The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 1 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% 2.24% 8.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.59% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 28
Average salary £20,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 193 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.79% 86.55% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 150 119 256
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Salary Trend in Chester

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

OO Salary Trend in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Kafka
4 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (25.00%) Akka
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Redis
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Umbraco

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) Redis
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Trainee Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Trainee Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Trainee
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 3 (25.00%) Akka
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) OOP
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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