The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 32 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing OO 9 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.80% 5.73% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 7.51% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 10
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 173 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.22% 76.21% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 163 141 142
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,238 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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Salary Trend in Croydon

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

OO Salary Trend in Croydon

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Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Croydon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (44.74%) .NET
4 16 (42.11%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 12 (31.58%) C++
8 12 (31.58%) Windows
9 11 (28.95%) Degree
10 10 (26.32%) C
10 10 (26.32%) Web Services
10 10 (26.32%) RAD
10 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
10 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 10 (26.32%) WinRunner
10 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
10 10 (26.32%) QA
10 10 (26.32%) Selenium
10 10 (26.32%) TestComplete
10 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
10 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (26.32%) WebDriver
10 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
10 10 (26.32%) Analytics
10 10 (26.32%) Ranorex
11 9 (23.68%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Drupal
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) WinRunner
1 10 (26.32%) Selenium
1 10 (26.32%) TestComplete
1 10 (26.32%) WebDriver
1 10 (26.32%) Ranorex
2 5 (13.16%) Bazaar
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) C++ Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Test Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Test Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) QA Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) QA Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) C Developer
2 10 (26.32%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Automation Test Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Automation Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Automation Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) QA Automation Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.79%) WinForms
5 5 (13.16%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) WCF
6 3 (7.89%) WF
6 3 (7.89%) Classic ASP
6 3 (7.89%) XML Schema
7 2 (5.26%) LAMP
7 2 (5.26%) MFC
7 2 (5.26%) Symfony
7 2 (5.26%) CakePHP
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Yii
7 2 (5.26%) Laravel
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
2 10 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 9 (23.68%) Device Driver
4 5 (13.16%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
2 10 (26.32%) RAD
2 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
2 10 (26.32%) Analytics
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Content Management
6 3 (7.89%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 10 (26.32%) C
6 7 (18.42%) PHP
7 5 (13.16%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) VC++
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) hybris
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