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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 83 60 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +32
Permanent jobs citing OOP 33 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.92% 3.77% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 4.70% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 36
Average salary £42,500 £40,875 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% +7.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1470 1169 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.32% 80.07% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 958 1365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 October 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 53 (61.63%) OO
2 48 (55.81%) Java
3 47 (54.65%) C#
4 41 (47.67%) C++
5 37 (43.02%) Degree
6 36 (41.86%) Software Engineering
7 31 (36.05%) Computer Science
8 30 (34.88%) .NET
9 29 (33.72%) HTML
10 28 (32.56%) SQL
11 24 (27.91%) CSS
11 24 (27.91%) Windows
12 21 (24.42%) Finance
12 21 (24.42%) Mathematics
13 20 (23.26%) HTML5
14 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
14 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
15 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
16 17 (19.77%) Web Services
17 16 (18.60%) Python
17 16 (18.60%) jQuery
18 15 (17.44%) Scala
18 15 (17.44%) PHP
19 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
19 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
20 13 (15.12%) HTTP
20 13 (15.12%) Scrum
20 13 (15.12%) REST
21 12 (13.95%) Physics

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (3.49%) WordPress
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.49%) 3ds Max
3 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) HTTP
2 10 (11.63%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) MySQL
3 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.98%) Big Data
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.81%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) Subversion
4 3 (3.49%) JIRA
4 3 (3.49%) JUnit
4 3 (3.49%) NUnit
4 3 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.16%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.16%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.16%) WebObjects
6 1 (1.16%) Xcode
6 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.14%) Electronics
3 7 (8.14%) Military
4 6 (6.98%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (63.95%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) Software Engineer
3 23 (26.74%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Graduate
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Tester
7 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.98%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.81%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Junior
10 3 (3.49%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) .NET
2 29 (33.72%) HTML
3 24 (27.91%) CSS
4 20 (23.26%) HTML5
5 17 (19.77%) Web Services
6 16 (18.60%) jQuery
7 13 (15.12%) REST
8 12 (13.95%) J2EE
8 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
8 12 (13.95%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.47%) RESTful
10 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.30%) Ajax
11 7 (8.14%) LINQ
12 6 (6.98%) CSS3
12 6 (6.98%) DCOM
13 5 (5.81%) XML
13 5 (5.81%) WCF
13 5 (5.81%) XHTML
13 5 (5.81%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Computer Science
2 21 (24.42%) Mathematics
3 12 (13.95%) Physics
3 12 (13.95%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (10.47%) Cryptography
5 9 (10.47%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (8.14%) PKI
7 5 (5.81%) User Experience
7 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
7 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.49%) iPhone
8 3 (3.49%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.33%) W3C
9 2 (2.33%) Photography
9 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.33%) Kindle
9 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) UNIX
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (61.63%) OO
2 36 (41.86%) Software Engineering
3 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.12%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) MVC
6 11 (12.79%) Web Development
7 10 (11.63%) OOD
8 9 (10.47%) Information Security
8 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.30%) TDD
10 7 (8.14%) Manual Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.81%) Load Testing
13 4 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
14 3 (3.49%) Test Strategy
14 3 (3.49%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.81%) Java
2 47 (54.65%) C#
3 41 (47.67%) C++
4 28 (32.56%) SQL
5 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
6 16 (18.60%) Python
7 15 (17.44%) PHP
7 15 (17.44%) Scala
8 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.65%) VBA
10 3 (3.49%) VB
10 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.49%) Perl
10 3 (3.49%) C
11 2 (2.33%) R
11 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.33%) PHP5
12 1 (1.16%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) PhD
3 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 9 (10.47%) ISO 9000
3 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Adobe
3 5 (5.81%) Zend
4 3 (3.49%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Symbian
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Apple
6 1 (1.16%) Google
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