Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 72 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -26
Permanent jobs citing OO 830 326 1,006
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.79% 3.98% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 4.31% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 513 270 925
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £74,800
England median annual salary £58,637 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.61% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 16,200 7,564 23,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.57% 92.39% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11,095 6,255 19,330
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,299
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO in the South East.

Salary trend for OO in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for OO in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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
Hampshire +11 323 £44,000 +1.73% 25
Thames Valley -20 230 £50,000 - 39
Berkshire -10 170 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Surrey +16 115 £60,000 +14.29% 12
West Sussex +15 87 £47,500 -5.00% 10
East Sussex -24 60 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Oxfordshire -6 47 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Buckinghamshire -56 13 £53,750 -6.52% 6
Kent -40 7 £35,000 -50.00% 8
Home Counties - 1 £90,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for OO.

1 449 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (44.94%) JavaScript
3 333 (40.12%) Java
4 330 (39.76%) CSS
5 301 (36.27%) Git (software)
6 290 (34.94%) Software Engineering
7 285 (34.34%) Linux
8 282 (33.98%) Degree
9 273 (32.89%) Full Stack Development
10 271 (32.65%) Microservices
11 263 (31.69%) OOP
12 248 (29.88%) React
13 238 (28.67%) HTML
14 229 (27.59%) MVC
14 229 (27.59%) AngularJS
15 228 (27.47%) Computer Science
16 224 (26.99%) Finance
17 222 (26.75%) PHP
18 220 (26.51%) C#
19 215 (25.90%) Node.js
20 214 (25.78%) Azure
20 214 (25.78%) .NET
20 214 (25.78%) Relational Database
20 214 (25.78%) DevOps
21 203 (24.46%) TDD
22 199 (23.98%) AWS
23 198 (23.86%) RESTful
24 188 (22.65%) NoSQL
25 184 (22.17%) Clean Code
26 183 (22.05%) Spring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 139 (16.75%) Apache
2 132 (15.90%) Apache Spark
3 129 (15.54%) GemFire
4 34 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 33 (3.98%) WordPress
6 26 (3.13%) JBoss
7 24 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.05%) CMS
9 8 (0.96%) Confluence
9 8 (0.96%) nginx
10 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.36%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.24%) Liferay
13 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.12%) Jetty
13 1 (0.12%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 214 (25.78%) Azure
2 199 (23.98%) AWS
3 148 (17.83%) GitHub
4 141 (16.99%) Amazon Kinesis
5 126 (15.18%) GCP
6 44 (5.30%) OpenShift
7 37 (4.46%) SaaS
8 22 (2.65%) Serverless
9 6 (0.72%) PaaS
10 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.60%) npm
11 4 (0.48%) Force.com
11 4 (0.48%) Heroku
11 4 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.48%) Yarn
12 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.36%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (0.36%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.24%) GitHub Actions
13 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.72%) 4G
3 5 (0.60%) Internet
4 4 (0.48%) 3G
4 4 (0.48%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.48%) DNS
4 4 (0.48%) Firewall
4 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.48%) Wireless
5 3 (0.36%) HTTP
5 3 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.24%) 5G
6 2 (0.24%) H.323
6 2 (0.24%) Network Security
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.12%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (25.78%) Relational Database
2 188 (22.65%) NoSQL
3 179 (21.57%) SQL Server
4 163 (19.64%) MySQL
5 158 (19.04%) Redis
6 152 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
7 140 (16.87%) MariaDB
8 124 (14.94%) HBase
9 82 (9.88%) Big Data
10 32 (3.86%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.81%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.96%) GIS
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 301 (36.27%) Git (software)
2 172 (20.72%) Jenkins
3 149 (17.95%) JUnit
4 139 (16.75%) Artifactory
4 139 (16.75%) Cucumber
5 131 (15.78%) IntelliJ
6 129 (15.54%) Cypress.io
6 129 (15.54%) Eclipse
6 129 (15.54%) Protractor
6 129 (15.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 129 (15.54%) Storybook
7 127 (15.30%) Gradle
8 125 (15.06%) Mockito
9 59 (7.11%) SonarQube
10 54 (6.51%) JIRA
11 39 (4.70%) Visual Studio
12 33 (3.98%) PHPUnit
13 26 (3.13%) TeamCity
14 22 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (2.65%) Selenium
General
1 224 (26.99%) Finance
2 156 (18.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 153 (18.43%) Social Skills
4 152 (18.31%) Law
5 141 (16.99%) Banking
6 38 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.37%) Retail
8 25 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 22 (2.65%) Marketing
10 21 (2.53%) Manufacturing
11 19 (2.29%) Advertising
11 19 (2.29%) Automotive
12 11 (1.33%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.33%) Electronics
13 9 (1.08%) Games
13 9 (1.08%) Public Sector
14 8 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
14 8 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (0.96%) Wearables
15 3 (0.36%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 456 (54.94%) Developer
2 210 (25.30%) Software Engineer
3 118 (14.22%) PHP Developer
4 86 (10.36%) Software Developer
5 81 (9.76%) Principal Engineer
6 78 (9.40%) Principal Software Engineer
7 61 (7.35%) C# Developer
8 54 (6.51%) Java Developer
9 50 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
10 48 (5.78%) Senior Developer
11 46 (5.54%) .NET Developer
11 46 (5.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (5.54%) Lead Developer
12 36 (4.34%) Analyst
13 35 (4.22%) Junior
14 33 (3.98%) C++ Developer
14 33 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 31 (3.73%) Lead Software Engineer
16 30 (3.61%) Graduate
17 29 (3.49%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (39.76%) CSS
2 248 (29.88%) React
3 238 (28.67%) HTML
4 229 (27.59%) AngularJS
5 215 (25.90%) Node.js
6 214 (25.78%) .NET
7 198 (23.86%) RESTful
8 183 (22.05%) Spring
9 164 (19.76%) Web Services
10 145 (17.47%) RabbitMQ
11 144 (17.35%) JSON
12 143 (17.23%) Kafka
13 138 (16.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 132 (15.90%) Express
15 131 (15.78%) Redux
16 130 (15.66%) Tailwind CSS
17 126 (15.18%) LAMP
18 124 (14.94%) Spark Streaming
18 124 (14.94%) WireMock
19 123 (14.82%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.54%) Linux Command Line
2 96 (11.57%) User Experience
3 58 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (6.39%) Algorithms
5 46 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (3.86%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.81%) Legacy Code
9 14 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
10 13 (1.57%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (1.20%) iPhone
12 7 (0.84%) Derivative
13 6 (0.72%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.72%) Legacy Applications
13 6 (0.72%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.60%) Device Driver
14 5 (0.60%) Fibre Optics
14 5 (0.60%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.48%) Life Science
15 4 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 285 (34.34%) Linux
2 149 (17.95%) Unix
3 79 (9.52%) Android
4 51 (6.14%) Apple iOS
5 42 (5.06%) Windows
6 5 (0.60%) CentOS
6 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (34.94%) Software Engineering
3 273 (32.89%) Full Stack Development
4 271 (32.65%) Microservices
5 263 (31.69%) OOP
6 229 (27.59%) MVC
7 228 (27.47%) Computer Science
8 214 (25.78%) DevOps
9 203 (24.46%) TDD
10 184 (22.17%) Clean Code
11 180 (21.69%) Software Testing
12 168 (20.24%) Multithreading
13 159 (19.16%) Scrum
14 153 (18.43%) Unit Testing
15 147 (17.71%) High Availability
16 141 (16.99%) Performance Monitoring
17 138 (16.63%) Digital Banking
18 133 (16.02%) Web Development
19 131 (15.78%) Multithreaded Programming
20 129 (15.54%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 373 (44.94%) JavaScript
2 333 (40.12%) Java
3 222 (26.75%) PHP
4 220 (26.51%) C#
5 151 (18.19%) SQL
6 148 (17.83%) Python
7 128 (15.42%) Shell Script
8 125 (15.06%) Groovy
9 97 (11.69%) C++
10 48 (5.78%) PHP 7
11 35 (4.22%) PHP 5
12 34 (4.10%) C
13 30 (3.61%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.53%) Java 8
15 19 (2.29%) Kotlin
16 13 (1.57%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.57%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.20%) Apex Code
17 10 (1.20%) Go
18 9 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 282 (33.98%) Degree
2 126 (15.18%) OCP
2 126 (15.18%) Oracle Certification
3 79 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (3.37%) Numerate Degree
5 26 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 25 (3.01%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.60%) HND
9 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.24%) PhD
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.61%) QA
2 15 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.48%) SOC 2
4 3 (0.36%) Accessibility
System Software
1 124 (14.94%) HDFS
2 97 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.51%) Docker
4 5 (0.60%) Firmware
5 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 125 (15.06%) Ansible
2 50 (6.02%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.17%) Terraform
5 17 (2.05%) Puppet
6 6 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.48%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 136 (16.39%) VMware
2 129 (15.54%) Okta
3 67 (8.07%) Microsoft
4 34 (4.10%) Zend
5 29 (3.49%) WooCommerce
6 27 (3.25%) Oracle
6 27 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.77%) Google
8 21 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.45%) ANSYS
9 12 (1.45%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.20%) SAP
11 3 (0.36%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (0.36%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.36%) Splunk
12 2 (0.24%) Talend
12 2 (0.24%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.12%) New Relic
13 1 (0.12%) Palantir