The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 67 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing OOD 47 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.67% 3.02% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.76% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 50
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OOD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1483 1170 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.26% 80.36% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 919 1142
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OOD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

OOD Salary Trend in Cambridge

OOD
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 87 (91.58%) OO
2 58 (61.05%) Java
3 50 (52.63%) SQL
4 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (46.32%) Software Engineering
6 36 (37.89%) Linux
7 35 (36.84%) UNIX
8 34 (35.79%) Degree
8 34 (35.79%) Oracle
9 31 (32.63%) Tomcat
10 30 (31.58%) C++
11 28 (29.47%) QA
11 28 (29.47%) Solaris
11 28 (29.47%) Sun
12 27 (28.42%) Python
13 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
14 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
15 23 (24.21%) Scrum
15 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
16 21 (22.11%) Finance
17 19 (20.00%) HTML
18 18 (18.95%) Internet
18 18 (18.95%) Wiki
19 17 (17.89%) CSS
20 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
21 14 (14.74%) Project Planning
21 14 (14.74%) Web Services
22 13 (13.68%) Subversion
22 13 (13.68%) TDD
22 13 (13.68%) PHP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 31 (32.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.16%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) Internet
2 11 (11.58%) Wireless
3 10 (10.53%) Intranet
4 7 (7.37%) ZigBee
4 7 (7.37%) Ethernet
5 5 (5.26%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.05%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) MySQL
1 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.21%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.68%) Subversion
3 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.16%) Selenium
4 3 (3.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Publishing
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (50.53%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Support Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Applications Support
5 12 (12.63%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Senior Support Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) C++ Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Python Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) HTML
2 17 (17.89%) CSS
3 14 (14.74%) Web Services
4 10 (10.53%) XML
4 10 (10.53%) CGI
5 8 (8.42%) .NET
6 7 (7.37%) Qt
7 5 (5.26%) jQuery
8 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.21%) RESTful
8 4 (4.21%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (4.21%) J2EE
8 4 (4.21%) JSP
8 4 (4.21%) SOAP
9 3 (3.16%) JDBC
9 3 (3.16%) HTML5
9 3 (3.16%) CSS3
10 1 (1.05%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.05%) WCF
10 1 (1.05%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.95%) Wiki
3 12 (12.63%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.37%) User Experience
6 6 (6.32%) Internet of Things
6 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.16%) E-Learning
8 3 (3.16%) SCORM
8 3 (3.16%) Robotics
8 3 (3.16%) Mechatronics
8 3 (3.16%) Learning Management System
9 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.89%) Linux
2 35 (36.84%) UNIX
3 28 (29.47%) Solaris
4 8 (8.42%) Windows
5 4 (4.21%) Android
5 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (91.58%) OO
2 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (46.32%) Software Engineering
4 23 (24.21%) Scrum
5 15 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 14 (14.74%) Project Planning
7 13 (13.68%) TDD
8 11 (11.58%) Web Development
9 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.37%) OOP
10 4 (4.21%) Android Development
10 4 (4.21%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.16%) Line Management
11 3 (3.16%) Coaching
11 3 (3.16%) MVC
11 3 (3.16%) Project Management
12 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (2.11%) Algorithmic Trading
12 2 (2.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.05%) Java
2 50 (52.63%) SQL
3 30 (31.58%) C++
4 27 (28.42%) Python
5 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.68%) PHP
7 10 (10.53%) Perl
7 10 (10.53%) C
7 10 (10.53%) C#
8 8 (8.42%) Ruby
9 6 (6.32%) TypeScript
10 5 (5.26%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (35.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.47%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Oracle
2 28 (29.47%) Sun
3 10 (10.53%) Sybase
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
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