Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 47 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +8
Permanent jobs citing OO 186 163 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.82% 5.18% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 5.68% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 163 135 96
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,750 £61,875
North West median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% +12.50%

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 2,237 2,871 2,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.03% 91.32% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,709 2,169 1,706
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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
Wilmslow +15 46 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Warrington -12 42 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Knutsford +16 13 £72,500 +87.10% 1
Chester +12 6 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Runcorn +8 6 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Daresbury +1 5 - -
Crewe +8 2 £53,750 +95.45% 1
Nantwich -8 2 £28,500 -36.67%
Ellesmere Port - 2 £41,250 - 1
Macclesfield +17 1 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Congleton +3 1 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
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North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 146 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (48.92%) Continuous Integration
3 85 (45.70%) TDD
4 80 (43.01%) .NET
5 77 (41.40%) SQL Server
6 75 (40.32%) C#
7 73 (39.25%) JavaScript
8 70 (37.63%) HTML
9 66 (35.48%) Java
9 66 (35.48%) CSS
10 64 (34.41%) AngularJS
10 64 (34.41%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (33.87%) MVC
12 61 (32.80%) Microsoft
13 56 (30.11%) Software Engineering
14 54 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 53 (28.49%) Enterprise Software
16 52 (27.96%) Git (software)
17 49 (26.34%) DevOps
18 48 (25.81%) PHP
19 47 (25.27%) Degree
19 47 (25.27%) Decision-Making
20 46 (24.73%) ASP.NET
21 45 (24.19%) Scrum
22 36 (19.35%) Computer Science
23 35 (18.82%) REST
23 35 (18.82%) SQL
24 33 (17.74%) MySQL
24 33 (17.74%) OOP
24 33 (17.74%) NoSQL

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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 5 (2.69%) JBoss
2 3 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Magento
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.68%) GitHub
3 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.30%) SaaS
5 4 (2.15%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.54%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) ATM
1 1 (0.54%) DNS
1 1 (0.54%) Firewall
1 1 (0.54%) HTTP
1 1 (0.54%) Internet
1 1 (0.54%) SSL
1 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (41.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.74%) MySQL
2 33 (17.74%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.14%) MariaDB
4 14 (7.53%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (27.96%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 27 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (10.22%) PHPUnit
5 10 (5.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.38%) JIRA
6 6 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.69%) Selenium
7 5 (2.69%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.15%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.61%) NUnit
9 3 (1.61%) Subversion
10 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.54%) JBehave
11 1 (0.54%) JUnit
11 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.54%) YouTrack
General
1 30 (16.13%) Advertising
2 17 (9.14%) Finance
3 3 (1.61%) Banking
3 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Law
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (81.72%) Developer
2 60 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 41 (22.04%) Senior Developer
4 40 (21.51%) PHP Developer
5 34 (18.28%) C# Developer
6 32 (17.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (17.20%) Java Developer
7 31 (16.67%) Agile Developer
8 30 (16.13%) Agile Java Developer
9 28 (15.05%) Software Developer
10 26 (13.98%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (13.98%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (9.14%) Software Engineer
12 16 (8.60%) Senior Agile Developer
12 16 (8.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 16 (8.60%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (6.99%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 13 (6.99%) Senior C# Developer
14 13 (6.99%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (43.01%) .NET
2 70 (37.63%) HTML
3 66 (35.48%) CSS
4 64 (34.41%) AngularJS
5 54 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 46 (24.73%) ASP.NET
7 35 (18.82%) REST
8 29 (15.59%) .NET Core
8 29 (15.59%) .NET Framework
9 27 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (14.52%) Laravel
10 24 (12.90%) Web Services
11 23 (12.37%) jQuery
12 16 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (7.53%) Ajax
13 14 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (7.53%) SOAP
14 11 (5.91%) WCF
15 10 (5.38%) JSON
15 10 (5.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.49%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (17.74%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (7.53%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.91%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.69%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.69%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.69%) Digital TV
5 5 (2.69%) Fintech
5 5 (2.69%) STB
6 4 (2.15%) Blog
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.54%) EMV
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.52%) Linux
2 20 (10.75%) Unix
3 5 (2.69%) Android
3 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.69%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (2.69%) pSOS
4 1 (0.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (48.92%) Continuous Integration
3 85 (45.70%) TDD
4 64 (34.41%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (33.87%) MVC
6 56 (30.11%) Software Engineering
7 49 (26.34%) DevOps
8 47 (25.27%) Decision-Making
9 45 (24.19%) Scrum
10 36 (19.35%) Computer Science
11 33 (17.74%) OOP
12 30 (16.13%) Web Application Development
13 23 (12.37%) Test Automation
14 20 (10.75%) SOLID
15 19 (10.22%) Collaborative Working
16 18 (9.68%) API Integration
16 18 (9.68%) Unit Testing
17 16 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
18 15 (8.06%) Web Development
19 14 (7.53%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 75 (40.32%) C#
2 73 (39.25%) JavaScript
3 66 (35.48%) Java
4 48 (25.81%) PHP
5 35 (18.82%) SQL
6 15 (8.06%) C++
7 5 (2.69%) C
8 4 (2.15%) Python
8 4 (2.15%) Scala
9 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.08%) VC++
11 1 (0.54%) Java 8
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 47 (25.27%) Degree
2 9 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.69%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) GDPR
2 3 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 61 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.53%) New Relic
3 1 (0.54%) Google
3 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.54%) Zend