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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 249 192 186
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -6
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1242 1765 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.53% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.84% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1396 1399
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -63 1157 £50,000 +11.11% 139
London -51 525 £62,500 +13.63% 63
South East -43 264 £47,000 +10.58% 28
City of London -24 96 £62,500 +25.00% 15
East of England -12 88 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South West -50 85 £40,000 - 13
Hampshire +25 69 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands +10 53 £39,750 +6.00% 3
Scotland -16 53 £38,000 -8.43% 8
North West -70 50 £40,000 +1.26% 8
Bristol -14 46 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Kent -1 44 £47,000 -1.05% 3
East Midlands +3 42 £41,750 +4.37% 5
Surrey -40 39 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +21 37 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +18 35 £35,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire -19 35 £40,000 -10.11% 4
Birmingham +27 32 £37,500 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +14 31 £35,000 +12.90% 4
Manchester -54 31 £47,000 +16.77% 3
Hertfordshire +15 30 £57,500 +91.66% 3
Berkshire +3 28 £58,750 +46.87% 4
Southampton +25 27 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Cambridge -4 27 £40,000 - 3
Teddington +2 26 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Wales -20 24 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Leeds +30 23 £41,750 +34.67% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 23 £41,250 -2.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 22 £40,000 - 3
Tyne and Wear +14 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2025 (77.32%) OO
2 1312 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1275 (48.68%) C#
4 1238 (47.27%) .NET
5 994 (37.95%) Java
6 947 (36.16%) SQL
7 892 (34.06%) JavaScript
8 840 (32.07%) TDD
9 832 (31.77%) SQL Server
10 813 (31.04%) Software Engineering
11 784 (29.94%) HTML
12 769 (29.36%) C++
13 743 (28.37%) MVC
14 727 (27.76%) Scrum
15 704 (26.88%) Finance
16 700 (26.73%) Degree
17 689 (26.31%) ASP.NET
18 644 (24.59%) CSS
19 530 (20.24%) Computer Science
20 526 (20.08%) Microsoft
21 514 (19.63%) Web Services
22 507 (19.36%) jQuery
23 458 (17.49%) Windows
24 453 (17.30%) WCF
25 450 (17.18%) Linux
26 442 (16.88%) Multithreading
27 434 (16.57%) OOP
28 426 (16.27%) XML
29 423 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC
30 406 (15.50%) Unit Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 96 (3.67%) IIS
2 93 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 89 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 83 (3.17%) CMS
5 78 (2.98%) Apache
6 59 (2.25%) JBoss
6 59 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 51 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 44 (1.68%) Node.js
9 27 (1.03%) Mule
9 27 (1.03%) WordPress
10 20 (0.76%) Mule ESB
11 19 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.46%) Joomla!
16 10 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 220 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.65%) MS Office
3 16 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.27%) CPLEX
7 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.19%) Simulink
8 4 (0.15%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.11%) Mingle
9 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.61%) Magento
2 14 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.34%) Sophis RISQUE
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.076%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.076%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.038%) HFM
10 1 (0.038%) RMDS
10 1 (0.038%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.038%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.038%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.038%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.038%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.34%) SaaS
4 26 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.42%) GitHub
6 10 (0.38%) PaaS
7 7 (0.27%) Heroku
8 3 (0.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.076%) Trello
9 2 (0.076%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.038%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.32%) Internet
2 80 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.18%) Network Security
4 26 (0.99%) Intranet
5 24 (0.92%) HTTP
6 21 (0.80%) CTI
7 14 (0.53%) Extranet
8 11 (0.42%) LDAP
8 11 (0.42%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.31%) DLNA
9 8 (0.31%) Modbus
10 5 (0.19%) FTP
11 4 (0.15%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.11%) Wireless
12 3 (0.11%) WEP
12 3 (0.11%) SSL
13 2 (0.076%) 3G
13 2 (0.076%) GPRS
13 2 (0.076%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (31.77%) SQL Server
2 222 (8.48%) MySQL
3 173 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 119 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 110 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 105 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 72 (2.75%) RDBMS
8 66 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 45 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (1.53%) Big Data
11 39 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 37 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
13 33 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (1.07%) DB2
16 27 (1.03%) Redis
17 25 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
18 24 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (0.88%) Apache Hive
20 21 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 328 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 260 (9.93%) Visual Studio
3 224 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 219 (8.36%) NUnit
4 219 (8.36%) Subversion
5 209 (7.98%) Moq
6 151 (5.77%) JUnit
7 131 (5.00%) Maven
8 102 (3.89%) Eclipse
9 98 (3.74%) Selenium
10 88 (3.36%) TeamCity
11 87 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
12 81 (3.09%) JIRA
13 80 (3.05%) Jenkins
14 55 (2.10%) MSTest
15 49 (1.87%) Mercurial
16 46 (1.76%) Ant
17 31 (1.18%) Mockito
17 31 (1.18%) Gradle
18 24 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 704 (26.88%) Finance
2 172 (6.57%) Banking
3 170 (6.49%) Retail
4 116 (4.43%) Games
5 97 (3.70%) Front Office
6 82 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 75 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 74 (2.83%) Back Office
9 71 (2.71%) Telecoms
10 54 (2.06%) Electronics
11 49 (1.87%) Publishing
12 43 (1.64%) Marketing
13 36 (1.37%) Manufacturing
14 28 (1.07%) Advertising
15 26 (0.99%) Legal
16 22 (0.84%) Multimedia
17 20 (0.76%) Military
18 17 (0.65%) Aerospace
19 16 (0.61%) Online Betting
20 11 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1876 (71.63%) Developer
2 492 (18.79%) .NET Developer
3 477 (18.21%) Senior Developer
4 464 (17.72%) C# Developer
5 425 (16.23%) Software Engineer
6 357 (13.63%) Java Developer
7 311 (11.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 276 (10.54%) Software Developer
9 225 (8.59%) C++ Developer
10 139 (5.31%) Web Developer
11 131 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
12 128 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
13 123 (4.70%) Graduate
14 116 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
15 112 (4.28%) Architect
16 106 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
17 105 (4.01%) Senior C# Developer
18 104 (3.97%) Junior
19 90 (3.44%) Junior Developer
20 87 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1238 (47.27%) .NET
2 784 (29.94%) HTML
3 689 (26.31%) ASP.NET
4 644 (24.59%) CSS
5 514 (19.63%) Web Services
6 507 (19.36%) jQuery
7 453 (17.30%) WCF
8 426 (16.27%) XML
9 423 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 366 (13.97%) Spring
11 353 (13.48%) .NET Framework
12 284 (10.84%) HTML5
13 248 (9.47%) J2EE
14 232 (8.86%) REST
15 225 (8.59%) Ajax
16 222 (8.48%) WPF
17 205 (7.83%) WinForms
18 192 (7.33%) Hibernate
19 183 (6.99%) AngularJS
20 169 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 530 (20.24%) Computer Science
2 305 (11.65%) Algorithms
3 234 (8.93%) Data Structures
4 225 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 171 (6.53%) Mathematics
6 147 (5.61%) Mobile App
7 137 (5.23%) Client/Server
8 95 (3.63%) Derivative
9 88 (3.36%) User Experience
10 84 (3.21%) Hedge funds
11 83 (3.17%) N-Tier
12 66 (2.52%) Physics
13 58 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
14 45 (1.72%) Visualisation
15 39 (1.49%) Equities
16 38 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
17 37 (1.41%) Photography
18 35 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
19 34 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 458 (17.49%) Windows
2 450 (17.18%) Linux
3 328 (12.52%) UNIX
4 145 (5.54%) Android
5 96 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 60 (2.29%) Solaris
7 21 (0.80%) AIX
7 21 (0.80%) Windows Phone
8 20 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.46%) VxWorks
11 10 (0.38%) Windows CE
12 8 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
13 7 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2025 (77.32%) OO
2 1312 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
3 840 (32.07%) TDD
4 813 (31.04%) Software Engineering
5 743 (28.37%) MVC
6 727 (27.76%) Scrum
7 442 (16.88%) Multithreading
8 434 (16.57%) OOP
9 406 (15.50%) Unit Testing
10 382 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
11 381 (14.55%) SDLC
12 288 (11.00%) UML
13 276 (10.54%) BDD
14 239 (9.13%) E-Commerce
15 222 (8.48%) Mentoring
16 212 (8.09%) SOA
17 211 (8.06%) Web Development
18 201 (7.67%) OOA/OOD
19 164 (6.26%) Kanban
20 146 (5.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1275 (48.68%) C#
2 994 (37.95%) Java
3 947 (36.16%) SQL
4 892 (34.06%) JavaScript
5 769 (29.36%) C++
6 284 (10.84%) C
7 181 (6.91%) T-SQL
8 169 (6.45%) Python
9 153 (5.84%) PHP
10 133 (5.08%) VB.NET
11 121 (4.62%) PL/SQL
12 83 (3.17%) Objective-C
13 74 (2.83%) Perl
14 71 (2.71%) Ruby
15 62 (2.37%) VB
15 62 (2.37%) Scala
16 40 (1.53%) F#
17 37 (1.41%) Bash Shell
18 36 (1.37%) OCaml
19 27 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 700 (26.73%) Degree
2 64 (2.44%) PhD
3 31 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 11 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.27%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.27%) OCA
9 7 (0.27%) ISEB
10 6 (0.23%) MCP
11 4 (0.15%) MCSE
12 3 (0.11%) HNC
12 3 (0.11%) HND
12 3 (0.11%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.076%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.076%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.076%) IC3 Certification
13 2 (0.076%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.85%) QA
2 18 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.34%) SLA
4 8 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) Section 508
6 3 (0.11%) DICOM
6 3 (0.11%) WAI
7 2 (0.076%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (0.57%) Docker
3 13 (0.50%) vCloud
4 8 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
4 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.15%) Varnish
7 3 (0.11%) Firmware
7 3 (0.11%) LXC
8 2 (0.076%) vSphere
9 1 (0.038%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.038%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.038%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.42%) MOM
2 10 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.31%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
3 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.19%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.15%) Puppet
5 4 (0.15%) Oozie
5 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.076%) Ansible
7 1 (0.038%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.038%) SCCM
Vendors
1 526 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 270 (10.31%) Oracle
3 51 (1.95%) Sybase
4 46 (1.76%) IBM
5 43 (1.64%) Google
6 24 (0.92%) Adobe
6 24 (0.92%) Apple
7 23 (0.88%) Perforce
7 23 (0.88%) Zend
8 21 (0.80%) hybris
9 19 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 14 (0.53%) WorldPay
11 13 (0.50%) Twitter
11 13 (0.50%) Sun
12 12 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.42%) SAP
14 10 (0.38%) Telerik
15 9 (0.34%) VMware
15 9 (0.34%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.34%) Intel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £29k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Steyning, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: equity
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday