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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 125 135 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2503 2462 3108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 2.31% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.71% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2255 2155 2774
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 +10 2374 £42,500 +4.93% 420
London +18 1023 £52,500 -3.66% 170
South East +38 577 £40,000 - 95
Hampshire +60 176 £34,500 -1.42% 32
South West -16 171 £37,500 +7.14% 20
East of England +26 148 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Surrey +29 144 £40,000 -11.11% 28
North West -42 141 £40,000 +14.28% 48
City of London +3 121 £52,500 +5.00% 38
West Midlands +12 115 £38,000 +16.92% 17
Manchester -30 99 £41,500 +18.57% 30
Yorkshire -52 94 £35,000 -12.50% 30
East Midlands +23 83 £37,500 - 26
Berkshire +15 78 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Reigate +29 69 £35,000 -47.16% 6
Cambridgeshire +39 65 £46,250 +8.82% 7
West Yorkshire -47 63 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Southampton +24 59 £36,500 +4.28% 8
Scotland +5 55 £33,750 -12.33% 8
Somerset +20 51 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Oxfordshire -7 51 £41,500 -1.19% 2
Leeds -39 45 £40,000 - 10
Wales -2 44 £36,000 +2.85% 9
Buckinghamshire +23 40 £39,250 +15.44% 8
Cambridge +10 40 £43,750 +2.94% 6
Nottingham +34 39 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Nottinghamshire +31 39 £37,500 +5.63% 5
Hertfordshire -11 39 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Reading +27 36 £45,000 - 6
Stockport +18 36 £52,500 +45.83% 5

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3091 (59.07%) OO
2 2670 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 2488 (47.54%) HTML
4 2436 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2314 (44.22%) CSS
6 1924 (36.77%) C#
7 1728 (33.02%) MVC
8 1716 (32.79%) PHP
9 1655 (31.63%) .NET
10 1642 (31.38%) Java
11 1482 (28.32%) SQL
12 1468 (28.05%) MySQL
13 1465 (28.00%) jQuery
14 1299 (24.82%) TDD
15 1258 (24.04%) SQL Server
16 1241 (23.71%) Degree
17 1168 (22.32%) Git (software)
18 1108 (21.17%) Software Engineering
19 1059 (20.24%) HTML5
20 986 (18.84%) Linux
21 976 (18.65%) Web Services
22 949 (18.13%) Scrum
23 876 (16.74%) ASP.NET
24 873 (16.68%) XML
25 869 (16.61%) Computer Science
26 833 (15.92%) Finance
27 811 (15.50%) C++
28 755 (14.43%) CSS3
29 734 (14.03%) Windows
30 665 (12.71%) AngularJS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 448 (8.56%) Node.js
2 392 (7.49%) Apache
3 257 (4.91%) CMS
4 171 (3.27%) IIS
5 134 (2.56%) WordPress
6 110 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 94 (1.80%) Drupal
8 93 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 82 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 71 (1.36%) JBoss
11 65 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 59 (1.13%) Apache Spark
13 49 (0.94%) Umbraco
14 37 (0.71%) nginx
15 34 (0.65%) Mule
16 33 (0.63%) SharePoint
17 30 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
18 29 (0.55%) Apache Solr
18 29 (0.55%) Confluence
19 25 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 261 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 110 (2.10%) Photoshop
3 34 (0.65%) GIMP
4 21 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (0.34%) MS Office
7 4 (0.076%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.076%) Blender
7 4 (0.076%) Maya
8 3 (0.057%) MS Project
8 3 (0.057%) SPSS
9 1 (0.019%) InDesign
9 1 (0.019%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 123 (2.35%) Magento
2 28 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.15%) OpenCart
8 7 (0.13%) Visualfiles
9 6 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.096%) Shopify
11 4 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.076%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.076%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
13 2 (0.038%) Sage 200
13 2 (0.038%) SAP Business One
14 1 (0.019%) Oracle General Ledger
14 1 (0.019%) SAP BPC
14 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
14 1 (0.019%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 267 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (2.90%) SaaS
3 132 (2.52%) GitHub
4 131 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 96 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
9 26 (0.50%) Heroku
10 22 (0.42%) Bluemix
11 17 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (0.31%) Force.com
13 15 (0.29%) CloudFront
14 14 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.23%) Google App Engine
16 10 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.19%) PaaS
17 8 (0.15%) Engine Yard
18 6 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (2.92%) Internet
2 147 (2.81%) HTTP
3 62 (1.18%) DNS
4 49 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.71%) Intranet
6 23 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 21 (0.40%) Extranet
8 20 (0.38%) LDAP
9 19 (0.36%) SSH
10 16 (0.31%) SMTP
11 15 (0.29%) PuTTY
12 11 (0.21%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.21%) SSL
13 8 (0.15%) VoIP
14 7 (0.13%) FTP
15 6 (0.11%) ISDN
15 6 (0.11%) PBX
15 6 (0.11%) Wireless
16 5 (0.096%) Unified Communications
17 4 (0.076%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1468 (28.05%) MySQL
2 1258 (24.04%) SQL Server
3 442 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 315 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 235 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 233 (4.45%) Big Data
7 160 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 143 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 121 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 116 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 103 (1.97%) Hadoop
12 93 (1.78%) Redis
13 90 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
14 86 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 86 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 78 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 50 (0.96%) Oracle Database
17 47 (0.90%) SQLite
18 38 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
19 37 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1168 (22.32%) Git (software)
2 607 (11.60%) Subversion
3 288 (5.50%) Visual Studio
4 276 (5.27%) Selenium
5 235 (4.49%) JIRA
6 197 (3.76%) PHPUnit
7 196 (3.75%) JUnit
8 174 (3.33%) NUnit
9 171 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 146 (2.79%) Jenkins
11 136 (2.60%) Maven
12 131 (2.50%) Eclipse
13 122 (2.33%) gulp
14 117 (2.24%) Grunt
15 107 (2.04%) Cucumber
16 105 (2.01%) Moq
17 97 (1.85%) WebDriver
18 81 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
19 80 (1.53%) Ant
20 78 (1.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 833 (15.92%) Finance
2 315 (6.02%) Marketing
3 202 (3.86%) Games
4 196 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 192 (3.67%) Retail
6 180 (3.44%) Banking
7 83 (1.59%) Advertising
8 82 (1.57%) Law
9 75 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 66 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 62 (1.18%) Aerospace
12 53 (1.01%) Automotive
13 46 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 46 (0.88%) Front Office
13 46 (0.88%) Publishing
14 41 (0.78%) Electronics
15 40 (0.76%) Legal
16 35 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.36%) German Language
18 18 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4263 (81.46%) Developer
2 1145 (21.88%) PHP Developer
3 912 (17.43%) .NET Developer
4 847 (16.19%) C# Developer
5 775 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 637 (12.17%) Java Developer
7 562 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 515 (9.84%) Web Developer
9 491 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 430 (8.22%) Software Developer
11 422 (8.06%) HTML Developer
12 378 (7.22%) Software Engineer
13 278 (5.31%) Junior
14 270 (5.16%) PHP Web Developer
15 268 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
16 257 (4.91%) Junior Developer
17 252 (4.82%) HTML CSS Developer
18 242 (4.62%) SQL Developer
19 235 (4.49%) Agile Developer
20 234 (4.47%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2488 (47.54%) HTML
2 2314 (44.22%) CSS
3 1655 (31.63%) .NET
4 1465 (28.00%) jQuery
5 1059 (20.24%) HTML5
6 976 (18.65%) Web Services
7 876 (16.74%) ASP.NET
8 873 (16.68%) XML
9 755 (14.43%) CSS3
10 665 (12.71%) AngularJS
11 654 (12.50%) Ajax
12 596 (11.39%) JSON
13 546 (10.43%) LAMP
14 527 (10.07%) .NET Framework
15 497 (9.50%) REST
16 446 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 418 (7.99%) Spring
18 400 (7.64%) Symfony
19 380 (7.26%) WCF
20 361 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 869 (16.61%) Computer Science
2 331 (6.33%) User Experience
3 310 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 295 (5.64%) Algorithms
5 262 (5.01%) Mobile App
6 197 (3.76%) Mathematics
7 179 (3.42%) Data Structures
8 114 (2.18%) iPad
9 109 (2.08%) iPhone
10 96 (1.83%) Visualisation
11 92 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 69 (1.32%) N-Tier
13 68 (1.30%) Hedge funds
14 66 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 60 (1.15%) Fintech
16 55 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
17 54 (1.03%) Derivative
17 54 (1.03%) Social Media
18 50 (0.96%) NHS
19 49 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 986 (18.84%) Linux
2 734 (14.03%) Windows
3 297 (5.68%) Android
4 260 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 231 (4.41%) Unix
6 76 (1.45%) Debian
7 63 (1.20%) Windows Server
8 50 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
10 33 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 26 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.25%) Solaris
17 9 (0.17%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.15%) CentOS
19 7 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
19 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3091 (59.07%) OO
2 2436 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1728 (33.02%) MVC
4 1299 (24.82%) TDD
5 1108 (21.17%) Software Engineering
6 949 (18.13%) Scrum
7 547 (10.45%) Unit Testing
8 526 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 502 (9.59%) E-Commerce
10 464 (8.87%) OOD
11 451 (8.62%) BDD
12 430 (8.22%) SDLC
13 426 (8.14%) Web Development
14 344 (6.57%) Front End Development
15 292 (5.58%) Multithreading
16 275 (5.26%) SOLID
17 256 (4.89%) Mentoring
18 255 (4.87%) Open Source
19 223 (4.26%) SOA
20 210 (4.01%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2670 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 1924 (36.77%) C#
3 1716 (32.79%) PHP
4 1642 (31.38%) Java
5 1482 (28.32%) SQL
6 811 (15.50%) C++
7 612 (11.70%) Python
8 327 (6.25%) Ruby
9 269 (5.14%) T-SQL
10 241 (4.61%) C
11 204 (3.90%) VB.NET
12 177 (3.38%) PHP 5
13 165 (3.15%) Scala
14 163 (3.11%) Objective-C
15 141 (2.69%) Perl
16 87 (1.66%) PL/SQL
17 81 (1.55%) VB
18 80 (1.53%) Bash Shell
19 60 (1.15%) ES6
20 42 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1241 (23.71%) Degree
2 45 (0.86%) PhD
3 41 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 31 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.50%) Brainbench
6 24 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 24 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.32%) ISEB
8 14 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.27%) Sun Certification
9 10 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.19%) MCPD
10 9 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.11%) HND
12 4 (0.076%) MCSD
13 3 (0.057%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.057%) HNC
13 3 (0.057%) MBA
14 2 (0.038%) MCAD
14 2 (0.038%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (5.39%) QA
2 26 (0.50%) SDET
3 13 (0.25%) HL7
4 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.096%) GPG13
6 5 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.096%) ISO22301
6 5 (0.096%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.076%) SLA
8 3 (0.057%) Basel II
8 3 (0.057%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.057%) WCAG
9 2 (0.038%) WAI
10 1 (0.019%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.019%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.019%) MISRA
System Software
1 66 (1.26%) Docker
2 41 (0.78%) Varnish
3 16 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (0.31%) Squid
4 13 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.13%) vCloud
6 6 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.076%) HDFS
7 4 (0.076%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.057%) Firmware
9 2 (0.038%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.038%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.019%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.019%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 32 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (0.61%) Puppet
2 21 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.27%) Ansible
4 12 (0.23%) yum
5 10 (0.19%) Graphite
6 8 (0.15%) logstash
7 6 (0.11%) Grafana
7 6 (0.11%) Kibana
7 6 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.11%) StatsD
8 4 (0.076%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.076%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.076%) SCCM
9 3 (0.057%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.057%) OPNET
9 3 (0.057%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.019%) Foglight
10 1 (0.019%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 565 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 374 (7.15%) Zend
3 311 (5.94%) Oracle
4 225 (4.30%) Google
5 176 (3.36%) Twitter
6 117 (2.24%) Facebook
7 113 (2.16%) Apple
8 110 (2.10%) Adobe
9 74 (1.41%) SAP
10 66 (1.26%) hybris
11 51 (0.97%) IBM
12 44 (0.84%) Sybase
13 40 (0.76%) Red Hat
14 31 (0.59%) HP
15 30 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
16 29 (0.55%) Sun
17 27 (0.52%) Demandware
18 25 (0.48%) Informatica
18 25 (0.48%) Sitecore
19 24 (0.46%) VMware
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45 - 50K
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 Per Month Bonus and Benfits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago