Period
to 25 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 99 92
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing OOP 202 316 434
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.15% 3.10% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.32% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 174 217 393
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,850 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +2.86%

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 5,909 9,520 11,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.14% 93.54% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,684 7,091 9,144
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,175 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OOP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OOP in the North West.

Salary trend for OOP in the North West

OOP
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOP in the North West over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 +12 165 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Cheshire +31 23 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Merseyside +20 13 £48,500 +43.70%
Lancashire +1 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 100 (49.50%) OO
2 88 (43.56%) SQL
3 86 (42.57%) JavaScript
4 78 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (38.12%) MVC
5 77 (38.12%) Git (software)
6 74 (36.63%) PHP
7 73 (36.14%) Java
8 58 (28.71%) CSS
9 53 (26.24%) HTML
10 49 (24.26%) Docker
11 48 (23.76%) C#
12 45 (22.28%) MySQL
12 45 (22.28%) Linux
13 42 (20.79%) Software Engineering
14 41 (20.30%) Microservices
15 40 (19.80%) .NET
16 39 (19.31%) Finance
17 38 (18.81%) TDD
18 37 (18.32%) AngularJS
19 32 (15.84%) Unit Testing
19 32 (15.84%) Degree
20 31 (15.35%) SDLC
21 30 (14.85%) Laravel
22 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
22 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
23 28 (13.86%) AWS
24 27 (13.37%) Web Services
24 27 (13.37%) Functional Programming
25 25 (12.38%) React

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 6 (2.97%) ExpressionEngine
2 3 (1.49%) WordPress
3 2 (0.99%) Apache
3 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.99%) Liferay
4 1 (0.50%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Drupal
4 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.86%) AWS
2 17 (8.42%) Azure
3 15 (7.43%) SaaS
4 8 (3.96%) GitHub
5 6 (2.97%) GCP
6 3 (1.49%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.99%) Logic Apps
7 2 (0.99%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.99%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.99%) Serverless
8 1 (0.50%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.50%) Force.com
8 1 (0.50%) npm
8 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) SMS
1 10 (4.95%) VoIP
2 4 (1.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.28%) MySQL
2 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.98%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) Redis
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 77 (38.12%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.94%) JIRA
3 12 (5.94%) Maven
3 12 (5.94%) NetBeans
3 12 (5.94%) PHPUnit
4 9 (4.46%) Subversion
5 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.98%) GitLab
7 3 (1.49%) Selenium
8 2 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.99%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.50%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.50%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 15 (7.43%) Retail
3 11 (5.45%) Banking
4 10 (4.95%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.47%) Back Office
5 7 (3.47%) Law
6 6 (2.97%) Games
6 6 (2.97%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.49%) Automotive
8 3 (1.49%) Local Government
9 2 (0.99%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 154 (76.24%) Developer
2 58 (28.71%) PHP Developer
3 39 (19.31%) Senior Developer
4 34 (16.83%) Software Engineer
5 31 (15.35%) Java Developer
6 29 (14.36%) Software Developer
7 28 (13.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (10.40%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Graduate
9 10 (4.95%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Graduate Software Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.97%) Magento Developer
14 5 (2.48%) Junior
14 5 (2.48%) Web Developer
15 4 (1.98%) C++ Software Engineer
15 4 (1.98%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.71%) CSS
2 53 (26.24%) HTML
3 40 (19.80%) .NET
4 37 (18.32%) AngularJS
5 30 (14.85%) Laravel
6 27 (13.37%) Web Services
7 25 (12.38%) jQuery
7 25 (12.38%) React
7 25 (12.38%) REST
8 24 (11.88%) HTML5
8 24 (11.88%) XML
9 20 (9.90%) Spring
9 20 (9.90%) Spring Boot
10 19 (9.41%) ASP.NET
11 16 (7.92%) Vue.js
12 14 (6.93%) RESTful
12 14 (6.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (6.44%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (5.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.91%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.95%) IVR
4 8 (3.96%) User Experience
5 7 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.98%) Replication
6 4 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.98%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.98%) Social Media
7 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) ASIC
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.28%) Linux
2 8 (3.96%) HPUX
3 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.98%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (49.50%) OO
2 78 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (38.12%) MVC
4 42 (20.79%) Software Engineering
5 41 (20.30%) Microservices
6 38 (18.81%) TDD
7 32 (15.84%) Unit Testing
8 31 (15.35%) SDLC
9 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (13.37%) Functional Programming
11 24 (11.88%) API Design
12 21 (10.40%) Mentoring
13 20 (9.90%) Front End Development
14 18 (8.91%) E-Commerce
14 18 (8.91%) Kanban
15 17 (8.42%) Technical Leadership
16 15 (7.43%) DevOps
16 15 (7.43%) ITIL
17 14 (6.93%) Data Modelling
17 14 (6.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.56%) SQL
2 86 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 74 (36.63%) PHP
4 73 (36.14%) Java
5 48 (23.76%) C#
6 24 (11.88%) TypeScript
7 23 (11.39%) Python
8 16 (7.92%) C++
9 12 (5.94%) Java 8
10 10 (4.95%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.47%) ES6
12 6 (2.97%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.48%) Go
14 4 (1.98%) VB
14 4 (1.98%) VB6
15 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.99%) XAML
16 1 (0.50%) ES7
16 1 (0.50%) ES8
16 1 (0.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 32 (15.84%) Degree
2 8 (3.96%) DV Cleared
2 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.50%) MCPD
5 1 (0.50%) MCSD
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 49 (24.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle
3 16 (7.92%) Zend
4 10 (4.95%) Avaya
4 10 (4.95%) Genesys
5 8 (3.96%) InterSystems
6 5 (2.48%) Google
7 4 (1.98%) Telerik
8 3 (1.49%) New Relic
9 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.50%) Apple
10 1 (0.50%) Facebook
10 1 (0.50%) Instagram
10 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.50%) Pardot
10 1 (0.50%) Pinterest
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.50%) TIBCO