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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 151 153 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Permanent jobs citing OOD 103 92 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.40% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.74% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 68 164
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £59,250
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
5913 5280 6536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.24% 80.50% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 4254 5633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 50 £45,000 +9.09% 14
Hertfordshire +8 26 £60,000 +29.73% 3
Bedfordshire +1 15 £45,000 -14.28%
Essex -9 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Norfolk +2 4 £31,000 -31.11%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 180 (74.38%) OO
2 146 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (55.79%) C#
4 129 (53.31%) .NET
5 121 (50.00%) SQL
6 95 (39.26%) Scrum
7 94 (38.84%) HTML
8 90 (37.19%) TDD
9 89 (36.78%) Microsoft
10 88 (36.36%) Java
10 88 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 88 (36.36%) ASP.NET
11 86 (35.54%) MVC
12 83 (34.30%) Software Engineering
13 82 (33.88%) CSS
14 69 (28.51%) Oracle
15 68 (28.10%) Web Services
16 65 (26.86%) SharePoint
17 64 (26.45%) WCF
18 62 (25.62%) Multithreading
19 60 (24.79%) MS Excel
20 57 (23.55%) XML
21 56 (23.14%) SQL Server
22 55 (22.73%) .NET Framework
23 54 (22.31%) Degree
23 54 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
23 54 (22.31%) Windows
24 53 (21.90%) Silverlight
25 52 (21.49%) jQuery
26 50 (20.66%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (26.86%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.16%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.55%) JBoss
3 11 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.61%) Internet
3 12 (4.96%) Wireless
4 9 (3.72%) Ethernet
4 9 (3.72%) ZigBee
5 7 (2.89%) Intranet
6 6 (2.48%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.83%) HTTP
7 2 (0.83%) DNS
8 1 (0.41%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (11.16%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.07%) MySQL
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 35 (14.46%) NUnit
3 35 (14.46%) Selenium
4 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
5 29 (11.98%) TeamCity
6 22 (9.09%) Subversion
7 20 (8.26%) Moq
8 18 (7.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (5.79%) JUnit
9 14 (5.79%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (11.16%) Finance
2 18 (7.44%) Retail
3 11 (4.55%) Marketing
4 8 (3.31%) Back Office
5 7 (2.89%) Electronics
6 5 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (72.31%) Developer
2 75 (30.99%) C# Developer
3 74 (30.58%) .NET Developer
4 72 (29.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (26.03%) Software Engineer
6 51 (21.07%) Senior Developer
7 40 (16.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 40 (16.53%) Senior C# Developer
8 36 (14.88%) Web Developer
9 35 (14.46%) Software Developer
10 28 (11.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (9.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (7.85%) C# Software Developer
13 18 (7.44%) C# Software Engineer
14 17 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
14 17 (7.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (6.61%) .NET Software Engineer
16 15 (6.20%) Analyst
16 15 (6.20%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (53.31%) .NET
2 94 (38.84%) HTML
3 88 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 82 (33.88%) CSS
5 68 (28.10%) Web Services
6 64 (26.45%) WCF
7 57 (23.55%) XML
8 55 (22.73%) .NET Framework
9 54 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (21.90%) Silverlight
11 52 (21.49%) jQuery
12 43 (17.77%) WinForms
13 39 (16.12%) Ajax
14 38 (15.70%) WPF
15 35 (14.46%) HTML5
16 33 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 32 (13.22%) CSS3
18 31 (12.81%) LINQ
19 22 (9.09%) XSLT
20 20 (8.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.01%) Computer Science
2 32 (13.22%) N-Tier
3 18 (7.44%) Open Source
3 18 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.61%) Wiki
5 10 (4.13%) User Experience
6 9 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 8 (3.31%) EFT
7 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.89%) Robotics
8 7 (2.89%) Mechatronics
9 6 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.48%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.48%) Kindle
10 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.65%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.24%) VHDL
12 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.31%) Windows
2 32 (13.22%) UNIX
2 32 (13.22%) Linux
3 23 (9.50%) Solaris
4 9 (3.72%) Android
4 9 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.83%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (74.38%) OO
2 146 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (39.26%) Scrum
4 90 (37.19%) TDD
5 86 (35.54%) MVC
6 83 (34.30%) Software Engineering
7 62 (25.62%) Multithreading
8 41 (16.94%) Web Development
9 25 (10.33%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.50%) SOA
11 22 (9.09%) Low Latency
12 18 (7.44%) Project Planning
13 17 (7.02%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.37%) ITIL
14 13 (5.37%) Web Application Development
15 12 (4.96%) OOP
16 11 (4.55%) SEO
16 11 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.55%) Business Development
16 11 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 135 (55.79%) C#
2 121 (50.00%) SQL
3 88 (36.36%) Java
3 88 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 50 (20.66%) C++
5 42 (17.36%) T-SQL
6 37 (15.29%) Python
7 28 (11.57%) Objective-C
8 26 (10.74%) PL/SQL
9 22 (9.09%) C
10 18 (7.44%) PHP
11 13 (5.37%) Ruby
12 12 (4.96%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.13%) VB
14 7 (2.89%) Perl
14 7 (2.89%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.65%) Delphi
16 2 (0.83%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.83%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 54 (22.31%) Degree
2 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.74%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) ISO 8583
3 6 (2.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (7.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 89 (36.78%) Microsoft
2 69 (28.51%) Oracle
3 23 (9.50%) Sun
4 8 (3.31%) VMware
5 7 (2.89%) Sybase
6 2 (0.83%) Zend
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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