The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 23 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 9.43% 4.78% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.73% 7.10% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 6
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 155 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 80.33% 67.39% 74.26%
Number of salaries quoted 178 146 137
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Worcestershire region.

OO Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

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Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Redditch -9 9 £31,500 -30.00%
Worcester +4 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Bromsgrove - 1 £38,500 -
Malvern - 1 £27,000 -
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West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 26 (60.47%) C#
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) MVC
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
5 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
6 15 (34.88%) XML
6 15 (34.88%) OOP
7 13 (30.23%) Ajax
8 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
8 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
8 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
9 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
9 11 (25.58%) Subversion
9 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
9 11 (25.58%) Degree
10 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.93%) Data Management
11 9 (20.93%) GlassFish
11 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
12 8 (18.60%) QA
12 8 (18.60%) RESTful
12 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (18.60%) HTML5
12 8 (18.60%) jQuery
12 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.60%) VB.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) GlassFish
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) IIS
3 6 (13.95%) CMS
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
2 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.60%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Toad
2 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.98%) PVCS
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Senior Developer
4 12 (27.91%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Graduate
6 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
6 7 (16.28%) PHP Developer
7 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (13.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (13.95%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Web Applications Developer
7 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Applications Developer
7 6 (13.95%) Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
9 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Graduate Programmer
9 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) Web Services
3 15 (34.88%) XML
4 13 (30.23%) Ajax
5 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.60%) RESTful
6 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 8 (18.60%) jQuery
7 6 (13.95%) Zend Framework
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) XHTML
7 6 (13.95%) SOAP
7 6 (13.95%) JavaBeans
8 5 (11.63%) XSL
9 3 (6.98%) JMS
9 3 (6.98%) JSP
9 3 (6.98%) EJB
9 3 (6.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) GIS
4 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.63%) Physics
5 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) MVC
2 15 (34.88%) OOP
3 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.93%) Data Management
5 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) UML
6 8 (18.60%) OOD
7 7 (16.28%) CAD
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 7 (16.28%) Web Development
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
9 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
9 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
9 5 (11.63%) Change Control
10 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) VB.NET
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
6 6 (13.95%) PHP5
7 5 (11.63%) C++
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCSD
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Zend
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle