Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 70 62
Rank change year-on-year -41 -8 -19
Permanent jobs citing OO 205 379 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.50% 3.79% 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.16% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 184 368 450
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £27,250 £23,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,733 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 7,445 9,121 10,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.96% 91.29% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,633 7,362 8,055
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -20 67 £42,500 -10.53% 19
Coventry +13 33 £45,000 - 1
Solihull +15 22 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Worcestershire -16 18 £42,500 +41.67% 11
Shropshire -4 16 £31,500 -10.00% 11
Warwickshire -16 11 £42,000 +12.00% 4
Dudley -11 9 £45,000 +80.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 8 £40,000 - 1
Herefordshire -4 7 £90,000 +260.00% 1
Staffordshire -29 4 £40,000 +3.23% 10
OO
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 116 (56.59%) JavaScript
2 103 (50.24%) HTML
3 99 (48.29%) C#
4 96 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (45.85%) CSS
6 86 (41.95%) .NET
7 85 (41.46%) SQL
8 81 (39.51%) Java
9 70 (34.15%) SQL Server
10 65 (31.71%) MVC
11 53 (25.85%) OOD
12 50 (24.39%) AngularJS
13 49 (23.90%) jQuery
14 48 (23.41%) Web Services
15 47 (22.93%) Spring
16 46 (22.44%) Scrum
16 46 (22.44%) OOP
17 45 (21.95%) Microsoft
17 45 (21.95%) Git (software)
18 44 (21.46%) Problem-Solving
19 43 (20.98%) React
19 43 (20.98%) TDD
20 42 (20.49%) ASP.NET
21 41 (20.00%) PHP
22 38 (18.54%) Relational Database
23 37 (18.05%) Degree
24 34 (16.59%) Web Development
25 33 (16.10%) Software Engineering
26 32 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
26 32 (15.61%) 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 16 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.32%) CMS
3 10 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.41%) Confluence
6 6 (2.93%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.93%) JBoss
7 5 (2.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.95%) Drupal
9 2 (0.98%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
10 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.49%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) Maya
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.80%) GitHub
4 11 (5.37%) PaaS
5 10 (4.88%) IaaS
6 8 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.90%) SaaS
7 6 (2.93%) Slack
7 6 (2.93%) Trello
8 2 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 38 (18.54%) Relational Database
3 32 (15.61%) NoSQL
4 27 (13.17%) MySQL
5 13 (6.34%) Big Data
6 12 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.37%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.95%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.46%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.46%) Power BI
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.98%) Redis
10 2 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.22%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.80%) JIRA
4 12 (5.85%) JUnit
5 11 (5.37%) Mercurial
5 11 (5.37%) Rational Rose
6 10 (4.88%) Maven
7 9 (4.39%) Selenium
8 8 (3.90%) Gitweb
8 8 (3.90%) Gradle
8 8 (3.90%) Subversion
8 8 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.41%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.44%) PHPUnit
10 5 (2.44%) Toad
11 4 (1.95%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.95%) JBehave
11 4 (1.95%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (6.34%) Finance
2 11 (5.37%) Marketing
3 9 (4.39%) Retail
4 7 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.95%) Automotive
6 4 (1.95%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 143 (69.76%) Developer
2 36 (17.56%) Senior Developer
3 35 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 26 (12.68%) C# Developer
5 25 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 25 (12.20%) PHP Developer
6 22 (10.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 15 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) Architect
9 11 (5.37%) Lead Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Development Manager
10 10 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.39%) PLC Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) PLC Software Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (3.90%) Graduate
12 8 (3.90%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Consultant
13 7 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (50.24%) HTML
2 94 (45.85%) CSS
3 86 (41.95%) .NET
4 50 (24.39%) AngularJS
5 49 (23.90%) jQuery
6 48 (23.41%) Web Services
7 47 (22.93%) Spring
8 43 (20.98%) React
9 42 (20.49%) ASP.NET
10 32 (15.61%) HTML5
11 31 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (12.68%) Node.js
14 25 (12.20%) Laravel
15 23 (11.22%) CSS3
16 20 (9.76%) Hibernate
16 20 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (7.32%) JSON
18 15 (7.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (5.37%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.90%) Robotics
3 8 (3.90%) Taxonomies
4 7 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.93%) Augmented Reality
5 6 (2.93%) NHS
6 5 (2.44%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.44%) PDA
6 5 (2.44%) SCADA
7 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.95%) User Experience
8 3 (1.46%) Social Media
9 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (0.98%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.15%) Linux
2 19 (9.27%) Windows
3 10 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.41%) Android
5 3 (1.46%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.71%) MVC
3 53 (25.85%) OOD
4 46 (22.44%) OOP
4 46 (22.44%) Scrum
5 44 (21.46%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (20.98%) TDD
7 34 (16.59%) Web Development
8 33 (16.10%) Software Engineering
9 29 (14.15%) SOA
10 28 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (13.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (12.68%) Computer Science
12 26 (12.68%) Mentoring
13 23 (11.22%) BDD
13 23 (11.22%) UML
14 22 (10.73%) Test Automation
15 20 (9.76%) OO PHP
16 19 (9.27%) ArchiMate
16 19 (9.27%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 116 (56.59%) JavaScript
2 99 (48.29%) C#
3 85 (41.46%) SQL
4 81 (39.51%) Java
5 41 (20.00%) PHP
6 26 (12.68%) Python
7 19 (9.27%) C++
8 13 (6.34%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.85%) TypeScript
10 11 (5.37%) C
11 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.90%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.98%) Java 8
13 2 (0.98%) Perl
13 2 (0.98%) Ruby
13 2 (0.98%) VB
14 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (18.05%) Degree
2 14 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.39%) HND
4 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.85%) QA
2 9 (4.39%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.83%) Oracle
3 10 (4.88%) Google
4 9 (4.39%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.93%) Apple
6 3 (1.46%) IBM
6 3 (1.46%) Informatica
6 3 (1.46%) Okta
6 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.49%) ATG
7 1 (0.49%) Borland
7 1 (0.49%) CA
7 1 (0.49%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) Progress
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Sony
7 1 (0.49%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.49%) Zend