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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 61 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing OOP 290 221 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.94% 3.25% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 4.03% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 278 194 280
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 183 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Lancashire +39 63 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Cheshire -54 29 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Merseyside +2 17 £35,000 +12.90% 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 352 (70.26%) HTML
2 337 (67.27%) JavaScript
3 314 (62.67%) CSS
4 278 (55.49%) OO
5 241 (48.10%) jQuery
6 235 (46.91%) PHP
7 230 (45.91%) MVC
7 230 (45.91%) MySQL
8 192 (38.32%) .NET
9 188 (37.52%) SQL
10 166 (33.13%) C#
11 136 (27.15%) ASP.NET
12 133 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
13 124 (24.75%) HTML5
14 108 (21.56%) Java
15 104 (20.76%) Degree
16 103 (20.56%) Linux
17 97 (19.36%) SQL Server
18 95 (18.96%) CSS3
19 90 (17.96%) Web Services
20 83 (16.57%) XML
20 83 (16.57%) Git (software)
21 76 (15.17%) Microsoft
22 74 (14.77%) Windows
22 74 (14.77%) Visual Studio
23 73 (14.57%) Ajax
24 71 (14.17%) Unit Testing
25 69 (13.77%) E-Commerce
26 65 (12.97%) Zend
26 65 (12.97%) SOAP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (12.57%) WordPress
2 39 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.39%) CMS
4 33 (6.59%) Drupal
5 28 (5.59%) Apache
6 17 (3.39%) Joomla!
6 17 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.40%) IIS
8 6 (1.20%) Node.js
9 5 (1.00%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.80%) MODX
10 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Photoshop
1 11 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.60%) MS Office
3 7 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 64 (12.77%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.00%) GitHub
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.59%) Internet
2 14 (2.79%) SSL
3 11 (2.20%) HTTP
4 7 (1.40%) SSH
5 2 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (45.91%) MySQL
2 97 (19.36%) SQL Server
3 47 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.79%) RavenDB
5 13 (2.59%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.60%) SQLite
8 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.40%) Redis
12 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 74 (14.77%) Visual Studio
3 37 (7.39%) Subversion
4 25 (4.99%) Eclipse
5 18 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.39%) JUnit
7 13 (2.59%) JIRA
7 13 (2.59%) ReSharper
8 11 (2.20%) Flash Builder
9 7 (1.40%) Xcode
10 6 (1.20%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.20%) Ant
11 5 (1.00%) NUnit
12 4 (0.80%) Selenium
12 4 (0.80%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.40%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.40%) TestDirector
14 1 (0.20%) WebObjects
General
1 47 (9.38%) Finance
2 26 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.79%) Marketing
4 21 (4.19%) Advertising
5 18 (3.59%) Back Office
6 10 (2.00%) Music Industry
7 7 (1.40%) Retail
8 6 (1.20%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.00%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 463 (92.42%) Developer
2 172 (34.33%) PHP Developer
3 96 (19.16%) .NET Developer
4 85 (16.97%) Web Developer
5 77 (15.37%) Senior Developer
6 53 (10.58%) Java Developer
7 38 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 36 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (6.19%) Software Developer
11 30 (5.99%) Junior
11 30 (5.99%) Junior Developer
11 30 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (4.79%) .NET Web Developer
12 24 (4.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 23 (4.59%) Junior PHP Developer
14 20 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 19 (3.79%) Senior PHP Developer
16 17 (3.39%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (70.26%) HTML
2 314 (62.67%) CSS
3 241 (48.10%) jQuery
4 192 (38.32%) .NET
5 136 (27.15%) ASP.NET
6 124 (24.75%) HTML5
7 95 (18.96%) CSS3
8 90 (17.96%) Web Services
9 83 (16.57%) XML
10 73 (14.57%) Ajax
11 65 (12.97%) SOAP
12 55 (10.98%) LINQ
13 48 (9.58%) Laravel
14 44 (8.78%) XHTML
15 43 (8.58%) AngularJS
16 40 (7.98%) Backbone.js
17 36 (7.19%) .NET Framework
18 34 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (6.59%) CodeIgniter
20 32 (6.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.18%) Mobile App
2 47 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.99%) iPhone
5 15 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.59%) iPad
7 12 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.20%) User Experience
9 9 (1.80%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.40%) Photography
10 7 (1.40%) Open Source
11 5 (1.00%) W3C
11 5 (1.00%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.00%) SCORM
12 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.60%) Machine to Machine
13 3 (0.60%) Telematics
13 3 (0.60%) BBC
14 2 (0.40%) STB
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.56%) Linux
2 74 (14.77%) Windows
3 44 (8.78%) Android
4 34 (6.79%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.20%) UNIX
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (55.49%) OO
2 230 (45.91%) MVC
3 133 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (14.17%) Unit Testing
5 69 (13.77%) E-Commerce
6 64 (12.77%) TDD
6 64 (12.77%) Scrum
7 53 (10.58%) OO PHP
8 49 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 36 (7.19%) Mentoring
9 36 (7.19%) Android Development
10 29 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (5.79%) OOD
11 25 (4.99%) iOS Development
12 24 (4.79%) Domain-Driven Design
12 24 (4.79%) UML
12 24 (4.79%) Web Development
12 24 (4.79%) Web Design
13 22 (4.39%) Coaching
14 21 (4.19%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 337 (67.27%) JavaScript
2 235 (46.91%) PHP
3 188 (37.52%) SQL
4 166 (33.13%) C#
5 108 (21.56%) Java
6 49 (9.78%) PHP5
7 32 (6.39%) VB.NET
8 30 (5.99%) C++
9 26 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 24 (4.79%) Objective-C
11 17 (3.39%) Perl
12 16 (3.19%) Ruby
13 12 (2.40%) Python
14 7 (1.40%) VB
15 5 (1.00%) Delphi
15 5 (1.00%) C
15 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.00%) VB6
16 3 (0.60%) Lua
17 2 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (20.76%) Degree
2 8 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.20%) HND
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.20%) WAI
2 4 (0.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.40%) Puppet
1 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.97%) Zend
3 26 (5.19%) Twitter
4 22 (4.39%) Facebook
5 18 (3.59%) Adobe
6 8 (1.60%) Oracle
7 6 (1.20%) Apple
8 5 (1.00%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.80%) Tableau
10 2 (0.40%) Google
10 2 (0.40%) Sencha
10 2 (0.40%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.40%) SAP
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.20%) Symbian
11 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
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