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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 81 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOP 24 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 4.21% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 4.95% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 25
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
896 949 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.37% 84.96% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 796 812 445
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,598 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
Maidstone -9 4 £34,500 -13.75%
Rochester - 1 £42,500 - 1
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Dartford - 1 £50,000 -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) OOD
3 19 (54.29%) MVC
3 19 (54.29%) .NET
3 19 (54.29%) C#
3 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (42.86%) WCF
5 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 15 (42.86%) Linux
5 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 13 (37.14%) Subversion
8 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) WPF
9 11 (31.43%) MVVM
9 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (31.43%) MySQL
10 10 (28.57%) XML
10 10 (28.57%) Scrum
10 10 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (28.57%) Android
10 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (28.57%) Windows Phone
10 10 (28.57%) JSON
10 10 (28.57%) Android Development
11 9 (25.71%) Cloud Foundry

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (25.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (31.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Subversion
2 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
3 9 (25.71%) Maven
3 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
3 9 (25.71%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 14 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
4 9 (25.71%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
1 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
2 15 (42.86%) WCF
2 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (31.43%) WPF
4 10 (28.57%) XML
4 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (28.57%) JSON
5 9 (25.71%) Spring
5 9 (25.71%) JDBC
5 9 (25.71%) JSP
5 9 (25.71%) Servlets
5 9 (25.71%) J2EE
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) jQuery
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Open Source
1 3 (8.57%) iSeries
1 3 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Android
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) OOD
2 19 (54.29%) MVC
3 16 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) MVVM
6 10 (28.57%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (28.57%) Android Development
7 9 (25.71%) AOP
7 9 (25.71%) UML
7 9 (25.71%) OO
7 9 (25.71%) RUP
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.86%) ERP
11 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) C#
3 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 9 (25.71%) AspectJ
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++
6 3 (8.57%) C
6 3 (8.57%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) RPG
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Telerik
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Google
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