The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 72 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing OOP 22 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.86% 3.50% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 4.20% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,185
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,154 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,000 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
OOP
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
983 1000 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.95% 83.40% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 841 864 713
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

OOP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

OOP Salary Trend in South Wales

OOP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

OOP Salary Histogram in South Wales

OOP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -13 16 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Torfaen -2 3 - - 1
Bridgend -5 2 £35,500 +1.42%
OOP
Wales

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 39 (75.00%) Java
2 34 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 33 (63.46%) HTML
3 33 (63.46%) Git (software)
4 32 (61.54%) CSS
5 28 (53.85%) OO
6 27 (51.92%) Web Development
7 25 (48.08%) Degree
7 25 (48.08%) Subversion
7 25 (48.08%) Ajax
7 25 (48.08%) jQuery
8 24 (46.15%) Computer Science
9 23 (44.23%) Spring
9 23 (44.23%) JSP
10 22 (42.31%) DHTML
10 22 (42.31%) Marketing
10 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
11 21 (40.38%) Web 2.0
11 21 (40.38%) Struts
12 20 (38.46%) C#
13 19 (36.54%) C++
14 18 (34.62%) JPA
15 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (25.00%) MVC
18 12 (23.08%) TDD
18 12 (23.08%) PHP
18 12 (23.08%) JDBC
19 11 (21.15%) Scrum
19 11 (21.15%) BDD

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (13.46%) Node.js
2 6 (11.54%) WildFly
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon Redshift
1 7 (13.46%) Big Data
1 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) Git (software)
2 25 (48.08%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Selenium
4 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.92%) FishEye
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Mocha
5 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
General
1 22 (42.31%) Marketing
2 7 (13.46%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) Web Developer
3 21 (40.38%) Senior Developer
4 20 (38.46%) Senior Web Developer
5 11 (21.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (19.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (19.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Multimedia Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Multimedia Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Multimedia Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) CSS
3 25 (48.08%) Ajax
3 25 (48.08%) jQuery
4 23 (44.23%) JSP
4 23 (44.23%) Spring
5 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
5 22 (42.31%) DHTML
6 21 (40.38%) Struts
7 18 (34.62%) JPA
8 12 (23.08%) JDBC
9 11 (21.15%) Ext JS
9 11 (21.15%) Spring Security
10 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
11 7 (13.46%) EJB
11 7 (13.46%) Java EE
11 7 (13.46%) JNI
11 7 (13.46%) JSF
11 7 (13.46%) XHTML
12 4 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 21 (40.38%) Web 2.0
3 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.62%) User Experience
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.77%) DTV
5 3 (5.77%) IPTV
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) OO
2 27 (51.92%) Web Development
3 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) MVC
5 12 (23.08%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) BDD
6 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.69%) OOD
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) Java
2 34 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) C#
4 19 (36.54%) C++
5 12 (23.08%) PHP
6 9 (17.31%) SQL
7 8 (15.38%) Python
7 8 (15.38%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) ABAP
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.77%) Alterian
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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