The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 37 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 18 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.04% 3.07% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 4.03% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 7
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,200 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
OOP
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
370 347 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.15% 76.10% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 313 287 318
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OOP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

OOP Salary Trend in Lancashire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

OOP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(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
Skelmersdale - 6 £30,000 -
Preston +11 5 £28,750 -11.53% 7
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Chorley - 1 £37,500 -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 58 (81.69%) HTML
2 47 (66.20%) PHP
3 45 (63.38%) MySQL
4 39 (54.93%) OO
5 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
6 35 (49.30%) jQuery
7 34 (47.89%) CSS
8 28 (39.44%) HTML5
9 26 (36.62%) MVC
10 25 (35.21%) Zend
11 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
12 19 (26.76%) Ajax
12 19 (26.76%) Magento
13 16 (22.54%) CakePHP
13 16 (22.54%) C#
14 15 (21.13%) Marketing
14 15 (21.13%) Drupal
14 15 (21.13%) Data Integration
14 15 (21.13%) WordPress
15 14 (19.72%) PHP5
15 14 (19.72%) OO PHP
15 14 (19.72%) .NET
15 14 (19.72%) SQL
15 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
15 14 (19.72%) Linux
16 13 (18.31%) CSS3
17 12 (16.90%) LAMP
18 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
19 9 (12.68%) Java

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (21.13%) Drupal
1 15 (21.13%) WordPress
2 8 (11.27%) CMS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (63.38%) MySQL
2 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Ant
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (21.13%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (95.77%) Developer
2 46 (64.79%) PHP Developer
3 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (9.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 7 (9.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Junior PHP Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Junior Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Junior
6 4 (5.63%) Graduate
6 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) HTML
2 35 (49.30%) jQuery
3 34 (47.89%) CSS
4 28 (39.44%) HTML5
5 19 (26.76%) Ajax
6 16 (22.54%) CakePHP
7 14 (19.72%) .NET
7 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.31%) CSS3
9 12 (16.90%) LAMP
10 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
11 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (11.27%) Symfony
12 7 (9.86%) Zend Framework
12 7 (9.86%) Backbone.js
13 6 (8.45%) Java EE
13 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
13 6 (8.45%) Spring
14 4 (5.63%) CodeIgniter
14 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Data Integration
2 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Open Source
3 2 (2.82%) SCORM
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
4 1 (1.41%) BBC
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) OO
2 26 (36.62%) MVC
3 14 (19.72%) OO PHP
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) OOD
5 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.86%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (8.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
7 6 (8.45%) Release Management
8 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.82%) Scrum
10 2 (2.82%) B2B
10 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.82%) Web Development
10 2 (2.82%) WFM
10 2 (2.82%) Product Management
11 1 (1.41%) BDD
11 1 (1.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) PHP
2 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) PHP5
5 9 (12.68%) Java
6 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Zend
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Sencha
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