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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 141 107 136
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +29
Permanent jobs citing OOD 103 154 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 2.33% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.83% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 94 123 139
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £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
5616 5444 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 82.24% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4818 4558 5523
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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 -1 75 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Lancashire +6 15 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Cheshire -47 10 £40,000 - 3
Merseyside -7 3 £41,000 -35.43% 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 162 (75.00%) OO
2 125 (57.87%) .NET
3 124 (57.41%) SQL Server
4 119 (55.09%) C#
5 87 (40.28%) ASP.NET
6 83 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (33.33%) SQL
8 68 (31.48%) HTML
9 67 (31.02%) MVC
10 62 (28.70%) JavaScript
11 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
12 57 (26.39%) CSS
13 53 (24.54%) Degree
14 52 (24.07%) Finance
15 48 (22.22%) Java
16 45 (20.83%) Web Services
16 45 (20.83%) XML
17 41 (18.98%) Windows
18 40 (18.52%) .NET Framework
19 37 (17.13%) Software Engineering
20 35 (16.20%) WCF
20 35 (16.20%) WinForms
21 34 (15.74%) UML
22 33 (15.28%) VB.NET
23 31 (14.35%) OOP
24 30 (13.89%) C++
24 30 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
25 29 (13.43%) Visual Studio
25 29 (13.43%) TDD
26 28 (12.96%) NUnit

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.46%) JBoss
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.56%) HTTP
2 9 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.31%) Internet
4 3 (1.39%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 23 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.09%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.24%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.39%) MySQL
8 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.46%) DTS
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 28 (12.96%) NUnit
3 25 (11.57%) Moq
4 23 (10.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (9.26%) Subversion
6 16 (7.41%) MSTest
7 12 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.56%) JUnit
8 10 (4.63%) Maven
9 5 (2.31%) JIRA
10 3 (1.39%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.93%) Ant
12 1 (0.46%) Toad
12 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.46%) Selenium
12 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.46%) FireMonkey
12 1 (0.46%) NCrunch
General
1 52 (24.07%) Finance
2 23 (10.65%) Retail
3 3 (1.39%) Billing
3 3 (1.39%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 166 (76.85%) Developer
2 54 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 50 (23.15%) .NET Developer
4 49 (22.69%) C# Developer
5 29 (13.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 23 (10.65%) Web Developer
7 23 (10.65%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.65%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (8.80%) Analyst
8 19 (8.80%) Software Engineer
9 18 (8.33%) Business Analyst
9 18 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 16 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (6.48%) Architect
12 12 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
12 12 (5.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (57.87%) .NET
2 87 (40.28%) ASP.NET
3 68 (31.48%) HTML
4 57 (26.39%) CSS
5 45 (20.83%) Web Services
5 45 (20.83%) XML
6 40 (18.52%) .NET Framework
7 35 (16.20%) WCF
7 35 (16.20%) WinForms
8 25 (11.57%) SOAP
9 23 (10.65%) Hibernate
10 22 (10.19%) Java EE
11 21 (9.72%) Spring
11 21 (9.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (9.26%) jQuery
13 17 (7.87%) RESTful
14 14 (6.48%) ADO.NET
15 13 (6.02%) WPF
15 13 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (6.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 14 (6.48%) Mathematics
2 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.02%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.56%) Physics
5 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.39%) STB
8 2 (0.93%) Statistics
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.46%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.98%) Windows
2 17 (7.87%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.94%) Android
4 13 (6.02%) Linux
5 12 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (75.00%) OO
2 83 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (31.02%) MVC
4 37 (17.13%) Software Engineering
5 34 (15.74%) UML
6 31 (14.35%) OOP
7 29 (13.43%) TDD
8 26 (12.04%) Web Development
9 23 (10.65%) Unit Testing
10 18 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 18 (8.33%) Web Design
10 18 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 16 (7.41%) SOA
11 16 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.48%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.56%) Release Management
13 12 (5.56%) Asset Management
14 11 (5.09%) Web Application Development
15 10 (4.63%) Project Management
16 9 (4.17%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 119 (55.09%) C#
2 72 (33.33%) SQL
3 62 (28.70%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.22%) Java
5 33 (15.28%) VB.NET
6 30 (13.89%) C++
7 24 (11.11%) VB
8 19 (8.80%) Delphi
9 18 (8.33%) C
10 15 (6.94%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.09%) VB6
12 7 (3.24%) PHP
12 7 (3.24%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.39%) Scala
15 2 (0.93%) XPath
15 2 (0.93%) XQuery
16 1 (0.46%) Pascal
16 1 (0.46%) Python
16 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (24.54%) Degree
2 7 (3.24%) MCP
2 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.78%) MCTS
3 6 (2.78%) MCPD
4 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.94%) Oracle
3 13 (6.02%) Embarcadero
4 6 (2.78%) Zend
5 5 (2.31%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.46%) Northgate
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