Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 165 119
Rank change year-on-year +9 -46 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOP 158 176 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.79% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.96% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 149 178 270
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +14.29% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,700 £23,175 £21,225
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,125 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7,869 8,969 10,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.27% 91.24% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6,018 7,381 8,407
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,300
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +3 61 £27,500 -19.71% 14
Worcestershire +34 33 £40,000 +35.59% 8
Solihull -15 18 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Staffordshire +6 17 £42,500 +30.77% 11
Shropshire +27 9 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Warwickshire +19 8 £25,000 -3.85% 3
Coventry +1 6 £23,750 -44.77% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £40,000 -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 91 (57.59%) C#
2 85 (53.80%) JavaScript
3 72 (45.57%) OO
4 63 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (39.24%) HTML
6 60 (37.97%) Java
7 58 (36.71%) SQL
8 57 (36.08%) MVC
9 53 (33.54%) .NET
10 52 (32.91%) CSS
11 45 (28.48%) PHP
12 43 (27.22%) C++
12 43 (27.22%) MySQL
13 39 (24.68%) ASP.NET
14 38 (24.05%) TDD
15 37 (23.42%) Git (software)
16 30 (18.99%) AngularJS
16 30 (18.99%) Web Development
17 28 (17.72%) HTML5
18 27 (17.09%) Visual Studio
19 26 (16.46%) XML
19 26 (16.46%) Degree
19 26 (16.46%) jQuery
20 25 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (15.82%) Windows
20 25 (15.82%) Linux
21 24 (15.19%) T-SQL
21 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
22 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
22 22 (13.92%) 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 8 (5.06%) Apache
2 7 (4.43%) CMS
2 7 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.63%) Drupal
3 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.63%) nginx
3 1 (0.63%) ThingWorx
3 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Simulink
1 1 (0.63%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.96%) GitHub
2 11 (6.96%) Serverless
3 7 (4.43%) SaaS
4 6 (3.80%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) npm
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) HTTP
2 7 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) Modbus
4 1 (0.63%) Profibus
4 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.22%) MySQL
2 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.06%) Big Data
5 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.53%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.53%) Redis
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.96%) NUnit
3 11 (6.96%) Subversion
3 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.06%) NSubstitute
5 7 (4.43%) Selenium
6 5 (3.16%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.53%) JUnit
7 4 (2.53%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.90%) JIRA
8 3 (1.90%) Moq
8 3 (1.90%) TestNG
8 3 (1.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.27%) Mocha
9 2 (1.27%) MSTest
10 1 (0.63%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 10 (6.33%) Multimedia
2 8 (5.06%) Games
3 7 (4.43%) Finance
4 4 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 136 (86.08%) Developer
2 43 (27.22%) Graduate
3 41 (25.95%) Graduate Developer
4 34 (21.52%) PHP Developer
5 30 (18.99%) .NET Developer
6 26 (16.46%) Software Developer
7 17 (10.76%) C# Developer
8 14 (8.86%) Web Developer
9 13 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (8.23%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (7.59%) Lead Developer
10 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Junior
11 10 (6.33%) Junior Developer
11 10 (6.33%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (5.06%) Lead .NET Developer
12 8 (5.06%) Software Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (39.24%) HTML
2 53 (33.54%) .NET
3 52 (32.91%) CSS
4 39 (24.68%) ASP.NET
5 30 (18.99%) AngularJS
6 28 (17.72%) HTML5
7 26 (16.46%) jQuery
7 26 (16.46%) XML
8 25 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (12.66%) .NET Framework
10 19 (12.03%) Laravel
10 19 (12.03%) WinForms
11 17 (10.76%) Entity Framework
12 15 (9.49%) WCF
13 14 (8.86%) Ajax
13 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (7.59%) CSS3
14 12 (7.59%) LAMP
14 12 (7.59%) Web Services
15 11 (6.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.53%) User Experience
6 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.90%) Robotics
7 2 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Fintech
7 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.82%) Linux
1 25 (15.82%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Unix
3 5 (3.16%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.57%) OO
2 63 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (36.08%) MVC
4 38 (24.05%) TDD
5 30 (18.99%) Web Development
6 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
7 22 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (12.03%) Mentoring
8 19 (12.03%) SDLC
9 18 (11.39%) Unit Testing
10 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (10.76%) Mathematics
10 17 (10.76%) SOA
11 16 (10.13%) Microservices
12 15 (9.49%) OOD
13 14 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (8.23%) OO PHP
14 13 (8.23%) Workflow
15 11 (6.96%) Analytics
15 11 (6.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (57.59%) C#
2 85 (53.80%) JavaScript
3 60 (37.97%) Java
4 58 (36.71%) SQL
5 45 (28.48%) PHP
6 43 (27.22%) C++
7 24 (15.19%) T-SQL
8 13 (8.23%) C
9 9 (5.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.53%) Python
11 3 (1.90%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.90%) XAML
12 2 (1.27%) Elixir
12 2 (1.27%) Ruby
13 1 (0.63%) Java 8
13 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.63%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (16.46%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.16%) PhD
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.43%) Google
3 4 (2.53%) Fujitsu
4 3 (1.90%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.27%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) Twitter
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat