The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.56% 3.10% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.81% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £42,500 £29,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% -3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £28,250 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £37,150 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 210 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.34% 81.40% 63.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 141 103
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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Cheshire

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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 25 July 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 2 (22.22%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) ADO
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Sass
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
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