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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing OO 1 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.56% 12.50% 20.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 15.15% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 16
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +30.00%
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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 66 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 67.19% 82.50% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 60
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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Salary Trend in Walsall

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

OO Salary Trend in Walsall

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) HND
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) HND
1 4 (57.14%) Degree