The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 132 154
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22  
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2332 2434 2341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.62% 2.48% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.78% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2067 2206 2019
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OOP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the UK

OOP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP.

Salary trend for OOP in the UK

OOP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OOP in the UK

OOP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 2229 £44,000 -2.22% 379
London -14 936 £55,000 - 152
South East -9 386 £40,000 -5.88% 45
North West +30 237 £42,500 +13.33% 49
South West +57 203 £40,000 - 33
Manchester +34 179 £42,500 - 28
East of England -39 132 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Hampshire +22 128 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Yorkshire +7 116 £37,500 - 19
West Midlands -17 106 £35,500 +12.69% 25
East Midlands +45 101 £39,500 +5.33% 23
Bristol +27 82 £34,000 -15.00% 11
City of London -16 79 £55,000 +10.00% 33
Cambridgeshire -18 69 £50,000 +2.04% 8
Berkshire +23 65 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Yorkshire -4 59 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Dorset +13 57 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Nottinghamshire +27 52 £46,250 +15.62% 9
Scotland +29 50 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Cambridge -16 50 £50,000 +2.04% 4
Nottingham +23 48 £51,250 +28.12% 5
West Sussex +5 46 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Leeds -16 44 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Reading -1 40 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Birmingham +26 37 £33,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +2 36 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Surrey -66 36 £40,000 -15.78% 9
Essex +1 35 £53,750 -14.00% 2
Southampton +25 34 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 34 £40,000 -11.11% 6

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OOP.

1 2494 (56.51%) OO
2 2193 (49.69%) JavaScript
3 2054 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
4 1853 (41.99%) C#
5 1810 (41.02%) HTML
6 1696 (38.43%) CSS
7 1541 (34.92%) MVC
8 1533 (34.74%) Java
9 1432 (32.45%) .NET
10 1155 (26.17%) PHP
11 1134 (25.70%) TDD
12 1009 (22.86%) SQL
13 994 (22.52%) MySQL
14 971 (22.00%) Git (software)
15 965 (21.87%) jQuery
16 943 (21.37%) Software Engineering
17 891 (20.19%) Degree
18 878 (19.90%) Scrum
19 870 (19.71%) ASP.NET
20 855 (19.37%) SQL Server
21 830 (18.81%) Linux
22 788 (17.86%) AngularJS
23 765 (17.34%) Web Development
24 751 (17.02%) HTML5
25 723 (16.38%) Finance
26 701 (15.88%) Computer Science
27 645 (14.62%) Web Services
28 605 (13.71%) C++
29 535 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
30 501 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 253 (5.73%) Apache
2 183 (4.15%) CMS
3 147 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 141 (3.20%) WordPress
5 90 (2.04%) Drupal
5 90 (2.04%) JBoss
6 77 (1.74%) nginx
7 71 (1.61%) IIS
8 65 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 56 (1.27%) Umbraco
10 52 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 44 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 42 (0.95%) Apache Solr
13 36 (0.82%) SharePoint
14 35 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.45%) Confluence
15 20 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (0.34%) Mule
18 14 (0.32%) EPiServer
Applications
1 43 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.14%) Autodesk Inventor
7 6 (0.14%) Revit
8 4 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.091%) Weka
9 3 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.045%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.045%) Simulink
11 1 (0.023%) GIMP
11 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 83 (1.88%) Magento
2 56 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 31 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.091%) Shopify
8 3 (0.068%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.045%) Endur
10 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.023%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.023%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.023%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 336 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (4.03%) GitHub
4 97 (2.20%) SaaS
5 83 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (1.07%) Amazon S3
7 43 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 33 (0.75%) Google Play
10 21 (0.48%) Force.com
11 20 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (0.39%) FinancialForce.com
14 14 (0.32%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.14%) Heroku
17 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
18 4 (0.091%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 4 (0.091%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 3 (0.068%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.22%) HTTP
2 85 (1.93%) Internet
3 26 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.45%) DNS
4 20 (0.45%) SMTP
5 15 (0.34%) LDAP
6 11 (0.25%) IMAP
6 11 (0.25%) Intranet
7 9 (0.20%) Firewall
7 9 (0.20%) iBeacon
8 8 (0.18%) Network Security
8 8 (0.18%) SMS
9 7 (0.16%) Extranet
9 7 (0.16%) FTP
10 5 (0.11%) AMQP
11 4 (0.091%) SSH
11 4 (0.091%) SSL
12 2 (0.045%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.045%) WAN
12 2 (0.045%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 994 (22.52%) MySQL
2 855 (19.37%) SQL Server
3 405 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 296 (6.71%) NoSQL
5 240 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 118 (2.67%) Big Data
7 105 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 100 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 76 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 63 (1.43%) Redis
11 59 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
12 48 (1.09%) Blockchain
13 44 (1.00%) Hadoop
14 43 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
15 42 (0.95%) HBase
16 37 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (0.52%) Apache Hive
18 23 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 971 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 383 (8.68%) Subversion
3 218 (4.94%) Selenium
4 213 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 205 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 185 (4.19%) JIRA
7 153 (3.47%) NUnit
8 128 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 127 (2.88%) gulp
9 127 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 114 (2.58%) Maven
11 105 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 100 (2.27%) JUnit
13 93 (2.11%) webpack
14 85 (1.93%) Cucumber
15 81 (1.84%) Ant
16 78 (1.77%) Eclipse
17 76 (1.72%) Grunt
17 76 (1.72%) Moq
18 71 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 723 (16.38%) Finance
2 256 (5.80%) Marketing
3 242 (5.48%) Banking
4 168 (3.81%) Retail
5 154 (3.49%) Games
6 147 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 118 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 102 (2.31%) Electronics
9 98 (2.22%) Investment Banking
10 70 (1.59%) Advertising
11 66 (1.50%) Legal
12 53 (1.20%) Front Office
13 49 (1.11%) Back Office
13 49 (1.11%) Publishing
14 38 (0.86%) Automotive
15 30 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.54%) Retail Banking
17 21 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.27%) Billing
19 9 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3555 (80.56%) Developer
2 800 (18.13%) .NET Developer
3 766 (17.36%) PHP Developer
4 645 (14.62%) C# Developer
5 614 (13.91%) Senior Developer
6 573 (12.98%) Java Developer
7 459 (10.40%) Software Developer
8 426 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 366 (8.29%) Software Engineer
10 364 (8.25%) Web Developer
11 297 (6.73%) Graduate
12 276 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 249 (5.64%) Graduate Developer
14 228 (5.17%) Junior
15 219 (4.96%) Lead Developer
16 187 (4.24%) SQL Developer
17 186 (4.21%) Agile Developer
17 186 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
18 177 (4.01%) Java Engineer
19 174 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1810 (41.02%) HTML
2 1696 (38.43%) CSS
3 1432 (32.45%) .NET
4 965 (21.87%) jQuery
5 870 (19.71%) ASP.NET
6 788 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 751 (17.02%) HTML5
8 645 (14.62%) Web Services
9 501 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 467 (10.58%) .NET Framework
11 446 (10.11%) RESTful
12 440 (9.97%) CSS3
13 435 (9.86%) XML
14 411 (9.31%) REST
15 370 (8.38%) Ajax
16 366 (8.29%) LAMP
17 353 (8.00%) Node.js
18 330 (7.48%) Laravel
19 321 (7.27%) SOAP
20 313 (7.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 701 (15.88%) Computer Science
2 281 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 265 (6.00%) User Experience
4 260 (5.89%) Mobile App
5 212 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
6 159 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 152 (3.44%) Fintech
8 131 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 116 (2.63%) iPad
10 103 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
11 98 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
12 68 (1.54%) N-Tier
13 65 (1.47%) Client/Server
14 51 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 43 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 40 (0.91%) Social Media
17 39 (0.88%) Bitcoin
18 34 (0.77%) Management Information System
19 32 (0.73%) Derivative
20 31 (0.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 830 (18.81%) Linux
2 411 (9.31%) Windows
3 293 (6.64%) Android
4 227 (5.14%) Apple iOS
5 140 (3.17%) Unix
6 53 (1.20%) Mac OS
7 37 (0.84%) CentOS
8 32 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.48%) Debian
10 21 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.18%) AIX
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 4 (0.091%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.091%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.045%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2494 (56.51%) OO
2 2054 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1541 (34.92%) MVC
4 1134 (25.70%) TDD
5 943 (21.37%) Software Engineering
6 878 (19.90%) Scrum
7 765 (17.34%) Web Development
8 535 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 461 (10.45%) Test Automation
10 453 (10.27%) SDLC
11 442 (10.02%) E-Commerce
12 428 (9.70%) Unit Testing
13 380 (8.61%) BDD
14 314 (7.12%) Front End Development
14 314 (7.12%) OOD
15 288 (6.53%) SOLID
16 276 (6.25%) Open Source
17 259 (5.87%) Kanban
18 245 (5.55%) Multithreading
19 243 (5.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2193 (49.69%) JavaScript
2 1853 (41.99%) C#
3 1533 (34.74%) Java
4 1155 (26.17%) PHP
5 1009 (22.86%) SQL
6 605 (13.71%) C++
7 451 (10.22%) Python
8 218 (4.94%) Ruby
9 186 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 139 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 138 (3.13%) Scala
12 106 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 103 (2.33%) PHP 7
13 103 (2.33%) TypeScript
14 88 (1.99%) C
15 86 (1.95%) PHP 5
16 78 (1.77%) ES6
17 73 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 71 (1.61%) Apple Swift
19 64 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 891 (20.19%) Degree
2 345 (7.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (1.61%) PhD
4 62 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
5 45 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 39 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 28 (0.63%) ISEB
8 24 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 24 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.091%) Chartered Engineer
14 4 (0.091%) MCSD
14 4 (0.091%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.068%) HND
15 3 (0.068%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (6.23%) QA
2 22 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.16%) WAI
4 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.14%) SLA
5 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.11%) Section 508
5 5 (0.11%) WCAG
6 2 (0.045%) MiFID
7 1 (0.023%) DICOM
7 1 (0.023%) GCP
7 1 (0.023%) HL7
7 1 (0.023%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.023%) JTAG
7 1 (0.023%) MISRA
System Software
1 203 (4.60%) Docker
2 14 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.16%) HDFS
3 7 (0.16%) Xen
4 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.14%) Firmware
4 6 (0.14%) Varnish
5 3 (0.068%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.045%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.045%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.023%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.023%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.023%) LXC
7 1 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 93 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (0.93%) Puppet
3 27 (0.61%) Control-M
4 21 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.43%) Ansible
6 13 (0.29%) logstash
6 13 (0.29%) Terraform
7 12 (0.27%) Kibana
8 11 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.11%) Packer
10 4 (0.091%) Icinga
11 3 (0.068%) HockeyApp
11 3 (0.068%) Mesos
11 3 (0.068%) Salt
11 3 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.045%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.045%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.045%) rkt
13 1 (0.023%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.023%) Graphite
Vendors
1 490 (11.10%) Microsoft
2 221 (5.01%) Zend
3 176 (3.99%) Oracle
4 113 (2.56%) Google
5 77 (1.74%) SAP
6 48 (1.09%) IBM
7 46 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 41 (0.93%) Adobe
8 41 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (0.77%) Facebook
10 33 (0.75%) Apple
11 32 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 24 (0.54%) Twitter
13 23 (0.52%) Red Hat
14 22 (0.50%) ION Trading
15 16 (0.36%) Marketo
16 15 (0.34%) Sencha
16 15 (0.34%) VMware
17 14 (0.32%) Apigee
17 14 (0.32%) DevExpress
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + To £55k plus excellent bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DoE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £Neg
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Converted Media
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday