The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 46 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 77 96 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.42% 5.53% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 7.25% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 116
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1407 1324 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.68% 76.27% 77.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1074 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
OO
North West

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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

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -16 20 £35,000 - 1
Knutsford +5 16 £40,000 +8.84% 2
Macclesfield +5 5 £30,000 +4.34%
Chester -1 4 £42,500 +44.06% 5
Wilmslow -6 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 104 (59.09%) .NET
2 92 (52.27%) C#
3 85 (48.30%) HTML
3 85 (48.30%) SQL Server
4 82 (46.59%) CSS
5 78 (44.32%) JavaScript
6 66 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 64 (36.36%) XML
8 55 (31.25%) TDD
9 53 (30.11%) PHP
9 53 (30.11%) MVC
10 52 (29.55%) MySQL
11 50 (28.41%) SQL
12 49 (27.84%) OOP
12 49 (27.84%) Subversion
13 42 (23.86%) Git (software)
14 40 (22.73%) Linux
14 40 (22.73%) Scrum
15 39 (22.16%) Marketing
16 36 (20.45%) OOD
16 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (19.89%) OO PHP
18 34 (19.32%) XHTML
18 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
18 34 (19.32%) CMS
19 33 (18.75%) LAMP
19 33 (18.75%) PHP5
20 32 (18.18%) JSON
21 31 (17.61%) WinForms
21 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 34 (19.32%) CMS
2 10 (5.68%) IIS
3 8 (4.55%) MODX
4 3 (1.70%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.70%) Node.js
5 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) HTTP
2 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.98%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) GPRS
4 1 (0.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (48.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (29.55%) MySQL
3 20 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (27.84%) Subversion
2 42 (23.86%) Git (software)
3 25 (14.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (14.20%) NUnit
4 12 (6.82%) Moq
4 12 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.82%) MSTest
5 11 (6.25%) JIRA
6 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.55%) JUnit
8 5 (2.84%) Xcode
9 3 (1.70%) Maven
9 3 (1.70%) Selenium
9 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.14%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.14%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.14%) RSpec
10 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (22.16%) Marketing
2 11 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (2.84%) Automotive
4 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (83.52%) Developer
2 44 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 39 (22.16%) PHP Developer
4 30 (17.05%) Web Developer
5 20 (11.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 18 (10.23%) Software Engineer
7 16 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.95%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
10 11 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
10 11 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Team Leader
11 10 (5.68%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (4.55%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Development Team Leader
14 6 (3.41%) Senior Web Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (59.09%) .NET
2 85 (48.30%) HTML
3 82 (46.59%) CSS
4 66 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 64 (36.36%) XML
6 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (19.32%) XHTML
8 33 (18.75%) LAMP
9 32 (18.18%) JSON
10 31 (17.61%) WinForms
10 31 (17.61%) REST
11 29 (16.48%) WPF
12 28 (15.91%) Ajax
13 26 (14.77%) WCF
13 26 (14.77%) Web Services
13 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 25 (14.20%) jQuery
14 25 (14.20%) Castle Windsor
15 22 (12.50%) HTML5
16 18 (10.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.39%) Social Network
2 12 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (6.25%) Social Media
4 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.84%) W3C
8 4 (2.27%) SystemC
9 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) STB
10 1 (0.57%) PDA
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.73%) Linux
2 22 (12.50%) Windows
3 9 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.55%) Android
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.70%) UNIX
6 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.25%) TDD
2 53 (30.11%) MVC
3 49 (27.84%) OOP
4 40 (22.73%) Scrum
5 36 (20.45%) OOD
6 35 (19.89%) OO PHP
7 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (16.48%) Web Design
9 26 (14.77%) Software Engineering
10 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (13.07%) MVVM
11 18 (10.23%) Online Marketing
12 17 (9.66%) Unit Testing
13 16 (9.09%) Web Application Development
14 13 (7.39%) Kanban
15 12 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (6.82%) OOA/OOD
16 11 (6.25%) SOA
17 8 (4.55%) Web Development
18 7 (3.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.27%) C#
2 78 (44.32%) JavaScript
3 53 (30.11%) PHP
4 50 (28.41%) SQL
5 33 (18.75%) PHP5
6 24 (13.64%) VB.NET
7 21 (11.93%) T-SQL
8 20 (11.36%) Java
9 12 (6.82%) C++
10 11 (6.25%) C
11 9 (5.11%) VB
12 8 (4.55%) VB6
13 6 (3.41%) Ruby
13 6 (3.41%) XQuery
14 4 (2.27%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.14%) XPath
16 1 (0.57%) SAPscript
16 1 (0.57%) ABAP
16 1 (0.57%) Python
16 1 (0.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (8.52%) Degree
2 13 (7.39%) MCP
2 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.39%) MCTS
3 9 (5.11%) MCAD
3 9 (5.11%) MCSD
4 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.27%) MCPD
6 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) HL7
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.84%) Zend
3 3 (1.70%) Google
3 3 (1.70%) SAP
3 3 (1.70%) JBoss
4 2 (1.14%) Apple
4 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.14%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle
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