Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 147 149
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -20
Permanent jobs citing OOP 134 165 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.81% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.00% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 117 157 223
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,650 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £49,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 7,048 8,268 9,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.29% 90.90% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,592 6,313 7,554
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,913
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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
Warwickshire +27 44 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Staffordshire +12 34 £36,250 -14.71% 9
Birmingham +14 20 £33,000 +20.00% 11
Worcestershire -34 11 £37,500 -10.71% 9
Solihull -27 10 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Coventry +12 7 - - 4
Shropshire -5 3 £30,000 - 2
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 83 (61.94%) JavaScript
2 79 (58.96%) C#
3 67 (50.00%) OO
4 66 (49.25%) .NET
5 60 (44.78%) HTML
5 60 (44.78%) MVC
6 58 (43.28%) SQL
6 58 (43.28%) CSS
6 58 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
8 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
9 37 (27.61%) T-SQL
10 36 (26.87%) jQuery
11 34 (25.37%) PHP
11 34 (25.37%) Scrum
12 32 (23.88%) Visual Studio
13 30 (22.39%) Unit Testing
14 28 (20.90%) Web Services
14 28 (20.90%) Java
15 27 (20.15%) Software Engineering
15 27 (20.15%) Degree
16 26 (19.40%) JSON
16 26 (19.40%) MySQL
16 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
17 25 (18.66%) HTML5
18 24 (17.91%) Mobile Development
18 24 (17.91%) Web Development
18 24 (17.91%) Ajax
19 23 (17.16%) ASP.NET
19 23 (17.16%) Azure

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 9 (6.72%) IIS
2 7 (5.22%) CMS
2 7 (5.22%) Drupal
3 5 (3.73%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.73%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) JBoss
4 2 (1.49%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (2.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.16%) AWS
1 23 (17.16%) Azure
1 23 (17.16%) Serverless
2 14 (10.45%) SaaS
3 5 (3.73%) Fastly
3 5 (3.73%) Heroku
4 2 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.40%) MySQL
3 20 (14.93%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.43%) OLAP
5 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.75%) MS Access
10 1 (0.75%) Power BI
10 1 (0.75%) Riak
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (23.88%) Visual Studio
2 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 23 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.97%) Jasmine
4 8 (5.97%) Protractor
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (4.48%) CocoaPods
5 6 (4.48%) JIRA
5 6 (4.48%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.48%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) Xcode
6 5 (3.73%) Selenium
6 5 (3.73%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.99%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) NUnit
9 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (7.46%) Marketing
2 6 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Electronics
3 2 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (90.30%) Developer
2 47 (35.07%) Software Developer
3 43 (32.09%) .NET Developer
4 42 (31.34%) C# Developer
5 40 (29.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (25.37%) PHP Developer
7 32 (23.88%) C# Software Developer
8 31 (23.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (11.19%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (8.21%) Graduate
10 11 (8.21%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (7.46%) Lead Developer
12 9 (6.72%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 9 (6.72%) Lead .NET Developer
12 9 (6.72%) Lead C# Developer
12 9 (6.72%) VB.NET Developer
13 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (5.22%) Software Engineer
15 6 (4.48%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (49.25%) .NET
2 60 (44.78%) HTML
3 58 (43.28%) CSS
4 36 (26.87%) jQuery
5 28 (20.90%) Web Services
6 26 (19.40%) JSON
7 25 (18.66%) HTML5
8 24 (17.91%) Ajax
9 23 (17.16%) ASP.NET
10 22 (16.42%) .NET Core
11 21 (15.67%) Laravel
11 21 (15.67%) Spring
11 21 (15.67%) XML
12 19 (14.18%) AngularJS
13 18 (13.43%) WCF
14 17 (12.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (11.94%) RESTful
16 11 (8.21%) LAMP
16 11 (8.21%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Driving Licence
2 9 (6.72%) User Experience
3 8 (5.97%) Web 2.0
4 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Android
3 8 (5.97%) Linux
3 8 (5.97%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.00%) OO
2 60 (44.78%) MVC
3 58 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.37%) Scrum
5 30 (22.39%) Unit Testing
6 27 (20.15%) Software Engineering
7 24 (17.91%) Mobile Development
7 24 (17.91%) Web Development
8 20 (14.93%) TDD
9 19 (14.18%) Sprint Planning
10 18 (13.43%) DevOps
11 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.70%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (8.21%) Computer Science
16 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (7.46%) Mathematics
17 9 (6.72%) Process Management
17 9 (6.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 83 (61.94%) JavaScript
2 79 (58.96%) C#
3 58 (43.28%) SQL
4 37 (27.61%) T-SQL
5 34 (25.37%) PHP
6 28 (20.90%) Java
7 15 (11.19%) C++
7 15 (11.19%) VB.NET
8 14 (10.45%) Apple Swift
9 11 (8.21%) C
10 10 (7.46%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.97%) ES6
11 8 (5.97%) R
11 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.97%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.99%) Python
12 4 (2.99%) Ruby
13 2 (1.49%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.49%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Degree
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (14.93%) Docker
2 5 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Zend
3 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.49%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau