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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 369 561 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.39% 7.55% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 9.03% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 332 476 520
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -12 247 £39,000 -2.50% 54
Cheshire -10 86 £42,000 +12.00% 29
Merseyside -18 17 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Lancashire -25 15 £33,750 -6.89% 10
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 392 (54.07%) JavaScript
2 380 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (51.17%) HTML
4 317 (43.72%) CSS
5 306 (42.21%) .NET
6 285 (39.31%) C#
7 261 (36.00%) jQuery
8 256 (35.31%) MVC
9 222 (30.62%) SQL
10 207 (28.55%) PHP
11 206 (28.41%) ASP.NET
12 203 (28.00%) SQL Server
13 194 (26.76%) TDD
14 188 (25.93%) Web Services
15 177 (24.41%) Java
16 163 (22.48%) Scrum
17 158 (21.79%) AngularJS
18 155 (21.38%) OOP
19 146 (20.14%) HTML5
20 145 (20.00%) Software Engineering
21 142 (19.59%) WCF
22 141 (19.45%) Finance
23 135 (18.62%) MySQL
23 135 (18.62%) Microsoft
24 123 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
25 120 (16.55%) Unit Testing
26 119 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
27 118 (16.28%) XML
28 108 (14.90%) Degree
29 107 (14.76%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 56 (7.72%) CMS
2 45 (6.21%) Apache
3 37 (5.10%) Node.js
4 34 (4.69%) WordPress
5 32 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 19 (2.62%) IIS
7 15 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.93%) Drupal
9 13 (1.79%) nginx
10 11 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.97%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.69%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.55%) Liferay
14 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.55%) JBoss
14 4 (0.55%) Jetty
15 3 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.83%) MS Office
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 52 (7.17%) Magento
2 5 (0.69%) SAP Business One
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.21%) SaaS
3 9 (1.24%) GitHub
4 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.10%) HTTP
2 31 (4.28%) Internet
3 17 (2.34%) HTTPS
4 12 (1.66%) Wireless
5 7 (0.97%) SSH
6 5 (0.69%) FTP
7 3 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) ATM
8 1 (0.14%) SMS
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (18.62%) MySQL
3 54 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.24%) DB2
9 9 (1.24%) Redis
10 8 (1.10%) Big Data
11 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.55%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.41%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 107 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.90%) NUnit
3 73 (10.07%) Visual Studio
4 51 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (6.76%) Subversion
6 34 (4.69%) JUnit
7 32 (4.41%) Selenium
8 29 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 29 (4.00%) Jasmine
9 25 (3.45%) MSTest
10 24 (3.31%) Ant
10 24 (3.31%) Eclipse
11 22 (3.03%) Jenkins
12 21 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
13 17 (2.34%) Maven
14 16 (2.21%) JIRA
15 14 (1.93%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.66%) Moq
17 11 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (1.52%) PhpStorm
General
1 141 (19.45%) Finance
2 32 (4.41%) Retail
3 22 (3.03%) Advertising
4 21 (2.90%) Games
4 21 (2.90%) Banking
4 21 (2.90%) Marketing
5 12 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.38%) Electronics
7 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.69%) Music Industry
10 5 (0.69%) Back Office
10 5 (0.69%) Legal
11 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 596 (82.21%) Developer
2 161 (22.21%) .NET Developer
3 126 (17.38%) Senior Developer
4 124 (17.10%) PHP Developer
5 107 (14.76%) C# Developer
6 79 (10.90%) Java Developer
7 78 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (8.14%) Web Developer
8 59 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 59 (8.14%) Software Engineer
9 54 (7.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 54 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 52 (7.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 48 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (5.38%) Junior
13 38 (5.24%) Junior Developer
14 32 (4.41%) Lead Developer
14 32 (4.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
15 27 (3.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (51.17%) HTML
2 317 (43.72%) CSS
3 306 (42.21%) .NET
4 261 (36.00%) jQuery
5 206 (28.41%) ASP.NET
6 188 (25.93%) Web Services
7 158 (21.79%) AngularJS
8 146 (20.14%) HTML5
9 142 (19.59%) WCF
10 123 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 118 (16.28%) XML
12 103 (14.21%) .NET Framework
13 90 (12.41%) RESTful
14 85 (11.72%) CSS3
15 79 (10.90%) WPF
16 73 (10.07%) LINQ
16 73 (10.07%) Backbone.js
17 70 (9.66%) SOAP
18 62 (8.55%) Sass
19 61 (8.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.45%) User Experience
2 51 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 46 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.86%) N-Tier
5 27 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.34%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.38%) W3C
9 10 (1.38%) Xbox
10 8 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.10%) BBC
11 7 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.83%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.83%) Physics
12 6 (0.83%) Replication
13 5 (0.69%) IVR
14 4 (0.55%) Tandem
14 4 (0.55%) IPTV
14 4 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.76%) Linux
2 73 (10.07%) Windows
3 20 (2.76%) Android
4 17 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.93%) UNIX
6 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.97%) AIX
7 7 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.41%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.28%) CentOS
11 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (35.31%) MVC
3 194 (26.76%) TDD
4 163 (22.48%) Scrum
5 155 (21.38%) OOP
6 145 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 120 (16.55%) Unit Testing
8 119 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (13.93%) OOD
10 91 (12.55%) BDD
11 88 (12.14%) SDLC
12 81 (11.17%) Web Development
13 73 (10.07%) Web Application Development
14 71 (9.79%) UML
15 68 (9.38%) E-Commerce
16 53 (7.31%) OO PHP
17 52 (7.17%) Mentoring
18 46 (6.34%) Multithreading
19 42 (5.79%) Kanban
20 39 (5.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 392 (54.07%) JavaScript
2 285 (39.31%) C#
3 222 (30.62%) SQL
4 207 (28.55%) PHP
5 177 (24.41%) Java
6 85 (11.72%) C++
7 57 (7.86%) T-SQL
8 55 (7.59%) VB.NET
9 29 (4.00%) C
10 20 (2.76%) Ruby
11 17 (2.34%) PHP5
11 17 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.52%) Python
13 9 (1.24%) VB
14 8 (1.10%) ABAP
14 8 (1.10%) Perl
14 8 (1.10%) COBOL
15 7 (0.97%) VBA
15 7 (0.97%) XQuery
15 7 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 108 (14.90%) Degree
2 5 (0.69%) HND
3 3 (0.41%) HNC
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.14%) MCP
5 1 (0.14%) PhD
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.72%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.41%) HL7
4 2 (0.28%) WAI
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) vSphere
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.24%) Puppet
2 5 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 135 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.97%) Oracle
3 63 (8.69%) Zend
4 23 (3.17%) SAP
5 12 (1.66%) IBM
6 9 (1.24%) Adobe
7 6 (0.83%) Twitter
8 5 (0.69%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.69%) Google
8 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.41%) Facebook
10 3 (0.41%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.28%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.28%) Apple
11 2 (0.28%) Sony
11 2 (0.28%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.14%) VMware
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