Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 60 41
Rank change year-on-year -39 -19 +1
Permanent jobs citing OO 292 464 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.97% 4.49% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 4.99% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 268 456 588
West Midlands median annual salary £35,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,600 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £65,000
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 8,679 9,307 9,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.06% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,778 7,297 8,061
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -7 73 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Staffordshire -12 47 £35,000 -10.26% 11
Warwickshire -26 46 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Worcestershire -3 34 £32,500 +23.81% 11
Coventry -43 23 £36,792 -15.90% 4
Wolverhampton -3 18 £29,000 +16.00% 3
Shropshire -2 16 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Halesowen -34 11 £32,500 +32.65%
Solihull -20 8 £39,000 -9.30% 1
Herefordshire -10 5 £35,000 +42.86%
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Dudley +10 1 £25,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 138 (47.26%) JavaScript
2 110 (37.67%) C#
3 109 (37.33%) HTML
4 107 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (35.62%) CSS
6 102 (34.93%) Java
7 98 (33.56%) PHP
8 89 (30.48%) .NET
9 88 (30.14%) MySQL
10 85 (29.11%) OOP
11 84 (28.77%) MVC
12 81 (27.74%) jQuery
13 74 (25.34%) SQL
14 70 (23.97%) Web Development
14 70 (23.97%) SQL Server
15 63 (21.58%) Software Engineering
16 60 (20.55%) Web Services
17 57 (19.52%) HTML5
18 55 (18.84%) Git (software)
19 53 (18.15%) Unit Testing
19 53 (18.15%) OOD
20 51 (17.47%) OO PHP
21 50 (17.12%) XML
22 46 (15.75%) Degree
23 43 (14.73%) ASP.NET
24 42 (14.38%) C++
24 42 (14.38%) Laravel
25 41 (14.04%) AngularJS
26 39 (13.36%) NoSQL
26 39 (13.36%) Node.js

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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 11 (3.77%) WordPress
2 10 (3.42%) CMS
3 5 (1.71%) Confluence
4 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.37%) Sonic ESB
5 3 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.03%) IIS
5 3 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.68%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.68%) JBoss
6 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) WildFly
7 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.14%) Magento
2 6 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.71%) SAP CRM
3 5 (1.71%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.71%) SAP PM
4 3 (1.03%) Sage 1000
4 3 (1.03%) Sage 500
4 3 (1.03%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.34%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.77%) GitHub
3 8 (2.74%) AdWords
3 8 (2.74%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.05%) SaaS
5 5 (1.71%) Google Play
6 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) Internet
2 8 (2.74%) Firewall
3 6 (2.05%) HTTP
4 4 (1.37%) ATM
5 2 (0.68%) DNS
5 2 (0.68%) SMTP
5 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) RFID
6 1 (0.34%) RS-232
6 1 (0.34%) RS-485
6 1 (0.34%) SMS
6 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (30.14%) MySQL
2 70 (23.97%) SQL Server
3 39 (13.36%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.74%) Redis
8 7 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.71%) Big Data
10 5 (1.71%) GIS
10 5 (1.71%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.03%) MS Access
11 3 (1.03%) QlikView
11 3 (1.03%) Riak
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.90%) JIRA
2 26 (8.90%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.85%) Subversion
4 14 (4.79%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (3.42%) PHPUnit
6 9 (3.08%) Maven
7 8 (2.74%) Android Studio
7 8 (2.74%) CMake
7 8 (2.74%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.74%) Xcode
8 6 (2.05%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.71%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.71%) JUnit
9 5 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.71%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.71%) webpack
10 4 (1.37%) gulp
General
1 36 (12.33%) Finance
2 21 (7.19%) Marketing
3 18 (6.16%) Banking
4 15 (5.14%) Advertising
5 13 (4.45%) Back Office
5 13 (4.45%) Games
6 12 (4.11%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.77%) Electronics
8 10 (3.42%) Retail
9 8 (2.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.03%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 234 (80.14%) Developer
2 71 (24.32%) PHP Developer
3 50 (17.12%) Software Developer
4 44 (15.07%) Senior Developer
5 36 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 36 (12.33%) C# Developer
6 31 (10.62%) Java Developer
7 28 (9.59%) Software Engineer
8 25 (8.56%) Web Developer
9 22 (7.53%) Junior
10 19 (6.51%) Applications Developer
10 19 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (6.16%) OO PHP Developer
12 17 (5.82%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 16 (5.48%) Junior Developer
14 15 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
15 14 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (4.79%) MySQL Developer
16 13 (4.45%) PHP Web Developer
16 13 (4.45%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (37.33%) HTML
2 104 (35.62%) CSS
3 89 (30.48%) .NET
4 81 (27.74%) jQuery
5 60 (20.55%) Web Services
6 57 (19.52%) HTML5
7 50 (17.12%) XML
8 43 (14.73%) ASP.NET
9 42 (14.38%) Laravel
10 41 (14.04%) AngularJS
11 39 (13.36%) Node.js
12 37 (12.67%) REST
13 34 (11.64%) CSS3
14 30 (10.27%) JSON
15 27 (9.25%) .NET Framework
15 27 (9.25%) XSLT
16 26 (8.90%) RESTful
16 26 (8.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (8.56%) Entity Framework
18 24 (8.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.56%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.77%) BBC
3 11 (3.77%) Online Games
4 10 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (3.08%) User Experience
6 8 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.05%) Fintech
7 6 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.05%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.71%) Blog
8 5 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.03%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.03%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.03%) Social Media
11 2 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.96%) Linux
2 21 (7.19%) Android
3 15 (5.14%) Windows
4 14 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) CentOS
6 2 (0.68%) Debian
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.11%) OOP
3 84 (28.77%) MVC
4 70 (23.97%) Web Development
5 63 (21.58%) Software Engineering
6 53 (18.15%) OOD
6 53 (18.15%) Unit Testing
7 51 (17.47%) OO PHP
8 37 (12.67%) Test Automation
9 34 (11.64%) TDD
10 24 (8.22%) BDD
10 24 (8.22%) SDLC
10 24 (8.22%) SOA
11 23 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.16%) MVVM
13 17 (5.82%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (5.82%) E-Commerce
14 16 (5.48%) API Integration
15 13 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 138 (47.26%) JavaScript
2 110 (37.67%) C#
3 102 (34.93%) Java
4 98 (33.56%) PHP
5 74 (25.34%) SQL
6 42 (14.38%) C++
7 14 (4.79%) Python
8 13 (4.45%) C
9 12 (4.11%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.77%) PHP 5
10 11 (3.77%) XPath
11 9 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.74%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.05%) ABAP
13 6 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.71%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.71%) Perl
14 5 (1.71%) SPARQL
14 5 (1.71%) XQuery
15 4 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (15.75%) Degree
2 13 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.71%) HND
3 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) MCSD
4 3 (1.03%) MCTS
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.79%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Ansible
1 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (7.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.16%) Google
3 9 (3.08%) Zend
4 6 (2.05%) SAP
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle
5 5 (1.71%) Syclo
5 5 (1.71%) Talend
6 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.37%) Twitter
7 3 (1.03%) Adobe
7 3 (1.03%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.03%) Reuters
7 3 (1.03%) Sage
7 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.68%) Cognos
8 2 (0.68%) IBM
8 2 (0.68%) Lotus
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.34%) webMethods