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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 8002 7567 8079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.83% 7.06% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 8.88% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6658 6242 7339
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
94499 85180 91147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.43% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75420 69572 77387
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 7555 £45,000 +5.88% 896
London -2 3817 £55,000 +5.76% 424
South East +2 1386 £42,500 +6.25% 111
City of London -3 846 £55,000 - 134
North West -3 552 £40,000 +14.28% 105
East of England +6 511 £45,000 +12.50% 81
South West -9 417 £40,000 +14.28% 58
Surrey +20 388 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Manchester 0 328 £40,000 +12.67% 67
Yorkshire -21 327 £35,661 +9.72% 50
Scotland +1 271 £40,000 - 50
West Midlands +12 252 £35,000 - 19
Hampshire 0 241 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Cambridgeshire +4 229 £45,000 +5.88% 34
East Midlands -4 211 £35,000 +2.94% 32
West Yorkshire -18 195 £36,000 +9.92% 26
East Sussex +1 177 £40,000 +9.58% 4
Glasgow +2 162 £40,000 - 22
Brighton 0 160 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire +18 154 £44,000 +10.00% 21
Leeds -24 150 £40,000 +23.07% 18
Cambridge +3 140 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Oxfordshire +10 135 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Buckinghamshire +9 134 £41,000 +5.80% 12
Berkshire -40 121 £42,250 +5.62% 11
Dorset +5 109 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Milton Keynes +19 104 £42,500 - 7
Cheshire -10 102 £37,500 - 17
Bristol -18 98 £42,500 +13.33% 23
Nottinghamshire -11 92 £32,487 -4.45% 10

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6825 (40.89%) C#
2 6763 (40.52%) JavaScript
3 6467 (38.75%) HTML
4 6327 (37.91%) Java
5 6265 (37.54%) .NET
6 5460 (32.71%) CSS
7 4967 (29.76%) SQL
8 4476 (26.82%) MVC
9 4224 (25.31%) SQL Server
10 4050 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
11 4017 (24.07%) Degree
12 3890 (23.31%) TDD
13 3682 (22.06%) ASP.NET
14 3681 (22.06%) jQuery
15 3668 (21.98%) OOP
16 3638 (21.80%) Finance
17 3370 (20.19%) Software Engineering
18 3162 (18.95%) PHP
19 3074 (18.42%) C++
20 2935 (17.59%) Computer Science
21 2842 (17.03%) OOD
22 2816 (16.87%) Scrum
23 2686 (16.09%) XML
24 2651 (15.88%) HTML5
25 2537 (15.20%) Web Services
26 2519 (15.09%) Linux
27 2398 (14.37%) MySQL
28 2240 (13.42%) Microsoft
29 2136 (12.80%) WCF
30 1945 (11.65%) E-Commerce

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 805 (4.82%) Node.js
2 762 (4.57%) Apache
3 616 (3.69%) CMS
4 520 (3.12%) Tomcat
5 467 (2.80%) IIS
6 354 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 265 (1.59%) Drupal
8 264 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 250 (1.50%) WordPress
10 199 (1.19%) WebLogic
11 176 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 140 (0.84%) Confluence
13 132 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 124 (0.74%) nginx
15 93 (0.56%) Umbraco
16 91 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 84 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
18 67 (0.40%) GlassFish
19 65 (0.39%) NServiceBus
20 63 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1035 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 286 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 132 (0.79%) MS Office
4 117 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 33 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 27 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 25 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.072%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.060%) Mingle
11 9 (0.054%) FrameMaker
12 6 (0.036%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.036%) GIMP
13 5 (0.030%) MS Project
14 4 (0.024%) FreeHand
14 4 (0.024%) Simulink
15 3 (0.018%) InDesign
15 3 (0.018%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.012%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 422 (2.53%) Magento
2 187 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
3 86 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 34 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
5 30 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 25 (0.15%) SunGard APT
7 23 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 17 (0.10%) Markit EDM
10 14 (0.084%) SAP SRM
10 14 (0.084%) SAP HR
10 14 (0.084%) SAP SD
10 14 (0.084%) SAP CO
11 12 (0.072%) SAP FI
11 12 (0.072%) SAP MM
11 12 (0.072%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (0.054%) WebTrends
12 9 (0.054%) SAP IS-U
12 9 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 306 (1.83%) SaaS
2 255 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (1.24%) GitHub
4 201 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 153 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.33%) PaaS
7 53 (0.32%) Force.com
8 32 (0.19%) Trello
9 30 (0.18%) IaaS
10 25 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.10%) Google App Engine
12 16 (0.096%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.048%) Google Compute Engine
14 7 (0.042%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.036%) Office 365
15 6 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.036%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.036%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.030%) Basecamp
16 5 (0.030%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 888 (5.32%) Internet
2 435 (2.61%) HTTP
3 253 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 154 (0.92%) Intranet
5 55 (0.33%) SNMP
6 52 (0.31%) SSL
6 52 (0.31%) SSH
7 50 (0.30%) Wireless
8 42 (0.25%) GSM
9 37 (0.22%) Broadband
9 37 (0.22%) DNS
10 34 (0.20%) LTE
11 29 (0.17%) UMTS
11 29 (0.17%) SMTP
12 26 (0.16%) FTP
12 26 (0.16%) Network Security
13 24 (0.14%) PBX
14 21 (0.13%) LDAP
14 21 (0.13%) ATM
14 21 (0.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4224 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 2398 (14.37%) MySQL
3 1481 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 836 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 693 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 600 (3.59%) RDBMS
7 577 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 558 (3.34%) Big Data
9 533 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 427 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 416 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 409 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 370 (2.22%) Hadoop
14 268 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
15 267 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 209 (1.25%) Oracle Database
17 167 (1.00%) Redis
18 161 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 139 (0.83%) SQLite
20 119 (0.71%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1779 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 1612 (9.66%) Subversion
3 1070 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 859 (5.15%) NUnit
5 637 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 559 (3.35%) Maven
7 558 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 549 (3.29%) Selenium
9 538 (3.22%) JUnit
10 477 (2.86%) Jenkins
11 440 (2.64%) Rhino Mocks
12 419 (2.51%) JIRA
13 390 (2.34%) Moq
14 375 (2.25%) Cucumber
15 348 (2.09%) TeamCity
16 291 (1.74%) Ant
17 276 (1.65%) Jasmine
18 208 (1.25%) SpecFlow
19 180 (1.08%) MSTest
20 154 (0.92%) Mercurial
General
1 3638 (21.80%) Finance
2 947 (5.67%) Banking
3 895 (5.36%) Marketing
4 765 (4.58%) Games
5 750 (4.49%) Retail
6 495 (2.97%) Front Office
7 350 (2.10%) Investment Banking
8 330 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 278 (1.67%) Back Office
10 270 (1.62%) Advertising
11 184 (1.10%) Publishing
12 176 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 146 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 107 (0.64%) Electronics
15 99 (0.59%) Legal
16 85 (0.51%) Automotive
17 82 (0.49%) French Language
18 78 (0.47%) Law
19 72 (0.43%) Military
20 68 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13147 (78.77%) Developer
2 2634 (15.78%) Senior Developer
3 2481 (14.87%) .NET Developer
4 2057 (12.32%) Java Developer
5 1920 (11.50%) C# Developer
6 1769 (10.60%) PHP Developer
7 1712 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 1334 (7.99%) Software Engineer
9 1262 (7.56%) Web Developer
10 1192 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 667 (4.00%) Analyst
11 667 (4.00%) C++ Developer
12 612 (3.67%) Junior
13 585 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
14 559 (3.35%) Programmer
15 558 (3.34%) Junior Developer
16 549 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
17 532 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
18 516 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
18 516 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6467 (38.75%) HTML
2 6265 (37.54%) .NET
3 5460 (32.71%) CSS
4 3682 (22.06%) ASP.NET
5 3681 (22.06%) jQuery
6 2686 (16.09%) XML
7 2651 (15.88%) HTML5
8 2537 (15.20%) Web Services
9 2136 (12.80%) WCF
10 1814 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1756 (10.52%) Ajax
12 1668 (9.99%) CSS3
13 1505 (9.02%) .NET Framework
14 1319 (7.90%) Spring
15 1164 (6.97%) WPF
16 1088 (6.52%) REST
17 1025 (6.14%) AngularJS
18 982 (5.88%) JSON
19 949 (5.69%) J2EE
20 880 (5.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2935 (17.59%) Computer Science
2 978 (5.86%) Mathematics
3 972 (5.82%) Open Source
4 781 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 575 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 485 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 475 (2.85%) Client/Server
8 442 (2.65%) Derivative
9 401 (2.40%) N-Tier
10 383 (2.29%) Social Media
11 368 (2.20%) iPhone
12 354 (2.12%) Physics
13 338 (2.03%) Hedge funds
14 233 (1.40%) Visualisation
15 229 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
16 201 (1.20%) iPad
17 200 (1.20%) Equities
18 193 (1.16%) Digital Media
18 193 (1.16%) Social Network
19 168 (1.01%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2519 (15.09%) Linux
2 1850 (11.08%) Windows
3 1337 (8.01%) UNIX
4 1160 (6.95%) Apple iOS
5 1077 (6.45%) Android
6 133 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 103 (0.62%) Solaris
8 78 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 69 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 51 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
13 46 (0.28%) Debian
14 36 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
15 33 (0.20%) CentOS
15 33 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 32 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 28 (0.17%) Windows 8
18 25 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4476 (26.82%) MVC
2 4050 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3890 (23.31%) TDD
4 3668 (21.98%) OOP
5 3370 (20.19%) Software Engineering
6 2842 (17.03%) OOD
7 2816 (16.87%) Scrum
8 1945 (11.65%) E-Commerce
9 1592 (9.54%) Unit Testing
10 1476 (8.84%) Multithreading
11 1368 (8.20%) BDD
12 1308 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
13 1290 (7.73%) Web Development
14 1131 (6.78%) OO PHP
15 998 (5.98%) UML
16 795 (4.76%) SOA
17 686 (4.11%) OOA/OOD
18 657 (3.94%) Web Application Development
19 578 (3.46%) iOS Development
20 573 (3.43%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6825 (40.89%) C#
2 6763 (40.52%) JavaScript
3 6327 (37.91%) Java
4 4967 (29.76%) SQL
5 3162 (18.95%) PHP
6 3074 (18.42%) C++
7 1463 (8.77%) Python
8 1048 (6.28%) Ruby
9 967 (5.79%) C
10 909 (5.45%) T-SQL
11 793 (4.75%) PHP5
12 733 (4.39%) VB.NET
13 567 (3.40%) Perl
14 536 (3.21%) Objective-C
15 402 (2.41%) Scala
16 345 (2.07%) VB
17 253 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 191 (1.14%) VBA
19 159 (0.95%) F#
20 151 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4017 (24.07%) Degree
2 304 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 278 (1.67%) PhD
4 240 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 151 (0.90%) MCSD
6 147 (0.88%) MCP
7 135 (0.81%) MCAD
8 133 (0.80%) MCTS
9 108 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 81 (0.49%) ISEB
11 50 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 40 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 22 (0.13%) Postgraduate
14 19 (0.11%) HND
15 18 (0.11%) CFA
16 16 (0.096%) HNC
17 15 (0.090%) Sun Certification
17 15 (0.090%) MCPD
18 14 (0.084%) MCSE
19 12 (0.072%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 881 (5.28%) QA
2 113 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 41 (0.25%) SLA
4 33 (0.20%) WAI
5 16 (0.096%) HL7
6 14 (0.084%) DO-178B
7 10 (0.060%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.054%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.036%) WCAG
10 5 (0.030%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.030%) FATCA
10 5 (0.030%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.030%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.024%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.024%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.024%) DICOM
12 3 (0.018%) BS15000
12 3 (0.018%) EMIR
12 3 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 86 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 56 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.23%) Varnish
4 30 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.11%) Xen
6 17 (0.10%) KVM
7 16 (0.096%) HDFS
8 9 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.042%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.042%) Squid
10 5 (0.030%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.024%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.018%) OpenSSH
12 3 (0.018%) Samba
13 2 (0.012%) NFS
13 2 (0.012%) Docker
14 1 (0.006%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.006%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.006%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (0.67%) Puppet
2 96 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 31 (0.19%) Nagios
5 25 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.15%) Ansible
6 18 (0.11%) HAProxy
6 18 (0.11%) Capistrano
7 17 (0.10%) Salt
8 15 (0.090%) MOM
9 12 (0.072%) logstash
10 10 (0.060%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.054%) collectd
11 9 (0.054%) StatsD
11 9 (0.054%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (0.054%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (0.042%) YUM
13 5 (0.030%) Control-M
14 3 (0.018%) Plesk
14 3 (0.018%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2240 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 1670 (10.01%) Oracle
3 819 (4.91%) Zend
4 571 (3.42%) Google
5 432 (2.59%) Facebook
6 410 (2.46%) SAP
7 365 (2.19%) JBoss
8 351 (2.10%) Adobe
9 219 (1.31%) Sybase
10 194 (1.16%) JD Edwards
11 189 (1.13%) Twitter
12 178 (1.07%) Apple
13 136 (0.81%) IBM
14 128 (0.77%) Sony
14 128 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 125 (0.75%) Yahoo!
16 123 (0.74%) TIBCO
17 115 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
18 98 (0.59%) EPiServer
19 94 (0.56%) DevExpress
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bens & training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago