The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 122 125 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Permanent jobs citing OOD 17 14 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.56% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.73% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 33
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
OOD
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1798 1914 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.43% 77.05% 74.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1327 1305
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OOD
Salary Trend in Reading

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

OOD Salary Trend in Reading

OOD
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Reading

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) Web Services
5 13 (59.09%) Scrum
5 13 (59.09%) WCF
6 12 (54.55%) Degree
6 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
6 12 (54.55%) TDD
6 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
7 11 (50.00%) MVC
7 11 (50.00%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
8 10 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (45.45%) C++
8 10 (45.45%) OO
9 9 (40.91%) DCOM
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 9 (40.91%) MAPI
9 9 (40.91%) ATDD
9 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (40.91%) FitNesse
9 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
9 9 (40.91%) WPF
10 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
10 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 8 (36.36%) SQL
11 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) Liferay
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 2 (9.09%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (40.91%) FitNesse
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (13.64%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Software Architect
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) Web Services
3 13 (59.09%) WCF
4 11 (50.00%) jQuery
5 9 (40.91%) WPF
5 9 (40.91%) MAPI
5 9 (40.91%) DCOM
6 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (13.64%) LESS
11 3 (13.64%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
11 3 (13.64%) WinForms
11 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
1 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (45.45%) OO
5 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
5 10 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (40.91%) ATDD
7 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) Content Management
8 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
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