Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1 -19
Permanent jobs citing OO 77 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.44% 3.03% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 3.50% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 72 34 47
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £73,750 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% +9.44%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 993 1,200 1,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.03% 86.64% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1,003 1,406
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +13.75%
10th Percentile £23,100 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Essex

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Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for OO in Essex

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Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Essex over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OO in Essex

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Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Essex region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +29 32 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Colchester +8 12 £35,000 -46.15%
Wickford +2 7 £35,000 -17.65%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £22,500 -
Brentwood - 3 £55,000 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for OO.

1 51 (66.23%) C#
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (61.04%) Java
4 46 (59.74%) SQL Server
5 43 (55.84%) Degree
6 40 (51.95%) .NET
7 38 (49.35%) Visual Studio
7 38 (49.35%) Computer Science
7 38 (49.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (42.86%) CSS
9 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
10 28 (36.36%) HTML
10 28 (36.36%) OOP
11 25 (32.47%) PHP
11 25 (32.47%) SQL
12 23 (29.87%) TDD
12 23 (29.87%) BDD
13 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 21 (27.27%) Vue.js
13 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
14 20 (25.97%) Finance
14 20 (25.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (23.38%) Web Development
15 18 (23.38%) SDLC
16 17 (22.08%) HTML5
16 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
16 17 (22.08%) Python
17 16 (20.78%) Front End Development
18 15 (19.48%) Software Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.58%) JBoss
2 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.49%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Geronimo
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (59.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) MySQL
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) ActiveReports
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.30%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.30%) Mahout
8 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (49.35%) Visual Studio
2 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.48%) MSTest
3 15 (19.48%) NUnit
3 15 (19.48%) SpecFlow
3 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (19.48%) WatiN
4 7 (9.09%) Subversion
5 5 (6.49%) Ant
5 5 (6.49%) Maven
6 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.60%) Gradle
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) JMeter
6 2 (2.60%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.60%) QF-Test
6 2 (2.60%) Selenium
6 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (71.43%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) Software Developer
3 21 (27.27%) Graduate
3 21 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
4 19 (24.68%) Analyst
5 17 (22.08%) HTML Developer
5 17 (22.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (22.08%) Tester
6 16 (20.78%) Automation Tester
6 16 (20.78%) C# Developer
7 15 (19.48%) Test Analyst
8 14 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
8 14 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (15.58%) Graduate Software Developer
10 11 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
11 9 (11.69%) Java Developer
11 9 (11.69%) Junior
11 9 (11.69%) Junior Developer
11 9 (11.69%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) CSS
3 28 (36.36%) HTML
4 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 21 (27.27%) Vue.js
5 17 (22.08%) HTML5
6 15 (19.48%) AngularJS
6 15 (19.48%) Gherkin
7 14 (18.18%) Node.js
8 11 (14.29%) Java EE
8 11 (14.29%) Swing
9 9 (11.69%) Web Services
10 8 (10.39%) Ajax
10 8 (10.39%) SOAP
11 7 (9.09%) jQuery
11 7 (9.09%) React
12 6 (7.79%) Spring
13 5 (6.49%) JSP
13 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
14 3 (3.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Social Media
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) Computer Science
3 28 (36.36%) OOP
4 23 (29.87%) BDD
4 23 (29.87%) TDD
5 20 (25.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (23.38%) SDLC
6 18 (23.38%) Web Development
7 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.78%) Front End Development
9 15 (19.48%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (19.48%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Regression Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Software Delivery
9 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
9 15 (19.48%) Time Management
9 15 (19.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
10 14 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (18.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) C#
2 47 (61.04%) Java
3 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 25 (32.47%) PHP
4 25 (32.47%) SQL
5 17 (22.08%) Python
6 15 (19.48%) VB
7 14 (18.18%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) Java 8
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Degree
2 38 (49.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (19.48%) ISEB
3 15 (19.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.48%) Adobe
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) PureLoad
5 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Tableau