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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing OO 321 218 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.09% 4.25% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 5.26% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 296 202 239
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,900 £45,200
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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -5 102 £35,000 +4.47% 15
Warwickshire +24 76 £45,000 +93.54% 5
Staffordshire +27 64 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Coventry -15 23 £27,500 -33.58% 2
Worcestershire +10 15 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Solihull +7 11 £28,500 -18.57%
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton +9 6 £33,125 +69.87% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £38,000 -
Shropshire -11 2 £32,000 -22.89% 2
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Herefordshire -2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 335 (55.19%) .NET
2 316 (52.06%) HTML
3 310 (51.07%) C#
4 308 (50.74%) JavaScript
5 298 (49.09%) MVC
6 283 (46.62%) CSS
7 234 (38.55%) SQL
8 218 (35.91%) SQL Server
8 218 (35.91%) jQuery
9 213 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
10 210 (34.60%) PHP
11 198 (32.62%) ASP.NET
12 159 (26.19%) HTML5
13 156 (25.70%) Git (software)
14 155 (25.54%) MySQL
15 139 (22.90%) OOP
16 136 (22.41%) WCF
17 132 (21.75%) Software Engineering
18 130 (21.42%) Microsoft
19 118 (19.44%) Windows
20 116 (19.11%) CSS3
21 113 (18.62%) Relational Database
22 112 (18.45%) VB.NET
23 111 (18.29%) OO PHP
24 107 (17.63%) OOD
25 105 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
26 97 (15.98%) TDD
26 97 (15.98%) T-SQL
27 96 (15.82%) Java
28 85 (14.00%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (9.23%) Node.js
2 42 (6.92%) WordPress
3 41 (6.75%) Apache
4 29 (4.78%) IIS
5 21 (3.46%) CMS
6 20 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.14%) Joomla!
10 11 (1.81%) Moodle
11 10 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.32%) concrete5
13 6 (0.99%) Drupal
14 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.33%) nginx
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPEL
16 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.99%) Simulink
4 2 (0.33%) SPSS
4 2 (0.33%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.33%) GIMP
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (3.79%) Magento
2 18 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.64%) Office 365
3 14 (2.31%) SaaS
4 10 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.64%) Internet
2 12 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.98%) Modbus
3 10 (1.65%) HTTP
4 6 (0.99%) VoIP
5 3 (0.49%) DNS
5 3 (0.49%) WAN
5 3 (0.49%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) Profibus
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (35.91%) SQL Server
2 155 (25.54%) MySQL
3 113 (18.62%) Relational Database
4 70 (11.53%) RDBMS
4 70 (11.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (10.05%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.32%) SQLite
11 5 (0.82%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.33%) OLAP
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 156 (25.70%) Git (software)
2 73 (12.03%) Subversion
3 68 (11.20%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.81%) PHPUnit
5 11 (1.81%) NUnit
6 10 (1.65%) JIRA
7 8 (1.32%) JUnit
8 5 (0.82%) Behat
9 4 (0.66%) Selenium
10 3 (0.49%) Grunt
10 3 (0.49%) Hudson
10 3 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.33%) Xcode
11 2 (0.33%) Maven
11 2 (0.33%) Ant
11 2 (0.33%) Moq
11 2 (0.33%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.33%) QUnit
General
1 49 (8.07%) Finance
2 32 (5.27%) Retail
3 30 (4.94%) Marketing
4 19 (3.13%) Advertising
5 15 (2.47%) Back Office
6 11 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.81%) Games
7 7 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.15%) Banking
7 7 (1.15%) Law
8 1 (0.16%) German Language
8 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Legal
8 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 516 (85.01%) Developer
2 141 (23.23%) PHP Developer
3 99 (16.31%) .NET Developer
4 83 (13.67%) Web Developer
5 80 (13.18%) Software Developer
6 64 (10.54%) Senior Developer
7 57 (9.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 57 (9.39%) Lead Developer
8 52 (8.57%) Software Engineer
9 48 (7.91%) C# Developer
10 25 (4.12%) Junior Developer
10 25 (4.12%) Junior
11 23 (3.79%) PHP Web Developer
11 23 (3.79%) Java Developer
12 20 (3.29%) Senior PHP Developer
13 19 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (2.97%) Programmer
15 15 (2.47%) SharePoint Developer
15 15 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (2.31%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (55.19%) .NET
2 316 (52.06%) HTML
3 283 (46.62%) CSS
4 218 (35.91%) jQuery
5 198 (32.62%) ASP.NET
6 159 (26.19%) HTML5
7 136 (22.41%) WCF
8 116 (19.11%) CSS3
9 105 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (12.85%) Web Services
11 70 (11.53%) .NET Framework
12 68 (11.20%) XML
13 66 (10.87%) Ajax
14 63 (10.38%) Symfony
15 59 (9.72%) RESTful
16 50 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 48 (7.91%) WinForms
18 46 (7.58%) Yii
19 45 (7.41%) Laravel
20 41 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.74%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.94%) Social Media
4 29 (4.78%) Semantic Web
5 25 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 24 (3.95%) BBC
7 20 (3.29%) User Experience
8 17 (2.80%) Open Source
9 16 (2.64%) Social Network
9 16 (2.64%) iPhone
10 13 (2.14%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.14%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.15%) New Media
12 7 (1.15%) NHS
12 7 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.15%) Equities
13 6 (0.99%) Clustering
14 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 118 (19.44%) Windows
2 85 (14.00%) Linux
3 24 (3.95%) UNIX
4 16 (2.64%) Android
5 13 (2.14%) Nucleus RTOS
6 11 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.33%) CentOS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (49.09%) MVC
2 213 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (22.90%) OOP
4 132 (21.75%) Software Engineering
5 111 (18.29%) OO PHP
6 107 (17.63%) OOD
7 97 (15.98%) TDD
8 66 (10.87%) Web Development
9 62 (10.21%) Web Application Development
10 54 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 50 (8.24%) BDD
12 45 (7.41%) Scrum
12 45 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 45 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 41 (6.75%) Analytics
14 31 (5.11%) CRM
15 28 (4.61%) Waterfall
15 28 (4.61%) UML
16 24 (3.95%) Project Management
17 23 (3.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 310 (51.07%) C#
2 308 (50.74%) JavaScript
3 234 (38.55%) SQL
4 210 (34.60%) PHP
5 112 (18.45%) VB.NET
6 97 (15.98%) T-SQL
7 96 (15.82%) Java
8 44 (7.25%) Ruby
9 42 (6.92%) PHP5
10 40 (6.59%) VB
11 31 (5.11%) C++
12 30 (4.94%) PL/SQL
13 24 (3.95%) VB6
14 19 (3.13%) C
15 11 (1.81%) ActionScript 3.0
15 11 (1.81%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.32%) VBScript
17 7 (1.15%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.99%) VC++
19 4 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (11.20%) Degree
2 20 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.47%) MCTS
3 15 (2.47%) MCP
3 15 (2.47%) MCAD
3 15 (2.47%) MCSD
4 5 (0.82%) HND
5 2 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.98%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) HL7
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 10 (1.65%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 130 (21.42%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.19%) Oracle
3 59 (9.72%) Zend
4 27 (4.45%) Sybase
4 27 (4.45%) Apple
4 27 (4.45%) Sony
5 26 (4.28%) Facebook
6 24 (3.95%) Yahoo!
6 24 (3.95%) Google
7 13 (2.14%) QNX
8 9 (1.48%) Twitter
9 5 (0.82%) Adobe
9 5 (0.82%) BT
10 4 (0.66%) InterSystems
10 4 (0.66%) Metastorm
10 4 (0.66%) IBM
10 4 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.49%) HubSpot
11 3 (0.49%) SAP
12 2 (0.33%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Guestline Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago