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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 32 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 6683 8362 7931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.21% 7.47% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 9.08% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5740 7014 6929
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 6309 £45,000 - 979
London -8 2720 £55,000 - 420
South East -2 1205 £42,500 +3.65% 184
City of London -12 497 £57,500 +4.54% 103
East of England -11 491 £42,500 -5.55% 59
Yorkshire -1 482 £40,000 +14.28% 58
North West -5 473 £37,500 - 94
South West -8 455 £37,500 +15.38% 75
Manchester -1 350 £39,000 +4.00% 51
Surrey +3 301 £50,000 +5.26% 31
West Midlands +16 297 £37,500 +7.14% 43
West Yorkshire -1 256 £40,000 +13.21% 40
Cambridgeshire -6 226 £45,000 - 33
Leeds -2 208 £40,000 +14.28% 32
Hampshire +16 201 £42,500 +21.42% 35
Berkshire -1 166 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Cambridge -2 165 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Scotland -19 149 £40,000 -4.76% 31
Oxfordshire +8 143 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Bristol -1 138 £40,000 +14.28% 24
East Sussex -13 138 £40,000 +6.66% 18
East Midlands -31 137 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Hertfordshire -1 129 £42,500 +3.65% 13
Brighton -13 118 £40,000 - 15
Dorset -3 115 £35,000 - 13
North Yorkshire -1 100 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Birmingham +5 95 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Wales -8 91 £33,750 -10.00% 11
West Sussex -8 88 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South Wales +7 82 £35,000 -10.25% 7

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6212 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6196 (44.69%) JavaScript
3 5835 (42.09%) C#
4 5659 (40.82%) HTML
5 5321 (38.38%) .NET
6 4891 (35.28%) CSS
7 4576 (33.01%) Java
8 4252 (30.67%) SQL
9 4215 (30.40%) MVC
10 3758 (27.11%) SQL Server
11 3234 (23.33%) ASP.NET
12 3225 (23.26%) TDD
13 3079 (22.21%) jQuery
14 3025 (21.82%) OOP
15 2873 (20.72%) Software Engineering
16 2805 (20.23%) PHP
17 2800 (20.20%) Degree
18 2794 (20.15%) Finance
19 2547 (18.37%) HTML5
20 2488 (17.95%) Web Services
21 2453 (17.69%) OOD
22 2386 (17.21%) Scrum
23 2316 (16.71%) C++
24 2290 (16.52%) XML
25 2231 (16.09%) MySQL
26 2202 (15.88%) Linux
27 2137 (15.41%) Microsoft
28 1999 (14.42%) Git (software)
29 1912 (13.79%) Computer Science
30 1868 (13.47%) Windows

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 851 (6.14%) Node.js
2 654 (4.72%) Apache
3 562 (4.05%) CMS
4 394 (2.84%) IIS
5 393 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 376 (2.71%) Tomcat
7 342 (2.47%) WordPress
8 290 (2.09%) Drupal
9 234 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 213 (1.54%) JBoss
10 213 (1.54%) nginx
11 197 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 162 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 130 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 116 (0.84%) Joomla!
15 114 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
16 107 (0.77%) NServiceBus
17 89 (0.64%) Umbraco
18 86 (0.62%) concrete5
19 78 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 955 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 217 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 93 (0.67%) MS Office
4 67 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 64 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 49 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 31 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 31 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 28 (0.20%) MS Project
9 10 (0.072%) CPLEX
10 9 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (0.065%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.058%) Mingle
12 7 (0.050%) SPSS
12 7 (0.050%) InDesign
13 5 (0.036%) Simulink
13 5 (0.036%) FreeHand
13 5 (0.036%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.029%) Revit
Business Applications
1 320 (2.31%) Magento
2 109 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
4 21 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 19 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
6 16 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 15 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.058%) Zen Cart
10 8 (0.058%) AWD
11 7 (0.050%) RMDS
11 7 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.043%) SAP CO
12 6 (0.043%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (0.043%) SAP R/3
12 6 (0.043%) SAP FI
12 6 (0.043%) thinkFolio
12 6 (0.043%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 311 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 245 (1.77%) SaaS
3 192 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 115 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 103 (0.74%) GitHub
6 49 (0.35%) Office 365
7 45 (0.32%) Force.com
8 42 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.19%) PaaS
11 14 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.065%) IaaS
13 8 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.058%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.050%) Heroku
14 7 (0.050%) Trello
15 6 (0.043%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.043%) Yammer
16 5 (0.036%) AWS OpsWorks
17 3 (0.022%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 555 (4.00%) Internet
2 423 (3.05%) HTTP
3 192 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 72 (0.52%) DNS
5 71 (0.51%) Intranet
6 62 (0.45%) Broadband
7 45 (0.32%) SSH
8 28 (0.20%) Network Security
9 26 (0.19%) Firewall
9 26 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.18%) LDAP
11 23 (0.17%) DHCP
11 23 (0.17%) Ethernet
12 22 (0.16%) SSL
12 22 (0.16%) DVB
13 21 (0.15%) Wireless
14 18 (0.13%) SAN
14 18 (0.13%) VPN
15 16 (0.12%) SNMP
15 16 (0.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3758 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 2231 (16.09%) MySQL
3 1228 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 737 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 655 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 618 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 494 (3.56%) RDBMS
8 363 (2.62%) Big Data
9 252 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 249 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 249 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 224 (1.62%) Redis
12 209 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 206 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 175 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 156 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 133 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
17 129 (0.93%) SQLite
18 114 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
19 66 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1999 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 1298 (9.36%) Subversion
3 815 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 717 (5.17%) NUnit
5 488 (3.52%) Maven
6 484 (3.49%) Eclipse
7 471 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 453 (3.27%) Jenkins
9 413 (2.98%) JUnit
10 363 (2.62%) Selenium
11 356 (2.57%) Rhino Mocks
12 336 (2.42%) Cucumber
13 331 (2.39%) JIRA
14 276 (1.99%) Moq
15 236 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 233 (1.68%) Jasmine
17 215 (1.55%) Xcode
18 157 (1.13%) PHPUnit
19 154 (1.11%) Ant
20 149 (1.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 2794 (20.15%) Finance
2 833 (6.01%) Banking
3 693 (5.00%) Retail
4 622 (4.49%) Marketing
5 558 (4.02%) Games
6 433 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 372 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 336 (2.42%) Front Office
9 317 (2.29%) Advertising
10 224 (1.62%) Back Office
11 156 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 139 (1.00%) Publishing
13 128 (0.92%) Aerospace
13 128 (0.92%) Automotive
14 108 (0.78%) Electronics
15 97 (0.70%) Manufacturing
16 94 (0.68%) Legal
17 86 (0.62%) Law
18 75 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 60 (0.43%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10876 (78.45%) Developer
2 2139 (15.43%) .NET Developer
3 1982 (14.30%) Senior Developer
4 1623 (11.71%) C# Developer
5 1616 (11.66%) PHP Developer
6 1475 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 1389 (10.02%) Software Developer
8 1215 (8.76%) Software Engineer
9 1133 (8.17%) Web Developer
10 984 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 610 (4.40%) Junior
12 534 (3.85%) C++ Developer
12 534 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
13 530 (3.82%) Junior Developer
14 516 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 492 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
16 457 (3.30%) Lead Developer
17 456 (3.29%) Architect
18 433 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
19 347 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5659 (40.82%) HTML
2 5321 (38.38%) .NET
3 4891 (35.28%) CSS
4 3234 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 3079 (22.21%) jQuery
6 2547 (18.37%) HTML5
7 2488 (17.95%) Web Services
8 2290 (16.52%) XML
9 1698 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1656 (11.94%) WCF
11 1553 (11.20%) CSS3
12 1427 (10.29%) Ajax
13 1413 (10.19%) AngularJS
14 1394 (10.05%) .NET Framework
15 1303 (9.40%) REST
16 1187 (8.56%) Spring
17 1016 (7.33%) JSON
18 896 (6.46%) SOAP
19 818 (5.90%) RESTful
20 786 (5.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1912 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 840 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 836 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 807 (5.82%) Open Source
5 788 (5.68%) User Experience
6 547 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 503 (3.63%) Mathematics
8 464 (3.35%) Algorithms
9 353 (2.55%) N-Tier
10 308 (2.22%) Client/Server
11 296 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 295 (2.13%) Social Media
13 247 (1.78%) iPhone
14 245 (1.77%) Hedge funds
15 238 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 227 (1.64%) Derivative
17 186 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
18 182 (1.31%) Physics
19 171 (1.23%) Fixed Income
20 164 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2202 (15.88%) Linux
2 1868 (13.47%) Windows
3 1016 (7.33%) UNIX
4 972 (7.01%) Android
5 841 (6.07%) Apple iOS
6 110 (0.79%) Solaris
7 88 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 73 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 72 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 70 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 55 (0.40%) CentOS
12 48 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 41 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (0.29%) Debian
15 37 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 29 (0.21%) HPUX
19 28 (0.20%) VxWorks
20 24 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6212 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4215 (30.40%) MVC
3 3225 (23.26%) TDD
4 3025 (21.82%) OOP
5 2873 (20.72%) Software Engineering
6 2453 (17.69%) OOD
7 2386 (17.21%) Scrum
8 1476 (10.65%) BDD
9 1355 (9.77%) Unit Testing
10 1331 (9.60%) E-Commerce
11 1327 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 1194 (8.61%) OO PHP
13 1138 (8.21%) Multithreading
14 1060 (7.65%) Web Development
15 899 (6.48%) UML
16 739 (5.33%) Mentoring
17 689 (4.97%) SOA
18 677 (4.88%) Web Application Development
19 581 (4.19%) OOA/OOD
20 513 (3.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6196 (44.69%) JavaScript
2 5835 (42.09%) C#
3 4576 (33.01%) Java
4 4252 (30.67%) SQL
5 2805 (20.23%) PHP
6 2316 (16.71%) C++
7 1167 (8.42%) Python
8 903 (6.51%) T-SQL
9 869 (6.27%) Ruby
10 764 (5.51%) VB.NET
11 686 (4.95%) C
12 509 (3.67%) PHP5
13 463 (3.34%) Objective-C
14 399 (2.88%) Perl
15 336 (2.42%) VB
16 301 (2.17%) PL/SQL
17 229 (1.65%) Scala
18 154 (1.11%) Bash Shell
19 116 (0.84%) VB6
20 112 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2800 (20.20%) Degree
2 200 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 162 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 150 (1.08%) PhD
5 110 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 72 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 71 (0.51%) MCSD
8 57 (0.41%) MCP
9 40 (0.29%) MCTS
10 36 (0.26%) MCAD
11 29 (0.21%) HND
12 19 (0.14%) MCPD
12 19 (0.14%) Sun Certification
13 13 (0.094%) ISEB
14 11 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (0.079%) MCDBA
14 11 (0.079%) MCITP
15 9 (0.065%) OCPJP
15 9 (0.065%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 727 (5.24%) QA
2 77 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.22%) SLA
4 30 (0.22%) WAI
5 23 (0.17%) HL7
6 14 (0.10%) WCAG
7 13 (0.094%) ISO 8583
8 12 (0.087%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.058%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.043%) FATCA
12 5 (0.036%) SNOMED CT
12 5 (0.036%) DICOM
12 5 (0.036%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.022%) TickIT
14 2 (0.014%) Basel II
14 2 (0.014%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.014%) DO-178B
15 1 (0.007%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 59 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 59 (0.43%) Varnish
2 42 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 33 (0.24%) Docker
5 26 (0.19%) iptables
6 25 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 22 (0.16%) Firmware
8 18 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (0.11%) Xen
10 12 (0.087%) Squid
10 12 (0.087%) vSphere
11 11 (0.079%) LXC
12 10 (0.072%) KVM
13 8 (0.058%) Oracle Clusterware
14 5 (0.036%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 5 (0.036%) PowerHA
15 4 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.029%) HDFS
15 4 (0.029%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 175 (1.26%) Puppet
2 104 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 71 (0.51%) Ansible
5 41 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 30 (0.22%) Salt
7 27 (0.19%) logstash
8 24 (0.17%) StatsD
9 20 (0.14%) Nagios
10 19 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 19 (0.14%) Graphite
11 14 (0.10%) collectd
11 14 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (0.079%) MOM
12 11 (0.079%) yum
13 8 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.058%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.058%) Oracle Flashback
14 6 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.043%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2137 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 1270 (9.16%) Oracle
3 697 (5.03%) Zend
4 334 (2.41%) Google
5 328 (2.37%) Facebook
6 230 (1.66%) Apple
7 206 (1.49%) Adobe
8 205 (1.48%) Twitter
9 171 (1.23%) SAP
10 165 (1.19%) Sybase
11 143 (1.03%) IBM
12 140 (1.01%) Sony
13 132 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 131 (0.94%) Yahoo!
15 100 (0.72%) TIBCO
16 85 (0.61%) HP
17 69 (0.50%) Xamarin
18 67 (0.48%) VMware
19 63 (0.45%) Perforce
20 60 (0.43%) Rackspace
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum up to 100k base. Total Package: 130
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Endeavour Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Competitive & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: Pension, flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday