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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.00% 3.37% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 3.80% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
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
95 79 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 79.17% 88.76% 64.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 74 24
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) OOD
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.14%) Back Office
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Games
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) HND
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Designer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OOD
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HND
1 1 (7.14%) Degree