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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 150 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing OOD 69 61 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.24% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.54% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 70
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,200 £46,000
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
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Birmingham -10 27 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Walsall +3 14 £42,500 +14.86%
Coventry -14 11 £35,000 -6.66%
Staffordshire -13 5 £43,750 +25.00%
Worcestershire - 5 £22,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £32,500 -
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 2 £43,750 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 107 (90.68%) OO
2 61 (51.69%) .NET
3 57 (48.31%) SQL
4 52 (44.07%) HTML
5 49 (41.53%) C#
5 49 (41.53%) MVC
6 40 (33.90%) Finance
6 40 (33.90%) Software Engineering
7 39 (33.05%) JavaScript
8 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
8 35 (29.66%) CSS
9 34 (28.81%) Windows
10 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (25.42%) Degree
12 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET
13 26 (22.03%) Git (software)
14 25 (21.19%) jQuery
15 24 (20.34%) Subversion
16 22 (18.64%) VB.NET
17 20 (16.95%) XML
17 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
18 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
19 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
20 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
20 16 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (13.56%) MySQL
20 16 (13.56%) C++
21 15 (12.71%) PHP
21 15 (12.71%) Web Services

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (9.32%) Moodle
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (1.69%) HFM
5 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) Modbus
2 3 (2.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) MySQL
2 16 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.47%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (4.24%) SQLPlus
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.54%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 24 (20.34%) Subversion
3 9 (7.63%) NUnit
4 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (4.24%) Toad
7 4 (3.39%) QUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Gradle
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Maven
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Banking
2 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (76.27%) Developer
2 28 (23.73%) Software Developer
3 22 (18.64%) .NET Developer
4 18 (15.25%) Software Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.86%) PHP Developer
6 12 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 12 (10.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) Junior Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Junior
7 11 (9.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (51.69%) .NET
2 52 (44.07%) HTML
3 35 (29.66%) CSS
4 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET
5 25 (21.19%) jQuery
6 20 (16.95%) XML
7 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
8 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (12.71%) Web Services
10 14 (11.86%) WCF
10 14 (11.86%) Symfony
11 13 (11.02%) HTML5
11 13 (11.02%) CSS3
12 12 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (10.17%) Middleware
13 10 (8.47%) WinForms
13 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (7.63%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (6.78%) Entity Framework
15 8 (6.78%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.17%) Device Driver
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.78%) Open Source
4 8 (6.78%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.93%) NHS
5 7 (5.93%) Equities
5 7 (5.93%) Social Network
5 7 (5.93%) iPhone
6 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
8 1 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.81%) Windows
2 12 (10.17%) Nucleus RTOS
2 12 (10.17%) Android
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (90.68%) OO
2 49 (41.53%) MVC
3 40 (33.90%) Software Engineering
4 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.71%) OOP
7 14 (11.86%) UML
7 14 (11.86%) OO PHP
8 12 (10.17%) Scrum
8 12 (10.17%) Software Architecture
8 12 (10.17%) TDD
9 11 (9.32%) Refactoring
9 11 (9.32%) Mobile Development
10 8 (6.78%) Web Development
11 6 (5.08%) MVVM
11 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.08%) Migration
11 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) SQL
2 49 (41.53%) C#
3 39 (33.05%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.64%) VB.NET
5 16 (13.56%) C++
6 15 (12.71%) PHP
7 14 (11.86%) T-SQL
8 13 (11.02%) Java
9 12 (10.17%) VB
10 9 (7.63%) C
10 9 (7.63%) VB6
11 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.24%) HND
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) QNX
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle
4 5 (4.24%) BT
4 5 (4.24%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.39%) Informatica
5 4 (3.39%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.85%) hybris
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago