Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 147 108
Rank change year-on-year -24 -39 -13
Permanent jobs citing OOP 118 197 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.97% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.16% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 114 188 250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.36% -9.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,125 £47,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,347 9,120 10,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.24% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,562 7,331 7,988
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 58 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Staffordshire +26 18 £42,500 +30.77% 10
Worcestershire -2 18 £35,000 +12.00% 12
Warwickshire +24 8 £25,000 -3.85% 1
Shropshire +5 8 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £40,000 -
Solihull -19 2 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Coventry -3 1 £45,000 +17.20%
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 84 (71.19%) C#
2 74 (62.71%) JavaScript
3 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (42.37%) SQL
5 48 (40.68%) .NET
6 47 (39.83%) MVC
7 46 (38.98%) Java
8 45 (38.14%) HTML
9 42 (35.59%) CSS
9 42 (35.59%) OO
10 34 (28.81%) TDD
11 33 (27.97%) PHP
12 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
12 30 (25.42%) Computer Science
13 29 (24.58%) T-SQL
14 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
15 26 (22.03%) Degree
15 26 (22.03%) Unit Testing
16 25 (21.19%) Windows
17 24 (20.34%) MySQL
17 24 (20.34%) C++
17 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
18 22 (18.64%) HTML5
18 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (17.80%) Laravel
19 21 (17.80%) Web Development
20 20 (16.95%) Relational Database
20 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
20 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (16.10%) QA

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 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.39%) Drupal
3 3 (2.54%) CMS
3 3 (2.54%) WordPress
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.63%) GitHub
4 8 (6.78%) Serverless
5 6 (5.08%) SaaS
5 6 (5.08%) Slack
5 6 (5.08%) Trello
6 3 (2.54%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.69%) IaaS
7 2 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.85%) npm
8 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Intranet
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Skype
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.34%) MySQL
3 20 (16.95%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.24%) Big Data
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.54%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.54%) Power BI
7 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) Redis
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.56%) Selenium
2 16 (13.56%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.02%) JUnit
3 13 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.17%) NUnit
4 12 (10.17%) TestNG
4 12 (10.17%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.78%) JIRA
5 8 (6.78%) NSubstitute
6 7 (5.93%) ReSharper
7 4 (3.39%) Moq
8 2 (1.69%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.69%) gulp
8 2 (1.69%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.69%) Mocha
8 2 (1.69%) MSTest
8 2 (1.69%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.54%) Marketing
1 3 (2.54%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.69%) Advertising
2 2 (1.69%) Automotive
2 2 (1.69%) Electronics
2 2 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
3 1 (0.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (82.20%) Developer
2 29 (24.58%) Graduate
3 28 (23.73%) Graduate Developer
4 24 (20.34%) PHP Developer
5 22 (18.64%) .NET Developer
6 21 (17.80%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (10.17%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (7.63%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Junior
10 7 (5.93%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.24%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) VB.NET Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Application Development Manager
13 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.68%) .NET
2 45 (38.14%) HTML
3 42 (35.59%) CSS
4 30 (25.42%) ASP.NET
5 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (18.64%) HTML5
6 21 (17.80%) Laravel
7 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
8 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
8 18 (15.25%) jQuery
8 18 (15.25%) WinForms
9 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (13.56%) WCF
11 15 (12.71%) Spring
11 15 (12.71%) XML
12 14 (11.86%) Entity Framework
12 14 (11.86%) Web Services
13 13 (11.02%) Ajax
13 13 (11.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (9.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) NHS
2 5 (4.24%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.39%) Robotics
4 2 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (1.69%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.19%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 3 (2.54%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.83%) MVC
3 42 (35.59%) OO
4 34 (28.81%) TDD
5 30 (25.42%) Computer Science
6 26 (22.03%) Unit Testing
7 21 (17.80%) Web Development
8 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (13.56%) Software Engineering
10 15 (12.71%) OOD
11 14 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
12 13 (11.02%) OO PHP
13 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (10.17%) Scrum
14 11 (9.32%) Process Management
15 10 (8.47%) SOA
16 9 (7.63%) Analytics
17 8 (6.78%) Inversion of Control
17 8 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (71.19%) C#
2 74 (62.71%) JavaScript
3 50 (42.37%) SQL
4 46 (38.98%) Java
5 33 (27.97%) PHP
6 29 (24.58%) T-SQL
7 24 (20.34%) C++
8 11 (9.32%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.24%) C
10 4 (3.39%) Python
11 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.69%) XAML
13 1 (0.85%) Java 8
13 1 (0.85%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.85%) Scala
13 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Fujitsu
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Google
3 3 (2.54%) IBM
3 3 (2.54%) Informatica
3 3 (2.54%) Okta
3 3 (2.54%) Tableau
4 2 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.85%) Zend