The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 40 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.89% 0.45% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.63% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £56,250 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
OOD
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 159 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 79.11% 71.62% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 153 137 161
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

OOD
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

OOD Salary Trend in Croydon

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) WinForms
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Classic ASP
4 3 (37.50%) WF
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) VC++
5 2 (25.00%) MFC
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Linux

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) WinForms
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WF
2 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Classic ASP
3 2 (25.00%) MFC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) VC++
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Groovy
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA