The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOP 65 37 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.64% 1.89% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 2.51% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 56
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1398 1474 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.28% 75.17% 71.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1252 1255
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
OOP
Cambridgeshire

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 24 April 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 101 (88.60%) OO
2 64 (56.14%) Java
3 51 (44.74%) Degree
4 48 (42.11%) C#
5 45 (39.47%) CSS
6 42 (36.84%) SQL
7 41 (35.96%) HTML
8 40 (35.09%) .NET
9 38 (33.33%) PHP
9 38 (33.33%) Windows
10 37 (32.46%) Computer Science
11 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
13 27 (23.68%) Oracle
14 26 (22.81%) UNIX
14 26 (22.81%) Web Development
15 24 (21.05%) Mathematics
16 23 (20.18%) Ajax
16 23 (20.18%) Linux
17 22 (19.30%) C++
17 22 (19.30%) Relational Database
18 20 (17.54%) MySQL
19 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
20 18 (15.79%) GIS
20 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (15.79%) Asset Management
20 18 (15.79%) XML
20 18 (15.79%) Data Modelling
20 18 (15.79%) Six Sigma
21 17 (14.91%) Subversion

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (9.65%) Apache
2 6 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.63%) WordPress
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.75%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Aligne
1 5 (4.39%) ZaiNet
2 2 (1.75%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) X.509
2 2 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) Relational Database
2 20 (17.54%) MySQL
3 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.75%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Subversion
2 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
4 12 (10.53%) JIRA
5 6 (5.26%) Selenium
5 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.51%) Toad
6 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.63%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.75%) NUnit
8 2 (1.75%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.75%) JUnit
8 2 (1.75%) Maven
8 2 (1.75%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.75%) GCC
8 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.75%) SCons
8 2 (1.75%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.88%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Games
4 3 (2.63%) Electronics
4 3 (2.63%) Military
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Law
5 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Consultant
2 18 (15.79%) PHP Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Software Developer
4 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.28%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.65%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (7.89%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Lead Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Principal Consultant
9 8 (7.02%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Team Leader
9 8 (7.02%) Java Team Leader
9 8 (7.02%) Software Team Leader
10 7 (6.14%) Lead Software Developer
10 7 (6.14%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) CSS
2 41 (35.96%) HTML
3 40 (35.09%) .NET
4 23 (20.18%) Ajax
5 18 (15.79%) XML
6 15 (13.16%) HTML5
6 15 (13.16%) jQuery
7 14 (12.28%) XHTML
8 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET
9 11 (9.65%) .NET Framework
9 11 (9.65%) SOAP
10 9 (7.89%) ADO.NET
11 8 (7.02%) LAMP
11 8 (7.02%) Web Services
12 7 (6.14%) J2EE
13 6 (5.26%) Symfony
13 6 (5.26%) JSON
14 5 (4.39%) Smarty
15 4 (3.51%) JSP
15 4 (3.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.46%) Computer Science
2 24 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 18 (15.79%) GIS
4 6 (5.26%) Xbox
5 5 (4.39%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.51%) Physics
7 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.63%) PKI
7 3 (2.63%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.63%) CESG
8 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.75%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Open Source
9 1 (0.88%) Online Games
9 1 (0.88%) W3C
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.33%) Windows
2 26 (22.81%) UNIX
3 23 (20.18%) Linux
4 17 (14.91%) Android
5 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (88.60%) OO
2 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 26 (22.81%) Web Development
4 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 18 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 18 (15.79%) Six Sigma
5 17 (14.91%) MVC
6 16 (14.04%) Scrum
7 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.28%) UML
9 12 (10.53%) Time Management
10 11 (9.65%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.65%) Regression Testing
10 11 (9.65%) TDD
11 10 (8.77%) Android Development
12 9 (7.89%) iOS Development
13 8 (7.02%) OO PHP
14 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
14 7 (6.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) Java
2 48 (42.11%) C#
3 42 (36.84%) SQL
4 38 (33.33%) PHP
5 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.30%) C++
7 9 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.89%) VBA
8 8 (7.02%) Python
9 7 (6.14%) PHP5
10 6 (5.26%) Ruby
11 5 (4.39%) C
12 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.51%) Lua
13 3 (2.63%) Perl
14 1 (0.88%) PHP4
14 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (44.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
1 9 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.63%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) Oracle
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.89%) Adobe
4 8 (7.02%) Zend
5 5 (4.39%) SunGard
6 4 (3.51%) BEA
7 2 (1.75%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) Symbian
8 1 (0.88%) CA
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