The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 167 153
Rank change year-on-year -23 -14  
Permanent jobs citing OOD 32 74 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 1.19% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.34% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 72 60
Median salary £47,500 £42,655 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.35% +21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.29% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4469 5515 4561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.22% 88.37% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3705 4346 3783
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OOD in the West Midlands

OOD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for OOD in the West Midlands

OOD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Birmingham 0 19 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Staffordshire 0 8 £42,500 - 2
Coventry +2 5 £45,000 +5.49%
Walsall +12 2 £45,000 +28.57%
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OOD.

1 50 (84.75%) OO
2 41 (69.49%) JavaScript
3 39 (66.10%) CSS
4 38 (64.41%) HTML
5 33 (55.93%) C#
6 32 (54.24%) SQL
7 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (47.46%) .NET
9 21 (35.59%) jQuery
10 20 (33.90%) Java
10 20 (33.90%) Scrum
11 18 (30.51%) REST
11 18 (30.51%) TypeScript
12 17 (28.81%) AngularJS
12 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
13 16 (27.12%) Finance
14 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
15 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
15 14 (23.73%) TDD
15 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
16 12 (20.34%) XML
16 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
16 12 (20.34%) Degree
16 12 (20.34%) BDD
17 11 (18.64%) Gherkin
18 10 (16.95%) KnockoutJS
18 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
18 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
18 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
18 10 (16.95%) Ajax

OOD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (10.17%) ColdFusion
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) SaaS
2 5 (8.47%) Firebase
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.56%) MySQL
5 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) DB2
8 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
3 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.47%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.47%) PhantomJS
4 5 (8.47%) webpack
5 4 (6.78%) JUnit
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.69%) Gradle
7 1 (1.69%) JBehave
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Senior Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Java Developer
4 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
5 14 (23.73%) Software Developer
6 12 (20.34%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (16.95%) SQL Developer
8 9 (15.25%) Team Leader
9 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
9 8 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (11.86%) Agile Developer
10 7 (11.86%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (11.86%) Development Team Leader
10 7 (11.86%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (11.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (10.17%) Junior
11 6 (10.17%) Junior C# Developer
11 6 (10.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (66.10%) CSS
2 38 (64.41%) HTML
3 28 (47.46%) .NET
4 21 (35.59%) jQuery
5 18 (30.51%) REST
6 17 (28.81%) AngularJS
6 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.34%) XML
8 11 (18.64%) Gherkin
9 10 (16.95%) Ajax
9 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
9 10 (16.95%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (15.25%) XSLT
11 8 (13.56%) HTML5
11 8 (13.56%) Spring
12 7 (11.86%) J2EE
12 7 (11.86%) J2SE
12 7 (11.86%) JSP
12 7 (11.86%) Servlets
12 7 (11.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) OO
2 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) Scrum
4 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
4 14 (23.73%) TDD
5 12 (20.34%) BDD
5 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 8 (13.56%) Coaching
8 6 (10.17%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (10.17%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (8.47%) Web Development
10 4 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.08%) AOP
11 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (5.08%) Project Management
11 3 (5.08%) UML
11 3 (5.08%) Use Case
12 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) JavaScript
2 33 (55.93%) C#
3 32 (54.24%) SQL
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 18 (30.51%) TypeScript
6 8 (13.56%) PHP
7 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.08%) XPath
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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