The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 65 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing OOP 22 35 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.91% 3.19% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.98% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 47
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £36,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
OOP
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
816 880 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 71.02% 80.15% 70.81%
Number of salaries quoted 636 711 662
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OOP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

OOP Salary Trend in Essex

OOP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Essex

OOP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Colchester +8 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Chelmsford -7 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Harlow - 1 £24,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 58 (86.57%) OO
2 36 (53.73%) Java
3 31 (46.27%) .NET
4 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
4 30 (44.78%) HTML
5 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
5 29 (43.28%) CSS
6 28 (41.79%) C#
7 25 (37.31%) Oracle
8 24 (35.82%) E-Commerce
9 23 (34.33%) Ajax
10 22 (32.84%) JBoss
11 21 (31.34%) PL/SQL
11 21 (31.34%) WebLogic
11 21 (31.34%) J2EE
11 21 (31.34%) JMS
11 21 (31.34%) WebSphere
11 21 (31.34%) GlassFish
11 21 (31.34%) Hibernate
12 20 (29.85%) SQL
13 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
13 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (26.87%) TDD
14 18 (26.87%) Maven
14 18 (26.87%) Degree
14 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
14 18 (26.87%) Ant
14 18 (26.87%) Relational Database
15 17 (25.37%) Data Mining
16 16 (23.88%) RDBMS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (31.34%) WebLogic
1 21 (31.34%) WebSphere
1 21 (31.34%) GlassFish
2 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.99%) Content Management Server
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Force.com
2 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) Relational Database
3 17 (25.37%) Data Mining
4 16 (23.88%) RDBMS
4 16 (23.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Maven
1 18 (26.87%) Ant
2 16 (23.88%) Gradle
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.96%) Subversion
4 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.46%) Mocha
5 5 (7.46%) Grunt
6 3 (4.48%) NUnit
7 2 (2.99%) MSI
7 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.49%) Moq
8 1 (1.49%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.49%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Redmine
8 1 (1.49%) JUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (23.88%) Marketing
2 12 (17.91%) Automotive
3 6 (8.96%) Finance
4 5 (7.46%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (92.54%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.87%) .NET Developer
4 16 (23.88%) Programmer
5 14 (20.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (19.40%) Software Developer
7 10 (14.93%) C# Developer
8 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (10.45%) C# Programmer
9 7 (10.45%) Lead Developer
9 7 (10.45%) .NET Programmer
10 6 (8.96%) C++ Developer
11 5 (7.46%) User Experience Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (7.46%) UI Programmer
11 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (7.46%) UI Developer
11 5 (7.46%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (7.46%) C Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) .NET
2 30 (44.78%) HTML
3 29 (43.28%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) Ajax
5 21 (31.34%) J2EE
5 21 (31.34%) JMS
5 21 (31.34%) Hibernate
6 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
7 14 (20.90%) Swing
8 9 (13.43%) Visualforce
8 9 (13.43%) XHTML
9 7 (10.45%) STL
10 5 (7.46%) PhoneGap
10 5 (7.46%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.46%) Sass
10 5 (7.46%) Flash
11 4 (5.97%) Java EE
11 4 (5.97%) jQuery
11 4 (5.97%) WCF
11 4 (5.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
3 8 (11.94%) Open Source
4 7 (10.45%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (7.46%) iPad
5 5 (7.46%) iPhone
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Android
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) OO
2 24 (35.82%) E-Commerce
3 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.87%) TDD
5 15 (22.39%) Project Management
6 11 (16.42%) MVC
7 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.43%) OOD
9 7 (10.45%) Service Management
10 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) BDD
11 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.48%) Android Development
12 3 (4.48%) CRM
13 2 (2.99%) Scrum
13 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.99%) Web Development
13 2 (2.99%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.99%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.99%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 36 (53.73%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.79%) C#
4 21 (31.34%) PL/SQL
5 20 (29.85%) SQL
6 10 (14.93%) C++
7 9 (13.43%) Apex Code
8 8 (11.94%) C
9 7 (10.45%) F#
10 5 (7.46%) PHP
10 5 (7.46%) ActionScript
11 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.49%) Delphi
13 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 22 (32.84%) JBoss
3 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.93%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (7.46%) Adobe
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
6 3 (4.48%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) MKS