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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing OO 259 214 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.62% 3.93% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 5.03% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 233 200 213
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £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
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 79 £37,500 +4.89% 13
Staffordshire +19 59 £35,000 - 7
Warwickshire 0 50 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Worcestershire +21 32 £30,500 -30.28% 3
Coventry -18 11 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Solihull +9 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Herefordshire -2 5 £31,500 - 1
Walsall -3 5 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Wolverhampton -5 5 £35,000 +27.27% 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 19 September 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.

1 248 (49.11%) HTML
2 246 (48.71%) .NET
3 242 (47.92%) C#
4 235 (46.53%) JavaScript
5 209 (41.39%) SQL Server
6 192 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (37.82%) CSS
8 188 (37.23%) SQL
9 158 (31.29%) MVC
10 145 (28.71%) jQuery
11 135 (26.73%) PHP
12 128 (25.35%) ASP.NET
12 128 (25.35%) OOP
13 116 (22.97%) Java
14 100 (19.80%) Web Services
15 94 (18.61%) VB.NET
16 93 (18.42%) Degree
16 93 (18.42%) HTML5
17 87 (17.23%) MySQL
17 87 (17.23%) XML
18 85 (16.83%) Microsoft
19 83 (16.44%) TDD
19 83 (16.44%) Subversion
20 82 (16.24%) Software Engineering
20 82 (16.24%) OOD
21 79 (15.64%) Scrum
22 78 (15.45%) Relational Database
23 77 (15.25%) Unit Testing
24 71 (14.06%) Linux
25 70 (13.86%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (8.71%) Apache
2 35 (6.93%) CMS
2 35 (6.93%) WordPress
3 27 (5.35%) IIS
4 26 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 22 (4.36%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.98%) Drupal
7 9 (1.78%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.58%) Node.js
9 3 (0.59%) Confluence
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.40%) Moodle
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.40%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.40%) FileNet
10 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.20%) nginx
11 1 (0.20%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 41 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.95%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (2.77%) MS Office
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) GIMP
6 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.97%) Magento
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.40%) e-Work
4 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.40%) GitHub
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.96%) Internet
3 14 (2.77%) DNS
4 6 (1.19%) HTTP
5 2 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.20%) Modbus
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (41.39%) SQL Server
2 87 (17.23%) MySQL
3 78 (15.45%) Relational Database
4 50 (9.90%) RDBMS
5 36 (7.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (3.17%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.38%) JasperReports
13 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.58%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.99%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.40%) SQLite
17 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (16.44%) Subversion
2 48 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 22 (4.36%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.96%) Eclipse
6 16 (3.17%) Selenium
7 15 (2.97%) Maven
7 15 (2.97%) Ant
7 15 (2.97%) Phing
8 14 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.77%) PHPUnit
9 12 (2.38%) Hudson
9 12 (2.38%) Behat
9 12 (2.38%) FitNesse
10 9 (1.78%) JIRA
10 9 (1.78%) Xcode
11 5 (0.99%) NUnit
12 4 (0.79%) T4 Templates
12 4 (0.79%) Toad
13 3 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 40 (7.92%) Finance
2 21 (4.16%) Retail
3 19 (3.76%) Games
4 14 (2.77%) Marketing
5 11 (2.18%) German Language
6 6 (1.19%) Law
7 3 (0.59%) Legal
7 3 (0.59%) Banking
7 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 367 (72.67%) Developer
2 100 (19.80%) .NET Developer
3 84 (16.63%) PHP Developer
4 64 (12.67%) Senior Developer
5 52 (10.30%) Software Engineer
6 45 (8.91%) Software Developer
7 42 (8.32%) Web Developer
8 39 (7.72%) Analyst
8 39 (7.72%) C# Developer
9 35 (6.93%) Programmer
10 30 (5.94%) VB.NET Developer
11 27 (5.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 25 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.36%) Java Developer
15 21 (4.16%) Project Manager
15 21 (4.16%) Graduate
16 20 (3.96%) Junior
16 20 (3.96%) Team Leader
17 18 (3.56%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (49.11%) HTML
2 246 (48.71%) .NET
3 191 (37.82%) CSS
4 145 (28.71%) jQuery
5 128 (25.35%) ASP.NET
6 100 (19.80%) Web Services
7 93 (18.42%) HTML5
8 87 (17.23%) XML
9 60 (11.88%) .NET Framework
10 54 (10.69%) WCF
11 53 (10.50%) Ajax
12 45 (8.91%) CSS3
13 38 (7.52%) SOAP
14 36 (7.13%) WPF
15 35 (6.93%) WinForms
16 34 (6.73%) J2EE
17 30 (5.94%) REST
18 29 (5.74%) Yii
19 26 (5.15%) Symfony
20 24 (4.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.33%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.56%) Open Source
4 17 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.17%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.97%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.77%) User Experience
8 13 (2.57%) Semantic Web
9 12 (2.38%) Social Media
10 11 (2.18%) Physics
11 7 (1.39%) Mobile Games
11 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.19%) GIS
12 6 (1.19%) BBC
13 5 (0.99%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.79%) Blog
15 3 (0.59%) iSeries
15 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.06%) Linux
2 63 (12.48%) Windows
3 29 (5.74%) UNIX
4 16 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.98%) Android
6 7 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.39%) CentOS
7 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.59%) Solaris
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (31.29%) MVC
3 128 (25.35%) OOP
4 83 (16.44%) TDD
5 82 (16.24%) OOD
5 82 (16.24%) Software Engineering
6 79 (15.64%) Scrum
7 77 (15.25%) Unit Testing
8 70 (13.86%) Web Development
9 46 (9.11%) OO PHP
10 31 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (5.94%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.54%) Multithreading
13 26 (5.15%) CRM
13 26 (5.15%) BDD
14 24 (4.75%) SOA
14 24 (4.75%) Automated Testing
15 22 (4.36%) Mentoring
16 20 (3.96%) UML
17 18 (3.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (47.92%) C#
2 235 (46.53%) JavaScript
3 188 (37.23%) SQL
4 135 (26.73%) PHP
5 116 (22.97%) Java
6 94 (18.61%) VB.NET
7 58 (11.49%) T-SQL
8 51 (10.10%) C++
9 49 (9.70%) PHP5
10 29 (5.74%) VB
11 21 (4.16%) VB6
11 21 (4.16%) Ruby
12 11 (2.18%) PHP4
12 11 (2.18%) ActionScript
13 9 (1.78%) Python
13 9 (1.78%) Scala
14 8 (1.58%) ActionScript 3.0
15 7 (1.39%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.99%) C
17 4 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (18.42%) Degree
2 11 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.58%) MCSD
4 5 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) HND
5 3 (0.59%) MCSE
5 3 (0.59%) MCAD
6 2 (0.40%) MCTS
7 1 (0.20%) MCPD
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.15%) QA
2 11 (2.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (10.50%) Zend
3 48 (9.50%) Oracle
4 27 (5.35%) Adobe
5 24 (4.75%) JBoss
6 13 (2.57%) Sybase
7 10 (1.98%) Apple
8 9 (1.78%) Facebook
9 7 (1.39%) Google
9 7 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.19%) Sony
10 6 (1.19%) Yahoo!
10 6 (1.19%) Twitter
11 4 (0.79%) Metastorm
11 4 (0.79%) SAP
12 3 (0.59%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.40%) IBM
13 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.20%) Typemock
14 1 (0.20%) Talend
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, flexi, Gym etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Non contrib Pension,
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + amazing benefits
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Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, parking,flexible!
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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