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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 161 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 87 139 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 2.28% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.76% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 117 93
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
5154 5029 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.15% 82.52% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4309 4075 3568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -23 45 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Gloucestershire -12 15 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Somerset 0 9 £39,500 -12.22% 4
Dorset -11 8 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Devon -12 6 £36,000 +4.34%
Wiltshire -36 4 £35,000 -15.15% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 134 (71.66%) OO
2 92 (49.20%) SQL
3 81 (43.32%) Java
3 81 (43.32%) C#
4 79 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (40.11%) OOP
6 72 (38.50%) .NET
7 71 (37.97%) Software Engineering
8 70 (37.43%) Scrum
9 69 (36.90%) C++
10 56 (29.95%) HTML
11 52 (27.81%) Spring
12 50 (26.74%) TDD
12 50 (26.74%) Web Services
13 47 (25.13%) OOA/OOD
14 42 (22.46%) MySQL
15 41 (21.93%) XML
16 38 (20.32%) Windows
17 37 (19.79%) Oracle
18 35 (18.72%) C
18 35 (18.72%) CSS
18 35 (18.72%) Mathematics
18 35 (18.72%) BDD
19 34 (18.18%) JavaScript
19 34 (18.18%) Linux
19 34 (18.18%) Data Modelling
20 32 (17.11%) Degree
20 32 (17.11%) Git (software)
21 30 (16.04%) Data Structures
22 28 (14.97%) J2EE

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (6.95%) Tomcat
1 13 (6.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (3.74%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.07%) Node.js
3 2 (1.07%) CMS
3 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) Internet
2 8 (4.28%) LDAP
2 8 (4.28%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.28%) DLNA
3 1 (0.53%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.46%) MySQL
2 25 (13.37%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.35%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (5.35%) SQLite
4 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.74%) OLTP
4 7 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.74%) TKPROF
5 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.07%) Redis
7 2 (1.07%) Big Data
7 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.76%) Subversion
2 22 (11.76%) JUnit
3 18 (9.63%) Visual Studio
3 18 (9.63%) Maven
4 16 (8.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (8.56%) Eclipse
5 15 (8.02%) JIRA
6 13 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.95%) Ant
7 8 (4.28%) Selenium
8 7 (3.74%) FitNesse
8 7 (3.74%) Mercurial
9 6 (3.21%) Xcode
9 6 (3.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.14%) Mechanoid
11 4 (2.14%) Robolectric
11 4 (2.14%) Robotium
12 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (9.63%) Retail
2 17 (9.09%) Electronics
3 9 (4.81%) Marketing
4 7 (3.74%) Finance
4 7 (3.74%) Games
5 6 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (67.38%) Developer
2 56 (29.95%) Software Engineer
3 36 (19.25%) Software Developer
4 34 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 31 (16.58%) Java Developer
6 26 (13.90%) C# Developer
7 23 (12.30%) .NET Developer
8 21 (11.23%) C++ Developer
9 16 (8.56%) Graduate
9 16 (8.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (8.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (7.49%) C++ Software Developer
11 14 (7.49%) Applications Developer
11 14 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (6.95%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (6.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (6.95%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 13 (6.95%) J2EE Developer
12 13 (6.95%) iOS Developer
13 12 (6.42%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.50%) .NET
2 56 (29.95%) HTML
3 52 (27.81%) Spring
4 50 (26.74%) Web Services
5 41 (21.93%) XML
6 35 (18.72%) CSS
7 28 (14.97%) J2EE
8 27 (14.44%) Apache Camel
9 26 (13.90%) REST
9 26 (13.90%) JSON
10 25 (13.37%) Apache CXF
11 19 (10.16%) OpenGL
12 18 (9.63%) .NET Framework
12 18 (9.63%) Qt
13 16 (8.56%) DirectX
13 16 (8.56%) ASP.NET
13 16 (8.56%) SOAP
13 16 (8.56%) XSL
14 14 (7.49%) JDBC
14 14 (7.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.72%) Mathematics
2 30 (16.04%) Data Structures
3 26 (13.90%) Algorithms
4 19 (10.16%) User Experience
5 14 (7.49%) iPhone
6 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
7 12 (6.42%) iPad
8 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (4.28%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (4.28%) Social Media
9 8 (4.28%) MPEG
10 7 (3.74%) W3C
10 7 (3.74%) Replication
11 6 (3.21%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (3.21%) Mobile App
12 5 (2.67%) Physics
13 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.07%) DTV
15 1 (0.53%) ASIC
15 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.32%) Windows
2 34 (18.18%) Linux
3 24 (12.83%) Android
4 18 (9.63%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.35%) Windows CE
6 8 (4.28%) Windows Phone
6 8 (4.28%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (71.66%) OO
2 79 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (40.11%) OOP
4 71 (37.97%) Software Engineering
5 70 (37.43%) Scrum
6 50 (26.74%) TDD
7 47 (25.13%) OOA/OOD
8 35 (18.72%) BDD
9 34 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 25 (13.37%) UML
10 25 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (13.37%) Unit Testing
10 25 (13.37%) SDLC
11 24 (12.83%) Procedural Programming
12 23 (12.30%) Android Development
13 20 (10.70%) RUP
14 17 (9.09%) Multithreading
15 16 (8.56%) Kanban
15 16 (8.56%) iOS Development
15 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (49.20%) SQL
2 81 (43.32%) Java
2 81 (43.32%) C#
3 69 (36.90%) C++
4 35 (18.72%) C
5 34 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.02%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.95%) Python
8 13 (6.95%) Objective-C
8 13 (6.95%) AspectJ
9 11 (5.88%) Perl
9 11 (5.88%) PHP
10 7 (3.74%) XPath
11 6 (3.21%) Ruby
11 6 (3.21%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.07%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) Degree
2 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.14%) PhD
5 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (3.74%) Data Guard
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 37 (19.79%) Oracle
2 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.56%) IBM
4 14 (7.49%) Google
5 13 (6.95%) hybris
6 8 (4.28%) Apple
7 6 (3.21%) Adobe
7 6 (3.21%) Sencha
7 6 (3.21%) Appcelerator
7 6 (3.21%) Volantis
7 6 (3.21%) Netbiscuits
7 6 (3.21%) Kony
8 3 (1.60%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.07%) VMware
9 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.07%) Sybase
9 2 (1.07%) SAP
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) BT
10 1 (0.53%) Capita
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago