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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 14 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 8.75% 6.52% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 8.57% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
OOP
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lichfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 96.25% 76.09% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 65 25 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

OOP
Salary Trend in Lichfield

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

OOP Salary Trend in Lichfield

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) MySQL
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) Web 2.0
6 5 (41.67%) Business Development
6 5 (41.67%) Intranet
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) LAMP
6 5 (41.67%) WAMP
6 5 (41.67%) Line Management
6 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) RESTful
7 4 (33.33%) Subversion
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) PHP5
9 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 2 (16.67%) LESS
9 2 (16.67%) Underscore.js
9 2 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (16.67%) Java
9 2 (16.67%) DOM
9 2 (16.67%) OO
9 2 (16.67%) Tomcat

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Applications Developer
3 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate
5 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) WAMP
3 5 (41.67%) LAMP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (16.67%) LESS
5 2 (16.67%) Underscore.js
5 2 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (16.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Web 2.0
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development
1 5 (41.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PHP5
4 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree