Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -3
Permanent jobs citing OO 172 123 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.50% 5.20% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 5.86% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 130 124 76
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,450 £30,900 £25,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £51,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 2,890 2,100 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.42% 88.83% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 1,627 1,791
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +6 62 £41,250 +3.13% 9
Knutsford -13 27 £50,500 +44.29% 2
Chester -2 16 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Wilmslow -1 10 £40,500 - 1
Congleton - 10 £35,000 -
Macclesfield -5 7 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Runcorn +4 5 £42,500 -10.53% 10
Nantwich -14 3 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Northwich -3 2 £52,500 +31.25% 2
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North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 129 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (62.21%) MVC
3 92 (53.49%) TDD
4 85 (49.42%) SQL Server
5 83 (48.26%) C#
6 81 (47.09%) .NET
7 79 (45.93%) JavaScript
8 75 (43.60%) Git (software)
9 73 (42.44%) HTML
10 68 (39.53%) CSS
11 63 (36.63%) ASP.NET
12 62 (36.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 60 (34.88%) SQL
14 56 (32.56%) Web Services
15 54 (31.40%) PHP
16 53 (30.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 48 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (26.74%) Linux
18 46 (26.74%) Web Application Development
19 45 (26.16%) REST
20 43 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
21 42 (24.42%) MySQL
22 41 (23.84%) Node.js
22 41 (23.84%) WCF
22 41 (23.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 40 (23.26%) Software Engineering
23 40 (23.26%) RESTful
24 39 (22.67%) Java
24 39 (22.67%) OOP
25 38 (22.09%) BDD

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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 16 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.49%) Drupal
3 5 (2.91%) Confluence
4 3 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.74%) CMS
4 3 (1.74%) JBoss
4 3 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Magento
2 3 (1.74%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.21%) DigitalOcean
3 21 (12.21%) GitHub
4 10 (5.81%) SaaS
5 5 (2.91%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.16%) CheetahMail
6 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.16%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.16%) Pure360
7 1 (0.58%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) Internet
2 8 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (49.42%) SQL Server
2 42 (24.42%) MySQL
3 36 (20.93%) MongoDB
4 33 (19.19%) NoSQL
5 29 (16.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.33%) DTS
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (43.60%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 22 (12.79%) PHPUnit
4 17 (9.88%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.23%) JIRA
6 8 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (4.65%) Subversion
7 6 (3.49%) Maven
7 6 (3.49%) Selenium
7 6 (3.49%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.91%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.33%) JUnit
10 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.16%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.16%) jMock
11 2 (1.16%) Mockito
11 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Games
3 11 (6.40%) Banking
4 8 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.65%) Law
5 6 (3.49%) Advertising
6 4 (2.33%) Marketing
6 4 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (75.58%) Developer
2 54 (31.40%) .NET Developer
3 43 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 21 (12.21%) MySQL Developer
4 21 (12.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 20 (11.63%) MongoDB Developer
6 18 (10.47%) Software Engineer
7 17 (9.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (8.72%) Software Developer
9 14 (8.14%) Messaging Developer
10 13 (7.56%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 12 (6.98%) Backend Developer
12 11 (6.40%) .NET Software Engineer
13 9 (5.23%) Java Developer
14 8 (4.65%) Junior
14 8 (4.65%) Web Developer
15 7 (4.07%) Senior Developer
15 7 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
16 5 (2.91%) C# Developer
16 5 (2.91%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (47.09%) .NET
2 73 (42.44%) HTML
3 68 (39.53%) CSS
4 63 (36.63%) ASP.NET
5 62 (36.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (32.56%) Web Services
7 53 (30.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 45 (26.16%) REST
9 43 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (23.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 41 (23.84%) Node.js
10 41 (23.84%) WCF
11 40 (23.26%) RESTful
12 38 (22.09%) jQuery
13 36 (20.93%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (18.02%) Laravel
15 28 (16.28%) AngularJS
16 21 (12.21%) SOAP
17 18 (10.47%) XML
18 16 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.44%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.81%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.91%) IVR
5 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.74%) User Experience
6 2 (1.16%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Animation
7 1 (0.58%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
7 1 (0.58%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.74%) Linux
2 33 (19.19%) Unix
3 21 (12.21%) Windows
4 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.07%) Android
5 7 (4.07%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.33%) AIX
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (62.21%) MVC
3 92 (53.49%) TDD
4 48 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (26.74%) Web Application Development
6 40 (23.26%) Software Engineering
7 39 (22.67%) OOP
8 38 (22.09%) BDD
9 35 (20.35%) Dependency Injection
10 31 (18.02%) DevOps
10 31 (18.02%) Test Automation
11 26 (15.12%) Web Development
12 25 (14.53%) Scrum
13 21 (12.21%) Collaborative Working
13 21 (12.21%) Process Improvement
14 20 (11.63%) SOLID
15 17 (9.88%) Kanban
15 17 (9.88%) Multithreading
15 17 (9.88%) Unit Testing
16 13 (7.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (48.26%) C#
2 79 (45.93%) JavaScript
3 60 (34.88%) SQL
4 54 (31.40%) PHP
5 39 (22.67%) Java
6 33 (19.19%) Ruby
7 14 (8.14%) F#
8 11 (6.40%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.81%) Python
10 8 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.07%) C++
12 5 (2.91%) Scala
12 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.33%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.33%) VBScript
14 3 (1.74%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.16%) C
15 2 (1.16%) Go
16 1 (0.58%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (8.14%) Degree
2 9 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.74%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.58%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (8.14%) Kibana
1 14 (8.14%) WSUS
2 9 (5.23%) Ansible
3 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.21%) New Relic
3 8 (4.65%) Zend
4 5 (2.91%) Adobe
5 4 (2.33%) Google
6 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.74%) Sun
7 2 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.16%) Twitter