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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 26 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.12% 10.57% 13.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 12.57% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 69 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £43,000 £40,000
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
415 557 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.69% 84.14% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 297 468 402
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -1 24 £35,000 - 4
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 49 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (67.14%) HTML
3 32 (45.71%) MVC
4 31 (44.29%) PHP
4 31 (44.29%) OO PHP
5 30 (42.86%) CSS
6 29 (41.43%) MySQL
7 27 (38.57%) Finance
8 21 (30.00%) SQL
8 21 (30.00%) Ajax
9 20 (28.57%) Symfony
9 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (28.57%) .NET
9 20 (28.57%) Linux
10 19 (27.14%) C#
10 19 (27.14%) Zend
10 19 (27.14%) jQuery
10 19 (27.14%) Yii
11 15 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.00%) Java
12 14 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
14 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
14 12 (17.14%) TDD
15 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
15 11 (15.71%) Windows
15 11 (15.71%) REST
16 10 (14.29%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
1 9 (12.86%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (12.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 9 (12.86%) SharePoint 2013
1 9 (12.86%) IIS
2 7 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (12.86%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) MySQL
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) NUnit
2 4 (5.71%) Moq
3 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.43%) RSpec
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Electronics
4 4 (5.71%) Back Office
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (84.29%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 9 (12.86%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (1.43%) PHP Programmer
9 1 (1.43%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (1.43%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (67.14%) HTML
2 30 (42.86%) CSS
3 21 (30.00%) Ajax
4 20 (28.57%) Symfony
4 20 (28.57%) .NET
5 19 (27.14%) jQuery
5 19 (27.14%) Yii
6 15 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.71%) REST
8 10 (14.29%) SOAP
9 9 (12.86%) WCF
9 9 (12.86%) RESTful
10 7 (10.00%) HTML5
11 6 (8.57%) JAX-RS
11 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.14%) CSS3
12 5 (7.14%) VXML
13 4 (5.71%) Ninject
13 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) IVR
3 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) EPoS
5 2 (2.86%) W3C
5 2 (2.86%) Online Games
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) MVC
2 31 (44.29%) OO PHP
3 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
5 12 (17.14%) TDD
6 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.86%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (12.86%) CRM
8 8 (11.43%) OOP
9 7 (10.00%) OOD
9 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.00%) Scrum
10 6 (8.57%) Refactoring
10 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
12 4 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
12 4 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (4.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (44.29%) PHP
3 21 (30.00%) SQL
4 19 (27.14%) C#
5 14 (20.00%) Java
6 11 (15.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.29%) C++
8 3 (4.29%) VB
8 3 (4.29%) VB6
8 3 (4.29%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) PHP5
9 1 (1.43%) ABAP
9 1 (1.43%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) MCP
1 9 (12.86%) MCAD
1 9 (12.86%) MCSD
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (12.86%) MCTS
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Zend
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
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