The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 29 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing OO 27 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.92% 6.92% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 8.41% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 21
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £65,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
397 345 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.06% 82.34% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 348 303 304
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

OO Salary Trend in Lancashire

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Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Blackburn - 7 £32,500 -
Skelmersdale - 6 £30,000 -
Preston -5 3 £28,500 -10.93% 4
Chorley - 1 £20,500 -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 44 (65.67%) HTML
1 44 (65.67%) PHP
2 40 (59.70%) MySQL
2 40 (59.70%) OOP
3 34 (50.75%) jQuery
4 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 20 (29.85%) HTML5
6 19 (28.36%) Magento
6 19 (28.36%) CakePHP
6 19 (28.36%) CSS
6 19 (28.36%) OO PHP
7 18 (26.87%) .NET
7 18 (26.87%) Zend
8 17 (25.37%) Ajax
9 16 (23.88%) Drupal
9 16 (23.88%) C#
10 15 (22.39%) Marketing
10 15 (22.39%) Data Integration
11 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (20.90%) Symfony
12 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.42%) OOD
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
13 11 (16.42%) LAMP
13 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.93%) WordPress
14 10 (14.93%) MVC
15 9 (13.43%) Degree
16 8 (11.94%) PHP5
17 6 (8.96%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (23.88%) Drupal
2 10 (14.93%) WordPress
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Business Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (59.70%) MySQL
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) NUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Moq
2 4 (5.97%) MSTest
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Xcode
4 1 (1.49%) WebObjects
General
1 15 (22.39%) Marketing
2 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (89.55%) Developer
2 42 (62.69%) PHP Developer
3 10 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Trainee
9 3 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Junior
10 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Graduate
10 2 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.49%) OO PHP Developer
11 1 (1.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.49%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (65.67%) HTML
2 34 (50.75%) jQuery
3 20 (29.85%) HTML5
4 19 (28.36%) CakePHP
4 19 (28.36%) CSS
5 18 (26.87%) .NET
6 17 (25.37%) Ajax
7 14 (20.90%) Symfony
8 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
9 11 (16.42%) LAMP
10 6 (8.96%) Web Services
10 6 (8.96%) JSON
11 5 (7.46%) XML
12 4 (5.97%) LINQ
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 3 (4.48%) REST
13 3 (4.48%) CodeIgniter
14 2 (2.99%) SOAP
14 2 (2.99%) RESTful
14 2 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.97%) SCORM
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Open Source
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.48%) Android
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) OOP
2 19 (28.36%) OO PHP
3 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.42%) OOD
5 10 (14.93%) MVC
6 6 (8.96%) Web Design
6 6 (8.96%) Web Development
6 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Kanban
7 5 (7.46%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) CRM
8 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.97%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.48%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.99%) B2B
10 2 (2.99%) Content Management
10 2 (2.99%) Android Development
11 1 (1.49%) Change Control
11 1 (1.49%) DevOps
11 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) PHP
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) C#
4 8 (11.94%) PHP5
5 6 (8.96%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) SQL
6 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) ABAP
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Zend
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) Facebook
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Symbian
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
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