The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 7 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing OO 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 18.18% 1.92% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.24% 2.78% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 75.00% 69.23% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 29
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

OO Salary Trend in Blackburn

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Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Blackburn

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing OO 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 OO.

1 12 (92.31%) J2EE
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (46.15%) OOD
4 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (7.69%) SAPscript
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) ABAP
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) JBoss
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software

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Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) J2EE
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (7.69%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss