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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 47 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing OO 252 209 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.57% 3.82% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 4.93% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 227 189 197
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £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
4227 4237 3570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.62% 77.42% 74.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3493 3576 3029
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +8 70 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Staffordshire +17 61 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Warwickshire 0 38 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Worcestershire +19 33 £30,500 -18.66% 4
Coventry -7 18 £53,750 +53.57% 1
Solihull +4 7 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Walsall -4 7 £33,500 +34.00%
Herefordshire -3 5 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton -6 4 £37,500 +1.34%
Shropshire - 2 £20,750 -
Sutton Coldfield -5 1 £28,000 +27.27% 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 239 (50.85%) C#
2 234 (49.79%) .NET
3 208 (44.26%) HTML
4 207 (44.04%) SQL Server
5 197 (41.91%) JavaScript
6 195 (41.49%) SQL
7 163 (34.68%) CSS
8 137 (29.15%) MVC
9 128 (27.23%) ASP.NET
10 126 (26.81%) OOP
11 124 (26.38%) jQuery
12 116 (24.68%) Java
13 115 (24.47%) PHP
14 97 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (20.21%) Degree
16 92 (19.57%) XML
17 91 (19.36%) Web Services
18 88 (18.72%) VB.NET
19 87 (18.51%) MySQL
20 80 (17.02%) Microsoft
21 77 (16.38%) OOD
22 75 (15.96%) Software Engineering
23 73 (15.53%) HTML5
24 71 (15.11%) Subversion
25 69 (14.68%) Linux
26 68 (14.47%) TDD
26 68 (14.47%) Unit Testing
26 68 (14.47%) Relational Database
27 59 (12.55%) .NET Framework
28 58 (12.34%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 48 (10.21%) Apache
2 28 (5.96%) Tomcat
2 28 (5.96%) CMS
3 27 (5.74%) WordPress
4 26 (5.53%) IIS
5 15 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.34%) Node.js
7 8 (1.70%) Drupal
7 8 (1.70%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.85%) Moodle
8 4 (0.85%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.64%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.64%) Confluence
9 3 (0.64%) nginx
10 2 (0.43%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.43%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.43%) FileNet
11 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 43 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.83%) Photoshop
3 17 (3.62%) MS Office
4 12 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) GIMP
6 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (3.83%) Magento
2 13 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) e-Work
3 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.19%) DNS
3 14 (2.98%) Internet
4 10 (2.13%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.21%) Modbus
6 1 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (44.04%) SQL Server
2 87 (18.51%) MySQL
3 68 (14.47%) Relational Database
4 43 (9.15%) RDBMS
5 31 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (3.83%) NoSQL
9 17 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
9 17 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (2.55%) JasperReports
12 12 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.70%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.06%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.43%) SQLite
17 2 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (15.11%) Subversion
2 37 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.89%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 19 (4.04%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.19%) Maven
7 13 (2.77%) Selenium
8 12 (2.55%) FitNesse
8 12 (2.55%) Ant
8 12 (2.55%) Phing
9 11 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.34%) Hudson
10 10 (2.13%) Xcode
11 9 (1.91%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.06%) Behat
12 5 (1.06%) JIRA
13 4 (0.85%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.85%) Zend Studio
14 3 (0.64%) Toad
14 3 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (7.87%) Finance
2 22 (4.68%) Retail
3 18 (3.83%) Games
4 11 (2.34%) German Language
5 9 (1.91%) Marketing
6 7 (1.49%) Banking
7 6 (1.28%) Law
8 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.85%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 342 (72.77%) Developer
2 102 (21.70%) .NET Developer
3 77 (16.38%) PHP Developer
4 51 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 50 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 41 (8.72%) Software Developer
6 41 (8.72%) Analyst
7 38 (8.09%) Programmer
8 36 (7.66%) C# Developer
9 31 (6.60%) Web Developer
10 28 (5.96%) VB.NET Developer
11 25 (5.32%) Java Developer
12 24 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (5.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 23 (4.89%) Graduate
14 22 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.83%) Junior
16 18 (3.83%) Project Manager
17 17 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (49.79%) .NET
2 208 (44.26%) HTML
3 163 (34.68%) CSS
4 128 (27.23%) ASP.NET
5 124 (26.38%) jQuery
6 92 (19.57%) XML
7 91 (19.36%) Web Services
8 73 (15.53%) HTML5
9 59 (12.55%) .NET Framework
10 53 (11.28%) WCF
11 45 (9.57%) Ajax
12 41 (8.72%) CSS3
13 39 (8.30%) J2EE
14 38 (8.09%) SOAP
15 36 (7.66%) WinForms
16 35 (7.45%) WPF
17 24 (5.11%) LAMP
18 23 (4.89%) XHTML
19 21 (4.47%) REST
20 20 (4.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.83%) N-Tier
3 16 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.77%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.13%) Semantic Web
6 9 (1.91%) Social Media
7 8 (1.70%) Open Source
7 8 (1.70%) BBC
8 7 (1.49%) Mobile Games
8 7 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.28%) AS400
9 6 (1.28%) iSeries
10 5 (1.06%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.06%) Physics
11 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.64%) iPhone
12 3 (0.64%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.64%) NHS
13 2 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.68%) Linux
2 54 (11.49%) Windows
3 24 (5.11%) UNIX
4 16 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.34%) Android
6 7 (1.49%) CentOS
7 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.64%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.15%) MVC
2 126 (26.81%) OOP
3 97 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (16.38%) OOD
5 75 (15.96%) Software Engineering
6 68 (14.47%) Unit Testing
6 68 (14.47%) TDD
7 58 (12.34%) Scrum
7 58 (12.34%) Web Development
8 32 (6.81%) E-Commerce
8 32 (6.81%) OO PHP
9 27 (5.74%) Multithreading
10 24 (5.11%) SOA
11 20 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (4.26%) Automated Testing
12 19 (4.04%) UML
13 18 (3.83%) CRM
13 18 (3.83%) Low Latency
14 15 (3.19%) BDD
15 14 (2.98%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 239 (50.85%) C#
2 197 (41.91%) JavaScript
3 195 (41.49%) SQL
4 116 (24.68%) Java
5 115 (24.47%) PHP
6 88 (18.72%) VB.NET
7 52 (11.06%) T-SQL
7 52 (11.06%) C++
7 52 (11.06%) PHP5
8 26 (5.53%) VB
9 23 (4.89%) Ruby
10 20 (4.26%) VB6
11 12 (2.55%) ActionScript
12 10 (2.13%) C
13 9 (1.91%) Python
13 9 (1.91%) Scala
14 8 (1.70%) ActionScript 3.0
14 8 (1.70%) PHP4
15 7 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 95 (20.21%) Degree
2 6 (1.28%) MCSD
2 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) HND
5 3 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.53%) QA
2 11 (2.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.64%) Oracle
3 47 (10.00%) Zend
4 24 (5.11%) JBoss
4 24 (5.11%) Adobe
5 12 (2.55%) Apple
5 12 (2.55%) Facebook
6 11 (2.34%) Sybase
7 9 (1.91%) Google
8 8 (1.70%) Yahoo!
8 8 (1.70%) Sony
9 7 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.28%) Twitter
11 5 (1.06%) SAP
12 4 (0.85%) Metastorm
13 3 (0.64%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.43%) IBM
14 2 (0.43%) Telerik
14 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.21%) Typemock
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, parking,flexible!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kidderminster
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum plus performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Non contrib Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Talent International
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, childcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TOUCH SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago