Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 -14
Permanent jobs citing OO 787 726 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.16% 5.96% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 6.68% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 682 676 653
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 11461 10862 11731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.68% 89.22% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9114 9093 9616
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -8 566 £45,000 - 68
Cheshire -6 137 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Merseyside +23 41 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lancashire +12 36 £32,500 - 13
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England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 446 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (42.57%) HTML
3 329 (41.80%) JavaScript
4 318 (40.41%) CSS
5 305 (38.75%) C#
6 289 (36.72%) MVC
7 282 (35.83%) SQL
8 275 (34.94%) .NET
9 262 (33.29%) Java
10 254 (32.27%) Git (software)
11 232 (29.48%) PHP
12 228 (28.97%) Software Engineering
13 223 (28.34%) TDD
14 203 (25.79%) Web Services
15 202 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
16 199 (25.29%) RESTful
17 194 (24.65%) jQuery
18 188 (23.89%) OOP
19 181 (23.00%) ASP.NET
20 176 (22.36%) XML
21 167 (21.22%) MySQL
22 165 (20.97%) SQL Server
23 164 (20.84%) HTML5
24 159 (20.20%) AngularJS
25 154 (19.57%) Test Automation
26 151 (19.19%) Scrum
27 141 (17.92%) Linux
28 138 (17.53%) Node.js
29 137 (17.41%) ASP.NET MVC
30 136 (17.28%) Degree

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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 61 (7.75%) Apache
2 47 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (3.81%) CMS
4 25 (3.18%) Apache Solr
4 25 (3.18%) Apache Spark
5 21 (2.67%) Confluence
5 21 (2.67%) WordPress
6 15 (1.91%) nginx
7 12 (1.52%) Joomla!
8 10 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.02%) EPiServer
10 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.76%) Drupal
11 6 (0.76%) JBoss
11 6 (0.76%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.51%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (5.08%) Magento
2 9 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.07%) GitHub
4 22 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
5 20 (2.54%) Serverless
6 19 (2.41%) Google App Engine
7 17 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.52%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 10 (1.27%) SaaS
11 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.25%) npm
12 2 (0.25%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.70%) HTTP
2 12 (1.52%) Internet
2 12 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.02%) Ethernet
3 8 (1.02%) LDAP
3 8 (1.02%) RS-232
3 8 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) LAN
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
4 1 (0.13%) VPN
4 1 (0.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (21.22%) MySQL
2 165 (20.97%) SQL Server
3 128 (16.26%) NoSQL
4 67 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 64 (8.13%) Relational Database
6 48 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 35 (4.45%) Big Data
7 35 (4.45%) Hadoop
8 30 (3.81%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (2.03%) Redis
11 12 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.64%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 254 (32.27%) Git (software)
2 99 (12.58%) Subversion
3 50 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 47 (5.97%) NUnit
5 46 (5.84%) JIRA
6 39 (4.96%) Vagrant
7 38 (4.83%) JUnit
8 37 (4.70%) MSTest
9 36 (4.57%) Bitbucket
10 34 (4.32%) PHPUnit
11 32 (4.07%) Visual Studio
12 29 (3.68%) Mercurial
13 28 (3.56%) TeamCity
14 20 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (2.41%) Codeception
15 19 (2.41%) Selenium
16 18 (2.29%) Eclipse
16 18 (2.29%) Maven
17 17 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (2.03%) git-flow
General
1 109 (13.85%) Finance
2 72 (9.15%) Retail
3 63 (8.01%) Marketing
4 47 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 39 (4.96%) Electronics
5 39 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.56%) Games
7 17 (2.16%) Law
8 15 (1.91%) Advertising
8 15 (1.91%) Multimedia
9 14 (1.78%) Banking
10 6 (0.76%) Automotive
11 3 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 572 (72.68%) Developer
2 167 (21.22%) .NET Developer
3 154 (19.57%) PHP Developer
4 139 (17.66%) Software Engineer
5 134 (17.03%) Senior Developer
6 95 (12.07%) Java Developer
7 86 (10.93%) C# Developer
8 63 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (7.12%) Java Engineer
10 54 (6.86%) Java Software Engineer
10 54 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
10 54 (6.86%) Software Developer
11 48 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 48 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (5.59%) Senior PHP Developer
13 43 (5.46%) C# Software Engineer
14 42 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 42 (5.34%) Junior
15 40 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
16 36 (4.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (42.57%) HTML
2 318 (40.41%) CSS
3 275 (34.94%) .NET
4 203 (25.79%) Web Services
5 199 (25.29%) RESTful
6 194 (24.65%) jQuery
7 181 (23.00%) ASP.NET
8 176 (22.36%) XML
9 164 (20.84%) HTML5
10 159 (20.20%) AngularJS
11 138 (17.53%) Node.js
12 137 (17.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 121 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 117 (14.87%) WCF
15 89 (11.31%) SOAP
16 87 (11.05%) JSON
16 87 (11.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 84 (10.67%) CSS3
17 84 (10.67%) WPF
18 75 (9.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 65 (8.26%) Data Structures
3 41 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 38 (4.83%) iPad
5 38 (4.83%) N-Tier
6 34 (4.32%) Algorithms
7 32 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (3.05%) User Experience
9 15 (1.91%) e-Learning
9 15 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.27%) Social Network
10 10 (1.27%) W3C
11 8 (1.02%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 8 (1.02%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.02%) Wiki
12 7 (0.89%) Digital Signage
12 7 (0.89%) Replication
13 6 (0.76%) EPoS
13 6 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 141 (17.92%) Linux
2 75 (9.53%) Windows
3 48 (6.10%) Unix
4 24 (3.05%) Android
5 20 (2.54%) Mac OS
6 17 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.02%) CentOS
9 8 (1.02%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (0.51%) AIX
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (36.72%) MVC
3 228 (28.97%) Software Engineering
4 223 (28.34%) TDD
5 202 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
6 188 (23.89%) OOP
7 154 (19.57%) Test Automation
8 151 (19.19%) Scrum
9 115 (14.61%) Web Development
10 97 (12.33%) E-Commerce
11 91 (11.56%) DevOps
11 91 (11.56%) Web Application Development
12 87 (11.05%) BDD
12 87 (11.05%) OOD
13 83 (10.55%) OO PHP
14 77 (9.78%) SDLC
15 76 (9.66%) Kanban
15 76 (9.66%) Mentoring
16 71 (9.02%) Unit Testing
17 66 (8.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 329 (41.80%) JavaScript
2 305 (38.75%) C#
3 282 (35.83%) SQL
4 262 (33.29%) Java
5 232 (29.48%) PHP
6 90 (11.44%) Ruby
7 86 (10.93%) C++
8 64 (8.13%) T-SQL
9 59 (7.50%) C
10 54 (6.86%) Python
11 36 (4.57%) PL/SQL
12 26 (3.30%) F#
12 26 (3.30%) VB.NET
13 23 (2.92%) Scala
14 22 (2.80%) PHP 7
15 20 (2.54%) Clojure
15 20 (2.54%) Haskell
16 12 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.40%) PHP 5
17 11 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 136 (17.28%) Degree
2 40 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.14%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.76%) HND
7 5 (0.64%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.56%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) GCP
3 5 (0.64%) WAI
4 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.38%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (6.35%) Docker
2 4 (0.51%) Firmware
3 2 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (3.94%) Kibana
2 26 (3.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 26 (3.30%) WSUS
3 23 (2.92%) Puppet
4 21 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 19 (2.41%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.76%) Nagios
6 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 113 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.59%) SAP
3 38 (4.83%) Zend
4 31 (3.94%) Google
4 31 (3.94%) Oracle
5 17 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (0.89%) Percona
8 6 (0.76%) Facebook
8 6 (0.76%) IBM
9 5 (0.64%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.64%) Perforce
9 5 (0.64%) Sun
9 5 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.51%) Twitter
11 3 (0.38%) Apple
12 2 (0.25%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.25%) Sony
12 2 (0.25%) Yahoo!