The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 46 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOP 9 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.20% 0.91% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.07% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
OOP
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 467 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.54% 85.22% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 295 404 262
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £43,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

OOP
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Leicester region.

OOP Salary Trend in Leicester

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
3 11 (68.75%) PHP5
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Liquibase
6 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 6 (37.50%) ERP
6 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 6 (37.50%) Zend
6 6 (37.50%) Zend Framework
6 6 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (37.50%) Magento
6 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 6 (37.50%) Marketing
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) OO PHP
8 4 (25.00%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Liquibase
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Web Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 5 (31.25%) PHP Programmer
4 5 (31.25%) Programmer
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) Zend Framework
3 6 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Flash
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) OO
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
3 5 (31.25%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
3 11 (68.75%) PHP5
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft