The first table below looks at the demand for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 17 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 41 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% 0.96% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.09% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 367 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 73.90% 88.01% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 212 102
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OOP
Cheshire

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

OOP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

OOP Salary Trend in Chester

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Symfony
5 3 (33.33%) Zend
5 3 (33.33%) PHP5
5 3 (33.33%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Symfony
3 3 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter