The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 36 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OOD 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.83% - 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
OOD
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 161 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 77.73% 70.00% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 163 138 156
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

OOD
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Worcestershire region.

OOD Salary Trend in Worcestershire

OOD
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Worcester - 7 £40,000 -
OOD
West Midlands

OOD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) XSL
5 5 (55.56%) Change Control
5 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
5 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Automotive

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA