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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 101 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing OOP 122 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.30% 1.66% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.05% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 88
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
4272 4002 3898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.68% 81.09% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 3321 3259
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +19 45 £38,750 +23.01% 5
Staffordshire +3 27 £34,000 +4.61% 7
Worcestershire +3 19 £31,250 +48.80% 6
Solihull +4 8 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Coventry -9 8 £33,250 +2.30% 1
Warwickshire -16 7 £25,000 +7.52% 4
Shropshire -7 3 £22,500 -21.05%
West Bromwich - 2 £36,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 142 (63.68%) OO
2 140 (62.78%) HTML
3 129 (57.85%) JavaScript
4 110 (49.33%) SQL
5 109 (48.88%) .NET
6 105 (47.09%) PHP
6 105 (47.09%) MVC
7 104 (46.64%) CSS
8 94 (42.15%) MySQL
9 92 (41.26%) C#
10 90 (40.36%) jQuery
11 76 (34.08%) ASP.NET
12 62 (27.80%) HTML5
13 61 (27.35%) Git (software)
13 61 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (24.66%) XML
15 52 (23.32%) SQL Server
16 50 (22.42%) Linux
17 47 (21.08%) VB.NET
18 46 (20.63%) Web Development
19 38 (17.04%) CSS3
20 37 (16.59%) Ajax
21 36 (16.14%) VB
22 35 (15.70%) Java
22 35 (15.70%) Visual Studio
22 35 (15.70%) Degree
22 35 (15.70%) Relational Database
23 32 (14.35%) Windows
24 31 (13.90%) Microsoft
25 30 (13.45%) .NET Framework

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (11.21%) Apache
2 12 (5.38%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.38%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.38%) IIS
2 12 (5.38%) JBoss
3 9 (4.04%) Moodle
3 9 (4.04%) Node.js
4 7 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.69%) Drupal
6 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.35%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.90%) Simulink
3 2 (0.90%) Stateflow
3 2 (0.90%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (7.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.48%) SaaS
2 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.28%) Internet
2 6 (2.69%) VoIP
3 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.79%) Intranet
5 3 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.90%) Modbus
6 2 (0.90%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (42.15%) MySQL
2 52 (23.32%) SQL Server
3 35 (15.70%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.93%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.04%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.35%) Big Data
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.35%) SQLite
9 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (27.35%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.70%) Visual Studio
3 29 (13.00%) Subversion
4 14 (6.28%) Ant
4 14 (6.28%) JIRA
5 13 (5.83%) Selenium
6 12 (5.38%) JUnit
7 8 (3.59%) NUnit
8 7 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.69%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.79%) Maven
11 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.35%) PEAR
11 3 (1.35%) Trac
12 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.45%) Mocha
13 1 (0.45%) AccuRev
13 1 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 21 (9.42%) Marketing
2 15 (6.73%) Finance
2 15 (6.73%) Retail
3 11 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.59%) Advertising
5 5 (2.24%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 202 (90.58%) Developer
2 70 (31.39%) PHP Developer
3 51 (22.87%) .NET Developer
4 39 (17.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 38 (17.04%) Web Developer
6 35 (15.70%) Software Developer
7 20 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 20 (8.97%) Lead Developer
7 20 (8.97%) PHP Web Developer
8 18 (8.07%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.62%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (6.73%) Junior Developer
10 15 (6.73%) Junior
10 15 (6.73%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.38%) Java Software Engineer
13 9 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (3.59%) Junior C# Developer
14 8 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (62.78%) HTML
2 109 (48.88%) .NET
3 104 (46.64%) CSS
4 90 (40.36%) jQuery
5 76 (34.08%) ASP.NET
6 62 (27.80%) HTML5
7 55 (24.66%) XML
8 38 (17.04%) CSS3
9 37 (16.59%) Ajax
10 30 (13.45%) .NET Framework
11 25 (11.21%) JSON
12 23 (10.31%) Laravel
13 21 (9.42%) WinForms
14 20 (8.97%) WPF
15 19 (8.52%) Symfony
16 18 (8.07%) Web Services
16 18 (8.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (7.17%) LAMP
18 14 (6.28%) WCF
18 14 (6.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.52%) Open Source
4 15 (6.73%) User Experience
5 10 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.04%) Social Network
7 7 (3.14%) Clustering
7 7 (3.14%) IVR
8 6 (2.69%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.35%) VAX
10 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.90%) EPoS
11 2 (0.90%) Apple TV
12 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.45%) W3C
12 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.42%) Linux
2 32 (14.35%) Windows
3 11 (4.93%) UNIX
4 7 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.24%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) CentOS
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (63.68%) OO
2 105 (47.09%) MVC
3 61 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (20.63%) Web Development
5 28 (12.56%) OO PHP
6 24 (10.76%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.87%) E-Commerce
7 22 (9.87%) Mentoring
8 21 (9.42%) Project Management
9 19 (8.52%) SOA
10 18 (8.07%) Scrum
11 17 (7.62%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.73%) Mobile Development
12 15 (6.73%) OOD
13 13 (5.83%) Migration
13 13 (5.83%) Web Application Development
14 12 (5.38%) Refactoring
15 11 (4.93%) TDD
16 10 (4.48%) Data Management
17 9 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 129 (57.85%) JavaScript
2 110 (49.33%) SQL
3 105 (47.09%) PHP
4 92 (41.26%) C#
5 47 (21.08%) VB.NET
6 36 (16.14%) VB
7 35 (15.70%) Java
8 29 (13.00%) T-SQL
9 28 (12.56%) PHP5
10 18 (8.07%) VB6
11 16 (7.17%) C++
12 15 (6.73%) C
12 15 (6.73%) Python
13 12 (5.38%) Ruby
14 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
15 7 (3.14%) Delphi
15 7 (3.14%) MUMPS
16 4 (1.79%) Perl
16 4 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (15.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.79%) QA
2 4 (1.79%) HL7
3 1 (0.45%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.97%) Zend
3 11 (4.93%) Oracle
4 5 (2.24%) Apple
5 4 (1.79%) Twitter
5 4 (1.79%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.90%) Sencha
6 2 (0.90%) SAP
6 2 (0.90%) IBM
6 2 (0.90%) Misys
6 2 (0.90%) Cerner
6 2 (0.90%) McKesson
6 2 (0.90%) Siemens
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) Sage
7 1 (0.45%) Remedy
7 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Bromwich
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire, UK
IChemE
Salary: £22,000-£27,000 (depending on experience) plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago