Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing OO 619 834 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.17% 6.37% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 6.99% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 530 717 642
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,500 £30,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 10,884 11,925 10,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.97% 91.14% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8,751 9,507 8,953
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -16 411 £48,000 +6.67% 97
Cheshire +8 171 £42,500 - 32
Lancashire -7 24 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Merseyside -22 10 £35,000 - 9
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 - 1
OO
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 397 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (45.72%) JavaScript
3 273 (44.10%) C#
4 245 (39.58%) Java
5 240 (38.77%) .NET
6 234 (37.80%) HTML
7 220 (35.54%) CSS
8 216 (34.89%) TDD
9 204 (32.96%) MVC
10 198 (31.99%) OOP
11 191 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
12 179 (28.92%) Git (software)
13 174 (28.11%) Scrum
13 174 (28.11%) Software Engineering
14 170 (27.46%) PHP
15 164 (26.49%) SQL Server
16 162 (26.17%) SQL
17 146 (23.59%) ASP.NET
18 145 (23.42%) RESTful
19 134 (21.65%) AngularJS
20 131 (21.16%) DevOps
21 125 (20.19%) MySQL
22 119 (19.22%) Web Services
23 116 (18.74%) Test Automation
24 115 (18.58%) Microsoft
25 113 (18.26%) jQuery
26 103 (16.64%) Finance
27 102 (16.48%) WCF
28 94 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
29 91 (14.70%) NoSQL

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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 16 (2.58%) Apache Solr
2 13 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.10%) WordPress
3 9 (1.45%) Drupal
4 8 (1.29%) Confluence
5 7 (1.13%) IIS
5 7 (1.13%) nginx
6 6 (0.97%) Apache
6 6 (0.97%) CMS
7 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.32%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.32%) JBoss
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (3.23%) Magento
2 5 (0.81%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.81%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.81%) SAP PP
2 5 (0.81%) SAP QM
2 5 (0.81%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.30%) GitHub
3 34 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.49%) SaaS
4 20 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (2.42%) Twilio
6 11 (1.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (1.29%) DigitalOcean
7 8 (1.29%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.48%) PaaS
11 2 (0.32%) Google Play
11 2 (0.32%) npm
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.16%) Firebase
12 1 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.16%) iTunes
12 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.39%) Internet
2 16 (2.58%) HTTP
3 7 (1.13%) AMQP
3 7 (1.13%) SSL
4 3 (0.48%) Intranet
5 2 (0.32%) SMS
5 2 (0.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.16%) RS-232
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 125 (20.19%) MySQL
3 91 (14.70%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 45 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 34 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (2.91%) Hadoop
7 18 (2.91%) MariaDB
8 15 (2.42%) Redis
9 13 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.10%) Neo4j
9 13 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.65%) Big Data
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 179 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 42 (6.79%) NUnit
4 36 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (5.49%) Subversion
6 33 (5.33%) MSTest
7 32 (5.17%) Visual Studio
8 26 (4.20%) PHPUnit
9 18 (2.91%) JIRA
10 17 (2.75%) GitLab
10 17 (2.75%) gulp
11 15 (2.42%) Selenium
12 14 (2.26%) JUnit
13 12 (1.94%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.78%) Maven
14 11 (1.78%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.62%) Gradle
15 10 (1.62%) Mockito
15 10 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 103 (16.64%) Finance
2 49 (7.92%) Retail
3 44 (7.11%) Advertising
4 19 (3.07%) Games
5 18 (2.91%) Banking
6 14 (2.26%) Law
7 13 (2.10%) Marketing
8 11 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.13%) Electronics
11 5 (0.81%) Automotive
11 5 (0.81%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 450 (72.70%) Developer
2 133 (21.49%) .NET Developer
3 108 (17.45%) PHP Developer
4 93 (15.02%) C# Developer
5 86 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 79 (12.76%) Software Engineer
7 74 (11.95%) Java Developer
8 70 (11.31%) Software Developer
9 64 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (6.30%) C# Software Developer
11 38 (6.14%) .NET Software Developer
12 33 (5.33%) Agile Developer
13 32 (5.17%) .NET Software Engineer
14 27 (4.36%) Senior C# Developer
15 26 (4.20%) Java Engineer
15 26 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
16 25 (4.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 25 (4.04%) Senior Software Developer
17 23 (3.72%) Senior Agile Developer
17 23 (3.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (38.77%) .NET
2 234 (37.80%) HTML
3 220 (35.54%) CSS
4 146 (23.59%) ASP.NET
5 145 (23.42%) RESTful
6 134 (21.65%) AngularJS
7 119 (19.22%) Web Services
8 113 (18.26%) jQuery
9 102 (16.48%) WCF
10 94 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 90 (14.54%) React
12 84 (13.57%) XML
13 80 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (12.12%) HTML5
15 72 (11.63%) Laravel
16 69 (11.15%) REST
17 65 (10.50%) .NET Framework
18 63 (10.18%) Spring
19 58 (9.37%) CSS3
19 58 (9.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.60%) Computer Science
2 52 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (5.33%) Algorithms
5 28 (4.52%) N-Tier
6 26 (4.20%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.42%) Blog
9 15 (2.42%) User Experience
10 14 (2.26%) Social Media
11 13 (2.10%) BBC
12 12 (1.94%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.78%) Arduino
13 11 (1.78%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.29%) Fintech
17 7 (1.13%) Social Network
18 4 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.15%) Linux
2 29 (4.68%) Unix
3 20 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.07%) Windows
5 17 (2.75%) Android
6 5 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.48%) CentOS
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (34.89%) TDD
3 204 (32.96%) MVC
4 198 (31.99%) OOP
5 191 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
6 174 (28.11%) Scrum
6 174 (28.11%) Software Engineering
7 131 (21.16%) DevOps
8 116 (18.74%) Test Automation
9 86 (13.89%) Web Development
10 84 (13.57%) Web Application Development
11 81 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
12 75 (12.12%) OO PHP
13 72 (11.63%) BDD
14 69 (11.15%) Microservices
15 67 (10.82%) SOA
16 65 (10.50%) Unit Testing
17 60 (9.69%) E-Commerce
18 55 (8.89%) Open Source
19 53 (8.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 283 (45.72%) JavaScript
2 273 (44.10%) C#
3 245 (39.58%) Java
4 170 (27.46%) PHP
5 162 (26.17%) SQL
6 58 (9.37%) C++
7 55 (8.89%) T-SQL
8 44 (7.11%) Ruby
9 40 (6.46%) Python
10 27 (4.36%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.55%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.75%) Scala
14 16 (2.58%) Java 8
15 13 (2.10%) C
16 11 (1.78%) Go
17 8 (1.29%) PHP 5
18 7 (1.13%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.97%) Apple Swift
20 5 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 87 (14.05%) Degree
2 28 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.78%) OCPJP
3 11 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.81%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.88%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) GDPR
3 2 (0.32%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 28 (4.52%) Docker
2 24 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (3.55%) Puppet
2 17 (2.75%) Ansible
3 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.97%) Terraform
5 2 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.32%) Kibana
5 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.65%) Google
3 31 (5.01%) Zend
4 18 (2.91%) New Relic
5 16 (2.58%) Facebook
6 15 (2.42%) Apple
6 15 (2.42%) Yahoo!
7 14 (2.26%) Oracle
8 13 (2.10%) Sony
9 12 (1.94%) SAP
10 8 (1.29%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.65%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.48%) Adobe
12 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.32%) Twitter
13 2 (0.32%) Unisys
14 1 (0.16%) Cisco
14 1 (0.16%) IBM
14 1 (0.16%) Kony