The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 167 147 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 90 120 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.69% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.11% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
OOD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5713 5692 6206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.68% 79.94% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4528 4627 5312
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OOD
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the East of England region.

OOD Salary Trend in the East of England

OOD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in the East of England

OOD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 49 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Hertfordshire +13 32 £60,000 +53.84% 3
Bedfordshire -15 5 £53,750 +13.15%
Norfolk +7 3 £32,500 -25.71%
Essex -13 1 £42,500 -22.72%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 174 (71.31%) OO
2 149 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (55.33%) C#
4 131 (53.69%) .NET
5 116 (47.54%) SQL
6 111 (45.49%) HTML
7 104 (42.62%) Scrum
8 100 (40.98%) TDD
9 98 (40.16%) JavaScript
10 94 (38.52%) Microsoft
11 91 (37.30%) ASP.NET
12 90 (36.89%) Software Engineering
13 88 (36.07%) CSS
14 87 (35.66%) MVC
15 81 (33.20%) Java
16 70 (28.69%) Oracle
16 70 (28.69%) XML
17 69 (28.28%) Web Services
18 67 (27.46%) SharePoint
18 67 (27.46%) WCF
19 65 (26.64%) Degree
20 63 (25.82%) MS Excel
21 62 (25.41%) Computer Science
22 61 (25.00%) Multithreading
22 61 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
23 58 (23.77%) Windows
24 57 (23.36%) C++
24 57 (23.36%) Silverlight
24 57 (23.36%) jQuery
25 55 (22.54%) SQL Server

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (27.46%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.92%) JBoss
4 10 (4.10%) IIS
5 5 (2.05%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (25.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.02%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.33%) Ethernet
2 13 (5.33%) ZigBee
3 12 (4.92%) Wireless
4 10 (4.10%) Bluetooth
5 7 (2.87%) Internet
6 3 (1.23%) Intranet
7 2 (0.82%) HTTP
7 2 (0.82%) DNS
8 1 (0.41%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (15.16%) Relational Database
4 29 (11.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.28%) MySQL
7 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.05%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.05%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.05%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 50 (20.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (18.44%) Visual Studio
3 44 (18.03%) NUnit
4 41 (16.80%) Selenium
5 36 (14.75%) TeamCity
5 36 (14.75%) Git (software)
6 20 (8.20%) JUnit
7 18 (7.38%) Eclipse
8 16 (6.56%) Moq
9 15 (6.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (4.51%) Subversion
General
1 21 (8.61%) Finance
2 18 (7.38%) Retail
3 13 (5.33%) Back Office
4 9 (3.69%) Electronics
5 8 (3.28%) Marketing
6 5 (2.05%) Games
7 4 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (72.54%) Developer
2 79 (32.38%) Software Engineer
3 76 (31.15%) .NET Developer
4 74 (30.33%) C# Developer
5 71 (29.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (24.59%) Senior Developer
7 46 (18.85%) Software Developer
8 43 (17.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 42 (17.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 35 (14.34%) Web Developer
11 32 (13.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (11.48%) ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (9.02%) C# Software Engineer
13 22 (9.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (8.61%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (8.61%) Java Developer
15 20 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
16 19 (7.79%) Graduate
16 19 (7.79%) .NET Software Engineer
16 19 (7.79%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (53.69%) .NET
2 111 (45.49%) HTML
3 91 (37.30%) ASP.NET
4 88 (36.07%) CSS
5 70 (28.69%) XML
6 69 (28.28%) Web Services
7 67 (27.46%) WCF
8 61 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (23.36%) Silverlight
9 57 (23.36%) jQuery
10 47 (19.26%) .NET Framework
11 46 (18.85%) Ajax
11 46 (18.85%) HTML5
12 44 (18.03%) WinForms
13 38 (15.57%) CSS3
14 36 (14.75%) WPF
15 32 (13.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (12.30%) XSLT
17 27 (11.07%) LINQ
17 27 (11.07%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.41%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.30%) N-Tier
3 23 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (9.02%) Open Source
5 13 (5.33%) EFT
6 12 (4.92%) Robotics
6 12 (4.92%) Mechatronics
6 12 (4.92%) Mathematics
7 11 (4.51%) Wiki
8 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.46%) Kindle
10 5 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.05%) Informatics
10 5 (2.05%) User Experience
10 5 (2.05%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.05%) Statistics
10 5 (2.05%) Physics
11 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.77%) Windows
2 34 (13.93%) Linux
3 27 (11.07%) UNIX
4 14 (5.74%) Solaris
5 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.46%) Android
7 4 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (71.31%) OO
2 149 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (42.62%) Scrum
4 100 (40.98%) TDD
5 90 (36.89%) Software Engineering
6 87 (35.66%) MVC
7 61 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 47 (19.26%) Web Development
9 32 (13.11%) SOA
10 30 (12.30%) E-Commerce
11 27 (11.07%) Low Latency
12 16 (6.56%) User Stories
12 16 (6.56%) Business Development
13 14 (5.74%) Project Planning
14 13 (5.33%) ITIL
14 13 (5.33%) Extreme Programming
14 13 (5.33%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (4.92%) Mentoring
16 11 (4.51%) Web Application Development
16 11 (4.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 135 (55.33%) C#
2 116 (47.54%) SQL
3 98 (40.16%) JavaScript
4 81 (33.20%) Java
5 57 (23.36%) C++
6 41 (16.80%) Python
7 40 (16.39%) T-SQL
8 36 (14.75%) C
9 33 (13.52%) Objective-C
10 32 (13.11%) PL/SQL
11 14 (5.74%) Ruby
12 12 (4.92%) PHP
13 10 (4.10%) VB
13 10 (4.10%) VB.NET
14 8 (3.28%) Perl
15 7 (2.87%) TypeScript
16 5 (2.05%) R
16 5 (2.05%) Golang
16 5 (2.05%) Haskell
17 4 (1.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 65 (26.64%) Degree
2 9 (3.69%) VCP4
3 5 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.38%) QA
2 13 (5.33%) ISO 8583
3 6 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.05%) KVM
2 5 (2.05%) Docker
2 5 (2.05%) LXC
2 5 (2.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (6.15%) MOM
2 5 (2.05%) Mesos
Vendors
1 94 (38.52%) Microsoft
2 70 (28.69%) Oracle
3 14 (5.74%) Sun
4 13 (5.33%) VMware
5 5 (2.05%) Pegasus
6 3 (1.23%) Sybase
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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