The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 45 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.40% 3.11% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 3.86% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 259 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 80.32% 80.43% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 157 199 122
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,902 £23,500
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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

OOP
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

OOP Salary Trend in Solihull

OOP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA