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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 477 641 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.20% 9.19% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 11.08% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 434 570 592
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £44,500
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
5536 5785 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.57% 82.96% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4484 4715 4805
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 351 £39,500 +5.33% 47
Cheshire -25 61 £35,000 -6.66% 29
Merseyside -7 44 £38,750 -3.12% 5
Lancashire 0 22 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Cumbria -7 1 £29,000 -3.33%
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 512 (52.73%) HTML
2 486 (50.05%) JavaScript
3 436 (44.90%) .NET
4 422 (43.46%) CSS
5 412 (42.43%) C#
6 355 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
7 342 (35.22%) MVC
8 319 (32.85%) SQL
9 315 (32.44%) PHP
9 315 (32.44%) ASP.NET
10 295 (30.38%) MySQL
11 283 (29.15%) SQL Server
11 283 (29.15%) OOP
12 270 (27.81%) jQuery
13 214 (22.04%) Microsoft
14 200 (20.60%) Java
15 186 (19.16%) Windows
16 167 (17.20%) TDD
17 160 (16.48%) Web Services
18 157 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 157 (16.17%) Degree
19 155 (15.96%) HTML5
20 150 (15.45%) XML
21 143 (14.73%) Web Development
22 139 (14.32%) Software Engineering
23 138 (14.21%) Finance
24 133 (13.70%) Ajax
25 129 (13.29%) Linux
26 126 (12.98%) .NET Framework
26 126 (12.98%) OO PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 46 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.91%) Apache
3 36 (3.71%) IIS
3 36 (3.71%) CMS
4 34 (3.50%) Node.js
5 27 (2.78%) WordPress
6 24 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.06%) Drupal
9 18 (1.85%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.75%) GlassFish
11 11 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.13%) nginx
12 9 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.72%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 66 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.34%) MS Project
4 7 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.51%) MS Office
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 71 (7.31%) Magento
2 12 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.13%) Office 365
3 7 (0.72%) GitHub
4 6 (0.62%) Yammer
4 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) SaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Force.com
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.66%) HTTP
2 19 (1.96%) Internet
3 12 (1.24%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.93%) Intranet
4 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.93%) SSH
5 4 (0.41%) ATM
6 3 (0.31%) SMS
7 2 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.10%) Extranet
8 1 (0.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (30.38%) MySQL
2 283 (29.15%) SQL Server
3 82 (8.44%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (3.09%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.51%) Big Data
12 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.41%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.31%) Redis
14 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 109 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 74 (7.62%) Visual Studio
3 64 (6.59%) NUnit
4 59 (6.08%) Subversion
5 52 (5.36%) JUnit
6 39 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (3.71%) MSTest
8 25 (2.57%) Moq
8 25 (2.57%) Eclipse
9 24 (2.47%) Ant
9 24 (2.47%) JIRA
10 20 (2.06%) Maven
10 20 (2.06%) Selenium
11 18 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (1.65%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.82%) Xcode
16 7 (0.72%) CruiseControl
16 7 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 138 (14.21%) Finance
2 57 (5.87%) Marketing
3 48 (4.94%) Retail
4 31 (3.19%) Games
5 21 (2.16%) Banking
6 20 (2.06%) Advertising
7 18 (1.85%) Back Office
8 14 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.24%) Publishing
10 11 (1.13%) Billing
10 11 (1.13%) Music Industry
11 8 (0.82%) Electronics
11 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.51%) Law
13 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Legal
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 820 (84.45%) Developer
2 246 (25.33%) .NET Developer
3 235 (24.20%) PHP Developer
4 179 (18.43%) C# Developer
5 138 (14.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 134 (13.80%) Senior Developer
7 101 (10.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 100 (10.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 89 (9.17%) Web Developer
10 81 (8.34%) Software Developer
11 74 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 72 (7.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 66 (6.80%) Software Engineer
13 66 (6.80%) Java Developer
14 58 (5.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 43 (4.43%) Analyst
16 41 (4.22%) Junior
16 41 (4.22%) Junior Developer
17 34 (3.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 26 (2.68%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (52.73%) HTML
2 436 (44.90%) .NET
3 422 (43.46%) CSS
4 315 (32.44%) ASP.NET
5 270 (27.81%) jQuery
6 160 (16.48%) Web Services
7 157 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 155 (15.96%) HTML5
9 150 (15.45%) XML
10 133 (13.70%) Ajax
11 126 (12.98%) .NET Framework
12 122 (12.56%) WCF
13 103 (10.61%) CSS3
14 97 (9.99%) AngularJS
15 96 (9.89%) SOAP
16 69 (7.11%) RESTful
17 62 (6.39%) Entity Framework
17 62 (6.39%) LINQ
18 61 (6.28%) Symfony
19 59 (6.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.94%) N-Tier
1 48 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 43 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.19%) User Experience
6 19 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.65%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.44%) Open Source
9 13 (1.34%) iPhone
10 12 (1.24%) Social Media
10 12 (1.24%) iPad
10 12 (1.24%) BBC
11 11 (1.13%) W3C
12 10 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.82%) Physics
14 7 (0.72%) Photography
14 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
16 5 (0.51%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 186 (19.16%) Windows
2 129 (13.29%) Linux
3 52 (5.36%) UNIX
4 51 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 43 (4.43%) Android
6 13 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.41%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (35.22%) MVC
3 283 (29.15%) OOP
4 167 (17.20%) TDD
5 143 (14.73%) Web Development
6 139 (14.32%) Software Engineering
7 126 (12.98%) OO PHP
8 119 (12.26%) Unit Testing
9 118 (12.15%) OOD
10 109 (11.23%) Scrum
11 100 (10.30%) UML
12 92 (9.47%) E-Commerce
13 63 (6.49%) BDD
14 60 (6.18%) Web Application Development
15 46 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (4.02%) Web Design
17 37 (3.81%) Project Management
18 35 (3.60%) OOA/OOD
19 27 (2.78%) Data Modelling
20 24 (2.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 486 (50.05%) JavaScript
2 412 (42.43%) C#
3 319 (32.85%) SQL
4 315 (32.44%) PHP
5 200 (20.60%) Java
6 114 (11.74%) C++
7 105 (10.81%) VB.NET
8 49 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 47 (4.84%) VB
10 41 (4.22%) PHP5
11 38 (3.91%) C
12 30 (3.09%) Ruby
13 20 (2.06%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.65%) Python
15 13 (1.34%) VB6
15 13 (1.34%) XAML
16 12 (1.24%) Perl
17 7 (0.72%) ABAP
18 6 (0.62%) Embedded C
18 6 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 157 (16.17%) Degree
2 19 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.85%) MCP
4 14 (1.44%) MCTS
5 11 (1.13%) MCAD
5 11 (1.13%) MCSD
6 8 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) HNC
7 4 (0.41%) HND
8 3 (0.31%) MCPD
9 2 (0.21%) OCAJ
9 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) OCA
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.06%) WAI
2 16 (1.65%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.21%) Puppet
2 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 214 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.42%) Zend
3 66 (6.80%) Oracle
4 30 (3.09%) Facebook
4 30 (3.09%) Twitter
5 26 (2.68%) Apple
6 19 (1.96%) Google
7 18 (1.85%) SAP
8 13 (1.34%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.24%) Adobe
10 10 (1.03%) Yahoo!
10 10 (1.03%) Sony
11 8 (0.82%) HP
12 6 (0.62%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.31%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.31%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.21%) InterSystems
14 2 (0.21%) Tableau
15 1 (0.10%) New Relic
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Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£32,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus benefits/holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago