Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 96 97
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 +30
Permanent jobs citing OOP 46 53 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.50% 2.34% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.68% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 82
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £58,625 £42,450
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 2726 1981 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.46% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 1675 2416
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -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%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Knutsford - 18 £35,000 - 2
Chester -9 8 £42,500 -22.73%
Warrington -6 7 £45,000 -14.29%
Crewe +3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Northwich - 3 £32,500 -
Runcorn -14 1 £55,000 +120.00%
OOP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 29 (63.04%) HTML
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) CSS
3 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) TDD
4 19 (41.30%) C#
4 19 (41.30%) OO
5 18 (39.13%) Web Services
5 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 16 (34.78%) Java
6 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 16 (34.78%) SDLC
7 15 (32.61%) PHP
7 15 (32.61%) .NET
8 14 (30.43%) MySQL
8 14 (30.43%) SQL
8 14 (30.43%) Linux
9 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
10 11 (23.91%) jQuery
10 11 (23.91%) JSON
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.74%) HTML5
12 9 (19.57%) CSS3
12 9 (19.57%) XML
12 9 (19.57%) SOAP
12 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server

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 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
1 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) MySQL
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.39%) SonarQube
2 8 (17.39%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Grunt
3 5 (10.87%) gulp
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.70%) FitNesse
4 4 (8.70%) JMeter
4 4 (8.70%) JUnit
4 4 (8.70%) NUnit
4 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.52%) Ranorex
5 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.52%) TestNG
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.35%) PhantomJS
6 2 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Advertising
4 2 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) PHP Developer
3 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) HTML
2 28 (60.87%) CSS
3 18 (39.13%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 11 (23.91%) jQuery
5 11 (23.91%) JSON
6 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.74%) HTML5
7 9 (19.57%) CSS3
7 9 (19.57%) SOAP
7 9 (19.57%) XML
8 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.04%) Sass
9 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.87%) Java EE
10 5 (10.87%) Laravel
10 5 (10.87%) React
10 5 (10.87%) Spring
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) Social Media
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) TDD
3 19 (41.30%) OO
4 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 16 (34.78%) SDLC
6 13 (28.26%) MVC
6 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.22%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.04%) SOA
9 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.87%) BDD
10 5 (10.87%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.87%) Service Management
10 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) User Stories
11 4 (8.70%) Analytics
11 4 (8.70%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Java
4 15 (32.61%) PHP
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Cognizant
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) Zend
2 2 (4.35%) Google