The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 9 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.00% 8.05% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 11.86% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 118 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 82.00% 67.82% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 104 113 93
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £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 Bolton

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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Salary Trend in Bolton

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

OO Salary Trend in Bolton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 27 (100.00%) MVC
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 23 (85.19%) jQuery
3 20 (74.07%) OOD
4 18 (66.67%) HTML
4 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (55.56%) SQL
7 14 (51.85%) TDD
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) WinForms
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 8 (29.63%) XML
10 8 (29.63%) Pair Programming
10 8 (29.63%) NUnit
10 8 (29.63%) Moq
10 8 (29.63%) Mercurial
10 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) TeamCity
10 8 (29.63%) ReSharper
10 8 (29.63%) Dojo
10 8 (29.63%) WCF
10 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
10 8 (29.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (25.93%) COM+

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Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Intranet
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) NUnit
1 8 (29.63%) Moq
1 8 (29.63%) Mercurial
1 8 (29.63%) TeamCity
1 8 (29.63%) ReSharper
1 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
1 8 (29.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (22.22%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Web Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Junior
3 8 (29.63%) Junior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Junior Web Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (85.19%) jQuery
3 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) CSS
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (33.33%) WinForms
6 8 (29.63%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 8 (29.63%) Dojo
6 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) COM+
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (18.52%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (18.52%) NHibernate
10 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) Ajax
11 3 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows CE
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) MVC
2 20 (74.07%) OOD
3 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) Pair Programming
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Logistics
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Google