The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 52 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 14 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.77% 0.58% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 0.77% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 9
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
OOD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 391 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.61% 76.07% 71.32%
Number of salaries quoted 336 349 330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

OOD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

OOD Salary Trend in Lancashire

OOD
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Lancashire

OOD
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 6 £37,500 -
Preston +3 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Chorley - 3 £30,000 -
Lancaster - 2 £47,500 -
Morecambe - 2 £35,000 -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) OOP
5 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
5 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
5 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Release Management
6 6 (33.33%) Web Development
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 4 (22.22%) Spring
8 4 (22.22%) Java EE
9 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (16.67%) Billing
9 3 (16.67%) VB6
9 3 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) VB
9 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) CRM
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.11%) Web Design
10 2 (11.11%) Mobile App

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) VB Developer
5 3 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) OOP
3 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
3 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Release Management
4 6 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) VB6
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft