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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 6743 8951 8127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.10% 7.45% 7.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 9.09% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5754 7524 7072
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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 6366 £45,000 - 919
London -7 2817 £55,000 - 402
South East -3 1207 £42,500 +6.25% 134
East of England -9 520 £42,500 -1.16% 65
City of London -24 474 £57,500 +4.54% 117
Yorkshire -6 437 £40,000 +14.28% 55
North West -7 431 £40,000 +6.66% 91
South West -14 378 £37,500 +7.14% 65
West Midlands +17 343 £37,500 +7.14% 58
Manchester -1 311 £40,000 +6.66% 45
Surrey -2 280 £50,000 +5.26% 27
West Yorkshire -1 249 £40,000 - 40
Cambridgeshire -4 224 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Leeds +1 205 £40,000 +9.58% 28
Berkshire +28 195 £45,000 +9.75% 29
Hampshire +3 195 £42,500 +13.33% 31
East Midlands -15 172 £40,000 +16.78% 34
Cambridge -1 163 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Scotland -11 161 £40,000 -1.23% 41
Oxfordshire +3 147 £40,000 -1.23% 19
Bristol -7 129 £40,000 +8.10% 20
Hertfordshire -19 126 £42,500 +3.65% 19
Birmingham +9 120 £35,000 +2.94% 20
East Sussex -16 115 £41,000 +2.50% 7
Suffolk +27 98 £39,000 +13.04% 2
West Sussex -3 95 £40,000 - 5
Brighton -15 94 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Ipswich +25 92 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 87 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Reading +49 84 £45,000 +12.50% 16

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6192 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6115 (44.81%) JavaScript
3 5785 (42.40%) C#
4 5526 (40.50%) HTML
5 5230 (38.33%) .NET
6 4793 (35.13%) CSS
7 4522 (33.14%) Java
8 4238 (31.06%) SQL
9 4213 (30.88%) MVC
10 3676 (26.94%) SQL Server
11 3215 (23.56%) TDD
12 3166 (23.20%) ASP.NET
13 2981 (21.85%) jQuery
14 2939 (21.54%) OOP
15 2857 (20.94%) Software Engineering
16 2780 (20.37%) Degree
17 2776 (20.34%) Finance
18 2671 (19.57%) PHP
19 2491 (18.26%) HTML5
20 2489 (18.24%) Web Services
21 2390 (17.52%) OOD
22 2348 (17.21%) Scrum
23 2262 (16.58%) C++
24 2217 (16.25%) XML
25 2179 (15.97%) MySQL
26 2151 (15.76%) Linux
27 2067 (15.15%) Microsoft
28 1981 (14.52%) Git (software)
29 1885 (13.81%) Computer Science
30 1789 (13.11%) Windows

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 904 (6.63%) Node.js
2 626 (4.59%) Apache
3 538 (3.94%) CMS
4 382 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 377 (2.76%) IIS
6 329 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 313 (2.29%) WordPress
8 270 (1.98%) Drupal
9 239 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
10 213 (1.56%) JBoss
11 197 (1.44%) nginx
12 182 (1.33%) WebLogic
13 174 (1.28%) WebSphere
14 115 (0.84%) Joomla!
15 111 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
15 111 (0.81%) NServiceBus
16 110 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
17 78 (0.57%) Umbraco
18 76 (0.56%) concrete5
19 71 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 888 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 182 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 75 (0.55%) MS Office
4 61 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 56 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 42 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.24%) Fireworks
8 31 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 28 (0.21%) MS Project
10 14 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (0.059%) CPLEX
12 7 (0.051%) InDesign
12 7 (0.051%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.044%) SPSS
13 6 (0.044%) PowerPivot
13 6 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.037%) Mingle
14 5 (0.037%) FreeHand
14 5 (0.037%) Simulink
15 4 (0.029%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 289 (2.12%) Magento
2 103 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
4 25 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 20 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
7 16 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.088%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 9 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.059%) Zen Cart
10 8 (0.059%) AWD
11 7 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.051%) RMDS
12 6 (0.044%) SAP CO
12 6 (0.044%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (0.044%) SAP FI
12 6 (0.044%) thinkFolio
12 6 (0.044%) Bond Adapt
13 5 (0.037%) SAP APO
13 5 (0.037%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 318 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 304 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (1.55%) SaaS
4 112 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 105 (0.77%) GitHub
6 45 (0.33%) Force.com
7 43 (0.32%) Office 365
8 30 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.17%) PaaS
10 19 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 15 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.081%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.081%) Heroku
13 10 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.059%) IaaS
15 6 (0.044%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.044%) Yammer
16 4 (0.029%) AWS OpsWorks
16 4 (0.029%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 534 (3.91%) Internet
2 405 (2.97%) HTTP
3 181 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 66 (0.48%) DNS
5 62 (0.45%) Intranet
6 55 (0.40%) Broadband
7 37 (0.27%) SSH
8 28 (0.21%) Firewall
8 28 (0.21%) Network Security
9 25 (0.18%) LDAP
10 24 (0.18%) DVB
11 23 (0.17%) SSL
11 23 (0.17%) Wireless
12 22 (0.16%) VPN
12 22 (0.16%) DHCP
13 19 (0.14%) Ethernet
13 19 (0.14%) HTTPS
14 16 (0.12%) Bluetooth
15 15 (0.11%) GSM
15 15 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3676 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 2179 (15.97%) MySQL
3 1180 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 771 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 668 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 572 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 489 (3.58%) RDBMS
8 328 (2.40%) Big Data
9 248 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 238 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 231 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 217 (1.59%) Redis
13 205 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 203 (1.49%) Hadoop
15 169 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 159 (1.17%) Oracle Database
17 130 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
18 115 (0.84%) SQLite
19 112 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
20 73 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1981 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 1220 (8.94%) Subversion
3 819 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 704 (5.16%) NUnit
5 504 (3.69%) Maven
6 490 (3.59%) Eclipse
7 488 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 459 (3.36%) Jenkins
9 425 (3.11%) JUnit
10 381 (2.79%) Selenium
11 345 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
12 332 (2.43%) JIRA
13 318 (2.33%) Cucumber
14 257 (1.88%) Moq
15 230 (1.69%) Jasmine
16 203 (1.49%) TeamCity
17 200 (1.47%) Xcode
18 170 (1.25%) Ant
19 158 (1.16%) MSTest
19 158 (1.16%) PHPUnit
General
1 2776 (20.34%) Finance
2 772 (5.66%) Banking
3 714 (5.23%) Retail
4 592 (4.34%) Marketing
5 575 (4.21%) Games
6 415 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 324 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 312 (2.29%) Advertising
9 310 (2.27%) Front Office
10 219 (1.60%) Back Office
11 157 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 140 (1.03%) Automotive
13 128 (0.94%) Aerospace
14 125 (0.92%) Publishing
15 112 (0.82%) Electronics
16 107 (0.78%) Law
17 100 (0.73%) Manufacturing
18 93 (0.68%) Legal
19 78 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
20 67 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10768 (78.92%) Developer
2 2160 (15.83%) .NET Developer
3 1959 (14.36%) Senior Developer
4 1593 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 1545 (11.32%) PHP Developer
6 1475 (10.81%) Java Developer
7 1395 (10.22%) Software Developer
8 1203 (8.82%) Software Engineer
9 1109 (8.13%) Web Developer
10 987 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 623 (4.57%) Junior
12 546 (4.00%) Junior Developer
13 526 (3.85%) C++ Developer
13 526 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
14 523 (3.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 503 (3.69%) ASP.NET Developer
16 469 (3.44%) Lead Developer
17 443 (3.25%) Architect
18 427 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
19 365 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5526 (40.50%) HTML
2 5230 (38.33%) .NET
3 4793 (35.13%) CSS
4 3166 (23.20%) ASP.NET
5 2981 (21.85%) jQuery
6 2491 (18.26%) HTML5
7 2489 (18.24%) Web Services
8 2217 (16.25%) XML
9 1684 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1625 (11.91%) WCF
11 1560 (11.43%) CSS3
12 1440 (10.55%) AngularJS
13 1387 (10.16%) Ajax
14 1366 (10.01%) .NET Framework
15 1302 (9.54%) REST
16 1209 (8.86%) Spring
17 1002 (7.34%) JSON
18 881 (6.46%) SOAP
19 850 (6.23%) RESTful
20 773 (5.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1885 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 827 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 825 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 778 (5.70%) User Experience
5 772 (5.66%) Open Source
6 528 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
7 500 (3.66%) Algorithms
8 490 (3.59%) Mathematics
9 368 (2.70%) N-Tier
10 339 (2.48%) Data Structures
11 329 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 299 (2.19%) Social Media
13 238 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 236 (1.73%) iPhone
15 220 (1.61%) Derivative
16 217 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 183 (1.34%) Physics
18 171 (1.25%) BBC
18 171 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
19 167 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2151 (15.76%) Linux
2 1789 (13.11%) Windows
3 959 (7.03%) UNIX
3 959 (7.03%) Android
4 833 (6.10%) Apple iOS
5 93 (0.68%) Solaris
6 85 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 82 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 59 (0.43%) Windows Phone
9 56 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 52 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 44 (0.32%) Debian
12 43 (0.32%) CentOS
13 42 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 37 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 36 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (0.19%) VxWorks
18 24 (0.18%) AIX
18 24 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6192 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4213 (30.88%) MVC
3 3215 (23.56%) TDD
4 2939 (21.54%) OOP
5 2857 (20.94%) Software Engineering
6 2390 (17.52%) OOD
7 2348 (17.21%) Scrum
8 1476 (10.82%) BDD
9 1394 (10.22%) Unit Testing
10 1361 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
11 1199 (8.79%) E-Commerce
12 1169 (8.57%) OO PHP
13 1118 (8.19%) Multithreading
14 1047 (7.67%) Web Development
15 900 (6.60%) UML
16 774 (5.67%) Mentoring
17 690 (5.06%) Web Application Development
18 645 (4.73%) SOA
19 520 (3.81%) OOA/OOD
20 502 (3.68%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6115 (44.81%) JavaScript
2 5785 (42.40%) C#
3 4522 (33.14%) Java
4 4238 (31.06%) SQL
5 2671 (19.57%) PHP
6 2262 (16.58%) C++
7 1156 (8.47%) Python
8 887 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 854 (6.26%) Ruby
10 775 (5.68%) VB.NET
11 663 (4.86%) C
12 456 (3.34%) Objective-C
13 444 (3.25%) PHP5
14 369 (2.70%) Perl
15 336 (2.46%) VB
16 315 (2.31%) PL/SQL
17 245 (1.80%) Scala
18 148 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 108 (0.79%) VB6
20 105 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2780 (20.37%) Degree
2 197 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 153 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 149 (1.09%) PhD
5 108 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 75 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 65 (0.48%) MCSD
8 47 (0.34%) MCP
9 32 (0.23%) MCTS
10 28 (0.21%) MCAD
10 28 (0.21%) HND
11 18 (0.13%) MCPD
11 18 (0.13%) Sun Certification
12 16 (0.12%) ISEB
13 14 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.081%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.081%) MCDBA
14 11 (0.081%) MCITP
15 9 (0.066%) OCPJP
16 8 (0.059%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 704 (5.16%) QA
2 71 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.23%) HL7
4 27 (0.20%) WAI
5 22 (0.16%) SLA
6 17 (0.12%) WCAG
7 13 (0.095%) ISO 8583
8 12 (0.088%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.044%) FATCA
9 6 (0.044%) SNOMED CT
9 6 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.037%) DICOM
11 4 (0.029%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.022%) Basel II
12 3 (0.022%) TickIT
13 2 (0.015%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 54 (0.40%) Varnish
2 53 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.26%) Docker
4 32 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.19%) iptables
6 25 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 21 (0.15%) Firmware
7 21 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.12%) Xen
9 12 (0.088%) Squid
9 12 (0.088%) vSphere
10 11 (0.081%) LXC
11 10 (0.073%) KVM
12 8 (0.059%) Oracle Clusterware
13 5 (0.037%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.037%) PowerHA
13 5 (0.037%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
14 3 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 169 (1.24%) Puppet
2 92 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 61 (0.45%) Ansible
5 31 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 27 (0.20%) Salt
7 23 (0.17%) logstash
8 21 (0.15%) Capistrano
9 17 (0.12%) Nagios
10 15 (0.11%) StatsD
11 13 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.095%) Graphite
12 12 (0.088%) collectd
13 10 (0.073%) yum
14 9 (0.066%) MOM
15 8 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.059%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.059%) Oracle Flashback
16 6 (0.044%) BladeLogic
16 6 (0.044%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2067 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1218 (8.93%) Oracle
3 669 (4.90%) Zend
4 361 (2.65%) Google
5 335 (2.46%) Facebook
6 237 (1.74%) Apple
7 196 (1.44%) Twitter
8 181 (1.33%) Adobe
9 161 (1.18%) SAP
10 157 (1.15%) Sybase
11 155 (1.14%) IBM
12 139 (1.02%) Sony
13 133 (0.97%) Yahoo!
14 129 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 94 (0.69%) TIBCO
16 65 (0.48%) HP
17 64 (0.47%) Perforce
18 60 (0.44%) VMware
19 59 (0.43%) Xamarin
20 58 (0.43%) DevExpress
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