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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 56 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 7 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.16% 2.92% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 3.72% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 26
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
484 511 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.27% 78.62% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 401 450 438
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 £57,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 19 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 +9 4 £40,000 +23.07%
St Helens +5 1 £31,500 +5.00%
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) OO
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) HTML5
5 9 (56.25%) PHP
6 8 (50.00%) MySQL
6 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) TDD
7 7 (43.75%) Magento
8 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) Zend
8 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) C#
9 5 (31.25%) CakePHP
9 5 (31.25%) PHP5
9 5 (31.25%) Symfony
9 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (31.25%) Laravel
10 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (18.75%) Linux
11 3 (18.75%) Games
11 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (18.75%) Degree

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Magento
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
1 3 (18.75%) Online Betting
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) Laravel
5 5 (31.25%) Symfony
5 5 (31.25%) CakePHP
6 3 (18.75%) ServiceStack
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
8 1 (6.25%) jQuery
8 1 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) LAMP
8 1 (6.25%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) Android Development
8 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) PHP5
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft