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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 108 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs citing OOP 179 254 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 3.46% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 4.42% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 171 218 165
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 118 £33,000 -2.94% 16
Cheshire -14 31 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Merseyside -5 15 £32,250 +7.50% 4
Lancashire +6 14 £37,500 +17.18% 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 236 (59.30%) OO
2 193 (48.49%) HTML
3 189 (47.49%) CSS
4 185 (46.48%) JavaScript
5 179 (44.97%) PHP
6 177 (44.47%) MVC
7 172 (43.22%) .NET
8 167 (41.96%) C#
9 160 (40.20%) MySQL
10 151 (37.94%) jQuery
11 123 (30.90%) Software Engineering
12 122 (30.65%) TDD
13 121 (30.40%) SQL
14 120 (30.15%) ASP.NET
14 120 (30.15%) SQL Server
15 95 (23.87%) XML
16 94 (23.62%) Scrum
17 93 (23.37%) Unit Testing
18 87 (21.86%) Zend
19 84 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
20 83 (20.85%) Degree
21 81 (20.35%) Windows
22 75 (18.84%) Microsoft
23 69 (17.34%) Java
24 64 (16.08%) PHP5
25 61 (15.33%) Ajax
26 60 (15.08%) UML
26 60 (15.08%) OOD
27 59 (14.82%) Web Services
28 56 (14.07%) HTML5

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (5.03%) Apache
2 12 (3.02%) Drupal
3 10 (2.51%) CMS
4 7 (1.76%) IIS
5 6 (1.51%) WordPress
6 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.01%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) MODX
9 1 (0.25%) Node.js
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 22 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (7.29%) Magento
2 9 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
1 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.52%) HTTP
2 10 (2.51%) Internet
3 7 (1.76%) SSL
4 4 (1.01%) NFC
4 4 (1.01%) AMQP
5 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 2 (0.50%) WLAN
5 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 2 (0.50%) LDAP
5 2 (0.50%) 802.11
5 2 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (40.20%) MySQL
2 120 (30.15%) SQL Server
3 38 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (8.79%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.27%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.76%) MS Access
8 4 (1.01%) DB2
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.01%) Big Data
9 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 44 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.80%) Subversion
3 35 (8.79%) Visual Studio
4 32 (8.04%) PHPUnit
5 28 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (6.53%) NUnit
7 25 (6.28%) MSTest
7 25 (6.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 25 (6.28%) Moq
8 21 (5.28%) JUnit
9 13 (3.27%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.02%) Xcode
11 5 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.75%) JDeveloper
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.50%) Ant
13 2 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.50%) Phing
14 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.25%) FogBugz
General
1 38 (9.55%) Finance
2 27 (6.78%) Marketing
3 10 (2.51%) Retail
4 7 (1.76%) Automotive
5 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.26%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 341 (85.68%) Developer
2 131 (32.91%) PHP Developer
3 82 (20.60%) .NET Developer
4 50 (12.56%) Senior Developer
5 44 (11.06%) C# Developer
6 39 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (9.30%) Software Developer
8 37 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (7.54%) Web Developer
10 26 (6.53%) Team Leader
10 26 (6.53%) Software Engineer
11 23 (5.78%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.03%) Lead Developer
12 20 (5.03%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (4.27%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 17 (4.27%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (3.77%) Senior PHP Developer
15 14 (3.52%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (48.49%) HTML
2 189 (47.49%) CSS
3 172 (43.22%) .NET
4 151 (37.94%) jQuery
5 120 (30.15%) ASP.NET
6 95 (23.87%) XML
7 61 (15.33%) Ajax
8 59 (14.82%) Web Services
9 56 (14.07%) HTML5
10 55 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (13.32%) WinForms
12 52 (13.07%) .NET Framework
13 51 (12.81%) WPF
14 40 (10.05%) CSS3
15 39 (9.80%) Zend Framework
16 33 (8.29%) WCF
17 29 (7.29%) Symfony
18 27 (6.78%) CodeIgniter
19 25 (6.28%) Spring.NET
19 25 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 45 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.28%) Inversion of Control
4 24 (6.03%) N-Tier
5 19 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (4.02%) Open Source
7 11 (2.76%) W3C
8 8 (2.01%) Streaming Media
9 7 (1.76%) Augmented Reality
9 7 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.26%) SystemC
10 5 (1.26%) NHS
11 4 (1.01%) iPhone
11 4 (1.01%) New Media
12 3 (0.75%) Statistics
13 2 (0.50%) BBC
13 2 (0.50%) Social Media
13 2 (0.50%) iPad
13 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.35%) Windows
2 47 (11.81%) Android
3 46 (11.56%) Apple iOS
4 44 (11.06%) Linux
5 16 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.02%) Windows 8
6 12 (3.02%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.01%) UNIX
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (59.30%) OO
2 177 (44.47%) MVC
3 123 (30.90%) Software Engineering
4 122 (30.65%) TDD
5 94 (23.62%) Scrum
6 93 (23.37%) Unit Testing
7 84 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (15.08%) UML
8 60 (15.08%) OOD
9 49 (12.31%) E-Commerce
10 34 (8.54%) iOS Development
11 32 (8.04%) Kanban
12 31 (7.79%) Android Development
12 31 (7.79%) B2B
13 30 (7.54%) OO PHP
14 27 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (6.78%) Web Development
15 25 (6.28%) OOA/OOD
15 25 (6.28%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (6.28%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 185 (46.48%) JavaScript
2 179 (44.97%) PHP
3 167 (41.96%) C#
4 121 (30.40%) SQL
5 69 (17.34%) Java
6 64 (16.08%) PHP5
7 41 (10.30%) C++
8 34 (8.54%) Objective-C
9 33 (8.29%) T-SQL
10 32 (8.04%) VB.NET
11 22 (5.53%) C
12 21 (5.28%) VB
13 19 (4.77%) Shell Script
13 19 (4.77%) Bash Shell
14 15 (3.77%) Ruby
15 13 (3.27%) XAML
16 8 (2.01%) XPath
16 8 (2.01%) Perl
17 7 (1.76%) ActionScript
17 7 (1.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (20.85%) Degree
2 32 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.78%) MCTS
4 22 (5.53%) MCP
4 22 (5.53%) MCAD
4 22 (5.53%) MCSD
5 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.77%) QA
2 12 (3.02%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 87 (21.86%) Zend
2 75 (18.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.77%) Twitter
4 14 (3.52%) Facebook
5 9 (2.26%) Oracle
6 6 (1.51%) Google
7 5 (1.26%) McKesson
8 4 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.50%) Adobe
10 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.50%) Meru Networks
11 1 (0.25%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.25%) Epicor
11 1 (0.25%) Sony
11 1 (0.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) SAP
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