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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing OO 253 249 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.45% 4.55% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 5.68% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 244 221 197
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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
4810 4384 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.58% 80.09% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 3633 3710
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,119 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 80 £37,500 - 21
Warwickshire +8 61 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Staffordshire +1 51 £37,500 +13.63% 14
Coventry -6 16 £27,500 -50.00% 2
Worcestershire -20 12 £27,500 -9.83% 4
Shropshire -1 7 £25,500 +22.89% 1
Wolverhampton -5 6 £37,500 -
Solihull -1 5 £44,000 -2.22% 4
West Bromwich - 3 £38,250 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Walsall -8 1 £50,000 +48.14%
Brierley Hill - 1 £40,000 - 2
Halesowen - 1 £26,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 308 (54.90%) .NET
2 301 (53.65%) C#
3 298 (53.12%) HTML
4 286 (50.98%) CSS
5 275 (49.02%) JavaScript
6 230 (41.00%) SQL Server
7 227 (40.46%) MVC
8 221 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 205 (36.54%) SQL
10 189 (33.69%) ASP.NET
11 182 (32.44%) jQuery
12 165 (29.41%) PHP
13 161 (28.70%) WCF
14 148 (26.38%) OOP
15 140 (24.96%) HTML5
16 133 (23.71%) Microsoft
17 128 (22.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 128 (22.82%) Git (software)
18 122 (21.75%) MySQL
19 112 (19.96%) TDD
20 110 (19.61%) Web Services
21 108 (19.25%) Software Engineering
22 107 (19.07%) XML
23 104 (18.54%) Java
24 99 (17.65%) VB.NET
25 95 (16.93%) Linux
26 94 (16.76%) OOD
27 93 (16.58%) CSS3
28 87 (15.51%) RESTful
29 85 (15.15%) Web Application Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (11.76%) Node.js
2 38 (6.77%) Apache
3 27 (4.81%) IIS
4 17 (3.03%) WordPress
5 13 (2.32%) CMS
6 12 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.07%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.53%) nginx
11 2 (0.36%) Moodle
11 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.18%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 51 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.71%) Simulink
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.36%) SPSS
4 2 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.18%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (2.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.43%) SaaS
3 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.63%) Internet
2 6 (1.07%) Modbus
3 5 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.89%) DNS
4 3 (0.53%) VoIP
5 2 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (41.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (21.75%) MySQL
3 79 (14.08%) Relational Database
4 74 (13.19%) NoSQL
5 40 (7.13%) RDBMS
6 27 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.25%) EDRMS
12 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
15 2 (0.36%) OLAP
15 2 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 128 (22.82%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.73%) Subversion
3 43 (7.66%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.25%) Grunt
5 7 (1.25%) Selenium
6 6 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.89%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.89%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.89%) JUnit
7 5 (0.89%) NUnit
7 5 (0.89%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.71%) Bower
8 4 (0.71%) Hudson
8 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.53%) Ant
9 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.36%) Phing
10 2 (0.36%) Yeoman
General
1 76 (13.55%) Finance
2 31 (5.53%) Retail
2 31 (5.53%) Marketing
3 28 (4.99%) Games
4 13 (2.32%) Banking
5 12 (2.14%) Advertising
5 12 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.89%) Law
7 5 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 463 (82.53%) Developer
2 120 (21.39%) .NET Developer
3 115 (20.50%) PHP Developer
4 70 (12.48%) Web Developer
5 68 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 61 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 52 (9.27%) C# Developer
8 39 (6.95%) Software Engineer
9 36 (6.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 33 (5.88%) Lead Developer
11 31 (5.53%) Java Developer
12 30 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (4.28%) PHP Web Developer
14 21 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (3.39%) Junior
15 19 (3.39%) Junior Developer
16 18 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (3.21%) Graduate
17 17 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
18 16 (2.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (54.90%) .NET
2 298 (53.12%) HTML
3 286 (50.98%) CSS
4 189 (33.69%) ASP.NET
5 182 (32.44%) jQuery
6 161 (28.70%) WCF
7 140 (24.96%) HTML5
8 128 (22.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 110 (19.61%) Web Services
10 107 (19.07%) XML
11 93 (16.58%) CSS3
12 87 (15.51%) RESTful
13 61 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 60 (10.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 58 (10.34%) WinForms
15 58 (10.34%) .NET Framework
16 49 (8.73%) Ajax
17 47 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (6.95%) Laravel
19 31 (5.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.41%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.60%) Social Media
3 32 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.63%) BBC
5 21 (3.74%) Client/Server
6 20 (3.57%) Semantic Web
7 19 (3.39%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.85%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.14%) Equities
10 11 (1.96%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.43%) Ontologies
12 7 (1.25%) User Experience
13 6 (1.07%) Social Network
13 6 (1.07%) Device Driver
14 5 (0.89%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.71%) Physics
16 3 (0.53%) Replication
16 3 (0.53%) Clustering
17 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
17 2 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.93%) Linux
2 85 (15.15%) Windows
3 35 (6.24%) UNIX
4 19 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.07%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (0.89%) Android
7 5 (0.89%) Debian
7 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) HPUX
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (40.46%) MVC
2 221 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (26.38%) OOP
4 112 (19.96%) TDD
5 108 (19.25%) Software Engineering
6 94 (16.76%) OOD
7 85 (15.15%) Web Application Development
8 80 (14.26%) Web Development
9 70 (12.48%) OO PHP
10 66 (11.76%) BDD
11 61 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 43 (7.66%) SOA
13 42 (7.49%) SDLC
14 39 (6.95%) Mentoring
15 35 (6.24%) Scrum
16 34 (6.06%) E-Commerce
17 31 (5.53%) Waterfall
18 26 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (4.28%) Analytics
20 22 (3.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 301 (53.65%) C#
2 275 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 205 (36.54%) SQL
4 165 (29.41%) PHP
5 104 (18.54%) Java
6 99 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 79 (14.08%) T-SQL
8 56 (9.98%) Ruby
9 39 (6.95%) PHP5
10 37 (6.60%) VB
11 23 (4.10%) VB6
12 20 (3.57%) C
12 20 (3.57%) C++
12 20 (3.57%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.50%) VBScript
14 9 (1.60%) SPARQL
15 8 (1.43%) VBA
16 7 (1.25%) Python
17 5 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
17 5 (0.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 80 (14.26%) Degree
2 8 (1.43%) Postgraduate
3 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.89%) MCSD
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.74%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (0.53%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 133 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.63%) Oracle
3 38 (6.77%) Zend
4 30 (5.35%) Google
5 28 (4.99%) Facebook
6 26 (4.63%) Yahoo!
6 26 (4.63%) Apple
6 26 (4.63%) Sony
7 16 (2.85%) Sybase
8 11 (1.96%) Adobe
9 10 (1.78%) Metastorm
10 6 (1.07%) QNX
10 6 (1.07%) Twitter
11 5 (0.89%) InterSystems
12 3 (0.53%) Cerner
12 3 (0.53%) McKesson
12 3 (0.53%) Siemens
12 3 (0.53%) Misys
12 3 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.53%) HubSpot
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday