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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 134 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2314 3017 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.67% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.25% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 2623 2280
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,817 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 March 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 March 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
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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 -27 2154 £42,500 +6.25% 386
London -60 875 £52,500 +5.00% 133
South East +4 481 £42,500 +6.25% 63
North West +28 239 £35,000 -6.66% 52
Manchester +30 173 £37,500 +7.14% 31
City of London -72 160 £52,500 +5.00% 47
South West -39 149 £36,000 +7.46% 36
Surrey +39 131 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Yorkshire -21 123 £37,500 -6.25% 32
East of England -22 112 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Midlands -1 100 £34,000 +33.33% 24
Hampshire -10 93 £40,000 - 11
East Sussex +7 80 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Brighton +9 76 £37,500 +7.14% 8
West Yorkshire -27 76 £37,500 -6.25% 24
East Midlands -40 64 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Berkshire -26 57 £45,000 +9.75% 8
Leeds -22 56 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Wales +21 54 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South Wales +23 51 £35,000 +11.34% 2
Scotland -19 48 £39,000 -2.50% 8
Bristol +15 46 £40,000 +17.64% 8
Oxfordshire +23 41 £40,000 -2.43% 8
South Yorkshire +16 35 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Reading +10 34 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Devon +5 33 £36,000 +20.00% 12
Cambridge -12 33 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Dorset -20 33 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Cambridgeshire -24 33 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Northamptonshire +3 32 £38,250 +9.28% 6

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3017 (60.23%) OO
2 2446 (48.83%) JavaScript
3 2379 (47.49%) HTML
4 2166 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 2135 (42.62%) CSS
6 1876 (37.45%) C#
7 1794 (35.82%) .NET
8 1745 (34.84%) MVC
9 1664 (33.22%) PHP
10 1592 (31.78%) SQL
11 1442 (28.79%) MySQL
12 1383 (27.61%) jQuery
13 1370 (27.35%) Java
14 1183 (23.62%) SQL Server
15 1155 (23.06%) ASP.NET
16 998 (19.92%) HTML5
17 972 (19.41%) TDD
18 956 (19.09%) Software Engineering
19 929 (18.55%) Degree
20 910 (18.17%) Git (software)
21 905 (18.07%) Scrum
22 903 (18.03%) XML
23 880 (17.57%) Web Services
24 804 (16.05%) Linux
25 759 (15.15%) C++
26 728 (14.53%) Finance
27 692 (13.82%) Windows
28 664 (13.26%) Microsoft
29 659 (13.16%) CSS3
30 641 (12.80%) Computer Science

OOP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 357 (7.13%) Apache
2 338 (6.75%) CMS
3 219 (4.37%) WordPress
4 186 (3.71%) Drupal
5 141 (2.81%) IIS
5 141 (2.81%) Node.js
6 101 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 96 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 81 (1.62%) Joomla!
9 76 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 72 (1.44%) JBoss
11 63 (1.26%) nginx
12 60 (1.20%) WebSphere
13 51 (1.02%) Umbraco
14 38 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 38 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
16 29 (0.58%) MQSeries
16 29 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 28 (0.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 325 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 17 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.30%) MS Office
7 8 (0.16%) Mingle
8 7 (0.14%) MS Project
9 5 (0.100%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.080%) SPSS
11 3 (0.060%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.040%) Simulink
12 2 (0.040%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.040%) GIMP
12 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 189 (3.77%) Magento
2 36 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 16 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
5 11 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
6 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.100%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.040%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.040%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.040%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.020%) Tridion
12 1 (0.020%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.020%) Bond Adapt
12 1 (0.020%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.020%) FINCAD Analytics
12 1 (0.020%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 120 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (2.00%) SaaS
4 42 (0.84%) GitHub
5 29 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.24%) PaaS
8 11 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.14%) IaaS
10 7 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.100%) Force.com
12 3 (0.060%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.060%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.040%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.040%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.040%) Office 365
13 2 (0.040%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.56%) HTTP
2 117 (2.34%) Internet
3 46 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 46 (0.92%) Intranet
4 39 (0.78%) SSH
5 36 (0.72%) DNS
6 23 (0.46%) SSL
7 21 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 18 (0.36%) Broadband
9 13 (0.26%) LDAP
9 13 (0.26%) Network Security
10 12 (0.24%) SMS
10 12 (0.24%) VPN
11 10 (0.20%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.16%) VoIP
12 8 (0.16%) Wireless
13 7 (0.14%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.12%) Firewall
15 5 (0.100%) CTI
15 5 (0.100%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1442 (28.79%) MySQL
2 1183 (23.62%) SQL Server
3 413 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 216 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 212 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 177 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 148 (2.95%) RDBMS
8 120 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (2.18%) Big Data
10 104 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (1.26%) Redis
11 63 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 58 (1.16%) Hadoop
13 54 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (0.80%) SQLite
15 40 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 36 (0.72%) DB2
17 32 (0.64%) Oracle Database
18 28 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 910 (18.17%) Git (software)
2 522 (10.42%) Subversion
3 336 (6.71%) Visual Studio
4 222 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 206 (4.11%) NUnit
6 188 (3.75%) JIRA
7 179 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 158 (3.15%) Selenium
9 128 (2.56%) JUnit
10 124 (2.48%) Jenkins
11 101 (2.02%) Moq
12 100 (2.00%) TeamCity
12 100 (2.00%) Ant
13 97 (1.94%) PHPUnit
14 95 (1.90%) Cucumber
15 87 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
16 80 (1.60%) Maven
17 76 (1.52%) Xcode
18 53 (1.06%) WebDriver
19 41 (0.82%) Android Studio
General
1 728 (14.53%) Finance
2 291 (5.81%) Marketing
3 175 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 173 (3.45%) Retail
5 141 (2.81%) Advertising
6 128 (2.56%) Games
7 127 (2.54%) Banking
8 108 (2.16%) Automotive
9 95 (1.90%) Aerospace
10 81 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 61 (1.22%) Back Office
12 57 (1.14%) Front Office
13 48 (0.96%) Publishing
14 47 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 46 (0.92%) Multimedia
16 42 (0.84%) Law
17 39 (0.78%) Legal
18 31 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.56%) Electronics
20 18 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4145 (82.75%) Developer
2 1059 (21.14%) PHP Developer
3 874 (17.45%) Senior Developer
4 720 (14.37%) .NET Developer
5 548 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 539 (10.76%) Software Developer
7 521 (10.40%) Web Developer
8 392 (7.83%) Software Engineer
9 381 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 332 (6.63%) Java Developer
11 230 (4.59%) Senior PHP Developer
12 218 (4.35%) Junior
13 205 (4.09%) Junior Developer
14 191 (3.81%) PHP Web Developer
15 187 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
16 171 (3.41%) Lead Developer
17 163 (3.25%) Programmer
18 155 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
18 155 (3.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 147 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2379 (47.49%) HTML
2 2135 (42.62%) CSS
3 1794 (35.82%) .NET
4 1383 (27.61%) jQuery
5 1155 (23.06%) ASP.NET
6 998 (19.92%) HTML5
7 903 (18.03%) XML
8 880 (17.57%) Web Services
9 659 (13.16%) CSS3
10 575 (11.48%) Ajax
11 513 (10.24%) .NET Framework
12 500 (9.98%) WCF
13 499 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 482 (9.62%) REST
15 474 (9.46%) JSON
16 471 (9.40%) AngularJS
17 443 (8.84%) Symfony
18 399 (7.97%) LAMP
19 393 (7.85%) SOAP
20 294 (5.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 641 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 324 (6.47%) Mobile App
3 299 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 280 (5.59%) User Experience
5 214 (4.27%) Open Source
6 206 (4.11%) Mathematics
7 191 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 164 (3.27%) Algorithms
9 155 (3.09%) iPhone
10 109 (2.18%) iPad
11 101 (2.02%) Client/Server
12 98 (1.96%) N-Tier
13 95 (1.90%) Data Structures
14 88 (1.76%) Social Media
15 86 (1.72%) W3C
16 72 (1.44%) Derivative
17 70 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
18 65 (1.30%) Physics
19 64 (1.28%) Social Network
20 62 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 804 (16.05%) Linux
2 692 (13.82%) Windows
3 396 (7.91%) Android
4 355 (7.09%) Apple iOS
5 266 (5.31%) UNIX
6 50 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 40 (0.80%) CentOS
7 40 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 30 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 27 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 26 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
15 14 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.26%) Fedora
17 12 (0.24%) Debian
17 12 (0.24%) Solaris
17 12 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3017 (60.23%) OO
2 2166 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1745 (34.84%) MVC
4 972 (19.41%) TDD
5 956 (19.09%) Software Engineering
6 905 (18.07%) Scrum
7 560 (11.18%) OOD
8 547 (10.92%) E-Commerce
9 461 (9.20%) Unit Testing
10 458 (9.14%) Web Development
11 425 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
12 371 (7.41%) BDD
13 269 (5.37%) Android Development
13 269 (5.37%) UML
14 267 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 261 (5.21%) iOS Development
16 259 (5.17%) OO PHP
17 250 (4.99%) Mobile Development
18 242 (4.83%) SOA
19 216 (4.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2446 (48.83%) JavaScript
2 1876 (37.45%) C#
3 1664 (33.22%) PHP
4 1592 (31.78%) SQL
5 1370 (27.35%) Java
6 759 (15.15%) C++
7 436 (8.70%) PHP5
8 369 (7.37%) Python
9 288 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 280 (5.59%) VB.NET
11 260 (5.19%) Ruby
12 228 (4.55%) C
13 187 (3.73%) Objective-C
14 146 (2.91%) VB
15 116 (2.32%) Perl
16 66 (1.32%) Scala
17 52 (1.04%) VB6
18 48 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 48 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 44 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 929 (18.55%) Degree
2 72 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 56 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.32%) ISEB
6 15 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.28%) MCSE
8 11 (0.22%) Brainbench
9 9 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.16%) MCSD
10 8 (0.16%) MCTS
11 7 (0.14%) OCP
12 6 (0.12%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.12%) HND
12 6 (0.12%) PhD
13 5 (0.100%) MCPD
13 5 (0.100%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.080%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.060%) PMP
15 3 (0.060%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (6.33%) QA
2 26 (0.52%) HL7
3 23 (0.46%) WAI
4 12 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.16%) SLA
5 8 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.040%) WCAG
7 1 (0.020%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 17 (0.34%) Varnish
2 17 (0.34%) Docker
3 13 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.24%) Squid
5 10 (0.20%) Firmware
6 6 (0.12%) Xen
6 6 (0.12%) KVM
7 2 (0.040%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.020%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 68 (1.36%) Puppet
2 50 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.84%) Vagrant
4 24 (0.48%) logstash
5 18 (0.36%) Salt
6 16 (0.32%) Ansible
7 14 (0.28%) Graphite
7 14 (0.28%) collectd
7 14 (0.28%) StatsD
8 13 (0.26%) Nagios
9 10 (0.20%) Capistrano
10 8 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (0.080%) SCCM
11 4 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.060%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.060%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.060%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.040%) systemd
13 2 (0.040%) cPanel
13 2 (0.040%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 664 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 448 (8.94%) Zend
3 289 (5.77%) Oracle
4 129 (2.58%) Facebook
5 124 (2.48%) Google
6 108 (2.16%) Twitter
7 88 (1.76%) Adobe
8 62 (1.24%) IBM
9 59 (1.18%) Apple
9 59 (1.18%) hybris
10 44 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (0.76%) SAP
12 33 (0.66%) Talend
13 31 (0.62%) Sybase
14 25 (0.50%) Dell
14 25 (0.50%) Rackspace
15 22 (0.44%) Perforce
15 22 (0.44%) InterSystems
15 22 (0.44%) HP
16 21 (0.42%) DataCash
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £100 - £130 per day
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
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