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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 550 548 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.44% 8.09% 9.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 10.20% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 466 491 646
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
6193 5371 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.78% 79.32% 78.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5022 4552 4952
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 0 324 £40,000 +14.28% 69
Cheshire -12 117 £37,500 - 12
Merseyside +3 52 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Lancashire +10 44 £35,000 - 7
Cumbria +3 2 £30,500 -23.75%
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 562 (53.78%) .NET
2 538 (51.48%) HTML
3 511 (48.90%) C#
4 474 (45.36%) JavaScript
5 463 (44.31%) CSS
5 463 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
6 423 (40.48%) MVC
7 407 (38.95%) ASP.NET
8 367 (35.12%) SQL Server
9 325 (31.10%) SQL
10 270 (25.84%) jQuery
11 256 (24.50%) PHP
12 253 (24.21%) WCF
13 243 (23.25%) TDD
14 222 (21.24%) XML
15 209 (20.00%) MySQL
16 208 (19.90%) .NET Framework
17 205 (19.62%) OOP
18 203 (19.43%) Java
19 201 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
20 197 (18.85%) OOD
21 185 (17.70%) Web Services
22 178 (17.03%) Degree
23 161 (15.41%) Microsoft
24 159 (15.22%) OO PHP
25 150 (14.35%) E-Commerce
26 142 (13.59%) Finance
27 138 (13.21%) Scrum
27 138 (13.21%) Unit Testing
28 136 (13.01%) LINQ

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (4.78%) CMS
2 36 (3.44%) Apache
3 34 (3.25%) WordPress
4 29 (2.78%) Node.js
5 23 (2.20%) IIS
6 17 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.24%) SAP Portal
10 12 (1.15%) SAP EP
10 12 (1.15%) NetWeaver
11 10 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.86%) MODX
13 7 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (0.57%) nginx
15 5 (0.48%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.34%) MS Office
4 7 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 76 (7.27%) Magento
2 10 (0.96%) SAP HR
2 10 (0.96%) SAP SD
2 10 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 10 (0.96%) SAP MM
2 10 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (0.96%) SAP CRM
2 10 (0.96%) SAP CO
2 10 (0.96%) SAP SRM
3 6 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.86%) GitHub
3 3 (0.29%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.83%) Internet
2 37 (3.54%) HTTP
3 15 (1.44%) Wireless
4 8 (0.77%) Intranet
5 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 209 (20.00%) MySQL
3 115 (11.00%) Relational Database
4 75 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (2.39%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.91%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.96%) SAP BI
11 10 (0.96%) SAP BW
12 8 (0.77%) DTS
13 7 (0.67%) DB2
13 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.48%) SQLite
15 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 112 (10.72%) Git (software)
2 108 (10.33%) Subversion
3 94 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (6.99%) NUnit
5 53 (5.07%) Visual Studio
6 37 (3.54%) Moq
7 29 (2.78%) JUnit
8 27 (2.58%) Eclipse
9 24 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (2.11%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.91%) JIRA
11 20 (1.91%) MSTest
12 19 (1.82%) Xcode
13 14 (1.34%) Ant
13 14 (1.34%) Selenium
14 12 (1.15%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.67%) Maven
16 6 (0.57%) Jasmine
17 5 (0.48%) RSpec
17 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 142 (13.59%) Finance
2 91 (8.71%) Marketing
3 63 (6.03%) Retail
4 21 (2.01%) Games
5 14 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.34%) Billing
6 11 (1.05%) Advertising
7 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.57%) Publishing
9 4 (0.38%) Back Office
9 4 (0.38%) Automotive
9 4 (0.38%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.29%) Turkish Language
10 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.19%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 909 (86.99%) Developer
2 254 (24.31%) .NET Developer
3 210 (20.10%) Senior Developer
4 208 (19.90%) C# Developer
5 189 (18.09%) PHP Developer
6 169 (16.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 116 (11.10%) Web Developer
8 113 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 110 (10.53%) Software Developer
10 102 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 100 (9.57%) Senior C# Developer
12 82 (7.85%) Java Developer
13 74 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
14 61 (5.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 59 (5.65%) Lead Developer
16 43 (4.11%) Team Leader
17 35 (3.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 34 (3.25%) Analyst
18 34 (3.25%) Software Engineer
18 34 (3.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (53.78%) .NET
2 538 (51.48%) HTML
3 463 (44.31%) CSS
4 407 (38.95%) ASP.NET
5 270 (25.84%) jQuery
6 253 (24.21%) WCF
7 222 (21.24%) XML
8 208 (19.90%) .NET Framework
9 201 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 185 (17.70%) Web Services
11 136 (13.01%) LINQ
11 136 (13.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 120 (11.48%) Ajax
12 120 (11.48%) WPF
12 120 (11.48%) HTML5
13 99 (9.47%) RESTful
14 95 (9.09%) WinForms
15 80 (7.66%) SOAP
16 78 (7.46%) XSLT
17 72 (6.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 103 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.93%) N-Tier
3 54 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 42 (4.02%) Mathematics
6 36 (3.44%) User Experience
7 32 (3.06%) Physics
7 32 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.68%) iPhone
9 25 (2.39%) Social Media
10 18 (1.72%) iPad
11 16 (1.53%) Social Network
12 12 (1.15%) W3C
13 10 (0.96%) EPoS
13 10 (0.96%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.86%) Open Source
15 8 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.77%) BBC
15 8 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 128 (12.25%) Windows
2 116 (11.10%) Linux
3 65 (6.22%) Apple iOS
4 44 (4.21%) Android
5 28 (2.68%) UNIX
6 10 (0.96%) Windows Phone
6 10 (0.96%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.19%) AIX
9 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.096%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (40.48%) MVC
3 243 (23.25%) TDD
4 205 (19.62%) OOP
5 197 (18.85%) OOD
6 159 (15.22%) OO PHP
7 150 (14.35%) E-Commerce
8 138 (13.21%) Scrum
8 138 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 133 (12.73%) Web Development
10 99 (9.47%) UML
11 98 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 93 (8.90%) Mentoring
13 60 (5.74%) Web Application Development
13 60 (5.74%) SOA
14 57 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (5.26%) BDD
16 45 (4.31%) MVVM
17 37 (3.54%) iOS Development
18 34 (3.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 511 (48.90%) C#
2 474 (45.36%) JavaScript
3 325 (31.10%) SQL
4 256 (24.50%) PHP
5 203 (19.43%) Java
6 107 (10.24%) VB.NET
7 78 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 75 (7.18%) C++
9 72 (6.89%) PHP5
10 63 (6.03%) Ruby
11 36 (3.44%) Objective-C
12 35 (3.35%) Perl
13 32 (3.06%) ABAP
14 27 (2.58%) C
15 26 (2.49%) Python
16 25 (2.39%) VB
17 18 (1.72%) SAPscript
18 15 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 12 (1.15%) XPath
20 11 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (17.03%) Degree
2 27 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.77%) MCP
4 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.57%) HND
6 5 (0.48%) MCTS
7 4 (0.38%) MCSD
8 3 (0.29%) MCPD
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.19%) MCAD
9 2 (0.19%) HNC
9 2 (0.19%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.39%) SLA
2 17 (1.63%) WAI
3 9 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.29%) QA
5 1 (0.096%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.48%) Puppet
2 4 (0.38%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 161 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.94%) Zend
3 66 (6.32%) Oracle
4 35 (3.35%) SAP
5 24 (2.30%) Adobe
6 23 (2.20%) JBoss
7 18 (1.72%) Facebook
8 17 (1.63%) Apple
9 13 (1.24%) Sitecore
10 10 (0.96%) Google
10 10 (0.96%) Wonderware
11 8 (0.77%) Siemens
11 8 (0.77%) Sony
11 8 (0.77%) Yahoo!
12 7 (0.67%) Twitter
13 5 (0.48%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.38%) IBM
15 3 (0.29%) Intel
16 2 (0.19%) New Relic
16 2 (0.19%) Rackspace
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