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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.50% 5.68% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 7.63% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 7
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
123 131 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 86.01% 74.43% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 108 127 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 19 September 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) MVC
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (89.47%) jQuery
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) OOD
5 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (42.11%) TDD
7 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 7 (36.84%) WinForms
8 7 (36.84%) Windows
9 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
9 6 (31.58%) Advertising
9 6 (31.58%) Intranet
9 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.53%) COM+
11 2 (10.53%) Scrum
11 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (10.53%) Moq
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) TeamCity

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Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
1 2 (10.53%) Moq
1 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
1 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (31.58%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) Web Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Junior
3 8 (42.11%) Junior Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Junior Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (89.47%) jQuery
3 16 (84.21%) CSS
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 8 (42.11%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) COM+
7 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Dojo
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.26%) RESTful
8 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) OOD
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft