The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 50 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing OOD 24 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.59% 2.66% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 3.35% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 9
Average salary £61,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £35,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
580 388 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.70% 79.51% 72.43%
Number of salaries quoted 511 325 406
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OOD
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Merseyside

OOD
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 22 £62,500 +108.33%
St Helens - 1 £32,000 -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (100.00%) OO
2 38 (79.17%) UML
3 37 (77.08%) SOA
3 37 (77.08%) Java
3 37 (77.08%) MySQL
3 37 (77.08%) Oracle
4 33 (68.75%) Middleware
5 30 (62.50%) WSO2
6 25 (52.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.83%) Banking
7 10 (20.83%) Retail
7 10 (20.83%) Data Management
7 10 (20.83%) C#
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) Big Data
8 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (18.75%) Direct Marketing
8 9 (18.75%) Marketing
9 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.58%) MSBuild
10 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.42%) Web Services
11 5 (10.42%) Windows
11 5 (10.42%) Operations Management
11 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
12 4 (8.33%) Time Management
12 4 (8.33%) WPF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.08%) Mule
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (77.08%) MySQL
2 10 (20.83%) Big Data
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) MSBuild
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) MSTest
3 3 (6.25%) Moq
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
General
1 10 (20.83%) Banking
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 9 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Architect
1 39 (81.25%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Junior Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Integration Architect
5 1 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) Middleware
2 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.42%) Web Services
6 4 (8.33%) CSS
6 4 (8.33%) WPF
6 4 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.25%) WCF
8 2 (4.17%) WinForms
8 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (2.08%) JSF
9 1 (2.08%) Ajax
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.08%) J2EE
9 1 (2.08%) XML
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) OO
2 38 (79.17%) UML
3 37 (77.08%) SOA
4 25 (52.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (20.83%) Data Management
6 9 (18.75%) Direct Marketing
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Operations Management
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) MVVM
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) OOP
10 3 (6.25%) CRM
10 3 (6.25%) Android Development
10 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (2.08%) Web Development
12 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Oracle
2 30 (62.50%) WSO2
3 4 (8.33%) Sybase
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Zend
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss