Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 75 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 -16
Permanent jobs citing OO 2,031 5,300 7,960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.14% 3.75% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 4.07% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,870 4,528 6,672
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 45,424 130,252 153,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.57% 92.19% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36,845 102,233 122,379
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 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 +5 1,855 £55,000 +10.00% 500
UK excluding London +7 1,147 £47,500 +5.56% 373
London +7 846 £70,000 +7.69% 175
North of England +29 342 £47,500 +5.56% 108
South East +7 326 £50,000 +11.11% 74
Work from Home +20 225 £55,000 +12.82% 104
North West +4 195 £48,500 +2.11% 53
South West +28 163 £48,750 +7.14% 45
Scotland +22 124 £45,000 -1.10% 27
Yorkshire +73 111 £50,000 +17.65% 43
Midlands -33 95 £42,500 -3.41% 53
East of England -4 73 £55,000 +10.00% 45
West Midlands -40 51 £45,000 +2.27% 24
East Midlands +5 44 £40,000 -11.11% 29
North East +51 36 £37,500 -10.71% 12
Northern Ireland +20 16 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Wales +18 15 £30,000 -21.57% 10

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 973 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (42.93%) JavaScript
3 832 (40.97%) C#
4 708 (34.86%) Java
5 704 (34.66%) .NET
6 605 (29.79%) OOP
7 574 (28.26%) HTML
8 567 (27.92%) CSS
9 537 (26.44%) SQL
10 523 (25.75%) TDD
11 516 (25.41%) Software Engineering
12 454 (22.35%) Git (software)
13 436 (21.47%) SQL Server
14 426 (20.97%) Finance
15 412 (20.29%) Python
16 400 (19.69%) MVC
17 398 (19.60%) Degree
18 384 (18.91%) DevOps
19 375 (18.46%) Azure
20 360 (17.73%) PHP
21 356 (17.53%) AWS
22 335 (16.49%) OOD
23 333 (16.40%) AngularJS
24 322 (15.85%) MySQL
25 311 (15.31%) Computer Science
26 303 (14.92%) Linux
27 295 (14.52%) C++
28 292 (14.38%) Microservices
29 288 (14.18%) BDD
30 286 (14.08%) 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 76 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (2.61%) Confluence
3 46 (2.26%) Apache
4 41 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 31 (1.53%) CMS
6 29 (1.43%) IIS
7 24 (1.18%) nginx
8 23 (1.13%) WordPress
9 17 (0.84%) Drupal
10 15 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.69%) Moodle
12 13 (0.64%) Headless CMS
13 11 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (0.54%) Luigi
14 10 (0.49%) NServiceBus
15 9 (0.44%) JBoss
15 9 (0.44%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.30%) Anypoint
16 6 (0.30%) Liferay
17 5 (0.25%) Jupyter
Applications
1 16 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.44%) Simulink
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.098%) Sketch
4 2 (0.098%) Windchill
5 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.049%) InVision
5 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.049%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 40 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.67%) Magento
3 19 (0.94%) Shopify
4 8 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.20%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.098%) Endur
8 2 (0.098%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.098%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.098%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 375 (18.46%) Azure
2 356 (17.53%) AWS
3 117 (5.76%) SaaS
4 107 (5.27%) GCP
5 71 (3.50%) GitHub
6 49 (2.41%) Serverless
7 46 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
8 42 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (1.53%) Power Platform
11 29 (1.43%) npm
12 23 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (1.13%) Firebase
12 23 (1.13%) Logic Apps
13 21 (1.03%) Azure Functions
14 17 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (0.79%) NuGet
16 12 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 11 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.31%) HTTP
1 47 (2.31%) Internet
2 30 (1.48%) Skype
3 26 (1.28%) Firewall
4 24 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.74%) H.323
6 14 (0.69%) DNS
7 8 (0.39%) Network Security
8 7 (0.34%) WebEx
9 6 (0.30%) Wireless
10 5 (0.25%) 4G
10 5 (0.25%) SNMP
10 5 (0.25%) SSH
11 3 (0.15%) IPv4
11 3 (0.15%) IPv6
11 3 (0.15%) SSL
11 3 (0.15%) UMTS
11 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.15%) WiMAX
11 3 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 322 (15.85%) MySQL
3 192 (9.45%) NoSQL
4 188 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 144 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 106 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (2.95%) Big Data
8 56 (2.76%) Redis
9 52 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 45 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (2.02%) SQL Server 2019
12 38 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 34 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (1.03%) Data Mining
18 19 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
19 18 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 454 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 140 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 116 (5.71%) JIRA
4 88 (4.33%) Subversion
4 88 (4.33%) Visual Studio
5 86 (4.23%) Selenium
6 53 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 50 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (2.31%) JUnit
8 47 (2.31%) Maven
9 37 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 37 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (1.72%) gulp
10 35 (1.72%) PHPUnit
11 31 (1.53%) GitLab
12 29 (1.43%) NUnit
13 28 (1.38%) Bitbucket
13 28 (1.38%) Grunt
14 26 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 426 (20.97%) Finance
2 130 (6.40%) Banking
3 76 (3.74%) Marketing
4 63 (3.10%) Public Sector
5 59 (2.90%) Front Office
6 55 (2.71%) Manufacturing
7 51 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.41%) Law
9 47 (2.31%) Electronics
10 45 (2.22%) Retail
11 44 (2.17%) Games
12 36 (1.77%) Investment Banking
13 31 (1.53%) Financial Institution
14 26 (1.28%) Advertising
15 25 (1.23%) Legal
16 23 (1.13%) Private Banking
17 20 (0.98%) Back Office
18 16 (0.79%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.49%) Automotive
20 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,324 (65.19%) Developer
2 316 (15.56%) Software Engineer
3 252 (12.41%) PHP Developer
4 247 (12.16%) C# Developer
5 234 (11.52%) Senior Developer
6 220 (10.83%) Software Developer
7 204 (10.04%) .NET Developer
8 187 (9.21%) Java Developer
9 130 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
10 108 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 103 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
12 81 (3.99%) Java Engineer
12 81 (3.99%) Senior PHP Developer
13 77 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 71 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
15 68 (3.35%) Lead Developer
16 65 (3.20%) Python Developer
17 64 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
18 63 (3.10%) Junior
19 62 (3.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (34.66%) .NET
2 574 (28.26%) HTML
3 567 (27.92%) CSS
4 333 (16.40%) AngularJS
5 274 (13.49%) React
6 267 (13.15%) ASP.NET
7 259 (12.75%) Web Services
8 245 (12.06%) .NET Framework
9 241 (11.87%) REST
10 240 (11.82%) .NET Core
11 236 (11.62%) jQuery
12 222 (10.93%) Node.js
13 195 (9.60%) HTML5
14 177 (8.71%) Laravel
15 170 (8.37%) Vue.js
16 166 (8.17%) RESTful
17 163 (8.03%) XML
18 147 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 144 (7.09%) Spring
20 138 (6.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.98%) Algorithms
2 151 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
3 128 (6.30%) Data Structures
4 126 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 124 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
6 107 (5.27%) User Experience
7 54 (2.66%) Hedge funds
8 44 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
9 39 (1.92%) Cloud Native
10 35 (1.72%) Derivative
11 29 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 28 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (1.23%) Fixed Income
14 24 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.18%) Media Streaming
14 24 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 23 (1.13%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.08%) Social Network
16 22 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
17 21 (1.03%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 303 (14.92%) Linux
2 150 (7.39%) Windows
3 145 (7.14%) Android
4 125 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.02%) Unix
6 26 (1.28%) CentOS
7 24 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 19 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.39%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.25%) HPUX
12 4 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.098%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.098%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (29.79%) OOP
3 523 (25.75%) TDD
4 516 (25.41%) Software Engineering
5 400 (19.69%) MVC
6 384 (18.91%) DevOps
7 335 (16.49%) OOD
8 311 (15.31%) Computer Science
9 292 (14.38%) Microservices
10 288 (14.18%) BDD
11 286 (14.08%) Scrum
11 286 (14.08%) Test Automation
12 237 (11.67%) Web Development
13 235 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
14 205 (10.09%) SDLC
15 195 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
16 168 (8.27%) SOLID
17 155 (7.63%) Open Source
18 146 (7.19%) OO PHP
18 146 (7.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 872 (42.93%) JavaScript
2 832 (40.97%) C#
3 708 (34.86%) Java
4 537 (26.44%) SQL
5 412 (20.29%) Python
6 360 (17.73%) PHP
7 295 (14.52%) C++
8 109 (5.37%) TypeScript
9 83 (4.09%) C
10 78 (3.84%) Scala
11 66 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 64 (3.15%) T-SQL
13 63 (3.10%) Java 8
14 58 (2.86%) Ruby
15 54 (2.66%) Apple Swift
15 54 (2.66%) Objective-C
16 51 (2.51%) Go
17 38 (1.87%) Kotlin
18 33 (1.62%) ES6
19 30 (1.48%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 398 (19.60%) Degree
2 169 (8.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (6.55%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 47 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.34%) PhD
11 5 (0.25%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.25%) ISEB
12 3 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.098%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.098%) HND
13 2 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.049%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.17%) QA
2 8 (0.39%) SLA
3 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.20%) GDPR
5 3 (0.15%) MiFID
6 2 (0.098%) GAMP
6 2 (0.098%) NIST
7 1 (0.049%) JTAG
7 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 283 (13.93%) Docker
2 20 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.44%) vSphere
5 6 (0.30%) KVM
6 4 (0.20%) Firmware
6 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.098%) LXC
7 2 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.098%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 156 (7.68%) Kubernetes
2 89 (4.38%) Ansible
3 59 (2.90%) Terraform
4 33 (1.62%) Puppet
5 29 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.08%) Istio
7 4 (0.20%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.20%) SCCM
8 3 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.15%) Nagios
8 3 (0.15%) vRealize
9 2 (0.098%) Rancher
9 2 (0.098%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.049%) Grafana
10 1 (0.049%) Kibana
10 1 (0.049%) logstash
10 1 (0.049%) Packer
10 1 (0.049%) Salt
10 1 (0.049%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 277 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 106 (5.22%) Zend
3 80 (3.94%) Google
4 62 (3.05%) Oracle
5 37 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (1.62%) SAP
7 25 (1.23%) Xamarin
8 22 (1.08%) VMware
9 19 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.54%) MuleSoft
12 10 (0.49%) Apple
12 10 (0.49%) Guidewire
12 10 (0.49%) Pega
13 8 (0.39%) Pardot
13 8 (0.39%) Telerik
14 7 (0.34%) Ceridian
14 7 (0.34%) Remedy
15 6 (0.30%) Autodesk
15 6 (0.30%) JD Edwards