Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 83 106
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23 +2
Permanent jobs citing OOP 439 475 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.51% 3.60% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.95% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 378 441 273
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

OOP 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 11,391 12,036 10,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.15% 91.12% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,194 9,777 8,643
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the North West

OOP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for OOP in the North West

OOP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the North West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for OOP in the North West

OOP
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 OOP within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +6 332 £45,000 +12.50% 60
Cheshire +5 69 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Lancashire 0 29 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Merseyside -20 7 £37,500 -11.76% 4
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 243 (55.35%) JavaScript
2 238 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (51.48%) OO
4 190 (43.28%) HTML
5 182 (41.46%) MVC
6 179 (40.77%) CSS
7 165 (37.59%) Java
8 160 (36.45%) PHP
9 156 (35.54%) C#
10 147 (33.49%) TDD
11 134 (30.52%) MySQL
12 132 (30.07%) .NET
13 129 (29.38%) Git (software)
14 100 (22.78%) Scrum
15 99 (22.55%) SQL
16 96 (21.87%) Software Engineering
17 95 (21.64%) RESTful
18 83 (18.91%) Amazon AWS
19 82 (18.68%) AngularJS
20 78 (17.77%) ASP.NET
21 77 (17.54%) Web Development
22 76 (17.31%) HTML5
23 70 (15.95%) Laravel
24 69 (15.72%) Web Services
25 68 (15.49%) DevOps
25 68 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
26 65 (14.81%) jQuery
27 64 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
28 63 (14.35%) React
29 61 (13.90%) Test Automation

OOP
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 37 (8.43%) Apache
2 13 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (2.28%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.82%) WordPress
5 7 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.59%) nginx
6 6 (1.37%) Drupal
6 6 (1.37%) IIS
7 4 (0.91%) CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.46%) Confluence
9 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.23%) Moodle
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.23%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (5.69%) Magento
2 4 (0.91%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.91%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.91%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.91%) SAP QM
2 4 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.91%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (18.91%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (7.52%) SaaS
4 20 (4.56%) GitHub
5 15 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.59%) PaaS
8 6 (1.37%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.46%) npm
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.23%) IaaS
11 1 (0.23%) iTunes
11 1 (0.23%) Serverless
11 1 (0.23%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.87%) HTTP
2 5 (1.14%) Internet
3 4 (0.91%) Skype
4 2 (0.46%) Broadband
5 1 (0.23%) RS-232
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (30.52%) MySQL
2 59 (13.44%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.83%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.96%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.96%) Neo4j
9 11 (2.51%) Redis
10 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.46%) Big Data
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 129 (29.38%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.25%) Jenkins
3 27 (6.15%) Subversion
4 24 (5.47%) NUnit
5 16 (3.64%) gulp
6 15 (3.42%) JIRA
7 13 (2.96%) GitLab
8 11 (2.51%) JUnit
8 11 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.28%) Gradle
9 10 (2.28%) Maven
10 9 (2.05%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.05%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.82%) Selenium
12 7 (1.59%) Ant
12 7 (1.59%) Mockito
12 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.37%) Grunt
13 6 (1.37%) SonarQube
General
1 50 (11.39%) Finance
2 37 (8.43%) Retail
3 29 (6.61%) Advertising
4 19 (4.33%) Banking
5 12 (2.73%) Games
6 11 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.28%) Law
8 9 (2.05%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 340 (77.45%) Developer
2 103 (23.46%) PHP Developer
3 81 (18.45%) Senior Developer
4 57 (12.98%) Java Developer
5 56 (12.76%) .NET Developer
6 44 (10.02%) Software Engineer
7 41 (9.34%) C# Developer
8 33 (7.52%) Software Developer
9 27 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 26 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (5.92%) Senior PHP Developer
11 23 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (4.56%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (3.87%) .NET Software Engineer
14 17 (3.87%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
16 13 (2.96%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (43.28%) HTML
2 179 (40.77%) CSS
3 132 (30.07%) .NET
4 95 (21.64%) RESTful
5 82 (18.68%) AngularJS
6 78 (17.77%) ASP.NET
7 76 (17.31%) HTML5
8 70 (15.95%) Laravel
9 69 (15.72%) Web Services
10 65 (14.81%) jQuery
11 64 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 63 (14.35%) React
13 57 (12.98%) Spring
14 56 (12.76%) REST
15 52 (11.85%) CSS3
16 47 (10.71%) .NET Framework
17 46 (10.48%) XML
18 45 (10.25%) Node.js
18 45 (10.25%) Symfony
19 40 (9.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.83%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.56%) N-Tier
3 15 (3.42%) User Experience
4 14 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.59%) Arduino
7 7 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.59%) Fintech
7 7 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.14%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.91%) Robotics
10 3 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.23%) Animation
12 1 (0.23%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.23%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.62%) Linux
2 21 (4.78%) Windows
3 11 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.05%) Android
5 8 (1.82%) Unix
6 7 (1.59%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.91%) CentOS
8 4 (0.91%) Debian
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.46%) SUSE
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (51.48%) OO
3 182 (41.46%) MVC
4 147 (33.49%) TDD
5 100 (22.78%) Scrum
6 96 (21.87%) Software Engineering
7 77 (17.54%) Web Development
8 68 (15.49%) DevOps
8 68 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (13.90%) E-Commerce
9 61 (13.90%) Test Automation
10 60 (13.67%) Microservices
11 59 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (13.44%) SDLC
12 55 (12.53%) SOLID
13 51 (11.62%) SOA
14 45 (10.25%) Unit Testing
15 40 (9.11%) Open Source
16 38 (8.66%) Kanban
17 30 (6.83%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 243 (55.35%) JavaScript
2 165 (37.59%) Java
3 160 (36.45%) PHP
4 156 (35.54%) C#
5 99 (22.55%) SQL
6 45 (10.25%) T-SQL
7 35 (7.97%) Python
7 35 (7.97%) Ruby
8 30 (6.83%) TypeScript
9 25 (5.69%) C++
10 20 (4.56%) Java 8
11 15 (3.42%) Scala
11 15 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.51%) Go
13 8 (1.82%) C
14 6 (1.37%) Perl
15 5 (1.14%) ABAP
15 5 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.91%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.91%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 30 (6.83%) Degree
2 10 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.59%) Master's Degree
3 7 (1.59%) OCPJP
4 5 (1.14%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) MCAD
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.19%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (6.83%) Docker
2 21 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (3.42%) Ansible
2 9 (2.05%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.59%) Puppet
4 6 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.06%) Oracle
3 27 (6.15%) Zend
4 20 (4.56%) Capita
5 19 (4.33%) Google
6 6 (1.37%) Cognizant
6 6 (1.37%) Facebook
7 5 (1.14%) SAP
7 5 (1.14%) Twitter
8 4 (0.91%) Adobe
9 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.23%) IBM
10 1 (0.23%) Kony
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore