The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 247 206 185
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -21
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1306 1718 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.47% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.78% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1385 1426
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD within the UK.

OOD Salary Trend in the UK

OOD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

OOD Salary Histogram in the UK

OOD
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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
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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 -35 1217 £50,000 +11.11% 179
London -18 558 £60,000 +9.09% 59
South East -41 254 £48,750 +14.70% 45
City of London -2 110 £59,000 +18.00% 15
South West -35 103 £37,500 -6.25% 18
East of England -16 94 £47,500 +18.75% 14
North West -48 67 £42,000 +12.00% 11
Hampshire -7 58 £43,000 +7.50% 13
Scotland -4 57 £37,500 -9.63% 4
Bristol +2 55 £38,500 -8.87% 6
West Midlands -13 51 £39,500 +5.33% 11
East Midlands 0 46 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Manchester -39 42 £47,000 +18.98% 5
Yorkshire +11 39 £35,000 -1.40% 14
Kent +10 37 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Surrey -52 36 £50,000 +1.01% 8
Cambridgeshire -26 35 £50,000 +12.99% 5
Oxfordshire +29 34 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Yorkshire +18 33 £35,000 +3.70% 12
Hertfordshire +13 33 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 31 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Birmingham +5 31 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Berkshire -2 27 £53,750 +34.37% 10
Wales -12 26 £35,000 -4.10% 3
Northamptonshire +3 24 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Cambridge -1 24 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Milton Keynes -5 23 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South Wales -16 23 £35,000 -4.10% 3
Teddington 0 21 £47,500 +35.71% 1
St Albans - 21 £60,000 -

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 2091 (76.85%) OO
2 1382 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1336 (49.10%) C#
4 1294 (47.56%) .NET
5 1021 (37.52%) Java
6 1011 (37.16%) SQL
7 916 (33.66%) JavaScript
8 857 (31.50%) TDD
9 838 (30.80%) SQL Server
10 831 (30.54%) Software Engineering
11 790 (29.03%) C++
12 789 (29.00%) HTML
13 783 (28.78%) MVC
14 766 (28.15%) Scrum
15 752 (27.64%) Degree
16 720 (26.46%) ASP.NET
17 704 (25.87%) Finance
18 647 (23.78%) CSS
19 561 (20.62%) Computer Science
20 538 (19.77%) Web Services
21 528 (19.40%) Microsoft
22 504 (18.52%) jQuery
23 489 (17.97%) XML
24 475 (17.46%) OOP
25 473 (17.38%) Windows
26 469 (17.24%) WCF
27 468 (17.20%) Linux
28 433 (15.91%) Multithreading
29 431 (15.84%) Unit Testing
30 421 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 111 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 96 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 93 (3.42%) IIS
4 84 (3.09%) CMS
5 75 (2.76%) Apache
6 65 (2.39%) JBoss
7 58 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 55 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 40 (1.47%) Node.js
10 31 (1.14%) WordPress
11 29 (1.07%) Mule
12 21 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
13 19 (0.70%) Mule ESB
14 18 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 221 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.62%) MS Office
3 12 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.37%) CPLEX
5 8 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.18%) Simulink
6 5 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.15%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.074%) Mingle
10 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.74%) Magento
2 14 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.33%) Sophis RISQUE
6 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.074%) HFM
12 1 (0.037%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.037%) Shopify
12 1 (0.037%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.037%) Bond Adapt
12 1 (0.037%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 1 (0.037%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (0.96%) SaaS
4 23 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.40%) PaaS
6 8 (0.29%) GitHub
7 7 (0.26%) Heroku
8 4 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.074%) Trello
9 2 (0.074%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.037%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.16%) TCP/IP
1 86 (3.16%) Internet
2 30 (1.10%) Network Security
3 28 (1.03%) Intranet
4 27 (0.99%) HTTP
5 20 (0.74%) CTI
6 14 (0.51%) LDAP
7 13 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 10 (0.37%) Extranet
9 8 (0.29%) DLNA
9 8 (0.29%) Modbus
10 6 (0.22%) Wireless
10 6 (0.22%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.18%) SAN
11 5 (0.18%) NAS
12 4 (0.15%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.15%) FTP
13 3 (0.11%) SSL
13 3 (0.11%) WEP
14 2 (0.074%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (30.80%) SQL Server
2 247 (9.08%) MySQL
3 204 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 144 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 123 (4.52%) MongoDB
6 97 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 94 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 73 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 57 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 46 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 45 (1.65%) Big Data
12 40 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 30 (1.10%) CouchDB
14 28 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (0.99%) Redis
16 26 (0.96%) Hadoop
17 25 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (0.81%) DB2
18 22 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 334 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 276 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 232 (8.53%) Subversion
4 224 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 213 (7.83%) NUnit
6 184 (6.76%) Moq
7 155 (5.70%) JUnit
8 131 (4.81%) Maven
9 118 (4.34%) Eclipse
10 97 (3.56%) Selenium
11 90 (3.31%) Jenkins
12 85 (3.12%) JIRA
13 84 (3.09%) TeamCity
14 77 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
15 52 (1.91%) Ant
16 47 (1.73%) MSTest
17 36 (1.32%) Mercurial
18 32 (1.18%) Mockito
19 28 (1.03%) ReSharper
20 27 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 704 (25.87%) Finance
2 189 (6.95%) Banking
3 178 (6.54%) Retail
4 119 (4.37%) Games
5 101 (3.71%) Front Office
6 86 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 79 (2.90%) Back Office
8 77 (2.83%) Telecoms
9 66 (2.43%) Financial Institution
10 52 (1.91%) Electronics
11 51 (1.87%) Publishing
12 44 (1.62%) Manufacturing
13 41 (1.51%) Marketing
14 34 (1.25%) Advertising
15 26 (0.96%) Multimedia
16 25 (0.92%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.77%) Legal
18 20 (0.74%) Military
19 17 (0.62%) Online Betting
19 17 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1955 (71.85%) Developer
2 537 (19.74%) .NET Developer
3 498 (18.30%) C# Developer
4 487 (17.90%) Senior Developer
5 446 (16.39%) Software Engineer
6 365 (13.41%) Java Developer
7 337 (12.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 306 (11.25%) Software Developer
9 212 (7.79%) C++ Developer
10 149 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
11 144 (5.29%) Web Developer
12 131 (4.81%) Architect
13 129 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
14 125 (4.59%) Graduate
15 115 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
16 113 (4.15%) Junior
16 113 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
17 108 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
18 97 (3.56%) Junior Developer
19 83 (3.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1294 (47.56%) .NET
2 789 (29.00%) HTML
3 720 (26.46%) ASP.NET
4 647 (23.78%) CSS
5 538 (19.77%) Web Services
6 504 (18.52%) jQuery
7 489 (17.97%) XML
8 469 (17.24%) WCF
9 421 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 383 (14.08%) Spring
11 368 (13.52%) .NET Framework
12 278 (10.22%) HTML5
13 249 (9.15%) J2EE
14 237 (8.71%) Ajax
15 232 (8.53%) WPF
16 221 (8.12%) REST
17 216 (7.94%) WinForms
18 199 (7.31%) Hibernate
19 177 (6.50%) AngularJS
20 173 (6.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 561 (20.62%) Computer Science
2 287 (10.55%) Algorithms
3 238 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (8.23%) Data Structures
5 175 (6.43%) Mathematics
6 155 (5.70%) Mobile App
7 131 (4.81%) Client/Server
8 87 (3.20%) N-Tier
9 84 (3.09%) User Experience
10 83 (3.05%) Derivative
11 71 (2.61%) Hedge funds
12 68 (2.50%) Physics
13 64 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
14 44 (1.62%) Equities
15 43 (1.58%) Visualisation
16 39 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
17 37 (1.36%) Photography
18 36 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
19 35 (1.29%) W3C
19 35 (1.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 473 (17.38%) Windows
2 468 (17.20%) Linux
3 327 (12.02%) UNIX
4 160 (5.88%) Android
5 106 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.76%) Solaris
7 30 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 20 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.66%) AIX
9 18 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.51%) VxWorks
11 10 (0.37%) Windows CE
12 9 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
14 7 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
14 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.15%) CentOS
16 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2091 (76.85%) OO
2 1382 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 857 (31.50%) TDD
4 831 (30.54%) Software Engineering
5 783 (28.78%) MVC
6 766 (28.15%) Scrum
7 475 (17.46%) OOP
8 433 (15.91%) Multithreading
9 431 (15.84%) Unit Testing
10 405 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
11 398 (14.63%) SDLC
12 327 (12.02%) UML
13 282 (10.36%) BDD
14 233 (8.56%) Mentoring
15 224 (8.23%) E-Commerce
16 205 (7.53%) Web Development
17 200 (7.35%) SOA
17 200 (7.35%) OOA/OOD
18 152 (5.59%) Kanban
19 128 (4.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1336 (49.10%) C#
2 1021 (37.52%) Java
3 1011 (37.16%) SQL
4 916 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 790 (29.03%) C++
6 318 (11.69%) C
7 179 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 171 (6.28%) Python
9 152 (5.59%) PHP
10 146 (5.37%) VB.NET
11 126 (4.63%) PL/SQL
12 88 (3.23%) Ruby
13 85 (3.12%) Objective-C
14 68 (2.50%) VB
15 62 (2.28%) Perl
16 57 (2.09%) Scala
17 42 (1.54%) F#
18 35 (1.29%) OCaml
18 35 (1.29%) Bash Shell
19 31 (1.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 752 (27.64%) Degree
2 59 (2.17%) PhD
3 34 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.26%) ISEB
8 7 (0.26%) HND
9 6 (0.22%) MCP
10 4 (0.15%) MCSE
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.11%) OCA
11 3 (0.11%) HNC
12 2 (0.074%) CCA
12 2 (0.074%) IC3 Certification
13 1 (0.037%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.78%) QA
2 13 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.33%) SLA
3 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.18%) FATCA
5 5 (0.18%) DICOM
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.11%) WAI
7 3 (0.11%) Section 508
8 2 (0.074%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.037%) HL7
9 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (0.62%) Docker
2 14 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.26%) LXC
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
6 5 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.15%) vSphere
7 4 (0.15%) Varnish
7 4 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.15%) Xen
7 4 (0.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.074%) vCloud
8 2 (0.074%) Firmware
9 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.037%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.037%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.37%) Capistrano
1 10 (0.37%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (0.33%) MOM
3 6 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.22%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
4 4 (0.15%) Mesos
4 4 (0.15%) Oozie
4 4 (0.15%) Puppet
4 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.11%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.037%) Ansible
6 1 (0.037%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.037%) Control-M
Vendors
1 528 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 259 (9.52%) Oracle
3 59 (2.17%) IBM
4 45 (1.65%) Sybase
5 42 (1.54%) Google
6 27 (0.99%) Apple
7 26 (0.96%) Zend
8 24 (0.88%) hybris
8 24 (0.88%) Perforce
9 19 (0.70%) Adobe
10 18 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 14 (0.51%) VMware
11 14 (0.51%) TIBCO
11 14 (0.51%) WorldPay
12 11 (0.40%) SAP
12 11 (0.40%) Twitter
13 9 (0.33%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.29%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.29%) Sencha
14 8 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
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