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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 89 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing OOP 21 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.81% 2.46% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.98% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 14
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
990 1008 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.20% 82.56% 70.33%
Number of salaries quoted 872 881 474
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 -6 9 £50,000 -
Tonbridge - 6 - -
Maidstone -4 2 £34,500 -13.75%
Rochester - 1 £42,500 -
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) MVC
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (44.74%) C#
4 17 (44.74%) XML
4 17 (44.74%) JSON
5 16 (42.11%) Linux
5 16 (42.11%) .NET
6 15 (39.47%) MySQL
6 15 (39.47%) Subversion
6 15 (39.47%) jQuery
7 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (34.21%) HTML
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
8 13 (34.21%) CSS
9 12 (31.58%) PHP
9 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 12 (31.58%) WCF
10 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
10 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
10 11 (28.95%) OO
10 11 (28.95%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) Degree
12 9 (23.68%) OOD
12 9 (23.68%) REST
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (21.05%) LAMP
13 8 (21.05%) Windows

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 6 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Subversion
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Ant
3 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 6 (15.79%) Maven
3 6 (15.79%) JIRA
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) NUnit
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) XML
1 17 (44.74%) JSON
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 15 (39.47%) jQuery
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) WCF
6 11 (28.95%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
7 9 (23.68%) REST
8 8 (21.05%) LAMP
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (15.79%) Spring
10 6 (15.79%) JDBC
10 6 (15.79%) JSP
10 6 (15.79%) Servlets
10 6 (15.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Social Network
1 5 (13.16%) Open Source
1 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) OO
2 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
3 9 (23.68%) OOD
4 8 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) UML
6 6 (15.79%) AOP
6 6 (15.79%) RUP
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.89%) MVVM
9 3 (7.89%) Android Development
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
10 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) PHP
4 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 7 (18.42%) Java
6 6 (15.79%) AspectJ
7 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
7 5 (13.16%) Embedded C
7 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++
7 5 (13.16%) C
7 5 (13.16%) C++
8 3 (7.89%) RPG
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Telerik
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) Google
4 3 (7.89%) DevExpress
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Zend