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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing OO 274 253 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.56% 5.72% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 7.19% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 262 244 260
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 92 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Warwickshire +6 64 £47,500 +31.03% 10
Staffordshire +1 36 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Coventry -21 29 £36,750 +5.00% 3
Worcestershire -4 15 £37,500 +13.63% 2
Shropshire -2 14 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Wolverhampton -2 10 £34,000 +58.13% 1
Solihull - 10 £29,750 -
Walsall 0 5 £33,750 -32.50% 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 345 (59.28%) HTML
2 325 (55.84%) JavaScript
3 300 (51.55%) .NET
4 287 (49.31%) CSS
5 274 (47.08%) MVC
6 241 (41.41%) C#
7 228 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
8 227 (39.00%) PHP
9 223 (38.32%) jQuery
10 186 (31.96%) SQL
11 182 (31.27%) ASP.NET
12 181 (31.10%) SQL Server
13 158 (27.15%) HTML5
14 135 (23.20%) MySQL
15 131 (22.51%) Software Engineering
16 127 (21.82%) OO PHP
17 117 (20.10%) OOP
18 105 (18.04%) Scrum
19 103 (17.70%) CSS3
20 102 (17.53%) Git (software)
21 101 (17.35%) Relational Database
21 101 (17.35%) OOD
22 99 (17.01%) Java
23 96 (16.49%) TDD
24 90 (15.46%) Windows
24 90 (15.46%) Microsoft
25 87 (14.95%) Web Services
26 85 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
27 80 (13.75%) VB.NET
28 78 (13.40%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 63 (10.82%) WordPress
2 59 (10.14%) CMS
3 46 (7.90%) SharePoint
4 36 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (6.01%) Apache
6 33 (5.67%) IIS
7 24 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 23 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (3.61%) Tomcat
10 17 (2.92%) Drupal
10 17 (2.92%) Node.js
11 10 (1.72%) Joomla!
12 9 (1.55%) Moodle
12 9 (1.55%) concrete5
13 8 (1.37%) JBoss
14 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.69%) nginx
15 4 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.52%) SPSS
4 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 37 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.58%) Magento
3 3 (0.52%) Enfinity
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.12%) Office 365
3 19 (3.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.81%) Internet
2 11 (1.89%) HTTP
2 11 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.55%) DNS
4 7 (1.20%) Modbus
5 4 (0.69%) DHCP
6 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.52%) LAN
6 3 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (31.10%) SQL Server
2 135 (23.20%) MySQL
3 101 (17.35%) Relational Database
4 85 (14.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (11.34%) RDBMS
6 21 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.23%) SQLite
9 9 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.86%) DB2
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.52%) OLAP
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 102 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 78 (13.40%) Subversion
3 41 (7.04%) Visual Studio
4 28 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.44%) PHPUnit
6 18 (3.09%) NUnit
7 17 (2.92%) Behat
8 15 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.89%) QUnit
10 10 (1.72%) JIRA
10 10 (1.72%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.55%) Hudson
11 9 (1.55%) Grunt
11 9 (1.55%) Yeoman
12 8 (1.37%) JUnit
12 8 (1.37%) Xcode
13 6 (1.03%) Phing
13 6 (1.03%) Ant
14 5 (0.86%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 42 (7.22%) Finance
2 35 (6.01%) Marketing
3 21 (3.61%) Retail
4 6 (1.03%) Back Office
5 5 (0.86%) Advertising
6 2 (0.34%) Banking
6 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.17%) Games
7 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 461 (79.21%) Developer
2 131 (22.51%) PHP Developer
3 99 (17.01%) Senior Developer
4 94 (16.15%) .NET Developer
5 80 (13.75%) Web Developer
6 65 (11.17%) Software Engineer
6 65 (11.17%) Software Developer
7 49 (8.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 35 (6.01%) Lead Developer
9 29 (4.98%) Senior PHP Developer
10 28 (4.81%) Programmer
10 28 (4.81%) C# Developer
11 27 (4.64%) Front-End Developer
12 25 (4.30%) Senior Web Developer
13 24 (4.12%) Junior Developer
13 24 (4.12%) Junior
13 24 (4.12%) SharePoint Developer
14 23 (3.95%) Software Manager
14 23 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (3.78%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (59.28%) HTML
2 300 (51.55%) .NET
3 287 (49.31%) CSS
4 223 (38.32%) jQuery
5 182 (31.27%) ASP.NET
6 158 (27.15%) HTML5
7 103 (17.70%) CSS3
8 87 (14.95%) Web Services
9 75 (12.89%) Symfony
10 74 (12.71%) Ajax
11 67 (11.51%) Yii
12 62 (10.65%) WCF
13 59 (10.14%) XML
13 59 (10.14%) .NET Framework
14 49 (8.42%) RESTful
15 48 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (6.70%) REST
17 29 (4.98%) JSON
18 23 (3.95%) Backbone.js
18 23 (3.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.84%) Open Source
3 33 (5.67%) User Experience
4 32 (5.50%) Semantic Web
5 27 (4.64%) N-Tier
6 26 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (3.44%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.92%) Social Media
10 15 (2.58%) Mathematics
11 13 (2.23%) iPhone
12 12 (2.06%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.72%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.55%) BBC
15 8 (1.37%) Physics
16 7 (1.20%) GIS
16 7 (1.20%) New Media
17 6 (1.03%) Blog
18 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
18 5 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.46%) Windows
2 58 (9.97%) Linux
3 34 (5.84%) UNIX
4 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.72%) Android
5 10 (1.72%) Nucleus RTOS
6 9 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (47.08%) MVC
2 228 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (22.51%) Software Engineering
4 127 (21.82%) OO PHP
5 117 (20.10%) OOP
6 105 (18.04%) Scrum
7 101 (17.35%) OOD
8 96 (16.49%) TDD
9 64 (11.00%) Web Development
10 63 (10.82%) Unit Testing
11 43 (7.39%) E-Commerce
11 43 (7.39%) Analytics
12 42 (7.22%) CRM
13 37 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (6.19%) BDD
15 35 (6.01%) Mentoring
16 34 (5.84%) OOA/OOD
17 25 (4.30%) Project Management
18 22 (3.78%) UML
18 22 (3.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 325 (55.84%) JavaScript
2 241 (41.41%) C#
3 227 (39.00%) PHP
4 186 (31.96%) SQL
5 99 (17.01%) Java
6 80 (13.75%) VB.NET
7 70 (12.03%) T-SQL
8 53 (9.11%) PHP5
9 31 (5.33%) C++
10 27 (4.64%) VB
11 20 (3.44%) PHP4
12 18 (3.09%) VB6
13 17 (2.92%) Ruby
14 12 (2.06%) ActionScript 3.0
14 12 (2.06%) ActionScript
15 10 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.55%) Objective-C
17 8 (1.37%) VC++
18 7 (1.20%) Python
18 7 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (9.28%) Degree
2 30 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.12%) MCAD
3 24 (4.12%) MCSD
3 24 (4.12%) MCTS
4 23 (3.95%) MCP
5 5 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (0.52%) HND
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.72%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.51%) Zend
3 61 (10.48%) Oracle
4 38 (6.53%) Sybase
5 16 (2.75%) Apple
6 12 (2.06%) Sony
7 10 (1.72%) QNX
8 9 (1.55%) Adobe
8 9 (1.55%) Facebook
8 9 (1.55%) Yahoo!
8 9 (1.55%) Google
9 7 (1.20%) Twitter
10 5 (0.86%) BEA
10 5 (0.86%) IBM
10 5 (0.86%) Vitria
10 5 (0.86%) Pega
11 3 (0.52%) BT
11 3 (0.52%) Open Text
11 3 (0.52%) Telerik
11 3 (0.52%) Borland
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Ins.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago