Period
to 23 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 -21
Permanent jobs citing OO 1,828 4,568 6,993
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.05% 3.62% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.92% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,752 3,952 5,893
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 41,734 116,500 141,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.54% 92.22% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34,672 92,700 113,338
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in England

OO
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO in England.

Salary trend for OO in England

OO
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for OO in England

OO
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 October 2020. 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 +8 804 £70,000 +7.69% 226
North of England +33 368 £50,000 +11.11% 93
South East +11 304 £50,000 +11.11% 81
North West +9 192 £50,000 +5.26% 50
South West +20 149 £45,000 - 48
Yorkshire +82 138 £52,500 +23.53% 31
Midlands -39 104 £42,500 -5.56% 56
East of England +18 82 £55,000 +10.00% 38
West Midlands -35 58 £45,000 +2.27% 40
East Midlands +8 46 £42,500 -5.56% 16
North East +48 38 £43,000 +1.18% 12
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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.

1 879 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 806 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 743 (40.65%) C#
4 662 (36.21%) .NET
5 606 (33.15%) Java
6 554 (30.31%) CSS
7 549 (30.03%) SQL
8 533 (29.16%) HTML
9 518 (28.34%) OOP
10 492 (26.91%) Software Engineering
11 474 (25.93%) TDD
12 424 (23.19%) Git (software)
13 395 (21.61%) SQL Server
14 391 (21.39%) Azure
15 389 (21.28%) Finance
16 375 (20.51%) Degree
17 373 (20.40%) Python
18 372 (20.35%) DevOps
19 358 (19.58%) MVC
20 335 (18.33%) AWS
21 296 (16.19%) OOD
22 295 (16.14%) PHP
23 289 (15.81%) MySQL
24 287 (15.70%) Test Automation
25 282 (15.43%) AngularJS
26 275 (15.04%) Microsoft
27 274 (14.99%) BDD
28 271 (14.82%) Computer Science
29 269 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
30 264 (14.44%) Microservices

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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 67 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (2.63%) Confluence
3 38 (2.08%) CMS
4 36 (1.97%) Apache
5 33 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 28 (1.53%) nginx
7 22 (1.20%) IIS
8 19 (1.04%) WordPress
9 16 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 15 (0.82%) Moodle
11 12 (0.66%) Drupal
11 12 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.55%) Headless CMS
13 10 (0.55%) Luigi
14 6 (0.33%) Anypoint
14 6 (0.33%) Liferay
14 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.27%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.16%) Sketch
5 2 (0.11%) InVision
5 2 (0.11%) Windchill
6 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.055%) Figma
6 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.055%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 63 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.48%) Magento
3 16 (0.88%) Shopify
4 14 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 6 (0.33%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.22%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.11%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.055%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.055%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.055%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.055%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.055%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 391 (21.39%) Azure
2 335 (18.33%) AWS
3 109 (5.96%) GCP
4 79 (4.32%) SaaS
5 74 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
6 63 (3.45%) GitHub
7 55 (3.01%) Serverless
8 47 (2.57%) Power Platform
9 38 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (1.64%) Logic Apps
11 29 (1.59%) Azure Functions
12 28 (1.53%) Firebase
13 27 (1.48%) npm
14 26 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (0.77%) PaaS
16 12 (0.66%) NuGet
17 11 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.35%) HTTP
2 42 (2.30%) Internet
3 24 (1.31%) Skype
4 23 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.88%) Firewall
6 15 (0.82%) H.323
7 14 (0.77%) DNS
8 8 (0.44%) Network Security
8 8 (0.44%) SNMP
9 6 (0.33%) WebEx
10 5 (0.27%) SMTP
10 5 (0.27%) Wireless
11 4 (0.22%) SSL
12 3 (0.16%) Intranet
12 3 (0.16%) IPv4
12 3 (0.16%) IPv6
12 3 (0.16%) SSH
12 3 (0.16%) UMTS
12 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 289 (15.81%) MySQL
3 212 (11.60%) NoSQL
4 158 (8.64%) Relational Database
5 122 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 96 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (3.23%) Big Data
9 57 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (2.95%) Redis
11 44 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (1.97%) SQL Server 2019
13 29 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 29 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 27 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.20%) Data Mining
17 19 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
18 17 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 424 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 149 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 104 (5.69%) Subversion
4 99 (5.42%) JIRA
5 97 (5.31%) Visual Studio
6 85 (4.65%) Selenium
7 78 (4.27%) Mercurial
8 43 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (2.02%) Cucumber
10 36 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 35 (1.91%) NUnit
11 35 (1.91%) PHPUnit
12 34 (1.86%) JUnit
12 34 (1.86%) Maven
12 34 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (1.75%) GitLab
14 25 (1.37%) Grunt
15 22 (1.20%) gulp
16 19 (1.04%) Bitbucket
17 18 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 389 (21.28%) Finance
2 122 (6.67%) Banking
3 79 (4.32%) Marketing
4 73 (3.99%) Public Sector
5 64 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 56 (3.06%) Retail
7 54 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.74%) Front Office
9 37 (2.02%) Electronics
10 36 (1.97%) Law
11 34 (1.86%) Games
11 34 (1.86%) Private Banking
12 29 (1.59%) Advertising
12 29 (1.59%) Investment Banking
13 22 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.09%) Back Office
15 16 (0.88%) Automotive
15 16 (0.88%) Legal
16 8 (0.44%) Local Government
17 7 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,146 (62.69%) Developer
2 300 (16.41%) Software Engineer
3 226 (12.36%) C# Developer
4 207 (11.32%) PHP Developer
5 202 (11.05%) .NET Developer
6 197 (10.78%) Senior Developer
7 188 (10.28%) Software Developer
8 141 (7.71%) Java Developer
9 123 (6.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 101 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 92 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 84 (4.60%) Java Engineer
13 78 (4.27%) Architect
14 70 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
15 67 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 66 (3.61%) Lead Developer
16 66 (3.61%) Senior PHP Developer
17 64 (3.50%) Python Engineer
18 62 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
19 59 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (36.21%) .NET
2 554 (30.31%) CSS
3 533 (29.16%) HTML
4 282 (15.43%) AngularJS
5 250 (13.68%) ASP.NET
6 247 (13.51%) React
7 232 (12.69%) .NET Core
8 224 (12.25%) .NET Framework
9 220 (12.04%) REST
10 216 (11.82%) Web Services
11 194 (10.61%) jQuery
12 189 (10.34%) Node.js
13 184 (10.07%) HTML5
14 169 (9.25%) RESTful
15 164 (8.97%) XML
16 141 (7.71%) CSS3
16 141 (7.71%) Vue.js
17 140 (7.66%) Laravel
18 127 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
19 121 (6.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.48%) Algorithms
2 154 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
3 127 (6.95%) Data Structures
4 121 (6.62%) Mobile App
5 94 (5.14%) User Experience
6 89 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (2.57%) Hedge funds
9 42 (2.30%) Cloud Native
10 37 (2.02%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.53%) Media Streaming
12 27 (1.48%) Derivative
12 27 (1.48%) N-Tier
13 26 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
15 24 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (1.31%) Social Network
16 23 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 249 (13.62%) Linux
2 136 (7.44%) Android
3 133 (7.28%) Windows
4 124 (6.78%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.42%) CentOS
6 23 (1.26%) Unix
7 20 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.16%) HPUX
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.055%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.055%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (28.34%) OOP
3 492 (26.91%) Software Engineering
4 474 (25.93%) TDD
5 372 (20.35%) DevOps
6 358 (19.58%) MVC
7 296 (16.19%) OOD
8 287 (15.70%) Test Automation
9 274 (14.99%) BDD
10 271 (14.82%) Computer Science
11 269 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
12 264 (14.44%) Microservices
13 241 (13.18%) Scrum
14 220 (12.04%) Web Development
15 180 (9.85%) SDLC
16 168 (9.19%) SOLID
17 163 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
18 156 (8.53%) Unit Testing
19 149 (8.15%) Open Source
20 122 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 806 (44.09%) JavaScript
2 743 (40.65%) C#
3 606 (33.15%) Java
4 549 (30.03%) SQL
5 373 (20.40%) Python
6 295 (16.14%) PHP
7 230 (12.58%) C++
8 112 (6.13%) TypeScript
9 73 (3.99%) T-SQL
10 71 (3.88%) PowerShell
11 65 (3.56%) C
12 62 (3.39%) Java 8
13 57 (3.12%) Apple Swift
14 55 (3.01%) Go
15 52 (2.84%) Objective-C
16 47 (2.57%) Scala
17 35 (1.91%) Ruby
18 34 (1.86%) VB
19 33 (1.81%) Kotlin
19 33 (1.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 375 (20.51%) Degree
2 163 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.77%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.38%) PhD
10 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.22%) HND
11 4 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.16%) ISEB
12 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.055%) CIW
14 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.055%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.055%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.70%) QA
2 11 (0.60%) SLA
3 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.16%) GDPR
4 3 (0.16%) MiFID
5 2 (0.11%) GAMP
5 2 (0.11%) NIST
6 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
System Software
1 246 (13.46%) Docker
2 19 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.38%) KVM
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) vSphere
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.11%) Varnish
8 1 (0.055%) LXC
Systems Management
1 135 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 89 (4.87%) Ansible
3 83 (4.54%) Terraform
4 36 (1.97%) Puppet
5 30 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.42%) Istio
7 6 (0.33%) SCCM
8 4 (0.22%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.16%) Grafana
9 3 (0.16%) Rancher
9 3 (0.16%) vRealize
10 2 (0.11%) Nagios
11 1 (0.055%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.055%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 275 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.70%) Zend
3 84 (4.60%) Google
4 47 (2.57%) Oracle
5 38 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (1.97%) SAP
7 33 (1.81%) Xamarin
8 19 (1.04%) VMware
9 18 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.82%) Pega
11 11 (0.60%) MuleSoft
12 10 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.55%) Nintex
13 9 (0.49%) Apple
14 8 (0.44%) Pardot
14 8 (0.44%) Sparx
15 6 (0.33%) Autodesk
15 6 (0.33%) HubSpot
15 6 (0.33%) Marketo
16 5 (0.27%) Sage