The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 44 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing OOP 16 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.31% 4.49% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 5.08% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 5
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
OOP
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
423 531 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.40% 88.35% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 345 460 355
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OOP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Merseyside region.

OOP Salary Trend in Merseyside

OOP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

OOP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 March 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 +5 16 £38,500 +18.46% 6
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 23 (74.19%) CSS
3 20 (64.52%) PHP
4 14 (45.16%) TDD
5 13 (41.94%) MySQL
6 12 (38.71%) SOAP
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
7 11 (35.48%) OO
7 11 (35.48%) Apache
7 11 (35.48%) jQuery
8 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
8 10 (32.26%) REST
9 9 (29.03%) Magento
10 8 (25.81%) Ajax
10 8 (25.81%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) OO PHP
11 6 (19.35%) Ruby
11 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
12 5 (16.13%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
12 5 (16.13%) MVC
12 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Android
12 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 5 (16.13%) Android SDK
12 5 (16.13%) Android Development
12 5 (16.13%) Mobile App

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Grunt
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) PHP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) PHP Web Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Android Developer
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Graduate
9 1 (3.23%) Trainer
9 1 (3.23%) Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Trainer
9 1 (3.23%) PHP Programmer
9 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
1 23 (74.19%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) SOAP
3 11 (35.48%) jQuery
4 10 (32.26%) REST
5 8 (25.81%) Ajax
6 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) Android SDK
8 3 (9.68%) Sass
8 3 (9.68%) Symfony
9 2 (6.45%) Zend Framework
9 2 (6.45%) JSON
9 2 (6.45%) .NET
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.45%) SQLAlchemy
9 2 (6.45%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) Yii
9 2 (6.45%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) TDD
2 11 (35.48%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.81%) OO PHP
5 5 (16.13%) Android Development
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.23%) UX Design
8 1 (3.23%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (3.23%) Game Development
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) PHP
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) PHP5
6 2 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Zend
1 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
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