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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 135 122 139
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 133 125 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 1.81% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.31% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 120 120 107
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
6145 5416 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.66% 78.61% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4903 4599 4979
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
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 2 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 2 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 +8 101 £40,250 +7.33% 19
Cheshire -25 16 £33,750 -8.16% 2
Lancashire +6 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Merseyside +5 2 £31,500 -16.00%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 201 (79.13%) OO
2 162 (63.78%) .NET
3 153 (60.24%) C#
4 130 (51.18%) SQL Server
5 105 (41.34%) SQL
6 103 (40.55%) HTML
6 103 (40.55%) ASP.NET
7 87 (34.25%) CSS
8 85 (33.46%) WCF
9 74 (29.13%) JavaScript
10 73 (28.74%) MVC
11 71 (27.95%) Degree
12 70 (27.56%) Microsoft
13 68 (26.77%) .NET Framework
14 67 (26.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 61 (24.02%) Unit Testing
16 60 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
16 60 (23.62%) Web Services
17 54 (21.26%) NUnit
18 50 (19.69%) Java
19 49 (19.29%) Finance
20 48 (18.90%) TDD
20 48 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
21 47 (18.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 46 (18.11%) XML
23 45 (17.72%) Windows
24 44 (17.32%) Moq
25 43 (16.93%) SQL Server 2005
26 42 (16.54%) Mentoring
27 41 (16.14%) Computer Science

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.72%) IIS
1 12 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.97%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.97%) Lync
3 2 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (0.79%) ArchestrA
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
1 1 (0.39%) PaaS
1 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.30%) Internet
2 5 (1.97%) HTTP
2 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.97%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (51.18%) SQL Server
2 67 (26.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (16.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (9.06%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.15%) MySQL
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.39%) Redis
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (21.26%) NUnit
2 44 (17.32%) Moq
3 33 (12.99%) Visual Studio
4 26 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.48%) SpecFlow
6 18 (7.09%) MSTest
7 12 (4.72%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.94%) Subversion
8 10 (3.94%) Selenium
9 9 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.54%) Mercurial
9 9 (3.54%) ReSharper
9 9 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.15%) JIRA
11 6 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (1.57%) JUnit
12 4 (1.57%) Xcode
13 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.39%) Gradle
14 1 (0.39%) Android Studio
General
1 49 (19.29%) Finance
2 16 (6.30%) Billing
2 16 (6.30%) Marketing
3 14 (5.51%) Retail
4 10 (3.94%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 209 (82.28%) Developer
2 93 (36.61%) Software Developer
3 67 (26.38%) .NET Developer
4 64 (25.20%) C# Developer
5 56 (22.05%) Senior Developer
6 46 (18.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (13.78%) C# Software Developer
8 33 (12.99%) .NET Software Developer
9 30 (11.81%) Java Developer
10 22 (8.66%) Senior Software Developer
11 20 (7.87%) Web Developer
12 19 (7.48%) Software Engineer
12 19 (7.48%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (6.69%) Architect
14 15 (5.91%) Analyst
14 15 (5.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 15 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (5.51%) Business Systems Analyst
15 14 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
15 14 (5.51%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (63.78%) .NET
2 103 (40.55%) ASP.NET
2 103 (40.55%) HTML
3 87 (34.25%) CSS
4 85 (33.46%) WCF
5 68 (26.77%) .NET Framework
6 60 (23.62%) Web Services
7 48 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (18.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 46 (18.11%) XML
10 40 (15.75%) WinForms
10 40 (15.75%) LINQ
10 40 (15.75%) jQuery
11 36 (14.17%) WPF
12 30 (11.81%) ADO.NET
13 25 (9.84%) SOAP
14 20 (7.87%) J2EE
15 17 (6.69%) HTML5
16 15 (5.91%) RESTful
17 14 (5.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.14%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.42%) Mathematics
2 29 (11.42%) Physics
3 10 (3.94%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.15%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.97%) CUDA
8 5 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.97%) Statistics
9 4 (1.57%) iPhone
9 4 (1.57%) iPad
10 3 (1.18%) Open Source
10 3 (1.18%) Blog
10 3 (1.18%) RIA
11 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.79%) PDA
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.72%) Windows
2 22 (8.66%) Linux
3 15 (5.91%) Android
3 15 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.51%) UNIX
5 7 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.18%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (79.13%) OO
2 73 (28.74%) MVC
3 61 (24.02%) Unit Testing
4 60 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (18.90%) TDD
6 42 (16.54%) Mentoring
7 33 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 33 (12.99%) UML
8 30 (11.81%) Scrum
9 28 (11.02%) OOP
10 26 (10.24%) BDD
11 24 (9.45%) Web Development
11 24 (9.45%) Pair Programming
12 22 (8.66%) Data Modelling
13 20 (7.87%) Software Testing
14 19 (7.48%) OOA/OOD
15 18 (7.09%) Refactoring
16 16 (6.30%) CRM
16 16 (6.30%) Line Management
17 15 (5.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 153 (60.24%) C#
2 105 (41.34%) SQL
3 74 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 50 (19.69%) Java
5 36 (14.17%) VB.NET
6 25 (9.84%) C++
7 23 (9.06%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.94%) Delphi
9 8 (3.15%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.76%) C
10 7 (2.76%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.97%) Python
11 5 (1.97%) PHP
12 3 (1.18%) VB
12 3 (1.18%) VC++
12 3 (1.18%) VB6
13 2 (0.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (27.95%) Degree
2 13 (5.12%) MCP
3 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.36%) MCSD
5 5 (1.97%) CCNP
5 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.97%) MCTS
6 4 (1.57%) MCAD
7 1 (0.39%) MCPD
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.15%) SLA
2 7 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 70 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.20%) Oracle
3 6 (2.36%) Google
3 6 (2.36%) Embarcadero
4 4 (1.57%) Apple
5 3 (1.18%) VMware
6 2 (0.79%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.79%) JBoss
6 2 (0.79%) WSO2
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) Northgate
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