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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 128 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 133 116 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.81% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.14% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 120 111 113
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £75,000
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
6152 5427 5819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.71% 79.08% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4962 4599 5024
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +13 106 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Lancashire +8 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire -30 12 £33,750 -14.01% 2
Merseyside -2 2 £31,500 -16.00%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 202 (79.84%) OO
2 162 (64.03%) .NET
3 150 (59.29%) C#
4 135 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (49.41%) SQL Server
6 106 (41.90%) SQL
6 106 (41.90%) HTML
7 100 (39.53%) ASP.NET
8 88 (34.78%) CSS
9 83 (32.81%) WCF
10 74 (29.25%) Degree
11 71 (28.06%) .NET Framework
12 70 (27.67%) Microsoft
13 69 (27.27%) JavaScript
13 69 (27.27%) MVC
14 64 (25.30%) Web Services
15 62 (24.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 56 (22.13%) Unit Testing
17 53 (20.95%) Finance
18 49 (19.37%) NUnit
19 47 (18.58%) Java
20 46 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
20 46 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 45 (17.79%) Windows
22 43 (17.00%) XML
22 43 (17.00%) Mentoring
23 42 (16.60%) LINQ
23 42 (16.60%) Computer Science
24 41 (16.21%) WinForms
25 39 (15.42%) VB.NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
1 12 (4.74%) IIS
2 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.98%) Lync
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (0.79%) ArchestrA
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) IaaS
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
1 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.32%) Internet
2 4 (1.58%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.58%) HTTP
2 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (24.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.77%) MySQL
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 49 (19.37%) NUnit
2 39 (15.42%) Moq
3 35 (13.83%) Visual Studio
4 27 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (6.32%) MSTest
6 14 (5.53%) SpecFlow
7 12 (4.74%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.35%) Subversion
9 10 (3.95%) Selenium
10 8 (3.16%) JIRA
11 4 (1.58%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.58%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (1.58%) Xcode
11 4 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.19%) JUnit
12 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.40%) Gradle
13 1 (0.40%) FireMonkey
General
1 53 (20.95%) Finance
2 16 (6.32%) Billing
3 15 (5.93%) Marketing
4 12 (4.74%) Retail
5 10 (3.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 206 (81.42%) Developer
2 92 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 63 (24.90%) .NET Developer
4 61 (24.11%) C# Developer
5 58 (22.92%) Senior Developer
6 44 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (14.62%) C# Software Developer
8 34 (13.44%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (11.07%) Java Developer
10 23 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
11 21 (8.30%) Web Developer
12 20 (7.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 18 (7.11%) Software Engineer
14 17 (6.72%) Architect
15 15 (5.93%) Junior
15 15 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (5.93%) Junior Developer
16 14 (5.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 14 (5.53%) Business Analyst
16 14 (5.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (64.03%) .NET
2 106 (41.90%) HTML
3 100 (39.53%) ASP.NET
4 88 (34.78%) CSS
5 83 (32.81%) WCF
6 71 (28.06%) .NET Framework
7 64 (25.30%) Web Services
8 46 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (17.00%) XML
10 42 (16.60%) LINQ
11 41 (16.21%) WinForms
12 37 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (13.44%) WPF
13 34 (13.44%) jQuery
14 32 (12.65%) ADO.NET
15 26 (10.28%) SOAP
16 19 (7.51%) J2EE
17 17 (6.72%) HTML5
18 16 (6.32%) RESTful
19 14 (5.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.60%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.25%) Mathematics
2 31 (12.25%) Physics
3 10 (3.95%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.56%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.98%) CUDA
7 5 (1.98%) Statistics
8 4 (1.58%) iPhone
8 4 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.58%) iPad
8 4 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.19%) User Experience
9 3 (1.19%) RIA
9 3 (1.19%) Blog
10 2 (0.79%) PDA
10 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.79%) Windows
2 21 (8.30%) Linux
3 16 (6.32%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.53%) Android
4 14 (5.53%) UNIX
5 6 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (79.84%) OO
2 135 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (27.27%) MVC
4 56 (22.13%) Unit Testing
5 43 (17.00%) Mentoring
6 37 (14.62%) TDD
7 32 (12.65%) UML
8 29 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 27 (10.67%) Scrum
10 26 (10.28%) Web Development
10 26 (10.28%) OOP
11 22 (8.70%) BDD
12 21 (8.30%) Data Modelling
13 20 (7.91%) Software Testing
14 19 (7.51%) Pair Programming
15 17 (6.72%) OOA/OOD
15 17 (6.72%) Refactoring
16 16 (6.32%) SOA
16 16 (6.32%) CRM
16 16 (6.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (59.29%) C#
2 106 (41.90%) SQL
3 69 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 47 (18.58%) Java
5 39 (15.42%) VB.NET
6 27 (10.67%) C++
7 25 (9.88%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.53%) Delphi
9 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.98%) C
11 5 (1.98%) PHP
11 5 (1.98%) Python
11 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.19%) VB
12 3 (1.19%) VC++
12 3 (1.19%) VB6
13 2 (0.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.40%) XAML
14 1 (0.40%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 74 (29.25%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) MCP
3 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.98%) CCNP
4 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.98%) MCTS
5 4 (1.58%) MCSD
6 3 (1.19%) MCPD
7 2 (0.79%) MCAD
8 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.95%) SLA
2 4 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 70 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.65%) Oracle
3 7 (2.77%) Embarcadero
4 5 (1.98%) Google
5 4 (1.58%) Apple
6 3 (1.19%) VMware
7 2 (0.79%) Wonderware
7 2 (0.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) WSO2
8 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.40%) Northgate
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