Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing OO 906 732 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.87% 6.30% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 7.11% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 792 646 668
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,825 £29,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 11856 10290 11477
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.85% 88.57% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9560 8616 9276
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 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
Manchester -9 641 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Cheshire 0 143 £40,500 +3.18% 8
Merseyside +22 63 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Lancashire +6 53 £32,500 -3.70% 9
OO
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing OO 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 North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 492 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (44.15%) HTML
3 394 (43.49%) JavaScript
4 369 (40.73%) CSS
5 351 (38.74%) C#
6 340 (37.53%) SQL
7 326 (35.98%) Java
8 321 (35.43%) MVC
9 304 (33.55%) .NET
10 284 (31.35%) PHP
11 282 (31.13%) Git (software)
12 259 (28.59%) Software Engineering
13 240 (26.49%) TDD
14 236 (26.05%) Web Services
15 218 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
16 217 (23.95%) jQuery
16 217 (23.95%) OOP
17 204 (22.52%) MySQL
18 200 (22.08%) ASP.NET
19 197 (21.74%) XML
20 192 (21.19%) HTML5
21 186 (20.53%) SQL Server
22 184 (20.31%) Test Automation
23 179 (19.76%) Scrum
24 175 (19.32%) RESTful
25 174 (19.21%) Degree
26 172 (18.98%) AngularJS
27 164 (18.10%) Linux
28 140 (15.45%) Node.js
29 134 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC

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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 72 (7.95%) Apache
2 44 (4.86%) CMS
3 39 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (3.09%) Confluence
4 28 (3.09%) WordPress
5 24 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 21 (2.32%) Apache Solr
7 16 (1.77%) nginx
8 12 (1.32%) OpenEdge
9 11 (1.21%) Drupal
9 11 (1.21%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.88%) JBoss
12 8 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.88%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 58 (6.40%) Magento
2 11 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 85 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.97%) GitHub
4 20 (2.21%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (1.66%) Google App Engine
8 14 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.21%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.99%) SaaS
11 6 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.22%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.07%) HTTP
2 20 (2.21%) Internet
3 17 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.66%) Ethernet
4 15 (1.66%) RS-232
5 7 (0.77%) LDAP
5 7 (0.77%) SSL
6 3 (0.33%) Firewall
7 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.11%) LAN
8 1 (0.11%) VPN
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
8 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (22.52%) MySQL
2 186 (20.53%) SQL Server
3 130 (14.35%) NoSQL
4 82 (9.05%) Relational Database
5 68 (7.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 48 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 41 (4.53%) MongoDB
8 37 (4.08%) Big Data
9 33 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 16 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.55%) Redis
13 11 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.55%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.55%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 282 (31.13%) Git (software)
2 133 (14.68%) Subversion
3 60 (6.62%) JIRA
3 60 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 57 (6.29%) JUnit
5 52 (5.74%) Jenkins
6 51 (5.63%) NUnit
7 47 (5.19%) Bitbucket
8 42 (4.64%) MSTest
9 39 (4.30%) Mercurial
10 36 (3.97%) Vagrant
11 31 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (3.09%) PHPUnit
13 27 (2.98%) Eclipse
13 27 (2.98%) SonarQube
14 26 (2.87%) TeamCity
15 20 (2.21%) EasyMock
15 20 (2.21%) Selenium
16 18 (1.99%) git-flow
General
1 117 (12.91%) Finance
2 81 (8.94%) Retail
3 78 (8.61%) Marketing
4 50 (5.52%) Manufacturing
5 43 (4.75%) Games
6 40 (4.42%) Electronics
6 40 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.66%) Law
8 14 (1.55%) Banking
9 11 (1.21%) Advertising
10 8 (0.88%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.77%) Automotive
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 672 (74.17%) Developer
2 196 (21.63%) PHP Developer
3 174 (19.21%) .NET Developer
4 169 (18.65%) Senior Developer
5 161 (17.77%) Software Engineer
6 131 (14.46%) Java Developer
7 106 (11.70%) C# Developer
8 81 (8.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 67 (7.40%) Software Developer
10 65 (7.17%) Java Engineer
11 63 (6.95%) Java Software Engineer
12 57 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
13 54 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
13 54 (5.96%) Senior PHP Developer
14 53 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 53 (5.85%) C# Software Engineer
15 52 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
16 51 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
17 42 (4.64%) Junior
18 37 (4.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (44.15%) HTML
2 369 (40.73%) CSS
3 304 (33.55%) .NET
4 236 (26.05%) Web Services
5 217 (23.95%) jQuery
6 200 (22.08%) ASP.NET
7 197 (21.74%) XML
8 192 (21.19%) HTML5
9 175 (19.32%) RESTful
10 172 (18.98%) AngularJS
11 140 (15.45%) Node.js
12 134 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 120 (13.25%) WCF
14 118 (13.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 112 (12.36%) SOAP
16 102 (11.26%) JSON
17 98 (10.82%) CSS3
18 96 (10.60%) WPF
19 93 (10.26%) Ajax
20 92 (10.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.38%) Computer Science
2 91 (10.04%) Data Structures
3 56 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (5.85%) Algorithms
5 52 (5.74%) Mobile App
6 51 (5.63%) iPad
7 44 (4.86%) N-Tier
8 36 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (3.75%) User Experience
10 16 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.77%) Internet of Things
11 15 (1.66%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 14 (1.55%) Wiki
13 11 (1.21%) W3C
14 10 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.88%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.88%) Social Media
16 7 (0.77%) Digital Signage
16 7 (0.77%) e-Learning
17 6 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 164 (18.10%) Linux
2 111 (12.25%) Windows
3 39 (4.30%) Unix
4 38 (4.19%) Mac OS
5 28 (3.09%) Android
6 27 (2.98%) Windows XP
7 15 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 14 (1.55%) CentOS
9 12 (1.32%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (35.43%) MVC
3 259 (28.59%) Software Engineering
4 240 (26.49%) TDD
5 218 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
6 217 (23.95%) OOP
7 184 (20.31%) Test Automation
8 179 (19.76%) Scrum
9 121 (13.36%) E-Commerce
10 118 (13.02%) OOD
11 115 (12.69%) Web Development
12 106 (11.70%) OO PHP
13 96 (10.60%) Multithreading
14 94 (10.38%) Unit Testing
15 92 (10.15%) Kanban
16 91 (10.04%) DevOps
17 88 (9.71%) Mentoring
18 80 (8.83%) BDD
18 80 (8.83%) SDLC
19 76 (8.39%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 394 (43.49%) JavaScript
2 351 (38.74%) C#
3 340 (37.53%) SQL
4 326 (35.98%) Java
5 284 (31.35%) PHP
6 125 (13.80%) C++
7 77 (8.50%) Ruby
8 69 (7.62%) C
9 61 (6.73%) Python
9 61 (6.73%) T-SQL
10 35 (3.86%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 24 (2.65%) F#
13 23 (2.54%) Scala
14 20 (2.21%) Clojure
14 20 (2.21%) Haskell
14 20 (2.21%) PHP 7
15 19 (2.10%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.66%) XAML
17 13 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 174 (19.21%) Degree
2 34 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 9 (0.99%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.22%) HND
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.21%) QA
2 12 (1.32%) GCP
3 6 (0.66%) WAI
4 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (4.64%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (3.42%) Kibana
2 24 (2.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 24 (2.65%) WSUS
3 23 (2.54%) Puppet
4 17 (1.88%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.66%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 119 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.08%) Zend
3 43 (4.75%) SAP
4 40 (4.42%) Oracle
5 32 (3.53%) Google
6 15 (1.66%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.21%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.99%) IBM
10 8 (0.88%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.66%) Facebook
12 5 (0.55%) Apple
12 5 (0.55%) Perforce
12 5 (0.55%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.55%) Twitter
13 4 (0.44%) Cloudera
14 3 (0.33%) Percona
14 3 (0.33%) Sun
15 2 (0.22%) Progress