Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 132 97
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 54 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.08% 1.52% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.68% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 48
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £39,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.39% -12.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,750 £58,625
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 2,424 2,738 2,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.19% 90.51% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 2,071 1,729
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Warrington +13 14 £42,500 - 3
Chester +12 11 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Knutsford +8 10 £53,500 +52.86%
Crewe +4 4 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Runcorn +9 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £30,000 -
OOP
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 41 (75.93%) OO
2 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (62.96%) .NET
4 29 (53.70%) C#
5 28 (51.85%) SQL
5 28 (51.85%) Git (software)
6 26 (48.15%) Java
7 25 (46.30%) TDD
8 23 (42.59%) Scrum
9 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (40.74%) DevOps
10 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
11 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
11 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
13 16 (29.63%) MVC
14 15 (27.78%) HTML
14 15 (27.78%) CSS
14 15 (27.78%) SOLID
14 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
15 14 (25.93%) Ansible
15 14 (25.93%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 14 (25.93%) PHP
15 14 (25.93%) N-Tier
15 14 (25.93%) SaaS
15 14 (25.93%) WCF
16 13 (24.07%) SOAP
17 12 (22.22%) Finance
17 12 (22.22%) REST
18 10 (18.52%) Web Development

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 3 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (25.93%) SaaS
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.70%) GitHub
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.85%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) JIRA
4 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) Selenium
5 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) JUnit
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
7 3 (5.56%) Gradle
7 3 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (5.56%) Mockito
8 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.85%) JBehave
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.85%) YouTrack
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) .NET Software Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Junior
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.41%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) CSS
2 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) WCF
4 13 (24.07%) SOAP
5 12 (22.22%) REST
6 10 (18.52%) RESTful
7 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.81%) JSON
8 7 (12.96%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) Laravel
9 6 (11.11%) XML
10 5 (9.26%) Ajax
10 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
10 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.41%) Node.js
11 4 (7.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.26%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) OO
2 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) TDD
4 23 (42.59%) Scrum
5 22 (40.74%) DevOps
6 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
7 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
8 16 (29.63%) MVC
9 15 (27.78%) SOLID
10 14 (25.93%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 10 (18.52%) Web Development
12 8 (14.81%) Microservices
13 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.11%) BDD
14 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.26%) OO PHP
15 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
16 4 (7.41%) Line Management
16 4 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) C#
2 28 (51.85%) SQL
3 26 (48.15%) Java
4 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.93%) PHP
6 7 (12.96%) C++
7 5 (9.26%) Java 8
8 4 (7.41%) Scala
9 3 (5.56%) Python
10 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Google