The table below looks at the statistics for HOOD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HOOD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hierarchical Object-Oriented Design (HOOD)
Rank 884 865 853
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs citing HOOD 15 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.008% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.009% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 28
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HOOD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HOOD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HOOD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK.

HOOD Salary Trend in the UK

HOOD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HOOD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

HOOD Salary Histogram in the UK

HOOD
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HOOD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
England -28 15 £43,750 -12.50%
London +2 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Leeds - 2 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -

HOOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HOOD 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 HOOD.

1 25 (78.13%) Windows
1 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 19 (59.38%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) C++
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 17 (53.13%) OO
4 17 (53.13%) User Stories
5 16 (50.00%) Python
6 15 (46.88%) Mac OS X
6 15 (46.88%) Java
6 15 (46.88%) Scrum
7 13 (40.63%) C
8 12 (37.50%) Perforce
8 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 10 (31.25%) Mercurial
9 10 (31.25%) Open Source
9 10 (31.25%) Computer Architecture
9 10 (31.25%) Ruby
9 10 (31.25%) Android
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Phone
9 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
9 10 (31.25%) Multimedia
9 10 (31.25%) Speech Recognition
9 10 (31.25%) Automotive
9 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
10 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
10 9 (28.13%) Degree
11 7 (21.88%) ReSharper
11 7 (21.88%) .NET Remoting

HOOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HOOD 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 HOOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Lawson
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMTP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) Mercurial
2 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
3 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) ReSharper
3 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (31.25%) Automotive
1 10 (31.25%) Multimedia
2 5 (15.63%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
1 7 (21.88%) WinForms
1 7 (21.88%) .NET Remoting
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.38%) PyQt
2 3 (9.38%) Qt
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.88%) NHS
3 7 (21.88%) DTV
4 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.38%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (9.38%) Animation
6 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.13%) iPhone
7 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Mac OS X
4 10 (31.25%) Android
4 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Phone
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) OO
2 17 (53.13%) User Stories
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Speech Recognition
4 10 (31.25%) Computer Architecture
5 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) SEO
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) B2B
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (3.13%) Network Management
10 1 (3.13%) DevOps
10 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) C++
3 16 (50.00%) Python
4 15 (46.88%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) C
6 10 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Perforce
2 7 (21.88%) Typemock
2 7 (21.88%) Red Gate
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (6.25%) hybris
5 1 (3.13%) VMware