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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 164 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Permanent jobs citing OOD 88 132 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.94% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.41% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 105 166
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £63,500 £45,500
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 55 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Lancashire +16 19 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Cheshire -52 14 £40,000 - 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 179 (80.63%) OO
2 127 (57.21%) .NET
3 120 (54.05%) C#
4 110 (49.55%) SQL Server
5 90 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (38.74%) ASP.NET
7 85 (38.29%) HTML
8 81 (36.49%) SQL
9 70 (31.53%) JavaScript
10 69 (31.08%) CSS
11 63 (28.38%) Finance
12 61 (27.48%) MVC
13 57 (25.68%) Microsoft
14 54 (24.32%) Degree
15 52 (23.42%) Java
16 48 (21.62%) Web Services
16 48 (21.62%) .NET Framework
17 44 (19.82%) WCF
18 40 (18.02%) WinForms
19 39 (17.57%) XML
19 39 (17.57%) Windows
20 37 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
20 37 (16.67%) UML
21 33 (14.86%) Unit Testing
22 32 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
23 30 (13.51%) Mentoring
24 29 (13.06%) OOP
24 29 (13.06%) Relational Database
24 29 (13.06%) NUnit
25 27 (12.16%) jQuery

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (4.05%) IIS
2 2 (0.90%) JBoss
2 2 (0.90%) ArchestrA
3 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) HTTP
2 10 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.50%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.50%) Internet
3 3 (1.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (49.55%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (13.06%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Redis
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 29 (13.06%) NUnit
2 26 (11.71%) Visual Studio
3 25 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (9.91%) Subversion
5 21 (9.46%) Moq
6 13 (5.86%) MSTest
7 12 (5.41%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.41%) JUnit
8 6 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.70%) JIRA
8 6 (2.70%) Selenium
8 6 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.80%) Maven
10 2 (0.90%) Ant
11 1 (0.45%) Toad
11 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.45%) Gradle
11 1 (0.45%) FireMonkey
11 1 (0.45%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.45%) NCrunch
General
1 63 (28.38%) Finance
2 21 (9.46%) Retail
3 8 (3.60%) Billing
3 8 (3.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 175 (78.83%) Developer
2 63 (28.38%) Software Developer
3 52 (23.42%) C# Developer
4 45 (20.27%) .NET Developer
5 33 (14.86%) Senior Developer
6 32 (14.41%) Java Developer
7 28 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (11.71%) C# Software Developer
9 21 (9.46%) Senior Software Developer
10 20 (9.01%) Senior C# Developer
11 19 (8.56%) Web Developer
12 18 (8.11%) Business Analyst
12 18 (8.11%) Analyst
12 18 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (7.66%) Systems Analyst
13 17 (7.66%) Systems Developer
14 16 (7.21%) Architect
15 15 (6.76%) Junior
16 14 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (6.31%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (57.21%) .NET
2 86 (38.74%) ASP.NET
3 85 (38.29%) HTML
4 69 (31.08%) CSS
5 48 (21.62%) Web Services
5 48 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 44 (19.82%) WCF
7 40 (18.02%) WinForms
8 39 (17.57%) XML
9 27 (12.16%) jQuery
10 26 (11.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 24 (10.81%) SOAP
12 23 (10.36%) WPF
13 22 (9.91%) Java EE
13 22 (9.91%) LINQ
14 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (8.11%) ADO.NET
16 17 (7.66%) Hibernate
17 16 (7.21%) RESTful
18 15 (6.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.66%) Mathematics
1 17 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.21%) Physics
3 12 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) STB
7 2 (0.90%) PDA
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.57%) Windows
2 18 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 16 (7.21%) Android
4 13 (5.86%) UNIX
5 11 (4.95%) Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (80.63%) OO
2 90 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (27.48%) MVC
4 37 (16.67%) UML
5 33 (14.86%) Unit Testing
6 30 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 29 (13.06%) OOP
8 24 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 23 (10.36%) TDD
10 20 (9.01%) Web Development
11 18 (8.11%) Data Modelling
11 18 (8.11%) SOA
12 17 (7.66%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (7.21%) Software Testing
14 15 (6.76%) Project Management
15 12 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (5.41%) Asset Management
15 12 (5.41%) Release Management
15 12 (5.41%) BDD
16 11 (4.95%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (54.05%) C#
2 81 (36.49%) SQL
3 70 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 52 (23.42%) Java
5 25 (11.26%) C++
5 25 (11.26%) VB.NET
6 18 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 17 (7.66%) Delphi
8 13 (5.86%) C
8 13 (5.86%) VB
9 8 (3.60%) VB6
10 7 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.80%) PHP
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) XPath
13 2 (0.90%) XQuery
14 1 (0.45%) Pascal
14 1 (0.45%) Python
14 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (3.15%) MCP
2 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.70%) MCTS
3 6 (2.70%) MCPD
4 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 57 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.26%) Oracle
3 12 (5.41%) Embarcadero
4 3 (1.35%) Zend
5 2 (0.90%) Google
5 2 (0.90%) Wonderware
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.45%) Northgate
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Salary: £28,021+ per annum
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