The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 223 216 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 18 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.41% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 39
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,350 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5853 5624 5752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 77.92% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4775 5046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OOA/OOD
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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 18 £38,750 -18.42% 2
Lancashire +1 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 42 (70.00%) Java
2 37 (61.67%) OO
3 34 (56.67%) J2EE
4 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
5 28 (46.67%) HTML
6 24 (40.00%) TDD
7 23 (38.33%) Finance
7 23 (38.33%) Oracle
7 23 (38.33%) Windows
8 22 (36.67%) OOD
8 22 (36.67%) Relational Database
9 20 (33.33%) UNIX
10 19 (31.67%) XML
10 19 (31.67%) MVC
11 18 (30.00%) Scrum
11 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (28.33%) jQuery
12 17 (28.33%) Web Services
12 17 (28.33%) Linux
12 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.00%) SQL
13 15 (25.00%) CSS
14 13 (21.67%) .NET
14 13 (21.67%) JMS
14 13 (21.67%) Degree
14 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
14 13 (21.67%) Kanban
15 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (20.00%) Spring
15 12 (20.00%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 12 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.33%) nginx
3 3 (5.00%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.67%) FileNet
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MSTest
1 10 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (16.67%) Moq
1 10 (16.67%) NUnit
2 8 (13.33%) JUnit
3 7 (11.67%) Ant
3 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (11.67%) Subversion
4 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.33%) RSpec
5 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) JMeter
7 1 (1.67%) Log4j
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (95.00%) Developer
2 33 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Systems Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Java Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) J2EE
2 28 (46.67%) HTML
3 19 (31.67%) XML
4 17 (28.33%) jQuery
4 17 (28.33%) Web Services
5 15 (25.00%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) .NET
6 13 (21.67%) JMS
7 12 (20.00%) Spring
8 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (16.67%) Spring.NET
8 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (16.67%) Ninject
8 10 (16.67%) WinForms
8 10 (16.67%) WPF
8 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.00%) Java EE
10 8 (13.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.67%) Open Source
3 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) UNIX
3 17 (28.33%) Linux
4 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.33%) Android
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) OO
2 24 (40.00%) TDD
3 22 (36.67%) OOD
4 19 (31.67%) MVC
5 18 (30.00%) Scrum
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
6 13 (21.67%) Kanban
7 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.33%) Project Management
9 10 (16.67%) MVVM
9 10 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.67%) OOP
10 8 (13.33%) Document Management
11 7 (11.67%) BDD
12 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (8.33%) UML
13 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) Java
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 5 (8.33%) XPath
5 5 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Clojure
6 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) MCP
2 7 (11.67%) MCAD
2 7 (11.67%) MCSD
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Capistrano
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) ATG
5 1 (1.67%) Kony
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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