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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 115 108 131
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing OOD 140 106 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.26% 2.08% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.58% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 119 102 78
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
4962 4101 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 80.46% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3491 3749
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 43 £42,000 +29.23% 8
Wiltshire +7 41 £41,250 +13.01% 3
Dorset -3 22 £36,000 -13.77% 7
Somerset -14 13 £34,500 -1.42% 4
Devon -4 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -5 9 £34,500 -21.14% 2
Cornwall - 1 £32,500 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 169 (64.02%) OO
2 156 (59.09%) C#
3 118 (44.70%) Software Engineering
4 110 (41.67%) Java
4 110 (41.67%) .NET
5 105 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (39.39%) SQL
7 103 (39.02%) C++
8 80 (30.30%) TDD
9 77 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 77 (29.17%) ASP.NET
10 74 (28.03%) SQL Server
11 66 (25.00%) Scrum
12 65 (24.62%) HTML
12 65 (24.62%) Spring
13 62 (23.48%) MVC
14 60 (22.73%) CSS
15 57 (21.59%) Windows
16 55 (20.83%) Microsoft
16 55 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (20.08%) WCF
18 51 (19.32%) OOP
19 50 (18.94%) jQuery
20 48 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
21 47 (17.80%) Oracle
22 45 (17.05%) Web Services
23 44 (16.67%) Computer Science
24 41 (15.53%) MySQL
24 41 (15.53%) Mathematics
25 36 (13.64%) XML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.68%) Apache
3 10 (3.79%) nginx
3 10 (3.79%) Gunicorn
4 7 (2.65%) IIS
5 4 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.27%) SaaS
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) HTTP
2 7 (2.65%) Internet
3 4 (1.52%) Network Security
4 2 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.53%) MySQL
3 14 (5.30%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.03%) Apache Accumulo
7 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.52%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.52%) DB2
8 4 (1.52%) MS Access
8 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.14%) Big Data
10 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.47%) JUnit
3 22 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.44%) Subversion
5 11 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.41%) Selenium
6 9 (3.41%) FitNesse
7 8 (3.03%) NUnit
7 8 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (3.03%) Moq
8 7 (2.65%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.52%) JIRA
9 4 (1.52%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.52%) WATIR
9 4 (1.52%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (8.71%) Finance
2 16 (6.06%) Retail
3 15 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.55%) Games
6 9 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.65%) Banking
8 5 (1.89%) Back Office
8 5 (1.89%) Electronics
8 5 (1.89%) Marketing
9 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (56.44%) Developer
2 70 (26.52%) Software Engineer
3 44 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 42 (15.91%) Senior Developer
5 30 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 29 (10.98%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (10.61%) Java Developer
8 25 (9.47%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.82%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Python Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Senior Python Developer
13 9 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.41%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (41.67%) .NET
2 77 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 65 (24.62%) HTML
3 65 (24.62%) Spring
4 60 (22.73%) CSS
5 55 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (20.08%) WCF
7 50 (18.94%) jQuery
8 45 (17.05%) Web Services
9 36 (13.64%) XML
10 30 (11.36%) Hibernate
11 29 (10.98%) NHibernate
12 28 (10.61%) .NET Framework
13 21 (7.95%) Qt
14 20 (7.58%) J2EE
15 18 (6.82%) HTML5
15 18 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 17 (6.44%) WPF
17 15 (5.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (5.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 41 (15.53%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.44%) N-Tier
4 14 (5.30%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 11 (4.17%) GIS
7 9 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.89%) Open Source
8 5 (1.89%) Physics
8 5 (1.89%) DTV
8 5 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.52%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) iPhone
10 2 (0.76%) Statistics
10 2 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.76%) Firmware
11 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.59%) Windows
2 32 (12.12%) Linux
3 27 (10.23%) UNIX
4 16 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 15 (5.68%) Windows CE
6 13 (4.92%) Android
7 5 (1.89%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (64.02%) OO
2 118 (44.70%) Software Engineering
3 105 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (30.30%) TDD
5 66 (25.00%) Scrum
6 62 (23.48%) MVC
7 51 (19.32%) OOP
8 48 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
9 32 (12.12%) Pair Programming
10 31 (11.74%) Waterfall
11 28 (10.61%) Data Modelling
12 23 (8.71%) Unit Testing
13 21 (7.95%) Web Development
14 18 (6.82%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.82%) BDD
15 17 (6.44%) CAD
16 15 (5.68%) UML
17 14 (5.30%) Electronic Design Automation
18 9 (3.41%) Automated Testing
18 9 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 156 (59.09%) C#
2 110 (41.67%) Java
3 104 (39.39%) SQL
4 103 (39.02%) C++
5 77 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.98%) C
7 20 (7.58%) PHP
8 19 (7.20%) VB
9 10 (3.79%) Python
9 10 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.79%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.03%) Ruby
11 5 (1.89%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.38%) XAML
15 1 (0.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 36 (13.64%) Degree
2 10 (3.79%) PhD
3 8 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.65%) HND
5 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 55 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.80%) Oracle
3 33 (12.50%) hybris
4 9 (3.41%) SAP
5 7 (2.65%) Intel
6 4 (1.52%) Endeca
6 4 (1.52%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.76%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) Zend
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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