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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing OO 3 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.84% 9.88% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 12.03% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 8
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
129 133 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 79.14% 82.10% 70.16%
Number of salaries quoted 118 117 77
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £37,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 3 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (42.86%) Rational Rose
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) NUnit
4 3 (42.86%) ArgoUML
4 3 (42.86%) Swing
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Cactus
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Cactus
2 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rose
2 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) ArgoUML
2 3 (42.86%) DbUnit
2 3 (42.86%) JProfiler
2 3 (42.86%) Hudson
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Redmine
3 2 (28.57%) PROIV
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Tableau