Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 46 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing OO 468 613 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.63% 5.21% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 5.71% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 374 524 682
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +3.09%

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 9,450 10,741 11,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.52% 91.34% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,289 8,602 9,309
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -3 316 £51,000 +2.00% 68
Lancashire +31 70 £40,000 - 11
Cheshire -25 68 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Merseyside +3 8 £65,000 +85.71% 8
Cumbria -9 1 - -
OO
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 239 (51.07%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (42.31%) HTML
3 185 (39.53%) CSS
4 171 (36.54%) Java
5 165 (35.26%) TDD
6 162 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 158 (33.76%) C#
8 150 (32.05%) PHP
9 143 (30.56%) MVC
10 123 (26.28%) OOP
11 122 (26.07%) MySQL
12 120 (25.64%) Git (software)
13 109 (23.29%) .NET
14 98 (20.94%) SQL
15 97 (20.73%) Software Engineering
16 95 (20.30%) Relational Database
17 93 (19.87%) Laravel
18 90 (19.23%) RESTful
19 83 (17.74%) C++
20 82 (17.52%) SQL Server
21 79 (16.88%) Scrum
21 79 (16.88%) Microsoft
21 79 (16.88%) DevOps
22 76 (16.24%) Azure
23 75 (16.03%) User Experience
24 72 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
25 71 (15.17%) GitHub
26 69 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
27 68 (14.53%) Linux
27 68 (14.53%) OO PHP

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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 27 (5.77%) WordPress
2 23 (4.91%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (3.42%) CMS
4 10 (2.14%) Confluence
5 9 (1.92%) IIS
6 8 (1.71%) Drupal
7 6 (1.28%) JBoss
7 6 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.43%) Moodle
11 2 (0.43%) nginx
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.43%) FileZilla
2 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (3.63%) Magento
2 8 (1.71%) CiviCRM
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 76 (16.24%) Azure
2 71 (15.17%) GitHub
3 68 (14.53%) AWS
4 38 (8.12%) GCP
5 14 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (1.71%) Asana
7 8 (1.71%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.28%) npm
8 6 (1.28%) SaaS
9 5 (1.07%) PaaS
10 4 (0.85%) Office 365
10 4 (0.85%) Slack
11 3 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.64%) Serverless
12 2 (0.43%) Datadog
13 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.21%) Google Play
13 1 (0.21%) IaaS
13 1 (0.21%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.98%) Broadband
2 9 (1.92%) HTTP
3 5 (1.07%) Internet
4 4 (0.85%) Skype
5 2 (0.43%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.21%) RS-232
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (26.07%) MySQL
2 95 (20.30%) Relational Database
3 82 (17.52%) SQL Server
4 59 (12.61%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.91%) Neo4j
7 17 (3.63%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.21%) Redis
9 12 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.71%) Power BI
11 5 (1.07%) Firebird
11 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.64%) DB2
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.43%) Big Data
14 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 120 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.26%) JIRA
3 34 (7.26%) GitLab
4 22 (4.70%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.63%) Subversion
6 16 (3.42%) Bitbucket
7 15 (3.21%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.99%) NetBeans
9 13 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.78%) Maven
9 13 (2.78%) PHPUnit
9 13 (2.78%) Selenium
10 12 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 12 (2.56%) webpack
11 8 (1.71%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.50%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.28%) JDeveloper
14 5 (1.07%) Ant
14 5 (1.07%) JUnit
14 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (12.82%) Finance
2 19 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.85%) Retail
4 17 (3.63%) Marketing
5 10 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.71%) Back Office
6 8 (1.71%) Military
7 5 (1.07%) Automotive
7 5 (1.07%) Banking
8 4 (0.85%) Advertising
8 4 (0.85%) Games
8 4 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 348 (74.36%) Developer
2 106 (22.65%) PHP Developer
3 83 (17.74%) Java Developer
4 80 (17.09%) C# Developer
5 69 (14.74%) Senior Developer
6 58 (12.39%) Software Engineer
7 49 (10.47%) .NET Developer
8 46 (9.83%) Software Developer
9 43 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 41 (8.76%) Junior
11 38 (8.12%) Junior Developer
12 33 (7.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 33 (7.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (6.41%) C++ Developer
13 30 (6.41%) Junior Java Developer
14 29 (6.20%) Graduate
14 29 (6.20%) Graduate Developer
14 29 (6.20%) Junior C# Developer
14 29 (6.20%) Junior C++ Developer
14 29 (6.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (42.31%) HTML
2 185 (39.53%) CSS
3 109 (23.29%) .NET
4 93 (19.87%) Laravel
5 90 (19.23%) RESTful
6 62 (13.25%) HTML5
7 58 (12.39%) React
8 57 (12.18%) AngularJS
9 54 (11.54%) jQuery
10 46 (9.83%) ASP.NET
10 46 (9.83%) Web Services
10 46 (9.83%) XML
11 42 (8.97%) Node.js
12 36 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (7.26%) Vue.js
14 33 (7.05%) CSS3
14 33 (7.05%) REST
15 29 (6.20%) React Native
16 28 (5.98%) Ajax
17 26 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.03%) User Experience
2 50 (10.68%) Mobile App
3 49 (10.47%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (9.19%) Algorithms
5 42 (8.97%) Data Structures
6 33 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (6.20%) Derivative
7 29 (6.20%) Hedge funds
8 25 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (4.91%) Cloud Native
10 12 (2.56%) NHS
11 10 (2.14%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.71%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.50%) Blog
15 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 5 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
16 5 (1.07%) CCTV
16 5 (1.07%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (14.53%) Linux
2 26 (5.56%) Android
3 24 (5.13%) Windows
4 21 (4.49%) Unix
5 9 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.85%) HPUX
7 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (51.07%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (35.26%) TDD
3 143 (30.56%) MVC
4 123 (26.28%) OOP
5 97 (20.73%) Software Engineering
6 79 (16.88%) DevOps
6 79 (16.88%) Scrum
7 72 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (14.53%) OO PHP
10 64 (13.68%) Computer Science
11 54 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 51 (10.90%) Test Automation
13 50 (10.68%) Microservices
13 50 (10.68%) SOA
14 48 (10.26%) Decision-Making
15 47 (10.04%) BDD
15 47 (10.04%) Unit Testing
16 44 (9.40%) Kanban
17 43 (9.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 171 (36.54%) Java
2 162 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 158 (33.76%) C#
4 150 (32.05%) PHP
5 98 (20.94%) SQL
6 83 (17.74%) C++
7 54 (11.54%) Python
8 29 (6.20%) R
9 22 (4.70%) Ruby
10 18 (3.85%) Kotlin
11 17 (3.63%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.78%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.56%) C
13 12 (2.56%) Go
14 8 (1.71%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.50%) ES6
16 6 (1.28%) Fortran
16 6 (1.28%) PHP 5
16 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.85%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 52 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (1.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.07%) DBS Check
3 5 (1.07%) HND
3 5 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.64%) PhD
5 3 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (5.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.21%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (2.78%) Ansible
2 9 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.85%) Terraform
4 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 79 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.55%) Salesforce.com
3 34 (7.26%) Google
4 24 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 21 (4.49%) Pega
6 15 (3.21%) Zend
7 12 (2.56%) Oracle
8 11 (2.35%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.71%) Marketo
9 8 (1.71%) Pardot
10 6 (1.28%) CA
11 4 (0.85%) Apple
11 4 (0.85%) HP
11 4 (0.85%) InterSystems
11 4 (0.85%) Tableau
12 3 (0.64%) Kony
13 2 (0.43%) Embarcadero
13 2 (0.43%) VMware
14 1 (0.21%) IBM
14 1 (0.21%) Siemens