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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 57 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 7 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.30% 4.20% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 5.44% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
OOD
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 386 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.02% 77.20% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 356 333 334
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OOD
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

OOD Salary Trend in Staffordshire

OOD
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

OOD
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
(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
Stafford -4 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
OOD
West Midlands

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (94.44%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) Middleware
2 10 (55.56%) QNX
2 10 (55.56%) Device Driver
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) Nucleus RTOS
2 10 (55.56%) Software Architecture
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Modbus
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Mathematics

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Modbus
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Junior
7 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Device Driver
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Physics
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) UML
2 10 (55.56%) Software Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) QNX
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft