The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing OO 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 5.88% 18.75% 12.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 22.22% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £43,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.50% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 67.65% 84.38% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 26
Average salary £43,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.30% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Rochdale region.

OO Salary Trend in Rochdale

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing OO 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 OO.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Billing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago