Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 69 28
Rank change year-on-year +20 -41 +36
Permanent jobs citing OO 39 52 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.39% 3.47% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 3.95% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 97
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £79,050 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year -4.76% +15.78% +0.76%

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 725 1,316 1,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 81.64% 87.79% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 546 1,119 1,288
Essex median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +21 22 £37,500 -16.67%
Colchester +4 3 £75,000 +66.67%
Basildon - 2 £36,250 - 1
Braintree - 2 £45,000 -
Wickford - 2 £35,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +4 1 £27,500 -
Epping - 1 £52,500 -
Loughton - 1 £36,000 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 25 (64.10%) HTML
1 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 18 (46.15%) Degree
4 18 (46.15%) HTML5
5 17 (43.59%) SDLC
6 16 (41.03%) Java
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.77%) C
8 12 (30.77%) OOP
9 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
10 10 (25.64%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) Adobe
11 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.51%) TDD
12 8 (20.51%) Time Management
12 8 (20.51%) Apache
12 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
13 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
13 7 (17.95%) ISEB

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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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Geronimo
4 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle CX
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.26%) JasperReports
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) MSTest
3 7 (17.95%) NUnit
3 7 (17.95%) SpecFlow
3 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (17.95%) WatiN
4 6 (15.38%) Ant
4 6 (15.38%) Maven
5 5 (12.82%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Software Developer
3 14 (35.90%) HTML Developer
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate SQL Developer
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Graduate Software Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
6 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Tester
7 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (12.82%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) CSS
3 18 (46.15%) HTML5
4 10 (25.64%) .NET
5 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.95%) Gherkin
6 7 (17.95%) Spring
6 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.38%) JMS
7 6 (15.38%) Swing
8 5 (12.82%) Ajax
8 5 (12.82%) Node.js
8 5 (12.82%) REST
8 5 (12.82%) Vue.js
9 4 (10.26%) Apache Flex
9 4 (10.26%) AWT
9 4 (10.26%) GWT
9 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Social Media
3 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) SDLC
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) OOP
4 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
5 8 (20.51%) Time Management
6 7 (17.95%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Software Delivery
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.95%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
4 16 (41.03%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) C
6 7 (17.95%) Python
6 7 (17.95%) VB
7 6 (15.38%) PHP
8 4 (10.26%) Java 8
9 2 (5.13%) PHP 7
10 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Google
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle