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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing OO 116 132 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.84% 7.93% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 9.52% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 95 110 132
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £49,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
1691 1387 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.10% 83.30% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1120 1350
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -20 26 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Macclesfield +11 19 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Crewe -1 19 £30,750 -12.14% 1
Chester +19 13 £37,500 +66.66% 4
Wilmslow - 13 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford -17 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Northwich +6 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Winsford - 2 £40,000 -
Nantwich -4 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 2
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 137 (70.62%) .NET
2 115 (59.28%) C#
3 105 (54.12%) HTML
4 102 (52.58%) CSS
5 99 (51.03%) SQL Server
6 96 (49.48%) SQL
7 90 (46.39%) JavaScript
8 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (42.78%) ASP.NET
10 77 (39.69%) MVC
11 63 (32.47%) OOP
12 55 (28.35%) Web Services
13 54 (27.84%) Microsoft
13 54 (27.84%) Ajax
14 53 (27.32%) jQuery
14 53 (27.32%) XML
15 52 (26.80%) LINQ
16 51 (26.29%) WCF
16 51 (26.29%) TDD
17 47 (24.23%) T-SQL
18 42 (21.65%) .NET Framework
19 41 (21.13%) MySQL
20 39 (20.10%) PHP
20 39 (20.10%) Windows
21 37 (19.07%) XHTML
22 36 (18.56%) Finance
23 35 (18.04%) Java
24 34 (17.53%) VB.NET
24 34 (17.53%) SOAP
24 34 (17.53%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (9.28%) CMS
2 13 (6.70%) IIS
3 10 (5.15%) JBoss
4 8 (4.12%) MODX
5 6 (3.09%) Node.js
6 3 (1.55%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
8 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) Wireless
2 14 (7.22%) HTTP
3 8 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.12%) HTTPS
4 6 (3.09%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (51.03%) SQL Server
2 41 (21.13%) MySQL
3 28 (14.43%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.64%) DTS
7 8 (4.12%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.55%) Redis
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (15.98%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.46%) Visual Studio
3 28 (14.43%) Subversion
4 25 (12.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.19%) JIRA
6 11 (5.67%) NUnit
6 11 (5.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (3.61%) JUnit
8 4 (2.06%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.55%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.55%) Xcode
10 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.52%) WATIR
11 1 (0.52%) Selenium
11 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.52%) Grunt
11 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (18.56%) Finance
2 28 (14.43%) Marketing
3 18 (9.28%) Retail
4 17 (8.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.03%) Automotive
5 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 171 (88.14%) Developer
2 54 (27.84%) .NET Developer
3 38 (19.59%) Web Developer
4 27 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 23 (11.86%) PHP Developer
6 16 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (6.70%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.19%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.19%) .NET Web Developer
9 11 (5.67%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Architect
9 11 (5.67%) Junior
10 9 (4.64%) Senior Web Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Junior Developer
11 8 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.61%) Java Applications Developer
13 6 (3.09%) UI Developer
13 6 (3.09%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (70.62%) .NET
2 105 (54.12%) HTML
3 102 (52.58%) CSS
4 83 (42.78%) ASP.NET
5 55 (28.35%) Web Services
6 54 (27.84%) Ajax
7 53 (27.32%) XML
7 53 (27.32%) jQuery
8 52 (26.80%) LINQ
9 51 (26.29%) WCF
10 42 (21.65%) .NET Framework
11 37 (19.07%) XHTML
12 34 (17.53%) SOAP
13 33 (17.01%) XSLT
14 32 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (16.49%) HTML5
15 24 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (9.79%) AngularJS
16 19 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (9.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) User Experience
2 15 (7.73%) Social Media
3 14 (7.22%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.67%) Social Network
6 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.58%) W3C
9 4 (2.06%) BBC
10 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.55%) Open Source
10 3 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.03%) Online Games
11 2 (1.03%) NHS
11 2 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.10%) Windows
2 15 (7.73%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.22%) Linux
4 12 (6.19%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (39.69%) MVC
3 63 (32.47%) OOP
4 51 (26.29%) TDD
5 34 (17.53%) Scrum
6 24 (12.37%) OOD
7 20 (10.31%) MVVM
8 18 (9.28%) Web Application Development
9 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.76%) Risk Management
9 17 (8.76%) Customer Engagement
10 16 (8.25%) Web Development
10 16 (8.25%) OO PHP
11 14 (7.22%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.22%) SOA
12 13 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.19%) Automated Testing
13 12 (6.19%) BDD
14 10 (5.15%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (59.28%) C#
2 96 (49.48%) SQL
3 90 (46.39%) JavaScript
4 47 (24.23%) T-SQL
5 39 (20.10%) PHP
6 35 (18.04%) Java
7 34 (17.53%) VB.NET
8 25 (12.89%) VB
9 16 (8.25%) C++
10 14 (7.22%) PHP5
11 9 (4.64%) XPath
12 8 (4.12%) VB6
13 7 (3.61%) Ruby
13 7 (3.61%) C
14 6 (3.09%) XQuery
15 4 (2.06%) ABAP
16 2 (1.03%) SAPscript
16 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (11.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.28%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) HL7
Vendors
1 54 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.09%) SAP
3 5 (2.58%) Zend
4 4 (2.06%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.06%) Facebook
4 4 (2.06%) Apple
4 4 (2.06%) Sony
4 4 (2.06%) Yahoo!
4 4 (2.06%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Alderley Edge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Macclesfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
H2ecommerce
Salary: £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago