The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 140 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing OOD 55 44 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 1.17% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.46% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 81
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OOD
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3439 3009 3433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.90% 80.13% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2579 3066
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OOD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

OOD Salary Trend in Manchester

OOD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Manchester

OOD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
Stockport +1 8 £29,500 -21.33% 4
Rochdale 0 2 £43,000 +32.30%
Altrincham -4 1 £20,500 -59.00% 2
Wigan - 1 - -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 133 (81.60%) OO
2 102 (62.58%) .NET
3 95 (58.28%) C#
4 79 (48.47%) SQL Server
5 74 (45.40%) HTML
6 71 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (42.33%) SQL
8 68 (41.72%) ASP.NET
9 63 (38.65%) Finance
10 62 (38.04%) JavaScript
11 56 (34.36%) CSS
12 52 (31.90%) MVC
12 52 (31.90%) Degree
13 49 (30.06%) Microsoft
14 45 (27.61%) Web Services
15 42 (25.77%) WCF
16 38 (23.31%) .NET Framework
17 37 (22.70%) WinForms
18 36 (22.09%) XML
18 36 (22.09%) UML
19 35 (21.47%) Windows
20 32 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
21 30 (18.40%) Mentoring
22 29 (17.79%) Unit Testing
23 28 (17.18%) Relational Database
24 26 (15.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
24 26 (15.95%) NUnit
24 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
25 24 (14.72%) SOAP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.23%) ArchestrA
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) JBoss
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.84%) HTTP
3 2 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (48.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (17.18%) Relational Database
4 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.91%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (15.95%) NUnit
2 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
3 22 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (11.04%) Moq
5 11 (6.75%) MSTest
6 6 (3.68%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.68%) Selenium
6 6 (3.68%) Subversion
7 4 (2.45%) Maven
8 2 (1.23%) JIRA
8 2 (1.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.61%) Toad
9 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.61%) FireMonkey
9 1 (0.61%) NCrunch
General
1 63 (38.65%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Billing
3 8 (4.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (73.01%) Developer
2 55 (33.74%) Software Developer
3 40 (24.54%) C# Developer
4 35 (21.47%) .NET Developer
5 29 (17.79%) Senior Developer
6 25 (15.34%) C# Software Developer
7 21 (12.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 20 (12.27%) Senior C# Developer
9 18 (11.04%) Business Analyst
9 18 (11.04%) Analyst
9 18 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (10.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (10.43%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (10.43%) Systems Developer
11 15 (9.20%) Architect
12 13 (7.98%) Software Engineer
12 13 (7.98%) Web Developer
12 13 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (7.36%) Business Systems Analyst
14 8 (4.91%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (62.58%) .NET
2 74 (45.40%) HTML
3 68 (41.72%) ASP.NET
4 56 (34.36%) CSS
5 45 (27.61%) Web Services
6 42 (25.77%) WCF
7 38 (23.31%) .NET Framework
8 37 (22.70%) WinForms
9 36 (22.09%) XML
10 26 (15.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 24 (14.72%) SOAP
12 22 (13.50%) WPF
13 21 (12.88%) LINQ
14 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (9.82%) ADO.NET
15 16 (9.82%) RESTful
16 13 (7.98%) jQuery
17 12 (7.36%) Java EE
18 11 (6.75%) REST
19 8 (4.91%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Mathematics
1 16 (9.82%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.20%) Physics
3 12 (7.36%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.52%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) PDA
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.47%) Windows
2 13 (7.98%) UNIX
3 11 (6.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (81.60%) OO
2 71 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (31.90%) MVC
4 36 (22.09%) UML
5 30 (18.40%) Mentoring
6 29 (17.79%) Unit Testing
7 20 (12.27%) Software Engineering
8 19 (11.66%) TDD
9 18 (11.04%) Data Modelling
9 18 (11.04%) SOA
10 16 (9.82%) Software Testing
11 15 (9.20%) Project Management
12 11 (6.75%) OOP
12 11 (6.75%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (6.75%) BDD
13 10 (6.13%) Test Strategy
14 8 (4.91%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.91%) Time Management
14 8 (4.91%) Coaching
14 8 (4.91%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (58.28%) C#
2 69 (42.33%) SQL
3 62 (38.04%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.50%) VB.NET
5 19 (11.66%) Java
6 17 (10.43%) Delphi
7 16 (9.82%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.98%) C++
9 11 (6.75%) VB
10 8 (4.91%) VB6
11 7 (4.29%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.84%) C
12 3 (1.84%) Scala
13 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.23%) XPath
13 2 (1.23%) XQuery
14 1 (0.61%) Pascal
14 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (31.90%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) MCP
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.68%) MCTS
3 6 (3.68%) MCPD
4 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 49 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle
3 12 (7.36%) Embarcadero
4 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.23%) VMware
4 2 (1.23%) Google
4 2 (1.23%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.61%) Zend
5 1 (0.61%) Northgate
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