The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 129 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 13 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.98% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.22% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 6
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -48.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OOD
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1841 1642 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.08% 80.45% 72.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1482 1035
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OOD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region.

OOD Salary Trend in Birmingham

OOD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 24 (92.31%) HTML
1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 23 (88.46%) jQuery
3 19 (73.08%) REST
4 18 (69.23%) KnockoutJS
5 17 (65.38%) Open Source
5 17 (65.38%) Zend
5 17 (65.38%) MySQL
5 17 (65.38%) PHP
5 17 (65.38%) OOP
5 17 (65.38%) Ubuntu
6 14 (53.85%) Web Development
6 14 (53.85%) SQL
7 13 (50.00%) OO
7 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (46.15%) Subversion
8 12 (46.15%) JSON
8 12 (46.15%) Apache
8 12 (46.15%) Symfony
8 12 (46.15%) SaaS
8 12 (46.15%) Backbone.js
8 12 (46.15%) Ember.js
8 12 (46.15%) Underscore.js
8 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
8 12 (46.15%) Algorithms
9 11 (42.31%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 7 (26.92%) C#
10 7 (26.92%) .NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) CMS
2 5 (19.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) QUnit
2 6 (23.08%) NUnit
3 3 (11.54%) T4 Templates
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) CMake
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Web Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Applications Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Web Applications Developer
5 11 (42.31%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Graduate
6 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Graduate Web Developer
7 5 (19.23%) Junior
7 5 (19.23%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (19.23%) Junior Developer
8 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 23 (88.46%) jQuery
3 19 (73.08%) REST
4 18 (69.23%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (46.15%) Backbone.js
5 12 (46.15%) Ember.js
5 12 (46.15%) Underscore.js
5 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 12 (46.15%) JSON
5 12 (46.15%) Symfony
6 7 (26.92%) .NET
7 6 (23.08%) Ajax
8 5 (19.23%) Zend Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
10 2 (7.69%) Web Services
10 2 (7.69%) XML
11 1 (3.85%) XSLT
11 1 (3.85%) WinForms
11 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Open Source
2 12 (46.15%) Algorithms
3 5 (19.23%) Blog
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Ubuntu
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) OOP
2 14 (53.85%) Web Development
3 13 (50.00%) OO
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) SEO
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) PHP
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VC++
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Zend
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft