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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 129 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOD 134 126 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.76% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.27% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 121 122 118
Average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £51,125
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
5989 5559 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.59% 77.68% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4698 5081
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 101 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Cheshire -18 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Lancashire +7 14 £36,250 -9.37%
Merseyside -3 2 £31,500 -9.35%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 205 (78.54%) OO
2 168 (64.37%) .NET
3 160 (61.30%) C#
4 135 (51.72%) SQL Server
5 111 (42.53%) SQL
6 106 (40.61%) ASP.NET
7 103 (39.46%) HTML
8 87 (33.33%) CSS
9 86 (32.95%) WCF
10 75 (28.74%) JavaScript
10 75 (28.74%) MVC
11 74 (28.35%) Microsoft
12 69 (26.44%) .NET Framework
13 68 (26.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 66 (25.29%) Degree
15 64 (24.52%) Unit Testing
15 64 (24.52%) Web Services
16 61 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (20.69%) TDD
18 54 (20.69%) NUnit
18 54 (20.69%) Java
19 53 (20.31%) XML
20 51 (19.54%) Windows
21 48 (18.39%) Finance
22 46 (17.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 44 (16.86%) Moq
24 43 (16.48%) WinForms
25 42 (16.09%) jQuery
26 40 (15.33%) WPF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (4.98%) IIS
2 12 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.92%) Lync
5 2 (0.77%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (0.77%) ArchestrA
5 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
1 1 (0.38%) PaaS
1 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) Internet
2 5 (1.92%) HTTP
2 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.15%) Wireless
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 68 (26.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (15.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (8.43%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.83%) MySQL
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Redis
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (20.69%) NUnit
2 44 (16.86%) Moq
3 35 (13.41%) Visual Studio
4 24 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (7.66%) MSTest
6 19 (7.28%) SpecFlow
7 14 (5.36%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.83%) Subversion
8 10 (3.83%) Selenium
9 9 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.45%) Mercurial
9 9 (3.45%) ReSharper
9 9 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (3.07%) JIRA
11 4 (1.53%) JUnit
11 4 (1.53%) Xcode
12 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.38%) Gradle
13 1 (0.38%) Android Studio
General
1 48 (18.39%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Marketing
3 16 (6.13%) Billing
4 14 (5.36%) Retail
5 10 (3.83%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 213 (81.61%) Developer
2 91 (34.87%) Software Developer
3 72 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 62 (23.75%) C# Developer
5 58 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 46 (17.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (12.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 32 (12.26%) Java Developer
9 31 (11.88%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (7.66%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (7.28%) Software Engineer
11 19 (7.28%) Web Developer
12 17 (6.51%) Architect
12 17 (6.51%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (6.13%) Analyst
13 16 (6.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (5.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 14 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
15 14 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (64.37%) .NET
2 106 (40.61%) ASP.NET
3 103 (39.46%) HTML
4 87 (33.33%) CSS
5 86 (32.95%) WCF
6 69 (26.44%) .NET Framework
7 64 (24.52%) Web Services
8 55 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (20.31%) XML
10 46 (17.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 43 (16.48%) WinForms
12 42 (16.09%) jQuery
13 40 (15.33%) WPF
14 39 (14.94%) LINQ
15 28 (10.73%) ADO.NET
16 26 (9.96%) SOAP
17 21 (8.05%) J2EE
18 18 (6.90%) HTML5
19 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 14 (5.36%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 27 (10.34%) Physics
3 10 (3.83%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (3.07%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.07%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (3.07%) Statistics
4 8 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.92%) iPad
6 5 (1.92%) CUDA
6 5 (1.92%) iPhone
6 5 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.53%) Open Source
8 3 (1.15%) Blog
8 3 (1.15%) RIA
9 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.77%) PDA
9 2 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.54%) Windows
2 23 (8.81%) Linux
3 15 (5.75%) UNIX
3 15 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.36%) Android
5 7 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.15%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (78.54%) OO
2 75 (28.74%) MVC
3 64 (24.52%) Unit Testing
4 61 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (20.69%) TDD
6 34 (13.03%) Software Engineering
6 34 (13.03%) UML
7 32 (12.26%) Scrum
8 31 (11.88%) OOP
8 31 (11.88%) Web Development
9 27 (10.34%) Pair Programming
10 26 (9.96%) BDD
11 22 (8.43%) OOA/OOD
11 22 (8.43%) Data Modelling
12 21 (8.05%) Refactoring
13 20 (7.66%) Software Testing
14 16 (6.13%) CRM
14 16 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.75%) Kanban
16 14 (5.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 160 (61.30%) C#
2 111 (42.53%) SQL
3 75 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 54 (20.69%) Java
5 36 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 26 (9.96%) C++
7 24 (9.20%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.07%) Delphi
9 7 (2.68%) C
9 7 (2.68%) PHP
9 7 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.68%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.92%) Python
11 3 (1.15%) VC++
11 3 (1.15%) VB6
11 3 (1.15%) VB
12 2 (0.77%) XAML
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (25.29%) Degree
2 14 (5.36%) MCP
3 13 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.07%) MCSD
5 6 (2.30%) MCAD
5 6 (2.30%) MCTS
6 5 (1.92%) CCNP
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) SLA
2 6 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 74 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.64%) Oracle
3 8 (3.07%) Google
4 4 (1.53%) Embarcadero
4 4 (1.53%) Apple
4 4 (1.53%) VMware
5 2 (0.77%) Wonderware
5 2 (0.77%) JBoss
5 2 (0.77%) WSO2
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
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