Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 91 115
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 -44
Permanent jobs citing OOP 430 392 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.33% 3.20% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 3.50% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 372 380 253
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 11,886 11,202 10,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.11% 91.49% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,569 9,324 8,471
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,433 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,800 £62,500 £61,228
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +14 336 £42,500 +6.25% 51
Cheshire -19 55 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Lancashire -13 26 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Merseyside -8 11 £36,500 -8.75% 8
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 226 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (50.23%) MVC
3 214 (49.77%) JavaScript
4 207 (48.14%) PHP
5 170 (39.53%) MySQL
6 161 (37.44%) HTML
7 159 (36.98%) OO
8 148 (34.42%) CSS
9 139 (32.33%) Java
10 128 (29.77%) C#
11 124 (28.84%) Git (software)
12 115 (26.74%) TDD
13 111 (25.81%) .NET
14 97 (22.56%) E-Commerce
15 95 (22.09%) Amazon AWS
16 94 (21.86%) Software Engineering
17 84 (19.53%) ASP.NET
17 84 (19.53%) Scrum
18 81 (18.84%) Web Services
19 79 (18.37%) Web Development
20 76 (17.67%) RESTful
21 73 (16.98%) Linux
22 72 (16.74%) SQL
22 72 (16.74%) Test Automation
23 68 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
23 68 (15.81%) REST
23 68 (15.81%) Laravel
24 63 (14.65%) Symfony
25 61 (14.19%) SDLC
26 60 (13.95%) jQuery

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 53 (12.33%) Apache
2 16 (3.72%) WordPress
3 14 (3.26%) CMS
4 13 (3.02%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.33%) nginx
6 7 (1.63%) IIS
7 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.93%) Drupal
8 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Confluence
10 2 (0.47%) JBoss
10 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.23%) concrete5
11 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.23%) Moodle
11 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) GIMP
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 44 (10.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 95 (22.09%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.58%) SaaS
3 23 (5.35%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (3.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (2.09%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.40%) GitHub
8 5 (1.16%) iTunes
8 5 (1.16%) PaaS
9 3 (0.70%) Serverless
10 2 (0.47%) npm
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.23%) Route 53
11 1 (0.23%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.58%) HTTP
2 6 (1.40%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) ATM
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) RS-232
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (39.53%) MySQL
2 41 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.42%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.95%) Redis
6 12 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
11 2 (0.47%) DB2
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (28.84%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.14%) NUnit
3 26 (6.05%) Subversion
4 22 (5.12%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 19 (4.42%) Selenium
7 12 (2.79%) gulp
7 12 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.33%) JIRA
10 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.63%) Maven
11 7 (1.63%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.40%) Grunt
12 6 (1.40%) JUnit
13 5 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.16%) webpack
14 4 (0.93%) Gradle
14 4 (0.93%) Mockito
14 4 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (10.23%) Retail
2 36 (8.37%) Finance
3 28 (6.51%) Advertising
4 17 (3.95%) Marketing
5 15 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.56%) Banking
7 9 (2.09%) Games
8 7 (1.63%) Automotive
9 6 (1.40%) Law
10 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 331 (76.98%) Developer
2 126 (29.30%) PHP Developer
3 84 (19.53%) Senior Developer
4 54 (12.56%) .NET Developer
5 40 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 39 (9.07%) Software Developer
7 34 (7.91%) Senior PHP Developer
8 31 (7.21%) C# Developer
9 30 (6.98%) Java Developer
10 28 (6.51%) Magento Developer
11 25 (5.81%) Web Developer
12 22 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (4.65%) Architect
14 18 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (3.95%) Java Engineer
15 17 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (3.49%) Senior Web Developer
17 14 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 14 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
18 13 (3.02%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (37.44%) HTML
2 148 (34.42%) CSS
3 111 (25.81%) .NET
4 84 (19.53%) ASP.NET
5 81 (18.84%) Web Services
6 76 (17.67%) RESTful
7 68 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (15.81%) Laravel
7 68 (15.81%) REST
8 63 (14.65%) Symfony
9 60 (13.95%) jQuery
10 57 (13.26%) HTML5
11 50 (11.63%) Spring
12 48 (11.16%) AngularJS
13 46 (10.70%) XML
14 41 (9.53%) JSON
15 38 (8.84%) SOAP
16 35 (8.14%) CSS3
17 32 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (7.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.12%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.49%) User Experience
7 12 (2.79%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.93%) Animation
9 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.93%) Photography
9 4 (0.93%) Robotics
9 4 (0.93%) Social Media
10 3 (0.70%) Fintech
11 2 (0.47%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.47%) Handset
11 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.98%) Linux
2 28 (6.51%) Windows
3 12 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.09%) CentOS
4 9 (2.09%) Debian
4 9 (2.09%) Mac OS
4 9 (2.09%) Unix
5 8 (1.86%) Android
6 6 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) SUSE
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (50.23%) MVC
3 159 (36.98%) OO
4 115 (26.74%) TDD
5 97 (22.56%) E-Commerce
6 94 (21.86%) Software Engineering
7 84 (19.53%) Scrum
8 79 (18.37%) Web Development
9 72 (16.74%) Test Automation
10 61 (14.19%) SDLC
11 55 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (11.63%) SOLID
13 42 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (9.53%) Kanban
15 37 (8.60%) Front End Development
16 36 (8.37%) Microservices
17 34 (7.91%) DevOps
18 30 (6.98%) Mentoring
19 28 (6.51%) SOA
20 27 (6.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 214 (49.77%) JavaScript
2 207 (48.14%) PHP
3 139 (32.33%) Java
4 128 (29.77%) C#
5 72 (16.74%) SQL
6 53 (12.33%) T-SQL
7 40 (9.30%) Ruby
8 35 (8.14%) Python
9 25 (5.81%) TypeScript
10 16 (3.72%) Go
11 12 (2.79%) C++
12 11 (2.56%) Scala
13 9 (2.09%) C
13 9 (2.09%) Java 8
13 9 (2.09%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.40%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.16%) Perl
16 4 (0.93%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.93%) PHP 7
16 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (11.40%) Degree
2 17 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.79%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.16%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.16%) ISEB
5 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.37%) QA
2 12 (2.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (5.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Varnish
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.93%) Kibana
3 4 (0.93%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.23%) Packer
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (10.47%) Oracle
2 25 (5.81%) Zend
3 24 (5.58%) Google
4 21 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.79%) Twitter
6 7 (1.63%) Capita
7 6 (1.40%) Cognizant
8 5 (1.16%) Apple
8 5 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.70%) Adobe
9 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.70%) Facebook
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.47%) IBM
10 2 (0.47%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.23%) SAP
11 1 (0.23%) Sun