The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 87 68 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +36
Permanent jobs citing OOP 195 245 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.74% 3.35% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.30% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 154 219 163
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5771 5692 5719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.10% 77.89% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 4836 5026
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%
OOP
England

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OOP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the North West region.

OOP Salary Trend in the North West

OOP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in the North West

OOP
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 OOP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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 -11 137 £37,500 +7.14% 28
Cheshire -24 34 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Lancashire +3 11 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Merseyside -8 9 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Cumbria - 2 £30,500 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 229 (61.89%) HTML
2 207 (55.95%) JavaScript
3 205 (55.41%) CSS
4 185 (50.00%) OO
5 157 (42.43%) .NET
6 155 (41.89%) C#
7 145 (39.19%) MVC
8 133 (35.95%) PHP
9 115 (31.08%) MySQL
10 114 (30.81%) SQL
11 113 (30.54%) jQuery
12 109 (29.46%) SQL Server
13 104 (28.11%) ASP.NET
14 100 (27.03%) TDD
15 96 (25.95%) Scrum
16 87 (23.51%) Degree
17 84 (22.70%) XML
18 82 (22.16%) Unit Testing
19 78 (21.08%) Microsoft
20 69 (18.65%) E-Commerce
20 69 (18.65%) Java
21 64 (17.30%) HTML5
22 63 (17.03%) Linux
22 63 (17.03%) Git (software)
23 62 (16.76%) Zend
24 59 (15.95%) Software Engineering
25 58 (15.68%) Windows
26 57 (15.41%) Web Services
27 55 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
28 49 (13.24%) Magento

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.03%) Drupal
2 23 (6.22%) Apache
3 20 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.51%) WordPress
5 11 (2.97%) CMS
6 8 (2.16%) MODX
7 5 (1.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.54%) Node.js
8 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (13.24%) Magento
2 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.68%) HTTP
2 16 (4.32%) SSL
2 16 (4.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.81%) NFC
4 2 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (31.08%) MySQL
2 109 (29.46%) SQL Server
3 49 (13.24%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.68%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.41%) RavenDB
6 19 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.54%) MS Access
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (17.03%) Git (software)
2 49 (13.24%) Visual Studio
3 34 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.41%) ReSharper
5 18 (4.86%) Subversion
6 12 (3.24%) NUnit
7 11 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (2.97%) Moq
7 11 (2.97%) MSTest
8 9 (2.43%) Mercurial
9 8 (2.16%) JUnit
10 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.54%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.54%) Phing
11 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.54%) JIRA
11 2 (0.54%) Ant
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.54%) JDeveloper
General
1 34 (9.19%) Marketing
2 23 (6.22%) Finance
3 20 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.43%) Retail
5 5 (1.35%) Games
5 5 (1.35%) Billing
6 4 (1.08%) Advertising
7 3 (0.81%) Automotive
7 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 343 (92.70%) Developer
2 96 (25.95%) .NET Developer
3 87 (23.51%) PHP Developer
4 59 (15.95%) C# Developer
5 57 (15.41%) Senior Developer
6 49 (13.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (12.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (10.27%) Web Developer
10 30 (8.11%) Software Developer
11 21 (5.68%) Magento Developer
12 20 (5.41%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.86%) iOS Developer
14 16 (4.32%) Mobile Developer
15 14 (3.78%) Front-End Developer
15 14 (3.78%) Software Engineer
16 12 (3.24%) PHP Magento Developer
17 11 (2.97%) VB.NET Developer
17 11 (2.97%) Applications Developer
18 10 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (61.89%) HTML
2 205 (55.41%) CSS
3 157 (42.43%) .NET
4 113 (30.54%) jQuery
5 104 (28.11%) ASP.NET
6 84 (22.70%) XML
7 64 (17.30%) HTML5
8 57 (15.41%) Web Services
9 35 (9.46%) CSS3
10 34 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (7.84%) LINQ
12 28 (7.57%) Symfony
13 27 (7.30%) WCF
13 27 (7.30%) RESTful
14 25 (6.76%) Ajax
14 25 (6.76%) Backbone.js
14 25 (6.76%) REST
15 22 (5.95%) .NET Framework
16 21 (5.68%) WinForms
17 20 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.70%) Mobile App
2 39 (10.54%) Computer Science
3 37 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 21 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.05%) iPhone
6 13 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.51%) Open Source
6 13 (3.51%) iPad
7 11 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.43%) W3C
8 9 (2.43%) Social Media
9 8 (2.16%) Streaming Media
10 5 (1.35%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.08%) New Media
11 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.81%) Statistics
13 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.54%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.27%) Physics
14 1 (0.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.03%) Linux
2 58 (15.68%) Windows
3 49 (13.24%) Android
4 48 (12.97%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.81%) UNIX
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (50.00%) OO
2 145 (39.19%) MVC
3 100 (27.03%) TDD
4 96 (25.95%) Scrum
5 82 (22.16%) Unit Testing
6 69 (18.65%) E-Commerce
7 59 (15.95%) Software Engineering
8 55 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (9.73%) OOD
11 35 (9.46%) Android Development
12 34 (9.19%) iOS Development
13 28 (7.57%) UML
14 26 (7.03%) Web Development
15 21 (5.68%) Domain-Driven Design
16 20 (5.41%) MVVM
17 19 (5.14%) Load Balancing
17 19 (5.14%) Use Case
17 19 (5.14%) Stress Testing
17 19 (5.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 207 (55.95%) JavaScript
2 155 (41.89%) C#
3 133 (35.95%) PHP
4 114 (30.81%) SQL
5 69 (18.65%) Java
6 47 (12.70%) T-SQL
7 33 (8.92%) PHP5
8 32 (8.65%) Objective-C
9 27 (7.30%) VB.NET
10 23 (6.22%) Ruby
11 18 (4.86%) C++
12 16 (4.32%) VB
12 16 (4.32%) Perl
13 12 (3.24%) VB6
14 10 (2.70%) C
15 5 (1.35%) ActionScript
15 5 (1.35%) XPath
16 4 (1.08%) Python
17 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.81%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 87 (23.51%) Degree
2 17 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.43%) MCTS
4 8 (2.16%) MCP
4 8 (2.16%) MCAD
4 8 (2.16%) MCSD
5 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.14%) WAI
2 4 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 78 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.76%) Zend
3 17 (4.59%) Oracle
4 10 (2.70%) Facebook
5 6 (1.62%) Twitter
6 5 (1.35%) Apple
7 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.81%) SAP
9 1 (0.27%) Sony
9 1 (0.27%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.27%) Epicor
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Google
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flextime + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £49000 per annum + bonus
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