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

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 296 475 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.27% 4.75% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 5.19% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 254 476 530
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,575 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 8,162 9,147 10,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.27% 91.39% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,273 7,553 8,510
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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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 August 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 August 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 -36 123 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Coventry +9 47 £36,750 -8.13% 9
Worcestershire 0 28 £43,750 +75.00% 14
Staffordshire -34 15 £38,750 -0.64% 12
Solihull +3 12 £33,750 -25.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield -7 10 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Warwickshire -18 9 £38,225 +1.93% 5
Shropshire -15 7 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Dudley - 6 £41,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -14 4 - -
Smethwick - 1 £34,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 155 (52.36%) JavaScript
2 150 (50.68%) C#
3 121 (40.88%) .NET
4 115 (38.85%) Java
5 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (35.14%) CSS
6 104 (35.14%) HTML
7 103 (34.80%) SQL
8 85 (28.72%) SQL Server
9 84 (28.38%) MVC
10 78 (26.35%) OOP
11 75 (25.34%) jQuery
12 67 (22.64%) ASP.NET
13 56 (18.92%) MySQL
13 56 (18.92%) Degree
14 53 (17.91%) Software Engineering
14 53 (17.91%) AngularJS
15 50 (16.89%) PHP
15 50 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (16.55%) C++
16 49 (16.55%) Web Development
17 48 (16.22%) Web Services
18 47 (15.88%) Finance
18 47 (15.88%) Computer Science
19 42 (14.19%) Git (software)
20 41 (13.85%) Relational Database
21 38 (12.84%) TDD
22 37 (12.50%) HTML5
23 36 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
23 36 (12.16%) NoSQL

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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 30 (10.14%) CMS
2 18 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (5.41%) IIS
4 10 (3.38%) Apache
4 10 (3.38%) JBoss
4 10 (3.38%) WordPress
5 9 (3.04%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.03%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.34%) Mule
9 1 (0.34%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.34%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (3.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Simulink
4 1 (0.34%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.68%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.41%) SaaS
2 15 (5.07%) GitHub
3 13 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.34%) AdWords
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) SSL
2 6 (2.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) Modbus
4 1 (0.34%) Profibus
4 1 (0.34%) RFID
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 56 (18.92%) MySQL
3 41 (13.85%) Relational Database
4 36 (12.16%) NoSQL
5 23 (7.77%) MongoDB
6 19 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.03%) Big Data
10 6 (2.03%) DTS
10 6 (2.03%) EDRMS
10 6 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.68%) DB2
12 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.68%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 42 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.07%) Mercurial
4 12 (4.05%) Subversion
5 11 (3.72%) JUnit
6 10 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.36%) Maven
7 7 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.36%) Rational Rose
7 7 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.36%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.68%) PhantomJS
9 2 (0.68%) Selenium
9 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 47 (15.88%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Legal
2 18 (6.08%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.73%) Automotive
4 12 (4.05%) Marketing
5 11 (3.72%) Law
5 11 (3.72%) Multimedia
6 10 (3.38%) Banking
7 8 (2.70%) Advertising
7 8 (2.70%) Retail
8 4 (1.35%) Games
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (69.26%) Developer
2 74 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 55 (18.58%) Software Developer
4 43 (14.53%) PHP Developer
5 40 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 36 (12.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (10.47%) Java Developer
8 30 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (9.12%) Software Engineer
10 24 (8.11%) Graduate
11 22 (7.43%) Technical Writer
12 20 (6.76%) Author
12 20 (6.76%) Technical Author
13 19 (6.42%) Graduate Developer
13 19 (6.42%) Graduate Software Developer
13 19 (6.42%) Senior Developer
14 18 (6.08%) Web Developer
15 17 (5.74%) HTML CSS Developer
15 17 (5.74%) HTML Developer
16 15 (5.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (40.88%) .NET
2 104 (35.14%) CSS
2 104 (35.14%) HTML
3 75 (25.34%) jQuery
4 67 (22.64%) ASP.NET
5 53 (17.91%) AngularJS
6 48 (16.22%) Web Services
7 37 (12.50%) HTML5
8 36 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (11.49%) Spring
10 32 (10.81%) JSON
11 30 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (9.46%) .NET Framework
13 27 (9.12%) Laravel
13 27 (9.12%) React
13 27 (9.12%) REST
14 26 (8.78%) Entity Framework
15 24 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (8.11%) XML
16 21 (7.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 22 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.76%) Fintech
4 14 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.38%) Social Media
7 8 (2.70%) User Experience
8 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (2.03%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.69%) PDA
10 5 (1.69%) SCADA
11 3 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.68%) Photography
12 2 (0.68%) RIA
12 2 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.78%) Linux
2 21 (7.09%) Windows
3 6 (2.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.03%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.35%) Unix
5 2 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.38%) MVC
3 78 (26.35%) OOP
4 53 (17.91%) Software Engineering
5 50 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (16.55%) Web Development
7 38 (12.84%) TDD
8 34 (11.49%) Scrum
9 32 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 32 (10.81%) SDLC
10 30 (10.14%) OOD
11 29 (9.80%) OO PHP
12 27 (9.12%) Analytics
12 27 (9.12%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.43%) Unit Testing
14 19 (6.42%) Asset Management
14 19 (6.42%) Content Management
14 19 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (6.42%) OOA/OOD
15 18 (6.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 155 (52.36%) JavaScript
2 150 (50.68%) C#
3 115 (38.85%) Java
4 103 (34.80%) SQL
5 50 (16.89%) PHP
6 49 (16.55%) C++
7 23 (7.77%) Python
8 19 (6.42%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.41%) VB
10 9 (3.04%) C
11 8 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.69%) Java 8
12 5 (1.69%) Perl
13 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.35%) Groovy
14 3 (1.01%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.68%) ABAP
15 2 (0.68%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.68%) RPG
Qualifications
1 56 (18.92%) Degree
2 33 (11.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.72%) HND
4 7 (2.36%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.69%) PhD
5 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.34%) MCTS
7 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.38%) IEC 61131
2 9 (3.04%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.36%) QA
4 5 (1.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) MISRA
5 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (3.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.70%) Puppet
2 4 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.01%) Terraform
4 2 (0.68%) Ansible
4 2 (0.68%) cPanel
4 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.04%) LexisNexis
2 9 (3.04%) Oracle
3 7 (2.36%) VMware
4 6 (2.03%) webMethods
5 5 (1.69%) Zend
6 4 (1.35%) Capita
6 4 (1.35%) Google
6 4 (1.35%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) Apple
8 2 (0.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.34%) ATG
9 1 (0.34%) CA
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) New Relic
9 1 (0.34%) Sony
9 1 (0.34%) Yahoo!