Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 228 204
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOD 161 108 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 1.06% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.15% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 116 99 140
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £48,900 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% -3.00%

OOD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,621 9,378 9,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.23% 91.75% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,926 7,741 8,227
South West median annual salary £42,864 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.06% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the South West

OOD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for OOD in the South West

OOD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for OOD in the South West

OOD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +45 59 £46,000 +22.67% 4
Wiltshire +23 45 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Bristol +2 42 £48,750 +21.88% 10
Dorset -40 10 £45,000 - 5
Somerset +37 4 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Devon +15 1 £32,500 -28.96%
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for OOD.

1 142 (88.20%) OO
2 106 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (60.87%) C++
4 97 (60.25%) Software Engineering
5 91 (56.52%) Linux
6 66 (40.99%) Scrum
7 65 (40.37%) SQL
8 64 (39.75%) Java
9 61 (37.89%) C#
10 54 (33.54%) C
11 53 (32.92%) Spring
12 48 (29.81%) TDD
12 48 (29.81%) .NET
12 48 (29.81%) JUnit
13 45 (27.95%) Security Cleared
14 43 (26.71%) Python
15 41 (25.47%) Apache
16 40 (24.84%) Open Source
17 38 (23.60%) Jenkins
17 38 (23.60%) JIRA
18 36 (22.36%) Wiki
18 36 (22.36%) Java EE
18 36 (22.36%) Confluence
19 35 (21.74%) Bitbucket
19 35 (21.74%) EasyMock
19 35 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 35 (21.74%) EJB
19 35 (21.74%) JSF
19 35 (21.74%) DevOps
20 34 (21.12%) HTML

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 41 (25.47%) Apache
2 36 (22.36%) Confluence
3 11 (6.83%) IIS
4 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) JBoss
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.24%) Simulink
3 1 (0.62%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) Network Security
2 5 (3.11%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) SMS
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) MySQL
3 14 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.83%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (6.83%) GIS
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.11%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.11%) OrientDB
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.24%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (29.81%) JUnit
2 38 (23.60%) Jenkins
2 38 (23.60%) JIRA
3 35 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 35 (21.74%) Bitbucket
3 35 (21.74%) EasyMock
4 34 (21.12%) Git (software)
5 32 (19.88%) Visual Studio
6 29 (18.01%) Maven
7 27 (16.77%) Subversion
8 21 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (11.80%) Ant
10 16 (9.94%) Apache Ivy
11 11 (6.83%) Eclipse
12 8 (4.97%) ClearCase
13 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
13 5 (3.11%) Selenium
14 4 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (1.24%) Eclipse RCP
15 2 (1.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Military
3 6 (3.73%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) Retail
4 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.48%) Electronics
5 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 92 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 79 (49.07%) Developer
3 35 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
4 34 (21.12%) Java Engineer
5 33 (20.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 31 (19.25%) Software Developer
7 28 (17.39%) Java Developer
8 25 (15.53%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 16 (9.94%) .NET Developer
11 12 (7.45%) C# Developer
12 11 (6.83%) C++ Developer
12 11 (6.83%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (6.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 10 (6.21%) Agile Developer
13 10 (6.21%) Agile Java Developer
13 10 (6.21%) C++ Software Developer
13 10 (6.21%) DevOps Developer
13 10 (6.21%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (5.59%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.92%) Spring
2 48 (29.81%) .NET
3 36 (22.36%) Java EE
4 35 (21.74%) EJB
4 35 (21.74%) JSF
5 34 (21.12%) HTML
6 30 (18.63%) .NET Framework
7 29 (18.01%) CSS
8 26 (16.15%) Qt
9 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET
11 21 (13.04%) RESTful
12 18 (11.18%) Hibernate
13 16 (9.94%) Entity Framework
14 15 (9.32%) WPF
15 14 (8.70%) SOAP
15 14 (8.70%) WinForms
16 13 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (8.07%) GStreamer
17 12 (7.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.36%) Wiki
2 23 (14.29%) User Experience
3 22 (13.66%) Computer Science
4 18 (11.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 16 (9.94%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.48%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.48%) Media Streaming
7 4 (2.48%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.86%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Fintech
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 91 (56.52%) Linux
2 31 (19.25%) CentOS
2 31 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (18.01%) Windows
4 23 (14.29%) Android
5 22 (13.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (88.20%) OO
2 106 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (60.25%) Software Engineering
4 66 (40.99%) Scrum
5 48 (29.81%) TDD
6 40 (24.84%) Open Source
7 35 (21.74%) DevOps
8 31 (19.25%) MVC
9 30 (18.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 30 (18.63%) UML
10 26 (16.15%) SDLC
11 22 (13.66%) Android Development
11 22 (13.66%) iOS Development
12 21 (13.04%) Mobile Development
13 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (11.80%) Project Management
15 12 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (7.45%) SOLID
16 11 (6.83%) Collaborative Working
16 11 (6.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 98 (60.87%) C++
2 65 (40.37%) SQL
3 64 (39.75%) Java
4 61 (37.89%) C#
5 54 (33.54%) C
6 43 (26.71%) Python
7 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.70%) Embedded C
8 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.83%) Embedded C++
9 11 (6.83%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.97%) Ruby
11 7 (4.35%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.11%) Scala
13 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.24%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.24%) PHP
16 1 (0.62%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (27.95%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.88%) Degree
3 16 (9.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) ISEB
5 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.25%) Red Hat
3 17 (10.56%) Oracle
4 4 (2.48%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Google
5 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.62%) Xamarin