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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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 85 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 6,599 3,898 3,083
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.72% 3.69% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.94% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,190 2,524 2,539
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,751 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -

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 168,933 99,030 73,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.29% 93.82% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,101 68,536 59,378
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,842 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,674 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% +4.58% +5.56%

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 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -10 5,129 £60,000 +4.35% 511
London -10 2,815 £77,500 +6.90% 204
Work from Home -21 2,691 £57,500 +4.55% 283
UK excluding London -15 2,626 £55,000 +15.79% 344
South East -13 780 £55,000 +10.45% 82
North of England -16 694 £54,500 +9.00% 91
Yorkshire +18 364 £52,500 +10.53% 26
South West -29 296 £47,500 +5.56% 39
North West -42 280 £57,750 +15.50% 41
Midlands -28 257 £55,000 +22.22% 60
Scotland -26 240 £52,500 +5.00% 28
East of England -42 178 £55,000 -10.20% 32
West Midlands -52 134 £60,000 +37.14% 43
East Midlands +22 123 £48,500 +2.11% 17
Wales +42 103 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Northern Ireland +2 89 £56,250 +60.71% 6
North East -52 52 £50,000 -9.09% 24

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 3,725 (56.45%) Agile
2 3,036 (46.01%) Java
3 2,874 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 2,744 (41.58%) OOP
5 2,401 (36.38%) Software Engineering
6 2,320 (35.16%) C#
7 2,157 (32.69%) Python
8 1,924 (29.16%) AWS
9 1,796 (27.22%) CSS
10 1,765 (26.75%) HTML
11 1,757 (26.63%) SQL
12 1,735 (26.29%) CI/CD
13 1,624 (24.61%) TDD
14 1,613 (24.44%) Git (software)
15 1,540 (23.34%) React
16 1,534 (23.25%) Degree
17 1,522 (23.06%) Finance
18 1,468 (22.25%) Social Skills
19 1,434 (21.73%) Problem-Solving
20 1,412 (21.40%) Computer Science
21 1,372 (20.79%) Azure
22 1,339 (20.29%) Microservices
23 1,325 (20.08%) Test Automation
24 1,319 (19.99%) Docker
25 1,259 (19.08%) DevOps
26 1,204 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
27 1,175 (17.81%) Kubernetes
28 1,161 (17.59%) .NET
29 1,152 (17.46%) Microsoft
30 1,120 (16.97%) OOD

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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
1 216 (3.27%) Apache
2 188 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 150 (2.27%) WordPress
4 143 (2.17%) Confluence
5 125 (1.89%) CMS
6 75 (1.14%) nginx
7 74 (1.12%) IIS
8 62 (0.94%) Drupal
9 57 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
10 36 (0.55%) Ethereum
11 32 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 25 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 24 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (0.33%) Moodle
15 19 (0.29%) Headless CMS
16 15 (0.23%) Luigi
16 15 (0.23%) Totara
17 14 (0.21%) Umbraco
18 13 (0.20%) SharePoint
19 11 (0.17%) WinCC
Applications
1 42 (0.64%) Sketch
2 33 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 23 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (0.20%) InVision
6 9 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.076%) FileZilla
8 5 (0.076%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.030%) Pipeline Pilot
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.015%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.015%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 40 (0.61%) Magento
2 33 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 32 (0.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 28 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
5 27 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 13 (0.20%) R3 Corda
8 12 (0.18%) Shopify
9 9 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.076%) MetaTrader
13 4 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
13 4 (0.061%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.061%) SAP FI
13 4 (0.061%) SAP MM
13 4 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
14 3 (0.045%) SAP FI/CO
14 3 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,924 (29.16%) AWS
2 1,372 (20.79%) Azure
3 828 (12.55%) GCP
4 746 (11.30%) GitHub
5 683 (10.35%) Serverless
6 409 (6.20%) AWS Lambda
6 409 (6.20%) SaaS
7 295 (4.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 261 (3.96%) Amazon S3
9 217 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
10 195 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 181 (2.74%) npm
12 166 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
13 125 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
14 123 (1.86%) Azure Functions
15 115 (1.74%) Amazon ECS
16 113 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
17 101 (1.53%) Firebase
18 94 (1.42%) Amazon EKS
19 88 (1.33%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 185 (2.80%) HTTP
2 119 (1.80%) Internet
3 91 (1.38%) Broadband
4 73 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 43 (0.65%) WebEx
6 31 (0.47%) DNS
7 26 (0.39%) PPP
8 24 (0.36%) MQTT
9 23 (0.35%) CATAPAN
10 18 (0.27%) SSH
11 17 (0.26%) 5G
12 16 (0.24%) FTP
13 13 (0.20%) Wireless
14 10 (0.15%) DHCP
14 10 (0.15%) IPv4
14 10 (0.15%) IPv6
14 10 (0.15%) SSL
15 8 (0.12%) HTTPS
15 8 (0.12%) X.509
16 7 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,039 (15.74%) Relational Database
2 895 (13.56%) MySQL
3 888 (13.46%) SQL Server
4 886 (13.43%) NoSQL
5 566 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
6 366 (5.55%) MongoDB
7 337 (5.11%) Redis
8 279 (4.23%) Big Data
9 277 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
10 243 (3.68%) RDBMS
11 210 (3.18%) DynamoDB
12 150 (2.27%) Hadoop
13 98 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 83 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
15 79 (1.20%) MariaDB
16 78 (1.18%) Metadata
17 77 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
18 68 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
19 65 (0.98%) BigQuery
20 58 (0.88%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,613 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 911 (13.81%) Jenkins
3 582 (8.82%) JIRA
4 309 (4.68%) GitLab
5 301 (4.56%) Maven
6 251 (3.80%) Selenium
7 235 (3.56%) webpack
8 230 (3.49%) Gradle
9 207 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 195 (2.95%) JUnit
11 193 (2.92%) Cucumber
12 189 (2.86%) Bitbucket
13 158 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
14 154 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 144 (2.18%) Artifactory
16 137 (2.08%) Mockito
17 129 (1.95%) Travis CI
18 124 (1.88%) Visual Studio
19 119 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
20 117 (1.77%) Cypress.io
General
1 1,522 (23.06%) Finance
2 1,468 (22.25%) Social Skills
3 766 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
4 500 (7.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 449 (6.80%) Banking
6 315 (4.77%) Retail
7 309 (4.68%) Games
8 272 (4.12%) Marketing
9 245 (3.71%) Public Sector
10 197 (2.99%) Law
11 172 (2.61%) Advertising
12 167 (2.53%) Publishing
13 145 (2.20%) Electronics
14 144 (2.18%) Manufacturing
15 111 (1.68%) Automotive
16 95 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
17 90 (1.36%) Legal
18 89 (1.35%) Telecoms
19 74 (1.12%) Financial Institution
20 67 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3,589 (54.39%) Developer
2 1,575 (23.87%) Software Engineer
3 984 (14.91%) Software Developer
4 755 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 565 (8.56%) Trainee
6 543 (8.23%) Trainee Developer
7 541 (8.20%) Trainee Software Developer
8 538 (8.15%) Java Developer
9 537 (8.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 340 (5.15%) .NET Developer
11 317 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 293 (4.44%) Java Engineer
13 254 (3.85%) C# Developer
14 233 (3.53%) PHP Developer
15 185 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 183 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
17 180 (2.73%) Python Developer
18 165 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
19 151 (2.29%) Graduate
20 149 (2.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,796 (27.22%) CSS
2 1,765 (26.75%) HTML
3 1,540 (23.34%) React
4 1,161 (17.59%) .NET
5 1,114 (16.88%) REST
6 997 (15.11%) HTML5
7 855 (12.96%) RESTful
8 845 (12.80%) CSS3
9 842 (12.76%) Node.js
10 827 (12.53%) Web Services
11 817 (12.38%) AngularJS
12 802 (12.15%) Spring
13 717 (10.87%) Kafka
14 550 (8.33%) Java SE
15 520 (7.88%) Spring Boot
16 504 (7.64%) Vue.js
17 439 (6.65%) jQuery
18 422 (6.39%) .NET Framework
19 420 (6.36%) ASP.NET
20 401 (6.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 914 (13.85%) Data Structures
2 520 (7.88%) User Experience
3 442 (6.70%) Algorithms
4 408 (6.18%) Mobile App
5 370 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
6 338 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
7 290 (4.39%) Cloud Native
8 282 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
9 204 (3.09%) Virtual Team
10 156 (2.36%) Blockchain
11 150 (2.27%) Public Cloud
12 141 (2.14%) Social Network
13 105 (1.59%) Legacy Code
14 101 (1.53%) Social Media
15 99 (1.50%) Blog
16 93 (1.41%) Cardano
17 87 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
18 82 (1.24%) Hedge funds
19 80 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
20 76 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 943 (14.29%) Linux
2 406 (6.15%) Windows
3 381 (5.77%) Android
4 316 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 205 (3.11%) Unix
6 91 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 73 (1.11%) Mesosphere
8 46 (0.70%) VMS
9 39 (0.59%) Debian
10 38 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
11 36 (0.55%) CentOS
12 26 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
13 19 (0.29%) Windows Server
14 11 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.091%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.076%) RTLinux
16 5 (0.076%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,725 (56.45%) Agile
2 2,744 (41.58%) OOP
3 2,401 (36.38%) Software Engineering
4 1,735 (26.29%) CI/CD
5 1,624 (24.61%) TDD
6 1,434 (21.73%) Problem-Solving
7 1,412 (21.40%) Computer Science
8 1,339 (20.29%) Microservices
9 1,325 (20.08%) Test Automation
10 1,259 (19.08%) DevOps
11 1,204 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
12 1,120 (16.97%) OOD
13 1,103 (16.71%) Scrum
14 1,101 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
15 948 (14.37%) Mentoring
16 909 (13.77%) Functional Programming
17 773 (11.71%) Unit Testing
18 757 (11.47%) BDD
19 751 (11.38%) MVC
20 701 (10.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,036 (46.01%) Java
2 2,874 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 2,320 (35.16%) C#
4 2,157 (32.69%) Python
5 1,757 (26.63%) SQL
6 872 (13.21%) PHP
7 809 (12.26%) C++
8 780 (11.82%) TypeScript
9 434 (6.58%) Go
10 403 (6.11%) Scala
11 289 (4.38%) Ruby
12 286 (4.33%) Kotlin
13 273 (4.14%) C
14 235 (3.56%) ES6
15 226 (3.42%) Apple Swift
16 210 (3.18%) T-SQL
17 157 (2.38%) Objective-C
18 151 (2.29%) Perl
19 103 (1.56%) Rust
20 98 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,534 (23.25%) Degree
2 629 (9.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 608 (9.21%) Oracle Certification
4 607 (9.20%) OCP
5 542 (8.21%) OCA
6 541 (8.20%) CIW
7 306 (4.64%) Security Cleared
8 281 (4.26%) SC Cleared
9 164 (2.49%) Master's Degree
10 108 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 66 (1.00%) PhD
12 62 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 33 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
14 29 (0.44%) DV Cleared
15 26 (0.39%) DBS Check
16 20 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 15 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
18 13 (0.20%) HNC
19 8 (0.12%) HND
19 8 (0.12%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 656 (9.94%) QA
2 194 (2.94%) Accessibility
3 31 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.26%) HIPAA
5 15 (0.23%) WAI
6 13 (0.20%) GRC
6 13 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.14%) GDPR
7 9 (0.14%) IEC 62304
8 8 (0.12%) GLP
8 8 (0.12%) HL7
8 8 (0.12%) ISO 13485
8 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.091%) IEC 61131
10 6 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 14443
11 5 (0.076%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.061%) EMIR
12 4 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1,319 (19.99%) Docker
2 34 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (0.44%) HDFS
5 27 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (0.26%) Firmware
7 12 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (0.12%) LXC
9 6 (0.091%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.061%) iptables
10 4 (0.061%) Varnish
10 4 (0.061%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.061%) zsh
11 2 (0.030%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.030%) KVM
11 2 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.030%) vCloud
12 1 (0.015%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1,175 (17.81%) Kubernetes
2 601 (9.11%) Terraform
3 157 (2.38%) Puppet
4 148 (2.24%) Ansible
5 101 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (1.53%) Prometheus
6 73 (1.11%) Automic
7 59 (0.89%) Grafana
7 59 (0.89%) Kibana
8 57 (0.86%) Consul
9 55 (0.83%) logstash
10 35 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
11 30 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
12 21 (0.32%) Oozie
13 15 (0.23%) Fortio
13 15 (0.23%) Istio
13 15 (0.23%) Kiali
13 15 (0.23%) Rancher
14 14 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,152 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 779 (11.80%) Oracle
3 502 (7.61%) Google
4 186 (2.82%) Apple
5 133 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 112 (1.70%) SAP
7 83 (1.26%) Spotify
8 82 (1.24%) Snapchat
9 78 (1.18%) Zend
10 76 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 74 (1.12%) Dell
12 66 (1.00%) WooCommerce
13 60 (0.91%) Splunk
14 56 (0.85%) Databricks
15 54 (0.82%) LexisNexis
16 52 (0.79%) NEC
16 52 (0.79%) Northgate
17 46 (0.70%) Bloomberg
18 44 (0.67%) ANSYS
18 44 (0.67%) Sybase