The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 8151 7795 8167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.08% 7.17% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.80% 9.11% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6941 6521 7436
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 -1 7678 £45,000 +5.88% 909
London -3 3923 £55,000 +10.00% 450
South East +1 1448 £41,750 +4.37% 116
City of London -3 828 £52,500 -4.54% 150
East of England +11 546 £45,000 +12.50% 64
North West -5 491 £39,500 +12.85% 77
South West -4 418 £40,000 +14.28% 59
Surrey +3 340 £47,500 +11.76% 32
Yorkshire -13 331 £35,661 +1.88% 65
Manchester -7 295 £40,000 +11.11% 45
Scotland +5 294 £41,500 +3.75% 44
West Midlands +9 249 £33,500 -1.47% 30
Cambridgeshire +13 240 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Hampshire -3 236 £40,000 +6.66% 16
East Sussex +7 221 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Brighton +7 200 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -20 190 £37,500 +7.14% 41
East Midlands 0 187 £37,500 +15.38% 24
Glasgow +3 165 £42,500 +2.40% 23
Oxfordshire +9 159 £35,500 +1.42% 18
Cambridge +11 152 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Hertfordshire +12 140 £44,000 +10.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +8 140 £41,000 -3.52% 10
Leeds -31 140 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Berkshire -36 136 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Dorset +8 127 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Milton Keynes +12 107 £42,500 - 5
Essex +12 97 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Edinburgh +7 95 £40,000 - 15
North Yorkshire -4 94 £35,000 +3.70% 16

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7118 (41.34%) C#
2 6884 (39.98%) JavaScript
3 6684 (38.82%) HTML
4 6574 (38.18%) Java
5 6539 (37.98%) .NET
6 5560 (32.29%) CSS
7 5288 (30.71%) SQL
8 4621 (26.84%) MVC
9 4339 (25.20%) SQL Server
10 4104 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
11 4039 (23.46%) Degree
12 3809 (22.12%) TDD
13 3803 (22.09%) jQuery
14 3782 (21.96%) Finance
15 3762 (21.85%) ASP.NET
16 3758 (21.82%) OOP
17 3615 (20.99%) Software Engineering
18 3316 (19.26%) PHP
19 3218 (18.69%) C++
20 2977 (17.29%) Computer Science
21 2859 (16.60%) OOD
22 2844 (16.52%) Scrum
23 2829 (16.43%) HTML5
24 2826 (16.41%) XML
25 2629 (15.27%) Linux
26 2621 (15.22%) Web Services
27 2504 (14.54%) MySQL
28 2288 (13.29%) Microsoft
29 2198 (12.76%) WCF
30 1922 (11.16%) Windows

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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
1 807 (4.69%) Apache
2 805 (4.68%) Node.js
3 662 (3.84%) CMS
4 548 (3.18%) Tomcat
5 446 (2.59%) IIS
6 343 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 279 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 263 (1.53%) WordPress
9 255 (1.48%) Drupal
10 191 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 161 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 143 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 121 (0.70%) Confluence
14 108 (0.63%) nginx
15 102 (0.59%) Umbraco
16 100 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
17 73 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
18 69 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
18 69 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
19 67 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1023 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 319 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 145 (0.84%) MS Office
4 127 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 41 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 26 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (0.081%) FrameMaker
10 12 (0.070%) Mingle
11 11 (0.064%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.023%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.023%) Simulink
12 4 (0.023%) MS Project
13 3 (0.017%) GIMP
14 2 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.012%) FreeHand
14 2 (0.012%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.012%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.006%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 475 (2.76%) Magento
2 231 (1.34%) Oracle CRM
3 77 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 43 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 41 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
6 39 (0.23%) SunGard APT
7 33 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 22 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 21 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 20 (0.12%) Front Arena
11 11 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
12 10 (0.058%) SAP SRM
13 9 (0.052%) Visualfiles
13 9 (0.052%) SAP HR
13 9 (0.052%) SAP PSCD
14 8 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
14 8 (0.046%) SAP FI
14 8 (0.046%) SAP CO
14 8 (0.046%) SAP FI/CO
15 7 (0.041%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 285 (1.66%) SaaS
2 242 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (1.20%) GitHub
4 195 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 132 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (0.37%) Force.com
7 44 (0.26%) PaaS
8 33 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (0.15%) IaaS
10 22 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.12%) Trello
12 17 (0.099%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.052%) Google Apps
13 9 (0.052%) Heroku
14 6 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.035%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.029%) Basecamp
16 4 (0.023%) Office 365
16 4 (0.023%) Responsys
17 2 (0.012%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 903 (5.24%) Internet
2 451 (2.62%) HTTP
3 252 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 145 (0.84%) Intranet
5 50 (0.29%) SNMP
6 48 (0.28%) SSL
7 47 (0.27%) SSH
8 46 (0.27%) GSM
9 36 (0.21%) Broadband
10 35 (0.20%) LTE
11 34 (0.20%) DNS
12 32 (0.19%) SAN
12 32 (0.19%) UMTS
13 30 (0.17%) Wireless
14 29 (0.17%) Network Security
15 28 (0.16%) SMTP
16 27 (0.16%) PBX
17 26 (0.15%) LDAP
18 25 (0.15%) BIG-IP
19 24 (0.14%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4339 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 2504 (14.54%) MySQL
3 1487 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 882 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 650 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 597 (3.47%) Big Data
7 583 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 575 (3.34%) RDBMS
9 556 (3.23%) MongoDB
10 455 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 388 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 378 (2.20%) Hadoop
13 372 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 297 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
15 271 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 239 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 162 (0.94%) Redis
18 140 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 133 (0.77%) DB2
20 121 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1707 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 1673 (9.72%) Subversion
3 1108 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 816 (4.74%) NUnit
5 692 (4.02%) Eclipse
6 605 (3.51%) Maven
7 594 (3.45%) Selenium
8 590 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 553 (3.21%) JUnit
10 441 (2.56%) Jenkins
11 421 (2.44%) JIRA
12 415 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
13 373 (2.17%) Moq
14 328 (1.90%) Ant
15 324 (1.88%) Cucumber
16 299 (1.74%) TeamCity
17 267 (1.55%) Jasmine
18 196 (1.14%) MSTest
19 181 (1.05%) SpecFlow
20 157 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 3782 (21.96%) Finance
2 973 (5.65%) Marketing
3 958 (5.56%) Banking
4 750 (4.36%) Games
5 712 (4.13%) Retail
6 483 (2.81%) Front Office
7 378 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 331 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 287 (1.67%) Advertising
10 259 (1.50%) Back Office
11 193 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 185 (1.07%) Publishing
13 140 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 113 (0.66%) Electronics
15 102 (0.59%) Legal
16 82 (0.48%) Law
17 81 (0.47%) Automotive
18 73 (0.42%) French Language
19 70 (0.41%) Multimedia
20 63 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 13421 (77.94%) Developer
2 2655 (15.42%) Senior Developer
3 2549 (14.80%) .NET Developer
4 2083 (12.10%) Java Developer
5 2046 (11.88%) C# Developer
6 1788 (10.38%) Software Developer
7 1785 (10.37%) PHP Developer
8 1489 (8.65%) Software Engineer
9 1292 (7.50%) Web Developer
10 1281 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 691 (4.01%) Analyst
12 662 (3.84%) C++ Developer
13 647 (3.76%) Programmer
14 638 (3.71%) Junior
15 625 (3.63%) Front-End Developer
16 611 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
17 577 (3.35%) Junior Developer
18 562 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 553 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
20 530 (3.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6684 (38.82%) HTML
2 6539 (37.98%) .NET
3 5560 (32.29%) CSS
4 3803 (22.09%) jQuery
5 3762 (21.85%) ASP.NET
6 2829 (16.43%) HTML5
7 2826 (16.41%) XML
8 2621 (15.22%) Web Services
9 2198 (12.76%) WCF
10 1861 (10.81%) Ajax
11 1779 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1756 (10.20%) CSS3
13 1541 (8.95%) .NET Framework
14 1397 (8.11%) Spring
15 1283 (7.45%) WPF
16 1012 (5.88%) J2EE
17 1004 (5.83%) REST
18 984 (5.71%) JSON
19 943 (5.48%) AngularJS
20 937 (5.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2977 (17.29%) Computer Science
2 1037 (6.02%) Mathematics
3 984 (5.71%) Open Source
4 843 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 616 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 512 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 442 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 427 (2.48%) Derivative
9 426 (2.47%) N-Tier
10 387 (2.25%) Hedge funds
11 385 (2.24%) Social Media
12 369 (2.14%) iPhone
13 368 (2.14%) Physics
14 234 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
15 226 (1.31%) Visualisation
16 224 (1.30%) Digital Media
17 213 (1.24%) iPad
18 209 (1.21%) Equities
19 198 (1.15%) Social Network
20 159 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2629 (15.27%) Linux
2 1922 (11.16%) Windows
3 1370 (7.96%) UNIX
4 1243 (7.22%) Apple iOS
5 1113 (6.46%) Android
6 110 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 88 (0.51%) Solaris
8 85 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 69 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 49 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 45 (0.26%) Debian
13 43 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 43 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 35 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
15 34 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 33 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 32 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 31 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
19 29 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4621 (26.84%) MVC
2 4104 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
3 3809 (22.12%) TDD
4 3758 (21.82%) OOP
5 3615 (20.99%) Software Engineering
6 2859 (16.60%) OOD
7 2844 (16.52%) Scrum
8 1906 (11.07%) E-Commerce
9 1695 (9.84%) Unit Testing
10 1410 (8.19%) Multithreading
11 1333 (7.74%) Web Development
12 1276 (7.41%) BDD
13 1262 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
14 1154 (6.70%) OO PHP
15 1008 (5.85%) UML
16 865 (5.02%) SOA
17 675 (3.92%) OOA/OOD
18 638 (3.71%) Web Application Development
19 616 (3.58%) iOS Development
20 571 (3.32%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7118 (41.34%) C#
2 6884 (39.98%) JavaScript
3 6574 (38.18%) Java
4 5288 (30.71%) SQL
5 3316 (19.26%) PHP
6 3218 (18.69%) C++
7 1505 (8.74%) Python
8 1008 (5.85%) Ruby
9 992 (5.76%) C
10 897 (5.21%) T-SQL
11 822 (4.77%) PHP5
12 721 (4.19%) VB.NET
13 585 (3.40%) Perl
14 561 (3.26%) Objective-C
15 423 (2.46%) Scala
16 351 (2.04%) VB
17 263 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 204 (1.18%) F#
19 180 (1.05%) VBA
20 167 (0.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4039 (23.46%) Degree
2 334 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 316 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 268 (1.56%) PhD
5 225 (1.31%) MCP
6 214 (1.24%) MCSD
7 202 (1.17%) MCTS
8 198 (1.15%) MCAD
9 114 (0.66%) SC Cleared
10 84 (0.49%) ISEB
11 46 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 43 (0.25%) ISTQB
13 25 (0.15%) MCPD
14 20 (0.12%) Postgraduate
15 19 (0.11%) HNC
15 19 (0.11%) HND
16 18 (0.10%) CSSLP
16 18 (0.10%) CFA
16 18 (0.10%) CISSP
17 15 (0.087%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 918 (5.33%) QA
2 107 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 36 (0.21%) WAI
4 35 (0.20%) SLA
5 14 (0.081%) HL7
6 11 (0.064%) DO-178B
7 9 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.046%) DICOM
8 8 (0.046%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.041%) WCAG
10 6 (0.035%) COBIT
11 5 (0.029%) AIFMD
11 5 (0.029%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.029%) FATCA
12 4 (0.023%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.023%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.017%) EMIR
13 3 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.017%) BS15000
System Software
1 91 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 52 (0.30%) Varnish
3 51 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.16%) KVM
5 27 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.15%) Xen
7 18 (0.10%) HDFS
8 11 (0.064%) Squid
9 8 (0.046%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.017%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.017%) Samba
11 3 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.017%) OpenSSH
12 2 (0.012%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.012%) NFS
13 1 (0.006%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.006%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.006%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.006%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (0.63%) Puppet
2 95 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 26 (0.15%) Capistrano
4 26 (0.15%) Nagios
4 26 (0.15%) Salt
5 25 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 24 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (0.12%) MOM
8 19 (0.11%) logstash
8 19 (0.11%) collectd
8 19 (0.11%) StatsD
9 16 (0.093%) Ansible
10 9 (0.052%) Red Hat Satellite
10 9 (0.052%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (0.046%) Ganglia
12 7 (0.041%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.035%) YUM
14 3 (0.017%) Control-M
14 3 (0.017%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2288 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 1809 (10.51%) Oracle
3 822 (4.77%) Zend
4 610 (3.54%) Google
5 466 (2.71%) Facebook
6 434 (2.52%) SAP
7 396 (2.30%) JBoss
8 362 (2.10%) Adobe
9 245 (1.42%) JD Edwards
10 229 (1.33%) Sybase
11 193 (1.12%) Twitter
12 180 (1.05%) Apple
13 145 (0.84%) IBM
14 142 (0.82%) TIBCO
15 135 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 129 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
17 115 (0.67%) Sony
18 105 (0.61%) Yahoo!
19 104 (0.60%) DevExpress
20 97 (0.56%) EPiServer
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Performance Related Incentive Sche
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Performance Related Incentive Scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65k + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago