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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 44 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 55 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.43% 4.82% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 5.81% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
837 964 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.71% 82.89% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 709 845 520
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Dartford -13 6 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Maidstone 0 4 £33,750 -15.62%
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £42,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £45,000 - 1
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
West Malling -3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
OOD
South East

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 81 (96.43%) OO
2 59 (70.24%) .NET
3 54 (64.29%) CSS
4 53 (63.10%) MVC
5 52 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 51 (60.71%) HTML
7 44 (52.38%) Java
8 42 (50.00%) REST
9 40 (47.62%) SQL Server
10 39 (46.43%) Hibernate
10 39 (46.43%) JSON
11 37 (44.05%) Spring
11 37 (44.05%) Maven
12 36 (42.86%) C#
13 33 (39.29%) VB
13 33 (39.29%) VB6
13 33 (39.29%) Spring Integration
14 25 (29.76%) WCF
15 23 (27.38%) Windows
16 22 (26.19%) VB.NET
17 21 (25.00%) MySQL
17 21 (25.00%) Oracle
18 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
18 20 (23.81%) jQuery
18 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
19 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
20 18 (21.43%) E-Commerce
20 18 (21.43%) WPF
20 18 (21.43%) Degree
21 17 (20.24%) Publishing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Mathematica
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.00%) MySQL
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (44.05%) Maven
2 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (20.24%) Publishing
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (88.10%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 22 (26.19%) Software Developer
4 20 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
6 16 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 16 (19.05%) C# Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Software Engineer
7 11 (13.10%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
9 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (70.24%) .NET
2 54 (64.29%) CSS
3 51 (60.71%) HTML
4 42 (50.00%) REST
5 39 (46.43%) Hibernate
5 39 (46.43%) JSON
6 37 (44.05%) Spring
7 33 (39.29%) Spring Integration
8 25 (29.76%) WCF
9 20 (23.81%) jQuery
9 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 18 (21.43%) WPF
11 16 (19.05%) Web Services
11 16 (19.05%) Dojo
12 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.71%) HTML5
15 7 (8.33%) Ajax
16 6 (7.14%) WinForms
16 6 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.95%) Device Driver
3 4 (4.76%) W3C
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.57%) Physics
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.19%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (96.43%) OO
2 53 (63.10%) MVC
3 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.86%) Project Management
7 13 (15.48%) UML
8 9 (10.71%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
9 5 (5.95%) Web Development
9 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum
10 4 (4.76%) Web Design
10 4 (4.76%) Workflow
10 4 (4.76%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.76%) Kanban
10 4 (4.76%) Image Processing
10 4 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 44 (52.38%) Java
3 36 (42.86%) C#
4 33 (39.29%) VB
4 33 (39.29%) VB6
5 22 (26.19%) VB.NET
6 13 (15.48%) C++
7 12 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.95%) C
8 5 (5.95%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.76%) XAML
10 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.19%) PHP5
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.19%) Python
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Twitter
4 4 (4.76%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.57%) Adobe
5 3 (3.57%) Ektron
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: competitive salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Kent
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago