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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 155 137 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOD 61 43 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.02% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.28% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 66
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
4064 3360 3590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.35% 80.02% 76.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 2663 3032
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,867
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,550 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 19 £35,000 -6.66%
Birmingham -22 15 £27,000 -10.00% 5
Walsall - 9 £32,500 - 3
Staffordshire -15 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Warwickshire -9 4 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Solihull - 4 £25,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £23,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 115 (95.04%) OO
2 72 (59.50%) .NET
3 58 (47.93%) C#
3 58 (47.93%) HTML
4 55 (45.45%) MVC
5 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (38.84%) SQL
7 45 (37.19%) JavaScript
8 44 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
9 43 (35.54%) CSS
10 35 (28.93%) Software Engineering
11 34 (28.10%) Windows
12 33 (27.27%) jQuery
13 31 (25.62%) Scrum
14 29 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (22.31%) Degree
16 26 (21.49%) Finance
17 22 (18.18%) Unit Testing
17 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (17.36%) VB.NET
19 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
20 17 (14.05%) OOP
20 17 (14.05%) MySQL
20 17 (14.05%) PHP
21 16 (13.22%) Subversion
21 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
21 16 (13.22%) OO PHP
21 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
22 15 (12.40%) Ajax

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (8.26%) Moodle
2 6 (4.96%) CMS
3 5 (4.13%) WordPress
4 4 (3.31%) IIS
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.83%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
1 6 (4.96%) Modbus
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 29 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (14.05%) MySQL
4 14 (11.57%) Relational Database
5 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.65%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Subversion
1 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.74%) NUnit
3 11 (9.09%) QUnit
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.48%) Selenium
5 3 (2.48%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.48%) T4 Templates
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.65%) Toad
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) CMake
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (83.47%) Developer
2 35 (28.93%) Software Developer
3 27 (22.31%) Senior Developer
3 27 (22.31%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Junior Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Junior
6 13 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (9.92%) PHP Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Software Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (59.50%) .NET
2 58 (47.93%) HTML
3 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
3 43 (35.54%) CSS
4 33 (27.27%) jQuery
5 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
7 15 (12.40%) Ajax
7 15 (12.40%) HTML5
8 14 (11.57%) CSS3
9 12 (9.92%) Symfony
9 12 (9.92%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (9.09%) REST
10 11 (9.09%) Web Services
11 10 (8.26%) XML
11 10 (8.26%) Middleware
12 9 (7.44%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.74%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.26%) Device Driver
4 9 (7.44%) Open Source
5 7 (5.79%) Social Network
5 7 (5.79%) iPhone
5 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.79%) NHS
6 5 (4.13%) Blog
6 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.31%) Equities
8 3 (2.48%) Physics
8 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.10%) Windows
2 13 (10.74%) Android
3 10 (8.26%) Nucleus RTOS
4 7 (5.79%) Linux
5 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (95.04%) OO
2 55 (45.45%) MVC
3 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (28.93%) Software Engineering
5 31 (25.62%) Scrum
6 22 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 17 (14.05%) OOP
8 16 (13.22%) OO PHP
9 15 (12.40%) TDD
10 11 (9.09%) UML
11 10 (8.26%) Software Architecture
11 10 (8.26%) Refactoring
12 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.79%) Web Development
13 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.13%) Integration Testing
14 5 (4.13%) Time Management
14 5 (4.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (4.13%) MVVM
14 5 (4.13%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) C#
2 47 (38.84%) SQL
3 45 (37.19%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.36%) VB.NET
5 17 (14.05%) PHP
6 13 (10.74%) Java
7 12 (9.92%) C++
8 10 (8.26%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.61%) VB
10 7 (5.79%) TypeScript
11 5 (4.13%) VB6
12 4 (3.31%) C
13 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.83%) VC++
14 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.13%) HND
4 2 (1.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.26%) QNX
3 5 (4.13%) Zend
3 5 (4.13%) BT
3 5 (4.13%) Apple
4 2 (1.65%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.83%) hybris
5 1 (0.83%) Sybase
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £22,000 to £37,500, based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £25,000 to £37,500, based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Wolverhampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago