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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 65 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing OOD 38 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.92% 1.36% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.76% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 20
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,555 £32,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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
980 1024 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.27% 77.52% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 821 914 667
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,525
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South Wales +23 34 £39,750 +6.00% 6
West Wales - 3 £36,000 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (70.83%) HTML
2 46 (63.89%) .NET
3 40 (55.56%) HTML5
4 35 (48.61%) OO
5 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
6 32 (44.44%) CSS
7 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (41.67%) C#
8 30 (41.67%) C++
8 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 28 (38.89%) XML
10 27 (37.50%) Java
11 26 (36.11%) Windows
12 25 (34.72%) WCF
13 24 (33.33%) TDD
13 24 (33.33%) SQL
14 23 (31.94%) MS Excel
15 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
16 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
16 21 (29.17%) MVC
16 21 (29.17%) Scrum
17 20 (27.78%) OOP
18 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (23.61%) WinForms
20 16 (22.22%) Mac OS
21 14 (19.44%) Degree
21 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.44%) PaaS
2 14 (19.44%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) NUnit
1 12 (16.67%) MSTest
1 12 (16.67%) Moq
2 4 (5.56%) Maven
2 4 (5.56%) Ant
3 3 (4.17%) JUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (18.06%) Multimedia
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) Software Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 17 (23.61%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) C++ Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Developer
12 3 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Systems Developer
13 2 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) HTML
2 46 (63.89%) .NET
3 40 (55.56%) HTML5
4 32 (44.44%) CSS
5 28 (38.89%) XML
6 25 (34.72%) WCF
7 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
8 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (23.61%) WinForms
10 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 14 (19.44%) CSS3
11 9 (12.50%) jQuery
11 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 9 (12.50%) J2EE
11 9 (12.50%) Spring
12 6 (8.33%) Web Services
12 6 (8.33%) REST
13 5 (6.94%) JSON
14 3 (4.17%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) DTV
2 13 (18.06%) IPTV
2 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Open Source
3 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.56%) Physics
5 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.89%) Android
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Phone
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (1.39%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) OO
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.33%) TDD
4 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 21 (29.17%) MVC
4 21 (29.17%) Scrum
5 20 (27.78%) OOP
6 13 (18.06%) Product Management
7 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.72%) Change Management
8 7 (9.72%) Android Development
8 7 (9.72%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.94%) SOA
10 5 (6.94%) Web Development
10 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.94%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 30 (41.67%) C#
2 30 (41.67%) C++
3 27 (37.50%) Java
4 24 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) C
6 5 (6.94%) XAML
7 3 (4.17%) VB6
7 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.17%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
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