The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 135 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2264 2531 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.32% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.65% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2225 2414
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%

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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OOP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 2149 £45,000 - 367
London +14 947 £57,500 +9.52% 152
South East -5 340 £40,000 -5.88% 59
North West +18 212 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Manchester +24 166 £37,500 - 26
South West +13 148 £37,500 -6.25% 16
East of England +7 145 £52,500 +16.66% 19
West Midlands -9 143 £31,500 -10.00% 14
City of London +32 108 £52,500 -4.54% 29
Hampshire +14 102 £37,500 - 20
Yorkshire -17 98 £35,000 -12.50% 38
East Midlands -12 86 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Berkshire +1 78 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Reading +21 67 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Dorset +30 56 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Surrey -18 56 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Essex +28 44 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Bournemouth +25 44 £32,500 -55.17% 4
West Yorkshire -26 43 £36,250 -3.33% 26
Cambridgeshire +9 42 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Nottinghamshire -10 42 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Wales -7 41 £36,000 +2.85% 4
Warwickshire +12 40 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bristol +8 40 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Scotland +14 39 £40,000 - 11
South Wales -8 39 £36,000 +2.85% 4
Gloucestershire +14 36 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Hertfordshire +4 36 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Oxfordshire +17 35 £37,500 - 7
Birmingham -31 35 £27,500 -13.38% 4

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OOP.

1 2571 (54.85%) OO
2 2343 (49.99%) JavaScript
3 2100 (44.80%) HTML
4 2090 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
5 1975 (42.14%) CSS
6 1686 (35.97%) C#
7 1614 (34.44%) MVC
8 1560 (33.28%) Java
9 1325 (28.27%) .NET
10 1322 (28.21%) PHP
11 1273 (27.16%) TDD
12 1168 (24.92%) jQuery
13 1133 (24.17%) SQL
14 1034 (22.06%) Software Engineering
15 1030 (21.98%) MySQL
16 1015 (21.66%) Git (software)
17 974 (20.78%) Degree
18 935 (19.95%) HTML5
19 926 (19.76%) Web Development
20 921 (19.65%) Scrum
21 909 (19.39%) Linux
22 851 (18.16%) Web Services
23 832 (17.75%) ASP.NET
24 803 (17.13%) SQL Server
25 792 (16.90%) AngularJS
26 754 (16.09%) Finance
27 751 (16.02%) Computer Science
28 643 (13.72%) C++
29 594 (12.67%) CSS3
30 574 (12.25%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 268 (5.72%) Apache
2 153 (3.26%) CMS
3 144 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (2.05%) IIS
5 95 (2.03%) JBoss
6 93 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 91 (1.94%) WordPress
8 71 (1.51%) Drupal
9 61 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 56 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 55 (1.17%) Mule
12 47 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 46 (0.98%) Umbraco
14 44 (0.94%) Apache Spark
15 42 (0.90%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.60%) Mule ESB
17 24 (0.51%) nginx
18 20 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
19 19 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 16 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 199 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 36 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.58%) MS Office
4 22 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.085%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.085%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.064%) HipChat
7 3 (0.064%) SPSS
7 3 (0.064%) Weka
8 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 99 (2.11%) Magento
2 55 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
7 11 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.17%) OpenCart
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.11%) Summit
11 3 (0.064%) Eikon
11 3 (0.064%) Radian6
11 3 (0.064%) RMDS
12 2 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.043%) WebTrends
13 1 (0.021%) Dynamics GP
13 1 (0.021%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 244 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (3.22%) SaaS
3 113 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 110 (2.35%) GitHub
5 36 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.60%) Heroku
8 17 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.26%) PaaS
11 10 (0.21%) Force.com
12 6 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (0.13%) iTunes
12 6 (0.13%) MailChimp
12 6 (0.13%) Office 365
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle CX
12 6 (0.13%) Slack
13 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (3.20%) Internet
2 79 (1.69%) HTTP
3 55 (1.17%) SMTP
4 54 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 47 (1.00%) Intranet
6 32 (0.68%) Multicast
7 24 (0.51%) DNS
8 20 (0.43%) LDAP
9 15 (0.32%) Broadband
10 14 (0.30%) ATM
11 13 (0.28%) SSH
12 11 (0.23%) FTP
12 11 (0.23%) RFID
13 9 (0.19%) SSL
14 8 (0.17%) MPLS
14 8 (0.17%) VLAN
15 7 (0.15%) Network Security
15 7 (0.15%) VPN
16 6 (0.13%) Kerberos
17 5 (0.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1030 (21.98%) MySQL
2 803 (17.13%) SQL Server
3 414 (8.83%) Relational Database
4 267 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 262 (5.59%) MongoDB
6 128 (2.73%) Big Data
7 101 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 88 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 80 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 80 (1.71%) Redis
10 78 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 66 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 64 (1.37%) Hadoop
13 63 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 56 (1.19%) Oracle Database
15 44 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 26 (0.55%) Couchbase
18 25 (0.53%) SQLite
19 24 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1015 (21.66%) Git (software)
2 407 (8.68%) Subversion
3 228 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 219 (4.67%) JIRA
5 205 (4.37%) Jenkins
6 193 (4.12%) Selenium
7 184 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 142 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 139 (2.97%) JUnit
10 136 (2.90%) Eclipse
11 129 (2.75%) NUnit
12 117 (2.50%) Maven
13 96 (2.05%) WebDriver
14 93 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
15 92 (1.96%) Gradle
16 84 (1.79%) Moq
17 81 (1.73%) PHPUnit
18 78 (1.66%) gulp
19 73 (1.56%) MSTest
20 65 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 754 (16.09%) Finance
2 261 (5.57%) Games
3 244 (5.21%) Marketing
4 211 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 127 (2.71%) Banking
6 111 (2.37%) Automotive
7 109 (2.33%) Retail
8 108 (2.30%) Aerospace
9 88 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 70 (1.49%) Electronics
11 65 (1.39%) Advertising
12 43 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 39 (0.83%) Back Office
14 38 (0.81%) Front Office
15 35 (0.75%) Publishing
16 33 (0.70%) Law
17 28 (0.60%) Legal
18 21 (0.45%) Music Industry
18 21 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3864 (82.44%) Developer
2 975 (20.80%) PHP Developer
3 784 (16.73%) .NET Developer
4 731 (15.60%) Senior Developer
5 700 (14.93%) C# Developer
6 631 (13.46%) Java Developer
7 505 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 458 (9.77%) Software Developer
9 438 (9.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 377 (8.04%) Web Developer
11 327 (6.98%) Software Engineer
12 276 (5.89%) Junior
13 271 (5.78%) Graduate
14 270 (5.76%) HTML Developer
15 257 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
15 257 (5.48%) Junior Developer
16 234 (4.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 230 (4.91%) Graduate Developer
18 218 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
19 215 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2100 (44.80%) HTML
2 1975 (42.14%) CSS
3 1325 (28.27%) .NET
4 1168 (24.92%) jQuery
5 935 (19.95%) HTML5
6 851 (18.16%) Web Services
7 832 (17.75%) ASP.NET
8 792 (16.90%) AngularJS
9 594 (12.67%) CSS3
10 574 (12.25%) XML
11 510 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 494 (10.54%) LAMP
13 478 (10.20%) .NET Framework
14 425 (9.07%) REST
15 397 (8.47%) Ajax
16 387 (8.26%) JSON
17 383 (8.17%) Node.js
18 381 (8.13%) RESTful
19 377 (8.04%) WCF
20 338 (7.21%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 751 (16.02%) Computer Science
2 305 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 269 (5.74%) User Experience
4 237 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 187 (3.99%) Data Structures
6 184 (3.93%) Algorithms
7 171 (3.65%) Mathematics
8 149 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
9 130 (2.77%) iPad
10 104 (2.22%) Fintech
11 90 (1.92%) Hedge funds
12 77 (1.64%) N-Tier
13 72 (1.54%) Client/Server
14 66 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
15 63 (1.34%) Physics
16 61 (1.30%) Visualisation
17 55 (1.17%) Social Media
18 52 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 41 (0.87%) iPhone
20 36 (0.77%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 909 (19.39%) Linux
2 552 (11.78%) Windows
3 284 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 239 (5.10%) Android
5 200 (4.27%) Unix
6 55 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 46 (0.98%) Debian
8 35 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.19%) CentOS
11 9 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.17%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.064%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.043%) Solaris
15 2 (0.043%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2571 (54.85%) OO
2 2090 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1614 (34.44%) MVC
4 1273 (27.16%) TDD
5 1034 (22.06%) Software Engineering
6 926 (19.76%) Web Development
7 921 (19.65%) Scrum
8 496 (10.58%) BDD
9 462 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
10 454 (9.69%) Unit Testing
11 422 (9.00%) Front End Development
12 413 (8.81%) E-Commerce
13 378 (8.06%) SDLC
14 283 (6.04%) OOD
15 269 (5.74%) SOA
16 254 (5.42%) Mentoring
17 232 (4.95%) Open Source
18 221 (4.72%) Multithreading
19 214 (4.57%) SOLID
20 206 (4.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2343 (49.99%) JavaScript
2 1686 (35.97%) C#
3 1560 (33.28%) Java
4 1322 (28.21%) PHP
5 1133 (24.17%) SQL
6 643 (13.72%) C++
7 554 (11.82%) Python
8 281 (6.00%) Ruby
9 269 (5.74%) T-SQL
10 195 (4.16%) Objective-C
11 189 (4.03%) Scala
12 155 (3.31%) C
13 150 (3.20%) VB.NET
14 133 (2.84%) PHP 5
15 106 (2.26%) Bash Shell
16 83 (1.77%) Apple Swift
17 78 (1.66%) TypeScript
18 66 (1.41%) Perl
19 65 (1.39%) VB
20 55 (1.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 974 (20.78%) Degree
2 48 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (0.85%) PhD
4 37 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 29 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 24 (0.51%) ISEB
7 23 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (0.23%) MCSD
10 9 (0.19%) OCP
11 8 (0.17%) Brainbench
12 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.11%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.085%) CCIE
14 4 (0.085%) CCNP
14 4 (0.085%) CEH
14 4 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.085%) CISSP
14 4 (0.085%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (5.65%) QA
2 29 (0.62%) SDET
3 20 (0.43%) WAI
4 10 (0.21%) SLA
5 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.043%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.021%) HL7
7 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.021%) WCAG
System Software
1 114 (2.43%) Docker
2 19 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.13%) Squid
5 6 (0.13%) Varnish
6 5 (0.11%) NFS
7 4 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.085%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.043%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.021%) Firmware
9 1 (0.021%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 49 (1.05%) Ansible
2 47 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (1.00%) Puppet
3 13 (0.28%) yum
4 10 (0.21%) Mesos
5 9 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.13%) Salt
8 4 (0.085%) Graphite
8 4 (0.085%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.085%) Packer
9 2 (0.043%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.043%) Control-M
9 2 (0.043%) Graylog
9 2 (0.043%) logstash
9 2 (0.043%) Riemann
10 1 (0.021%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.021%) cPanel
10 1 (0.021%) Kibana
10 1 (0.021%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 464 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 286 (6.10%) Zend
3 260 (5.55%) Oracle
4 101 (2.15%) Google
5 72 (1.54%) Apple
6 69 (1.47%) SAP
7 55 (1.17%) Twitter
8 50 (1.07%) Facebook
9 42 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 37 (0.79%) TIBCO
12 35 (0.75%) Adobe
13 29 (0.62%) Sun
14 26 (0.55%) DevExpress
14 26 (0.55%) Sybase
15 25 (0.53%) Atlassian
16 24 (0.51%) Splunk
16 24 (0.51%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.41%) IBM
18 18 (0.38%) Remedy
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Lots - including flexi hours!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + fabulous benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 7 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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West London
Blue Glue
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Worcestershire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday