The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing OO 6 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.59% 13.58% 12.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 17.19% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
OO
Essex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 64 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 84.62% 79.01% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 78
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £27,325
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 Chelmsford

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

OO Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) XML
4 11 (42.31%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (38.46%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) CRM
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
7 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
8 6 (23.08%) SOAP
8 6 (23.08%) Struts
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) Spring
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) Struts2
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (19.23%) Drupal
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (19.23%) Automotive
9 5 (19.23%) OOP
9 5 (19.23%) VB
9 5 (19.23%) C++
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
10 4 (15.38%) J2EE
10 4 (15.38%) XSL
10 4 (15.38%) OOD
11 3 (11.54%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.54%) Force.com
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Gradle
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Automotive
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) JSP
4 6 (23.08%) SOAP
4 6 (23.08%) Struts
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) Struts2
5 4 (15.38%) J2EE
5 4 (15.38%) XSL
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) WPF
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
7 2 (7.69%) LINQ
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) OOP
3 4 (15.38%) OOD
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
5 5 (19.23%) VB
5 5 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter