The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 111 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs citing OOD 12 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 2.30% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.78% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 31
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,900 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
OOD
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
1650 1296 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.36% 82.86% 77.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1029 1360
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,640 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OOD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

OOD Salary Trend in Cheshire

OOD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Cheshire

OOD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Macclesfield +4 5 £21,500 -12.24%
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Northwich +9 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Chester - 1 £30,000 -
Crewe - 1 £32,500 -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 24 (82.76%) OO
2 22 (75.86%) .NET
3 21 (72.41%) C#
4 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
5 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
6 13 (44.83%) CSS
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
7 12 (41.38%) IIS
7 12 (41.38%) Java
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) Web Development
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (27.59%) JIRA
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) MVC
10 8 (27.59%) MS Office
11 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
11 7 (24.14%) Web Services
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) Subversion
12 6 (20.69%) User Stories
12 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
12 6 (20.69%) C++
12 6 (20.69%) HTML
13 5 (17.24%) OOP
13 5 (17.24%) C
13 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
13 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Subversion
3 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) MSTest
6 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (6.90%) Moq
6 2 (6.90%) NUnit
7 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Web Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Junior
6 4 (13.79%) Graduate
6 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 5 (17.24%) GWT
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) WinForms
8 3 (10.34%) XSLT
8 3 (10.34%) J2SE
8 3 (10.34%) AWT
8 3 (10.34%) SOAP
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (6.90%) Ninject
9 2 (6.90%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) OO
2 9 (31.03%) Web Development
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) User Stories
6 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
6 5 (17.24%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) Refactoring
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Memory Management
8 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Kanban
9 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.90%) MVVM
10 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.69%) C++
6 5 (17.24%) C
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
1 2 (6.90%) MCAD
1 2 (6.90%) MCSD
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss