The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 74 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 17 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% 1.88% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.37% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
OOP
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
803 845 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.95% 79.57% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 665 724 571
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OOP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Kent region.

OOP Salary Trend in Kent

OOP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Kent

OOP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 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
Dartford -9 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Gravesend - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £30,000 -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 26 (59.09%) .NET
3 25 (56.82%) C#
3 25 (56.82%) OO
4 24 (54.55%) MVC
5 23 (52.27%) HTML
6 20 (45.45%) Degree
7 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (40.91%) CSS
8 17 (38.64%) Windows
8 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
9 16 (36.36%) Web Services
10 15 (34.09%) XML
10 15 (34.09%) C++
10 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
11 14 (31.82%) WCF
12 13 (29.55%) PHP
13 12 (27.27%) SQL
13 12 (27.27%) jQuery
14 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 11 (25.00%) Android
14 11 (25.00%) Apple iOS
14 11 (25.00%) JSON
14 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
15 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
15 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (22.73%) MySQL
15 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
16 9 (20.45%) T-SQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) CMS
1 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Xcode
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (18.18%) NUnit
2 6 (13.64%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 3 (6.82%) MSTest
4 3 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (6.82%) Moq
5 2 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.82%) Games
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) HTML
3 18 (40.91%) CSS
4 16 (36.36%) Web Services
5 15 (34.09%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) WCF
7 12 (27.27%) jQuery
8 11 (25.00%) JSON
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
10 8 (18.18%) Cocoa
11 7 (15.91%) REST
12 6 (13.64%) Laravel
12 6 (13.64%) LAMP
12 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (13.64%) CakePHP
13 5 (11.36%) HTML5
13 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) User Experience
3 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (11.36%) Social Network
5 5 (11.36%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
7 3 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Android
2 11 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Phone
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) OO
2 24 (54.55%) MVC
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.64%) MVVM
8 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 4 (9.09%) Coaching
10 4 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.09%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) C++
4 13 (29.55%) PHP
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
6 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
7 8 (18.18%) VB
7 8 (18.18%) XAML
7 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
8 7 (15.91%) C
8 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
9 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
9 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCP
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCTS
3 3 (6.82%) MCAD
3 3 (6.82%) MCSD
4 1 (2.27%) MCPD
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 5 (11.36%) Google
4 3 (6.82%) Telerik
4 3 (6.82%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (2.27%) Dell