The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 172 126 146
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +20
Permanent jobs citing OOD 10 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.11% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 12
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,250 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
OOD
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3173 2200 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.16% 84.55% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 1672 1867
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

OOD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

OOD Salary Trend in Leeds

OOD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Leeds

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (76.92%) .NET
1 20 (76.92%) OO
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) HTML
7 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (38.46%) WCF
8 9 (34.62%) CSS
9 8 (30.77%) Web Services
9 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (26.92%) REST
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 6 (23.08%) UML
11 6 (23.08%) OOP
11 6 (23.08%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
11 6 (23.08%) Oracle
11 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (23.08%) QA
12 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
12 5 (19.23%) Windows
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
13 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
13 4 (15.38%) CMS
13 4 (15.38%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) FreeHand
1 2 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Designer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 10 (38.46%) WCF
5 9 (34.62%) CSS
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (26.92%) REST
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) LINQ
10 4 (15.38%) Middleware
10 4 (15.38%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) WPF
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
12 2 (7.69%) GWT
12 2 (7.69%) jQuery
12 2 (7.69%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) MPEG
3 2 (7.69%) STB
3 2 (7.69%) Blog
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) OO
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) DSDM
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Online Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) CMMI
7 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.69%) Document Management
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 4 (15.38%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) VC++
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Macromedia
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) EPiServer