Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 92 78
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 22 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.22% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.12% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 7
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,200 £22,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £46,750
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 900 1160 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.63% 88.48% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 783 617
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £63,100
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Merseyside

OOP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for OOP in Merseyside

OOP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OOP in Merseyside

OOP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool +26 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Wirral - 5 £27,500 -
St Helens - 2 £29,250 -
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
OOP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for OOP.

1 17 (77.27%) PHP
2 16 (72.73%) MySQL
3 12 (54.55%) OO
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) XML
8 6 (27.27%) C
8 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
9 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) Image Processing
9 5 (22.73%) REST
9 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) Google
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
9 5 (22.73%) Life Science
9 5 (22.73%) C++
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
9 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) SOAP
11 3 (13.64%) Linux

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (22.73%) HTML Developer
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) Sass
8 2 (9.09%) Symfony
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
9 1 (4.55%) JSON
9 1 (4.55%) LESS
9 1 (4.55%) Node.js
9 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (4.55%) React
9 1 (4.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Image Processing
3 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.55%) Modular Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) PHP
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) C
4 6 (27.27%) PHP 5
5 5 (22.73%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) PHP 7
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Zend