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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 173 134 146
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 73 122 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 1.78% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.15% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 117 103
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £46,127
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.92%
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
5251 5667 5828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.15% 82.72% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4206 4564 4909
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(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 -40 45 £40,000 - 5
Cheshire -12 10 £26,000 -35.00% 4
Lancashire -5 9 £42,000 +40.00% 4
Merseyside +15 7 £32,500 -21.68% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 130 (76.47%) OO
2 100 (58.82%) .NET
2 100 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 98 (57.65%) C#
4 78 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (38.24%) ASP.NET
6 59 (34.71%) SQL
6 59 (34.71%) MVC
7 55 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 52 (30.59%) Software Engineering
9 51 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 47 (27.65%) TDD
11 42 (24.71%) XML
11 42 (24.71%) Degree
12 40 (23.53%) Unit Testing
12 40 (23.53%) Java
13 38 (22.35%) HTML
13 38 (22.35%) UML
14 36 (21.18%) Visual Studio
14 36 (21.18%) CSS
15 34 (20.00%) Web Services
16 33 (19.41%) .NET Framework
17 30 (17.65%) Finance
18 29 (17.06%) Web Development
19 28 (16.47%) WCF
19 28 (16.47%) C++
20 26 (15.29%) NUnit
21 25 (14.71%) VB.NET
22 24 (14.12%) SOAP
22 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (4.12%) IIS
1 7 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.35%) Apache
2 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Internet
2 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
3 2 (1.18%) FTP
3 2 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.24%) RDBMS
4 13 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.88%) MySQL
6 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Visual Studio
2 26 (15.29%) NUnit
3 19 (11.18%) Moq
4 15 (8.82%) Maven
5 13 (7.65%) MSTest
6 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.53%) JUnit
8 5 (2.94%) PHPUnit
9 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.76%) Subversion
11 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.59%) NCrunch
General
1 30 (17.65%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Retail
3 5 (2.94%) Electronics
4 4 (2.35%) Back Office
5 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (72.35%) Developer
2 46 (27.06%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 30 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 24 (14.12%) Software Engineer
6 20 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.18%) Senior Developer
8 16 (9.41%) Web Developer
9 14 (8.24%) Analyst
10 13 (7.65%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (7.06%) Business Analyst
12 10 (5.88%) Junior
12 10 (5.88%) Java Developer
12 10 (5.88%) Junior Developer
12 10 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
13 9 (5.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.29%) Business Systems Analyst
14 8 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
15 7 (4.12%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.82%) .NET
2 65 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 42 (24.71%) XML
4 38 (22.35%) HTML
5 36 (21.18%) CSS
6 34 (20.00%) Web Services
7 33 (19.41%) .NET Framework
8 28 (16.47%) WCF
9 24 (14.12%) SOAP
9 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 20 (11.76%) Spring
11 17 (10.00%) REST
12 15 (8.82%) jQuery
12 15 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (8.82%) JMS
12 15 (8.82%) JSON
12 15 (8.82%) WSDL
12 15 (8.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) Client/Server
1 19 (11.18%) N-Tier
1 19 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.29%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.94%) IVR
6 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.35%) W3C
6 4 (2.35%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.35%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Statistics
7 2 (1.18%) Physics
8 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.59%) STB
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.35%) Linux
2 20 (11.76%) Windows
3 15 (8.82%) UNIX
4 8 (4.71%) Android
5 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (76.47%) OO
2 78 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (34.71%) MVC
4 52 (30.59%) Software Engineering
5 47 (27.65%) TDD
6 40 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 38 (22.35%) UML
8 29 (17.06%) Web Development
9 23 (13.53%) Multithreading
10 22 (12.94%) Scrum
11 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
12 18 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (10.00%) Automated Testing
14 15 (8.82%) Web Design
15 14 (8.24%) Mentoring
16 12 (7.06%) Logistics
16 12 (7.06%) OOP
16 12 (7.06%) Software Architecture
16 12 (7.06%) BDD
17 10 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 98 (57.65%) C#
2 59 (34.71%) SQL
3 51 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 40 (23.53%) Java
5 28 (16.47%) C++
6 25 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 19 (11.18%) C
8 18 (10.59%) VB
9 11 (6.47%) Delphi
10 9 (5.29%) PHP
11 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.94%) VB6
12 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (24.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) MCP
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.76%) MCTS
2 3 (1.76%) MCPD
3 2 (1.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.29%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) IBM
4 5 (2.94%) Google
4 5 (2.94%) Zend
5 3 (1.76%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.59%) Unisys
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + dep on experience
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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