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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 63 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing OOP 55 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.00% 2.86% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.65% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 52
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,800 £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
1483 1232 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.95% 78.22% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1067 1282
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (71.30%) OO
2 61 (56.48%) C#
3 58 (53.70%) Java
4 44 (40.74%) HTML
4 44 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 42 (38.89%) Degree
6 41 (37.96%) .NET
7 40 (37.04%) C++
7 40 (37.04%) CSS
8 35 (32.41%) PHP
8 35 (32.41%) Computer Science
9 33 (30.56%) SQL
10 32 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 29 (26.85%) Windows
11 29 (26.85%) Mathematics
12 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 21 (19.44%) MySQL
13 21 (19.44%) Finance
14 20 (18.52%) MVC
14 20 (18.52%) Scrum
14 20 (18.52%) Linux
14 20 (18.52%) Ajax
15 19 (17.59%) jQuery
15 19 (17.59%) E-Commerce
15 19 (17.59%) Python
16 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 18 (16.67%) Web Development
16 18 (16.67%) HTML5
17 17 (15.74%) Telecoms
18 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (6.48%) Apache
2 6 (5.56%) WordPress
3 4 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
1 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) HTTP
2 8 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.44%) MySQL
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Subversion
2 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.41%) JIRA
4 8 (7.41%) Selenium
5 5 (4.63%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.70%) JUnit
7 3 (2.78%) NUnit
7 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.85%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.93%) GCC
9 1 (0.93%) SCons
9 1 (0.93%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.93%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (19.44%) Finance
2 17 (15.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
4 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 6 (5.56%) Electronics
4 6 (5.56%) Military
5 2 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (74.07%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) Software Engineer
3 18 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 14 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.96%) PHP Developer
6 13 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Graduate
8 8 (7.41%) C++ Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Tester
9 7 (6.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Web Programmer
10 6 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
10 6 (5.56%) Programmer
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) HTML
2 41 (37.96%) .NET
3 40 (37.04%) CSS
4 20 (18.52%) Ajax
5 19 (17.59%) jQuery
6 18 (16.67%) HTML5
7 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.04%) Web Services
10 12 (11.11%) XHTML
11 11 (10.19%) REST
12 10 (9.26%) XML
12 10 (9.26%) J2EE
13 9 (8.33%) ADO.NET
13 9 (8.33%) Symfony
14 8 (7.41%) SOAP
15 7 (6.48%) DCOM
15 7 (6.48%) LAMP
16 6 (5.56%) CakePHP
16 6 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 29 (26.85%) Mathematics
3 13 (12.04%) Physics
4 10 (9.26%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.56%) Cryptography
6 6 (5.56%) PKI
6 6 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.78%) iPhone
8 3 (2.78%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.85%) Kindle
9 2 (1.85%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.85%) W3C
9 2 (1.85%) Photography
9 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.93%) Xbox
10 1 (0.93%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Windows
2 20 (18.52%) Linux
3 9 (8.33%) UNIX
4 8 (7.41%) Android
4 8 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (71.30%) OO
2 44 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.52%) MVC
3 20 (18.52%) Scrum
4 19 (17.59%) E-Commerce
5 18 (16.67%) Web Development
6 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.19%) Test Scripting
7 11 (10.19%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.33%) OOD
9 8 (7.41%) TDD
9 8 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.48%) Time Management
11 6 (5.56%) Manual Testing
11 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.56%) Information Security
12 5 (4.63%) Load Testing
12 5 (4.63%) OO PHP
13 4 (3.70%) SOA
13 4 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) C#
2 58 (53.70%) Java
3 40 (37.04%) C++
4 35 (32.41%) PHP
5 33 (30.56%) SQL
6 32 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 19 (17.59%) Python
8 13 (12.04%) Scala
9 9 (8.33%) VBA
10 8 (7.41%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.63%) Ruby
11 5 (4.63%) PHP5
12 4 (3.70%) C
12 4 (3.70%) Perl
12 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.85%) VB
13 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.85%) R
14 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.93%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 42 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) QA
2 9 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 6 (5.56%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) Adobe
3 8 (7.41%) Zend
4 3 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) Symbian
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