Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 58 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 +7
Permanent jobs citing OO 389 497 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.84% 4.35% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.87% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 381 465 574
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9001 10197 9565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.87% 89.21% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7279 7971 7907
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OO in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OO in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +12 111 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Warwickshire -17 65 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Staffordshire -17 64 £40,000 - 6
Worcestershire +5 35 £28,000 -3.45% 6
Coventry -12 33 £43,750 +9.38% 3
Shropshire +2 30 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Wolverhampton +8 13 £30,500 +22.00%
Halesowen -28 12 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Solihull -8 10 £42,500 -5.56%
Herefordshire -5 8 £25,000 -13.04%
Walsall +3 2 £40,000 +14.29%
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Dudley +12 1 £25,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 184 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 178 (45.76%) C#
3 156 (40.10%) HTML
4 155 (39.85%) .NET
5 147 (37.79%) CSS
6 138 (35.48%) Java
7 135 (34.70%) SQL
8 131 (33.68%) MVC
9 125 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
10 124 (31.88%) PHP
11 113 (29.05%) jQuery
12 108 (27.76%) SQL Server
13 102 (26.22%) MySQL
14 100 (25.71%) Web Services
15 92 (23.65%) Web Development
16 89 (22.88%) OOP
17 83 (21.34%) Git (software)
18 82 (21.08%) ASP.NET
19 78 (20.05%) REST
20 76 (19.54%) Software Engineering
21 75 (19.28%) XML
22 72 (18.51%) HTML5
23 67 (17.22%) NoSQL
23 67 (17.22%) OO PHP
24 63 (16.20%) Microsoft
24 63 (16.20%) AngularJS
25 62 (15.94%) OOD
26 56 (14.40%) Unit Testing
27 55 (14.14%) Laravel
28 52 (13.37%) Node.js

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 19 (4.88%) CMS
2 11 (2.83%) WordPress
3 9 (2.31%) Confluence
4 6 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.03%) Drupal
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.51%) JBoss
6 2 (0.51%) Mule
6 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.51%) WildFly
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Magento
2 6 (1.54%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.11%) GitHub
3 15 (3.86%) Google Play
4 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.08%) SaaS
5 8 (2.06%) AdWords
5 8 (2.06%) Firebase
5 8 (2.06%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.60%) ATM
1 14 (3.60%) HTTP
1 14 (3.60%) Internet
2 8 (2.06%) Firewall
3 5 (1.29%) SMS
4 4 (1.03%) Skype
5 2 (0.51%) DNS
5 2 (0.51%) SMTP
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (27.76%) SQL Server
2 102 (26.22%) MySQL
3 67 (17.22%) NoSQL
4 34 (8.74%) Relational Database
5 27 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.57%) Big Data
8 10 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (2.06%) Redis
9 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.54%) DB2
10 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.29%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.29%) RavenDB
11 5 (1.29%) Riak
11 5 (1.29%) SSDT
12 4 (1.03%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (21.34%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.54%) JIRA
2 41 (10.54%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.94%) Xcode
4 25 (6.43%) Jenkins
5 23 (5.91%) Android Studio
5 23 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (4.63%) Subversion
7 17 (4.37%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.86%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.60%) Bitbucket
10 13 (3.34%) Maven
11 11 (2.83%) JUnit
12 10 (2.57%) PHPUnit
12 10 (2.57%) Selenium
12 10 (2.57%) WebDriver
13 9 (2.31%) webpack
14 8 (2.06%) Gradle
14 8 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (2.06%) PhantomJS
General
1 46 (11.83%) Finance
2 28 (7.20%) Retail
3 25 (6.43%) Marketing
4 24 (6.17%) Games
5 23 (5.91%) Electronics
6 17 (4.37%) Advertising
6 17 (4.37%) Back Office
7 15 (3.86%) Telecoms
8 14 (3.60%) Banking
9 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 325 (83.55%) Developer
2 82 (21.08%) PHP Developer
3 64 (16.45%) .NET Developer
4 60 (15.42%) Software Developer
5 59 (15.17%) C# Developer
6 51 (13.11%) Senior Developer
7 43 (11.05%) Web Developer
8 41 (10.54%) Java Developer
9 38 (9.77%) Junior
10 36 (9.25%) Junior Developer
11 33 (8.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (7.71%) Software Engineer
13 29 (7.46%) Applications Developer
13 29 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
14 26 (6.68%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (5.91%) iOS Developer
16 20 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (4.88%) Android Developer
17 19 (4.88%) Graduate
18 18 (4.63%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (40.10%) HTML
2 155 (39.85%) .NET
3 147 (37.79%) CSS
4 113 (29.05%) jQuery
5 100 (25.71%) Web Services
6 82 (21.08%) ASP.NET
7 78 (20.05%) REST
8 75 (19.28%) XML
9 72 (18.51%) HTML5
10 63 (16.20%) AngularJS
11 55 (14.14%) Laravel
12 52 (13.37%) Node.js
13 48 (12.34%) JSON
14 42 (10.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (10.03%) RESTful
16 38 (9.77%) .NET Framework
17 34 (8.74%) CSS3
18 32 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (8.23%) LAMP
19 31 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (7.71%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.40%) User Experience
4 16 (4.11%) BBC
5 15 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.86%) Online Games
6 12 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.83%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.06%) Social Media
9 7 (1.80%) Fintech
10 5 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.29%) Social Network
11 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.77%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.77%) HoloLens
12 3 (0.77%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.77%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.00%) Linux
2 30 (7.71%) Android
3 26 (6.68%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.60%) Windows
5 9 (2.31%) Unix
6 2 (0.51%) CentOS
6 2 (0.51%) Debian
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (33.68%) MVC
2 125 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (23.65%) Web Development
4 89 (22.88%) OOP
5 76 (19.54%) Software Engineering
6 67 (17.22%) OO PHP
7 62 (15.94%) OOD
8 56 (14.40%) Unit Testing
9 49 (12.60%) TDD
9 49 (12.60%) Test Automation
10 38 (9.77%) BDD
11 31 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (7.20%) MVVM
13 27 (6.94%) SOA
14 26 (6.68%) SDLC
15 25 (6.43%) iOS Development
16 24 (6.17%) E-Commerce
17 22 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (5.40%) Android Development
19 20 (5.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 184 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 178 (45.76%) C#
3 138 (35.48%) Java
4 135 (34.70%) SQL
5 124 (31.88%) PHP
6 45 (11.57%) C++
7 26 (6.68%) Python
8 25 (6.43%) VB.NET
9 23 (5.91%) Objective-C
10 21 (5.40%) C
11 18 (4.63%) XPath
12 16 (4.11%) TypeScript
13 15 (3.86%) T-SQL
14 12 (3.08%) F#
15 11 (2.83%) PHP 5
15 11 (2.83%) Ruby
16 9 (2.31%) MATLAB
16 9 (2.31%) Perl
17 8 (2.06%) R
18 7 (1.80%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 48 (12.34%) Degree
2 11 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.03%) HND
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) MCSD
4 2 (0.51%) MCTS
5 1 (0.26%) HNC
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 63 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.48%) Google
3 19 (4.88%) Zend
4 7 (1.80%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.54%) Sybase
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle
6 4 (1.03%) Talend
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe
7 3 (0.77%) Guidewire
7 3 (0.77%) Reuters
7 3 (0.77%) Tableau
8 2 (0.51%) Cognos
8 2 (0.51%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.51%) SAP
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter