Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 83 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -31 -5
Permanent jobs citing OO 247 298 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.22% 3.27% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.60% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 211 255 480
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £55,350
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 7,064 8,288 9,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.11% 90.82% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,587 6,347 7,619
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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
Warwickshire +32 50 £42,500 +11.18% 10
Birmingham -29 44 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Staffordshire +29 39 £40,000 +3.23% 7
Coventry +9 36 £55,000 +49.66% 8
Worcestershire -3 36 £42,500 -2.86% 10
Solihull -7 16 £52,500 +55.56% 3
Herefordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +4 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Shropshire +1 6 £25,000 -20.63% 3
Wolverhampton +22 2 £40,000 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 136 (55.06%) SQL
2 109 (44.13%) C#
3 103 (41.70%) JavaScript
4 101 (40.89%) .NET
5 98 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (38.06%) HTML
7 88 (35.63%) CSS
8 80 (32.39%) MVC
9 70 (28.34%) OOP
10 69 (27.94%) PHP
11 66 (26.72%) MySQL
11 66 (26.72%) Web Development
12 64 (25.91%) ASP.NET
13 62 (25.10%) Java
14 61 (24.70%) SQL Server
15 60 (24.29%) jQuery
16 55 (22.27%) XML
17 52 (21.05%) Git (software)
18 50 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
18 50 (20.24%) TDD
19 46 (18.62%) Microsoft
20 44 (17.81%) OOD
21 42 (17.00%) OO PHP
21 42 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
22 41 (16.60%) Unit Testing
23 40 (16.19%) Web Services
24 39 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
25 36 (14.57%) Spring
26 35 (14.17%) JSON
27 34 (13.77%) Ajax

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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 10 (4.05%) IIS
2 4 (1.62%) Apache
2 4 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.21%) SAS
4 2 (0.81%) Drupal
4 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.81%) WordPress
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.12%) AWS Lambda
3 25 (10.12%) SaaS
3 25 (10.12%) Serverless
4 15 (6.07%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (6.07%) AWS IoT
5 11 (4.45%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (4.05%) Amazon EKS
6 10 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (4.05%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (2.02%) Sage Pay
9 4 (1.62%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.21%) GitHub
10 3 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.40%) PaaS
11 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.07%) FTP
1 15 (6.07%) HTTP
1 15 (6.07%) Internet
1 15 (6.07%) MQTT
1 15 (6.07%) SMTP
1 15 (6.07%) SSH
2 2 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.72%) MySQL
2 61 (24.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.12%) MongoDB
4 21 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (8.10%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.88%) Big Data
8 16 (6.48%) MariaDB
9 15 (6.07%) Amazon Aurora
9 15 (6.07%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (6.07%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (3.24%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (2.02%) Redis
14 4 (1.62%) Power BI
15 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 52 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.31%) Selenium
3 21 (8.50%) Visual Studio
4 19 (7.69%) JIRA
5 17 (6.88%) Jenkins
6 15 (6.07%) Maven
7 14 (5.67%) JUnit
8 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.24%) Jasmine
9 8 (3.24%) Protractor
10 6 (2.43%) CocoaPods
10 6 (2.43%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.43%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.43%) Xcode
11 5 (2.02%) Subversion
12 3 (1.21%) NUnit
13 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 14 (5.67%) Marketing
2 10 (4.05%) Finance
2 10 (4.05%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.43%) Retail
4 5 (2.02%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (79.76%) Developer
2 62 (25.10%) .NET Developer
3 55 (22.27%) C# Developer
3 55 (22.27%) Software Developer
4 51 (20.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (20.24%) PHP Developer
6 31 (12.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 31 (12.55%) C# Software Developer
7 28 (11.34%) Senior Developer
8 27 (10.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (8.10%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (6.88%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (6.48%) Graduate
13 13 (5.26%) Consultant
13 13 (5.26%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.45%) AWS Developer
15 10 (4.05%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (40.89%) .NET
2 94 (38.06%) HTML
3 88 (35.63%) CSS
4 64 (25.91%) ASP.NET
5 60 (24.29%) jQuery
6 55 (22.27%) XML
7 40 (16.19%) Web Services
8 36 (14.57%) Spring
9 35 (14.17%) JSON
10 34 (13.77%) Ajax
11 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (12.55%) HTML5
11 31 (12.55%) Laravel
12 27 (10.93%) AngularJS
13 26 (10.53%) RESTful
14 21 (8.50%) J2EE
15 19 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (7.69%) SOAP
16 17 (6.88%) REST
16 17 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) Algorithms
2 15 (6.07%) Smart Home
3 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.45%) User Experience
5 8 (3.24%) iPad
5 8 (3.24%) Web 2.0
6 7 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.81%) EPoS
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.12%) Linux
2 19 (7.69%) Unix
3 17 (6.88%) Windows
4 9 (3.64%) Android
4 9 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.24%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.39%) MVC
3 70 (28.34%) OOP
4 66 (26.72%) Web Development
5 50 (20.24%) TDD
6 44 (17.81%) OOD
7 42 (17.00%) OO PHP
7 42 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (16.60%) Unit Testing
9 39 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (13.77%) Mentoring
11 33 (13.36%) Scrum
12 25 (10.12%) Mobile Development
12 25 (10.12%) Software Engineering
13 23 (9.31%) Computer Science
14 20 (8.10%) E-Commerce
15 19 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (7.69%) DevOps
16 17 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (6.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (55.06%) SQL
2 109 (44.13%) C#
3 103 (41.70%) JavaScript
4 69 (27.94%) PHP
5 62 (25.10%) Java
6 30 (12.15%) Python
7 29 (11.74%) C
8 23 (9.31%) VB.NET
9 20 (8.10%) T-SQL
10 14 (5.67%) Apple Swift
11 13 (5.26%) Shell Script
12 10 (4.05%) C++
12 10 (4.05%) ES6
12 10 (4.05%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.64%) R
13 9 (3.64%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.21%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.40%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (9.72%) Degree
2 8 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.21%) MCSD
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.48%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (8.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Kibana
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.45%) Zend
3 6 (2.43%) Oracle
4 5 (2.02%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.62%) Tableau
6 3 (1.21%) Google
6 3 (1.21%) IBM
6 3 (1.21%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) VMware