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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 126 94 116
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2479 3059 2656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.34% 2.98% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.62% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2177 2745 2288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -32 2315 £40,000 - 364
London -32 930 £55,000 +10.00% 128
South East -27 464 £40,000 - 47
North West +28 287 £35,000 - 64
Manchester +43 206 £36,000 +10.76% 41
South West -43 189 £35,000 +4.47% 31
City of London -34 182 £51,250 -6.81% 34
Yorkshire +12 164 £40,000 +23.07% 30
Surrey -12 111 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East of England -43 110 £42,500 -5.55% 22
West Yorkshire +17 101 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Hampshire -36 101 £35,000 -4.10% 9
West Midlands -21 89 £32,500 +18.18% 12
Leeds +19 82 £40,000 +6.66% 16
East Sussex +3 76 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Brighton +10 72 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Dorset +8 70 £34,000 +13.33% 6
East Midlands -27 69 £37,500 - 19
Scotland -10 65 £38,500 - 7
Oxfordshire +20 58 £41,000 +17.14% 7
Bristol -27 57 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Hertfordshire +1 54 £50,000 +16.27% 8
Berkshire -45 50 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Lancashire +28 47 £27,500 -15.38% 10
South Wales +10 45 £35,000 +5.26% 8
Wales -7 45 £35,000 - 11
Bournemouth +5 44 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Southampton -21 40 £29,500 -26.25% 4
Glasgow +16 35 £40,000 -2.43% 4
South Yorkshire +8 31 £40,000 +25.00% 5

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3268 (61.65%) OO
2 2589 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 2512 (47.39%) HTML
4 2274 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2239 (42.24%) CSS
6 1982 (37.39%) C#
7 1892 (35.69%) .NET
8 1836 (34.63%) MVC
9 1726 (32.56%) PHP
10 1633 (30.81%) SQL
11 1549 (29.22%) jQuery
12 1525 (28.77%) Java
13 1448 (27.32%) MySQL
14 1268 (23.92%) ASP.NET
15 1258 (23.73%) SQL Server
16 1106 (20.86%) HTML5
17 1080 (20.37%) Degree
18 1075 (20.28%) TDD
19 1014 (19.13%) Scrum
20 978 (18.45%) Software Engineering
21 920 (17.36%) Git (software)
22 918 (17.32%) Web Services
23 895 (16.88%) XML
24 836 (15.77%) Linux
25 813 (15.34%) Windows
26 799 (15.07%) C++
27 745 (14.05%) Finance
28 743 (14.02%) Computer Science
29 688 (12.98%) CSS3
30 681 (12.85%) E-Commerce

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 365 (6.89%) Apache
2 345 (6.51%) CMS
3 230 (4.34%) WordPress
4 198 (3.74%) Drupal
5 156 (2.94%) IIS
6 134 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 121 (2.28%) Node.js
8 82 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 74 (1.40%) Joomla!
10 66 (1.25%) nginx
11 65 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 62 (1.17%) JBoss
12 62 (1.17%) Umbraco
13 55 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 52 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
15 49 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 46 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
17 39 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
18 37 (0.70%) Apache Solr
18 37 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 350 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 92 (1.74%) Photoshop
3 24 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.43%) MS Office
5 20 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.13%) MS Project
8 3 (0.057%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.038%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.038%) GIMP
9 2 (0.038%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.038%) Mingle
9 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 203 (3.83%) Magento
2 40 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.53%) Sophis RISQUE
4 16 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 14 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
5 14 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
6 12 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 11 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
8 9 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.075%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.038%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.038%) TIBCO iProcess
12 2 (0.038%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.019%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 136 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (2.21%) SaaS
4 60 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (0.89%) GitHub
6 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.26%) PaaS
8 9 (0.17%) Force.com
9 6 (0.11%) IaaS
10 5 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.038%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.038%) ElastiCache
12 2 (0.038%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.038%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.038%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.038%) Office 365
13 1 (0.019%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.019%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.19%) Internet
2 142 (2.68%) HTTP
3 47 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 43 (0.81%) Intranet
5 42 (0.79%) SSH
6 34 (0.64%) Broadband
7 33 (0.62%) DNS
8 27 (0.51%) SSL
9 22 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 18 (0.34%) Network Security
11 17 (0.32%) LDAP
12 8 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.13%) Wireless
13 7 (0.13%) SMS
13 7 (0.13%) VPN
14 5 (0.094%) Firewall
14 5 (0.094%) SMTP
15 4 (0.075%) BIG-IP
15 4 (0.075%) Extranet
15 4 (0.075%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1448 (27.32%) MySQL
2 1258 (23.73%) SQL Server
3 496 (9.36%) Relational Database
4 230 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 211 (3.98%) MongoDB
6 194 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 183 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 168 (3.17%) Big Data
9 134 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
10 117 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 107 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 92 (1.74%) Redis
13 90 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 88 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 60 (1.13%) SQLite
16 53 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 34 (0.64%) DB2
18 29 (0.55%) Oracle Database
19 26 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 920 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 565 (10.66%) Subversion
3 340 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 253 (4.77%) NUnit
5 235 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 211 (3.98%) JIRA
7 164 (3.09%) Eclipse
8 147 (2.77%) Selenium
9 131 (2.47%) JUnit
10 129 (2.43%) TeamCity
11 127 (2.40%) Moq
12 116 (2.19%) Jenkins
13 115 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
14 109 (2.06%) Ant
15 99 (1.87%) PHPUnit
16 83 (1.57%) Cucumber
17 73 (1.38%) SpecFlow
18 69 (1.30%) Xcode
19 59 (1.11%) CruiseControl
20 56 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 745 (14.05%) Finance
2 320 (6.04%) Marketing
3 232 (4.38%) Retail
4 171 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 150 (2.83%) Games
6 148 (2.79%) Advertising
7 147 (2.77%) Banking
8 82 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 81 (1.53%) Automotive
9 81 (1.53%) Back Office
10 75 (1.41%) Front Office
11 71 (1.34%) Aerospace
12 46 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 45 (0.85%) Legal
14 36 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.58%) Law
15 31 (0.58%) Publishing
16 30 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 29 (0.55%) Electronics
18 24 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4337 (81.81%) Developer
2 1072 (20.22%) PHP Developer
3 931 (17.56%) Senior Developer
4 712 (13.43%) .NET Developer
5 576 (10.87%) Web Developer
6 522 (9.85%) Software Developer
7 495 (9.34%) C# Developer
8 398 (7.51%) Software Engineer
9 348 (6.56%) Java Developer
10 324 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 251 (4.73%) Junior
12 242 (4.57%) Senior PHP Developer
13 241 (4.55%) Junior Developer
14 194 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
15 181 (3.41%) Lead Developer
16 177 (3.34%) PHP Web Developer
17 159 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
18 158 (2.98%) Programmer
19 154 (2.91%) Senior .NET Developer
19 154 (2.91%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2512 (47.39%) HTML
2 2239 (42.24%) CSS
3 1892 (35.69%) .NET
4 1549 (29.22%) jQuery
5 1268 (23.92%) ASP.NET
6 1106 (20.86%) HTML5
7 918 (17.32%) Web Services
8 895 (16.88%) XML
9 688 (12.98%) CSS3
10 632 (11.92%) Ajax
11 571 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 539 (10.17%) .NET Framework
13 516 (9.73%) WCF
14 467 (8.81%) LAMP
15 463 (8.73%) REST
16 457 (8.62%) Symfony
17 453 (8.55%) JSON
18 449 (8.47%) AngularJS
19 418 (7.89%) SOAP
20 294 (5.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 743 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 343 (6.47%) User Experience
3 335 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 289 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 225 (4.24%) Mathematics
6 221 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 212 (4.00%) Open Source
8 189 (3.57%) Algorithms
9 177 (3.34%) iPhone
10 108 (2.04%) iPad
11 101 (1.91%) N-Tier
12 90 (1.70%) Client/Server
13 88 (1.66%) Data Structures
14 84 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 82 (1.55%) W3C
16 78 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
17 77 (1.45%) Derivative
18 73 (1.38%) Visualisation
19 71 (1.34%) Social Media
20 70 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 836 (15.77%) Linux
2 813 (15.34%) Windows
3 434 (8.19%) Android
4 395 (7.45%) Apple iOS
5 292 (5.51%) UNIX
6 63 (1.19%) Windows Phone
7 51 (0.96%) Windows 8
8 41 (0.77%) CentOS
9 38 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 36 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 30 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
12 29 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.30%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.26%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.26%) Windows XP
19 13 (0.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3268 (61.65%) OO
2 2274 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1836 (34.63%) MVC
4 1075 (20.28%) TDD
5 1014 (19.13%) Scrum
6 978 (18.45%) Software Engineering
7 681 (12.85%) E-Commerce
8 608 (11.47%) OOD
9 546 (10.30%) Unit Testing
10 496 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
11 442 (8.34%) Web Development
12 392 (7.39%) BDD
13 309 (5.83%) Mentoring
14 299 (5.64%) iOS Development
15 295 (5.56%) Android Development
16 275 (5.19%) OO PHP
17 258 (4.87%) Multithreading
18 253 (4.77%) SOA
19 251 (4.73%) UML
20 239 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2589 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 1982 (37.39%) C#
3 1726 (32.56%) PHP
4 1633 (30.81%) SQL
5 1525 (28.77%) Java
6 799 (15.07%) C++
7 532 (10.04%) PHP5
8 375 (7.07%) Python
9 307 (5.79%) T-SQL
10 293 (5.53%) VB.NET
11 264 (4.98%) C
12 256 (4.83%) Ruby
13 226 (4.26%) Objective-C
14 157 (2.96%) VB
15 139 (2.62%) Perl
16 80 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 72 (1.36%) ActionScript
18 60 (1.13%) Bash Shell
18 60 (1.13%) Scala
19 57 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1080 (20.37%) Degree
2 118 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 91 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 36 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.28%) PhD
6 13 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.23%) ISEB
8 9 (0.17%) Brainbench
8 9 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.13%) HND
9 7 (0.13%) OCP
10 5 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.094%) MCSE
10 5 (0.094%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.094%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.057%) HNC
11 3 (0.057%) PMP
11 3 (0.057%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.057%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.057%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (5.58%) QA
2 17 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 17 (0.32%) WAI
3 10 (0.19%) SLA
4 9 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 9 (0.17%) HL7
5 2 (0.038%) WCAG
6 1 (0.019%) TickIT
6 1 (0.019%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (0.42%) Varnish
2 20 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 19 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.32%) Docker
5 12 (0.23%) Squid
6 6 (0.11%) Firmware
7 4 (0.075%) Xen
7 4 (0.075%) KVM
8 3 (0.057%) HDFS
9 2 (0.038%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.038%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.019%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 81 (1.53%) Puppet
2 59 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 39 (0.74%) logstash
5 28 (0.53%) Ansible
6 20 (0.38%) Nagios
6 20 (0.38%) Graphite
7 19 (0.36%) Salt
7 19 (0.36%) collectd
7 19 (0.36%) StatsD
8 12 (0.23%) yum
9 11 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.11%) SCCM
11 5 (0.094%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.075%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.057%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.057%) OVSD
13 3 (0.057%) OpenView
13 3 (0.057%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 656 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 483 (9.11%) Zend
3 298 (5.62%) Oracle
4 143 (2.70%) Google
5 140 (2.64%) Facebook
6 120 (2.26%) Twitter
7 78 (1.47%) Adobe
8 67 (1.26%) hybris
9 52 (0.98%) Apple
10 51 (0.96%) Sybase
10 51 (0.96%) IBM
11 45 (0.85%) Dell
12 42 (0.79%) Sencha
13 38 (0.72%) Rackspace
14 35 (0.66%) SAP
14 35 (0.66%) Talend
15 34 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (0.60%) HP
17 29 (0.55%) Telerik
18 28 (0.53%) Sitecore
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Wetherby, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Hull, North Humberside
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Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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