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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 152 176 139
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Permanent jobs citing OOD 77 69 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.13% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.28% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 57 117
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
4702 5388 5792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.94% 88.40% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4292 4651
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +30 65 £47,500 +23.37% 9
Cheshire +26 6 £38,750 +49.03% 2
Lancashire +5 6 £42,500 +1.19% 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OOD.

1 125 (64.43%) OO
2 113 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (53.09%) Degree
4 102 (52.58%) Java
5 80 (41.24%) SQL Server
6 76 (39.18%) C#
7 68 (35.05%) .NET
8 67 (34.54%) Software Engineering
9 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
10 63 (32.47%) C++
11 61 (31.44%) SQL
12 58 (29.90%) Web Services
12 58 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (25.26%) Unit Testing
14 41 (21.13%) XML
15 39 (20.10%) CSS
16 38 (19.59%) Linux
17 37 (19.07%) SOAP
17 37 (19.07%) HTML
18 36 (18.56%) Multithreading
19 35 (18.04%) Scrum
20 34 (17.53%) J2EE
20 34 (17.53%) Git (software)
20 34 (17.53%) MongoDB
21 33 (17.01%) JUnit
21 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET
22 32 (16.49%) Oracle
23 31 (15.98%) PostgreSQL
24 28 (14.43%) Computer Science
25 27 (13.92%) Hibernate

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (12.89%) Node.js
2 21 (10.82%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.61%) JBoss
3 7 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.55%) iTunes
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) PaaS
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.53%) MongoDB
3 31 (15.98%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.15%) MySQL
5 6 (3.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 33 (17.01%) JUnit
3 27 (13.92%) Oracle Forms
4 22 (11.34%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.67%) JIRA
5 11 (5.67%) Moq
5 11 (5.67%) NUnit
6 10 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.61%) Gradle
7 7 (3.61%) Maven
7 7 (3.61%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.61%) TestNG
8 5 (2.58%) Subversion
9 4 (2.06%) MSTest
9 4 (2.06%) Ranorex
9 4 (2.06%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.55%) Xcode
11 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 16 (8.25%) Electronics
3 8 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Games
4 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.55%) Marketing
4 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (65.46%) Developer
2 70 (36.08%) Java Developer
3 37 (19.07%) .NET Developer
4 25 (12.89%) Software Developer
5 24 (12.37%) C# Developer
6 23 (11.86%) Software Engineer
7 21 (10.82%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (10.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (10.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (10.31%) Team Leader
9 18 (9.28%) Lead Developer
10 16 (8.25%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (8.25%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (7.22%) Java Team Leader
12 13 (6.70%) C Software Engineer
12 13 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (6.70%) SQL Developer
13 12 (6.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (35.05%) .NET
2 58 (29.90%) Web Services
3 41 (21.13%) XML
4 39 (20.10%) CSS
5 37 (19.07%) HTML
5 37 (19.07%) SOAP
6 34 (17.53%) J2EE
7 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET
8 27 (13.92%) Hibernate
8 27 (13.92%) UDDI
8 27 (13.92%) WSDL
9 25 (12.89%) RESTful
10 23 (11.86%) .NET Framework
11 21 (10.82%) WCF
12 18 (9.28%) jQuery
13 17 (8.76%) Entity Framework
14 16 (8.25%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (7.73%) LINQ
16 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.43%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.31%) User Experience
3 19 (9.79%) Mathematics
4 18 (9.28%) Physics
5 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (6.70%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.58%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.06%) iPad
9 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.52%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.52%) IVR
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Linux
2 17 (8.76%) Windows
3 13 (6.70%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (6.70%) Windows CE
4 8 (4.12%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (64.43%) OO
2 113 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (34.54%) Software Engineering
4 58 (29.90%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (25.26%) Unit Testing
6 36 (18.56%) Multithreading
7 35 (18.04%) Scrum
8 25 (12.89%) Concurrent Programming
9 21 (10.82%) MVC
9 21 (10.82%) OOP
10 20 (10.31%) UML
11 17 (8.76%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.25%) DevOps
12 16 (8.25%) TDD
13 14 (7.22%) Rapid Prototyping
13 14 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (6.70%) Embedded Software Development
14 13 (6.70%) Pair Programming
14 13 (6.70%) Test Automation
15 12 (6.19%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 102 (52.58%) Java
2 76 (39.18%) C#
3 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
4 63 (32.47%) C++
5 61 (31.44%) SQL
6 22 (11.34%) PHP
7 19 (9.79%) C
8 16 (8.25%) Embedded C
8 16 (8.25%) Ruby
9 14 (7.22%) Python
10 13 (6.70%) Perl
11 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.58%) VB
11 5 (2.58%) VB6
12 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.52%) GLSL
13 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (53.09%) Degree
2 13 (6.70%) HNC
2 13 (6.70%) HND
3 5 (2.58%) ISEB
3 5 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.09%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 21 (10.82%) Puppet
2 5 (2.58%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (16.49%) Oracle
2 17 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.06%) Telerik
4 2 (1.03%) Remedy
4 2 (1.03%) SAP
4 2 (1.03%) Zend
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