The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 7 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 4 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 11.43% - 30.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.90% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
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 Blackpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 17 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 88.57% 56.67% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 41
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -23.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

OO Salary Trend in Blackpool

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) CQRS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Games
3 4 (44.44%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) CQRS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#