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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing OO 62 97 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.66% 5.40% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 6.78% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 87 86
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1463 1431 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.31% 79.63% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1056 1124
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -26 16 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Chester +15 11 £35,000 +9.37% 12
Crewe +3 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Runcorn +6 5 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Knutsford -12 3 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Macclesfield +4 2 £33,750 +8.00% 1
Wilmslow -1 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 - 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 85 (62.50%) .NET
2 74 (54.41%) C#
3 65 (47.79%) MVC
4 63 (46.32%) HTML
5 62 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 58 (42.65%) CSS
8 50 (36.76%) ASP.NET
8 50 (36.76%) OOP
8 50 (36.76%) jQuery
9 47 (34.56%) SQL
10 44 (32.35%) SQL Server
11 42 (30.88%) Microsoft
12 40 (29.41%) Windows
12 40 (29.41%) Web Services
13 38 (27.94%) MySQL
14 35 (25.74%) .NET Framework
15 33 (24.26%) TDD
16 32 (23.53%) Java
16 32 (23.53%) WCF
17 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (21.32%) Visual Studio
17 29 (21.32%) Scrum
18 25 (18.38%) PHP
18 25 (18.38%) VB.NET
18 25 (18.38%) LINQ
19 24 (17.65%) Web Application Development
20 23 (16.91%) Unit Testing
21 22 (16.18%) BDD
22 21 (15.44%) Entity Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (7.35%) Apache
1 10 (7.35%) Node.js
2 9 (6.62%) IIS
3 4 (2.94%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) Drupal
5 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Project
3 5 (3.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) Internet
2 9 (6.62%) HTTP
3 6 (4.41%) Wireless
3 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.41%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.94%) ATM
5 3 (2.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (27.94%) MySQL
3 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.47%) Redis
7 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (21.32%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.97%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (8.09%) Subversion
5 8 (5.88%) JUnit
6 6 (4.41%) Selenium
6 6 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.94%) NUnit
7 4 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.47%) Maven
8 2 (1.47%) Ant
8 2 (1.47%) JIRA
8 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.47%) Gradle
8 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.47%) Calabash
9 1 (0.74%) Moq
9 1 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (13.97%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.09%) Billing
3 10 (7.35%) Games
4 8 (5.88%) Retail
5 6 (4.41%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.68%) Electronics
7 4 (2.94%) Advertising
8 2 (1.47%) Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (83.82%) Developer
2 43 (31.62%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 16 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.09%) Applications Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Junior
8 8 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.68%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (62.50%) .NET
2 63 (46.32%) HTML
3 58 (42.65%) CSS
4 50 (36.76%) ASP.NET
4 50 (36.76%) jQuery
5 40 (29.41%) Web Services
6 35 (25.74%) .NET Framework
7 32 (23.53%) WCF
8 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (18.38%) LINQ
10 21 (15.44%) Entity Framework
10 21 (15.44%) Ajax
10 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (14.71%) HTML5
12 17 (12.50%) RESTful
12 17 (12.50%) SOAP
13 15 (11.03%) AngularJS
14 11 (8.09%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (7.35%) XHTML
16 8 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 11 (8.09%) User Experience
4 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.41%) iPhone
5 6 (4.41%) iPad
6 5 (3.68%) Social Media
6 5 (3.68%) BBC
7 3 (2.21%) Tandem
8 2 (1.47%) STB
8 2 (1.47%) Open Source
9 1 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.74%) W3C
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.03%) Android
4 7 (5.15%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (5.15%) Linux
5 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.68%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.79%) MVC
2 62 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (36.76%) OOP
4 33 (24.26%) TDD
5 29 (21.32%) Scrum
6 24 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 23 (16.91%) Unit Testing
8 22 (16.18%) BDD
9 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.24%) OOD
9 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (8.82%) Web Development
12 10 (7.35%) Mobile Development
12 10 (7.35%) CQRS
12 10 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.88%) PRINCE
13 8 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.41%) C#
2 60 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 47 (34.56%) SQL
4 32 (23.53%) Java
5 25 (18.38%) PHP
5 25 (18.38%) VB.NET
6 21 (15.44%) C++
7 19 (13.97%) C
8 17 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.15%) VB
10 6 (4.41%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.68%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.68%) Ruby
11 5 (3.68%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.68%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.94%) PHP5
13 1 (0.74%) Delphi
13 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) HNC
2 5 (3.68%) HND
3 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
1 5 (3.68%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 42 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.09%) Oracle
3 10 (7.35%) Apple
4 5 (3.68%) Facebook
4 5 (3.68%) Zend
4 5 (3.68%) Yahoo!
4 5 (3.68%) Google
4 5 (3.68%) Sony
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hays IT
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Pacakge
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training fund, pension, health care
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 25 days ago