Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 104 136
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 469 430 646
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.18% 2.84% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.11% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 374 392 611
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,688 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OOP 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 13,663 13,846 24,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.52% 91.37% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,875 11,252 19,600
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the South East

OOP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for OOP in the South East

OOP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOP in the South East over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for OOP in the South East

OOP
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 OOP within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 June 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
Thames Valley +30 182 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Hampshire -13 181 £44,000 +10.00% 17
Berkshire +30 122 £55,000 +15.79% 8
West Sussex +37 53 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +13 40 £43,000 +22.86% 12
Surrey -26 23 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £100,000 +45.45% 5
East Sussex -10 18 £100,000 +158.06% 1
Kent -18 12 £50,000 - 5
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 323 (68.87%) JavaScript
2 236 (50.32%) HTML
3 230 (49.04%) CSS
4 216 (46.06%) OO
5 213 (45.42%) PHP
6 202 (43.07%) MySQL
7 165 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (33.90%) Web Development
9 150 (31.98%) Git (software)
10 137 (29.21%) C#
11 132 (28.14%) Software Engineering
12 119 (25.37%) MVC
13 113 (24.09%) .NET
13 113 (24.09%) Web Services
13 113 (24.09%) Linux
14 101 (21.54%) Docker
14 101 (21.54%) React
15 100 (21.32%) AWS
16 97 (20.68%) SQL Server
16 97 (20.68%) SQL
17 90 (19.19%) HTML5
18 88 (18.76%) Symfony
18 88 (18.76%) LAMP
19 87 (18.55%) Java
20 86 (18.34%) Social Skills
21 84 (17.91%) Node.js
22 78 (16.63%) DevOps
23 77 (16.42%) Unit Testing
24 75 (15.99%) Laravel
24 75 (15.99%) Greenfield Project

OOP
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 23 (4.90%) Apache
2 14 (2.99%) CMS
3 9 (1.92%) Confluence
4 8 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.64%) Drupal
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Figma
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 100 (21.32%) AWS
2 71 (15.14%) Azure
3 39 (8.32%) SaaS
4 24 (5.12%) GCP
5 20 (4.26%) GitHub
6 9 (1.92%) Serverless
7 8 (1.71%) Azure App Service
7 8 (1.71%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.64%) npm
11 3 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.43%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.43%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.77%) Internet
2 6 (1.28%) H.323
2 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.07%) Network Security
3 5 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.07%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.21%) 3G
4 1 (0.21%) 4G
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) GSM
4 1 (0.21%) LTE
4 1 (0.21%) MQTT
4 1 (0.21%) RS-485
4 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (43.07%) MySQL
2 97 (20.68%) SQL Server
3 43 (9.17%) NoSQL
4 38 (8.10%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.84%) MariaDB
7 12 (2.56%) Big Data
7 12 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.28%) Redis
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.64%) Redshift Spectrum
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 150 (31.98%) Git (software)
2 53 (11.30%) JIRA
3 18 (3.84%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.84%) Subversion
4 17 (3.62%) Selenium
5 14 (2.99%) Maven
6 11 (2.35%) PHPUnit
7 8 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.49%) JUnit
9 6 (1.28%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.07%) NUnit
10 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.85%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.85%) Gradle
11 4 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 86 (18.34%) Social Skills
2 29 (6.18%) Retail
3 27 (5.76%) Finance
4 25 (5.33%) Marketing
5 13 (2.77%) Automotive
5 13 (2.77%) Games
6 9 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (1.71%) Wearables
8 7 (1.49%) Law
8 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.28%) Banking
9 6 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (1.28%) Publishing
10 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 363 (77.40%) Developer
2 95 (20.26%) PHP Developer
3 74 (15.78%) Senior Developer
4 53 (11.30%) Software Developer
5 48 (10.23%) Web Developer
6 44 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
7 42 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 40 (8.53%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 32 (6.82%) C# Developer
10 31 (6.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 28 (5.97%) Lead Developer
12 27 (5.76%) Junior
13 24 (5.12%) Graduate
14 23 (4.90%) .NET Developer
14 23 (4.90%) HTML CSS Developer
14 23 (4.90%) HTML Developer
15 22 (4.69%) Junior Developer
15 22 (4.69%) LAMP Developer
16 20 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 20 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (50.32%) HTML
2 230 (49.04%) CSS
3 113 (24.09%) .NET
3 113 (24.09%) Web Services
4 101 (21.54%) React
5 90 (19.19%) HTML5
6 88 (18.76%) LAMP
6 88 (18.76%) Symfony
7 84 (17.91%) Node.js
8 75 (15.99%) Laravel
9 73 (15.57%) REST
10 69 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 66 (14.07%) jQuery
12 53 (11.30%) CSS3
13 49 (10.45%) RESTful
14 44 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
15 38 (8.10%) SOAP
16 36 (7.68%) ASP.NET
17 35 (7.46%) Sass
18 34 (7.25%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.99%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (3.84%) User Experience
3 12 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 11 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.07%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (0.85%) Acoustics
9 4 (0.85%) Robotics
10 2 (0.43%) NHS
11 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.21%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.21%) iPad
11 1 (0.21%) Life Science
11 1 (0.21%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 113 (24.09%) Linux
2 43 (9.17%) Apple iOS
3 42 (8.96%) Android
4 34 (7.25%) Windows
5 4 (0.85%) VxWorks
6 3 (0.64%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (46.06%) OO
2 165 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (33.90%) Web Development
4 132 (28.14%) Software Engineering
5 119 (25.37%) MVC
6 78 (16.63%) DevOps
7 77 (16.42%) Unit Testing
8 68 (14.50%) Microservices
9 61 (13.01%) Computer Science
10 60 (12.79%) Front End Development
11 59 (12.58%) Mobile Development
11 59 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (11.51%) TDD
13 49 (10.45%) E-Commerce
14 46 (9.81%) Scrum
15 45 (9.59%) IT Strategy
16 44 (9.38%) Technology Roadmap
17 43 (9.17%) iOS Development
18 42 (8.96%) Android Development
19 40 (8.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 323 (68.87%) JavaScript
2 213 (45.42%) PHP
3 137 (29.21%) C#
4 97 (20.68%) SQL
5 87 (18.55%) Java
6 55 (11.73%) Python
7 50 (10.66%) PHP 7
8 45 (9.59%) Ruby
9 26 (5.54%) C++
10 23 (4.90%) ES6
11 20 (4.26%) Objective-C
12 19 (4.05%) Apple Swift
12 19 (4.05%) Go
12 19 (4.05%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.99%) Java 8
14 11 (2.35%) C
14 11 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.28%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (11.73%) Degree
2 42 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 18 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.71%) CIW
5 8 (1.71%) OCA
5 8 (1.71%) OCP
5 8 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.28%) DBS Check
6 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.76%) QA
2 6 (1.28%) PMO
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 101 (21.54%) Docker
2 6 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.07%) KVM
4 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 60 (12.79%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.71%) Terraform
3 6 (1.28%) Ansible
4 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.85%) Puppet
5 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 52 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.18%) Google
3 18 (3.84%) Oracle
3 18 (3.84%) Zend
4 14 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.71%) ANSYS
5 8 (1.71%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.28%) Solace
6 6 (1.28%) VMware
7 5 (1.07%) SAP
8 4 (0.85%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.85%) Sun
9 2 (0.43%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.21%) Apple
10 1 (0.21%) Capita
10 1 (0.21%) hybris
10 1 (0.21%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.21%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.21%) OpenText