Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 136 155
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -7
Permanent jobs citing OOP 30 132 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 1.94% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.12% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 125 160
Median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3,176 6,230 7,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.92% 91.78% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,448 5,152 5,398
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,675 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +8 12 £50,000 +58.73% 11
Warwickshire +14 8 £45,000 +42.86% 2
Worcestershire +17 5 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Coventry +17 4 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Solihull +9 1 £77,000 +120.00% 3
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 24 (80.00%) OO
2 19 (63.33%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) Python
5 12 (40.00%) CSS
6 11 (36.67%) PHP
6 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (33.33%) Degree
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) .NET
9 8 (26.67%) AWS
9 8 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
10 7 (23.33%) C++
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) Windows
11 6 (20.00%) MySQL
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.00%) HTML5
11 6 (20.00%) Azure
11 6 (20.00%) REST
11 6 (20.00%) DevOps
11 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

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 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Azure
3 5 (16.67%) GitHub
4 2 (6.67%) npm
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.33%) Heroku
5 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
1 4 (13.33%) SMTP
1 4 (13.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.33%) Bower
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Postman
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Junior
5 4 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Graduate
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) CSS
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.00%) HTML5
3 6 (20.00%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) CSS3
4 5 (16.67%) Sass
5 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) LESS
5 4 (13.33%) Node.js
5 4 (13.33%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Laravel
6 3 (10.00%) React
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) OO
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.33%) Fintech
7 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.33%) Microservices
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Line Management
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (40.00%) Python
5 11 (36.67%) PHP
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) C++
7 5 (16.67%) C
8 4 (13.33%) Perl
8 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
10 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
11 1 (3.33%) ES6
11 1 (3.33%) Java 8
11 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (3.33%) PHP 5
11 1 (3.33%) PHP 7
11 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Guidewire
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) UiPath
4 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) Pega
5 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software