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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 186 125 158
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +33
Permanent jobs citing OOD 63 145 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 2.02% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.45% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 57 132 91
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,900 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5507 5922 5836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.55% 82.63% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4400 4797 4803
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -41 39 £35,000 -17.15% 5
Merseyside -2 11 £41,000 -32.78%
Cheshire -19 7 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Lancashire - 4 £40,000 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 118 (72.39%) OO
2 98 (60.12%) SQL Server
3 86 (52.76%) C#
3 86 (52.76%) .NET
4 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (40.49%) ASP.NET
6 57 (34.97%) MVC
7 49 (30.06%) SQL
7 49 (30.06%) Java
8 48 (29.45%) JavaScript
8 48 (29.45%) Software Engineering
9 46 (28.22%) XML
10 45 (27.61%) Microsoft
11 42 (25.77%) HTML
12 40 (24.54%) TDD
13 39 (23.93%) CSS
14 37 (22.70%) Degree
15 34 (20.86%) UML
16 31 (19.02%) C++
17 27 (16.56%) VB.NET
18 26 (15.95%) SOAP
18 26 (15.95%) Finance
19 25 (15.34%) Hibernate
19 25 (15.34%) Web Services
19 25 (15.34%) C
19 25 (15.34%) Windows
20 24 (14.72%) Web Development
20 24 (14.72%) WCF
20 24 (14.72%) Unit Testing
21 23 (14.11%) .NET Framework

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (4.29%) IIS
2 3 (1.84%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Magento
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.84%) GitHub
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) HTTP
2 8 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.29%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.45%) Internet
5 2 (1.23%) FTP
5 2 (1.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (60.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.88%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.36%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.52%) MySQL
5 7 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (14.11%) NUnit
2 20 (12.27%) Moq
2 20 (12.27%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.43%) Maven
3 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.59%) MSTest
5 12 (7.36%) Subversion
6 10 (6.13%) JUnit
7 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.07%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.23%) NCrunch
9 2 (1.23%) JIRA
9 2 (1.23%) Ant
10 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 23 (14.11%) Retail
3 5 (3.07%) Electronics
4 4 (2.45%) Back Office
5 3 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (69.94%) Developer
2 40 (24.54%) .NET Developer
3 33 (20.25%) C# Developer
4 24 (14.72%) Software Engineer
4 24 (14.72%) Software Developer
5 20 (12.27%) Analyst
5 20 (12.27%) Java Developer
6 19 (11.66%) Systems Analyst
6 19 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (11.04%) Business Analyst
8 17 (10.43%) Web Developer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Developer
10 12 (7.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.75%) C# Web Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Business Systems Analyst
12 10 (6.13%) Applications Developer
12 10 (6.13%) Java Applications Developer
13 8 (4.91%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (4.29%) Graduate
15 6 (3.68%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (52.76%) .NET
2 66 (40.49%) ASP.NET
3 46 (28.22%) XML
4 42 (25.77%) HTML
5 39 (23.93%) CSS
6 26 (15.95%) SOAP
7 25 (15.34%) Web Services
7 25 (15.34%) Hibernate
8 24 (14.72%) WCF
9 23 (14.11%) Spring
9 23 (14.11%) .NET Framework
10 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (11.66%) Java EE
12 17 (10.43%) ActiveMQ
12 17 (10.43%) WSDL
12 17 (10.43%) JMS
13 15 (9.20%) Servlets
13 15 (9.20%) JSON
13 15 (9.20%) jQuery
13 15 (9.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.59%) Client/Server
2 14 (8.59%) N-Tier
3 13 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.91%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.45%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.45%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.45%) IVR
7 3 (1.84%) STB
7 3 (1.84%) W3C
7 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.23%) Statistics
8 2 (1.23%) Physics
9 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.34%) Windows
2 22 (13.50%) Linux
3 15 (9.20%) Android
3 15 (9.20%) UNIX
4 14 (8.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (72.39%) OO
2 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (34.97%) MVC
4 48 (29.45%) Software Engineering
5 40 (24.54%) TDD
6 34 (20.86%) UML
7 24 (14.72%) Web Development
7 24 (14.72%) Unit Testing
8 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
9 17 (10.43%) Web Design
10 15 (9.20%) OOP
11 14 (8.59%) Scrum
11 14 (8.59%) Logistics
11 14 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.98%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (7.98%) Automated Testing
12 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
13 12 (7.36%) Software Architecture
14 10 (6.13%) Multithreading
15 9 (5.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (52.76%) C#
2 49 (30.06%) Java
2 49 (30.06%) SQL
3 48 (29.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.02%) C++
5 27 (16.56%) VB.NET
6 25 (15.34%) C
7 21 (12.88%) VB
8 9 (5.52%) Delphi
9 8 (4.91%) PHP
10 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.29%) VB6
11 2 (1.23%) XPath
11 2 (1.23%) XQuery
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (22.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) MCP
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.84%) MCTS
2 3 (1.84%) MCPD
3 2 (1.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (27.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.07%) Embarcadero
2 5 (3.07%) Google
2 5 (3.07%) Zend
3 4 (2.45%) Oracle
4 3 (1.84%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Unisys
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: Excellent + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago