The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing OO 6902 7643 8580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.53% 7.35% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 8.94% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6021 6499 7594
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OO
Salary Trend

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

OO Salary Trend in the UK

OO
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

OO Salary Histogram in the UK

OO
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
(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
England -3 6453 £45,000 - 899
London -7 2775 £55,000 - 350
South East -5 1214 £42,500 +6.25% 145
City of London -7 568 £55,000 -0.45% 94
Yorkshire +17 528 £40,000 +14.28% 53
North West -6 517 £36,000 -4.00% 121
South West -5 512 £37,500 +7.14% 81
East of England -12 439 £45,000 -5.26% 67
Manchester +3 352 £36,500 -2.66% 82
West Midlands -4 289 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Surrey 0 274 £47,500 +5.55% 31
West Yorkshire +17 270 £40,000 +14.28% 36
Hampshire +12 243 £40,000 +17.64% 27
Scotland -4 240 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Leeds +15 211 £42,500 +17.79% 20
Cambridgeshire -3 172 £45,000 - 33
Bristol +1 167 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Oxfordshire +7 161 £43,750 -2.77% 24
Berkshire -18 154 £42,500 +13.33% 25
Hertfordshire +8 144 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East Midlands -14 143 £37,500 -2.59% 31
Cambridge -3 129 £40,250 -10.55% 26
Glasgow -4 121 £35,750 -20.55% 13
North Yorkshire +4 116 £32,500 -18.75% 9
East Sussex -11 110 £33,500 -10.66% 8
Kent -1 107 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Brighton -7 106 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Dorset +6 104 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Birmingham 0 95 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Edinburgh +7 86 £37,500 +2.38% 10

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OO 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 OO.

1 6421 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6206 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 5977 (41.55%) C#
4 5772 (40.13%) HTML
5 5468 (38.01%) .NET
6 5004 (34.79%) CSS
7 4936 (34.31%) Java
8 4248 (29.53%) SQL
9 4168 (28.97%) MVC
10 3914 (27.21%) SQL Server
11 3457 (24.03%) TDD
12 3374 (23.45%) ASP.NET
13 3313 (23.03%) OOP
14 3264 (22.69%) jQuery
15 2973 (20.67%) Degree
16 2959 (20.57%) PHP
17 2928 (20.35%) Software Engineering
18 2824 (19.63%) Finance
19 2649 (18.42%) OOD
20 2529 (17.58%) Scrum
21 2476 (17.21%) HTML5
22 2440 (16.96%) C++
23 2436 (16.93%) Web Services
24 2346 (16.31%) MySQL
25 2311 (16.07%) XML
26 2283 (15.87%) Linux
27 2152 (14.96%) Microsoft
28 2061 (14.33%) Git (software)
29 2049 (14.24%) Computer Science
30 1898 (13.19%) Windows

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 761 (5.29%) Node.js
2 671 (4.66%) Apache
3 613 (4.26%) CMS
4 498 (3.46%) IIS
5 419 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 363 (2.52%) WordPress
7 355 (2.47%) Tomcat
8 299 (2.08%) Drupal
9 251 (1.74%) nginx
10 235 (1.63%) JBoss
11 223 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 171 (1.19%) WebLogic
13 159 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 138 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 124 (0.86%) Apache Solr
16 123 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
17 109 (0.76%) Confluence
18 98 (0.68%) Umbraco
19 97 (0.67%) Joomla!
20 96 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 999 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 234 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 113 (0.79%) MS Office
4 73 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 56 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 53 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 24 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 23 (0.16%) MS Project
9 19 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 14 (0.097%) InfoPath
12 11 (0.076%) FreeHand
12 11 (0.076%) Mingle
13 8 (0.056%) CPLEX
14 7 (0.049%) InDesign
14 7 (0.049%) Doxygen
15 5 (0.035%) GIMP
16 4 (0.028%) Revit
16 4 (0.028%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 327 (2.27%) Magento
2 114 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
4 26 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 20 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 18 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.10%) SAP IS-U
8 13 (0.090%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.083%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.076%) SAP SD
10 11 (0.076%) SAP R/3
11 10 (0.070%) SAP SRM
11 10 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
11 10 (0.070%) SAP FI
11 10 (0.070%) SAP MM
12 9 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
13 8 (0.056%) SAP HR
14 7 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 322 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 271 (1.88%) SaaS
3 242 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 161 (1.12%) GitHub
5 134 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (0.33%) Office 365
7 45 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (0.25%) PaaS
9 31 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.22%) Trello
10 25 (0.17%) Force.com
11 12 (0.083%) IaaS
11 12 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.063%) CloudBees
12 9 (0.063%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
14 6 (0.042%) Heroku
15 3 (0.021%) MailChimp
16 2 (0.014%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 623 (4.33%) Internet
2 396 (2.75%) HTTP
3 204 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 109 (0.76%) Intranet
5 67 (0.47%) DNS
6 56 (0.39%) Broadband
7 52 (0.36%) Wireless
8 46 (0.32%) SSH
9 28 (0.19%) Network Security
10 27 (0.19%) SNMP
11 26 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 26 (0.18%) SSL
12 24 (0.17%) GSM
12 24 (0.17%) LDAP
13 23 (0.16%) Firewall
14 22 (0.15%) RTP
15 20 (0.14%) LTE
16 17 (0.12%) IPv4
16 17 (0.12%) UMTS
17 16 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3914 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 2346 (16.31%) MySQL
3 1343 (9.34%) Relational Database
4 719 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 670 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 653 (4.54%) MongoDB
7 552 (3.84%) RDBMS
8 458 (3.18%) Big Data
9 301 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 290 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 270 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 267 (1.86%) Hadoop
13 248 (1.72%) Redis
14 242 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 240 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 156 (1.08%) Oracle Database
17 143 (0.99%) SQLite
18 139 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
19 113 (0.79%) RavenDB
20 92 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2061 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 1390 (9.66%) Subversion
3 856 (5.95%) NUnit
4 829 (5.76%) Visual Studio
5 504 (3.50%) Jenkins
6 474 (3.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 473 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 453 (3.15%) Maven
9 446 (3.10%) JUnit
10 439 (3.05%) Eclipse
11 419 (2.91%) Cucumber
12 402 (2.79%) Selenium
13 399 (2.77%) TeamCity
14 387 (2.69%) JIRA
15 341 (2.37%) Moq
16 265 (1.84%) Jasmine
17 218 (1.52%) SpecFlow
18 187 (1.30%) Xcode
19 158 (1.10%) Ant
20 142 (0.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 2824 (19.63%) Finance
2 829 (5.76%) Banking
3 698 (4.85%) Retail
4 675 (4.69%) Marketing
5 567 (3.94%) Games
6 407 (2.83%) Front Office
7 393 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 364 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 258 (1.79%) Back Office
10 250 (1.74%) Advertising
11 188 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 172 (1.20%) Publishing
13 105 (0.73%) Automotive
14 100 (0.70%) Legal
15 96 (0.67%) Aerospace
16 95 (0.66%) Manufacturing
17 86 (0.60%) Electronics
18 70 (0.49%) French Language
19 64 (0.44%) Multimedia
20 58 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11232 (78.08%) Developer
2 2127 (14.79%) Senior Developer
3 2119 (14.73%) .NET Developer
4 1757 (12.21%) PHP Developer
5 1609 (11.19%) C# Developer
6 1582 (11.00%) Java Developer
7 1353 (9.41%) Software Developer
8 1210 (8.41%) Software Engineer
9 1173 (8.15%) Web Developer
10 997 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 588 (4.09%) C++ Developer
12 572 (3.98%) Junior
13 524 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
14 515 (3.58%) Junior Developer
15 493 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 473 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
17 459 (3.19%) Architect
18 424 (2.95%) Senior .NET Developer
19 401 (2.79%) Analyst
20 392 (2.73%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5772 (40.13%) HTML
2 5468 (38.01%) .NET
3 5004 (34.79%) CSS
4 3374 (23.45%) ASP.NET
5 3264 (22.69%) jQuery
6 2476 (17.21%) HTML5
7 2436 (16.93%) Web Services
8 2311 (16.07%) XML
9 1737 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1728 (12.01%) WCF
11 1506 (10.47%) CSS3
12 1481 (10.30%) .NET Framework
13 1437 (9.99%) Ajax
14 1316 (9.15%) REST
15 1277 (8.88%) AngularJS
16 1124 (7.81%) Spring
17 928 (6.45%) SOAP
18 921 (6.40%) JSON
19 829 (5.76%) WPF
20 757 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2049 (14.24%) Computer Science
2 879 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 862 (5.99%) Open Source
4 839 (5.83%) User Experience
5 773 (5.37%) Mobile App
6 577 (4.01%) Mathematics
7 508 (3.53%) Algorithms
8 501 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
9 365 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 345 (2.40%) N-Tier
11 306 (2.13%) Derivative
12 304 (2.11%) Client/Server
13 291 (2.02%) Social Media
14 277 (1.93%) Data Structures
15 250 (1.74%) iPhone
16 246 (1.71%) Hedge funds
17 220 (1.53%) Physics
18 217 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
19 204 (1.42%) Fixed Income
20 163 (1.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2283 (15.87%) Linux
2 1898 (13.19%) Windows
3 1134 (7.88%) UNIX
4 933 (6.49%) Android
5 832 (5.78%) Apple iOS
6 132 (0.92%) Solaris
7 122 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 89 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 82 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 68 (0.47%) Debian
11 61 (0.42%) CentOS
12 46 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
14 43 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 32 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 31 (0.22%) Windows 7
17 29 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (0.18%) HPUX
19 25 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6421 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4168 (28.97%) MVC
3 3457 (24.03%) TDD
4 3313 (23.03%) OOP
5 2928 (20.35%) Software Engineering
6 2649 (18.42%) OOD
7 2529 (17.58%) Scrum
8 1669 (11.60%) E-Commerce
9 1538 (10.69%) BDD
10 1348 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
11 1308 (9.09%) Multithreading
12 1242 (8.63%) OO PHP
13 1241 (8.63%) Unit Testing
14 1056 (7.34%) Web Development
15 855 (5.94%) UML
16 805 (5.60%) Mentoring
17 686 (4.77%) SOA
18 677 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
19 632 (4.39%) Web Application Development
20 491 (3.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6206 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 5977 (41.55%) C#
3 4936 (34.31%) Java
4 4248 (29.53%) SQL
5 2959 (20.57%) PHP
6 2440 (16.96%) C++
7 1215 (8.45%) Python
8 985 (6.85%) Ruby
9 928 (6.45%) T-SQL
10 780 (5.42%) VB.NET
11 749 (5.21%) C
12 707 (4.91%) PHP5
13 459 (3.19%) Perl
14 444 (3.09%) Objective-C
15 354 (2.46%) VB
16 299 (2.08%) PL/SQL
17 255 (1.77%) Scala
18 156 (1.08%) ABAP
19 149 (1.04%) Bash Shell
20 144 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2973 (20.67%) Degree
2 266 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 183 (1.27%) PhD
4 143 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 140 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 73 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 61 (0.42%) MCSD
8 52 (0.36%) MCP
9 40 (0.28%) MCTS
10 33 (0.23%) MCAD
11 24 (0.17%) ISEB
12 23 (0.16%) Sun Certification
13 22 (0.15%) HND
14 18 (0.13%) MCPD
15 11 (0.076%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.070%) OCPJP
17 9 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
17 9 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 8 (0.056%) Postgraduate
19 7 (0.049%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 750 (5.21%) QA
2 74 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 57 (0.40%) SLA
4 19 (0.13%) WAI
5 11 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.070%) ISO 8583
6 10 (0.070%) ISO 9000
7 9 (0.063%) HL7
7 9 (0.063%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.063%) DO-178B
8 7 (0.049%) WCAG
8 7 (0.049%) IEC 61508
9 6 (0.042%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.042%) Basel II
10 3 (0.021%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.014%) TickIT
12 1 (0.007%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.007%) MiFID
System Software
1 64 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 56 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (0.38%) Varnish
4 33 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 18 (0.13%) Docker
7 14 (0.097%) Firmware
8 12 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.083%) Squid
9 9 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.042%) vSphere
11 5 (0.035%) Xen
12 4 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.028%) HDFS
12 4 (0.028%) KVM
13 3 (0.021%) LXC
13 3 (0.021%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.021%) XenApp
13 3 (0.021%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 193 (1.34%) Puppet
2 155 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 74 (0.51%) Ansible
5 40 (0.28%) logstash
6 34 (0.24%) StatsD
7 30 (0.21%) Nagios
8 28 (0.19%) Salt
8 28 (0.19%) Graphite
9 21 (0.15%) Capistrano
10 19 (0.13%) collectd
11 18 (0.13%) MOM
12 16 (0.11%) yum
12 16 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (0.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 12 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (0.056%) Control-M
16 7 (0.049%) HAProxy
17 6 (0.042%) SCCM
18 5 (0.035%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2152 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 1350 (9.38%) Oracle
3 757 (5.26%) Zend
4 332 (2.31%) Google
5 326 (2.27%) Facebook
6 257 (1.79%) Adobe
7 218 (1.52%) Twitter
8 216 (1.50%) SAP
9 194 (1.35%) Sybase
10 193 (1.34%) Apple
11 140 (0.97%) Sony
12 133 (0.92%) IBM
13 119 (0.83%) Yahoo!
14 104 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 102 (0.71%) TIBCO
16 87 (0.60%) Xamarin
17 85 (0.59%) Rackspace
18 75 (0.52%) Sitecore
19 74 (0.51%) Sun
20 72 (0.50%) Endeca
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Execllent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: On Target Earnings Salary includes benefits BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday