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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 62 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 29 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.05% 5.37% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 6.40% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 37
Average salary £55,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £20,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
772 1031 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.09% 83.82% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 694 808 721
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 10 £55,000 -
Maidstone -3 4 £60,000 +41.17%
Rochester - 4 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £55,000 - 2
Dartford - 1 £60,000 -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 45 (88.24%) SQL
2 37 (72.55%) OOD
3 29 (56.86%) .NET
3 29 (56.86%) C#
4 27 (52.94%) .NET Framework
5 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
6 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 24 (47.06%) MVC
6 24 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
7 22 (43.14%) Linux
8 21 (41.18%) WCF
9 20 (39.22%) Subversion
9 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (35.29%) XML
10 18 (35.29%) MySQL
11 17 (33.33%) J2EE
11 17 (33.33%) Java
11 17 (33.33%) Ant
11 17 (33.33%) JDBC
11 17 (33.33%) JSP
11 17 (33.33%) Servlets
11 17 (33.33%) UML
11 17 (33.33%) RUP
11 17 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 17 (33.33%) Scrum
11 17 (33.33%) Eclipse
11 17 (33.33%) Windows
11 17 (33.33%) IBM

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 17 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (35.29%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Subversion
2 17 (33.33%) Maven
2 17 (33.33%) JIRA
2 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (33.33%) Ant
2 17 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) .NET Developer
3 20 (39.22%) C# Developer
3 20 (39.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 16 (31.37%) J2EE Developer
5 16 (31.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (27.45%) Senior Developer
7 10 (19.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (17.65%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (17.65%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
10 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (7.84%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.92%) DevOps Administrator
12 2 (3.92%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Framework
3 21 (41.18%) WCF
4 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (35.29%) XML
6 17 (33.33%) Spring
6 17 (33.33%) J2EE
6 17 (33.33%) JDBC
6 17 (33.33%) JSP
6 17 (33.33%) Servlets
6 17 (33.33%) WPF
6 17 (33.33%) JSON
7 15 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.73%) CSS
10 7 (13.73%) jQuery
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (9.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) iSeries
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 16 (31.37%) Android
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) OOD
2 24 (47.06%) MVC
2 24 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (33.33%) AOP
4 17 (33.33%) Scrum
4 17 (33.33%) UML
4 17 (33.33%) RUP
5 16 (31.37%) MVVM
6 15 (29.41%) Android Development
6 15 (29.41%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (15.69%) OO
8 5 (9.80%) ERP
9 4 (7.84%) TDD
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.92%) DevOps
11 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.96%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) SQL
2 29 (56.86%) C#
3 25 (49.02%) T-SQL
4 17 (33.33%) AspectJ
4 17 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) RPG
7 2 (3.92%) C
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Telerik
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
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