Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 83 51
Rank change year-on-year +37 -32 +10
Permanent jobs citing OOP 22 12 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.49% 1.08% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 1.23% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 45
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -13.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £62,575 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.95% -12.14% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 580 974 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 91.92% 87.91% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 517 805 903
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,150 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,850 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +2.44%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Staffordshire

OOP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for OOP in Staffordshire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for OOP in Staffordshire

OOP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Tamworth +22 11 £37,500 +2.74% 5
Stoke-on-Trent -3 5 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Stafford +21 1 £25,000 -16.67% 1
OOP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (86.36%) MVC
4 18 (81.82%) Windows
4 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 18 (81.82%) T-SQL
4 18 (81.82%) WinForms
4 18 (81.82%) Unit Testing
5 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) Spring
8 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
8 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (40.91%) REST
9 9 (40.91%) NUnit
9 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
9 9 (40.91%) WCF
10 8 (36.36%) LINQ
10 8 (36.36%) ReSharper
10 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (36.36%) TDD
10 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (4.55%) ThingWorx
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) NUnit
2 8 (36.36%) NSubstitute
2 8 (36.36%) ReSharper
2 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) Software Developer
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 18 (81.82%) WinForms
4 11 (50.00%) Spring
5 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 9 (40.91%) REST
6 9 (40.91%) WCF
7 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
7 8 (36.36%) LINQ
7 8 (36.36%) Ninject
7 8 (36.36%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) XSD
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
10 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
11 1 (4.55%) RESTful
11 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) MVC
2 18 (81.82%) Unit Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (36.36%) OOD
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) SOLID
7 1 (4.55%) API Design
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 18 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) DevExpress