Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 156 128
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 -3
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1,114 1,869 2,602
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.28% 2.28% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.49% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 1,700 2,464
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 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 44,499 75,081 91,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.18% 91.77% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35,037 57,911 73,482
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the UK excluding London

OOP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OOP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for OOP in the UK excluding London

OOP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for OOP in the UK excluding London

OOP
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 OOP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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 +28 435 £44,000 +3.53% 32
North of England +41 281 £48,500 +7.78% 53
North West +26 197 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Midlands +12 146 £42,000 +5.00% 17
South West +24 123 £45,000 +20.00% 32
West Midlands -6 76 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Yorkshire +48 70 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands +31 70 £42,500 - 7
Scotland +34 68 £46,250 +0.54% 2
East of England -42 41 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wales -28 18 £32,500 -18.75% 5
North East +18 14 £43,750 +2.94% 10
Northern Ireland +13 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Channel Islands - 3 £67,500 -
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for OOP.

1 629 (56.46%) JavaScript
2 564 (50.63%) OO
3 454 (40.75%) C#
4 453 (40.66%) HTML
5 446 (40.04%) CSS
6 434 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
7 416 (37.34%) MVC
7 416 (37.34%) PHP
8 347 (31.15%) .NET
9 344 (30.88%) MySQL
10 320 (28.73%) SQL
11 308 (27.65%) Git (software)
12 291 (26.12%) SQL Server
13 258 (23.16%) Linux
14 256 (22.98%) Web Development
15 242 (21.72%) Java
16 232 (20.83%) jQuery
17 228 (20.47%) Software Engineering
18 212 (19.03%) AngularJS
19 210 (18.85%) Web Services
20 209 (18.76%) Laravel
21 187 (16.79%) Degree
22 160 (14.36%) ASP.NET
23 153 (13.73%) REST
24 152 (13.64%) TDD
25 148 (13.29%) LAMP
26 142 (12.75%) Azure
27 141 (12.66%) Microsoft
28 140 (12.57%) Computer Science
29 126 (11.31%) React

OOP
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 56 (5.03%) Apache
2 21 (1.89%) CMS
3 19 (1.71%) IIS
4 18 (1.62%) Confluence
5 17 (1.53%) Drupal
5 17 (1.53%) WordPress
6 7 (0.63%) nginx
6 7 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.36%) SugarCRM
8 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.18%) Liferay
10 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.090%) PrestaShop
11 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.99%) Simulink
4 6 (0.54%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.36%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.090%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.090%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 38 (3.41%) Magento
2 7 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.54%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.090%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 142 (12.75%) Azure
2 121 (10.86%) AWS
3 110 (9.87%) SaaS
4 31 (2.78%) GCP
5 19 (1.71%) GitHub
6 14 (1.26%) Serverless
7 13 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.63%) BrowserStack
9 7 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.54%) npm
11 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.36%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.36%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.27%) BlazeMeter
13 3 (0.27%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.27%) Yarn
14 2 (0.18%) Logic Apps
14 2 (0.18%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.24%) Network Security
2 15 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.26%) Skype
4 12 (1.08%) Internet
5 11 (0.99%) DNS
5 11 (0.99%) VoIP
6 10 (0.90%) HTTP
6 10 (0.90%) SMS
7 9 (0.81%) RTP
8 8 (0.72%) H.323
9 4 (0.36%) Intranet
9 4 (0.36%) SSH
10 3 (0.27%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.090%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.090%) GPON
12 1 (0.090%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (30.88%) MySQL
2 291 (26.12%) SQL Server
3 91 (8.17%) Relational Database
4 44 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 24 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.53%) Data Mining
8 16 (1.44%) Redis
8 16 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2017
14 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.72%) GIS
16 7 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
17 6 (0.54%) MariaDB
17 6 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 308 (27.65%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.10%) JIRA
3 45 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (3.86%) Selenium
5 42 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 39 (3.50%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.51%) Cucumber
8 26 (2.33%) Subversion
9 25 (2.24%) PHPUnit
10 19 (1.71%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.53%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.53%) Postman
12 15 (1.35%) JMeter
12 15 (1.35%) webpack
13 12 (1.08%) Maven
14 11 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
14 11 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
15 10 (0.90%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 86 (7.72%) Retail
2 83 (7.45%) Finance
3 29 (2.60%) Marketing
4 24 (2.15%) Law
5 21 (1.89%) Banking
5 21 (1.89%) Games
6 20 (1.80%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.08%) Back Office
8 11 (0.99%) Advertising
8 11 (0.99%) Electronics
9 10 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.45%) Automotive
12 5 (0.45%) Norwegian Language
13 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.27%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Legal
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 816 (73.25%) Developer
2 281 (25.22%) PHP Developer
3 190 (17.06%) Senior Developer
4 157 (14.09%) Software Developer
5 152 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 152 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 123 (11.04%) C# Developer
7 87 (7.81%) Senior PHP Developer
8 80 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 74 (6.64%) Graduate
10 67 (6.01%) Junior
11 59 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 59 (5.30%) Senior Software Developer
12 58 (5.21%) Analyst
13 49 (4.40%) LAMP Developer
14 46 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
14 46 (4.13%) Web Developer
15 45 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
15 45 (4.04%) Java Developer
16 43 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (40.66%) HTML
2 446 (40.04%) CSS
3 347 (31.15%) .NET
4 232 (20.83%) jQuery
5 212 (19.03%) AngularJS
6 210 (18.85%) Web Services
7 209 (18.76%) Laravel
8 160 (14.36%) ASP.NET
9 153 (13.73%) REST
10 148 (13.29%) LAMP
11 126 (11.31%) React
12 119 (10.68%) .NET Framework
13 113 (10.14%) HTML5
14 98 (8.80%) SOAP
15 96 (8.62%) CodeIgniter
16 93 (8.35%) .NET Core
17 92 (8.26%) Ajax
17 92 (8.26%) Node.js
18 88 (7.90%) Vue.js
19 80 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.16%) Mobile App
2 50 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (4.04%) User Experience
4 31 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 19 (1.71%) Robotics
7 16 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.26%) Cloud Native
9 14 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.08%) Device Driver
11 11 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.90%) IVR
13 9 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.72%) NHS
15 6 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (0.54%) Social Media
15 6 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 258 (23.16%) Linux
2 79 (7.09%) Windows
3 73 (6.55%) Android
4 67 (6.01%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.99%) VxWorks
6 10 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.72%) HPUX
7 8 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (0.54%) Debian
8 6 (0.54%) Unix
9 5 (0.45%) CentOS
9 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (50.63%) OO
2 434 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 416 (37.34%) MVC
4 256 (22.98%) Web Development
5 228 (20.47%) Software Engineering
6 152 (13.64%) TDD
7 140 (12.57%) Computer Science
8 122 (10.95%) DevOps
9 121 (10.86%) Test Automation
10 102 (9.16%) Unit Testing
11 88 (7.90%) E-Commerce
11 88 (7.90%) Microservices
12 87 (7.81%) Scrum
13 86 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (7.09%) SDLC
15 78 (7.00%) SOLID
16 73 (6.55%) Mathematics
17 70 (6.28%) OO PHP
18 66 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
19 63 (5.66%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 629 (56.46%) JavaScript
2 454 (40.75%) C#
3 416 (37.34%) PHP
4 320 (28.73%) SQL
5 242 (21.72%) Java
6 112 (10.05%) Python
7 101 (9.07%) C++
8 84 (7.54%) TypeScript
9 56 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 48 (4.31%) PHP 7
11 39 (3.50%) Objective-C
12 38 (3.41%) Apple Swift
13 34 (3.05%) Ruby
14 27 (2.42%) C
15 26 (2.33%) VB.NET
16 23 (2.06%) Java 8
17 22 (1.97%) PHP 5
18 17 (1.53%) VB
19 15 (1.35%) MATLAB
19 15 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 187 (16.79%) Degree
2 70 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.53%) ISEB
4 17 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.27%) MCSD
9 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.18%) MCPD
10 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.45%) SLA
4 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.090%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (9.96%) Docker
2 8 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.72%) Firmware
2 8 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) IAG
4 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.090%) KVM
5 1 (0.090%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.08%) Terraform
3 11 (0.99%) Ansible
4 7 (0.63%) Puppet
5 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.18%) Kibana
6 2 (0.18%) Rancher
7 1 (0.090%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.090%) Grafana
7 1 (0.090%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.090%) MIIS
Vendors
1 141 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.34%) Zend
3 35 (3.14%) Oracle
4 24 (2.15%) Google
5 14 (1.26%) SAP
6 13 (1.17%) Telerik
7 10 (0.90%) Automation Anywhere
7 10 (0.90%) Avaya
7 10 (0.90%) Blue Prism
7 10 (0.90%) Genesys
7 10 (0.90%) New Relic
7 10 (0.90%) UiPath
7 10 (0.90%) VMware
7 10 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.72%) InterSystems
9 7 (0.63%) HubSpot
9 7 (0.63%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.63%) Pardot
10 6 (0.54%) Marketo
11 5 (0.45%) Red Hat