The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 223 201 191
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 14
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
OOA/OOD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4820 4304 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.77% 80.10% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3928 3562 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,891 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OOA/OOD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Birmingham +5 2 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +6 1 £42,500 -27.65%
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VC++
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOA/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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VC++
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle