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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 7597 7581 8023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.64% 7.10% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 8.75% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6238 6357 7250
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 7142 £45,000 +5.88% 862
London -1 3619 £55,000 +4.76% 378
South East +1 1215 £42,500 +6.25% 132
City of London 0 809 £55,000 - 115
North West +1 547 £39,000 +11.42% 99
East of England +2 456 £43,000 +7.50% 61
South West -8 401 £39,000 +11.42% 55
Surrey +25 361 £47,500 +11.76% 28
Yorkshire -17 354 £35,000 +4.47% 63
Manchester +2 327 £40,000 +14.28% 67
Scotland -3 266 £40,000 - 33
West Midlands 0 259 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Hampshire +7 257 £40,000 +14.28% 34
West Yorkshire -3 232 £35,661 +3.36% 32
East Midlands -8 210 £35,000 +2.94% 22
Cambridgeshire +4 192 £45,000 +8.43% 32
Leeds -6 163 £40,000 +23.07% 21
Glasgow -1 156 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Hertfordshire +18 147 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Cambridge 0 131 £41,500 -3.48% 23
East Sussex -4 125 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Bristol -14 119 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Brighton -5 117 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Oxfordshire -1 113 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Cheshire -13 111 £37,500 - 15
Buckinghamshire +10 105 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Nottinghamshire -4 102 £32,500 - 6
Berkshire -57 102 £42,000 +1.51% 25
Dorset +8 94 £35,000 - 6
Nottingham -5 92 £32,500 - 5

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7367 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6797 (41.41%) JavaScript
3 6741 (41.07%) C#
4 6446 (39.27%) HTML
5 6218 (37.88%) Java
6 6162 (37.54%) .NET
7 5491 (33.45%) CSS
8 4854 (29.57%) SQL
9 4378 (26.67%) MVC
10 4228 (25.76%) SQL Server
11 3986 (24.28%) Degree
12 3936 (23.98%) TDD
13 3663 (22.31%) jQuery
14 3644 (22.20%) OOP
15 3630 (22.11%) ASP.NET
16 3545 (21.60%) Finance
17 3295 (20.07%) Software Engineering
18 3062 (18.65%) PHP
19 2981 (18.16%) C++
20 2856 (17.40%) Computer Science
21 2850 (17.36%) OOD
22 2811 (17.12%) Scrum
23 2618 (15.95%) HTML5
24 2552 (15.55%) XML
25 2525 (15.38%) Web Services
26 2496 (15.21%) Linux
27 2371 (14.44%) MySQL
28 2231 (13.59%) Microsoft
29 2075 (12.64%) WCF
30 2023 (12.32%) E-Commerce

OO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 803 (4.89%) Node.js
2 740 (4.51%) Apache
3 616 (3.75%) CMS
4 512 (3.12%) Tomcat
5 501 (3.05%) IIS
6 371 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 266 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 259 (1.58%) Drupal
9 258 (1.57%) WordPress
10 187 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 167 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 159 (0.97%) Confluence
13 157 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 153 (0.93%) nginx
15 103 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
16 92 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
17 91 (0.55%) Umbraco
18 81 (0.49%) NServiceBus
19 80 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
20 76 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1040 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 276 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 145 (0.88%) MS Office
4 110 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 40 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 29 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 24 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.079%) Mingle
10 11 (0.067%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.049%) FreeHand
11 8 (0.049%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.037%) GIMP
12 6 (0.037%) MS Project
13 5 (0.030%) CPLEX
14 4 (0.024%) Doxygen
14 4 (0.024%) FrameMaker
15 3 (0.018%) 3ds Max
15 3 (0.018%) Simulink
16 2 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 377 (2.30%) Magento
2 137 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
3 78 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
5 27 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 20 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 20 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 16 (0.097%) SAP HR
8 16 (0.097%) SAP SD
8 16 (0.097%) SAP CO
9 14 (0.085%) SAP SRM
9 14 (0.085%) SAP FI
9 14 (0.085%) SAP MM
9 14 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (0.085%) SunGard APT
10 13 (0.079%) Markit EDM
11 9 (0.055%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.055%) SAP IS-U
12 8 (0.049%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 300 (1.83%) SaaS
2 265 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 235 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 212 (1.29%) GitHub
5 165 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (0.32%) Force.com
7 49 (0.30%) PaaS
8 41 (0.25%) Trello
9 27 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.15%) IaaS
11 19 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.097%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.067%) Office 365
14 8 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.037%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.030%) Basecamp
17 3 (0.018%) Google Apps
18 2 (0.012%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 870 (5.30%) Internet
2 410 (2.50%) HTTP
3 251 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 176 (1.07%) Intranet
5 57 (0.35%) Wireless
6 52 (0.32%) SSH
7 51 (0.31%) SNMP
8 50 (0.30%) Broadband
9 47 (0.29%) SSL
10 44 (0.27%) GSM
11 36 (0.22%) DNS
12 33 (0.20%) LTE
13 28 (0.17%) UMTS
14 27 (0.16%) Network Security
15 25 (0.15%) SMTP
16 24 (0.15%) PBX
17 23 (0.14%) LDAP
17 23 (0.14%) RTP
18 22 (0.13%) FTP
19 17 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4228 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 2371 (14.44%) MySQL
3 1519 (9.25%) Relational Database
4 805 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 712 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 609 (3.71%) RDBMS
7 589 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 536 (3.27%) Big Data
9 474 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 432 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 412 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 386 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 365 (2.22%) Hadoop
14 277 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
15 243 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 199 (1.21%) Oracle Database
17 181 (1.10%) Redis
18 158 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 151 (0.92%) RavenDB
20 134 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1898 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 1573 (9.58%) Subversion
3 1056 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 899 (5.48%) NUnit
5 600 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 551 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 547 (3.33%) Selenium
8 540 (3.29%) Maven
9 532 (3.24%) JUnit
10 494 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 486 (2.96%) Jenkins
12 443 (2.70%) JIRA
13 431 (2.63%) Cucumber
14 411 (2.50%) TeamCity
15 400 (2.44%) Moq
16 300 (1.83%) Jasmine
17 269 (1.64%) Ant
18 243 (1.48%) SpecFlow
19 164 (1.00%) MSTest
19 164 (1.00%) ReSharper
General
1 3545 (21.60%) Finance
2 930 (5.67%) Banking
3 853 (5.20%) Marketing
4 753 (4.59%) Games
5 734 (4.47%) Retail
6 513 (3.13%) Front Office
7 348 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 326 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 291 (1.77%) Back Office
10 267 (1.63%) Advertising
11 185 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 184 (1.12%) Publishing
13 139 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 103 (0.63%) Legal
15 92 (0.56%) Electronics
15 92 (0.56%) French Language
16 79 (0.48%) Automotive
17 76 (0.46%) Law
18 73 (0.44%) Multimedia
19 65 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 12902 (78.60%) Developer
2 2589 (15.77%) Senior Developer
3 2425 (14.77%) .NET Developer
4 2012 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 1855 (11.30%) C# Developer
6 1752 (10.67%) PHP Developer
7 1660 (10.11%) Software Developer
8 1288 (7.85%) Software Engineer
9 1234 (7.52%) Web Developer
10 1147 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 669 (4.08%) C++ Developer
12 616 (3.75%) Analyst
13 603 (3.67%) Junior
14 597 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
15 552 (3.36%) Junior Developer
16 535 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
17 523 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
18 497 (3.03%) Architect
19 494 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
20 492 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6446 (39.27%) HTML
2 6162 (37.54%) .NET
3 5491 (33.45%) CSS
4 3663 (22.31%) jQuery
5 3630 (22.11%) ASP.NET
6 2618 (15.95%) HTML5
7 2552 (15.55%) XML
8 2525 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2075 (12.64%) WCF
10 1808 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1666 (10.15%) Ajax
12 1612 (9.82%) CSS3
13 1510 (9.20%) .NET Framework
14 1285 (7.83%) Spring
15 1123 (6.84%) REST
16 1110 (6.76%) AngularJS
17 1089 (6.63%) WPF
18 926 (5.64%) J2EE
19 921 (5.61%) JSON
20 866 (5.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2856 (17.40%) Computer Science
2 1014 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 956 (5.82%) Open Source
4 902 (5.49%) User Experience
5 895 (5.45%) Mathematics
6 751 (4.58%) Mobile App
7 536 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
8 506 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 457 (2.78%) Client/Server
10 448 (2.73%) Derivative
11 388 (2.36%) N-Tier
12 364 (2.22%) Social Media
13 331 (2.02%) Physics
14 322 (1.96%) iPhone
15 317 (1.93%) Hedge funds
16 240 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
17 238 (1.45%) Visualisation
18 195 (1.19%) Equities
19 185 (1.13%) Social Network
20 181 (1.10%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2496 (15.21%) Linux
2 1866 (11.37%) Windows
3 1336 (8.14%) UNIX
4 1066 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 1043 (6.35%) Android
6 150 (0.91%) Windows Phone
7 111 (0.68%) Solaris
8 94 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 80 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 68 (0.41%) Debian
11 63 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 49 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
14 39 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
15 37 (0.23%) CentOS
16 33 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (0.16%) Windows 8
19 25 (0.15%) Windows 7
20 22 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7367 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 4378 (26.67%) MVC
3 3936 (23.98%) TDD
4 3644 (22.20%) OOP
5 3295 (20.07%) Software Engineering
6 2850 (17.36%) OOD
7 2811 (17.12%) Scrum
8 2023 (12.32%) E-Commerce
9 1511 (9.20%) Unit Testing
10 1441 (8.78%) Multithreading
11 1439 (8.77%) BDD
12 1345 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
13 1247 (7.60%) Web Development
14 1171 (7.13%) OO PHP
15 1062 (6.47%) Mentoring
16 956 (5.82%) UML
17 729 (4.44%) SOA
18 699 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
19 608 (3.70%) Web Application Development
20 552 (3.36%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6797 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 6741 (41.07%) C#
3 6218 (37.88%) Java
4 4854 (29.57%) SQL
5 3062 (18.65%) PHP
6 2981 (18.16%) C++
7 1390 (8.47%) Python
8 1104 (6.73%) Ruby
9 943 (5.74%) T-SQL
10 936 (5.70%) C
11 782 (4.76%) PHP5
12 762 (4.64%) VB.NET
13 552 (3.36%) Perl
14 513 (3.13%) Objective-C
15 385 (2.35%) Scala
16 364 (2.22%) VB
17 272 (1.66%) PL/SQL
18 201 (1.22%) VBA
19 167 (1.02%) ABAP
20 164 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3986 (24.28%) Degree
2 323 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 246 (1.50%) PhD
4 213 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 137 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 129 (0.79%) MCSD
7 115 (0.70%) MCP
8 108 (0.66%) MCAD
9 107 (0.65%) MCTS
10 69 (0.42%) ISEB
11 51 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 37 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 22 (0.13%) Postgraduate
14 18 (0.11%) MCPD
14 18 (0.11%) CFA
15 17 (0.10%) Sun Certification
16 15 (0.091%) OCPJP
16 15 (0.091%) HNC
16 15 (0.091%) HND
17 13 (0.079%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 858 (5.23%) QA
2 106 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 55 (0.34%) SLA
4 27 (0.16%) WAI
5 13 (0.079%) DO-178B
5 13 (0.079%) HL7
6 10 (0.061%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.055%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.043%) ISO 8583
8 7 (0.043%) WCAG
9 5 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.030%) Basel II
9 5 (0.030%) IEC 61508
9 5 (0.030%) FATCA
9 5 (0.030%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.024%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.012%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.012%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.012%) EMIR
11 2 (0.012%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 89 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 55 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.19%) Varnish
5 12 (0.073%) Xen
5 12 (0.073%) HDFS
6 11 (0.067%) KVM
7 9 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.024%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.024%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.024%) Squid
11 3 (0.018%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (0.018%) OpenSSH
11 3 (0.018%) Docker
12 2 (0.012%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.012%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.012%) Samba
13 1 (0.006%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 129 (0.79%) Puppet
2 115 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 35 (0.21%) Nagios
5 33 (0.20%) Ansible
6 23 (0.14%) Capistrano
7 21 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (0.12%) logstash
9 16 (0.097%) MOM
10 13 (0.079%) Salt
11 12 (0.073%) HAProxy
12 10 (0.061%) Ganglia
13 9 (0.055%) StatsD
14 8 (0.049%) YUM
15 7 (0.043%) Control-M
15 7 (0.043%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (0.043%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 5 (0.030%) collectd
16 5 (0.030%) BladeLogic
17 3 (0.018%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2231 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 1571 (9.57%) Oracle
3 848 (5.17%) Zend
4 505 (3.08%) Google
5 385 (2.35%) Facebook
6 369 (2.25%) JBoss
7 363 (2.21%) SAP
8 359 (2.19%) Adobe
9 227 (1.38%) Sybase
10 178 (1.08%) Twitter
11 176 (1.07%) Apple
12 142 (0.87%) JD Edwards
13 135 (0.82%) Sony
14 134 (0.82%) IBM
14 134 (0.82%) Sitecore
15 128 (0.78%) Yahoo!
16 125 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
17 117 (0.71%) TIBCO
18 102 (0.62%) EPiServer
19 101 (0.62%) Rackspace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus an
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: Yesterday