The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 56 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing OOD 18 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.46% 3.10% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.76% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 19
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
OOD
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
637 559 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 86.90% 82.57% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 585 517 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

OOD
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

OOD Salary Trend in Northampton

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 30 (90.91%) J2EE
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 28 (84.85%) Spring
2 28 (84.85%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) OOP
3 27 (81.82%) MySQL
3 27 (81.82%) MVC
3 27 (81.82%) Spring MVC
4 26 (78.79%) BDD
4 26 (78.79%) REST
4 26 (78.79%) JSON
5 25 (75.76%) Software Engineering
5 25 (75.76%) Scrum
5 25 (75.76%) SDLC
6 24 (72.73%) OO
6 24 (72.73%) Mentoring
6 24 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (69.70%) User Stories
7 23 (69.70%) Web Services
8 21 (63.64%) JUnit
8 21 (63.64%) C#
9 17 (51.52%) Apache Hive
9 17 (51.52%) Retail
10 14 (42.42%) SQL
11 12 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
12 11 (33.33%) Procedural Programming
13 6 (18.18%) Finance
14 5 (15.15%) .NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) MySQL
2 17 (51.52%) Apache Hive
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQLite
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) JUnit
2 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (51.52%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) J2EE
2 28 (84.85%) Spring
3 27 (81.82%) Spring MVC
4 26 (78.79%) JSON
4 26 (78.79%) REST
5 23 (69.70%) Web Services
6 5 (15.15%) .NET
6 5 (15.15%) WPF
7 3 (9.09%) WinForms
8 2 (6.06%) Middleware
9 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
2 28 (84.85%) OOP
3 27 (81.82%) MVC
4 26 (78.79%) BDD
5 25 (75.76%) Software Engineering
5 25 (75.76%) Scrum
5 25 (75.76%) SDLC
6 24 (72.73%) Mentoring
6 24 (72.73%) OO
6 24 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (69.70%) User Stories
8 12 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (33.33%) Procedural Programming
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) UML
11 2 (6.06%) SOA
11 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (6.06%) Content Management
11 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) hybris