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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing OO 11 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.00% 4.10% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.89% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 6
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,750 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
255 225 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.73% 83.96% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 166 147 158
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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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Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 10 (50.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) OOP
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) CSS3
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Refactoring
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (20.00%) Spring
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Gradle
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Calabash
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) Spring
7 4 (20.00%) RESTful
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (15.00%) Symfony
8 3 (15.00%) Ember.js
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 10 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) OOP
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Market Research
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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