The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing OO 617 626 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.50% 8.34% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 10.65% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 550 589 494
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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England

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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

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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

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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 16 April 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in the North West

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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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 374 £37,500 +7.14% 54
Cheshire -3 103 £37,500 +8.69% 24
Merseyside +7 96 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Lancashire +10 37 £35,000 - 6
Cumbria -1 2 £30,000 -24.05%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 564 (45.45%) .NET
2 549 (44.24%) C#
3 474 (38.20%) MVC
4 465 (37.47%) HTML
4 465 (37.47%) JavaScript
5 392 (31.59%) SQL
6 380 (30.62%) PHP
7 377 (30.38%) SQL Server
8 373 (30.06%) CSS
9 359 (28.93%) ASP.NET
10 355 (28.61%) MySQL
11 340 (27.40%) TDD
12 326 (26.27%) Java
13 319 (25.71%) jQuery
14 284 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
15 273 (22.00%) XML
16 269 (21.68%) OOD
17 260 (20.95%) Software Engineering
18 238 (19.18%) OOP
19 231 (18.61%) Unit Testing
20 226 (18.21%) ASP.NET MVC
21 202 (16.28%) WCF
22 194 (15.63%) WPF
23 191 (15.39%) OO PHP
24 188 (15.15%) Web Services
25 186 (14.99%) Degree
26 184 (14.83%) .NET Framework
27 178 (14.34%) UML
28 177 (14.26%) Finance
29 171 (13.78%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 69 (5.56%) Apache
2 58 (4.67%) CMS
3 37 (2.98%) Drupal
4 28 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 26 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.85%) IIS
7 21 (1.69%) Node.js
8 17 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 15 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.97%) GlassFish
11 12 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
12 8 (0.64%) WordPress
12 8 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (0.64%) WebLogic Integration
13 7 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.40%) nginx
15 4 (0.32%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 67 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.64%) MS Project
5 4 (0.32%) MS Office
6 3 (0.24%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (5.08%) Magento
2 12 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.32%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.40%) GitHub
3 4 (0.32%) SaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.87%) HTTP
2 31 (2.50%) Internet
3 16 (1.29%) Intranet
4 12 (0.97%) AMQP
5 11 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.56%) Wireless
7 6 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) SAN
8 3 (0.24%) UMTS
8 3 (0.24%) GPRS
9 2 (0.16%) SSH
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) WLAN
9 2 (0.16%) LDAP
9 2 (0.16%) DNS
9 2 (0.16%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 355 (28.61%) MySQL
3 126 (10.15%) Relational Database
4 90 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 25 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (1.21%) Big Data
11 11 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.56%) MS Access
14 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.32%) SQLite
15 4 (0.32%) DB2
15 4 (0.32%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.32%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.24%) Redis
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 158 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 152 (12.25%) Subversion
3 104 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (5.88%) JUnit
5 68 (5.48%) Eclipse
6 66 (5.32%) NUnit
7 50 (4.03%) Maven
8 48 (3.87%) Ant
9 46 (3.71%) Moq
10 43 (3.46%) Visual Studio
11 42 (3.38%) PHPUnit
12 41 (3.30%) MSTest
13 36 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
14 27 (2.18%) NetBeans
15 26 (2.10%) Jenkins
16 21 (1.69%) JIRA
17 20 (1.61%) Xcode
18 18 (1.45%) Selenium
19 14 (1.13%) Gerrit
19 14 (1.13%) Mockito
General
1 177 (14.26%) Finance
2 86 (6.93%) Marketing
3 63 (5.08%) Retail
4 19 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.45%) Multimedia
6 12 (0.97%) Banking
7 10 (0.81%) Advertising
8 8 (0.64%) Automotive
8 8 (0.64%) Games
9 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.40%) Back Office
10 5 (0.40%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.24%) Publishing
11 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.24%) Law
12 2 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.081%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.081%) Legal
13 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.081%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 962 (77.52%) Developer
2 259 (20.87%) PHP Developer
3 223 (17.97%) .NET Developer
4 215 (17.32%) C# Developer
5 174 (14.02%) Senior Developer
6 162 (13.05%) Java Developer
7 154 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 123 (9.91%) Software Developer
9 111 (8.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 108 (8.70%) Web Developer
11 104 (8.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 100 (8.06%) Software Engineer
13 86 (6.93%) Lead Developer
14 72 (5.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 64 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
16 62 (5.00%) Team Leader
17 55 (4.43%) Analyst
17 55 (4.43%) Senior C# Developer
18 51 (4.11%) Architect
19 50 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (45.45%) .NET
2 465 (37.47%) HTML
3 373 (30.06%) CSS
4 359 (28.93%) ASP.NET
5 319 (25.71%) jQuery
6 273 (22.00%) XML
7 226 (18.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 202 (16.28%) WCF
9 194 (15.63%) WPF
10 188 (15.15%) Web Services
11 184 (14.83%) .NET Framework
12 169 (13.62%) WinForms
13 153 (12.33%) Ajax
14 120 (9.67%) J2EE
15 104 (8.38%) Spring
16 101 (8.14%) HTML5
17 81 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 73 (5.88%) Symfony
19 72 (5.80%) LAMP
20 70 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.90%) Computer Science
2 64 (5.16%) Mobile App
3 54 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (4.03%) N-Tier
5 36 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
6 27 (2.18%) Open Source
7 26 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 22 (1.77%) SystemC
9 21 (1.69%) EPoS
10 20 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.45%) NHS
12 17 (1.37%) Xbox
13 12 (0.97%) Physics
14 11 (0.89%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.89%) Social Media
14 11 (0.89%) W3C
15 8 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.64%) iPhone
15 8 (0.64%) DataPower
15 8 (0.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 164 (13.22%) Linux
2 156 (12.57%) Windows
3 69 (5.56%) UNIX
4 63 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 54 (4.35%) Android
6 17 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 16 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.48%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.16%) CentOS
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (38.20%) MVC
2 340 (27.40%) TDD
3 284 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (21.68%) OOD
5 260 (20.95%) Software Engineering
6 238 (19.18%) OOP
7 231 (18.61%) Unit Testing
8 191 (15.39%) OO PHP
9 178 (14.34%) UML
10 171 (13.78%) Scrum
11 141 (11.36%) E-Commerce
12 129 (10.39%) Web Development
13 82 (6.61%) OOA/OOD
13 82 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (4.83%) SOA
15 59 (4.75%) Project Management
15 59 (4.75%) Automated Testing
16 55 (4.43%) Enterprise Architecture
17 46 (3.71%) iOS Development
18 44 (3.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 549 (44.24%) C#
2 465 (37.47%) JavaScript
3 392 (31.59%) SQL
4 380 (30.62%) PHP
5 326 (26.27%) Java
6 98 (7.90%) PHP5
7 81 (6.53%) VB.NET
8 80 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 72 (5.80%) C++
10 55 (4.43%) Ruby
11 52 (4.19%) C
12 42 (3.38%) Perl
13 36 (2.90%) Objective-C
14 27 (2.18%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.93%) Python
15 24 (1.93%) VB
16 23 (1.85%) XPath
17 17 (1.37%) XAML
17 17 (1.37%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 186 (14.99%) Degree
2 53 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (3.63%) MCP
3 45 (3.63%) MCTS
4 27 (2.18%) MCAD
4 27 (2.18%) MCSD
5 21 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.45%) MCPD
7 14 (1.13%) HND
8 8 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.081%) CITP
10 1 (0.081%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.46%) QA
2 13 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.89%) WAI
4 7 (0.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.081%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) Capistrano
1 4 (0.32%) Puppet
2 3 (0.24%) Plesk
3 2 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 164 (13.22%) Oracle
2 158 (12.73%) Zend
3 154 (12.41%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.42%) WSO2
5 28 (2.26%) JBoss
6 21 (1.69%) Adobe
7 18 (1.45%) McKesson
8 14 (1.13%) Google
9 10 (0.81%) Apple
10 9 (0.73%) Facebook
10 9 (0.73%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.64%) IBM
11 8 (0.64%) Kony
12 7 (0.56%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.56%) SAP
13 6 (0.48%) Sybase
13 6 (0.48%) Sony
14 5 (0.40%) Rackspace
15 4 (0.32%) Yahoo!
15 4 (0.32%) CA
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum Up To £43,000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: 26,000 - 28,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
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