Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 717 884 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.86% 7.15% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 7.81% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 586 806 641
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 11,238 11,326 9,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.87% 91.55% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,005 9,371 8,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -16 453 £45,000 - 85
Cheshire -4 171 £40,000 - 43
Lancashire +18 77 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Merseyside -44 10 £28,000 -25.33% 10
Cumbria -6 5 £24,500 -42.35%
OO
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 410 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (48.95%) C#
3 327 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 305 (42.54%) HTML
5 296 (41.28%) MVC
6 293 (40.86%) .NET
7 275 (38.35%) CSS
8 244 (34.03%) SQL
9 232 (32.36%) SQL Server
10 229 (31.94%) Java
11 226 (31.52%) ASP.NET
12 225 (31.38%) TDD
13 210 (29.29%) Git (software)
14 205 (28.59%) PHP
15 199 (27.75%) Software Engineering
16 189 (26.36%) RESTful
17 182 (25.38%) Scrum
18 181 (25.24%) OOP
19 177 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
20 160 (22.32%) Microsoft
21 154 (21.48%) Web Services
21 154 (21.48%) MySQL
22 149 (20.78%) Test Automation
23 141 (19.67%) jQuery
24 139 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
25 129 (17.99%) Web Development
26 122 (17.02%) XML
27 120 (16.74%) REST
28 112 (15.62%) BDD
29 111 (15.48%) Web Application Development

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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 25 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.07%) Confluence
3 20 (2.79%) IIS
4 16 (2.23%) CMS
4 16 (2.23%) WordPress
5 12 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.39%) Drupal
7 8 (1.12%) nginx
8 6 (0.84%) JBoss
9 5 (0.70%) Apache
9 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.14%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.14%) GIMP
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (4.32%) Magento
2 3 (0.42%) BASE24
3 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.14%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.91%) SaaS
4 23 (3.21%) GitHub
5 21 (2.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 21 (2.93%) DigitalOcean
6 14 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.67%) Twilio
8 8 (1.12%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.98%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.84%) Google Tag Manager
10 6 (0.84%) npm
10 6 (0.84%) PaaS
11 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.28%) CheetahMail
12 2 (0.28%) iTunes
12 2 (0.28%) Pure360
12 2 (0.28%) Serverless
13 1 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.88%) HTTP
2 19 (2.65%) Internet
3 8 (1.12%) SSL
4 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.14%) ATM
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) RS-232
5 1 (0.14%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (32.36%) SQL Server
2 154 (21.48%) MySQL
3 99 (13.81%) NoSQL
4 64 (8.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 47 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 29 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (3.21%) Redis
9 13 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.56%) DTS
15 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.28%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 210 (29.29%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 57 (7.95%) NUnit
4 51 (7.11%) Subversion
5 40 (5.58%) MSTest
6 37 (5.16%) PHPUnit
7 30 (4.18%) JIRA
7 30 (4.18%) Selenium
7 30 (4.18%) TeamCity
8 25 (3.49%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.37%) Mercurial
10 15 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.81%) gulp
12 12 (1.67%) Jasmine
12 12 (1.67%) Maven
12 12 (1.67%) SonarQube
13 11 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.39%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.26%) Grunt
15 9 (1.26%) SoapUI
General
1 96 (13.39%) Finance
2 73 (10.18%) Retail
3 25 (3.49%) Advertising
4 21 (2.93%) Banking
4 21 (2.93%) Games
5 17 (2.37%) Marketing
5 17 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.09%) Legal
7 11 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.53%) Law
8 6 (0.84%) Back Office
9 4 (0.56%) Automotive
9 4 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 510 (71.13%) Developer
2 186 (25.94%) .NET Developer
3 135 (18.83%) C# Developer
4 115 (16.04%) PHP Developer
5 101 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 99 (13.81%) Software Developer
7 92 (12.83%) Software Engineer
8 67 (9.34%) .NET Software Developer
9 65 (9.07%) Senior Developer
10 56 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 56 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 54 (7.53%) Java Developer
12 52 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
13 39 (5.44%) Architect
13 39 (5.44%) C# Software Engineer
14 35 (4.88%) Java Engineer
15 33 (4.60%) .NET Software Engineer
15 33 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
16 32 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 31 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (42.54%) HTML
2 293 (40.86%) .NET
3 275 (38.35%) CSS
4 226 (31.52%) ASP.NET
5 189 (26.36%) RESTful
6 154 (21.48%) Web Services
7 141 (19.67%) jQuery
8 139 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 122 (17.02%) XML
10 120 (16.74%) REST
11 110 (15.34%) Node.js
12 109 (15.20%) WCF
13 101 (14.09%) SOAP
14 95 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 87 (12.13%) AngularJS
16 82 (11.44%) HTML5
17 81 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 77 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (9.90%) Spring
20 67 (9.34%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 55 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (4.32%) User Experience
4 30 (4.18%) Linux Command Line
5 29 (4.04%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 26 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 25 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.65%) Social Network
10 17 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.81%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.26%) Blog
14 6 (0.84%) Fintech
15 5 (0.70%) Cyberattack
15 5 (0.70%) IVR
15 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.42%) Arduino
16 3 (0.42%) Mainframe
16 3 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.41%) Linux
2 71 (9.90%) Windows
3 44 (6.14%) Unix
4 40 (5.58%) Apple iOS
5 38 (5.30%) Android
6 11 (1.53%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.56%) AIX
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.28%) SUSE
9 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (41.28%) MVC
3 225 (31.38%) TDD
4 199 (27.75%) Software Engineering
5 182 (25.38%) Scrum
6 181 (25.24%) OOP
7 177 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
8 149 (20.78%) Test Automation
9 129 (17.99%) Web Development
10 112 (15.62%) BDD
11 111 (15.48%) Web Application Development
12 103 (14.37%) DevOps
13 101 (14.09%) E-Commerce
14 92 (12.83%) Kanban
15 79 (11.02%) Microservices
15 79 (11.02%) OO PHP
16 74 (10.32%) SDLC
17 69 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
18 62 (8.65%) Unit Testing
19 60 (8.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 351 (48.95%) C#
2 327 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 244 (34.03%) SQL
4 229 (31.94%) Java
5 205 (28.59%) PHP
6 98 (13.67%) T-SQL
7 88 (12.27%) Ruby
8 66 (9.21%) C++
9 52 (7.25%) Python
10 44 (6.14%) C
11 32 (4.46%) PL/SQL
12 23 (3.21%) Go
13 20 (2.79%) VB.NET
14 17 (2.37%) TypeScript
15 16 (2.23%) F#
16 15 (2.09%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.81%) Java 8
18 12 (1.67%) Objective-C
19 10 (1.39%) Apple Swift
20 9 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (10.88%) Degree
2 42 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.81%) Master's Degree
3 13 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.84%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.42%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.91%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 4 (0.56%) GCP
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (4.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (2.65%) Kibana
2 16 (2.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 16 (2.23%) WSUS
3 12 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.39%) Ansible
5 7 (0.98%) Puppet
6 6 (0.84%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.70%) Nagios
8 3 (0.42%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 160 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.60%) Oracle
2 33 (4.60%) WorldPay
3 31 (4.32%) Zend
4 25 (3.49%) Google
5 21 (2.93%) New Relic
6 18 (2.51%) Capita
7 13 (1.81%) Adobe
8 6 (0.84%) Cognizant
8 6 (0.84%) Sun
8 6 (0.84%) Twitter
9 5 (0.70%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.56%) SAP
10 4 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.42%) hybris
11 3 (0.42%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.28%) Facebook
12 2 (0.28%) Kony
12 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com