The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.05% 1.43% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 1.69% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £40,000 £36,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 237 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.48% 84.95% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 186 155 153
Average salary £34,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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Salary Trend in Solihull

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

OO Salary Trend in Solihull

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) Zend
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 9 (64.29%) Laravel
4 7 (50.00%) PHP5
4 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) OOP
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) OOD
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Back Office
8 2 (14.29%) Advertising
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Symfony
8 2 (14.29%) CakePHP
8 2 (14.29%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (14.29%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 9 (64.29%) Laravel
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Symfony
5 2 (14.29%) CakePHP
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Yii
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 7 (50.00%) PHP5
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft