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 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 (OO)
Rank 24 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing OO 37 82 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.51% 12.87% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 14.62% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 75 45
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,500 £40,000
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
417 561 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.58% 88.07% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 354 495 391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 22 December 2014.

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 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
(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 -4 33 £37,500 +10.29% 3
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 61 (70.11%) HTML
2 52 (59.77%) CSS
3 48 (55.17%) PHP
4 47 (54.02%) JavaScript
4 47 (54.02%) MVC
5 41 (47.13%) OO PHP
6 39 (44.83%) MySQL
7 32 (36.78%) Linux
7 32 (36.78%) TDD
8 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (27.59%) HTML5
10 23 (26.44%) REST
10 23 (26.44%) jQuery
10 23 (26.44%) SOAP
11 22 (25.29%) Apache
11 22 (25.29%) SQL
11 22 (25.29%) E-Commerce
12 21 (24.14%) Retail
12 21 (24.14%) Ajax
13 20 (22.99%) Unit Testing
13 20 (22.99%) .NET
14 16 (18.39%) C#
14 16 (18.39%) Zend
14 16 (18.39%) CSS3
15 14 (16.09%) OOP
15 14 (16.09%) Symfony
16 13 (14.94%) Web Services
17 11 (12.64%) Finance
17 11 (12.64%) Magento
17 11 (12.64%) Yii

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 22 (25.29%) Apache
2 6 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Magento
2 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) MySQL
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) MSTest
4 1 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.15%) NUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 21 (24.14%) Retail
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Online Betting
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (86.21%) Developer
2 40 (45.98%) PHP Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Web Developer
4 15 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.20%) C++ Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.05%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.60%) SAP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.30%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (70.11%) HTML
2 52 (59.77%) CSS
3 24 (27.59%) HTML5
4 23 (26.44%) REST
4 23 (26.44%) jQuery
4 23 (26.44%) SOAP
5 21 (24.14%) Ajax
6 20 (22.99%) .NET
7 16 (18.39%) CSS3
8 14 (16.09%) Symfony
9 13 (14.94%) Web Services
10 11 (12.64%) Yii
11 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
11 10 (11.49%) WCF
12 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
13 7 (8.05%) XHTML
14 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (6.90%) RESTful
14 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (5.75%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) EPoS
3 7 (8.05%) W3C
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) MVC
2 41 (47.13%) OO PHP
3 32 (36.78%) TDD
4 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.29%) E-Commerce
6 20 (22.99%) Unit Testing
7 14 (16.09%) OOP
8 10 (11.49%) Progressive Enhancement
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.05%) Validation
10 7 (8.05%) SOA
11 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) UML
11 6 (6.90%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.90%) BDD
12 4 (4.60%) Scrum
12 4 (4.60%) Refactoring
13 3 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) PHP
2 47 (54.02%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.29%) SQL
4 16 (18.39%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) Ruby
7 5 (5.75%) Java
8 4 (4.60%) ABAP
9 1 (1.15%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) MCP
2 1 (1.15%) MCAD
2 1 (1.15%) MCSD
2 1 (1.15%) HNC
2 1 (1.15%) HND
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Zend
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
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