The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 140 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 105 124 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 2.11% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.58% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 100 108 110
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.24%
OOD
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OOD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

OOD Salary Trend in the South West

OOD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in the South West

OOD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Bristol +13 46 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Devon +1 26 £36,000 +4.34% 2
Somerset 0 14 £55,000 +59.42% 1
Gloucestershire -4 11 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Wiltshire -14 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset -20 3 £40,000 +11.11% 2
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 193 (78.78%) OO
2 137 (55.92%) C#
3 122 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (48.16%) Java
5 116 (47.35%) SQL
5 116 (47.35%) Software Engineering
6 111 (45.31%) C++
7 109 (44.49%) .NET
8 89 (36.33%) OOP
9 87 (35.51%) Scrum
10 75 (30.61%) TDD
11 64 (26.12%) Spring
12 61 (24.90%) JavaScript
13 60 (24.49%) MySQL
14 59 (24.08%) HTML
15 54 (22.04%) Oracle
15 54 (22.04%) SQL Server
16 53 (21.63%) Linux
17 48 (19.59%) Degree
18 46 (18.78%) Mathematics
19 45 (18.37%) Web Services
19 45 (18.37%) Microsoft
20 44 (17.96%) C
20 44 (17.96%) CSS
21 43 (17.55%) Apache CXF
21 43 (17.55%) BDD
21 43 (17.55%) Apache Camel
22 40 (16.33%) SOAP
23 37 (15.10%) ASP.NET
23 37 (15.10%) .NET Framework

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (4.49%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.22%) CMS
3 3 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.82%) JBoss
4 2 (0.82%) Apache
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
5 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) DLNA
1 10 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.82%) LDAP
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.49%) MySQL
2 54 (22.04%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.53%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.27%) Big Data
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (2.45%) SQLite
8 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.82%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.82%) OLTP
12 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (9.80%) JUnit
1 24 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.98%) Subversion
3 15 (6.12%) Selenium
3 15 (6.12%) FitNesse
4 11 (4.49%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.67%) JIRA
5 9 (3.67%) Maven
5 9 (3.67%) Ant
6 8 (3.27%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.86%) NUnit
7 7 (2.86%) Moq
8 6 (2.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (2.45%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (2.45%) Xcode
8 6 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.45%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (14.29%) Retail
2 10 (4.08%) Electronics
2 10 (4.08%) Marketing
3 8 (3.27%) Games
4 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.63%) Finance
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 147 (60.00%) Developer
2 97 (39.59%) Software Engineer
3 33 (13.47%) C# Developer
4 31 (12.65%) Software Developer
5 30 (12.24%) .NET Developer
6 25 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 24 (9.80%) C++ Developer
8 20 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (8.16%) Graduate
9 19 (7.76%) Java Developer
10 18 (7.35%) C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (6.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 15 (6.12%) Trainee Software Engineer
12 15 (6.12%) Trainee
12 15 (6.12%) C++ Software Developer
12 15 (6.12%) Programmer
13 13 (5.31%) Applications Developer
14 12 (4.90%) Software Programmer
15 10 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (3.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (44.49%) .NET
2 64 (26.12%) Spring
3 59 (24.08%) HTML
4 45 (18.37%) Web Services
5 44 (17.96%) CSS
6 43 (17.55%) Apache CXF
6 43 (17.55%) Apache Camel
7 40 (16.33%) SOAP
8 37 (15.10%) ASP.NET
8 37 (15.10%) .NET Framework
9 32 (13.06%) XML
10 26 (10.61%) REST
10 26 (10.61%) MSMQ
11 24 (9.80%) WCF
11 24 (9.80%) Qt
12 22 (8.98%) J2EE
13 19 (7.76%) JSON
13 19 (7.76%) jQuery
14 15 (6.12%) Java EE
15 14 (5.71%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.78%) Mathematics
2 22 (8.98%) MPEG
2 22 (8.98%) Data Structures
3 15 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.08%) User Experience
4 10 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.67%) iPhone
6 8 (3.27%) Social Media
6 8 (3.27%) iPad
7 7 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.63%) NHS
10 3 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.82%) EMV
11 2 (0.82%) W3C
11 2 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.63%) Linux
2 33 (13.47%) Windows
3 18 (7.35%) Android
4 16 (6.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.04%) Windows CE
5 5 (2.04%) UNIX
6 3 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (78.78%) OO
2 122 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (47.35%) Software Engineering
4 89 (36.33%) OOP
5 87 (35.51%) Scrum
6 75 (30.61%) TDD
7 43 (17.55%) BDD
8 34 (13.88%) OOA/OOD
9 32 (13.06%) Procedural Programming
10 29 (11.84%) E-Commerce
11 28 (11.43%) MVC
11 28 (11.43%) Waterfall
12 26 (10.61%) Multithreading
13 23 (9.39%) Pair Programming
14 20 (8.16%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.76%) UML
16 17 (6.94%) Android Development
17 16 (6.53%) iOS Development
18 15 (6.12%) Product Management
19 13 (5.31%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.92%) C#
2 118 (48.16%) Java
3 116 (47.35%) SQL
4 111 (45.31%) C++
5 61 (24.90%) JavaScript
6 44 (17.96%) C
7 15 (6.12%) Python
8 13 (5.31%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.90%) Perl
9 12 (4.90%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.67%) AspectJ
10 9 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.86%) Ruby
11 7 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.86%) PHP
12 3 (1.22%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.22%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.82%) XPath
14 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (19.59%) Degree
2 10 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.22%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (22.04%) Oracle
2 45 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.98%) hybris
4 13 (5.31%) IBM
5 8 (3.27%) Apple
5 8 (3.27%) Google
6 6 (2.45%) Sencha
6 6 (2.45%) Netbiscuits
6 6 (2.45%) Kony
6 6 (2.45%) Appcelerator
6 6 (2.45%) Volantis
7 5 (2.04%) Sybase
8 3 (1.22%) Adobe
8 3 (1.22%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.41%) Renesas
9 1 (0.41%) Rackspace
Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnstaple
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago