Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 62 61
Rank change year-on-year -25 -1 -16
Permanent jobs citing OO 275 419 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.19% 4.23% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 4.62% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 244 414 483
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,125 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,100 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.20% +3.09% +2.11%

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 7,792 9,063 10,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.44% 91.46% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,967 7,428 8,293
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Birmingham -25 94 £41,250 -13.16% 23
Coventry +27 50 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Worcestershire +20 34 £40,000 +60.00% 15
Shropshire -12 15 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Solihull -2 14 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Warwickshire -10 12 £37,500 - 8
Staffordshire -34 11 £40,000 - 14
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £40,000 - 1
Dudley - 10 £43,000 -
Herefordshire +1 2 £90,000 +260.00% 2
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England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 156 (56.73%) JavaScript
2 129 (46.91%) C#
3 128 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (45.09%) HTML
5 113 (41.09%) CSS
6 107 (38.91%) Java
7 105 (38.18%) .NET
8 98 (35.64%) SQL
9 83 (30.18%) MVC
10 75 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 74 (26.91%) OOP
12 60 (21.82%) AngularJS
13 58 (21.09%) jQuery
14 57 (20.73%) ASP.NET
14 57 (20.73%) PHP
15 53 (19.27%) MySQL
16 51 (18.55%) TDD
16 51 (18.55%) Web Development
17 50 (18.18%) OOD
18 49 (17.82%) Scrum
18 49 (17.82%) Degree
19 48 (17.45%) Git (software)
19 48 (17.45%) Web Services
20 47 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
21 46 (16.73%) Software Engineering
22 44 (16.00%) HTML5
23 43 (15.64%) Relational Database
24 42 (15.27%) Spring
25 38 (13.82%) Computer Science
26 37 (13.45%) Microsoft

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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 29 (10.55%) CMS
2 16 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.36%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.91%) Apache
5 7 (2.55%) IIS
6 6 (2.18%) JBoss
6 6 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.18%) WordPress
7 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.82%) Confluence
8 4 (1.45%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.73%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.36%) Drupal
11 1 (0.36%) Mule
11 1 (0.36%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Maya
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Simulink
4 1 (0.36%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.27%) GitHub
3 17 (6.18%) SaaS
4 8 (2.91%) PaaS
5 7 (2.55%) IaaS
6 6 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Slack
7 2 (0.73%) Trello
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.36%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.18%) SSL
2 5 (1.82%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) Modbus
4 1 (0.36%) Profibus
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 53 (19.27%) MySQL
3 43 (15.64%) Relational Database
4 34 (12.36%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.09%) Big Data
6 14 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.18%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.73%) DB2
10 2 (0.73%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.73%) SQLite
11 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.55%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.82%) JUnit
4 12 (4.36%) Maven
4 12 (4.36%) Mercurial
5 10 (3.64%) JIRA
6 8 (2.91%) Subversion
6 8 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.55%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.55%) Rational Rose
8 5 (1.82%) Gitweb
8 5 (1.82%) Gradle
8 5 (1.82%) Selenium
9 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.09%) Mocha
10 3 (1.09%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.09%) Toad
11 2 (0.73%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.73%) Log4Net
11 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (12.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.45%) Marketing
3 14 (5.09%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.36%) Retail
5 11 (4.00%) Automotive
6 10 (3.64%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.91%) Law
8 7 (2.55%) Advertising
8 7 (2.55%) Legal
8 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.18%) Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Back Office
10 2 (0.73%) Electronics
10 2 (0.73%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 190 (69.09%) Developer
2 53 (19.27%) .NET Developer
3 45 (16.36%) Software Developer
4 40 (14.55%) PHP Developer
5 34 (12.36%) Java Developer
6 33 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 28 (10.18%) Senior Developer
8 26 (9.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (8.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (6.55%) Graduate
10 18 (6.55%) Software Engineer
11 15 (5.45%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (5.45%) Graduate Software Developer
11 15 (5.45%) Technical Writer
12 14 (5.09%) Lead Developer
12 14 (5.09%) Web Developer
13 13 (4.73%) Architect
13 13 (4.73%) Author
13 13 (4.73%) Technical Author
14 11 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (45.09%) HTML
2 113 (41.09%) CSS
3 105 (38.18%) .NET
4 60 (21.82%) AngularJS
5 58 (21.09%) jQuery
6 57 (20.73%) ASP.NET
7 48 (17.45%) Web Services
8 44 (16.00%) HTML5
9 42 (15.27%) Spring
10 34 (12.36%) React
11 32 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (11.27%) Laravel
13 25 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (8.73%) CSS3
14 24 (8.73%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (8.73%) XML
15 23 (8.36%) .NET Framework
15 23 (8.36%) Node.js
16 21 (7.64%) Hibernate
17 19 (6.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.82%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.00%) Fintech
6 9 (3.27%) Social Media
7 8 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.55%) Robotics
8 7 (2.55%) User Experience
9 6 (2.18%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (2.18%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.82%) PDA
10 5 (1.82%) SCADA
10 5 (1.82%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.45%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.73%) NHS
12 2 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.91%) Linux
2 22 (8.00%) Windows
3 8 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.18%) Unix
5 4 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.18%) MVC
3 74 (26.91%) OOP
4 51 (18.55%) TDD
4 51 (18.55%) Web Development
5 50 (18.18%) OOD
6 49 (17.82%) Scrum
7 47 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (16.73%) Software Engineering
9 32 (11.64%) Mentoring
9 32 (11.64%) OO PHP
10 30 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (10.18%) BDD
12 27 (9.82%) SDLC
13 25 (9.09%) SOA
14 24 (8.73%) Analytics
14 24 (8.73%) Test Automation
15 23 (8.36%) Unit Testing
16 21 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (6.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 156 (56.73%) JavaScript
2 129 (46.91%) C#
3 107 (38.91%) Java
4 98 (35.64%) SQL
5 57 (20.73%) PHP
6 31 (11.27%) C++
7 26 (9.45%) Python
8 15 (5.45%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.09%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.36%) C
11 10 (3.64%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.27%) VB
13 5 (1.82%) Java 8
13 5 (1.82%) Perl
14 4 (1.45%) Groovy
15 3 (1.09%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.73%) ABAP
16 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (17.82%) Degree
2 26 (9.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.27%) HND
4 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.18%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.82%) PhD
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) QA
2 9 (3.27%) IEC 61131
3 6 (2.18%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (4.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.00%) Oracle
3 8 (2.91%) Google
4 6 (2.18%) LexisNexis
4 6 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.82%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.45%) Apple
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
7 3 (1.09%) Zend
8 2 (0.73%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) ATG
9 1 (0.36%) Borland
9 1 (0.36%) CA
9 1 (0.36%) Facebook
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) Okta
9 1 (0.36%) Sony
9 1 (0.36%) Tableau
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!