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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing OO 550 566 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.48% 8.27% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 10.66% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 464 511 608
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
6021 5312 5706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.90% 77.59% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4491 4957
Average salary £40,000 £38,143 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
Manchester -1 329 £40,000 +14.28% 70
Cheshire -9 104 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Merseyside 0 54 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Lancashire +12 49 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Cumbria 0 3 £30,500 -23.75%
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 562 (53.63%) .NET
2 520 (49.62%) HTML
3 516 (49.24%) C#
4 473 (45.13%) JavaScript
5 440 (41.98%) CSS
6 417 (39.79%) MVC
7 408 (38.93%) ASP.NET
8 371 (35.40%) SQL Server
9 315 (30.06%) SQL
10 275 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
11 270 (25.76%) jQuery
12 256 (24.43%) WCF
13 255 (24.33%) TDD
14 249 (23.76%) PHP
15 244 (23.28%) XML
16 218 (20.80%) Java
17 217 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 203 (19.37%) OOP
19 200 (19.08%) .NET Framework
20 198 (18.89%) OOD
21 194 (18.51%) MySQL
22 183 (17.46%) Web Services
23 180 (17.18%) Degree
24 155 (14.79%) Microsoft
25 148 (14.12%) OO PHP
26 147 (14.03%) Unit Testing
27 138 (13.17%) Scrum
28 132 (12.60%) Finance
29 131 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
30 128 (12.21%) Web Development

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 51 (4.87%) CMS
2 33 (3.15%) Apache
3 30 (2.86%) Node.js
4 28 (2.67%) WordPress
5 22 (2.10%) IIS
6 20 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.95%) SAP Portal
11 9 (0.86%) MODX
11 9 (0.86%) SAP EP
11 9 (0.86%) NetWeaver
12 7 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
13 6 (0.57%) nginx
14 5 (0.48%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.24%) MS Office
4 7 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 64 (6.11%) Magento
2 9 (0.86%) SAP SRM
2 9 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 9 (0.86%) SAP MM
2 9 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 9 (0.86%) SAP CRM
2 9 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (0.86%) SAP HR
2 9 (0.86%) SAP SD
3 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.095%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.67%) GitHub
3 3 (0.29%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.91%) Internet
2 38 (3.63%) HTTP
3 13 (1.24%) Wireless
4 7 (0.67%) Intranet
5 6 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) DNS
6 2 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.095%) GPRS
7 1 (0.095%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 194 (18.51%) MySQL
3 121 (11.55%) Relational Database
4 78 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.00%) NoSQL
9 20 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.86%) SAP BI
12 9 (0.86%) SAP BW
13 7 (0.67%) SQLite
13 7 (0.67%) DB2
14 5 (0.48%) DTS
15 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 122 (11.64%) Subversion
2 121 (11.55%) Git (software)
3 92 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (7.92%) NUnit
5 42 (4.01%) Moq
6 41 (3.91%) Visual Studio
7 37 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 37 (3.53%) JUnit
8 28 (2.67%) SpecFlow
8 28 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 25 (2.39%) MSTest
10 22 (2.10%) Ant
11 21 (2.00%) Xcode
12 18 (1.72%) Mercurial
12 18 (1.72%) JIRA
13 14 (1.34%) Selenium
13 14 (1.34%) Maven
14 10 (0.95%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.86%) ReSharper
16 8 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (12.60%) Finance
2 94 (8.97%) Marketing
3 65 (6.20%) Retail
4 20 (1.91%) Games
5 14 (1.34%) Billing
6 11 (1.05%) Advertising
7 10 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.67%) Publishing
8 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.38%) Back Office
9 4 (0.38%) Automotive
9 4 (0.38%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.29%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.19%) Legal
11 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.095%) Banking
Job Titles
1 917 (87.50%) Developer
2 258 (24.62%) .NET Developer
3 214 (20.42%) C# Developer
4 204 (19.47%) Senior Developer
5 178 (16.98%) PHP Developer
6 174 (16.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 116 (11.07%) Software Developer
8 115 (10.97%) ASP.NET Developer
9 109 (10.40%) Web Developer
10 108 (10.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 97 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
11 97 (9.26%) Java Developer
12 72 (6.87%) Senior .NET Developer
13 61 (5.82%) Lead Developer
14 60 (5.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 43 (4.10%) Team Leader
16 42 (4.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 36 (3.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 35 (3.34%) Software Engineer
19 32 (3.05%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (53.63%) .NET
2 520 (49.62%) HTML
3 440 (41.98%) CSS
4 408 (38.93%) ASP.NET
5 270 (25.76%) jQuery
6 256 (24.43%) WCF
7 244 (23.28%) XML
8 217 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 200 (19.08%) .NET Framework
10 183 (17.46%) Web Services
11 131 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 123 (11.74%) WPF
12 123 (11.74%) LINQ
13 118 (11.26%) HTML5
14 113 (10.78%) Ajax
15 99 (9.45%) RESTful
16 96 (9.16%) WinForms
17 76 (7.25%) J2EE
18 74 (7.06%) XSLT
19 73 (6.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.83%) Computer Science
2 63 (6.01%) N-Tier
3 57 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 38 (3.63%) Mathematics
6 30 (2.86%) Physics
6 30 (2.86%) iPhone
7 28 (2.67%) Social Media
8 18 (1.72%) iPad
9 16 (1.53%) Social Network
10 13 (1.24%) W3C
11 10 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 10 (0.95%) Open Source
12 9 (0.86%) BBC
12 9 (0.86%) EPoS
13 8 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.48%) Statistics
17 4 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 124 (11.83%) Linux
2 122 (11.64%) Windows
3 71 (6.77%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.87%) Android
5 34 (3.24%) UNIX
6 10 (0.95%) Windows Phone
6 10 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.38%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.19%) AIX
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (39.79%) MVC
2 275 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (24.33%) TDD
4 203 (19.37%) OOP
5 198 (18.89%) OOD
6 148 (14.12%) OO PHP
7 147 (14.03%) Unit Testing
8 138 (13.17%) Scrum
9 128 (12.21%) Web Development
10 127 (12.12%) E-Commerce
11 110 (10.50%) Software Engineering
12 102 (9.73%) UML
13 67 (6.39%) Web Application Development
14 61 (5.82%) SOA
15 59 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (5.53%) BDD
17 46 (4.39%) MVVM
18 44 (4.20%) iOS Development
19 36 (3.44%) Project Management
20 35 (3.34%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 516 (49.24%) C#
2 473 (45.13%) JavaScript
3 315 (30.06%) SQL
4 249 (23.76%) PHP
5 218 (20.80%) Java
6 91 (8.68%) VB.NET
7 72 (6.87%) PHP5
8 71 (6.77%) Ruby
9 70 (6.68%) T-SQL
10 69 (6.58%) C++
11 42 (4.01%) Perl
12 39 (3.72%) Objective-C
13 31 (2.96%) C
14 29 (2.77%) Python
15 28 (2.67%) ABAP
16 21 (2.00%) VB
17 15 (1.43%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.43%) SAPscript
18 12 (1.15%) XPath
19 11 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 180 (17.18%) Degree
2 23 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.76%) HND
4 8 (0.76%) MCP
5 6 (0.57%) MCSD
6 5 (0.48%) MCTS
7 4 (0.38%) MCAD
8 2 (0.19%) HNC
8 2 (0.19%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.095%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.095%) MCPD
9 1 (0.095%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.72%) SLA
1 18 (1.72%) WAI
2 11 (1.05%) QA
2 11 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.095%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.48%) Puppet
2 4 (0.38%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 155 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.54%) Oracle
3 78 (7.44%) Zend
4 31 (2.96%) SAP
5 22 (2.10%) JBoss
6 21 (2.00%) Adobe
7 18 (1.72%) Apple
7 18 (1.72%) Facebook
8 13 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.05%) Google
10 10 (0.95%) Sony
11 9 (0.86%) Yahoo!
11 9 (0.86%) Wonderware
12 7 (0.67%) Siemens
13 5 (0.48%) Twitter
13 5 (0.48%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.38%) IBM
15 3 (0.29%) Intel
16 2 (0.19%) Red Hat
16 2 (0.19%) VMware
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