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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 163 164 152
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 50 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.70% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.90% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 29
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Staffordshire -8 14 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Birmingham +13 13 £37,500 +7.91% 3
Walsall +8 8 £33,750 -3.57%
Worcestershire - 8 £40,000 -
Coventry -2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (72.97%) OO
2 72 (64.86%) SQL
3 67 (60.36%) .NET
4 65 (58.56%) C#
5 46 (41.44%) HTML
6 38 (34.23%) SQL Server
7 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 35 (31.53%) ASP.NET
9 34 (30.63%) CSS
10 29 (26.13%) Software Engineering
11 27 (24.32%) VB.NET
12 26 (23.42%) Relational Database
13 25 (22.52%) RDBMS
14 24 (21.62%) Web Development
15 23 (20.72%) jQuery
16 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
16 19 (17.12%) XML
17 18 (16.22%) OOP
17 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
17 18 (16.22%) C++
18 17 (15.32%) PHP
18 17 (15.32%) MySQL
19 16 (14.41%) Symfony
20 15 (13.51%) Java
21 14 (12.61%) Web Services
21 14 (12.61%) IIS
21 14 (12.61%) Subversion
22 13 (11.71%) Degree
22 13 (11.71%) Zend
22 13 (11.71%) REST

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (12.61%) IIS
2 12 (10.81%) Apache
3 4 (3.60%) Moodle
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) WordPress
4 1 (0.90%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.60%) HFM
2 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Modbus
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.42%) Relational Database
3 25 (22.52%) RDBMS
4 17 (15.32%) MySQL
5 6 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Subversion
2 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Xcode
5 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Automotive
2 7 (6.31%) Games
3 6 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (66.67%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 21 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 17 (15.32%) Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Web Developer
7 12 (10.81%) Applications Developer
7 12 (10.81%) Web Applications Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Systems Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Graduate
11 6 (5.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.36%) .NET
2 46 (41.44%) HTML
3 35 (31.53%) ASP.NET
4 34 (30.63%) CSS
5 23 (20.72%) jQuery
6 19 (17.12%) XML
7 16 (14.41%) Symfony
8 14 (12.61%) Web Services
9 13 (11.71%) REST
10 12 (10.81%) Backbone.js
10 12 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (10.81%) Ember.js
10 12 (10.81%) Underscore.js
10 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
10 12 (10.81%) JSON
11 11 (9.91%) Middleware
12 10 (9.01%) WCF
13 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
14 6 (5.41%) .NET Compact Framework
14 6 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
1 12 (10.81%) Open Source
2 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.41%) Physics
3 6 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) Blog
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) OO
2 29 (26.13%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.62%) Web Development
4 18 (16.22%) OOP
5 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.81%) MVC
6 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.01%) TDD
8 8 (7.21%) Scrum
9 7 (6.31%) UML
9 7 (6.31%) Time Management
10 5 (4.50%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.50%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.50%) Change Control
10 5 (4.50%) SOA
10 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.60%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) SQL
2 65 (58.56%) C#
3 37 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 27 (24.32%) VB.NET
5 18 (16.22%) C++
6 17 (15.32%) PHP
7 15 (13.51%) Java
8 12 (10.81%) T-SQL
9 9 (8.11%) VB
10 7 (6.31%) VB6
11 4 (3.60%) C
12 2 (1.80%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.90%) XPath
13 1 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) PhD
3 4 (3.60%) HND
4 3 (2.70%) MCSE
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Zend
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 4 (3.60%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.90%) QNX
5 1 (0.90%) Sybase
5 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) Talend
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