Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -42 +20
Permanent jobs citing OOP 19 24 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.21% 2.40% 7.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.69% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 104
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £52,125
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%

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 779 891 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.69% 89.28% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 641 708 1,066
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -8 11 £46,250 +68.18% 5
Tamworth +8 2 £40,000 +9.59% 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £21,500 - 1
OOP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) T-SQL
3 14 (73.68%) WinForms
4 13 (68.42%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) XML
5 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
5 11 (57.89%) Entity Framework
6 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (47.37%) WCF
6 9 (47.37%) OO
6 9 (47.37%) OOD
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
7 8 (42.11%) NUnit
7 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (42.11%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (42.11%) NSubstitute
7 8 (42.11%) Ninject
7 8 (42.11%) REST
8 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 7 (36.84%) HTML
9 6 (31.58%) MVC
9 6 (31.58%) JSON

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 (5.26%) ThingWorx
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Azure Functions
2 4 (21.05%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (21.05%) Redis
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (42.11%) NSubstitute
2 8 (42.11%) NUnit
2 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) ReSharper
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
3 14 (73.68%) WinForms
4 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 11 (57.89%) Entity Framework
4 11 (57.89%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (47.37%) WCF
6 8 (42.11%) Ninject
6 8 (42.11%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (31.58%) JSON
9 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
9 5 (26.32%) HTML5
9 5 (26.32%) RESTful
9 5 (26.32%) XSD
10 4 (21.05%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (21.05%) LINQ
11 3 (15.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) OO
2 9 (47.37%) OOD
3 8 (42.11%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (42.11%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) Android Development
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (21.05%) Microservices
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Functional Programming
9 2 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) T-SQL
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) XAML
6 2 (10.53%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) DevExpress