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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 17 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.74% 8.99% 10.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 11.11% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 59
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £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
363 486 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.78% 80.87% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 279 390 430
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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 August 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 August 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 -11 14 £35,000 - 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (64.10%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) MVC
4 17 (43.59%) Finance
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) PHP
6 14 (35.90%) MySQL
6 14 (35.90%) OO PHP
7 13 (33.33%) .NET
7 13 (33.33%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) C#
8 12 (30.77%) Yii
8 12 (30.77%) Symfony
8 12 (30.77%) Zend
9 10 (25.64%) jQuery
9 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
9 10 (25.64%) OOD
10 9 (23.08%) Java
10 9 (23.08%) Web Application Development
10 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (20.51%) Scrum
12 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
12 7 (17.95%) OOP
12 7 (17.95%) Refactoring
13 6 (15.38%) Degree
13 6 (15.38%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) FTP
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) MySQL
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) Redis
4 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) NUnit
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Moq
2 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) RSpec
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 4 (10.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) VB Developer
8 1 (2.56%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Developer
8 1 (2.56%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) Symfony
3 12 (30.77%) Yii
4 10 (25.64%) jQuery
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) VXML
5 5 (12.82%) Ajax
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) REST
5 5 (12.82%) Kafka
5 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.82%) Akka
5 5 (12.82%) Play Framework
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.26%) Ninject
6 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) IVR
2 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.56%) Online Games
5 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) MVC
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) OO PHP
4 10 (25.64%) OOD
5 9 (23.08%) Web Application Development
5 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.95%) OOP
7 7 (17.95%) Refactoring
8 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) API Development
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) PHP
4 12 (30.77%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
7 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby
9 3 (7.69%) VB6
9 3 (7.69%) VB
10 1 (2.56%) ABAP
10 1 (2.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) MCAD
2 1 (2.56%) MCSD
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Zend
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) SAP