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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 48 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOP 10 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% 1.53% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.82% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
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
418 548 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 84.05% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 299 460 405
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £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%

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 3 July 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 3 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 +16 10 £40,000 +23.07% 3
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (71.43%) HTML
1 20 (71.43%) PHP
1 20 (71.43%) CSS
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) MySQL
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) REST
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Ruby
5 9 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 8 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) OO
6 8 (28.57%) OO PHP
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) C++
9 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) Sass
10 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
10 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 4 (14.29%) BDD
10 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.29%) Magento
10 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (14.29%) PHPUnit

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (10.71%) Drupal
1 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) PHPUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Grunt
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 5 (17.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Trainer
7 1 (3.57%) Trainer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) CSS
1 20 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) REST
3 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 9 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (21.43%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) SOAP
5 5 (17.86%) Sass
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) LAMP
7 3 (10.71%) Kafka
7 3 (10.71%) Akka
7 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
8 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.14%) CSS3
8 2 (7.14%) Laravel
8 2 (7.14%) Symfony
8 2 (7.14%) CakePHP
9 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) OO
3 8 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) Mobile First
7 3 (10.71%) API Development
8 2 (7.14%) Android Development
8 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) SEO
9 1 (3.57%) CRM
9 1 (3.57%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) PHP
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Ruby
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Zend
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