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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 121 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Permanent jobs citing OOP 137 199 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.10% 2.78% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.34% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 121 158 224
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 82 £36,500 -2.66% 33
Cheshire +3 37 £37,750 +0.66% 12
Merseyside +18 11 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Lancashire -10 7 £37,500 +25.00% 7
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 235 (65.46%) HTML
2 218 (60.72%) JavaScript
3 212 (59.05%) CSS
4 183 (50.97%) OO
5 173 (48.19%) PHP
6 150 (41.78%) MVC
7 149 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
8 145 (40.39%) MySQL
9 136 (37.88%) jQuery
10 105 (29.25%) Web Services
11 100 (27.86%) .NET
11 100 (27.86%) C#
12 98 (27.30%) SQL
13 97 (27.02%) TDD
14 95 (26.46%) Java
15 89 (24.79%) HTML5
16 81 (22.56%) Git (software)
17 73 (20.33%) ASP.NET
18 69 (19.22%) SQL Server
18 69 (19.22%) Linux
18 69 (19.22%) Ajax
19 62 (17.27%) Scrum
20 59 (16.43%) Degree
21 54 (15.04%) Finance
21 54 (15.04%) XML
22 53 (14.76%) Software Engineering
22 53 (14.76%) AngularJS
23 50 (13.93%) Windows
24 49 (13.65%) CSS3
25 48 (13.37%) REST

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (8.91%) Apache
2 23 (6.41%) WordPress
3 17 (4.74%) CMS
4 15 (4.18%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.18%) Drupal
4 15 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.90%) IIS
6 12 (3.34%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.79%) GlassFish
7 10 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.51%) Node.js
9 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.11%) JBoss
10 4 (1.11%) Liferay
10 4 (1.11%) Jetty
11 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.28%) Moodle
12 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (10.58%) Magento
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 3 (0.84%) GitHub
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.34%) Wireless
2 8 (2.23%) Internet
3 6 (1.67%) HTTP
4 4 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (40.39%) MySQL
2 69 (19.22%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.01%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.95%) Redis
8 6 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.84%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.56%) Big Data
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 81 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.86%) Subversion
3 24 (6.69%) Visual Studio
4 23 (6.41%) Eclipse
5 19 (5.29%) JUnit
6 15 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.18%) JIRA
7 13 (3.62%) Ant
8 12 (3.34%) NUnit
8 12 (3.34%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.06%) Grunt
10 6 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.39%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.39%) Maven
11 5 (1.39%) Hudson
12 4 (1.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.84%) Xcode
13 3 (0.84%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
14 2 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 54 (15.04%) Finance
2 15 (4.18%) Retail
3 12 (3.34%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.06%) Marketing
5 6 (1.67%) Music Industry
5 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.39%) Publishing
7 3 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 330 (91.92%) Developer
2 133 (37.05%) PHP Developer
3 75 (20.89%) Senior Developer
4 62 (17.27%) .NET Developer
5 42 (11.70%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.80%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.24%) Junior Developer
7 26 (7.24%) Junior
8 25 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (6.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (4.74%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.74%) Web Developer
13 15 (4.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 13 (3.62%) Mobile Developer
15 12 (3.34%) Senior PHP Developer
16 11 (3.06%) Junior PHP Developer
16 11 (3.06%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (65.46%) HTML
2 212 (59.05%) CSS
3 136 (37.88%) jQuery
4 105 (29.25%) Web Services
5 100 (27.86%) .NET
6 89 (24.79%) HTML5
7 73 (20.33%) ASP.NET
8 69 (19.22%) Ajax
9 54 (15.04%) XML
10 53 (14.76%) AngularJS
11 49 (13.65%) CSS3
12 48 (13.37%) REST
13 43 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (10.86%) RESTful
14 39 (10.86%) Laravel
15 37 (10.31%) SOAP
16 31 (8.64%) .NET Framework
17 30 (8.36%) JSON
18 29 (8.08%) Symfony
19 28 (7.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.58%) Computer Science
1 38 (10.58%) User Experience
2 31 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.74%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.95%) iPhone
7 6 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.11%) iPad
9 3 (0.84%) W3C
10 2 (0.56%) Blog
10 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.22%) Linux
2 50 (13.93%) Windows
3 31 (8.64%) Android
4 30 (8.36%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.34%) UNIX
6 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.84%) AIX
7 3 (0.84%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (50.97%) OO
2 150 (41.78%) MVC
3 149 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (27.02%) TDD
5 62 (17.27%) Scrum
6 53 (14.76%) Software Engineering
7 48 (13.37%) Unit Testing
8 47 (13.09%) SDLC
9 40 (11.14%) Web Development
10 36 (10.03%) BDD
11 33 (9.19%) OO PHP
12 32 (8.91%) iOS Development
12 32 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (7.80%) Android Development
14 27 (7.52%) Mobile Development
15 23 (6.41%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.13%) Modular Programming
17 20 (5.57%) Mentoring
18 18 (5.01%) UML
19 15 (4.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 218 (60.72%) JavaScript
2 173 (48.19%) PHP
3 100 (27.86%) C#
4 98 (27.30%) SQL
5 95 (26.46%) Java
6 35 (9.75%) C++
7 26 (7.24%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.57%) VB.NET
9 18 (5.01%) Objective-C
10 17 (4.74%) PHP5
11 16 (4.46%) Ruby
12 15 (4.18%) C
13 12 (3.34%) Perl
14 11 (3.06%) VB
15 10 (2.79%) Python
16 7 (1.95%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.11%) XAML
18 4 (1.11%) XQuery
19 3 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 59 (16.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.28%) HND
2 1 (0.28%) PhD
2 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.39%) WAI
2 4 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (12.53%) Zend
2 28 (7.80%) Oracle
3 27 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.67%) Twitter
5 6 (1.67%) SAP
6 5 (1.39%) Facebook
7 3 (0.84%) Apple
8 2 (0.56%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.28%) Google
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Misys
9 1 (0.28%) Cerner
9 1 (0.28%) McKesson
9 1 (0.28%) Siemens
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
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