The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 41 49
Permanent jobs citing OOP 0 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.46% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.98% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
OOP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 201 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.64% 87.01% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (50.00%) Akka
3 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Redis
3 2 (50.00%) Kafka
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ADO
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Kafka
1 2 (50.00%) Akka
1 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ADO
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#