The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 141 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2406 2855 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 2.49% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.01% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2043 2445 2274
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
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%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OOP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP within the UK.

OOP Salary Trend in the UK

OOP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

OOP Salary Histogram in the UK

OOP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -22 2249 £43,500 - 357
London -45 970 £52,500 -4.54% 136
South East -13 386 £45,000 +20.00% 40
Yorkshire +31 164 £37,500 - 33
South West -9 164 £40,000 +14.28% 12
North West -32 154 £35,000 +1.44% 53
East of England -22 146 £45,000 +5.88% 19
City of London -34 145 £56,250 +5.14% 22
West Midlands +10 140 £35,000 +1.44% 28
East Midlands +6 126 £35,000 - 26
Surrey +38 109 £47,500 - 9
West Yorkshire +20 102 £33,750 -12.33% 23
Manchester -31 98 £35,000 +1.44% 35
Hampshire -17 93 £36,500 +7.35% 11
Berkshire +37 82 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Leeds +27 74 £37,500 -16.66% 15
Nottinghamshire +1 57 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Hertfordshire 0 54 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Scotland -47 49 £39,500 +2.59% 5
Wales +13 47 £35,000 - 5
Cheshire +9 46 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Cambridgeshire -6 45 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Cambridge +4 42 £50,000 +19.04% 6
South Wales +2 42 £35,000 - 5
Bristol -14 42 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Reading +20 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Dorset -13 39 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Warwickshire +32 35 £35,000 +112.12% 2
Northamptonshire +16 35 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Birmingham -6 35 £34,000 -16.04% 12

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 2789 (60.28%) OO
2 2257 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 2137 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
4 2080 (44.95%) HTML
5 1902 (41.11%) CSS
6 1860 (40.20%) C#
7 1662 (35.92%) .NET
8 1636 (35.36%) MVC
9 1500 (32.42%) SQL
10 1417 (30.62%) PHP
11 1282 (27.71%) Java
12 1205 (26.04%) MySQL
13 1185 (25.61%) TDD
14 1176 (25.42%) jQuery
15 1135 (24.53%) SQL Server
16 964 (20.83%) Degree
17 954 (20.62%) ASP.NET
18 941 (20.34%) Git (software)
19 934 (20.19%) Software Engineering
20 851 (18.39%) Web Services
21 850 (18.37%) Scrum
22 812 (17.55%) HTML5
23 774 (16.73%) Finance
24 755 (16.32%) Linux
25 747 (16.14%) C++
26 746 (16.12%) Computer Science
27 731 (15.80%) XML
28 641 (13.85%) Microsoft
29 593 (12.82%) Windows
30 562 (12.15%) .NET Framework

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 322 (6.96%) Apache
2 288 (6.22%) CMS
3 237 (5.12%) Node.js
4 128 (2.77%) IIS
5 122 (2.64%) WordPress
6 94 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 93 (2.01%) Drupal
8 76 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 73 (1.58%) Umbraco
10 48 (1.04%) JBoss
11 45 (0.97%) Apache Solr
12 43 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
12 43 (0.93%) nginx
13 40 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 36 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 36 (0.78%) SharePoint
14 36 (0.78%) Kentico
15 33 (0.71%) DNN
16 31 (0.67%) Confluence
17 28 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 307 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 71 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 35 (0.76%) MS Office
4 18 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.065%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.065%) Mingle
10 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.022%) MS Project
11 1 (0.022%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 130 (2.81%) Magento
2 27 (0.58%) Temenos T24
2 27 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 19 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (0.11%) Shopify
9 5 (0.11%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.086%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.086%) Sophis RISQUE
11 3 (0.065%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.065%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.043%) SAP MM
12 2 (0.043%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.043%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 206 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (2.20%) SaaS
4 35 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (0.54%) GitHub
6 24 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (0.48%) Heroku
8 18 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
10 15 (0.32%) Google App Engine
11 12 (0.26%) PaaS
12 11 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.086%) IaaS
15 4 (0.086%) Force.com
16 3 (0.065%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.065%) Amazon Kinesis
17 2 (0.043%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 87 (1.88%) HTTP
2 81 (1.75%) Internet
3 70 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.63%) Ethernet
4 29 (0.63%) SSH
5 24 (0.52%) Intranet
6 21 (0.45%) DNS
7 18 (0.39%) Wireless
8 14 (0.30%) Unified Communications
9 13 (0.28%) Network Security
10 11 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.17%) DLNA
12 7 (0.15%) SSL
12 7 (0.15%) FTP
12 7 (0.15%) VoIP
13 6 (0.13%) SMS
14 4 (0.086%) LDAP
14 4 (0.086%) VPN
14 4 (0.086%) PuTTY
15 3 (0.065%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1205 (26.04%) MySQL
2 1135 (24.53%) SQL Server
3 335 (7.24%) Relational Database
4 226 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 193 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 172 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 103 (2.23%) RDBMS
8 100 (2.16%) Big Data
9 89 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 78 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 70 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 62 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 60 (1.30%) Redis
14 58 (1.25%) Oracle Database
15 53 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (1.08%) Hadoop
17 49 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
18 44 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
19 38 (0.82%) SQLite
20 36 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 941 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 446 (9.64%) Subversion
3 277 (5.99%) Visual Studio
4 248 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 206 (4.45%) NUnit
6 180 (3.89%) Selenium
7 178 (3.85%) JIRA
8 167 (3.61%) Jenkins
9 135 (2.92%) JUnit
10 128 (2.77%) Eclipse
11 106 (2.29%) Maven
12 96 (2.07%) Moq
13 94 (2.03%) Cucumber
14 89 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 88 (1.90%) PHPUnit
15 88 (1.90%) Ant
16 82 (1.77%) WebDriver
17 77 (1.66%) Grunt
18 76 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
19 61 (1.32%) Mercurial
General
1 774 (16.73%) Finance
2 274 (5.92%) Retail
3 226 (4.88%) Marketing
4 161 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 143 (3.09%) Banking
6 120 (2.59%) Games
7 107 (2.31%) Advertising
8 103 (2.23%) Aerospace
9 89 (1.92%) Automotive
10 73 (1.58%) Front Office
11 72 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 63 (1.36%) Investment Banking
13 57 (1.23%) Publishing
14 46 (0.99%) Law
15 45 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
16 43 (0.93%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.73%) Electronics
18 31 (0.67%) Legal
19 20 (0.43%) Back Office
20 17 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3779 (81.67%) Developer
2 845 (18.26%) PHP Developer
3 802 (17.33%) Senior Developer
4 677 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 539 (11.65%) C# Developer
6 500 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 457 (9.88%) Web Developer
8 385 (8.32%) Software Engineer
9 370 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 363 (7.85%) Java Developer
11 266 (5.75%) Junior
12 243 (5.25%) Junior Developer
13 191 (4.13%) Graduate
14 181 (3.91%) PHP Web Developer
15 175 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 152 (3.29%) Senior PHP Developer
17 147 (3.18%) Graduate Developer
18 142 (3.07%) Programmer
19 141 (3.05%) C++ Developer
20 114 (2.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2080 (44.95%) HTML
2 1902 (41.11%) CSS
3 1662 (35.92%) .NET
4 1176 (25.42%) jQuery
5 954 (20.62%) ASP.NET
6 851 (18.39%) Web Services
7 812 (17.55%) HTML5
8 731 (15.80%) XML
9 562 (12.15%) .NET Framework
10 536 (11.58%) CSS3
11 527 (11.39%) REST
12 498 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 495 (10.70%) AngularJS
14 430 (9.29%) JSON
15 414 (8.95%) WCF
16 407 (8.80%) SOAP
17 380 (8.21%) Ajax
18 345 (7.46%) LAMP
19 326 (7.05%) Spring
20 325 (7.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 746 (16.12%) Computer Science
2 299 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 243 (5.25%) User Experience
5 242 (5.23%) Algorithms
6 210 (4.54%) Mathematics
7 136 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 115 (2.49%) Client/Server
9 106 (2.29%) Derivative
9 106 (2.29%) iPhone
10 94 (2.03%) Physics
11 91 (1.97%) iPad
12 89 (1.92%) Hedge funds
13 86 (1.86%) N-Tier
14 65 (1.40%) Visualisation
15 60 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
16 58 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 58 (1.25%) W3C
17 42 (0.91%) Fixed Income
18 41 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 755 (16.32%) Linux
2 593 (12.82%) Windows
3 346 (7.48%) Android
4 306 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 198 (4.28%) UNIX
6 55 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 40 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 29 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.61%) Debian
11 27 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 23 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 20 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 18 (0.39%) CentOS
16 15 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (0.26%) Solaris
18 8 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2789 (60.28%) OO
2 2137 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1636 (35.36%) MVC
4 1185 (25.61%) TDD
5 934 (20.19%) Software Engineering
6 850 (18.37%) Scrum
7 541 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
8 473 (10.22%) Web Development
9 457 (9.88%) Unit Testing
10 442 (9.55%) OOD
11 441 (9.53%) E-Commerce
12 393 (8.49%) SDLC
13 390 (8.43%) BDD
14 279 (6.03%) Mentoring
15 223 (4.82%) iOS Development
16 221 (4.78%) SOA
17 217 (4.69%) Kanban
18 216 (4.67%) Android Development
19 209 (4.52%) Multithreading
20 207 (4.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2257 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 1860 (40.20%) C#
3 1500 (32.42%) SQL
4 1417 (30.62%) PHP
5 1282 (27.71%) Java
6 747 (16.14%) C++
7 405 (8.75%) Python
8 360 (7.78%) PHP5
9 280 (6.05%) Ruby
10 258 (5.58%) T-SQL
11 241 (5.21%) C
12 240 (5.19%) VB.NET
13 135 (2.92%) Objective-C
14 116 (2.51%) VB
15 113 (2.44%) Scala
16 83 (1.79%) Perl
17 50 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.08%) Bash Shell
18 32 (0.69%) Apple Swift
19 28 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 964 (20.83%) Degree
2 46 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 31 (0.67%) ISEB
5 30 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 21 (0.45%) Brainbench
6 21 (0.45%) MCPD
7 19 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 18 (0.39%) MCSD
9 13 (0.28%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.22%) PhD
11 9 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.17%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.11%) MCSE
14 4 (0.086%) HND
15 3 (0.065%) HNC
15 3 (0.065%) MCTS
16 2 (0.043%) CFA
16 2 (0.043%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (6.55%) QA
2 44 (0.95%) HL7
3 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.22%) SLA
4 10 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
5 8 (0.17%) WAI
6 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.065%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.065%) Section 508
8 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.48%) Docker
3 16 (0.35%) Varnish
4 8 (0.17%) Firmware
5 7 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.022%) Squid
7 1 (0.022%) Xen
7 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.022%) vCloud
7 1 (0.022%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (0.54%) Ansible
2 21 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (0.43%) BladeLogic
3 20 (0.43%) SCCM
4 19 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 18 (0.39%) Puppet
6 13 (0.28%) Nagios
6 13 (0.28%) cPanel
7 8 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.11%) OPNET
9 5 (0.11%) logstash
10 3 (0.065%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.065%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.043%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.022%) Graphite
12 1 (0.022%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.022%) Plesk
12 1 (0.022%) Salt
Vendors
1 641 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 385 (8.32%) Zend
3 312 (6.74%) Oracle
4 135 (2.92%) Google
5 85 (1.84%) Facebook
6 83 (1.79%) Twitter
7 76 (1.64%) IBM
8 70 (1.51%) Adobe
9 62 (1.34%) Apple
10 55 (1.19%) Sybase
10 55 (1.19%) Sitecore
11 48 (1.04%) SAP
12 43 (0.93%) InterSystems
13 32 (0.69%) EPiServer
14 31 (0.67%) Xamarin
15 28 (0.61%) Green Hat
16 25 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (0.50%) McKesson
17 23 (0.50%) Siemens
17 23 (0.50%) Misys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus & Other Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, great socials!
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago