Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 99 113
Rank change year-on-year +39 +14 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 24 39 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.65% 1.96% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.14% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 68
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,750 £29,625
90th Percentile £57,250 £59,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +12.50%

OOP 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 853 1,824 2,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.05% 91.80% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 633 1,374 2,074
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,850 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +7.23%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing OOP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Cheshire

OOP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OOP in Cheshire.

Salary trend for OOP in Cheshire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for OOP in Cheshire

OOP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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 +8 7 - -
Chester +10 6 £40,000 - 1
Crewe - 6 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £40,000 -
OOP
North West

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) OO
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) MySQL
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) jQuery
4 12 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) PHP
5 11 (45.83%) Laravel
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) Web Services
6 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Python
7 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 8 (33.33%) User Experience
8 8 (33.33%) SDLC
8 8 (33.33%) MVC
8 8 (33.33%) HTML
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
9 7 (29.17%) Law
9 7 (29.17%) Back Office
9 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
9 7 (29.17%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering

OOP
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 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Liferay
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.17%) Logic Apps
3 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.17%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) Moq
5 2 (8.33%) NUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Back Office
1 7 (29.17%) Law
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) CSS
1 13 (54.17%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) Laravel
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) React
7 6 (25.00%) HTML5
7 6 (25.00%) li3
8 5 (20.83%) LAMP
8 5 (20.83%) PhoneGap
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Core
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.33%) JSON
9 2 (8.33%) Node.js
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity Management
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Strategic Roadmap
6 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (25.00%) Modular Programming
6 6 (25.00%) Project Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
7 5 (20.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) PHP
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) MCPD
3 2 (8.33%) MCSD
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards