Period
to 22 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 62 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18 +6
Permanent jobs citing OO 411 518 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.16% 4.43% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 4.99% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 405 476 561
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 8833 10389 9691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.30% 88.85% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7198 8108 8016
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 22 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 +21 139 £47,500 +28.38% 5
Staffordshire -16 62 £40,000 - 6
Warwickshire -15 58 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire +4 43 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Coventry -19 30 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Worcestershire -3 27 £25,000 -16.67% 3
Solihull +2 16 £42,500 +6.25%
Halesowen - 12 £32,500 - 2
Wolverhampton +9 10 £35,250 +41.00%
Herefordshire -5 10 £25,000 -16.67%
Walsall +1 2 £40,000 +14.29%
OO
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 202 (49.15%) C#
2 193 (46.96%) JavaScript
3 177 (43.07%) .NET
4 159 (38.69%) HTML
5 158 (38.44%) CSS
6 151 (36.74%) SQL
7 149 (36.25%) MVC
8 140 (34.06%) Java
9 129 (31.39%) jQuery
10 126 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
11 116 (28.22%) PHP
12 114 (27.74%) SQL Server
13 106 (25.79%) Web Services
14 99 (24.09%) Git (software)
15 97 (23.60%) REST
16 94 (22.87%) Web Development
17 90 (21.90%) OOP
18 87 (21.17%) ASP.NET
19 85 (20.68%) MySQL
20 84 (20.44%) XML
21 80 (19.46%) AngularJS
22 77 (18.73%) Microsoft
23 73 (17.76%) NoSQL
24 71 (17.27%) OOD
25 68 (16.55%) Finance
25 68 (16.55%) Software Engineering
26 65 (15.82%) HTML5
27 63 (15.33%) OO PHP
28 56 (13.63%) Node.js
29 55 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap

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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 20 (4.87%) CMS
2 11 (2.68%) WordPress
3 9 (2.19%) Confluence
4 6 (1.46%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.22%) Drupal
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.49%) Apache
6 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.49%) JBoss
6 2 (0.49%) Mule
6 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.49%) WildFly
7 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.14%) Magento
2 6 (1.46%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.62%) GitHub
2 19 (4.62%) Google Play
3 13 (3.16%) SaaS
4 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.68%) Firebase
6 8 (1.95%) AdWords
6 8 (1.95%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.73%) Slack
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.87%) ATM
2 14 (3.41%) HTTP
3 13 (3.16%) Internet
4 7 (1.70%) Skype
5 5 (1.22%) SMS
6 4 (0.97%) Firewall
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 85 (20.68%) MySQL
3 73 (17.76%) NoSQL
4 32 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 30 (7.30%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.43%) DB2
9 9 (2.19%) Big Data
10 8 (1.95%) Redis
10 8 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.22%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.22%) Power BI
11 5 (1.22%) RavenDB
11 5 (1.22%) Riak
11 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.22%) SSDT
12 4 (0.97%) MarkLogic
12 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.92%) Visual Studio
3 38 (9.25%) JIRA
4 36 (8.76%) Jenkins
5 34 (8.27%) Xcode
6 28 (6.81%) Android Studio
6 28 (6.81%) SpecFlow
7 25 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (4.87%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.14%) Selenium
9 17 (4.14%) WebDriver
10 15 (3.65%) Subversion
11 14 (3.41%) Bitbucket
12 13 (3.16%) JUnit
13 12 (2.92%) Maven
13 12 (2.92%) webpack
14 11 (2.68%) Jasmine
14 11 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (2.68%) PhantomJS
15 10 (2.43%) Gradle
General
1 68 (16.55%) Finance
2 42 (10.22%) Retail
3 25 (6.08%) Electronics
4 24 (5.84%) Games
5 22 (5.35%) Marketing
6 19 (4.62%) Advertising
7 15 (3.65%) Back Office
8 12 (2.92%) Banking
9 10 (2.43%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 346 (84.18%) Developer
2 80 (19.46%) PHP Developer
3 74 (18.00%) .NET Developer
4 66 (16.06%) C# Developer
5 61 (14.84%) Senior Developer
5 61 (14.84%) Software Developer
6 47 (11.44%) Web Developer
7 43 (10.46%) Java Developer
8 40 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (9.49%) Junior
10 38 (9.25%) Junior Developer
11 31 (7.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (7.30%) iOS Developer
13 28 (6.81%) Applications Developer
14 27 (6.57%) C# Software Developer
15 26 (6.33%) .NET Web Developer
15 26 (6.33%) Software Engineer
16 23 (5.60%) C# Web Developer
17 21 (5.11%) Angular Developer
17 21 (5.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (43.07%) .NET
2 159 (38.69%) HTML
3 158 (38.44%) CSS
4 129 (31.39%) jQuery
5 106 (25.79%) Web Services
6 97 (23.60%) REST
7 87 (21.17%) ASP.NET
8 84 (20.44%) XML
9 80 (19.46%) AngularJS
10 65 (15.82%) HTML5
11 56 (13.63%) Node.js
12 55 (13.38%) JSON
12 55 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 53 (12.90%) .NET Framework
14 52 (12.65%) Laravel
15 48 (11.68%) RESTful
16 36 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 32 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
18 32 (7.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 22 (5.35%) User Experience
5 16 (3.89%) BBC
6 15 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.65%) Online Games
7 14 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.43%) Fintech
9 9 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.19%) Social Media
10 7 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.22%) Social Network
12 3 (0.73%) Blog
12 3 (0.73%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.73%) HoloLens
12 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.73%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.73%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.03%) Apple iOS
2 32 (7.79%) Linux
3 31 (7.54%) Android
4 24 (5.84%) Windows
5 15 (3.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (36.25%) MVC
2 126 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (22.87%) Web Development
4 90 (21.90%) OOP
5 71 (17.27%) OOD
6 68 (16.55%) Software Engineering
7 63 (15.33%) OO PHP
8 50 (12.17%) BDD
8 50 (12.17%) TDD
9 49 (11.92%) Test Automation
10 46 (11.19%) Unit Testing
11 35 (8.52%) Web Application Development
12 32 (7.79%) iOS Development
13 31 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (6.33%) SDLC
15 25 (6.08%) MVVM
16 24 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (5.84%) E-Commerce
17 23 (5.60%) Scrum
17 23 (5.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 202 (49.15%) C#
2 193 (46.96%) JavaScript
3 151 (36.74%) SQL
4 140 (34.06%) Java
5 116 (28.22%) PHP
6 39 (9.49%) C++
7 31 (7.54%) VB.NET
8 30 (7.30%) Objective-C
9 28 (6.81%) TypeScript
10 23 (5.60%) T-SQL
11 22 (5.35%) C
12 19 (4.62%) Python
12 19 (4.62%) XPath
13 16 (3.89%) Ruby
14 12 (2.92%) F#
15 11 (2.68%) PHP 5
16 10 (2.43%) Korn
16 10 (2.43%) MATLAB
16 10 (2.43%) Perl
17 8 (1.95%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (10.71%) Degree
2 15 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.49%) MCSD
5 2 (0.49%) MCTS
5 2 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.08%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 77 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.52%) Google
3 21 (5.11%) Zend
4 10 (2.43%) Sybase
5 7 (1.70%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.22%) Tableau
7 4 (0.97%) Talend
8 3 (0.73%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.73%) Reuters
8 3 (0.73%) SAP
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) Cognos
9 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.49%) Twitter
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) VMware