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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing OO 9 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.56% 0.94% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.18% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
207 255 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.82% 79.94% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 159 195 124
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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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Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Solihull

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) iOS Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft