Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 125 138
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -32
Permanent jobs citing OOP 76 168 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.69% 2.17% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.35% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 75 181 207
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,050 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,500 £56,250 £50,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,941 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.12% +10.98% +5.88%

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 4,048 7,137 8,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.14% 92.21% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,313 5,450 6,599
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing OOP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OOP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OOP in the West Midlands

OOP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +62 35 £42,000 +27.27% 1
Staffordshire +5 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Warwickshire -19 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Coventry +26 8 £41,000 +13.89% 1
Worcestershire -3 3 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Walsall - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull -1 1 £69,500 +32.38%
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 52 (68.42%) C#
2 49 (64.47%) OO
3 44 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 40 (52.63%) .NET
5 28 (36.84%) SQL
6 27 (35.53%) Java
7 24 (31.58%) HTML
7 24 (31.58%) CSS
7 24 (31.58%) Computer Science
8 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 19 (25.00%) C++
10 19 (25.00%) PHP
10 19 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (22.37%) Mathematics
11 17 (22.37%) MVC
12 16 (21.05%) Web Development
12 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
14 14 (18.42%) Spring
15 13 (17.11%) Time Management
15 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
15 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
15 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
16 12 (15.79%) Relational Database
16 12 (15.79%) Windows
16 12 (15.79%) TDD
16 12 (15.79%) Degree
17 11 (14.47%) Physics
17 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework

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 2 (2.63%) CMS
1 2 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.16%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) NUnit
2 2 (2.63%) Postman
3 1 (1.32%) Firebug
3 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (92.11%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Software Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Graduate
3 18 (23.68%) Graduate Developer
4 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
4 13 (17.11%) C# Developer
5 11 (14.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Graduate Software Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Web Developer
6 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (11.84%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.21%) UI Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Applications Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Mobile UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) .NET
2 24 (31.58%) CSS
2 24 (31.58%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) Spring
4 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (14.47%) XML
6 10 (13.16%) Entity Framework
7 9 (11.84%) Laravel
7 9 (11.84%) Web Services
8 8 (10.53%) jQuery
8 8 (10.53%) LAMP
8 8 (10.53%) React
8 8 (10.53%) WinForms
9 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.89%) Flutter
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Core
11 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.89%) Augmented Reality
3 6 (7.89%) Internet of Things
3 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.58%) Robotics
5 2 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Android
2 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) OO
2 24 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (22.37%) Mathematics
5 17 (22.37%) MVC
6 16 (21.05%) Web Development
7 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.11%) Time Management
9 12 (15.79%) TDD
10 11 (14.47%) Physics
11 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
12 9 (11.84%) DevOps
12 9 (11.84%) SDLC
12 9 (11.84%) SOLID
13 8 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
13 8 (10.53%) Scrum
13 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 7 (9.21%) ITIL
15 6 (7.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) C#
2 44 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) Java
5 19 (25.00%) C++
5 19 (25.00%) PHP
6 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
7 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.89%) Dart
8 6 (7.89%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.58%) TypeScript
9 5 (6.58%) VBA
10 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) C
11 1 (1.32%) Erlang
11 1 (1.32%) Go
11 1 (1.32%) Haskell
11 1 (1.32%) Java 8
11 1 (1.32%) Python
11 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GxP
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.32%) MIIS
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Automation Anywhere
2 5 (6.58%) Blue Prism
2 5 (6.58%) UiPath
3 4 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Pega