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

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 49 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +23
Permanent jobs citing OO 180 138 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.73% 4.89% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 5.43% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 157 109 105
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,750 £68,750 £61,250
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 2,506 2,540 1,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.75% 90.04% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,905 1,910 1,682
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 22 October 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 October 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 -2 52 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Wilmslow +17 40 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Knutsford 0 11 £70,000 +100.00% 3
Runcorn +18 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Daresbury +3 7 - -
Chester +1 6 £28,500 -36.67% 6
Macclesfield +17 3 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Crewe +6 2 £48,750 +107.45% 1
Nantwich - 2 £28,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £40,000 - 1
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
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North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 151 (83.89%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 93 (51.67%) .NET
4 90 (50.00%) C#
5 84 (46.67%) TDD
6 82 (45.56%) SQL Server
7 74 (41.11%) JavaScript
7 74 (41.11%) HTML
8 68 (37.78%) CSS
9 65 (36.11%) MVC
10 60 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 58 (32.22%) Microsoft
12 56 (31.11%) Git (software)
13 55 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (29.44%) Scrum
15 51 (28.33%) Software Engineering
15 51 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (28.33%) DevOps
16 50 (27.78%) Java
16 50 (27.78%) SQL
17 49 (27.22%) Enterprise Software
18 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
19 47 (26.11%) PHP
20 46 (25.56%) Degree
21 41 (22.78%) OOP
22 37 (20.56%) MySQL
22 37 (20.56%) Computer Science
22 37 (20.56%) Decision-Making
23 34 (18.89%) jQuery
23 34 (18.89%) REST

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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 3 (1.67%) Confluence
1 3 (1.67%) JBoss
1 3 (1.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.56%) CMS
2 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Magento
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.67%) GitHub
3 19 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (9.44%) SaaS
5 8 (4.44%) DigitalOcean
6 4 (2.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (45.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.56%) MySQL
3 29 (16.11%) NoSQL
4 18 (10.00%) MariaDB
4 18 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) DTS
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.22%) Visual Studio
3 26 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (10.56%) PHPUnit
5 18 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.33%) JIRA
7 5 (2.78%) NUnit
8 4 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.67%) Selenium
9 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.56%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.56%) GitLab
10 1 (0.56%) JBehave
10 1 (0.56%) JUnit
10 1 (0.56%) MSTest
10 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 29 (16.11%) Advertising
2 15 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (81.67%) Developer
2 64 (35.56%) .NET Developer
3 37 (20.56%) C# Developer
4 36 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 35 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (19.44%) Senior Developer
6 26 (14.44%) Java Developer
7 25 (13.89%) Software Developer
8 24 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 24 (13.33%) Agile Developer
8 24 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (12.78%) Agile Java Developer
10 17 (9.44%) .NET Software Engineer
10 17 (9.44%) Software Engineer
11 14 (7.78%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 12 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
12 12 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (51.67%) .NET
2 74 (41.11%) HTML
3 68 (37.78%) CSS
4 60 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 51 (28.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 34 (18.89%) jQuery
7 34 (18.89%) REST
8 32 (17.78%) Web Services
9 29 (16.11%) .NET Framework
10 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (14.44%) .NET Core
12 24 (13.33%) Laravel
13 23 (12.78%) WCF
14 21 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (8.33%) Ajax
16 15 (8.33%) SOAP
17 14 (7.78%) HTML5
18 11 (6.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 49 (27.22%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (20.56%) Computer Science
3 29 (16.11%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (12.22%) N-Tier
5 18 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.22%) Blog
7 3 (1.67%) Fintech
8 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Linux
2 23 (12.78%) Unix
3 5 (2.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.11%) Android
4 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (83.89%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 84 (46.67%) TDD
4 65 (36.11%) MVC
5 55 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (29.44%) Scrum
7 51 (28.33%) DevOps
7 51 (28.33%) Software Engineering
8 41 (22.78%) OOP
9 37 (20.56%) Decision-Making
10 28 (15.56%) SOLID
10 28 (15.56%) Web Application Development
11 26 (14.44%) Unit Testing
12 24 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 24 (13.33%) Web Development
13 22 (12.22%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (10.56%) API Integration
15 18 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (10.00%) Process Improvement
15 18 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.00%) C#
2 74 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 50 (27.78%) Java
3 50 (27.78%) SQL
4 47 (26.11%) PHP
5 8 (4.44%) C++
5 8 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.89%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.78%) Python
7 5 (2.78%) Scala
8 2 (1.11%) Java 8
8 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.11%) VC++
9 1 (0.56%) Delphi
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VB6
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (25.56%) Degree
2 10 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (9.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.00%) New Relic
3 3 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.11%) Zend
5 1 (0.56%) Apple
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Twitter