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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 228 226 215
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 14 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 39
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £43,000
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
5698 5700 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.91% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4534 4846 5017
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 £57,000
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 23 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 23 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 -1 14 £41,250 +11.48% 1
Lancashire +3 2 £60,000 +50.00% 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 43 (69.35%) Java
2 41 (66.13%) OO
3 36 (58.06%) J2EE
4 30 (48.39%) HTML
5 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
6 27 (43.55%) TDD
7 26 (41.94%) Windows
8 25 (40.32%) Oracle
8 25 (40.32%) Finance
9 24 (38.71%) Relational Database
10 23 (37.10%) OOD
11 22 (35.48%) UNIX
12 21 (33.87%) MVC
13 20 (32.26%) Scrum
14 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
15 18 (29.03%) XML
15 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (27.42%) Web Services
16 17 (27.42%) SQL
16 17 (27.42%) jQuery
17 16 (25.81%) CSS
18 15 (24.19%) Linux
18 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (22.58%) Kanban
19 14 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
19 14 (22.58%) .NET
19 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
20 13 (20.97%) Degree
21 12 (19.35%) Spring
21 12 (19.35%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.06%) nginx
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) Relational Database
2 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.06%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) NUnit
1 12 (19.35%) MSTest
1 12 (19.35%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (19.35%) Moq
2 9 (14.52%) JUnit
3 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 7 (11.29%) Subversion
4 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.29%) Ant
5 5 (8.06%) RSpec
5 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.84%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) Log4j
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 19 (30.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Java Consultant
9 5 (8.06%) Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) Systems Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (4.84%) UML Business Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (58.06%) J2EE
2 30 (48.39%) HTML
3 18 (29.03%) XML
4 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 17 (27.42%) jQuery
5 16 (25.81%) CSS
6 14 (22.58%) .NET
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 12 (19.35%) JMS
7 12 (19.35%) WinForms
7 12 (19.35%) Spring
7 12 (19.35%) WPF
7 12 (19.35%) Spring.NET
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (19.35%) Castle Windsor
7 12 (19.35%) Ninject
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 12 (19.35%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (16.13%) Java EE
9 9 (14.52%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) DataPower
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) UNIX
3 15 (24.19%) Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.84%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) OO
2 27 (43.55%) TDD
3 23 (37.10%) OOD
4 21 (33.87%) MVC
5 20 (32.26%) Scrum
6 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (22.58%) Kanban
8 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
9 12 (19.35%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (19.35%) MVVM
9 12 (19.35%) OOP
10 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.90%) Document Management
12 7 (11.29%) BDD
13 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (9.68%) UML
14 5 (8.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Scala
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) XPath
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) MCP
2 9 (14.52%) MCAD
2 9 (14.52%) MCSD
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Capistrano
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) JBoss
3 3 (4.84%) IBM
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) Kony
5 1 (1.61%) ATG
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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