Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 43 48
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -14
Permanent jobs citing OO 355 598 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.27% 5.82% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 6.36% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 318 484 646
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £75,000 £64,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

OO 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,664 9,397 11,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.14% 91.52% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,068 7,531 9,491
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO in the North West.

Salary trend for OO in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the North West over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for OO in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
Manchester -7 262 £50,000 -4.76% 69
Cheshire -27 68 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Lancashire -1 15 £32,500 -40.91% 10
Merseyside +2 7 £67,500 +80.00% 4
OO
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT jobs citing OO 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 North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 203 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (40.56%) JavaScript
3 132 (37.18%) HTML
3 132 (37.18%) CSS
4 129 (36.34%) Java
5 126 (35.49%) TDD
6 116 (32.68%) C#
7 108 (30.42%) PHP
7 108 (30.42%) OOP
8 101 (28.45%) SQL
9 99 (27.89%) .NET
10 93 (26.20%) MySQL
11 91 (25.63%) MVC
12 89 (25.07%) Git (software)
13 75 (21.13%) AWS
14 67 (18.87%) AngularJS
15 63 (17.75%) DevOps
16 61 (17.18%) Software Engineering
17 59 (16.62%) Laravel
18 55 (15.49%) RESTful
19 54 (15.21%) Scrum
20 53 (14.93%) NoSQL
20 53 (14.93%) React
21 52 (14.65%) Azure
22 49 (13.80%) Kanban
22 49 (13.80%) Front End Development
22 49 (13.80%) SQL Server
22 49 (13.80%) Greenfield Project
23 48 (13.52%) Microsoft
23 48 (13.52%) Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (5.07%) WordPress
2 10 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (2.82%) Drupal
3 7 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.97%) CMS
4 6 (1.69%) Apache
4 6 (1.69%) Confluence
5 5 (1.41%) nginx
6 4 (1.13%) IIS
7 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.56%) Moodle
9 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) CiviCRM
1 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (2.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.13%) AWS
2 52 (14.65%) Azure
3 42 (11.83%) GitHub
4 27 (7.61%) GCP
5 13 (3.66%) SaaS
6 9 (2.54%) Serverless
7 5 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.41%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.13%) Slack
9 3 (0.85%) Asana
9 3 (0.85%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.85%) npm
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.56%) Office 365
10 2 (0.56%) PaaS
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.28%) Firebase
11 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) HTTP
2 4 (1.13%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (26.20%) MySQL
2 53 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 49 (13.80%) SQL Server
4 38 (10.70%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.38%) Neo4j
6 12 (3.38%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.41%) Redis
7 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.13%) Power BI
8 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.56%) Big Data
9 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (25.07%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.58%) Jenkins
2 34 (9.58%) JIRA
3 24 (6.76%) GitLab
3 24 (6.76%) Maven
4 19 (5.35%) Selenium
5 18 (5.07%) NetBeans
6 16 (4.51%) Mercurial
7 15 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.66%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.82%) Subversion
10 9 (2.54%) PHPUnit
11 8 (2.25%) Android Studio
11 8 (2.25%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.25%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.69%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.69%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.41%) Mockito
14 5 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 47 (13.24%) Finance
2 14 (3.94%) Retail
3 12 (3.38%) Marketing
4 5 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.41%) Banking
4 5 (1.41%) Military
4 5 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.13%) Public Sector
6 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Local Government
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 272 (76.62%) Developer
2 75 (21.13%) PHP Developer
3 58 (16.34%) Java Developer
4 54 (15.21%) Senior Developer
5 42 (11.83%) Software Developer
6 41 (11.55%) Software Engineer
7 27 (7.61%) C# Developer
7 27 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 24 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 22 (6.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 21 (5.92%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Agile Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Agile Java Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Junior
12 14 (3.94%) Architect
13 13 (3.66%) Junior Developer
13 13 (3.66%) Senior Agile Developer
13 13 (3.66%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 12 (3.38%) Graduate
14 12 (3.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (37.18%) CSS
1 132 (37.18%) HTML
2 99 (27.89%) .NET
3 67 (18.87%) AngularJS
4 59 (16.62%) Laravel
5 55 (15.49%) RESTful
6 53 (14.93%) React
7 48 (13.52%) HTML5
8 45 (12.68%) Web Services
9 42 (11.83%) ASP.NET
10 38 (10.70%) jQuery
11 37 (10.42%) Node.js
12 31 (8.73%) XML
13 29 (8.17%) Vue.js
14 28 (7.89%) CSS3
15 26 (7.32%) REST
15 26 (7.32%) Spring
16 23 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (6.20%) Spring Boot
18 21 (5.92%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.80%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 25 (7.04%) Data Structures
4 24 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.20%) Algorithms
6 20 (5.63%) User Experience
7 17 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (3.66%) Blog
9 12 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (3.10%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.41%) Derivative
11 5 (1.41%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.56%) Life Science
14 1 (0.28%) BBC
14 1 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.68%) Linux
2 17 (4.79%) Unix
3 11 (3.10%) Windows
4 8 (2.25%) Android
5 4 (1.13%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (35.49%) TDD
3 108 (30.42%) OOP
4 91 (25.63%) MVC
5 63 (17.75%) DevOps
6 61 (17.18%) Software Engineering
7 54 (15.21%) Scrum
8 49 (13.80%) Front End Development
8 49 (13.80%) Kanban
9 48 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (13.52%) Microservices
10 47 (13.24%) BDD
11 44 (12.39%) Mentoring
12 38 (10.70%) Decision-Making
12 38 (10.70%) OO PHP
13 36 (10.14%) SDLC
13 36 (10.14%) SOLID
14 32 (9.01%) Computer Science
14 32 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (9.01%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 144 (40.56%) JavaScript
2 129 (36.34%) Java
3 116 (32.68%) C#
4 108 (30.42%) PHP
5 101 (28.45%) SQL
6 39 (10.99%) Python
7 27 (7.61%) TypeScript
8 23 (6.48%) C++
9 18 (5.07%) Ruby
10 16 (4.51%) Scala
11 14 (3.94%) Go
12 13 (3.66%) Java 8
12 13 (3.66%) Kotlin
13 9 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.25%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.41%) ES6
15 5 (1.41%) Fortran
15 5 (1.41%) Groovy
15 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (13.52%) Degree
2 9 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.38%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (12.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (6.48%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.94%) Ansible
3 12 (3.38%) Terraform
4 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.13%) Puppet
5 2 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.32%) Google
3 15 (4.23%) Zend
4 14 (3.94%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.10%) Oracle
7 6 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.13%) CA
8 4 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.13%) IBM
8 4 (1.13%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.13%) Parasoft
9 3 (0.85%) Marketo
9 3 (0.85%) New Relic
9 3 (0.85%) Pardot
9 3 (0.85%) Tableau
9 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.56%) Apple
10 2 (0.56%) Software AG
10 2 (0.56%) webMethods