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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing OO 50 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.38% 8.93% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.44% 11.35% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
479 502 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.23% 78.68% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 397 443 442
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 September 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 September 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 +10 44 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Birkenhead -2 2 £33,750 -
St Helens +6 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Wirral -10 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (61.98%) MVC
2 71 (58.68%) HTML
3 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (50.41%) CSS
5 60 (49.59%) JavaScript
6 57 (47.11%) PHP
7 52 (42.98%) TDD
8 47 (38.84%) SQL
9 44 (36.36%) .NET
10 43 (35.54%) OO PHP
11 41 (33.88%) MySQL
12 40 (33.06%) C#
13 38 (31.40%) HTML5
14 34 (28.10%) SQL Server
14 34 (28.10%) ASP.NET
15 32 (26.45%) WCF
16 29 (23.97%) Git (software)
17 26 (21.49%) Zend
18 25 (20.66%) Linux
18 25 (20.66%) jQuery
19 23 (19.01%) Ajax
20 21 (17.36%) E-Commerce
20 21 (17.36%) Unit Testing
20 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (16.53%) Web Services
21 20 (16.53%) Ruby
22 19 (15.70%) Retail
22 19 (15.70%) BDD
22 19 (15.70%) Web Application Development
23 18 (14.88%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (13.22%) Apache
2 14 (11.57%) Node.js
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) nginx
4 3 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.48%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Magento
2 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) HTTP
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.88%) MySQL
2 34 (28.10%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.57%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (3.31%) RSpec
3 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.48%) MSTest
4 3 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.48%) JIRA
4 3 (2.48%) NUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (15.70%) Retail
2 13 (10.74%) Games
3 4 (3.31%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (83.47%) Developer
2 44 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 30 (24.79%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (58.68%) HTML
2 61 (50.41%) CSS
3 44 (36.36%) .NET
4 38 (31.40%) HTML5
5 34 (28.10%) ASP.NET
6 32 (26.45%) WCF
7 25 (20.66%) jQuery
8 23 (19.01%) Ajax
9 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (16.53%) Web Services
11 18 (14.88%) RESTful
11 18 (14.88%) Symfony
12 15 (12.40%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (11.57%) CSS3
14 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
16 10 (8.26%) SOAP
16 10 (8.26%) REST
17 7 (5.79%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) EPoS
3 8 (6.61%) BBC
3 8 (6.61%) Social Media
4 7 (5.79%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.13%) User Experience
5 5 (4.13%) W3C
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.31%) Open Source
6 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.66%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.31%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.98%) MVC
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (42.98%) TDD
4 43 (35.54%) OO PHP
5 21 (17.36%) E-Commerce
5 21 (17.36%) Unit Testing
6 19 (15.70%) BDD
6 19 (15.70%) Web Application Development
7 15 (12.40%) OOP
8 14 (11.57%) Progressive Enhancement
9 13 (10.74%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.74%) Scrum
10 11 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.61%) SOA
13 5 (4.13%) CQRS
13 5 (4.13%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.13%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.59%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.11%) PHP
3 47 (38.84%) SQL
4 40 (33.06%) C#
5 20 (16.53%) Ruby
6 8 (6.61%) Java
7 5 (4.13%) PHP5
7 5 (4.13%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) ABAP
10 1 (0.83%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) HNC
2 2 (1.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Puppet
1 4 (3.31%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Zend
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.61%) Sony
3 8 (6.61%) Yahoo!
3 8 (6.61%) Google
3 8 (6.61%) Apple
3 8 (6.61%) Facebook
4 3 (2.48%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle
5 1 (0.83%) WSO2
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
St. Helens, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago