.20%) Ant
3 14 (11.20%) Subversion
3 14 (11.20%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.20%) JIRA
4 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.60%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Publishing
2 5 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (93.60%) Developer
2 54 (43.20%) Java Developer
3 41 (32.80%) .NET Developer
4 35 (28.00%) C# Developer
5 29 (23.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (13.60%) Senior Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (12.00%) Software Developer
9 14 (11.20%) J2EE Developer
9 14 (11.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (5.60%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Junior Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Junior Java Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Graduate Java Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Graduate Developer
13 6 (4.80%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (64.00%) .NET
2 54 (43.20%) HTML
2 54 (43.20%) CSS
2 54 (43.20%) Spring
3 48 (38.40%) REST
4 47 (37.60%) JSON
5 41 (32.80%) WCF
6 38 (30.40%) Hibernate
7 31 (24.80%) ASP.NET
8 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (23.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (21.60%) Spring Integration
11 25 (20.00%) Web Services
11 25 (20.00%) jQuery
11 25 (20.00%) WPF
12 24 (19.20%) .NET Framework
13 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (14.40%) XML
15 17 (13.60%) HTML5
16 16 (12.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) W3C
2 13 (10.40%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.80%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.20%) Visualisation
4 9 (7.20%) Physics
4 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.80%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.80%) Windows
2 26 (20.80%) Linux
3 15 (12.00%) Windows Phone
3 15 (12.00%) Android
4 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (68.00%) MVC
2 83 (66.40%) OO
3 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.60%) OOP
5 30 (24.00%) Scrum
6 29 (23.20%) Domain-Driven Design
7 25 (20.00%) Project Management
8 21 (16.80%) UML
9 18 (14.40%) TDD
9 18 (14.40%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (12.80%) MVVM
11 15 (12.00%) Android Development
12 14 (11.20%) RUP
12 14 (11.20%) Kanban
12 14 (11.20%) AOP
13 13 (10.40%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.20%) Web Development
15 7 (5.60%) Image Processing
16 6 (4.80%) SOA
17 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) Java
1 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 57 (45.60%) C#
3 50 (40.00%) SQL
4 34 (27.20%) T-SQL
5 28 (22.40%) VB.NET
6 27 (21.60%) VB
6 27 (21.60%) VB6
7 15 (12.00%) C++
8 14 (11.20%) AspectJ
9 9 (7.20%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.40%) Fortran
10 3 (2.40%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.40%) C
10 3 (2.40%) R
11 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (23.20%) Oracle
2 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) IBM
3 14 (11.20%) Twitter
4 13 (10.40%) Adobe
5 2 (1.60%) Ektron
Rochester, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago