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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 145 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +8
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2253 3064 2748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 2.59% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.13% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2711 2423
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
90830 97762 87292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.69% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73793 79516 71777
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -34 2107 £42,500 - 347
London -61 888 £52,500 - 118
South East +5 415 £42,500 +6.25% 45
North West +6 172 £37,500 +7.14% 44
Yorkshire -3 155 £35,000 -9.09% 42
South West -24 154 £36,000 +4.34% 30
City of London -47 147 £55,000 +4.76% 34
East of England -27 134 £40,000 - 26
West Midlands +18 129 £35,000 +7.69% 18
West Yorkshire +1 111 £35,000 -12.50% 34
Manchester +3 106 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Surrey +47 91 £47,500 +5.55% 7
East Midlands -19 84 £37,000 +5.71% 18
Hampshire -19 83 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Leeds +16 80 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Berkshire -9 67 £41,000 -23.72% 7
Bristol +7 47 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Reading +27 46 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Birmingham +9 46 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Hertfordshire +4 45 £45,000 +20.00% 11
East Sussex -20 45 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Scotland -48 45 £38,500 -9.41% 10
Buckinghamshire +32 43 £35,250 -14.54% 4
Oxfordshire +19 40 £35,000 -14.63% 6
Northamptonshire +10 39 £38,500 +8.45% 8
Brighton -12 37 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Devon 0 36 £36,000 +4.34% 6
Wales +10 34 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -15 34 £42,750 +17.12% 7
Cambridge -12 33 £43,000 +7.50% 7

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2825 (61.32%) OO
2 2196 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 2144 (46.54%) HTML
4 2061 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 1918 (41.63%) CSS
6 1770 (38.42%) C#
7 1626 (35.29%) .NET
8 1620 (35.16%) MVC
9 1503 (32.62%) SQL
10 1496 (32.47%) PHP
11 1308 (28.39%) MySQL
12 1287 (27.94%) Java
13 1196 (25.96%) jQuery
14 1067 (23.16%) SQL Server
15 1026 (22.27%) ASP.NET
16 1004 (21.79%) TDD
17 936 (20.32%) Software Engineering
18 901 (19.56%) Git (software)
19 872 (18.93%) HTML5
20 865 (18.78%) Web Services
21 848 (18.41%) Degree
22 842 (18.28%) Scrum
23 753 (16.34%) Linux
24 741 (16.08%) XML
25 737 (16.00%) Finance
26 698 (15.15%) C++
27 623 (13.52%) Microsoft
28 591 (12.83%) Computer Science
29 578 (12.55%) Windows
30 566 (12.29%) CSS3

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 338 (7.34%) Apache
2 267 (5.80%) CMS
3 185 (4.02%) Node.js
4 143 (3.10%) WordPress
5 141 (3.06%) Drupal
6 138 (3.00%) IIS
7 98 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 65 (1.41%) Joomla!
9 57 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 57 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 50 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 48 (1.04%) JBoss
12 45 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 42 (0.91%) nginx
14 36 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.69%) Umbraco
16 29 (0.63%) NServiceBus
17 22 (0.48%) GlassFish
18 21 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
19 20 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 290 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 84 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.35%) MS Office
5 13 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.17%) Mingle
9 4 (0.087%) SPSS
9 4 (0.087%) MS Project
10 2 (0.043%) Simulink
10 2 (0.043%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.043%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.043%) GIMP
10 2 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 160 (3.47%) Magento
2 22 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 7 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.087%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.087%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.043%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.043%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.043%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.022%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.022%) Shopify
9 1 (0.022%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.022%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 194 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (1.67%) SaaS
4 28 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.56%) GitHub
5 26 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 12 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.24%) PaaS
10 10 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
11 9 (0.20%) Heroku
12 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.13%) IaaS
13 3 (0.065%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.065%) Force.com
13 3 (0.065%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.065%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.043%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.043%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.45%) HTTP
2 72 (1.56%) Internet
3 53 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 36 (0.78%) DNS
5 35 (0.76%) SSH
6 26 (0.56%) Intranet
7 21 (0.46%) SSL
8 17 (0.37%) Ethernet
9 12 (0.26%) SMS
9 12 (0.26%) Network Security
10 11 (0.24%) Wireless
10 11 (0.24%) Broadband
10 11 (0.24%) VPN
11 9 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.17%) LDAP
12 8 (0.17%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.15%) DLNA
13 7 (0.15%) VoIP
14 6 (0.13%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1308 (28.39%) MySQL
2 1067 (23.16%) SQL Server
3 334 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 238 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 198 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 169 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 113 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 97 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 94 (2.04%) Big Data
10 93 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
11 61 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 58 (1.26%) Redis
14 56 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (0.93%) Hadoop
17 41 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
18 33 (0.72%) SQLite
19 28 (0.61%) Oracle Database
20 26 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 901 (19.56%) Git (software)
2 449 (9.75%) Subversion
3 287 (6.23%) Visual Studio
4 220 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 206 (4.47%) NUnit
6 162 (3.52%) Selenium
7 155 (3.36%) Eclipse
8 151 (3.28%) JIRA
9 138 (3.00%) Jenkins
10 123 (2.67%) JUnit
11 105 (2.28%) PHPUnit
11 105 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 96 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 88 (1.91%) Maven
14 86 (1.87%) Moq
15 82 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
16 79 (1.71%) Ant
17 63 (1.37%) WebDriver
18 56 (1.22%) Xcode
19 47 (1.02%) Grunt
General
1 737 (16.00%) Finance
2 225 (4.88%) Marketing
3 176 (3.82%) Retail
4 164 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 128 (2.78%) Games
6 104 (2.26%) Aerospace
6 104 (2.26%) Automotive
7 100 (2.17%) Banking
8 98 (2.13%) Advertising
9 68 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 60 (1.30%) Publishing
10 60 (1.30%) Front Office
11 53 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 44 (0.96%) Law
13 41 (0.89%) Multimedia
14 33 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.52%) Electronics
17 23 (0.50%) Back Office
18 22 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3784 (82.14%) Developer
2 939 (20.38%) PHP Developer
3 813 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 656 (14.24%) .NET Developer
5 522 (11.33%) C# Developer
6 499 (10.83%) Software Developer
7 435 (9.44%) Web Developer
8 406 (8.81%) Software Engineer
9 359 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 345 (7.49%) Java Developer
11 222 (4.82%) Junior
12 206 (4.47%) Junior Developer
13 193 (4.19%) Senior PHP Developer
14 168 (3.65%) PHP Web Developer
15 157 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
16 154 (3.34%) Programmer
17 148 (3.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 144 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
19 129 (2.80%) iOS Developer
20 127 (2.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2144 (46.54%) HTML
2 1918 (41.63%) CSS
3 1626 (35.29%) .NET
4 1196 (25.96%) jQuery
5 1026 (22.27%) ASP.NET
6 872 (18.93%) HTML5
7 865 (18.78%) Web Services
8 741 (16.08%) XML
9 566 (12.29%) CSS3
10 515 (11.18%) REST
11 502 (10.90%) .NET Framework
12 464 (10.07%) Ajax
13 463 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 445 (9.66%) AngularJS
15 436 (9.46%) WCF
16 421 (9.14%) JSON
17 387 (8.40%) Symfony
18 351 (7.62%) SOAP
19 339 (7.36%) LAMP
20 325 (7.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 591 (12.83%) Computer Science
2 293 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 226 (4.91%) User Experience
5 209 (4.54%) Mathematics
6 171 (3.71%) Algorithms
7 121 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 119 (2.58%) iPhone
9 111 (2.41%) Client/Server
10 98 (2.13%) Data Structures
11 91 (1.98%) iPad
12 89 (1.93%) N-Tier
13 86 (1.87%) Social Media
14 81 (1.76%) W3C
15 74 (1.61%) Physics
16 58 (1.26%) Visualisation
16 58 (1.26%) Derivative
17 54 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
18 48 (1.04%) Social Network
18 48 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 753 (16.34%) Linux
2 578 (12.55%) Windows
3 343 (7.45%) Android
4 328 (7.12%) Apple iOS
5 246 (5.34%) UNIX
6 42 (0.91%) Windows Phone
7 37 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (0.74%) CentOS
9 32 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 25 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.50%) Debian
11 23 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 22 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 18 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2825 (61.32%) OO
2 2061 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1620 (35.16%) MVC
4 1004 (21.79%) TDD
5 936 (20.32%) Software Engineering
6 842 (18.28%) Scrum
7 507 (11.00%) OOD
8 472 (10.25%) Web Development
9 444 (9.64%) Unit Testing
9 444 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 421 (9.14%) E-Commerce
11 381 (8.27%) SDLC
12 364 (7.90%) BDD
13 246 (5.34%) iOS Development
14 228 (4.95%) Android Development
15 223 (4.84%) Mentoring
16 221 (4.80%) OO PHP
17 210 (4.56%) UML
18 208 (4.51%) Open Source
19 206 (4.47%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2196 (47.67%) JavaScript
2 1770 (38.42%) C#
3 1503 (32.62%) SQL
4 1496 (32.47%) PHP
5 1287 (27.94%) Java
6 698 (15.15%) C++
7 347 (7.53%) PHP5
8 345 (7.49%) Python
9 295 (6.40%) T-SQL
10 257 (5.58%) Ruby
11 256 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 217 (4.71%) C
13 169 (3.67%) Objective-C
14 150 (3.26%) VB
15 105 (2.28%) Perl
16 80 (1.74%) Scala
17 53 (1.15%) PL/SQL
18 44 (0.96%) Bash Shell
19 42 (0.91%) VB6
20 32 (0.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 848 (18.41%) Degree
2 49 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 31 (0.67%) ISEB
5 30 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 23 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.26%) MCSD
8 11 (0.24%) MCSE
9 8 (0.17%) MCPD
9 8 (0.17%) MCTS
10 7 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.11%) PhD
12 4 (0.087%) HND
13 3 (0.065%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.065%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.043%) Brainbench
14 2 (0.043%) Linux+ Certification
14 2 (0.043%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (6.53%) QA
2 40 (0.87%) HL7
3 18 (0.39%) WAI
4 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.087%) SNOMED CT
6 3 (0.065%) SLA
7 2 (0.043%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.043%) WCAG
8 1 (0.022%) TickIT
8 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (0.50%) Varnish
2 17 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.30%) Docker
4 13 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.26%) Firmware
6 7 (0.15%) Squid
7 5 (0.11%) Xen
7 5 (0.11%) KVM
8 2 (0.043%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.043%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.043%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (0.96%) Puppet
2 35 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 17 (0.37%) logstash
5 14 (0.30%) Ansible
6 13 (0.28%) Capistrano
6 13 (0.28%) Nagios
7 11 (0.24%) Salt
8 9 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 9 (0.20%) SCCM
9 8 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 7 (0.15%) collectd
10 7 (0.15%) StatsD
10 7 (0.15%) Graphite
11 4 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.065%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.043%) Control-M
13 2 (0.043%) systemd
13 2 (0.043%) cPanel
14 1 (0.022%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 623 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 442 (9.59%) Zend
3 226 (4.91%) Oracle
4 110 (2.39%) Google
5 96 (2.08%) Facebook
6 88 (1.91%) Twitter
7 62 (1.35%) Adobe
7 62 (1.35%) IBM
8 57 (1.24%) Apple
9 45 (0.98%) hybris
10 40 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (0.82%) InterSystems
12 25 (0.54%) Perforce
13 24 (0.52%) SAP
14 23 (0.50%) Xamarin
15 21 (0.46%) Dell
16 20 (0.43%) Sybase
17 19 (0.41%) Cerner
17 19 (0.41%) Misys
17 19 (0.41%) McKesson
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: Bens
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Brighton, Sussex
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Aberdeenshire
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Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package apply
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits (see body)
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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