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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 98 133 149
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +16
Permanent jobs citing OOD 158 91 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.54% 1.82% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.22% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 136 87 67
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,600 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
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
5049 4091 4325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.21% 81.71% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4117 3516 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -2 61 £45,000 +38.46% 15
Wiltshire +20 41 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Somerset -4 19 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Gloucestershire +4 14 £23,000 -45.88% 3
Dorset 0 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Devon -16 9 £34,500 -31.00% 2
Cornwall - 1 £32,500 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 174 (62.59%) OO
2 168 (60.43%) C#
3 164 (58.99%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (43.88%) Software Engineering
5 114 (41.01%) C++
6 113 (40.65%) .NET
7 111 (39.93%) Java
8 93 (33.45%) SQL
9 92 (33.09%) TDD
10 84 (30.22%) SQL Server
11 78 (28.06%) ASP.NET
11 78 (28.06%) Scrum
12 77 (27.70%) JavaScript
13 65 (23.38%) Windows
14 63 (22.66%) Spring
15 62 (22.30%) WCF
15 62 (22.30%) OOA/OOD
15 62 (22.30%) HTML
16 60 (21.58%) CSS
17 59 (21.22%) OOP
17 59 (21.22%) MVC
18 57 (20.50%) Microsoft
19 55 (19.78%) Web Services
19 55 (19.78%) jQuery
19 55 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (18.35%) Oracle
21 43 (15.47%) MySQL
22 38 (13.67%) XML
22 38 (13.67%) Linux
22 38 (13.67%) Pair Programming

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (5.40%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.04%) Apache
3 13 (4.68%) Gunicorn
3 13 (4.68%) nginx
4 7 (2.52%) IIS
5 4 (1.44%) Confluence
6 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.16%) SaaS
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.68%) Internet
2 11 (3.96%) HTTP
3 4 (1.44%) Network Security
4 2 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (30.22%) SQL Server
2 43 (15.47%) MySQL
3 18 (6.47%) Hadoop
4 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.32%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.96%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.52%) Big Data
8 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.44%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.44%) MS Access
10 4 (1.44%) DB2
11 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.47%) Subversion
4 17 (6.12%) JUnit
5 16 (5.76%) TeamCity
5 16 (5.76%) NUnit
5 16 (5.76%) Cucumber
5 16 (5.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (5.76%) Moq
6 12 (4.32%) CruiseControl
6 12 (4.32%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.88%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.44%) NCrunch
9 4 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.44%) WATIR
9 4 (1.44%) JIRA
9 4 (1.44%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.72%) Robotium
10 2 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 21 (7.55%) Finance
2 19 (6.83%) Games
3 13 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.60%) Retail
6 9 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.52%) Banking
8 5 (1.80%) Back Office
9 4 (1.44%) Electronics
9 4 (1.44%) Marketing
9 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (57.55%) Developer
2 61 (21.94%) Software Engineer
3 53 (19.06%) Senior Developer
4 44 (15.83%) Software Developer
5 33 (11.87%) C# Developer
6 30 (10.79%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (10.07%) .NET Developer
8 27 (9.71%) Java Developer
9 18 (6.47%) Senior C# Developer
10 16 (5.76%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.68%) Python Developer
11 13 (4.68%) Senior Python Developer
11 13 (4.68%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.68%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (4.32%) Graduate
12 12 (4.32%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
14 9 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (40.65%) .NET
2 78 (28.06%) ASP.NET
3 63 (22.66%) Spring
4 62 (22.30%) WCF
4 62 (22.30%) HTML
5 60 (21.58%) CSS
6 55 (19.78%) Web Services
6 55 (19.78%) jQuery
6 55 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (13.67%) XML
8 36 (12.95%) .NET Framework
9 31 (11.15%) NHibernate
10 29 (10.43%) Hibernate
11 28 (10.07%) Qt
12 22 (7.91%) RESTful
12 22 (7.91%) SOAP
13 20 (7.19%) MSMQ
14 19 (6.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 18 (6.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.31%) Mathematics
1 37 (13.31%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 16 (5.76%) Client/Server
4 14 (5.04%) GIS
4 14 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.96%) User Experience
6 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.16%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.80%) Physics
7 5 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.44%) iPad
8 4 (1.44%) DTV
8 4 (1.44%) iPhone
8 4 (1.44%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.72%) Firmware
9 2 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.72%) Open Source
9 2 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.38%) Windows
2 38 (13.67%) Linux
3 26 (9.35%) UNIX
4 22 (7.91%) Apple iOS
5 16 (5.76%) Android
6 12 (4.32%) Windows CE
7 8 (2.88%) Windows Phone
8 6 (2.16%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (62.59%) OO
2 164 (58.99%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (43.88%) Software Engineering
4 92 (33.09%) TDD
5 78 (28.06%) Scrum
6 62 (22.30%) OOA/OOD
7 59 (21.22%) OOP
7 59 (21.22%) MVC
8 38 (13.67%) Pair Programming
9 31 (11.15%) Waterfall
10 30 (10.79%) Data Modelling
11 28 (10.07%) E-Commerce
11 28 (10.07%) BDD
12 25 (8.99%) Unit Testing
13 18 (6.47%) Web Development
14 15 (5.40%) UML
15 14 (5.04%) Automated Testing
16 13 (4.68%) Mentoring
17 12 (4.32%) CAD
17 12 (4.32%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 168 (60.43%) C#
2 114 (41.01%) C++
3 111 (39.93%) Java
4 93 (33.45%) SQL
5 77 (27.70%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.43%) C
7 16 (5.76%) PHP
7 16 (5.76%) VB
7 16 (5.76%) Ruby
8 13 (4.68%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.68%) Python
9 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.52%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.72%) XAML
13 2 (0.72%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.72%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 36 (12.95%) Degree
2 11 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.24%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.52%) HND
4 7 (2.52%) PhD
5 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.76%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 57 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.35%) Oracle
3 32 (11.51%) hybris
4 8 (2.88%) SAP
5 7 (2.52%) Intel
6 4 (1.44%) RedPrairie
6 4 (1.44%) Endeca
7 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Zend
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
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