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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 58 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 45 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.24% 2.93% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 3.53% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,250 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1162 1502 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.66% 83.17% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1164 1090
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 57 (73.08%) OO
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.13%) Java
4 38 (48.72%) C#
5 37 (47.44%) CSS
6 36 (46.15%) HTML
7 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
8 30 (38.46%) Degree
9 29 (37.18%) C++
10 25 (32.05%) SQL
10 25 (32.05%) .NET
10 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
11 24 (30.77%) TDD
12 22 (28.21%) MVC
13 20 (25.64%) Scrum
13 20 (25.64%) HTML5
13 20 (25.64%) REST
14 19 (24.36%) PHP
15 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
15 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
16 15 (19.23%) Web Services
16 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
17 14 (17.95%) Python
17 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
18 13 (16.67%) J2EE
19 12 (15.38%) HTTP
19 12 (15.38%) QA
19 12 (15.38%) jQuery
19 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
19 12 (15.38%) Mobile Payment

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (6.41%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) SMS
3 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.41%) MySQL
3 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Selenium
2 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.41%) Grunt
3 5 (6.41%) YouTrack
3 5 (6.41%) Bower
3 5 (6.41%) gulp
3 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) Mercurial
3 5 (6.41%) Moq
3 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.41%) JMeter
4 4 (5.13%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.85%) NUnit
5 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Tester
4 11 (14.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.54%) Junior
6 7 (8.97%) Programmer
7 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Web Applications Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Junior Tester
9 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Graduate
10 3 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) CSS
2 36 (46.15%) HTML
3 25 (32.05%) .NET
4 20 (25.64%) HTML5
4 20 (25.64%) REST
5 15 (19.23%) Web Services
5 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 13 (16.67%) J2EE
7 12 (15.38%) jQuery
8 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (14.10%) CSS3
9 9 (11.54%) Spring
10 7 (8.97%) Ajax
10 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.97%) WCF
10 7 (8.97%) Ext JS
11 6 (7.69%) LINQ
12 5 (6.41%) Zend Framework
12 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
2 12 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 11 (14.10%) User Experience
3 11 (14.10%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.13%) Physics
7 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (73.08%) OO
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.05%) Software Engineering
4 24 (30.77%) TDD
5 22 (28.21%) MVC
6 20 (25.64%) Scrum
7 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.10%) Kanban
9 10 (12.82%) Software Architecture
10 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.26%) Workflow
11 8 (10.26%) Validation
12 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.97%) Manual Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Web Development
13 6 (7.69%) SDLC
14 5 (6.41%) Mobile Development
14 5 (6.41%) Release Management
14 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
14 5 (6.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) Java
2 38 (48.72%) C#
3 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 29 (37.18%) C++
5 25 (32.05%) SQL
6 19 (24.36%) PHP
7 14 (17.95%) Python
8 12 (15.38%) Scala
9 8 (10.26%) C
10 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
11 5 (6.41%) Fortran
12 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++
12 3 (3.85%) Ruby
12 3 (3.85%) F#
12 3 (3.85%) VB
13 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Zend
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
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