Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 101 72
Rank change year-on-year -44 -29 +10
Permanent jobs citing OO 234 109 439
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.18% 2.66% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.85% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 137 96 364
10th Percentile £32,200 £28,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £33,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £56,000 £62,650
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

OO 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,993 3,820 10,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.28% 93.35% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,202 3,100 8,537
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,725 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO in the Midlands.

Salary trend for OO in the Midlands

OO
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for OO in the Midlands

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Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +3 187 £47,500 +5.56% 50
East Midlands -65 47 £60,000 +41.18% 25
OO
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing OO 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 Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 145 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (47.01%) Social Skills
3 87 (37.18%) Degree
4 86 (36.75%) Software Engineering
5 76 (32.48%) JavaScript
6 74 (31.62%) OOP
6 74 (31.62%) Computer Science
7 72 (30.77%) TDD
7 72 (30.77%) C++
8 70 (29.91%) Unit Testing
9 68 (29.06%) SQL
10 67 (28.63%) C#
11 65 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
12 63 (26.92%) Data Structures
13 62 (26.50%) Java
14 58 (24.79%) Middleware
14 58 (24.79%) Git (software)
15 57 (24.36%) Algorithms
15 57 (24.36%) UML
16 54 (23.08%) Games
17 53 (22.65%) .NET
18 50 (21.37%) C
19 49 (20.94%) AWS
20 48 (20.51%) DevOps
21 47 (20.09%) HTML
22 45 (19.23%) Multithreading
23 44 (18.80%) Azure
23 44 (18.80%) CSS
23 44 (18.80%) Scrum
24 43 (18.38%) Problem-Solving

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 12 (5.13%) Apache
2 11 (4.70%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.28%) CMS
3 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.85%) GemFire
4 2 (0.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.85%) JBoss
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.94%) AWS
2 44 (18.80%) Azure
3 14 (5.98%) SaaS
4 13 (5.56%) GCP
5 12 (5.13%) GitHub
6 11 (4.70%) Serverless
7 10 (4.27%) Datadog
7 10 (4.27%) Power Platform
8 8 (3.42%) PaaS
9 6 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (2.56%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (2.14%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.71%) npm
11 4 (1.71%) Snowflake
12 2 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.85%) Fivetran
12 2 (0.85%) NuGet
13 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.70%) Internet
2 10 (4.27%) DNS
2 10 (4.27%) HTTP
3 8 (3.42%) FTP
3 8 (3.42%) SMTP
3 8 (3.42%) SSH
4 5 (2.14%) MQTT
4 5 (2.14%) NFC
4 5 (2.14%) PPP
5 2 (0.85%) Firewall
5 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) MySQL
2 28 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 27 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 22 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (8.12%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (3.42%) Power BI
9 6 (2.56%) Big Data
9 6 (2.56%) Tableau
10 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.14%) Redis
11 4 (1.71%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.28%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (24.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.40%) Jenkins
3 21 (8.97%) Selenium
4 16 (6.84%) PHPUnit
5 15 (6.41%) JIRA
6 14 (5.98%) GitLab
6 14 (5.98%) Postman
7 12 (5.13%) JMeter
8 10 (4.27%) GoogleTest
8 10 (4.27%) JUnit
8 10 (4.27%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (4.27%) TestRail
9 9 (3.85%) Browser DevTools
9 9 (3.85%) Maven
9 9 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.14%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.14%) gulp
11 5 (2.14%) Valgrind
12 4 (1.71%) MSTest
General
1 110 (47.01%) Social Skills
2 54 (23.08%) Games
3 30 (12.82%) Finance
4 18 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.84%) Retail
6 7 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (1.71%) Front Office
9 3 (1.28%) Banking
9 3 (1.28%) Law
9 3 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.85%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (40.17%) Developer
2 48 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 43 (18.38%) Programmer
4 26 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 24 (10.26%) Lead Programmer
6 21 (8.97%) .NET Developer
7 18 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 18 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (7.26%) Architect
9 14 (5.98%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.56%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.13%) Tools Programmer
12 11 (4.70%) Java Engineer
12 11 (4.70%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (4.27%) C# Developer
13 10 (4.27%) Gameplay Programmer
14 9 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
14 9 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
14 9 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.79%) Middleware
2 53 (22.65%) .NET
3 47 (20.09%) HTML
4 44 (18.80%) CSS
5 42 (17.95%) AngularJS
6 36 (15.38%) REST
7 32 (13.68%) .NET Core
7 32 (13.68%) RESTful
8 27 (11.54%) Spring
9 26 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 26 (11.11%) Web Services
10 24 (10.26%) HTML5
10 24 (10.26%) Swagger
11 23 (9.83%) .NET Framework
11 23 (9.83%) JSON
11 23 (9.83%) React
12 19 (8.12%) Spring Boot
13 18 (7.69%) Entity Framework
13 18 (7.69%) XML
14 17 (7.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.92%) Data Structures
2 57 (24.36%) Algorithms
3 23 (9.83%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (6.84%) Client/Server
5 13 (5.56%) Animation
5 13 (5.56%) Life Science
5 13 (5.56%) User Experience
6 10 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.56%) CUDA
8 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.14%) Contactless
9 5 (2.14%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.28%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.39%) Linux
2 7 (2.99%) Windows
3 6 (2.56%) Unix
4 5 (2.14%) Debian
4 5 (2.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (36.75%) Software Engineering
3 74 (31.62%) Computer Science
3 74 (31.62%) OOP
4 72 (30.77%) TDD
5 70 (29.91%) Unit Testing
6 57 (24.36%) UML
7 48 (20.51%) DevOps
8 45 (19.23%) Multithreading
9 44 (18.80%) Scrum
10 43 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (15.38%) Full Stack Development
12 35 (14.96%) OOD
13 34 (14.53%) Clean Code
13 34 (14.53%) Microservices
14 30 (12.82%) MVC
15 29 (12.39%) SOLID
16 28 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (11.54%) Mathematics
17 27 (11.54%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.48%) JavaScript
2 72 (30.77%) C++
3 68 (29.06%) SQL
4 67 (28.63%) C#
5 62 (26.50%) Java
6 50 (21.37%) C
7 35 (14.96%) PHP
8 30 (12.82%) Python
9 18 (7.69%) TypeScript
10 14 (5.98%) Java 8
11 12 (5.13%) Scala
12 10 (4.27%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.85%) ES6
14 6 (2.56%) Go
14 6 (2.56%) HLSL
15 5 (2.14%) Kotlin
15 5 (2.14%) Ruby
15 5 (2.14%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.71%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (37.18%) Degree
2 65 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.27%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.28%) IIBA
4 3 (1.28%) ISEB
4 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 12 (5.13%) GxP
2 8 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) GDPR
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (11.97%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) KVM
2 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (9.40%) Kubernetes
2 16 (6.84%) Terraform
3 4 (1.71%) Ansible
4 3 (1.28%) Grafana
4 3 (1.28%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.28%) Salt
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.11%) Google
3 12 (5.13%) Agilent
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle
5 6 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.71%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.28%) Databricks
7 3 (1.28%) Okta
7 3 (1.28%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.28%) Sybase
7 3 (1.28%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.85%) Talend
9 1 (0.43%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) SnapLogic