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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 61 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing OOD 39 54 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.81% 4.91% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 6.45% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 14
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
853 837 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.16% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 720 717 550
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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
(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
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
West Malling +5 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Dartford -13 1 - - 4
Maidstone -14 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (98.59%) OO
2 48 (67.61%) .NET
3 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
4 42 (59.15%) MVC
5 40 (56.34%) CSS
6 38 (53.52%) HTML
6 38 (53.52%) Java
7 34 (47.89%) Spring
8 32 (45.07%) JSON
8 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
8 32 (45.07%) Hibernate
9 31 (43.66%) REST
10 30 (42.25%) C#
10 30 (42.25%) Maven
11 29 (40.85%) VB6
11 29 (40.85%) VB
11 29 (40.85%) Spring Integration
12 23 (32.39%) WPF
13 20 (28.17%) WCF
14 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
15 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
15 17 (23.94%) MySQL
15 17 (23.94%) Oracle
15 17 (23.94%) Windows
16 16 (22.54%) VB.NET
16 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
17 15 (21.13%) Publishing
17 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
18 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (19.72%) Dojo

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (1.41%) IIS
1 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.86%) Intranet
2 7 (9.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (45.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) MySQL
3 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Maven
2 5 (7.04%) MSTest
2 5 (7.04%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.04%) Moq
2 5 (7.04%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (21.13%) Publishing
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 4 (5.63%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Developer
2 23 (32.39%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.76%) Web Developer
3 19 (26.76%) Software Developer
4 18 (25.35%) Senior Developer
5 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Senior Web Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Software Team Leader
11 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (67.61%) .NET
2 40 (56.34%) CSS
3 38 (53.52%) HTML
4 34 (47.89%) Spring
5 32 (45.07%) JSON
5 32 (45.07%) Hibernate
6 31 (43.66%) REST
7 29 (40.85%) Spring Integration
8 23 (32.39%) WPF
9 20 (28.17%) WCF
10 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
11 14 (19.72%) Dojo
12 13 (18.31%) WinForms
13 12 (16.90%) jQuery
13 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (15.49%) Web Services
15 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
16 7 (9.86%) Ajax
17 6 (8.45%) XML
18 5 (7.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.41%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (98.59%) OO
2 42 (59.15%) MVC
3 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
5 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.68%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (12.68%) UML
7 8 (11.27%) Project Management
8 7 (9.86%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) TDD
9 5 (7.04%) OOP
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Kanban
9 5 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.04%) MVVM
10 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
2 38 (53.52%) Java
3 30 (42.25%) C#
4 29 (40.85%) VB
4 29 (40.85%) VB6
5 16 (22.54%) VB.NET
6 11 (15.49%) SQL
7 4 (5.63%) C++
7 4 (5.63%) XAML
8 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.82%) C
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) PHP5
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) MCP
2 5 (7.04%) MCAD
2 5 (7.04%) MCSD
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.23%) Ektron
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
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