The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 520 628 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.48% 9.63% 8.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 11.64% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 482 550 602
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OO
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OO Salary Trend in the North West

OO
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in the North West

OO
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Manchester +1 363 £37,500 - 76
Cheshire -21 73 £37,500 -2.59% 22
Merseyside -9 54 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Lancashire +4 33 £30,000 -25.00% 10
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 538 (53.37%) HTML
2 488 (48.41%) JavaScript
3 455 (45.14%) .NET
4 452 (44.84%) CSS
5 424 (42.06%) C#
6 357 (35.42%) MVC
7 346 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
8 332 (32.94%) SQL
9 329 (32.64%) PHP
10 325 (32.24%) ASP.NET
11 316 (31.35%) MySQL
12 293 (29.07%) SQL Server
13 280 (27.78%) OOP
14 268 (26.59%) jQuery
15 216 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 206 (20.44%) Java
17 195 (19.35%) Windows
18 164 (16.27%) Web Services
19 163 (16.17%) Degree
20 160 (15.87%) TDD
21 155 (15.38%) Finance
22 151 (14.98%) Web Development
23 150 (14.88%) HTML5
24 149 (14.78%) OO PHP
25 147 (14.58%) Ajax
26 142 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC
27 140 (13.89%) .NET Framework
27 140 (13.89%) XML
28 134 (13.29%) Linux
28 134 (13.29%) OOD

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 47 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.27%) CMS
3 42 (4.17%) Apache
4 40 (3.97%) IIS
5 35 (3.47%) WordPress
6 30 (2.98%) Node.js
7 25 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.79%) Drupal
9 16 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.49%) GlassFish
11 11 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.89%) NetWeaver
13 9 (0.89%) SAP EP
13 9 (0.89%) SAP Portal
14 7 (0.69%) nginx
14 7 (0.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 60 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.09%) MS Project
4 7 (0.69%) MS Office
4 7 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 86 (8.53%) Magento
2 10 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.099%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.099%) Shopify
5 1 (0.099%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.099%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.099%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.099%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.099%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.099%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.099%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.99%) Office 365
3 7 (0.69%) GitHub
4 6 (0.60%) Yammer
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) Force.com
6 1 (0.099%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.16%) HTTP
2 17 (1.69%) Internet
3 12 (1.19%) HTTPS
4 10 (0.99%) Intranet
5 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.89%) SSH
6 7 (0.69%) Wireless
7 3 (0.30%) ATM
7 3 (0.30%) SMS
8 1 (0.099%) Extranet
8 1 (0.099%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (31.35%) MySQL
2 293 (29.07%) SQL Server
3 85 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 25 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.50%) DTS
13 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.40%) Redis
14 3 (0.30%) Big Data
14 3 (0.30%) DB2
14 3 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 84 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 60 (5.95%) Subversion
4 53 (5.26%) NUnit
5 44 (4.37%) JUnit
6 35 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (3.17%) MSTest
8 27 (2.68%) JIRA
9 25 (2.48%) Moq
10 21 (2.08%) Selenium
11 19 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.49%) Ant
13 14 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (1.29%) Maven
14 13 (1.29%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.99%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.99%) Xcode
17 8 (0.79%) Jasmine
17 8 (0.79%) PHPUnit
General
1 155 (15.38%) Finance
2 61 (6.05%) Marketing
3 55 (5.46%) Retail
4 25 (2.48%) Games
5 22 (2.18%) Banking
6 19 (1.88%) Back Office
7 16 (1.59%) Advertising
8 12 (1.19%) Publishing
8 12 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.99%) Billing
9 10 (0.99%) Music Industry
10 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.50%) Electronics
11 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 862 (85.52%) Developer
2 254 (25.20%) PHP Developer
3 237 (23.51%) .NET Developer
4 174 (17.26%) C# Developer
5 144 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 138 (13.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 105 (10.42%) Web Developer
8 99 (9.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 96 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 88 (8.73%) Software Developer
11 69 (6.85%) Senior C# Developer
12 68 (6.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 65 (6.45%) Java Developer
14 58 (5.75%) Software Engineer
15 56 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 46 (4.56%) Analyst
17 40 (3.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 35 (3.47%) Junior
19 34 (3.37%) Junior Developer
20 31 (3.08%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (53.37%) HTML
2 455 (45.14%) .NET
3 452 (44.84%) CSS
4 325 (32.24%) ASP.NET
5 268 (26.59%) jQuery
6 164 (16.27%) Web Services
7 150 (14.88%) HTML5
8 147 (14.58%) Ajax
9 142 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 140 (13.89%) .NET Framework
10 140 (13.89%) XML
11 124 (12.30%) WCF
12 107 (10.62%) SOAP
12 107 (10.62%) CSS3
13 85 (8.43%) AngularJS
14 81 (8.04%) LINQ
15 71 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 68 (6.75%) RESTful
16 68 (6.75%) Symfony
17 67 (6.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.46%) Mobile App
2 52 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 48 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 43 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (3.47%) User Experience
7 20 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.39%) iPhone
10 13 (1.29%) iPad
11 12 (1.19%) Social Media
11 12 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.19%) BBC
12 10 (0.99%) Physics
12 10 (0.99%) Open Source
13 9 (0.89%) W3C
14 7 (0.69%) Photography
14 7 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.50%) Blog
15 5 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 195 (19.35%) Windows
2 134 (13.29%) Linux
3 59 (5.85%) Apple iOS
4 51 (5.06%) UNIX
5 48 (4.76%) Android
6 13 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.30%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.20%) Debian
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (35.42%) MVC
2 346 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (27.78%) OOP
4 160 (15.87%) TDD
5 151 (14.98%) Web Development
6 149 (14.78%) OO PHP
7 134 (13.29%) OOD
8 129 (12.80%) Software Engineering
9 122 (12.10%) Unit Testing
10 120 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 99 (9.82%) UML
12 87 (8.63%) Scrum
13 55 (5.46%) BDD
14 51 (5.06%) Web Application Development
15 43 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (3.87%) Web Design
17 33 (3.27%) Project Management
18 32 (3.17%) OOA/OOD
18 32 (3.17%) iOS Development
19 31 (3.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 488 (48.41%) JavaScript
2 424 (42.06%) C#
3 332 (32.94%) SQL
4 329 (32.64%) PHP
5 206 (20.44%) Java
6 120 (11.90%) VB.NET
7 108 (10.71%) C++
8 56 (5.56%) VB
9 55 (5.46%) PHP5
10 54 (5.36%) T-SQL
11 36 (3.57%) C
12 27 (2.68%) Ruby
13 23 (2.28%) Objective-C
14 19 (1.88%) Python
15 17 (1.69%) ABAP
16 15 (1.49%) Perl
17 14 (1.39%) VB6
18 13 (1.29%) XAML
19 11 (1.09%) SAPscript
20 10 (0.99%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 163 (16.17%) Degree
2 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.79%) MCP
4 16 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.59%) VCP4
5 15 (1.49%) MCTS
6 10 (0.99%) MCAD
6 10 (0.99%) MCSD
7 9 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.50%) MCPD
9 4 (0.40%) HND
10 3 (0.30%) HNC
11 2 (0.20%) OCA
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.099%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.69%) WAI
2 11 (1.09%) QA
3 10 (0.99%) SLA
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.099%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 216 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.04%) Zend
3 50 (4.96%) Oracle
4 33 (3.27%) Twitter
5 30 (2.98%) Facebook
6 28 (2.78%) SAP
7 27 (2.68%) Apple
8 21 (2.08%) Google
9 19 (1.88%) Adobe
10 13 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 11 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.99%) Sony
12 10 (0.99%) Yahoo!
13 8 (0.79%) HP
14 5 (0.50%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.50%) New Relic
15 4 (0.40%) DevExpress
15 4 (0.40%) Tableau
16 3 (0.30%) Open-E
16 3 (0.30%) Xamarin
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