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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 502 623 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.05% 8.52% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 10.95% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 430 574 572
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 £26,900
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
5771 5692 5719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.10% 77.89% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 4836 5026
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%
OO
England

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

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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 24 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 24 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 -9 303 £40,000 +11.11% 48
Cheshire -13 78 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Merseyside -4 64 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Lancashire +14 41 £37,500 +15.38% 7
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 24 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.

1 555 (50.78%) .NET
2 536 (49.04%) C#
3 514 (47.03%) HTML
4 483 (44.19%) JavaScript
5 427 (39.07%) MVC
6 426 (38.98%) CSS
7 406 (37.15%) ASP.NET
8 379 (34.68%) SQL Server
9 339 (31.02%) SQL
10 288 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
11 282 (25.80%) jQuery
12 278 (25.43%) PHP
13 267 (24.43%) XML
14 266 (24.34%) TDD
15 253 (23.15%) Java
16 244 (22.32%) WCF
17 243 (22.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 229 (20.95%) MySQL
19 214 (19.58%) OOD
20 192 (17.57%) .NET Framework
21 185 (16.93%) OOP
22 183 (16.74%) Web Services
23 182 (16.65%) Degree
24 178 (16.29%) Unit Testing
25 158 (14.46%) OO PHP
26 155 (14.18%) Software Engineering
27 153 (14.00%) Microsoft
28 152 (13.91%) Scrum
29 149 (13.63%) Linux
30 144 (13.17%) WPF

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 59 (5.40%) CMS
2 50 (4.57%) Apache
3 26 (2.38%) Node.js
4 24 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.20%) IIS
5 21 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.56%) WordPress
7 15 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.01%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.73%) SAP Portal
10 8 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.73%) MODX
11 7 (0.64%) SAP EP
11 7 (0.64%) NetWeaver
11 7 (0.64%) nginx
12 6 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 53 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.10%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.10%) MS Office
4 11 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 60 (5.49%) 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 FI/CO
3 5 (0.46%) SAP CRM
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%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.37%) GitHub
3 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.091%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.12%) HTTP
2 43 (3.93%) 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 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 229 (20.95%) MySQL
3 134 (12.26%) Relational Database
4 80 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 25 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.55%) DB2
12 6 (0.55%) Big Data
13 5 (0.46%) SAP BI
13 5 (0.46%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.18%) SQLite
14 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 138 (12.63%) Git (software)
1 138 (12.63%) Subversion
2 86 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (7.59%) NUnit
4 57 (5.22%) Eclipse
5 53 (4.85%) JUnit
6 45 (4.12%) Moq
7 38 (3.48%) Ant
8 35 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 35 (3.20%) MSTest
9 33 (3.02%) Visual Studio
10 32 (2.93%) Maven
11 28 (2.56%) SpecFlow
12 26 (2.38%) JIRA
13 21 (1.92%) NetBeans
14 20 (1.83%) Selenium
14 20 (1.83%) Xcode
15 18 (1.65%) Mercurial
16 17 (1.56%) Jenkins
17 9 (0.82%) Gerrit
General
1 116 (10.61%) Finance
2 112 (10.25%) Marketing
3 64 (5.86%) Retail
4 19 (1.74%) 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
9 5 (0.46%) Banking
10 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.27%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.091%) Legal
12 1 (0.091%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 932 (85.27%) Developer
2 270 (24.70%) .NET Developer
3 214 (19.58%) C# Developer
4 210 (19.21%) Senior Developer
5 184 (16.83%) PHP Developer
6 179 (16.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 130 (11.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 128 (11.71%) Java Developer
9 120 (10.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 118 (10.80%) Software Developer
11 108 (9.88%) Web Developer
12 90 (8.23%) Senior C# Developer
13 72 (6.59%) Lead Developer
14 71 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
15 61 (5.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 61 (5.58%) Software Engineer
16 50 (4.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 46 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
18 45 (4.12%) Team Leader
19 39 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (50.78%) .NET
2 514 (47.03%) HTML
3 426 (38.98%) CSS
4 406 (37.15%) ASP.NET
5 282 (25.80%) jQuery
6 267 (24.43%) XML
7 244 (22.32%) WCF
8 243 (22.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 192 (17.57%) .NET Framework
10 183 (16.74%) Web Services
11 144 (13.17%) WPF
12 121 (11.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 120 (10.98%) Ajax
14 118 (10.80%) HTML5
15 104 (9.52%) WinForms
16 100 (9.15%) LINQ
17 93 (8.51%) RESTful
18 92 (8.42%) J2EE
19 87 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 80 (7.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.16%) Computer Science
2 69 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 64 (5.86%) N-Tier
4 59 (5.40%) Mobile App
5 30 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 28 (2.56%) Social Media
7 27 (2.47%) iPhone
8 26 (2.38%) Physics
9 17 (1.56%) Open Source
10 15 (1.37%) W3C
11 14 (1.28%) Social Network
11 14 (1.28%) iPad
12 13 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (1.10%) Xbox
14 11 (1.01%) Statistics
15 9 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.82%) BBC
16 8 (0.73%) EPoS
16 8 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
17 7 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 149 (13.63%) Linux
2 119 (10.89%) Windows
3 69 (6.31%) Apple iOS
4 49 (4.48%) Android
5 42 (3.84%) UNIX
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.55%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.37%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.18%) CentOS
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (39.07%) MVC
2 288 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (24.34%) TDD
4 214 (19.58%) OOD
5 185 (16.93%) OOP
6 178 (16.29%) Unit Testing
7 158 (14.46%) OO PHP
8 155 (14.18%) Software Engineering
9 152 (13.91%) Scrum
10 124 (11.34%) Web Development
11 120 (10.98%) E-Commerce
12 113 (10.34%) UML
13 79 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (6.22%) Web Application Development
15 66 (6.04%) SOA
16 56 (5.12%) BDD
17 46 (4.21%) Project Management
18 43 (3.93%) iOS Development
19 41 (3.75%) MVVM
20 39 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 536 (49.04%) C#
2 483 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 339 (31.02%) SQL
4 278 (25.43%) PHP
5 253 (23.15%) Java
6 85 (7.78%) PHP5
7 80 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 76 (6.95%) Ruby
9 73 (6.68%) C++
10 64 (5.86%) T-SQL
11 50 (4.57%) Perl
12 37 (3.39%) Objective-C
13 34 (3.11%) C
14 29 (2.65%) Python
15 19 (1.74%) ABAP
16 16 (1.46%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.28%) XPath
18 13 (1.19%) SAPscript
19 11 (1.01%) VB
20 10 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 182 (16.65%) Degree
2 25 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.65%) MCP
5 16 (1.46%) MCTS
6 14 (1.28%) MCSD
7 12 (1.10%) SC Cleared
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
1 153 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.52%) Oracle
3 81 (7.41%) Zend
4 23 (2.10%) SAP
4 23 (2.10%) Adobe
5 21 (1.92%) JBoss
6 20 (1.83%) Apple
7 18 (1.65%) Facebook
8 13 (1.19%) Google
9 11 (1.01%) Sony
10 10 (0.91%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.82%) WSO2
11 9 (0.82%) Yahoo!
12 6 (0.55%) Wonderware
12 6 (0.55%) Sybase
12 6 (0.55%) IBM
13 5 (0.46%) Twitter
14 4 (0.37%) Siemens
15 3 (0.27%) VMware
15 3 (0.27%) Intel
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