Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 48 40
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 6,362 9,456 10,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.26% 5.40% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 5.88% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,161 8,012 8,788
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -23 5,617 £52,500 +5.00% 1,303
UK excluding London -9 4,085 £45,000 - 987
London -37 2,134 £67,500 +12.50% 427
South East -13 1,253 £45,000 - 213
North of England -7 891 £47,500 +5.56% 267
North West +4 597 £50,000 +11.11% 133
Midlands -12 468 £42,500 +13.33% 137
South West -25 441 £40,000 -11.11% 125
Scotland +19 436 £47,500 +5.56% 64
East of England -22 434 £50,000 -4.76% 134
East Midlands -3 260 £42,500 +11.11% 60
Yorkshire -42 235 £45,000 -5.26% 108
West Midlands +3 208 £45,000 +27.66% 77
Wales +27 108 £40,000 +3.90% 32
Northern Ireland +22 64 £41,500 +3.75% 15
North East -21 58 £50,000 +17.65% 26

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 3,471 (54.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2,847 (44.75%) C#
3 2,779 (43.68%) Java
4 2,740 (43.07%) JavaScript
5 2,204 (34.64%) HTML
6 2,200 (34.58%) .NET
7 2,192 (34.45%) SQL
8 1,830 (28.76%) CSS
9 1,787 (28.09%) Software Engineering
10 1,625 (25.54%) TDD
11 1,514 (23.80%) SQL Server
12 1,501 (23.59%) MVC
13 1,444 (22.70%) OOP
14 1,307 (20.54%) Git (software)
15 1,272 (19.99%) Finance
16 1,225 (19.25%) AngularJS
17 1,218 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
18 1,209 (19.00%) Degree
19 1,169 (18.37%) ASP.NET
20 1,146 (18.01%) Python
21 1,128 (17.73%) C++
22 1,025 (16.11%) Computer Science
23 1,002 (15.75%) OOD
24 967 (15.20%) Web Services
25 948 (14.90%) Linux
26 936 (14.71%) Test Automation
27 916 (14.40%) Scrum
28 913 (14.35%) Microsoft
29 886 (13.93%) PHP
30 850 (13.36%) HTML5

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
1 279 (4.39%) Apache
2 198 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
3 191 (3.00%) IIS
4 158 (2.48%) CMS
5 123 (1.93%) Confluence
6 98 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 91 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 80 (1.26%) WordPress
9 65 (1.02%) JBoss
10 59 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 54 (0.85%) SharePoint
12 51 (0.80%) Drupal
13 50 (0.79%) nginx
14 49 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
15 46 (0.72%) MQSeries
16 42 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 33 (0.52%) WebLogic
18 29 (0.46%) WebSphere
19 24 (0.38%) Umbraco
20 22 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.063%) Simulink
7 3 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.016%) InDesign
8 1 (0.016%) InVision
8 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 119 (1.87%) Magento
2 29 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
3 27 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.30%) Shopify
5 18 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
6 16 (0.25%) Actimize
7 11 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.047%) iTrent
11 3 (0.047%) SAP PSCD
12 2 (0.031%) Elite 3E
12 2 (0.031%) Endur
12 2 (0.031%) SAP CO
12 2 (0.031%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.031%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (0.031%) Visualfiles
13 1 (0.016%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 829 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 732 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (3.46%) SaaS
4 176 (2.77%) GitHub
5 112 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 109 (1.71%) Serverless
7 94 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 75 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 65 (1.02%) PaaS
10 54 (0.85%) npm
11 53 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
12 48 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
13 47 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 42 (0.66%) IaaS
15 32 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
16 28 (0.44%) Azure Functions
17 27 (0.42%) Google Play
18 23 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 23 (0.36%) Slack
19 21 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 287 (4.51%) Internet
2 188 (2.96%) HTTP
3 76 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.61%) AMQP
4 39 (0.61%) H.323
5 29 (0.46%) SSL
6 22 (0.35%) DNS
7 20 (0.31%) Link 16
7 20 (0.31%) Link 22
7 20 (0.31%) Tactical Data Link
8 19 (0.30%) Network Security
9 17 (0.27%) SSH
10 16 (0.25%) VoIP
11 13 (0.20%) Wireshark
12 12 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 12 (0.19%) PBX
12 12 (0.19%) Skype
12 12 (0.19%) SMS
13 11 (0.17%) RS-232
14 10 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,514 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 799 (12.56%) MySQL
3 728 (11.44%) Relational Database
4 711 (11.18%) NoSQL
5 328 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 275 (4.32%) Big Data
7 231 (3.63%) RDBMS
8 223 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 207 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 120 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 117 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 114 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 104 (1.63%) Redis
14 91 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
15 89 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 84 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 84 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 68 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
18 48 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 47 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,307 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 544 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 476 (7.48%) Visual Studio
4 350 (5.50%) JIRA
5 319 (5.01%) Maven
5 319 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 308 (4.84%) Subversion
7 267 (4.20%) JUnit
8 235 (3.69%) NUnit
9 210 (3.30%) TeamCity
10 192 (3.02%) Selenium
11 191 (3.00%) Cucumber
12 188 (2.96%) Eclipse
13 129 (2.03%) SpecFlow
14 123 (1.93%) gulp
15 117 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 102 (1.60%) Bitbucket
16 102 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
17 95 (1.49%) Gradle
18 91 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 1,272 (19.99%) Finance
2 292 (4.59%) Retail
3 274 (4.31%) Banking
4 267 (4.20%) Marketing
5 211 (3.32%) Games
6 157 (2.47%) Front Office
7 148 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 114 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 88 (1.38%) Advertising
9 88 (1.38%) Legal
10 85 (1.34%) Electronics
11 70 (1.10%) Aerospace
12 58 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 55 (0.86%) Automotive
14 54 (0.85%) Back Office
15 53 (0.83%) Publishing
16 52 (0.82%) Military
17 51 (0.80%) Financial Institution
18 41 (0.64%) Law
19 25 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,182 (65.73%) Developer
2 1,101 (17.31%) Software Engineer
3 1,009 (15.86%) .NET Developer
4 929 (14.60%) Java Developer
5 830 (13.05%) Software Developer
6 768 (12.07%) Senior Developer
7 758 (11.91%) C# Developer
8 538 (8.46%) PHP Developer
9 463 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 404 (6.35%) Junior
11 314 (4.94%) Java Engineer
12 295 (4.64%) Junior Developer
12 295 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
13 275 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
14 264 (4.15%) Architect
15 223 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
16 218 (3.43%) Java Software Engineer
17 217 (3.41%) Python Developer
18 215 (3.38%) .NET Software Developer
18 215 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,204 (34.64%) HTML
2 2,200 (34.58%) .NET
3 1,830 (28.76%) CSS
4 1,225 (19.25%) AngularJS
5 1,169 (18.37%) ASP.NET
6 967 (15.20%) Web Services
7 850 (13.36%) HTML5
8 801 (12.59%) Spring
9 797 (12.53%) jQuery
10 777 (12.21%) XML
11 711 (11.18%) React
12 708 (11.13%) REST
13 683 (10.74%) RESTful
14 648 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 589 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 514 (8.08%) WCF
17 512 (8.05%) Node.js
18 498 (7.83%) JSON
19 477 (7.50%) .NET Framework
20 403 (6.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 486 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
2 401 (6.30%) User Experience
3 397 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 369 (5.80%) Algorithms
5 276 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 275 (4.32%) Data Structures
7 241 (3.79%) Fintech
8 237 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
9 223 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
10 100 (1.57%) Derivative
11 94 (1.48%) Social Media
12 92 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 90 (1.41%) Virtual Team
14 78 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 78 (1.23%) N-Tier
15 75 (1.18%) Fixed Income
16 62 (0.97%) Management Information System
17 59 (0.93%) BBC
18 56 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
19 47 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 948 (14.90%) Linux
2 640 (10.06%) Windows
3 347 (5.45%) Android
4 280 (4.40%) Unix
5 277 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 47 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (0.71%) CentOS
8 29 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (0.20%) Solaris
11 9 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.079%) pSOS
14 4 (0.063%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.047%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.047%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.047%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.047%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.047%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,471 (54.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,787 (28.09%) Software Engineering
3 1,625 (25.54%) TDD
4 1,501 (23.59%) MVC
5 1,444 (22.70%) OOP
6 1,218 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1,025 (16.11%) Computer Science
8 1,002 (15.75%) OOD
9 936 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 916 (14.40%) Scrum
11 848 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 704 (11.07%) BDD
13 646 (10.15%) Web Development
14 634 (9.97%) Unit Testing
15 630 (9.90%) SDLC
16 594 (9.34%) DevOps
17 584 (9.18%) SOLID
18 540 (8.49%) Open Source
19 536 (8.43%) Microservices
20 478 (7.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,847 (44.75%) C#
2 2,779 (43.68%) Java
3 2,740 (43.07%) JavaScript
4 2,192 (34.45%) SQL
5 1,146 (18.01%) Python
6 1,128 (17.73%) C++
7 886 (13.93%) PHP
8 384 (6.04%) C
9 363 (5.71%) T-SQL
10 311 (4.89%) Ruby
11 241 (3.79%) Java 8
12 237 (3.73%) TypeScript
13 179 (2.81%) ES6
14 157 (2.47%) Objective-C
15 148 (2.33%) Scala
16 134 (2.11%) PowerShell
17 129 (2.03%) Go
18 112 (1.76%) VB.NET
19 97 (1.52%) PL/SQL
20 94 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,209 (19.00%) Degree
2 435 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 133 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 43 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 40 (0.63%) PhD
7 38 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 35 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 30 (0.47%) ISEB
10 29 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.35%) HND
12 20 (0.31%) Chartered Engineer
13 15 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
14 13 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.11%) CISSP
17 7 (0.11%) PMI Certification
18 5 (0.079%) MBA
18 5 (0.079%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (5.82%) QA
2 27 (0.42%) GDPR
3 10 (0.16%) MiFID
4 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.094%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.079%) SLA
8 4 (0.063%) Basel III
8 4 (0.063%) IEC 61131
9 3 (0.047%) DICOM
9 3 (0.047%) WCAG
10 2 (0.031%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.031%) JTAG
10 2 (0.031%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.031%) WAI
11 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) PMO
11 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 452 (7.10%) Docker
2 93 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 56 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.79%) Firmware
5 30 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.22%) Varnish
8 13 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.13%) KVM
10 5 (0.079%) HDFS
11 4 (0.063%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.047%) Postfix
12 3 (0.047%) Xen
13 2 (0.031%) LXC
13 2 (0.031%) NFS
13 2 (0.031%) vSphere
14 1 (0.016%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.016%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 143 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 137 (2.15%) Ansible
3 116 (1.82%) Puppet
4 92 (1.45%) Terraform
5 72 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.42%) Kibana
7 20 (0.31%) logstash
8 9 (0.14%) Mesos
9 6 (0.094%) Grafana
9 6 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.094%) linkerd
9 6 (0.094%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.079%) Packer
11 4 (0.063%) Consul
11 4 (0.063%) Oozie
11 4 (0.063%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.047%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.031%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.031%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.031%) Marathon
Vendors
1 913 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 420 (6.60%) Oracle
3 237 (3.73%) Google
4 119 (1.87%) SAP
5 89 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 83 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 82 (1.29%) Zend
8 77 (1.21%) Apple
9 72 (1.13%) Adobe
10 62 (0.97%) Facebook
11 61 (0.96%) VMware
12 55 (0.86%) Sony
12 55 (0.86%) Yahoo!
13 54 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 52 (0.82%) Atlassian
15 46 (0.72%) hybris
16 37 (0.58%) TIBCO
17 25 (0.39%) Twitter
18 23 (0.36%) Sitecore
19 22 (0.35%) Infragistics