Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 99 103
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -31
Permanent jobs citing OOP 414 381 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 3.07% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 3.39% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 361 375 324
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,163 £22,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
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 11,637 11,225 10,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 90.54% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,329 9,353 8,869
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,453 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +16 334 £42,500 +13.33% 80
Cheshire -28 50 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Lancashire -16 15 £35,250 +8.46% 6
Merseyside +11 14 £32,500 -18.75% 6
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 218 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (50.72%) PHP
3 207 (50.00%) MVC
4 198 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 180 (43.48%) MySQL
6 168 (40.58%) HTML
7 159 (38.41%) CSS
8 134 (32.37%) OO
8 134 (32.37%) Git (software)
9 113 (27.29%) C#
10 109 (26.33%) Java
11 101 (24.40%) TDD
12 100 (24.15%) .NET
13 94 (22.71%) E-Commerce
14 91 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
15 88 (21.26%) Web Services
16 87 (21.01%) Software Engineering
17 81 (19.57%) Scrum
17 81 (19.57%) SQL
18 80 (19.32%) Linux
19 77 (18.60%) jQuery
20 72 (17.39%) Laravel
21 69 (16.67%) Web Development
22 67 (16.18%) ASP.NET
23 60 (14.49%) Apache
23 60 (14.49%) RESTful
23 60 (14.49%) Test Automation
23 60 (14.49%) HTML5
24 56 (13.53%) Symfony
25 55 (13.29%) XML

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 60 (14.49%) Apache
2 17 (4.11%) CMS
3 16 (3.86%) WordPress
4 12 (2.90%) nginx
5 11 (2.66%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.42%) Drupal
7 6 (1.45%) IIS
7 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.21%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.48%) JBoss
11 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.24%) concrete5
12 1 (0.24%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) GIMP
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 42 (10.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.56%) SaaS
3 19 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (1.69%) GitHub
7 5 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.21%) iTunes
8 4 (0.97%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.72%) Serverless
10 2 (0.48%) PaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.83%) HTTP
2 6 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) ATM
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
3 1 (0.24%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (43.48%) MySQL
2 39 (9.42%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.86%) Redis
5 15 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (3.14%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.66%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.72%) DB2
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (32.37%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.94%) Subversion
3 31 (7.49%) NUnit
4 25 (6.04%) TeamCity
5 17 (4.11%) gulp
5 17 (4.11%) Selenium
6 14 (3.38%) Grunt
7 13 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.90%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.42%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.17%) JIRA
10 9 (2.17%) Maven
11 7 (1.69%) JUnit
11 7 (1.69%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.21%) Mockito
12 5 (1.21%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.21%) TestNG
13 4 (0.97%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (7.97%) Finance
2 28 (6.76%) Retail
3 23 (5.56%) Advertising
4 16 (3.86%) Marketing
5 8 (1.93%) Banking
5 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.69%) Automotive
7 5 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.21%) Back Office
7 5 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 337 (81.40%) Developer
2 144 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 92 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 49 (11.84%) .NET Developer
5 47 (11.35%) Software Developer
6 41 (9.90%) Senior PHP Developer
7 36 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 32 (7.73%) Java Developer
9 28 (6.76%) C# Developer
10 26 (6.28%) Magento Developer
11 22 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (5.31%) Senior Software Developer
12 19 (4.59%) Architect
13 18 (4.35%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.62%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (3.62%) Web Developer
15 14 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (3.38%) Java Engineer
16 11 (2.66%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (40.58%) HTML
2 159 (38.41%) CSS
3 100 (24.15%) .NET
4 88 (21.26%) Web Services
5 77 (18.60%) jQuery
6 72 (17.39%) Laravel
7 67 (16.18%) ASP.NET
8 60 (14.49%) HTML5
8 60 (14.49%) RESTful
9 56 (13.53%) Symfony
10 55 (13.29%) XML
11 52 (12.56%) REST
12 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (10.87%) JSON
13 45 (10.87%) Spring
14 42 (10.14%) AngularJS
15 38 (9.18%) SOAP
16 36 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (8.45%) LAMP
18 32 (7.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.62%) User Experience
5 14 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.97%) Social Media
10 3 (0.72%) Animation
10 3 (0.72%) Fintech
10 3 (0.72%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.72%) Photography
11 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.48%) Handset
11 2 (0.48%) Robotics
11 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.24%) iPhone
12 1 (0.24%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.32%) Linux
2 30 (7.25%) Windows
3 14 (3.38%) Ubuntu
4 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.93%) Unix
7 7 (1.69%) Android
8 6 (1.45%) CentOS
8 6 (1.45%) Debian
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (50.00%) MVC
3 134 (32.37%) OO
4 101 (24.40%) TDD
5 94 (22.71%) E-Commerce
6 87 (21.01%) Software Engineering
7 81 (19.57%) Scrum
8 69 (16.67%) Web Development
9 60 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 51 (12.32%) Kanban
11 49 (11.84%) SDLC
12 43 (10.39%) SOLID
13 35 (8.45%) Front End Development
14 33 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (7.00%) Microservices
16 28 (6.76%) Mentoring
16 28 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 28 (6.76%) SOA
17 27 (6.52%) Unit Testing
18 26 (6.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 210 (50.72%) PHP
2 198 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 113 (27.29%) C#
4 109 (26.33%) Java
5 81 (19.57%) SQL
6 48 (11.59%) T-SQL
7 35 (8.45%) Ruby
8 26 (6.28%) TypeScript
9 22 (5.31%) Python
10 13 (3.14%) C
11 11 (2.66%) Go
11 11 (2.66%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.93%) C++
13 7 (1.69%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.21%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.21%) PHP 7
15 4 (0.97%) Scala
16 3 (0.72%) Groovy
16 3 (0.72%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (11.84%) Degree
2 20 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.66%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.21%) ISEB
6 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) MCAD
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.76%) QA
2 11 (2.66%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (4.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (3.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.97%) Kibana
2 4 (0.97%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) Packer
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (11.11%) Oracle
2 28 (6.76%) Zend
3 22 (5.31%) Google
4 19 (4.59%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.66%) Twitter
6 8 (1.93%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.45%) Adobe
8 6 (1.45%) Apple
9 5 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.21%) Capita
10 3 (0.72%) IBM
11 2 (0.48%) Facebook
11 2 (0.48%) New Relic
11 2 (0.48%) SAP
11 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.24%) Sony
12 1 (0.24%) Sun