The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 6 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 6.06% 12.62% 21.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 16.88% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £44,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 77 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 67.68% 74.76% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 71 38
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Maidstone region.

OO Salary Trend in Maidstone

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing OO 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 OO.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (83.33%) .NET
4 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
5 15 (62.50%) WPF
5 15 (62.50%) WinForms
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) WCF
7 11 (45.83%) TDD
7 11 (45.83%) MVC
7 11 (45.83%) Scrum
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) Windows
7 11 (45.83%) OOP
7 11 (45.83%) N-Tier
8 8 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (33.33%) VB
8 8 (33.33%) C++
8 8 (33.33%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) Cocoa
8 8 (33.33%) Xcode
8 8 (33.33%) Objective-C
8 8 (33.33%) XAML
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (33.33%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Xcode
2 3 (12.50%) NUnit
2 3 (12.50%) MSTest
2 3 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (12.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) WinForms
2 15 (62.50%) WPF
3 12 (50.00%) WCF
4 8 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) Cocoa
4 8 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (12.50%) Spring.NET
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (12.50%) Ninject
7 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) N-Tier
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Android
2 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) OOP
3 11 (45.83%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Migration
5 7 (29.17%) OOD
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (12.50%) MVVM
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (33.33%) VB
3 8 (33.33%) XAML
3 8 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 8 (33.33%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCP
2 3 (12.50%) MCAD
2 3 (12.50%) MCSD
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCTS
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Xamarin