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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 360 510 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.32% 7.38% 9.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 8.63% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 310 471 564
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
4922 5912 5538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.40% 85.56% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 5013 4633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +3 290 £42,500 +13.33% 85
Cheshire -16 39 £35,000 -6.66% 17
Merseyside -27 14 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Lancashire -10 9 £45,000 +51.26% 8
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 352 (47.89%) C#
2 343 (46.67%) HTML
2 343 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 334 (45.44%) .NET
4 324 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
5 311 (42.31%) CSS
6 260 (35.37%) SQL
7 242 (32.93%) ASP.NET
7 242 (32.93%) MVC
7 242 (32.93%) jQuery
8 201 (27.35%) Software Engineering
8 201 (27.35%) SQL Server
9 197 (26.80%) Web Services
10 182 (24.76%) Java
11 179 (24.35%) PHP
12 170 (23.13%) Git (software)
13 163 (22.18%) TDD
14 158 (21.50%) Scrum
14 158 (21.50%) XML
14 158 (21.50%) WCF
15 146 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
16 144 (19.59%) OOP
17 142 (19.32%) .NET Framework
18 135 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 134 (18.23%) WPF
20 132 (17.96%) C++
21 128 (17.41%) Windows
22 125 (17.01%) Finance
23 124 (16.87%) MySQL
24 122 (16.60%) Degree

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (6.80%) Node.js
2 31 (4.22%) WordPress
3 25 (3.40%) CMS
4 24 (3.27%) Apache
5 12 (1.63%) IIS
5 12 (1.63%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.50%) Confluence
6 11 (1.50%) Drupal
6 11 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.95%) GlassFish
8 7 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.41%) JBoss
10 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (7.21%) Magento
2 10 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.68%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.54%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.27%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.99%) Internet
2 29 (3.95%) HTTP
3 10 (1.36%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.27%) SSH
5 1 (0.14%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 124 (16.87%) MySQL
3 71 (9.66%) Relational Database
4 42 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.90%) Redis
9 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.68%) Big Data
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.54%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.41%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 170 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 116 (15.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 97 (13.20%) Visual Studio
4 88 (11.97%) NUnit
5 47 (6.39%) Subversion
6 44 (5.99%) JUnit
7 32 (4.35%) JIRA
8 30 (4.08%) Mercurial
9 29 (3.95%) MSTest
10 27 (3.67%) PhpStorm
11 24 (3.27%) Selenium
12 22 (2.99%) Jenkins
13 20 (2.72%) Ant
14 18 (2.45%) Grunt
15 15 (2.04%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.77%) Maven
17 12 (1.63%) TeamCity
18 11 (1.50%) Cucumber
18 11 (1.50%) Moq
19 10 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 125 (17.01%) Finance
2 38 (5.17%) Marketing
3 27 (3.67%) Games
4 22 (2.99%) Retail
5 16 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.77%) Electronics
7 10 (1.36%) Legal
8 9 (1.22%) Advertising
9 7 (0.95%) Banking
10 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 555 (75.51%) Developer
2 177 (24.08%) .NET Developer
3 170 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 162 (22.04%) Senior Developer
5 126 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 124 (16.87%) PHP Developer
7 112 (15.24%) Software Engineer
8 86 (11.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 80 (10.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 76 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 75 (10.20%) Java Developer
12 66 (8.98%) Lead Developer
13 61 (8.30%) Web Developer
14 59 (8.03%) Senior .NET Developer
15 55 (7.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 53 (7.21%) Software Developer
17 51 (6.94%) .NET Software Engineer
18 50 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
18 50 (6.80%) Lead C# Developer
19 43 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (46.67%) HTML
2 334 (45.44%) .NET
3 311 (42.31%) CSS
4 242 (32.93%) ASP.NET
4 242 (32.93%) jQuery
5 197 (26.80%) Web Services
6 158 (21.50%) WCF
6 158 (21.50%) XML
7 142 (19.32%) .NET Framework
8 135 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 134 (18.23%) WPF
10 106 (14.42%) Entity Framework
11 99 (13.47%) AngularJS
11 99 (13.47%) HTML5
12 90 (12.24%) SOAP
13 86 (11.70%) LINQ
14 83 (11.29%) RESTful
15 66 (8.98%) REST
16 65 (8.84%) Ajax
17 64 (8.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.21%) User Experience
2 50 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.99%) N-Tier
4 36 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.72%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.90%) Physics
8 11 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.22%) iPad
11 7 (0.95%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.68%) PMI
14 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.41%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
16 2 (0.27%) iDTV
16 2 (0.27%) LIMS
16 2 (0.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 128 (17.41%) Windows
2 75 (10.20%) Linux
3 27 (3.67%) Android
4 24 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.13%) Unix
6 17 (2.31%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.50%) Windows CE
8 10 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.82%) AIX
9 6 (0.82%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (32.93%) MVC
3 201 (27.35%) Software Engineering
4 163 (22.18%) TDD
5 158 (21.50%) Scrum
6 146 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (19.59%) OOP
8 108 (14.69%) OOD
9 88 (11.97%) Unit Testing
10 83 (11.29%) Multithreading
11 77 (10.48%) E-Commerce
12 67 (9.12%) Web Development
13 65 (8.84%) BDD
14 64 (8.71%) SOA
15 60 (8.16%) UML
16 53 (7.21%) OO PHP
17 49 (6.67%) Mentoring
18 44 (5.99%) OOA/OOD
19 39 (5.31%) SDLC
19 39 (5.31%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 352 (47.89%) C#
2 343 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 260 (35.37%) SQL
4 182 (24.76%) Java
5 179 (24.35%) PHP
6 132 (17.96%) C++
7 67 (9.12%) T-SQL
8 52 (7.07%) C
9 31 (4.22%) VB.NET
10 27 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.31%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.04%) Embedded C
12 15 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.04%) VB
13 12 (1.63%) PHP 5
14 10 (1.36%) ABAP
14 10 (1.36%) Python
15 8 (1.09%) Ruby
16 7 (0.95%) VB6
16 7 (0.95%) X++
Qualifications
1 122 (16.60%) Degree
2 14 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.77%) HND
4 11 (1.50%) HNC
5 6 (0.82%) PhD
6 5 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.54%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.90%) QA
2 11 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.41%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Varnish
2 2 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.04%) Puppet
2 5 (0.68%) logstash
2 5 (0.68%) SELinux
3 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.07%) Zend
3 35 (4.76%) Oracle
4 16 (2.18%) SAP
5 15 (2.04%) Twitter
6 14 (1.90%) Google
7 11 (1.50%) Adobe
8 8 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.95%) Apple
10 5 (0.68%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.54%) Telerik
12 3 (0.41%) Cerner
12 3 (0.41%) Facebook
12 3 (0.41%) InterSystems
12 3 (0.41%) McKesson
12 3 (0.41%) Misys
12 3 (0.41%) Perforce
12 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.41%) Siemens
13 2 (0.27%) Xamarin
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