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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 101 73 111
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +38
Permanent jobs citing OOP 126 160 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 3.30% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 4.21% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 119 140 86
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
4450 3800 3562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.10% 78.37% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3138 3106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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
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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 40 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Staffordshire +14 39 £40,000 +90.47% 2
Worcestershire -1 14 £32,500 +18.18%
Coventry -11 13 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Warwickshire -13 12 £25,000 -12.28%
Shropshire -9 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Solihull -5 4 £25,000 -24.24% 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 172 (72.27%) JavaScript
2 167 (70.17%) HTML
3 133 (55.88%) MVC
4 124 (52.10%) CSS
5 121 (50.84%) jQuery
6 117 (49.16%) OO
7 113 (47.48%) .NET
8 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (39.92%) ASP.NET
10 94 (39.50%) C#
11 88 (36.97%) SQL
11 88 (36.97%) MySQL
12 87 (36.55%) PHP
13 82 (34.45%) SQL Server
14 81 (34.03%) HTML5
15 77 (32.35%) Windows
16 70 (29.41%) Ajax
17 63 (26.47%) XML
18 58 (24.37%) Web Development
19 57 (23.95%) JSON
20 56 (23.53%) Git (software)
21 52 (21.85%) VB.NET
22 49 (20.59%) AngularJS
23 47 (19.75%) Java
24 44 (18.49%) Mentoring
25 43 (18.07%) User Experience
25 43 (18.07%) E-Commerce
26 42 (17.65%) Scrum
27 40 (16.81%) Apple iOS
28 39 (16.39%) JIRA

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 22 (9.24%) Apache
1 22 (9.24%) CMS
2 19 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.62%) WordPress
5 10 (4.20%) Drupal
6 7 (2.94%) IIS
7 6 (2.52%) JBoss
7 6 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.52%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.52%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.26%) Moodle
10 1 (0.42%) Confluence
10 1 (0.42%) Node.js
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.62%) Magento
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.92%) Internet
2 13 (5.46%) Intranet
3 10 (4.20%) DNS
4 7 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.68%) SSH
6 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (36.97%) MySQL
2 82 (34.45%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.50%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.20%) InterSystems Cache
6 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.26%) SQLite
9 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.84%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 39 (16.39%) JIRA
3 37 (15.55%) Ant
4 27 (11.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 22 (9.24%) Subversion
6 18 (7.56%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.94%) Selenium
8 6 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (2.52%) JUnit
8 6 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.10%) NUnit
9 5 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.84%) Maven
10 2 (0.84%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (15.97%) Retail
2 24 (10.08%) Finance
3 21 (8.82%) Marketing
4 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.36%) Advertising
6 7 (2.94%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 214 (89.92%) Developer
2 57 (23.95%) .NET Developer
3 48 (20.17%) PHP Developer
3 48 (20.17%) Applications Developer
4 45 (18.91%) Senior Developer
5 36 (15.13%) Web Developer
6 33 (13.87%) Software Developer
7 26 (10.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 26 (10.92%) Mobile Developer
8 21 (8.82%) Senior Applications Developer
9 20 (8.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 18 (7.56%) Web Applications Developer
11 16 (6.72%) VB.NET Developer
12 15 (6.30%) CRM Developer
12 15 (6.30%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
12 15 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 12 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (4.62%) Senior Web Developer
14 11 (4.62%) Junior Developer
14 11 (4.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (70.17%) HTML
2 124 (52.10%) CSS
3 121 (50.84%) jQuery
4 113 (47.48%) .NET
5 95 (39.92%) ASP.NET
6 81 (34.03%) HTML5
7 70 (29.41%) Ajax
8 63 (26.47%) XML
9 57 (23.95%) JSON
10 49 (20.59%) AngularJS
11 38 (15.97%) PhoneGap
12 30 (12.61%) Web Services
13 29 (12.18%) Silverlight
14 25 (10.50%) CSS3
15 21 (8.82%) Symfony
16 18 (7.56%) WPF
17 16 (6.72%) .NET Framework
17 16 (6.72%) WinForms
18 15 (6.30%) Backbone.js
19 14 (5.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.07%) User Experience
2 37 (15.55%) Mobile App
3 30 (12.61%) N-Tier
4 26 (10.92%) Blackberry
5 22 (9.24%) Computer Science
6 20 (8.40%) Open Source
7 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (5.04%) Algorithms
9 10 (4.20%) IVR
10 7 (2.94%) GIS
11 5 (2.10%) Blog
12 4 (1.68%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.84%) Clustering
15 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.35%) Windows
2 40 (16.81%) Apple iOS
3 37 (15.55%) Android
4 31 (13.03%) Windows 8
5 29 (12.18%) Linux
6 17 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.10%) UNIX
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (55.88%) MVC
2 117 (49.16%) OO
3 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (24.37%) Web Development
5 44 (18.49%) Mentoring
6 43 (18.07%) E-Commerce
7 42 (17.65%) Scrum
8 39 (16.39%) SOA
9 35 (14.71%) iOS Development
10 34 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 26 (10.92%) Android Development
12 21 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.82%) OOD
13 18 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (6.30%) CRM
14 15 (6.30%) OO PHP
14 15 (6.30%) Waterfall
15 14 (5.88%) Data Management
16 12 (5.04%) Automated Testing
16 12 (5.04%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 172 (72.27%) JavaScript
2 94 (39.50%) C#
3 88 (36.97%) SQL
4 87 (36.55%) PHP
5 52 (21.85%) VB.NET
6 47 (19.75%) Java
7 34 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 29 (12.18%) Objective-C
9 28 (11.76%) VB
10 26 (10.92%) ActionScript
10 26 (10.92%) ActionScript 3.0
11 24 (10.08%) PHP5
12 12 (5.04%) VB6
13 10 (4.20%) MUMPS
13 10 (4.20%) Delphi
14 7 (2.94%) C++
15 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.68%) VBScript
17 3 (1.26%) C
18 2 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.55%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.92%) Degree
4 5 (2.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) cPanel
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (13.03%) Sencha
2 30 (12.61%) Zend
3 26 (10.92%) Appcelerator
4 25 (10.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.88%) Oracle
6 6 (2.52%) Talend
7 4 (1.68%) Twitter
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 2 (0.84%) Apple
8 2 (0.84%) Sage
8 2 (0.84%) Remedy
9 1 (0.42%) Google
9 1 (0.42%) Lotus
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago