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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 75 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Permanent jobs citing OOP 26 69 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.62% 6.02% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 7.01% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 28
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 £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
826 985 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.10% 85.95% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 746 808 508
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,425 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 8 £55,000 -
Maidstone -11 4 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Rochester - 3 £42,500 - 2
Dartford - 1 £60,000 -
OOP
South East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (86.36%) SQL
2 31 (70.45%) OOD
3 25 (56.82%) .NET
3 25 (56.82%) C#
3 25 (56.82%) .NET Framework
4 23 (52.27%) MVC
5 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 22 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (45.45%) WCF
7 19 (43.18%) Linux
8 18 (40.91%) Windows
8 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (36.36%) Subversion
9 16 (36.36%) WPF
9 16 (36.36%) MVVM
10 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
10 15 (34.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (34.09%) Windows Phone
10 15 (34.09%) Android Development
10 15 (34.09%) Android
10 15 (34.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (31.82%) MySQL
12 13 (29.55%) J2EE
12 13 (29.55%) Java
12 13 (29.55%) XML
12 13 (29.55%) Ant
12 13 (29.55%) JDBC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
1 13 (29.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (31.82%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Subversion
2 13 (29.55%) Maven
2 13 (29.55%) JIRA
2 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (29.55%) Ant
2 13 (29.55%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 22 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (43.18%) C# Developer
3 19 (43.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (29.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (29.55%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (29.55%) Java Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) .NET
1 25 (56.82%) .NET Framework
2 20 (45.45%) WCF
2 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (36.36%) WPF
4 15 (34.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
5 13 (29.55%) JSON
5 13 (29.55%) XML
5 13 (29.55%) Spring
5 13 (29.55%) J2EE
5 13 (29.55%) JDBC
5 13 (29.55%) JSP
5 13 (29.55%) Servlets
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
6 7 (15.91%) jQuery
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 4 (9.09%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) iSeries
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
1 3 (6.82%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Phone
3 15 (34.09%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) CentOS
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) OOD
2 23 (52.27%) MVC
3 22 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (36.36%) MVVM
6 15 (34.09%) Android Development
6 15 (34.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (29.55%) AOP
7 13 (29.55%) Scrum
7 13 (29.55%) UML
7 13 (29.55%) RUP
8 8 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) ERP
10 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.55%) DevOps
12 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) C#
3 22 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (29.55%) AspectJ
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) RPG
6 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.82%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) IBM
2 4 (9.09%) Telerik
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 14 days ago