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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 69 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing OOP 53 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.93% 2.97% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.79% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 54
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
OOP
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
1475 1240 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.67% 78.23% 76.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1078 1297
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OOP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

OOP Salary Trend in Cambridge

OOP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 75 (71.43%) OO
2 60 (57.14%) C#
3 57 (54.29%) Java
4 43 (40.95%) Software Engineering
5 42 (40.00%) HTML
6 40 (38.10%) .NET
6 40 (38.10%) Degree
7 39 (37.14%) C++
8 38 (36.19%) CSS
9 34 (32.38%) PHP
10 33 (31.43%) SQL
10 33 (31.43%) Computer Science
11 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 28 (26.67%) Windows
12 28 (26.67%) Mathematics
13 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
14 20 (19.05%) MySQL
14 20 (19.05%) Finance
14 20 (19.05%) Scrum
15 19 (18.10%) MVC
15 19 (18.10%) Linux
15 19 (18.10%) Python
15 19 (18.10%) Ajax
16 18 (17.14%) jQuery
16 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
16 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
17 17 (16.19%) Web Development
17 17 (16.19%) HTML5
18 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
18 16 (15.24%) Telecoms

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.71%) Apache
1 6 (5.71%) WordPress
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) HTTP
2 8 (7.62%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.05%) MySQL
3 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 14 (13.33%) Subversion
2 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.62%) JIRA
3 8 (7.62%) Selenium
4 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.81%) JUnit
6 3 (2.86%) NUnit
6 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.90%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.95%) GCC
8 1 (0.95%) SCons
8 1 (0.95%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.95%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Electronics
3 6 (5.71%) Military
3 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.90%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 17 (16.19%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Web Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 14 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 13 (12.38%) PHP Developer
6 13 (12.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Graduate
8 7 (6.67%) Tester
8 7 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (5.71%) PHP Programmer
9 6 (5.71%) Web Programmer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Programmer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) HTML
2 40 (38.10%) .NET
3 38 (36.19%) CSS
4 19 (18.10%) Ajax
5 18 (17.14%) jQuery
6 17 (16.19%) HTML5
7 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
8 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.38%) Web Services
10 11 (10.48%) XHTML
10 11 (10.48%) REST
11 10 (9.52%) J2EE
12 9 (8.57%) ADO.NET
12 9 (8.57%) XML
12 9 (8.57%) Symfony
13 8 (7.62%) SOAP
14 7 (6.67%) LAMP
15 6 (5.71%) DCOM
15 6 (5.71%) CakePHP
15 6 (5.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 28 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.38%) Physics
4 10 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.71%) Cryptography
6 6 (5.71%) PKI
6 6 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.81%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.86%) iPhone
8 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.90%) Kindle
9 2 (1.90%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.90%) W3C
9 2 (1.90%) Photography
9 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.95%) Xbox
10 1 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.95%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Windows
2 19 (18.10%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 7 (6.67%) Android
4 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (71.43%) OO
2 43 (40.95%) Software Engineering
3 20 (19.05%) Scrum
4 19 (18.10%) MVC
5 18 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 17 (16.19%) Web Development
7 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.48%) Test Scripting
8 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.57%) OOD
10 8 (7.62%) TDD
11 7 (6.67%) Time Management
11 7 (6.67%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.71%) Manual Testing
12 6 (5.71%) Information Security
13 5 (4.76%) Load Testing
13 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.76%) OO PHP
14 4 (3.81%) Software Testing
14 4 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.14%) C#
2 57 (54.29%) Java
3 39 (37.14%) C++
4 34 (32.38%) PHP
5 33 (31.43%) SQL
6 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 19 (18.10%) Python
8 13 (12.38%) Scala
9 9 (8.57%) VBA
10 8 (7.62%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.76%) Ruby
11 5 (4.76%) PHP5
12 4 (3.81%) C
12 4 (3.81%) Perl
12 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.90%) VB
13 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.90%) R
14 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.95%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 40 (38.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
2 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 6 (5.71%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Adobe
3 8 (7.62%) Zend
4 3 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (0.95%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) Symbian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £36 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: 27 days ago