The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 72 81
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9  
Permanent jobs citing OOD 14 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.71% 2.12% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.36% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 7
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 323 636 718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 85.68% 90.08% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 457 614
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing OOD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Dorset

OOD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for OOD in Dorset

OOD
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Dorset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OOD in Dorset

OOD
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne -3 6 £45,000 +8.43%
Bournemouth +30 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Poole -4 2 £50,000 +33.33%
OOD
South West

OOD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for OOD.

1 26 (100.00%) OO
2 24 (92.31%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (80.77%) .NET
4 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
4 19 (73.08%) Entity Framework
5 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
6 14 (53.85%) Windows
6 14 (53.85%) SQL
6 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
7 12 (46.15%) NHibernate
7 12 (46.15%) JIRA
7 12 (46.15%) WPF
7 12 (46.15%) UML
7 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (42.31%) Multithreading
9 10 (38.46%) WCF
10 9 (34.62%) MVC
11 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
12 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (26.92%) Service Design
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (26.92%) REST
12 7 (26.92%) Backbone.js
12 7 (26.92%) Ember.js
12 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
12 7 (26.92%) Marketing
12 7 (26.92%) Ajax
12 7 (26.92%) jQuery

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
1 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) MSTest
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Java Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
2 19 (73.08%) Entity Framework
3 12 (46.15%) NHibernate
3 12 (46.15%) WPF
4 10 (38.46%) WCF
5 7 (26.92%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (26.92%) Backbone.js
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) Ember.js
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (7.69%) Struts
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) OO
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) UML
5 11 (42.31%) Multithreading
6 9 (34.62%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) Service Design
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (7.69%) BDD
10 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (7.69%) OOP
10 2 (7.69%) People Management
10 2 (7.69%) Physics
10 2 (7.69%) SDLC
10 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Web Development
11 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C
4 6 (23.08%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) TickIT