Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 763 831 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.01% 6.70% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 7.40% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 642 783 664
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,025 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,875 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 11,544 11,226 10,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.96% 90.51% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,263 9,345 8,865
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,264 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -13 500 £45,000 - 100
Cheshire -3 185 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Lancashire +25 56 £33,000 +1.54% 15
Merseyside -2 18 £40,000 - 9
Cumbria -7 4 £25,000 -41.18% 1
OO
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 468 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (48.36%) MVC
3 363 (47.58%) C#
4 325 (42.60%) JavaScript
5 312 (40.89%) HTML
6 311 (40.76%) .NET
7 283 (37.09%) CSS
8 276 (36.17%) TDD
9 249 (32.63%) ASP.NET
10 248 (32.50%) SQL Server
11 243 (31.85%) Git (software)
12 235 (30.80%) SQL
13 228 (29.88%) Java
14 226 (29.62%) RESTful
15 222 (29.10%) Software Engineering
16 209 (27.39%) PHP
17 182 (23.85%) Scrum
17 182 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
18 178 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 173 (22.67%) Web Services
20 170 (22.28%) jQuery
21 165 (21.63%) Node.js
22 161 (21.10%) Microsoft
23 142 (18.61%) BDD
24 136 (17.82%) Ruby
24 136 (17.82%) MySQL
25 135 (17.69%) NoSQL
25 135 (17.69%) Test Automation
25 135 (17.69%) Web Application Development
26 133 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API

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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 46 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (3.28%) Confluence
3 16 (2.10%) CMS
4 15 (1.97%) WordPress
5 14 (1.83%) Apache Solr
6 12 (1.57%) Apache
7 10 (1.31%) nginx
8 9 (1.18%) Drupal
8 9 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.66%) IIS
9 5 (0.66%) JBoss
10 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.13%) GIMP
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (3.54%) Magento
2 3 (0.39%) BASE24
3 2 (0.26%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.26%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.88%) GitHub
4 19 (2.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 17 (2.23%) DigitalOcean
5 17 (2.23%) SaaS
6 11 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.79%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.52%) npm
9 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.39%) PaaS
9 3 (0.39%) Serverless
9 3 (0.39%) Slack
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.26%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.19%) HTTP
2 23 (3.01%) Internet
3 8 (1.05%) SSL
4 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) ATM
5 1 (0.13%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
5 1 (0.13%) SMS
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 136 (17.82%) MySQL
3 135 (17.69%) NoSQL
4 73 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 65 (8.52%) MongoDB
6 51 (6.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 27 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.75%) Redis
9 14 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.79%) DTS
15 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 243 (31.85%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.73%) Subversion
3 56 (7.34%) NUnit
4 46 (6.03%) TeamCity
5 45 (5.90%) MSTest
6 43 (5.64%) PHPUnit
7 42 (5.50%) JIRA
8 37 (4.85%) Jenkins
9 29 (3.80%) Selenium
10 24 (3.15%) Mercurial
11 20 (2.62%) Visual Studio
12 16 (2.10%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.10%) gulp
13 13 (1.70%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.70%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.57%) Grunt
14 12 (1.57%) JUnit
15 11 (1.44%) SonarQube
16 9 (1.18%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 86 (11.27%) Finance
2 79 (10.35%) Retail
3 24 (3.15%) Advertising
4 21 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.49%) Banking
5 19 (2.49%) Games
5 19 (2.49%) Legal
6 18 (2.36%) Marketing
7 15 (1.97%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.92%) Electronics
9 7 (0.92%) Law
10 6 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.39%) Automotive
11 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 547 (71.69%) Developer
2 226 (29.62%) .NET Developer
3 116 (15.20%) C# Developer
4 109 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 104 (13.63%) Software Engineer
6 97 (12.71%) Software Developer
7 94 (12.32%) Senior Developer
8 89 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 86 (11.27%) .NET Software Developer
10 62 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 62 (8.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 52 (6.82%) Java Developer
12 51 (6.68%) C# Software Developer
13 50 (6.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 45 (5.90%) Architect
14 45 (5.90%) Java Engineer
15 42 (5.50%) C# Software Engineer
16 39 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (4.98%) Java Software Engineer
18 34 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (40.89%) HTML
2 311 (40.76%) .NET
3 283 (37.09%) CSS
4 249 (32.63%) ASP.NET
5 226 (29.62%) RESTful
6 178 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 173 (22.67%) Web Services
8 170 (22.28%) jQuery
9 165 (21.63%) Node.js
10 133 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 126 (16.51%) WCF
12 123 (16.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 118 (15.47%) XML
14 116 (15.20%) AngularJS
15 104 (13.63%) HTML5
16 101 (13.24%) SOAP
17 99 (12.98%) REST
18 96 (12.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 79 (10.35%) WPF
20 76 (9.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 35 (4.59%) Algorithms
3 35 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.93%) Social Network
5 29 (3.80%) User Experience
6 26 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (3.28%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.97%) e-Learning
10 14 (1.83%) Cyberattack
10 14 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.05%) Xbox
12 7 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.79%) Fintech
14 5 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.66%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.52%) EPoS
15 4 (0.52%) iPad
16 3 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.55%) Linux
2 78 (10.22%) Windows
3 54 (7.08%) Unix
4 32 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.54%) Android
6 14 (1.83%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.66%) AIX
7 5 (0.66%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (48.36%) MVC
3 276 (36.17%) TDD
4 222 (29.10%) Software Engineering
5 182 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
5 182 (23.85%) Scrum
6 142 (18.61%) BDD
7 135 (17.69%) Test Automation
7 135 (17.69%) Web Application Development
8 131 (17.17%) Web Development
9 130 (17.04%) OOP
10 96 (12.58%) Kanban
10 96 (12.58%) SDLC
11 90 (11.80%) E-Commerce
12 87 (11.40%) DevOps
13 80 (10.48%) Dependency Injection
14 70 (9.17%) OO PHP
15 68 (8.91%) Microservices
16 66 (8.65%) OOD
17 65 (8.52%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 363 (47.58%) C#
2 325 (42.60%) JavaScript
3 235 (30.80%) SQL
4 228 (29.88%) Java
5 209 (27.39%) PHP
6 136 (17.82%) Ruby
7 94 (12.32%) T-SQL
8 74 (9.70%) C++
9 63 (8.26%) C
10 56 (7.34%) Python
11 40 (5.24%) PL/SQL
12 32 (4.19%) F#
13 19 (2.49%) Go
13 19 (2.49%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.49%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.97%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.44%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (12.19%) Degree
2 50 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.57%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.18%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.66%) HND
8 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.85%) QA
2 11 (1.44%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 4 (0.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (4.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Firmware
2 2 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (4.72%) Kibana
2 32 (4.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 32 (4.19%) WSUS
3 13 (1.70%) Puppet
4 12 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.79%) Nagios
7 4 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.39%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.26%) Terraform
10 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 161 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.46%) Zend
3 26 (3.41%) WorldPay
4 25 (3.28%) Google
5 24 (3.15%) Oracle
6 17 (2.23%) New Relic
7 15 (1.97%) Adobe
8 12 (1.57%) SAP
9 11 (1.44%) Capita
10 10 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.18%) Sun
12 6 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.79%) Twitter
13 4 (0.52%) hybris
14 3 (0.39%) Cloudera
14 3 (0.39%) Percona
14 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.39%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.26%) Kony