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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 21 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 10 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.99% 1.35% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 1.87% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
110 107 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 76.92% 72.30% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 95 120
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Colchester

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (85.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (85.00%) WebSphere
4 17 (85.00%) GlassFish
4 17 (85.00%) JMS
4 17 (85.00%) Data Mining
4 17 (85.00%) WebLogic
4 17 (85.00%) PL/SQL
5 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (80.00%) RDBMS
5 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
5 16 (80.00%) Degree
5 16 (80.00%) Computer Science
5 16 (80.00%) NoSQL
5 16 (80.00%) Gradle
5 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
6 15 (75.00%) Project Management
6 15 (75.00%) J2EE
7 14 (70.00%) Swing
7 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (65.00%) CSS
8 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (65.00%) HTML
9 12 (60.00%) Automotive
9 12 (60.00%) Ajax

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (85.00%) WebLogic
1 17 (85.00%) WebSphere
1 17 (85.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) Data Mining
2 16 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 16 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
1 18 (90.00%) Ant
2 16 (80.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) ArgoUML
3 1 (5.00%) Cactus
3 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.00%) TestNG
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) Redmine
General
1 12 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) JMS
1 17 (85.00%) Hibernate
2 15 (75.00%) J2EE
3 14 (70.00%) Swing
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) Java EE
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (5.00%) J2ME
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) 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 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 15 (75.00%) Project Management
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) PL/SQL
3 13 (65.00%) 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 16 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
1 18 (90.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft