Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 4,276 5,808 5,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.84% 5.76% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 6.33% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,532 5,019 5,258
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,950 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,742 91,693 97,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.43% 90.98% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63,182 74,352 79,421
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,959
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the UK excluding London

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Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for OO in the UK excluding London

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Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OO in the UK excluding London

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Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 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
South East -10 1,319 £46,000 +8.24% 204
North of England -7 944 £45,000 - 209
North West +1 619 £49,000 +15.29% 119
South West -8 487 £41,058 -3.39% 111
Scotland +23 462 £46,750 +10.00% 60
East of England -27 461 £50,000 +5.26% 112
Midlands -24 444 £42,500 +13.33% 137
Yorkshire -35 264 £43,000 -14.00% 71
East Midlands -2 252 £42,500 +13.33% 63
West Midlands -47 192 £45,000 +20.00% 74
Wales -1 112 £40,000 - 24
North East -10 62 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Northern Ireland +20 60 £41,500 +3.75% 8
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for OO.

1 2,415 (56.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1,920 (44.90%) C#
3 1,797 (42.03%) Java
4 1,777 (41.56%) JavaScript
5 1,564 (36.58%) .NET
6 1,401 (32.76%) SQL
7 1,400 (32.74%) HTML
8 1,295 (30.29%) Software Engineering
9 1,211 (28.32%) CSS
10 1,151 (26.92%) TDD
11 1,045 (24.44%) OOP
12 1,038 (24.28%) MVC
13 1,011 (23.64%) SQL Server
14 947 (22.15%) Git (software)
15 860 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
16 820 (19.18%) ASP.NET
17 818 (19.13%) C++
18 815 (19.06%) Degree
19 812 (18.99%) AngularJS
20 785 (18.36%) Scrum
21 749 (17.52%) OOD
22 729 (17.05%) Computer Science
23 712 (16.65%) Web Services
24 707 (16.53%) Microsoft
25 697 (16.30%) PHP
26 689 (16.11%) Test Automation
27 661 (15.46%) Python
28 652 (15.25%) Finance
29 648 (15.15%) Linux
30 645 (15.08%) Problem-Solving

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 182 (4.26%) Apache
2 122 (2.85%) Confluence
3 119 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 102 (2.39%) IIS
5 97 (2.27%) CMS
6 68 (1.59%) WordPress
7 55 (1.29%) MQSeries
8 53 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
9 51 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 45 (1.05%) JBoss
11 44 (1.03%) nginx
12 41 (0.96%) Apache Spark
12 41 (0.96%) Drupal
13 30 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 30 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 26 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 23 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.40%) Umbraco
18 16 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.094%) GIMP
6 3 (0.070%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.047%) Simulink
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.023%) Maya
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (0.82%) Magento
2 7 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.070%) iTrent
5 3 (0.070%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.047%) Endur
6 2 (0.047%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.023%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.023%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.023%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.023%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.023%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.023%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 500 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 430 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (4.30%) SaaS
4 127 (2.97%) GitHub
5 68 (1.59%) Serverless
6 54 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 54 (1.26%) PaaS
7 49 (1.15%) npm
8 44 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.72%) IaaS
12 26 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (0.58%) Azure Functions
14 21 (0.49%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.47%) Google Play
16 19 (0.44%) TestFlight
17 11 (0.26%) Trello
18 10 (0.23%) Yarn
19 9 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 183 (4.28%) Internet
2 127 (2.97%) HTTP
3 67 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.37%) DNS
5 15 (0.35%) SSL
6 14 (0.33%) AMQP
7 12 (0.28%) H.323
7 12 (0.28%) Network Security
7 12 (0.28%) SMS
8 11 (0.26%) VoIP
9 9 (0.21%) RS-232
9 9 (0.21%) SNMP
9 9 (0.21%) Wireless
9 9 (0.21%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.19%) DHCP
10 8 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.19%) Skype
10 8 (0.19%) SSH
11 6 (0.14%) IGMP
11 6 (0.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,011 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 582 (13.61%) MySQL
3 477 (11.16%) NoSQL
4 431 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 265 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
6 158 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 120 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 102 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 102 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 97 (2.27%) Big Data
10 92 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 62 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 57 (1.33%) Redis
15 51 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 50 (1.17%) Bigtable
17 45 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 42 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
19 40 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 947 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 455 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 360 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 279 (6.52%) JIRA
5 275 (6.43%) Maven
6 256 (5.99%) Subversion
7 253 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 165 (3.86%) NUnit
9 156 (3.65%) JUnit
10 143 (3.34%) Selenium
11 113 (2.64%) Cucumber
12 112 (2.62%) Eclipse
13 109 (2.55%) TeamCity
14 87 (2.03%) Gradle
15 86 (2.01%) MSTest
16 85 (1.99%) Bitbucket
17 79 (1.85%) Mercurial
18 73 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 73 (1.71%) PHPUnit
19 67 (1.57%) webpack
General
1 652 (15.25%) Finance
2 220 (5.14%) Retail
3 153 (3.58%) Marketing
4 124 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 121 (2.83%) Games
6 86 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 73 (1.71%) Electronics
8 70 (1.64%) Banking
9 55 (1.29%) Automotive
10 45 (1.05%) Advertising
11 35 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 34 (0.80%) Back Office
13 33 (0.77%) Law
14 17 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.30%) Publishing
16 12 (0.28%) Military
17 10 (0.23%) Legal
18 9 (0.21%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,744 (64.17%) Developer
2 825 (19.29%) Software Engineer
3 718 (16.79%) Software Developer
4 684 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 598 (13.99%) Senior Developer
6 553 (12.93%) Java Developer
7 521 (12.18%) C# Developer
8 383 (8.96%) PHP Developer
9 346 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 238 (5.57%) Junior
11 237 (5.54%) Java Engineer
12 199 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
13 193 (4.51%) Junior Developer
14 192 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
15 189 (4.42%) Graduate
16 186 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
17 185 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
18 171 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
19 159 (3.72%) Web Developer
20 154 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,564 (36.58%) .NET
2 1,400 (32.74%) HTML
3 1,211 (28.32%) CSS
4 820 (19.18%) ASP.NET
5 812 (18.99%) AngularJS
6 712 (16.65%) Web Services
7 593 (13.87%) jQuery
8 560 (13.10%) XML
9 536 (12.54%) RESTful
10 515 (12.04%) Spring
11 479 (11.20%) HTML5
12 415 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 402 (9.40%) WCF
14 378 (8.84%) React
15 376 (8.79%) .NET Framework
16 375 (8.77%) REST
17 365 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 295 (6.90%) JSON
18 295 (6.90%) Node.js
19 272 (6.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 278 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
2 265 (6.20%) User Experience
3 237 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
5 207 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
6 194 (4.54%) Mobile App
7 177 (4.14%) Algorithms
8 109 (2.55%) Fintech
9 105 (2.46%) Data Structures
10 102 (2.39%) Social Media
11 65 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 55 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
13 52 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
14 50 (1.17%) N-Tier
15 47 (1.10%) Wiki
16 46 (1.08%) Management Information System
17 41 (0.96%) Internet of Things
18 39 (0.91%) BBC
19 31 (0.72%) Cloud Native
20 25 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 648 (15.15%) Linux
2 376 (8.79%) Windows
3 268 (6.27%) Android
4 227 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 200 (4.68%) Unix
6 51 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (1.17%) CentOS
8 14 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.12%) pSOS
12 5 (0.12%) Solaris
13 3 (0.070%) VMS
13 3 (0.070%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.070%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.070%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.023%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,415 (56.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1,295 (30.29%) Software Engineering
3 1,151 (26.92%) TDD
4 1,045 (24.44%) OOP
5 1,038 (24.28%) MVC
6 860 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
7 785 (18.36%) Scrum
8 749 (17.52%) OOD
9 729 (17.05%) Computer Science
10 689 (16.11%) Test Automation
11 645 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
12 490 (11.46%) Web Development
13 488 (11.41%) Unit Testing
14 475 (11.11%) SDLC
15 434 (10.15%) BDD
16 402 (9.40%) DevOps
17 398 (9.31%) SOLID
18 378 (8.84%) Mentoring
19 374 (8.75%) Open Source
20 354 (8.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,920 (44.90%) C#
2 1,797 (42.03%) Java
3 1,777 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 1,401 (32.76%) SQL
5 818 (19.13%) C++
6 697 (16.30%) PHP
7 661 (15.46%) Python
8 287 (6.71%) T-SQL
9 283 (6.62%) C
10 214 (5.00%) Ruby
11 154 (3.60%) TypeScript
12 132 (3.09%) Java 8
13 88 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 81 (1.89%) Scala
15 77 (1.80%) VB
16 75 (1.75%) Objective-C
17 74 (1.73%) Apple Swift
18 67 (1.57%) ES6
19 66 (1.54%) VB.NET
20 60 (1.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 815 (19.06%) Degree
2 318 (7.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 110 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 34 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 29 (0.68%) ISEB
8 22 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.47%) PhD
10 15 (0.35%) HND
11 14 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.21%) OCPJP
15 8 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.12%) PMI Certification
17 4 (0.094%) DBS Check
18 3 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (5.99%) QA
2 19 (0.44%) GDPR
3 13 (0.30%) DICOM
3 13 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.16%) IEC 61131
4 7 (0.16%) SLA
5 4 (0.094%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.070%) WCAG
7 2 (0.047%) JTAG
7 2 (0.047%) PMO
7 2 (0.047%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 290 (6.78%) Docker
2 53 (1.24%) Firmware
3 31 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 25 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.49%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.21%) Varnish
9 6 (0.14%) KVM
10 4 (0.094%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.094%) HDFS
11 3 (0.070%) Postfix
11 3 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.070%) Xen
12 2 (0.047%) NFS
13 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 133 (3.11%) Ansible
2 122 (2.85%) Puppet
3 73 (1.71%) Kubernetes
4 61 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (1.29%) Terraform
6 15 (0.35%) Kibana
7 10 (0.23%) logstash
8 7 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.14%) Oozie
9 6 (0.14%) Packer
10 4 (0.094%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.070%) Grafana
12 2 (0.047%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.047%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.047%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.047%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.023%) Core Impact
13 1 (0.023%) cPanel
13 1 (0.023%) Nagios
13 1 (0.023%) Nessus
Vendors
1 707 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 300 (7.02%) Oracle
3 155 (3.62%) Google
4 68 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 67 (1.57%) SAP
5 67 (1.57%) Zend
6 62 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 56 (1.31%) Apple
8 46 (1.08%) Facebook
9 40 (0.94%) Adobe
10 39 (0.91%) Yahoo!
11 38 (0.89%) Sony
12 36 (0.84%) VMware
13 31 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (0.61%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.56%) New Relic
15 24 (0.56%) Sitecore
16 23 (0.54%) Twitter
17 18 (0.42%) IBM
18 16 (0.37%) Sybase