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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 502 624 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.87% 9.30% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 11.49% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 447 545 683
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 330 £35,000 - 48
Cheshire -27 85 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Lancashire +12 44 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Merseyside -10 37 £37,500 +10.29% 2
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 550 (52.63%) HTML
2 522 (49.95%) .NET
3 490 (46.89%) JavaScript
4 485 (46.41%) CSS
5 472 (45.17%) C#
6 401 (38.37%) MVC
7 388 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
8 369 (35.31%) ASP.NET
9 341 (32.63%) SQL
10 325 (31.10%) SQL Server
11 301 (28.80%) PHP
12 287 (27.46%) jQuery
13 281 (26.89%) OOP
14 271 (25.93%) MySQL
15 204 (19.52%) Java
15 204 (19.52%) Microsoft
16 200 (19.14%) TDD
17 190 (18.18%) Web Services
18 176 (16.84%) OOD
19 171 (16.36%) WCF
20 168 (16.08%) .NET Framework
20 168 (16.08%) Degree
21 167 (15.98%) Finance
22 165 (15.79%) Windows
23 161 (15.41%) HTML5
24 158 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
25 154 (14.74%) XML
26 152 (14.55%) E-Commerce
27 147 (14.07%) Web Development
28 143 (13.68%) OO PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (4.69%) WordPress
2 43 (4.11%) Apache
2 43 (4.11%) CMS
3 39 (3.73%) Node.js
4 33 (3.16%) IIS
5 28 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.24%) SAP Portal
8 13 (1.24%) SAP EP
8 13 (1.24%) NetWeaver
8 13 (1.24%) Drupal
9 11 (1.05%) GlassFish
9 11 (1.05%) JBoss
10 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.67%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.48%) nginx
14 4 (0.38%) MODX
Applications
1 54 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.15%) MS Office
4 7 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 93 (8.90%) Magento
2 10 (0.96%) SAP SRM
2 10 (0.96%) SAP HR
2 10 (0.96%) SAP SD
2 10 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 10 (0.96%) SAP MM
2 10 (0.96%) SAP CRM
2 10 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (0.96%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.96%) GitHub
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.096%) PaaS
5 1 (0.096%) Office 365
5 1 (0.096%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.02%) HTTP
2 29 (2.78%) Internet
3 17 (1.63%) Wireless
4 11 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.86%) SSH
7 4 (0.38%) Intranet
8 2 (0.19%) SMS
9 1 (0.096%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (31.10%) SQL Server
2 271 (25.93%) MySQL
3 84 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 49 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.96%) SAP BW
11 10 (0.96%) SAP BI
12 9 (0.86%) DTS
13 8 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.48%) SQLite
15 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.38%) DB2
15 4 (0.38%) Redis
16 3 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 123 (11.77%) Git (software)
2 95 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 85 (8.13%) Subversion
4 71 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 58 (5.55%) NUnit
6 37 (3.54%) JUnit
7 30 (2.87%) JIRA
8 22 (2.11%) Selenium
8 22 (2.11%) MSTest
8 22 (2.11%) Moq
9 19 (1.82%) Eclipse
10 17 (1.63%) Xcode
11 13 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.05%) Ant
13 8 (0.77%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.67%) PHPUnit
14 7 (0.67%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 167 (15.98%) Finance
2 71 (6.79%) Retail
3 66 (6.32%) Marketing
4 23 (2.20%) Games
5 18 (1.72%) Back Office
6 17 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.15%) Advertising
7 12 (1.15%) Billing
8 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.96%) Banking
10 9 (0.86%) Publishing
10 9 (0.86%) Music Industry
11 6 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.38%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) German Language
14 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.29%) Turkish Language
14 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 913 (87.37%) Developer
2 238 (22.78%) .NET Developer
3 226 (21.63%) PHP Developer
4 169 (16.17%) C# Developer
5 168 (16.08%) Senior Developer
6 130 (12.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 122 (11.67%) Web Developer
8 101 (9.67%) Software Developer
9 94 (9.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 80 (7.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 77 (7.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 64 (6.12%) Java Developer
13 60 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 51 (4.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 44 (4.21%) Analyst
16 40 (3.83%) Junior
17 38 (3.64%) Junior Developer
17 38 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 36 (3.44%) Lead Developer
19 33 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (52.63%) HTML
2 522 (49.95%) .NET
3 485 (46.41%) CSS
4 369 (35.31%) ASP.NET
5 287 (27.46%) jQuery
6 190 (18.18%) Web Services
7 171 (16.36%) WCF
8 168 (16.08%) .NET Framework
9 161 (15.41%) HTML5
10 158 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 154 (14.74%) XML
12 134 (12.82%) Ajax
13 119 (11.39%) CSS3
14 114 (10.91%) LINQ
15 109 (10.43%) SOAP
16 96 (9.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 72 (6.89%) RESTful
17 72 (6.89%) AngularJS
18 70 (6.70%) XHTML
19 68 (6.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.70%) Computer Science
2 50 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 39 (3.73%) User Experience
4 38 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 22 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.72%) Social Media
8 18 (1.72%) iPhone
9 15 (1.44%) Physics
10 12 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.15%) BBC
11 10 (0.96%) W3C
11 10 (0.96%) Open Source
11 10 (0.96%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.96%) iPad
12 9 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (0.67%) EPoS
13 7 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.67%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 165 (15.79%) Windows
2 120 (11.48%) Linux
3 66 (6.32%) Apple iOS
4 54 (5.17%) Android
5 32 (3.06%) UNIX
6 12 (1.15%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.096%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.096%) Debian
10 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (38.37%) MVC
2 388 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (26.89%) OOP
4 200 (19.14%) TDD
5 176 (16.84%) OOD
6 152 (14.55%) E-Commerce
7 147 (14.07%) Web Development
8 143 (13.68%) OO PHP
9 128 (12.25%) Unit Testing
10 99 (9.47%) UML
11 97 (9.28%) Software Engineering
12 89 (8.52%) Scrum
13 68 (6.51%) BDD
14 57 (5.45%) Web Application Development
15 55 (5.26%) Mentoring
16 46 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (3.73%) iOS Development
18 35 (3.35%) Web Design
19 33 (3.16%) Project Management
19 33 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 490 (46.89%) JavaScript
2 472 (45.17%) C#
3 341 (32.63%) SQL
4 301 (28.80%) PHP
5 204 (19.52%) Java
6 121 (11.58%) VB.NET
7 90 (8.61%) C++
8 60 (5.74%) PHP5
9 59 (5.65%) T-SQL
10 49 (4.69%) VB
11 46 (4.40%) Ruby
12 35 (3.35%) ABAP
13 28 (2.68%) Python
13 28 (2.68%) Objective-C
14 26 (2.49%) C
15 24 (2.30%) Perl
16 17 (1.63%) SAPscript
17 12 (1.15%) VB6
18 10 (0.96%) XPath
18 10 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 168 (16.08%) Degree
2 31 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.24%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.05%) MCP
5 7 (0.67%) MCTS
6 6 (0.57%) MCPD
7 3 (0.29%) HND
8 2 (0.19%) HNC
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.096%) MCAD
9 1 (0.096%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.11%) SLA
2 11 (1.05%) WAI
3 7 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.096%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 204 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.56%) Zend
3 53 (5.07%) Oracle
4 47 (4.50%) SAP
5 31 (2.97%) Twitter
6 29 (2.78%) Facebook
7 27 (2.58%) Adobe
8 21 (2.01%) Google
9 19 (1.82%) Apple
10 18 (1.72%) Sitecore
11 10 (0.96%) Wonderware
11 10 (0.96%) Sony
11 10 (0.96%) Yahoo!
12 8 (0.77%) Siemens
13 6 (0.57%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.48%) New Relic
14 5 (0.48%) Rackspace
15 4 (0.38%) Tableau
16 3 (0.29%) Open-E
16 3 (0.29%) HP
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