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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 138 154
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16  
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2248 2522 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.60% 2.43% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.74% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 2250 2031
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  

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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +15 2153 £42,500 - 370
London +2 837 £55,000 - 147
South East -28 381 £40,000 - 45
North West +15 202 £40,000 +14.28% 36
South West +49 174 £40,000 - 38
West Midlands +33 171 £35,000 -7.89% 17
East of England -3 159 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Manchester +22 154 £40,000 +9.58% 26
Hampshire -13 122 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Yorkshire -3 111 £38,750 +10.71% 33
East Midlands +32 105 £40,000 - 25
West Yorkshire 0 77 £40,000 +14.28% 17
City of London -12 77 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Bristol +48 73 £35,000 -13.58% 18
Berkshire +40 73 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 66 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Nottinghamshire +16 58 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Birmingham +48 54 £32,500 -38.09% 6
Leeds -3 54 £40,000 - 12
Southampton +6 52 £40,000 +9.58% 3
Solihull +17 50 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Cambridge -11 49 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +21 46 £35,000 -17.64% 5
West Sussex +4 46 £38,750 +3.33% 7
Scotland +8 45 £38,000 -6.74% 9
Reading +29 44 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Essex +13 44 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Nottingham +12 43 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire +27 38 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 36 £40,000 -11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2486 (57.24%) OO
2 2182 (50.24%) JavaScript
3 2107 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
4 1798 (41.40%) HTML
5 1741 (40.09%) CSS
6 1731 (39.86%) C#
7 1506 (34.68%) MVC
8 1427 (32.86%) Java
9 1422 (32.74%) .NET
10 1262 (29.06%) PHP
11 1148 (26.43%) TDD
12 1050 (24.18%) SQL
13 1038 (23.90%) MySQL
14 1012 (23.30%) jQuery
15 998 (22.98%) Git (software)
16 920 (21.18%) Scrum
17 906 (20.86%) Software Engineering
18 874 (20.12%) Degree
19 859 (19.78%) ASP.NET
20 831 (19.13%) SQL Server
21 783 (18.03%) Linux
22 765 (17.61%) Computer Science
23 741 (17.06%) HTML5
24 730 (16.81%) AngularJS
25 712 (16.39%) Finance
26 706 (16.26%) Web Services
27 696 (16.03%) Web Development
28 555 (12.78%) C++
29 542 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
30 516 (11.88%) 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
1 265 (6.10%) Apache
2 174 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
3 161 (3.71%) WordPress
4 146 (3.36%) CMS
5 96 (2.21%) JBoss
6 90 (2.07%) Drupal
7 75 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 73 (1.68%) nginx
9 69 (1.59%) IIS
10 56 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 55 (1.27%) Umbraco
12 53 (1.22%) Tomcat
13 42 (0.97%) Apache Solr
14 41 (0.94%) WebLogic
15 34 (0.78%) SharePoint
16 23 (0.53%) Mule
17 21 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 17 (0.39%) Confluence
18 17 (0.39%) NServiceBus
19 14 (0.32%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 28 (0.64%) Photoshop
2 27 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.092%) Autodesk Inventor
8 4 (0.092%) Revit
8 4 (0.092%) Weka
9 2 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (2.14%) Magento
2 30 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.092%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.069%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.069%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.046%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.046%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.046%) Shopify
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.023%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.023%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.023%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 326 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (4.31%) GitHub
3 180 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (1.89%) SaaS
5 75 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 40 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 30 (0.69%) Google Play
10 21 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.44%) Trello
12 16 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (0.35%) Force.com
14 12 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
14 12 (0.28%) Heroku
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.14%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.069%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.65%) HTTP
2 58 (1.34%) Internet
3 30 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.53%) SMTP
5 20 (0.46%) DNS
6 16 (0.37%) LDAP
7 14 (0.32%) Intranet
8 12 (0.28%) ATM
9 10 (0.23%) IMAP
10 7 (0.16%) FTP
10 7 (0.16%) Network Security
10 7 (0.16%) Skype
10 7 (0.16%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.14%) Firewall
11 6 (0.14%) iBeacon
12 5 (0.12%) AMQP
12 5 (0.12%) Extranet
12 5 (0.12%) SMS
13 4 (0.092%) Broadband
14 3 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1038 (23.90%) MySQL
2 831 (19.13%) SQL Server
3 450 (10.36%) Relational Database
4 308 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 239 (5.50%) MongoDB
6 161 (3.71%) Big Data
7 134 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
8 117 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 85 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 72 (1.66%) Redis
11 58 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
11 58 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 46 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 42 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 40 (0.92%) Blockchain
16 39 (0.90%) Hadoop
17 33 (0.76%) HBase
18 32 (0.74%) Oracle Database
19 25 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 998 (22.98%) Git (software)
2 394 (9.07%) Subversion
3 215 (4.95%) Selenium
4 212 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 199 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 196 (4.51%) JIRA
7 163 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 135 (3.11%) NUnit
9 133 (3.06%) WebDriver
10 120 (2.76%) gulp
11 110 (2.53%) JUnit
12 103 (2.37%) Maven
13 96 (2.21%) webpack
14 92 (2.12%) TeamCity
15 89 (2.05%) Moq
16 86 (1.98%) Eclipse
17 81 (1.87%) Ant
18 78 (1.80%) Cucumber
19 76 (1.75%) SpecFlow
20 73 (1.68%) Grunt
General
1 712 (16.39%) Finance
2 214 (4.93%) Marketing
3 213 (4.90%) Banking
4 165 (3.80%) Retail
5 151 (3.48%) Games
6 125 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 79 (1.82%) Advertising
8 78 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.61%) Electronics
10 64 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 62 (1.43%) Publishing
12 41 (0.94%) Front Office
13 38 (0.87%) Legal
14 35 (0.81%) Back Office
15 30 (0.69%) Automotive
16 25 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.51%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.32%) Billing
19 11 (0.25%) Online Betting
20 9 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3545 (81.63%) Developer
2 848 (19.53%) PHP Developer
3 787 (18.12%) .NET Developer
4 682 (15.70%) C# Developer
5 634 (14.60%) Senior Developer
6 564 (12.99%) Java Developer
7 478 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 451 (10.38%) Software Developer
9 332 (7.64%) Software Engineer
10 313 (7.21%) Web Developer
11 308 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 264 (6.08%) Graduate
13 246 (5.66%) Junior
14 225 (5.18%) Graduate Developer
15 212 (4.88%) Lead Developer
16 203 (4.67%) Agile Developer
17 200 (4.61%) Junior Developer
18 197 (4.54%) ASP.NET Developer
19 193 (4.44%) SQL Developer
20 180 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1798 (41.40%) HTML
2 1741 (40.09%) CSS
3 1422 (32.74%) .NET
4 1012 (23.30%) jQuery
5 859 (19.78%) ASP.NET
6 741 (17.06%) HTML5
7 730 (16.81%) AngularJS
8 706 (16.26%) Web Services
9 516 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 465 (10.71%) XML
11 456 (10.50%) .NET Framework
12 430 (9.90%) CSS3
13 428 (9.85%) REST
14 407 (9.37%) RESTful
15 395 (9.10%) LAMP
16 372 (8.57%) Node.js
17 348 (8.01%) Ajax
18 341 (7.85%) Laravel
19 337 (7.76%) SOAP
20 324 (7.46%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 765 (17.61%) Computer Science
2 278 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 268 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 252 (5.80%) User Experience
5 224 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
6 163 (3.75%) Fintech
7 157 (3.62%) Algorithms
8 151 (3.48%) Data Structures
9 145 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
10 101 (2.33%) iPad
11 94 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
12 90 (2.07%) N-Tier
13 83 (1.91%) Client/Server
14 60 (1.38%) Hedge funds
15 53 (1.22%) Social Media
16 51 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 49 (1.13%) Derivative
18 41 (0.94%) Animation
19 37 (0.85%) Bitcoin
20 36 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 783 (18.03%) Linux
2 377 (8.68%) Windows
3 283 (6.52%) Android
4 221 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 156 (3.59%) Unix
6 41 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 36 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 34 (0.78%) CentOS
9 21 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.32%) Debian
11 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.092%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.069%) AIX
18 2 (0.046%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2486 (57.24%) OO
2 2107 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
3 1506 (34.68%) MVC
4 1148 (26.43%) TDD
5 920 (21.18%) Scrum
6 906 (20.86%) Software Engineering
7 696 (16.03%) Web Development
8 542 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
9 484 (11.14%) Unit Testing
10 479 (11.03%) E-Commerce
11 450 (10.36%) SDLC
12 385 (8.86%) BDD
13 315 (7.25%) OOD
14 313 (7.21%) SOLID
15 282 (6.49%) Open Source
16 251 (5.78%) Front End Development
17 248 (5.71%) Kanban
18 243 (5.60%) Mentoring
19 237 (5.46%) Mathematics
20 236 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2182 (50.24%) JavaScript
2 1731 (39.86%) C#
3 1427 (32.86%) Java
4 1262 (29.06%) PHP
5 1050 (24.18%) SQL
6 555 (12.78%) C++
7 460 (10.59%) Python
8 198 (4.56%) T-SQL
9 192 (4.42%) Ruby
10 139 (3.20%) Scala
11 135 (3.11%) VB.NET
12 123 (2.83%) TypeScript
13 118 (2.72%) Objective-C
14 101 (2.33%) PHP 7
15 89 (2.05%) C
16 86 (1.98%) Apple Swift
17 78 (1.80%) PHP 5
18 65 (1.50%) Shell Script
19 62 (1.43%) VB
20 61 (1.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 874 (20.12%) Degree
2 42 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 37 (0.85%) PhD
4 34 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 23 (0.53%) ISEB
5 23 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.14%) HND
10 5 (0.12%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.092%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.069%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.046%) ICAEW
13 2 (0.046%) MCSD
13 2 (0.046%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.023%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.023%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (6.59%) QA
2 27 (0.62%) SDET
3 17 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.30%) WAI
5 9 (0.21%) SLA
6 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.092%) Section 508
7 4 (0.092%) WCAG
8 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.046%) MiFID
9 1 (0.023%) DICOM
9 1 (0.023%) HL7
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.023%) JTAG
9 1 (0.023%) MISRA
9 1 (0.023%) SEPA
System Software
1 214 (4.93%) Docker
2 24 (0.55%) Varnish
3 11 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.23%) HDFS
5 7 (0.16%) Xen
6 5 (0.12%) Firmware
7 3 (0.069%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.046%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.023%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.023%) KVM
9 1 (0.023%) LXC
9 1 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.023%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 92 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (0.76%) Ansible
3 28 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 26 (0.60%) Puppet
5 22 (0.51%) Control-M
6 11 (0.25%) Kibana
6 11 (0.25%) logstash
7 10 (0.23%) Terraform
7 10 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.16%) Mesos
10 6 (0.14%) Packer
10 6 (0.14%) rkt
11 4 (0.092%) Icinga
12 3 (0.069%) HockeyApp
12 3 (0.069%) yum
13 2 (0.046%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.046%) Capistrano
13 2 (0.046%) Nmap
13 2 (0.046%) SCCM
Vendors
1 483 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 250 (5.76%) Zend
3 154 (3.55%) Oracle
4 122 (2.81%) Google
5 58 (1.34%) IBM
6 46 (1.06%) Facebook
7 45 (1.04%) Twitter
8 44 (1.01%) Adobe
9 40 (0.92%) Xamarin
10 35 (0.81%) Apple
10 35 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.74%) SAP
12 27 (0.62%) Sitecore
13 25 (0.58%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.48%) Sybase
15 15 (0.35%) Apigee
15 15 (0.35%) Sony
16 14 (0.32%) TIBCO
17 13 (0.30%) DevExpress
18 12 (0.28%) Cognizant
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Widnes, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday