The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 220 184 229
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 22 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.85% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.03% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 36
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
OOA/OOD
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
5616 5444 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 82.24% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4558 5523
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OOA/OOD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the North West region.

OOA/OOD Salary Trend in the North West

OOA/OOD
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

OOA/OOD Salary Histogram in the North West

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
(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 -14 15 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Merseyside +11 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Lancashire -10 1 £20,500 -64.34%
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 26 (83.87%) OO
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 20 (64.52%) HTML
4 20 (64.52%) Windows
5 18 (58.06%) Java
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (48.39%) C#
7 15 (48.39%) .NET
7 15 (48.39%) Finance
8 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
9 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
10 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
11 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
12 10 (32.26%) WCF
12 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (32.26%) CSS
13 9 (29.03%) Oracle
13 9 (29.03%) UNIX
13 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
13 9 (29.03%) Java EE
13 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
13 9 (29.03%) Document Management
14 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
14 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
15 7 (22.58%) IIS
15 7 (22.58%) UML
15 7 (22.58%) XML
15 7 (22.58%) Project Management

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) IIS
3 6 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (12.90%) UML Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) WCF
6 9 (29.03%) Java EE
7 7 (22.58%) Ajax
7 7 (22.58%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) J2EE
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.90%) JSON
10 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) WPF
11 2 (6.45%) Spring
12 1 (3.23%) Web Services
12 1 (3.23%) WF
12 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
12 1 (3.23%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) OO
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Document Management
3 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 7 (22.58%) UML
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) MVC
6 6 (19.35%) OOD
6 6 (19.35%) CRM
6 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Java
4 15 (48.39%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.13%) C
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) MCP
1 6 (19.35%) MCAD
1 6 (19.35%) MCSD
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (19.35%) MCTS
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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