Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing OO 704 935 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.63% 7.08% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 7.77% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 582 828 663
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 11,391 12,036 10,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.15% 91.12% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,194 9,777 8,643
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Manchester -13 444 £45,000 - 103
Cheshire -5 175 £40,000 -1.23% 24
Lancashire +12 62 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Merseyside -35 14 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Cumbria - 7 £25,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 422 (59.94%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (50.43%) JavaScript
3 323 (45.88%) C#
4 310 (44.03%) HTML
5 285 (40.48%) CSS
6 271 (38.49%) .NET
7 252 (35.80%) MVC
8 245 (34.80%) Java
9 228 (32.39%) SQL
10 226 (32.10%) OOP
11 222 (31.53%) TDD
12 205 (29.12%) SQL Server
13 204 (28.98%) Git (software)
14 203 (28.84%) PHP
15 191 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
16 187 (26.56%) ASP.NET
17 185 (26.28%) Software Engineering
18 179 (25.43%) RESTful
19 176 (25.00%) Scrum
20 163 (23.15%) MySQL
21 149 (21.16%) Web Services
22 142 (20.17%) jQuery
23 138 (19.60%) Test Automation
24 137 (19.46%) Microsoft
25 121 (17.19%) XML
26 119 (16.90%) Web Development
27 118 (16.76%) AngularJS
28 114 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC
28 114 (16.19%) DevOps
29 108 (15.34%) WCF

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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 22 (3.13%) IIS
2 21 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.70%) Confluence
3 19 (2.70%) WordPress
4 14 (1.99%) CMS
5 13 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.42%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.42%) Drupal
7 8 (1.14%) nginx
8 7 (0.99%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.28%) JBoss
10 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 29 (4.12%) Magento
2 5 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.71%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.71%) SAP PP
2 5 (0.71%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.71%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.14%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.40%) GitHub
4 29 (4.12%) SaaS
5 21 (2.98%) DigitalOcean
6 16 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 15 (2.13%) Twilio
8 10 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.99%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.99%) PaaS
11 6 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
11 6 (0.85%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.57%) npm
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.28%) CheetahMail
13 2 (0.28%) iTunes
13 2 (0.28%) Pure360
14 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.84%) HTTP
2 14 (1.99%) Internet
3 8 (1.14%) SSL
4 2 (0.28%) AMQP
4 2 (0.28%) Intranet
4 2 (0.28%) SMS
4 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) RS-232
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 163 (23.15%) MySQL
3 98 (13.92%) NoSQL
4 56 (7.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 55 (7.81%) MongoDB
6 40 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.41%) Redis
9 15 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.85%) Neo4j
12 12 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.28%) MariaDB
16 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
18 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 204 (28.98%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 60 (8.52%) NUnit
4 48 (6.82%) Subversion
5 44 (6.25%) MSTest
6 34 (4.83%) PHPUnit
7 29 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 27 (3.84%) Selenium
9 25 (3.55%) JIRA
9 25 (3.55%) TeamCity
10 22 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.13%) gulp
11 15 (2.13%) Jasmine
11 15 (2.13%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.99%) GitLab
12 14 (1.99%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.85%) JUnit
13 13 (1.85%) Maven
14 12 (1.70%) Protractor
General
1 108 (15.34%) Finance
2 58 (8.24%) Retail
3 37 (5.26%) Advertising
4 20 (2.84%) Banking
5 19 (2.70%) Games
6 16 (2.27%) Law
7 15 (2.13%) Marketing
8 13 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.70%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.28%) Legal
11 8 (1.14%) Automotive
12 6 (0.85%) Back Office
13 4 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.14%) Electronics
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 522 (74.15%) Developer
2 159 (22.59%) .NET Developer
3 127 (18.04%) PHP Developer
4 117 (16.62%) C# Developer
5 90 (12.78%) Software Engineer
6 86 (12.22%) Software Developer
7 85 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 75 (10.65%) Senior Developer
9 71 (10.09%) Java Developer
10 50 (7.10%) .NET Software Developer
11 44 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
12 37 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
12 37 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
13 35 (4.97%) Web Developer
14 30 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
14 30 (4.26%) Junior
15 28 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
16 26 (3.69%) Agile Developer
16 26 (3.69%) Java Engineer
17 25 (3.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (44.03%) HTML
2 285 (40.48%) CSS
3 271 (38.49%) .NET
4 187 (26.56%) ASP.NET
5 179 (25.43%) RESTful
6 149 (21.16%) Web Services
7 142 (20.17%) jQuery
8 121 (17.19%) XML
9 118 (16.76%) AngularJS
10 114 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 108 (15.34%) WCF
12 101 (14.35%) REST
13 96 (13.64%) HTML5
14 90 (12.78%) React
15 88 (12.50%) SOAP
16 87 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 86 (12.22%) Node.js
18 81 (11.51%) Laravel
19 70 (9.94%) Ajax
20 66 (9.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 44 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 29 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.84%) Data Structures
6 26 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (3.55%) N-Tier
8 24 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.84%) User Experience
10 15 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 15 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.99%) Blog
12 13 (1.85%) Social Network
13 7 (0.99%) Arduino
13 7 (0.99%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.71%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.71%) Social Media
15 4 (0.57%) BBC
15 4 (0.57%) Fintech
16 3 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (11.93%) Linux
2 45 (6.39%) Windows
3 39 (5.54%) Unix
4 33 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 30 (4.26%) Android
6 7 (0.99%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.43%) CentOS
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) SUSE
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (59.94%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (35.80%) MVC
3 226 (32.10%) OOP
4 222 (31.53%) TDD
5 191 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (26.28%) Software Engineering
7 176 (25.00%) Scrum
8 138 (19.60%) Test Automation
9 119 (16.90%) Web Development
10 114 (16.19%) DevOps
11 97 (13.78%) Web Application Development
12 89 (12.64%) OO PHP
13 86 (12.22%) BDD
14 82 (11.65%) E-Commerce
15 75 (10.65%) Microservices
16 70 (9.94%) Kanban
17 68 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
18 65 (9.23%) SOA
19 62 (8.81%) Unit Testing
20 61 (8.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 355 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 323 (45.88%) C#
3 245 (34.80%) Java
4 228 (32.39%) SQL
5 203 (28.84%) PHP
6 82 (11.65%) T-SQL
7 65 (9.23%) Ruby
8 64 (9.09%) C++
9 52 (7.39%) Python
10 33 (4.69%) PL/SQL
11 23 (3.27%) C
11 23 (3.27%) TypeScript
11 23 (3.27%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.56%) Go
13 14 (1.99%) Scala
14 11 (1.56%) Java 8
14 11 (1.56%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.28%) Apple Swift
17 8 (1.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 86 (12.22%) Degree
2 36 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.14%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.99%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.26%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) GCP
3 5 (0.71%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (0.43%) GDPR
4 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (4.69%) Docker
2 21 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.27%) Ansible
2 13 (1.85%) Puppet
3 12 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 8 (1.14%) Kibana
4 8 (1.14%) WSUS
5 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 137 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.26%) Google
3 34 (4.83%) Zend
4 27 (3.84%) Oracle
5 22 (3.13%) New Relic
6 19 (2.70%) Capita
7 17 (2.41%) WorldPay
8 8 (1.14%) SAP
9 7 (0.99%) Adobe
9 7 (0.99%) Facebook
10 6 (0.85%) Apple
10 6 (0.85%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.85%) Yahoo!
11 5 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.71%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.57%) Sony
12 4 (0.57%) Twitter
13 3 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (0.28%) Kony