Period
to 23 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -9
Permanent jobs citing OO 10233 10511 12795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.83% 5.54% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 6.21% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9157 11183
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 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 157899 169213 193846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.23% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124329 140773 159410
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 £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 23 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 23 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 9630 £50,000 +1.01% 559
UK excluding London +3 5797 £42,500 - 392
London -5 4322 £60,000 +4.35% 188
South East +2 1561 £45,000 +5.88% 102
North of England -5 1396 £45,000 +12.50% 104
East of England +20 967 £47,500 +1.06% 66
North West -4 792 £42,500 - 53
Midlands +7 739 £40,000 - 53
South West -1 659 £40,000 -6.98% 46
Yorkshire +5 565 £47,500 +18.75% 43
West Midlands -4 412 £40,000 +6.67% 23
Scotland -7 348 £42,500 -5.56% 11
East Midlands -3 329 £40,000 - 30
Wales +11 120 £40,000 +6.67% 8
North East -39 39 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Northern Ireland -11 17 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 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 5565 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4250 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 4229 (41.33%) Java
4 4098 (40.05%) C#
5 3494 (34.14%) HTML
6 3324 (32.48%) .NET
7 3061 (29.91%) CSS
8 2949 (28.82%) TDD
9 2867 (28.02%) SQL
10 2707 (26.45%) MVC
11 2476 (24.20%) Finance
12 2443 (23.87%) Software Engineering
13 2427 (23.72%) SQL Server
14 2282 (22.30%) OOP
15 2098 (20.50%) Degree
16 2093 (20.45%) Git (software)
17 2031 (19.85%) OOD
18 1860 (18.18%) AngularJS
19 1848 (18.06%) ASP.NET
20 1794 (17.53%) Web Services
21 1785 (17.44%) Scrum
22 1666 (16.28%) Linux
23 1639 (16.02%) jQuery
24 1633 (15.96%) HTML5
25 1593 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
26 1575 (15.39%) Computer Science
27 1537 (15.02%) BDD
28 1514 (14.80%) C++
29 1476 (14.42%) PHP
30 1451 (14.18%) 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
1 357 (3.49%) Apache
2 345 (3.37%) CMS
3 333 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 248 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 185 (1.81%) Confluence
6 178 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 174 (1.70%) JBoss
8 170 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 134 (1.31%) IIS
10 131 (1.28%) Apache Solr
11 130 (1.27%) WordPress
12 120 (1.17%) nginx
13 95 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 89 (0.87%) Drupal
15 81 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 72 (0.70%) SharePoint
17 71 (0.69%) Umbraco
18 49 (0.48%) Jetty
18 49 (0.48%) OpenStack
19 43 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 25 (0.24%) InVision
3 22 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (0.13%) Simulink
7 7 (0.068%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.049%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.039%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.039%) EngageOne
9 4 (0.039%) GIMP
10 3 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.020%) InDesign
11 2 (0.020%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.020%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.010%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.010%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.010%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 156 (1.52%) Magento
2 30 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 29 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.12%) 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%) Endur
12 3 (0.029%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.029%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.029%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 882 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 639 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 353 (3.45%) SaaS
4 219 (2.14%) GitHub
5 105 (1.03%) npm
6 77 (0.75%) PaaS
7 74 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 73 (0.71%) IaaS
9 63 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (0.36%) Serverless
12 32 (0.31%) Google Play
13 29 (0.28%) Google Analytics
14 25 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 25 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 25 (0.24%) Heroku
15 23 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
15 23 (0.22%) iPaaS
16 22 (0.21%) Slack
17 21 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 477 (4.66%) Internet
2 371 (3.63%) HTTP
3 149 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 111 (1.08%) SSL
5 54 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 50 (0.49%) Intranet
7 47 (0.46%) ATM
8 34 (0.33%) InfiniBand
9 33 (0.32%) Firewall
10 25 (0.24%) Skype
11 24 (0.23%) SMS
12 23 (0.22%) Extranet
13 21 (0.21%) DNS
14 19 (0.19%) WAN
15 18 (0.18%) SMTP
16 15 (0.15%) LAN
16 15 (0.15%) LDAP
17 14 (0.14%) BIG-IP
17 14 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 14 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2427 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 1285 (12.56%) MySQL
3 1055 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 1043 (10.19%) NoSQL
5 497 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 435 (4.25%) Big Data
7 335 (3.27%) RDBMS
8 325 (3.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 299 (2.92%) Hadoop
10 266 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 262 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 227 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
13 207 (2.02%) Redis
14 125 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 122 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 121 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
17 120 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 114 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
19 95 (0.93%) Oracle Database
20 84 (0.82%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2093 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 735 (7.18%) Subversion
3 659 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 594 (5.80%) JIRA
5 533 (5.21%) Visual Studio
6 503 (4.92%) NUnit
7 372 (3.64%) Selenium
8 350 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 334 (3.26%) Maven
10 330 (3.22%) JUnit
11 241 (2.36%) Cucumber
12 239 (2.34%) TeamCity
13 231 (2.26%) gulp
14 229 (2.24%) Mercurial
15 209 (2.04%) Eclipse
16 208 (2.03%) Jasmine
17 194 (1.90%) WebDriver
18 190 (1.86%) MSTest
19 183 (1.79%) Moq
20 176 (1.72%) Grunt
General
1 2476 (24.20%) Finance
2 1102 (10.77%) Banking
3 727 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 621 (6.07%) Retail
5 568 (5.55%) Retail Banking
6 451 (4.41%) Marketing
7 438 (4.28%) Front Office
8 433 (4.23%) Games
9 349 (3.41%) Electronics
10 333 (3.25%) Telecoms
11 272 (2.66%) Manufacturing
12 164 (1.60%) Advertising
13 141 (1.38%) Financial Institution
14 103 (1.01%) Back Office
15 91 (0.89%) Legal
16 73 (0.71%) Automotive
16 73 (0.71%) Law
17 72 (0.70%) Publishing
18 57 (0.56%) Aerospace
19 40 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7275 (71.09%) Developer
2 1713 (16.74%) .NET Developer
3 1554 (15.19%) Senior Developer
4 1500 (14.66%) Java Developer
5 1376 (13.45%) Software Engineer
6 1323 (12.93%) C# Developer
7 940 (9.19%) Software Developer
8 939 (9.18%) PHP Developer
9 786 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 692 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 467 (4.56%) Web Developer
12 439 (4.29%) Java Engineer
13 437 (4.27%) Junior
14 424 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 422 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
16 411 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 411 (4.02%) Graduate
17 383 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 378 (3.69%) Architect
19 370 (3.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3494 (34.14%) HTML
2 3324 (32.48%) .NET
3 3061 (29.91%) CSS
4 1860 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 1848 (18.06%) ASP.NET
6 1794 (17.53%) Web Services
7 1639 (16.02%) jQuery
8 1633 (15.96%) HTML5
9 1331 (13.01%) RESTful
10 1276 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1276 (12.47%) Node.js
11 1255 (12.26%) XML
12 1113 (10.88%) WCF
13 1033 (10.09%) REST
14 944 (9.23%) CSS3
15 896 (8.76%) Spring
16 849 (8.30%) .NET Framework
17 846 (8.27%) JSON
18 842 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
19 833 (8.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1575 (15.39%) Computer Science
2 870 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 764 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
4 544 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 513 (5.01%) User Experience
6 462 (4.51%) Data Structures
7 431 (4.21%) Mobile App
8 381 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
9 248 (2.42%) Fintech
10 178 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 171 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 160 (1.56%) N-Tier
13 145 (1.42%) BBC
14 144 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 141 (1.38%) Equities
15 141 (1.38%) Fixed Income
16 131 (1.28%) Derivative
17 130 (1.27%) Social Media
18 109 (1.07%) iPad
19 93 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1666 (16.28%) Linux
2 898 (8.78%) Windows
3 625 (6.11%) Unix
4 416 (4.07%) Android
5 338 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 56 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 52 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 37 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.34%) CentOS
9 35 (0.34%) Debian
9 35 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 24 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
11 23 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.18%) Solaris
13 16 (0.16%) AIX
14 15 (0.15%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.12%) VxWorks
17 11 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (0.098%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5565 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2949 (28.82%) TDD
3 2707 (26.45%) MVC
4 2443 (23.87%) Software Engineering
5 2282 (22.30%) OOP
6 2031 (19.85%) OOD
7 1785 (17.44%) Scrum
8 1593 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1537 (15.02%) BDD
10 1451 (14.18%) Test Automation
11 1381 (13.50%) SDLC
12 1323 (12.93%) Web Development
13 1030 (10.07%) Unit Testing
14 907 (8.86%) Multithreading
15 757 (7.40%) Front End Development
16 755 (7.38%) Mentoring
17 745 (7.28%) E-Commerce
18 719 (7.03%) Web Application Development
19 637 (6.22%) Asset Management
20 626 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4250 (41.53%) JavaScript
2 4229 (41.33%) Java
3 4098 (40.05%) C#
4 2867 (28.02%) SQL
5 1514 (14.80%) C++
6 1476 (14.42%) PHP
7 1181 (11.54%) Python
8 590 (5.77%) Ruby
9 562 (5.49%) T-SQL
10 496 (4.85%) C
11 270 (2.64%) ES6
12 243 (2.37%) PL/SQL
13 233 (2.28%) Scala
14 223 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 216 (2.11%) Shell Script
16 187 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 184 (1.80%) Perl
18 161 (1.57%) VB.NET
19 129 (1.26%) F#
20 113 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 2098 (20.50%) Degree
2 751 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 165 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 130 (1.27%) PhD
5 67 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 57 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 56 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 47 (0.46%) HND
10 40 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 38 (0.37%) ISEB
12 29 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 27 (0.26%) Sun Certification
14 21 (0.21%) MCTS
15 20 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (0.17%) MCSD
17 14 (0.14%) MCAD
18 10 (0.098%) Postgraduate
19 9 (0.088%) DBS Check
20 7 (0.068%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 602 (5.88%) QA
2 30 (0.29%) SLA
3 27 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.21%) MiFID
5 20 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.12%) GCP
7 9 (0.088%) 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%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.010%) MISRA
11 1 (0.010%) PMO
11 1 (0.010%) PSD2
11 1 (0.010%) Section 508
11 1 (0.010%) WCAG
System Software
1 312 (3.05%) Docker
2 63 (0.62%) Firmware
3 33 (0.32%) HDFS
4 23 (0.22%) 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 (0.068%) vSphere
10 6 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.020%) 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
1 196 (1.92%) Puppet
2 154 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (1.19%) Ansible
4 105 (1.03%) Kibana
5 79 (0.77%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 72 (0.70%) WSUS
7 71 (0.69%) Kubernetes
8 28 (0.27%) logstash
9 26 (0.25%) Salt
10 23 (0.22%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.14%) Oozie
11 14 (0.14%) Terraform
12 12 (0.12%) Nagios
13 11 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.088%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.088%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 8 (0.078%) Control-M
15 8 (0.078%) cPanel
15 8 (0.078%) Grafana
16 6 (0.059%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1322 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 893 (8.73%) Oracle
3 344 (3.36%) SAP
4 335 (3.27%) Google
5 302 (2.95%) Zend
6 150 (1.47%) Sybase
7 121 (1.18%) Apple
8 115 (1.12%) Facebook
9 108 (1.06%) Sony
10 98 (0.96%) ION Trading
11 97 (0.95%) Yahoo!
12 96 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 85 (0.83%) Adobe
14 65 (0.64%) Sun
15 64 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 62 (0.61%) Xamarin
17 58 (0.57%) hybris
18 52 (0.51%) TIBCO
19 49 (0.48%) Atlassian
20 45 (0.44%) MicroStrategy