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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 165 171 160
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing OOD 58 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 29
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £59,000
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
4452 4211 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.46% 77.98% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3720 3569 3157
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,602 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 21 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Staffordshire +1 17 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £40,000 -
Walsall +2 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -10 3 - - 1
Coventry -23 3 £40,000 -16.66%
Wolverhampton - 3 £30,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 83 (75.45%) OO
2 74 (67.27%) .NET
3 68 (61.82%) C#
3 68 (61.82%) SQL
4 53 (48.18%) HTML
5 46 (41.82%) JavaScript
6 43 (39.09%) CSS
7 40 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 33 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 31 (28.18%) VB.NET
10 28 (25.45%) jQuery
11 27 (24.55%) Web Development
11 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (22.73%) Software Engineering
13 24 (21.82%) Relational Database
13 24 (21.82%) RDBMS
14 22 (20.00%) OOP
15 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
16 18 (16.36%) MySQL
16 18 (16.36%) PHP
16 18 (16.36%) XML
17 17 (15.45%) REST
18 16 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (14.55%) Ubuntu
18 16 (14.55%) Zend
18 16 (14.55%) Open Source
18 16 (14.55%) Scrum
19 15 (13.64%) MVC
19 15 (13.64%) IIS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (13.64%) IIS
2 12 (10.91%) Apache
3 5 (4.55%) CMS
4 4 (3.64%) WordPress
5 2 (1.82%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.82%) RDBMS
2 24 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 18 (16.36%) MySQL
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Subversion
2 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.64%) NUnit
4 4 (3.64%) QUnit
5 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.73%) Selenium
5 3 (2.73%) T4 Templates
6 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Automotive
2 7 (6.36%) Games
3 6 (5.45%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.73%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (71.82%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.64%) Senior Developer
4 19 (17.27%) Web Developer
4 19 (17.27%) Software Engineer
5 18 (16.36%) C# Developer
6 15 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Applications Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Web Applications Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
8 10 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Analyst
9 9 (8.18%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (8.18%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Systems Developer
11 6 (5.45%) SQL Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Junior
11 6 (5.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (67.27%) .NET
2 53 (48.18%) HTML
3 43 (39.09%) CSS
4 33 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 28 (25.45%) jQuery
6 18 (16.36%) XML
7 17 (15.45%) REST
8 16 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (13.64%) Web Services
10 14 (12.73%) Symfony
11 13 (11.82%) JSON
12 12 (10.91%) Ember.js
12 12 (10.91%) Underscore.js
12 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
12 12 (10.91%) Backbone.js
13 11 (10.00%) WCF
14 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
15 8 (7.27%) Middleware
16 7 (6.36%) HTML5
16 7 (6.36%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Open Source
1 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.18%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.18%) Physics
4 6 (5.45%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.64%) Blog
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Ubuntu
2 15 (13.64%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) UNIX
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (75.45%) OO
2 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) Web Development
3 25 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 22 (20.00%) OOP
5 16 (14.55%) Scrum
6 15 (13.64%) MVC
7 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.00%) TDD
9 7 (6.36%) UML
9 7 (6.36%) Time Management
10 6 (5.45%) OO PHP
11 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.55%) Change Control
11 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.64%) SEO
12 4 (3.64%) Performance Management
12 4 (3.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) C#
1 68 (61.82%) SQL
2 46 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.18%) VB.NET
4 18 (16.36%) PHP
5 14 (12.73%) C++
6 12 (10.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.09%) VB
7 10 (9.09%) Java
8 8 (7.27%) VB6
9 4 (3.64%) C
9 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.82%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.91%) XPath
11 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) PhD
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.73%) MCSD
3 3 (2.73%) HND
3 3 (2.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) Zend
3 1 (0.91%) Talend
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.91%) QNX
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
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