Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 129 164
Rank change year-on-year -30 +35 -1
Permanent jobs citing OOD 13 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.43% 0.84% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.97% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 13
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £23,200
90th Percentile £55,500 £53,750 £50,500
North West median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.71% - +9.68%

OOD 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 2680 1965 2881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.68% 87.22% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2025 1667 2440
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Sandbach - 6 £45,000 - 1
Crewe +1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 -
OOD
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 9 (69.23%) JSON
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) XML
5 8 (61.54%) OO
6 7 (53.85%) UML
6 7 (53.85%) J2EE
6 7 (53.85%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (53.85%) JIRA
6 7 (53.85%) SDLC
7 6 (46.15%) Microservices
7 6 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (46.15%) Degree
7 6 (46.15%) Drools
7 6 (46.15%) RESTful
7 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
7 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
7 6 (46.15%) Docker
7 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
7 6 (46.15%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Spring
8 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
9 3 (23.08%) XSD
9 3 (23.08%) XSL
9 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 3 (23.08%) JSP
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle

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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Ant
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 1 (7.69%) Gradle
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) JSON
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) Drools
3 6 (46.15%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) JSON Schema
5 3 (23.08%) JSP
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Security
5 3 (23.08%) XSD
5 3 (23.08%) XSL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) UML
4 6 (46.15%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) XPath
5 2 (15.38%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle