Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 46 43
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing OO 6,890 9,923 10,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.36% 5.57% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 6.06% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,625 8,198 9,132
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,100 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,296 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.59% +4.22% -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144,874 163,724 169,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,516 130,082 140,302
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

OO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the UK

OO
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OO in the UK

OO
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OO in the UK

OO
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the UK over the 6 months to 16 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
England -21 6,171 £52,500 +5.00% 1,289
UK excluding London -9 4,283 £45,000 +1.59% 925
London -27 2,519 £65,000 +8.33% 474
South East -9 1,315 £47,500 +11.76% 215
North of England -8 947 £45,000 - 220
North West +1 618 £48,500 +14.12% 129
South West -10 492 £42,000 -1.18% 124
East of England -27 464 £50,000 +5.26% 114
Scotland +21 460 £47,250 +11.18% 63
Midlands -26 441 £42,500 +13.33% 142
Yorkshire -36 266 £42,500 -15.00% 70
East Midlands -2 250 £42,500 +13.33% 63
West Midlands -42 191 £45,000 +18.42% 79
Wales 0 116 £40,105 +0.26% 38
North East -5 64 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Northern Ireland +23 61 £41,500 +3.75% 8
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 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 with a requirement for OO.

1 3,802 (55.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3,053 (44.31%) C#
3 2,910 (42.24%) Java
4 2,900 (42.09%) JavaScript
5 2,458 (35.67%) .NET
6 2,310 (33.53%) SQL
7 2,282 (33.12%) HTML
8 1,927 (27.97%) CSS
9 1,903 (27.62%) Software Engineering
10 1,853 (26.89%) TDD
11 1,664 (24.15%) SQL Server
12 1,624 (23.57%) MVC
13 1,563 (22.69%) OOP
14 1,538 (22.32%) Finance
15 1,359 (19.72%) Git (software)
15 1,359 (19.72%) AngularJS
16 1,349 (19.58%) Degree
17 1,315 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
18 1,283 (18.62%) ASP.NET
19 1,155 (16.76%) Computer Science
20 1,144 (16.60%) Python
21 1,126 (16.34%) Web Services
22 1,119 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
23 1,108 (16.08%) Scrum
24 1,106 (16.05%) OOD
25 1,100 (15.97%) Test Automation
26 1,091 (15.83%) C++
27 995 (14.44%) Microsoft
28 975 (14.15%) PHP
29 927 (13.45%) Linux

OO
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 253 (3.67%) Apache
2 242 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 216 (3.13%) CMS
4 188 (2.73%) IIS
5 169 (2.45%) Confluence
6 122 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 96 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 88 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 87 (1.26%) WordPress
10 72 (1.04%) JBoss
11 69 (1.00%) Drupal
12 67 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 63 (0.91%) nginx
14 57 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 55 (0.80%) WebSphere
16 54 (0.78%) MQSeries
17 49 (0.71%) Umbraco
18 38 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 35 (0.51%) WebLogic
20 22 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.23%) Chatbot
3 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.073%) GIMP
6 5 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.044%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.044%) Maya
8 2 (0.029%) Simulink
9 1 (0.015%) InDesign
9 1 (0.015%) InVision
Business Applications
1 109 (1.58%) Magento
2 56 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
5 18 (0.26%) Shopify
6 16 (0.23%) Actimize
7 10 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.10%) Markit EDM
9 7 (0.10%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.044%) iTrent
12 3 (0.044%) SAP PSCD
13 2 (0.029%) Endur
13 2 (0.029%) SAP FI
13 2 (0.029%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 885 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
2 734 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 233 (3.38%) SaaS
4 181 (2.63%) GitHub
5 89 (1.29%) Serverless
6 82 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 79 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 78 (1.13%) PaaS
9 71 (1.03%) npm
10 64 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
11 53 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 35 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
12 35 (0.51%) IaaS
13 34 (0.49%) Amazon S3
14 30 (0.44%) Google Play
15 27 (0.39%) TestFlight
16 25 (0.36%) Azure Functions
17 22 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 20 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 17 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 295 (4.28%) Internet
2 199 (2.89%) HTTP
3 77 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.38%) AMQP
5 25 (0.36%) H.323
5 25 (0.36%) SSL
6 17 (0.25%) DNS
7 14 (0.20%) SSH
8 13 (0.19%) VoIP
9 12 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 12 (0.17%) Network Security
9 12 (0.17%) SMS
10 11 (0.16%) Bluetooth
10 11 (0.16%) SNMP
11 10 (0.15%) Wireless
12 9 (0.13%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.13%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.12%) DHCP
13 8 (0.12%) PBX
13 8 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,664 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 842 (12.22%) MySQL
3 753 (10.93%) NoSQL
4 724 (10.51%) Relational Database
5 340 (4.93%) Big Data
6 329 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
7 294 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 243 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 215 (3.12%) SQL Server 2016
10 160 (2.32%) Hadoop
11 122 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 112 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 105 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 104 (1.51%) Redis
15 94 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 92 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 83 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
18 66 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 64 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
20 57 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,359 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 606 (8.80%) Jenkins
3 550 (7.98%) Visual Studio
4 385 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 373 (5.41%) JIRA
6 352 (5.11%) Maven
7 340 (4.93%) Subversion
8 269 (3.90%) NUnit
9 258 (3.74%) JUnit
10 243 (3.53%) TeamCity
11 206 (2.99%) Selenium
12 200 (2.90%) Cucumber
13 148 (2.15%) Eclipse
14 133 (1.93%) gulp
15 126 (1.83%) SpecFlow
16 123 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 123 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
17 121 (1.76%) Bitbucket
18 118 (1.71%) webpack
19 111 (1.61%) Gradle
General
1 1,538 (22.32%) Finance
2 404 (5.86%) Banking
3 313 (4.54%) Retail
4 300 (4.35%) Games
5 260 (3.77%) Marketing
6 186 (2.70%) Front Office
7 143 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 132 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 131 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 102 (1.48%) Advertising
11 98 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 85 (1.23%) Electronics
13 78 (1.13%) Automotive
14 62 (0.90%) Back Office
15 51 (0.74%) Law
16 38 (0.55%) Publishing
17 35 (0.51%) Aerospace
18 28 (0.41%) Legal
19 16 (0.23%) Retail Banking
20 13 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 4,549 (66.02%) Developer
2 1,146 (16.63%) Software Engineer
3 1,041 (15.11%) .NET Developer
4 960 (13.93%) Java Developer
5 921 (13.37%) Software Developer
6 903 (13.11%) Senior Developer
7 815 (11.83%) C# Developer
8 525 (7.62%) PHP Developer
9 483 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 393 (5.70%) Junior
11 329 (4.78%) Java Engineer
12 300 (4.35%) Junior Developer
13 280 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 279 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
15 272 (3.95%) Architect
16 244 (3.54%) Web Developer
17 243 (3.53%) C# Software Engineer
18 242 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
19 236 (3.43%) .NET Software Developer
20 235 (3.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,458 (35.67%) .NET
2 2,282 (33.12%) HTML
3 1,927 (27.97%) CSS
4 1,359 (19.72%) AngularJS
5 1,283 (18.62%) ASP.NET
6 1,126 (16.34%) Web Services
7 888 (12.89%) jQuery
8 870 (12.63%) HTML5
9 848 (12.31%) XML
10 806 (11.70%) Spring
11 797 (11.57%) React
12 787 (11.42%) RESTful
13 736 (10.68%) REST
14 713 (10.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 696 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 611 (8.87%) WCF
17 543 (7.88%) .NET Framework
18 533 (7.74%) Node.js
19 480 (6.97%) JSON
20 432 (6.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 590 (8.56%) Greenfield Project
2 528 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 427 (6.20%) User Experience
4 387 (5.62%) Algorithms
5 316 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 306 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 297 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
8 285 (4.14%) Data Structures
9 283 (4.11%) Fintech
10 132 (1.92%) Social Media
11 131 (1.90%) N-Tier
12 112 (1.63%) Virtual Team
13 108 (1.57%) Hedge funds
14 104 (1.51%) Derivative
15 91 (1.32%) Fixed Income
16 89 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 85 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
17 85 (1.23%) Management Information System
18 81 (1.18%) Equities
19 70 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 927 (13.45%) Linux
2 596 (8.65%) Windows
3 375 (5.44%) Unix
4 343 (4.98%) Android
5 301 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 56 (0.81%) CentOS
6 56 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.10%) Solaris
12 5 (0.073%) Debian
12 5 (0.073%) pSOS
13 4 (0.058%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.058%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.044%) VMS
14 3 (0.044%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,802 (55.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,903 (27.62%) Software Engineering
3 1,853 (26.89%) TDD
4 1,624 (23.57%) MVC
5 1,563 (22.69%) OOP
6 1,315 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1,155 (16.76%) Computer Science
8 1,119 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
9 1,108 (16.08%) Scrum
10 1,106 (16.05%) OOD
11 1,100 (15.97%) Test Automation
12 803 (11.65%) BDD
13 741 (10.75%) Web Development
14 739 (10.73%) SDLC
15 706 (10.25%) SOLID
16 686 (9.96%) Unit Testing
17 667 (9.68%) Microservices
18 648 (9.40%) DevOps
19 622 (9.03%) Open Source
20 573 (8.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3,053 (44.31%) C#
2 2,910 (42.24%) Java
3 2,900 (42.09%) JavaScript
4 2,310 (33.53%) SQL
5 1,144 (16.60%) Python
6 1,091 (15.83%) C++
7 975 (14.15%) PHP
8 455 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 325 (4.72%) C
10 318 (4.62%) Ruby
11 266 (3.86%) Java 8
12 227 (3.29%) TypeScript
13 190 (2.76%) Scala
14 133 (1.93%) ES6
15 131 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 114 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 113 (1.64%) PL/SQL
18 109 (1.58%) Perl
19 108 (1.57%) Objective-C
20 97 (1.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,349 (19.58%) Degree
2 513 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 77 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.68%) Master's Degree
5 47 (0.68%) PhD
6 39 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.42%) ISEB
9 27 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (0.23%) HND
12 11 (0.16%) CISSP
12 11 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 9 (0.13%) OCPJP
14 8 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.087%) Chartered Engineer
15 6 (0.087%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (5.52%) QA
2 29 (0.42%) GDPR
3 14 (0.20%) SLA
4 13 (0.19%) DICOM
4 13 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.13%) MiFID
5 9 (0.13%) WCAG
6 8 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.12%) IEC 61131
7 6 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.058%) Basel III
10 2 (0.029%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.029%) JTAG
10 2 (0.029%) SEPA
10 2 (0.029%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.015%) HL7
11 1 (0.015%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 466 (6.76%) Docker
2 76 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.75%) Firmware
4 45 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.17%) Varnish
8 6 (0.087%) KVM
9 4 (0.058%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.058%) HDFS
10 3 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.044%) Xen
11 2 (0.029%) LXC
11 2 (0.029%) NFS
11 2 (0.029%) Postfix
11 2 (0.029%) vSphere
12 1 (0.015%) etcd
Systems Management
1 166 (2.41%) Ansible
2 140 (2.03%) Puppet
3 137 (1.99%) Kubernetes
4 84 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (1.20%) Terraform
6 19 (0.28%) Kibana
7 11 (0.16%) logstash
8 8 (0.12%) Grafana
8 8 (0.12%) linkerd
8 8 (0.12%) Packer
8 8 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.10%) Mesos
10 6 (0.087%) Oozie
11 5 (0.073%) Consul
12 4 (0.058%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.044%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.044%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.029%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.029%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 995 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 485 (7.04%) Oracle
3 244 (3.54%) Google
4 112 (1.63%) SAP
5 103 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 103 (1.49%) Zend
6 101 (1.47%) Apple
7 82 (1.19%) Xamarin
8 80 (1.16%) Facebook
9 70 (1.02%) Adobe
10 69 (1.00%) Sybase
11 68 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 65 (0.94%) Yahoo!
13 64 (0.93%) Sony
14 55 (0.80%) Atlassian
14 55 (0.80%) VMware
15 52 (0.75%) hybris
16 43 (0.62%) Nintex
17 36 (0.52%) TIBCO
18 29 (0.42%) New Relic