The first table below looks at the demand for OOA/OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank - 65 75
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 480 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.79% 80.13% 69.29%
Number of salaries quoted 443 415 437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OOA/OOD
North West

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OOA/OOD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

OOA/OOD Salary Trend in Merseyside

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) nginx
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Capistrano
3 5 (41.67%) Phusion Passenger
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Scala
3 5 (41.67%) RSpec
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) N-Tier

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) RSpec
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Java Consultant
3 5 (41.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Consultant
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Ajax
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
1 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) Phusion Passenger
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (16.67%) JSF
3 2 (16.67%) JTA
3 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) AOP
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) Scala
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Capistrano
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Kony