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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 20 20 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing OO 54 63 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.96% 10.34% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.27% 13.61% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 20
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
479 463 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.44% 76.03% 72.51%
Number of salaries quoted 390 403 420
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 45 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Wirral -6 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Birkenhead -1 2 £31,250 -
St Helens +1 1 £31,500 +5.00%
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (64.00%) MVC
2 71 (56.80%) HTML
3 59 (47.20%) JavaScript
4 58 (46.40%) CSS
5 55 (44.00%) PHP
6 52 (41.60%) .NET
6 52 (41.60%) TDD
7 50 (40.00%) SQL
8 47 (37.60%) C#
9 42 (33.60%) ASP.NET
9 42 (33.60%) OO PHP
10 41 (32.80%) SQL Server
11 40 (32.00%) WCF
11 40 (32.00%) MySQL
11 40 (32.00%) HTML5
12 35 (28.00%) Git (software)
13 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (21.60%) Zend
15 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (19.20%) Ajax
17 23 (18.40%) Linux
17 23 (18.40%) Web Application Development
18 22 (17.60%) jQuery
19 21 (16.80%) Web Services
19 21 (16.80%) Ruby
20 20 (16.00%) Retail
20 20 (16.00%) Unit Testing
20 20 (16.00%) BDD
21 19 (15.20%) RESTful
22 18 (14.40%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (12.00%) Node.js
2 13 (10.40%) Apache
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.20%) CMS
4 4 (3.20%) nginx
5 3 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (5.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 40 (32.00%) MySQL
3 15 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.40%) Subversion
3 6 (4.80%) NUnit
3 6 (4.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.20%) RSpec
5 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.40%) MSTest
6 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.40%) JIRA
7 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (16.00%) Retail
2 13 (10.40%) Games
3 4 (3.20%) Online Betting
3 4 (3.20%) Finance
4 2 (1.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (84.00%) Developer
2 41 (32.80%) PHP Developer
3 35 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (12.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (7.20%) C# Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (56.80%) HTML
2 58 (46.40%) CSS
3 52 (41.60%) .NET
4 42 (33.60%) ASP.NET
5 40 (32.00%) WCF
5 40 (32.00%) HTML5
6 25 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (19.20%) Ajax
8 22 (17.60%) jQuery
9 21 (16.80%) Web Services
10 19 (15.20%) RESTful
11 17 (13.60%) CodeIgniter
11 17 (13.60%) Symfony
11 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (11.20%) CSS3
13 14 (11.20%) .NET Framework
14 9 (7.20%) Yii
15 8 (6.40%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (4.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) EPoS
1 9 (7.20%) BBC
1 9 (7.20%) Social Media
2 7 (5.60%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.00%) W3C
3 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.20%) Open Source
4 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Windows
3 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.20%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (3.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (64.00%) MVC
2 52 (41.60%) TDD
3 42 (33.60%) OO PHP
4 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (18.40%) Web Application Development
6 20 (16.00%) BDD
6 20 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 18 (14.40%) E-Commerce
8 17 (13.60%) OOP
9 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.20%) Progressive Enhancement
11 13 (10.40%) Scrum
12 10 (8.00%) Automated Testing
13 9 (7.20%) OOD
13 9 (7.20%) SOA
14 8 (6.40%) CRM
15 7 (5.60%) UML
16 5 (4.00%) Validation
16 5 (4.00%) Software Testing
16 5 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.20%) JavaScript
2 55 (44.00%) PHP
3 50 (40.00%) SQL
4 47 (37.60%) C#
5 21 (16.80%) Ruby
6 8 (6.40%) Java
7 5 (4.00%) PHP5
7 5 (4.00%) C++
8 3 (2.40%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) Python
9 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.80%) ABAP
10 1 (0.80%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) HNC
2 2 (1.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Capistrano
1 4 (3.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Zend
2 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.20%) Apple
3 9 (7.20%) Sony
3 9 (7.20%) Yahoo!
3 9 (7.20%) Google
3 9 (7.20%) Facebook
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle
5 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.60%) WSO2
7 1 (0.80%) SAP
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