Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 51 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 500 604 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.99% 5.89% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 6.46% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 450 537 619
South West median annual salary £41,279 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.87% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,875 £60,000 £61,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,294 9,357 9,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.66% 91.25% 91.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,378 7,704 8,132
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO in the South West.

Salary trend for OO in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the South West over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OO in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the South West region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Bristol -6 216 £45,000 -5.26% 44
Wiltshire +32 73 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Gloucestershire +24 68 £47,750 +12.35% 20
Dorset -19 68 £30,000 -22.08% 7
Somerset -11 46 £37,500 -16.67% 13
Devon +16 14 £30,000 -25.00% 12
Cornwall -4 14 £35,000 -12.50% 5
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England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for OO.

1 242 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (42.20%) Software Engineering
3 210 (42.00%) Java
4 191 (38.20%) C++
5 188 (37.60%) C#
6 184 (36.80%) JavaScript
7 143 (28.60%) Degree
8 140 (28.00%) HTML
9 130 (26.00%) .NET
10 128 (25.60%) Scrum
11 125 (25.00%) Linux
12 124 (24.80%) Python
12 124 (24.80%) PHP
13 122 (24.40%) SQL
14 121 (24.20%) CSS
14 121 (24.20%) OOD
15 114 (22.80%) Computer Science
16 99 (19.80%) OOP
17 98 (19.60%) SQL Server
18 86 (17.20%) MVC
19 80 (16.00%) MySQL
19 80 (16.00%) TDD
20 78 (15.60%) C
21 77 (15.40%) Finance
22 76 (15.20%) Windows
23 74 (14.80%) jQuery
24 73 (14.60%) Git (software)
24 73 (14.60%) XML
25 69 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
26 68 (13.60%) Web Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 54 (10.80%) Apache
2 28 (5.60%) Confluence
2 28 (5.60%) WordPress
3 9 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.60%) CMS
4 8 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.80%) nginx
7 3 (0.60%) Drupal
7 3 (0.60%) IIS
7 3 (0.60%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Simulink
2 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Endur
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.00%) SaaS
4 9 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.60%) IaaS
5 8 (1.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.60%) NuGet
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) npm
8 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.20%) Internet
2 12 (2.40%) HTTP
3 10 (2.00%) SSL
4 8 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.00%) RS-232
6 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 4 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.80%) Modbus
6 4 (0.80%) Network Security
6 4 (0.80%) PPP
6 4 (0.80%) Profibus
6 4 (0.80%) RS-422
6 4 (0.80%) RS-485
7 3 (0.60%) SMS
8 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 80 (16.00%) MySQL
3 55 (11.00%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 32 (6.40%) RDBMS
6 19 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.60%) Big Data
9 13 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.80%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.60%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (0.60%) GIS
13 3 (0.60%) Power BI
13 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 73 (14.60%) Git (software)
2 48 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 47 (9.40%) Visual Studio
4 42 (8.40%) Subversion
5 39 (7.80%) JIRA
6 38 (7.60%) JUnit
7 36 (7.20%) Bitbucket
8 34 (6.80%) Maven
9 32 (6.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (5.60%) Eclipse
10 28 (5.60%) PHPUnit
11 26 (5.20%) Ant
12 25 (5.00%) EasyMock
13 24 (4.80%) Apache Ivy
14 22 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (3.60%) Selenium
16 14 (2.80%) Cucumber
16 14 (2.80%) TeamCity
17 10 (2.00%) Mercurial
18 9 (1.80%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 77 (15.40%) Finance
2 37 (7.40%) Manufacturing
3 31 (6.20%) Marketing
4 27 (5.40%) Games
5 25 (5.00%) Electronics
6 19 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.40%) Retail
8 8 (1.60%) Back Office
9 5 (1.00%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.80%) Law
10 4 (0.80%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 295 (59.00%) Developer
2 171 (34.20%) Software Engineer
3 125 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 90 (18.00%) PHP Developer
5 85 (17.00%) Junior
6 78 (15.60%) Junior Developer
7 53 (10.60%) C++ Software Engineer
8 50 (10.00%) Graduate
9 47 (9.40%) Junior Software Developer
9 47 (9.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 45 (9.00%) Java Engineer
11 43 (8.60%) Java Software Engineer
12 39 (7.80%) Graduate Developer
12 39 (7.80%) Java Developer
13 37 (7.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 37 (7.40%) Graduate Software Developer
13 37 (7.40%) Web Developer
14 33 (6.60%) PHP Web Developer
14 33 (6.60%) Senior Developer
15 29 (5.80%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (28.00%) HTML
2 130 (26.00%) .NET
3 121 (24.20%) CSS
4 74 (14.80%) jQuery
5 73 (14.60%) XML
6 58 (11.60%) ASP.NET
7 55 (11.00%) AngularJS
8 52 (10.40%) RESTful
9 46 (9.20%) Web Services
10 45 (9.00%) Laravel
10 45 (9.00%) Spring
11 43 (8.60%) Ajax
12 41 (8.20%) J2EE
12 41 (8.20%) Sass
13 36 (7.20%) HTML5
14 35 (7.00%) REST
15 30 (6.00%) Qt
16 28 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (5.40%) Java EE
17 27 (5.40%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.80%) User Experience
2 38 (7.60%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (6.80%) Embedded Systems
4 28 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (5.20%) Wiki
6 14 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.20%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.20%) Fintech
11 4 (0.80%) CAN bus
12 3 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.40%) Life Science
13 2 (0.40%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.40%) PMI
13 2 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 125 (25.00%) Linux
2 76 (15.20%) Windows
3 52 (10.40%) Android
4 44 (8.80%) Apple iOS
5 29 (5.80%) Unix
6 25 (5.00%) CentOS
6 25 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (42.20%) Software Engineering
3 128 (25.60%) Scrum
4 121 (24.20%) OOD
5 114 (22.80%) Computer Science
6 99 (19.80%) OOP
7 86 (17.20%) MVC
8 80 (16.00%) TDD
9 69 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (13.60%) Web Development
11 64 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (12.80%) Open Source
12 55 (11.00%) Unit Testing
13 54 (10.80%) OO PHP
14 52 (10.40%) UML
15 51 (10.20%) Mentoring
16 50 (10.00%) SDLC
17 44 (8.80%) DevOps
18 43 (8.60%) Test Automation
19 40 (8.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 210 (42.00%) Java
2 191 (38.20%) C++
3 188 (37.60%) C#
4 184 (36.80%) JavaScript
5 124 (24.80%) PHP
5 124 (24.80%) Python
6 122 (24.40%) SQL
7 78 (15.60%) C
8 25 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 21 (4.20%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.60%) Embedded C
10 18 (3.60%) Perl
11 17 (3.40%) Scala
12 14 (2.80%) VB
13 12 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.20%) VB6
15 10 (2.00%) Ruby
16 6 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 143 (28.60%) Degree
2 48 (9.60%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.00%) PhD
6 5 (1.00%) ISEB
6 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.80%) HND
8 3 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (3.00%) Docker
2 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (3.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.20%) linkerd
3 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.00%) Oracle
3 25 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 21 (4.20%) Google
5 18 (3.60%) SAP
6 10 (2.00%) Zend
7 3 (0.60%) Adobe
7 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.60%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.40%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.40%) Freescale
8 2 (0.40%) RedGate
8 2 (0.40%) Twitter
9 1 (0.20%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.20%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore