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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 431 599 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.65% 8.44% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 10.23% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 376 537 573
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 £28,550 £29,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
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 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 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 24 April 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 -1 311 £40,000 +6.66% 45
Cheshire -12 63 £35,000 -6.66% 29
Merseyside -12 32 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Lancashire -10 20 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Cumbria -5 4 £29,000 -3.33%
OO
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 475 (50.11%) HTML
2 470 (49.58%) JavaScript
3 433 (45.68%) .NET
4 410 (43.25%) C#
5 393 (41.46%) CSS
6 370 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
7 334 (35.23%) MVC
8 305 (32.17%) ASP.NET
9 304 (32.07%) SQL
10 295 (31.12%) PHP
11 284 (29.96%) MySQL
12 275 (29.01%) SQL Server
13 273 (28.80%) OOP
14 259 (27.32%) jQuery
15 211 (22.26%) Microsoft
16 200 (21.10%) Java
17 177 (18.67%) Windows
18 173 (18.25%) Web Services
19 171 (18.04%) TDD
20 164 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
21 162 (17.09%) Degree
22 152 (16.03%) HTML5
23 146 (15.40%) Software Engineering
24 145 (15.30%) Finance
25 142 (14.98%) .NET Framework
26 140 (14.77%) XML
27 131 (13.82%) Unit Testing
28 130 (13.71%) Web Development
29 128 (13.50%) WCF
30 122 (12.87%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (4.43%) CMS
2 38 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.69%) Apache
4 33 (3.48%) IIS
5 32 (3.38%) Node.js
6 27 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.74%) WordPress
8 24 (2.53%) WebLogic
9 22 (2.32%) Drupal
9 22 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (2.00%) GlassFish
11 12 (1.27%) nginx
12 11 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.74%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
17 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 61 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.37%) MS Project
4 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 67 (7.07%) Magento
2 12 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.16%) Office 365
3 8 (0.84%) GitHub
4 6 (0.63%) Yammer
4 6 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.32%) Force.com
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.27%) HTTP
2 23 (2.43%) Internet
3 9 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 9 (0.95%) Intranet
4 8 (0.84%) SSH
5 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.63%) Wireless
7 4 (0.42%) ATM
8 3 (0.32%) SMS
9 2 (0.21%) FTP
10 1 (0.11%) Extranet
10 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (29.96%) MySQL
2 275 (29.01%) SQL Server
3 77 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 17 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.74%) Big Data
13 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.63%) DB2
14 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.42%) Redis
15 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 100 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 79 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 73 (7.70%) NUnit
4 49 (5.17%) JUnit
5 48 (5.06%) Subversion
6 45 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (4.32%) MSTest
8 27 (2.85%) Ant
9 26 (2.74%) Eclipse
10 24 (2.53%) Moq
11 22 (2.32%) Rhino Mocks
11 22 (2.32%) JIRA
11 22 (2.32%) Selenium
12 19 (2.00%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.90%) Maven
14 14 (1.48%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (0.74%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.74%) CruiseControl
17 6 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 145 (15.30%) Finance
2 56 (5.91%) Marketing
3 46 (4.85%) Retail
4 30 (3.16%) Games
5 23 (2.43%) Advertising
6 19 (2.00%) Banking
7 16 (1.69%) Back Office
8 15 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.27%) Publishing
10 11 (1.16%) Electronics
10 11 (1.16%) Billing
11 9 (0.95%) Music Industry
12 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.53%) Law
14 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.21%) Legal
15 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 791 (83.44%) Developer
2 241 (25.42%) .NET Developer
3 219 (23.10%) PHP Developer
4 181 (19.09%) C# Developer
5 137 (14.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 133 (14.03%) Senior Developer
7 104 (10.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 98 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 79 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 78 (8.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 77 (8.12%) Software Developer
12 73 (7.70%) Senior C# Developer
13 71 (7.49%) Software Engineer
14 65 (6.86%) Java Developer
15 60 (6.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 41 (4.32%) Analyst
17 37 (3.90%) Junior
17 37 (3.90%) Junior Developer
18 29 (3.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 27 (2.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (50.11%) HTML
2 433 (45.68%) .NET
3 393 (41.46%) CSS
4 305 (32.17%) ASP.NET
5 259 (27.32%) jQuery
6 173 (18.25%) Web Services
7 164 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 152 (16.03%) HTML5
9 142 (14.98%) .NET Framework
10 140 (14.77%) XML
11 128 (13.50%) WCF
12 122 (12.87%) Ajax
13 100 (10.55%) AngularJS
14 95 (10.02%) CSS3
15 93 (9.81%) SOAP
16 71 (7.49%) RESTful
17 63 (6.65%) Entity Framework
18 60 (6.33%) Laravel
18 60 (6.33%) LINQ
19 59 (6.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.91%) N-Tier
2 46 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.01%) Mobile App
3 38 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.69%) User Experience
4 35 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.43%) Client/Server
6 16 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 14 (1.48%) W3C
8 13 (1.37%) Open Source
9 12 (1.27%) iPhone
10 11 (1.16%) iPad
10 11 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.05%) BBC
12 9 (0.95%) Social Media
13 7 (0.74%) Physics
14 6 (0.63%) Photography
15 5 (0.53%) Animation
15 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 177 (18.67%) Windows
2 116 (12.24%) Linux
3 47 (4.96%) UNIX
4 41 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.69%) Android
6 12 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.53%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
11 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (35.23%) MVC
3 273 (28.80%) OOP
4 171 (18.04%) TDD
5 146 (15.40%) Software Engineering
6 131 (13.82%) Unit Testing
7 130 (13.71%) Web Development
8 120 (12.66%) OOD
8 120 (12.66%) OO PHP
9 118 (12.45%) Scrum
10 102 (10.76%) UML
11 77 (8.12%) E-Commerce
12 66 (6.96%) BDD
13 64 (6.75%) Web Application Development
14 53 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (4.22%) Project Management
16 35 (3.69%) OOA/OOD
17 34 (3.59%) Web Design
18 31 (3.27%) Multithreading
19 29 (3.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 470 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 410 (43.25%) C#
3 304 (32.07%) SQL
4 295 (31.12%) PHP
5 200 (21.10%) Java
6 112 (11.81%) C++
7 99 (10.44%) VB.NET
8 54 (5.70%) T-SQL
9 39 (4.11%) VB
10 34 (3.59%) C
10 34 (3.59%) PHP5
11 26 (2.74%) Ruby
12 17 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.37%) Python
14 11 (1.16%) XAML
15 10 (1.05%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.95%) Perl
17 8 (0.84%) Delphi
18 7 (0.74%) Embedded C
18 7 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 162 (17.09%) Degree
2 17 (1.79%) MCP
3 16 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.48%) MCTS
5 11 (1.16%) MCAD
5 11 (1.16%) MCSD
6 5 (0.53%) HNC
6 5 (0.53%) HND
6 5 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) MCPD
8 2 (0.21%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) OCA
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.00%) WAI
2 18 (1.90%) QA
3 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (0.42%) Puppet
2 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 211 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.70%) Oracle
3 67 (7.07%) Zend
4 24 (2.53%) Twitter
5 23 (2.43%) Facebook
6 18 (1.90%) Apple
7 12 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.16%) SAP
9 10 (1.05%) Google
10 9 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.95%) DevExpress
11 7 (0.74%) Adobe
12 6 (0.63%) HP
12 6 (0.63%) Yahoo!
12 6 (0.63%) Sony
13 5 (0.53%) IBM
14 4 (0.42%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
16 2 (0.21%) InterSystems
17 1 (0.11%) Cerner
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Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits, holidays & more
Posted: 3 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent package available
Posted: 3 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Boohoo.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Boohoo.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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