The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 191 182 199
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1816 1680 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.51% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.92% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1436 1481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +4 1723 £45,000 +5.88% 253
London +35 754 £57,500 +4.54% 82
South East -37 308 £40,000 - 45
East of England +3 174 £45,000 +5.88% 20
City of London +17 163 £55,000 +4.76% 25
North West +30 147 £40,000 +6.66% 20
South West -12 116 £34,750 -0.71% 42
Yorkshire +32 106 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Manchester +23 89 £42,500 +10.38% 14
Cambridgeshire +10 83 £45,000 - 14
East Midlands -44 69 £40,000 +3.89% 4
West Midlands -11 61 £35,000 -4.10% 21
Surrey -18 61 £43,750 +9.37% 10
Cambridge +2 59 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Scotland -22 55 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Bedfordshire +17 53 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North Yorkshire +18 48 £39,500 +12.85% 7
Berkshire -27 43 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Hampshire -55 43 £35,000 -12.50% 15
York +20 42 £37,500 - 6
Bedford 0 42 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Kent -6 42 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Guildford +8 34 £50,000 +32.45% 3
Cheshire +17 33 £40,000 +8.84% 6
Oxfordshire +13 32 £45,000 +25.00% 13
West Yorkshire -20 32 £45,000 +41.73% 4
Glasgow -23 32 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Bristol -26 32 £32,500 - 21
Warrington +5 27 £40,000 +10.34% 1
West Sussex -1 27 £43,750 +9.37% 1

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2768 (80.14%) OO
2 1601 (46.35%) C#
3 1453 (42.07%) .NET
4 1260 (36.48%) Java
5 1154 (33.41%) Software Engineering
6 1079 (31.24%) SQL
7 1000 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 994 (28.78%) HTML
9 986 (28.55%) C++
9 986 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
10 941 (27.24%) TDD
11 893 (25.85%) JavaScript
12 860 (24.90%) OOP
13 817 (23.65%) Degree
14 769 (22.26%) ASP.NET
15 719 (20.82%) MVC
16 704 (20.38%) Scrum
17 681 (19.72%) Windows
18 674 (19.51%) Finance
19 654 (18.93%) CSS
20 589 (17.05%) Computer Science
21 581 (16.82%) XML
21 581 (16.82%) Microsoft
22 558 (16.16%) WCF
23 540 (15.63%) WPF
24 529 (15.32%) Web Services
25 513 (14.85%) Linux
26 478 (13.84%) .NET Framework
27 476 (13.78%) Unit Testing
28 450 (13.03%) jQuery

OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 240 (6.95%) Tomcat
2 129 (3.73%) Apache
3 119 (3.45%) IIS
4 96 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 89 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 64 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 59 (1.71%) Node.js
8 51 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 38 (1.10%) CMS
10 35 (1.01%) Jetty
11 33 (0.96%) Magnolia
12 32 (0.93%) TeamSite
13 31 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 26 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
16 17 (0.49%) Drupal
17 15 (0.43%) nginx
18 14 (0.41%) Mule
19 13 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
20 12 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 182 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.27%) MS Office
3 25 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 13 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.058%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.029%) Simulink
8 1 (0.029%) Quicktime
8 1 (0.029%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.69%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.35%) Magento
4 7 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.12%) HFM
7 2 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.029%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.98%) SaaS
3 34 (0.98%) GitHub
4 18 (0.52%) PaaS
5 14 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.058%) Heroku
8 1 (0.029%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.029%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 166 (4.81%) Internet
2 132 (3.82%) HTTP
3 112 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 32 (0.93%) Intranet
5 30 (0.87%) VoIP
6 28 (0.81%) LTE
7 27 (0.78%) GSM
7 27 (0.78%) UMTS
8 26 (0.75%) RTP
9 25 (0.72%) SSH
10 24 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
10 24 (0.69%) PBX
11 20 (0.58%) RANAP
12 19 (0.55%) Wireless
13 9 (0.26%) SMS
14 8 (0.23%) DNS
15 7 (0.20%) DVB
15 7 (0.20%) 3GPP
15 7 (0.20%) Network Security
16 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1000 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 296 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 258 (7.47%) MySQL
4 253 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 171 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 118 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 87 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 80 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 73 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 45 (1.30%) Big Data
12 37 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (0.98%) NoSQL
14 32 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (0.75%) MongoDB
16 23 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.52%) Hadoop
18 15 (0.43%) SQLite
19 12 (0.35%) RavenDB
20 9 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 296 (8.57%) Subversion
2 285 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 236 (6.83%) NUnit
4 229 (6.63%) Git (software)
5 204 (5.91%) Moq
6 168 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 140 (4.05%) Rhino Mocks
8 138 (4.00%) JUnit
8 138 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 129 (3.73%) Selenium
10 102 (2.95%) FitNesse
11 92 (2.66%) Maven
12 90 (2.61%) MSTest
13 72 (2.08%) JIRA
14 58 (1.68%) Cucumber
15 56 (1.62%) Jenkins
16 52 (1.51%) TeamCity
17 44 (1.27%) Xcode
18 42 (1.22%) GCC
19 41 (1.19%) Mercurial
General
1 674 (19.51%) Finance
2 194 (5.62%) Banking
3 136 (3.94%) Games
4 135 (3.91%) Retail
5 114 (3.30%) Marketing
6 91 (2.63%) Front Office
7 84 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 63 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 42 (1.22%) Electronics
10 39 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.98%) Advertising
12 32 (0.93%) Military
13 31 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.64%) Automotive
15 20 (0.58%) Back Office
16 19 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.55%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.35%) French Language
17 12 (0.35%) Legal
18 10 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2354 (68.15%) Developer
2 628 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 504 (14.59%) Software Developer
4 459 (13.29%) .NET Developer
5 443 (12.83%) Java Developer
6 439 (12.71%) C# Developer
7 411 (11.90%) Senior Developer
8 307 (8.89%) C++ Developer
9 238 (6.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 222 (6.43%) Architect
11 174 (5.04%) Web Developer
12 151 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
13 146 (4.23%) Analyst
14 123 (3.56%) Senior Software Engineer
15 116 (3.36%) C++ Software Developer
16 113 (3.27%) Programmer
17 106 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
18 99 (2.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 97 (2.81%) Technical Architect
20 96 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1453 (42.07%) .NET
2 994 (28.78%) HTML
3 769 (22.26%) ASP.NET
4 654 (18.93%) CSS
5 581 (16.82%) XML
6 558 (16.16%) WCF
7 540 (15.63%) WPF
8 529 (15.32%) Web Services
9 478 (13.84%) .NET Framework
10 450 (13.03%) jQuery
11 430 (12.45%) Spring
12 422 (12.22%) HTML5
13 389 (11.26%) WinForms
14 380 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 300 (8.69%) J2EE
16 276 (7.99%) Ajax
17 254 (7.35%) Hibernate
18 201 (5.82%) CSS3
19 194 (5.62%) Java EE
20 179 (5.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 589 (17.05%) Computer Science
2 331 (9.58%) Mathematics
3 206 (5.96%) Open Source
4 199 (5.76%) Client/Server
5 192 (5.56%) N-Tier
6 172 (4.98%) Mobile App
7 158 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
8 115 (3.33%) Physics
9 107 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
10 84 (2.43%) Derivative
11 69 (2.00%) Digital Media
12 64 (1.85%) iPhone
13 63 (1.82%) Visualisation
14 57 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 50 (1.45%) iPad
16 49 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
17 47 (1.36%) Social Network
18 46 (1.33%) GIS
19 36 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
19 36 (1.04%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 681 (19.72%) Windows
2 513 (14.85%) Linux
3 329 (9.53%) UNIX
4 234 (6.77%) Apple iOS
5 200 (5.79%) Android
6 66 (1.91%) Solaris
7 37 (1.07%) Windows Phone
8 29 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
12 20 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
13 19 (0.55%) Windows CE
14 13 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.20%) VxWorks
17 7 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
18 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 4 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2768 (80.14%) OO
2 1154 (33.41%) Software Engineering
3 986 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
4 941 (27.24%) TDD
5 860 (24.90%) OOP
6 719 (20.82%) MVC
7 704 (20.38%) Scrum
8 476 (13.78%) Unit Testing
9 392 (11.35%) Multithreading
10 316 (9.15%) OOA/OOD
11 307 (8.89%) UML
12 262 (7.59%) E-Commerce
13 260 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
14 259 (7.50%) SOA
15 246 (7.12%) Web Development
16 210 (6.08%) BDD
17 173 (5.01%) Kanban
18 153 (4.43%) iOS Development
19 138 (4.00%) MVVM
19 138 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1601 (46.35%) C#
2 1260 (36.48%) Java
3 1079 (31.24%) SQL
4 986 (28.55%) C++
5 893 (25.85%) JavaScript
6 285 (8.25%) C
7 226 (6.54%) PHP
8 207 (5.99%) Python
9 198 (5.73%) T-SQL
10 197 (5.70%) VB.NET
11 142 (4.11%) Objective-C
12 133 (3.85%) Ruby
13 101 (2.92%) Perl
14 64 (1.85%) VB
15 44 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 43 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 37 (1.07%) Scala
18 35 (1.01%) VC++
19 33 (0.96%) Groovy
20 27 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 817 (23.65%) Degree
2 184 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (4.00%) MCP
4 131 (3.79%) MCTS
5 101 (2.92%) MCSD
6 98 (2.84%) MCAD
7 83 (2.40%) PhD
8 56 (1.62%) Security Cleared
9 32 (0.93%) MCPD
10 23 (0.67%) HNC
11 17 (0.49%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.38%) CISSP
12 13 (0.38%) CSSLP
13 9 (0.26%) ISEB
14 5 (0.14%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.14%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.087%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.087%) MCSE
15 3 (0.087%) HND
15 3 (0.087%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.24%) QA
2 19 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.35%) WAI
4 10 (0.29%) SLA
5 5 (0.14%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.058%) DICOM
6 2 (0.058%) TickIT
6 2 (0.058%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.029%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.35%) Varnish
3 9 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.029%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.029%) Xen
5 1 (0.029%) KVM
5 1 (0.029%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (0.32%) MOM
2 6 (0.17%) Control-M
3 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.12%) Puppet
4 2 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.058%) Nagios
5 1 (0.029%) SCOM
5 1 (0.029%) collectd
Vendors
1 581 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 356 (10.31%) Oracle
3 128 (3.71%) JBoss
4 103 (2.98%) hybris
5 73 (2.11%) Sybase
6 51 (1.48%) Facebook
7 46 (1.33%) Google
8 32 (0.93%) Vignette
9 31 (0.90%) Apple
10 29 (0.84%) WSO2
11 28 (0.81%) Zend
11 28 (0.81%) Sun
12 27 (0.78%) HP
13 24 (0.69%) Adobe
13 24 (0.69%) Cisco
14 23 (0.67%) Perforce
14 23 (0.67%) TIBCO
14 23 (0.67%) AccuRev
15 18 (0.52%) IBM
16 16 (0.46%) McKesson
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + options
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday