The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 83 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOP 44 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.16% 1.68% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.14% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 46
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £49,295
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
OOP
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 Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OOP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

OOP Salary Trend in Birmingham

OOP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 57 (72.15%) PHP
2 48 (60.76%) HTML
3 47 (59.49%) CSS
4 45 (56.96%) OO
4 45 (56.96%) MVC
5 44 (55.70%) jQuery
6 40 (50.63%) Git (software)
7 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
8 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (45.57%) XML
10 32 (40.51%) Java
10 32 (40.51%) HTML5
11 31 (39.24%) CSS3
12 30 (37.97%) MySQL
13 28 (35.44%) Software Engineering
14 26 (32.91%) JSON
15 22 (27.85%) SQL
16 21 (26.58%) Selenium
16 21 (26.58%) Ruby
16 21 (26.58%) Web Development
16 21 (26.58%) Linux
16 21 (26.58%) PhoneGap
16 21 (26.58%) Open Source
17 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
17 20 (25.32%) Mobile Development
17 20 (25.32%) JBoss
17 20 (25.32%) WebLogic
17 20 (25.32%) Ant
17 20 (25.32%) JUnit
17 20 (25.32%) Python

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (25.32%) WebLogic
1 20 (25.32%) JBoss
1 20 (25.32%) WebSphere
2 10 (12.66%) Node.js
3 7 (8.86%) Apache
4 5 (6.33%) CMS
5 3 (3.80%) WordPress
6 2 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.53%) IIS
7 1 (1.27%) Drupal
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) MySQL
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQLite
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (50.63%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.58%) Selenium
3 20 (25.32%) JIRA
3 20 (25.32%) Ant
3 20 (25.32%) JUnit
4 13 (16.46%) Subversion
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.80%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.80%) PEAR
5 3 (3.80%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.80%) Trac
6 2 (2.53%) Hudson
7 1 (1.27%) Mocha
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.39%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (82.28%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Java Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Web Developer
4 22 (27.85%) Software Engineer
5 21 (26.58%) PHP Developer
6 20 (25.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (15.19%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (15.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Head of Development
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Semantic Web Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Integration Specialist
12 2 (2.53%) Senior PHP Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Exchange Specialist
12 2 (2.53%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Information Specialist
13 1 (1.27%) Junior Developer
13 1 (1.27%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) HTML
2 47 (59.49%) CSS
3 44 (55.70%) jQuery
4 36 (45.57%) XML
5 32 (40.51%) HTML5
6 31 (39.24%) CSS3
7 26 (32.91%) JSON
8 21 (26.58%) PhoneGap
9 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
10 13 (16.46%) Laravel
11 10 (12.66%) .NET
12 9 (11.39%) Symfony
13 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.33%) Ajax
15 4 (5.06%) XSLT
15 4 (5.06%) Web Services
15 4 (5.06%) Apache Jena
16 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
16 3 (3.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Social Network
2 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Ontologies
4 4 (5.06%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.80%) VAX
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) iPad
7 1 (1.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) CentOS
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) OO
1 45 (56.96%) MVC
2 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.44%) Software Engineering
4 21 (26.58%) Web Development
4 21 (26.58%) Open Source
5 20 (25.32%) SOA
5 20 (25.32%) Mobile Development
6 11 (13.92%) OO PHP
7 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.39%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (7.59%) SDLC
10 5 (6.33%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.06%) Financial Analysis
11 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.06%) OOD
11 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.06%) RDF
11 4 (5.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (72.15%) PHP
2 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.51%) Java
4 22 (27.85%) SQL
5 21 (26.58%) Ruby
6 20 (25.32%) Python
7 11 (13.92%) PHP5
8 10 (12.66%) C#
9 6 (7.59%) VB
9 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.33%) C++
11 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.06%) SPARQL
12 2 (2.53%) VC++
12 2 (2.53%) C
13 1 (1.27%) VBScript
13 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.27%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) HL7
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Zend
2 4 (5.06%) InterSystems
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Misys
4 2 (2.53%) Cerner
4 2 (2.53%) McKesson
4 2 (2.53%) Siemens
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Sencha
5 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
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