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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 6267 8145 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.74% 6.99% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 8.45% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5291 6890 6390
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -11 5871 £47,500 +5.55% 855
London -8 2868 £57,500 +4.54% 338
South East -22 944 £45,000 +5.88% 143
City of London -18 522 £60,000 +14.28% 77
East of England -6 434 £44,000 -2.22% 51
South West -2 406 £40,000 - 70
Yorkshire 0 380 £40,000 +12.16% 65
North West -18 339 £39,000 -2.50% 96
West Midlands +1 271 £37,500 +10.29% 40
West Yorkshire +6 261 £37,500 +4.16% 49
Surrey -16 247 £50,000 +1.01% 36
Scotland -3 233 £40,000 -3.61% 24
Leeds +24 219 £42,500 +13.33% 38
Manchester -8 218 £40,000 - 59
Hampshire -2 199 £44,000 +10.00% 36
Cambridgeshire -4 175 £45,000 - 15
East Midlands -8 168 £37,500 +7.14% 32
Bristol +20 146 £42,500 -3.40% 13
Berkshire +13 140 £50,000 +18.34% 22
Cambridge +4 136 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Hertfordshire -8 120 £45,000 +2.27% 18
Glasgow -4 108 £42,500 - 7
Dorset 0 91 £37,500 - 13
North Yorkshire -1 91 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Buckinghamshire -25 88 £42,500 +3.65% 6
Birmingham -2 85 £37,500 +11.94% 17
Oxfordshire -15 81 £41,000 +9.33% 17
Milton Keynes -15 79 £42,500 - 4
East Sussex -18 77 £42,000 +5.00% 6
Edinburgh -7 71 £40,000 - 13

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6372 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5843 (44.86%) JavaScript
3 5359 (41.14%) C#
4 5195 (39.88%) HTML
5 4739 (36.38%) .NET
6 4636 (35.59%) Java
7 4555 (34.97%) CSS
8 4130 (31.71%) SQL
9 3957 (30.38%) MVC
10 3478 (26.70%) TDD
11 3370 (25.87%) SQL Server
12 2840 (21.80%) Degree
13 2831 (21.74%) OOP
14 2810 (21.57%) jQuery
15 2804 (21.53%) Software Engineering
16 2742 (21.05%) ASP.NET
17 2701 (20.74%) Finance
18 2404 (18.46%) Web Services
19 2361 (18.13%) Scrum
20 2333 (17.91%) PHP
21 2221 (17.05%) HTML5
22 2126 (16.32%) Git (software)
23 2123 (16.30%) C++
24 2091 (16.05%) OOD
25 2040 (15.66%) MySQL
26 1983 (15.22%) XML
27 1970 (15.12%) Computer Science
28 1929 (14.81%) Linux
29 1894 (14.54%) Microsoft
30 1636 (12.56%) Continuous Integration

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 968 (7.43%) Node.js
2 634 (4.87%) Apache
3 450 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 424 (3.26%) CMS
5 336 (2.58%) IIS
6 305 (2.34%) JBoss
7 224 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 202 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 195 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 190 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 173 (1.33%) WordPress
12 151 (1.16%) Drupal
13 141 (1.08%) nginx
14 108 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 95 (0.73%) Apache Solr
16 75 (0.58%) Joomla!
17 70 (0.54%) NServiceBus
18 68 (0.52%) Confluence
19 63 (0.48%) Mule
20 60 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 843 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 157 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 84 (0.64%) MS Office
4 44 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 26 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 26 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 21 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 18 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (0.092%) AutoCAD
10 11 (0.084%) MS Project
11 10 (0.077%) CPLEX
12 8 (0.061%) Simulink
13 6 (0.046%) SPSS
13 6 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.031%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.015%) InDesign
15 2 (0.015%) Stateflow
15 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 200 (1.54%) Magento
2 81 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 27 (0.21%) Temenos T24
4 27 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 16 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
6 14 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 14 (0.11%) MetaTrader
7 13 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.100%) Sophis RISQUE
8 11 (0.084%) Shopify
9 8 (0.061%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.054%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.038%) Workday HCM
11 5 (0.038%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.038%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.038%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.031%) Odoo
13 3 (0.023%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 413 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 391 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 315 (2.42%) SaaS
4 138 (1.06%) GitHub
5 95 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.42%) Force.com
7 27 (0.21%) Google App Engine
7 27 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.19%) Heroku
10 22 (0.17%) IaaS
11 16 (0.12%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.100%) Office 365
14 12 (0.092%) PaaS
15 10 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.069%) Firebase
17 8 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
18 5 (0.038%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 527 (4.05%) Internet
2 277 (2.13%) HTTP
3 165 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 70 (0.54%) Broadband
5 45 (0.35%) Intranet
6 37 (0.28%) SSH
7 36 (0.28%) DNS
8 31 (0.24%) Firewall
9 30 (0.23%) Network Security
10 29 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 27 (0.21%) SSL
12 25 (0.19%) Wireless
13 23 (0.18%) Ethernet
14 19 (0.15%) LDAP
15 18 (0.14%) VPN
15 18 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (0.13%) ATM
17 15 (0.12%) DVB
18 14 (0.11%) SMTP
19 13 (0.100%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3370 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 2040 (15.66%) MySQL
3 1042 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 851 (6.53%) NoSQL
5 673 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 465 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 418 (3.21%) RDBMS
8 296 (2.27%) Big Data
9 255 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 219 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 216 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 192 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
13 189 (1.45%) Redis
14 183 (1.40%) Hadoop
15 171 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 151 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
17 130 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
18 125 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
19 85 (0.65%) SQLite
20 73 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2126 (16.32%) Git (software)
2 1167 (8.96%) Subversion
3 754 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 672 (5.16%) NUnit
5 613 (4.71%) Maven
6 535 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 520 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 517 (3.97%) JUnit
9 500 (3.84%) Selenium
10 462 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 344 (2.64%) JIRA
12 333 (2.56%) Cucumber
13 308 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
14 275 (2.11%) Jasmine
15 256 (1.97%) TeamCity
16 248 (1.90%) Moq
17 225 (1.73%) Grunt
18 221 (1.70%) Ant
19 194 (1.49%) WebDriver
20 180 (1.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 2701 (20.74%) Finance
2 736 (5.65%) Banking
3 720 (5.53%) Retail
4 643 (4.94%) Games
5 452 (3.47%) Marketing
6 447 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 292 (2.24%) Front Office
8 243 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 208 (1.60%) Advertising
10 200 (1.54%) Back Office
11 171 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 155 (1.19%) Publishing
13 149 (1.14%) Law
14 148 (1.14%) Automotive
15 145 (1.11%) Aerospace
16 126 (0.97%) Manufacturing
17 96 (0.74%) Legal
18 90 (0.69%) Electronics
19 56 (0.43%) Multimedia
20 55 (0.42%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10148 (77.91%) Developer
2 2041 (15.67%) .NET Developer
3 2015 (15.47%) Senior Developer
4 1490 (11.44%) Java Developer
5 1462 (11.22%) C# Developer
6 1368 (10.50%) PHP Developer
7 1259 (9.67%) Software Developer
8 1133 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 933 (7.16%) Web Developer
10 917 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 554 (4.25%) Front-End Developer
12 536 (4.12%) Lead Developer
13 534 (4.10%) Junior
14 471 (3.62%) Junior Developer
15 460 (3.53%) C++ Developer
16 440 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
17 431 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
18 424 (3.26%) Senior .NET Developer
19 418 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 405 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5195 (39.88%) HTML
2 4739 (36.38%) .NET
3 4555 (34.97%) CSS
4 2810 (21.57%) jQuery
5 2742 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 2404 (18.46%) Web Services
7 2221 (17.05%) HTML5
8 1983 (15.22%) XML
9 1588 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1546 (11.87%) AngularJS
11 1504 (11.55%) WCF
12 1428 (10.96%) CSS3
13 1337 (10.26%) Spring
14 1272 (9.77%) REST
15 1240 (9.52%) .NET Framework
16 1207 (9.27%) Ajax
17 979 (7.52%) RESTful
18 890 (6.83%) JSON
19 887 (6.81%) J2EE
20 863 (6.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1970 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 848 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 745 (5.72%) User Experience
4 722 (5.54%) Mobile App
5 604 (4.64%) Algorithms
6 527 (4.05%) Mathematics
7 410 (3.15%) Data Structures
8 381 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
9 325 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 317 (2.43%) N-Tier
11 256 (1.97%) Social Media
12 231 (1.77%) Hedge funds
13 227 (1.74%) Physics
14 209 (1.60%) Derivative
15 174 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 171 (1.31%) iPhone
17 156 (1.20%) W3C
18 155 (1.19%) Management Information System
18 155 (1.19%) BBC
19 154 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1929 (14.81%) Linux
2 1593 (12.23%) Windows
3 849 (6.52%) UNIX
4 791 (6.07%) Android
5 711 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 76 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 75 (0.58%) Solaris
8 72 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 69 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 66 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 64 (0.49%) Debian
12 54 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 47 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.25%) CentOS
16 31 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 25 (0.19%) Windows XP
18 19 (0.15%) Windows CE
18 19 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6372 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 3957 (30.38%) MVC
3 3478 (26.70%) TDD
4 2831 (21.74%) OOP
5 2804 (21.53%) Software Engineering
6 2361 (18.13%) Scrum
7 2091 (16.05%) OOD
8 1636 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1574 (12.08%) Unit Testing
10 1500 (11.52%) BDD
11 1150 (8.83%) SDLC
12 1117 (8.58%) E-Commerce
13 1005 (7.72%) Web Development
14 922 (7.08%) Multithreading
15 901 (6.92%) Mentoring
16 874 (6.71%) OO PHP
17 868 (6.66%) UML
18 804 (6.17%) Open Source
19 689 (5.29%) Web Application Development
20 682 (5.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5843 (44.86%) JavaScript
2 5359 (41.14%) C#
3 4636 (35.59%) Java
4 4130 (31.71%) SQL
5 2333 (17.91%) PHP
6 2123 (16.30%) C++
7 1112 (8.54%) Python
8 821 (6.30%) Ruby
9 812 (6.23%) T-SQL
10 658 (5.05%) C
11 603 (4.63%) VB.NET
12 378 (2.90%) Objective-C
13 358 (2.75%) PHP5
14 303 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 303 (2.33%) Perl
15 289 (2.22%) Scala
16 266 (2.04%) VB
17 159 (1.22%) Groovy
18 128 (0.98%) Bash Shell
19 116 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2840 (21.80%) Degree
2 169 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 150 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 140 (1.07%) PhD
5 102 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 52 (0.40%) MCSD
7 50 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.27%) HND
9 26 (0.20%) MCP
10 23 (0.18%) MCPD
11 22 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 17 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 17 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (0.12%) OCP
14 15 (0.12%) ISEB
15 14 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.077%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 717 (5.50%) QA
2 55 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 51 (0.39%) HL7
4 36 (0.28%) SLA
5 20 (0.15%) WCAG
6 17 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.12%) WAI
8 9 (0.069%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.046%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.038%) FATCA
10 5 (0.038%) DICOM
10 5 (0.038%) SNOMED CT
11 4 (0.031%) Section 508
11 4 (0.031%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.023%) Basel II
13 2 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.008%) TickIT
System Software
1 69 (0.53%) Docker
2 52 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 35 (0.27%) Varnish
5 26 (0.20%) LXC
6 23 (0.18%) Xen
7 19 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (0.12%) iptables
9 13 (0.100%) Hyper-V
10 12 (0.092%) Firmware
11 11 (0.084%) Oracle Clusterware
12 9 (0.069%) HDFS
12 9 (0.069%) vSphere
13 8 (0.061%) KVM
14 6 (0.046%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.038%) PowerHA
15 5 (0.038%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.031%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 2 (0.015%) vCloud
18 1 (0.008%) Squid
Systems Management
1 179 (1.37%) Puppet
2 81 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 36 (0.28%) Ansible
5 26 (0.20%) Nagios
6 23 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 16 (0.12%) BladeLogic
7 16 (0.12%) SCCM
8 15 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 11 (0.084%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.084%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.084%) logstash
9 11 (0.084%) Oracle Flashback
10 9 (0.069%) Salt
10 9 (0.069%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.069%) MOM
10 9 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.054%) OpenNMS
11 7 (0.054%) Oozie
12 5 (0.038%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1894 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 1183 (9.08%) Oracle
3 632 (4.85%) Zend
4 436 (3.35%) Google
5 281 (2.16%) Facebook
6 256 (1.97%) Apple
7 185 (1.42%) SAP
8 179 (1.37%) IBM
9 162 (1.24%) Sybase
10 151 (1.16%) Adobe
11 147 (1.13%) Twitter
12 137 (1.05%) Yahoo!
13 133 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
14 123 (0.94%) Sony
15 92 (0.71%) VMware
16 75 (0.58%) TIBCO
17 60 (0.46%) Sitecore
18 52 (0.40%) Rackspace
19 51 (0.39%) hybris
20 48 (0.37%) InterSystems
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-50k+Bens
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: 30-40k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 35 minutes ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k+Bens
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: Circa 40,000 plus share options
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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ninesharp
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London
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Salary: Share Options + Bonus
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