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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 140 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2346 3062 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.12% 2.55% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.11% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2061 2679 2418
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 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 5 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 -32 2184 £42,500 - 320
London -62 893 £52,500 +5.00% 122
South East +8 461 £42,500 +9.67% 45
North West +24 214 £37,500 +7.14% 48
City of London -58 160 £55,000 +10.00% 35
South West -32 144 £37,500 +8.69% 26
West Midlands +23 135 £34,000 +13.33% 15
Manchester +15 132 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Yorkshire -13 129 £37,500 -6.25% 31
East of England -34 129 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Surrey +54 110 £47,500 +18.75% 10
West Yorkshire -8 87 £37,500 -6.25% 24
East Midlands -27 87 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Hampshire -23 83 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Berkshire -1 70 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Sussex +4 62 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Leeds -17 62 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Brighton -3 55 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Birmingham +23 53 £40,000 +25.00% 6
Bristol +11 50 £40,000 - 2
Scotland -45 48 £38,500 -9.41% 7
Wales +17 45 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Reading +33 44 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Cheshire +16 44 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Northamptonshire +3 41 £39,000 +9.85% 1
South Wales +21 40 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Oxfordshire +7 40 £37,500 -8.53% 4
Devon +2 39 £38,000 +10.14% 6
Buckinghamshire +30 38 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cambridgeshire -24 35 £47,500 +18.75% 1

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 2917 (61.08%) OO
2 2304 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 2248 (47.07%) HTML
4 2093 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2010 (42.09%) CSS
6 1802 (37.73%) C#
7 1694 (35.47%) .NET
8 1661 (34.78%) MVC
9 1583 (33.14%) PHP
10 1559 (32.64%) SQL
11 1378 (28.85%) MySQL
12 1317 (27.58%) Java
13 1253 (26.24%) jQuery
14 1115 (23.35%) SQL Server
15 1075 (22.51%) ASP.NET
16 956 (20.02%) TDD
17 932 (19.51%) Software Engineering
18 929 (19.45%) HTML5
19 903 (18.91%) Git (software)
20 870 (18.22%) Degree
21 867 (18.15%) Web Services
22 845 (17.69%) Scrum
23 819 (17.15%) XML
24 788 (16.50%) Linux
25 744 (15.58%) Finance
26 713 (14.93%) C++
27 629 (13.17%) Microsoft
28 621 (13.00%) Windows
29 614 (12.86%) CSS3
30 588 (12.31%) Computer Science

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 350 (7.33%) Apache
2 284 (5.95%) CMS
3 180 (3.77%) Node.js
4 173 (3.62%) WordPress
5 155 (3.25%) Drupal
6 132 (2.76%) IIS
7 99 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 72 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 72 (1.51%) Joomla!
9 60 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 57 (1.19%) nginx
11 51 (1.07%) JBoss
12 50 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 48 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
14 38 (0.80%) Umbraco
15 31 (0.65%) NServiceBus
16 30 (0.63%) GlassFish
17 28 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
18 27 (0.57%) Apache Solr
18 27 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 300 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 94 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 12 (0.25%) MS Office
8 10 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.17%) Mingle
10 5 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.10%) MS Project
11 4 (0.084%) SPSS
12 3 (0.063%) PrintSoft PReS
13 2 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.042%) Simulink
13 2 (0.042%) Stateflow
13 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.042%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 173 (3.62%) Magento
2 22 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 13 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
6 10 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.084%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.063%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.042%) MetaTrader
12 1 (0.021%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.021%) Bond Adapt
12 1 (0.021%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.021%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.021%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.021%) Tridion
12 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 190 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (1.40%) SaaS
4 31 (0.65%) GitHub
5 30 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.19%) PaaS
10 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.10%) Heroku
13 4 (0.084%) IaaS
14 3 (0.063%) Force.com
14 3 (0.063%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.063%) Basecamp
15 2 (0.042%) MailChimp
15 2 (0.042%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.042%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.68%) HTTP
2 90 (1.88%) Internet
3 50 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.80%) SSH
5 37 (0.77%) DNS
6 32 (0.67%) Intranet
7 22 (0.46%) SSL
8 18 (0.38%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.29%) Broadband
10 13 (0.27%) SMS
11 12 (0.25%) Wireless
11 12 (0.25%) LDAP
11 12 (0.25%) VPN
12 11 (0.23%) Network Security
13 9 (0.19%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.17%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.15%) VoIP
15 7 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.15%) DLNA
16 5 (0.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1378 (28.85%) MySQL
2 1115 (23.35%) SQL Server
3 364 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 228 (4.77%) MongoDB
5 192 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 170 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 127 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 104 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 99 (2.07%) Big Data
10 94 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 60 (1.26%) Redis
12 59 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 52 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (1.07%) Hadoop
15 47 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 46 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (0.69%) Oracle Database
18 31 (0.65%) SQLite
18 31 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
19 27 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 903 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 469 (9.82%) Subversion
3 306 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 217 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 204 (4.27%) NUnit
6 170 (3.56%) Eclipse
7 158 (3.31%) Selenium
7 158 (3.31%) JIRA
8 127 (2.66%) Jenkins
9 122 (2.55%) JUnit
10 102 (2.14%) PHPUnit
10 102 (2.14%) Cucumber
11 97 (2.03%) Moq
12 95 (1.99%) Maven
13 89 (1.86%) TeamCity
14 84 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
15 82 (1.72%) Ant
16 62 (1.30%) Xcode
17 60 (1.26%) WebDriver
18 46 (0.96%) Grunt
General
1 744 (15.58%) Finance
2 266 (5.57%) Marketing
3 174 (3.64%) Retail
4 158 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 124 (2.60%) Games
6 115 (2.41%) Advertising
7 109 (2.28%) Banking
8 107 (2.24%) Automotive
9 100 (2.09%) Aerospace
10 74 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 56 (1.17%) Front Office
12 55 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 51 (1.07%) Publishing
14 44 (0.92%) Multimedia
15 39 (0.82%) Back Office
16 37 (0.77%) Law
17 35 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.59%) Legal
19 24 (0.50%) Manufacturing
20 23 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3941 (82.52%) Developer
2 994 (20.81%) PHP Developer
3 830 (17.38%) Senior Developer
4 676 (14.15%) .NET Developer
5 534 (11.18%) C# Developer
6 514 (10.76%) Software Developer
7 470 (9.84%) Web Developer
8 393 (8.23%) Software Engineer
9 367 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 333 (6.97%) Java Developer
11 226 (4.73%) Junior
12 212 (4.44%) Junior Developer
13 210 (4.40%) Senior PHP Developer
14 181 (3.79%) PHP Web Developer
15 169 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
16 152 (3.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 149 (3.12%) Programmer
18 140 (2.93%) iOS Developer
19 137 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
19 137 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2248 (47.07%) HTML
2 2010 (42.09%) CSS
3 1694 (35.47%) .NET
4 1253 (26.24%) jQuery
5 1075 (22.51%) ASP.NET
6 929 (19.45%) HTML5
7 867 (18.15%) Web Services
8 819 (17.15%) XML
9 614 (12.86%) CSS3
10 531 (11.12%) Ajax
11 507 (10.62%) REST
12 502 (10.51%) .NET Framework
13 472 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 467 (9.78%) WCF
15 453 (9.48%) AngularJS
16 446 (9.34%) JSON
17 420 (8.79%) Symfony
18 370 (7.75%) LAMP
19 368 (7.71%) SOAP
20 313 (6.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 588 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 316 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 298 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 248 (5.19%) User Experience
5 211 (4.42%) Mathematics
6 207 (4.33%) Open Source
7 173 (3.62%) Algorithms
8 158 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 137 (2.87%) iPhone
10 110 (2.30%) Client/Server
11 101 (2.11%) iPad
12 97 (2.03%) N-Tier
13 93 (1.95%) Data Structures
14 91 (1.91%) Social Media
15 86 (1.80%) W3C
16 73 (1.53%) Physics
17 71 (1.49%) Derivative
18 63 (1.32%) Visualisation
19 57 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
20 53 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 788 (16.50%) Linux
2 621 (13.00%) Windows
3 369 (7.73%) Android
4 352 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 265 (5.55%) UNIX
6 43 (0.90%) Windows Phone
7 33 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 32 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.67%) CentOS
9 26 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 26 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.36%) Debian
14 16 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 15 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2917 (61.08%) OO
2 2093 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1661 (34.78%) MVC
4 956 (20.02%) TDD
5 932 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 845 (17.69%) Scrum
7 530 (11.10%) OOD
8 460 (9.63%) Web Development
9 456 (9.55%) E-Commerce
10 431 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 420 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 355 (7.43%) BDD
13 259 (5.42%) iOS Development
14 249 (5.21%) Android Development
15 246 (5.15%) OO PHP
16 235 (4.92%) Mentoring
17 233 (4.88%) UML
18 214 (4.48%) Mobile Development
19 200 (4.19%) SOA
20 181 (3.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2304 (48.24%) JavaScript
2 1802 (37.73%) C#
3 1583 (33.14%) PHP
4 1559 (32.64%) SQL
5 1317 (27.58%) Java
6 713 (14.93%) C++
7 401 (8.40%) PHP5
8 359 (7.52%) Python
9 294 (6.16%) T-SQL
10 281 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 262 (5.49%) Ruby
12 211 (4.42%) C
13 174 (3.64%) Objective-C
14 157 (3.29%) VB
15 110 (2.30%) Perl
16 71 (1.49%) Scala
17 59 (1.24%) PL/SQL
18 47 (0.98%) VB6
18 47 (0.98%) Bash Shell
19 40 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 870 (18.22%) Degree
2 48 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 29 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.57%) ISEB
6 25 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.27%) MCSE
8 9 (0.19%) MCSD
9 8 (0.17%) MCTS
10 7 (0.15%) MCPD
11 5 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.10%) PhD
11 5 (0.10%) Brainbench
12 4 (0.084%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.063%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.063%) OCP
13 3 (0.063%) HND
14 2 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.042%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (6.32%) QA
2 35 (0.73%) HL7
3 20 (0.42%) WAI
4 13 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.042%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.042%) WCAG
6 1 (0.021%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (0.46%) Varnish
1 22 (0.46%) Hyper-V
2 17 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.27%) Docker
4 11 (0.23%) Squid
5 10 (0.21%) Firmware
6 5 (0.10%) Xen
6 5 (0.10%) KVM
7 2 (0.042%) HDFS
7 2 (0.042%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (1.07%) Puppet
2 37 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 21 (0.44%) logstash
5 15 (0.31%) Salt
6 12 (0.25%) Ansible
6 12 (0.25%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.23%) Graphite
7 11 (0.23%) collectd
7 11 (0.23%) StatsD
8 9 (0.19%) Nagios
9 8 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.13%) SCCM
10 6 (0.13%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.063%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.063%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.042%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.042%) systemd
13 2 (0.042%) Control-M
Vendors
1 629 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 449 (9.40%) Zend
3 248 (5.19%) Oracle
4 123 (2.58%) Facebook
5 122 (2.55%) Google
6 105 (2.20%) Twitter
7 73 (1.53%) Adobe
8 61 (1.28%) IBM
9 60 (1.26%) Apple
10 51 (1.07%) hybris
11 43 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (0.67%) SAP
12 32 (0.67%) InterSystems
13 23 (0.48%) Sybase
13 23 (0.48%) Rackspace
14 22 (0.46%) Xamarin
14 22 (0.46%) Perforce
15 21 (0.44%) Dell
16 16 (0.34%) DataCash
16 16 (0.34%) Misys
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Pension + Remote Working
Posted: 30 minutes ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Techsearch Technology
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + benefits, holidays & more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive basic salary, plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive = Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago