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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 508 619 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.11% 8.54% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 10.96% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 435 568 590
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
5799 5646 5735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 77.89% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4785 5038
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 -6 304 £40,000 +11.11% 53
Cheshire -19 80 £37,500 +5.63% 13
Merseyside -7 66 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Lancashire +14 42 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Cumbria +1 2 £30,500 -23.75%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 559 (51.10%) .NET
2 539 (49.27%) C#
3 517 (47.26%) HTML
4 483 (44.15%) JavaScript
5 432 (39.49%) MVC
6 430 (39.31%) CSS
7 405 (37.02%) ASP.NET
8 379 (34.64%) SQL Server
9 339 (30.99%) SQL
10 286 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
11 282 (25.78%) jQuery
12 276 (25.23%) PHP
13 266 (24.31%) TDD
14 264 (24.13%) XML
15 251 (22.94%) Java
16 249 (22.76%) WCF
17 245 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 227 (20.75%) MySQL
19 215 (19.65%) OOD
20 198 (18.10%) .NET Framework
21 186 (17.00%) OOP
22 183 (16.73%) Degree
23 181 (16.54%) Web Services
24 178 (16.27%) Unit Testing
25 158 (14.44%) OO PHP
26 153 (13.99%) Software Engineering
27 151 (13.80%) Linux
27 151 (13.80%) Microsoft
28 150 (13.71%) Scrum
29 147 (13.44%) WPF

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (5.30%) CMS
2 50 (4.57%) Apache
3 25 (2.29%) Node.js
4 24 (2.19%) IIS
4 24 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.65%) WordPress
7 15 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.01%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.91%) SAP Portal
11 9 (0.82%) SAP EP
11 9 (0.82%) NetWeaver
12 8 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.73%) MODX
13 7 (0.64%) nginx
14 6 (0.55%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.10%) MS Office
4 10 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 60 (5.48%) Magento
2 8 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.46%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.46%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.46%) SAP SD
3 5 (0.46%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.27%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.46%) GitHub
3 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.091%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.30%) HTTP
2 44 (4.02%) Internet
3 10 (0.91%) Intranet
4 8 (0.73%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.46%) AMQP
6 3 (0.27%) Wireless
7 2 (0.18%) SAN
7 2 (0.18%) SSL
7 2 (0.18%) DNS
7 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.091%) GPRS
8 1 (0.091%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 227 (20.75%) MySQL
3 136 (12.43%) Relational Database
4 82 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 77 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (3.47%) RDBMS
8 25 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.55%) DB2
14 5 (0.46%) Big Data
14 5 (0.46%) SAP BI
14 5 (0.46%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.27%) SQLite
16 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 138 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 137 (12.52%) Subversion
3 89 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 84 (7.68%) NUnit
5 56 (5.12%) Eclipse
6 51 (4.66%) JUnit
7 46 (4.20%) Moq
8 37 (3.38%) Ant
9 35 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
10 34 (3.11%) MSTest
10 34 (3.11%) Visual Studio
11 31 (2.83%) Maven
12 28 (2.56%) SpecFlow
13 26 (2.38%) JIRA
14 20 (1.83%) Xcode
14 20 (1.83%) NetBeans
15 19 (1.74%) Selenium
16 18 (1.65%) Mercurial
17 16 (1.46%) Jenkins
18 9 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 118 (10.79%) Finance
2 112 (10.24%) Marketing
3 64 (5.85%) Retail
4 20 (1.83%) Games
5 11 (1.01%) Advertising
5 11 (1.01%) Billing
6 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 9 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.64%) Publishing
8 6 (0.55%) Automotive
9 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.37%) Banking
10 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.27%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.091%) Legal
12 1 (0.091%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 935 (85.47%) Developer
2 274 (25.05%) .NET Developer
3 219 (20.02%) C# Developer
4 211 (19.29%) Senior Developer
5 184 (16.82%) PHP Developer
6 183 (16.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 131 (11.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 125 (11.43%) Java Developer
9 122 (11.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 119 (10.88%) Software Developer
11 107 (9.78%) Web Developer
12 93 (8.50%) Senior C# Developer
13 74 (6.76%) Lead Developer
14 73 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
15 63 (5.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 60 (5.48%) Software Engineer
17 49 (4.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 45 (4.11%) Team Leader
19 44 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
20 39 (3.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (51.10%) .NET
2 517 (47.26%) HTML
3 430 (39.31%) CSS
4 405 (37.02%) ASP.NET
5 282 (25.78%) jQuery
6 264 (24.13%) XML
7 249 (22.76%) WCF
8 245 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 198 (18.10%) .NET Framework
10 181 (16.54%) Web Services
11 147 (13.44%) WPF
12 124 (11.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 119 (10.88%) Ajax
14 118 (10.79%) HTML5
15 105 (9.60%) WinForms
16 101 (9.23%) LINQ
17 92 (8.41%) RESTful
17 92 (8.41%) J2EE
18 86 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 78 (7.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.15%) Computer Science
2 69 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 64 (5.85%) N-Tier
4 57 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 31 (2.83%) Mathematics
6 28 (2.56%) iPhone
6 28 (2.56%) Social Media
7 27 (2.47%) Physics
8 16 (1.46%) Open Source
8 16 (1.46%) W3C
9 15 (1.37%) iPad
10 14 (1.28%) Social Network
11 13 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.10%) Xbox
13 11 (1.01%) Statistics
14 9 (0.82%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.82%) BBC
14 9 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.73%) EPoS
16 7 (0.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 151 (13.80%) Linux
2 122 (11.15%) Windows
3 69 (6.31%) Apple iOS
4 49 (4.48%) Android
5 43 (3.93%) UNIX
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Phone
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.37%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (39.49%) MVC
2 286 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (24.31%) TDD
4 215 (19.65%) OOD
5 186 (17.00%) OOP
6 178 (16.27%) Unit Testing
7 158 (14.44%) OO PHP
8 153 (13.99%) Software Engineering
9 150 (13.71%) Scrum
10 126 (11.52%) Web Development
11 120 (10.97%) E-Commerce
12 112 (10.24%) UML
13 78 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (6.31%) Web Application Development
15 66 (6.03%) SOA
16 56 (5.12%) BDD
17 47 (4.30%) Project Management
18 42 (3.84%) MVVM
18 42 (3.84%) iOS Development
19 40 (3.66%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 539 (49.27%) C#
2 483 (44.15%) JavaScript
3 339 (30.99%) SQL
4 276 (25.23%) PHP
5 251 (22.94%) Java
6 86 (7.86%) PHP5
7 80 (7.31%) VB.NET
8 74 (6.76%) Ruby
8 74 (6.76%) C++
9 63 (5.76%) T-SQL
10 49 (4.48%) Perl
11 37 (3.38%) Objective-C
12 34 (3.11%) C
13 29 (2.65%) Python
14 21 (1.92%) ABAP
15 16 (1.46%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.37%) SAPscript
17 13 (1.19%) XPath
18 11 (1.01%) VB
19 10 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (16.73%) Degree
2 25 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.65%) MCP
5 16 (1.46%) MCTS
6 14 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.28%) MCSD
7 12 (1.10%) MCAD
8 10 (0.91%) HND
9 4 (0.37%) MCPD
10 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.091%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.74%) WAI
2 14 (1.28%) QA
3 13 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.10%) SLA
5 1 (0.091%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.46%) Capistrano
1 5 (0.46%) Puppet
2 2 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 151 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.41%) Oracle
3 80 (7.31%) Zend
4 25 (2.29%) SAP
5 24 (2.19%) Adobe
6 21 (1.92%) JBoss
7 19 (1.74%) Apple
8 18 (1.65%) Facebook
9 13 (1.19%) Google
10 11 (1.01%) Sony
11 10 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.82%) Yahoo!
13 8 (0.73%) WSO2
14 6 (0.55%) Wonderware
14 6 (0.55%) Sybase
14 6 (0.55%) IBM
15 5 (0.46%) Twitter
16 4 (0.37%) Siemens
17 3 (0.27%) VMware
17 3 (0.27%) Intel
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