The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing OO 8 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.62% 0.57% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 0.70% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 143 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.55% 81.71% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 135 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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Salary Trend in Halifax

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

OO Salary Trend in Halifax

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) PHP
3 12 (75.00%) OOP
4 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) PHP5
4 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 11 (68.75%) Data Integration
4 11 (68.75%) REST
4 11 (68.75%) Laravel
4 11 (68.75%) MySQL
4 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
4 11 (68.75%) OOD
4 11 (68.75%) SOAP
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) XML
4 11 (68.75%) Retail
4 11 (68.75%) JSON
5 10 (62.50%) CMS
5 10 (62.50%) LAMP
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Google
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VBScript
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 10 (62.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) SOAP
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
1 11 (68.75%) XML
1 11 (68.75%) JSON
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
1 11 (68.75%) REST
1 11 (68.75%) Laravel
2 10 (62.50%) LAMP
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) OOP
2 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) OOD
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) PHP
3 11 (68.75%) PHP5
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Google