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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 156 114 164
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +50
Permanent jobs citing OOD 98 154 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 2.36% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.85% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 95 131 91
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £63,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 February 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 February 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 -6 74 £40,000 - 12
Lancashire +9 9 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -39 8 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Merseyside -14 6 £41,000 -34.40% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 134 (72.04%) OO
2 114 (61.29%) SQL Server
3 102 (54.84%) C#
4 96 (51.61%) .NET
5 72 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (37.10%) ASP.NET
7 62 (33.33%) MVC
8 56 (30.11%) HTML
9 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
10 53 (28.49%) SQL
11 51 (27.42%) CSS
12 49 (26.34%) Java
13 47 (25.27%) XML
14 46 (24.73%) Microsoft
15 40 (21.51%) Software Engineering
15 40 (21.51%) Degree
16 37 (19.89%) Finance
17 35 (18.82%) C++
18 34 (18.28%) UML
19 33 (17.74%) VB.NET
20 32 (17.20%) Windows
21 31 (16.67%) TDD
22 30 (16.13%) Web Services
23 29 (15.59%) .NET Framework
24 28 (15.05%) Web Development
24 28 (15.05%) WinForms
25 27 (14.52%) Hibernate
25 27 (14.52%) WCF
26 26 (13.98%) SOAP
27 25 (13.44%) VB

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (4.30%) IIS
2 1 (0.54%) Apache
2 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) HTTP
2 9 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.84%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.61%) Intranet
4 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.44%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.91%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (5.38%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.23%) MySQL
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (11.83%) NUnit
1 22 (11.83%) Moq
2 17 (9.14%) Visual Studio
3 16 (8.60%) Subversion
4 15 (8.06%) Maven
5 14 (7.53%) MSTest
6 13 (6.99%) Git (software)
7 12 (6.45%) JUnit
8 11 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.69%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.15%) JIRA
11 2 (1.08%) Ant
12 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.54%) FireMonkey
12 1 (0.54%) NCrunch
General
1 37 (19.89%) Finance
2 25 (13.44%) Retail
3 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 142 (76.34%) Developer
2 46 (24.73%) .NET Developer
3 39 (20.97%) C# Developer
4 37 (19.89%) Software Developer
5 27 (14.52%) Java Developer
6 25 (13.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (11.83%) Software Engineer
8 21 (11.29%) Web Developer
9 20 (10.75%) Analyst
10 19 (10.22%) Systems Analyst
11 18 (9.68%) Business Analyst
12 16 (8.60%) Senior Developer
12 16 (8.60%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (6.45%) Java Applications Developer
14 12 (6.45%) Applications Developer
14 12 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
15 10 (5.38%) Graduate
15 10 (5.38%) Senior Software Developer
16 9 (4.84%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (51.61%) .NET
2 69 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 56 (30.11%) HTML
4 51 (27.42%) CSS
5 47 (25.27%) XML
6 30 (16.13%) Web Services
7 29 (15.59%) .NET Framework
8 28 (15.05%) WinForms
9 27 (14.52%) Hibernate
9 27 (14.52%) WCF
10 26 (13.98%) SOAP
11 25 (13.44%) Spring
12 22 (11.83%) Java EE
13 18 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (8.06%) jQuery
14 15 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
14 15 (8.06%) WSDL
14 15 (8.06%) JMS
15 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 13 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) N-Tier
1 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.38%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.30%) Physics
5 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.61%) STB
7 2 (1.08%) Statistics
8 1 (0.54%) W3C
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.20%) Windows
2 18 (9.68%) Linux
3 14 (7.53%) UNIX
3 14 (7.53%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (72.04%) OO
2 72 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (33.33%) MVC
4 40 (21.51%) Software Engineering
5 34 (18.28%) UML
6 31 (16.67%) TDD
7 28 (15.05%) Web Development
8 24 (12.90%) OOP
9 19 (10.22%) E-Commerce
9 19 (10.22%) Web Design
10 18 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 18 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (9.14%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.99%) SOA
13 12 (6.45%) Asset Management
13 12 (6.45%) Logistics
13 12 (6.45%) Automated Testing
13 12 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.45%) Release Management
14 11 (5.91%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (54.84%) C#
2 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
3 53 (28.49%) SQL
4 49 (26.34%) Java
5 35 (18.82%) C++
6 33 (17.74%) VB.NET
7 25 (13.44%) VB
8 24 (12.90%) C
9 17 (9.14%) Delphi
10 12 (6.45%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.91%) VB6
12 10 (5.38%) PHP
13 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.08%) XPath
13 2 (1.08%) Scala
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) XQuery
14 1 (0.54%) Pascal
14 1 (0.54%) Python
14 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (21.51%) Degree
2 5 (2.69%) MCP
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.69%) MCTS
2 5 (2.69%) MCPD
3 2 (1.08%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 46 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) Embarcadero
3 8 (4.30%) Zend
4 5 (2.69%) Google
5 4 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
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