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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 168 114 151
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +37
Permanent jobs citing OOD 76 160 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 2.29% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.77% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72 142 91
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £62,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,289
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
5536 5785 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.57% 82.96% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4484 4715 4805
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -30 54 £35,000 -14.11% 7
Merseyside -6 10 £41,000 -33.60% 2
Cheshire -29 7 £27,500 -31.25% 8
Lancashire - 4 £41,250 - 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (71.08%) OO
2 104 (62.65%) SQL Server
3 89 (53.61%) C#
4 83 (50.00%) .NET
5 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (38.55%) ASP.NET
7 56 (33.73%) MVC
8 52 (31.33%) JavaScript
9 50 (30.12%) Java
10 48 (28.92%) SQL
10 48 (28.92%) XML
11 45 (27.11%) HTML
11 45 (27.11%) Software Engineering
12 42 (25.30%) CSS
12 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
13 37 (22.29%) Degree
14 36 (21.69%) TDD
15 33 (19.88%) UML
15 33 (19.88%) C++
16 28 (16.87%) VB.NET
17 27 (16.27%) Finance
17 27 (16.27%) Hibernate
17 27 (16.27%) C
17 27 (16.27%) Windows
18 26 (15.66%) SOAP
18 26 (15.66%) Retail
19 25 (15.06%) Spring
19 25 (15.06%) Web Services
19 25 (15.06%) Web Development
20 24 (14.46%) WCF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.23%) HTTP
2 9 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.42%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) FTP
4 2 (1.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (62.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.86%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (4.22%) MySQL
7 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (13.25%) NUnit
2 19 (11.45%) Moq
3 17 (10.24%) Maven
4 16 (9.64%) Git (software)
5 15 (9.04%) Visual Studio
6 14 (8.43%) MSTest
6 14 (8.43%) Subversion
7 12 (7.23%) JUnit
8 7 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.01%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.81%) JIRA
11 2 (1.20%) Ant
12 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.60%) NCrunch
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 26 (15.66%) Retail
3 3 (1.81%) Electronics
3 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (73.49%) Developer
2 41 (24.70%) .NET Developer
3 33 (19.88%) C# Developer
4 28 (16.87%) Software Developer
5 25 (15.06%) Java Developer
6 23 (13.86%) Software Engineer
7 20 (12.05%) Analyst
8 19 (11.45%) Systems Analyst
8 19 (11.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (10.84%) Web Developer
9 18 (10.84%) Business Analyst
10 15 (9.04%) Senior Developer
11 13 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (7.23%) Java Applications Developer
12 12 (7.23%) Applications Developer
13 11 (6.63%) Business Systems Analyst
14 10 (6.02%) C# Software Developer
15 9 (5.42%) C# Web Developer
16 8 (4.82%) Graduate
16 8 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.00%) .NET
2 64 (38.55%) ASP.NET
3 48 (28.92%) XML
4 45 (27.11%) HTML
5 42 (25.30%) CSS
6 27 (16.27%) Hibernate
7 26 (15.66%) SOAP
8 25 (15.06%) Web Services
8 25 (15.06%) Spring
9 24 (14.46%) WCF
10 22 (13.25%) Java EE
11 19 (11.45%) WinForms
11 19 (11.45%) .NET Framework
12 17 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (10.24%) ActiveMQ
12 17 (10.24%) JMS
12 17 (10.24%) WSDL
13 15 (9.04%) Servlets
13 15 (9.04%) JSON
13 15 (9.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.83%) N-Tier
3 12 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.63%) Client/Server
5 10 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.22%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.81%) Physics
7 3 (1.81%) STB
8 2 (1.20%) Statistics
8 2 (1.20%) W3C
8 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) IVR
8 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Windows
2 21 (12.65%) Linux
3 16 (9.64%) UNIX
4 14 (8.43%) Android
4 14 (8.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (71.08%) OO
2 70 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (33.73%) MVC
4 45 (27.11%) Software Engineering
5 36 (21.69%) TDD
6 33 (19.88%) UML
7 25 (15.06%) Web Development
8 21 (12.65%) OOP
8 21 (12.65%) E-Commerce
9 18 (10.84%) Web Design
9 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.64%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (8.43%) Data Modelling
11 14 (8.43%) Logistics
12 12 (7.23%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.23%) Software Architecture
12 12 (7.23%) Web Application Development
13 11 (6.63%) Scrum
14 10 (6.02%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.61%) C#
2 52 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 50 (30.12%) Java
4 48 (28.92%) SQL
5 33 (19.88%) C++
6 28 (16.87%) VB.NET
7 27 (16.27%) C
8 24 (14.46%) VB
9 11 (6.63%) Delphi
10 10 (6.02%) PHP
10 10 (6.02%) VB6
11 9 (5.42%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.20%) XPath
12 2 (1.20%) XQuery
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (22.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) MCP
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.81%) MCTS
2 3 (1.81%) MCPD
3 2 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.82%) Zend
3 7 (4.22%) Embarcadero
4 5 (3.01%) Google
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
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