Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -36 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing OOP 258 401 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.44% 3.14% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.41% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 209 339 375
North West median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 9,663 11,768 11,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.20% 92.10% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7,771 9,350 9,563
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -40 201 £47,500 +11.76% 71
Cheshire +33 38 £50,000 +17.65% 17
Lancashire +3 9 £43,750 +16.67% 5
Merseyside +3 8 £50,000 +53.85% 7
Cumbria - 3 £27,346 -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 124 (48.06%) JavaScript
2 117 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (42.64%) OO
4 108 (41.86%) HTML
5 106 (41.09%) CSS
6 93 (36.05%) RESTful
7 90 (34.88%) MVC
8 88 (34.11%) C#
9 78 (30.23%) .NET
10 75 (29.07%) Java
11 74 (28.68%) Finance
12 71 (27.52%) Git (software)
13 66 (25.58%) AngularJS
14 62 (24.03%) PHP
15 56 (21.71%) SQL
16 55 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
17 54 (20.93%) SQL Server
18 53 (20.54%) ASP.NET
18 53 (20.54%) Microservices
19 51 (19.77%) Microsoft
20 49 (18.99%) Software Engineering
20 49 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
20 49 (18.99%) HTML5
21 46 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
21 46 (17.83%) TDD
22 45 (17.44%) .NET Framework
23 43 (16.67%) Spring
24 42 (16.28%) Entity Framework
25 40 (15.50%) Dependency Injection
25 40 (15.50%) MySQL

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 7 (2.71%) Apache Solr
1 7 (2.71%) CMS
2 6 (2.33%) Apache
2 6 (2.33%) Confluence
3 5 (1.94%) WordPress
4 4 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.16%) nginx
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Magento
2 10 (3.88%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (3.49%) osCommerce
4 3 (1.16%) iTrent
5 1 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.26%) GitHub
4 8 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.10%) SaaS
5 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.16%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Serverless
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) ATM
1 3 (1.16%) HTTP
1 3 (1.16%) Intranet
1 3 (1.16%) Skype
2 2 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Broadband
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.50%) MySQL
3 23 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.59%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.49%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.55%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.16%) Redis
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 71 (27.52%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.81%) JIRA
2 15 (5.81%) JUnit
3 14 (5.43%) Ant
3 14 (5.43%) Gradle
3 14 (5.43%) Maven
3 14 (5.43%) Mockito
3 14 (5.43%) Subversion
4 11 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 10 (3.88%) gulp
6 9 (3.49%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.49%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.49%) Selenium
7 7 (2.71%) GitLab
8 5 (1.94%) CocoaPods
9 4 (1.55%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.16%) CasperJS
10 3 (1.16%) Grunt
10 3 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 74 (28.68%) Finance
2 21 (8.14%) Retail
3 17 (6.59%) Banking
4 16 (6.20%) Games
5 13 (5.04%) Marketing
6 9 (3.49%) Electronics
6 9 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.49%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.71%) Law
7 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.94%) Advertising
8 5 (1.94%) Legal
9 3 (1.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 192 (74.42%) Developer
2 52 (20.16%) Senior Developer
3 43 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 39 (15.12%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.85%) Software Developer
6 26 (10.08%) C# Developer
7 23 (8.91%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (6.20%) Java Engineer
8 16 (6.20%) Lead Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (5.04%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (4.26%) iOS Developer
13 10 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.88%) Lead .NET Developer
14 9 (3.49%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (41.86%) HTML
2 106 (41.09%) CSS
3 93 (36.05%) RESTful
4 78 (30.23%) .NET
5 66 (25.58%) AngularJS
6 53 (20.54%) ASP.NET
7 49 (18.99%) HTML5
8 46 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (17.44%) .NET Framework
10 43 (16.67%) Spring
11 42 (16.28%) Entity Framework
12 38 (14.73%) jQuery
13 37 (14.34%) Web Services
14 34 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (12.40%) Node.js
16 31 (12.02%) CSS3
17 27 (10.47%) .NET Core
17 27 (10.47%) SOAP
18 25 (9.69%) React
19 20 (7.75%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.36%) Fintech
2 17 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.88%) Algorithms
4 10 (3.88%) User Experience
5 8 (3.10%) Cloud Native
5 8 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.55%) Apple TV
8 4 (1.55%) Arduino
8 4 (1.55%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.16%) Acoustics
9 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.16%) CUDA
9 3 (1.16%) Vector Graphics
10 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) Handset
10 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.75%) Apple iOS
2 16 (6.20%) Android
3 13 (5.04%) Linux
4 11 (4.26%) Unix
5 6 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (42.64%) OO
3 90 (34.88%) MVC
4 53 (20.54%) Microservices
5 49 (18.99%) Software Engineering
6 46 (17.83%) TDD
7 40 (15.50%) Dependency Injection
8 33 (12.79%) DevOps
9 32 (12.40%) Asynchronous Programming
10 31 (12.02%) SDLC
11 30 (11.63%) Scrum
11 30 (11.63%) SOA
12 25 (9.69%) Web Development
13 24 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (9.30%) Test Automation
14 21 (8.14%) Computer Science
14 21 (8.14%) Front End Development
14 21 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (8.14%) SOLID
15 20 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 124 (48.06%) JavaScript
2 88 (34.11%) C#
3 75 (29.07%) Java
4 62 (24.03%) PHP
5 56 (21.71%) SQL
6 29 (11.24%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.47%) C++
8 23 (8.91%) Java 8
9 17 (6.59%) Apple Swift
9 17 (6.59%) Objective-C
9 17 (6.59%) Python
10 13 (5.04%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.33%) Ruby
12 4 (1.55%) Scala
13 3 (1.16%) C
13 3 (1.16%) GLSL
13 3 (1.16%) Go
14 2 (0.78%) Perl
14 2 (0.78%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.20%) Degree
2 7 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.55%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (5.43%) Docker
2 7 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Ansible
2 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Consul
3 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 51 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.71%) Zend
3 6 (2.33%) SAP
4 5 (1.94%) Apple
4 5 (1.94%) Google
5 3 (1.16%) Capita
5 3 (1.16%) Civica
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle
5 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.78%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) VMware
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin