Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 9,514 10,208 12,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.49% 5.74% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 6.41% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,954 8,901 10,749
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,075 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 155,665 159,222 182,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.52% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,813 131,637 151,385
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for OO in the UK

OO
Top 16 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 17 January 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 -5 8,987 £50,000 - 1,523
UK excluding London -6 5,730 £45,000 +5.88% 1,040
London -15 3,669 £60,000 +4.35% 584
South East +12 1,798 £43,000 +1.18% 245
North of England -10 1,357 £45,000 +5.88% 291
East of England +10 914 £50,000 +3.09% 139
North West -10 744 £45,000 - 142
Midlands -7 665 £37,500 -6.25% 162
South West -15 599 £45,000 +5.88% 102
Yorkshire -2 529 £49,500 +16.47% 127
East Midlands +3 356 £38,000 -5.00% 83
West Midlands -28 309 £35,000 -10.26% 79
Scotland -14 291 £42,500 -6.59% 71
Wales -23 97 £37,500 -2.60% 19
North East -22 84 £45,000 +20.70% 22
Northern Ireland -8 21 £40,000 +14.29% 10

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OO.

1 5,249 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 3,987 (41.91%) C#
3 3,918 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 3,582 (37.65%) Java
5 3,307 (34.76%) .NET
6 3,187 (33.50%) HTML
7 2,813 (29.57%) TDD
8 2,809 (29.52%) SQL
9 2,795 (29.38%) CSS
10 2,728 (28.67%) MVC
11 2,429 (25.53%) SQL Server
12 2,362 (24.83%) Software Engineering
13 2,267 (23.83%) OOP
14 2,120 (22.28%) Finance
15 1,931 (20.30%) ASP.NET
16 1,887 (19.83%) Degree
17 1,865 (19.60%) Git (software)
18 1,768 (18.58%) OOD
19 1,679 (17.65%) Web Services
20 1,665 (17.50%) Scrum
21 1,627 (17.10%) AngularJS
22 1,565 (16.45%) PHP
23 1,551 (16.30%) Linux
24 1,466 (15.41%) jQuery
25 1,445 (15.19%) HTML5
26 1,436 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
27 1,409 (14.81%) BDD
28 1,399 (14.70%) Computer Science
29 1,364 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
30 1,355 (14.24%) C++

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
1 311 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
2 291 (3.06%) CMS
3 281 (2.95%) Apache
4 174 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 154 (1.62%) JBoss
6 130 (1.37%) Confluence
7 128 (1.35%) WordPress
8 126 (1.32%) Apache Spark
9 112 (1.18%) IIS
10 105 (1.10%) nginx
11 94 (0.99%) SharePoint
12 89 (0.94%) Drupal
13 88 (0.92%) Apache Solr
14 80 (0.84%) WebSphere
15 76 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 60 (0.63%) Umbraco
17 50 (0.53%) WebLogic
18 41 (0.43%) EPiServer
19 37 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
20 36 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 27 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.25%) InVision
3 24 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.12%) Simulink
6 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.053%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.053%) Weka
8 4 (0.042%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.032%) InDesign
9 3 (0.032%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.021%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.021%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.021%) GIMP
10 2 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.021%) Revit
11 1 (0.011%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 178 (1.87%) Magento
2 38 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 23 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.074%) OpenCart
9 6 (0.063%) osCommerce
9 6 (0.063%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.053%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.042%) Exstream
11 4 (0.042%) SAP Hybris
12 3 (0.032%) MetaTrader
12 3 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.032%) PlanetPress Connect
12 3 (0.032%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 717 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
2 568 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 344 (3.62%) SaaS
4 169 (1.78%) GitHub
5 77 (0.81%) npm
6 58 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 56 (0.59%) IaaS
7 56 (0.59%) PaaS
8 46 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (0.46%) Serverless
10 41 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.28%) Office 365
12 26 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (0.22%) Force.com
14 20 (0.21%) Slack
15 19 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 19 (0.20%) Google Analytics
16 16 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
16 16 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 446 (4.69%) Internet
2 268 (2.82%) HTTP
3 134 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 91 (0.96%) SSL
5 52 (0.55%) Intranet
6 45 (0.47%) ATM
7 36 (0.38%) PBX
8 35 (0.37%) LTE
8 35 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 33 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
9 33 (0.35%) Diameter Protocol
9 33 (0.35%) GGSN
9 33 (0.35%) GSM
9 33 (0.35%) MGW
9 33 (0.35%) RANAP
9 33 (0.35%) RTP
9 33 (0.35%) SGSN
9 33 (0.35%) UMTS
10 29 (0.30%) Firewall
11 24 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,429 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 1,270 (13.35%) MySQL
3 1,113 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 829 (8.71%) Relational Database
5 484 (5.09%) MongoDB
6 404 (4.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 336 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 322 (3.38%) Big Data
9 285 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
10 241 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 237 (2.49%) Hadoop
12 175 (1.84%) Redis
13 173 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 173 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 153 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 115 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
16 102 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 96 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
18 88 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 73 (0.77%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,865 (19.60%) Git (software)
2 722 (7.59%) Subversion
3 565 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 491 (5.16%) Visual Studio
5 459 (4.82%) JIRA
6 411 (4.32%) NUnit
7 394 (4.14%) Selenium
8 310 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 275 (2.89%) JUnit
10 266 (2.80%) Maven
11 241 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 225 (2.36%) TeamCity
13 198 (2.08%) WebDriver
14 188 (1.98%) MSTest
15 179 (1.88%) Mercurial
15 179 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
16 173 (1.82%) Eclipse
17 164 (1.72%) gulp
18 155 (1.63%) Moq
19 150 (1.58%) webpack
General
1 2,120 (22.28%) Finance
2 831 (8.73%) Banking
3 615 (6.46%) Retail
4 451 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 421 (4.43%) Games
6 313 (3.29%) Retail Banking
7 309 (3.25%) Marketing
8 303 (3.18%) Front Office
9 268 (2.82%) Advertising
10 266 (2.80%) Telecoms
11 201 (2.11%) Electronics
12 147 (1.55%) Financial Institution
13 146 (1.53%) Manufacturing
14 88 (0.92%) Back Office
15 85 (0.89%) Law
16 75 (0.79%) Automotive
17 74 (0.78%) Publishing
18 71 (0.75%) Legal
19 53 (0.56%) Aerospace
20 43 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,786 (71.33%) Developer
2 1,795 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 1,333 (14.01%) Senior Developer
4 1,323 (13.91%) Software Engineer
5 1,246 (13.10%) Java Developer
6 1,225 (12.88%) C# Developer
7 971 (10.21%) PHP Developer
8 895 (9.41%) Software Developer
9 776 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 604 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 433 (4.55%) Java Engineer
12 398 (4.18%) Junior
13 391 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
14 369 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 366 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 338 (3.55%) Junior Developer
17 336 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
18 329 (3.46%) Web Developer
19 328 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
20 321 (3.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,307 (34.76%) .NET
2 3,187 (33.50%) HTML
3 2,795 (29.38%) CSS
4 1,931 (20.30%) ASP.NET
5 1,679 (17.65%) Web Services
6 1,627 (17.10%) AngularJS
7 1,466 (15.41%) jQuery
8 1,445 (15.19%) HTML5
9 1,364 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,326 (13.94%) RESTful
11 1,256 (13.20%) Node.js
12 1,166 (12.26%) WCF
13 1,062 (11.16%) XML
14 915 (9.62%) REST
15 885 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 842 (8.85%) Spring
17 808 (8.49%) React
18 801 (8.42%) CSS3
19 785 (8.25%) .NET Framework
20 760 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1,399 (14.70%) Computer Science
2 839 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 753 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 535 (5.62%) Algorithms
5 510 (5.36%) User Experience
6 419 (4.40%) Data Structures
7 415 (4.36%) Mobile App
8 373 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
9 278 (2.92%) Fintech
10 204 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 178 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 166 (1.74%) BBC
13 149 (1.57%) Social Media
14 124 (1.30%) Fixed Income
15 122 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
16 114 (1.20%) Hedge funds
17 112 (1.18%) Social Network
18 111 (1.17%) Equities
19 104 (1.09%) N-Tier
20 84 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,551 (16.30%) Linux
2 841 (8.84%) Windows
3 502 (5.28%) Unix
4 328 (3.45%) Android
5 307 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 40 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 37 (0.39%) CentOS
8 32 (0.34%) Debian
9 29 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 25 (0.26%) Solaris
12 24 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 24 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 13 (0.14%) AIX
14 11 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.095%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.084%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.063%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,249 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2,813 (29.57%) TDD
3 2,728 (28.67%) MVC
4 2,362 (24.83%) Software Engineering
5 2,267 (23.83%) OOP
6 1,768 (18.58%) OOD
7 1,665 (17.50%) Scrum
8 1,436 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
9 1,409 (14.81%) BDD
10 1,321 (13.88%) Test Automation
11 1,292 (13.58%) SDLC
12 1,217 (12.79%) Web Development
13 864 (9.08%) Unit Testing
14 810 (8.51%) Web Application Development
15 807 (8.48%) Multithreading
16 655 (6.88%) E-Commerce
17 641 (6.74%) Mentoring
18 610 (6.41%) Front End Development
19 603 (6.34%) Mathematics
20 586 (6.16%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3,987 (41.91%) C#
2 3,918 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 3,582 (37.65%) Java
4 2,809 (29.52%) SQL
5 1,565 (16.45%) PHP
6 1,355 (14.24%) C++
7 1,150 (12.09%) Python
8 671 (7.05%) Ruby
9 558 (5.87%) T-SQL
10 427 (4.49%) C
11 206 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 196 (2.06%) ES6
13 173 (1.82%) TypeScript
14 165 (1.73%) Perl
15 164 (1.72%) F#
16 158 (1.66%) Scala
17 155 (1.63%) Objective-C
18 145 (1.52%) VB.NET
19 140 (1.47%) Shell Script
20 131 (1.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,887 (19.83%) Degree
2 667 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 86 (0.90%) PhD
5 62 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 59 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 48 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (0.38%) ISEB
9 33 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 31 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (0.33%) Sun Certification
11 29 (0.30%) HND
12 25 (0.26%) MCTS
13 23 (0.24%) ISTQB
14 21 (0.22%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.17%) MCSD
16 11 (0.12%) MCAD
16 11 (0.12%) MCPD
17 8 (0.084%) Postgraduate
18 6 (0.063%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 635 (6.67%) QA
2 20 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.20%) SLA
4 14 (0.15%) MiFID
5 10 (0.11%) EMIR
5 10 (0.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 8 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.063%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.063%) MIL-STD-498
8 3 (0.032%) GCP
8 3 (0.032%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.032%) PMO
9 2 (0.021%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.021%) HL7
9 2 (0.021%) WAI
9 2 (0.021%) WCAG
10 1 (0.011%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.011%) PSD2
System Software
1 355 (3.73%) Docker
2 49 (0.52%) HDFS
3 27 (0.28%) Firmware
4 19 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.11%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.095%) Varnish
8 6 (0.063%) vSphere
9 5 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.053%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.011%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.011%) LXC
Systems Management
1 156 (1.64%) Puppet
2 142 (1.49%) Ansible
3 118 (1.24%) Kibana
4 112 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 107 (1.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 103 (1.08%) WSUS
7 64 (0.67%) Kubernetes
8 30 (0.32%) Terraform
9 13 (0.14%) Oozie
9 13 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
11 11 (0.12%) Capistrano
11 11 (0.12%) Nagios
12 9 (0.095%) logstash
13 7 (0.074%) Salt
13 7 (0.074%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.063%) Control-M
14 6 (0.063%) Grafana
15 5 (0.053%) Rancher
16 4 (0.042%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,301 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 714 (7.50%) Oracle
3 347 (3.65%) Google
4 318 (3.34%) Zend
5 204 (2.14%) SAP
6 162 (1.70%) Apple
7 150 (1.58%) Facebook
8 140 (1.47%) Sony
9 118 (1.24%) Yahoo!
10 114 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 81 (0.85%) Adobe
12 71 (0.75%) Xamarin
13 63 (0.66%) Sybase
14 54 (0.57%) Sitecore
14 54 (0.57%) Twitter
15 52 (0.55%) WorldPay
16 51 (0.54%) ION Trading
17 43 (0.45%) Red Hat
18 40 (0.42%) Atlassian
19 36 (0.38%) Capita