The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 131 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing OOD 118 122 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 1.65% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.11% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 105 121 118
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5625 5789 5594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.50% 78.40% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 4947 4955
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
OOD
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 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 -5 87 £38,875 +3.66% 14
Lancashire +12 14 £30,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire +11 14 £36,250 +25.00% 1
Merseyside -4 3 £44,500 +44.71%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 212 (80.61%) OO
2 173 (65.78%) C#
3 170 (64.64%) .NET
4 141 (53.61%) SQL Server
5 106 (40.30%) SQL
6 104 (39.54%) ASP.NET
7 86 (32.70%) HTML
8 83 (31.56%) MVC
9 77 (29.28%) Microsoft
9 77 (29.28%) CSS
9 77 (29.28%) WCF
10 75 (28.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (27.38%) Unit Testing
12 70 (26.62%) .NET Framework
13 69 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 68 (25.86%) TDD
14 68 (25.86%) JavaScript
15 64 (24.33%) Java
15 64 (24.33%) XML
16 54 (20.53%) Web Services
17 53 (20.15%) WPF
18 51 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (18.63%) Windows
20 48 (18.25%) NUnit
21 47 (17.87%) WinForms
22 46 (17.49%) Moq
23 45 (17.11%) Software Engineering
24 43 (16.35%) Degree
25 42 (15.97%) SQL Server 2012
26 41 (15.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 13 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.04%) IIS
3 7 (2.66%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.90%) Lync
5 4 (1.52%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Mule
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.38%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 22 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
1 1 (0.38%) PaaS
1 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) Internet
2 8 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.66%) HTTPS
3 7 (2.66%) HTTP
4 3 (1.14%) Wireless
5 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (53.61%) SQL Server
2 75 (28.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (15.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (10.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (9.13%) MySQL
6 15 (5.70%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.28%) Big Data
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (18.25%) NUnit
2 46 (17.49%) Moq
3 23 (8.75%) Visual Studio
4 22 (8.37%) MSTest
4 22 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.70%) SpecFlow
6 13 (4.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (4.94%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.42%) ReSharper
7 9 (3.42%) Mercurial
7 9 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.66%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.28%) JUnit
9 6 (2.28%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.28%) Selenium
9 6 (2.28%) Subversion
9 6 (2.28%) JIRA
10 4 (1.52%) Xcode
11 2 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 25 (9.51%) Finance
2 15 (5.70%) Retail
3 14 (5.32%) Marketing
4 10 (3.80%) Billing
4 10 (3.80%) Games
5 5 (1.90%) Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 202 (76.81%) Developer
2 80 (30.42%) .NET Developer
3 74 (28.14%) Software Developer
4 56 (21.29%) C# Developer
5 54 (20.53%) Senior Developer
6 47 (17.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (12.17%) Java Developer
8 28 (10.65%) Software Engineer
8 28 (10.65%) .NET Software Developer
9 25 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (9.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (8.37%) C# Software Developer
11 22 (8.37%) Architect
12 21 (7.98%) Web Developer
13 18 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (5.32%) C++ Developer
14 14 (5.32%) Analyst
15 13 (4.94%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (64.64%) .NET
2 104 (39.54%) ASP.NET
3 86 (32.70%) HTML
4 77 (29.28%) CSS
4 77 (29.28%) WCF
5 70 (26.62%) .NET Framework
6 69 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 64 (24.33%) XML
8 54 (20.53%) Web Services
9 53 (20.15%) WPF
10 47 (17.87%) WinForms
11 41 (15.59%) jQuery
11 41 (15.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 29 (11.03%) LINQ
13 22 (8.37%) ADO.NET
14 21 (7.98%) J2EE
15 19 (7.22%) SOAP
15 19 (7.22%) Castle Windsor
16 17 (6.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.55%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.98%) Mathematics
2 21 (7.98%) Physics
3 15 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.94%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (4.18%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.18%) Statistics
5 11 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.80%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (3.04%) Open Source
8 6 (2.28%) RIA
9 5 (1.90%) iPhone
9 5 (1.90%) CUDA
9 5 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.90%) iPad
10 4 (1.52%) SystemC
11 3 (1.14%) Blog
12 2 (0.76%) Social Media
13 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.63%) Windows
2 22 (8.37%) Linux
3 16 (6.08%) Android
4 15 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.80%) UNIX
6 6 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.14%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (80.61%) OO
2 83 (31.56%) MVC
3 72 (27.38%) Unit Testing
4 68 (25.86%) TDD
5 51 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (17.11%) Software Engineering
7 41 (15.59%) Scrum
7 41 (15.59%) OOP
8 39 (14.83%) UML
9 31 (11.79%) Web Development
10 28 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (8.75%) BDD
11 23 (8.75%) MVVM
11 23 (8.75%) Pair Programming
12 22 (8.37%) SOA
12 22 (8.37%) OOA/OOD
13 19 (7.22%) Data Modelling
13 19 (7.22%) Kanban
14 15 (5.70%) User Stories
14 15 (5.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 173 (65.78%) C#
2 106 (40.30%) SQL
3 68 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 64 (24.33%) Java
5 36 (13.69%) VB.NET
6 29 (11.03%) T-SQL
7 24 (9.13%) C++
8 13 (4.94%) C
9 12 (4.56%) PHP
10 7 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.28%) Python
11 6 (2.28%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.90%) Delphi
12 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.14%) VB6
13 3 (1.14%) VB
13 3 (1.14%) VC++
14 2 (0.76%) Ruby
14 2 (0.76%) XAML
15 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (16.35%) Degree
2 24 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (7.98%) MCP
4 14 (5.32%) MCTS
5 12 (4.56%) MCSD
6 10 (3.80%) MCAD
7 5 (1.90%) CCNP
7 5 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.52%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (29.28%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.31%) Oracle
3 10 (3.80%) WSO2
4 8 (3.04%) Google
5 4 (1.52%) Apple
5 4 (1.52%) Sybase
6 3 (1.14%) VMware
7 2 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.38%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
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