The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 55 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 68 105 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.78% 6.67% 8.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 8.18% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 99 160
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,229
% change year-on-year
- +7.44%
OO
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1523 1284 1593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.75% 81.52% 83.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 960 1240
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

OO Salary Trend in Cheshire

OO
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 22 £32,500 -15.58% 6
Runcorn -1 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Wilmslow -2 6 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Knutsford -5 5 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Chester +10 4 £27,500 -14.06% 7
Northwich +7 2 £38,750 -24.01%
Crewe +2 1 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Macclesfield -24 1 £35,000 -22.65%
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 106 (64.63%) .NET
2 95 (57.93%) C#
3 80 (48.78%) MVC
4 77 (46.95%) HTML
5 73 (44.51%) CSS
6 72 (43.90%) JavaScript
7 68 (41.46%) SQL
8 65 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET
10 57 (34.76%) jQuery
11 55 (33.54%) Microsoft
12 53 (32.32%) SQL Server
13 50 (30.49%) OOP
14 48 (29.27%) MySQL
15 44 (26.83%) Web Services
15 44 (26.83%) Windows
15 44 (26.83%) TDD
16 42 (25.61%) LINQ
16 42 (25.61%) WCF
17 40 (24.39%) Java
18 39 (23.78%) .NET Framework
19 35 (21.34%) Visual Studio
20 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (18.90%) Ajax
22 29 (17.68%) BDD
22 29 (17.68%) Git (software)
23 28 (17.07%) PHP
24 26 (15.85%) C++
24 26 (15.85%) VB.NET
24 26 (15.85%) XHTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (8.54%) Node.js
2 10 (6.10%) IIS
3 8 (4.88%) CMS
4 7 (4.27%) Apache
5 3 (1.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS Project
3 7 (4.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.22%) MS Office
4 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.37%) HTTP
2 12 (7.32%) Internet
3 9 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.49%) HTTPS
4 7 (4.27%) Wireless
5 3 (1.83%) ATM
5 3 (1.83%) SMS
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 48 (29.27%) MySQL
3 10 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.05%) DTS
7 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.22%) Redis
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (21.34%) Visual Studio
2 29 (17.68%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.76%) Subversion
4 13 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (7.32%) JUnit
6 6 (3.66%) Selenium
7 4 (2.44%) NUnit
7 4 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.83%) JIRA
9 2 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.61%) Grunt
10 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.61%) WATIR
10 1 (0.61%) Moq
10 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (15.24%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Games
3 11 (6.71%) Billing
3 11 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.66%) Marketing
7 4 (2.44%) Electronics
7 4 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (85.37%) Developer
2 51 (31.10%) .NET Developer
3 32 (19.51%) Web Developer
4 19 (11.59%) PHP Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.93%) Applications Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Java Applications Developer
8 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Junior
9 10 (6.10%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Junior Developer
11 8 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.88%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Agile Project Manager
13 5 (3.05%) UI Developer
13 5 (3.05%) iOS Developer
13 5 (3.05%) UI Programmer
14 4 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (64.63%) .NET
2 77 (46.95%) HTML
3 73 (44.51%) CSS
4 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET
5 57 (34.76%) jQuery
6 44 (26.83%) Web Services
7 42 (25.61%) WCF
7 42 (25.61%) LINQ
8 39 (23.78%) .NET Framework
9 32 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (18.90%) Ajax
11 26 (15.85%) XHTML
12 22 (13.41%) SOAP
13 20 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (11.59%) HTML5
14 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (10.37%) RESTful
16 15 (9.15%) AngularJS
17 12 (7.32%) J2SE
18 9 (5.49%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.10%) User Experience
2 10 (6.10%) BBC
2 10 (6.10%) Social Media
3 8 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.66%) iPhone
5 6 (3.66%) iPad
6 4 (2.44%) Open Source
7 3 (1.83%) STB
7 3 (1.83%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.22%) Tandem
8 2 (1.22%) W3C
8 2 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Online Games
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.83%) Windows
2 19 (11.59%) Apple iOS
3 17 (10.37%) Android
4 11 (6.71%) Linux
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.83%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (48.78%) MVC
2 65 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.49%) OOP
4 44 (26.83%) TDD
5 29 (17.68%) BDD
6 26 (15.85%) Web Application Development
7 24 (14.63%) Scrum
8 22 (13.41%) OOD
9 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (6.71%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (6.71%) CQRS
13 9 (5.49%) OO PHP
13 9 (5.49%) Memory Management
13 9 (5.49%) Web Development
13 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.49%) Information Management
13 9 (5.49%) Project Management
13 9 (5.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (57.93%) C#
2 72 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 68 (41.46%) SQL
4 40 (24.39%) Java
5 28 (17.07%) PHP
6 26 (15.85%) C++
6 26 (15.85%) VB.NET
7 19 (11.59%) C
8 15 (9.15%) T-SQL
9 14 (8.54%) VB
10 10 (6.10%) Ruby
11 5 (3.05%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.05%) PHP5
12 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.83%) XPath
12 3 (1.83%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.83%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.61%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.61%) ABAP
13 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) VCP4
2 3 (1.83%) MCP
2 3 (1.83%) HNC
2 3 (1.83%) HND
3 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) QA
3 3 (1.83%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 55 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.15%) Apple
3 10 (6.10%) Sony
3 10 (6.10%) Yahoo!
3 10 (6.10%) Google
3 10 (6.10%) Oracle
3 10 (6.10%) Facebook
4 3 (1.83%) Zend
5 2 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
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