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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 96 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.082% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.83% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1015 847 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.86% 80.98% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 819 663 566
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 22 (84.62%) OO
4 17 (65.38%) .NET Framework
5 16 (61.54%) Open Source
5 16 (61.54%) CSS
5 16 (61.54%) HTML
5 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
7 13 (50.00%) ITIL
7 13 (50.00%) Web Services
8 12 (46.15%) XML
8 12 (46.15%) MVC
9 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
10 10 (38.46%) JBoss
10 10 (38.46%) IIS
10 10 (38.46%) SEO
10 10 (38.46%) Web Development
10 10 (38.46%) Web Application Development
11 7 (26.92%) Retail
12 6 (23.08%) WinForms
12 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (23.08%) Kindle
12 6 (23.08%) JSON
12 6 (23.08%) WPF
12 6 (23.08%) LINQ

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 10 (38.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Development Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) .NET Framework
4 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 16 (61.54%) HTML
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (46.15%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) WPF
7 6 (23.08%) LINQ
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (23.08%) WinForms
8 4 (15.38%) XSD
9 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Kindle
3 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) OO
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) SEO
4 10 (38.46%) Web Development
4 10 (38.46%) Web Application Development
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) VB
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter