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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 115 94 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2736 3233 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 3.00% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.66% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2412 2893 2279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -24 2548 £40,000 - 302
London -18 1021 £53,000 +6.00% 98
South East -28 462 £40,000 +3.89% 51
North West +15 295 £32,500 -7.14% 37
Yorkshire +19 213 £36,000 +11.62% 38
South West -43 208 £35,000 - 30
City of London -32 202 £55,000 - 36
Manchester +28 188 £37,500 +15.38% 29
West Midlands -28 126 £32,500 +12.06% 7
East of England -37 124 £40,000 -11.11% 24
West Yorkshire +38 116 £40,000 +9.58% 22
Hampshire -31 114 £35,000 - 10
Surrey -34 96 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East Midlands -19 95 £36,000 -4.00% 10
Leeds +25 91 £40,000 +5.96% 11
Bristol -17 78 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Scotland +3 77 £38,500 - 4
East Sussex +6 69 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Brighton +3 66 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Lancashire +36 64 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Dorset +11 61 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Oxfordshire +13 50 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Berkshire -11 49 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Southampton -4 47 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Hertfordshire -16 46 £47,500 +2.70% 11
Wales +7 45 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Glasgow +17 43 £40,000 -2.43% 2
South Wales +14 42 £35,000 -6.66% 9
North Yorkshire +24 41 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Birmingham -24 40 £35,000 +7.69% 1

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3392 (61.12%) OO
2 2730 (49.19%) JavaScript
3 2629 (47.37%) HTML
4 2438 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
5 2358 (42.49%) CSS
6 2057 (37.06%) C#
7 2015 (36.31%) .NET
8 1890 (34.05%) MVC
9 1772 (31.93%) PHP
10 1652 (29.77%) jQuery
11 1643 (29.60%) SQL
12 1622 (29.23%) Java
13 1455 (26.22%) MySQL
14 1370 (24.68%) SQL Server
15 1292 (23.28%) ASP.NET
16 1209 (21.78%) Degree
17 1182 (21.30%) HTML5
18 1151 (20.74%) TDD
19 1108 (19.96%) Scrum
20 991 (17.86%) Git (software)
21 986 (17.77%) Software Engineering
22 917 (16.52%) XML
23 885 (15.95%) Web Services
24 866 (15.60%) Windows
25 848 (15.28%) Linux
26 841 (15.15%) Computer Science
27 810 (14.59%) C++
28 770 (13.87%) E-Commerce
29 764 (13.77%) Finance
30 725 (13.06%) CSS3

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 367 (6.61%) Apache
2 329 (5.93%) CMS
3 220 (3.96%) WordPress
4 171 (3.08%) Drupal
5 165 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 150 (2.70%) IIS
7 121 (2.18%) Node.js
8 73 (1.32%) JBoss
9 67 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 67 (1.21%) nginx
10 61 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 57 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 52 (0.94%) Umbraco
13 50 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 49 (0.88%) Joomla!
14 49 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 48 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 47 (0.85%) Apache Solr
17 45 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
18 38 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 374 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 88 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.49%) MS Office
4 25 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 24 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.11%) MS Project
9 5 (0.090%) Mingle
10 3 (0.054%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.036%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 178 (3.21%) Magento
2 47 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (0.79%) Sophis RISQUE
4 15 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 14 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
5 14 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
6 12 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 11 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.072%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.072%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.036%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.036%) Adaptiv
11 2 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.036%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.036%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 143 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 132 (2.38%) SaaS
4 77 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (0.97%) GitHub
6 21 (0.38%) PaaS
7 16 (0.29%) Force.com
8 13 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.16%) IaaS
11 4 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.018%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.018%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.018%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.018%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.018%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 206 (3.71%) Internet
2 152 (2.74%) HTTP
3 56 (1.01%) Intranet
4 51 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 41 (0.74%) SSH
6 33 (0.59%) DNS
7 31 (0.56%) Broadband
8 24 (0.43%) SSL
9 19 (0.34%) Ethernet
10 15 (0.27%) Network Security
11 14 (0.25%) LDAP
12 9 (0.16%) SMTP
13 8 (0.14%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.14%) Wireless
14 7 (0.13%) BIG-IP
14 7 (0.13%) CTI
15 6 (0.11%) SMS
16 5 (0.090%) VPN
16 5 (0.090%) Wireshark
17 4 (0.072%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1455 (26.22%) MySQL
2 1370 (24.68%) SQL Server
3 538 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 249 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 217 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 214 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 212 (3.82%) RDBMS
8 184 (3.32%) Big Data
9 133 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 124 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 123 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 123 (2.22%) Hadoop
12 112 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 86 (1.55%) Redis
14 75 (1.35%) SQLite
15 70 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
16 38 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 38 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
17 34 (0.61%) Apache Hive
18 33 (0.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 991 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 614 (11.06%) Subversion
3 398 (7.17%) Visual Studio
4 275 (4.95%) NUnit
5 257 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 208 (3.75%) JIRA
7 149 (2.68%) Eclipse
8 135 (2.43%) Selenium
9 130 (2.34%) Moq
10 127 (2.29%) TeamCity
10 127 (2.29%) Jenkins
11 121 (2.18%) JUnit
12 114 (2.05%) Ant
13 113 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
14 100 (1.80%) PHPUnit
15 88 (1.59%) Cucumber
16 74 (1.33%) SpecFlow
17 62 (1.12%) CruiseControl
18 58 (1.05%) Xcode
19 54 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 764 (13.77%) Finance
2 307 (5.53%) Marketing
3 267 (4.81%) Retail
4 173 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 169 (3.05%) Games
6 165 (2.97%) Banking
7 149 (2.68%) Advertising
8 96 (1.73%) Back Office
9 78 (1.41%) Front Office
10 76 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 66 (1.19%) Automotive
12 54 (0.97%) Legal
13 52 (0.94%) Aerospace
14 38 (0.68%) Multimedia
15 35 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.50%) Publishing
17 27 (0.49%) Electronics
18 26 (0.47%) Manufacturing
18 26 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 4581 (82.54%) Developer
2 1097 (19.77%) PHP Developer
3 986 (17.77%) Senior Developer
4 743 (13.39%) .NET Developer
5 614 (11.06%) Web Developer
6 535 (9.64%) Software Developer
7 492 (8.86%) C# Developer
8 396 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 380 (6.85%) Software Engineer
10 302 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 258 (4.65%) Junior
12 248 (4.47%) Junior Developer
13 244 (4.40%) Senior PHP Developer
14 196 (3.53%) Lead Developer
15 190 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
16 180 (3.24%) PHP Web Developer
17 167 (3.01%) Programmer
18 164 (2.95%) Senior .NET Developer
19 158 (2.85%) Front-End Developer
20 156 (2.81%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2629 (47.37%) HTML
2 2358 (42.49%) CSS
3 2015 (36.31%) .NET
4 1652 (29.77%) jQuery
5 1292 (23.28%) ASP.NET
6 1182 (21.30%) HTML5
7 917 (16.52%) XML
8 885 (15.95%) Web Services
9 725 (13.06%) CSS3
10 619 (11.15%) Ajax
11 594 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 570 (10.27%) .NET Framework
13 515 (9.28%) WCF
14 507 (9.14%) LAMP
15 465 (8.38%) JSON
16 459 (8.27%) REST
17 451 (8.13%) AngularJS
18 449 (8.09%) Symfony
19 418 (7.53%) SOAP
20 292 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 841 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 402 (7.24%) User Experience
3 334 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 284 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 243 (4.38%) Mathematics
6 230 (4.14%) Open Source
7 217 (3.91%) Algorithms
8 210 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
9 189 (3.41%) iPhone
10 112 (2.02%) iPad
11 105 (1.89%) Derivative
12 102 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 98 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 98 (1.77%) N-Tier
14 88 (1.59%) Data Structures
15 84 (1.51%) Visualisation
16 79 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
17 74 (1.33%) Social Media
18 72 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
18 72 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 866 (15.60%) Windows
2 848 (15.28%) Linux
3 453 (8.16%) Android
4 403 (7.26%) Apple iOS
5 287 (5.17%) UNIX
6 71 (1.28%) Windows Phone
7 49 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 47 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 40 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
10 38 (0.68%) CentOS
11 35 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 25 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 21 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.29%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
18 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3392 (61.12%) OO
2 2438 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1890 (34.05%) MVC
4 1151 (20.74%) TDD
5 1108 (19.96%) Scrum
6 986 (17.77%) Software Engineering
7 770 (13.87%) E-Commerce
8 619 (11.15%) Unit Testing
9 608 (10.95%) OOD
10 539 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 452 (8.14%) Web Development
12 398 (7.17%) BDD
13 345 (6.22%) Mentoring
14 314 (5.66%) Multithreading
15 305 (5.50%) Android Development
16 296 (5.33%) iOS Development
17 272 (4.90%) SOA
18 267 (4.81%) OO PHP
19 257 (4.63%) Kanban
20 225 (4.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2730 (49.19%) JavaScript
2 2057 (37.06%) C#
3 1772 (31.93%) PHP
4 1643 (29.60%) SQL
5 1622 (29.23%) Java
6 810 (14.59%) C++
7 564 (10.16%) PHP5
8 378 (6.81%) Python
9 323 (5.82%) T-SQL
10 304 (5.48%) VB.NET
11 275 (4.95%) C
12 272 (4.90%) Ruby
13 234 (4.22%) Objective-C
14 169 (3.05%) VB
15 143 (2.58%) Perl
16 91 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 75 (1.35%) Scala
18 74 (1.33%) Bash Shell
19 72 (1.30%) ActionScript
20 62 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1209 (21.78%) Degree
2 123 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 91 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 40 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.38%) PhD
6 17 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.23%) ISEB
8 10 (0.18%) MCSD
9 9 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.16%) Brainbench
10 8 (0.14%) MCSE
11 7 (0.13%) OCP
12 6 (0.11%) HND
13 5 (0.090%) MCAD
13 5 (0.090%) MCTS
13 5 (0.090%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.054%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (5.48%) QA
2 25 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.25%) WAI
4 12 (0.22%) SLA
5 10 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.054%) HL7
7 1 (0.018%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.018%) TickIT
7 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (0.41%) Varnish
2 22 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 17 (0.31%) Docker
4 10 (0.18%) Squid
5 8 (0.14%) Xen
5 8 (0.14%) KVM
6 5 (0.090%) Firmware
7 3 (0.054%) HDFS
8 2 (0.036%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.036%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.018%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.018%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.018%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 68 (1.23%) Puppet
2 58 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (0.95%) Vagrant
4 31 (0.56%) logstash
5 28 (0.50%) Ansible
6 21 (0.38%) Nagios
7 20 (0.36%) yum
7 20 (0.36%) Graphite
8 19 (0.34%) Salt
9 15 (0.27%) collectd
9 15 (0.27%) StatsD
10 12 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.11%) cPanel
13 5 (0.090%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.090%) SCCM
13 5 (0.090%) Ganglia
14 4 (0.072%) OVSD
14 4 (0.072%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.072%) OpenView
Vendors
1 691 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 496 (8.94%) Zend
3 314 (5.66%) Oracle
4 171 (3.08%) Google
5 149 (2.68%) Facebook
6 113 (2.04%) Twitter
7 89 (1.60%) Adobe
8 64 (1.15%) Sybase
8 64 (1.15%) hybris
9 61 (1.10%) Dell
10 52 (0.94%) Sencha
11 48 (0.86%) Apple
12 43 (0.77%) IBM
12 43 (0.77%) Rackspace
13 42 (0.76%) Telerik
14 35 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
14 35 (0.63%) Talend
15 34 (0.61%) SAP
16 31 (0.56%) Appcelerator
17 28 (0.50%) Sitecore
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Batley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday