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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 67 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 1.28% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.63% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 14
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -5.79%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 492 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.16% 78.85% 68.46%
Number of salaries quoted 436 430 426
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 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
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 30 July 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
Liverpool -4 2 £47,500 +40.74%
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (100.00%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) UML
3 12 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) MySQL
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle
4 11 (45.83%) Java
4 11 (45.83%) SOA
5 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (37.50%) Middleware
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (33.33%) WSO2
8 7 (29.17%) MSBuild
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (25.00%) HTML
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) WCF
11 4 (16.67%) WPF
11 4 (16.67%) MVVM
11 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Time Management
11 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
11 4 (16.67%) Sybase
11 4 (16.67%) iOS Development

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) MSBuild
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) MSTest
3 3 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Architect
1 14 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (37.50%) Middleware
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) WCF
7 4 (16.67%) WPF
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (8.33%) WinForms
9 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) UML
3 11 (45.83%) SOA
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) MVVM
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 3 (12.50%) Android Development
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) WSO2
3 4 (16.67%) Sybase
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft