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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 172 153
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing OOD 20 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.18% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 59 56
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
4239 5158 4271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.85% 88.28% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3396 4229 3575
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Coventry +16 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Halesowen - 5 £24,500 -
Staffordshire +2 4 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -20 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Walsall - 3 £42,500 -
Shropshire -7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (69.39%) OO
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
4 25 (51.02%) HTML
4 25 (51.02%) CSS
5 22 (44.90%) C#
5 22 (44.90%) .NET
5 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.82%) Scrum
7 17 (34.69%) Java
7 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
8 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
9 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.57%) XML
11 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
12 12 (24.49%) Degree
13 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.41%) Coaching
14 9 (18.37%) TDD
14 9 (18.37%) Web Services
15 8 (16.33%) OOP
15 8 (16.33%) J2EE
15 8 (16.33%) Linux
15 8 (16.33%) Retail
16 7 (14.29%) Spring
16 7 (14.29%) jQuery
16 7 (14.29%) XSLT
16 7 (14.29%) Struts
16 7 (14.29%) JSP
16 7 (14.29%) Servlets

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 6 (12.24%) ColdFusion
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.16%) Couchbase
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) JUnit
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.08%) NUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Concordion
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Gitweb
5 1 (2.04%) JBehave
5 1 (2.04%) RSpec
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) WATIR
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) C# Developer
3 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Junior
4 13 (26.53%) Junior Developer
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Junior C# Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Team Leader
7 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Junior SQL Developer
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) CSS
1 25 (51.02%) HTML
2 22 (44.90%) .NET
3 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
4 14 (28.57%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 8 (16.33%) J2EE
7 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.29%) J2SE
7 7 (14.29%) jQuery
7 7 (14.29%) JSP
7 7 (14.29%) Servlets
7 7 (14.29%) Spring
7 7 (14.29%) Struts
7 7 (14.29%) XSLT
8 6 (12.24%) Laravel
9 5 (10.20%) REST
9 5 (10.20%) SOAP
10 4 (8.16%) LAMP
11 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) OO
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Scrum
4 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
5 10 (20.41%) Coaching
5 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 8 (16.33%) OOP
8 7 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
10 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 4 (8.16%) SOA
11 3 (6.12%) AOP
11 3 (6.12%) Change Control
11 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (6.12%) UML
11 3 (6.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) C#
4 17 (34.69%) Java
5 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.12%) XPath
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) F#
10 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Sybase
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