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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 110 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2871 2625 2699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.41% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.03% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2337 2516
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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 +4 2704 £43,500 +8.75% 380
London +19 1335 £55,000 +10.00% 137
South East +6 444 £39,799 +10.55% 49
City of London -36 219 £52,750 +0.47% 37
North West -12 215 £34,000 -2.85% 48
East of England +18 176 £42,500 +3.65% 36
South West -26 158 £35,000 +4.47% 31
Manchester -1 151 £34,750 -0.71% 25
Yorkshire -25 135 £37,500 +20.96% 33
West Midlands +34 119 £33,500 +6.34% 13
Hampshire -14 114 £34,000 -5.55% 17
East Midlands +2 109 £35,000 +2.94% 24
Scotland +44 108 £38,500 +2.66% 16
West Yorkshire -10 89 £38,500 +24.19% 18
East Sussex -16 78 £35,000 - 4
Glasgow +36 71 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Dorset +19 71 £32,500 -7.80% 6
Surrey +5 68 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Cambridgeshire +7 65 £40,000 - 17
Leeds -13 64 £45,000 +45.16% 13
Brighton -21 63 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Cambridge +6 54 £41,500 +3.75% 7
Bournemouth +19 52 £21,000 -47.50% 3
Berkshire -32 52 £38,750 -3.12% 9
Birmingham +19 50 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Hertfordshire +23 46 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Nottinghamshire -11 41 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Cheshire -33 38 £37,500 - 12
West Sussex +5 35 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Nottingham -18 35 £30,000 -27.27% 4

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3697 (61.84%) OO
2 2833 (47.39%) HTML
3 2815 (47.09%) JavaScript
4 2562 (42.86%) CSS
5 2278 (38.11%) C#
6 2117 (35.41%) .NET
7 1908 (31.92%) MVC
8 1899 (31.77%) Java
9 1773 (29.66%) PHP
10 1687 (28.22%) jQuery
11 1667 (27.89%) SQL
12 1482 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
13 1430 (23.92%) SQL Server
14 1416 (23.69%) TDD
15 1382 (23.12%) Degree
16 1356 (22.68%) MySQL
17 1303 (21.80%) ASP.NET
18 1272 (21.28%) Scrum
19 1194 (19.97%) HTML5
20 1053 (17.61%) Software Engineering
21 1031 (17.25%) XML
22 988 (16.53%) Git (software)
23 944 (15.79%) Computer Science
24 913 (15.27%) Web Services
25 865 (14.47%) Linux
26 834 (13.95%) Finance
27 823 (13.77%) C++
28 811 (13.57%) Windows
29 796 (13.32%) CSS3
30 794 (13.28%) E-Commerce

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 386 (6.46%) Apache
2 305 (5.10%) CMS
3 234 (3.91%) Node.js
4 201 (3.36%) WordPress
5 177 (2.96%) SharePoint
6 160 (2.68%) Drupal
7 147 (2.46%) IIS
8 106 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 68 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
10 48 (0.80%) nginx
11 41 (0.69%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 36 (0.60%) Joomla!
13 36 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 33 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 30 (0.50%) GlassFish
15 30 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
16 26 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
17 25 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 392 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 154 (2.58%) Photoshop
3 77 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (0.75%) MS Office
5 14 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 11 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (0.12%) Mingle
8 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.050%) Simulink
10 3 (0.050%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.033%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.033%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.017%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.017%) MS Project
12 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 161 (2.69%) Magento
2 66 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.57%) Sophis RISQUE
4 14 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.10%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.067%) Pivotal CRM
8 3 (0.050%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.050%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.050%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.050%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.033%) Zen Cart
9 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.033%) CubeCart
9 2 (0.033%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.033%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 112 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (1.79%) SaaS
3 97 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (0.70%) GitHub
6 31 (0.52%) Force.com
7 25 (0.42%) PaaS
8 21 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.25%) IaaS
10 14 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.033%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 257 (4.30%) Internet
2 211 (3.53%) HTTP
3 92 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.30%) Intranet
5 44 (0.74%) SSL
6 36 (0.60%) SSH
7 26 (0.43%) SMTP
8 18 (0.30%) DNS
8 18 (0.30%) BIG-IP
9 17 (0.28%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.13%) NFC
10 8 (0.13%) Extranet
11 7 (0.12%) Broadband
12 5 (0.084%) Network Security
12 5 (0.084%) DVB
13 4 (0.067%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.067%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (0.067%) LDAP
14 3 (0.050%) VoIP
14 3 (0.050%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1430 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 1356 (22.68%) MySQL
3 567 (9.48%) Relational Database
4 303 (5.07%) MongoDB
5 273 (4.57%) NoSQL
6 272 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 267 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 226 (3.78%) Big Data
9 178 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 166 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 153 (2.56%) Hadoop
12 150 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 139 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
14 96 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 79 (1.32%) Redis
16 74 (1.24%) SQLite
17 58 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
18 55 (0.92%) Oracle Database
19 52 (0.87%) Impala
20 51 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 988 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 639 (10.69%) Subversion
3 434 (7.26%) Visual Studio
4 241 (4.03%) NUnit
5 227 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 165 (2.76%) Selenium
7 164 (2.74%) JIRA
8 134 (2.24%) Jenkins
9 124 (2.07%) TeamCity
10 117 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
11 110 (1.84%) Moq
11 110 (1.84%) Ant
12 106 (1.77%) PHPUnit
13 86 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 84 (1.41%) Mercurial
15 82 (1.37%) Eclipse
16 81 (1.35%) Maven
17 80 (1.34%) JUnit
18 77 (1.29%) Xcode
19 74 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 834 (13.95%) Finance
2 289 (4.83%) Marketing
3 281 (4.70%) Games
4 251 (4.20%) Retail
5 217 (3.63%) Banking
6 126 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 122 (2.04%) Advertising
8 109 (1.82%) Back Office
9 67 (1.12%) Publishing
10 61 (1.02%) Front Office
11 53 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 47 (0.79%) Electronics
13 40 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 38 (0.64%) Billing
15 37 (0.62%) Automotive
16 32 (0.54%) Multimedia
17 31 (0.52%) Legal
18 25 (0.42%) Military
19 24 (0.40%) Financial Institution
20 23 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 4962 (83.00%) Developer
2 1086 (18.17%) PHP Developer
3 1040 (17.40%) Senior Developer
4 775 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 668 (11.17%) C# Developer
6 564 (9.43%) Web Developer
7 525 (8.78%) Software Developer
8 479 (8.01%) Java Developer
9 410 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 355 (5.94%) Software Engineer
11 255 (4.27%) Lead Developer
12 249 (4.17%) Programmer
13 244 (4.08%) Junior
14 228 (3.81%) Junior Developer
15 221 (3.70%) Graduate
16 218 (3.65%) ASP.NET Developer
17 217 (3.63%) Senior PHP Developer
18 206 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
19 199 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
20 184 (3.08%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2833 (47.39%) HTML
2 2562 (42.86%) CSS
3 2117 (35.41%) .NET
4 1687 (28.22%) jQuery
5 1303 (21.80%) ASP.NET
6 1194 (19.97%) HTML5
7 1031 (17.25%) XML
8 913 (15.27%) Web Services
9 796 (13.32%) CSS3
10 708 (11.84%) Ajax
11 586 (9.80%) WCF
12 571 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 519 (8.68%) .NET Framework
14 501 (8.38%) JSON
15 482 (8.06%) REST
16 452 (7.56%) Symfony
17 434 (7.26%) LAMP
18 417 (6.98%) SOAP
19 363 (6.07%) AngularJS
20 359 (6.01%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 944 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 395 (6.61%) Mobile App
3 368 (6.16%) Open Source
4 311 (5.20%) Mathematics
5 232 (3.88%) iPhone
6 191 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 160 (2.68%) iPad
8 157 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 145 (2.43%) Derivative
10 138 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 122 (2.04%) Social Media
12 106 (1.77%) Visualisation
13 98 (1.64%) W3C
14 96 (1.61%) N-Tier
15 89 (1.49%) Digital Media
16 88 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
17 68 (1.14%) Blackberry
18 63 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
19 61 (1.02%) Physics
20 58 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 865 (14.47%) Linux
2 811 (13.57%) Windows
3 571 (9.55%) Android
4 475 (7.95%) Apple iOS
5 291 (4.87%) UNIX
6 75 (1.25%) Windows Phone
7 58 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 42 (0.70%) CentOS
9 39 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
10 29 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 28 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
14 14 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.22%) Debian
16 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3697 (61.84%) OO
2 1908 (31.92%) MVC
3 1482 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
4 1416 (23.69%) TDD
5 1272 (21.28%) Scrum
6 1053 (17.61%) Software Engineering
7 794 (13.28%) E-Commerce
8 725 (12.13%) Unit Testing
9 656 (10.97%) OOD
10 603 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
11 549 (9.18%) Web Development
12 504 (8.43%) Multithreading
13 384 (6.42%) BDD
14 346 (5.79%) Android Development
15 343 (5.74%) iOS Development
16 290 (4.85%) Kanban
17 265 (4.43%) SOA
18 204 (3.41%) OOA/OOD
19 192 (3.21%) OO PHP
20 188 (3.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2815 (47.09%) JavaScript
2 2278 (38.11%) C#
3 1899 (31.77%) Java
4 1773 (29.66%) PHP
5 1667 (27.89%) SQL
6 823 (13.77%) C++
7 526 (8.80%) PHP5
8 400 (6.69%) Python
9 349 (5.84%) T-SQL
10 292 (4.88%) C
10 292 (4.88%) Ruby
11 282 (4.72%) Objective-C
12 278 (4.65%) VB.NET
13 176 (2.94%) VB
14 136 (2.28%) Perl
15 125 (2.09%) Scala
16 123 (2.06%) ActionScript
17 92 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
18 91 (1.52%) VBA
19 85 (1.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1382 (23.12%) Degree
2 83 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 61 (1.02%) MCSD
5 60 (1.00%) MCTS
6 54 (0.90%) MCAD
7 51 (0.85%) MCP
8 28 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 24 (0.40%) PhD
10 19 (0.32%) ISEB
11 14 (0.23%) MCSE
11 14 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.22%) CISSP
12 13 (0.22%) CSSLP
13 11 (0.18%) MCPD
14 7 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.067%) MBA
16 3 (0.050%) Postgraduate
17 2 (0.033%) HND
18 1 (0.017%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (5.99%) QA
2 39 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 33 (0.55%) WAI
4 16 (0.27%) SLA
5 6 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.084%) FATCA
6 5 (0.084%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.067%) HL7
7 4 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.050%) BS15000
9 2 (0.033%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.017%) TickIT
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 35 (0.59%) Varnish
2 32 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.49%) HDFS
4 18 (0.30%) Xen
4 18 (0.30%) KVM
5 8 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.084%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.017%) Docker
7 1 (0.017%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 47 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (0.72%) Vagrant
3 35 (0.59%) Puppet
4 32 (0.54%) YUM
5 18 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 17 (0.28%) Salt
7 16 (0.27%) Ansible
8 12 (0.20%) Nagios
9 11 (0.18%) logstash
10 10 (0.17%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.15%) collectd
11 9 (0.15%) StatsD
12 8 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.067%) Plesk
15 2 (0.033%) Capistrano
15 2 (0.033%) OpenView
15 2 (0.033%) OVSD
Vendors
1 734 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 567 (9.48%) Zend
3 315 (5.27%) Oracle
4 210 (3.51%) Google
5 148 (2.48%) Facebook
6 90 (1.51%) Twitter
7 83 (1.39%) Adobe
8 80 (1.34%) JBoss
9 76 (1.27%) Sybase
10 65 (1.09%) hybris
11 53 (0.89%) Dell
12 51 (0.85%) Rackspace
13 48 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 47 (0.79%) Telerik
15 46 (0.77%) Apple
16 40 (0.67%) SAP
17 34 (0.57%) Bloomberg
18 29 (0.49%) Sencha
19 25 (0.42%) Red Hat
19 25 (0.42%) Cognos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000+ per annum depending on experien
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum plus performance bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago