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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 35 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 367 514 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.02% 7.61% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 9.23% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 308 467 612
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,102
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 257 £40,000 +6.66% 47
Cheshire -20 56 £38,500 +2.66% 17
Lancashire -11 27 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Merseyside -19 22 £35,000 - 6
Cumbria -1 4 £29,000 -
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 423 (47.96%) JavaScript
2 420 (47.62%) HTML
3 393 (44.56%) .NET
4 371 (42.06%) C#
5 369 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
6 351 (39.80%) CSS
7 306 (34.69%) MVC
8 273 (30.95%) PHP
9 269 (30.50%) ASP.NET
10 268 (30.39%) SQL Server
11 267 (30.27%) SQL
12 246 (27.89%) MySQL
13 243 (27.55%) OOP
14 241 (27.32%) jQuery
15 200 (22.68%) Microsoft
16 193 (21.88%) Java
17 179 (20.29%) TDD
18 174 (19.73%) Web Services
19 158 (17.91%) Windows
20 154 (17.46%) Degree
21 151 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
22 147 (16.67%) Software Engineering
23 138 (15.65%) XML
23 138 (15.65%) Finance
24 136 (15.42%) .NET Framework
24 136 (15.42%) HTML5
25 131 (14.85%) Unit Testing
26 130 (14.74%) WCF
27 129 (14.63%) Scrum
27 129 (14.63%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (4.54%) Apache
2 38 (4.31%) CMS
3 31 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.51%) IIS
4 30 (3.40%) WebSphere
5 24 (2.72%) Node.js
6 21 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.27%) Drupal
8 16 (1.81%) GlassFish
9 14 (1.59%) WordPress
10 13 (1.47%) nginx
10 13 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.13%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.34%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 58 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.47%) MS Project
2 13 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.34%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 66 (7.48%) Magento
2 12 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.25%) Office 365
3 10 (1.13%) GitHub
4 8 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.68%) Yammer
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.34%) Force.com
7 2 (0.23%) SaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.10%) HTTP
2 22 (2.49%) Internet
3 9 (1.02%) Intranet
4 7 (0.79%) SSH
5 6 (0.68%) Wireless
5 6 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.45%) ATM
6 4 (0.45%) SMS
7 2 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 246 (27.89%) MySQL
3 71 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 49 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 16 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.91%) DB2
13 6 (0.68%) Redis
13 6 (0.68%) Big Data
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 77 (8.73%) NUnit
3 70 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 47 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (4.99%) JUnit
6 39 (4.42%) MSTest
7 38 (4.31%) Subversion
8 26 (2.95%) Ant
9 25 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 24 (2.72%) Selenium
10 24 (2.72%) Moq
11 23 (2.61%) Eclipse
12 21 (2.38%) Cucumber
13 20 (2.27%) Maven
14 14 (1.59%) JIRA
15 13 (1.47%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.47%) Jenkins
16 10 (1.13%) PhpStorm
17 9 (1.02%) CruiseControl
18 8 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 138 (15.65%) Finance
2 43 (4.88%) Marketing
3 34 (3.85%) Retail
4 29 (3.29%) Games
5 22 (2.49%) Advertising
6 15 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.59%) Banking
8 12 (1.36%) Publishing
8 12 (1.36%) Electronics
9 11 (1.25%) Billing
10 10 (1.13%) Back Office
11 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.57%) Law
13 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 729 (82.65%) Developer
2 219 (24.83%) .NET Developer
3 199 (22.56%) PHP Developer
4 162 (18.37%) C# Developer
5 136 (15.42%) Senior Developer
6 119 (13.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 94 (10.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 88 (9.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 76 (8.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 72 (8.16%) Software Engineer
10 72 (8.16%) Software Developer
11 67 (7.60%) Senior C# Developer
12 64 (7.26%) Java Developer
13 58 (6.58%) Web Developer
14 55 (6.24%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (3.85%) Junior
15 34 (3.85%) Junior Developer
16 33 (3.74%) Analyst
17 27 (3.06%) Lead Developer
18 23 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (47.62%) HTML
2 393 (44.56%) .NET
3 351 (39.80%) CSS
4 269 (30.50%) ASP.NET
5 241 (27.32%) jQuery
6 174 (19.73%) Web Services
7 151 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 138 (15.65%) XML
9 136 (15.42%) .NET Framework
9 136 (15.42%) HTML5
10 130 (14.74%) WCF
11 111 (12.59%) Ajax
12 107 (12.13%) AngularJS
13 88 (9.98%) SOAP
14 79 (8.96%) CSS3
15 71 (8.05%) RESTful
16 61 (6.92%) Entity Framework
17 59 (6.69%) WPF
18 55 (6.24%) Symfony
18 55 (6.24%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.24%) N-Tier
2 50 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 46 (5.22%) User Experience
4 36 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.70%) W3C
9 14 (1.59%) Data Integration
9 14 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.36%) Open Source
11 11 (1.25%) iPhone
11 11 (1.25%) iPad
12 7 (0.79%) Physics
13 6 (0.68%) BBC
13 6 (0.68%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.68%) Social Media
14 5 (0.57%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.57%) Animation
14 5 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 158 (17.91%) Windows
2 103 (11.68%) Linux
3 44 (4.99%) UNIX
4 36 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.51%) Android
6 10 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.68%) Windows CE
8 6 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.23%) Debian
10 2 (0.23%) AIX
10 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (34.69%) MVC
3 243 (27.55%) OOP
4 179 (20.29%) TDD
5 147 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 131 (14.85%) Unit Testing
7 129 (14.63%) Scrum
7 129 (14.63%) OOD
8 126 (14.29%) Web Development
9 103 (11.68%) OO PHP
10 98 (11.11%) UML
11 69 (7.82%) BDD
12 66 (7.48%) E-Commerce
13 60 (6.80%) Web Application Development
13 60 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (5.22%) Project Management
15 39 (4.42%) Multithreading
16 35 (3.97%) Mentoring
17 33 (3.74%) Automated Testing
17 33 (3.74%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 423 (47.96%) JavaScript
2 371 (42.06%) C#
3 273 (30.95%) PHP
4 267 (30.27%) SQL
5 193 (21.88%) Java
6 102 (11.56%) C++
7 84 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 57 (6.46%) T-SQL
9 35 (3.97%) VB
10 33 (3.74%) C
11 22 (2.49%) PHP5
12 15 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.59%) Ruby
14 10 (1.13%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.02%) VB6
16 8 (0.91%) XAML
16 8 (0.91%) Perl
17 7 (0.79%) COBOL
17 7 (0.79%) Delphi
17 7 (0.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 154 (17.46%) Degree
2 17 (1.93%) MCP
3 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.59%) MCTS
5 11 (1.25%) MCAD
5 11 (1.25%) MCSD
6 7 (0.79%) HND
7 6 (0.68%) HNC
8 3 (0.34%) MCPD
9 2 (0.23%) OCA
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.23%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.04%) QA
2 15 (1.70%) WAI
3 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) vSphere
1 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.57%) Puppet
1 5 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 200 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.94%) Oracle
3 68 (7.71%) Zend
4 18 (2.04%) Twitter
5 13 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.47%) Facebook
6 12 (1.36%) Apple
7 9 (1.02%) DevExpress
8 8 (0.91%) IBM
9 5 (0.57%) SAP
9 5 (0.57%) HP
10 4 (0.45%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.45%) Adobe
10 4 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.34%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.23%) Sony
12 2 (0.23%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.23%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.23%) Google
13 1 (0.11%) Cerner
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