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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 115 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Permanent jobs citing OOP 154 219 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.29% 2.98% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.57% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 143 178 205
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -31 98 £35,000 +1.44% 35
Cheshire +9 46 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Merseyside +6 5 £43,500 +33.84% 3
Lancashire -2 5 £27,500 -15.38% 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 214 (67.72%) HTML
2 209 (66.14%) JavaScript
3 196 (62.03%) CSS
4 155 (49.05%) OO
5 144 (45.57%) MVC
6 141 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (43.67%) PHP
8 130 (41.14%) jQuery
9 121 (38.29%) MySQL
10 103 (32.59%) Web Services
11 101 (31.96%) C#
12 99 (31.33%) .NET
13 89 (28.16%) TDD
14 88 (27.85%) SQL
14 88 (27.85%) HTML5
15 83 (26.27%) Java
16 81 (25.63%) Git (software)
17 77 (24.37%) ASP.NET
18 69 (21.84%) Scrum
19 68 (21.52%) SQL Server
20 63 (19.94%) Degree
21 62 (19.62%) Linux
22 54 (17.09%) Ajax
23 52 (16.46%) XML
24 51 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 50 (15.82%) CSS3
26 47 (14.87%) AngularJS
26 47 (14.87%) Software Engineering
27 45 (14.24%) Web Development
27 45 (14.24%) Windows

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (9.18%) Apache
2 23 (7.28%) WordPress
3 21 (6.65%) CMS
4 16 (5.06%) Umbraco
5 14 (4.43%) Drupal
5 14 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.80%) IIS
7 9 (2.85%) Node.js
8 7 (2.22%) GlassFish
8 7 (2.22%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.27%) JBoss
10 4 (1.27%) Jetty
10 4 (1.27%) Liferay
11 3 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.32%) Moodle
13 1 (0.32%) Kentico
13 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (10.44%) Magento
2 5 (1.58%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.80%) Wireless
2 8 (2.53%) Internet
3 4 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.27%) PuTTY
3 4 (1.27%) SSH
4 3 (0.95%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (0.95%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (38.29%) MySQL
2 68 (21.52%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.43%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.90%) Redis
5 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.58%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.95%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 81 (25.63%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.29%) Subversion
3 23 (7.28%) Visual Studio
4 22 (6.96%) Eclipse
5 17 (5.38%) NUnit
6 15 (4.75%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.43%) Grunt
7 14 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (4.43%) JUnit
8 11 (3.48%) JIRA
9 10 (3.16%) Ant
10 9 (2.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.58%) Maven
11 5 (1.58%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.58%) Hudson
12 4 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (1.27%) Selenium
13 3 (0.95%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.95%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (13.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.11%) Retail
3 12 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.22%) Marketing
5 6 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.58%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.95%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 288 (91.14%) Developer
2 108 (34.18%) PHP Developer
3 63 (19.94%) .NET Developer
4 61 (19.30%) Senior Developer
5 41 (12.97%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (7.59%) Junior Developer
7 24 (7.59%) Junior
8 21 (6.65%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.33%) Web Developer
9 20 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (5.06%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (5.06%) Graduate
10 16 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.43%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.11%) Senior PHP Developer
12 13 (4.11%) Mobile Developer
12 13 (4.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (67.72%) HTML
2 196 (62.03%) CSS
3 130 (41.14%) jQuery
4 103 (32.59%) Web Services
5 99 (31.33%) .NET
6 88 (27.85%) HTML5
7 77 (24.37%) ASP.NET
8 54 (17.09%) Ajax
9 52 (16.46%) XML
10 51 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (15.82%) CSS3
12 47 (14.87%) AngularJS
13 41 (12.97%) REST
14 36 (11.39%) .NET Framework
15 34 (10.76%) JSON
16 33 (10.44%) SOAP
17 32 (10.13%) RESTful
18 27 (8.54%) Laravel
19 26 (8.23%) WCF
19 26 (8.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.44%) User Experience
3 25 (7.91%) Mobile App
4 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.16%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.22%) iPhone
6 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.90%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.63%) iPad
8 2 (0.63%) Blog
8 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.32%) Physics
9 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.62%) Linux
2 45 (14.24%) Windows
3 24 (7.59%) Android
4 22 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.53%) UNIX
6 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.90%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.90%) AIX
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (49.05%) OO
2 144 (45.57%) MVC
3 141 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (28.16%) TDD
5 69 (21.84%) Scrum
6 47 (14.87%) Software Engineering
7 45 (14.24%) Web Development
8 43 (13.61%) BDD
9 42 (13.29%) SDLC
10 39 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 24 (7.59%) iOS Development
13 22 (6.96%) Modular Programming
13 22 (6.96%) Android Development
14 21 (6.65%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.33%) OO PHP
16 19 (6.01%) Mobile Development
17 17 (5.38%) Web Application Development
18 15 (4.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 209 (66.14%) JavaScript
2 138 (43.67%) PHP
3 101 (31.96%) C#
4 88 (27.85%) SQL
5 83 (26.27%) Java
6 32 (10.13%) T-SQL
7 26 (8.23%) C++
8 19 (6.01%) PHP5
9 18 (5.70%) VB.NET
10 14 (4.43%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.48%) C
12 8 (2.53%) Perl
12 8 (2.53%) Python
12 8 (2.53%) Ruby
13 7 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.27%) XQuery
15 4 (1.27%) ABAP
16 3 (0.95%) VB
17 2 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 63 (19.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.32%) HND
2 1 (0.32%) PhD
2 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) HL7
2 2 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.63%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (11.71%) Zend
2 29 (9.18%) Oracle
3 24 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.43%) SAP
5 9 (2.85%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.27%) Facebook
7 4 (1.27%) Twitter
8 2 (0.63%) Apple
8 2 (0.63%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.63%) HP
9 1 (0.32%) Cerner
9 1 (0.32%) McKesson
9 1 (0.32%) Siemens
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) Misys
9 1 (0.32%) Google
9 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
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