The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 17 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.43% 1.43% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 1.59% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 63 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 86.96% 90.00% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 15
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £25,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

OOD
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

OOD Salary Trend in Walsall

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (94.12%) OO
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) RDBMS
3 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 14 (82.35%) Relational Database
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) HND
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.88%) Talend
8 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) JavaScript

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) RDBMS
1 14 (82.35%) Relational Database
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) OO
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) HND
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Talend
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Business Objects