Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 131 161
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 -55
Permanent jobs citing OOP 69 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.89% 1.71% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.86% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 61 57
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +14.29% -21.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,307 3,502 4,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.50% 92.21% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,355 2,780 3,196
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Birmingham

OOP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for OOP in Birmingham

OOP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for OOP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for OOP.

1 49 (71.01%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) C#
3 31 (44.93%) C++
4 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.43%) OO
6 20 (28.99%) HTML
7 18 (26.09%) CSS
7 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (23.19%) PHP
9 15 (21.74%) MVC
10 14 (20.29%) MySQL
11 12 (17.39%) TDD
11 12 (17.39%) Analytics
12 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
12 11 (15.94%) Degree
12 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
12 11 (15.94%) HTML5
13 10 (14.49%) XML
13 10 (14.49%) Linux
14 9 (13.04%) CSS3
14 9 (13.04%) QA
15 8 (11.59%) Content Management
15 8 (11.59%) Selenium
15 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
15 8 (11.59%) CMS
15 8 (11.59%) Laravel
16 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (10.14%) .NET
16 7 (10.14%) SQL
16 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (11.59%) CMS
2 6 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) WordPress
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) GitHub
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Azure Functions
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Serverless
2 2 (2.90%) Slack
2 2 (2.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Intranet
1 2 (2.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) MySQL
2 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) Big Data
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Power BI
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 6 (8.70%) JUnit
3 6 (8.70%) TestNG
3 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Moq
5 2 (2.90%) MSTest
5 2 (2.90%) NUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (76.81%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Graduate
2 31 (44.93%) Graduate Developer
3 12 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Technical Writer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Technical Writer
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Author
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Technical Author
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Author
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Python Engineer
9 1 (1.45%) Symfony Developer
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) CSS
3 11 (15.94%) HTML5
4 10 (14.49%) XML
5 9 (13.04%) CSS3
6 8 (11.59%) Laravel
7 7 (10.14%) .NET
8 6 (8.70%) Sass
8 6 (8.70%) Vue.js
9 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.25%) jQuery
9 5 (7.25%) LAMP
10 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.35%) Ajax
11 3 (4.35%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.35%) Node.js
12 2 (2.90%) Dojo
12 2 (2.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Fintech
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) OO
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) MVC
4 12 (17.39%) Analytics
4 12 (17.39%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) Content Management
5 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.70%) Benchmarking
7 6 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (8.70%) Dependency Management
7 6 (8.70%) OO PHP
7 6 (8.70%) Process Management
7 6 (8.70%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.25%) Web Development
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.80%) UML
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) C#
3 31 (44.93%) C++
4 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.19%) PHP
6 7 (10.14%) SQL
7 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Informatica
3 1 (1.45%) Okta
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau