The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing OO 158 143 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.23% 9.59% 9.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 11.97% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 109 116 181
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
OO
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1464 1195 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.56% 80.15% 74.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 979 1364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Cambridge region.

OO Salary Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 180 (58.44%) Java
2 148 (48.05%) Degree
3 130 (42.21%) C++
4 114 (37.01%) Software Engineering
5 105 (34.09%) SQL
6 103 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (31.49%) Computer Science
8 90 (29.22%) .NET
9 87 (28.25%) HTML
10 86 (27.92%) OOD
11 85 (27.60%) C#
12 77 (25.00%) CSS
13 73 (23.70%) Mathematics
14 59 (19.16%) User Experience
15 58 (18.83%) Python
16 54 (17.53%) Linux
16 54 (17.53%) C
17 53 (17.21%) OOP
17 53 (17.21%) Finance
17 53 (17.21%) Scrum
18 52 (16.88%) UNIX
18 52 (16.88%) JavaScript
19 51 (16.56%) Oracle
20 47 (15.26%) PHP
21 44 (14.29%) Web Services
22 43 (13.96%) Git (software)
23 41 (13.31%) jQuery
23 41 (13.31%) QA
24 39 (12.66%) Internet
24 39 (12.66%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 30 (9.74%) Confluence
3 19 (6.17%) Apache
4 13 (4.22%) WebLogic
4 13 (4.22%) JBoss
5 6 (1.95%) Node.js
5 6 (1.95%) CMS
6 4 (1.30%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) MS Office
2 3 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) 3ds Max
2 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.06%) SaaS
2 10 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.62%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.66%) Internet
2 15 (4.87%) HTTP
3 12 (3.90%) Wireless
4 11 (3.57%) Intranet
5 7 (2.27%) ZigBee
6 6 (1.95%) SNMP
6 6 (1.95%) ATM
7 2 (0.65%) LTE
8 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.32%) GPRS
8 1 (0.32%) GSM
8 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.32%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.32%) 2G
8 1 (0.32%) TETRA
8 1 (0.32%) RTSP
8 1 (0.32%) RNC
8 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.77%) MySQL
3 20 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.55%) Big Data
5 10 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.30%) SQLite
11 1 (0.32%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (13.96%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 33 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.47%) Subversion
4 23 (7.47%) Selenium
5 19 (6.17%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.52%) Maven
7 10 (3.25%) JUnit
8 6 (1.95%) Grunt
8 6 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (1.95%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.62%) Moq
9 5 (1.62%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.62%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.62%) Firebug
9 5 (1.62%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.62%) Xcode
10 3 (0.97%) JIRA
10 3 (0.97%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 53 (17.21%) Finance
2 39 (12.66%) Marketing
3 20 (6.49%) Electronics
4 16 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.22%) Military
6 8 (2.60%) Publishing
7 7 (2.27%) Retail
8 6 (1.95%) Avionics
9 5 (1.62%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.62%) Games
10 3 (0.97%) Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 138 (44.81%) Developer
2 65 (21.10%) Software Engineer
3 40 (12.99%) Author
3 40 (12.99%) Technical Author
4 37 (12.01%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.82%) C++ Developer
6 20 (6.49%) Graduate
7 19 (6.17%) Analyst
7 19 (6.17%) Applications Support
8 17 (5.52%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.19%) Senior Support Analyst
9 16 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (5.19%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (4.87%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.55%) Junior
11 14 (4.55%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.55%) Junior Developer
12 13 (4.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (29.22%) .NET
2 87 (28.25%) HTML
3 77 (25.00%) CSS
4 44 (14.29%) Web Services
5 41 (13.31%) jQuery
6 24 (7.79%) XML
7 23 (7.47%) HTML5
8 21 (6.82%) REST
9 17 (5.52%) ASP.NET
10 16 (5.19%) J2EE
11 13 (4.22%) CSS3
12 12 (3.90%) CGI
13 11 (3.57%) Ajax
13 11 (3.57%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.57%) Dojo
14 10 (3.25%) XSLT
15 9 (2.92%) Qt
16 8 (2.60%) XHTML
16 8 (2.60%) WCF
16 8 (2.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (31.49%) Computer Science
2 73 (23.70%) Mathematics
3 59 (19.16%) User Experience
4 23 (7.47%) Wiki
5 20 (6.49%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.49%) Management Information System
6 19 (6.17%) Physics
6 19 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (5.84%) GIS
8 12 (3.90%) Open Source
8 12 (3.90%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (2.92%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.92%) Cryptography
10 7 (2.27%) PKI
10 7 (2.27%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.95%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.30%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.30%) SCORM
12 4 (1.30%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.53%) Linux
2 52 (16.88%) UNIX
3 36 (11.69%) Windows
4 31 (10.06%) Solaris
5 19 (6.17%) Android
5 19 (6.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.01%) Software Engineering
2 103 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (27.92%) OOD
4 53 (17.21%) OOP
4 53 (17.21%) Scrum
5 37 (12.01%) TDD
6 30 (9.74%) Mentoring
7 26 (8.44%) Web Development
8 22 (7.14%) BDD
9 17 (5.52%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.87%) Test Strategy
11 15 (4.87%) User Stories
11 15 (4.87%) iOS Development
12 14 (4.55%) Android Development
12 14 (4.55%) Coaching
12 14 (4.55%) Kanban
12 14 (4.55%) MVC
13 13 (4.22%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 180 (58.44%) Java
2 130 (42.21%) C++
3 105 (34.09%) SQL
4 85 (27.60%) C#
5 58 (18.83%) Python
6 54 (17.53%) C
7 52 (16.88%) JavaScript
8 47 (15.26%) PHP
9 32 (10.39%) Perl
10 16 (5.19%) Objective-C
11 14 (4.55%) Ruby
11 14 (4.55%) Delphi
12 13 (4.22%) Scala
13 8 (2.60%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.27%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.27%) PHP5
15 5 (1.62%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 148 (48.05%) Degree
2 5 (1.62%) PhD
3 1 (0.32%) HNC
3 1 (0.32%) HND
3 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.31%) QA
2 9 (2.92%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.95%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.95%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Firmware
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Puppet
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (16.56%) Oracle
2 31 (10.06%) Sun
3 30 (9.74%) Atlassian
4 22 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.57%) Sybase
6 6 (1.95%) TOWER Software
6 6 (1.95%) Zend
7 5 (1.62%) Adobe
8 3 (0.97%) Symbian
9 2 (0.65%) Google
9 2 (0.65%) Huawei
9 2 (0.65%) Sony
9 2 (0.65%) SunGard
9 2 (0.65%) Intel
10 1 (0.32%) Apple
10 1 (0.32%) Sage
10 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.32%) MKS
10 1 (0.32%) VMware
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