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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 110 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing OOP 117 95 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.77% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.26% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 101 87 86
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
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
4418 4197 3671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.37% 78.32% 75.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3555 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 +31 62 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Worcestershire +18 22 £30,500 - 5
Staffordshire -11 19 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Warwickshire -6 2 £16,000 -43.85%
Wolverhampton -4 1 £30,000 +36.36%
Solihull -11 1 £33,500 +1.51%
Coventry -12 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 138 (61.61%) JavaScript
2 133 (59.38%) HTML
3 128 (57.14%) OO
4 110 (49.11%) jQuery
5 108 (48.21%) C#
6 99 (44.20%) CSS
7 96 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (41.96%) .NET
9 92 (41.07%) MVC
10 79 (35.27%) SQL
11 78 (34.82%) SQL Server
12 68 (30.36%) PHP
13 66 (29.46%) Windows
14 61 (27.23%) MySQL
15 57 (25.45%) ASP.NET
16 56 (25.00%) Web Development
16 56 (25.00%) HTML5
17 51 (22.77%) Ajax
18 50 (22.32%) Git (software)
18 50 (22.32%) Java
19 48 (21.43%) XML
19 48 (21.43%) Degree
20 44 (19.64%) VB.NET
21 40 (17.86%) Unit Testing
22 38 (16.96%) JSON
22 38 (16.96%) Apple iOS
22 38 (16.96%) Web Services
22 38 (16.96%) AngularJS
23 37 (16.52%) Android
24 35 (15.63%) Scrum

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (13.84%) Apache
2 25 (11.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (11.16%) CMS
3 19 (8.48%) WordPress
4 9 (4.02%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.68%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.34%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.89%) Node.js
9 1 (0.45%) Drupal
9 1 (0.45%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.38%) Internet
3 15 (6.70%) DNS
4 9 (4.02%) SSH
4 9 (4.02%) Intranet
5 2 (0.89%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (34.82%) SQL Server
2 61 (27.23%) MySQL
3 19 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.91%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.68%) RavenDB
7 6 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (22.32%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.05%) JIRA
3 25 (11.16%) Subversion
3 25 (11.16%) Ant
4 23 (10.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 17 (7.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.68%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.23%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.23%) Xcode
8 2 (0.89%) Selenium
9 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (12.95%) Retail
2 14 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.80%) Finance
3 13 (5.80%) Marketing
4 5 (2.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 179 (79.91%) Developer
2 43 (19.20%) .NET Developer
3 41 (18.30%) Applications Developer
4 33 (14.73%) Web Developer
5 29 (12.95%) Software Developer
5 29 (12.95%) PHP Developer
6 26 (11.61%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.27%) Mobile Developer
8 22 (9.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 20 (8.93%) VB.NET Developer
10 18 (8.04%) CRM Developer
10 18 (8.04%) Graduate
10 18 (8.04%) Web Applications Developer
10 18 (8.04%) Graduate Developer
10 18 (8.04%) Analyst
10 18 (8.04%) Junior
11 17 (7.59%) Senior Applications Developer
12 14 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 14 (6.25%) Tester
12 14 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (59.38%) HTML
2 110 (49.11%) jQuery
3 99 (44.20%) CSS
4 94 (41.96%) .NET
5 57 (25.45%) ASP.NET
6 56 (25.00%) HTML5
7 51 (22.77%) Ajax
8 48 (21.43%) XML
9 38 (16.96%) JSON
9 38 (16.96%) Web Services
9 38 (16.96%) AngularJS
10 31 (13.84%) Silverlight
11 26 (11.61%) PhoneGap
12 20 (8.93%) REST
13 19 (8.48%) SOAP
13 19 (8.48%) Backbone.js
13 19 (8.48%) Symfony
14 18 (8.04%) .NET Framework
15 13 (5.80%) WinForms
15 13 (5.80%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.39%) Mobile App
1 30 (13.39%) User Experience
2 24 (10.71%) N-Tier
3 22 (9.82%) Blackberry
4 21 (9.38%) Open Source
4 21 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.57%) IVR
7 6 (2.68%) GIS
8 5 (2.23%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.34%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) iPhone
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 66 (29.46%) Windows
2 38 (16.96%) Apple iOS
3 37 (16.52%) Android
4 25 (11.16%) Windows 8
4 25 (11.16%) Linux
5 15 (6.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.23%) CentOS
7 3 (1.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (57.14%) OO
2 96 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (41.07%) MVC
4 56 (25.00%) Web Development
5 40 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 35 (15.63%) Scrum
7 34 (15.18%) E-Commerce
7 34 (15.18%) iOS Development
8 30 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (12.05%) Mentoring
10 25 (11.16%) SOA
11 23 (10.27%) Android Development
12 21 (9.38%) OOD
12 21 (9.38%) Automated Testing
13 18 (8.04%) Waterfall
13 18 (8.04%) CRM
14 17 (7.59%) Software Engineering
15 16 (7.14%) SEO
16 15 (6.70%) Manual Testing
17 14 (6.25%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.61%) JavaScript
2 108 (48.21%) C#
3 79 (35.27%) SQL
4 68 (30.36%) PHP
5 50 (22.32%) Java
6 44 (19.64%) VB.NET
7 28 (12.50%) C++
8 27 (12.05%) Objective-C
9 26 (11.61%) VB
10 24 (10.71%) T-SQL
10 24 (10.71%) ActionScript
11 23 (10.27%) ActionScript 3.0
12 18 (8.04%) PHP5
13 14 (6.25%) VB6
14 11 (4.91%) Ruby
15 8 (3.57%) MUMPS
15 8 (3.57%) Delphi
16 3 (1.34%) C
17 2 (0.89%) VBScript
18 1 (0.45%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 48 (21.43%) Degree
2 28 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 25 (11.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (12.05%) Zend
2 25 (11.16%) Sencha
3 22 (9.82%) Appcelerator
4 18 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.02%) JBoss
6 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.79%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle
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