Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 44 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 591 747 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.57% 5.87% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 6.38% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 501 636 755
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 9,663 11,701 11,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.92% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7,762 9,289 9,512
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 18 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -4 398 £52,500 +16.67% 71
Cheshire +15 168 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Merseyside +3 14 £48,750 +25.81% 16
Lancashire -30 9 £47,500 +52.00% 18
Cumbria +7 3 £27,346 - 2
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England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 375 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (42.13%) C#
3 217 (36.72%) Java
3 217 (36.72%) JavaScript
4 209 (35.36%) .NET
5 199 (33.67%) MVC
6 184 (31.13%) TDD
7 175 (29.61%) HTML
8 173 (29.27%) Software Engineering
9 169 (28.60%) CSS
10 168 (28.43%) SQL Server
11 155 (26.23%) Git (software)
11 155 (26.23%) DevOps
12 150 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
13 139 (23.52%) ASP.NET
13 139 (23.52%) PHP
14 133 (22.50%) Scrum
15 114 (19.29%) OOP
16 111 (18.78%) C++
17 109 (18.44%) AngularJS
18 106 (17.94%) RESTful
19 103 (17.43%) SQL
20 101 (17.09%) Microsoft
21 99 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC
22 96 (16.24%) NoSQL
23 94 (15.91%) MySQL
24 92 (15.57%) Web Services
25 90 (15.23%) Finance
26 89 (15.06%) WCF
27 88 (14.89%) jQuery

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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 (4.23%) Apache
2 22 (3.72%) Confluence
3 9 (1.52%) Apache Solr
3 9 (1.52%) CMS
3 9 (1.52%) WordPress
4 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.85%) JBoss
5 5 (0.85%) nginx
6 4 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.68%) Drupal
6 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.20%) Magento
2 3 (0.51%) iTrent
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 32 (5.41%) GitHub
4 19 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (2.71%) SaaS
6 11 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.02%) Serverless
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.17%) Firebase
11 1 (0.17%) Google Play
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.34%) Internet
2 8 (1.35%) HTTP
3 5 (0.85%) AMQP
4 4 (0.68%) RS-232
5 3 (0.51%) Wireless
6 2 (0.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) ATM
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) SMS
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (28.43%) SQL Server
2 96 (16.24%) NoSQL
3 94 (15.91%) MySQL
4 49 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 49 (8.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 26 (4.40%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.38%) MariaDB
7 18 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.20%) Redis
9 11 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.02%) Big Data
13 4 (0.68%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.68%) Riak
14 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.34%) DB2
16 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 155 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.09%) JIRA
3 34 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (5.58%) Subversion
5 32 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 31 (5.25%) Visual Studio
7 29 (4.91%) NUnit
8 25 (4.23%) JUnit
9 24 (4.06%) MSTest
10 22 (3.72%) PHPUnit
11 20 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (3.05%) Bitbucket
13 16 (2.71%) gulp
13 16 (2.71%) Mercurial
14 15 (2.54%) EasyMock
15 14 (2.37%) Selenium
16 13 (2.20%) Cucumber
17 10 (1.69%) Maven
18 9 (1.52%) Mockito
19 8 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (15.23%) Finance
2 37 (6.26%) Games
3 27 (4.57%) Retail
4 26 (4.40%) Advertising
5 15 (2.54%) Banking
6 14 (2.37%) Marketing
7 11 (1.86%) Electronics
8 10 (1.69%) Publishing
9 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.02%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 392 (66.33%) Developer
2 129 (21.83%) .NET Developer
3 103 (17.43%) PHP Developer
4 88 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 77 (13.03%) Senior Developer
6 73 (12.35%) Java Developer
6 73 (12.35%) Software Engineer
7 53 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 46 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 43 (7.28%) Agile Developer
9 43 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (7.28%) Java Engineer
10 40 (6.77%) Consultant
10 40 (6.77%) DevOps Consultant
11 37 (6.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 37 (6.26%) Junior
12 35 (5.92%) C# Software Developer
13 32 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
13 32 (5.41%) Junior Developer
14 31 (5.25%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (35.36%) .NET
2 175 (29.61%) HTML
3 169 (28.60%) CSS
4 139 (23.52%) ASP.NET
5 109 (18.44%) AngularJS
6 106 (17.94%) RESTful
7 99 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (15.57%) Web Services
9 89 (15.06%) WCF
10 88 (14.89%) jQuery
11 75 (12.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 60 (10.15%) Spring
13 50 (8.46%) .NET Core
13 50 (8.46%) REST
14 49 (8.29%) Node.js
15 48 (8.12%) Laravel
16 46 (7.78%) .NET Framework
16 46 (7.78%) React
16 46 (7.78%) SOAP
17 43 (7.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.20%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (9.64%) Algorithms
3 46 (7.78%) Data Structures
3 46 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (6.77%) Internet of Things
5 30 (5.08%) User Experience
6 27 (4.57%) Fintech
6 27 (4.57%) Social Media
7 24 (4.06%) BBC
8 18 (3.05%) Derivative
9 17 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (2.71%) Mobile App
11 15 (2.54%) Wiki
12 14 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.52%) Blog
13 9 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.35%) Cloud Native
15 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.85%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.68%) Linux
2 20 (3.38%) Apple iOS
2 20 (3.38%) Unix
3 17 (2.88%) Android
4 16 (2.71%) Windows
5 15 (2.54%) CentOS
5 15 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (0.85%) pSOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (33.67%) MVC
3 184 (31.13%) TDD
4 173 (29.27%) Software Engineering
5 155 (26.23%) DevOps
6 150 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (22.50%) Scrum
8 114 (19.29%) OOP
9 88 (14.89%) Computer Science
10 87 (14.72%) Web Application Development
11 79 (13.37%) BDD
12 73 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (10.83%) Decision-Making
14 62 (10.49%) Test Automation
15 53 (8.97%) OOD
16 49 (8.29%) OO PHP
17 43 (7.28%) Information Security
17 43 (7.28%) Microservices
18 40 (6.77%) ITIL
18 40 (6.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 249 (42.13%) C#
2 217 (36.72%) Java
2 217 (36.72%) JavaScript
3 139 (23.52%) PHP
4 111 (18.78%) C++
5 103 (17.43%) SQL
6 65 (11.00%) Python
7 41 (6.94%) Ruby
8 38 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.57%) TypeScript
10 22 (3.72%) PL/SQL
11 21 (3.55%) Objective-C
12 20 (3.38%) Apple Swift
13 19 (3.21%) R
14 16 (2.71%) C
14 16 (2.71%) Java 8
15 15 (2.54%) Kotlin
16 11 (1.86%) Perl
17 10 (1.69%) ES6
18 9 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (12.86%) Degree
2 40 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (0.85%) OCPJP
5 5 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.72%) QA
2 11 (1.86%) GDPR
3 2 (0.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 65 (11.00%) Docker
2 8 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (8.12%) Puppet
2 40 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (6.77%) Terraform
3 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 101 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.25%) Google
3 28 (4.74%) Apple
4 24 (4.06%) Facebook
4 24 (4.06%) Sony
4 24 (4.06%) Yahoo!
5 15 (2.54%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.37%) Zend
7 9 (1.52%) New Relic
8 8 (1.35%) SAP
9 7 (1.18%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle
11 3 (0.51%) Capita
11 3 (0.51%) Civica
11 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.51%) Unisys
12 2 (0.34%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.34%) Twitter
13 1 (0.17%) Coverity
13 1 (0.17%) Xamarin