Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 49 38
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 5,766 9,013 10,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.00% 5.19% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 5.64% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,559 7,362 9,005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 132,595 159,849 158,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 91.96% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104,054 128,360 129,452
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -22 5,142 £51,000 +2.00% 257
UK excluding London -19 3,658 £45,000 - 193
London -36 1,897 £65,000 +8.33% 83
South East -18 1,193 £46,000 - 42
North of England -24 831 £45,000 - 55
North West +8 583 £50,000 +17.65% 29
Midlands -17 425 £41,000 +2.50% 27
South West -27 408 £42,500 -5.56% 20
East of England -4 361 £50,000 -4.76% 30
Scotland -10 350 £48,004 -3.99% 10
West Midlands -11 244 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Yorkshire -75 224 £45,000 - 22
East Midlands -22 181 £43,750 +9.38% 15
Wales -2 54 £41,250 +10.00% 8
Northern Ireland -26 37 £40,000 -15.79% 1
North East -51 24 £52,500 +23.53% 4

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 3,030 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2,553 (44.28%) JavaScript
3 2,529 (43.86%) C#
4 2,336 (40.51%) Java
5 1,983 (34.39%) HTML
6 1,879 (32.59%) .NET
7 1,847 (32.03%) SQL
8 1,710 (29.66%) CSS
9 1,623 (28.15%) Software Engineering
10 1,572 (27.26%) OOP
11 1,341 (23.26%) TDD
12 1,308 (22.68%) SQL Server
13 1,292 (22.41%) MVC
14 1,279 (22.18%) Git (software)
15 1,212 (21.02%) Degree
16 1,063 (18.44%) C++
17 1,019 (17.67%) Computer Science
18 1,014 (17.59%) OOD
19 993 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
19 993 (17.22%) AngularJS
20 934 (16.20%) Finance
21 923 (16.01%) Python
22 904 (15.68%) ASP.NET
23 900 (15.61%) Linux
24 872 (15.12%) PHP
25 866 (15.02%) Test Automation
26 858 (14.88%) Scrum
27 855 (14.83%) Web Services
28 845 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
29 818 (14.19%) MySQL

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
1 237 (4.11%) Apache
2 154 (2.67%) IIS
3 110 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
4 105 (1.82%) Confluence
5 103 (1.79%) CMS
6 94 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 83 (1.44%) WordPress
8 81 (1.40%) Apache Spark
9 76 (1.32%) JBoss
10 61 (1.06%) SharePoint
11 56 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
12 49 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 46 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 44 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 36 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
16 34 (0.59%) nginx
17 31 (0.54%) WebSphere
18 27 (0.47%) Drupal
19 18 (0.31%) MQSeries
20 17 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.087%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.087%) Maya
7 5 (0.087%) Simulink
8 4 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.052%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.052%) NASTRAN
9 3 (0.052%) Notepad++
10 2 (0.035%) Sketch
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.017%) Revit
11 1 (0.017%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 129 (2.24%) Magento
2 49 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
3 46 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 33 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
6 14 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 7 (0.12%) Odoo
10 3 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.035%) Maximo
11 2 (0.035%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.035%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 2 (0.035%) Shopify
12 1 (0.017%) Misys Opics
12 1 (0.017%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.017%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.017%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 845 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 791 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (4.16%) SaaS
4 208 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 200 (3.47%) GitHub
6 167 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
7 148 (2.57%) Serverless
8 87 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
9 81 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 71 (1.23%) PaaS
11 55 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 45 (0.78%) IaaS
13 44 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 39 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
14 39 (0.68%) npm
15 32 (0.55%) Azure Functions
16 24 (0.42%) OpenShift
17 23 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (0.38%) Google Play
19 20 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.49%) Internet
2 164 (2.84%) HTTP
3 100 (1.73%) Broadband
4 37 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.54%) Network Security
6 25 (0.43%) SSH
7 22 (0.38%) FTP
8 21 (0.36%) Link 16
8 21 (0.36%) Link 22
8 21 (0.36%) Tactical Data Link
9 19 (0.33%) AMQP
10 16 (0.28%) Skype
10 16 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.26%) SMTP
12 14 (0.24%) DNS
13 13 (0.23%) RTP
14 12 (0.21%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.21%) H.323
14 12 (0.21%) SSL
14 12 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,308 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 818 (14.19%) MySQL
3 692 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 550 (9.54%) NoSQL
5 302 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 239 (4.14%) RDBMS
7 233 (4.04%) Big Data
8 198 (3.43%) MongoDB
9 104 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 99 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 98 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 98 (1.70%) Redis
12 97 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 66 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 61 (1.06%) MariaDB
15 58 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 56 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
17 54 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
18 53 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
19 50 (0.87%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,279 (22.18%) Git (software)
2 426 (7.39%) Jenkins
3 421 (7.30%) JIRA
4 370 (6.42%) Visual Studio
5 307 (5.32%) Subversion
6 252 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 230 (3.99%) JUnit
8 222 (3.85%) Selenium
9 209 (3.62%) Maven
10 179 (3.10%) NUnit
11 156 (2.71%) Eclipse
12 151 (2.62%) Cucumber
13 145 (2.51%) TeamCity
14 137 (2.38%) Bitbucket
15 110 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 103 (1.79%) gulp
17 100 (1.73%) SpecFlow
18 96 (1.66%) Bitbucket Server
19 90 (1.56%) Mercurial
19 90 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 934 (16.20%) Finance
2 230 (3.99%) Marketing
3 221 (3.83%) Retail
4 199 (3.45%) Games
5 197 (3.42%) Banking
6 150 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 116 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 101 (1.75%) Front Office
9 95 (1.65%) Legal
10 92 (1.60%) Advertising
11 87 (1.51%) Electronics
12 84 (1.46%) Aerospace
13 68 (1.18%) Military
14 60 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 60 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 45 (0.78%) Law
15 45 (0.78%) Publishing
16 42 (0.73%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.40%) Automotive
18 22 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3,870 (67.12%) Developer
2 982 (17.03%) Software Engineer
3 831 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 821 (14.24%) Java Developer
5 744 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 655 (11.36%) C# Developer
7 653 (11.33%) Senior Developer
8 542 (9.40%) PHP Developer
9 428 (7.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 372 (6.45%) Junior
11 279 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 278 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
13 274 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
14 242 (4.20%) Junior Developer
15 231 (4.01%) Architect
16 201 (3.49%) Graduate
17 190 (3.30%) Java Engineer
18 188 (3.26%) .NET Software Developer
19 167 (2.90%) C# Software Developer
20 162 (2.81%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,983 (34.39%) HTML
2 1,879 (32.59%) .NET
3 1,710 (29.66%) CSS
4 993 (17.22%) AngularJS
5 904 (15.68%) ASP.NET
6 855 (14.83%) Web Services
7 781 (13.54%) REST
8 763 (13.23%) jQuery
9 755 (13.09%) Spring
10 751 (13.02%) HTML5
11 745 (12.92%) React
12 652 (11.31%) XML
13 632 (10.96%) RESTful
14 520 (9.02%) Node.js
15 452 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 441 (7.65%) .NET Framework
17 438 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 420 (7.28%) WCF
19 414 (7.18%) JSON
20 394 (6.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 409 (7.09%) User Experience
2 384 (6.66%) Algorithms
3 372 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 372 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 369 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
5 304 (5.27%) Data Structures
6 195 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 170 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
8 94 (1.63%) Derivative
9 64 (1.11%) Cloud Native
9 64 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 59 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 59 (1.02%) Robotics
11 56 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 54 (0.94%) Reinsurance
13 52 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
14 49 (0.85%) Fixed Income
15 43 (0.75%) Wiki
16 38 (0.66%) N-Tier
17 37 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 900 (15.61%) Linux
2 528 (9.16%) Windows
3 352 (6.10%) Android
4 241 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 192 (3.33%) Unix
6 47 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 45 (0.78%) CentOS
8 37 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
10 14 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.17%) VxWorks
14 8 (0.14%) Solaris
15 5 (0.087%) Debian
15 5 (0.087%) SUSE
16 4 (0.069%) AIX
16 4 (0.069%) Fedora
16 4 (0.069%) zOS
17 2 (0.035%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,030 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,623 (28.15%) Software Engineering
3 1,572 (27.26%) OOP
4 1,341 (23.26%) TDD
5 1,292 (22.41%) MVC
6 1,019 (17.67%) Computer Science
7 1,014 (17.59%) OOD
8 993 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
9 866 (15.02%) Test Automation
10 858 (14.88%) Scrum
11 768 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
12 675 (11.71%) DevOps
13 618 (10.72%) SDLC
14 609 (10.56%) Unit Testing
15 560 (9.71%) Microservices
16 557 (9.66%) Web Development
17 536 (9.30%) SOLID
18 500 (8.67%) BDD
19 481 (8.34%) Mentoring
20 453 (7.86%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2,553 (44.28%) JavaScript
2 2,529 (43.86%) C#
3 2,336 (40.51%) Java
4 1,847 (32.03%) SQL
5 1,063 (18.44%) C++
6 923 (16.01%) Python
7 872 (15.12%) PHP
8 392 (6.80%) C
9 312 (5.41%) TypeScript
10 262 (4.54%) ES6
11 233 (4.04%) T-SQL
12 189 (3.28%) Ruby
13 181 (3.14%) Objective-C
14 163 (2.83%) Java 8
15 124 (2.15%) Apple Swift
16 106 (1.84%) Scala
17 99 (1.72%) Go
18 96 (1.66%) VB.NET
19 88 (1.53%) PowerShell
20 78 (1.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,212 (21.02%) Degree
2 364 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 285 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 209 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 57 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 43 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 42 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
8 37 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.62%) PhD
10 32 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 28 (0.49%) OCP
11 28 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 26 (0.45%) HND
13 24 (0.42%) OCA
14 20 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
15 15 (0.26%) ISEB
15 15 (0.26%) MCSD
15 15 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
16 14 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (5.53%) QA
2 18 (0.31%) GDPR
3 13 (0.23%) SLA
4 10 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 9 (0.16%) NCSC
6 7 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.10%) DICOM
8 5 (0.087%) PMO
9 4 (0.069%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.069%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.069%) MiFID
9 4 (0.069%) WAI
10 3 (0.052%) HL7
10 3 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.035%) WCAG
12 1 (0.017%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.017%) JTAG
System Software
1 426 (7.39%) Docker
2 78 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.57%) Firmware
5 18 (0.31%) Varnish
6 15 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.19%) vSphere
8 6 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.052%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.035%) GridGain
11 2 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.017%) Ceph
12 1 (0.017%) HDFS
12 1 (0.017%) KVM
12 1 (0.017%) Lustre
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.017%) Samba
12 1 (0.017%) Xen
Systems Management
1 186 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 135 (2.34%) Ansible
3 67 (1.16%) Puppet
4 65 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (1.01%) Terraform
6 23 (0.40%) logstash
7 20 (0.35%) Kibana
8 8 (0.14%) Nagios
9 7 (0.12%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.10%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.10%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.10%) Istio
11 5 (0.087%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.052%) Grafana
13 3 (0.052%) Mesos
13 3 (0.052%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.035%) Graphite
14 2 (0.035%) Icinga
15 1 (0.017%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 782 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 366 (6.35%) Oracle
3 255 (4.42%) Google
4 142 (2.46%) SAP
5 138 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 113 (1.96%) Zend
7 83 (1.44%) Adobe
8 64 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 55 (0.95%) Xamarin
10 51 (0.88%) hybris
11 47 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 45 (0.78%) Pega
13 41 (0.71%) VMware
14 39 (0.68%) Elastic Path
15 35 (0.61%) Apple
16 31 (0.54%) IBM
17 27 (0.47%) Nintex
18 25 (0.43%) Interwoven
19 22 (0.38%) Guidewire
19 22 (0.38%) Twitter