Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 -10
Permanent jobs citing OOP 17 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.39% 5.82% 5.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 6.78% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 28
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.55% -14.06%
10th Percentile £22,375 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £42,250 £41,850
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 451 398 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 90.02% 85.78% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 400 379 396
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,725 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,150 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Worcestershire

OOP
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for OOP in Worcestershire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OOP in Worcestershire

OOP
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Worcester +7 12 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Malvern -6 4 £27,500 -12.70% 1
Redditch -12 1 £21,500 -38.57%
OOP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) C++
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) MySQL
7 6 (35.29%) CSS
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) Qt
8 5 (29.41%) CMake
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) C#
8 5 (29.41%) STL
9 4 (23.53%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) LAMP
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
10 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
10 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (17.65%) React
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (17.65%) Mobile App

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) CMake
3 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) Qt
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) STL
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) LAMP
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) React
4 3 (17.65%) Symfony
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) B2B
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Data Management
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) Python
8 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat