The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 127 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing OOD 129 116 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.81% 1.60% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.05% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 115 131
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5799 5646 5735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 77.89% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4785 5038
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OOD
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 96 £39,000 +1.29% 11
Lancashire +11 16 £30,000 -4.76%
Cheshire -3 14 £34,500 +14.04% 1
Merseyside -8 3 £44,500 +27.14%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 215 (80.52%) OO
2 175 (65.54%) C#
3 171 (64.04%) .NET
4 143 (53.56%) SQL Server
5 109 (40.82%) SQL
6 102 (38.20%) ASP.NET
7 95 (35.58%) HTML
8 84 (31.46%) CSS
9 83 (31.09%) WCF
10 82 (30.71%) MVC
11 77 (28.84%) Microsoft
12 76 (28.46%) .NET Framework
13 75 (28.09%) Unit Testing
14 74 (27.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 72 (26.97%) JavaScript
16 66 (24.72%) TDD
16 66 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 64 (23.97%) Java
18 58 (21.72%) XML
19 56 (20.97%) Web Services
20 55 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
21 52 (19.48%) NUnit
21 52 (19.48%) WPF
22 51 (19.10%) Degree
22 51 (19.10%) Windows
23 47 (17.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 47 (17.60%) Moq
23 47 (17.60%) WinForms
24 45 (16.85%) Software Engineering
25 42 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.75%) IIS
3 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.87%) Lync
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.50%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.75%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Mule
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 26 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) IaaS
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
1 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) Internet
2 7 (2.62%) HTTP
2 7 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.62%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.12%) Wireless
4 2 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (53.56%) SQL Server
2 74 (27.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (15.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (11.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (7.12%) MySQL
6 17 (6.37%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.50%) Big Data
7 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (19.48%) NUnit
2 47 (17.60%) Moq
3 25 (9.36%) Visual Studio
4 23 (8.61%) MSTest
5 22 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (6.74%) SpecFlow
7 14 (5.24%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (3.37%) ReSharper
9 9 (3.37%) Selenium
9 9 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.37%) Mercurial
9 9 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.00%) Subversion
11 7 (2.62%) JIRA
11 7 (2.62%) MSBuild
12 6 (2.25%) JUnit
12 6 (2.25%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.50%) Xcode
14 2 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 33 (12.36%) Finance
2 17 (6.37%) Marketing
3 14 (5.24%) Retail
4 13 (4.87%) Billing
5 10 (3.75%) Games
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 207 (77.53%) Developer
2 80 (29.96%) Software Developer
3 77 (28.84%) .NET Developer
4 60 (22.47%) C# Developer
5 58 (21.72%) Senior Developer
6 49 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (12.36%) Java Developer
8 30 (11.24%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (10.49%) Software Engineer
10 26 (9.74%) C# Software Developer
11 23 (8.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (7.49%) Architect
14 19 (7.12%) Web Developer
15 18 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
16 15 (5.62%) Analyst
16 15 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
17 14 (5.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 14 (5.24%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (64.04%) .NET
2 102 (38.20%) ASP.NET
3 95 (35.58%) HTML
4 84 (31.46%) CSS
5 83 (31.09%) WCF
6 76 (28.46%) .NET Framework
7 66 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (21.72%) XML
9 56 (20.97%) Web Services
10 52 (19.48%) WPF
11 47 (17.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 47 (17.60%) WinForms
12 41 (15.36%) jQuery
13 35 (13.11%) LINQ
14 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 25 (9.36%) ADO.NET
15 23 (8.61%) SOAP
16 22 (8.24%) J2EE
17 17 (6.37%) HTML5
17 17 (6.37%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.99%) Mathematics
2 24 (8.99%) Physics
3 14 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.12%) Statistics
4 11 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.75%) 3D Graphics
6 9 (3.37%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.62%) Open Source
8 5 (1.87%) RIA
8 5 (1.87%) iPhone
8 5 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.87%) CUDA
8 5 (1.87%) iPad
9 4 (1.50%) SystemC
10 3 (1.12%) Blog
11 2 (0.75%) Social Media
11 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.10%) Windows
2 25 (9.36%) Linux
3 15 (5.62%) Android
4 14 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.87%) UNIX
6 6 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.12%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (80.52%) OO
2 82 (30.71%) MVC
3 75 (28.09%) Unit Testing
4 66 (24.72%) TDD
5 55 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (16.85%) Software Engineering
7 41 (15.36%) UML
8 39 (14.61%) Scrum
9 35 (13.11%) OOP
10 34 (12.73%) Web Development
11 27 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (9.74%) Pair Programming
12 26 (9.74%) BDD
13 23 (8.61%) OOA/OOD
14 21 (7.87%) Data Modelling
14 21 (7.87%) SOA
15 20 (7.49%) MVVM
16 18 (6.74%) Kanban
16 18 (6.74%) Refactoring
17 14 (5.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 175 (65.54%) C#
2 109 (40.82%) SQL
3 72 (26.97%) JavaScript
4 64 (23.97%) Java
5 36 (13.48%) VB.NET
6 27 (10.11%) T-SQL
7 25 (9.36%) C++
8 13 (4.87%) C
9 10 (3.75%) PHP
10 6 (2.25%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.25%) Delphi
11 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.87%) Python
11 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.12%) VB6
12 3 (1.12%) VB
12 3 (1.12%) VC++
13 2 (0.75%) XAML
13 2 (0.75%) Ruby
14 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (19.10%) Degree
2 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.12%) MCP
4 12 (4.49%) MCTS
5 10 (3.75%) MCSD
6 8 (3.00%) MCAD
7 5 (1.87%) CCNP
7 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.50%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) SLA
2 7 (2.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (28.84%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.73%) Oracle
3 8 (3.00%) WSO2
3 8 (3.00%) Google
4 4 (1.50%) Apple
4 4 (1.50%) VMware
4 4 (1.50%) Sybase
5 2 (0.75%) Embarcadero
5 2 (0.75%) JBoss
5 2 (0.75%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
William Hare Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago