Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 288 251
Rank change year-on-year -8 -37 +14
Permanent jobs citing OOD 57 83 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.69% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 71 113
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.65% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% -7.62% +5.00%

OOD 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 10,213 11,945 11,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.04% 91.64% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,195 9,512 9,505
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the North West

OOD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD in the North West.

Salary trend for OOD in the North West

OOD
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the North West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OOD in the North West

OOD
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 OOD within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +5 46 £35,000 +9.38% 10
Cheshire +25 8 £27,500 -45.00% 6
Lancashire +1 2 £32,500 +4.84% 2
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 50 (87.72%) OO
2 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
3 33 (57.89%) C++
3 33 (57.89%) Java
4 31 (54.39%) Linux
4 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (40.35%) Scrum
6 20 (35.09%) Python
7 18 (31.58%) Spring
7 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 17 (29.82%) Apache
9 16 (28.07%) Java EE
9 16 (28.07%) JIRA
9 16 (28.07%) DevOps
10 15 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 15 (26.32%) Open Source
10 15 (26.32%) Confluence
10 15 (26.32%) Bitbucket
10 15 (26.32%) Wiki
10 15 (26.32%) CentOS
10 15 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (26.32%) EasyMock
10 15 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (26.32%) JSF
10 15 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (26.32%) JUnit
10 15 (26.32%) EJB
10 15 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 13 (22.81%) Logistics

OOD
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 17 (29.82%) Apache
2 15 (26.32%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Google Play
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Wireless
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) JIRA
3 15 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (26.32%) Bitbucket
3 15 (26.32%) EasyMock
3 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 15 (26.32%) JUnit
4 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 3 (5.26%) CMake
5 3 (5.26%) GCC
6 2 (3.51%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (19.30%) Marketing
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Electronics
3 8 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 23 (40.35%) Developer
3 20 (35.09%) Java Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Development Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Architect
7 7 (12.28%) Java Architect
7 7 (12.28%) Java Software Architect
7 7 (12.28%) Junior
7 7 (12.28%) Systems Architect
7 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (10.53%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Spring
2 16 (28.07%) Java EE
3 15 (26.32%) EJB
3 15 (26.32%) JSF
4 10 (17.54%) .NET
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.53%) CSS
6 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 6 (10.53%) JSON
6 6 (10.53%) REST
6 6 (10.53%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) Java ME
7 5 (8.77%) Web Services
8 4 (7.02%) STL
9 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) HTML5
9 3 (5.26%) Yocto
10 2 (3.51%) CSS3
10 2 (3.51%) JPA
10 2 (3.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Wiki
2 5 (8.77%) Digital TV
2 5 (8.77%) STB
3 3 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) CentOS
2 15 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Android
3 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 5 (8.77%) pSOS
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) OO
2 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
3 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (40.35%) Scrum
5 16 (28.07%) DevOps
6 15 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (26.32%) Open Source
6 15 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (22.81%) Logistics
8 11 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (19.30%) Microservices
9 9 (15.79%) Kanban
10 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.04%) Secure Coding
11 7 (12.28%) Android Development
11 7 (12.28%) iOS Development
11 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (8.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C++
1 33 (57.89%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Python
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 11 (19.30%) C#
5 10 (17.54%) C
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.28%) PHP
7 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.02%) Apple Swift
8 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.26%) Scala
10 2 (3.51%) ES6
10 2 (3.51%) Kotlin
10 2 (3.51%) Perl
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby
10 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 7 (12.28%) WorldPay
4 4 (7.02%) Twitter
5 3 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 2 (3.51%) Facebook
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Zend