Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 139 125
Rank change year-on-year -36 -14 +12
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1,556 2,170 2,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.97% 2.35% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.57% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 1,909 2,336
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 72,093 84,368 87,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.49% 91.32% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 56,037 67,097 71,283
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +3 562 £42,500 -5.56% 96
North of England -60 362 £42,500 -5.56% 127
North West -7 268 £46,000 -1.08% 76
Midlands -10 207 £40,000 +4.58% 83
East of England +58 189 £50,000 +11.11% 47
South West -36 123 £40,000 +6.67% 51
West Midlands -9 113 £37,500 +7.14% 38
East Midlands -10 94 £42,500 +10.39% 45
Scotland -56 89 £42,500 -15.00% 52
Yorkshire -86 83 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Wales -18 25 £37,500 +10.51% 12
North East -10 11 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Northern Ireland -19 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 886 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 805 (51.74%) OO
3 701 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
4 688 (44.22%) CSS
5 684 (43.96%) HTML
6 608 (39.07%) C#
7 601 (38.62%) MVC
8 574 (36.89%) PHP
9 531 (34.13%) MySQL
10 502 (32.26%) .NET
11 394 (25.32%) SQL
12 386 (24.81%) Java
13 380 (24.42%) Software Engineering
14 372 (23.91%) Git (software)
15 370 (23.78%) SQL Server
16 358 (23.01%) Web Development
17 316 (20.31%) TDD
18 299 (19.22%) jQuery
19 297 (19.09%) Linux
20 271 (17.42%) AngularJS
21 256 (16.45%) Laravel
21 256 (16.45%) Degree
22 237 (15.23%) ASP.NET
23 230 (14.78%) Web Services
24 218 (14.01%) React
25 208 (13.37%) Azure
26 204 (13.11%) Unit Testing
27 203 (13.05%) HTML5
28 196 (12.60%) Scrum
29 192 (12.34%) AWS

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 66 (4.24%) WordPress
2 56 (3.60%) Apache
3 55 (3.53%) CMS
4 38 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (2.12%) Drupal
6 23 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (1.48%) Confluence
7 16 (1.03%) nginx
8 15 (0.96%) IIS
9 13 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.77%) JBoss
11 11 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.51%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.39%) CoreMedia CMS
14 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.19%) InDesign
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.064%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 46 (2.96%) Magento
2 6 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.13%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.13%) Shopify
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.064%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 208 (13.37%) Azure
2 192 (12.34%) AWS
3 102 (6.56%) SaaS
4 86 (5.53%) GitHub
5 64 (4.11%) GCP
6 22 (1.41%) Serverless
7 20 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.64%) NuGet
9 9 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.58%) PaaS
10 8 (0.51%) Asana
11 7 (0.45%) npm
12 6 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.32%) Fastly
13 5 (0.32%) Heroku
13 5 (0.32%) Office 365
13 5 (0.32%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.32%) Slack
13 5 (0.32%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.74%) Broadband
2 16 (1.03%) Skype
3 14 (0.90%) Internet
4 11 (0.71%) Intranet
4 11 (0.71%) Network Security
5 10 (0.64%) HTTP
6 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.26%) SSL
8 3 (0.19%) AMQP
8 3 (0.19%) Hyperconnected
9 2 (0.13%) 3G
9 2 (0.13%) 4G
9 2 (0.13%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.13%) NFC
9 2 (0.13%) RFID
9 2 (0.13%) Wireless
10 1 (0.064%) DHCP
10 1 (0.064%) DNS
10 1 (0.064%) Firewall
10 1 (0.064%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (34.13%) MySQL
2 370 (23.78%) SQL Server
3 175 (11.25%) Relational Database
4 99 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 78 (5.01%) MongoDB
6 68 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 29 (1.86%) Neo4j
9 23 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.16%) MariaDB
10 18 (1.16%) Redis
11 11 (0.71%) Big Data
12 10 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.39%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.39%) GIS
16 5 (0.32%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 372 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 93 (5.98%) JIRA
3 89 (5.72%) Subversion
4 78 (5.01%) Selenium
5 51 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 49 (3.15%) Visual Studio
7 48 (3.08%) webpack
8 47 (3.02%) GitLab
9 37 (2.38%) PHPUnit
10 34 (2.19%) Vagrant
11 33 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (1.74%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.67%) WebDriver
14 24 (1.54%) JUnit
15 23 (1.48%) TeamCity
16 19 (1.22%) SoapUI
17 18 (1.16%) Bitbucket
17 18 (1.16%) Grunt
17 18 (1.16%) gulp
17 18 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 141 (9.06%) Finance
2 114 (7.33%) Retail
3 61 (3.92%) Marketing
4 43 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 39 (2.51%) Games
5 39 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.54%) Banking
7 13 (0.84%) Electronics
8 9 (0.58%) Legal
9 8 (0.51%) Advertising
9 8 (0.51%) Publishing
10 7 (0.45%) Automotive
10 7 (0.45%) Public Sector
11 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.32%) Local Government
13 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.26%) Back Office
13 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,163 (74.74%) Developer
2 393 (25.26%) PHP Developer
3 222 (14.27%) Software Engineer
4 219 (14.07%) Software Developer
5 189 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 182 (11.70%) .NET Developer
7 167 (10.73%) C# Developer
8 98 (6.30%) Graduate
8 98 (6.30%) Java Developer
9 88 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 85 (5.46%) Web Developer
11 83 (5.33%) Junior
12 79 (5.08%) Senior PHP Developer
13 66 (4.24%) Senior Software Developer
14 62 (3.98%) .NET Software Developer
15 61 (3.92%) Junior Developer
16 58 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 57 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
18 55 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
19 54 (3.47%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (44.22%) CSS
2 684 (43.96%) HTML
3 502 (32.26%) .NET
4 299 (19.22%) jQuery
5 271 (17.42%) AngularJS
6 256 (16.45%) Laravel
7 237 (15.23%) ASP.NET
8 230 (14.78%) Web Services
9 218 (14.01%) React
10 203 (13.05%) HTML5
11 183 (11.76%) REST
12 176 (11.31%) LAMP
13 150 (9.64%) RESTful
14 143 (9.19%) .NET Framework
15 136 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 133 (8.55%) SOAP
17 132 (8.48%) Node.js
18 125 (8.03%) Ajax
19 119 (7.65%) Spring
20 105 (6.75%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 181 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 65 (4.18%) User Experience
3 61 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 49 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (2.51%) Algorithms
7 33 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (1.86%) Data Structures
9 26 (1.67%) Cloud Native
10 22 (1.41%) Robotics
11 18 (1.16%) NHS
12 15 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.96%) Social Media
13 14 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 10 (0.64%) FMCG
15 10 (0.64%) iSeries
16 9 (0.58%) AS400
16 9 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 297 (19.09%) Linux
2 121 (7.78%) Android
3 100 (6.43%) Apple iOS
4 96 (6.17%) Windows
5 26 (1.67%) Unix
6 21 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.71%) Debian
9 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.39%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.26%) AIX
11 4 (0.26%) HPUX
12 3 (0.19%) CentOS
12 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) MVS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (51.74%) OO
2 701 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
3 601 (38.62%) MVC
4 380 (24.42%) Software Engineering
5 358 (23.01%) Web Development
6 316 (20.31%) TDD
7 204 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 196 (12.60%) Scrum
9 192 (12.34%) Test Automation
10 184 (11.83%) Computer Science
11 178 (11.44%) DevOps
12 172 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
13 171 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
14 163 (10.48%) SOLID
15 136 (8.74%) E-Commerce
16 119 (7.65%) Microservices
17 115 (7.39%) SDLC
18 109 (7.01%) Mentoring
19 101 (6.49%) OO PHP
20 88 (5.66%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 886 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 608 (39.07%) C#
3 574 (36.89%) PHP
4 394 (25.32%) SQL
5 386 (24.81%) Java
6 161 (10.35%) Python
7 160 (10.28%) C++
8 75 (4.82%) TypeScript
9 72 (4.63%) PHP 7
10 64 (4.11%) Objective-C
11 56 (3.60%) Apple Swift
12 51 (3.28%) Ruby
12 51 (3.28%) T-SQL
13 49 (3.15%) PHP 5
14 45 (2.89%) ES6
15 42 (2.70%) C
16 39 (2.51%) VB.NET
17 29 (1.86%) Go
17 29 (1.86%) Java 8
18 18 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 256 (16.45%) Degree
2 80 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.90%) PhD
7 10 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.51%) HND
8 8 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.26%) ISEB
10 4 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.13%) MCSD
13 1 (0.064%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.04%) QA
2 5 (0.32%) GDPR
3 4 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) PMO
5 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 134 (8.61%) Docker
2 9 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.32%) Firmware
6 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.13%) IAG
8 1 (0.064%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.064%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.58%) Ansible
4 8 (0.51%) Terraform
5 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.26%) Puppet
6 3 (0.19%) Consul
6 3 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.13%) Rancher
7 2 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.064%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.064%) cPanel
8 1 (0.064%) Kibana
8 1 (0.064%) logstash
8 1 (0.064%) Nagios
Vendors
1 168 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 152 (9.77%) Zend
3 63 (4.05%) Google
4 58 (3.73%) Oracle
5 49 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (1.67%) Pega
6 26 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 23 (1.48%) IBM
8 21 (1.35%) Adobe
9 20 (1.29%) SAP
10 15 (0.96%) Twitter
11 9 (0.58%) VMware
12 8 (0.51%) Marketo
12 8 (0.51%) Pardot
13 6 (0.39%) CA
13 6 (0.39%) Elastic Path
13 6 (0.39%) hybris
14 4 (0.26%) Dell
14 4 (0.26%) EMC
14 4 (0.26%) HP