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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 120 145 122
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs citing OOD 142 94 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.83% 1.38% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.72% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 115 77 170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6265 5454 6847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.73% 80.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4343 5904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -1 57 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hertfordshire +7 33 £45,000 - 1
Essex +5 25 £41,750 -7.22% 5
Bedfordshire +7 22 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Norfolk +2 5 £31,000 -31.11%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 192 (76.19%) OO
2 151 (59.92%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (58.73%) C#
4 145 (57.54%) .NET
5 119 (47.22%) SQL
6 97 (38.49%) Java
7 92 (36.51%) ASP.NET
8 91 (36.11%) Scrum
8 91 (36.11%) TDD
9 90 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 86 (34.13%) HTML
10 86 (34.13%) Microsoft
11 85 (33.73%) MVC
12 84 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 74 (29.37%) CSS
14 71 (28.17%) Multithreading
15 69 (27.38%) Web Services
16 68 (26.98%) WCF
17 66 (26.19%) Oracle
18 65 (25.79%) Windows
18 65 (25.79%) SharePoint
19 61 (24.21%) SQL Server
19 61 (24.21%) .NET Framework
20 58 (23.02%) MS Excel
21 55 (21.83%) Degree
22 54 (21.43%) jQuery
23 51 (20.24%) Silverlight
24 50 (19.84%) ASP.NET MVC
25 49 (19.44%) XML
26 47 (18.65%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (25.79%) SharePoint
2 30 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.37%) IIS
3 11 (4.37%) JBoss
4 2 (0.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.14%) Internet
2 14 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.37%) Wireless
4 9 (3.57%) Intranet
5 8 (3.17%) Ethernet
5 8 (3.17%) ZigBee
6 5 (1.98%) HTTP
6 5 (1.98%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.79%) DNS
8 1 (0.40%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (11.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.78%) MySQL
7 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.19%) Big Data
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (18.25%) Visual Studio
2 45 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (13.10%) NUnit
4 31 (12.30%) Subversion
5 30 (11.90%) Git (software)
6 27 (10.71%) Selenium
7 25 (9.92%) Moq
8 24 (9.52%) TeamCity
9 18 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (3.17%) JUnit
10 8 (3.17%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Retail
3 11 (4.37%) Marketing
4 5 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.98%) Back Office
4 5 (1.98%) Electronics
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 177 (70.24%) Developer
2 78 (30.95%) C# Developer
3 72 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 72 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 54 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 47 (18.65%) Senior Developer
6 35 (13.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 34 (13.49%) Senior .NET Developer
8 33 (13.10%) Software Developer
9 30 (11.90%) Web Developer
10 28 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (8.73%) Analyst
11 22 (8.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (5.95%) C# Software Engineer
15 14 (5.56%) C++ Developer
15 14 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (5.16%) .NET Web Developer
16 13 (5.16%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (57.54%) .NET
2 92 (36.51%) ASP.NET
3 86 (34.13%) HTML
4 74 (29.37%) CSS
5 69 (27.38%) Web Services
6 68 (26.98%) WCF
7 61 (24.21%) .NET Framework
8 54 (21.43%) jQuery
9 51 (20.24%) Silverlight
10 50 (19.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (19.44%) XML
12 47 (18.65%) WinForms
13 45 (17.86%) WPF
14 39 (15.48%) Ajax
15 37 (14.68%) HTML5
16 36 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 34 (13.49%) LINQ
18 29 (11.51%) CSS3
19 20 (7.94%) ADO.NET
20 17 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.27%) Computer Science
2 35 (13.89%) N-Tier
3 18 (7.14%) Wiki
3 18 (7.14%) Open Source
4 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.37%) User Experience
5 11 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.37%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.38%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.38%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.98%) Kindle
8 5 (1.98%) EFT
9 3 (1.19%) VHDL
9 3 (1.19%) Robotics
9 3 (1.19%) Mechatronics
10 2 (0.79%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.79%) SCORM
10 2 (0.79%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.79%) Windows
2 37 (14.68%) Linux
3 34 (13.49%) UNIX
4 27 (10.71%) Solaris
5 14 (5.56%) Android
5 14 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.79%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (76.19%) OO
2 151 (59.92%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (36.11%) TDD
3 91 (36.11%) Scrum
4 85 (33.73%) MVC
5 84 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 71 (28.17%) Multithreading
7 41 (16.27%) Web Development
8 30 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 21 (8.33%) SOA
10 19 (7.54%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.75%) Web Application Development
11 17 (6.75%) Low Latency
12 16 (6.35%) Project Planning
13 13 (5.16%) ITIL
13 13 (5.16%) OOP
13 13 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.76%) Unit Testing
15 11 (4.37%) Extreme Programming
15 11 (4.37%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 148 (58.73%) C#
2 119 (47.22%) SQL
3 97 (38.49%) Java
4 90 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 45 (17.86%) C++
6 43 (17.06%) T-SQL
7 36 (14.29%) Python
8 24 (9.52%) Objective-C
9 21 (8.33%) PHP
10 18 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 17 (6.75%) C
12 12 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 12 (4.76%) Perl
13 10 (3.97%) Ruby
14 9 (3.57%) VB
15 6 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.59%) Delphi
17 2 (0.79%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.79%) Embedded C++
18 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 55 (21.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.90%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.98%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (7.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 86 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.19%) Oracle
3 27 (10.71%) Sun
4 9 (3.57%) Sybase
5 5 (1.98%) VMware
6 2 (0.79%) Zend
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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