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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 168 136 146
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 79 117 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.66% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.01% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 64 107 118
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
5515 5818 6075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.77% 82.58% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4477 4651 5197
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -26 51 £47,000 +21.29% 4
Lancashire -14 13 £42,000 +40.00% 4
Cheshire -17 8 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Merseyside +18 5 £35,000 -21.34%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (76.62%) OO
2 86 (55.84%) .NET
3 82 (53.25%) SQL Server
4 78 (50.65%) C#
5 73 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (33.77%) SQL
7 50 (32.47%) Unit Testing
8 49 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 49 (31.82%) Software Engineering
9 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET
10 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
11 44 (28.57%) TDD
12 41 (26.62%) MVC
12 41 (26.62%) Degree
13 39 (25.32%) Web Services
14 38 (24.68%) Java
15 37 (24.03%) UML
16 35 (22.73%) Visual Studio
16 35 (22.73%) .NET Framework
17 34 (22.08%) HTML
18 33 (21.43%) XML
19 32 (20.78%) CSS
20 29 (18.83%) Multithreading
21 28 (18.18%) WCF
21 28 (18.18%) C++
22 26 (16.88%) Finance
23 24 (15.58%) SOAP
23 24 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
24 23 (14.94%) Web Development
24 23 (14.94%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (5.84%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.55%) IIS
3 6 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) FTP
1 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) SMS
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (53.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.44%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.79%) MySQL
6 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.64%) NUnit
3 14 (9.09%) Maven
3 14 (9.09%) Moq
4 8 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.19%) MSTest
5 7 (4.55%) JUnit
6 5 (3.25%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.30%) Servoy
9 1 (0.65%) NCrunch
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 14 (9.09%) Retail
3 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.25%) Electronics
5 4 (2.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 3 (1.95%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (72.73%) Developer
2 44 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.13%) C# Developer
4 25 (16.23%) Software Developer
5 22 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 20 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 18 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Analyst
9 10 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (6.49%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Junior
11 8 (5.19%) Delphi Developer
12 7 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
12 7 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
12 7 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
12 7 (4.55%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (55.84%) .NET
2 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET
3 39 (25.32%) Web Services
4 35 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 34 (22.08%) HTML
6 33 (21.43%) XML
7 32 (20.78%) CSS
8 28 (18.18%) WCF
9 24 (15.58%) SOAP
10 20 (12.99%) Hibernate
10 20 (12.99%) Spring
10 20 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (11.69%) REST
12 14 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (9.09%) JSON
12 14 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (9.09%) JMS
12 14 (9.09%) WSDL
12 14 (9.09%) Servlets
12 14 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Client/Server
1 15 (9.74%) N-Tier
1 15 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.25%) IVR
6 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.60%) W3C
6 4 (2.60%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.95%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.30%) Physics
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) Statistics
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Linux
2 14 (9.09%) UNIX
3 13 (8.44%) Windows
4 5 (3.25%) Android
5 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (76.62%) OO
2 73 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (32.47%) Unit Testing
4 49 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 44 (28.57%) TDD
6 41 (26.62%) MVC
7 37 (24.03%) UML
8 29 (18.83%) Multithreading
9 24 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (14.94%) Web Development
10 23 (14.94%) Scrum
11 20 (12.99%) Automated Testing
12 18 (11.69%) Mentoring
13 17 (11.04%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.44%) BDD
15 11 (7.14%) OOP
15 11 (7.14%) Logistics
16 10 (6.49%) Web Design
16 10 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (6.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.65%) C#
2 52 (33.77%) SQL
3 49 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.68%) Java
5 28 (18.18%) C++
6 20 (12.99%) VB.NET
7 16 (10.39%) C
8 12 (7.79%) Delphi
9 11 (7.14%) VB
10 9 (5.84%) PHP
11 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.95%) VB6
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (26.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle
3 10 (6.49%) IBM
4 5 (3.25%) Zend
5 2 (1.30%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Unisys
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