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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 100 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.079% 1.01% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 1.30% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,944
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +14.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,394
% change year-on-year
- +4.18%
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
1043 1001 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.45% 77.60% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 839 793 583
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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
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 31 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
Brentwood -22 1 £47,500 -13.63%
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 19 (82.61%) OO
4 16 (69.57%) .NET Framework
5 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 13 (56.52%) HTML
5 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) XML
6 12 (52.17%) MVC
6 12 (52.17%) Open Source
7 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
7 11 (47.83%) Web Services
8 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
9 9 (39.13%) ITIL
10 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
11 7 (30.43%) SEO
11 7 (30.43%) Retail
11 7 (30.43%) Web Development
11 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
11 7 (30.43%) JBoss
11 7 (30.43%) IIS
11 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
12 6 (26.09%) Kindle
12 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
12 6 (26.09%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (26.09%) Java
12 6 (26.09%) SQL
12 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
12 6 (26.09%) VB

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 7 (30.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (69.57%) .NET Framework
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) XML
6 11 (47.83%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) WinForms
7 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
7 6 (26.09%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) WPF
7 6 (26.09%) LINQ
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) XSD
10 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Open Source
2 6 (26.09%) Kindle
3 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) OO
2 12 (52.17%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) SEO
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
4 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Product Management
8 1 (4.35%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter