The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 84 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOD 18 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.50% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 4
Average salary £77,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.35% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
OOD
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1055 1091 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.70% 85.04% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 779 880 648
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OOD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

OOD Salary Trend in Essex

OOD
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

OOD Salary Histogram in Essex

OOD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Brentwood +2 1 £95,000 -
Basildon -11 1 £45,000 +12.50%
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (92.86%) HTML
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
1 26 (92.86%) CSS
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 23 (82.14%) Ajax
5 21 (75.00%) .NET Framework
5 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (75.00%) Visual Studio
5 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (75.00%) SDLC
6 20 (71.43%) Finance
7 17 (60.71%) VB.NET
8 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
9 14 (50.00%) Workflow
9 14 (50.00%) QA
9 14 (50.00%) Wealth Management
10 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (35.71%) MVC
11 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (25.00%) OO
12 7 (25.00%) SOA
12 7 (25.00%) WCF
12 7 (25.00%) Entity Framework
13 5 (17.86%) jQuery
14 4 (14.29%) Web Services
14 4 (14.29%) SQL

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
1 14 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Web Developer
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
5 7 (25.00%) HTML Developer
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) CSS
1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
3 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 23 (82.14%) Ajax
5 21 (75.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (25.00%) WCF
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) CakePHP
10 2 (7.14%) CSS3
10 2 (7.14%) HTML5
10 2 (7.14%) LAMP
10 2 (7.14%) Silex
10 2 (7.14%) Symfony
11 1 (3.57%) JDBC
11 1 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) SDLC
2 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
3 14 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 14 (50.00%) Workflow
4 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
5 10 (35.71%) MVC
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) VB.NET
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle