The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing OO 81 73 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.22% 3.64% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 4.67% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 73 62
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1459 1562 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.03% 77.83% 71.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1376 1061
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OO
West Midlands

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

OO Salary Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO 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 OO.

1 91 (54.17%) C#
2 78 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 75 (44.64%) SQL
4 65 (38.69%) .NET
5 64 (38.10%) Java
6 57 (33.93%) HTML
7 56 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 52 (30.95%) CSS
9 44 (26.19%) Degree
10 42 (25.00%) MVC
11 41 (24.40%) C++
11 41 (24.40%) OOP
11 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
12 36 (21.43%) jQuery
13 35 (20.83%) Unit Testing
13 35 (20.83%) Web Services
14 32 (19.05%) XML
15 31 (18.45%) Oracle
16 30 (17.86%) PHP
16 30 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (16.67%) Subversion
17 28 (16.67%) HTML5
18 27 (16.07%) OOD
19 26 (15.48%) T-SQL
19 26 (15.48%) ASP.NET
19 26 (15.48%) Zend
19 26 (15.48%) TDD
20 25 (14.88%) J2EE
21 23 (13.69%) Computer Science
21 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.12%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.93%) IIS
3 14 (8.33%) Apache
4 11 (6.55%) WordPress
5 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.98%) CMS
7 4 (2.38%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.38%) Drupal
8 3 (1.79%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.19%) FileNet
9 2 (1.19%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.19%) nginx
9 2 (1.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.60%) Node.js
10 1 (0.60%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Magento
2 8 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
2 1 (0.60%) DHCP
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.50%) MySQL
3 16 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.33%) JasperReports
4 14 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.19%) SQLite
9 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.19%) MS Access
10 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (16.67%) Subversion
2 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.52%) Maven
4 15 (8.93%) Eclipse
5 14 (8.33%) Selenium
5 14 (8.33%) FitNesse
6 13 (7.74%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.76%) Hudson
8 7 (4.17%) Xcode
9 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.19%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.19%) JIRA
10 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Games
3 8 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Law
5 2 (1.19%) Legal
5 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (64.88%) Developer
2 39 (23.21%) Analyst
3 24 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 22 (13.10%) Programmer
5 19 (11.31%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.93%) Software Tester
6 15 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.93%) Tester
6 15 (8.93%) Test Analyst
7 14 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 12 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 11 (6.55%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.55%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.95%) Delphi Programmer
11 9 (5.36%) Java Team Leader
11 9 (5.36%) SQL Developer
11 9 (5.36%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (5.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (38.69%) .NET
2 57 (33.93%) HTML
3 52 (30.95%) CSS
4 36 (21.43%) jQuery
5 35 (20.83%) Web Services
6 32 (19.05%) XML
7 28 (16.67%) HTML5
8 26 (15.48%) ASP.NET
9 25 (14.88%) J2EE
10 21 (12.50%) SOAP
11 18 (10.71%) Spring
12 17 (10.12%) Hibernate
12 17 (10.12%) .NET Framework
13 16 (9.52%) WCF
13 16 (9.52%) Ajax
14 15 (8.93%) WinForms
14 15 (8.93%) Spring MVC
14 15 (8.93%) CSS3
15 14 (8.33%) WPF
15 14 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.95%) Mathematics
2 10 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.36%) Semantic Web
4 7 (4.17%) iSeries
4 7 (4.17%) AS400
4 7 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.98%) Open Source
6 3 (1.79%) iPhone
6 3 (1.79%) Physics
7 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.19%) NHS
7 2 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Windows
2 13 (7.74%) Linux
3 9 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.98%) Android
6 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.00%) MVC
2 41 (24.40%) OOP
3 35 (20.83%) Unit Testing
4 30 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (16.07%) OOD
6 26 (15.48%) TDD
7 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
8 19 (11.31%) Multithreading
9 17 (10.12%) Web Development
10 15 (8.93%) Automated Testing
10 15 (8.93%) Manual Testing
10 15 (8.93%) Agile Testing
10 15 (8.93%) Low Latency
11 14 (8.33%) Scrum
12 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.74%) OO PHP
13 9 (5.36%) Analytics
14 8 (4.76%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.76%) iOS Development
14 8 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 91 (54.17%) C#
2 75 (44.64%) SQL
3 64 (38.10%) Java
4 56 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 41 (24.40%) C++
6 30 (17.86%) PHP
7 26 (15.48%) T-SQL
8 20 (11.90%) VB.NET
9 13 (7.74%) PHP5
10 10 (5.95%) Delphi
11 9 (5.36%) C
12 8 (4.76%) VB
13 7 (4.17%) RPG
13 7 (4.17%) Objective-C
13 7 (4.17%) Ruby
14 6 (3.57%) VB6
15 5 (2.98%) Perl
16 4 (2.38%) Python
17 3 (1.79%) ActionScript
18 2 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (26.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) MCSD
2 3 (1.79%) MCSE
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.45%) Oracle
3 26 (15.48%) Zend
4 17 (10.12%) JBoss
5 9 (5.36%) Sybase
6 4 (2.38%) Apple
7 3 (1.79%) Facebook
7 3 (1.79%) Adobe
8 2 (1.19%) Twitter
8 2 (1.19%) SAP
8 2 (1.19%) IBM
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