Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -36 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing OO 295 485 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.16% 5.03% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 5.56% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 252 500 553
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,525 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 8,376 8,718 10,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.71% 90.49% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,413 7,105 8,594
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,200 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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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 May 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 22 May 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 -31 121 £40,000 -11.11% 29
Worcestershire 0 32 £35,000 +40.00% 20
Coventry -31 30 £28,500 -28.75% 15
Staffordshire -33 20 £36,250 -3.97% 17
Solihull +1 15 £35,000 -20.45% 4
Wolverhampton -10 15 - -
Warwickshire -38 14 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Shropshire -14 7 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Herefordshire -3 4 £35,000 +40.00%
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Smethwick - 1 £34,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 149 (50.51%) JavaScript
2 141 (47.80%) C#
3 114 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (37.29%) .NET
5 102 (34.58%) Java
6 101 (34.24%) CSS
7 95 (32.20%) HTML
8 88 (29.83%) OOP
9 86 (29.15%) SQL
10 85 (28.81%) MVC
11 82 (27.80%) SQL Server
12 77 (26.10%) jQuery
13 61 (20.68%) Finance
14 59 (20.00%) PHP
15 55 (18.64%) ASP.NET
15 55 (18.64%) Software Engineering
15 55 (18.64%) Degree
16 54 (18.31%) C++
17 50 (16.95%) Web Development
17 50 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
18 49 (16.61%) MySQL
19 48 (16.27%) OOD
20 45 (15.25%) Web Services
21 43 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
22 41 (13.90%) AngularJS
23 40 (13.56%) Computer Science
24 37 (12.54%) Git (software)
25 36 (12.20%) Entity Framework
26 32 (10.85%) .NET Framework
26 32 (10.85%) HTML5

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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 22 (7.46%) CMS
2 16 (5.42%) IIS
3 14 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.07%) WordPress
5 11 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.39%) Apache
7 8 (2.71%) JBoss
8 6 (2.03%) Anypoint
8 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.69%) Sonic ESB
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) Drupal
11 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.69%) SAP MM
1 5 (1.69%) SAP PM
1 5 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.36%) Magento
3 3 (1.02%) Sage 1000
3 3 (1.02%) Sage 500
4 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (4.07%) GitHub
1 12 (4.07%) SaaS
2 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) AdWords
3 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.68%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) Internet
1 6 (2.03%) SSL
2 3 (1.02%) Firewall
2 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) RFID
3 2 (0.68%) SMS
3 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.34%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) RS-232
4 1 (0.34%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 49 (16.61%) MySQL
3 32 (10.85%) Relational Database
4 31 (10.51%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 19 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.03%) DTS
10 6 (2.03%) EDRMS
11 5 (1.69%) Big Data
11 5 (1.69%) GIS
11 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.02%) MS Access
13 3 (1.02%) QlikView
14 2 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.73%) Mercurial
3 11 (3.73%) Subversion
4 8 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.37%) Jasmine
5 7 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (2.37%) PhantomJS
5 7 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.37%) webpack
6 6 (2.03%) Maven
6 6 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.36%) JIRA
8 3 (1.02%) CMake
8 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.02%) JUnit
8 3 (1.02%) Selenium
8 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.68%) PHPUnit
General
1 61 (20.68%) Finance
2 16 (5.42%) Marketing
3 15 (5.08%) Legal
4 13 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.07%) Advertising
5 12 (4.07%) Banking
6 10 (3.39%) Automotive
7 7 (2.37%) Retail
8 6 (2.03%) Law
9 5 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.69%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.02%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 207 (70.17%) Developer
2 67 (22.71%) .NET Developer
3 62 (21.02%) Software Developer
4 48 (16.27%) PHP Developer
5 38 (12.88%) C# Developer
6 36 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 33 (11.19%) Software Engineer
8 30 (10.17%) Senior Developer
9 23 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (7.80%) Graduate
9 23 (7.80%) Java Developer
10 21 (7.12%) Technical Writer
11 19 (6.44%) Author
11 19 (6.44%) Technical Author
12 18 (6.10%) HTML Developer
13 17 (5.76%) HTML CSS Developer
14 16 (5.42%) Web Developer
15 15 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
16 14 (4.75%) Architect
16 14 (4.75%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (37.29%) .NET
2 101 (34.24%) CSS
3 95 (32.20%) HTML
4 77 (26.10%) jQuery
5 55 (18.64%) ASP.NET
6 45 (15.25%) Web Services
7 43 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (13.90%) AngularJS
9 36 (12.20%) Entity Framework
10 32 (10.85%) .NET Framework
10 32 (10.85%) HTML5
11 30 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (9.83%) JSON
12 29 (9.83%) REST
13 28 (9.49%) XML
14 26 (8.81%) Laravel
14 26 (8.81%) RESTful
15 24 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (8.14%) Node.js
16 22 (7.46%) React
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.80%) Fintech
3 16 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.41%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.71%) User Experience
8 7 (2.37%) Social Media
9 5 (1.69%) Blog
9 5 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.68%) Photography
11 2 (0.68%) RIA
12 1 (0.34%) iPhone
12 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.80%) Linux
1 23 (7.80%) Windows
2 9 (3.05%) Android
2 9 (3.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.02%) Unix
4 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.83%) OOP
3 85 (28.81%) MVC
4 55 (18.64%) Software Engineering
5 50 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (16.95%) Web Development
6 48 (16.27%) OOD
7 26 (8.81%) TDD
7 26 (8.81%) Test Automation
7 26 (8.81%) Unit Testing
8 25 (8.47%) Scrum
9 23 (7.80%) OO PHP
10 22 (7.46%) Analytics
11 21 (7.12%) SDLC
12 19 (6.44%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (5.76%) Asset Management
13 17 (5.76%) BDD
13 17 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.76%) DevOps
14 16 (5.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (50.51%) JavaScript
2 141 (47.80%) C#
3 102 (34.58%) Java
4 86 (29.15%) SQL
5 59 (20.00%) PHP
6 54 (18.31%) C++
7 15 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.75%) VB
9 12 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.73%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.05%) Python
12 6 (2.03%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.03%) C
13 5 (1.69%) ABAP
14 4 (1.36%) Perl
14 4 (1.36%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.02%) Groovy
15 3 (1.02%) Java 8
16 2 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (18.64%) Degree
2 31 (10.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.71%) HND
4 5 (1.69%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.69%) PhD
5 4 (1.36%) MCSD
5 4 (1.36%) MCTS
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) HNC
7 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.71%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.69%) IEC 61131
4 4 (1.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.68%) MISRA
6 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.05%) Puppet
2 5 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.36%) Terraform
4 3 (1.02%) Ansible
4 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) cPanel
6 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.37%) VMware
2 7 (2.37%) webMethods
3 6 (2.03%) LexisNexis
3 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.03%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.03%) Zend
4 5 (1.69%) SAP
4 5 (1.69%) Syclo
5 3 (1.02%) Sage
5 3 (1.02%) Twitter
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe
6 2 (0.68%) Google
6 2 (0.68%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) Lotus
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) BEA
7 1 (0.34%) Informatica
7 1 (0.34%) Pega