The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 161 157 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 56 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.96% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.24% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 46
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,800 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4558 3878 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.68% 77.76% 75.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3994 3234 3163
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OOD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OOD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OOD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Warwickshire -1 15 £47,500 +31.03%
Coventry -7 10 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Birmingham -20 9 £30,000 +20.00%
Staffordshire +6 8 £31,750 -9.28% 3
Wolverhampton - 8 £34,000 - 4
Worcestershire - 4 £35,750 -
Walsall - 4 £38,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,000 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 92 (82.14%) OO
2 75 (66.96%) .NET
3 60 (53.57%) C#
4 58 (51.79%) HTML
5 55 (49.11%) JavaScript
6 49 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 48 (42.86%) SQL
7 48 (42.86%) CSS
8 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET
10 32 (28.57%) Scrum
11 31 (27.68%) jQuery
12 30 (26.79%) VB.NET
13 29 (25.89%) MVC
14 28 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (21.43%) REST
16 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
16 23 (20.54%) Web Development
17 21 (18.75%) OOP
17 21 (18.75%) Unit Testing
18 20 (17.86%) PHP
18 20 (17.86%) MySQL
19 19 (16.96%) KnockoutJS
20 18 (16.07%) Windows
21 17 (15.18%) Ubuntu
21 17 (15.18%) Zend
21 17 (15.18%) Open Source
22 16 (14.29%) Finance
22 16 (14.29%) .NET Framework
23 15 (13.39%) Subversion

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (10.71%) Apache
2 10 (8.93%) IIS
3 6 (5.36%) CMS
4 5 (4.46%) WordPress
5 3 (2.68%) Moodle
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) Modbus
3 2 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (17.86%) MySQL
4 15 (13.39%) Relational Database
5 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (8.93%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Subversion
2 13 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.82%) QUnit
3 11 (9.82%) NUnit
4 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.68%) T4 Templates
5 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) CMake
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.79%) Automotive
3 2 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (83.04%) Developer
2 38 (33.93%) Senior Developer
3 37 (33.04%) .NET Developer
4 27 (24.11%) Software Developer
5 21 (18.75%) Web Developer
6 17 (15.18%) C# Developer
7 13 (11.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Applications Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Web Applications Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Software Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (9.82%) Senior Web Developer
10 10 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (6.25%) Junior
11 7 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (6.25%) Junior Developer
11 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
12 6 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (66.96%) .NET
2 58 (51.79%) HTML
3 48 (42.86%) CSS
4 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET
5 31 (27.68%) jQuery
6 24 (21.43%) REST
7 19 (16.96%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 15 (13.39%) Ajax
9 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (13.39%) Symfony
10 13 (11.61%) JSON
10 13 (11.61%) XML
11 12 (10.71%) Backbone.js
11 12 (10.71%) Ember.js
11 12 (10.71%) Underscore.js
11 12 (10.71%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.93%) Web Services
13 9 (8.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (8.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Open Source
2 12 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.46%) Physics
5 5 (4.46%) Blog
5 5 (4.46%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 17 (15.18%) Ubuntu
3 8 (7.14%) UNIX
4 6 (5.36%) Linux
5 5 (4.46%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.79%) Android
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (82.14%) OO
2 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.57%) Scrum
4 29 (25.89%) MVC
5 23 (20.54%) Web Development
5 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
6 21 (18.75%) OOP
6 21 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.93%) TDD
8 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.25%) UML
10 5 (4.46%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.46%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.46%) SEO
11 4 (3.57%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.57%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.57%) C#
2 55 (49.11%) JavaScript
3 48 (42.86%) SQL
4 30 (26.79%) VB.NET
5 20 (17.86%) PHP
6 11 (9.82%) Java
7 9 (8.04%) VB
8 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.25%) TypeScript
10 6 (5.36%) C++
11 4 (3.57%) VB6
12 1 (0.89%) XPath
12 1 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) HND
3 2 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Zend
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.46%) QNX
4 2 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.89%) hybris
5 1 (0.89%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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