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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 128 166 117
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -49
Permanent jobs citing OOD 109 103 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 1.49% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.74% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 90 97 132
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4790 5925 5633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.57% 85.63% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3962 4992 4682
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +37 91 £52,500 +31.25% 15
Cheshire +33 16 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Lancashire +6 1 - -
Merseyside -10 1 - - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (68.10%) OO
2 90 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (50.31%) Java
4 75 (46.01%) C#
5 68 (41.72%) SQL
5 68 (41.72%) Degree
6 67 (41.10%) .NET
7 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
8 62 (38.04%) Software Engineering
9 57 (34.97%) C++
10 56 (34.36%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
12 44 (26.99%) Web Services
13 42 (25.77%) Unit Testing
14 36 (22.09%) Scrum
14 36 (22.09%) XML
15 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET
15 35 (21.47%) HTML
16 33 (20.25%) Multithreading
17 32 (19.63%) J2EE
17 32 (19.63%) CSS
17 32 (19.63%) Linux
18 30 (18.40%) OOP
19 29 (17.79%) JUnit
20 27 (16.56%) Visual Studio
21 25 (15.34%) Computer Science
21 25 (15.34%) Concurrent Programming
22 24 (14.72%) Git (software)
23 21 (12.88%) MVC
23 21 (12.88%) SOAP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (10.43%) Node.js
2 14 (8.59%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.68%) JBoss
3 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.84%) CMS
4 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (17.79%) JUnit
2 27 (16.56%) Visual Studio
3 24 (14.72%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.20%) NUnit
5 12 (7.36%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (6.75%) Moq
7 10 (6.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.13%) JIRA
7 10 (6.13%) Subversion
7 10 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.68%) MSTest
9 4 (2.45%) Gradle
9 4 (2.45%) Maven
9 4 (2.45%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.45%) Ranorex
9 4 (2.45%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.45%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.84%) Grunt
10 3 (1.84%) gulp
10 3 (1.84%) TestNG
General
1 18 (11.04%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Electronics
3 9 (5.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.84%) Games
4 3 (1.84%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (65.03%) Developer
2 51 (31.29%) Java Developer
3 39 (23.93%) .NET Developer
4 23 (14.11%) C# Developer
5 22 (13.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (11.66%) .NET Software Developer
6 19 (11.66%) Software Developer
7 16 (9.82%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (9.20%) Architect
8 15 (9.20%) Software Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (7.36%) SQL Developer
11 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.75%) C Software Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) Senior Developer
12 10 (6.13%) Analyst
13 9 (5.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.10%) .NET
2 44 (26.99%) Web Services
3 36 (22.09%) XML
4 35 (21.47%) ASP.NET
4 35 (21.47%) HTML
5 32 (19.63%) CSS
5 32 (19.63%) J2EE
6 21 (12.88%) .NET Framework
6 21 (12.88%) SOAP
7 18 (11.04%) Entity Framework
7 18 (11.04%) WCF
8 16 (9.82%) RESTful
9 14 (8.59%) Hibernate
9 14 (8.59%) LINQ
9 14 (8.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (7.98%) jQuery
11 12 (7.36%) UDDI
11 12 (7.36%) WSDL
12 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.66%) User Experience
3 18 (11.04%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.98%) Mathematics
6 12 (7.36%) Physics
7 11 (6.75%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.84%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) iPad
10 1 (0.61%) IVR
10 1 (0.61%) Statistics
10 1 (0.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.63%) Linux
2 15 (9.20%) Windows
3 11 (6.75%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (6.75%) Windows CE
4 8 (4.91%) Android
5 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (68.10%) OO
2 90 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (38.04%) Software Engineering
4 56 (34.36%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (25.77%) Unit Testing
6 36 (22.09%) Scrum
7 33 (20.25%) Multithreading
8 30 (18.40%) OOP
9 25 (15.34%) Concurrent Programming
10 21 (12.88%) MVC
11 17 (10.43%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.43%) UML
12 13 (7.98%) TDD
13 11 (6.75%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (6.75%) Pair Programming
13 11 (6.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (6.75%) Test Automation
14 10 (6.13%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (5.52%) Machine Learning
15 9 (5.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.31%) Java
2 75 (46.01%) C#
3 68 (41.72%) SQL
4 57 (34.97%) C++
5 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
6 18 (11.04%) PHP
7 15 (9.20%) C
8 14 (8.59%) Embedded C
8 14 (8.59%) Perl
8 14 (8.59%) Python
8 14 (8.59%) Ruby
9 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.23%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.61%) Delphi
12 1 (0.61%) GLSL
12 1 (0.61%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 68 (41.72%) Degree
2 11 (6.75%) HNC
2 11 (6.75%) HND
3 8 (4.91%) ISEB
3 8 (4.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) QA
2 11 (6.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 14 (8.59%) Puppet
2 5 (3.07%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.43%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) Telerik
4 3 (1.84%) Apple
4 3 (1.84%) Google
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe
5 2 (1.23%) Remedy
5 2 (1.23%) Sencha
6 1 (0.61%) HP
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