Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 37 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -17
Permanent jobs citing OO 815 769 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.15% 6.15% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 6.85% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 699 729 641
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -12 577 £45,000 - 46
Cheshire -3 154 £42,500 +2.41% 17
Merseyside +34 40 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lancashire +12 36 £31,000 -11.43% 9
Cumbria +5 1 - - 2
OO
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 459 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (44.17%) HTML
3 355 (43.56%) JavaScript
4 343 (42.09%) CSS
5 340 (41.72%) MVC
6 320 (39.26%) C#
7 287 (35.21%) .NET
8 267 (32.76%) Git (software)
9 263 (32.27%) SQL
10 259 (31.78%) PHP
11 249 (30.55%) Java
12 246 (30.18%) TDD
13 232 (28.47%) Software Engineering
14 226 (27.73%) RESTful
15 210 (25.77%) jQuery
16 209 (25.64%) Web Services
17 205 (25.15%) ASP.NET
18 189 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
19 184 (22.58%) OOP
20 176 (21.60%) MySQL
21 167 (20.49%) SQL Server
22 162 (19.88%) XML
22 162 (19.88%) AngularJS
23 160 (19.63%) Node.js
24 157 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
25 156 (19.14%) HTML5
26 147 (18.04%) Scrum
27 144 (17.67%) Linux
27 144 (17.67%) Test Automation
28 142 (17.42%) Web Development

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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 52 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (6.13%) Apache
3 28 (3.44%) CMS
4 26 (3.19%) Apache Solr
5 25 (3.07%) WordPress
6 24 (2.94%) Confluence
7 20 (2.45%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.84%) nginx
9 13 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.47%) Joomla!
11 10 (1.23%) Drupal
12 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.74%) JBoss
14 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.37%) Sitefinity
17 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
17 2 (0.25%) IIS
18 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 44 (5.40%) Magento
2 9 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.25%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.25%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 85 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.07%) GitHub
4 22 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (2.45%) Serverless
6 19 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.33%) Google App Engine
7 17 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (1.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 12 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.10%) SaaS
12 5 (0.61%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.49%) npm
14 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.37%) Slack
15 2 (0.25%) Sage Pay
16 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.44%) HTTP
2 18 (2.21%) Internet
3 8 (0.98%) SSL
4 7 (0.86%) LDAP
5 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.37%) RS-232
7 2 (0.25%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) Skype
8 1 (0.12%) SMS
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (21.60%) MySQL
2 167 (20.49%) SQL Server
3 136 (16.69%) NoSQL
4 71 (8.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 56 (6.87%) MongoDB
6 51 (6.26%) Relational Database
7 28 (3.44%) Hadoop
8 25 (3.07%) Big Data
9 21 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (2.33%) Redis
11 17 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.74%) SQLite
17 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 267 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 87 (10.67%) Subversion
3 51 (6.26%) Jenkins
4 47 (5.77%) JIRA
5 46 (5.64%) NUnit
6 44 (5.40%) PHPUnit
7 38 (4.66%) MSTest
7 38 (4.66%) Vagrant
8 34 (4.17%) TeamCity
9 32 (3.93%) Bitbucket
9 32 (3.93%) JUnit
10 27 (3.31%) Mercurial
11 20 (2.45%) Selenium
12 19 (2.33%) Codeception
13 18 (2.21%) Visual Studio
14 17 (2.09%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.96%) gulp
15 16 (1.96%) Maven
16 14 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (1.72%) Grunt
General
1 114 (13.99%) Finance
2 108 (13.25%) Retail
3 52 (6.38%) Marketing
4 45 (5.52%) Manufacturing
5 44 (5.40%) Telecoms
6 37 (4.54%) Electronics
7 25 (3.07%) Advertising
8 22 (2.70%) Games
9 20 (2.45%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.84%) Banking
11 12 (1.47%) Law
12 9 (1.10%) Legal
13 6 (0.74%) Automotive
14 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.49%) Back Office
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.12%) International Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.12%) Publishing
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 604 (74.11%) Developer
2 183 (22.45%) .NET Developer
3 163 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 132 (16.20%) Senior Developer
5 128 (15.71%) Software Engineer
6 95 (11.66%) C# Developer
7 82 (10.06%) Java Developer
8 65 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 62 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 62 (7.61%) Software Developer
10 56 (6.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 52 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 52 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 51 (6.26%) Java Engineer
13 49 (6.01%) .NET Software Developer
13 49 (6.01%) Java Software Engineer
14 47 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
15 43 (5.28%) Junior
16 42 (5.15%) C# Software Engineer
17 38 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (44.17%) HTML
2 343 (42.09%) CSS
3 287 (35.21%) .NET
4 226 (27.73%) RESTful
5 210 (25.77%) jQuery
6 209 (25.64%) Web Services
7 205 (25.15%) ASP.NET
8 162 (19.88%) AngularJS
8 162 (19.88%) XML
9 160 (19.63%) Node.js
10 157 (19.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 156 (19.14%) HTML5
12 131 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 121 (14.85%) WCF
14 93 (11.41%) SOAP
15 92 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 87 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 86 (10.55%) CSS3
18 84 (10.31%) WPF
19 81 (9.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.28%) Data Structures
3 34 (4.17%) iPad
4 33 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 31 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.80%) N-Tier
6 30 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (2.94%) User Experience
9 20 (2.45%) e-Learning
10 17 (2.09%) Social Network
11 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
13 9 (1.10%) W3C
14 7 (0.86%) Digital Signage
14 7 (0.86%) Replication
15 6 (0.74%) EPoS
15 6 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.74%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 144 (17.67%) Linux
2 68 (8.34%) Windows
3 53 (6.50%) Unix
4 20 (2.45%) Android
5 16 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 11 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 8 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.61%) CentOS
10 4 (0.49%) AIX
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (41.72%) MVC
3 246 (30.18%) TDD
4 232 (28.47%) Software Engineering
5 189 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (22.58%) OOP
7 147 (18.04%) Scrum
8 144 (17.67%) Test Automation
9 142 (17.42%) Web Development
10 108 (13.25%) BDD
11 105 (12.88%) Web Application Development
12 97 (11.90%) DevOps
13 95 (11.66%) OO PHP
14 92 (11.29%) E-Commerce
15 89 (10.92%) SDLC
16 78 (9.57%) OOD
17 76 (9.33%) Mentoring
18 68 (8.34%) SOA
19 66 (8.10%) Open Source
20 65 (7.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 355 (43.56%) JavaScript
2 320 (39.26%) C#
3 263 (32.27%) SQL
4 259 (31.78%) PHP
5 249 (30.55%) Java
6 112 (13.74%) Ruby
7 75 (9.20%) C++
8 74 (9.08%) T-SQL
9 62 (7.61%) C
10 57 (6.99%) Python
11 42 (5.15%) PL/SQL
12 30 (3.68%) F#
13 24 (2.94%) PHP 7
14 22 (2.70%) VB.NET
15 18 (2.21%) Scala
16 15 (1.84%) Clojure
16 15 (1.84%) Haskell
16 15 (1.84%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.60%) Go
18 12 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 118 (14.48%) Degree
2 47 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.86%) HND
7 6 (0.74%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.66%) QA
2 12 (1.47%) GCP
3 5 (0.61%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (0.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.37%) WAI
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (6.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.37%) Firmware
3 2 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (4.05%) Kibana
2 30 (3.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 30 (3.68%) WSUS
3 29 (3.56%) Puppet
4 22 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 19 (2.33%) Capistrano
6 10 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 112 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.38%) Zend
3 43 (5.28%) SAP
4 31 (3.80%) Google
5 26 (3.19%) Oracle
6 18 (2.21%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.86%) Percona
8 6 (0.74%) Adobe
8 6 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (0.74%) Cloudera
8 6 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.74%) Sun
9 5 (0.61%) Twitter
10 4 (0.49%) Facebook
10 4 (0.49%) Perforce
11 3 (0.37%) Apple
12 2 (0.25%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.25%) Sony
12 2 (0.25%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.25%) Yahoo!