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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 66 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing OOP 41 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.94% 3.04% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 3.63% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 36
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1191 1488 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.44% 83.69% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1182 1130
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 56 (74.67%) OO
2 48 (64.00%) Java
3 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (49.33%) C#
5 34 (45.33%) HTML
5 34 (45.33%) CSS
6 31 (41.33%) C++
7 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
7 28 (37.33%) Degree
8 27 (36.00%) TDD
9 25 (33.33%) SQL
10 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
11 22 (29.33%) .NET
11 22 (29.33%) HTML5
12 21 (28.00%) Scrum
13 19 (25.33%) PHP
13 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
13 19 (25.33%) REST
14 18 (24.00%) MVC
15 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
16 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
17 15 (20.00%) QA
18 14 (18.67%) Selenium
18 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
18 14 (18.67%) J2EE
18 14 (18.67%) Web Services
19 13 (17.33%) HTTP
19 13 (17.33%) Kanban
19 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
19 13 (17.33%) Scala

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 5 (6.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Selenium
2 11 (14.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 5 (6.67%) Moq
4 5 (6.67%) Grunt
4 5 (6.67%) YouTrack
4 5 (6.67%) Bower
4 5 (6.67%) gulp
5 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.00%) JMeter
6 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.33%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.33%) NUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (61.33%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Tester
3 13 (17.33%) Software Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Automation Tester
5 10 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Junior
8 5 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Lead Tester
9 4 (5.33%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Graduate
10 3 (4.00%) Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (4.00%) Programmer
10 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) HTML
1 34 (45.33%) CSS
2 22 (29.33%) .NET
2 22 (29.33%) HTML5
3 19 (25.33%) REST
4 14 (18.67%) J2EE
4 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.67%) Web Services
5 11 (14.67%) Spring
5 11 (14.67%) CSS3
5 11 (14.67%) jQuery
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) WCF
8 6 (8.00%) Ajax
8 6 (8.00%) Ext JS
8 6 (8.00%) LINQ
9 5 (6.67%) RESTful
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.33%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (16.00%) Algorithms
4 11 (14.67%) Data Structures
5 8 (10.67%) User Experience
6 7 (9.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (8.00%) Physics
8 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.33%) W3C
9 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) OO
2 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.00%) TDD
4 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
5 21 (28.00%) Scrum
6 18 (24.00%) MVC
7 13 (17.33%) Kanban
7 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (14.67%) Manual Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 9 (12.00%) Software Architecture
11 8 (10.67%) Web Development
11 8 (10.67%) Workflow
11 8 (10.67%) Validation
12 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.00%) UX Design
12 6 (8.00%) SDLC
13 5 (6.67%) Mobile Development
13 5 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) Java
2 37 (49.33%) C#
3 31 (41.33%) C++
4 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (25.33%) PHP
7 13 (17.33%) Scala
8 12 (16.00%) Python
9 6 (8.00%) C
9 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.33%) Fortran
11 3 (4.00%) F#
11 3 (4.00%) VB
12 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.67%) XAML
12 2 (2.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle
1 6 (8.00%) Zend
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