Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 5,026 6,194 6,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.22% 6.24% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 6.87% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,283 5,516 5,552
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 87,540 90,182 101,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.88% 90.79% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69,881 73,349 82,867
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,908 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
% change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%

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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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -2 1,522 £47,500 +11.76% 188
North of England -17 1,147 £45,000 +5.88% 237
North West -12 656 £45,000 +5.88% 145
East of England -15 624 £50,000 +11.11% 125
South West -12 594 £45,000 +12.50% 111
Midlands -33 536 £40,000 - 140
Scotland +11 482 £50,000 +11.11% 65
Yorkshire -23 401 £43,750 -2.78% 81
West Midlands -30 298 £40,000 - 69
East Midlands -18 238 £40,000 - 71
North East +23 93 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Wales -25 77 £40,000 - 17
Northern Ireland +23 50 £48,750 +21.88% 10
Isle of Man +2 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 2,723 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2,344 (46.64%) C#
3 2,117 (42.12%) JavaScript
4 1,991 (39.61%) Java
5 1,967 (39.14%) .NET
6 1,636 (32.55%) SQL
7 1,620 (32.23%) HTML
8 1,578 (31.40%) Software Engineering
9 1,425 (28.35%) MVC
10 1,374 (27.34%) CSS
11 1,324 (26.34%) OOP
12 1,302 (25.91%) TDD
13 1,242 (24.71%) SQL Server
14 1,073 (21.35%) ASP.NET
15 1,072 (21.33%) Git (software)
16 972 (19.34%) Degree
17 946 (18.82%) AngularJS
18 945 (18.80%) C++
19 885 (17.61%) Scrum
20 870 (17.31%) PHP
21 864 (17.19%) Microsoft
22 861 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
23 850 (16.91%) OOD
24 806 (16.04%) Finance
25 803 (15.98%) Test Automation
26 793 (15.78%) Web Services
27 775 (15.42%) Computer Science
28 742 (14.76%) MySQL
29 741 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
30 722 (14.37%) jQuery

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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
1 155 (3.08%) Apache
2 131 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
3 118 (2.35%) Confluence
4 110 (2.19%) CMS
5 107 (2.13%) IIS
6 81 (1.61%) JBoss
7 80 (1.59%) WordPress
8 77 (1.53%) MQSeries
9 62 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 52 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 49 (0.97%) SharePoint
12 48 (0.96%) nginx
13 43 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
14 37 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 35 (0.70%) Drupal
16 32 (0.64%) Apache Spark
17 25 (0.50%) Apache Solr
18 23 (0.46%) WebLogic
19 22 (0.44%) Umbraco
20 14 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 32 (0.64%) Photoshop
2 26 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.16%) GIMP
5 8 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.14%) Simulink
7 4 (0.080%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.060%) InDesign
8 3 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.040%) Weka
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.020%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.020%) Maya
10 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.020%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 57 (1.13%) Magento
2 15 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.099%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.099%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.099%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.099%) SAP PP
6 5 (0.099%) SAP QM
6 5 (0.099%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.080%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.060%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.060%) nopCommerce
8 3 (0.060%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.040%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.040%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 431 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 427 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (3.36%) SaaS
4 103 (2.05%) GitHub
5 49 (0.97%) npm
6 43 (0.86%) Serverless
7 38 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 34 (0.68%) PaaS
10 24 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 16 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.32%) IaaS
13 15 (0.30%) Twilio
14 14 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
14 14 (0.28%) Office 365
14 14 (0.28%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.26%) iTunes
16 11 (0.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 130 (2.59%) Internet
2 120 (2.39%) HTTP
3 66 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.62%) SMS
5 23 (0.46%) SSL
6 18 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (0.34%) Broadband
8 16 (0.32%) Ethernet
9 15 (0.30%) AMQP
9 15 (0.30%) DNS
10 12 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.24%) Network Security
11 11 (0.22%) Skype
12 9 (0.18%) SNMP
13 8 (0.16%) Intranet
13 8 (0.16%) LTE
13 8 (0.16%) RS-232
13 8 (0.16%) UMTS
14 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.12%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,242 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 742 (14.76%) MySQL
3 608 (12.10%) NoSQL
4 562 (11.18%) Relational Database
5 264 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
6 235 (4.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 226 (4.50%) MongoDB
8 135 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 117 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 109 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 101 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 98 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 90 (1.79%) Big Data
13 90 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 64 (1.27%) Redis
15 63 (1.25%) Bigtable
16 61 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 58 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
18 43 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
19 41 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,072 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 425 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 347 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 326 (6.49%) Subversion
5 281 (5.59%) JIRA
6 255 (5.07%) Maven
7 250 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 216 (4.30%) NUnit
9 166 (3.30%) Selenium
10 155 (3.08%) JUnit
11 128 (2.55%) TeamCity
12 127 (2.53%) Mercurial
13 119 (2.37%) MSTest
14 100 (1.99%) Bitbucket
15 90 (1.79%) Eclipse
16 81 (1.61%) Cucumber
17 71 (1.41%) Gradle
18 67 (1.33%) PHPUnit
19 65 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 61 (1.21%) Ant
General
1 806 (16.04%) Finance
2 233 (4.64%) Retail
3 173 (3.44%) Marketing
4 169 (3.36%) Games
5 141 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 137 (2.73%) Advertising
7 121 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 89 (1.77%) Electronics
9 81 (1.61%) Automotive
10 73 (1.45%) Banking
11 64 (1.27%) Law
12 48 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 43 (0.86%) Legal
14 33 (0.66%) Military
15 26 (0.52%) Multimedia
16 18 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.32%) Back Office
18 13 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3,432 (68.28%) Developer
2 927 (18.44%) .NET Developer
3 900 (17.91%) Software Engineer
4 866 (17.23%) Software Developer
5 695 (13.83%) Java Developer
6 666 (13.25%) Senior Developer
7 661 (13.15%) C# Developer
8 467 (9.29%) PHP Developer
9 450 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 269 (5.35%) C# Software Developer
11 254 (5.05%) Graduate
11 254 (5.05%) Junior
12 244 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 213 (4.24%) Junior Developer
14 207 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
15 201 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
16 198 (3.94%) Java Engineer
17 183 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
18 182 (3.62%) Graduate Developer
19 181 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,967 (39.14%) .NET
2 1,620 (32.23%) HTML
3 1,374 (27.34%) CSS
4 1,073 (21.35%) ASP.NET
5 946 (18.82%) AngularJS
6 793 (15.78%) Web Services
7 722 (14.37%) jQuery
8 708 (14.09%) RESTful
9 626 (12.46%) XML
10 614 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 592 (11.78%) HTML5
12 554 (11.02%) WCF
13 548 (10.90%) Spring
14 526 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 499 (9.93%) .NET Framework
16 434 (8.64%) REST
17 407 (8.10%) React
18 401 (7.98%) Node.js
19 395 (7.86%) WPF
20 351 (6.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 775 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 379 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
3 273 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 261 (5.19%) User Experience
5 238 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
6 226 (4.50%) Algorithms
7 211 (4.20%) Mobile App
8 202 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
9 158 (3.14%) Data Structures
10 87 (1.73%) Social Media
11 83 (1.65%) Fintech
12 77 (1.53%) Virtual Team
13 59 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
14 50 (0.99%) Management Information System
15 48 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
16 46 (0.92%) N-Tier
17 42 (0.84%) Social Network
18 40 (0.80%) Wiki
19 35 (0.70%) Robotics
20 29 (0.58%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 653 (12.99%) Linux
2 371 (7.38%) Windows
3 203 (4.04%) Android
4 191 (3.80%) Unix
5 179 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 46 (0.92%) CentOS
7 38 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 19 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 16 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (0.18%) Debian
12 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.16%) Solaris
14 6 (0.12%) HPUX
15 2 (0.040%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.040%) SUSE
15 2 (0.040%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.020%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.020%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,723 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,578 (31.40%) Software Engineering
3 1,425 (28.35%) MVC
4 1,324 (26.34%) OOP
5 1,302 (25.91%) TDD
6 885 (17.61%) Scrum
7 861 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
8 850 (16.91%) OOD
9 803 (15.98%) Test Automation
10 741 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
11 657 (13.07%) SDLC
12 578 (11.50%) Web Development
13 563 (11.20%) BDD
14 511 (10.17%) Unit Testing
15 422 (8.40%) Mentoring
16 385 (7.66%) DevOps
17 358 (7.12%) SOLID
18 337 (6.71%) Open Source
19 333 (6.63%) Web Application Development
20 331 (6.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,344 (46.64%) C#
2 2,117 (42.12%) JavaScript
3 1,991 (39.61%) Java
4 1,636 (32.55%) SQL
5 945 (18.80%) C++
6 870 (17.31%) PHP
7 712 (14.17%) Python
8 324 (6.45%) Ruby
9 318 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 253 (5.03%) C
11 144 (2.87%) TypeScript
12 128 (2.55%) PL/SQL
13 125 (2.49%) VB.NET
14 105 (2.09%) Scala
15 100 (1.99%) Java 8
16 93 (1.85%) Perl
17 82 (1.63%) VB
18 70 (1.39%) XPath
19 63 (1.25%) Apple Swift
20 60 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 972 (19.34%) Degree
2 404 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 41 (0.82%) PhD
6 26 (0.52%) HND
6 26 (0.52%) Master's Degree
7 24 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 19 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
11 12 (0.24%) OCPJP
12 10 (0.20%) ISEB
12 10 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.16%) Sun Certification
14 7 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.12%) CITP
15 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (4.08%) QA
2 33 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 28 (0.56%) SLA
4 24 (0.48%) GCP
5 22 (0.44%) GDPR
6 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.22%) DICOM
8 10 (0.20%) IEC 61131
9 6 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 5 (0.099%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.080%) PMO
12 3 (0.060%) WCAG
13 2 (0.040%) WAI
14 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.020%) EMIR
14 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.020%) JTAG
14 1 (0.020%) MiFID
14 1 (0.020%) MISRA
System Software
1 243 (4.83%) Docker
2 45 (0.90%) Firmware
3 28 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.34%) HDFS
5 10 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.16%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.099%) Varnish
7 5 (0.099%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.020%) vSphere
8 1 (0.020%) Xen
Systems Management
1 155 (3.08%) Ansible
2 143 (2.85%) Puppet
3 70 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.37%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.56%) Kibana
6 26 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 26 (0.52%) Terraform
7 25 (0.50%) WSUS
8 10 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.14%) Grafana
10 5 (0.099%) Nagios
10 5 (0.099%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.080%) cPanel
11 4 (0.080%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.060%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.060%) logstash
13 2 (0.040%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.040%) Oozie
13 2 (0.040%) Rancher
13 2 (0.040%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 864 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 417 (8.30%) Oracle
3 165 (3.28%) Google
4 116 (2.31%) SAP
5 108 (2.15%) Zend
6 67 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 67 (1.33%) Xamarin
7 61 (1.21%) Capita
8 51 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 45 (0.90%) Apple
10 44 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 42 (0.84%) Facebook
12 34 (0.68%) New Relic
13 32 (0.64%) Yahoo!
14 31 (0.62%) Twitter
15 29 (0.58%) Sony
16 28 (0.56%) IBM
16 28 (0.56%) Sybase
17 24 (0.48%) VMware
18 23 (0.46%) Adobe