The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 84 116
Rank change year-on-year -27 +32  
Permanent jobs citing OOD 4 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.27% 0.21% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +44.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £28,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1276 821 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.70% 85.25% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 938 707 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing OOD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Cheshire

OOD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD in Cheshire.

Salary trend for OOD in Cheshire

OOD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OOD in Cheshire

OOD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 2 £46,250 -
Chester +6 1 £57,500 +15.00%
OOD
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for OOD.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) ColdFusion
6 2 (20.00%) Laravel
6 2 (20.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) WPF
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Android
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Business Development
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

OOD
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 2 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Freescale
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft