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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 120 92 119
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing OOP 89 110 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 2.49% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.13% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 94 80
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Coventry +6 20 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Staffordshire +2 19 £37,500 +78.57% 2
Birmingham -19 18 £31,500 -3.07%
Warwickshire -4 14 £27,000 -6.89% 1
Worcestershire -9 11 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Shropshire -9 6 £31,500 +14.54%
Solihull +7 4 £25,000 -12.28%
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 157 (69.78%) HTML
2 151 (67.11%) JavaScript
3 128 (56.89%) MVC
4 117 (52.00%) OO
5 114 (50.67%) CSS
6 111 (49.33%) .NET
6 111 (49.33%) jQuery
7 97 (43.11%) ASP.NET
8 91 (40.44%) C#
9 86 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (37.78%) PHP
10 85 (37.78%) SQL
11 82 (36.44%) MySQL
12 76 (33.78%) HTML5
13 70 (31.11%) SQL Server
14 67 (29.78%) Windows
14 67 (29.78%) Ajax
15 58 (25.78%) XML
16 54 (24.00%) Git (software)
17 50 (22.22%) VB.NET
18 48 (21.33%) Web Development
19 47 (20.89%) JSON
19 47 (20.89%) Java
20 43 (19.11%) Mentoring
21 42 (18.67%) E-Commerce
22 39 (17.33%) Scrum
22 39 (17.33%) User Experience
22 39 (17.33%) AngularJS
23 37 (16.44%) SOA
24 36 (16.00%) JIRA

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.22%) CMS
3 13 (5.78%) Apache
4 12 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (4.44%) Drupal
6 8 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.56%) JBoss
6 8 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.56%) Moodle
7 7 (3.11%) WordPress
7 7 (3.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.11%) IIS
8 6 (2.67%) MQSeries
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.89%) Node.js
9 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.44%) Liferay
10 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.89%) GIMP
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Magento
2 13 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.67%) Internet
2 11 (4.89%) Intranet
3 6 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.89%) DNS
5 2 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (36.44%) MySQL
2 70 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.44%) InterSystems Cache
6 8 (3.56%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.33%) SQLite
10 3 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 54 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.00%) JIRA
3 35 (15.56%) Ant
4 23 (10.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 21 (9.33%) Visual Studio
6 16 (7.11%) Subversion
7 9 (4.00%) Selenium
8 8 (3.56%) JUnit
9 6 (2.67%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.22%) NUnit
11 4 (1.78%) Maven
12 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (15.11%) Retail
2 24 (10.67%) Finance
3 20 (8.89%) Marketing
4 8 (3.56%) Advertising
5 7 (3.11%) Banking
5 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 205 (91.11%) Developer
2 58 (25.78%) .NET Developer
3 52 (23.11%) PHP Developer
4 38 (16.89%) Senior Developer
5 32 (14.22%) Applications Developer
6 30 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 25 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 22 (9.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 22 (9.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 22 (9.78%) Mobile Developer
9 17 (7.56%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
10 15 (6.67%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.78%) CRM Developer
11 13 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 13 (5.78%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Programmer
12 11 (4.89%) Junior
12 11 (4.89%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (69.78%) HTML
2 114 (50.67%) CSS
3 111 (49.33%) .NET
3 111 (49.33%) jQuery
4 97 (43.11%) ASP.NET
5 76 (33.78%) HTML5
6 67 (29.78%) Ajax
7 58 (25.78%) XML
8 47 (20.89%) JSON
9 39 (17.33%) AngularJS
10 36 (16.00%) PhoneGap
11 29 (12.89%) CSS3
12 28 (12.44%) Web Services
13 23 (10.22%) Silverlight
14 19 (8.44%) Symfony
15 14 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (6.22%) Yii
15 14 (6.22%) WPF
16 12 (5.33%) WinForms
16 12 (5.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.33%) User Experience
2 33 (14.67%) Mobile App
3 26 (11.56%) N-Tier
4 23 (10.22%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.78%) Blackberry
6 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.78%) Open Source
8 10 (4.44%) IVR
9 7 (3.11%) GIS
10 5 (2.22%) Blog
11 4 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.89%) EPoS
12 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.89%) Clustering
12 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.78%) Windows
2 32 (14.22%) Apple iOS
3 29 (12.89%) Android
4 27 (12.00%) Linux
4 27 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.22%) UNIX
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (56.89%) MVC
2 117 (52.00%) OO
3 86 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (21.33%) Web Development
5 43 (19.11%) Mentoring
6 42 (18.67%) E-Commerce
7 39 (17.33%) Scrum
8 37 (16.44%) SOA
9 27 (12.00%) iOS Development
10 26 (11.56%) Unit Testing
11 22 (9.78%) Android Development
11 22 (9.78%) OO PHP
11 22 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.00%) OOD
13 14 (6.22%) Data Management
14 13 (5.78%) Refactoring
14 13 (5.78%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.78%) CRM
15 12 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 151 (67.11%) JavaScript
2 91 (40.44%) C#
3 85 (37.78%) PHP
3 85 (37.78%) SQL
4 50 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 47 (20.89%) Java
6 33 (14.67%) VB
7 30 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 25 (11.11%) Objective-C
9 22 (9.78%) ActionScript 3.0
9 22 (9.78%) ActionScript
10 20 (8.89%) PHP5
11 18 (8.00%) VB6
12 10 (4.44%) MUMPS
12 10 (4.44%) Delphi
13 9 (4.00%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.22%) C++
15 4 (1.78%) VBScript
15 4 (1.78%) Python
16 3 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (15.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.67%) Degree
4 5 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.89%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (12.00%) Sencha
2 22 (9.78%) Appcelerator
3 21 (9.33%) Zend
4 18 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.56%) Oracle
6 6 (2.67%) Talend
7 4 (1.78%) Twitter
8 2 (0.89%) Remedy
8 2 (0.89%) Apple
8 2 (0.89%) Sage
8 2 (0.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Lotus
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Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Stratford-upon-Avon
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Salary: £30-£35k depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Stafford
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago