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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 168 161 159
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing OOD 57 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.94% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 35 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
4603 4141 3547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.04% 78.67% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3953 3511 3023
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Birmingham +5 18 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Staffordshire - 16 £38,750 - 1
Warwickshire -5 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Coventry -19 6 £42,500 -11.45% 1
Walsall - 5 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,000 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 78 (75.00%) OO
2 70 (67.31%) .NET
3 62 (59.62%) C#
4 49 (47.12%) HTML
4 49 (47.12%) SQL
5 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
6 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
7 39 (37.50%) CSS
8 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 25 (24.04%) VB.NET
10 25 (24.04%) jQuery
11 23 (22.12%) Web Development
11 23 (22.12%) Scrum
12 20 (19.23%) OOP
12 20 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 20 (19.23%) REST
13 19 (18.27%) Relational Database
13 19 (18.27%) MVC
13 19 (18.27%) MySQL
13 19 (18.27%) PHP
14 17 (16.35%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (16.35%) Ubuntu
14 17 (16.35%) Zend
14 17 (16.35%) Unit Testing
14 17 (16.35%) Open Source
15 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (14.42%) RDBMS
17 14 (13.46%) Windows
17 14 (13.46%) XML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (11.54%) Apache
2 11 (10.58%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) CMS
4 5 (4.81%) WordPress
5 2 (1.92%) Moodle
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) Modbus
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.27%) Relational Database
2 19 (18.27%) MySQL
3 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (14.42%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (13.46%) Subversion
2 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.73%) NUnit
2 7 (6.73%) QUnit
3 3 (2.88%) Selenium
3 3 (2.88%) T4 Templates
3 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) CMake
5 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Games
3 7 (6.73%) Automotive
4 6 (5.77%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (80.77%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) Senior Developer
3 30 (28.85%) .NET Developer
4 21 (20.19%) Software Developer
5 20 (19.23%) Web Developer
5 20 (19.23%) C# Developer
6 16 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) Applications Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Web Applications Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (10.58%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Junior
10 7 (6.73%) Junior Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Systems Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Research Scientist
11 6 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (67.31%) .NET
2 49 (47.12%) HTML
3 39 (37.50%) CSS
4 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 25 (24.04%) jQuery
6 20 (19.23%) REST
7 17 (16.35%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (13.46%) XML
8 14 (13.46%) Symfony
9 13 (12.50%) JSON
10 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.54%) Ember.js
10 12 (11.54%) Underscore.js
10 12 (11.54%) AngularJS
10 12 (11.54%) Backbone.js
11 11 (10.58%) Web Services
12 8 (7.69%) Ajax
12 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.73%) Middleware
14 6 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Open Source
2 12 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.65%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.65%) Physics
5 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.77%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.81%) Blog
7 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.85%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.92%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.96%) User Experience
11 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Ubuntu
2 14 (13.46%) Windows
3 8 (7.69%) UNIX
4 6 (5.77%) Linux
5 2 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.00%) OO
2 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.12%) Web Development
3 23 (22.12%) Scrum
4 20 (19.23%) OOP
4 20 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.27%) MVC
6 17 (16.35%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.65%) TDD
10 8 (7.69%) UML
11 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.73%) OO PHP
12 5 (4.81%) SEO
12 5 (4.81%) Software Testing
12 5 (4.81%) Integration Testing
12 5 (4.81%) Change Control
13 4 (3.85%) Business Analysis
14 3 (2.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.62%) C#
2 49 (47.12%) SQL
3 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.04%) VB.NET
5 19 (18.27%) PHP
6 10 (9.62%) Java
7 9 (8.65%) C++
8 6 (5.77%) VB
9 5 (4.81%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.85%) VB6
11 3 (2.88%) C
11 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.92%) VC++
13 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) PhD
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Zend
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) QNX
3 2 (1.92%) Apple
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