Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 116 104
Rank change year-on-year -49 -12 +16
Permanent jobs citing OOP 178 278 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.76% 2.42% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.72% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 176 256 294
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9007 10237 9539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.84% 89.16% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7281 8000 7868
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +25 59 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Staffordshire -24 22 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Solihull -6 20 £36,250 +16.00% 3
Worcestershire -10 18 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Warwickshire -46 18 £26,000 -30.67% 2
Coventry +15 17 £36,792 +31.40% 1
Shropshire -9 5 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Walsall +5 2 £36,250 +20.83%
Halesowen - 2 £21,000 -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OOP.

1 95 (53.37%) C#
2 85 (47.75%) OO
3 71 (39.89%) JavaScript
4 68 (38.20%) PHP
4 68 (38.20%) HTML
4 68 (38.20%) Java
5 67 (37.64%) MySQL
6 65 (36.52%) CSS
7 55 (30.90%) C++
7 55 (30.90%) MVC
8 49 (27.53%) .NET
8 49 (27.53%) Web Development
9 48 (26.97%) SQL
10 45 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
12 41 (23.03%) Linux
13 38 (21.35%) AngularJS
14 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
15 32 (17.98%) Laravel
16 31 (17.42%) Degree
16 31 (17.42%) Software Engineering
17 29 (16.29%) Mathematics
17 29 (16.29%) jQuery
17 29 (16.29%) NoSQL
18 28 (15.73%) HTML5
19 27 (15.17%) MongoDB
19 27 (15.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 26 (14.61%) LAMP
21 24 (13.48%) .NET Framework
22 23 (12.92%) Google

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 16 (8.99%) CMS
2 12 (6.74%) Apache
3 10 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.62%) nginx
4 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.69%) WordPress
5 2 (1.12%) Drupal
5 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (7.30%) npm
2 10 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.62%) Amazon S3
2 10 (5.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 10 (5.62%) GitHub
3 5 (2.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) HTTP
2 10 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.93%) SMS
4 6 (3.37%) Firewall
5 5 (2.81%) CTI
6 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) Skype
6 2 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.64%) MySQL
2 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
3 29 (16.29%) NoSQL
4 27 (15.17%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.62%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.81%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.81%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.81%) Riak
8 4 (2.25%) Big Data
9 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.56%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.87%) Subversion
3 11 (6.18%) gulp
3 11 (6.18%) Selenium
3 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.18%) webpack
4 10 (5.62%) GitLab
4 10 (5.62%) PhantomJS
4 10 (5.62%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.93%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.37%) JIRA
7 5 (2.81%) CMake
7 5 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.25%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.12%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.12%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 19 (10.67%) Games
2 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.62%) Electronics
3 10 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.81%) Advertising
4 5 (2.81%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 152 (85.39%) Developer
2 51 (28.65%) PHP Developer
3 34 (19.10%) Graduate
4 33 (18.54%) Graduate Developer
5 29 (16.29%) Software Developer
6 22 (12.36%) C# Developer
7 21 (11.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (11.80%) Web Developer
8 19 (10.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (9.55%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (8.99%) Senior Developer
11 15 (8.43%) .NET Developer
11 15 (8.43%) HTML Developer
12 13 (7.30%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (6.74%) Software Engineer
14 11 (6.18%) Junior
14 11 (6.18%) Junior Developer
15 10 (5.62%) Angular Developer
15 10 (5.62%) HTML CSS Developer
16 9 (5.06%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (38.20%) HTML
2 65 (36.52%) CSS
3 49 (27.53%) .NET
4 38 (21.35%) AngularJS
5 32 (17.98%) Laravel
6 29 (16.29%) jQuery
7 28 (15.73%) HTML5
8 27 (15.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (14.61%) LAMP
10 24 (13.48%) .NET Framework
11 22 (12.36%) React
12 17 (9.55%) ASP.NET
13 15 (8.43%) Symfony
14 14 (7.87%) Backbone.js
14 14 (7.87%) CodeIgniter
14 14 (7.87%) Node.js
14 14 (7.87%) WebSockets
15 13 (7.30%) CSS3
15 13 (7.30%) REST
16 12 (6.74%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
1 14 (7.87%) User Experience
2 6 (3.37%) Data Structures
2 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.69%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) Social Media
5 2 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.12%) W3C
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.03%) Linux
2 11 (6.18%) Android
2 11 (6.18%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.62%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) Debian
5 2 (1.12%) CentOS
5 2 (1.12%) Windows
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (47.75%) OO
2 55 (30.90%) MVC
3 49 (27.53%) Web Development
4 45 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (17.42%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.29%) Mathematics
7 22 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (12.36%) Test Automation
8 19 (10.67%) Mobile Development
9 18 (10.11%) E-Commerce
10 15 (8.43%) Microservices
10 15 (8.43%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.87%) Content Management
11 14 (7.87%) Game Development
12 13 (7.30%) BDD
12 13 (7.30%) TDD
12 13 (7.30%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.18%) API Integration
13 11 (6.18%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (5.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 95 (53.37%) C#
2 71 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 68 (38.20%) Java
3 68 (38.20%) PHP
4 55 (30.90%) C++
5 48 (26.97%) SQL
6 14 (7.87%) PHP 7
6 14 (7.87%) Python
7 13 (7.30%) C
8 10 (5.62%) XPath
9 8 (4.49%) R
10 7 (3.93%) F#
10 7 (3.93%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.37%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.81%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.25%) ES6
13 4 (2.25%) Go
14 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (17.42%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.69%) HND
4 3 (1.69%) MCSD
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 23 (12.92%) Google
2 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.62%) Zend
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) Twitter
5 5 (2.81%) Citrix
5 5 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.81%) Siebel
6 3 (1.69%) Cognos
6 3 (1.69%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.69%) Reuters
6 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.12%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Xamarin