Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 72 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 -12
Permanent jobs citing OO 2,960 5,812 8,980
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.89% 3.95% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 4.28% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,620 4,894 7,507
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 70,170 135,755 164,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.17% 92.21% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55,978 106,868 131,604
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,916 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for OO in the UK

OO
Top 19 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 13 July 2020. 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 -2 2,735 £55,000 +9.45% 366
UK excluding London -12 1,600 £46,000 +2.22% 276
London +23 1,319 £70,000 +7.69% 117
South East -10 492 £50,000 +11.11% 66
North of England +5 408 £47,500 +5.56% 64
South West +28 260 £47,500 +10.47% 44
North West -26 211 £50,000 - 34
Work from Home +14 201 £55,000 +4.76% 38
Midlands -17 160 £42,000 +2.44% 41
Scotland +6 148 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire +56 147 £48,500 +7.78% 20
West Midlands -9 99 £43,000 +7.50% 24
East of England -48 95 £45,000 -10.00% 33
East Midlands -9 61 £35,000 -22.22% 17
North East +49 51 £40,000 -23.81% 10
Wales -11 25 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Northern Ireland +13 18 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Channel Islands - 3 £67,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 1,481 (50.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,215 (41.05%) JavaScript
3 1,198 (40.47%) Java
4 1,193 (40.30%) C#
5 895 (30.24%) .NET
6 829 (28.01%) OOP
7 785 (26.52%) SQL
8 776 (26.22%) HTML
9 745 (25.17%) Software Engineering
10 730 (24.66%) CSS
11 713 (24.09%) TDD
12 650 (21.96%) Git (software)
13 611 (20.64%) Python
14 591 (19.97%) AngularJS
15 590 (19.93%) SQL Server
15 590 (19.93%) Degree
16 573 (19.36%) Finance
17 552 (18.65%) MVC
18 548 (18.51%) DevOps
19 511 (17.26%) AWS
20 510 (17.23%) PHP
21 503 (16.99%) Azure
22 492 (16.62%) OOD
23 490 (16.55%) Computer Science
24 477 (16.11%) React
25 474 (16.01%) C++
26 468 (15.81%) Linux
27 454 (15.34%) Scrum
28 421 (14.22%) MySQL
29 416 (14.05%) Docker

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
1 119 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (2.84%) Apache Spark
3 83 (2.80%) Apache
4 59 (1.99%) Confluence
5 47 (1.59%) IIS
6 43 (1.45%) CMS
7 39 (1.32%) nginx
8 33 (1.11%) WordPress
9 27 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
9 27 (0.91%) Luigi
10 24 (0.81%) Drupal
11 22 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.57%) Jupyter
13 16 (0.54%) JBoss
14 12 (0.41%) Moodle
14 12 (0.41%) SharePoint
15 11 (0.37%) Mule
16 10 (0.34%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.30%) Headless CMS
17 9 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.41%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.30%) Simulink
5 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.068%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.068%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.068%) Sketch
6 2 (0.068%) Windchill
7 1 (0.034%) InVision
7 1 (0.034%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 53 (1.79%) Magento
2 26 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.74%) Shopify
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.14%) SAP EHS
8 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.068%) Endur
9 2 (0.068%) Misys Opics
9 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.034%) ProductWriter
10 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.034%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 511 (17.26%) AWS
2 503 (16.99%) Azure
3 196 (6.62%) SaaS
4 147 (4.97%) GCP
5 88 (2.97%) GitHub
6 71 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
7 68 (2.30%) Serverless
8 47 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
9 44 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (1.39%) Amazon S3
11 39 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
12 36 (1.22%) npm
13 26 (0.88%) Azure Functions
13 26 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
14 23 (0.78%) Firebase
15 21 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (0.68%) NuGet
16 20 (0.68%) PaaS
17 19 (0.64%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.87%) Internet
2 74 (2.50%) HTTP
3 40 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 31 (1.05%) Firewall
5 28 (0.95%) Skype
6 17 (0.57%) DNS
7 15 (0.51%) H.323
8 14 (0.47%) Tactical Data Link
9 9 (0.30%) Network Security
9 9 (0.30%) SSH
10 7 (0.24%) FTP
10 7 (0.24%) WAN
10 7 (0.24%) WebEx
11 6 (0.20%) MQTT
12 5 (0.17%) RFID
12 5 (0.17%) SMTP
12 5 (0.17%) SNMP
12 5 (0.17%) Wireless
13 4 (0.14%) 3GPP
13 4 (0.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 421 (14.22%) MySQL
3 288 (9.73%) Relational Database
4 218 (7.36%) NoSQL
5 191 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 146 (4.93%) Big Data
7 136 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
8 85 (2.87%) Hadoop
9 64 (2.16%) SQL Server 2019
10 55 (1.86%) Redis
11 54 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 53 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
13 52 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
14 45 (1.52%) RDBMS
15 44 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 39 (1.32%) MariaDB
18 35 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 650 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 192 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 151 (5.10%) JIRA
4 137 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 126 (4.26%) Selenium
6 117 (3.95%) Subversion
7 95 (3.21%) Maven
8 77 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 76 (2.57%) JUnit
10 73 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 61 (2.06%) webpack
12 53 (1.79%) Mercurial
13 50 (1.69%) SpecFlow
14 43 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
14 43 (1.45%) PHPUnit
15 41 (1.39%) gulp
15 41 (1.39%) NUnit
16 37 (1.25%) Grunt
17 36 (1.22%) Eclipse
18 35 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 573 (19.36%) Finance
2 159 (5.37%) Banking
3 110 (3.72%) Front Office
4 93 (3.14%) Games
5 79 (2.67%) Marketing
5 79 (2.67%) Retail
6 69 (2.33%) Law
7 60 (2.03%) Public Sector
8 54 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 53 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 49 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.32%) Electronics
13 37 (1.25%) Telecoms
14 36 (1.22%) Advertising
15 30 (1.01%) Back Office
16 24 (0.81%) Military
17 22 (0.74%) Legal
18 14 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,985 (67.06%) Developer
2 415 (14.02%) Software Engineer
3 400 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 340 (11.49%) Java Developer
5 335 (11.32%) Software Developer
6 319 (10.78%) PHP Developer
7 311 (10.51%) C# Developer
8 275 (9.29%) .NET Developer
9 187 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 142 (4.80%) Junior
11 126 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 126 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 122 (4.12%) Graduate
13 120 (4.05%) Junior Developer
14 118 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 115 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
16 112 (3.78%) Python Developer
17 110 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
18 107 (3.61%) Java Engineer
19 98 (3.31%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (30.24%) .NET
2 776 (26.22%) HTML
3 730 (24.66%) CSS
4 591 (19.97%) AngularJS
5 477 (16.11%) React
6 407 (13.75%) Web Services
7 401 (13.55%) Node.js
8 351 (11.86%) ASP.NET
9 330 (11.15%) REST
10 302 (10.20%) .NET Framework
11 295 (9.97%) jQuery
12 271 (9.16%) HTML5
13 260 (8.78%) .NET Core
14 251 (8.48%) RESTful
15 240 (8.11%) Spring
16 233 (7.87%) XML
17 216 (7.30%) Vue.js
18 212 (7.16%) Laravel
19 184 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
19 184 (6.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 224 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (7.20%) Algorithms
3 202 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
4 198 (6.69%) User Experience
5 193 (6.52%) Data Structures
6 163 (5.51%) Mobile App
7 95 (3.21%) Hedge funds
8 90 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
9 73 (2.47%) Derivative
10 70 (2.36%) Management Information System
11 51 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
13 44 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.42%) Cloud Native
14 42 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 37 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 37 (1.25%) Equities
16 28 (0.95%) Animation
17 26 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 24 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 468 (15.81%) Linux
2 186 (6.28%) Windows
3 164 (5.54%) Android
4 162 (5.47%) Apple iOS
5 113 (3.82%) Unix
6 35 (1.18%) CentOS
7 31 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 14 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.27%) VxWorks
13 7 (0.24%) HPUX
14 6 (0.20%) Solaris
15 5 (0.17%) VMS
16 4 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
17 3 (0.10%) tvOS
17 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,481 (50.03%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (28.01%) OOP
3 745 (25.17%) Software Engineering
4 713 (24.09%) TDD
5 552 (18.65%) MVC
6 548 (18.51%) DevOps
7 492 (16.62%) OOD
8 490 (16.55%) Computer Science
9 454 (15.34%) Scrum
10 409 (13.82%) BDD
11 395 (13.34%) Test Automation
12 379 (12.80%) Microservices
13 340 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
14 330 (11.15%) SDLC
15 321 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
16 294 (9.93%) Web Development
17 251 (8.48%) SOLID
18 244 (8.24%) Fintech
19 237 (8.01%) OO PHP
20 226 (7.64%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,215 (41.05%) JavaScript
2 1,198 (40.47%) Java
3 1,193 (40.30%) C#
4 785 (26.52%) SQL
5 611 (20.64%) Python
6 510 (17.23%) PHP
7 474 (16.01%) C++
8 230 (7.77%) TypeScript
9 137 (4.63%) Scala
10 126 (4.26%) C
11 96 (3.24%) Ruby
12 92 (3.11%) T-SQL
13 81 (2.74%) ES6
13 81 (2.74%) Java 8
14 65 (2.20%) Apple Swift
14 65 (2.20%) Objective-C
15 60 (2.03%) Go
16 58 (1.96%) Kotlin
17 57 (1.93%) PowerShell
18 49 (1.66%) R
Qualifications
1 590 (19.93%) Degree
2 244 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 162 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 63 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 61 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 29 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
7 26 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 23 (0.78%) Master's Degree
9 19 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.54%) ISEB
11 15 (0.51%) PhD
12 10 (0.34%) HND
13 4 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.068%) Postgraduate
16 1 (0.034%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.034%) MCSD
16 1 (0.034%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.84%) QA
2 7 (0.24%) ISO 15022
2 7 (0.24%) ISO 20022
3 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.14%) GDPR
4 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.14%) SLA
5 3 (0.10%) PMO
6 2 (0.068%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.068%) MiFID
7 1 (0.034%) GxP
7 1 (0.034%) JTAG
7 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 416 (14.05%) Docker
2 21 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.30%) vSphere
5 7 (0.24%) Firmware
5 7 (0.24%) KVM
6 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.14%) Squid
9 3 (0.10%) HDFS
9 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.068%) LXC
10 2 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.034%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 231 (7.80%) Kubernetes
2 105 (3.55%) Ansible
3 82 (2.77%) Terraform
4 38 (1.28%) Puppet
5 32 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.54%) Istio
6 16 (0.54%) Kibana
7 9 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.27%) logstash
9 7 (0.24%) Rancher
10 6 (0.20%) Nagios
11 5 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.17%) Oozie
12 4 (0.14%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.14%) Mesos
13 3 (0.10%) Grafana
14 2 (0.068%) cPanel
14 2 (0.068%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.068%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 347 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 173 (5.84%) Oracle
3 122 (4.12%) Zend
4 99 (3.34%) Google
5 50 (1.69%) SAP
6 47 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 28 (0.95%) VMware
9 17 (0.57%) Guidewire
9 17 (0.57%) MuleSoft
9 17 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 16 (0.54%) Tableau
11 15 (0.51%) Apple
12 12 (0.41%) New Relic
13 11 (0.37%) Informatica
13 11 (0.37%) Talend
14 10 (0.34%) Adobe
14 10 (0.34%) Automation Anywhere
14 10 (0.34%) Blue Prism
14 10 (0.34%) Telerik