Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 105 89
Rank change year-on-year -13 -16 +31
Permanent jobs citing OOP 64 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.06% 1.76% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.98% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 52
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +35.14% -20.71%
10th Percentile £31,375 £29,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,750 £40,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% +4.29%

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 2,869 2,118 2,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.37% 88.81% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,071 1,639 1,788
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £55,825
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 19 £45,000 +63.64% 3
Knutsford -20 15 £59,250 - 1
Warrington +12 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Macclesfield - 4 £30,000 - 2
Runcorn 0 2 £41,250 -21.43% 2
Crewe -8 1 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £45,000 -
Northwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
OOP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) OO
3 38 (59.38%) C#
4 36 (56.25%) .NET
5 30 (46.88%) HTML
6 29 (45.31%) SQL
7 28 (43.75%) TDD
8 27 (42.19%) CSS
8 27 (42.19%) MVC
8 27 (42.19%) Scrum
9 26 (40.63%) Software Engineering
10 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
12 20 (31.25%) Java
13 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
13 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
13 19 (29.69%) DevOps
14 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
15 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 16 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (21.88%) jQuery
19 13 (20.31%) SOLID
20 12 (18.75%) Kanban
21 11 (17.19%) Web Development
21 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
21 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
22 10 (15.63%) SaaS

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 (3.13%) Confluence
1 2 (3.13%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) SaaS
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.81%) OpenShift
5 4 (6.25%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) Subversion
5 5 (7.81%) Selenium
6 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.69%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (4.69%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) jMock
7 2 (3.13%) JUnit
7 2 (3.13%) Mockito
7 2 (3.13%) NUnit
7 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.56%) TestNG
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) .NET Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Head of Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Head of Software Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 30 (46.88%) HTML
3 27 (42.19%) CSS
4 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
5 16 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (21.88%) jQuery
8 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
8 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
9 10 (15.63%) WCF
10 8 (12.50%) Web Services
11 7 (10.94%) RESTful
11 7 (10.94%) SOAP
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (9.38%) JSON
12 6 (9.38%) XML
13 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
13 5 (7.81%) Spring
14 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) Handset
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) Android
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.13%) SUSE
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.94%) OO
3 28 (43.75%) TDD
4 27 (42.19%) MVC
4 27 (42.19%) Scrum
5 26 (40.63%) Software Engineering
6 19 (29.69%) DevOps
7 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
8 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (20.31%) SOLID
10 12 (18.75%) Kanban
11 11 (17.19%) Web Development
12 9 (14.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (14.06%) SDLC
12 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
13 8 (12.50%) Microservices
14 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
14 7 (10.94%) iOS Development
14 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 29 (45.31%) SQL
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) PHP
5 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.38%) C++
7 5 (7.81%) Apple Swift
7 5 (7.81%) Scala
8 3 (4.69%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) Go
9 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.13%) PHP 7
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) C
10 1 (1.56%) Java 8
10 1 (1.56%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Ansible
2 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Apple
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.69%) Google
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) Sun
4 1 (1.56%) Xamarin