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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing OO 13 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.31% 0.43% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 0.48% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
222 209 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.61% 89.32% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 164 169 135
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 24 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Redis
6 3 (17.65%) Kafka
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (17.65%) Akka
6 3 (17.65%) Play Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.88%) Grunt
General
1 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) ADO
4 3 (17.65%) Kafka
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) Akka
4 3 (17.65%) Play Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
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