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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing OO 43 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.51% 5.04% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.86% 6.17% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 43
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
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
436 405 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.34% 81.65% 75.11%
Number of salaries quoted 376 338 302
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Lancashire

OO
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 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston 0 23 £30,000 -18.41% 2
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Blackburn +4 2 £42,500 +49.12%
Lancaster -3 2 £20,750 -40.71%
Chorley - 1 £20,500 - 1
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 48 (55.17%) HTML
2 40 (45.98%) PHP
3 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (42.53%) jQuery
4 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 36 (41.38%) OOP
5 34 (39.08%) CSS
5 34 (39.08%) MySQL
6 28 (32.18%) C#
7 26 (29.89%) MVC
8 25 (28.74%) .NET
9 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
10 21 (24.14%) HTML5
11 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
12 18 (20.69%) OOD
13 17 (19.54%) OO PHP
14 16 (18.39%) Symfony
14 16 (18.39%) Ajax
15 15 (17.24%) Java
15 15 (17.24%) Zend
15 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.94%) Magento
16 13 (14.94%) CakePHP
16 13 (14.94%) LAMP
17 11 (12.64%) SQL
17 11 (12.64%) JSON
18 10 (11.49%) Drupal
18 10 (11.49%) WordPress
18 10 (11.49%) Scrum
18 10 (11.49%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (11.49%) Drupal
1 10 (11.49%) WordPress
2 6 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) MySQL
2 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) MSTest
4 2 (2.30%) Moq
4 2 (2.30%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) Gradle
5 1 (1.15%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) WebObjects
5 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.49%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 37 (42.53%) PHP Developer
3 18 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 16 (18.39%) C# Developer
5 14 (16.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (11.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (11.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
10 3 (3.45%) SAP Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.17%) HTML
2 37 (42.53%) jQuery
3 34 (39.08%) CSS
4 25 (28.74%) .NET
5 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
6 21 (24.14%) HTML5
7 16 (18.39%) Symfony
7 16 (18.39%) Ajax
8 13 (14.94%) LAMP
8 13 (14.94%) CakePHP
9 11 (12.64%) JSON
10 9 (10.34%) CSS3
11 8 (9.20%) Web Services
12 7 (8.05%) XML
12 7 (8.05%) J2EE
12 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.90%) RESTful
13 6 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (5.75%) WCF
14 5 (5.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Data Integration
2 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.90%) User Experience
4 5 (5.75%) SCORM
5 4 (4.60%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.30%) W3C
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Android
2 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) CentOS
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) OOP
3 26 (29.89%) MVC
4 18 (20.69%) OOD
5 17 (19.54%) OO PHP
6 10 (11.49%) TDD
6 10 (11.49%) Scrum
7 9 (10.34%) Web Design
7 9 (10.34%) Web Development
8 8 (9.20%) Kanban
9 6 (6.90%) Content Management
10 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.75%) MVVM
10 5 (5.75%) BDD
11 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.60%) CQRS
11 4 (4.60%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) PHP
2 36 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.18%) C#
4 15 (17.24%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) SQL
6 8 (9.20%) PHP5
7 5 (5.75%) ABAP
7 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.45%) SAPscript
8 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) COBOL
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
10 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Zend
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe
4 2 (2.30%) Google
4 2 (2.30%) Facebook
5 1 (1.15%) Symbian
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Apple
5 1 (1.15%) Metastorm
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Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £28,021+ per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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