The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 22 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing OOD 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 3.41% 2.08% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.50% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
OOD
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 92.05% 83.33% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 17
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

OOD
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

OOD Salary Trend in Stafford

OOD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) QNX
1 7 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Modbus
3 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
3 4 (57.14%) Simulink
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) C

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 4 (57.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Modbus
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) C
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) QNX