Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 98 121
Rank change year-on-year -26 +23 -1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 219 280 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.24% 2.74% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.04% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 209 257 268
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £46,700 £58,750 £55,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

OOP 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 8,626 9,212 9,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.14% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,728 7,249 8,117
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the West Midlands

OOP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OOP in the West Midlands

OOP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OOP in the West Midlands

OOP
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 OOP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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 +19 61 £27,500 - 10
Solihull +5 44 £35,000 - 5
Worcestershire -1 26 £30,000 -16.67% 8
Staffordshire -19 18 £35,750 -4.67% 7
Warwickshire -35 16 £26,000 -30.67% 2
Coventry -12 14 £28,500 -36.67% 5
Shropshire +18 12 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Herefordshire +6 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton -18 3 £29,000 -9.38%
Halesowen -38 2 £21,000 -8.70%
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 113 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 104 (47.49%) HTML
3 100 (45.66%) C#
4 90 (41.10%) CSS
5 89 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (39.73%) OO
7 85 (38.81%) Java
8 83 (37.90%) PHP
9 76 (34.70%) MySQL
10 74 (33.79%) C++
10 74 (33.79%) Web Development
11 71 (32.42%) SQL
12 67 (30.59%) MVC
13 56 (25.57%) Linux
14 52 (23.74%) Git (software)
15 51 (23.29%) Software Engineering
16 46 (21.00%) AngularJS
17 45 (20.55%) HTML5
17 45 (20.55%) Degree
18 42 (19.18%) .NET
18 42 (19.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 41 (18.72%) jQuery
20 40 (18.26%) Node.js
21 37 (16.89%) Mathematics
22 35 (15.98%) Laravel
23 33 (15.07%) NoSQL
23 33 (15.07%) Unit Testing
23 33 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
24 31 (14.16%) Subversion
25 29 (13.24%) HTTP

OOP
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 15 (6.85%) CMS
2 10 (4.57%) nginx
3 6 (2.74%) Apache
3 6 (2.74%) WordPress
4 5 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.22%) SaaS
2 16 (7.31%) npm
3 11 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.74%) GitHub
5 5 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.28%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.24%) HTTP
2 21 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.65%) Firewall
4 5 (2.28%) CTI
4 5 (2.28%) SSH
5 2 (0.91%) DNS
5 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.91%) SMTP
6 1 (0.46%) RS-232
6 1 (0.46%) RS-485
6 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (34.70%) MySQL
2 33 (15.07%) NoSQL
3 27 (12.33%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.76%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.83%) Big Data
8 3 (1.37%) Riak
9 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.16%) Subversion
3 15 (6.85%) Vagrant
4 10 (4.57%) Mercurial
5 9 (4.11%) JIRA
5 9 (4.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.65%) CMake
7 6 (2.74%) GitLab
8 5 (2.28%) gulp
8 5 (2.28%) PhantomJS
8 5 (2.28%) webpack
9 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.91%) Selenium
9 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.91%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (13.24%) Games
2 11 (5.02%) Marketing
3 10 (4.57%) Advertising
4 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.28%) Electronics
7 3 (1.37%) Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Back Office
8 2 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 192 (87.67%) Developer
2 61 (27.85%) PHP Developer
3 40 (18.26%) Software Developer
4 38 (17.35%) Web Developer
5 31 (14.16%) Graduate
6 29 (13.24%) Senior Developer
7 27 (12.33%) Graduate Developer
8 23 (10.50%) PHP Web Developer
9 22 (10.05%) Software Engineer
10 21 (9.59%) Junior
10 21 (9.59%) Junior Developer
11 20 (9.13%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (8.68%) Java Developer
13 17 (7.76%) C# Developer
14 16 (7.31%) Node.js Developer
15 15 (6.85%) .NET Developer
16 12 (5.48%) HTML Developer
17 11 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
17 11 (5.02%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (47.49%) HTML
2 90 (41.10%) CSS
3 46 (21.00%) AngularJS
4 45 (20.55%) HTML5
5 42 (19.18%) .NET
5 42 (19.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 41 (18.72%) jQuery
7 40 (18.26%) Node.js
8 35 (15.98%) Laravel
9 27 (12.33%) WebSockets
10 26 (11.87%) React
11 24 (10.96%) ASP.NET
12 22 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (9.13%) .NET Framework
13 20 (9.13%) CSS3
14 19 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (8.68%) Symfony
15 18 (8.22%) Angular 2
15 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET Core
16 16 (7.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.79%) User Experience
2 18 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.57%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (4.57%) NHS
4 10 (4.57%) Social Media
5 7 (3.20%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.20%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.46%) Equities
9 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.46%) iPhone
9 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.57%) Linux
2 20 (9.13%) Unix
3 5 (2.28%) Android
3 5 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.37%) Debian
5 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (39.73%) OO
3 74 (33.79%) Web Development
4 67 (30.59%) MVC
5 51 (23.29%) Software Engineering
6 37 (16.89%) Mathematics
7 33 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (15.07%) Unit Testing
8 27 (12.33%) Game Development
9 23 (10.50%) SDLC
10 22 (10.05%) Multithreading
11 20 (9.13%) Microservices
11 20 (9.13%) SOA
11 20 (9.13%) Workflow
12 19 (8.68%) BDD
13 18 (8.22%) E-Commerce
13 18 (8.22%) TDD
14 16 (7.31%) Test Automation
15 15 (6.85%) Content Management
16 12 (5.48%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 113 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 100 (45.66%) C#
3 85 (38.81%) Java
4 83 (37.90%) PHP
5 74 (33.79%) C++
6 71 (32.42%) SQL
7 23 (10.50%) C
8 18 (8.22%) TypeScript
9 17 (7.76%) PHP 7
10 13 (5.94%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.48%) ES6
11 12 (5.48%) Go
12 10 (4.57%) Ruby
13 7 (3.20%) Python
13 7 (3.20%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.28%) XPath
15 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.91%) F#
16 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (20.55%) Degree
2 9 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.83%) HND
4 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.46%) HNC
5 1 (0.46%) MCSD
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (11.87%) Google
2 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.39%) Twitter
4 11 (5.02%) Zend
5 9 (4.11%) Oracle
6 5 (2.28%) Apple
6 5 (2.28%) Citrix
6 5 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.28%) Siebel
6 5 (2.28%) WooCommerce
7 3 (1.37%) Cognos
7 3 (1.37%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.37%) Reuters
8 2 (0.91%) IBM
8 2 (0.91%) Lotus
8 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.46%) VMware