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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 99 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing OOP 130 96 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.46% 1.87% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.32% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 116 85 88
Average salary £34,000 £32,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,405 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4349 4145 3918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.45% 80.77% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3469 3293
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 45 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Staffordshire +11 33 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Worcestershire +6 14 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Warwickshire -17 14 £32,500 +32.65% 3
Solihull +11 13 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Coventry -15 2 £24,500 -33.69%
West Bromwich - 2 £36,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Bilston - 2 £28,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £26,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £28,000 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 146 (66.36%) HTML
2 139 (63.18%) OO
3 132 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 116 (52.73%) PHP
5 111 (50.45%) CSS
6 100 (45.45%) SQL
7 98 (44.55%) MVC
8 92 (41.82%) .NET
9 91 (41.36%) MySQL
10 88 (40.00%) jQuery
11 87 (39.55%) C#
12 68 (30.91%) Git (software)
13 63 (28.64%) HTML5
14 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (25.45%) ASP.NET
16 55 (25.00%) Linux
17 53 (24.09%) XML
18 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
19 44 (20.00%) Web Development
20 42 (19.09%) CSS3
21 40 (18.18%) Relational Database
22 38 (17.27%) VB.NET
23 36 (16.36%) Subversion
24 35 (15.91%) Java
25 32 (14.55%) VB
25 32 (14.55%) Visual Studio
25 32 (14.55%) Microsoft
25 32 (14.55%) .NET Framework
26 31 (14.09%) Degree
27 29 (13.18%) Zend

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (12.73%) Apache
2 15 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.82%) JBoss
2 15 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.09%) Node.js
3 9 (4.09%) Moodle
4 8 (3.64%) IIS
5 7 (3.18%) CMS
6 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.91%) WordPress
8 2 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.91%) Simulink
3 2 (0.91%) Stateflow
3 2 (0.91%) GIMP
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (8.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) Internet
2 6 (2.73%) VoIP
3 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.36%) HTTP
5 2 (0.91%) Modbus
5 2 (0.91%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (41.36%) MySQL
2 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 40 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.91%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.09%) InterSystems Cache
7 8 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.36%) Big Data
9 3 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.36%) SQLite
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) Redis
11 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.36%) Subversion
3 32 (14.55%) Visual Studio
4 16 (7.27%) Selenium
5 15 (6.82%) JIRA
5 15 (6.82%) Ant
5 15 (6.82%) JUnit
6 7 (3.18%) PHPUnit
6 7 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.18%) NUnit
7 3 (1.36%) Trac
7 3 (1.36%) PEAR
7 3 (1.36%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.36%) Maven
8 2 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.45%) Grunt
9 1 (0.45%) Mocha
9 1 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 16 (7.27%) Marketing
2 12 (5.45%) Finance
3 11 (5.00%) Retail
4 10 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.73%) Automotive
6 4 (1.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 196 (89.09%) Developer
2 72 (32.73%) PHP Developer
3 47 (21.36%) Web Developer
4 35 (15.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 32 (14.55%) .NET Developer
6 31 (14.09%) Software Developer
7 25 (11.36%) PHP Web Developer
7 25 (11.36%) C# Developer
8 20 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 18 (8.18%) Lead Developer
10 16 (7.27%) Java Developer
11 15 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (6.82%) Junior Developer
11 15 (6.82%) Junior
12 12 (5.45%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
14 10 (4.55%) Junior C# Developer
15 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (3.18%) Lead Web Developer
17 6 (2.73%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (66.36%) HTML
2 111 (50.45%) CSS
3 92 (41.82%) .NET
4 88 (40.00%) jQuery
5 63 (28.64%) HTML5
6 56 (25.45%) ASP.NET
7 53 (24.09%) XML
8 42 (19.09%) CSS3
9 32 (14.55%) .NET Framework
10 29 (13.18%) Laravel
11 26 (11.82%) Ajax
12 24 (10.91%) Symfony
13 23 (10.45%) JSON
14 22 (10.00%) WinForms
15 20 (9.09%) WPF
16 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (8.18%) Web Services
17 18 (8.18%) LAMP
18 17 (7.73%) AngularJS
19 15 (6.82%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.55%) Open Source
2 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.18%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.09%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.09%) Social Network
5 7 (3.18%) User Experience
5 7 (3.18%) IVR
6 6 (2.73%) Clustering
7 4 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.36%) VAX
9 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.91%) EPoS
9 2 (0.91%) W3C
9 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.00%) Linux
2 26 (11.82%) Windows
3 10 (4.55%) UNIX
4 5 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) CentOS
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (63.18%) OO
2 98 (44.55%) MVC
3 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (20.00%) Web Development
5 28 (12.73%) OO PHP
5 28 (12.73%) Software Engineering
6 27 (12.27%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.45%) Project Management
8 22 (10.00%) SOA
9 18 (8.18%) Mobile Development
10 17 (7.73%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.73%) OOD
11 16 (7.27%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.36%) Web Application Development
13 12 (5.45%) TDD
14 11 (5.00%) Refactoring
14 11 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.00%) Scrum
15 10 (4.55%) Migration
16 9 (4.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 132 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 116 (52.73%) PHP
3 100 (45.45%) SQL
4 87 (39.55%) C#
5 38 (17.27%) VB.NET
6 35 (15.91%) Java
7 32 (14.55%) VB
8 27 (12.27%) PHP5
9 26 (11.82%) T-SQL
10 21 (9.55%) C++
11 20 (9.09%) Python
12 19 (8.64%) C
13 16 (7.27%) Ruby
14 11 (5.00%) VB6
15 8 (3.64%) PL/SQL
16 7 (3.18%) Delphi
16 7 (3.18%) MUMPS
17 3 (1.36%) Perl
18 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.09%) Degree
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.91%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.27%) QA
3 4 (1.82%) HL7
4 1 (0.45%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) cPanel
Vendors
1 32 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.18%) Zend
3 7 (3.18%) Oracle
4 4 (1.82%) InterSystems
4 4 (1.82%) Twitter
5 3 (1.36%) Apple
6 2 (0.91%) Misys
6 2 (0.91%) Cerner
6 2 (0.91%) McKesson
6 2 (0.91%) Siemens
6 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.91%) IBM
6 2 (0.91%) Sencha
6 2 (0.91%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Tamworth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago