The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 27 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.96% 0.68% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.85% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
OOD
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 118 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 88.46% 80.27% 84.06%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 103
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,961 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £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 Preston

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

OOD
Salary Trend in Preston

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

OOD Salary Trend in Preston

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft