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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 85 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing OOD 11 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.90% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.66% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £48,355
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
1036 1085 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.99% 76.57% 75.82%
Number of salaries quoted 812 893 642
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Brentwood 0 8 £47,500 +1.60%
Colchester - 1 - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) VB.NET
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) Workflow
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Wealth Management
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) SDLC
5 7 (53.85%) Straight-Through Processing
5 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (53.85%) Ajax
5 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) VB
7 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) Retail

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Wealth Management
1 8 (61.54%) SDLC
2 7 (53.85%) Straight-Through Processing
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) VB.NET
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft