Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 46 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +18
Permanent jobs citing OO 468 592 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.70% 4.96% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 5.61% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 472 524 574
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8863 10559 9697
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.10% 88.40% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7274 8266 7966
West Midlands median annual salary £40,525 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,349 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +18 183 £45,000 +21.62% 9
Staffordshire -15 59 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Warwickshire -23 53 £37,500 +5.63% 5
Worcestershire -2 43 £25,000 -13.04% 1
Coventry -20 43 £40,000 - 3
Shropshire +11 42 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Herefordshire -4 18 £25,000 +11.11%
Solihull -8 18 £43,750 +33.59% 2
Wolverhampton +12 8 £40,000 +50.94%
Halesowen - 4 £32,500 - 2
Walsall +1 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £47,500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 223 (47.65%) JavaScript
2 221 (47.22%) C#
3 211 (45.09%) .NET
4 201 (42.95%) HTML
5 190 (40.60%) CSS
6 174 (37.18%) MVC
7 164 (35.04%) SQL
8 153 (32.69%) jQuery
9 150 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
10 141 (30.13%) Java
11 136 (29.06%) SQL Server
12 128 (27.35%) OOP
13 116 (24.79%) REST
14 115 (24.57%) Web Development
15 113 (24.15%) PHP
16 109 (23.29%) Git (software)
17 105 (22.44%) ASP.NET
17 105 (22.44%) Web Services
18 96 (20.51%) MySQL
18 96 (20.51%) AngularJS
19 94 (20.09%) XML
20 83 (17.74%) NoSQL
21 80 (17.09%) Microsoft
22 77 (16.45%) OOD
23 75 (16.03%) Finance
24 70 (14.96%) HTML5
25 69 (14.74%) Node.js
26 67 (14.32%) RESTful
26 67 (14.32%) TDD
27 64 (13.68%) BDD

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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 15 (3.21%) CMS
2 8 (1.71%) Drupal
3 7 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.28%) Confluence
5 4 (0.85%) WordPress
6 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.43%) Mule
7 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.99%) Magento
2 3 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.64%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.06%) Google Play
3 17 (3.63%) GitHub
4 15 (3.21%) Firebase
5 12 (2.56%) SaaS
6 11 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.85%) AdWords
8 4 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.85%) Slack
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.06%) HTTP
2 18 (3.85%) ATM
3 12 (2.56%) Internet
4 9 (1.92%) Skype
5 4 (0.85%) SMS
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 96 (20.51%) MySQL
3 83 (17.74%) NoSQL
4 39 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 37 (7.91%) Relational Database
6 23 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (4.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 17 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.14%) DB2
10 8 (1.71%) Big Data
10 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.50%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.50%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.07%) Power BI
12 5 (1.07%) Redis
12 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.07%) SSDT
13 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 109 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 61 (13.03%) Visual Studio
3 45 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.76%) Xcode
5 35 (7.48%) SpecFlow
6 28 (5.98%) JIRA
7 26 (5.56%) Android Studio
8 21 (4.49%) Eclipse
9 19 (4.06%) Selenium
9 19 (4.06%) WebDriver
10 18 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (3.42%) webpack
12 15 (3.21%) Jasmine
12 15 (3.21%) Karma Test Runner
12 15 (3.21%) Maven
12 15 (3.21%) PhantomJS
13 13 (2.78%) Subversion
14 12 (2.56%) JUnit
15 10 (2.14%) TeamCity
16 9 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 75 (16.03%) Finance
2 49 (10.47%) Retail
3 25 (5.34%) Games
4 23 (4.91%) Electronics
5 19 (4.06%) Marketing
6 17 (3.63%) Back Office
7 16 (3.42%) Advertising
8 4 (0.85%) Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 394 (84.19%) Developer
2 99 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 79 (16.88%) PHP Developer
4 74 (15.81%) Web Developer
5 73 (15.60%) C# Developer
6 72 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 67 (14.32%) Software Developer
8 47 (10.04%) .NET Web Developer
8 47 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 44 (9.40%) Java Developer
10 43 (9.19%) iOS Developer
11 40 (8.55%) Junior
12 39 (8.33%) Junior Developer
13 36 (7.69%) SQL Developer
14 32 (6.84%) C# Web Developer
15 29 (6.20%) C# Software Developer
15 29 (6.20%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (5.98%) Senior Software Developer
17 27 (5.77%) Angular Developer
17 27 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (45.09%) .NET
2 201 (42.95%) HTML
3 190 (40.60%) CSS
4 153 (32.69%) jQuery
5 116 (24.79%) REST
6 105 (22.44%) ASP.NET
6 105 (22.44%) Web Services
7 96 (20.51%) AngularJS
8 94 (20.09%) XML
9 70 (14.96%) HTML5
10 69 (14.74%) Node.js
11 67 (14.32%) RESTful
12 63 (13.46%) .NET Framework
13 58 (12.39%) Ajax
13 58 (12.39%) JSON
14 57 (12.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 50 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (7.69%) SOAP
18 35 (7.48%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.75%) Computer Science
2 37 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (6.84%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.13%) User Experience
5 21 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.42%) Online Games
6 16 (3.42%) Social Media
7 14 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.56%) BBC
8 12 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.35%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.14%) Fintech
10 10 (2.14%) Mobile Games
11 6 (1.28%) Blog
12 5 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.85%) Social Network
14 3 (0.64%) Video on Demand
15 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
16 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
16 1 (0.21%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.04%) Linux
2 45 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 30 (6.41%) Windows
4 28 (5.98%) Android
5 17 (3.63%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Debian
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (37.18%) MVC
2 150 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (27.35%) OOP
4 115 (24.57%) Web Development
5 77 (16.45%) OOD
6 67 (14.32%) TDD
7 64 (13.68%) BDD
8 58 (12.39%) Software Engineering
9 46 (9.83%) Web Application Development
10 45 (9.62%) iOS Development
11 44 (9.40%) OO PHP
12 43 (9.19%) Test Automation
13 39 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (7.05%) Project Management
15 31 (6.62%) E-Commerce
16 30 (6.41%) Scrum
16 30 (6.41%) Unit Testing
17 27 (5.77%) Mathematics
18 25 (5.34%) Android Development
18 25 (5.34%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 223 (47.65%) JavaScript
2 221 (47.22%) C#
3 164 (35.04%) SQL
4 141 (30.13%) Java
5 113 (24.15%) PHP
6 49 (10.47%) VB.NET
7 43 (9.19%) C++
7 43 (9.19%) Objective-C
8 38 (8.12%) TypeScript
9 23 (4.91%) Ruby
9 23 (4.91%) T-SQL
10 22 (4.70%) C
11 16 (3.42%) MATLAB
11 16 (3.42%) Python
12 14 (2.99%) F#
13 12 (2.56%) XPath
14 10 (2.14%) Korn
14 10 (2.14%) Perl
15 8 (1.71%) ABAP
15 8 (1.71%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (12.61%) Degree
2 25 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.92%) PhD
4 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.85%) MCSD
6 2 (0.43%) MCTS
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.62%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Firmware
1 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.07%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.21%) Kibana
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.41%) Google
3 17 (3.63%) Zend
4 10 (2.14%) Sybase
5 8 (1.71%) SAP
6 7 (1.50%) IBM
6 7 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.07%) Tableau
8 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe
9 2 (0.43%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle
9 2 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.43%) Twitter
9 2 (0.43%) VMware
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat