The table below looks at the statistics for AOP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AOP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)
Rank 821 889 832
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -57
Permanent jobs citing AOP 79 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.045% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.055% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 50
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,250 £38,742
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £75,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +82.92%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92626 99355 89014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 82.06% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74985 79810 73029
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

AOP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AOP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AOP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AOP within the UK.

AOP Salary Trend in the UK

AOP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AOP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

AOP Salary Histogram in the UK

AOP
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AOP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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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
England +62 61 £55,000 -21.42% 7
South East - 23 £55,000 - 5
Scotland +36 18 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Glasgow +29 18 £37,500 -34.78% 2
London +32 17 £57,500 -17.85%
Kent - 16 £55,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 12 £55,000 -
East of England +30 11 £70,000 -6.66%
Hertfordshire - 9 £70,000 -
North West +11 5 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
East Yorkshire +2 4 £35,000 -
Hull -2 4 £35,000 -
Horsham - 4 £43,750 -
Warrington - 4 - - 1
Wells - 4 £55,000 -
Somerset - 4 £55,000 -
South West - 4 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £43,750 -
Surrey - 3 £60,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £47,500 - 1
Staines - 3 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 2 £70,000 -6.66%
City of London - 2 £57,500 -
York - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Faversham - 1 £57,500 -

AOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing AOP 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 AOP.

1 96 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 92 (61.33%) SQL
3 91 (60.67%) HTML
4 81 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (52.67%) TDD
6 77 (51.33%) SQL Server
6 77 (51.33%) CSS
7 76 (50.67%) Spring
8 75 (50.00%) Oracle
9 71 (47.33%) .NET
10 69 (46.00%) Java
11 65 (43.33%) Maven
12 64 (42.67%) Scrum
13 60 (40.00%) XML
14 58 (38.67%) Dependency Injection
15 57 (38.00%) Tomcat
16 56 (37.33%) Relational Database
17 55 (36.67%) C#
17 55 (36.67%) J2EE
18 52 (34.67%) UML
19 50 (33.33%) JDBC
20 48 (32.00%) .NET Framework
21 47 (31.33%) MVC
21 47 (31.33%) jQuery
22 46 (30.67%) Git (software)
23 44 (29.33%) Eclipse
24 43 (28.67%) Subversion
25 42 (28.00%) Linux
25 42 (28.00%) JSON
26 41 (27.33%) Servlets

AOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing AOP 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 AOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (38.00%) Tomcat
2 37 (24.67%) SharePoint
3 30 (20.00%) JBoss
3 30 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 28 (18.67%) GlassFish
4 28 (18.67%) WebLogic
5 27 (18.00%) Node.js
6 23 (15.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 23 (15.33%) Apache
7 21 (14.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (5.33%) CMS
10 6 (4.00%) Apache Solr
11 4 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (1.33%) Confluence
12 2 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (1.33%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (51.33%) SQL Server
2 56 (37.33%) Relational Database
3 34 (22.67%) MySQL
4 31 (20.67%) RDBMS
5 28 (18.67%) MongoDB
5 28 (18.67%) NoSQL
6 27 (18.00%) Oracle Database
7 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (15.33%) RavenDB
9 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.33%) Redis
10 5 (3.33%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (43.33%) Maven
2 46 (30.67%) Git (software)
3 44 (29.33%) Eclipse
4 43 (28.67%) Subversion
5 38 (25.33%) Ant
6 34 (22.67%) JUnit
7 27 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (17.33%) JIRA
9 18 (12.00%) NetBeans
10 14 (9.33%) StarTeam
10 14 (9.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (8.67%) Visual Studio
11 13 (8.67%) MSBuild
12 9 (6.00%) Mockito
13 5 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (3.33%) EasyMock
14 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
15 3 (2.00%) Hamcrest
15 3 (2.00%) jMock
16 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Billing
3 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (62.67%) Developer
2 53 (35.33%) Senior Developer
3 47 (31.33%) Java Developer
4 23 (15.33%) Software Engineer
4 23 (15.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 20 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
6 15 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.00%) Architect
7 13 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (8.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 13 (8.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.67%) Programmer
12 4 (2.67%) AWS Developer
13 3 (2.00%) Hybris Developer
13 3 (2.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (60.67%) HTML
2 77 (51.33%) CSS
3 76 (50.67%) Spring
4 71 (47.33%) .NET
5 60 (40.00%) XML
6 55 (36.67%) J2EE
7 50 (33.33%) JDBC
8 48 (32.00%) .NET Framework
9 47 (31.33%) jQuery
10 42 (28.00%) JSON
11 41 (27.33%) Servlets
12 35 (23.33%) NHibernate
12 35 (23.33%) Spring.NET
12 35 (23.33%) Entity Framework
13 31 (20.67%) SOAP
14 30 (20.00%) JSP
14 30 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 30 (20.00%) WCF
14 30 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (18.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.00%) Clustering
2 18 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.67%) Open Source
5 7 (4.67%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.33%) Wiki
6 5 (3.33%) iPad
6 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.67%) User Experience
8 3 (2.00%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (2.00%) MPEG
8 3 (2.00%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.00%) Linux
2 30 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (4.67%) UNIX
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (52.67%) TDD
3 64 (42.67%) Scrum
4 58 (38.67%) Dependency Injection
5 52 (34.67%) UML
6 47 (31.33%) MVC
7 32 (21.33%) Software Engineering
8 31 (20.67%) RUP
9 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 23 (15.33%) Mentoring
11 22 (14.67%) OOP
12 21 (14.00%) OOD
13 20 (13.33%) Refactoring
14 19 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (12.00%) E-Commerce
15 18 (12.00%) Load Balancing
15 18 (12.00%) BDD
16 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (10.00%) SOA
16 15 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 92 (61.33%) SQL
3 69 (46.00%) Java
4 55 (36.67%) C#
5 25 (16.67%) C++
6 24 (16.00%) AspectJ
7 23 (15.33%) VB6
7 23 (15.33%) VB
7 23 (15.33%) VB.NET
8 18 (12.00%) PowerShell
9 13 (8.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.67%) Python
11 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.00%) PHP
11 3 (2.00%) C
12 2 (1.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Degree
2 18 (12.00%) OCPJP
2 18 (12.00%) OCMJD
3 16 (10.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 75 (50.00%) Oracle
2 21 (14.00%) IBM
3 18 (12.00%) Sun
3 18 (12.00%) hybris
4 15 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.00%) Endeca
6 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.00%) ATG
7 3 (2.00%) Demandware
7 3 (2.00%) Intershop
8 2 (1.33%) Perforce
8 2 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.33%) BT
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Nokia
9 1 (0.67%) Sybase
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