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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 189 151 169
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Permanent jobs citing OOD 27 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.26% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.45% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 59 41
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
4326 4564 4272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.87% 87.33% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3758 3710
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halesowen - 7 £24,500 -
Coventry +13 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Staffordshire -3 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Birmingham -39 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Walsall - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +12 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OOD.

1 43 (67.19%) OO
2 35 (54.69%) SQL
3 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 34 (53.13%) .NET
4 31 (48.44%) C#
5 29 (45.31%) HTML
6 27 (42.19%) CSS
7 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
9 21 (32.81%) Scrum
10 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 19 (29.69%) Java
12 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
13 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
14 15 (23.44%) XML
15 14 (21.88%) Web Services
15 14 (21.88%) MVC
16 13 (20.31%) OOP
16 13 (20.31%) Degree
17 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
17 11 (17.19%) Linux
17 11 (17.19%) jQuery
18 10 (15.63%) TDD
19 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
19 9 (14.06%) REST
19 9 (14.06%) Coaching
19 9 (14.06%) SDLC
20 8 (12.50%) Retail
20 8 (12.50%) PHP
21 7 (10.94%) J2EE

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) ColdFusion
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) SaaS
3 3 (4.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.94%) MySQL
4 6 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (9.38%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.81%) JUnit
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) CruiseControl
5 4 (6.25%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) Concordion
7 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.56%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.56%) Gradle
7 1 (1.56%) JBehave
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) RSpec
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) WATIR
7 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (12.50%) Retail
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (79.69%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) C# Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Junior
4 15 (23.44%) Junior Developer
5 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
6 12 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (18.75%) Junior C# Developer
7 11 (17.19%) SQL Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Team Leader
9 7 (10.94%) Junior SQL Developer
9 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Agile Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) .NET
2 29 (45.31%) HTML
3 27 (42.19%) CSS
4 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.44%) XML
6 14 (21.88%) Web Services
7 11 (17.19%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) REST
9 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.94%) J2EE
9 7 (10.94%) LAMP
9 7 (10.94%) Servlets
9 7 (10.94%) SOAP
9 7 (10.94%) Spring
10 6 (9.38%) J2SE
10 6 (9.38%) JSP
10 6 (9.38%) Struts
10 6 (9.38%) XSLT
11 5 (7.81%) Laravel
11 5 (7.81%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) OO
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) Scrum
4 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
5 14 (21.88%) MVC
6 13 (20.31%) OOP
7 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.63%) TDD
9 9 (14.06%) Coaching
9 9 (14.06%) SDLC
10 7 (10.94%) Open Source
11 6 (9.38%) SOA
12 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (6.25%) Process Management
13 4 (6.25%) Service Management
14 3 (4.69%) Migration
14 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
14 3 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 31 (48.44%) C#
4 19 (29.69%) Java
5 8 (12.50%) PHP
6 7 (10.94%) Python
6 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 4 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.69%) F#
8 3 (4.69%) XPath
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) MCSD
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Sybase
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