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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 145 139 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 120 112 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.66% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.07% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 111 101 121
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 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
6302 5407 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.89% 80.25% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 4536 4958
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 £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 +23 93 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Cheshire -42 15 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Lancashire +4 11 £35,000 -2.88% 3
Merseyside +1 1 £31,500 -16.00%
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 183 (76.57%) OO
2 139 (58.16%) .NET
3 130 (54.39%) C#
4 110 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (44.77%) SQL Server
6 97 (40.59%) HTML
7 90 (37.66%) SQL
8 81 (33.89%) ASP.NET
9 80 (33.47%) CSS
10 73 (30.54%) JavaScript
11 67 (28.03%) Microsoft
11 67 (28.03%) Degree
12 66 (27.62%) WCF
13 60 (25.10%) Web Services
14 57 (23.85%) MVC
14 57 (23.85%) Finance
14 57 (23.85%) .NET Framework
15 47 (19.67%) Unit Testing
16 46 (19.25%) Java
17 45 (18.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (17.57%) SQL Server 2005
19 41 (17.15%) WinForms
20 39 (16.32%) Mentoring
21 37 (15.48%) XML
21 37 (15.48%) Windows
22 35 (14.64%) LINQ
22 35 (14.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 34 (14.23%) NUnit
24 32 (13.39%) UML
24 32 (13.39%) C++

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (4.60%) IIS
2 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.09%) Lync
4 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) JBoss
5 2 (0.84%) ArchestrA
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
1 1 (0.42%) PaaS
1 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.69%) Internet
2 6 (2.51%) HTTP
2 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.51%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (44.77%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (17.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (10.46%) Relational Database
5 24 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.09%) MySQL
7 4 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.42%) DTS
9 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (14.23%) NUnit
2 31 (12.97%) Visual Studio
3 25 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (10.04%) Moq
5 13 (5.44%) Subversion
6 12 (5.02%) MSTest
7 11 (4.60%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.18%) Selenium
8 10 (4.18%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.93%) JIRA
10 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.09%) JUnit
11 4 (1.67%) Xcode
12 1 (0.42%) Toad
12 1 (0.42%) Gradle
12 1 (0.42%) FireMonkey
12 1 (0.42%) Android Studio
General
1 57 (23.85%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Billing
3 14 (5.86%) Marketing
4 13 (5.44%) Retail
5 10 (4.18%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (81.59%) Developer
2 87 (36.40%) Software Developer
3 52 (21.76%) C# Developer
4 51 (21.34%) Senior Developer
5 50 (20.92%) .NET Developer
6 33 (13.81%) C# Software Developer
7 32 (13.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (12.13%) Java Developer
9 27 (11.30%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (10.88%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (9.21%) Web Developer
11 22 (9.21%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (7.95%) Software Engineer
13 17 (7.11%) Systems Developer
14 16 (6.69%) Architect
14 16 (6.69%) Junior
15 15 (6.28%) Junior Developer
16 14 (5.86%) Business Analyst
16 14 (5.86%) Analyst
16 14 (5.86%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (58.16%) .NET
2 97 (40.59%) HTML
3 81 (33.89%) ASP.NET
4 80 (33.47%) CSS
5 66 (27.62%) WCF
6 60 (25.10%) Web Services
7 57 (23.85%) .NET Framework
8 41 (17.15%) WinForms
9 37 (15.48%) XML
10 35 (14.64%) LINQ
10 35 (14.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 31 (12.97%) jQuery
11 31 (12.97%) WPF
12 28 (11.72%) SOAP
13 25 (10.46%) ADO.NET
14 23 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (7.53%) RESTful
16 17 (7.11%) Java EE
17 14 (5.86%) J2EE
17 14 (5.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.97%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.04%) Mathematics
2 24 (10.04%) Physics
3 12 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.18%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.09%) CUDA
8 4 (1.67%) iPad
8 4 (1.67%) iPhone
8 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.67%) Statistics
9 3 (1.26%) Blog
9 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) RIA
10 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.48%) Windows
2 20 (8.37%) Linux
3 16 (6.69%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.44%) UNIX
4 13 (5.44%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (76.57%) OO
2 110 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.85%) MVC
4 47 (19.67%) Unit Testing
5 39 (16.32%) Mentoring
6 32 (13.39%) UML
7 28 (11.72%) OOP
7 28 (11.72%) TDD
8 22 (9.21%) Web Development
8 22 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.37%) Software Testing
9 20 (8.37%) BDD
10 18 (7.53%) SOA
11 17 (7.11%) Data Modelling
11 17 (7.11%) Scrum
12 16 (6.69%) Refactoring
12 16 (6.69%) Line Management
13 14 (5.86%) Coaching
13 14 (5.86%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (5.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 130 (54.39%) C#
2 90 (37.66%) SQL
3 73 (30.54%) JavaScript
4 46 (19.25%) Java
5 32 (13.39%) C++
6 31 (12.97%) VB.NET
7 25 (10.46%) T-SQL
8 18 (7.53%) Delphi
9 9 (3.77%) PHP
9 9 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.77%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.93%) VB6
10 7 (2.93%) VB
11 6 (2.51%) C
11 6 (2.51%) Python
12 5 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.26%) Scala
13 3 (1.26%) VC++
14 1 (0.42%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 67 (28.03%) Degree
2 11 (4.60%) MCP
3 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.09%) CCNP
4 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.26%) MCTS
5 3 (1.26%) MCPD
6 2 (0.84%) MCSD
7 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 67 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.72%) Oracle
3 10 (4.18%) Embarcadero
4 4 (1.67%) Apple
4 4 (1.67%) Google
5 3 (1.26%) Zend
5 3 (1.26%) VMware
6 2 (0.84%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.42%) Northgate
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Manchester
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Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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