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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 234 197 185
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1420 1789 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.49% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.82% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1474 1440
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
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 £31,000 £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%

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 5 May 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 5 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
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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 -32 1362 £47,500 +5.55% 174
London -11 616 £62,500 +8.69% 75
South East +33 358 £45,000 +12.50% 35
City of London -9 100 £65,000 +13.04% 18
South West -24 99 £37,500 +7.14% 15
East of England -37 95 £47,500 +5.55% 21
Hampshire +10 70 £37,500 -6.25% 16
West Midlands -8 63 £35,000 - 8
North West -66 63 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East Sussex +35 56 £43,300 +8.25% 1
Surrey +8 49 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Brighton +17 47 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex +17 46 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +23 45 £45,000 - 3
Kent +24 44 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 43 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Cambridge +4 41 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Manchester -41 40 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Bristol +2 37 £37,500 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -17 36 £40,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +14 33 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Southampton +9 32 £40,000 -9.09% 4
Yorkshire -62 32 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Devon 0 27 £36,000 +4.34% 3
Birmingham -9 27 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Barnstaple -5 26 £36,000 +4.34% 3
West Yorkshire +10 25 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Leeds +9 22 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wales -4 22 £40,000 +10.34% 1

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2367 (78.48%) OO
2 1526 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1453 (48.18%) C#
4 1384 (45.89%) .NET
5 1058 (35.08%) Java
6 1025 (33.99%) SQL
7 1007 (33.39%) JavaScript
8 967 (32.06%) SQL Server
9 913 (30.27%) TDD
10 907 (30.07%) C++
11 879 (29.14%) MVC
12 862 (28.58%) Software Engineering
13 850 (28.18%) HTML
14 822 (27.25%) ASP.NET
15 767 (25.43%) Scrum
16 765 (25.36%) Finance
17 729 (24.17%) Degree
18 686 (22.75%) CSS
19 562 (18.63%) Linux
20 561 (18.60%) Windows
20 561 (18.60%) Microsoft
21 554 (18.37%) XML
22 550 (18.24%) Web Services
23 543 (18.00%) jQuery
24 530 (17.57%) OOP
25 522 (17.31%) Computer Science
26 509 (16.88%) WCF
27 465 (15.42%) Multithreading
28 454 (15.05%) .NET Framework
29 439 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 120 (3.98%) Tomcat
2 95 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 77 (2.55%) IIS
4 61 (2.02%) CMS
5 53 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 47 (1.56%) JBoss
7 41 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 41 (1.36%) Node.js
8 31 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (0.86%) Apache
10 22 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.60%) WordPress
12 18 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.53%) Drupal
14 13 (0.43%) Confluence
14 13 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.36%) Moodle
15 11 (0.36%) TYPO3
15 11 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 264 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.30%) MS Office
5 8 (0.27%) CPLEX
6 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.13%) FreeHand
7 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.099%) Simulink
9 2 (0.066%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.033%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (0.60%) Magento
2 12 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
6 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.066%) HFM
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.033%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.033%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.033%) Summit
10 1 (0.033%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.033%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.033%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 123 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.70%) SaaS
4 18 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.50%) GitHub
6 11 (0.36%) PaaS
7 6 (0.20%) IaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Heroku
9 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.033%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 108 (3.58%) TCP/IP
2 77 (2.55%) Internet
3 46 (1.53%) HTTP
4 30 (0.99%) Network Security
5 26 (0.86%) Intranet
6 18 (0.60%) CTI
7 12 (0.40%) ZigBee
8 11 (0.36%) Ethernet
8 11 (0.36%) LDAP
9 9 (0.30%) DNS
9 9 (0.30%) DLNA
10 8 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.27%) Wireless
11 7 (0.23%) Modbus
12 6 (0.20%) LTE
12 6 (0.20%) NAS
12 6 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (0.20%) RANAP
12 6 (0.20%) SAN
12 6 (0.20%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 282 (9.35%) Relational Database
3 242 (8.02%) MySQL
4 231 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 134 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 114 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 90 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 81 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 65 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 55 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (1.72%) Big Data
12 42 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 36 (1.19%) CouchDB
14 36 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 34 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.66%) RavenDB
18 19 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 317 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 260 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 255 (8.45%) NUnit
4 240 (7.96%) Subversion
5 207 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 189 (6.27%) Moq
7 148 (4.91%) Maven
8 146 (4.84%) Eclipse
9 129 (4.28%) JUnit
10 95 (3.15%) Jenkins
11 94 (3.12%) Rhino Mocks
12 88 (2.92%) JIRA
13 75 (2.49%) Selenium
13 75 (2.49%) TeamCity
14 57 (1.89%) MSTest
15 50 (1.66%) SpecFlow
16 48 (1.59%) Cucumber
17 45 (1.49%) Ant
18 41 (1.36%) ReSharper
19 36 (1.19%) Fiddler
General
1 765 (25.36%) Finance
2 234 (7.76%) Banking
3 208 (6.90%) Retail
4 126 (4.18%) Front Office
5 118 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 100 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 91 (3.02%) Games
8 90 (2.98%) Back Office
9 46 (1.53%) Advertising
9 46 (1.53%) Marketing
10 44 (1.46%) Electronics
11 43 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 30 (0.99%) Aerospace
14 27 (0.90%) Automotive
15 25 (0.83%) Multimedia
16 22 (0.73%) Publishing
17 16 (0.53%) Online Betting
18 13 (0.43%) Military
18 13 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 2234 (74.07%) Developer
2 576 (19.10%) .NET Developer
3 568 (18.83%) C# Developer
4 486 (16.11%) Software Engineer
5 442 (14.66%) Senior Developer
6 431 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 404 (13.40%) Software Developer
8 388 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 273 (9.05%) C++ Developer
10 185 (6.13%) Web Developer
11 151 (5.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 138 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
13 126 (4.18%) Architect
14 115 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 114 (3.78%) Senior Software Engineer
16 112 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
17 108 (3.58%) Senior C# Developer
18 104 (3.45%) Graduate
19 86 (2.85%) Junior
19 86 (2.85%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1384 (45.89%) .NET
2 850 (28.18%) HTML
3 822 (27.25%) ASP.NET
4 686 (22.75%) CSS
5 554 (18.37%) XML
6 550 (18.24%) Web Services
7 543 (18.00%) jQuery
8 509 (16.88%) WCF
9 454 (15.05%) .NET Framework
10 439 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 418 (13.86%) Spring
12 290 (9.62%) HTML5
13 252 (8.36%) Ajax
14 241 (7.99%) REST
15 230 (7.63%) Hibernate
16 213 (7.06%) WPF
17 211 (7.00%) JSON
18 199 (6.60%) J2EE
19 193 (6.40%) WinForms
20 192 (6.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 522 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 282 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 244 (8.09%) Algorithms
4 168 (5.57%) Data Structures
4 168 (5.57%) Mathematics
5 143 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 127 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
7 123 (4.08%) Client/Server
8 121 (4.01%) N-Tier
9 116 (3.85%) Open Source
10 104 (3.45%) Derivative
11 95 (3.15%) User Experience
12 79 (2.62%) Hedge funds
13 66 (2.19%) Physics
14 54 (1.79%) iPhone
15 51 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
16 47 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 44 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
17 44 (1.46%) Equities
18 35 (1.16%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 562 (18.63%) Linux
2 561 (18.60%) Windows
3 356 (11.80%) UNIX
4 241 (7.99%) Android
5 140 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.72%) Solaris
7 41 (1.36%) Windows Phone
8 31 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
10 21 (0.70%) VxWorks
11 19 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
12 11 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.36%) AIX
13 10 (0.33%) CentOS
13 10 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
16 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2367 (78.48%) OO
2 1526 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 913 (30.27%) TDD
4 879 (29.14%) MVC
5 862 (28.58%) Software Engineering
6 767 (25.43%) Scrum
7 530 (17.57%) OOP
8 465 (15.42%) Multithreading
9 409 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
10 402 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 340 (11.27%) BDD
12 312 (10.34%) UML
13 274 (9.08%) E-Commerce
14 206 (6.83%) Web Development
15 188 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 173 (5.74%) Kanban
17 171 (5.67%) SOA
18 165 (5.47%) OOA/OOD
19 137 (4.54%) Waterfall
20 126 (4.18%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1453 (48.18%) C#
2 1058 (35.08%) Java
3 1025 (33.99%) SQL
4 1007 (33.39%) JavaScript
5 907 (30.07%) C++
6 344 (11.41%) C
7 208 (6.90%) Python
8 204 (6.76%) T-SQL
9 193 (6.40%) VB.NET
10 138 (4.58%) PHP
11 136 (4.51%) Ruby
12 100 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 97 (3.22%) VB
14 90 (2.98%) Objective-C
15 51 (1.69%) Perl
16 39 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 38 (1.26%) VB6
18 36 (1.19%) COBOL
19 32 (1.06%) Embedded C++
20 30 (0.99%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 729 (24.17%) Degree
2 62 (2.06%) PhD
3 39 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 20 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.30%) MCP
7 9 (0.30%) HND
8 7 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.099%) MCPD
10 3 (0.099%) MCTS
11 2 (0.066%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.066%) IC3 Certification
11 2 (0.066%) MOS
11 2 (0.066%) OCP
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.033%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.033%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.84%) QA
2 20 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.43%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.20%) FATCA
5 5 (0.17%) DICOM
6 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.066%) TickIT
7 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.033%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (0.40%) vSphere
4 11 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.33%) Docker
6 5 (0.17%) LXC
6 5 (0.17%) Xen
6 5 (0.17%) KVM
6 5 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 3 (0.099%) Firmware
7 3 (0.099%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.099%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (0.36%) Capistrano
2 9 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (0.27%) MOM
4 6 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.17%) Mesos
6 4 (0.13%) Oozie
6 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.099%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.099%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.066%) Puppet
9 1 (0.033%) Control-M
9 1 (0.033%) Ansible
Vendors
1 561 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 318 (10.54%) Oracle
3 88 (2.92%) IBM
4 51 (1.69%) Sybase
5 48 (1.59%) Google
6 39 (1.29%) hybris
7 36 (1.19%) Apple
8 26 (0.86%) VMware
9 25 (0.83%) Adobe
10 23 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 23 (0.76%) Zend
11 18 (0.60%) Perforce
12 16 (0.53%) Twitter
13 15 (0.50%) Endeca
14 13 (0.43%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.43%) WorldPay
15 11 (0.36%) Nintex
15 11 (0.36%) RedPrairie
15 11 (0.36%) QNX
16 9 (0.30%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits!
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Thales
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Thales
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Thales
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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