The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 30 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing OOD 7 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.70% 7.14% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 10.32% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 1
Average salary - £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
OOD
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 126 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 81.88% 69.23% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 105 121 94
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

OOD
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

OOD Salary Trend in Bolton

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
2 20 (95.24%) OO
3 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) jQuery
4 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
6 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 12 (57.14%) CSS
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 9 (42.86%) Moq
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
7 9 (42.86%) Mercurial
7 9 (42.86%) SpecFlow
7 9 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (42.86%) WCF
7 9 (42.86%) ReSharper
7 9 (42.86%) NUnit
8 8 (38.10%) Dojo
8 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 8 (38.10%) XML
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 8 (38.10%) Pair Programming
9 7 (33.33%) COM+
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) NUnit
1 9 (42.86%) ReSharper
1 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 9 (42.86%) Mercurial
1 9 (42.86%) Moq
1 9 (42.86%) SpecFlow
1 9 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Web Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Junior
2 8 (38.10%) Junior Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Junior Web Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (85.71%) jQuery
3 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) WCF
6 8 (38.10%) Dojo
6 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) COM+
8 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
8 6 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Ajax
10 3 (14.29%) WinForms
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows CE
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
2 20 (95.24%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Pair Programming
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Google