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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 6358 8743 8005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.02% 7.39% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.15% 8.94% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5372 7442 6844
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 £29,500
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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -8 6000 £45,000 - 874
London -6 2865 £55,000 - 398
South East -10 1072 £42,500 +6.25% 113
East of England -10 461 £45,000 - 57
City of London -22 449 £57,500 +4.54% 118
Yorkshire -5 373 £40,000 +14.28% 53
North West -9 353 £40,000 +6.66% 87
South West -13 329 £37,500 - 70
West Midlands +20 302 £37,500 +10.29% 40
West Yorkshire +2 245 £40,000 - 41
Manchester 0 245 £40,000 - 52
Surrey -4 244 £47,500 - 19
Leeds +13 200 £40,000 - 30
Hampshire -9 191 £43,750 +9.37% 23
Cambridgeshire -3 189 £45,000 - 19
Berkshire +25 186 £46,750 +10.00% 22
East Midlands -12 176 £40,000 +10.34% 33
Scotland -19 170 £40,000 - 30
Cambridge 0 142 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Oxfordshire +1 121 £37,500 - 14
Hertfordshire -19 119 £45,000 +9.75% 21
Bristol -1 118 £42,000 +12.00% 29
Buckinghamshire -15 101 £42,500 - 8
Birmingham -13 95 £35,000 +4.47% 17
Reading +43 88 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Glasgow -12 88 £40,000 - 9
Suffolk +19 86 £37,500 +11.94% 5
East Sussex -19 86 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Ipswich +16 84 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Milton Keynes -14 82 £42,500 - 7

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6133 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5857 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 5573 (42.48%) C#
4 5185 (39.52%) HTML
5 4961 (37.81%) .NET
6 4509 (34.37%) CSS
7 4449 (33.91%) Java
8 4116 (31.37%) SQL
9 4053 (30.89%) MVC
10 3489 (26.59%) SQL Server
11 3244 (24.73%) TDD
12 2989 (22.78%) ASP.NET
13 2802 (21.36%) OOP
14 2786 (21.23%) jQuery
15 2778 (21.17%) Software Engineering
16 2727 (20.79%) Degree
17 2684 (20.46%) Finance
18 2468 (18.81%) PHP
19 2443 (18.62%) Web Services
20 2317 (17.66%) HTML5
21 2282 (17.39%) Scrum
22 2280 (17.38%) OOD
23 2160 (16.46%) C++
24 2043 (15.57%) MySQL
25 2031 (15.48%) XML
26 1978 (15.08%) Linux
26 1978 (15.08%) Microsoft
27 1951 (14.87%) Git (software)
28 1873 (14.28%) Computer Science
29 1728 (13.17%) Windows

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 917 (6.99%) Node.js
2 578 (4.41%) Apache
3 470 (3.58%) CMS
4 401 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 359 (2.74%) IIS
6 274 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 238 (1.81%) Drupal
8 234 (1.78%) WordPress
9 231 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 228 (1.74%) JBoss
11 179 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 176 (1.34%) WebSphere
13 170 (1.30%) nginx
14 110 (0.84%) Joomla!
15 106 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
16 99 (0.75%) NServiceBus
17 96 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
18 89 (0.68%) Apache Solr
19 67 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
20 63 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 857 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 138 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 72 (0.55%) MS Office
4 41 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 40 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 27 (0.21%) MS Project
9 24 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (0.061%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.061%) InDesign
11 8 (0.061%) CPLEX
12 6 (0.046%) SPSS
12 6 (0.046%) Simulink
13 5 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.038%) Mingle
14 4 (0.030%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.030%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.015%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 247 (1.88%) Magento
2 91 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
5 20 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.091%) SAP IS-U
8 11 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.061%) AWD
9 8 (0.061%) MetaTrader
10 7 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.053%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 6 (0.046%) Zen Cart
11 6 (0.046%) thinkFolio
11 6 (0.046%) Bond Adapt
12 5 (0.038%) SimCorp Dimension
12 5 (0.038%) RMDS
12 5 (0.038%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.038%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.038%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 352 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 345 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 235 (1.79%) SaaS
4 124 (0.95%) GitHub
5 98 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (0.38%) Force.com
7 35 (0.27%) Office 365
8 23 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 22 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.15%) Heroku
11 19 (0.14%) PaaS
12 14 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.084%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.053%) IaaS
16 6 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.046%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.046%) Yammer
17 4 (0.030%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 535 (4.08%) Internet
2 354 (2.70%) HTTP
3 160 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 59 (0.45%) Broadband
5 58 (0.44%) Intranet
6 49 (0.37%) DNS
7 32 (0.24%) SSH
8 31 (0.24%) Network Security
9 24 (0.18%) DVB
10 22 (0.17%) SSL
10 22 (0.17%) Firewall
11 21 (0.16%) VPN
12 20 (0.15%) LDAP
12 20 (0.15%) DHCP
13 18 (0.14%) Wireless
14 17 (0.13%) Ethernet
14 17 (0.13%) SNMP
15 14 (0.11%) HTTPS
16 13 (0.099%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (0.099%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3489 (26.59%) SQL Server
2 2043 (15.57%) MySQL
3 1087 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 777 (5.92%) NoSQL
5 674 (5.14%) MongoDB
6 524 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 435 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 311 (2.37%) Big Data
9 235 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 228 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 210 (1.60%) Redis
12 198 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 185 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 182 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 180 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
16 151 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 134 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
18 118 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
19 104 (0.79%) SQLite
20 76 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1951 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 1130 (8.61%) Subversion
3 796 (6.07%) Visual Studio
4 691 (5.27%) NUnit
5 520 (3.96%) Maven
6 485 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 481 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 472 (3.60%) Jenkins
9 454 (3.46%) JUnit
10 431 (3.29%) Selenium
11 341 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
12 314 (2.39%) Cucumber
13 310 (2.36%) JIRA
14 245 (1.87%) Jasmine
15 242 (1.84%) Moq
16 193 (1.47%) TeamCity
17 180 (1.37%) Xcode
18 177 (1.35%) PHPUnit
19 173 (1.32%) Ant
20 172 (1.31%) Grunt
General
1 2684 (20.46%) Finance
2 692 (5.27%) Retail
3 688 (5.24%) Banking
4 613 (4.67%) Games
5 488 (3.72%) Marketing
6 422 (3.22%) Telecoms
7 298 (2.27%) Front Office
8 272 (2.07%) Advertising
9 258 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 181 (1.38%) Back Office
11 150 (1.14%) Automotive
12 146 (1.11%) Publishing
13 145 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 128 (0.98%) Aerospace
15 125 (0.95%) Law
16 117 (0.89%) Manufacturing
17 108 (0.82%) Electronics
18 82 (0.63%) Legal
19 68 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
20 61 (0.46%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10376 (79.09%) Developer
2 2101 (16.01%) .NET Developer
3 1954 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 1557 (11.87%) C# Developer
5 1443 (11.00%) Java Developer
6 1407 (10.72%) PHP Developer
7 1359 (10.36%) Software Developer
8 1161 (8.85%) Software Engineer
9 1017 (7.75%) Web Developer
10 968 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 607 (4.63%) Junior
12 536 (4.09%) Front-End Developer
13 529 (4.03%) Junior Developer
14 486 (3.70%) C++ Developer
15 484 (3.69%) Lead Developer
16 474 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
17 470 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 430 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
19 404 (3.08%) Architect
20 379 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5185 (39.52%) HTML
2 4961 (37.81%) .NET
3 4509 (34.37%) CSS
4 2989 (22.78%) ASP.NET
5 2786 (21.23%) jQuery
6 2443 (18.62%) Web Services
7 2317 (17.66%) HTML5
8 2031 (15.48%) XML
9 1618 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1527 (11.64%) WCF
11 1479 (11.27%) AngularJS
12 1463 (11.15%) CSS3
13 1315 (10.02%) .NET Framework
14 1299 (9.90%) Ajax
15 1268 (9.66%) REST
16 1215 (9.26%) Spring
17 928 (7.07%) JSON
18 890 (6.78%) RESTful
19 838 (6.39%) SOAP
20 789 (6.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1873 (14.28%) Computer Science
2 824 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 789 (6.01%) Mobile App
4 760 (5.79%) User Experience
5 511 (3.89%) Algorithms
6 492 (3.75%) Mathematics
7 476 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
8 361 (2.75%) Data Structures
9 338 (2.58%) N-Tier
10 331 (2.52%) Client/Server
11 294 (2.24%) Social Media
12 239 (1.82%) Hedge funds
13 218 (1.66%) iPhone
14 188 (1.43%) Derivative
15 187 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 185 (1.41%) Physics
17 176 (1.34%) BBC
18 159 (1.21%) W3C
19 157 (1.20%) iPad
20 148 (1.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1978 (15.08%) Linux
2 1728 (13.17%) Windows
3 911 (6.94%) Android
4 879 (6.70%) UNIX
5 802 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 91 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 87 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 69 (0.53%) Solaris
9 60 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 58 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 56 (0.43%) Debian
12 54 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 43 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 38 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 32 (0.24%) CentOS
18 23 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 21 (0.16%) VxWorks
20 20 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6133 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4053 (30.89%) MVC
3 3244 (24.73%) TDD
4 2802 (21.36%) OOP
5 2778 (21.17%) Software Engineering
6 2282 (17.39%) Scrum
7 2280 (17.38%) OOD
8 1473 (11.23%) Unit Testing
9 1468 (11.19%) BDD
10 1421 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
11 1211 (9.23%) SDLC
12 1087 (8.29%) E-Commerce
13 1038 (7.91%) OO PHP
14 1029 (7.84%) Web Development
15 1028 (7.84%) Multithreading
16 898 (6.84%) UML
17 795 (6.06%) Mentoring
18 778 (5.93%) Open Source
19 672 (5.12%) Web Application Development
20 590 (4.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5857 (44.64%) JavaScript
2 5573 (42.48%) C#
3 4449 (33.91%) Java
4 4116 (31.37%) SQL
5 2468 (18.81%) PHP
6 2160 (16.46%) C++
7 1088 (8.29%) Python
8 861 (6.56%) T-SQL
9 823 (6.27%) Ruby
10 680 (5.18%) VB.NET
11 677 (5.16%) C
12 451 (3.44%) Objective-C
13 336 (2.56%) PHP5
14 334 (2.55%) Perl
15 316 (2.41%) PL/SQL
16 306 (2.33%) VB
17 242 (1.84%) Scala
18 136 (1.04%) Bash Shell
19 106 (0.81%) VB6
20 105 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2727 (20.79%) Degree
2 170 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 139 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (1.01%) PhD
5 98 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 62 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 57 (0.43%) MCSD
8 36 (0.27%) MCP
9 29 (0.22%) HND
10 24 (0.18%) MCTS
11 22 (0.17%) MCAD
12 19 (0.14%) MCPD
12 19 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.13%) ISEB
14 13 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
15 12 (0.091%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.091%) Sun Certification
16 11 (0.084%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 668 (5.09%) QA
2 55 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 40 (0.30%) HL7
4 25 (0.19%) SLA
5 21 (0.16%) WAI
6 18 (0.14%) WCAG
7 13 (0.099%) ISO 8583
7 13 (0.099%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.053%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.046%) FATCA
9 6 (0.046%) SNOMED CT
9 6 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.038%) DICOM
11 3 (0.023%) Basel II
12 2 (0.015%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.015%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.008%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.008%) TickIT
System Software
1 52 (0.40%) Varnish
2 48 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.34%) Docker
4 29 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 23 (0.18%) iptables
7 22 (0.17%) Firmware
8 21 (0.16%) Xen
9 19 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 18 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (0.13%) LXC
12 13 (0.099%) vSphere
13 10 (0.076%) KVM
14 9 (0.069%) Oracle Clusterware
15 7 (0.053%) Squid
16 6 (0.046%) HDFS
17 5 (0.038%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 5 (0.038%) Apache Flume
17 5 (0.038%) PowerHA
18 3 (0.023%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 175 (1.33%) Puppet
2 92 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (0.59%) Vagrant
4 53 (0.40%) Ansible
5 27 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 26 (0.20%) Nagios
7 22 (0.17%) Salt
8 21 (0.16%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.14%) logstash
10 9 (0.069%) Oracle Flashback
10 9 (0.069%) BladeLogic
10 9 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.069%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.069%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.069%) SCCM
11 7 (0.053%) collectd
11 7 (0.053%) StatsD
11 7 (0.053%) Graphite
11 7 (0.053%) MOM
11 7 (0.053%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1978 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 1147 (8.74%) Oracle
3 660 (5.03%) Zend
4 368 (2.80%) Google
5 299 (2.28%) Facebook
6 254 (1.94%) Apple
7 170 (1.30%) Twitter
8 160 (1.22%) Adobe
9 153 (1.17%) SAP
10 152 (1.16%) IBM
11 137 (1.04%) Sybase
11 137 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 129 (0.98%) Yahoo!
12 129 (0.98%) Sony
13 85 (0.65%) TIBCO
14 67 (0.51%) Perforce
15 57 (0.43%) Rackspace
16 56 (0.43%) Sitecore
17 55 (0.42%) VMware
18 53 (0.40%) Xamarin
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