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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 132 98 118
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2378 2969 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.82% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.42% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 2606 2260
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 February 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 February 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
(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 -36 2219 £42,500 +6.25% 378
London -51 861 £52,500 +5.00% 131
South East -15 460 £40,000 - 58
North West +34 282 £35,000 - 60
Manchester +43 205 £36,000 +2.85% 37
City of London -49 175 £51,250 +2.50% 37
South West -49 166 £36,000 +7.46% 25
Yorkshire +14 150 £40,000 +14.28% 29
East of England -26 127 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Surrey +8 122 £45,000 +12.50% 14
West Yorkshire +14 96 £37,500 -1.31% 21
Hampshire -26 91 £37,500 -6.25% 12
West Midlands +1 90 £34,375 +29.71% 23
East Sussex +4 79 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Leeds +5 75 £40,000 - 14
Brighton +12 74 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Midlands -29 62 £37,500 - 21
Hertfordshire +17 57 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Berkshire -21 56 £41,000 +2.50% 7
Wales +3 55 £35,000 - 15
South Wales +20 54 £35,000 -2.09% 12
Scotland -26 53 £38,500 -1.28% 8
Bristol -3 47 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Oxfordshire +20 46 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Dorset -13 46 £35,000 +16.66% 3
South Yorkshire +12 35 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Lancashire +28 33 £27,500 -15.38% 9
Cambridgeshire -35 33 £42,500 -8.10% 6
Cambridge -19 32 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Glasgow +10 31 £40,000 -2.43% 3

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3144 (60.59%) OO
2 2529 (48.74%) JavaScript
3 2461 (47.43%) HTML
4 2222 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2192 (42.24%) CSS
6 1935 (37.29%) C#
7 1856 (35.77%) .NET
8 1811 (34.90%) MVC
9 1694 (32.65%) PHP
10 1642 (31.64%) SQL
11 1470 (28.33%) Java
12 1465 (28.23%) jQuery
13 1459 (28.12%) MySQL
14 1221 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 1216 (23.43%) ASP.NET
16 1068 (20.58%) HTML5
17 1050 (20.24%) TDD
18 988 (19.04%) Degree
19 970 (18.69%) Scrum
20 967 (18.64%) Software Engineering
21 923 (17.79%) Web Services
22 908 (17.50%) Git (software)
23 898 (17.31%) XML
24 836 (16.11%) Linux
25 792 (15.26%) C++
26 736 (14.18%) Windows
27 724 (13.95%) Finance
28 694 (13.37%) Computer Science
29 685 (13.20%) CSS3
30 660 (12.72%) Microsoft

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 362 (6.98%) Apache
2 348 (6.71%) CMS
3 234 (4.51%) WordPress
4 198 (3.82%) Drupal
5 148 (2.85%) IIS
6 118 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 109 (2.10%) Node.js
8 89 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 78 (1.50%) Joomla!
10 75 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 65 (1.25%) JBoss
12 62 (1.19%) Umbraco
12 62 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 61 (1.18%) nginx
14 50 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 45 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 42 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
17 36 (0.69%) MQSeries
18 34 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
19 33 (0.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 334 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 105 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 25 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (0.39%) MS Office
6 18 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.13%) MS Project
9 5 (0.096%) Mingle
10 4 (0.077%) SPSS
11 3 (0.058%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.039%) GIMP
12 2 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.039%) Simulink
12 2 (0.039%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.019%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 205 (3.95%) Magento
2 34 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.46%) Sophis RISQUE
4 18 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
5 10 (0.19%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.077%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.039%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.039%) TIBCO iProcess
12 1 (0.019%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.019%) Shopify
12 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 138 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (2.12%) SaaS
4 43 (0.83%) GitHub
5 40 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.23%) PaaS
8 9 (0.17%) Force.com
9 6 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.096%) IaaS
11 3 (0.058%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.039%) Office 365
12 2 (0.039%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.039%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.039%) ElastiCache
12 2 (0.039%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.019%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 149 (2.87%) Internet
2 134 (2.58%) HTTP
3 49 (0.94%) Intranet
4 42 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 42 (0.81%) SSH
5 33 (0.64%) DNS
6 31 (0.60%) Broadband
7 22 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 22 (0.42%) SSL
8 19 (0.37%) Network Security
9 15 (0.29%) LDAP
10 10 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.17%) VPN
12 8 (0.15%) SMS
13 6 (0.12%) VoIP
13 6 (0.12%) Wireless
14 5 (0.096%) Extranet
14 5 (0.096%) CTI
14 5 (0.096%) Firewall
15 4 (0.077%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1459 (28.12%) MySQL
2 1221 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 455 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 223 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 218 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 191 (3.68%) NoSQL
7 164 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 149 (2.87%) Big Data
9 132 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 113 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 86 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 81 (1.56%) Redis
13 67 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 66 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 60 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
16 45 (0.87%) SQLite
17 39 (0.75%) DB2
18 36 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (0.60%) Oracle Database
20 28 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 908 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 534 (10.29%) Subversion
3 357 (6.88%) Visual Studio
4 239 (4.61%) NUnit
5 225 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 202 (3.89%) JIRA
7 177 (3.41%) Eclipse
8 158 (3.04%) Selenium
9 128 (2.47%) JUnit
10 124 (2.39%) TeamCity
11 122 (2.35%) Moq
11 122 (2.35%) Jenkins
12 111 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
13 99 (1.91%) Ant
14 96 (1.85%) Cucumber
15 93 (1.79%) PHPUnit
16 75 (1.45%) Xcode
17 67 (1.29%) Maven
18 64 (1.23%) SpecFlow
19 55 (1.06%) CruiseControl
General
1 724 (13.95%) Finance
2 317 (6.11%) Marketing
3 196 (3.78%) Retail
4 171 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 150 (2.89%) Advertising
6 142 (2.74%) Games
7 131 (2.52%) Banking
8 98 (1.89%) Automotive
9 82 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 80 (1.54%) Aerospace
11 65 (1.25%) Back Office
12 63 (1.21%) Front Office
13 48 (0.93%) Multimedia
14 44 (0.85%) Publishing
15 43 (0.83%) Law
16 41 (0.79%) Legal
17 40 (0.77%) Financial Institution
18 28 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.54%) Electronics
19 16 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4266 (82.21%) Developer
2 1059 (20.41%) PHP Developer
3 917 (17.67%) Senior Developer
4 707 (13.62%) .NET Developer
5 565 (10.89%) Web Developer
6 537 (10.35%) Software Developer
7 526 (10.14%) C# Developer
8 395 (7.61%) Software Engineer
9 351 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 342 (6.59%) Java Developer
11 249 (4.80%) Junior
12 238 (4.59%) Senior PHP Developer
13 237 (4.57%) Junior Developer
14 189 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
15 182 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
16 175 (3.37%) Lead Developer
17 164 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
18 155 (2.99%) Programmer
19 152 (2.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
20 151 (2.91%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2461 (47.43%) HTML
2 2192 (42.24%) CSS
3 1856 (35.77%) .NET
4 1465 (28.23%) jQuery
5 1216 (23.43%) ASP.NET
6 1068 (20.58%) HTML5
7 923 (17.79%) Web Services
8 898 (17.31%) XML
9 685 (13.20%) CSS3
10 610 (11.76%) Ajax
11 544 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 540 (10.41%) .NET Framework
13 509 (9.81%) WCF
14 472 (9.10%) REST
15 453 (8.73%) Symfony
16 452 (8.71%) JSON
17 442 (8.52%) AngularJS
18 427 (8.23%) LAMP
19 409 (7.88%) SOAP
20 300 (5.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 694 (13.37%) Computer Science
2 316 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 314 (6.05%) User Experience
4 293 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 212 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 212 (4.09%) Open Source
5 212 (4.09%) Mathematics
6 174 (3.35%) Algorithms
7 169 (3.26%) iPhone
8 109 (2.10%) iPad
9 99 (1.91%) N-Tier
10 95 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 93 (1.79%) Client/Server
12 89 (1.72%) W3C
13 82 (1.58%) Social Media
14 75 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
15 71 (1.37%) Visualisation
16 66 (1.27%) Physics
17 65 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
18 62 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 836 (16.11%) Linux
2 736 (14.18%) Windows
3 395 (7.61%) Android
4 357 (6.88%) Apple iOS
5 276 (5.32%) UNIX
6 54 (1.04%) Windows Phone
7 43 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 40 (0.77%) CentOS
9 35 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 31 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 29 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
13 24 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 17 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.25%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.25%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3144 (60.59%) OO
2 2222 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1811 (34.90%) MVC
4 1050 (20.24%) TDD
5 970 (18.69%) Scrum
6 967 (18.64%) Software Engineering
7 631 (12.16%) E-Commerce
8 606 (11.68%) OOD
9 515 (9.92%) Unit Testing
10 490 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
11 446 (8.60%) Web Development
12 392 (7.55%) BDD
13 273 (5.26%) Android Development
13 273 (5.26%) iOS Development
14 271 (5.22%) Mentoring
15 269 (5.18%) OO PHP
16 258 (4.97%) UML
17 245 (4.72%) SOA
18 231 (4.45%) Kanban
19 225 (4.34%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2529 (48.74%) JavaScript
2 1935 (37.29%) C#
3 1694 (32.65%) PHP
4 1642 (31.64%) SQL
5 1470 (28.33%) Java
6 792 (15.26%) C++
7 494 (9.52%) PHP5
8 387 (7.46%) Python
9 299 (5.76%) T-SQL
10 288 (5.55%) VB.NET
11 270 (5.20%) Ruby
12 262 (5.05%) C
13 202 (3.89%) Objective-C
14 155 (2.99%) VB
15 123 (2.37%) Perl
16 74 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 57 (1.10%) Bash Shell
18 56 (1.08%) VB6
19 52 (1.00%) Scala
20 51 (0.98%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 988 (19.04%) Degree
2 95 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 76 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.25%) VCP4
5 43 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.23%) ISEB
7 9 (0.17%) MCSE
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.17%) Brainbench
8 8 (0.15%) HND
9 7 (0.13%) OCP
9 7 (0.13%) PhD
10 5 (0.096%) MCSD
10 5 (0.096%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.096%) MCTS
10 5 (0.096%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.058%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.058%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (6.09%) QA
2 18 (0.35%) HL7
3 17 (0.33%) WAI
4 16 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.15%) SLA
5 8 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.039%) WCAG
7 1 (0.019%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 20 (0.39%) Varnish
3 16 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.31%) Docker
4 12 (0.23%) Squid
5 7 (0.13%) Xen
5 7 (0.13%) KVM
6 6 (0.12%) Firmware
7 3 (0.058%) HDFS
8 2 (0.039%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.039%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.019%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 79 (1.52%) Puppet
2 60 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 38 (0.73%) logstash
5 23 (0.44%) Salt
6 21 (0.40%) Ansible
7 20 (0.39%) Graphite
7 20 (0.39%) collectd
7 20 (0.39%) StatsD
8 16 (0.31%) Nagios
9 6 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.12%) yum
9 6 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.096%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.096%) SCCM
11 4 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.077%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.058%) Control-M
12 3 (0.058%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.058%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 660 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 455 (8.77%) Zend
3 305 (5.88%) Oracle
4 131 (2.52%) Google
5 124 (2.39%) Facebook
6 111 (2.14%) Twitter
7 83 (1.60%) Adobe
8 65 (1.25%) hybris
9 59 (1.14%) IBM
10 52 (1.00%) Apple
11 40 (0.77%) SAP
12 39 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (0.75%) Talend
13 36 (0.69%) Sybase
14 34 (0.66%) Dell
15 32 (0.62%) Rackspace
16 27 (0.52%) HP
17 25 (0.48%) Sencha
18 23 (0.44%) Sitecore
18 23 (0.44%) SaltStack
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Aston Carter
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Salary Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday