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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 143 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2339 2967 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.54% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 3.06% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 2580 2351
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 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 31 July 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 -5.55% 358
London -58 902 £51,250 -6.81% 116
South East -32 344 £44,750 +11.87% 48
Yorkshire +40 208 £35,000 -6.66% 34
South West +5 187 £37,500 +7.91% 23
East of England -14 154 £45,000 +8.43% 28
City of London -29 150 £55,000 - 28
West Midlands +4 147 £35,000 +7.69% 16
West Yorkshire +43 144 £32,500 -15.58% 23
North West -28 137 £37,500 +7.14% 55
East Midlands +5 111 £35,000 - 30
Leeds +59 106 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Surrey +55 100 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Hampshire -8 84 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Manchester -34 82 £36,500 -2.66% 33
Berkshire +15 65 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Hertfordshire +1 61 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Scotland -37 59 £36,750 -8.12% 6
Dorset 0 50 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 46 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Cambridge 0 42 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bristol -3 42 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Nottinghamshire -4 39 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Northamptonshire +19 38 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Wales +18 38 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North Yorkshire +10 37 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cheshire +3 37 £37,750 +0.66% 12
Bournemouth -4 37 £35,000 +32.07%
Warwickshire +13 36 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Somerset +22 34 £35,000 +1.44% 2

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2858 (60.69%) OO
2 2275 (48.31%) JavaScript
3 2164 (45.95%) HTML
4 2148 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
5 1963 (41.69%) CSS
6 1830 (38.86%) C#
7 1668 (35.42%) MVC
8 1666 (35.38%) .NET
9 1534 (32.58%) SQL
10 1463 (31.07%) PHP
11 1327 (28.18%) Java
12 1285 (27.29%) MySQL
13 1185 (25.16%) jQuery
14 1125 (23.89%) TDD
15 1121 (23.81%) SQL Server
16 972 (20.64%) Git (software)
17 963 (20.45%) Software Engineering
17 963 (20.45%) ASP.NET
18 908 (19.28%) Degree
19 880 (18.69%) Web Services
20 871 (18.50%) Scrum
21 850 (18.05%) HTML5
22 782 (16.61%) XML
22 782 (16.61%) Linux
23 777 (16.50%) Finance
24 728 (15.46%) C++
25 680 (14.44%) Computer Science
26 667 (14.16%) Microsoft
27 580 (12.32%) Windows
28 573 (12.17%) .NET Framework

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 355 (7.54%) Apache
2 276 (5.86%) CMS
3 210 (4.46%) Node.js
4 139 (2.95%) WordPress
5 118 (2.51%) IIS
6 100 (2.12%) Drupal
7 98 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 73 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 55 (1.17%) JBoss
10 48 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 48 (1.02%) Umbraco
11 46 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 45 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 41 (0.87%) Apache Solr
14 40 (0.85%) nginx
15 37 (0.79%) Joomla!
16 30 (0.64%) NServiceBus
17 29 (0.62%) Confluence
18 27 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
19 21 (0.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 312 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 80 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 26 (0.55%) MS Office
4 16 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.15%) Mingle
9 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.085%) SPSS
11 3 (0.064%) MS Project
11 3 (0.064%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.042%) Simulink
12 2 (0.042%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 146 (3.10%) Magento
2 27 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 27 (0.57%) Temenos T24
3 23 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.13%) Shopify
10 4 (0.085%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.085%) Sophis RISQUE
11 3 (0.064%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.064%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.064%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.064%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.042%) MetaTrader
12 2 (0.042%) SAP MM
12 2 (0.042%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 210 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (2.04%) SaaS
4 31 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (0.47%) GitHub
7 17 (0.36%) Heroku
7 17 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 14 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
9 12 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.21%) PaaS
11 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.085%) IaaS
13 4 (0.085%) Force.com
14 3 (0.064%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.042%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.042%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 78 (1.66%) HTTP
2 76 (1.61%) Internet
3 63 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 33 (0.70%) Intranet
5 29 (0.62%) SSH
6 24 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 20 (0.42%) DNS
8 16 (0.34%) Wireless
9 14 (0.30%) Network Security
10 11 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.21%) Unified Communications
12 9 (0.19%) SMS
13 8 (0.17%) VoIP
13 8 (0.17%) DLNA
14 7 (0.15%) SSL
14 7 (0.15%) VPN
15 6 (0.13%) Broadband
16 4 (0.085%) LDAP
16 4 (0.085%) CTI
16 4 (0.085%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1285 (27.29%) MySQL
2 1121 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 339 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 240 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 189 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 184 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 105 (2.23%) RDBMS
8 90 (1.91%) Big Data
9 86 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 79 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 72 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 61 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (1.21%) Redis
14 56 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (1.15%) Oracle Database
16 42 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (0.83%) Hadoop
18 36 (0.76%) DB2
19 35 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 972 (20.64%) Git (software)
2 471 (10.00%) Subversion
3 310 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 265 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 210 (4.46%) NUnit
6 174 (3.70%) Selenium
7 167 (3.55%) JIRA
8 165 (3.50%) Jenkins
9 147 (3.12%) Eclipse
10 135 (2.87%) JUnit
11 107 (2.27%) Maven
12 106 (2.25%) Cucumber
13 98 (2.08%) TeamCity
14 94 (2.00%) Ant
15 92 (1.95%) PHPUnit
16 91 (1.93%) Moq
17 79 (1.68%) WebDriver
18 78 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
19 67 (1.42%) Grunt
20 47 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 777 (16.50%) Finance
2 251 (5.33%) Retail
3 227 (4.82%) Marketing
4 167 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 125 (2.65%) Banking
6 118 (2.51%) Games
7 117 (2.48%) Aerospace
8 106 (2.25%) Automotive
9 98 (2.08%) Advertising
10 71 (1.51%) Publishing
11 66 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 62 (1.32%) Front Office
13 58 (1.23%) Investment Banking
14 55 (1.17%) Law
15 39 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 37 (0.79%) Manufacturing
17 31 (0.66%) Electronics
18 23 (0.49%) Back Office
18 23 (0.49%) Legal
19 22 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3853 (81.82%) Developer
2 906 (19.24%) PHP Developer
3 830 (17.63%) Senior Developer
4 681 (14.46%) .NET Developer
5 532 (11.30%) C# Developer
6 511 (10.85%) Software Developer
7 468 (9.94%) Web Developer
8 392 (8.32%) Software Engineer
9 376 (7.98%) Java Developer
10 361 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 245 (5.20%) Junior
12 221 (4.69%) Junior Developer
13 189 (4.01%) PHP Web Developer
14 176 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 172 (3.65%) Graduate
16 171 (3.63%) Senior PHP Developer
17 152 (3.23%) Programmer
18 133 (2.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 131 (2.78%) C++ Developer
20 127 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2164 (45.95%) HTML
2 1963 (41.69%) CSS
3 1666 (35.38%) .NET
4 1185 (25.16%) jQuery
5 963 (20.45%) ASP.NET
6 880 (18.69%) Web Services
7 850 (18.05%) HTML5
8 782 (16.61%) XML
9 573 (12.17%) .NET Framework
10 548 (11.64%) CSS3
11 542 (11.51%) REST
12 492 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 491 (10.43%) AngularJS
14 442 (9.39%) JSON
15 416 (8.83%) WCF
16 402 (8.54%) Ajax
17 395 (8.39%) SOAP
18 341 (7.24%) RESTful
19 335 (7.11%) Spring
20 330 (7.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 680 (14.44%) Computer Science
2 303 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 291 (6.18%) Mobile App
4 257 (5.46%) User Experience
5 209 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 197 (4.18%) Mathematics
7 121 (2.57%) Data Structures
8 111 (2.36%) Client/Server
9 101 (2.14%) iPhone
10 95 (2.02%) N-Tier
11 90 (1.91%) Physics
11 90 (1.91%) iPad
12 87 (1.85%) Derivative
13 84 (1.78%) Hedge funds
14 77 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
15 66 (1.40%) W3C
16 61 (1.30%) Visualisation
17 59 (1.25%) Social Media
18 53 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 48 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 782 (16.61%) Linux
2 580 (12.32%) Windows
3 343 (7.28%) Android
4 315 (6.69%) Apple iOS
5 216 (4.59%) UNIX
6 46 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 41 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 28 (0.59%) Debian
10 25 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.45%) Mac OS
11 21 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (0.40%) CentOS
14 17 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 17 (0.36%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2858 (60.69%) OO
2 2148 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1668 (35.42%) MVC
4 1125 (23.89%) TDD
5 963 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 871 (18.50%) Scrum
7 539 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
8 478 (10.15%) OOD
9 477 (10.13%) Web Development
10 471 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 448 (9.51%) E-Commerce
12 399 (8.47%) SDLC
13 379 (8.05%) BDD
14 283 (6.01%) Mentoring
15 223 (4.74%) iOS Development
16 219 (4.65%) Mobile Development
17 218 (4.63%) Kanban
18 216 (4.59%) UML
19 212 (4.50%) Android Development
20 203 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2275 (48.31%) JavaScript
2 1830 (38.86%) C#
3 1534 (32.58%) SQL
4 1463 (31.07%) PHP
5 1327 (28.18%) Java
6 728 (15.46%) C++
7 369 (7.84%) Python
8 338 (7.18%) PHP5
9 292 (6.20%) Ruby
10 275 (5.84%) T-SQL
11 255 (5.42%) VB.NET
12 237 (5.03%) C
13 150 (3.19%) Objective-C
14 124 (2.63%) VB
15 104 (2.21%) Scala
16 82 (1.74%) Perl
17 55 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 50 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 31 (0.66%) Apple Swift
20 27 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 908 (19.28%) Degree
2 51 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 31 (0.66%) ISEB
5 30 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.42%) MCSD
7 19 (0.40%) Brainbench
7 19 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.36%) MCPD
9 11 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.21%) MCSE
10 10 (0.21%) PhD
11 9 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.17%) Postgraduate
13 7 (0.15%) MCTS
14 6 (0.13%) HND
15 3 (0.064%) HNC
16 2 (0.042%) CISSP
16 2 (0.042%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (6.84%) QA
2 47 (1.00%) HL7
3 16 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.23%) WAI
5 10 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
6 8 (0.17%) SLA
7 3 (0.064%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.064%) Section 508
8 1 (0.021%) TickIT
8 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.40%) Docker
3 11 (0.23%) Varnish
4 8 (0.17%) Firmware
5 6 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.11%) HDFS
7 4 (0.085%) Xen
7 4 (0.085%) KVM
7 4 (0.085%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.021%) vCloud
8 1 (0.021%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.021%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.45%) Ansible
3 20 (0.42%) Puppet
3 20 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.34%) BladeLogic
4 16 (0.34%) SCCM
5 13 (0.28%) Nagios
6 12 (0.25%) Capistrano
6 12 (0.25%) cPanel
7 8 (0.17%) logstash
8 7 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.11%) Salt
10 3 (0.064%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.042%) Control-M
11 2 (0.042%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.021%) Graphite
12 1 (0.021%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.021%) Plesk
12 1 (0.021%) collectd
Vendors
1 667 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 420 (8.92%) Zend
3 311 (6.60%) Oracle
4 125 (2.65%) Google
5 87 (1.85%) IBM
6 79 (1.68%) Facebook
7 73 (1.55%) Adobe
8 72 (1.53%) Twitter
9 59 (1.25%) Apple
10 46 (0.98%) InterSystems
10 46 (0.98%) SAP
11 43 (0.91%) Sybase
12 36 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 35 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (0.62%) hybris
15 28 (0.59%) Green Hat
16 24 (0.51%) Xamarin
17 23 (0.49%) Siemens
17 23 (0.49%) Cerner
17 23 (0.49%) McKesson
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Other Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits, generous holiday, dis
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38200 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Top Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago