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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 94 105 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing OOP 145 117 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.54% 2.15% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.68% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 129 98 80
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
4832 4368 4328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.62% 80.09% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 3618 3664
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,655
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 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 37 £35,000 -14.63% 12
Warwickshire +24 36 £35,000 +112.12% 2
Staffordshire +16 31 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Worcestershire -10 9 £30,000 -1.63% 4
Solihull +13 8 £27,500 -17.91% 3
Coventry -5 7 £31,000 -15.64% 1
Wolverhampton -3 6 - -
Shropshire - 6 £20,000 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £26,500 -
Walsall - 1 £70,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 186 (69.40%) HTML
2 178 (66.42%) CSS
3 176 (65.67%) JavaScript
4 148 (55.22%) PHP
4 148 (55.22%) OO
5 102 (38.06%) .NET
5 102 (38.06%) MVC
6 99 (36.94%) C#
7 95 (35.45%) MySQL
8 92 (34.33%) jQuery
9 88 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (30.97%) SQL
11 80 (29.85%) HTML5
12 74 (27.61%) XML
13 67 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 65 (24.25%) Web Development
14 65 (24.25%) ASP.NET
15 58 (21.64%) SQL Server
16 55 (20.52%) CSS3
17 54 (20.15%) Microsoft
18 53 (19.78%) Linux
19 50 (18.66%) Software Engineering
20 39 (14.55%) Java
21 38 (14.18%) SOA
22 37 (13.81%) Web Services
22 37 (13.81%) Project Management
22 37 (13.81%) Zend
22 37 (13.81%) AngularJS
23 34 (12.69%) VB.NET
24 33 (12.31%) WCF

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 31 (11.57%) CMS
2 29 (10.82%) Apache
3 17 (6.34%) WordPress
4 16 (5.97%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.97%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.97%) JBoss
5 11 (4.10%) Node.js
6 6 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.75%) Drupal
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 27 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) Intranet
2 4 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) VoIP
4 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (35.45%) MySQL
2 58 (21.64%) SQL Server
3 33 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.61%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.49%) Redis
8 4 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.12%) Big Data
9 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) SQLite
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.07%) Visual Studio
3 22 (8.21%) Subversion
4 16 (5.97%) JIRA
4 16 (5.97%) Selenium
4 16 (5.97%) Ant
4 16 (5.97%) JUnit
5 11 (4.10%) PHPUnit
6 8 (2.99%) Grunt
6 8 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.49%) NUnit
8 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.75%) Bower
9 2 (0.75%) Hudson
10 1 (0.37%) gulp
General
1 30 (11.19%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Marketing
3 12 (4.48%) Games
4 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (89.55%) Developer
2 85 (31.72%) Web Developer
3 83 (30.97%) PHP Developer
4 46 (17.16%) PHP Web Developer
5 37 (13.81%) C# Developer
6 31 (11.57%) Senior Developer
7 30 (11.19%) .NET Developer
8 25 (9.33%) Software Engineer
9 23 (8.58%) Java Developer
10 20 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (7.09%) Junior
11 19 (7.09%) Junior Developer
12 17 (6.34%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 16 (5.97%) Java Software Engineer
14 14 (5.22%) Software Developer
15 12 (4.48%) Graduate
15 12 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
16 10 (3.73%) Junior C# Developer
16 10 (3.73%) Senior Web Developer
16 10 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (69.40%) HTML
2 178 (66.42%) CSS
3 102 (38.06%) .NET
4 92 (34.33%) jQuery
5 80 (29.85%) HTML5
6 74 (27.61%) XML
7 65 (24.25%) ASP.NET
8 55 (20.52%) CSS3
9 37 (13.81%) AngularJS
9 37 (13.81%) Web Services
10 33 (12.31%) WCF
11 31 (11.57%) Laravel
12 29 (10.82%) .NET Framework
13 28 (10.45%) Ajax
14 24 (8.96%) JSON
14 24 (8.96%) SOAP
15 23 (8.58%) LAMP
16 20 (7.46%) WPF
16 20 (7.46%) REST
16 20 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.60%) User Experience
3 14 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.99%) Semantic Web
5 8 (2.99%) Ontologies
6 6 (2.24%) Social Network
7 5 (1.87%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.12%) Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.75%) IVR
10 2 (0.75%) W3C
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.37%) Physics
11 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.37%) iPhone
11 1 (0.37%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.78%) Linux
2 19 (7.09%) Windows
3 13 (4.85%) UNIX
4 8 (2.99%) Android
5 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (55.22%) OO
2 102 (38.06%) MVC
3 88 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (24.25%) Web Development
5 50 (18.66%) Software Engineering
6 38 (14.18%) SOA
7 37 (13.81%) Project Management
8 29 (10.82%) E-Commerce
9 26 (9.70%) Unit Testing
10 24 (8.96%) TDD
11 22 (8.21%) Mobile Development
12 18 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (6.34%) OO PHP
13 17 (6.34%) Open Source
14 16 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (5.22%) Web Application Development
15 14 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (4.85%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.10%) Data Modelling
18 10 (3.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (65.67%) JavaScript
2 148 (55.22%) PHP
3 99 (36.94%) C#
4 83 (30.97%) SQL
5 39 (14.55%) Java
6 34 (12.69%) VB.NET
7 26 (9.70%) PHP5
8 25 (9.33%) T-SQL
9 21 (7.84%) Python
10 18 (6.72%) C
10 18 (6.72%) Ruby
11 16 (5.97%) C++
12 13 (4.85%) VB
13 8 (2.99%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.75%) VC++
14 2 (0.75%) MUMPS
14 2 (0.75%) Delphi
14 2 (0.75%) VBScript
15 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.33%) Degree
2 8 (2.99%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.87%) QA
1 5 (1.87%) HL7
2 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (3.36%) cPanel
Vendors
1 54 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.81%) Zend
3 10 (3.73%) Rackspace
4 7 (2.61%) Twitter
5 5 (1.87%) InterSystems
5 5 (1.87%) Adobe
6 4 (1.49%) Facebook
7 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.12%) Misys
7 3 (1.12%) Cerner
7 3 (1.12%) McKesson
7 3 (1.12%) Siemens
7 3 (1.12%) Apple
8 2 (0.75%) IBM
8 2 (0.75%) Sencha
9 1 (0.37%) Akamai
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Share options
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Just Say Please
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago