The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 23 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing OOP 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.17% 4.71% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 6.30% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
OOP
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
116 127 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 80.56% 74.71% 71.58%
Number of salaries quoted 95 113 111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £22,500
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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

OOP
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

OOP Salary Trend in Colchester

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 19 (95.00%) Java
3 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 18 (90.00%) Ant
3 18 (90.00%) JBoss
3 18 (90.00%) Maven
4 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (75.00%) WebSphere
4 15 (75.00%) Degree
4 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 15 (75.00%) GlassFish
4 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (75.00%) JMS
4 15 (75.00%) Data Mining
4 15 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (75.00%) WebLogic
4 15 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 15 (75.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (75.00%) Gradle
4 15 (75.00%) Relational Database
5 13 (65.00%) Swing
5 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (60.00%) Project Management
6 12 (60.00%) J2EE
7 11 (55.00%) CSS
7 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (55.00%) HTML
8 10 (50.00%) Ajax
8 10 (50.00%) Automotive

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (90.00%) JBoss
2 15 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (75.00%) GlassFish
2 15 (75.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Data Mining
1 15 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 15 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Ant
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 15 (75.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (15.00%) JProfiler
3 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.00%) Hudson
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) Redmine
3 3 (15.00%) Cactus
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) ArgoUML
3 3 (15.00%) JMeter
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Rational Rose
4 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 10 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 15 (75.00%) JMS
2 13 (65.00%) Swing
3 12 (60.00%) J2EE
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) J2ME
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) OO
2 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP