Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 -3
Permanent jobs citing OOP 202 261 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.14% 2.67% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.95% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 195 266 268
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% -2.47%
10th Percentile £22,900 £24,000 £21,925
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £51,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 8,466 8,847 11,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.74% 90.37% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,497 7,262 8,769
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -22 65 £27,500 -14.73% 13
Solihull -3 45 £35,000 -2.78% 5
Worcestershire +28 28 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Staffordshire -17 20 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Coventry -5 16 £22,500 -50.00% 4
Shropshire +27 13 £30,000 +20.00% 7
Warwickshire -6 7 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Herefordshire +22 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Sutton Coldfield -1 2 £40,000 -15.79%
Smethwick - 1 £34,000 -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 106 (52.48%) C#
2 99 (49.01%) JavaScript
3 95 (47.03%) OO
4 82 (40.59%) Java
5 81 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (39.11%) HTML
7 72 (35.64%) C++
7 72 (35.64%) SQL
8 65 (32.18%) CSS
8 65 (32.18%) MVC
9 57 (28.22%) PHP
10 52 (25.74%) MySQL
10 52 (25.74%) Web Development
11 50 (24.75%) .NET
12 47 (23.27%) AngularJS
13 46 (22.77%) Git (software)
14 45 (22.28%) Software Engineering
15 42 (20.79%) Linux
16 40 (19.80%) ASP.NET
16 40 (19.80%) Degree
17 36 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (17.33%) jQuery
19 32 (15.84%) SDLC
20 30 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (13.37%) HTML5
22 24 (11.88%) Subversion
22 24 (11.88%) XML
22 24 (11.88%) Node.js
22 24 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (11.88%) Mathematics

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 (4.46%) CMS
2 8 (3.96%) Apache
3 4 (1.98%) WordPress
4 3 (1.49%) nginx
5 2 (0.99%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.50%) Simulink
1 1 (0.50%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.93%) SaaS
2 8 (3.96%) GitHub
3 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.49%) Serverless
5 2 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.41%) HTTP
2 18 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.49%) SSH
4 2 (0.99%) SMS
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) Modbus
5 1 (0.50%) Profibus
5 1 (0.50%) RS-232
5 1 (0.50%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.74%) MySQL
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.47%) Big Data
4 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.49%) Redis
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (0.50%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.88%) Subversion
3 19 (9.41%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.96%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.48%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.98%) NSubstitute
6 4 (1.98%) NUnit
6 4 (1.98%) Selenium
7 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.99%) JIRA
9 1 (0.50%) CMake
9 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.50%) Mocha
9 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (9.41%) Games
2 8 (3.96%) Multimedia
3 7 (3.47%) Finance
4 6 (2.97%) Marketing
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 167 (82.67%) Developer
2 48 (23.76%) Graduate
3 44 (21.78%) PHP Developer
4 40 (19.80%) Graduate Developer
5 38 (18.81%) Software Developer
6 25 (12.38%) Web Developer
7 24 (11.88%) .NET Developer
7 24 (11.88%) Software Engineer
8 19 (9.41%) C# Developer
8 19 (9.41%) Java Developer
9 18 (8.91%) Junior
10 17 (8.42%) Junior Developer
10 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
11 16 (7.92%) Lead Developer
12 15 (7.43%) PHP Web Developer
13 13 (6.44%) C# Software Developer
14 10 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (3.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 8 (3.96%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (39.11%) HTML
2 65 (32.18%) CSS
3 50 (24.75%) .NET
4 47 (23.27%) AngularJS
5 40 (19.80%) ASP.NET
6 35 (17.33%) jQuery
7 30 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (13.37%) HTML5
9 24 (11.88%) .NET Framework
9 24 (11.88%) Node.js
9 24 (11.88%) XML
10 22 (10.89%) Entity Framework
11 20 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (9.41%) WebSockets
13 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (6.93%) JSON
14 14 (6.93%) Laravel
14 14 (6.93%) WinForms
15 12 (5.94%) CSS3
15 12 (5.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.44%) 3D Graphics
3 12 (5.94%) User Experience
4 9 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Fintech
8 2 (0.99%) NHS
8 2 (0.99%) Photography
8 2 (0.99%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.79%) Linux
2 17 (8.42%) Unix
3 13 (6.44%) Windows
4 3 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (47.03%) OO
2 81 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (32.18%) MVC
4 52 (25.74%) Web Development
5 45 (22.28%) Software Engineering
6 36 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (15.84%) SDLC
8 24 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (11.88%) Mathematics
9 21 (10.40%) Microservices
10 19 (9.41%) Game Development
10 19 (9.41%) TDD
11 18 (8.91%) SOA
12 17 (8.42%) Multithreading
12 17 (8.42%) Workflow
13 14 (6.93%) BDD
13 14 (6.93%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.94%) CAD
15 11 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 106 (52.48%) C#
2 99 (49.01%) JavaScript
3 82 (40.59%) Java
4 72 (35.64%) C++
4 72 (35.64%) SQL
5 57 (28.22%) PHP
6 19 (9.41%) C
7 18 (8.91%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.44%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.96%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.98%) Ruby
11 3 (1.49%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.49%) ES6
12 2 (0.99%) Elixir
12 2 (0.99%) Go
12 2 (0.99%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.99%) Python
13 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.50%) VB
13 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (19.80%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.97%) PhD
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.96%) Google
3 6 (2.97%) Twitter
4 3 (1.49%) Apple
4 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.49%) WooCommerce
4 3 (1.49%) Zend
5 2 (0.99%) IBM
5 2 (0.99%) Lotus
6 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle