Period
to 17 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 8,790 10,719 11,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.00% 6.03% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 6.65% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,136 9,208 10,223
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £29,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -15 8,129 £50,000 +3.09% 1,298
UK excluding London -9 5,417 £45,000 +5.88% 944
London -15 3,298 £60,000 - 457
South East -2 1,571 £47,500 +11.76% 217
North of England -12 1,333 £42,500 - 260
North West -12 704 £42,500 - 160
East of England -14 694 £52,500 +10.53% 116
South West -14 630 £44,000 +10.00% 121
Midlands -27 593 £40,000 - 127
Yorkshire -13 509 £45,000 +5.88% 75
Scotland +5 476 £50,000 +11.11% 71
West Midlands -31 323 £40,000 +2.56% 67
East Midlands -13 270 £40,000 - 60
North East +35 122 £42,500 - 25
Wales -29 75 £39,000 -8.24% 14
Northern Ireland +15 50 £46,250 +12.12% 18
Isle of Man 0 2 £39,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 4,723 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3,853 (43.83%) C#
3 3,784 (43.05%) JavaScript
4 3,597 (40.92%) Java
5 3,145 (35.78%) .NET
6 2,889 (32.87%) HTML
7 2,851 (32.43%) SQL
8 2,412 (27.44%) MVC
9 2,389 (27.18%) CSS
10 2,380 (27.08%) TDD
11 2,340 (26.62%) Software Engineering
12 2,162 (24.60%) SQL Server
13 2,131 (24.24%) OOP
14 2,125 (24.18%) Finance
15 1,882 (21.41%) Degree
16 1,771 (20.15%) AngularJS
17 1,742 (19.82%) ASP.NET
18 1,737 (19.76%) Git (software)
19 1,560 (17.75%) Scrum
20 1,471 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
21 1,435 (16.33%) Computer Science
22 1,432 (16.29%) OOD
23 1,409 (16.03%) Web Services
24 1,356 (15.43%) C++
25 1,343 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
26 1,332 (15.15%) RESTful
27 1,296 (14.74%) Test Automation
28 1,291 (14.69%) jQuery
29 1,276 (14.52%) Python
30 1,267 (14.41%) PHP

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
1 281 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
2 276 (3.14%) CMS
3 249 (2.83%) Apache
4 188 (2.14%) Confluence
5 153 (1.74%) JBoss
6 150 (1.71%) IIS
7 145 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 134 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 125 (1.42%) WordPress
10 117 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 92 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 89 (1.01%) Umbraco
13 78 (0.89%) MQSeries
14 76 (0.86%) Drupal
15 70 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 60 (0.68%) nginx
17 54 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 41 (0.47%) Apache Solr
18 41 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
19 35 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 61 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 41 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.16%) GIMP
7 11 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 10 (0.11%) Simulink
9 9 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.046%) Doxygen
12 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.034%) InDesign
12 3 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.023%) Weka
14 1 (0.011%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.011%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 83 (0.94%) Magento
2 59 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 17 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
6 14 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 12 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 9 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.10%) SAP MM
9 7 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
10 6 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.068%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.057%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.057%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.057%) SAP PP
11 5 (0.057%) SAP QM
11 5 (0.057%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.046%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 799 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 685 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 228 (2.59%) SaaS
4 158 (1.80%) GitHub
5 91 (1.04%) npm
6 80 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 78 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 61 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 61 (0.69%) Serverless
9 59 (0.67%) PaaS
10 52 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 25 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
11 25 (0.28%) Force.com
11 25 (0.28%) Office 365
12 24 (0.27%) CloudFront
13 23 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 22 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.23%) Google Play
15 20 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (2.81%) Internet
2 196 (2.23%) HTTP
3 85 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 36 (0.41%) SMS
4 36 (0.41%) SSL
5 32 (0.36%) AMQP
6 25 (0.28%) DNS
7 20 (0.23%) Broadband
8 19 (0.22%) Bluetooth
9 18 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.17%) Ethernet
11 14 (0.16%) Intranet
12 13 (0.15%) SNMP
13 12 (0.14%) Network Security
13 12 (0.14%) Value-Added Service
14 11 (0.13%) Skype
15 9 (0.10%) LTE
15 9 (0.10%) UMTS
16 8 (0.091%) SSH
16 8 (0.091%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,162 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 1,122 (12.76%) MySQL
3 1,079 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 914 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 558 (6.35%) Big Data
6 505 (5.75%) MongoDB
7 382 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 329 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
9 256 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 205 (2.33%) Hadoop
11 181 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 149 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 140 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 129 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 118 (1.34%) Redis
16 102 (1.16%) DB2
17 91 (1.04%) Data Lake
17 91 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
18 83 (0.94%) Blockchain
19 81 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,737 (19.76%) Git (software)
2 635 (7.22%) Jenkins
3 506 (5.76%) Subversion
4 442 (5.03%) JIRA
4 442 (5.03%) Visual Studio
5 422 (4.80%) NUnit
6 400 (4.55%) Maven
7 386 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 339 (3.86%) Selenium
9 284 (3.23%) JUnit
10 224 (2.55%) TeamCity
11 187 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 172 (1.96%) MSTest
13 169 (1.92%) webpack
14 162 (1.84%) Jasmine
15 152 (1.73%) Bitbucket
16 149 (1.70%) gulp
17 146 (1.66%) Eclipse
17 146 (1.66%) Mercurial
18 130 (1.48%) WebDriver
General
1 2,125 (24.18%) Finance
2 795 (9.04%) Banking
3 449 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 409 (4.65%) Retail
5 396 (4.51%) Games
6 391 (4.45%) Financial Institution
7 259 (2.95%) Marketing
8 239 (2.72%) Advertising
9 220 (2.50%) Front Office
10 158 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 151 (1.72%) Telecoms
12 117 (1.33%) Electronics
13 89 (1.01%) Automotive
14 87 (0.99%) Law
15 74 (0.84%) Legal
16 68 (0.77%) Back Office
17 43 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 43 (0.49%) Publishing
18 41 (0.47%) Multimedia
19 38 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6,127 (69.70%) Developer
2 1,515 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 1,307 (14.87%) Java Developer
4 1,295 (14.73%) Software Engineer
5 1,178 (13.40%) C# Developer
6 1,138 (12.95%) Software Developer
7 1,096 (12.47%) Senior Developer
8 718 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 697 (7.93%) PHP Developer
10 470 (5.35%) Junior
11 422 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 397 (4.52%) Junior Developer
13 354 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
14 340 (3.87%) Architect
15 305 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
16 303 (3.45%) Graduate
17 300 (3.41%) Java Engineer
18 297 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
19 292 (3.32%) .NET Software Developer
20 280 (3.19%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,145 (35.78%) .NET
2 2,889 (32.87%) HTML
3 2,389 (27.18%) CSS
4 1,771 (20.15%) AngularJS
5 1,742 (19.82%) ASP.NET
6 1,409 (16.03%) Web Services
7 1,332 (15.15%) RESTful
8 1,291 (14.69%) jQuery
9 1,197 (13.62%) HTML5
10 1,088 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,059 (12.05%) XML
12 950 (10.81%) React
13 917 (10.43%) Spring
14 899 (10.23%) REST
15 895 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 887 (10.09%) WCF
17 825 (9.39%) Node.js
18 769 (8.75%) .NET Framework
19 632 (7.19%) JSON
20 623 (7.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,435 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 802 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
3 756 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 518 (5.89%) User Experience
5 497 (5.65%) Algorithms
6 426 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 403 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
8 398 (4.53%) Data Structures
9 386 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
10 321 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
11 319 (3.63%) Fintech
12 141 (1.60%) Fixed Income
13 133 (1.51%) Equities
14 128 (1.46%) Derivative
15 123 (1.40%) Hedge funds
16 112 (1.27%) Social Media
17 108 (1.23%) Virtual Team
18 106 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
19 104 (1.18%) N-Tier
20 103 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,110 (12.63%) Linux
2 683 (7.77%) Windows
3 438 (4.98%) Unix
4 367 (4.18%) Android
5 324 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 50 (0.57%) CentOS
7 45 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 35 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 20 (0.23%) Debian
11 17 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (0.19%) Solaris
12 16 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.10%) Nucleus RTOS
14 8 (0.091%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.080%) HPUX
16 6 (0.068%) Amazon Linux
16 6 (0.068%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 5 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,723 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2,412 (27.44%) MVC
3 2,380 (27.08%) TDD
4 2,340 (26.62%) Software Engineering
5 2,131 (24.24%) OOP
6 1,560 (17.75%) Scrum
7 1,471 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
8 1,432 (16.29%) OOD
9 1,343 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
10 1,296 (14.74%) Test Automation
11 1,167 (13.28%) SDLC
12 1,035 (11.77%) BDD
13 1,013 (11.52%) Web Development
14 757 (8.61%) Unit Testing
15 743 (8.45%) Microservices
16 692 (7.87%) SOLID
17 683 (7.77%) Mentoring
18 622 (7.08%) DevOps
19 584 (6.64%) Open Source
20 580 (6.60%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3,853 (43.83%) C#
2 3,784 (43.05%) JavaScript
3 3,597 (40.92%) Java
4 2,851 (32.43%) SQL
5 1,356 (15.43%) C++
6 1,276 (14.52%) Python
7 1,267 (14.41%) PHP
8 542 (6.17%) T-SQL
9 515 (5.86%) Ruby
10 383 (4.36%) C
11 269 (3.06%) Java 8
12 263 (2.99%) TypeScript
13 237 (2.70%) Perl
14 236 (2.68%) Scala
15 185 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 167 (1.90%) VB.NET
17 133 (1.51%) Apple Swift
18 132 (1.50%) ES6
18 132 (1.50%) Objective-C
18 132 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,882 (21.41%) Degree
2 764 (8.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 124 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.27%) Master's Degree
5 104 (1.18%) PhD
6 55 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 35 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.31%) ISEB
9 26 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.30%) HND
10 23 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 19 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (0.15%) Sun Certification
15 11 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
15 11 (0.13%) MCTS
16 9 (0.10%) OCPJP
17 8 (0.091%) MCPD
18 6 (0.068%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (4.74%) QA
2 55 (0.63%) SLA
3 35 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.31%) MiFID
5 26 (0.30%) GCP
6 23 (0.26%) GDPR
7 18 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.14%) WCAG
9 10 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.10%) IEC 61131
11 8 (0.091%) DICOM
12 6 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.068%) EMIR
13 5 (0.057%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 4 (0.046%) PMO
15 3 (0.034%) SEPA
15 3 (0.034%) WAI
16 2 (0.023%) MISRA
17 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 430 (4.89%) Docker
2 43 (0.49%) Firmware
3 31 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 28 (0.32%) HDFS
6 15 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (0.091%) Varnish
10 5 (0.057%) NFS
11 2 (0.023%) LXC
11 2 (0.023%) vSphere
12 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 194 (2.21%) Puppet
2 187 (2.13%) Ansible
3 119 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 113 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (0.59%) Kibana
6 46 (0.52%) Terraform
7 45 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 43 (0.49%) WSUS
9 17 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.10%) Grafana
10 9 (0.10%) logstash
11 7 (0.080%) Salt
11 7 (0.080%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.068%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.068%) Mesos
12 6 (0.068%) Nagios
13 5 (0.057%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.057%) Plesk
13 5 (0.057%) systemd
Vendors
1 1,233 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 721 (8.20%) Oracle
3 333 (3.79%) Google
4 204 (2.32%) SAP
5 177 (2.01%) Sybase
6 166 (1.89%) Zend
7 132 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 118 (1.34%) Facebook
9 106 (1.21%) Apple
10 93 (1.06%) Xamarin
11 73 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 72 (0.82%) Capita
13 68 (0.77%) hybris
14 63 (0.72%) Yahoo!
15 62 (0.71%) Adobe
16 60 (0.68%) Sony
17 59 (0.67%) Sitecore
18 57 (0.65%) WorldPay
19 53 (0.60%) Red Hat
20 52 (0.59%) New Relic