The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 21 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 13 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 8.67% 8.33% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 10.61% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OOD
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
117 179 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 78.00% 78.51% 70.49%
Number of salaries quoted 103 145 36
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 £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

OOD
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

OOD Salary Trend in Maidstone

OOD
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Maidstone

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) OO
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Maven
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (30.77%) SaaS
6 4 (30.77%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
8 2 (15.38%) VB

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate
4 3 (23.08%) Junior
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
6 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle