Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 89 148
Rank change year-on-year -38 +59 0
Permanent jobs citing OOP 495 262 558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 3.33% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.62% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 381 220 521
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £34,688 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 16,714 7,245 23,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.46% 92.02% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11,300 6,020 18,896
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,371 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -58 193 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Thames Valley -25 179 £50,000 - 11
Berkshire -18 112 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Surrey -12 63 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Oxfordshire +7 51 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Kent -28 21 £50,000 -
West Sussex -6 20 £50,000 - 3
East Sussex -63 18 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Buckinghamshire -57 16 £40,000 -44.83% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 307 (62.02%) JavaScript
2 296 (59.80%) OO
3 240 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (44.24%) HTML
5 212 (42.83%) PHP
6 206 (41.62%) CSS
7 196 (39.60%) Git (software)
8 182 (36.77%) C#
9 178 (35.96%) MySQL
10 157 (31.72%) Full Stack Development
11 151 (30.51%) Web Development
12 142 (28.69%) .NET
12 142 (28.69%) React
13 139 (28.08%) Unit Testing
14 126 (25.45%) Software Engineering
15 122 (24.65%) Web Services
16 119 (24.04%) Linux
16 119 (24.04%) Laravel
17 117 (23.64%) Social Skills
18 113 (22.83%) jQuery
19 104 (21.01%) Node.js
20 102 (20.61%) SQL Server
20 102 (20.61%) MVC
21 101 (20.40%) Azure
22 100 (20.20%) DevOps
23 99 (20.00%) Degree
24 98 (19.80%) SQL
25 97 (19.60%) Microservices
26 94 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
27 93 (18.79%) AngularJS

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 16 (3.23%) Apache
1 16 (3.23%) CMS
2 9 (1.82%) Confluence
3 7 (1.41%) nginx
3 7 (1.41%) WordPress
4 6 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.61%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.40%) EngageOne
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Magento
2 6 (1.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 101 (20.40%) Azure
2 50 (10.10%) SaaS
3 43 (8.69%) AWS
4 23 (4.65%) GitHub
5 17 (3.43%) npm
6 5 (1.01%) GCP
6 5 (1.01%) Serverless
7 4 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.81%) PaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Yarn
8 3 (0.61%) Azure Event Grid
8 3 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.40%) Azure App Service
9 2 (0.40%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.22%) Internet
2 10 (2.02%) Network Security
3 7 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.01%) Firewall
5 3 (0.61%) H.323
5 3 (0.61%) Intranet
6 2 (0.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) 5G
7 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.20%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.20%) PBX
7 1 (0.20%) RANAP
7 1 (0.20%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (35.96%) MySQL
2 102 (20.61%) SQL Server
3 48 (9.70%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.48%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.26%) MariaDB
6 16 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.82%) Big Data
7 9 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.81%) Redis
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.61%) Redshift Spectrum
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.40%) Adabas
13 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 196 (39.60%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.32%) JIRA
3 30 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 27 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 24 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (4.04%) Bitbucket
6 20 (4.04%) Selenium
7 15 (3.03%) Subversion
8 13 (2.63%) PHPUnit
8 13 (2.63%) webpack
9 11 (2.22%) Maven
10 9 (1.82%) NUnit
10 9 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.41%) GitLab
12 7 (1.41%) JUnit
12 7 (1.41%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.21%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 117 (23.64%) Social Skills
2 25 (5.05%) Finance
3 18 (3.64%) Marketing
4 17 (3.43%) Retail
5 16 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.03%) Law
7 13 (2.63%) Games
8 11 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.21%) Banking
10 6 (1.21%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.21%) Wearables
11 4 (0.81%) Automotive
12 3 (0.61%) Social Housing
12 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.40%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 362 (73.13%) Developer
2 134 (27.07%) PHP Developer
3 73 (14.75%) Software Engineer
4 49 (9.90%) C# Developer
4 49 (9.90%) Software Developer
5 48 (9.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 30 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 27 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 26 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (5.05%) Graduate
9 25 (5.05%) Junior
10 19 (3.84%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (3.43%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 17 (3.43%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 15 (3.03%) Junior Developer
13 15 (3.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (44.24%) HTML
2 206 (41.62%) CSS
3 142 (28.69%) .NET
3 142 (28.69%) React
4 122 (24.65%) Web Services
5 119 (24.04%) Laravel
6 113 (22.83%) jQuery
7 104 (21.01%) Node.js
8 93 (18.79%) AngularJS
9 82 (16.57%) REST
10 78 (15.76%) Symfony
11 69 (13.94%) RESTful
12 54 (10.91%) HTML5
13 50 (10.10%) Ajax
13 50 (10.10%) Vue.js
14 47 (9.49%) SOAP
15 46 (9.29%) .NET Framework
15 46 (9.29%) LAMP
16 33 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (6.26%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.58%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 33 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (5.86%) Data Structures
5 18 (3.64%) User Experience
6 14 (2.83%) Legacy Code
6 14 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.21%) Smart Energy
7 6 (1.21%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (0.81%) Cybercrime
9 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.81%) NHS
10 3 (0.61%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.61%) Legacy Applications
10 3 (0.61%) Verilog
10 3 (0.61%) VHDL
10 3 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.40%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 119 (24.04%) Linux
2 63 (12.73%) Android
3 56 (11.31%) Apple iOS
4 46 (9.29%) Windows
5 13 (2.63%) Alpine Linux
6 7 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (59.80%) OO
2 240 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (31.72%) Full Stack Development
4 151 (30.51%) Web Development
5 139 (28.08%) Unit Testing
6 126 (25.45%) Software Engineering
7 102 (20.61%) MVC
8 100 (20.20%) DevOps
9 97 (19.60%) Microservices
10 94 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
11 87 (17.58%) Computer Science
12 82 (16.57%) TDD
13 77 (15.56%) Mobile Development
14 61 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (11.72%) Android Development
16 57 (11.52%) SOLID
17 56 (11.31%) Front End Development
18 53 (10.71%) Scrum
19 51 (10.30%) iOS Development
20 46 (9.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 307 (62.02%) JavaScript
2 212 (42.83%) PHP
3 182 (36.77%) C#
4 98 (19.80%) SQL
5 93 (18.79%) Java
6 68 (13.74%) Python
7 56 (11.31%) C++
8 55 (11.11%) PHP 7
9 50 (10.10%) C
10 22 (4.44%) Go
11 17 (3.43%) PHP 5
12 15 (3.03%) ES6
13 12 (2.42%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.22%) Java 8
15 9 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.62%) Kotlin
17 7 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (20.00%) Degree
2 48 (9.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.24%) Master's Degree
3 21 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.64%) HND
5 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.45%) QA
2 18 (3.64%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.21%) PMO
4 3 (0.61%) Accessibility
System Software
1 52 (10.51%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.40%) KVM
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.22%) Terraform
2 10 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.41%) Ansible
4 6 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.43%) Zend
3 14 (2.83%) Oracle
4 13 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.21%) ANSYS
6 6 (1.21%) Bloomberg
6 6 (1.21%) Solace
7 4 (0.81%) Apple
7 4 (0.81%) SAP
8 3 (0.61%) Google
8 3 (0.61%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.61%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.61%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.40%) ABBYY
9 2 (0.40%) Databricks
9 2 (0.40%) Kofax
9 2 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.20%) OpenText
10 1 (0.20%) Sybase