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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 221 184 197
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +13
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1489 1746 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.56% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.90% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1420 1357
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,289
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -28 1420 £47,500 +5.55% 203
London -2 627 £62,500 +12.61% 86
South East +35 379 £42,500 +6.25% 46
South West -19 117 £40,000 +15.94% 17
City of London -20 116 £70,000 +21.73% 25
East of England -45 82 £45,000 - 18
Hampshire +44 80 £36,500 +4.28% 11
North West -51 77 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Surrey +19 60 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -22 59 £35,000 - 3
Kent +25 56 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Manchester -23 56 £35,000 -14.63% 8
Yorkshire -35 48 £38,000 -8.43% 7
Cambridgeshire -10 44 £38,564 -14.30% 13
Oxfordshire +14 43 £45,000 -5.26% 11
East Sussex +19 42 £35,000 -15.15% 3
West Sussex +16 41 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Cambridge -1 40 £40,000 -10.11% 10
Bristol +3 39 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Brighton +14 38 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Southampton +11 34 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Wales -5 32 £40,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +16 31 £60,000 +53.84% 2
South Wales -1 31 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 30 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Berkshire -32 30 £42,500 +8.97% 7
West Yorkshire -5 28 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Leeds +19 25 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Scotland -22 25 £44,750 +2.28% 7
Stockport +27 24 £32,000 -1.53% 2

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2453 (79.00%) OO
2 1550 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1524 (49.08%) C#
4 1438 (46.31%) .NET
5 1043 (33.59%) Java
6 1042 (33.56%) JavaScript
7 1012 (32.59%) SQL Server
8 1006 (32.40%) SQL
9 945 (30.43%) TDD
10 943 (30.37%) C++
11 895 (28.82%) Software Engineering
12 891 (28.70%) HTML
13 889 (28.63%) MVC
14 838 (26.99%) ASP.NET
15 767 (24.70%) Finance
16 756 (24.35%) Scrum
17 720 (23.19%) Degree
18 717 (23.09%) CSS
19 601 (19.36%) Microsoft
20 595 (19.16%) jQuery
21 575 (18.52%) Windows
22 562 (18.10%) OOP
23 547 (17.62%) Linux
24 530 (17.07%) XML
25 520 (16.75%) Web Services
26 514 (16.55%) WCF
27 508 (16.36%) Computer Science
28 488 (15.72%) .NET Framework
29 464 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
30 441 (14.20%) Multithreading

OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 116 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 115 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 94 (3.03%) IIS
4 57 (1.84%) CMS
5 50 (1.61%) JBoss
6 41 (1.32%) WebLogic
7 40 (1.29%) Node.js
8 39 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 28 (0.90%) Apache
10 28 (0.90%) Confluence
11 19 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.61%) WordPress
12 17 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (0.45%) Drupal
13 14 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
15 11 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 288 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.45%) MS Office
6 10 (0.32%) CPLEX
7 5 (0.16%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.16%) FreeHand
7 5 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.097%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.097%) Mingle
9 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.064%) Simulink
10 1 (0.032%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 17 (0.55%) Magento
2 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.064%) HFM
10 1 (0.032%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.032%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.032%) Summit
10 1 (0.032%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.032%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.032%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 119 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (0.77%) SaaS
4 19 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.58%) GitHub
6 16 (0.52%) PaaS
7 9 (0.29%) IaaS
8 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.097%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.064%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 108 (3.48%) Internet
3 60 (1.93%) HTTP
4 30 (0.97%) Intranet
5 24 (0.77%) Network Security
6 15 (0.48%) DNS
6 15 (0.48%) CTI
7 14 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 14 (0.45%) ZigBee
8 11 (0.35%) LDAP
9 10 (0.32%) Bluetooth
9 10 (0.32%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.32%) Wireless
10 8 (0.26%) RTP
10 8 (0.26%) RANAP
10 8 (0.26%) GSM
10 8 (0.26%) PBX
10 8 (0.26%) UMTS
10 8 (0.26%) LTE
10 8 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1012 (32.59%) SQL Server
2 300 (9.66%) Relational Database
3 262 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 229 (7.38%) MySQL
5 136 (4.38%) RDBMS
6 95 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 92 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 81 (2.61%) NoSQL
9 74 (2.38%) Big Data
10 60 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 59 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 53 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (1.61%) Hadoop
14 45 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 33 (1.06%) CouchDB
17 32 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
17 32 (1.03%) RavenDB
18 23 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 20 (0.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 315 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 276 (8.89%) NUnit
3 263 (8.47%) Subversion
4 225 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 206 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 198 (6.38%) Moq
7 150 (4.83%) Maven
8 138 (4.44%) Eclipse
9 117 (3.77%) JUnit
10 113 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
11 101 (3.25%) JIRA
12 96 (3.09%) TeamCity
13 95 (3.06%) Jenkins
14 71 (2.29%) Selenium
15 69 (2.22%) Cucumber
16 51 (1.64%) MSTest
17 50 (1.61%) SpecFlow
18 48 (1.55%) ReSharper
19 43 (1.38%) Ant
20 37 (1.19%) Fiddler
General
1 767 (24.70%) Finance
2 241 (7.76%) Banking
3 201 (6.47%) Retail
4 129 (4.15%) Front Office
5 126 (4.06%) Investment Banking
6 106 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 92 (2.96%) Games
8 89 (2.87%) Back Office
9 56 (1.80%) Marketing
10 43 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 42 (1.35%) Advertising
12 37 (1.19%) Aerospace
13 36 (1.16%) Electronics
14 33 (1.06%) Manufacturing
15 31 (1.00%) Automotive
16 24 (0.77%) Multimedia
17 22 (0.71%) Publishing
18 14 (0.45%) Law
19 12 (0.39%) Online Betting
20 11 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 2332 (75.10%) Developer
2 593 (19.10%) C# Developer
3 584 (18.81%) .NET Developer
4 486 (15.65%) Software Engineer
5 446 (14.36%) Java Developer
6 442 (14.24%) Software Developer
7 438 (14.11%) Senior Developer
8 390 (12.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 279 (8.99%) C++ Developer
10 186 (5.99%) Web Developer
11 154 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
12 148 (4.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 129 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 118 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
15 109 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
16 100 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
17 99 (3.19%) Graduate
18 97 (3.12%) Architect
19 91 (2.93%) C++ Software Engineer
20 90 (2.90%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1438 (46.31%) .NET
2 891 (28.70%) HTML
3 838 (26.99%) ASP.NET
4 717 (23.09%) CSS
5 595 (19.16%) jQuery
6 530 (17.07%) XML
7 520 (16.75%) Web Services
8 514 (16.55%) WCF
9 488 (15.72%) .NET Framework
10 464 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 418 (13.46%) Spring
12 319 (10.27%) HTML5
13 261 (8.41%) Ajax
14 251 (8.08%) REST
15 233 (7.50%) Hibernate
16 225 (7.25%) WPF
17 210 (6.76%) WinForms
18 209 (6.73%) AngularJS
19 198 (6.38%) JSON
20 195 (6.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 508 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 283 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (7.15%) Algorithms
4 170 (5.48%) Mathematics
5 149 (4.80%) Data Structures
6 148 (4.77%) Open Source
7 136 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
8 128 (4.12%) Mobile App
9 118 (3.80%) User Experience
10 112 (3.61%) Client/Server
11 108 (3.48%) N-Tier
12 99 (3.19%) Derivative
13 83 (2.67%) Physics
14 71 (2.29%) Hedge funds
15 64 (2.06%) iPhone
16 59 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
17 53 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 37 (1.19%) Equities
19 34 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
20 33 (1.06%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 575 (18.52%) Windows
2 547 (17.62%) Linux
3 349 (11.24%) UNIX
4 256 (8.24%) Android
5 156 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.74%) Solaris
7 52 (1.67%) Windows Phone
8 26 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
10 21 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
10 21 (0.68%) VxWorks
11 19 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
13 11 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.32%) CentOS
14 10 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.19%) AIX
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.13%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2453 (79.00%) OO
2 1550 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 945 (30.43%) TDD
4 895 (28.82%) Software Engineering
5 889 (28.63%) MVC
6 756 (24.35%) Scrum
7 562 (18.10%) OOP
8 441 (14.20%) Multithreading
9 388 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 371 (11.95%) Unit Testing
11 349 (11.24%) BDD
12 330 (10.63%) E-Commerce
13 315 (10.14%) UML
14 197 (6.34%) Web Development
15 178 (5.73%) OOA/OOD
15 178 (5.73%) SOA
16 173 (5.57%) Kanban
17 163 (5.25%) Mentoring
18 142 (4.57%) Waterfall
19 122 (3.93%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1524 (49.08%) C#
2 1043 (33.59%) Java
3 1042 (33.56%) JavaScript
4 1006 (32.40%) SQL
5 943 (30.37%) C++
6 361 (11.63%) C
7 208 (6.70%) VB.NET
7 208 (6.70%) Python
8 207 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 159 (5.12%) Ruby
10 144 (4.64%) PHP
11 107 (3.45%) VB
12 101 (3.25%) Objective-C
13 94 (3.03%) PL/SQL
14 55 (1.77%) Perl
15 45 (1.45%) VB6
16 40 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 36 (1.16%) Embedded C
17 36 (1.16%) COBOL
18 35 (1.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 720 (23.19%) Degree
2 69 (2.22%) PhD
3 56 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 43 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.45%) MCP
8 9 (0.29%) HND
9 7 (0.23%) OCP
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.097%) MCSE
11 3 (0.097%) MCTS
11 3 (0.097%) MCPD
12 2 (0.064%) MOS
12 2 (0.064%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.064%) IC3 Certification
13 1 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.032%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (4.44%) QA
2 30 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.42%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.19%) FATCA
5 5 (0.16%) DICOM
6 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.064%) TickIT
8 1 (0.032%) SLA
8 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.032%) WCAG
8 1 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (0.39%) vSphere
5 9 (0.29%) Docker
6 5 (0.16%) LXC
6 5 (0.16%) KVM
6 5 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.16%) Xen
7 3 (0.097%) Firmware
7 3 (0.097%) Varnish
7 3 (0.097%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.064%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.032%) iptables
9 1 (0.032%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (0.35%) MOM
3 9 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.16%) Mesos
5 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.13%) Puppet
6 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.13%) Ansible
7 3 (0.097%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.097%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.097%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.032%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.032%) Oozie
8 1 (0.032%) Control-M
Vendors
1 601 (19.36%) Microsoft
2 334 (10.76%) Oracle
3 78 (2.51%) IBM
4 62 (2.00%) Sybase
5 54 (1.74%) Google
6 47 (1.51%) hybris
7 33 (1.06%) Endeca
7 33 (1.06%) Zend
8 29 (0.93%) Adobe
8 29 (0.93%) Apple
9 26 (0.84%) VMware
10 25 (0.81%) RedPrairie
10 25 (0.81%) TIBCO
11 19 (0.61%) Twitter
12 18 (0.58%) Facebook
12 18 (0.58%) Perforce
13 12 (0.39%) Sony
13 12 (0.39%) QNX
14 11 (0.35%) Cisco
14 11 (0.35%) Sitecore
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Aquent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alnwick, Northumberland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday