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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 297 188 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.83% 4.23% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 5.22% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 273 181 223
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,550 £45,000
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
4079 3599 3748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.07% 80.99% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3418 2943 3158
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +5 95 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Warwickshire +21 67 £47,500 +93.87% 8
Staffordshire +16 61 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Worcestershire +6 20 £35,000 -10.25% 4
Coventry -22 19 £35,000 -10.82% 1
Solihull - 9 £28,500 -
Shropshire -11 7 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Walsall +4 6 £32,500 -9.72%
Wolverhampton -1 6 £34,375 +76.28% 2
Herefordshire -3 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 339 (54.94%) HTML
1 339 (54.94%) JavaScript
2 338 (54.78%) .NET
3 306 (49.59%) MVC
4 296 (47.97%) CSS
5 289 (46.84%) C#
6 229 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
7 227 (36.79%) jQuery
8 225 (36.47%) SQL
9 224 (36.30%) PHP
10 223 (36.14%) ASP.NET
11 213 (34.52%) SQL Server
12 165 (26.74%) HTML5
13 147 (23.82%) MySQL
14 141 (22.85%) Git (software)
15 134 (21.72%) OOP
16 130 (21.07%) Software Engineering
17 122 (19.77%) Microsoft
18 120 (19.45%) Windows
19 117 (18.96%) CSS3
19 117 (18.96%) OO PHP
20 116 (18.80%) Relational Database
21 106 (17.18%) OOD
22 104 (16.86%) WCF
23 100 (16.21%) Java
24 97 (15.72%) VB.NET
25 96 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
26 95 (15.40%) T-SQL
26 95 (15.40%) TDD
27 85 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (8.75%) WordPress
2 45 (7.29%) CMS
3 44 (7.13%) Apache
4 42 (6.81%) Node.js
5 38 (6.16%) SharePoint
6 36 (5.83%) IIS
7 30 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 14 (2.27%) Joomla!
11 13 (2.11%) Drupal
12 10 (1.62%) Moodle
13 9 (1.46%) concrete5
14 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.81%) JBoss
15 4 (0.65%) nginx
15 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.65%) Simulink
4 3 (0.49%) SPSS
5 2 (0.32%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.32%) GIMP
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.57%) Magento
3 3 (0.49%) Enfinity
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.05%) Office 365
3 24 (3.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.40%) Internet
2 10 (1.62%) Modbus
2 10 (1.62%) HTTP
3 8 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.81%) DNS
4 5 (0.81%) VoIP
5 3 (0.49%) WAN
5 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.49%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 147 (23.82%) MySQL
3 116 (18.80%) Relational Database
4 96 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 69 (11.18%) RDBMS
6 44 (7.13%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (2.27%) SQLite
10 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.46%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.81%) DB2
15 3 (0.49%) OLAP
15 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 141 (22.85%) Git (software)
2 70 (11.35%) Subversion
3 66 (10.70%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.92%) NUnit
6 13 (2.11%) PHPUnit
7 10 (1.62%) JIRA
7 10 (1.62%) Grunt
7 10 (1.62%) Yeoman
8 9 (1.46%) Xcode
9 8 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.13%) Behat
10 7 (1.13%) QUnit
11 6 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.81%) JUnit
13 4 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.65%) Selenium
13 4 (0.65%) Hudson
14 2 (0.32%) Moq
General
1 48 (7.78%) Finance
2 39 (6.32%) Marketing
3 35 (5.67%) Retail
4 15 (2.43%) Advertising
4 15 (2.43%) Back Office
5 8 (1.30%) Banking
6 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
9 1 (0.16%) Games
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 512 (82.98%) Developer
2 134 (21.72%) PHP Developer
3 101 (16.37%) .NET Developer
4 90 (14.59%) Senior Developer
5 82 (13.29%) Web Developer
6 79 (12.80%) Software Developer
7 56 (9.08%) Software Engineer
8 51 (8.27%) Lead Developer
9 49 (7.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 37 (6.00%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.21%) Java Developer
11 26 (4.21%) Junior Developer
11 26 (4.21%) Junior
12 25 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
13 24 (3.89%) Senior PHP Developer
13 24 (3.89%) Programmer
14 19 (3.08%) VB.NET Developer
14 19 (3.08%) Software Manager
14 19 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
14 19 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (54.94%) HTML
2 338 (54.78%) .NET
3 296 (47.97%) CSS
4 227 (36.79%) jQuery
5 223 (36.14%) ASP.NET
6 165 (26.74%) HTML5
7 117 (18.96%) CSS3
8 104 (16.86%) WCF
9 85 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (13.61%) Web Services
11 81 (13.13%) Ajax
12 72 (11.67%) .NET Framework
13 69 (11.18%) Symfony
14 66 (10.70%) XML
15 58 (9.40%) Yii
15 58 (9.40%) RESTful
16 38 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (5.35%) Laravel
18 32 (5.19%) WinForms
19 30 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.67%) Computer Science
2 33 (5.35%) Semantic Web
2 33 (5.35%) User Experience
3 29 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.70%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.54%) Open Source
5 25 (4.05%) N-Tier
6 20 (3.24%) Social Media
7 19 (3.08%) iPhone
8 18 (2.92%) BBC
9 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.94%) Device Driver
10 12 (1.94%) Social Network
10 12 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.13%) Clustering
11 7 (1.13%) NHS
11 7 (1.13%) New Media
12 6 (0.97%) W3C
12 6 (0.97%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 120 (19.45%) Windows
2 68 (11.02%) Linux
3 26 (4.21%) UNIX
4 18 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.76%) Android
6 12 (1.94%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (49.59%) MVC
2 229 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (21.72%) OOP
4 130 (21.07%) Software Engineering
5 117 (18.96%) OO PHP
6 106 (17.18%) OOD
7 95 (15.40%) TDD
8 79 (12.80%) Scrum
9 63 (10.21%) Web Development
10 59 (9.56%) Unit Testing
11 48 (7.78%) Analytics
12 47 (7.62%) E-Commerce
13 41 (6.65%) Web Application Development
14 38 (6.16%) Mentoring
15 37 (6.00%) BDD
16 36 (5.83%) CRM
17 31 (5.02%) OOA/OOD
18 26 (4.21%) UML
19 23 (3.73%) Project Management
20 22 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 339 (54.94%) JavaScript
2 289 (46.84%) C#
3 225 (36.47%) SQL
4 224 (36.30%) PHP
5 100 (16.21%) Java
6 97 (15.72%) VB.NET
7 95 (15.40%) T-SQL
8 48 (7.78%) PHP5
9 36 (5.83%) Ruby
10 33 (5.35%) VB
11 29 (4.70%) C++
12 23 (3.73%) PL/SQL
13 22 (3.57%) VB6
14 12 (1.94%) ActionScript 3.0
14 12 (1.94%) ActionScript
15 11 (1.78%) PHP4
16 10 (1.62%) Python
16 10 (1.62%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.46%) C
18 7 (1.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 61 (9.89%) Degree
2 30 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.05%) MCP
3 25 (4.05%) MCAD
3 25 (4.05%) MCSD
3 25 (4.05%) MCTS
4 5 (0.81%) HND
4 5 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.78%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 122 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 73 (11.83%) Oracle
3 55 (8.91%) Zend
4 37 (6.00%) Sybase
5 26 (4.21%) Apple
6 22 (3.57%) Sony
7 20 (3.24%) Facebook
8 18 (2.92%) Yahoo!
8 18 (2.92%) Google
9 12 (1.94%) QNX
10 7 (1.13%) Twitter
11 5 (0.81%) Pega
11 5 (0.81%) Vitria
11 5 (0.81%) BT
11 5 (0.81%) IBM
11 5 (0.81%) BEA
12 4 (0.65%) Adobe
12 4 (0.65%) SAP
13 3 (0.49%) OpenText
13 3 (0.49%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension , bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 47,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago