The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 153 172 172
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing OOD 49 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.96% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £52,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4082 4254 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.82% 76.83% 74.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3375 3588 3140
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OOD
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 +14 14 £34,750 +15.83%
Walsall +11 9 £33,250 -5.00% 1
Coventry +2 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Worcestershire - 9 £36,250 -
Staffordshire -9 7 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 76 (69.09%) OO
2 70 (63.64%) C#
2 70 (63.64%) SQL
3 69 (62.73%) .NET
4 43 (39.09%) HTML
5 42 (38.18%) SQL Server
6 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET
7 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
8 31 (28.18%) VB.NET
9 30 (27.27%) CSS
9 30 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 24 (21.82%) Relational Database
11 23 (20.91%) RDBMS
12 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 22 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 22 (20.00%) jQuery
13 21 (19.09%) C++
14 18 (16.36%) XML
15 16 (14.55%) MVC
15 16 (14.55%) Web Development
16 15 (13.64%) MS Office
17 14 (12.73%) Java
17 14 (12.73%) PHP
17 14 (12.73%) MySQL
17 14 (12.73%) OOP
18 13 (11.82%) SOA
18 13 (11.82%) Windows
18 13 (11.82%) Web Services
18 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
18 13 (11.82%) IIS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (11.82%) IIS
2 8 (7.27%) Apache
3 5 (4.55%) Moodle
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.64%) HFM
2 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 23 (20.91%) RDBMS
4 14 (12.73%) MySQL
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.91%) DB2
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.91%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.09%) Subversion
3 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.73%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.91%) Xcode
6 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Automotive
3 6 (5.45%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.45%) Games
4 4 (3.64%) Electronics
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (67.27%) Developer
2 30 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 25 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 21 (19.09%) Analyst
5 19 (17.27%) Software Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.73%) C# Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 10 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Applications Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Web Applications Developer
11 7 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Research Scientist
12 6 (5.45%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Programmer
12 6 (5.45%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (62.73%) .NET
2 43 (39.09%) HTML
3 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.27%) CSS
5 22 (20.00%) jQuery
6 18 (16.36%) XML
7 13 (11.82%) Web Services
7 13 (11.82%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.82%) Symfony
8 10 (9.09%) WCF
8 10 (9.09%) Middleware
9 9 (8.18%) JSON
10 8 (7.27%) REST
10 8 (7.27%) Backbone.js
10 8 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (7.27%) Ember.js
10 8 (7.27%) Underscore.js
10 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.36%) Classic ASP
12 6 (5.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.27%) Open Source
3 6 (5.45%) Physics
3 6 (5.45%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.45%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) UNIX
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (69.09%) OO
2 30 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 16 (14.55%) MVC
3 16 (14.55%) Web Development
4 14 (12.73%) OOP
5 13 (11.82%) SOA
6 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.91%) TDD
7 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.18%) Scrum
9 7 (6.36%) Time Management
10 6 (5.45%) Software Testing
10 6 (5.45%) OO PHP
10 6 (5.45%) UML
11 5 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.55%) Change Control
11 5 (4.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.64%) C#
1 70 (63.64%) SQL
2 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.18%) VB.NET
4 21 (19.09%) C++
5 14 (12.73%) Java
5 14 (12.73%) PHP
6 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.36%) VB
7 7 (6.36%) VB6
8 5 (4.55%) C
9 3 (2.73%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) PhD
3 4 (3.64%) HND
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Zend
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) Sybase
5 1 (0.91%) Talend
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago