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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 70 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing OOP 20 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.58% 1.55% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.13% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 36
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
989 798 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.31% 72.81% 81.88%
Number of salaries quoted 726 624 721
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Colchester +1 9 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £20,000 -
Chelmsford -16 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Witham - 1 £37,500 -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 33 (82.50%) OO
3 30 (75.00%) MVC
4 26 (65.00%) CSS
5 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (60.00%) HTML
7 21 (52.50%) C#
7 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
8 19 (47.50%) .NET
8 19 (47.50%) Degree
8 19 (47.50%) Computer Science
8 19 (47.50%) SDLC
9 16 (40.00%) Finance
10 15 (37.50%) Scrum
10 15 (37.50%) PHP
10 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
10 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
11 14 (35.00%) MySQL
12 12 (30.00%) Laravel
13 11 (27.50%) TDD
14 10 (25.00%) BDD
15 9 (22.50%) Web Application Development
15 9 (22.50%) LAMP
16 7 (17.50%) SQL
16 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
17 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
17 6 (15.00%) Ajax
18 5 (12.50%) jQuery

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Gradle
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 11 (27.50%) PHP Developer
4 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Graduate
6 8 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
8 5 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (7.50%) AWS Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
12 1 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
12 1 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) CSS
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 19 (47.50%) .NET
4 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (30.00%) Laravel
6 9 (22.50%) LAMP
7 6 (15.00%) Ajax
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.00%) WCF
9 4 (10.00%) Swing
9 4 (10.00%) J2EE
10 2 (5.00%) JMS
10 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.00%) Symfony
10 2 (5.00%) CakePHP
10 2 (5.00%) Sass
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.50%) Photography
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) OO
2 30 (75.00%) MVC
3 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (47.50%) SDLC
5 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) BDD
8 9 (22.50%) Web Application Development
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
12 2 (5.00%) Project Management
13 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
13 1 (2.50%) Web Development
13 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
13 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
13 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
13 1 (2.50%) CQRS
13 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) C#
3 15 (37.50%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSD
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
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