The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 67 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing OOP 248 190 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.66% 2.66% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 3.21% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 186 213
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,600 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
OOP
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
5650 5925 5960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.48% 82.87% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4827 4921
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 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
(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 +34 178 £37,500 +7.14% 30
Cheshire -6 33 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Lancashire +15 20 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Merseyside +6 17 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Cumbria - 2 £24,750 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 352 (65.92%) HTML
2 323 (60.49%) JavaScript
3 306 (57.30%) CSS
4 285 (53.37%) OO
5 278 (52.06%) PHP
6 267 (50.00%) MySQL
7 225 (42.13%) jQuery
8 207 (38.76%) MVC
9 184 (34.46%) SQL
10 164 (30.71%) .NET
11 153 (28.65%) C#
12 150 (28.09%) HTML5
13 133 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
14 125 (23.41%) ASP.NET
15 119 (22.28%) Java
16 108 (20.22%) Web Services
17 107 (20.04%) SQL Server
18 105 (19.66%) Ajax
19 99 (18.54%) Linux
20 93 (17.42%) XML
21 90 (16.85%) TDD
22 89 (16.67%) CSS3
23 85 (15.92%) Windows
24 70 (13.11%) Degree
25 67 (12.55%) SOAP
26 64 (11.99%) Software Engineering
26 64 (11.99%) Laravel
27 62 (11.61%) AngularJS
28 61 (11.42%) Git (software)
29 58 (10.86%) Microsoft

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 44 (8.24%) WordPress
2 38 (7.12%) CMS
3 36 (6.74%) Drupal
4 33 (6.18%) Apache
5 19 (3.56%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.18%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.18%) GlassFish
6 17 (3.18%) WebSphere
6 17 (3.18%) Joomla!
7 13 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.25%) IIS
9 8 (1.50%) Node.js
9 8 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.81%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 55 (10.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Shopify
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.75%) HTTP
2 11 (2.06%) Internet
3 7 (1.31%) SSH
4 4 (0.75%) SSL
5 3 (0.56%) Wireless
5 3 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (50.00%) MySQL
2 107 (20.04%) SQL Server
3 43 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.68%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.56%) SQLite
10 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.37%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.68%) Visual Studio
3 38 (7.12%) Eclipse
4 33 (6.18%) JUnit
5 32 (5.99%) Subversion
6 20 (3.75%) Ant
7 19 (3.56%) JIRA
8 10 (1.87%) Flash Builder
9 6 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.75%) Xcode
11 3 (0.56%) NUnit
11 3 (0.56%) Selenium
11 3 (0.56%) Grunt
12 2 (0.37%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.37%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.37%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.19%) WebObjects
13 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (10.49%) Finance
2 40 (7.49%) Marketing
3 13 (2.43%) Advertising
4 12 (2.25%) Music Industry
5 11 (2.06%) Back Office
6 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.50%) Publishing
7 8 (1.50%) Retail
8 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.75%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 496 (92.88%) Developer
2 203 (38.01%) PHP Developer
3 101 (18.91%) Senior Developer
4 93 (17.42%) .NET Developer
5 62 (11.61%) Web Developer
6 56 (10.49%) Java Developer
7 54 (10.11%) C# Developer
8 50 (9.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 41 (7.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 41 (7.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (7.12%) Junior Developer
10 38 (7.12%) Junior
11 36 (6.74%) Software Developer
12 28 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
12 28 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (5.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 23 (4.31%) Junior PHP Developer
14 22 (4.12%) Senior PHP Developer
15 21 (3.93%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
16 18 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (65.92%) HTML
2 306 (57.30%) CSS
3 225 (42.13%) jQuery
4 164 (30.71%) .NET
5 150 (28.09%) HTML5
6 125 (23.41%) ASP.NET
7 108 (20.22%) Web Services
8 105 (19.66%) Ajax
9 93 (17.42%) XML
10 89 (16.67%) CSS3
11 67 (12.55%) SOAP
12 64 (11.99%) Laravel
13 62 (11.61%) AngularJS
14 45 (8.43%) Symfony
15 43 (8.05%) RESTful
16 41 (7.68%) J2EE
17 40 (7.49%) REST
18 37 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (6.55%) XHTML
19 35 (6.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.49%) Mobile App
2 42 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (5.81%) N-Tier
3 31 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.12%) User Experience
5 17 (3.18%) iPhone
6 16 (3.00%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.06%) Open Source
8 9 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.50%) W3C
10 7 (1.31%) Photography
10 7 (1.31%) iPad
11 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.37%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.37%) BBC
12 2 (0.37%) SCORM
12 2 (0.37%) STB
12 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.54%) Linux
2 85 (15.92%) Windows
3 42 (7.87%) Android
4 30 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.37%) UNIX
6 6 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.12%) CentOS
6 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (53.37%) OO
2 207 (38.76%) MVC
3 133 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (16.85%) TDD
5 64 (11.99%) Software Engineering
6 54 (10.11%) OO PHP
7 51 (9.55%) Unit Testing
8 42 (7.87%) Web Development
9 41 (7.68%) E-Commerce
10 38 (7.12%) Scrum
11 36 (6.74%) UML
12 33 (6.18%) Android Development
13 30 (5.62%) iOS Development
13 30 (5.62%) Mentoring
14 26 (4.87%) Web Design
15 21 (3.93%) BDD
15 21 (3.93%) Mobile Development
16 20 (3.75%) Stress Testing
16 20 (3.75%) Load Balancing
16 20 (3.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 323 (60.49%) JavaScript
2 278 (52.06%) PHP
3 184 (34.46%) SQL
4 153 (28.65%) C#
5 119 (22.28%) Java
6 51 (9.55%) C++
7 39 (7.30%) PHP5
8 29 (5.43%) VB.NET
9 28 (5.24%) Ruby
10 22 (4.12%) Python
11 19 (3.56%) Perl
11 19 (3.56%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.43%) C
13 13 (2.43%) VB
14 7 (1.31%) XAML
15 5 (0.94%) Delphi
16 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.37%) Scala
16 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (13.11%) Degree
2 4 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.75%) WAI
2 2 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.12%) Puppet
3 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.67%) Zend
3 33 (6.18%) Twitter
4 29 (5.43%) Oracle
5 25 (4.68%) Facebook
6 17 (3.18%) Adobe
7 9 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.94%) Apple
10 2 (0.37%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.37%) Sencha
10 2 (0.37%) Tableau
10 2 (0.37%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.19%) Google
11 1 (0.19%) Misys
11 1 (0.19%) Cerner
11 1 (0.19%) McKesson
11 1 (0.19%) Siemens
11 1 (0.19%) SAP
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