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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 99 104 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Permanent jobs citing OOP 145 124 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.48% 2.27% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.87% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 132 104 74
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
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
4947 4325 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.65% 79.24% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3595 3731
Average salary £42,500 £41,495 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.42% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Warwickshire +17 34 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Staffordshire +7 33 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Birmingham -17 33 £37,500 - 5
Solihull +14 9 £27,500 -17.91% 1
Worcestershire -8 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Shropshire - 7 £20,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +1 6 £28,000 -6.66%
Coventry -13 6 £31,000 -25.12% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £52,500 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 198 (70.97%) HTML
2 184 (65.95%) JavaScript
3 180 (64.52%) CSS
4 158 (56.63%) PHP
5 153 (54.84%) OO
6 115 (41.22%) MVC
7 109 (39.07%) MySQL
8 103 (36.92%) .NET
9 100 (35.84%) C#
10 99 (35.48%) jQuery
11 93 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (32.62%) SQL
13 87 (31.18%) HTML5
14 82 (29.39%) XML
15 77 (27.60%) Git (software)
16 70 (25.09%) Linux
17 69 (24.73%) Web Development
18 60 (21.51%) ASP.NET
19 59 (21.15%) CSS3
20 57 (20.43%) SQL Server
21 54 (19.35%) Microsoft
22 46 (16.49%) Software Engineering
23 44 (15.77%) Relational Database
24 41 (14.70%) Zend
24 41 (14.70%) Project Management
25 39 (13.98%) Java
26 38 (13.62%) Apache
26 38 (13.62%) .NET Framework
27 37 (13.26%) E-Commerce
28 35 (12.54%) SOA

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 38 (13.62%) Apache
2 31 (11.11%) CMS
3 18 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 18 (6.45%) JBoss
4 16 (5.73%) WordPress
5 10 (3.58%) Node.js
6 6 (2.15%) IIS
7 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.94%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.72%) Simulink
4 2 (0.72%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 21 (7.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) VoIP
2 5 (1.79%) Intranet
2 5 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (0.72%) Modbus
3 2 (0.72%) Profibus
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (39.07%) MySQL
2 57 (20.43%) SQL Server
3 44 (15.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.66%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.43%) Redis
9 3 (1.08%) Big Data
10 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQLite
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 77 (27.60%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.68%) Subversion
4 19 (6.81%) Selenium
5 18 (6.45%) JIRA
5 18 (6.45%) Ant
5 18 (6.45%) JUnit
6 14 (5.02%) PHPUnit
7 9 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.51%) NUnit
8 7 (2.51%) Grunt
9 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.08%) PEAR
10 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.08%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.08%) Trac
11 2 (0.72%) Bower
11 2 (0.72%) Hudson
12 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.36%) Mocha
General
1 25 (8.96%) Finance
2 19 (6.81%) Marketing
3 11 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.23%) Games
5 7 (2.51%) Retail
6 6 (2.15%) Automotive
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 248 (88.89%) Developer
2 90 (32.26%) Web Developer
3 88 (31.54%) PHP Developer
4 50 (17.92%) PHP Web Developer
5 36 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 29 (10.39%) .NET Developer
7 27 (9.68%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.96%) Java Developer
8 25 (8.96%) Software Engineer
9 24 (8.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 23 (8.24%) Software Developer
11 19 (6.81%) Junior
11 19 (6.81%) Junior Developer
12 18 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Junior C# Developer
13 13 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.94%) Senior PHP Developer
15 10 (3.58%) Senior Web Developer
15 10 (3.58%) Lead Developer
15 10 (3.58%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (70.97%) HTML
2 180 (64.52%) CSS
3 103 (36.92%) .NET
4 99 (35.48%) jQuery
5 87 (31.18%) HTML5
6 82 (29.39%) XML
7 60 (21.51%) ASP.NET
8 59 (21.15%) CSS3
9 38 (13.62%) .NET Framework
10 34 (12.19%) Laravel
11 32 (11.47%) AngularJS
12 30 (10.75%) Ajax
12 30 (10.75%) Web Services
13 29 (10.39%) JSON
14 28 (10.04%) SOAP
15 27 (9.68%) WCF
16 25 (8.96%) WinForms
17 24 (8.60%) LAMP
18 21 (7.53%) WPF
19 20 (7.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.66%) User Experience
5 8 (2.87%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.87%) Semantic Web
5 8 (2.87%) Ontologies
6 7 (2.51%) Social Network
7 6 (2.15%) Clustering
8 5 (1.79%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.08%) IVR
10 3 (1.08%) VAX
10 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.72%) W3C
11 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.36%) iPhone
12 1 (0.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.09%) Linux
2 24 (8.60%) Windows
3 15 (5.38%) UNIX
4 8 (2.87%) Android
5 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (54.84%) OO
2 115 (41.22%) MVC
3 93 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (24.73%) Web Development
5 46 (16.49%) Software Engineering
6 41 (14.70%) Project Management
7 37 (13.26%) E-Commerce
8 35 (12.54%) SOA
9 24 (8.60%) Unit Testing
9 24 (8.60%) Open Source
9 24 (8.60%) Mobile Development
10 23 (8.24%) TDD
11 19 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.45%) OO PHP
13 16 (5.73%) Web Application Development
14 15 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (4.66%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.30%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (3.94%) Scrum
17 11 (3.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 184 (65.95%) JavaScript
2 158 (56.63%) PHP
3 100 (35.84%) C#
4 91 (32.62%) SQL
5 39 (13.98%) Java
6 33 (11.83%) VB.NET
7 28 (10.04%) PHP5
8 27 (9.68%) T-SQL
9 23 (8.24%) Python
9 23 (8.24%) C
10 21 (7.53%) C++
11 19 (6.81%) Ruby
12 18 (6.45%) VB
13 8 (2.87%) SPARQL
14 3 (1.08%) Delphi
14 3 (1.08%) MUMPS
14 3 (1.08%) VBA
15 2 (0.72%) VC++
15 2 (0.72%) VBScript
15 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (11.47%) Degree
2 8 (2.87%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 9 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 8 (2.87%) cPanel
Vendors
1 54 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.70%) Zend
3 9 (3.23%) Rackspace
4 6 (2.15%) Twitter
5 4 (1.43%) Adobe
5 4 (1.43%) InterSystems
6 3 (1.08%) Apple
6 3 (1.08%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.08%) Facebook
7 2 (0.72%) Sencha
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
7 2 (0.72%) Misys
7 2 (0.72%) Cerner
7 2 (0.72%) McKesson
7 2 (0.72%) Siemens
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle
8 1 (0.36%) Akamai
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago