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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 71 105 78
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Permanent jobs citing OOP 231 179 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.50% 2.50% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 3.02% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 198 171 218
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
5507 5922 5836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.55% 82.63% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4400 4797 4803
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 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 21 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 +24 155 £37,500 +13.63% 27
Cheshire +15 39 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Merseyside +14 18 £43,250 +34.10% 3
Lancashire +5 17 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Cumbria - 3 £21,500 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 343 (66.99%) HTML
2 319 (62.30%) JavaScript
3 300 (58.59%) CSS
4 272 (53.13%) PHP
4 272 (53.13%) OO
5 263 (51.37%) MySQL
6 215 (41.99%) jQuery
7 198 (38.67%) MVC
8 166 (32.42%) SQL
9 157 (30.66%) .NET
10 148 (28.91%) HTML5
11 147 (28.71%) C#
12 136 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
13 118 (23.05%) ASP.NET
14 114 (22.27%) Web Services
15 109 (21.29%) Java
16 105 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 102 (19.92%) Ajax
18 96 (18.75%) TDD
18 96 (18.75%) Linux
19 88 (17.19%) XML
20 86 (16.80%) CSS3
21 82 (16.02%) Windows
22 69 (13.48%) Degree
23 66 (12.89%) Laravel
24 64 (12.50%) Git (software)
24 64 (12.50%) SOAP
25 63 (12.30%) Software Engineering
26 60 (11.72%) AngularJS
27 56 (10.94%) Finance

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 37 (7.23%) WordPress
2 33 (6.45%) CMS
2 33 (6.45%) Drupal
3 31 (6.05%) Apache
4 17 (3.32%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.32%) GlassFish
4 17 (3.32%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.93%) Joomla!
5 15 (2.93%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.15%) IIS
6 11 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.76%) Node.js
8 8 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 54 (10.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Shopify
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.71%) HTTP
2 10 (1.95%) Internet
3 7 (1.37%) SSH
4 6 (1.17%) Wireless
5 3 (0.59%) SSL
5 3 (0.59%) SMS
6 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (51.37%) MySQL
2 105 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.69%) RDBMS
5 16 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.59%) SQLite
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.39%) Redis
12 2 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 64 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.84%) Eclipse
4 31 (6.05%) JUnit
4 31 (6.05%) Subversion
5 19 (3.71%) Ant
6 18 (3.52%) JIRA
7 8 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.37%) Flash Builder
9 3 (0.59%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.59%) Xcode
9 3 (0.59%) NUnit
9 3 (0.59%) Selenium
9 3 (0.59%) Grunt
10 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.39%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.20%) MSTest
General
1 56 (10.94%) Finance
2 37 (7.23%) Marketing
3 12 (2.34%) Music Industry
4 10 (1.95%) Retail
5 9 (1.76%) Publishing
5 9 (1.76%) Back Office
6 7 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.37%) Advertising
7 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
9 3 (0.59%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 477 (93.16%) Developer
2 198 (38.67%) PHP Developer
3 96 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 87 (16.99%) .NET Developer
5 54 (10.55%) C# Developer
6 51 (9.96%) Web Developer
7 50 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (9.18%) Java Developer
9 41 (8.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (7.81%) Junior
10 40 (7.81%) Junior Developer
11 38 (7.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (5.86%) Software Developer
13 27 (5.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 26 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
15 23 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
15 23 (4.49%) Junior PHP Developer
16 22 (4.30%) Senior PHP Developer
17 19 (3.71%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
18 16 (3.13%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (66.99%) HTML
2 300 (58.59%) CSS
3 215 (41.99%) jQuery
4 157 (30.66%) .NET
5 148 (28.91%) HTML5
6 118 (23.05%) ASP.NET
7 114 (22.27%) Web Services
8 102 (19.92%) Ajax
9 88 (17.19%) XML
10 86 (16.80%) CSS3
11 66 (12.89%) Laravel
12 64 (12.50%) SOAP
13 60 (11.72%) AngularJS
14 47 (9.18%) RESTful
15 45 (8.79%) Symfony
16 42 (8.20%) REST
17 41 (8.01%) LAMP
18 37 (7.23%) J2EE
18 37 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (6.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.55%) Mobile App
2 38 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 30 (5.86%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.69%) User Experience
6 17 (3.32%) iPhone
7 16 (3.13%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.95%) Open Source
9 8 (1.56%) W3C
10 7 (1.37%) iPad
10 7 (1.37%) Photography
11 6 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.39%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.39%) BBC
13 2 (0.39%) SCORM
13 2 (0.39%) STB
13 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.20%) Animation
14 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (18.75%) Linux
2 82 (16.02%) Windows
3 44 (8.59%) Android
4 33 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.71%) UNIX
6 6 (1.17%) CentOS
6 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (53.13%) OO
2 198 (38.67%) MVC
3 136 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (18.75%) TDD
5 63 (12.30%) Software Engineering
6 53 (10.35%) OO PHP
7 45 (8.79%) Unit Testing
8 42 (8.20%) Web Development
9 37 (7.23%) Android Development
10 36 (7.03%) E-Commerce
11 35 (6.84%) Scrum
12 34 (6.64%) iOS Development
13 33 (6.45%) UML
14 26 (5.08%) BDD
14 26 (5.08%) Web Design
15 24 (4.69%) Mentoring
16 23 (4.49%) Mobile Development
17 19 (3.71%) Stress Testing
17 19 (3.71%) Load Balancing
17 19 (3.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 319 (62.30%) JavaScript
2 272 (53.13%) PHP
3 166 (32.42%) SQL
4 147 (28.71%) C#
5 109 (21.29%) Java
6 47 (9.18%) C++
7 34 (6.64%) PHP5
8 28 (5.47%) VB.NET
9 26 (5.08%) Ruby
10 22 (4.30%) Python
10 22 (4.30%) Perl
11 21 (4.10%) T-SQL
12 19 (3.71%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.73%) VB
14 11 (2.15%) C
15 8 (1.56%) XAML
16 4 (0.78%) Delphi
17 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
18 2 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (13.48%) Degree
2 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.71%) WAI
2 2 (0.39%) HL7
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.17%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (10.74%) Zend
2 52 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.05%) Twitter
4 29 (5.66%) Oracle
5 24 (4.69%) Facebook
6 14 (2.73%) Adobe
7 9 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.78%) Apple
10 2 (0.39%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.39%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.20%) Sencha
11 1 (0.20%) IBM
11 1 (0.20%) Misys
11 1 (0.20%) Cerner
11 1 (0.20%) McKesson
11 1 (0.20%) Siemens
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