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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 110 100 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2872 3012 2381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.53% 2.76% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.39% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2648 2141
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
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%

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 31 October 2014 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 31 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 -10 2653 £42,500 +6.25% 360
London +2 1147 £55,000 +10.00% 110
South East -35 433 £37,500 - 56
North West +2 245 £32,500 -7.14% 48
City of London +18 240 £55,000 - 37
South West -11 220 £35,000 - 40
Yorkshire -13 193 £35,000 +16.66% 36
Manchester +7 156 £36,750 +5.00% 30
Hampshire +7 140 £32,500 -7.14% 15
East Midlands -3 138 £35,000 -1.40% 24
West Midlands -26 134 £37,500 +15.38% 20
East of England -21 132 £40,000 -4.19% 11
West Yorkshire -21 98 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Scotland -7 90 £37,500 +1.35% 17
Surrey -33 81 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Bristol +25 77 £45,000 +38.46% 14
Leeds -26 74 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Dorset +6 68 £27,500 -26.66% 7
Birmingham +2 65 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Wales +23 61 £35,000 -6.66% 14
South Wales +22 57 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Southampton +7 55 £32,500 -7.14% 9
North Yorkshire +14 53 £33,750 +3.84% 8
Nottinghamshire +4 48 £29,250 -12.03% 7
East Sussex -28 48 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Cambridgeshire -23 47 £42,500 - 7
Brighton -31 46 £37,500 +11.11% 6
Nottingham -5 44 £33,250 +2.30% 4
Berkshire -21 43 £40,000 +15.94% 7
Bournemouth +10 42 £26,500 -31.61% 5

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 3634 (62.12%) OO
2 2816 (48.14%) JavaScript
3 2764 (47.25%) HTML
4 2700 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 2487 (42.51%) CSS
6 2179 (37.25%) C#
7 2083 (35.61%) .NET
8 1865 (31.88%) MVC
9 1798 (30.74%) Java
10 1733 (29.62%) PHP
11 1711 (29.25%) jQuery
12 1656 (28.31%) SQL
13 1405 (24.02%) Degree
14 1389 (23.74%) SQL Server
15 1369 (23.40%) MySQL
16 1340 (22.91%) TDD
17 1320 (22.56%) ASP.NET
18 1266 (21.64%) Scrum
19 1232 (21.06%) HTML5
20 1084 (18.53%) Software Engineering
21 1013 (17.32%) Git (software)
22 975 (16.67%) Computer Science
23 931 (15.91%) XML
24 913 (15.61%) Web Services
25 856 (14.63%) Windows
26 853 (14.58%) Finance
27 846 (14.46%) Linux
28 834 (14.26%) C++
29 815 (13.93%) E-Commerce
30 762 (13.03%) CSS3

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 376 (6.43%) Apache
2 310 (5.30%) CMS
3 214 (3.66%) WordPress
4 193 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 168 (2.87%) Node.js
6 143 (2.44%) Drupal
7 139 (2.38%) IIS
8 89 (1.52%) JBoss
9 80 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 59 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
11 57 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 56 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 53 (0.91%) nginx
14 47 (0.80%) Apache Solr
15 40 (0.68%) Umbraco
16 39 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 35 (0.60%) OpenStack
18 34 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
19 33 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
19 33 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 399 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 99 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 45 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (0.67%) MS Office
5 10 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 7 (0.12%) Mingle
6 7 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.085%) MS Project
7 5 (0.085%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.051%) Simulink
8 3 (0.051%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.051%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.034%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 153 (2.62%) Magento
2 55 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 49 (0.84%) Sophis RISQUE
4 14 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
4 14 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
5 12 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 11 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.068%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.051%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.051%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.051%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.034%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.034%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.034%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 142 (2.43%) SaaS
2 130 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (0.91%) GitHub
6 24 (0.41%) Force.com
7 18 (0.31%) PaaS
8 14 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.12%) IaaS
11 5 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.085%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.017%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 249 (4.26%) Internet
2 173 (2.96%) HTTP
3 82 (1.40%) Intranet
4 64 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.51%) SSH
6 27 (0.46%) Broadband
7 26 (0.44%) SSL
8 21 (0.36%) DNS
9 19 (0.32%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.29%) SMTP
11 11 (0.19%) BIG-IP
12 10 (0.17%) Network Security
13 6 (0.10%) Wireless
14 5 (0.085%) CTI
14 5 (0.085%) VoIP
14 5 (0.085%) LDAP
15 4 (0.068%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.068%) Wireshark
15 4 (0.068%) NFC
16 3 (0.051%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1389 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 1369 (23.40%) MySQL
3 588 (10.05%) Relational Database
4 250 (4.27%) RDBMS
5 249 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 243 (4.15%) MongoDB
7 235 (4.02%) NoSQL
8 214 (3.66%) Big Data
9 171 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 157 (2.68%) Hadoop
11 147 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 120 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 112 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
14 86 (1.47%) Redis
15 81 (1.38%) SQLite
16 75 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 57 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
18 53 (0.91%) Impala
19 48 (0.82%) Oracle Database
20 45 (0.77%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1013 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 634 (10.84%) Subversion
3 431 (7.37%) Visual Studio
4 268 (4.58%) NUnit
5 251 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 210 (3.59%) JIRA
7 140 (2.39%) Selenium
8 138 (2.36%) TeamCity
9 133 (2.27%) Jenkins
10 122 (2.09%) Ant
11 114 (1.95%) Rhino Mocks
12 112 (1.91%) Moq
13 111 (1.90%) Eclipse
14 109 (1.86%) JUnit
15 99 (1.69%) PHPUnit
16 94 (1.61%) Cucumber
17 78 (1.33%) SpecFlow
18 65 (1.11%) Xcode
19 61 (1.04%) Mercurial
20 51 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 853 (14.58%) Finance
2 297 (5.08%) Marketing
3 263 (4.50%) Retail
4 239 (4.09%) Games
5 200 (3.42%) Banking
6 176 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 136 (2.32%) Advertising
8 113 (1.93%) Back Office
9 85 (1.45%) Front Office
10 58 (0.99%) Automotive
11 53 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 50 (0.85%) Legal
13 45 (0.77%) Publishing
14 42 (0.72%) Aerospace
15 36 (0.62%) Electronics
16 35 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 30 (0.51%) Multimedia
18 24 (0.41%) Law
19 23 (0.39%) Billing
20 18 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4831 (82.58%) Developer
2 1055 (18.03%) Senior Developer
3 1036 (17.71%) PHP Developer
4 769 (13.15%) .NET Developer
5 606 (10.36%) Web Developer
6 551 (9.42%) C# Developer
7 536 (9.16%) Software Developer
8 478 (8.17%) Java Developer
9 375 (6.41%) Software Engineer
10 318 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 266 (4.55%) Junior
12 251 (4.29%) Junior Developer
13 235 (4.02%) Lead Developer
14 228 (3.90%) Senior PHP Developer
15 202 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
16 179 (3.06%) Graduate
17 178 (3.04%) Senior .NET Developer
17 178 (3.04%) Front-End Developer
18 169 (2.89%) PHP Web Developer
19 164 (2.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2764 (47.25%) HTML
2 2487 (42.51%) CSS
3 2083 (35.61%) .NET
4 1711 (29.25%) jQuery
5 1320 (22.56%) ASP.NET
6 1232 (21.06%) HTML5
7 931 (15.91%) XML
8 913 (15.61%) Web Services
9 762 (13.03%) CSS3
10 605 (10.34%) Ajax
11 603 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 564 (9.64%) .NET Framework
13 548 (9.37%) WCF
14 489 (8.36%) LAMP
15 456 (7.79%) AngularJS
16 449 (7.68%) JSON
17 439 (7.50%) REST
18 412 (7.04%) Symfony
19 407 (6.96%) SOAP
20 315 (5.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 975 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 469 (8.02%) User Experience
3 360 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 286 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 274 (4.68%) Open Source
6 257 (4.39%) Mathematics
7 251 (4.29%) Algorithms
8 205 (3.50%) iPhone
9 186 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
10 137 (2.34%) iPad
11 128 (2.19%) Derivative
12 126 (2.15%) Client/Server
13 122 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 110 (1.88%) Data Structures
15 102 (1.74%) N-Tier
16 100 (1.71%) Visualisation
17 93 (1.59%) Social Media
18 77 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
19 74 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
20 70 (1.20%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 856 (14.63%) Windows
2 846 (14.46%) Linux
3 519 (8.87%) Android
4 431 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 286 (4.89%) UNIX
6 87 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 53 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 51 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 47 (0.80%) Windows Phone 7
10 40 (0.68%) CentOS
11 26 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
12 24 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 17 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.24%) Debian
16 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3634 (62.12%) OO
2 2700 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 1865 (31.88%) MVC
4 1340 (22.91%) TDD
5 1266 (21.64%) Scrum
6 1084 (18.53%) Software Engineering
7 815 (13.93%) E-Commerce
8 739 (12.63%) Unit Testing
9 606 (10.36%) OOD
10 601 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
11 515 (8.80%) Web Development
12 419 (7.16%) BDD
13 403 (6.89%) Multithreading
14 338 (5.78%) Android Development
15 333 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 320 (5.47%) iOS Development
17 304 (5.20%) Kanban
18 252 (4.31%) SOA
19 212 (3.62%) OO PHP
20 197 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2816 (48.14%) JavaScript
2 2179 (37.25%) C#
3 1798 (30.74%) Java
4 1733 (29.62%) PHP
5 1656 (28.31%) SQL
6 834 (14.26%) C++
7 522 (8.92%) PHP5
8 360 (6.15%) Python
9 337 (5.76%) T-SQL
10 320 (5.47%) VB.NET
11 295 (5.04%) C
12 283 (4.84%) Ruby
13 266 (4.55%) Objective-C
14 184 (3.15%) VB
15 143 (2.44%) Perl
16 100 (1.71%) PL/SQL
17 97 (1.66%) ActionScript
18 92 (1.57%) Scala
19 86 (1.47%) VBA
20 83 (1.42%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1405 (24.02%) Degree
2 122 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 79 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 45 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (0.44%) MCSD
6 22 (0.38%) PhD
7 20 (0.34%) MCTS
8 19 (0.32%) MCAD
9 14 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.22%) MCSE
10 13 (0.22%) ISEB
11 12 (0.21%) MCP
12 8 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.10%) CSSLP
13 6 (0.10%) HND
13 6 (0.10%) CISSP
14 5 (0.085%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.085%) MCPD
14 5 (0.085%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 4 (0.068%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (5.68%) QA
2 37 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.31%) SLA
4 17 (0.29%) WAI
5 12 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.085%) FATCA
6 5 (0.085%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.034%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.017%) HL7
8 1 (0.017%) TickIT
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 26 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.39%) Varnish
3 16 (0.27%) HDFS
4 12 (0.21%) KVM
4 12 (0.21%) Docker
4 12 (0.21%) Xen
5 8 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.051%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.034%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.034%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.017%) Squid
8 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 54 (0.92%) Vagrant
2 52 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (0.85%) Puppet
4 29 (0.50%) Ansible
5 25 (0.43%) logstash
6 22 (0.38%) YUM
7 21 (0.36%) Nagios
8 17 (0.29%) Salt
9 15 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.17%) Ganglia
12 9 (0.15%) collectd
12 9 (0.15%) StatsD
13 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.068%) Plesk
14 4 (0.068%) OVSD
14 4 (0.068%) OpenView
15 3 (0.051%) SCCM
16 2 (0.034%) BladeLogic
16 2 (0.034%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 729 (12.46%) Microsoft
2 517 (8.84%) Zend
3 333 (5.69%) Oracle
4 190 (3.25%) Google
5 138 (2.36%) Facebook
6 86 (1.47%) Sybase
7 82 (1.40%) Twitter
8 78 (1.33%) Adobe
9 72 (1.23%) Dell
10 57 (0.97%) hybris
11 50 (0.85%) Sencha
12 49 (0.84%) Apple
13 44 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 44 (0.75%) Rackspace
14 43 (0.74%) Telerik
15 36 (0.62%) Bloomberg
16 32 (0.55%) IBM
17 31 (0.53%) Fidessa
18 30 (0.51%) Appcelerator
19 29 (0.50%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
North Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
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Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
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Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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Lancashire
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