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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 92 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +21
Permanent jobs citing OOD 9 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 4.70% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 5.79% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 25
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
957 794 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.11% 81.10% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 826 714 842
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £58,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells -1 6 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Chatham - 2 £50,000 -
Dartford -5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) Scrum
3 25 (58.14%) XML
4 22 (51.16%) UML
4 22 (51.16%) Java
5 21 (48.84%) MySQL
5 21 (48.84%) OOP
5 21 (48.84%) JSON
6 20 (46.51%) JIRA
6 20 (46.51%) Subversion
6 20 (46.51%) Spring
6 20 (46.51%) Maven
6 20 (46.51%) AspectJ
6 20 (46.51%) AOP
6 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
6 20 (46.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 20 (46.51%) IBM
6 20 (46.51%) RUP
6 20 (46.51%) Tomcat
6 20 (46.51%) Eclipse
6 20 (46.51%) Linux
6 20 (46.51%) JDBC
6 20 (46.51%) JSP
6 20 (46.51%) Servlets
6 20 (46.51%) J2EE
6 20 (46.51%) Ant
6 20 (46.51%) Bluemix
7 17 (39.53%) C#
7 17 (39.53%) OO
8 16 (37.21%) .NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (46.51%) Cloud Foundry
1 20 (46.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) MySQL
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Ant
1 20 (46.51%) Eclipse
1 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
1 20 (46.51%) JIRA
1 20 (46.51%) Maven
1 20 (46.51%) Subversion
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.95%) Moq
3 6 (13.95%) NUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.98%) MSTest
5 3 (6.98%) Protractor
5 3 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (6.98%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) Java Developer
3 20 (46.51%) Senior Developer
4 12 (27.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
5 10 (23.26%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (23.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (20.93%) Graduate
6 9 (20.93%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 9 (20.93%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Graduate Java Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Junior
7 8 (18.60%) Junior Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Junior Java Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
8 7 (16.28%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (13.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) XML
2 21 (48.84%) JSON
3 20 (46.51%) J2EE
3 20 (46.51%) JDBC
3 20 (46.51%) JSP
3 20 (46.51%) Servlets
3 20 (46.51%) Spring
4 16 (37.21%) .NET
5 15 (34.88%) WCF
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
7 11 (25.58%) CSS
7 11 (25.58%) HTML
7 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (18.60%) jQuery
10 7 (16.28%) Ajax
10 7 (16.28%) CSS3
10 7 (16.28%) WPF
11 6 (13.95%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Scrum
2 22 (51.16%) UML
3 21 (48.84%) OOP
4 20 (46.51%) AOP
4 20 (46.51%) RUP
5 17 (39.53%) OO
6 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.58%) Web Development
8 10 (23.26%) MVC
8 10 (23.26%) TDD
9 6 (13.95%) SOA
10 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
12 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (6.98%) Mobile Development
12 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) AspectJ
4 17 (39.53%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) IBM
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft