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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 57 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 42 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.86% 3.77% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 4.47% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 31
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
898 850 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.61% 84.24% 77.83%
Number of salaries quoted 796 719 728
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 10 £52,500 +23.52%
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £47,000 -
Dartford +8 6 £42,500 -
West Malling -2 5 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Tonbridge - 4 £55,000 -
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (64.10%) OO
2 48 (61.54%) .NET
3 39 (50.00%) SQL
4 38 (48.72%) C#
5 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 29 (37.18%) WCF
7 28 (35.90%) Java
8 27 (34.62%) UML
9 26 (33.33%) OOP
10 25 (32.05%) Spring
11 24 (30.77%) Scrum
11 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 23 (29.49%) JSON
12 23 (29.49%) REST
13 21 (26.92%) Linux
14 19 (24.36%) MVC
14 19 (24.36%) HTML
14 19 (24.36%) Subversion
14 19 (24.36%) WPF
14 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
15 18 (23.08%) HTML5
15 18 (23.08%) jQuery
15 18 (23.08%) Maven
15 18 (23.08%) MySQL
15 18 (23.08%) CSS
15 18 (23.08%) Web Services
16 17 (21.79%) XML
16 17 (21.79%) JDBC
16 17 (21.79%) JSP
16 17 (21.79%) Servlets

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (21.79%) Tomcat
1 17 (21.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) MySQL
3 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Subversion
1 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.08%) Maven
3 17 (21.79%) JIRA
3 17 (21.79%) Ant
3 17 (21.79%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.13%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Hudson
7 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.28%) MSTest
7 1 (1.28%) Moq
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (79.49%) Developer
2 37 (47.44%) Senior Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 25 (32.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (21.79%) .NET Developer
5 16 (20.51%) J2EE Developer
5 16 (20.51%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 16 (20.51%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 16 (20.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (17.95%) C# Developer
7 13 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (15.38%) Applications Developer
9 11 (14.10%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (12.82%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 10 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (11.54%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (11.54%) C# Application Developer
11 9 (11.54%) Web Applications Developer
11 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (61.54%) .NET
2 29 (37.18%) WCF
3 25 (32.05%) Spring
4 23 (29.49%) JSON
4 23 (29.49%) REST
5 19 (24.36%) WPF
5 19 (24.36%) HTML
6 18 (23.08%) CSS
6 18 (23.08%) Web Services
6 18 (23.08%) jQuery
6 18 (23.08%) HTML5
7 17 (21.79%) CSS3
7 17 (21.79%) XML
7 17 (21.79%) JDBC
7 17 (21.79%) JSP
7 17 (21.79%) Servlets
7 17 (21.79%) J2EE
7 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
8 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
8 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) W3C
1 5 (6.41%) N-Tier
1 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.56%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) CentOS
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) OO
2 27 (34.62%) UML
3 26 (33.33%) OOP
4 24 (30.77%) Scrum
5 19 (24.36%) MVC
6 17 (21.79%) RUP
6 17 (21.79%) AOP
7 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
8 15 (19.23%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (17.95%) SDLC
10 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (14.10%) TDD
11 8 (10.26%) MVVM
11 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.97%) Image Processing
13 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Kanban
13 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
14 4 (5.13%) BDD
15 3 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 38 (48.72%) C#
3 28 (35.90%) Java
4 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 17 (21.79%) AspectJ
6 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
7 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.28%) VB6
9 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) IBM
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe
3 5 (6.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday