The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 65 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOD 34 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.70% 0.81% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 1.02% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,449 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £38,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
OOD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
942 1074 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.70% 78.68% 70.60%
Number of salaries quoted 772 957 728
Average salary £36,000 £35,282 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.03% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OOD
Salary Trend in Wales

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

OOD Salary Trend in Wales

OOD
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Wales

OOD
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
South Wales +22 29 £42,500 +21.42% 4
West Wales - 5 £37,500 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 50 (69.44%) HTML
2 42 (58.33%) .NET
3 39 (54.17%) HTML5
4 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.22%) OO
5 31 (43.06%) CSS
5 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
5 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (41.67%) C#
7 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
8 28 (38.89%) XML
9 27 (37.50%) C++
10 26 (36.11%) Java
10 26 (36.11%) Windows
11 24 (33.33%) SQL
11 24 (33.33%) OOP
11 24 (33.33%) TDD
12 23 (31.94%) WCF
13 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
13 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
13 22 (30.56%) MVC
14 20 (27.78%) Scrum
15 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (23.61%) Mac OS
16 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
16 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (20.83%) WinForms
17 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 14 (19.44%) PaaS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.44%) PaaS
3 13 (18.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) NUnit
1 11 (15.28%) MSTest
1 11 (15.28%) Moq
2 5 (6.94%) Ant
2 5 (6.94%) Maven
3 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.56%) JUnit
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (19.44%) Multimedia
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (88.89%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Software Developer
3 16 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Java Developer
6 10 (13.89%) C++ Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.17%) C Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (69.44%) HTML
2 42 (58.33%) .NET
3 39 (54.17%) HTML5
4 31 (43.06%) CSS
5 28 (38.89%) XML
6 23 (31.94%) WCF
7 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
9 15 (20.83%) WinForms
9 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (16.67%) jQuery
11 11 (15.28%) Spring
11 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
11 11 (15.28%) J2EE
12 10 (13.89%) CSS3
13 8 (11.11%) REST
14 6 (8.33%) JSON
14 6 (8.33%) Web Services
15 4 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) DTV
1 14 (19.44%) IPTV
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Mac OS
3 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 12 (16.67%) Android
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Phone
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Linux
6 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) OO
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.33%) TDD
3 24 (33.33%) OOP
4 22 (30.56%) MVC
5 20 (27.78%) Scrum
6 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.67%) Product Management
8 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.11%) Android Development
9 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 7 (9.72%) Change Management
10 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (6.94%) SOA
12 5 (6.94%) Web Development
13 3 (4.17%) Content Management
13 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 30 (41.67%) C#
3 27 (37.50%) C++
4 26 (36.11%) Java
5 24 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (13.89%) C
7 5 (6.94%) XAML
8 3 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.78%) Python
9 2 (2.78%) VB6
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
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