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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 81 139 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.31% 8.45% 11.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 10.12% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 124 123
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1323 1374 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.81% 83.58% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1067 1001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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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

OO
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 8 February 2016.

OO Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (54.69%) Java
3 99 (51.56%) SQL
4 98 (51.04%) Degree
5 87 (45.31%) Software Engineering
6 73 (38.02%) C#
7 69 (35.94%) Computer Science
8 65 (33.85%) JavaScript
9 58 (30.21%) HTML
10 56 (29.17%) CSS
10 56 (29.17%) OOP
11 53 (27.60%) .NET
12 47 (24.48%) Scrum
13 46 (23.96%) jQuery
14 40 (20.83%) Web Services
15 38 (19.79%) REST
16 37 (19.27%) HTML5
16 37 (19.27%) Mathematics
17 36 (18.75%) C++
18 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.67%) Python
20 31 (16.15%) Git (software)
20 31 (16.15%) TDD
21 30 (15.63%) Maven
21 30 (15.63%) Unit Testing
21 30 (15.63%) Jenkins
22 29 (15.10%) Linux
22 29 (15.10%) MVC
23 28 (14.58%) Oracle
23 28 (14.58%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (8.33%) Apache
2 12 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.56%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) HTTP
2 7 (3.65%) Internet
3 3 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.04%) AMQP
4 2 (1.04%) MQTT
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) SMTP
5 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.81%) MySQL
4 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (5.21%) GIS
6 8 (4.17%) Big Data
7 6 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 30 (15.63%) Maven
3 25 (13.02%) Selenium
4 24 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (7.29%) JIRA
6 13 (6.77%) NUnit
7 12 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 10 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.69%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.13%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.60%) JUnit
12 4 (2.08%) ClearCase
12 4 (2.08%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.56%) JMeter
13 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
14 1 (0.52%) Ant
14 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
14 1 (0.52%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (14.06%) Finance
2 12 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.13%) Games
3 6 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.04%) Front Office
5 2 (1.04%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 119 (61.98%) Developer
2 60 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 51 (26.56%) Software Engineer
4 26 (13.54%) .NET Developer
4 26 (13.54%) C# Developer
5 25 (13.02%) Java Engineer
5 25 (13.02%) Senior Developer
6 24 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (12.50%) Programmer
6 24 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 23 (11.98%) Java Software Engineer
8 21 (10.94%) Junior
9 20 (10.42%) Test Engineer
10 19 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (8.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (8.85%) Java Software Developer
12 17 (8.85%) Junior Developer
13 16 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.21%) HTML
2 56 (29.17%) CSS
3 53 (27.60%) .NET
4 46 (23.96%) jQuery
5 40 (20.83%) Web Services
6 38 (19.79%) REST
7 37 (19.27%) HTML5
8 28 (14.58%) ASP.NET
9 27 (14.06%) J2EE
10 23 (11.98%) CSS3
11 21 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (10.94%) XML
12 18 (9.38%) .NET Framework
13 16 (8.33%) Spring
14 15 (7.81%) AngularJS
14 15 (7.81%) WCF
15 14 (7.29%) Hibernate
16 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 13 (6.77%) RESTful
16 13 (6.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (35.94%) Computer Science
2 37 (19.27%) Mathematics
3 22 (11.46%) Algorithms
4 18 (9.38%) User Experience
5 11 (5.73%) Data Structures
5 11 (5.73%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.17%) Clustering
8 7 (3.65%) Statistics
9 5 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.60%) Life Science
10 4 (2.08%) W3C
10 4 (2.08%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.56%) Wiki
12 2 (1.04%) Fintech
12 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.04%) Physics
13 1 (0.52%) Biology
13 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.10%) Linux
2 25 (13.02%) Windows
3 15 (7.81%) Unix
4 13 (6.77%) Solaris
5 8 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.56%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (45.31%) Software Engineering
3 56 (29.17%) OOP
4 47 (24.48%) Scrum
5 31 (16.15%) TDD
6 30 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 29 (15.10%) MVC
8 26 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 21 (10.94%) Web Design
11 19 (9.90%) Kanban
11 19 (9.90%) Multithreading
11 19 (9.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (8.33%) Analytics
12 16 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (7.29%) Mobile Development
13 14 (7.29%) OOD
14 13 (6.77%) Front End Development
14 13 (6.77%) Test Strategy
14 13 (6.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.69%) Java
2 99 (51.56%) SQL
3 73 (38.02%) C#
4 65 (33.85%) JavaScript
5 36 (18.75%) C++
6 32 (16.67%) Python
7 15 (7.81%) PHP
8 11 (5.73%) Scala
9 10 (5.21%) C
10 8 (4.17%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.65%) Perl
12 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.13%) Delphi
12 6 (3.13%) Ruby
13 4 (2.08%) Fortran
14 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 98 (51.04%) Degree
2 6 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.58%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) WAI
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Docker
2 4 (2.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (14.58%) Oracle
2 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.73%) Sun
4 6 (3.13%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.60%) WorldPay
6 4 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.04%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.04%) Coverity
7 2 (1.04%) Perforce
8 1 (0.52%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
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