Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 113 89
Rank change year-on-year -26 -24 +37
Permanent jobs citing OOP 49 31 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.46% 1.44% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.64% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 75
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +40.35% -12.31%
10th Percentile £30,900 £32,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £51,750 £70,000 £40,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +10.29%

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 3,008 1,894 2,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.42% 87.69% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,232 1,538 2,173
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Cheshire

OOP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for OOP in Cheshire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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
Chester -4 16 £42,500 -26.09% 5
Knutsford - 12 £48,500 - 1
Warrington -2 7 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Northwich - 4 £35,000 -
OOP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 27 (55.10%) CSS
4 20 (40.82%) OO
5 19 (38.78%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
6 18 (36.73%) C#
7 17 (34.69%) PHP
7 17 (34.69%) MVC
8 16 (32.65%) SQL
8 16 (32.65%) TDD
9 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
9 15 (30.61%) .NET
10 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
11 12 (24.49%) Linux
12 11 (22.45%) MySQL
12 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
13 10 (20.41%) jQuery
14 9 (18.37%) Web Development
14 9 (18.37%) JSON
14 9 (18.37%) Web Services
14 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (16.33%) HTML5
15 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
15 8 (16.33%) CSS3
15 8 (16.33%) SDLC
15 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
15 8 (16.33%) Windows
15 8 (16.33%) Finance
16 7 (14.29%) Hibernate

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 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) GitHub
2 4 (8.16%) iTunes
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Subversion
3 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
4 3 (6.12%) JMeter
4 3 (6.12%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) NUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.08%) Grunt
5 2 (4.08%) gulp
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) jMock
5 2 (4.08%) Mockito
5 2 (4.08%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.08%) TestNG
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Advertising
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) HTML
2 27 (55.10%) CSS
3 15 (30.61%) .NET
4 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) JSON
6 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.33%) CSS3
7 8 (16.33%) HTML5
8 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.29%) Spring
8 7 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.24%) Laravel
10 5 (10.20%) SOAP
11 4 (8.16%) React
11 4 (8.16%) Sass
11 4 (8.16%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Handset
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Mac OS
4 4 (8.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) OO
3 17 (34.69%) MVC
4 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.37%) Web Development
7 8 (16.33%) SDLC
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) Kanban
9 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) BDD
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.20%) iOS Development
10 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) User Stories
12 3 (6.12%) DevOps
12 3 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Java
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.73%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) PHP
4 16 (32.65%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.20%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.08%) PHP 7
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Apple
2 3 (6.12%) Google
2 3 (6.12%) Zend
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Sun
4 1 (2.04%) Xamarin