The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 5 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.40% 9.30% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 12.40% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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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 Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 129 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 81.63% 75.00% 70.51%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £27,650 £22,780
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 Colchester

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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Salary Trend in Colchester

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

OO Salary Trend in Colchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 18 (90.00%) OOP
2 17 (85.00%) Java
3 16 (80.00%) Maven
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 16 (80.00%) Ant
3 16 (80.00%) JBoss
4 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (65.00%) JMS
4 13 (65.00%) Data Mining
4 13 (65.00%) RDBMS
4 13 (65.00%) WebLogic
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) PL/SQL
4 13 (65.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (65.00%) Degree
4 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (65.00%) GlassFish
4 13 (65.00%) NoSQL
4 13 (65.00%) Gradle
4 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (55.00%) Swing
6 10 (50.00%) CSS
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) HTML
6 10 (50.00%) J2EE
6 10 (50.00%) Project Management
7 8 (40.00%) Automotive
7 8 (40.00%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 16 (80.00%) JBoss
2 13 (65.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (65.00%) GlassFish
2 13 (65.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (65.00%) Data Mining
1 13 (65.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (65.00%) NoSQL
1 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Ant
1 16 (80.00%) Maven
2 13 (65.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) Cactus
3 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Rational Rose
3 3 (15.00%) JMeter
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) ArgoUML
3 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (15.00%) JProfiler
3 3 (15.00%) Hudson
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) Redmine
4 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (5.00%) TestNG
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) JMS
1 13 (65.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (55.00%) Swing
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) J2EE
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) Java EE
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.00%) Underscore.js
7 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) OOP
2 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP