Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 41 70
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29 -21
Permanent jobs citing OO 187 106 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.52% 4.94% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 5.63% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 151 112 96
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +13.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £54,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%

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 3,034 1,883 2,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.58% 87.83% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,250 1,523 2,126
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

OO
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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Warrington +20 89 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Knutsford - 18 £48,500 - 5
Chester -14 14 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Wilmslow +19 10 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Congleton - 8 £35,000 - 1
Nantwich -7 4 £47,500 +21.79%
Macclesfield -18 4 £38,750 -32.61% 2
Northwich - 4 £36,000 -
Sandbach 0 3 £45,000 -
Crewe 0 2 £27,500 -29.49% 3
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
Runcorn -11 1 £42,500 -10.53% 3
OO
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 149 (79.68%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (70.05%) MVC
3 112 (59.89%) SQL Server
3 112 (59.89%) TDD
4 105 (56.15%) C#
5 100 (53.48%) .NET
6 93 (49.73%) ASP.NET
7 90 (48.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 87 (46.52%) Git (software)
9 79 (42.25%) Node.js
10 78 (41.71%) Web Application Development
11 76 (40.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 75 (40.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 75 (40.11%) RESTful
13 72 (38.50%) JavaScript
14 69 (36.90%) HTML
15 68 (36.36%) Ruby
15 68 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
16 61 (32.62%) CSS
17 57 (30.48%) SQL
18 56 (29.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 53 (28.34%) NoSQL
20 52 (27.81%) BDD
21 50 (26.74%) MongoDB
21 50 (26.74%) Web Services
22 49 (26.20%) Dependency Injection
22 49 (26.20%) RabbitMQ
23 46 (24.60%) WCF
23 46 (24.60%) Linux
24 42 (22.46%) Microsoft

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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 33 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.28%) Confluence
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.60%) JBoss
4 2 (1.07%) CMS
4 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Magento
2 3 (1.60%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.63%) GitHub
4 17 (9.09%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.07%) CheetahMail
5 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.07%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.07%) Pure360
5 2 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) Internet
2 9 (4.81%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) ATM
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (59.89%) SQL Server
2 68 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 53 (28.34%) NoSQL
4 50 (26.74%) MongoDB
5 31 (16.58%) MySQL
6 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.21%) DTS
10 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (46.52%) Git (software)
2 36 (19.25%) TeamCity
3 20 (10.70%) PHPUnit
4 13 (6.95%) JIRA
5 11 (5.88%) Subversion
6 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.21%) JUnit
8 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.67%) Selenium
8 5 (2.67%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.14%) JMeter
9 4 (2.14%) Maven
9 4 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.60%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.60%) NUnit
10 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.60%) TestNG
11 2 (1.07%) Gradle
General
1 19 (10.16%) Finance
2 11 (5.88%) Banking
2 11 (5.88%) Games
3 6 (3.21%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Law
5 4 (2.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (83.42%) Developer
2 86 (45.99%) .NET Developer
3 38 (20.32%) .NET Software Developer
4 37 (19.79%) PHP Developer
5 32 (17.11%) Messaging Developer
6 18 (9.63%) MySQL Developer
6 18 (9.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 17 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
8 16 (8.56%) Software Developer
9 14 (7.49%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.42%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) HTML Developer
11 8 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.74%) HTML CSS Developer
13 6 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (3.21%) Junior
13 6 (3.21%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (53.48%) .NET
2 93 (49.73%) ASP.NET
3 90 (48.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 79 (42.25%) Node.js
5 76 (40.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 75 (40.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 75 (40.11%) RESTful
7 69 (36.90%) HTML
8 61 (32.62%) CSS
9 56 (29.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 50 (26.74%) Web Services
11 49 (26.20%) RabbitMQ
12 46 (24.60%) WCF
13 41 (21.93%) AngularJS
14 39 (20.86%) REST
15 34 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
16 33 (17.65%) jQuery
17 32 (17.11%) MSMQ
17 32 (17.11%) WPF
18 23 (12.30%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.81%) User Experience
4 5 (2.67%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.60%) IVR
6 2 (1.07%) EPoS
6 2 (1.07%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Animation
7 1 (0.53%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.60%) Linux
2 32 (17.11%) Unix
2 32 (17.11%) Windows
3 11 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.67%) AIX
4 5 (2.67%) Android
4 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.67%) Windows Vista
4 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) Debian
5 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (79.68%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (70.05%) MVC
3 112 (59.89%) TDD
4 78 (41.71%) Web Application Development
5 52 (27.81%) BDD
6 49 (26.20%) Dependency Injection
7 36 (19.25%) Kanban
7 36 (19.25%) Multithreading
8 33 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (14.97%) Test Automation
10 26 (13.90%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.70%) OOP
12 18 (9.63%) Collaborative Working
13 17 (9.09%) Process Improvement
14 16 (8.56%) Web Development
15 12 (6.42%) SDLC
16 11 (5.88%) DevOps
16 11 (5.88%) Scrum
17 10 (5.35%) Risk Management
18 9 (4.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 105 (56.15%) C#
2 72 (38.50%) JavaScript
3 68 (36.36%) Ruby
4 57 (30.48%) SQL
5 42 (22.46%) PHP
6 36 (19.25%) Java
7 32 (17.11%) F#
8 12 (6.42%) Python
8 12 (6.42%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.35%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.28%) VBScript
11 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.67%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.67%) VB
13 2 (1.07%) C
13 2 (1.07%) C++
13 2 (1.07%) VB6
14 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.53%) Perl
14 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Degree
2 9 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.60%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.53%) CIPFA
4 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (17.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 32 (17.11%) Kibana
1 32 (17.11%) WSUS
2 5 (2.67%) Nagios
3 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.09%) New Relic
3 9 (4.81%) Zend
4 5 (2.67%) Adobe
4 5 (2.67%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (2.67%) Google
5 3 (1.60%) Sun
5 3 (1.60%) Twitter
6 2 (1.07%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.07%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) CA
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat