Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 109 98
Rank change year-on-year +47 -11 -39
Permanent jobs citing OO 271 212 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.14% 2.68% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 2.91% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 219 190 271
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,792
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.31% -1.89%
10th Percentile £30,950 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,733 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 5,950 7,289 8,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.94% 92.01% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,859 5,452 6,993
West Midlands median annual salary £46,718 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.82% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

OO
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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +81 91 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Worcestershire +11 46 £45,000 +36.36% 27
Coventry +10 37 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Warwickshire +4 37 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Walsall - 25 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +17 21 £40,000 +2.56% 6
Shropshire +11 7 £32,500 +3.17% 4
Herefordshire +7 5 £42,500 -52.78%
Solihull -24 2 £69,500 +39.00% 1
Dudley -2 1 £55,000 +18.92%
OO
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 120 (44.28%) JavaScript
2 106 (39.11%) C#
3 104 (38.38%) Git (software)
4 94 (34.69%) CSS
5 92 (33.95%) SQL Server
6 90 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (33.21%) Problem-Solving
7 85 (31.37%) .NET
8 82 (30.26%) OOP
9 75 (27.68%) PHP
9 75 (27.68%) Java
10 68 (25.09%) HTML
11 65 (23.99%) MySQL
11 65 (23.99%) MVC
12 60 (22.14%) Scrum
12 60 (22.14%) TDD
13 56 (20.66%) Web Development
13 56 (20.66%) DevOps
14 53 (19.56%) Mentoring
15 52 (19.19%) Software Engineering
16 51 (18.82%) ASP.NET
16 51 (18.82%) Self-Motivation
17 50 (18.45%) SQL
18 48 (17.71%) Azure
19 47 (17.34%) Degree
20 45 (16.61%) Linux
21 44 (16.24%) REST
22 42 (15.50%) Spring
23 41 (15.13%) jQuery
24 40 (14.76%) OOD

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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 16 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (5.17%) Apache
3 5 (1.85%) IIS
4 3 (1.11%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.11%) JBoss
4 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.74%) Confluence
5 2 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.37%) ThingWorx
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.71%) Azure
2 23 (8.49%) AWS
3 15 (5.54%) SaaS
4 12 (4.43%) Heroku
4 12 (4.43%) npm
5 3 (1.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.64%) Diameter Protocol
1 18 (6.64%) DNS
2 8 (2.95%) HTTP
2 8 (2.95%) Internet
3 7 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.85%) Intranet
5 2 (0.74%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.37%) RTMP
6 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (33.95%) SQL Server
2 65 (23.99%) MySQL
3 17 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.06%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.21%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.21%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (2.21%) GIS
8 6 (2.21%) RavenDB
8 6 (2.21%) Redis
9 4 (1.48%) Big Data
10 3 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 104 (38.38%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 23 (8.49%) webpack
4 21 (7.75%) Maven
5 19 (7.01%) JMeter
6 18 (6.64%) GDB
7 17 (6.27%) SonarQube
8 16 (5.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (5.17%) MSTest
10 13 (4.80%) JUnit
11 12 (4.43%) Grunt
11 12 (4.43%) gulp
11 12 (4.43%) Selenium
11 12 (4.43%) Sinon.JS
12 10 (3.69%) Babel
13 9 (3.32%) JIRA
13 9 (3.32%) Subversion
14 6 (2.21%) Jasmine
15 5 (1.85%) GitLab
General
1 33 (12.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.01%) Finance
3 14 (5.17%) Electronics
3 14 (5.17%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.80%) Marketing
5 7 (2.58%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Games
7 3 (1.11%) Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 200 (73.80%) Developer
2 54 (19.93%) Senior Developer
3 40 (14.76%) PHP Developer
4 36 (13.28%) .NET Developer
4 36 (13.28%) Software Developer
5 35 (12.92%) Software Engineer
6 29 (10.70%) Java Developer
7 24 (8.86%) Web Developer
8 23 (8.49%) React Developer
9 21 (7.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (7.38%) C# Developer
11 18 (6.64%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.17%) Graduate
13 14 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
13 14 (5.17%) Java Engineer
13 14 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (5.17%) Senior Java Engineer
13 14 (5.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (34.69%) CSS
2 85 (31.37%) .NET
3 68 (25.09%) HTML
4 51 (18.82%) ASP.NET
5 44 (16.24%) REST
6 42 (15.50%) Spring
7 41 (15.13%) jQuery
8 36 (13.28%) AngularJS
8 36 (13.28%) React
9 34 (12.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (11.81%) .NET Framework
11 29 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (8.86%) Node.js
13 23 (8.49%) Web Services
14 21 (7.75%) Laravel
15 20 (7.38%) RESTful
15 20 (7.38%) Spring Boot
16 18 (6.64%) Entity Framework
16 18 (6.64%) React Native
16 18 (6.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.82%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.49%) Mobile App
4 18 (6.64%) Cloud Native
5 15 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 14 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.58%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.85%) User Experience
9 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.37%) Clustering
12 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.61%) Linux
2 23 (8.49%) Unix
3 22 (8.12%) Windows
4 14 (5.17%) Android
5 11 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
1 90 (33.21%) Problem-Solving
2 82 (30.26%) OOP
3 65 (23.99%) MVC
4 60 (22.14%) Scrum
4 60 (22.14%) TDD
5 56 (20.66%) DevOps
5 56 (20.66%) Web Development
6 53 (19.56%) Mentoring
7 52 (19.19%) Software Engineering
8 40 (14.76%) OOD
9 37 (13.65%) Computer Science
9 37 (13.65%) OO PHP
10 33 (12.18%) Front End Development
11 32 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (10.33%) SDLC
13 27 (9.96%) Microservices
14 24 (8.86%) Collaborative Working
14 24 (8.86%) Open Source
14 24 (8.86%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 120 (44.28%) JavaScript
2 106 (39.11%) C#
3 75 (27.68%) Java
3 75 (27.68%) PHP
4 50 (18.45%) SQL
5 39 (14.39%) C++
6 36 (13.28%) Python
7 24 (8.86%) C
8 21 (7.75%) VB.NET
9 15 (5.54%) TypeScript
10 14 (5.17%) Rust
10 14 (5.17%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.80%) ES6
12 12 (4.43%) R
13 10 (3.69%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.32%) Dart
15 7 (2.58%) Ruby
16 6 (2.21%) ES7
17 3 (1.11%) Go
17 3 (1.11%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 47 (17.34%) Degree
2 9 (3.32%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.37%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) GxP
3 2 (0.74%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.37%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 26 (9.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.80%) Kibana
1 13 (4.80%) logstash
2 3 (1.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (9.23%) Oracle
2 16 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.90%) SAP
3 7 (2.58%) Zend
4 6 (2.21%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.11%) Google
5 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.37%) Pega
6 1 (0.37%) Plumtree
6 1 (0.37%) Telerik