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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 197 181 194
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1706 1732 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.59% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.95% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1481 1446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -19 1601 £45,000 - 210
London -12 660 £55,000 - 69
South East -22 363 £42,500 - 52
South West +5 157 £41,000 +17.14% 38
East of England -14 137 £45,000 +2.85% 19
City of London -29 137 £57,500 -11.53% 20
North West -14 117 £40,000 +3.89% 14
Manchester +35 90 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Hampshire -12 80 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Cambridgeshire +8 77 £45,310 +0.68% 7
Surrey +7 69 £45,000 - 10
East Midlands -18 66 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Bristol +13 65 £47,500 +46.15% 13
Kent +4 60 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Scotland -5 59 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Portsmouth +19 58 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Midlands 0 57 £37,500 - 7
Berkshire -34 57 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Cambridge -7 54 £45,000 -4.25% 4
Glasgow -11 43 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Yorkshire -51 36 £31,500 -1.56% 6
Wales +26 34 £37,500 +4.16% 7
South Wales +29 29 £42,500 +18.05% 6
Somerset -3 28 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Wiltshire +1 25 £42,500 -22.72% 10
Reading -19 25 £50,000 +1.52% 2
Oxfordshire +13 24 £47,500 - 5
Hertfordshire -11 24 £45,000 +27.65% 4
West Yorkshire -36 24 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Northamptonshire -38 23 £40,000 +5.26%

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2788 (80.44%) OO
2 1792 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1659 (47.86%) .NET
4 1639 (47.29%) C#
5 1274 (36.76%) JavaScript
6 1187 (34.25%) Java
7 1155 (33.32%) HTML
8 1116 (32.20%) SQL
9 1077 (31.07%) SQL Server
10 992 (28.62%) TDD
11 978 (28.22%) ASP.NET
12 952 (27.47%) Software Engineering
13 948 (27.35%) CSS
14 920 (26.54%) MVC
15 885 (25.53%) Finance
16 862 (24.87%) Degree
17 795 (22.94%) C++
18 762 (21.98%) jQuery
19 752 (21.70%) Microsoft
20 688 (19.85%) Scrum
21 622 (17.95%) Computer Science
22 620 (17.89%) OOP
23 608 (17.54%) E-Commerce
24 584 (16.85%) Web Services
25 570 (16.45%) WCF
26 529 (15.26%) XML
27 519 (14.97%) .NET Framework
28 507 (14.63%) Windows
29 502 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
30 501 (14.45%) Linux

OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 200 (5.77%) IIS
2 143 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 133 (3.84%) SharePoint
4 99 (2.86%) Apache
5 89 (2.57%) Confluence
6 78 (2.25%) CMS
7 77 (2.22%) JBoss
8 65 (1.88%) Node.js
9 41 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 41 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 26 (0.75%) Drupal
14 22 (0.63%) WordPress
15 16 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.43%) nginx
17 14 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
18 12 (0.35%) ColdFusion
18 12 (0.35%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 374 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.75%) MS Office
3 23 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.26%) CPLEX
8 8 (0.23%) FreeHand
9 5 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.12%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.087%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.058%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.35%) Magento
3 10 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.087%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.029%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.029%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.029%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 95 (2.74%) SaaS
2 69 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (0.95%) PaaS
5 32 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.87%) GitHub
7 21 (0.61%) IaaS
8 10 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.058%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.029%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 249 (7.18%) Internet
2 116 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 97 (2.80%) HTTP
4 77 (2.22%) Intranet
5 16 (0.46%) GSM
6 15 (0.43%) RTP
6 15 (0.43%) LTE
7 14 (0.40%) RANAP
7 14 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
7 14 (0.40%) PBX
7 14 (0.40%) UMTS
8 13 (0.38%) DNS
9 12 (0.35%) VoIP
10 11 (0.32%) SSH
11 9 (0.26%) Wireless
12 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.14%) SSL
13 5 (0.14%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.12%) Network Security
14 4 (0.12%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1077 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 294 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 269 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 268 (7.73%) MySQL
5 131 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 125 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 104 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 90 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 88 (2.54%) RDBMS
11 83 (2.39%) RavenDB
12 80 (2.31%) Big Data
13 59 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 55 (1.59%) Hadoop
15 49 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (1.15%) MongoDB
17 37 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 36 (1.04%) Oracle Database
19 31 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
20 29 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 357 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 322 (9.29%) NUnit
3 317 (9.15%) Subversion
4 288 (8.31%) Visual Studio
5 271 (7.82%) Moq
6 220 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 192 (5.54%) Rhino Mocks
8 180 (5.19%) Cucumber
9 143 (4.13%) TeamCity
10 137 (3.95%) JIRA
11 110 (3.17%) Eclipse
12 109 (3.14%) Jenkins
13 94 (2.71%) JUnit
14 85 (2.45%) ReSharper
15 83 (2.39%) NCrunch
16 82 (2.37%) WATIR
17 79 (2.28%) Selenium
18 72 (2.08%) SpecFlow
19 71 (2.05%) Maven
20 68 (1.96%) CruiseControl
General
1 885 (25.53%) Finance
2 234 (6.75%) Banking
3 218 (6.29%) Retail
4 158 (4.56%) Marketing
5 139 (4.01%) Games
6 133 (3.84%) Front Office
7 99 (2.86%) Back Office
8 92 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 65 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 57 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 33 (0.95%) Publishing
12 29 (0.84%) Military
13 28 (0.81%) Multimedia
14 22 (0.63%) Automotive
15 21 (0.61%) Advertising
16 19 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 19 (0.55%) Law
17 18 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.46%) Electronics
18 16 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2611 (75.33%) Developer
2 603 (17.40%) .NET Developer
3 571 (16.47%) C# Developer
4 569 (16.42%) Senior Developer
5 547 (15.78%) Software Developer
6 453 (13.07%) Java Developer
7 377 (10.88%) Software Engineer
8 342 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 265 (7.65%) C++ Developer
10 252 (7.27%) Web Developer
11 136 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
12 134 (3.87%) Analyst
12 134 (3.87%) C# Software Developer
13 132 (3.81%) Senior Software Developer
14 122 (3.52%) Graduate
15 115 (3.32%) Architect
15 115 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
16 109 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
17 108 (3.12%) .NET Software Developer
18 107 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1659 (47.86%) .NET
2 1155 (33.32%) HTML
3 978 (28.22%) ASP.NET
4 948 (27.35%) CSS
5 762 (21.98%) jQuery
6 584 (16.85%) Web Services
7 570 (16.45%) WCF
8 529 (15.26%) XML
9 519 (14.97%) .NET Framework
10 502 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 426 (12.29%) HTML5
12 423 (12.20%) Spring
13 309 (8.92%) REST
14 272 (7.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 269 (7.76%) WPF
16 267 (7.70%) WinForms
17 264 (7.62%) Ajax
18 250 (7.21%) Hibernate
19 225 (6.49%) CSS3
20 210 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 622 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 246 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 240 (6.92%) User Experience
4 233 (6.72%) Client/Server
5 211 (6.09%) Algorithms
6 203 (5.86%) Open Source
7 198 (5.71%) Mathematics
8 132 (3.81%) N-Tier
9 131 (3.78%) Mobile App
10 118 (3.40%) Physics
11 114 (3.29%) Data Structures
12 93 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
12 93 (2.68%) Derivative
13 91 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 87 (2.51%) iPhone
15 71 (2.05%) iPad
16 58 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
17 54 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
18 47 (1.36%) Hedge funds
18 47 (1.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 507 (14.63%) Windows
2 501 (14.45%) Linux
3 384 (11.08%) UNIX
4 239 (6.90%) Android
5 210 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 79 (2.28%) Windows Phone
7 67 (1.93%) Solaris
8 53 (1.53%) Windows Phone 7
9 19 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
11 17 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.29%) Windows CE
13 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.12%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.087%) AIX
17 3 (0.087%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2788 (80.44%) OO
2 1792 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
3 992 (28.62%) TDD
4 952 (27.47%) Software Engineering
5 920 (26.54%) MVC
6 688 (19.85%) Scrum
7 620 (17.89%) OOP
8 608 (17.54%) E-Commerce
9 419 (12.09%) BDD
10 392 (11.31%) Unit Testing
11 386 (11.14%) Multithreading
12 370 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
13 298 (8.60%) OOA/OOD
14 287 (8.28%) Web Development
15 281 (8.11%) UML
16 242 (6.98%) Mentoring
17 232 (6.69%) SOA
18 197 (5.68%) Pair Programming
19 178 (5.14%) Refactoring
20 170 (4.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1639 (47.29%) C#
2 1274 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 1187 (34.25%) Java
4 1116 (32.20%) SQL
5 795 (22.94%) C++
6 293 (8.45%) C
7 276 (7.96%) PHP
8 265 (7.65%) Ruby
9 240 (6.92%) VB.NET
10 213 (6.15%) Python
11 208 (6.00%) T-SQL
12 110 (3.17%) Objective-C
13 95 (2.74%) Perl
14 93 (2.68%) VB
15 60 (1.73%) VB6
16 37 (1.07%) Scala
17 31 (0.89%) MATLAB
18 30 (0.87%) PL/SQL
19 26 (0.75%) Shell Script
20 23 (0.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 862 (24.87%) Degree
2 93 (2.68%) PhD
3 72 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 63 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.01%) MCP
6 22 (0.63%) MCSD
7 20 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.49%) MCTS
9 15 (0.43%) MCAD
10 13 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.20%) HND
12 6 (0.17%) CISSP
12 6 (0.17%) CSSLP
13 5 (0.14%) OCPJP
13 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.14%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.14%) CCNP
14 4 (0.12%) MCSE
14 4 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (4.93%) QA
2 35 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.35%) SLA
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.087%) WCAG
5 3 (0.087%) WAI
6 2 (0.058%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.46%) Varnish
3 3 (0.087%) Firmware
4 2 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.058%) Docker
5 1 (0.029%) HDFS
5 1 (0.029%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.029%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.029%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (0.52%) MOM
3 8 (0.23%) Puppet
4 3 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.058%) Ansible
6 1 (0.029%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.029%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.029%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.029%) Oozie
Vendors
1 752 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 301 (8.68%) Oracle
3 93 (2.68%) Endeca
4 82 (2.37%) RedPrairie
5 76 (2.19%) Zend
6 66 (1.90%) Sybase
7 54 (1.56%) Google
8 52 (1.50%) hybris
9 47 (1.36%) EPiServer
10 42 (1.21%) Sun
11 36 (1.04%) DevExpress
11 36 (1.04%) Facebook
12 34 (0.98%) IBM
13 29 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
14 23 (0.66%) Twitter
14 23 (0.66%) Telerik
15 21 (0.61%) TIBCO
15 21 (0.61%) Adobe
16 19 (0.55%) Sitecore
17 15 (0.43%) Infragistics
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £22000 to £30000 per annum - Ongoing training and development
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Annapurna
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago