The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 93 110 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Permanent jobs citing OOD 33 15 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 0.80% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.01% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 31
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OOD
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 27 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £34,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £22,500 - 1
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (86.60%) OO
2 80 (82.47%) C#
3 79 (81.44%) .NET
4 64 (65.98%) WinForms
5 60 (61.86%) WPF
6 57 (58.76%) TDD
7 56 (57.73%) SQL Server
8 50 (51.55%) SQL
9 43 (44.33%) Software Engineering
10 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
11 41 (42.27%) OOP
12 38 (39.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (39.18%) MCP
12 38 (39.18%) MCTS
12 38 (39.18%) .NET Framework
13 34 (35.05%) Unit Testing
13 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
14 32 (32.99%) Windows
15 31 (31.96%) MVC
16 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (30.93%) OOA/OOD
16 30 (30.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (28.87%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (27.84%) Scrum
19 25 (25.77%) NUnit
19 25 (25.77%) Kanban
19 25 (25.77%) Dependency Injection
19 25 (25.77%) Inversion of Control
19 25 (25.77%) MSTest
19 25 (25.77%) MVVM

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.03%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.19%) HTTP
3 4 (4.12%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.06%) SSH
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (57.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.15%) MySQL
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) NUnit
1 25 (25.77%) MSTest
1 25 (25.77%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (25.77%) Moq
2 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.12%) Subversion
5 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 2 (2.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.06%) Maven
7 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.03%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.15%) Marketing
2 2 (2.06%) Games
2 2 (2.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) .NET Developer
3 26 (26.80%) Software Engineer
4 16 (16.49%) Team Leader
4 16 (16.49%) Software Team Leader
5 11 (11.34%) .NET Team Leader
6 8 (8.25%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.25%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Programmer
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (81.44%) .NET
2 64 (65.98%) WinForms
3 60 (61.86%) WPF
4 38 (39.18%) .NET Framework
5 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
6 30 (30.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (25.77%) Spring.NET
7 25 (25.77%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (25.77%) Ninject
7 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 25 (25.77%) Unity DI Container
8 15 (15.46%) XML
9 12 (12.37%) SOAP
10 8 (8.25%) Web Services
11 7 (7.22%) HTML
11 7 (7.22%) JSP
12 5 (5.15%) JSON
12 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (5.15%) J2EE
12 5 (5.15%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (14.43%) SystemC
3 10 (10.31%) NHS
4 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Online Games
5 2 (2.06%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) UNIX
3 7 (7.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (86.60%) OO
2 57 (58.76%) TDD
3 43 (44.33%) Software Engineering
4 41 (42.27%) OOP
5 34 (35.05%) Unit Testing
6 31 (31.96%) MVC
7 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.93%) OOA/OOD
8 28 (28.87%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (27.84%) Scrum
10 25 (25.77%) Kanban
10 25 (25.77%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (25.77%) MVVM
11 7 (7.22%) Refactoring
11 7 (7.22%) Matrix Management
11 7 (7.22%) Product Management
12 6 (6.19%) Web Development
13 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (5.15%) User Stories
13 5 (5.15%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 80 (82.47%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) SQL
3 23 (23.71%) Java
4 19 (19.59%) C
5 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.19%) C++
6 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.15%) Python
8 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (39.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 38 (39.18%) MCP
1 38 (39.18%) MCTS
2 22 (22.68%) MCAD
2 22 (22.68%) MCSD
3 16 (16.49%) MCPD
4 6 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) McKesson
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Google
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.03%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.03%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) Zend
5 1 (1.03%) ATG
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum Excellent market rate + bens.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago