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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 157 158 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing OOD 70 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.09% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.32% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 50
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Birmingham +21 39 £37,500 +31.57% 3
Staffordshire -3 10 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Coventry -14 8 £50,000 +42.85%
Warwickshire -17 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Worcestershire +1 3 £52,500 +55.55% 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 117 (90.00%) OO
2 81 (62.31%) JavaScript
3 75 (57.69%) XML
4 73 (56.15%) CSS
5 69 (53.08%) HTML
6 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (47.69%) SQL
8 53 (40.77%) .NET
9 51 (39.23%) Scrum
10 47 (36.15%) jQuery
11 43 (33.08%) REST
12 40 (30.77%) Degree
12 40 (30.77%) C#
12 40 (30.77%) Linux
13 38 (29.23%) JSON
14 36 (27.69%) Web Development
15 34 (26.15%) Git (software)
15 34 (26.15%) MySQL
16 33 (25.38%) Apache
17 31 (23.85%) E-Commerce
17 31 (23.85%) Software Engineering
18 29 (22.31%) Google
18 29 (22.31%) Ubuntu
18 29 (22.31%) Debian
18 29 (22.31%) LAMP
18 29 (22.31%) Java
18 29 (22.31%) PHP
18 29 (22.31%) Magento
18 29 (22.31%) PHP 5
18 29 (22.31%) nginx

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (25.38%) Apache
2 29 (22.31%) nginx
3 17 (13.08%) IIS
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle UPK
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.54%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Magento
2 7 (5.38%) HFM
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle FAH
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) Internet
2 4 (3.08%) HTTP
3 3 (2.31%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) MySQL
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.38%) SQLPlus
3 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.46%) JUnit
3 10 (7.69%) Selenium
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (5.38%) Toad
5 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.85%) Xcode
7 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.08%) Subversion
7 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.31%) NSubstitute
8 3 (2.31%) NUnit
8 3 (2.31%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.54%) Concordion
9 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.54%) JIRA
9 2 (1.54%) jMock
9 2 (1.54%) RSpec
9 2 (1.54%) WATIR
General
1 26 (20.00%) Games
2 25 (19.23%) Finance
3 11 (8.46%) Retail
4 3 (2.31%) Local Government
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (75.38%) Developer
2 32 (24.62%) Web Developer
3 29 (22.31%) PHP Developer
3 29 (22.31%) PHP Web Developer
4 27 (20.77%) Senior Developer
5 26 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 23 (17.69%) Java Developer
7 22 (16.92%) Magento Developer
7 22 (16.92%) PHP Magento Developer
8 19 (14.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (9.23%) .NET Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Data Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Data Integration Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Integration Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Systems Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Systems Integration Architect
10 10 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (57.69%) XML
2 73 (56.15%) CSS
3 69 (53.08%) HTML
4 53 (40.77%) .NET
5 47 (36.15%) jQuery
6 43 (33.08%) REST
7 38 (29.23%) JSON
8 29 (22.31%) LAMP
8 29 (22.31%) LEMP Stack
8 29 (22.31%) Symfony
8 29 (22.31%) Zend Framework
9 27 (20.77%) .NET Framework
9 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET
10 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (13.08%) HTML5
12 14 (10.77%) WCF
13 12 (9.23%) WinForms
14 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (8.46%) J2EE
15 10 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) N-Tier
2 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.23%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.31%) Online Gambling
6 3 (2.31%) Statistics
7 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Equities
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.77%) Linux
2 29 (22.31%) Debian
2 29 (22.31%) Ubuntu
3 22 (16.92%) Windows
4 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (90.00%) OO
2 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.23%) Scrum
4 36 (27.69%) Web Development
5 31 (23.85%) E-Commerce
5 31 (23.85%) Software Engineering
6 29 (22.31%) Open Source
6 29 (22.31%) Performance Optimisation
7 27 (20.77%) Unit Testing
8 23 (17.69%) MVC
9 17 (13.08%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (11.54%) Secure Coding
11 14 (10.77%) TDD
12 12 (9.23%) Business Analysis
12 12 (9.23%) Data Architecture
12 12 (9.23%) ERP
13 11 (8.46%) Coaching
13 11 (8.46%) OOP
14 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (62.31%) JavaScript
2 62 (47.69%) SQL
3 40 (30.77%) C#
4 29 (22.31%) Java
4 29 (22.31%) PHP
4 29 (22.31%) PHP 5
5 15 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.92%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.15%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.62%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.85%) VB
9 5 (3.85%) VB6
10 4 (3.08%) C++
11 3 (2.31%) XAML
12 1 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 40 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (22.31%) Google
1 29 (22.31%) Zend
2 8 (6.15%) Oracle
3 7 (5.38%) Hyperion
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.08%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.54%) Facebook
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
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