Period
to 24 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 75 169 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.09% 6.16% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 6.57% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 68 144 105
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £32,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,688 2,572 2,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 91.99% 93.73% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,318 1,936 1,916
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £24,925 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £61,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Cheshire

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Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for OO in Cheshire

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Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for OO in Cheshire

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Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 18 £32,500 - 4
Nantwich +10 7 £45,000 +57.89%
Warrington -20 7 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Daresbury -1 4 £33,500 -
Crewe -8 3 £43,750 -10.26%
Knutsford +18 2 - - 1
Macclesfield -5 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Runcorn -8 1 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Wilmslow -13 1 - - 1
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North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 40 (53.33%) TDD
2 35 (46.67%) DevOps
3 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
4 27 (36.00%) OOP
5 26 (34.67%) Java
5 26 (34.67%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (32.00%) MVC
6 24 (32.00%) Decision-Making
7 23 (30.67%) PHP
7 23 (30.67%) HTML
8 22 (29.33%) MySQL
8 22 (29.33%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (29.33%) Laravel
8 22 (29.33%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (25.33%) CSS
9 19 (25.33%) SQL
10 18 (24.00%) .NET
10 18 (24.00%) C#
11 16 (21.33%) RESTful
12 15 (20.00%) OO PHP
13 14 (18.67%) Azure
13 14 (18.67%) Marketing
13 14 (18.67%) LAMP
14 13 (17.33%) WordPress
14 13 (17.33%) LEMP Stack
15 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
15 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.00%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.33%) WordPress
2 8 (10.67%) CMS
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Magento
2 3 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Azure
2 10 (13.33%) GitHub
3 8 (10.67%) Asana
4 4 (5.33%) AWS
4 4 (5.33%) SaaS
5 3 (4.00%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.67%) IaaS
7 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) MySQL
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Power BI
5 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 10 (13.33%) JIRA
3 9 (12.00%) GitLab
4 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.67%) Subversion
6 4 (5.33%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (1.33%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.33%) Selenium
9 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (18.67%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (86.67%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Agile Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 16 (21.33%) PHP Developer
5 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Analyst
12 2 (2.67%) Junior
12 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) HTML
2 22 (29.33%) Laravel
3 19 (25.33%) CSS
4 18 (24.00%) .NET
5 16 (21.33%) RESTful
6 14 (18.67%) LAMP
7 13 (17.33%) LEMP Stack
8 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.00%) WCF
10 8 (10.67%) Tailwind CSS
11 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.00%) jQuery
12 6 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (8.00%) WPF
13 4 (5.33%) Doctrine
13 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.33%) Zend Framework
14 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) EPoS
3 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) TDD
2 35 (46.67%) DevOps
3 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.00%) OOP
5 26 (34.67%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (32.00%) Decision-Making
6 24 (32.00%) MVC
7 22 (29.33%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (20.00%) OO PHP
9 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.00%) API Integration
11 8 (10.67%) Migration
11 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.00%) Refactoring
13 6 (8.00%) Web Development
14 5 (6.67%) SOLID
15 4 (5.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 4 (5.33%) Deadline-Driven
15 4 (5.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
2 23 (30.67%) PHP
3 19 (25.33%) SQL
4 18 (24.00%) C#
5 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.33%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.33%) Lua
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (10.67%) Marketo
3 8 (10.67%) Pardot
4 6 (8.00%) Zend
5 4 (5.33%) Apple
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 2 (2.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) Software AG
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods