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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 115 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2829 2723 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 2.55% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 3.14% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 2411 2420
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 2628 £42,500 +6.25% 339
London +10 1226 £55,000 +10.00% 131
South East -9 434 £35,500 -5.33% 40
City of London -6 237 £52,750 -4.09% 35
North West -24 211 £34,000 - 40
South West -22 186 £35,000 +6.06% 23
East of England +3 155 £42,500 +3.97% 22
Yorkshire -30 151 £37,500 +25.00% 40
Manchester +3 144 £34,500 -1.42% 29
East Midlands +13 133 £35,000 +0.35% 13
Hampshire +5 130 £34,000 -2.85% 15
West Midlands +8 116 £35,500 +9.23% 17
Scotland +12 104 £38,500 +6.94% 14
West Yorkshire -30 91 £37,500 +20.96% 20
Dorset +14 75 £31,250 -10.71% 7
Surrey +11 75 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Leeds -25 69 £42,500 +37.09% 11
Birmingham +21 61 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Glasgow +24 58 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East Sussex -30 58 £33,750 +3.84% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 57 £40,000 -5.04% 7
Bristol -8 55 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Berkshire -24 55 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Bournemouth +12 51 £25,250 -36.87% 3
Nottinghamshire -3 48 £30,000 -11.76% 3
Brighton -36 48 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Hertfordshire +21 43 £45,000 +32.35% 7
Cambridge -10 43 £42,500 - 4
Cheshire -36 43 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Nottingham -7 42 £29,250 -13.97% 3

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3644 (61.64%) OO
2 2805 (47.45%) JavaScript
3 2804 (47.43%) HTML
4 2782 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2509 (42.44%) CSS
6 2249 (38.04%) C#
7 2095 (35.44%) .NET
8 1892 (32.00%) Java
9 1858 (31.43%) MVC
10 1729 (29.25%) PHP
11 1696 (28.69%) jQuery
12 1655 (27.99%) SQL
13 1427 (24.14%) TDD
14 1420 (24.02%) SQL Server
15 1419 (24.00%) Degree
16 1330 (22.50%) MySQL
17 1304 (22.06%) ASP.NET
18 1294 (21.89%) Scrum
19 1215 (20.55%) HTML5
20 1054 (17.83%) Software Engineering
21 1008 (17.05%) Git (software)
22 960 (16.24%) XML
23 959 (16.22%) Computer Science
24 938 (15.87%) Web Services
25 867 (14.67%) Linux
26 839 (14.19%) Finance
27 837 (14.16%) C++
28 828 (14.01%) Windows
29 803 (13.58%) E-Commerce
30 768 (12.99%) CSS3

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 378 (6.39%) Apache
2 270 (4.57%) CMS
3 213 (3.60%) Node.js
4 189 (3.20%) WordPress
5 183 (3.10%) SharePoint
6 138 (2.33%) IIS
7 137 (2.32%) Drupal
8 92 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 60 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 52 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 48 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 44 (0.74%) nginx
13 39 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 36 (0.61%) NServiceBus
14 36 (0.61%) OpenStack
15 35 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 32 (0.54%) GlassFish
17 30 (0.51%) Joomla!
17 30 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
18 26 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 397 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 122 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 62 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (0.78%) MS Office
5 11 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (0.12%) Mingle
8 5 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.051%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.051%) Simulink
9 3 (0.051%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.051%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.034%) MS Project
10 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.034%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 152 (2.57%) Magento
2 46 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.66%) Sophis RISQUE
4 14 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
4 14 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
5 12 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 10 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.10%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.051%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.051%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.034%) Pivotal CRM
9 2 (0.034%) Adaptiv
9 2 (0.034%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.034%) CubeCart
10 1 (0.017%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (1.89%) SaaS
4 102 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (0.64%) GitHub
6 29 (0.49%) Force.com
7 17 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.29%) PaaS
8 9 (0.15%) IaaS
9 6 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.10%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.017%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 251 (4.25%) Internet
2 216 (3.65%) HTTP
3 84 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.37%) Intranet
5 41 (0.69%) SSL
6 37 (0.63%) SSH
7 23 (0.39%) Broadband
8 21 (0.36%) SMTP
9 19 (0.32%) DNS
10 17 (0.29%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.19%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.10%) Network Security
12 6 (0.10%) LDAP
13 5 (0.085%) NFC
13 5 (0.085%) CTI
14 4 (0.068%) Wireshark
15 3 (0.051%) Wireless
15 3 (0.051%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.051%) VPN
16 2 (0.034%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1420 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 1330 (22.50%) MySQL
3 597 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 283 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 269 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 265 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 250 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 235 (3.97%) Big Data
9 184 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 170 (2.88%) Hadoop
11 159 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 135 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 126 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
14 90 (1.52%) Redis
15 86 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
16 71 (1.20%) SQLite
17 64 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
18 54 (0.91%) Impala
19 49 (0.83%) RavenDB
20 46 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1008 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 636 (10.76%) Subversion
3 440 (7.44%) Visual Studio
4 263 (4.45%) NUnit
5 237 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 183 (3.10%) JIRA
7 150 (2.54%) Selenium
8 141 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 140 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 127 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
11 120 (2.03%) PHPUnit
12 116 (1.96%) Moq
13 111 (1.88%) Ant
14 92 (1.56%) Cucumber
15 84 (1.42%) SpecFlow
16 81 (1.37%) JUnit
16 81 (1.37%) Eclipse
17 71 (1.20%) Mercurial
18 70 (1.18%) Maven
19 65 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 839 (14.19%) Finance
2 295 (4.99%) Marketing
3 271 (4.58%) Games
4 260 (4.40%) Retail
5 210 (3.55%) Banking
6 133 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 125 (2.11%) Advertising
8 107 (1.81%) Back Office
9 76 (1.29%) Front Office
10 58 (0.98%) Publishing
11 45 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.71%) Legal
13 41 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 39 (0.66%) Automotive
15 36 (0.61%) Electronics
16 32 (0.54%) Multimedia
17 29 (0.49%) Billing
18 24 (0.41%) Law
19 23 (0.39%) Financial Institution
20 22 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4865 (82.29%) Developer
2 1037 (17.54%) Senior Developer
3 1028 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 751 (12.70%) .NET Developer
5 603 (10.20%) C# Developer
6 568 (9.61%) Web Developer
7 502 (8.49%) Java Developer
8 498 (8.42%) Software Developer
9 354 (5.99%) Software Engineer
10 346 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 264 (4.47%) Junior
12 246 (4.16%) Lead Developer
12 246 (4.16%) Junior Developer
13 217 (3.67%) Senior PHP Developer
14 211 (3.57%) Graduate
15 207 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
16 199 (3.37%) Programmer
17 198 (3.35%) Front-End Developer
18 185 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
19 174 (2.94%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2804 (47.43%) HTML
2 2509 (42.44%) CSS
3 2095 (35.44%) .NET
4 1696 (28.69%) jQuery
5 1304 (22.06%) ASP.NET
6 1215 (20.55%) HTML5
7 960 (16.24%) XML
8 938 (15.87%) Web Services
9 768 (12.99%) CSS3
10 648 (10.96%) Ajax
11 578 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 568 (9.61%) WCF
13 536 (9.07%) .NET Framework
14 479 (8.10%) REST
15 456 (7.71%) JSON
16 433 (7.32%) LAMP
17 427 (7.22%) Symfony
18 417 (7.05%) SOAP
19 403 (6.82%) AngularJS
20 349 (5.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 959 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 456 (7.71%) User Experience
3 373 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 314 (5.31%) Open Source
5 291 (4.92%) Mathematics
6 290 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
7 214 (3.62%) iPhone
8 191 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
9 148 (2.50%) iPad
10 143 (2.42%) Client/Server
11 141 (2.38%) Derivative
12 138 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 114 (1.93%) Social Media
14 108 (1.83%) Visualisation
15 102 (1.73%) N-Tier
16 88 (1.49%) W3C
17 83 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
18 73 (1.23%) Digital Media
19 69 (1.17%) Blackberry
20 66 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 867 (14.67%) Linux
2 828 (14.01%) Windows
3 553 (9.35%) Android
4 461 (7.80%) Apple iOS
5 302 (5.11%) UNIX
6 82 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 60 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 42 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
8 42 (0.71%) CentOS
9 39 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 24 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
11 23 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.22%) Debian
15 10 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.17%) Solaris
16 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3644 (61.64%) OO
2 2782 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1858 (31.43%) MVC
4 1427 (24.14%) TDD
5 1294 (21.89%) Scrum
6 1054 (17.83%) Software Engineering
7 803 (13.58%) E-Commerce
8 726 (12.28%) Unit Testing
9 635 (10.74%) OOD
10 614 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
11 525 (8.88%) Web Development
12 466 (7.88%) Multithreading
13 406 (6.87%) BDD
14 346 (5.85%) Android Development
15 337 (5.70%) iOS Development
16 313 (5.29%) Kanban
17 290 (4.91%) Mentoring
18 244 (4.13%) SOA
19 205 (3.47%) OO PHP
20 191 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2805 (47.45%) JavaScript
2 2249 (38.04%) C#
3 1892 (32.00%) Java
4 1729 (29.25%) PHP
5 1655 (27.99%) SQL
6 837 (14.16%) C++
7 519 (8.78%) PHP5
8 358 (6.06%) Python
9 351 (5.94%) T-SQL
10 296 (5.01%) VB.NET
11 284 (4.80%) C
12 279 (4.72%) Ruby
13 277 (4.69%) Objective-C
14 187 (3.16%) VB
15 137 (2.32%) Perl
16 119 (2.01%) Scala
17 115 (1.95%) ActionScript
18 109 (1.84%) PL/SQL
19 96 (1.62%) VBA
20 91 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1419 (24.00%) Degree
2 91 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 59 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 45 (0.76%) MCSD
6 40 (0.68%) MCTS
7 38 (0.64%) MCAD
8 31 (0.52%) MCP
9 22 (0.37%) PhD
10 15 (0.25%) ISEB
10 15 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.24%) MCSE
12 11 (0.19%) CISSP
12 11 (0.19%) CSSLP
13 9 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.12%) MCPD
15 4 (0.068%) MBA
15 4 (0.068%) HND
16 3 (0.051%) Postgraduate
17 2 (0.034%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (5.87%) QA
2 38 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.49%) WAI
4 13 (0.22%) SLA
5 6 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.085%) FATCA
6 5 (0.085%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.034%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.034%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.017%) BS15000
8 1 (0.017%) TickIT
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 37 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.52%) HDFS
3 27 (0.46%) Varnish
4 11 (0.19%) KVM
4 11 (0.19%) Xen
5 9 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.051%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.034%) Docker
7 2 (0.034%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.034%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 41 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (0.58%) YUM
2 34 (0.58%) Vagrant
3 30 (0.51%) Puppet
4 20 (0.34%) Ansible
4 20 (0.34%) logstash
5 15 (0.25%) Nagios
6 13 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.22%) Salt
7 11 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.17%) Ganglia
9 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.085%) collectd
10 5 (0.085%) StatsD
11 4 (0.068%) Plesk
12 3 (0.051%) OVSD
12 3 (0.051%) OpenView
13 2 (0.034%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.034%) SCCM
13 2 (0.034%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 722 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 561 (9.49%) Zend
3 326 (5.51%) Oracle
4 203 (3.43%) Google
5 134 (2.27%) Facebook
6 87 (1.47%) JBoss
7 86 (1.45%) Sybase
8 77 (1.30%) Twitter
9 71 (1.20%) Adobe
10 64 (1.08%) hybris
11 61 (1.03%) Dell
12 52 (0.88%) Rackspace
13 50 (0.85%) Apple
14 48 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (0.81%) Telerik
15 42 (0.71%) Bloomberg
16 36 (0.61%) Sencha
17 35 (0.59%) SAP
18 31 (0.52%) Fidessa
19 28 (0.47%) Red Hat
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Recruitment Genius
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Suffolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £22k - 32k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago