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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 210 140 123
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 50 133 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 1.78% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.13% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 120 122
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
5762 6239 5491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.95% 83.59% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4994 4671
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OOD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

OOD Salary Trend in the North West

OOD
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

OOD Salary Histogram in the North West

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 OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
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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 -54 31 £47,000 +16.77% 3
Cheshire -8 8 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Merseyside +19 5 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Lancashire -4 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing 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 OOD.

1 101 (80.80%) OO
2 67 (53.60%) .NET
3 63 (50.40%) SQL Server
4 58 (46.40%) C#
5 57 (45.60%) Unit Testing
6 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (43.20%) SQL
8 40 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
10 37 (29.60%) JavaScript
11 36 (28.80%) Visual Studio
12 35 (28.00%) UML
13 34 (27.20%) Multithreading
14 33 (26.40%) ASP.NET
14 33 (26.40%) Java
15 30 (24.00%) Web Services
15 30 (24.00%) .NET Framework
16 28 (22.40%) TDD
16 28 (22.40%) Finance
17 25 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (18.40%) Degree
19 21 (16.80%) C++
20 20 (16.00%) HTML
20 20 (16.00%) J2EE
21 19 (15.20%) MVC
21 19 (15.20%) Scrum
21 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
22 18 (14.40%) WCF
23 16 (12.80%) CSS
24 14 (11.20%) JUnit

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.20%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) GitHub
2 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) Internet
2 5 (4.00%) FTP
3 2 (1.60%) SMS
4 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (50.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.60%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.80%) MySQL
7 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (28.80%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.20%) JUnit
3 12 (9.60%) NUnit
4 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.80%) Moq
6 4 (3.20%) Maven
7 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.60%) MSTest
7 2 (1.60%) Servoy
8 1 (0.80%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.80%) Gradle
8 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (22.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Electronics
3 4 (3.20%) Back Office
3 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (76.00%) Developer
2 37 (29.60%) .NET Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Software Developer
4 21 (16.80%) C# Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Java Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (8.80%) Business Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Delphi Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Junior Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Business Systems Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) Junior
10 8 (6.40%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Junior Software Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Trainee
12 6 (4.80%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (53.60%) .NET
2 33 (26.40%) ASP.NET
3 30 (24.00%) Web Services
3 30 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 20 (16.00%) J2EE
4 20 (16.00%) HTML
5 18 (14.40%) WCF
6 16 (12.80%) CSS
7 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.60%) SOAP
9 11 (8.80%) XML
9 11 (8.80%) jQuery
9 11 (8.80%) Dojo
10 10 (8.00%) Spring
10 10 (8.00%) Hibernate
11 8 (6.40%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (6.40%) DCOM
11 8 (6.40%) NHibernate
11 8 (6.40%) REST
11 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Client/Server
2 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.40%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) IVR
4 5 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.20%) W3C
5 4 (3.20%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.40%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.80%) DTV
7 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.80%) iPhone
7 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Linux
1 9 (7.20%) Android
2 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.20%) UNIX
4 2 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (80.80%) OO
2 57 (45.60%) Unit Testing
3 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 35 (28.00%) UML
6 34 (27.20%) Multithreading
7 28 (22.40%) TDD
8 25 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (15.20%) MVC
9 19 (15.20%) Scrum
9 19 (15.20%) Mentoring
10 14 (11.20%) Concurrent Programming
11 12 (9.60%) BDD
12 11 (8.80%) SDLC
13 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.40%) Automated Testing
15 7 (5.60%) OOP
15 7 (5.60%) Web Development
15 7 (5.60%) Refactoring
15 7 (5.60%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.40%) C#
2 54 (43.20%) SQL
3 37 (29.60%) JavaScript
4 33 (26.40%) Java
5 21 (16.80%) C++
6 10 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.20%) Delphi
8 5 (4.00%) C
9 3 (2.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.80%) VBScript
10 1 (0.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 10 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) Unisys
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