Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -34 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 880 1,420 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.47% 4.88% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 5.39% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1,228 1,401
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +3.09%

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 22,973 26,358 26,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.51% 90.54% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18,390 21,745 21,559
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OO as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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
Hampshire +14 335 £44,000 -1.12% 45
Thames Valley -38 282 £47,500 -9.52% 62
Berkshire -37 165 £47,500 -11.63% 31
Surrey -54 86 £60,000 +20.00% 32
Oxfordshire -9 66 £43,750 +2.94% 23
West Sussex -39 65 £40,000 -5.88% 10
East Sussex -37 62 £51,000 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -36 51 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Kent -15 38 £45,000 - 16
Middlesex +2 12 £60,000 -14.29%
OO
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region with a requirement for OO.

1 405 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (44.89%) JavaScript
3 394 (44.77%) C#
4 342 (38.86%) HTML
5 307 (34.89%) OOP
6 297 (33.75%) .NET
7 285 (32.39%) CSS
8 261 (29.66%) Linux
9 257 (29.20%) SQL Server
10 254 (28.86%) SQL
11 253 (28.75%) Software Engineering
12 244 (27.73%) Java
13 231 (26.25%) C++
14 227 (25.80%) Degree
15 209 (23.75%) MVC
16 204 (23.18%) OOD
17 189 (21.48%) Web Services
18 183 (20.80%) MySQL
19 180 (20.45%) PHP
20 174 (19.77%) Web Development
21 171 (19.43%) Computer Science
22 161 (18.30%) jQuery
23 159 (18.07%) TDD
24 148 (16.82%) Git (software)
25 144 (16.36%) REST
26 132 (15.00%) AWS
27 131 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
28 117 (13.30%) Azure
29 115 (13.07%) Microsoft
30 114 (12.95%) AngularJS

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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 56 (6.36%) Confluence
2 31 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (3.41%) IIS
4 22 (2.50%) WordPress
5 13 (1.48%) Apache
6 11 (1.25%) CMS
6 11 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.45%) JBoss
8 4 (0.45%) Jetty
8 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.23%) nginx
10 1 (0.11%) Kinematics
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.34%) Maya
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 132 (15.00%) AWS
2 117 (13.30%) Azure
3 63 (7.16%) SaaS
4 32 (3.64%) Serverless
5 24 (2.73%) PaaS
6 22 (2.50%) Azure Functions
7 20 (2.27%) GitHub
8 17 (1.93%) GCP
9 16 (1.82%) npm
10 12 (1.36%) Power Platform
11 10 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.91%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.45%) Tricentis Tosca
14 4 (0.45%) Yarn
15 3 (0.34%) IaaS
15 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.34%) Route 53
16 2 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.50%) Internet
2 19 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.14%) HTTP
4 6 (0.68%) Skype
5 4 (0.45%) RS-232
6 3 (0.34%) AMQP
6 3 (0.34%) Wireless
7 2 (0.23%) IGMP
7 2 (0.23%) RTP
7 2 (0.23%) SNMP
7 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) Extranet
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
8 1 (0.11%) IPv4
8 1 (0.11%) IPv6
8 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 183 (20.80%) MySQL
3 79 (8.98%) Relational Database
4 42 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.93%) MariaDB
8 15 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.36%) Power BI
12 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.91%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.57%) Big Data
15 4 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.45%) JasperReports
15 4 (0.45%) SQLite
16 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 148 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 86 (9.77%) JIRA
3 64 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 56 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.43%) Bitbucket
5 39 (4.43%) Subversion
5 39 (4.43%) Visual Studio
6 30 (3.41%) Selenium
7 28 (3.18%) Maven
7 28 (3.18%) NUnit
8 27 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (2.16%) Eclipse
9 19 (2.16%) JUnit
10 15 (1.70%) Moq
11 14 (1.59%) SonarQube
12 12 (1.36%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.36%) PHPUnit
12 12 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.25%) Grunt
13 11 (1.25%) NetBeans
General
1 86 (9.77%) Finance
2 46 (5.23%) Retail
3 45 (5.11%) Marketing
4 21 (2.39%) Electronics
5 16 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.02%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.91%) Automotive
7 8 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.80%) Banking
9 6 (0.68%) Games
10 5 (0.57%) Advertising
11 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.34%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Local Government
12 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 633 (71.93%) Developer
2 162 (18.41%) Software Engineer
3 152 (17.27%) Senior Developer
4 140 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 137 (15.57%) Software Developer
6 131 (14.89%) PHP Developer
7 118 (13.41%) Java Developer
8 103 (11.70%) C# Developer
9 74 (8.41%) Junior
10 69 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 56 (6.36%) Graduate
12 52 (5.91%) Junior Developer
13 51 (5.80%) Senior PHP Developer
14 45 (5.11%) Senior Software Developer
15 44 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
16 39 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 38 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
18 37 (4.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 35 (3.98%) Web Developer
20 34 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (38.86%) HTML
2 297 (33.75%) .NET
3 285 (32.39%) CSS
4 189 (21.48%) Web Services
5 161 (18.30%) jQuery
6 144 (16.36%) REST
7 114 (12.95%) AngularJS
8 108 (12.27%) XML
9 104 (11.82%) SOAP
10 102 (11.59%) RESTful
11 91 (10.34%) HTML5
12 89 (10.11%) Spring
13 88 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 81 (9.20%) WCF
15 77 (8.75%) Ajax
16 75 (8.52%) Laravel
17 74 (8.41%) WPF
18 68 (7.73%) .NET Framework
19 67 (7.61%) LAMP
20 64 (7.27%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.73%) Mobile App
2 60 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.86%) Algorithms
5 30 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (3.41%) User Experience
6 22 (2.50%) Robotics
7 19 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.16%) Driving Licence
7 19 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (1.70%) CUDA
10 14 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.59%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.48%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.14%) FMCG
13 8 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.80%) Life Science
15 6 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 261 (29.66%) Linux
2 82 (9.32%) Windows
3 65 (7.39%) Android
4 49 (5.57%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.27%) Unix
6 11 (1.25%) CentOS
6 11 (1.25%) VxWorks
7 10 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.34%) Debian
8 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (34.89%) OOP
3 253 (28.75%) Software Engineering
4 209 (23.75%) MVC
5 204 (23.18%) OOD
6 174 (19.77%) Web Development
7 171 (19.43%) Computer Science
8 159 (18.07%) TDD
9 112 (12.73%) Unit Testing
10 111 (12.61%) OO PHP
11 110 (12.50%) SOLID
12 105 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
13 104 (11.82%) Mathematics
14 101 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
15 93 (10.57%) Scrum
16 82 (9.32%) Test Automation
17 75 (8.52%) SOA
18 74 (8.41%) SDLC
19 67 (7.61%) Artificial Intelligence
20 64 (7.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 395 (44.89%) JavaScript
2 394 (44.77%) C#
3 254 (28.86%) SQL
4 244 (27.73%) Java
5 231 (26.25%) C++
6 180 (20.45%) PHP
7 102 (11.59%) Python
8 57 (6.48%) C
9 45 (5.11%) PHP 5
10 40 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 38 (4.32%) TypeScript
12 30 (3.41%) PHP 7
13 24 (2.73%) Java 8
14 23 (2.61%) XAML
15 19 (2.16%) Objective-C
16 18 (2.05%) Ruby
17 16 (1.82%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.59%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.59%) X++
19 11 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 227 (25.80%) Degree
2 131 (14.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 36 (4.09%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.36%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.57%) HND
9 5 (0.57%) PhD
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.11%) HNC
11 1 (0.11%) MCP
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.66%) QA
2 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 80 (9.09%) Docker
2 6 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.57%) Firmware
4 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Ceph
6 1 (0.11%) Lustre
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.05%) Ansible
3 8 (0.91%) Puppet
4 7 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.45%) Kibana
5 4 (0.45%) logstash
5 4 (0.45%) Terraform
6 3 (0.34%) Grafana
6 3 (0.34%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 115 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.43%) Zend
3 30 (3.41%) Oracle
4 28 (3.18%) Atlassian
5 21 (2.39%) Google
6 18 (2.05%) Twitter
7 8 (0.91%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 7 (0.80%) VMware
9 6 (0.68%) SAP
10 5 (0.57%) Perforce
10 5 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.57%) Sun
10 5 (0.57%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.45%) IBM
12 3 (0.34%) Adobe
13 2 (0.23%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.23%) Xilinx
14 1 (0.11%) Apple
14 1 (0.11%) LexisNexis
14 1 (0.11%) Splunk