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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 172 157 128
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Permanent jobs citing OOD 95 117 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.47% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.83% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 134
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £59,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hertfordshire +3 33 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 33 £42,500 -3.95% 4
Bedfordshire +4 16 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Essex -12 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Norfolk +4 4 £45,000 +95.65%
Suffolk - 3 £37,500 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 115 (60.85%) OO
2 112 (59.26%) .NET
3 106 (56.08%) C#
3 106 (56.08%) HTML
4 98 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (48.68%) JavaScript
5 92 (48.68%) ASP.NET
6 87 (46.03%) SQL
7 86 (45.50%) Scrum
8 84 (44.44%) CSS
9 82 (43.39%) TDD
10 69 (36.51%) HTML5
11 67 (35.45%) MVC
12 66 (34.92%) SQL Server
12 66 (34.92%) WCF
13 65 (34.39%) XML
14 63 (33.33%) Ajax
15 62 (32.80%) Microsoft
16 61 (32.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 59 (31.22%) jQuery
17 59 (31.22%) Oracle
17 59 (31.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (30.69%) Degree
19 57 (30.16%) Software Engineering
20 56 (29.63%) Multithreading
20 56 (29.63%) XSLT
21 55 (29.10%) Windows
22 52 (27.51%) MS Excel
23 50 (26.46%) SharePoint
23 50 (26.46%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (26.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.23%) JBoss
3 6 (3.17%) Apache
3 6 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.65%) IIS
4 5 (2.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (27.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.70%) SaaS
3 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.17%) Internet
3 4 (2.12%) Wireless
3 4 (2.12%) ZigBee
3 4 (2.12%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.12%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.23%) MySQL
5 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.65%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.65%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.65%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (32.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (22.75%) Selenium
3 42 (22.22%) NUnit
4 40 (21.16%) TeamCity
5 34 (17.99%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.88%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.29%) Moq
7 10 (5.29%) Eclipse
7 10 (5.29%) JUnit
8 9 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (4.23%) Subversion
10 3 (1.59%) Xcode
10 3 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.59%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 24 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (3.70%) Games
2 7 (3.70%) Marketing
3 6 (3.17%) Retail
3 6 (3.17%) Back Office
4 3 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (76.72%) Developer
2 73 (38.62%) Senior Developer
3 70 (37.04%) .NET Developer
4 56 (29.63%) C# Developer
5 51 (26.98%) Software Engineer
6 50 (26.46%) Senior .NET Developer
7 49 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (24.34%) Senior C# Developer
9 33 (17.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (16.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (15.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (15.87%) Web Developer
12 28 (14.81%) Software Developer
13 25 (13.23%) .NET Web Developer
14 22 (11.64%) Graduate
15 20 (10.58%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (10.58%) Senior Web Developer
16 19 (10.05%) C# Web Developer
16 19 (10.05%) Senior .NET Web Developer
16 19 (10.05%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (59.26%) .NET
2 106 (56.08%) HTML
3 92 (48.68%) ASP.NET
4 84 (44.44%) CSS
5 69 (36.51%) HTML5
6 66 (34.92%) WCF
7 65 (34.39%) XML
8 63 (33.33%) Ajax
9 59 (31.22%) jQuery
9 59 (31.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (29.63%) XSLT
11 49 (25.93%) Silverlight
12 44 (23.28%) CSS3
13 42 (22.22%) WinForms
14 40 (21.16%) WebSockets
15 32 (16.93%) Web Services
16 31 (16.40%) .NET Framework
17 21 (11.11%) XSD
18 20 (10.58%) WPF
19 19 (10.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 20 (10.58%) N-Tier
4 13 (6.88%) Robotics
4 13 (6.88%) Mechatronics
5 11 (5.82%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.29%) Physics
7 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.70%) Algorithms
8 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.17%) EFT
9 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (3.17%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.65%) Informatics
10 5 (2.65%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.65%) Statistics
11 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.59%) Wiki
12 2 (1.06%) Handset
12 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.10%) Windows
2 25 (13.23%) Linux
3 15 (7.94%) Android
4 14 (7.41%) UNIX
5 13 (6.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.85%) OO
2 98 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (45.50%) Scrum
4 82 (43.39%) TDD
5 67 (35.45%) MVC
6 57 (30.16%) Software Engineering
7 56 (29.63%) Multithreading
8 47 (24.87%) SOA
9 44 (23.28%) Mobile Development
10 42 (22.22%) Web Development
11 40 (21.16%) Low Latency
12 35 (18.52%) Open Source
13 12 (6.35%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.35%) SDLC
14 11 (5.82%) UML
15 10 (5.29%) Data Analysis
16 9 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
16 9 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
16 9 (4.76%) Mentoring
17 8 (4.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (56.08%) C#
2 92 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 87 (46.03%) SQL
4 50 (26.46%) C++
5 45 (23.81%) Objective-C
6 44 (23.28%) Java
7 42 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 34 (17.99%) C
9 29 (15.34%) Python
10 18 (9.52%) T-SQL
11 16 (8.47%) VB.NET
12 10 (5.29%) PHP
13 8 (4.23%) Perl
13 8 (4.23%) Ruby
14 5 (2.65%) Haskell
14 5 (2.65%) R
14 5 (2.65%) Go
14 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.65%) VB
15 2 (1.06%) AWK
Qualifications
1 58 (30.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.53%) MCP
3 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.94%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.65%) KVM
2 5 (2.65%) Docker
2 5 (2.65%) LXC
2 5 (2.65%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (2.65%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.76%) MOM
2 5 (2.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 62 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 59 (31.22%) Oracle
3 6 (3.17%) VMware
4 5 (2.65%) Pegasus
5 3 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.59%) Symbian
6 2 (1.06%) Autodesk
6 2 (1.06%) Google
6 2 (1.06%) Sybase
7 1 (0.53%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.53%) Kofax
7 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
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