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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 232 206 212
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 20 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 36
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
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 £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 20 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Lancashire -6 3 £60,000 +50.00%
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (71.74%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) OO
3 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
5 22 (47.83%) J2EE
6 19 (41.30%) Finance
6 19 (41.30%) Oracle
6 19 (41.30%) OOD
7 18 (39.13%) Windows
7 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
8 16 (34.78%) UNIX
9 15 (32.61%) TDD
10 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 14 (30.43%) XML
11 13 (28.26%) Web Services
11 13 (28.26%) MVC
11 13 (28.26%) jQuery
12 12 (26.09%) Degree
12 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
12 12 (26.09%) SQL
13 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
13 11 (23.91%) CSS
13 11 (23.91%) Project Management
13 11 (23.91%) Scrum
14 10 (21.74%) Document Management
14 10 (21.74%) Java EE
14 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
14 10 (21.74%) JMS
14 10 (21.74%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) nginx
3 3 (6.52%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) FileNet
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) NUnit
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
1 6 (13.04%) MSTest
1 6 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (13.04%) Moq
2 5 (10.87%) Ant
2 5 (10.87%) JUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) RSpec
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) Log4j
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (93.48%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Systems Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (6.52%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (6.52%) UML Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
2 22 (47.83%) J2EE
3 14 (30.43%) XML
4 13 (28.26%) Web Services
4 13 (28.26%) jQuery
5 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 10 (21.74%) JMS
6 10 (21.74%) Java EE
7 9 (19.57%) .NET
8 8 (17.39%) Spring
9 6 (13.04%) WinForms
9 6 (13.04%) WPF
9 6 (13.04%) Spring.NET
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.04%) XSLT
9 6 (13.04%) SOAP
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (13.04%) Ninject
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
1 6 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) UNIX
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Android
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) OO
2 19 (41.30%) OOD
3 15 (32.61%) TDD
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) MVC
6 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) Project Management
8 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 10 (21.74%) Document Management
9 9 (19.57%) Kanban
9 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (13.04%) MVVM
12 6 (13.04%) OOP
13 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (8.70%) BDD
14 4 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) XPath
6 4 (8.70%) Ruby
7 3 (6.52%) C
8 2 (4.35%) Scala
9 1 (2.17%) Clojure
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) MCP
2 4 (8.70%) MCAD
2 4 (8.70%) MCSD
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Capistrano
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) ATG
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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