The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 62 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 1.54% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.96% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 9
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 511 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.27% 78.62% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 401 450 438
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

OOD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

OOD Salary Trend in Merseyside

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) WSO2