Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing OO 652 818 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.55% 6.15% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 6.76% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 557 703 716
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10,655 12,106 11,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.67% 91.04% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,553 9,627 9,460
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -9 430 £50,000 +11.11% 73
Cheshire +14 192 £42,500 - 31
Merseyside -7 16 £35,000 - 13
Lancashire -17 12 £40,000 +29.03% 11
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 - 1
OO
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 448 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (42.33%) C#
3 273 (41.87%) JavaScript
4 256 (39.26%) Java
5 248 (38.04%) .NET
6 233 (35.74%) TDD
7 225 (34.51%) HTML
8 221 (33.90%) MVC
9 219 (33.59%) CSS
10 192 (29.45%) Continuous Integration
11 189 (28.99%) OOP
12 183 (28.07%) Software Engineering
13 182 (27.91%) SQL Server
14 179 (27.45%) Scrum
15 171 (26.23%) Git (software)
16 162 (24.85%) DevOps
17 159 (24.39%) PHP
18 149 (22.85%) AngularJS
19 146 (22.39%) ASP.NET
20 139 (21.32%) SQL
21 128 (19.63%) RESTful
22 119 (18.25%) Microsoft
23 115 (17.64%) MySQL
24 112 (17.18%) jQuery
25 106 (16.26%) Web Services
26 104 (15.95%) Finance
27 103 (15.80%) WCF
28 98 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
29 95 (14.57%) NoSQL
29 95 (14.57%) Problem-Solving

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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 21 (3.22%) Confluence
2 20 (3.07%) Apache
3 15 (2.30%) Apache Solr
4 14 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.69%) WordPress
7 9 (1.38%) CMS
8 6 (0.92%) nginx
8 6 (0.92%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.77%) JBoss
10 3 (0.46%) Drupal
10 3 (0.46%) IIS
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.30%) Magento
2 5 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.77%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.77%) SAP PP
2 5 (0.77%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.77%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.13%) GitHub
3 35 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 31 (4.75%) SaaS
5 29 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
7 7 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.61%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.46%) Twilio
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.31%) Google Play
12 2 (0.31%) PaaS
13 1 (0.15%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.15%) Firebase
13 1 (0.15%) IaaS
13 1 (0.15%) iTunes
13 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.06%) Internet
2 12 (1.84%) HTTP
3 7 (1.07%) AMQP
4 5 (0.77%) SSL
5 3 (0.46%) Intranet
5 3 (0.46%) Wireless
6 2 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 115 (17.64%) MySQL
3 95 (14.57%) NoSQL
4 46 (7.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 45 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 40 (6.13%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.76%) MariaDB
8 17 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.99%) Neo4j
11 12 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.84%) Redis
12 11 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.77%) Big Data
15 4 (0.61%) Riak
16 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.15%) Amazon Aurora
17 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 171 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (6.29%) Visual Studio
5 38 (5.83%) JIRA
6 37 (5.67%) NUnit
7 30 (4.60%) MSTest
7 30 (4.60%) PHPUnit
8 29 (4.45%) Subversion
9 27 (4.14%) JUnit
10 22 (3.37%) gulp
11 19 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (2.91%) Selenium
12 16 (2.45%) Bitbucket
12 16 (2.45%) GitLab
13 14 (2.15%) Cucumber
13 14 (2.15%) EasyMock
14 13 (1.99%) Maven
15 12 (1.84%) Mockito
16 11 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (15.95%) Finance
2 42 (6.44%) Retail
3 40 (6.13%) Advertising
4 30 (4.60%) Games
5 23 (3.53%) Banking
6 17 (2.61%) Marketing
7 13 (1.99%) Law
8 12 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.53%) Electronics
11 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.77%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 460 (70.55%) Developer
2 146 (22.39%) .NET Developer
3 110 (16.87%) PHP Developer
4 96 (14.72%) C# Developer
4 96 (14.72%) Senior Developer
5 84 (12.88%) Java Developer
6 80 (12.27%) Software Engineer
7 66 (10.12%) Software Developer
8 64 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 44 (6.75%) .NET Software Developer
9 44 (6.75%) C# Software Developer
10 42 (6.44%) Agile Developer
11 37 (5.67%) Java Engineer
12 31 (4.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 31 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
13 29 (4.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 28 (4.29%) Junior
14 28 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
15 27 (4.14%) Agile Java Developer
15 27 (4.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (38.04%) .NET
2 225 (34.51%) HTML
3 219 (33.59%) CSS
4 149 (22.85%) AngularJS
5 146 (22.39%) ASP.NET
6 128 (19.63%) RESTful
7 112 (17.18%) jQuery
8 106 (16.26%) Web Services
9 103 (15.80%) WCF
10 98 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 88 (13.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 79 (12.12%) React
12 79 (12.12%) Spring
13 70 (10.74%) HTML5
14 66 (10.12%) Laravel
15 63 (9.66%) .NET Framework
15 63 (9.66%) REST
16 59 (9.05%) XML
17 56 (8.59%) CSS3
17 56 (8.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 72 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (8.90%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (5.67%) Algorithms
5 29 (4.45%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.68%) N-Tier
7 22 (3.37%) Fintech
7 22 (3.37%) User Experience
8 21 (3.22%) Social Media
9 20 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (3.07%) BBC
10 19 (2.91%) Internet of Things
11 18 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (2.15%) Wiki
13 13 (1.99%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.99%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.69%) Blog
14 11 (1.69%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (1.53%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.96%) Linux
2 27 (4.14%) Unix
3 20 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.45%) Android
5 14 (2.15%) CentOS
5 14 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.99%) Windows
7 6 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.31%) pSOS
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (68.71%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (35.74%) TDD
3 221 (33.90%) MVC
4 192 (29.45%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (28.99%) OOP
6 183 (28.07%) Software Engineering
7 179 (27.45%) Scrum
8 162 (24.85%) DevOps
9 95 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (14.42%) Test Automation
11 84 (12.88%) Web Application Development
12 82 (12.58%) BDD
13 69 (10.58%) OO PHP
14 67 (10.28%) SOA
15 63 (9.66%) Web Development
16 62 (9.51%) Microservices
17 60 (9.20%) Open Source
18 58 (8.90%) E-Commerce
19 57 (8.74%) Decision-Making
20 55 (8.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 276 (42.33%) C#
2 273 (41.87%) JavaScript
3 256 (39.26%) Java
4 159 (24.39%) PHP
5 139 (21.32%) SQL
6 82 (12.58%) C++
7 55 (8.44%) Python
8 47 (7.21%) T-SQL
9 39 (5.98%) Ruby
10 28 (4.29%) TypeScript
11 24 (3.68%) PL/SQL
12 22 (3.37%) Java 8
13 15 (2.30%) C
14 14 (2.15%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.84%) Scala
16 11 (1.69%) Go
16 11 (1.69%) R
17 10 (1.53%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.23%) Apple Swift
18 8 (1.23%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 89 (13.65%) Degree
2 24 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.53%) OCPJP
6 9 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.83%) QA
2 13 (1.99%) GDPR
3 2 (0.31%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 52 (7.98%) Docker
2 22 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (5.67%) Puppet
2 22 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.22%) Terraform
4 14 (2.15%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 119 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.98%) Google
3 25 (3.83%) Apple
3 25 (3.83%) Zend
4 22 (3.37%) Facebook
4 22 (3.37%) Yahoo!
5 20 (3.07%) Sony
6 18 (2.76%) New Relic
7 14 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.15%) SAP
8 11 (1.69%) Oracle
9 7 (1.07%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.46%) Twitter
10 3 (0.46%) Unisys
11 2 (0.31%) Adobe
11 2 (0.31%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco
12 1 (0.15%) Coverity
12 1 (0.15%) IBM