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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 81 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 22 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.75% 3.21% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 4.16% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 21
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
OOD
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1040 842 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 77.11% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 899 762 807
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OOD
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

OOD Salary Trend in South Wales

OOD
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in South Wales

OOD
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Cardiff -6 11 £35,000 -5.40%
Torfaen -12 6 £40,000 +11.11%
Bridgend -2 2 £36,750 +0.68%
Newport -17 2 - -
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 £38,500 +8.45%
OOD
Wales

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (73.17%) OO
2 21 (51.22%) C++
3 17 (41.46%) Java
4 15 (36.59%) C
4 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
5 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (34.15%) Multimedia
6 12 (29.27%) Back Office
7 11 (26.83%) IPTV
7 11 (26.83%) Web Services
7 11 (26.83%) DTV
7 11 (26.83%) UML
8 10 (24.39%) OOP
8 10 (24.39%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) Degree
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 9 (21.95%) Apple
10 8 (19.51%) Validation
10 8 (19.51%) REST
10 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.07%) Spring
11 7 (17.07%) NetBeans
11 7 (17.07%) Mac OS
11 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
12 6 (14.63%) SOAP
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
12 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
12 6 (14.63%) Maven

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
1 7 (17.07%) NetBeans
2 6 (14.63%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) Hudson
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (34.15%) Multimedia
2 12 (29.27%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Junior
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) REST
3 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 7 (17.07%) Spring
4 6 (14.63%) Java EE
4 6 (14.63%) SOAP
4 6 (14.63%) Android SDK
4 6 (14.63%) iOS SDK
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Widevine
6 4 (9.76%) PlayReady
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.32%) WCF
8 2 (4.88%) WPF
8 2 (4.88%) JSON
8 2 (4.88%) Ajax
8 2 (4.88%) XML
8 2 (4.88%) CSS
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) DTV
1 11 (26.83%) IPTV
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Mac OS
3 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.63%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) OO
2 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) UML
5 10 (24.39%) OOP
6 8 (19.51%) Validation
7 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
7 6 (14.63%) BDD
7 6 (14.63%) Change Control
7 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
7 6 (14.63%) Android Development
7 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
7 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) Mobile Development
7 6 (14.63%) Robotic Process Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Workflow
8 5 (12.20%) SDLC
9 4 (9.76%) Line Management
9 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C++
2 17 (41.46%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) C
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Objective-C
6 5 (12.20%) C#
7 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) Fortran
8 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Apple
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft