Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 71 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -18
Permanent jobs citing OO 2,177 5,103 7,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.96% 3.76% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 4.08% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,093 4,421 6,177
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 50,654 125,160 148,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,048 98,999 117,971
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.05%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in the UK

OO
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO.

Salary trend for OO in the UK

OO
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 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
England -4 1,945 £55,000 +4.76% 525
UK excluding London +6 1,241 £47,500 +5.56% 378
London +2 885 £70,000 +7.69% 198
North of England +23 387 £47,500 +5.56% 105
Work from Home +12 342 £55,000 +22.22% 98
South East +12 313 £50,000 +5.26% 70
North West +6 198 £47,500 -5.00% 57
Scotland +22 166 £45,000 - 33
Yorkshire +63 158 £50,000 +17.65% 31
South West -8 142 £45,000 - 55
Midlands -50 111 £45,000 - 48
East of England +14 87 £55,000 +8.37% 49
West Midlands -48 62 £45,000 - 29
East Midlands -1 49 £42,500 -5.56% 19
North East +32 31 £45,000 +16.13% 17
Wales +9 18 £30,000 -23.08% 10
Northern Ireland +23 17 £35,000 -17.65% 8

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 1,058 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 980 (45.02%) JavaScript
3 919 (42.21%) C#
4 791 (36.33%) .NET
5 771 (35.42%) Java
6 725 (33.30%) SQL
7 655 (30.09%) HTML
8 642 (29.49%) CSS
9 568 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 565 (25.95%) OOP
11 547 (25.13%) TDD
12 519 (23.84%) Finance
13 518 (23.79%) Git (software)
14 478 (21.96%) Azure
15 443 (20.35%) DevOps
16 427 (19.61%) SQL Server
17 418 (19.20%) Degree
18 410 (18.83%) MVC
19 403 (18.51%) Python
20 395 (18.14%) AWS
21 362 (16.63%) Microsoft
22 352 (16.17%) Microservices
23 350 (16.08%) Test Automation
24 337 (15.48%) OOD
25 331 (15.20%) PHP
26 330 (15.16%) React
27 329 (15.11%) AngularJS
28 326 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
29 322 (14.79%) C++
30 317 (14.56%) 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 82 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (2.16%) Apache
3 43 (1.98%) Confluence
4 39 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 38 (1.75%) nginx
6 37 (1.70%) CMS
7 36 (1.65%) Apache Spark
8 22 (1.01%) IIS
9 19 (0.87%) WordPress
10 15 (0.69%) Umbraco
11 14 (0.64%) Moodle
12 11 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
12 11 (0.51%) Luigi
12 11 (0.51%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.46%) Headless CMS
14 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.28%) Drupal
15 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.23%) EPiServer
16 5 (0.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.41%) Sketch
4 8 (0.37%) InVision
5 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.046%) Figma
10 1 (0.046%) Simulink
10 1 (0.046%) Windchill
10 1 (0.046%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 85 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.65%) Magento
3 16 (0.73%) Shopify
4 15 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.18%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.092%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.092%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.092%) Misys Opics
7 2 (0.092%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.092%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.092%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.092%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.092%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.046%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.046%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 478 (21.96%) Azure
2 395 (18.14%) AWS
3 118 (5.42%) GCP
4 116 (5.33%) SaaS
5 82 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
6 75 (3.45%) Serverless
7 70 (3.22%) GitHub
8 57 (2.62%) Power Platform
9 53 (2.43%) npm
10 46 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
11 40 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
11 40 (1.84%) Azure Functions
12 38 (1.75%) Logic Apps
13 37 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (1.56%) PaaS
15 33 (1.52%) Firebase
16 32 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.96%) NuGet
18 18 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
19 15 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.25%) HTTP
2 38 (1.75%) Internet
3 23 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.60%) Skype
5 11 (0.51%) H.323
6 10 (0.46%) Firewall
7 9 (0.41%) DNS
7 9 (0.41%) Network Security
8 7 (0.32%) SNMP
9 5 (0.23%) SMTP
10 4 (0.18%) Intranet
10 4 (0.18%) SSL
11 3 (0.14%) IPv4
11 3 (0.14%) IPv6
11 3 (0.14%) LTE
11 3 (0.14%) UMTS
11 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.14%) WiMAX
11 3 (0.14%) Wireless
11 3 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 307 (14.10%) MySQL
3 267 (12.26%) NoSQL
4 202 (9.28%) Relational Database
5 129 (5.93%) MongoDB
6 112 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
7 83 (3.81%) Redis
8 77 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 65 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (2.85%) Big Data
11 47 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (1.79%) SQL Server 2019
13 36 (1.65%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (0.96%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.83%) Data Mining
18 18 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 518 (23.79%) Git (software)
2 170 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 128 (5.88%) Selenium
4 125 (5.74%) Visual Studio
5 117 (5.37%) Subversion
6 100 (4.59%) JIRA
7 91 (4.18%) Mercurial
8 70 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (2.66%) TeamCity
10 56 (2.57%) Cucumber
11 49 (2.25%) Maven
12 45 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
12 45 (2.07%) webpack
13 43 (1.98%) JUnit
14 40 (1.84%) PHPUnit
15 39 (1.79%) GitLab
16 38 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
17 37 (1.70%) NUnit
18 36 (1.65%) gulp
19 34 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 519 (23.84%) Finance
2 177 (8.13%) Banking
3 90 (4.13%) Public Sector
4 81 (3.72%) Marketing
5 78 (3.58%) Retail
6 75 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 51 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.16%) Front Office
9 42 (1.93%) Games
10 37 (1.70%) Advertising
10 37 (1.70%) Private Banking
11 36 (1.65%) Electronics
12 28 (1.29%) Automotive
12 28 (1.29%) Law
13 27 (1.24%) Investment Banking
14 22 (1.01%) Back Office
14 22 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.41%) Legal
16 8 (0.37%) Publishing
17 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,372 (63.02%) Developer
2 351 (16.12%) Software Engineer
3 264 (12.13%) C# Developer
4 256 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 246 (11.30%) .NET Developer
6 228 (10.47%) Software Developer
7 223 (10.24%) PHP Developer
8 158 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 149 (6.84%) Java Developer
10 123 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 108 (4.96%) Java Engineer
12 102 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 87 (4.00%) Architect
14 76 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 75 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
16 74 (3.40%) Lead Developer
16 74 (3.40%) Python Engineer
17 71 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
18 68 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
19 61 (2.80%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (36.33%) .NET
2 655 (30.09%) HTML
3 642 (29.49%) CSS
4 330 (15.16%) React
5 329 (15.11%) AngularJS
6 284 (13.05%) .NET Core
7 282 (12.95%) .NET Framework
8 274 (12.59%) ASP.NET
9 263 (12.08%) HTML5
10 250 (11.48%) jQuery
11 247 (11.35%) Web Services
12 244 (11.21%) REST
13 214 (9.83%) Node.js
14 200 (9.19%) RESTful
15 192 (8.82%) XML
16 181 (8.31%) CSS3
17 165 (7.58%) Laravel
18 163 (7.49%) Vue.js
19 159 (7.30%) JSON
20 150 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 191 (8.77%) Algorithms
2 176 (8.08%) Data Structures
3 166 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
4 155 (7.12%) Mobile App
5 116 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 115 (5.28%) User Experience
7 65 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 60 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 51 (2.34%) Cloud Native
10 50 (2.30%) Fixed Income
11 48 (2.20%) N-Tier
12 47 (2.16%) Hedge funds
13 34 (1.56%) Derivative
14 30 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (1.15%) Media Streaming
15 25 (1.15%) Reinsurance
15 25 (1.15%) Social Network
15 25 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
16 24 (1.10%) Client/Server
17 20 (0.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 317 (14.56%) Linux
2 158 (7.26%) Windows
3 146 (6.71%) Android
4 122 (5.60%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.93%) Unix
6 27 (1.24%) CentOS
7 24 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.046%) Fedora
13 1 (0.046%) Solaris
13 1 (0.046%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,058 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 568 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 565 (25.95%) OOP
4 547 (25.13%) TDD
5 443 (20.35%) DevOps
6 410 (18.83%) MVC
7 352 (16.17%) Microservices
8 350 (16.08%) Test Automation
9 337 (15.48%) OOD
10 326 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
11 317 (14.56%) Scrum
12 312 (14.33%) BDD
13 266 (12.22%) Computer Science
14 261 (11.99%) Web Development
15 251 (11.53%) SDLC
16 214 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
17 201 (9.23%) Unit Testing
18 194 (8.91%) SOLID
19 188 (8.64%) Mentoring
20 149 (6.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 980 (45.02%) JavaScript
2 919 (42.21%) C#
3 771 (35.42%) Java
4 725 (33.30%) SQL
5 403 (18.51%) Python
6 331 (15.20%) PHP
7 322 (14.79%) C++
8 136 (6.25%) TypeScript
9 87 (4.00%) Java 8
10 86 (3.95%) C
11 83 (3.81%) T-SQL
12 82 (3.77%) PowerShell
13 72 (3.31%) Scala
14 60 (2.76%) Go
15 55 (2.53%) Apple Swift
16 50 (2.30%) Objective-C
17 45 (2.07%) Ruby
18 43 (1.98%) Kotlin
19 42 (1.93%) ES6
19 42 (1.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 418 (19.20%) Degree
2 159 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 26 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.41%) PhD
11 8 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.18%) HND
12 4 (0.18%) ISEB
12 4 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.092%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.046%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.046%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.046%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.11%) QA
2 10 (0.46%) SLA
3 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.23%) GDPR
5 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.092%) GAMP
7 2 (0.092%) NIST
7 2 (0.092%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.046%) Def Stans
System Software
1 265 (12.17%) Docker
2 15 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.37%) KVM
6 3 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.092%) Firmware
7 2 (0.092%) Varnish
8 1 (0.046%) LXC
8 1 (0.046%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 141 (6.48%) Kubernetes
2 115 (5.28%) Terraform
3 93 (4.27%) Ansible
4 45 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (1.88%) Puppet
6 28 (1.29%) Istio
7 6 (0.28%) SCCM
8 5 (0.23%) Grafana
9 3 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (0.14%) Rancher
9 3 (0.14%) vRealize
10 2 (0.092%) Nagios
10 2 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.046%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.046%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 362 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 103 (4.73%) Google
3 77 (3.54%) Zend
4 73 (3.35%) Oracle
5 49 (2.25%) Xamarin
6 42 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (1.75%) SAP
8 34 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 33 (1.52%) Nintex
10 32 (1.47%) Ceridian
11 21 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.69%) Pega
12 15 (0.69%) VMware
13 13 (0.60%) Sparx
14 12 (0.55%) Adobe
15 9 (0.41%) Apple
15 9 (0.41%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.32%) MuleSoft
17 6 (0.28%) Autodesk
17 6 (0.28%) Solace