Period
to 19 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 42 45
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 4,662 5,754 5,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.04% 5.96% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.55% 6.57% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,932 5,024 5,233
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 83,946 87,537 99,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 90.72% 90.68% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 66,707 71,002 81,159
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,500 £65,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +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 October 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 October 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 +1 1,423 £47,500 +5.56% 218
North of England -10 996 £45,000 - 230
North West +1 620 £45,000 +5.88% 129
South West -3 564 £42,500 +6.25% 115
East of England -17 559 £50,000 +5.26% 134
Midlands -24 515 £42,500 +6.25% 129
Scotland +13 483 £47,500 +11.76% 73
Yorkshire -41 304 £42,500 -10.53% 72
West Midlands -25 273 £41,500 +3.75% 73
East Midlands -12 242 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Wales -20 84 £40,210 +0.52% 24
North East +19 73 £46,250 +17.83% 29
Northern Ireland +33 51 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,571 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2,142 (45.95%) C#
3 1,942 (41.66%) JavaScript
4 1,870 (40.11%) Java
5 1,801 (38.63%) .NET
6 1,524 (32.69%) SQL
7 1,499 (32.15%) HTML
8 1,456 (31.23%) Software Engineering
9 1,292 (27.71%) CSS
10 1,233 (26.45%) TDD
11 1,227 (26.32%) OOP
12 1,204 (25.83%) MVC
13 1,133 (24.30%) SQL Server
14 1,022 (21.92%) Git (software)
15 941 (20.18%) ASP.NET
16 938 (20.12%) AngularJS
17 911 (19.54%) Degree
18 894 (19.18%) C++
19 886 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
20 860 (18.45%) Scrum
21 843 (18.08%) OOD
22 807 (17.31%) Computer Science
23 802 (17.20%) Microsoft
24 783 (16.80%) PHP
25 757 (16.24%) Web Services
26 750 (16.09%) Finance
27 747 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
28 727 (15.59%) Test Automation
29 666 (14.29%) MySQL
30 664 (14.24%) Python

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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
1 166 (3.56%) Apache
2 144 (3.09%) Confluence
3 137 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 115 (2.47%) CMS
5 98 (2.10%) IIS
6 74 (1.59%) WordPress
7 62 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 54 (1.16%) JBoss
8 54 (1.16%) MQSeries
9 50 (1.07%) nginx
10 45 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 42 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 38 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 34 (0.73%) Drupal
14 33 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 30 (0.64%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.60%) SharePoint
16 28 (0.60%) WebLogic
17 22 (0.47%) Umbraco
18 18 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 25 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.13%) GIMP
7 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.11%) Simulink
8 4 (0.086%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.043%) InDesign
9 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.043%) Weka
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) Maya
10 1 (0.021%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 36 (0.77%) Magento
2 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.11%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.11%) SAP PP
6 5 (0.11%) SAP QM
6 5 (0.11%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.043%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.043%) Endur
8 2 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.043%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.021%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.021%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 451 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 435 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (4.40%) SaaS
4 115 (2.47%) GitHub
5 62 (1.33%) Serverless
6 54 (1.16%) PaaS
7 50 (1.07%) npm
8 40 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 34 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (0.64%) IaaS
11 28 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.36%) Azure Functions
13 16 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (0.30%) Google Play
14 14 (0.30%) iTunes
15 13 (0.28%) Sage Pay
16 12 (0.26%) TestFlight
17 10 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.30%) Internet
2 133 (2.85%) HTTP
3 75 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.47%) SSL
5 17 (0.36%) AMQP
6 16 (0.34%) Network Security
7 14 (0.30%) SMS
7 14 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (0.28%) DNS
9 12 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.24%) SNMP
10 11 (0.24%) Wireless
11 10 (0.21%) RS-232
12 9 (0.19%) LTE
12 9 (0.19%) SSH
13 8 (0.17%) Bluetooth
14 7 (0.15%) Broadband
14 7 (0.15%) Intranet
15 6 (0.13%) Skype
15 6 (0.13%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,133 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 666 (14.29%) MySQL
3 532 (11.41%) NoSQL
4 486 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 258 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
6 193 (4.14%) MongoDB
7 147 (3.15%) RDBMS
8 141 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 107 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 105 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 92 (1.97%) Big Data
12 81 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 79 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 75 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 61 (1.31%) Redis
16 58 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 55 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (1.12%) Bigtable
19 48 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 42 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1,022 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 487 (10.45%) Visual Studio
3 377 (8.09%) Jenkins
4 322 (6.91%) JIRA
5 299 (6.41%) Subversion
6 269 (5.77%) Maven
7 263 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 182 (3.90%) NUnit
9 179 (3.84%) JUnit
10 146 (3.13%) Selenium
11 126 (2.70%) TeamCity
12 108 (2.32%) Cucumber
13 107 (2.30%) Bitbucket
13 107 (2.30%) Eclipse
14 97 (2.08%) MSTest
15 94 (2.02%) Mercurial
16 86 (1.84%) Gradle
17 84 (1.80%) PHPUnit
18 78 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 73 (1.57%) webpack
General
1 750 (16.09%) Finance
2 227 (4.87%) Retail
3 159 (3.41%) Marketing
4 155 (3.32%) Games
5 121 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 103 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 88 (1.89%) Electronics
8 85 (1.82%) Advertising
9 77 (1.65%) Automotive
10 74 (1.59%) Banking
11 56 (1.20%) Law
12 52 (1.12%) Aerospace
13 36 (0.77%) Back Office
14 33 (0.71%) Military
15 18 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 17 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 17 (0.36%) Legal
17 13 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.21%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,060 (65.64%) Developer
2 891 (19.11%) Software Engineer
3 782 (16.77%) .NET Developer
4 780 (16.73%) Software Developer
5 645 (13.84%) Senior Developer
6 623 (13.36%) Java Developer
7 573 (12.29%) C# Developer
8 425 (9.12%) PHP Developer
9 371 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 236 (5.06%) Graduate
11 227 (4.87%) C# Software Developer
12 219 (4.70%) Java Engineer
13 218 (4.68%) Junior
14 209 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
15 208 (4.46%) C# Software Engineer
16 183 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
17 181 (3.88%) Web Developer
18 178 (3.82%) Junior Developer
18 178 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
19 167 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,801 (38.63%) .NET
2 1,499 (32.15%) HTML
3 1,292 (27.71%) CSS
4 941 (20.18%) ASP.NET
5 938 (20.12%) AngularJS
6 757 (16.24%) Web Services
7 619 (13.28%) jQuery
8 586 (12.57%) RESTful
9 584 (12.53%) XML
10 541 (11.60%) HTML5
11 536 (11.50%) Spring
12 504 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 485 (10.40%) WCF
14 463 (9.93%) .NET Framework
15 452 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 409 (8.77%) React
17 405 (8.69%) REST
18 319 (6.84%) Node.js
19 306 (6.56%) WPF
20 302 (6.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 807 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 342 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 263 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 249 (5.34%) User Experience
5 223 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 211 (4.53%) Mobile App
7 199 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
8 173 (3.71%) Algorithms
9 117 (2.51%) Data Structures
10 115 (2.47%) Social Media
11 96 (2.06%) Fintech
12 64 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 59 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
14 58 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
14 58 (1.24%) N-Tier
15 50 (1.07%) Management Information System
15 50 (1.07%) Wiki
16 36 (0.77%) BBC
17 29 (0.62%) Driving Licence
18 28 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 648 (13.90%) Linux
2 384 (8.24%) Windows
3 244 (5.23%) Android
4 210 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 191 (4.10%) Unix
6 59 (1.27%) CentOS
7 54 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.064%) Debian
12 3 (0.064%) Solaris
13 1 (0.021%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.021%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.021%) VMS
13 1 (0.021%) watchOS
13 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.021%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,571 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,456 (31.23%) Software Engineering
3 1,233 (26.45%) TDD
4 1,227 (26.32%) OOP
5 1,204 (25.83%) MVC
6 886 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
7 860 (18.45%) Scrum
8 843 (18.08%) OOD
9 747 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
10 727 (15.59%) Test Automation
11 576 (12.36%) SDLC
12 543 (11.65%) Web Development
13 498 (10.68%) BDD
14 492 (10.55%) Unit Testing
15 416 (8.92%) Mentoring
16 405 (8.69%) DevOps
17 404 (8.67%) SOLID
18 351 (7.53%) SOA
19 346 (7.42%) Open Source
20 335 (7.19%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,142 (45.95%) C#
2 1,942 (41.66%) JavaScript
3 1,870 (40.11%) Java
4 1,524 (32.69%) SQL
5 894 (19.18%) C++
6 783 (16.80%) PHP
7 664 (14.24%) Python
8 301 (6.46%) T-SQL
9 291 (6.24%) C
10 227 (4.87%) Ruby
11 158 (3.39%) TypeScript
12 135 (2.90%) Java 8
13 101 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 99 (2.12%) Scala
15 90 (1.93%) PL/SQL
16 88 (1.89%) VB
17 63 (1.35%) Perl
18 59 (1.27%) Apple Swift
19 58 (1.24%) XPath
20 56 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 911 (19.54%) Degree
2 371 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 127 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.84%) PhD
6 28 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 27 (0.58%) Master's Degree
8 20 (0.43%) HND
9 19 (0.41%) ISEB
10 18 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.28%) OCPJP
13 12 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
15 8 (0.17%) Sun Certification
16 6 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
16 6 (0.13%) CITP
17 4 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (4.98%) QA
2 25 (0.54%) GDPR
3 24 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.39%) SLA
5 14 (0.30%) DICOM
6 9 (0.19%) IEC 61131
7 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.086%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.064%) WCAG
10 2 (0.043%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.021%) JTAG
11 1 (0.021%) PMO
System Software
1 266 (5.71%) Docker
2 45 (0.97%) Firmware
3 33 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.24%) HDFS
9 9 (0.19%) Varnish
10 4 (0.086%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.043%) KVM
11 2 (0.043%) NFS
11 2 (0.043%) Postfix
11 2 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.043%) Xen
12 1 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.021%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 156 (3.35%) Ansible
2 110 (2.36%) Puppet
3 83 (1.78%) Kubernetes
4 59 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (0.73%) Terraform
6 21 (0.45%) Kibana
7 12 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 12 (0.26%) WSUS
8 8 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.15%) Packer
10 6 (0.13%) Oozie
11 5 (0.11%) logstash
12 4 (0.086%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.086%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.086%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.064%) Grafana
13 3 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.043%) cPanel
14 2 (0.043%) Rancher
14 2 (0.043%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 802 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 360 (7.72%) Oracle
3 156 (3.35%) Google
4 97 (2.08%) SAP
5 96 (2.06%) Zend
6 64 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 63 (1.35%) Xamarin
8 59 (1.27%) Apple
9 50 (1.07%) Facebook
10 44 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (0.82%) Atlassian
11 38 (0.82%) Yahoo!
12 36 (0.77%) Sony
13 35 (0.75%) New Relic
14 28 (0.60%) Sybase
15 26 (0.56%) Adobe
16 24 (0.51%) Sitecore
16 24 (0.51%) Twitter
17 23 (0.49%) IBM
17 23 (0.49%) VMware