The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 122 134 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs citing OOP 115 82 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.02% 1.62% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.96% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 113 76 82
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,100 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
OOP
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
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OOP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region.

OOP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OOP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

OOP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

OOP
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 OOP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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 +15 35 £43,750 +42.27% 7
Staffordshire +9 26 £36,250 +0.69% 2
Worcestershire -1 16 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Coventry -14 16 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Solihull +15 10 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Warwickshire -22 6 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Shropshire +12 4 £28,500 -9.52% 1
Dudley - 2 £25,500 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 158 (60.77%) OO
2 137 (52.69%) JavaScript
3 130 (50.00%) .NET
4 123 (47.31%) C#
5 120 (46.15%) HTML
6 111 (42.69%) CSS
7 108 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
8 101 (38.85%) SQL
9 91 (35.00%) PHP
10 89 (34.23%) MVC
11 74 (28.46%) MySQL
12 72 (27.69%) jQuery
13 67 (25.77%) ASP.NET
14 61 (23.46%) HTML5
15 58 (22.31%) Web Services
16 53 (20.38%) XML
17 52 (20.00%) Java
18 47 (18.08%) Ajax
19 46 (17.69%) Git (software)
20 45 (17.31%) Linux
20 45 (17.31%) Microsoft
21 42 (16.15%) Unit Testing
22 41 (15.77%) Web Development
23 39 (15.00%) TDD
23 39 (15.00%) SQL Server
23 39 (15.00%) AngularJS
24 36 (13.85%) Visual Studio
25 32 (12.31%) C++
25 32 (12.31%) Degree
26 31 (11.92%) WCF

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.85%) Apache
2 10 (3.85%) Drupal
2 10 (3.85%) Node.js
3 8 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.08%) Confluence
4 5 (1.92%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.15%) CMS
5 3 (1.15%) SAS
6 2 (0.77%) JBoss
6 2 (0.77%) nginx
6 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Kentico
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.69%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.15%) SPSS
5 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) Magento
2 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.69%) GitHub
2 13 (5.00%) SaaS
3 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.31%) Heroku
5 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.77%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) Intranet
3 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) CTI
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.46%) MySQL
2 39 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.77%) Big Data
5 14 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.08%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (3.08%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.08%) IBM InfoSphere
8 8 (3.08%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.85%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.92%) Subversion
4 17 (6.54%) Selenium
5 11 (4.23%) JIRA
6 10 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.69%) FogBugz
8 7 (2.69%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.69%) Xcode
9 5 (1.92%) NUnit
10 4 (1.54%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.15%) Concordion
11 3 (1.15%) NSubstitute
11 3 (1.15%) RSpec
12 2 (0.77%) gulp
12 2 (0.77%) Moq
General
1 22 (8.46%) Games
2 21 (8.08%) Finance
3 13 (5.00%) Billing
4 10 (3.85%) Advertising
5 8 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) French Language
8 3 (1.15%) German Language
8 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.15%) Russian Language
8 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 218 (83.85%) Developer
2 72 (27.69%) PHP Developer
3 54 (20.77%) C# Developer
4 52 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 38 (14.62%) Web Developer
6 32 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (10.77%) Software Developer
8 22 (8.46%) Senior Developer
9 21 (8.08%) Junior
9 21 (8.08%) Junior Developer
10 18 (6.92%) MySQL Developer
10 18 (6.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 17 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (6.15%) Graduate
12 16 (6.15%) Graduate Developer
12 16 (6.15%) HTML Developer
12 16 (6.15%) Java Developer
13 15 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (50.00%) .NET
2 120 (46.15%) HTML
3 111 (42.69%) CSS
4 72 (27.69%) jQuery
5 67 (25.77%) ASP.NET
6 61 (23.46%) HTML5
7 58 (22.31%) Web Services
8 53 (20.38%) XML
9 47 (18.08%) Ajax
10 39 (15.00%) AngularJS
11 31 (11.92%) WCF
12 30 (11.54%) CSS3
13 27 (10.38%) .NET Framework
14 24 (9.23%) WPF
15 23 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (6.92%) Entity Framework
18 17 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (6.54%) LAMP
19 16 (6.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.69%) User Experience
2 17 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.08%) Internet of Things
7 8 (3.08%) VHDL
8 6 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.54%) Replication
11 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.77%) W3C
13 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.31%) Linux
2 28 (10.77%) Windows
3 13 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.08%) Mac OS
4 8 (3.08%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.31%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (60.77%) OO
2 108 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (34.23%) MVC
4 42 (16.15%) Unit Testing
5 41 (15.77%) Web Development
6 39 (15.00%) TDD
7 30 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 29 (11.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (11.15%) Scrum
9 28 (10.77%) SOA
10 24 (9.23%) SDLC
11 20 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.31%) Data Protection
13 18 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.15%) Front End Development
15 15 (5.77%) API Integration
16 14 (5.38%) Waterfall
17 13 (5.00%) MVVM
17 13 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 137 (52.69%) JavaScript
2 123 (47.31%) C#
3 101 (38.85%) SQL
4 91 (35.00%) PHP
5 52 (20.00%) Java
6 32 (12.31%) C++
7 21 (8.08%) C
8 20 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.38%) PHP 5
9 14 (5.38%) Python
10 12 (4.62%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.23%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.23%) Ruby
12 9 (3.46%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.46%) Perl
13 8 (3.08%) Apex Code
13 8 (3.08%) Scala
14 7 (2.69%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.92%) XAML
16 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (12.31%) Degree
2 9 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.08%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.15%) PhD
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.92%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) Basel II
2 3 (1.15%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.46%) Docker
2 8 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 45 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.31%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) Adobe
4 9 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.46%) Zend
5 8 (3.08%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.08%) Facebook
5 8 (3.08%) IBM
5 8 (3.08%) Twitter
6 4 (1.54%) Apple
6 4 (1.54%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.15%) Cerner
7 3 (1.15%) Google
7 3 (1.15%) InterSystems
7 3 (1.15%) McKesson
7 3 (1.15%) Misys
7 3 (1.15%) Siemens
7 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.77%) Kony
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Studley
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Solihull
Erin Associates Ltd
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Redditch
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