Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 42 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 10170 10649 12757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.82% 5.56% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 6.23% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8338 9280 11138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -1 9563 £50,000 +1.01% 972
UK excluding London +3 5755 £43,000 +1.18% 597
London -6 4303 £60,000 - 408
South East +3 1542 £45,000 +5.88% 140
North of England -5 1386 £44,471 +11.18% 177
East of England +22 963 £47,500 +1.06% 88
North West -5 787 £42,500 - 100
Midlands +2 733 £40,000 - 81
South West -1 651 £40,000 -6.98% 77
Yorkshire +5 560 £46,000 +15.00% 65
West Midlands -3 413 £40,000 +6.67% 33
Scotland -5 351 £42,500 -5.56% 27
East Midlands 0 323 £40,000 - 48
Wales +10 123 £40,000 +8.84% 4
North East -43 39 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Northern Ireland -16 17 £35,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, 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 5509 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 4238 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4217 (41.47%) Java
4 4057 (39.89%) C#
5 3497 (34.39%) HTML
6 3293 (32.38%) .NET
7 3060 (30.09%) CSS
8 2905 (28.56%) TDD
9 2858 (28.10%) SQL
10 2674 (26.29%) MVC
11 2488 (24.46%) Finance
12 2414 (23.74%) Software Engineering
13 2386 (23.46%) SQL Server
14 2283 (22.45%) OOP
15 2084 (20.49%) Degree
16 2064 (20.29%) Git (software)
17 2014 (19.80%) OOD
18 1860 (18.29%) AngularJS
19 1818 (17.88%) ASP.NET
20 1784 (17.54%) Web Services
21 1773 (17.43%) Scrum
22 1651 (16.23%) Linux
23 1639 (16.12%) HTML5
24 1631 (16.04%) jQuery
25 1584 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
26 1568 (15.42%) Computer Science
27 1522 (14.97%) C++
28 1502 (14.77%) BDD
29 1464 (14.40%) PHP
30 1431 (14.07%) Test Automation

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
1 360 (3.54%) Apache
2 353 (3.47%) CMS
3 326 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
4 250 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 184 (1.81%) Confluence
6 177 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 172 (1.69%) JBoss
7 172 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 135 (1.33%) IIS
9 132 (1.30%) Apache Solr
10 130 (1.28%) WordPress
11 121 (1.19%) nginx
12 95 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 86 (0.85%) Drupal
14 80 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 76 (0.75%) Umbraco
16 73 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 49 (0.48%) Jetty
17 49 (0.48%) OpenStack
18 48 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 25 (0.25%) InVision
3 23 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (0.13%) Simulink
7 7 (0.069%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.049%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.039%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.039%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.039%) GIMP
9 4 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.020%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.010%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.010%) InDesign
11 1 (0.010%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.010%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 153 (1.50%) Magento
2 30 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 13 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.059%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.059%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.049%) Pega PRPC
10 5 (0.049%) Workday HCM
11 4 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.039%) Exstream
11 4 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.029%) MetaTrader
12 3 (0.029%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 3 (0.029%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.029%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 880 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 632 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 352 (3.46%) SaaS
4 223 (2.19%) GitHub
5 105 (1.03%) npm
6 78 (0.77%) PaaS
7 73 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 73 (0.72%) IaaS
8 66 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 56 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (0.36%) Serverless
11 33 (0.32%) Google Play
12 31 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 25 (0.25%) Heroku
14 23 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (0.23%) iPaaS
15 22 (0.22%) Slack
16 21 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 460 (4.52%) Internet
2 374 (3.68%) HTTP
3 149 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 110 (1.08%) SSL
5 55 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 48 (0.47%) Intranet
7 46 (0.45%) ATM
8 33 (0.32%) InfiniBand
9 32 (0.31%) Firewall
10 25 (0.25%) Skype
11 23 (0.23%) Extranet
11 23 (0.23%) SMS
12 21 (0.21%) DNS
13 19 (0.19%) WAN
14 18 (0.18%) SMTP
15 15 (0.15%) LAN
15 15 (0.15%) LDAP
16 14 (0.14%) BIG-IP
16 14 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 14 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2386 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 1272 (12.51%) MySQL
3 1055 (10.37%) Relational Database
4 1020 (10.03%) NoSQL
5 493 (4.85%) MongoDB
6 436 (4.29%) Big Data
7 328 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 310 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 294 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 263 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 246 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 220 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
13 205 (2.02%) Redis
14 124 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 123 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
16 121 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
17 117 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 112 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
19 95 (0.93%) Oracle Database
20 84 (0.83%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2064 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 728 (7.16%) Subversion
3 655 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 589 (5.79%) JIRA
5 526 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 502 (4.94%) NUnit
7 372 (3.66%) Selenium
8 354 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 336 (3.30%) Maven
10 330 (3.24%) JUnit
11 237 (2.33%) Cucumber
12 233 (2.29%) TeamCity
13 232 (2.28%) gulp
14 225 (2.21%) Mercurial
15 214 (2.10%) Eclipse
16 208 (2.05%) Jasmine
17 195 (1.92%) WebDriver
18 186 (1.83%) MSTest
19 178 (1.75%) Moq
20 174 (1.71%) Grunt
General
1 2488 (24.46%) Finance
2 1104 (10.86%) Banking
3 1060 (10.42%) Retail
4 726 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 556 (5.47%) Retail Banking
6 447 (4.40%) Marketing
7 440 (4.33%) Front Office
8 425 (4.18%) Games
9 347 (3.41%) Electronics
10 333 (3.27%) Telecoms
11 272 (2.67%) Manufacturing
12 161 (1.58%) Advertising
13 143 (1.41%) Financial Institution
14 98 (0.96%) Back Office
15 90 (0.88%) Legal
16 74 (0.73%) Automotive
17 73 (0.72%) Law
18 72 (0.71%) Publishing
19 58 (0.57%) Aerospace
20 38 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7237 (71.16%) Developer
2 1690 (16.62%) .NET Developer
3 1547 (15.21%) Senior Developer
4 1492 (14.67%) Java Developer
5 1362 (13.39%) Software Engineer
6 1318 (12.96%) C# Developer
7 941 (9.25%) Software Developer
8 923 (9.08%) PHP Developer
9 786 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 691 (6.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 470 (4.62%) Web Developer
12 433 (4.26%) Junior
13 430 (4.23%) Java Engineer
14 426 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
15 424 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
16 409 (4.02%) Graduate
17 408 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 386 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 374 (3.68%) Architect
20 369 (3.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3497 (34.39%) HTML
2 3293 (32.38%) .NET
3 3060 (30.09%) CSS
4 1860 (18.29%) AngularJS
5 1818 (17.88%) ASP.NET
6 1784 (17.54%) Web Services
7 1639 (16.12%) HTML5
8 1631 (16.04%) jQuery
9 1310 (12.88%) RESTful
10 1257 (12.36%) Node.js
11 1251 (12.30%) XML
12 1246 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1085 (10.67%) WCF
14 1038 (10.21%) REST
15 946 (9.30%) CSS3
16 892 (8.77%) Spring
17 857 (8.43%) JSON
18 847 (8.33%) .NET Framework
19 833 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
20 827 (8.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1568 (15.42%) Computer Science
2 867 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 756 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
4 546 (5.37%) Algorithms
5 514 (5.05%) User Experience
6 462 (4.54%) Data Structures
7 435 (4.28%) Mobile App
8 378 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
9 246 (2.42%) Fintech
10 173 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 169 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 166 (1.63%) N-Tier
13 144 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 143 (1.41%) Equities
15 140 (1.38%) Fixed Income
16 139 (1.37%) BBC
17 128 (1.26%) Derivative
18 125 (1.23%) Social Media
19 110 (1.08%) iPad
20 87 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1651 (16.23%) Linux
2 884 (8.69%) Windows
3 621 (6.11%) Unix
4 425 (4.18%) Android
5 348 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 54 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 52 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 38 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.36%) CentOS
10 35 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 34 (0.33%) Debian
12 25 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
13 24 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.15%) AIX
15 15 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.14%) Solaris
17 12 (0.12%) VxWorks
18 11 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (0.098%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5509 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2905 (28.56%) TDD
3 2674 (26.29%) MVC
4 2414 (23.74%) Software Engineering
5 2283 (22.45%) OOP
6 2014 (19.80%) OOD
7 1773 (17.43%) Scrum
8 1584 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
9 1502 (14.77%) BDD
10 1431 (14.07%) Test Automation
11 1359 (13.36%) SDLC
12 1325 (13.03%) Web Development
13 1014 (9.97%) Unit Testing
14 902 (8.87%) Multithreading
15 759 (7.46%) Front End Development
16 750 (7.37%) Mentoring
17 743 (7.31%) E-Commerce
18 687 (6.76%) Web Application Development
19 636 (6.25%) Asset Management
20 629 (6.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4238 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4217 (41.47%) Java
3 4057 (39.89%) C#
4 2858 (28.10%) SQL
5 1522 (14.97%) C++
6 1464 (14.40%) PHP
7 1175 (11.55%) Python
8 574 (5.64%) Ruby
9 562 (5.53%) T-SQL
10 494 (4.86%) C
11 268 (2.64%) ES6
12 242 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 238 (2.34%) Scala
14 230 (2.26%) TypeScript
15 219 (2.15%) Shell Script
16 191 (1.88%) Objective-C
17 185 (1.82%) Perl
18 165 (1.62%) VB.NET
19 126 (1.24%) F#
20 113 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2084 (20.49%) Degree
2 748 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 167 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 131 (1.29%) PhD
5 69 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
6 59 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 56 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 56 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (0.45%) HND
9 40 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 35 (0.34%) ISEB
11 28 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 24 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 21 (0.21%) MCTS
14 18 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (0.17%) MCSD
16 14 (0.14%) MCAD
17 10 (0.098%) Postgraduate
18 9 (0.088%) DBS Check
19 7 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (5.83%) QA
2 30 (0.29%) SLA
3 25 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.21%) MiFID
5 20 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.12%) GCP
7 7 (0.069%) EMIR
8 5 (0.049%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.049%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.049%) MIL-STD-498
8 5 (0.049%) WAI
9 3 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.029%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.010%) MISRA
10 1 (0.010%) PMO
10 1 (0.010%) PSD2
10 1 (0.010%) Section 508
10 1 (0.010%) WCAG
System Software
1 309 (3.04%) Docker
2 63 (0.62%) Firmware
3 33 (0.32%) HDFS
4 23 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (0.098%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.088%) Varnish
9 7 (0.069%) vSphere
10 5 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.029%) iptables
12 1 (0.010%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.010%) LXC
12 1 (0.010%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.010%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 190 (1.87%) Puppet
2 152 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 117 (1.15%) Ansible
4 100 (0.98%) Kibana
5 73 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 70 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 66 (0.65%) WSUS
8 29 (0.29%) logstash
9 26 (0.26%) Salt
10 24 (0.24%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.14%) Oozie
12 13 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 12 (0.12%) Nagios
13 12 (0.12%) Terraform
14 9 (0.088%) Grafana
14 9 (0.088%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.088%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 8 (0.079%) Control-M
15 8 (0.079%) cPanel
16 6 (0.059%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1322 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 887 (8.72%) Oracle
3 347 (3.41%) SAP
4 336 (3.30%) Google
5 294 (2.89%) Zend
6 150 (1.47%) Sybase
7 116 (1.14%) Apple
8 111 (1.09%) Facebook
9 103 (1.01%) Sony
10 97 (0.95%) ION Trading
11 96 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 92 (0.90%) Yahoo!
13 85 (0.84%) Adobe
14 71 (0.70%) Sitecore
15 65 (0.64%) Sun
16 64 (0.63%) Xamarin
17 59 (0.58%) hybris
18 51 (0.50%) TIBCO
19 48 (0.47%) Atlassian
20 47 (0.46%) IBM