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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 156 143 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 51 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.25% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.57% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 57
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £57,500
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
4110 3510 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.86% 79.57% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3551 2845 3096
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Coventry +2 15 £35,000 -18.12%
Staffordshire -4 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire -4 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Birmingham -32 7 £28,500 +3.63% 2
Wolverhampton - 6 £34,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £35,750 -
Walsall - 3 £33,750 - 2
Solihull - 2 £25,000 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 99 (92.52%) OO
2 64 (59.81%) .NET
3 55 (51.40%) HTML
4 50 (46.73%) C#
5 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (42.06%) MVC
7 44 (41.12%) JavaScript
7 44 (41.12%) SQL
7 44 (41.12%) CSS
8 39 (36.45%) SQL Server
9 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET
10 32 (29.91%) Scrum
10 32 (29.91%) jQuery
11 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
12 27 (25.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (20.56%) Windows
14 21 (19.63%) VB.NET
15 20 (18.69%) MySQL
15 20 (18.69%) PHP
15 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (16.82%) OOP
17 17 (15.89%) Finance
17 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
18 16 (14.95%) REST
19 15 (14.02%) OO PHP
19 15 (14.02%) Ajax
19 15 (14.02%) Symfony
20 14 (13.08%) Web Development
20 14 (13.08%) Degree
21 13 (12.15%) Subversion

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (8.41%) Moodle
2 6 (5.61%) CMS
3 5 (4.67%) WordPress
4 4 (3.74%) Apache
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Modbus
2 5 (4.67%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 27 (25.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (18.69%) MySQL
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Subversion
2 11 (10.28%) NUnit
2 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.28%) QUnit
3 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.80%) Selenium
4 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.80%) T4 Templates
5 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) CMake
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 2 (1.87%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (81.31%) Developer
2 28 (26.17%) Software Developer
2 28 (26.17%) .NET Developer
3 25 (23.36%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Web Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Software Engineer
5 14 (13.08%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.28%) PHP Developer
7 11 (10.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (9.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Junior
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.48%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (6.54%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.81%) .NET
2 55 (51.40%) HTML
3 44 (41.12%) CSS
4 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET
5 32 (29.91%) jQuery
6 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (14.95%) REST
8 15 (14.02%) Symfony
8 15 (14.02%) Ajax
9 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.21%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (10.28%) Middleware
12 9 (8.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (7.48%) Web Services
13 8 (7.48%) HTML5
14 7 (6.54%) CSS3
15 6 (5.61%) XML
16 5 (4.67%) Zend Framework
16 5 (4.67%) JSON
16 5 (4.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Device Driver
2 9 (8.41%) Open Source
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.67%) Blog
6 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.80%) Physics
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.87%) Social Network
8 2 (1.87%) iPhone
8 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.87%) NHS
8 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) Nucleus RTOS
3 9 (8.41%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.54%) UNIX
5 6 (5.61%) Linux
5 6 (5.61%) Android
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (92.52%) OO
2 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.06%) MVC
4 32 (29.91%) Scrum
5 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
6 18 (16.82%) OOP
7 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
8 15 (14.02%) OO PHP
9 14 (13.08%) Web Development
10 12 (11.21%) TDD
11 10 (9.35%) UML
11 10 (9.35%) Software Architecture
12 9 (8.41%) Refactoring
13 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.67%) Integration Testing
15 5 (4.67%) SEO
16 4 (3.74%) Domain-Driven Design
17 3 (2.80%) BDD
17 3 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) C#
2 44 (41.12%) JavaScript
2 44 (41.12%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) VB.NET
4 20 (18.69%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) C++
5 11 (10.28%) Java
6 8 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.54%) VB
7 7 (6.54%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.80%) VB6
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) QNX
3 9 (8.41%) Zend
4 4 (3.74%) Apple
5 2 (1.87%) BT
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) hybris
6 1 (0.93%) Sybase
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