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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing OO 271 213 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.81% 4.03% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 5.16% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 246 202 225
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4501 4130 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.92% 78.20% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 3498 3071
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OO Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 90 £40,000 +3.22% 12
Staffordshire +27 58 £35,000 - 9
Warwickshire -3 58 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Worcestershire +16 29 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Coventry -15 12 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Solihull +5 8 £43,750 +23.23%
Walsall +3 6 £38,000 +33.33% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £31,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -7 2 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Shropshire - 1 £24,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 279 (53.24%) HTML
2 258 (49.24%) JavaScript
3 253 (48.28%) .NET
4 240 (45.80%) C#
5 216 (41.22%) CSS
6 215 (41.03%) SQL Server
7 207 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
8 189 (36.07%) SQL
9 170 (32.44%) MVC
10 165 (31.49%) jQuery
11 154 (29.39%) PHP
12 134 (25.57%) OOP
13 130 (24.81%) ASP.NET
14 117 (22.33%) Java
15 107 (20.42%) HTML5
16 102 (19.47%) Web Services
17 98 (18.70%) MySQL
18 94 (17.94%) VB.NET
19 91 (17.37%) Degree
20 90 (17.18%) Subversion
21 89 (16.98%) Software Engineering
21 89 (16.98%) Microsoft
22 86 (16.41%) XML
22 86 (16.41%) TDD
22 86 (16.41%) Relational Database
23 83 (15.84%) Scrum
24 80 (15.27%) Unit Testing
25 79 (15.08%) OOD
26 75 (14.31%) Linux
27 74 (14.12%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (8.97%) Apache
2 41 (7.82%) CMS
3 40 (7.63%) WordPress
4 32 (6.11%) IIS
5 29 (5.53%) SharePoint
6 26 (4.96%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (2.10%) Drupal
9 9 (1.72%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.72%) Node.js
10 8 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.57%) Confluence
12 3 (0.57%) nginx
13 2 (0.38%) Moodle
13 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.38%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.38%) FileNet
13 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 38 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.15%) Photoshop
3 16 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.91%) MS Office
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) GIMP
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.24%) Magento
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.38%) e-Work
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.53%) Office 365
3 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.01%) Internet
3 16 (3.05%) DNS
4 7 (1.34%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) DHCP
5 2 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.38%) Modbus
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 98 (18.70%) MySQL
3 86 (16.41%) Relational Database
4 54 (10.31%) RDBMS
5 43 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (2.86%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (2.10%) JasperReports
11 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.53%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.95%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.38%) SQLite
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (17.18%) Subversion
2 53 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.01%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.44%) PHPUnit
7 16 (3.05%) Phing
7 16 (3.05%) Ant
8 15 (2.86%) Selenium
9 14 (2.67%) Maven
9 14 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.67%) Behat
10 12 (2.29%) Hudson
11 11 (2.10%) JIRA
11 11 (2.10%) FitNesse
12 9 (1.72%) Xcode
13 5 (0.95%) NUnit
14 4 (0.76%) T4 Templates
14 4 (0.76%) QUnit
14 4 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 37 (7.06%) Finance
2 21 (4.01%) Retail
3 18 (3.44%) Games
4 15 (2.86%) Marketing
5 11 (2.10%) German Language
6 6 (1.15%) Law
7 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 380 (72.52%) Developer
2 94 (17.94%) .NET Developer
3 93 (17.75%) PHP Developer
4 70 (13.36%) Senior Developer
5 57 (10.88%) Software Engineer
6 47 (8.97%) Web Developer
7 43 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 36 (6.87%) Analyst
9 35 (6.68%) C# Developer
10 32 (6.11%) Programmer
11 31 (5.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 30 (5.73%) VB.NET Developer
13 22 (4.20%) Project Manager
13 22 (4.20%) Junior
14 21 (4.01%) Java Developer
14 21 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (3.63%) CRM Developer
15 19 (3.63%) Team Leader
16 18 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.44%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (53.24%) HTML
2 253 (48.28%) .NET
3 216 (41.22%) CSS
4 165 (31.49%) jQuery
5 130 (24.81%) ASP.NET
6 107 (20.42%) HTML5
7 102 (19.47%) Web Services
8 86 (16.41%) XML
9 63 (12.02%) Ajax
10 61 (11.64%) .NET Framework
11 55 (10.50%) CSS3
12 52 (9.92%) WCF
13 37 (7.06%) SOAP
14 36 (6.87%) WinForms
14 36 (6.87%) WPF
14 36 (6.87%) Yii
15 33 (6.30%) J2EE
15 33 (6.30%) REST
16 32 (6.11%) Symfony
17 29 (5.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.68%) Computer Science
2 33 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.58%) Open Source
4 20 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.44%) N-Tier
6 16 (3.05%) User Experience
6 16 (3.05%) Semantic Web
7 15 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.67%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.48%) Social Media
10 11 (2.10%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.10%) Physics
11 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.34%) Mobile Games
11 7 (1.34%) GIS
12 6 (1.15%) Blog
13 5 (0.95%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.95%) BBC
14 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.31%) Linux
2 72 (13.74%) Windows
3 32 (6.11%) UNIX
4 16 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.10%) Android
6 9 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.34%) CentOS
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.57%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (32.44%) MVC
3 134 (25.57%) OOP
4 89 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 86 (16.41%) TDD
6 83 (15.84%) Scrum
7 80 (15.27%) Unit Testing
8 79 (15.08%) OOD
9 74 (14.12%) Web Development
10 56 (10.69%) OO PHP
11 35 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (6.11%) CRM
13 30 (5.73%) E-Commerce
14 29 (5.53%) BDD
15 26 (4.96%) Multithreading
16 25 (4.77%) Automated Testing
17 24 (4.58%) SOA
18 20 (3.82%) UML
18 20 (3.82%) OOA/OOD
18 20 (3.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 258 (49.24%) JavaScript
2 240 (45.80%) C#
3 189 (36.07%) SQL
4 154 (29.39%) PHP
5 117 (22.33%) Java
6 94 (17.94%) VB.NET
7 61 (11.64%) T-SQL
8 52 (9.92%) PHP5
9 48 (9.16%) C++
10 26 (4.96%) VB
11 20 (3.82%) Ruby
12 19 (3.63%) VB6
13 13 (2.48%) PHP4
14 11 (2.10%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.72%) Python
15 9 (1.72%) Scala
16 8 (1.53%) ActionScript 3.0
17 7 (1.34%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.15%) VBScript
19 4 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (17.37%) Degree
2 14 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.10%) MCSD
4 8 (1.53%) MCAD
4 8 (1.53%) MCTS
5 7 (1.34%) MCP
6 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.57%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) MCPD
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.77%) QA
2 10 (1.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.64%) Zend
3 49 (9.35%) Oracle
4 28 (5.34%) Adobe
5 23 (4.39%) JBoss
6 16 (3.05%) Sybase
7 9 (1.72%) Apple
8 8 (1.53%) Facebook
9 7 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.15%) Twitter
10 6 (1.15%) Google
11 5 (0.95%) Yahoo!
11 5 (0.95%) Sony
12 4 (0.76%) Metastorm
13 3 (0.57%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.57%) SAP
14 2 (0.38%) QNX
14 2 (0.38%) IBM
14 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.19%) Talend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Betting Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, flexi, Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago