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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 63 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing OOD 6 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.00% 3.56% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 4.74% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 11
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 £38,394
% change year-on-year
- +4.18%
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
475 401 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.17% 75.23% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 424 338 373
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 £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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 -1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
OOD
West Midlands

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (92.31%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Middleware
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) QNX
2 11 (84.62%) Device Driver
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) UML
2 11 (84.62%) Nucleus RTOS
2 11 (84.62%) Software Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) Modbus
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Simulink
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Real Time Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Device Driver
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Software Architecture
2 11 (84.62%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) QNX