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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 87 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing OOP 14 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.29% 2.34% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.80% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 16
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
891 822 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.27% 83.79% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 799 688 729
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +5 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £30,000 -
Maidstone -1 1 - -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 25 (65.79%) OOD
3 22 (57.89%) Java
4 20 (52.63%) UML
5 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 19 (50.00%) Subversion
6 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 18 (47.37%) XML
7 17 (44.74%) Ant
7 17 (44.74%) Eclipse
7 17 (44.74%) Spring
8 16 (42.11%) Maven
8 16 (42.11%) AspectJ
8 16 (42.11%) AOP
8 16 (42.11%) JSON
8 16 (42.11%) JIRA
8 16 (42.11%) IBM
8 16 (42.11%) RUP
8 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
8 16 (42.11%) J2EE
8 16 (42.11%) MySQL
8 16 (42.11%) JDBC
8 16 (42.11%) JSP
8 16 (42.11%) Servlets
8 16 (42.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (36.84%) OO
9 14 (36.84%) .NET
10 13 (34.21%) C#
11 9 (23.68%) Windows

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (42.11%) Tomcat
1 16 (42.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Subversion
2 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 17 (44.74%) Ant
3 17 (44.74%) Eclipse
4 16 (42.11%) Maven
4 16 (42.11%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) jMock
6 1 (2.63%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Senior Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Java Developer
3 16 (42.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (39.47%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 15 (39.47%) J2EE Developer
4 15 (39.47%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (39.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Junior
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) XML
2 17 (44.74%) Spring
3 16 (42.11%) JSON
3 16 (42.11%) J2EE
3 16 (42.11%) JDBC
3 16 (42.11%) JSP
3 16 (42.11%) Servlets
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
5 6 (15.79%) WCF
6 5 (13.16%) WPF
7 4 (10.53%) HTML
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.53%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) Middleware
8 3 (7.89%) LINQ
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) OOD
2 20 (52.63%) UML
3 19 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) RUP
4 16 (42.11%) AOP
5 14 (36.84%) OO
6 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
8 3 (7.89%) Business Development
8 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.89%) B2B
9 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) ERP
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) DevOps
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) AspectJ
4 13 (34.21%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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