The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing OO 32 90 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.40% 13.85% 8.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 16.04% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 82 35
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,650 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 561 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.40% 86.31% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 312 493 311
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

OO Salary Trend in Merseyside

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Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool -9 26 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Prescot -2 2 £32,500 -7.14%
St Helens -5 1 £30,000 -6.25%
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 56 (73.68%) HTML
2 52 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 43 (56.58%) CSS
4 36 (47.37%) PHP
5 35 (46.05%) OO PHP
6 33 (43.42%) MySQL
7 30 (39.47%) MVC
8 29 (38.16%) Linux
9 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (31.58%) Ajax
11 23 (30.26%) .NET
11 23 (30.26%) SQL
11 23 (30.26%) Finance
12 21 (27.63%) .NET Framework
13 19 (25.00%) Symfony
13 19 (25.00%) REST
13 19 (25.00%) C#
14 18 (23.68%) SOAP
14 18 (23.68%) Yii
14 18 (23.68%) Zend
14 18 (23.68%) jQuery
14 18 (23.68%) Unit Testing
15 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
15 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
15 17 (22.37%) Windows
16 16 (21.05%) TDD
17 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
18 13 (17.11%) Apache
18 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
18 13 (17.11%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (17.11%) Apache
2 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (14.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (14.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (14.47%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (14.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (14.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) MySQL
2 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
4 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) NUnit
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.26%) Moq
2 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Back Office
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (85.53%) Developer
2 35 (46.05%) PHP Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Web Developer
4 11 (14.47%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (9.21%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior C++ Developer
10 2 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.32%) OO PHP Developer
11 1 (1.32%) SAP Developer
11 1 (1.32%) PHP Programmer
11 1 (1.32%) Senior PHP Developer
11 1 (1.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (73.68%) HTML
2 43 (56.58%) CSS
3 24 (31.58%) Ajax
4 23 (30.26%) .NET
5 21 (27.63%) .NET Framework
6 19 (25.00%) Symfony
6 19 (25.00%) REST
7 18 (23.68%) jQuery
7 18 (23.68%) Yii
7 18 (23.68%) SOAP
8 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
9 12 (15.79%) HTML5
10 11 (14.47%) CSS3
10 11 (14.47%) WCF
11 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.89%) JAX-RS
12 6 (7.89%) Backbone.js
12 6 (7.89%) RESTful
12 6 (7.89%) XHTML
13 4 (5.26%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) W3C
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) IVR
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) EPoS
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Online Games
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 17 (22.37%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) OO PHP
2 30 (39.47%) MVC
3 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) Unit Testing
5 16 (21.05%) TDD
6 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
6 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
7 11 (14.47%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (14.47%) CRM
8 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.53%) Refactoring
10 7 (9.21%) OOP
11 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.89%) OOD
11 6 (7.89%) SOA
11 6 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (7.89%) Validation
11 6 (7.89%) Scrum
11 6 (7.89%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (6.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 36 (47.37%) PHP
3 23 (30.26%) SQL
4 19 (25.00%) C#
5 13 (17.11%) Java
5 13 (17.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.89%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) ABAP
8 1 (1.32%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) MCP
1 11 (14.47%) MCAD
1 11 (14.47%) MCSD
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (14.47%) MCTS
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Zend
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
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