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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 99 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing OOP 33 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 2.06% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.59% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 34
Average salary £41,250 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,150 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 (67.06%) PHP
2 51 (60.00%) OO
3 48 (56.47%) HTML
4 47 (55.29%) CSS
5 44 (51.76%) MVC
6 42 (49.41%) jQuery
7 40 (47.06%) XML
8 39 (45.88%) JavaScript
9 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
10 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (41.18%) Java
12 32 (37.65%) HTML5
13 30 (35.29%) CSS3
14 29 (34.12%) MySQL
15 28 (32.94%) Software Engineering
16 26 (30.59%) JSON
17 24 (28.24%) SQL
18 21 (24.71%) Linux
19 20 (23.53%) Selenium
19 20 (23.53%) Web Development
19 20 (23.53%) Ruby
19 20 (23.53%) PhoneGap
19 20 (23.53%) Open Source
19 20 (23.53%) AngularJS
20 19 (22.35%) Mobile Development
20 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
20 19 (22.35%) JIRA
20 19 (22.35%) JBoss
20 19 (22.35%) Python
20 19 (22.35%) SOA

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (22.35%) WebLogic
1 19 (22.35%) JBoss
1 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.76%) Node.js
3 7 (8.24%) Apache
4 5 (5.88%) CMS
5 3 (3.53%) WordPress
6 2 (2.35%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) Drupal
7 1 (1.18%) nginx
7 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) MySQL
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQLite
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Selenium
3 19 (22.35%) JIRA
3 19 (22.35%) Ant
3 19 (22.35%) JUnit
4 12 (14.12%) Subversion
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.53%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.53%) PEAR
6 3 (3.53%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.53%) Trac
7 2 (2.35%) Hudson
7 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) Mocha
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Marketing
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (81.18%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Web Developer
3 21 (24.71%) Software Engineer
3 21 (24.71%) PHP Developer
4 19 (22.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (12.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Semantic Web Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Java Web Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Head of Development
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Exchange Specialist
11 2 (2.35%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Integration Specialist
11 2 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (56.47%) HTML
2 47 (55.29%) CSS
3 42 (49.41%) jQuery
4 40 (47.06%) XML
5 32 (37.65%) HTML5
6 30 (35.29%) CSS3
7 26 (30.59%) JSON
8 20 (23.53%) PhoneGap
8 20 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 12 (14.12%) Laravel
10 11 (12.94%) .NET
11 9 (10.59%) Symfony
12 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
12 8 (9.41%) Apache Jena
13 6 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (5.88%) Ajax
14 5 (5.88%) Web Services
15 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
15 4 (4.71%) XSLT
15 4 (4.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Social Network
2 8 (9.41%) Semantic Web
2 8 (9.41%) Ontologies
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) VAX
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) iPhone
6 1 (1.18%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) OO
2 44 (51.76%) MVC
3 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (32.94%) Software Engineering
5 20 (23.53%) Web Development
5 20 (23.53%) Open Source
6 19 (22.35%) SOA
6 19 (22.35%) Mobile Development
7 14 (16.47%) Project Management
8 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.76%) OO PHP
9 8 (9.41%) RDF
9 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.41%) Financial Analysis
9 8 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (7.06%) SDLC
11 5 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.71%) OOD
12 4 (4.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) PHP
2 39 (45.88%) JavaScript
3 35 (41.18%) Java
4 24 (28.24%) SQL
5 20 (23.53%) Ruby
6 19 (22.35%) Python
7 11 (12.94%) PHP5
7 11 (12.94%) C#
8 8 (9.41%) SPARQL
9 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.06%) VB
11 5 (5.88%) C++
12 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.35%) C
13 2 (2.35%) VC++
14 1 (1.18%) PHP4
14 1 (1.18%) VBScript
14 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) HL7
2 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Zend
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) InterSystems
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Misys
4 2 (2.35%) Cerner
4 2 (2.35%) McKesson
4 2 (2.35%) Siemens
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.35%) Sencha
5 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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