The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 19 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 12 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.28% 0.95% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 1.25% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +31.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 160 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.73% 75.83% 65.45%
Number of salaries quoted 102 98 126
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OO
England

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

OO
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

OO Salary Trend in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) NHS
4 8 (61.54%) BBC
4 8 (61.54%) PHP
4 8 (61.54%) MySQL
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Marketing
4 8 (61.54%) WF
4 8 (61.54%) Online Marketing
4 8 (61.54%) OO PHP
5 5 (38.46%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) SystemC
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Junior Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Junior
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) WF
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) WSDL
5 2 (15.38%) WinForms
5 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
5 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (15.38%) Itk
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) NHS
1 8 (61.54%) BBC
2 4 (30.77%) SystemC
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Online Marketing
1 8 (61.54%) OO PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle