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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 112 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing OOP 137 145 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.22% 2.51% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.93% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 132 131 94
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,405
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5398 4956 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 85.88% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4080 3776
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +17 60 £32,500 -9.72%
Birmingham -30 24 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Worcestershire +8 16 £27,500 -9.83% 3
Coventry +15 13 £28,000 -22.75% 2
Solihull +8 10 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Shropshire -13 8 £32,500 +62.50% 1
Warwickshire -18 6 £23,250 -33.57%
Wolverhampton -5 2 £21,500 -23.21%
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OOP.

1 171 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 170 (62.96%) HTML
3 150 (55.56%) OO
4 142 (52.59%) C#
5 132 (48.89%) SQL
6 128 (47.41%) .NET
7 120 (44.44%) CSS
8 106 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (37.78%) HTML5
10 89 (32.96%) PHP
11 82 (30.37%) ASP.NET
12 81 (30.00%) jQuery
13 77 (28.52%) MySQL
14 76 (28.15%) MVC
15 73 (27.04%) Java
16 72 (26.67%) Web Development
17 59 (21.85%) Degree
18 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
19 55 (20.37%) Linux
20 54 (20.00%) XML
21 52 (19.26%) Git (software)
22 51 (18.89%) TDD
23 47 (17.41%) LAMP
23 47 (17.41%) C++
23 47 (17.41%) T-SQL
24 45 (16.67%) Windows
25 44 (16.30%) SQL Server
26 43 (15.93%) VB.NET
26 43 (15.93%) .NET Framework
26 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.89%) Apache
2 21 (7.78%) CMS
3 16 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.59%) Confluence
6 6 (2.22%) Drupal
7 5 (1.85%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.74%) nginx
9 2 (0.74%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) Kentico
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (6.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.11%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (2.96%) Magento
3 7 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.04%) GitHub
2 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.33%) Heroku
4 8 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.22%) Office 365
6 3 (1.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Google Play
7 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.07%) Intranet
2 10 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (1.11%) CTI
4 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (28.52%) MySQL
2 44 (16.30%) SQL Server
3 30 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.78%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.30%) Big Data
6 10 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.59%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.59%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (2.59%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) SQL CLR
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 52 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 34 (12.59%) Visual Studio
3 25 (9.26%) Subversion
4 19 (7.04%) NUnit
5 17 (6.30%) ReSharper
5 17 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (5.93%) NSubstitute
7 9 (3.33%) Xcode
8 8 (2.96%) JIRA
9 5 (1.85%) Selenium
9 5 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.11%) Moq
11 2 (0.74%) Concordion
11 2 (0.74%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.74%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.74%) Phing
11 2 (0.74%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.74%) RSpec
12 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 17 (6.30%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.93%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.56%) Electronics
4 14 (5.19%) Games
5 12 (4.44%) Marketing
6 10 (3.70%) Finance
7 4 (1.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
8 2 (0.74%) German Language
8 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.74%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 236 (87.41%) Developer
2 74 (27.41%) PHP Developer
3 54 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 52 (19.26%) .NET Developer
5 51 (18.89%) C# Developer
6 44 (16.30%) Web Developer
7 34 (12.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 32 (11.85%) MySQL Developer
8 32 (11.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 30 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (10.74%) Senior Developer
11 28 (10.37%) HTML Developer
11 28 (10.37%) Junior
12 27 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
13 26 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (9.26%) Junior Developer
15 23 (8.52%) LAMP Developer
15 23 (8.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 19 (7.04%) Java Developer
17 17 (6.30%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (62.96%) HTML
2 128 (47.41%) .NET
3 120 (44.44%) CSS
4 102 (37.78%) HTML5
5 82 (30.37%) ASP.NET
6 81 (30.00%) jQuery
7 54 (20.00%) XML
8 47 (17.41%) LAMP
9 43 (15.93%) .NET Framework
10 41 (15.19%) Web Services
11 38 (14.07%) Ajax
12 37 (13.70%) Entity Framework
13 34 (12.59%) WinForms
14 33 (12.22%) WCF
15 30 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 26 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (9.63%) REST
17 25 (9.26%) CSS3
17 25 (9.26%) WPF
18 22 (8.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.96%) Mobile App
3 28 (10.37%) Computer Science
4 20 (7.41%) N-Tier
5 18 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.44%) User Experience
8 11 (4.07%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (4.07%) Web 2.0
9 7 (2.59%) Internet of Things
9 7 (2.59%) iPad
9 7 (2.59%) VHDL
10 6 (2.22%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.85%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.85%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.11%) Motion Graphics
13 3 (1.11%) New Media
13 3 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.37%) Linux
2 45 (16.67%) Windows
3 13 (4.81%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.33%) Android
4 9 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 9 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (55.56%) OO
2 106 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (28.15%) MVC
4 72 (26.67%) Web Development
5 51 (18.89%) TDD
6 42 (15.56%) E-Commerce
6 42 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 38 (14.07%) Scrum
8 32 (11.85%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.37%) OOD
10 25 (9.26%) SOA
11 22 (8.15%) Content Management
11 22 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (8.15%) SDLC
12 21 (7.78%) CRM
12 21 (7.78%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
14 19 (7.04%) Mobile Application Development
15 18 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 171 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 142 (52.59%) C#
3 132 (48.89%) SQL
4 89 (32.96%) PHP
5 73 (27.04%) Java
6 47 (17.41%) C++
6 47 (17.41%) T-SQL
7 43 (15.93%) VB.NET
8 18 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 18 (6.67%) XAML
9 16 (5.93%) Objective-C
10 13 (4.81%) Apex Code
10 13 (4.81%) Apple Swift
11 12 (4.44%) VB
12 10 (3.70%) C
13 9 (3.33%) PHP 5
14 7 (2.59%) Perl
14 7 (2.59%) Ruby
14 7 (2.59%) Scala
15 6 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (21.85%) Degree
2 30 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.70%) MCSD
5 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) PhD
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (2.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.15%) Oracle
3 20 (7.41%) Adobe
4 16 (5.93%) DevExpress
5 13 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (4.44%) Zend
7 8 (2.96%) Apple
8 7 (2.59%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.59%) IBM
9 5 (1.85%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.11%) Google
10 3 (1.11%) Macromedia
11 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.37%) OpenText
11 1 (0.37%) PayPal
11 1 (0.37%) RedDot
11 1 (0.37%) WorldPay
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