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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 56 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing OOD 38 59 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.85% 5.55% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 6.77% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 18
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
825 871 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.50% 81.86% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 681 754 558
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -
Dartford -13 3 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
West Malling 0 1 £45,000 +12.50%
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 68 (98.55%) OO
2 50 (72.46%) .NET
3 44 (63.77%) JavaScript
3 44 (63.77%) CSS
4 43 (62.32%) MVC
5 41 (59.42%) HTML
6 38 (55.07%) Java
7 34 (49.28%) Hibernate
7 34 (49.28%) Spring
7 34 (49.28%) JSON
8 33 (47.83%) REST
9 32 (46.38%) Maven
10 31 (44.93%) VB6
10 31 (44.93%) VB
10 31 (44.93%) Spring Integration
11 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
12 27 (39.13%) C#
13 19 (27.54%) WCF
14 18 (26.09%) VB.NET
14 18 (26.09%) WPF
15 17 (24.64%) Windows
15 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
15 17 (24.64%) Publishing
16 16 (23.19%) E-Commerce
16 16 (23.19%) MySQL
16 16 (23.19%) Oracle
16 16 (23.19%) Dojo
17 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
18 14 (20.29%) jQuery

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.25%) Intranet
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (46.38%) Maven
2 2 (2.90%) MSTest
2 2 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.90%) Moq
2 2 (2.90%) NUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (24.64%) Publishing
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Legal
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (86.96%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Web Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Software Developer
4 16 (23.19%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.29%) .NET Developer
6 11 (15.94%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
11 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Design Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) C++ Software Engineer
13 1 (1.45%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (72.46%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) CSS
3 41 (59.42%) HTML
4 34 (49.28%) Hibernate
4 34 (49.28%) Spring
4 34 (49.28%) JSON
5 33 (47.83%) REST
6 31 (44.93%) Spring Integration
7 19 (27.54%) WCF
8 18 (26.09%) WPF
9 16 (23.19%) Dojo
10 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
11 14 (20.29%) jQuery
12 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (15.94%) Web Services
13 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
14 8 (11.59%) WinForms
15 7 (10.14%) Ajax
16 6 (8.70%) XML
17 5 (7.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (98.55%) OO
2 43 (62.32%) MVC
3 16 (23.19%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.94%) UML
7 9 (13.04%) Project Management
8 7 (10.14%) TDD
8 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.25%) CRM
11 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.80%) Workflow
11 4 (5.80%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.80%) Image Processing
11 4 (5.80%) Web Design
12 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.35%) Scrum
13 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) JavaScript
2 38 (55.07%) Java
3 31 (44.93%) VB
3 31 (44.93%) VB6
4 27 (39.13%) C#
5 18 (26.09%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.59%) SQL
7 6 (8.70%) C++
8 4 (5.80%) XAML
9 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.35%) C
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) Python
10 1 (1.45%) PHP5
10 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) MCP
2 2 (2.90%) MCAD
2 2 (2.90%) MCSD
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.35%) Ektron
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
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