Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +23
Permanent jobs citing OO 171 144 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.86% 5.32% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 5.91% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 139 118 95
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £56,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2,720 2,435 1,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.21% 89.92% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,027 1,838 1,633
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,503 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -5 44 £40,000 - 6
Wilmslow +1 26 £40,500 -19.00% 3
Knutsford -4 24 £70,000 +80.65% 2
Runcorn +21 11 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Chester -6 10 £32,500 -27.78% 9
Daresbury - 7 - -
Macclesfield +6 6 £30,000 -13.04%
Congleton - 3 £35,000 -
Crewe -7 2 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Nantwich - 2 £28,500 - 1
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North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 132 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.78%) TDD
3 79 (46.20%) C#
4 78 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 78 (45.61%) .NET
5 76 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (43.27%) HTML
7 73 (42.69%) MVC
8 70 (40.94%) CSS
9 68 (39.77%) SQL Server
10 58 (33.92%) PHP
11 57 (33.33%) SQL
12 55 (32.16%) Git (software)
13 51 (29.82%) DevOps
14 50 (29.24%) Java
15 48 (28.07%) OOP
15 48 (28.07%) Software Engineering
16 46 (26.90%) MySQL
17 44 (25.73%) Scrum
17 44 (25.73%) Web Services
18 42 (24.56%) REST
19 39 (22.81%) ASP.NET
20 38 (22.22%) AngularJS
21 35 (20.47%) Linux
21 35 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
21 35 (20.47%) jQuery
22 34 (19.88%) Microsoft
23 33 (19.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 32 (18.71%) ASP.NET Web API
24 32 (18.71%) Problem-Solving

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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 (2.92%) Drupal
2 4 (2.34%) Confluence
3 3 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.75%) WordPress
4 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.17%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.87%) GitHub
3 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (8.77%) SaaS
5 13 (7.60%) DigitalOcean
6 9 (5.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.58%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) HTTP
1 3 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 46 (26.90%) MySQL
3 21 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.19%) MariaDB
5 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.58%) DTS
11 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (32.16%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.96%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 17 (9.94%) Visual Studio
5 16 (9.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.68%) JIRA
7 5 (2.92%) Selenium
7 5 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.34%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.34%) Maven
8 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.75%) NUnit
9 3 (1.75%) Subversion
9 3 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.17%) JUnit
11 1 (0.58%) Ant
11 1 (0.58%) GitLab
11 1 (0.58%) Gradle
11 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 22 (12.87%) Advertising
2 18 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Law
4 4 (2.34%) Retail
5 3 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (76.02%) Developer
2 46 (26.90%) .NET Developer
3 41 (23.98%) PHP Developer
4 24 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.28%) Software Developer
6 20 (11.70%) C# Developer
7 19 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.36%) Software Engineer
9 15 (8.77%) .NET Software Engineer
9 15 (8.77%) Agile Developer
10 14 (8.19%) Java Developer
10 14 (8.19%) MySQL Developer
10 14 (8.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 13 (7.60%) .NET Software Developer
12 12 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (6.43%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (6.43%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 10 (5.85%) Backend Developer
14 10 (5.85%) Web Developer
15 9 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (45.61%) .NET
2 74 (43.27%) HTML
3 70 (40.94%) CSS
4 44 (25.73%) Web Services
5 42 (24.56%) REST
6 39 (22.81%) ASP.NET
7 38 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 35 (20.47%) jQuery
9 33 (19.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (18.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (18.13%) Laravel
12 30 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (14.62%) WCF
14 22 (12.87%) .NET Framework
14 22 (12.87%) SOAP
15 21 (12.28%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (11.70%) Ajax
16 20 (11.70%) XML
17 17 (9.94%) JSON
18 15 (8.77%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.20%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (12.87%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (9.94%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.34%) Blog
7 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.17%) IVR
7 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.47%) Linux
2 28 (16.37%) Unix
3 9 (5.26%) Windows
4 6 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.34%) Android
6 2 (1.17%) SUSE
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.78%) TDD
3 76 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (42.69%) MVC
5 51 (29.82%) DevOps
6 48 (28.07%) OOP
6 48 (28.07%) Software Engineering
7 44 (25.73%) Scrum
8 32 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (18.13%) Web Development
10 26 (15.20%) Test Automation
11 25 (14.62%) SOLID
12 23 (13.45%) Collaborative Working
12 23 (13.45%) Web Application Development
13 22 (12.87%) Decision-Making
13 22 (12.87%) Unit Testing
14 20 (11.70%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (11.11%) Process Improvement
16 16 (9.36%) Microservices
17 15 (8.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.20%) C#
2 78 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 58 (33.92%) PHP
4 57 (33.33%) SQL
5 50 (29.24%) Java
6 13 (7.60%) C++
7 10 (5.85%) Python
7 10 (5.85%) Scala
7 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.34%) Ruby
9 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.17%) Go
11 2 (1.17%) VC++
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Delphi
12 1 (0.58%) VB
12 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) Degree
2 11 (6.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (7.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.77%) Ansible
2 7 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.17%) Nagios
3 2 (1.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.58%) Kibana
4 1 (0.58%) Terraform
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.11%) New Relic
3 5 (2.92%) Zend
4 3 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle
5 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) Twitter