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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 73 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing OOD 42 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.82% 3.25% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 4.10% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 50
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1203 1440 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.68% 79.43% 76.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1229 1295
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,461 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 76 (91.57%) OO
2 52 (62.65%) C++
3 46 (55.42%) Software Engineering
4 43 (51.81%) Computer Science
5 35 (42.17%) C
6 33 (39.76%) Degree
6 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (37.35%) HTML
7 31 (37.35%) Java
8 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
8 24 (28.92%) Python
9 22 (26.51%) SQL
9 22 (26.51%) Oracle
9 22 (26.51%) CSS
10 21 (25.30%) Scrum
11 20 (24.10%) Linux
12 17 (20.48%) Robotics
12 17 (20.48%) Mechatronics
13 16 (19.28%) UNIX
14 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (14.46%) ZigBee
16 12 (14.46%) Project Planning
16 12 (14.46%) Windows
16 12 (14.46%) XML
16 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
17 11 (13.25%) C#
17 11 (13.25%) TDD
18 10 (12.05%) Ruby
18 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
1 12 (14.46%) ZigBee
2 9 (10.84%) Bluetooth
2 9 (10.84%) Wireless
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.02%) CouchDB
2 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.02%) Neo4j
2 5 (6.02%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.61%) JUnit
4 3 (3.61%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Xcode
6 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (6.02%) Games
2 4 (4.82%) Electronics
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Developer
2 42 (50.60%) Software Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) Graduate
3 20 (24.10%) Software Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) C++ Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Programmer
8 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Embedded Software Developer
9 4 (4.82%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) HTML
2 22 (26.51%) CSS
3 12 (14.46%) XML
4 9 (10.84%) JSP
4 9 (10.84%) SOAP
4 9 (10.84%) J2EE
4 9 (10.84%) HTML5
5 8 (9.64%) Web Services
6 6 (7.23%) .NET
6 6 (7.23%) Qt
7 5 (6.02%) POSIX
7 5 (6.02%) REST
8 4 (4.82%) XSD
8 4 (4.82%) XSLT
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.61%) JDBC
10 1 (1.20%) STL
10 1 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.20%) JNI
10 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.81%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.48%) Robotics
2 17 (20.48%) Mechatronics
3 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Informatics
4 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.02%) Physics
4 5 (6.02%) Wiki
4 5 (6.02%) Open Source
4 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (6.02%) Statistics
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.20%) Handset
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) UNIX
3 12 (14.46%) Windows
4 4 (4.82%) Solaris
4 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.61%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (91.57%) OO
2 46 (55.42%) Software Engineering
3 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.30%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Project Planning
6 11 (13.25%) TDD
7 6 (7.23%) Web Development
8 5 (6.02%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (6.02%) OOP
8 5 (6.02%) MVC
8 5 (6.02%) Hidden Markov Model
8 5 (6.02%) Game Theory
8 5 (6.02%) Gibbs Sampling
8 5 (6.02%) Memory Management
9 2 (2.41%) Android Development
9 2 (2.41%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.41%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (62.65%) C++
2 35 (42.17%) C
3 31 (37.35%) Java
4 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
4 24 (28.92%) Python
5 22 (26.51%) SQL
6 11 (13.25%) C#
7 10 (12.05%) Ruby
8 7 (8.43%) TypeScript
9 6 (7.23%) PHP
10 5 (6.02%) Perl
10 5 (6.02%) Haskell
10 5 (6.02%) R
10 5 (6.02%) Golang
11 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (39.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Xen
1 5 (6.02%) KVM
1 5 (6.02%) Docker
1 5 (6.02%) LXC
1 5 (6.02%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Pegasus
2 5 (6.02%) WorldPay
3 4 (4.82%) Sun
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Symbian
5 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
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