The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 210 251 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.26% 5.01% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 6.53% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 201 235 210
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3875 3841 3372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.63% 76.65% 71.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3224 3222 2861
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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England

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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 86 £34,500 -1.42% 15
Staffordshire -14 31 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Coventry +5 25 £40,000 +37.93% 4
Warwickshire -17 24 £23,250 -37.16% 5
Wolverhampton +1 14 £19,500 -44.28% 2
Worcestershire 0 9 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Walsall +3 7 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Shropshire +7 5 £31,000 -0.80%
Herefordshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Solihull -4 4 £35,000 +22.80% 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 216 (45.09%) C#
2 202 (42.17%) .NET
3 197 (41.13%) SQL
4 179 (37.37%) HTML
5 168 (35.07%) MVC
6 164 (34.24%) JavaScript
7 161 (33.61%) SQL Server
8 147 (30.69%) CSS
9 142 (29.65%) Java
9 142 (29.65%) PHP
10 137 (28.60%) jQuery
11 126 (26.30%) ASP.NET
12 121 (25.26%) MySQL
13 95 (19.83%) OOP
14 94 (19.62%) OOD
15 85 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
16 76 (15.87%) Degree
17 68 (14.20%) Microsoft
18 67 (13.99%) Software Engineering
19 66 (13.78%) Oracle
19 66 (13.78%) VB.NET
20 61 (12.73%) Web Services
20 61 (12.73%) TDD
21 60 (12.53%) OO PHP
22 56 (11.69%) HTML5
22 56 (11.69%) T-SQL
23 54 (11.27%) .NET Framework
24 53 (11.06%) Subversion
25 52 (10.86%) Unit Testing
26 50 (10.44%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (6.68%) WordPress
2 28 (5.85%) Apache
3 27 (5.64%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.22%) Moodle
5 17 (3.55%) CMS
6 13 (2.71%) IIS
7 8 (1.67%) Joomla!
7 8 (1.67%) Drupal
8 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.04%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.84%) SAS
10 4 (0.84%) Node.js
10 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
11 3 (0.63%) nginx
11 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 48 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.10%) MS Office
3 6 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (5.22%) Magento
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) e-Work
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.43%) HTTP
2 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.04%) Internet
4 2 (0.42%) Wireless
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) SMTP
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 121 (25.26%) MySQL
3 43 (8.98%) Relational Database
4 33 (6.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.18%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (3.97%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (3.55%) JasperReports
10 16 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.09%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.84%) Big Data
15 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.63%) MS Access
16 3 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (11.06%) Subversion
2 33 (6.89%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.43%) Visual Studio
4 24 (5.01%) Eclipse
4 24 (5.01%) Selenium
5 18 (3.76%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.55%) FitNesse
6 17 (3.55%) Maven
7 13 (2.71%) NUnit
8 11 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.88%) Toad
10 8 (1.67%) PHPUnit
11 7 (1.46%) Moq
11 7 (1.46%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.46%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.04%) Hudson
13 4 (0.84%) PVCS
13 4 (0.84%) PhoneGap
14 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.42%) Zend Studio
General
1 40 (8.35%) Finance
2 28 (5.85%) Retail
3 20 (4.18%) German Language
3 20 (4.18%) Games
4 11 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.88%) Banking
6 3 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 352 (73.49%) Developer
2 104 (21.71%) PHP Developer
3 97 (20.25%) .NET Developer
4 71 (14.82%) Web Developer
5 61 (12.73%) Programmer
6 55 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 47 (9.81%) Analyst
8 37 (7.72%) Java Developer
9 36 (7.52%) Software Developer
10 34 (7.10%) C# Developer
11 33 (6.89%) Software Engineer
11 33 (6.89%) PHP Web Developer
12 31 (6.47%) Development Manager
13 29 (6.05%) Graduate
14 28 (5.85%) Analyst Programmer
15 27 (5.64%) Project Manager
16 25 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
17 24 (5.01%) Development Project Manager
18 23 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
18 23 (4.80%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (42.17%) .NET
2 179 (37.37%) HTML
3 147 (30.69%) CSS
4 137 (28.60%) jQuery
5 126 (26.30%) ASP.NET
6 61 (12.73%) Web Services
7 56 (11.69%) HTML5
8 54 (11.27%) .NET Framework
9 49 (10.23%) Ajax
10 47 (9.81%) XML
11 46 (9.60%) WCF
12 40 (8.35%) J2EE
13 35 (7.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 32 (6.68%) CSS3
14 32 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (5.85%) LAMP
15 28 (5.85%) Middleware
16 27 (5.64%) Spring
16 27 (5.64%) Symfony
17 26 (5.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.05%) N-Tier
2 27 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.92%) Open Source
5 8 (1.67%) Semantic Web
5 8 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.46%) AS400
6 7 (1.46%) iSeries
6 7 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.63%) BBC
8 3 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.63%) Social Media
9 2 (0.42%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.42%) FMCG
9 2 (0.42%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.42%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.81%) Linux
2 39 (8.14%) Windows
3 15 (3.13%) Android
4 14 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.51%) UNIX
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.07%) MVC
2 95 (19.83%) OOP
3 94 (19.62%) OOD
4 85 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (13.99%) Software Engineering
6 61 (12.73%) TDD
7 60 (12.53%) OO PHP
8 52 (10.86%) Unit Testing
9 50 (10.44%) Scrum
10 42 (8.77%) E-Commerce
11 34 (7.10%) SOA
11 34 (7.10%) Multithreading
12 29 (6.05%) Web Development
13 23 (4.80%) Mobile Application Development
14 19 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.76%) Web Design
16 17 (3.55%) Project Management
16 17 (3.55%) UML
17 15 (3.13%) Content Management
18 14 (2.92%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 216 (45.09%) C#
2 197 (41.13%) SQL
3 164 (34.24%) JavaScript
4 142 (29.65%) PHP
4 142 (29.65%) Java
5 66 (13.78%) VB.NET
6 56 (11.69%) T-SQL
7 48 (10.02%) C++
8 36 (7.52%) PHP5
9 26 (5.43%) Delphi
10 21 (4.38%) VB
11 14 (2.92%) C
12 9 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.88%) RPG
12 9 (1.88%) VB6
13 8 (1.67%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.46%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 6 (1.25%) VBA
15 6 (1.25%) ABAP
16 5 (1.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 76 (15.87%) Degree
2 4 (0.84%) MCSD
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.63%) HND
3 3 (0.63%) MCSE
3 3 (0.63%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.21%) MCAD
4 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.05%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.63%) Basel II
Vendors
1 68 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.78%) Oracle
3 42 (8.77%) Zend
4 24 (5.01%) JBoss
5 15 (3.13%) SAP
6 10 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.88%) Sybase
8 8 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.67%) Facebook
9 7 (1.46%) Telerik
10 6 (1.25%) Google
11 4 (0.84%) Adobe
12 3 (0.63%) Cognos
12 3 (0.63%) IBM
12 3 (0.63%) Sony
12 3 (0.63%) Metastorm
12 3 (0.63%) Apple
12 3 (0.63%) Yahoo!
12 3 (0.63%) Sencha
13 1 (0.21%) Appcelerator
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits including bonus, 23 da
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: £50,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + training, parking
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Superb progression potential!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Kind Consultancy
Salary: From £42,000 to £46,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Superb progression potential!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £18K - £25K per Annum, Dependent upon Experience and Qualifications
Posted: 6 days ago