Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 58 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 4,783 7,204 9,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.70% 4.67% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 5.09% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,882 5,851 8,146
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 119,166 141,527 152,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.12% 91.78% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 94,410 113,518 121,097
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OO in England

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Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for OO in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for OO in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 1,961 £65,000 - 377
South East -28 995 £45,000 -5.26% 159
North of England -25 737 £45,000 - 207
North West -6 519 £50,000 +11.11% 114
Midlands +5 433 £45,000 +12.50% 135
South West -37 350 £45,500 +7.06% 79
East of England -18 290 £50,000 - 93
West Midlands +16 280 £44,000 +10.00% 78
Yorkshire -61 203 £42,500 - 77
East Midlands -18 153 £45,000 +7.14% 57
North East -36 15 £42,000 -10.16% 16
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for OO.

1 2,491 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2,073 (43.34%) JavaScript
3 2,033 (42.50%) C#
4 1,713 (35.81%) Java
5 1,608 (33.62%) HTML
6 1,423 (29.75%) OOP
7 1,414 (29.56%) CSS
8 1,401 (29.29%) .NET
9 1,333 (27.87%) Software Engineering
10 1,274 (26.64%) SQL
11 1,184 (24.75%) TDD
12 1,070 (22.37%) Degree
13 1,068 (22.33%) SQL Server
14 1,062 (22.20%) Git (software)
15 1,011 (21.14%) MVC
16 849 (17.75%) Computer Science
17 845 (17.67%) AWS
18 836 (17.48%) AngularJS
19 831 (17.37%) OOD
20 822 (17.19%) PHP
21 813 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
22 789 (16.50%) C++
23 763 (15.95%) Finance
24 762 (15.93%) Linux
25 741 (15.49%) Scrum
26 737 (15.41%) Web Services
27 726 (15.18%) Python
28 725 (15.16%) Test Automation
29 723 (15.12%) React
30 721 (15.07%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 133 (2.78%) Apache
2 127 (2.66%) CMS
3 116 (2.43%) Confluence
4 110 (2.30%) IIS
5 97 (2.03%) WordPress
6 74 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 70 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 68 (1.42%) JBoss
9 66 (1.38%) Apache Spark
10 56 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 42 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 39 (0.82%) SharePoint
14 38 (0.79%) Tomcat
15 36 (0.75%) Drupal
16 29 (0.61%) nginx
17 26 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
18 20 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 19 (0.40%) Umbraco
20 16 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
6 8 (0.17%) Mathematica
6 8 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.10%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.084%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.084%) Maya
8 4 (0.084%) Sketch
8 4 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.084%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.042%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.021%) ArchiCAD
11 1 (0.021%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.021%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 129 (2.70%) Magento
2 56 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
3 37 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
4 35 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.15%) Shopify
9 6 (0.13%) Fredhopper
10 4 (0.084%) CiviCRM
10 4 (0.084%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.063%) Eze OMS
11 3 (0.063%) MetaTrader
11 3 (0.063%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 3 (0.063%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.042%) Odoo
12 2 (0.042%) SAP EHS
12 2 (0.042%) Teamcenter
13 1 (0.021%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 845 (17.67%) AWS
2 703 (14.70%) Azure
3 222 (4.64%) GitHub
4 191 (3.99%) GCP
5 189 (3.95%) SaaS
6 150 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
7 145 (3.03%) Serverless
8 70 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
9 69 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
10 68 (1.42%) npm
11 60 (1.25%) PaaS
12 43 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 34 (0.71%) Amazon S3
13 34 (0.71%) Azure Functions
14 26 (0.54%) IaaS
14 26 (0.54%) Power Platform
15 24 (0.50%) AWS IoT
16 21 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (4.43%) Internet
2 170 (3.55%) HTTP
3 56 (1.17%) Broadband
4 39 (0.82%) DNS
5 35 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 25 (0.52%) FTP
7 20 (0.42%) Network Security
8 19 (0.40%) Diameter Protocol
9 17 (0.36%) SSH
10 15 (0.31%) SMTP
11 14 (0.29%) MQTT
11 14 (0.29%) Skype
12 11 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.15%) AMQP
13 7 (0.15%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.15%) Firewall
13 7 (0.15%) SAN
14 6 (0.13%) 3G
14 6 (0.13%) 4G
14 6 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,068 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 702 (14.68%) MySQL
3 507 (10.60%) Relational Database
4 401 (8.38%) NoSQL
5 197 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
6 185 (3.87%) RDBMS
7 175 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 161 (3.37%) Big Data
9 76 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 74 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 67 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 63 (1.32%) Redis
13 57 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 53 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 52 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 51 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 48 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
18 43 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 41 (0.86%) MariaDB
20 37 (0.77%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,062 (22.20%) Git (software)
2 387 (8.09%) JIRA
3 340 (7.11%) Jenkins
4 241 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 240 (5.02%) Selenium
6 225 (4.70%) JUnit
7 217 (4.54%) Subversion
8 193 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 173 (3.62%) Maven
10 145 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 137 (2.86%) Bitbucket
12 107 (2.24%) TeamCity
13 106 (2.22%) NUnit
14 99 (2.07%) Eclipse
15 98 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 95 (1.99%) gulp
17 93 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
18 89 (1.86%) webpack
19 80 (1.67%) SpecFlow
20 71 (1.48%) Grunt
General
1 763 (15.95%) Finance
2 212 (4.43%) Retail
3 210 (4.39%) Marketing
4 177 (3.70%) Games
5 168 (3.51%) Banking
6 151 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 119 (2.49%) Front Office
8 97 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 83 (1.74%) Public Sector
10 81 (1.69%) Advertising
11 70 (1.46%) Electronics
12 47 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 43 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 42 (0.88%) Military
15 35 (0.73%) Law
16 33 (0.69%) Investment Banking
17 32 (0.67%) Aerospace
18 31 (0.65%) Multimedia
18 31 (0.65%) Publishing
19 29 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3,221 (67.34%) Developer
2 782 (16.35%) Software Engineer
3 663 (13.86%) Java Developer
4 649 (13.57%) Senior Developer
5 615 (12.86%) .NET Developer
6 511 (10.68%) C# Developer
7 509 (10.64%) Software Developer
8 500 (10.45%) PHP Developer
9 313 (6.54%) Junior
10 302 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 230 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 218 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 206 (4.31%) Junior Developer
14 197 (4.12%) Architect
14 197 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
15 183 (3.83%) Graduate
16 171 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
17 170 (3.55%) Senior Software Engineer
18 154 (3.22%) React Developer
19 136 (2.84%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,608 (33.62%) HTML
2 1,414 (29.56%) CSS
3 1,401 (29.29%) .NET
4 836 (17.48%) AngularJS
5 737 (15.41%) Web Services
6 723 (15.12%) React
7 721 (15.07%) REST
8 643 (13.44%) jQuery
9 596 (12.46%) Spring
10 594 (12.42%) ASP.NET
11 566 (11.83%) HTML5
12 544 (11.37%) RESTful
13 520 (10.87%) XML
14 477 (9.97%) Node.js
15 350 (7.32%) .NET Framework
16 315 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 310 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 310 (6.48%) CSS3
18 309 (6.46%) Laravel
19 299 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 341 (7.13%) Algorithms
2 337 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 305 (6.38%) User Experience
4 282 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
5 260 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
6 248 (5.19%) Data Structures
7 221 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
8 175 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
9 86 (1.80%) Cloud Native
10 79 (1.65%) Derivative
11 70 (1.46%) Hedge funds
12 61 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 61 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 58 (1.21%) Robotics
14 55 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 45 (0.94%) Fixed Income
16 43 (0.90%) Online Gambling
17 41 (0.86%) Life Science
17 41 (0.86%) Social Network
18 40 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 762 (15.93%) Linux
2 375 (7.84%) Windows
3 239 (5.00%) Android
4 184 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 170 (3.55%) Unix
6 44 (0.92%) CentOS
7 30 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 14 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.27%) VxWorks
12 9 (0.19%) AIX
13 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 4 (0.084%) HPUX
16 4 (0.084%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.063%) Debian
17 3 (0.063%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,491 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,423 (29.75%) OOP
3 1,333 (27.87%) Software Engineering
4 1,184 (24.75%) TDD
5 1,011 (21.14%) MVC
6 849 (17.75%) Computer Science
7 831 (17.37%) OOD
8 813 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
9 741 (15.49%) Scrum
10 725 (15.16%) Test Automation
11 701 (14.66%) DevOps
12 700 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
13 599 (12.52%) Web Development
14 548 (11.46%) Microservices
15 537 (11.23%) Unit Testing
16 513 (10.73%) BDD
17 475 (9.93%) SDLC
18 447 (9.35%) SOLID
19 387 (8.09%) Mentoring
20 364 (7.61%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2,073 (43.34%) JavaScript
2 2,033 (42.50%) C#
3 1,713 (35.81%) Java
4 1,274 (26.64%) SQL
5 822 (17.19%) PHP
6 789 (16.50%) C++
7 726 (15.18%) Python
8 307 (6.42%) C
9 253 (5.29%) TypeScript
10 209 (4.37%) ES6
11 201 (4.20%) Java 8
12 186 (3.89%) T-SQL
13 141 (2.95%) Ruby
14 132 (2.76%) Objective-C
15 97 (2.03%) Apple Swift
15 97 (2.03%) VB.NET
16 92 (1.92%) Scala
17 77 (1.61%) R
18 75 (1.57%) Kotlin
19 68 (1.42%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1,070 (22.37%) Degree
2 352 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 220 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 117 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 72 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 54 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
7 42 (0.88%) Master's Degree
8 30 (0.63%) PhD
9 29 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (0.40%) DBS Check
12 15 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 14 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
14 11 (0.23%) HND
15 9 (0.19%) MCSD
16 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.15%) SAP Certification
16 7 (0.15%) Sun Certification
17 6 (0.13%) MCAD
17 6 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (5.35%) QA
2 16 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 16 (0.33%) GDPR
3 9 (0.19%) DICOM
4 8 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 8 (0.17%) SLA
5 7 (0.15%) PMO
6 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.13%) NCSC
6 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.084%) WAI
8 2 (0.042%) HL7
8 2 (0.042%) WCAG
9 1 (0.021%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 431 (9.01%) Docker
2 61 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.44%) Firmware
5 16 (0.33%) vSphere
6 10 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.084%) GridGain
8 4 (0.084%) Varnish
9 3 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.063%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.042%) IAG
10 2 (0.042%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.021%) Ceph
11 1 (0.021%) HDFS
11 1 (0.021%) KVM
11 1 (0.021%) Lustre
11 1 (0.021%) Samba
11 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 212 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 103 (2.15%) Ansible
3 84 (1.76%) Puppet
4 62 (1.30%) Terraform
5 56 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.42%) Kibana
7 18 (0.38%) logstash
8 13 (0.27%) Istio
8 13 (0.27%) Rancher
9 7 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.13%) Mesos
11 5 (0.10%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.084%) Nagios
13 3 (0.063%) Grafana
13 3 (0.063%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.063%) SCCM
14 2 (0.042%) Packer
15 1 (0.021%) FTK
Vendors
1 590 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 315 (6.59%) Oracle
3 222 (4.64%) Google
4 168 (3.51%) Zend
5 160 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 134 (2.80%) SAP
7 106 (2.22%) Adobe
8 97 (2.03%) Atlassian
9 68 (1.42%) hybris
10 55 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 50 (1.05%) Elastic Path
12 38 (0.79%) Apple
13 37 (0.77%) Interwoven
14 35 (0.73%) Pega
15 34 (0.71%) VMware
16 30 (0.63%) IBM
16 30 (0.63%) Red Hat
17 25 (0.52%) Twitter
18 23 (0.48%) Nintex
19 22 (0.46%) Demandware