Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 62 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 4,821 6,492 9,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.82% 4.28% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 4.64% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,875 5,306 7,997
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £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 115,972 139,911 159,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.98% 92.14% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 91,823 110,368 128,900
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,763 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 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 -4 4,478 £52,675 +0.33% 1,045
UK excluding London -24 2,595 £46,000 +2.22% 755
London +21 2,114 £67,500 - 386
South East -46 711 £47,500 +4.40% 164
North of England -14 608 £47,500 +3.26% 218
Midlands +9 440 £45,000 +5.88% 99
North West -14 395 £50,000 - 133
South West -6 388 £45,000 +7.14% 111
West Midlands +46 277 £45,000 - 54
East of England -39 200 £52,500 +5.00% 66
Scotland -36 184 £45,000 -5.26% 67
Yorkshire -4 167 £45,000 - 69
East Midlands -20 160 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Wales -41 55 £40,000 -0.26% 24
North East -3 46 £40,000 -17.95% 16
Northern Ireland -25 21 £50,000 +25.00% 6

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 2,475 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2,105 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 1,875 (38.89%) C#
4 1,716 (35.59%) Java
5 1,487 (30.84%) HTML
6 1,428 (29.62%) CSS
7 1,349 (27.98%) Software Engineering
8 1,312 (27.21%) OOP
9 1,293 (26.82%) .NET
10 1,195 (24.79%) SQL
11 1,095 (22.71%) TDD
12 1,035 (21.47%) SQL Server
13 1,025 (21.26%) Git (software)
14 955 (19.81%) MVC
15 911 (18.90%) AngularJS
16 881 (18.27%) PHP
17 857 (17.78%) Degree
18 852 (17.67%) Finance
19 839 (17.40%) OOD
20 832 (17.26%) AWS
21 793 (16.45%) Linux
22 785 (16.28%) Scrum
23 764 (15.85%) DevOps
24 755 (15.66%) React
25 748 (15.52%) Web Services
26 744 (15.43%) Python
27 732 (15.18%) Computer Science
28 720 (14.93%) Azure
29 711 (14.75%) REST
30 693 (14.37%) Continuous Integration

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
1 113 (2.34%) Apache
2 109 (2.26%) Confluence
3 106 (2.20%) CMS
4 104 (2.16%) WordPress
5 92 (1.91%) Apache Spark
6 83 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 70 (1.45%) IIS
8 63 (1.31%) JBoss
9 49 (1.02%) nginx
10 47 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 41 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 41 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 36 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 32 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 30 (0.62%) Drupal
15 28 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
16 27 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.39%) Umbraco
18 14 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
19 13 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.27%) Simulink
4 11 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.083%) Maya
8 3 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.041%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.041%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.041%) LightWave 3D
9 2 (0.041%) MODO
9 2 (0.041%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.041%) Sketch
10 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 148 (3.07%) Magento
2 40 (0.83%) Shopify
3 37 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
4 32 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 30 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 23 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
7 19 (0.39%) SAP EHS
8 14 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
9 13 (0.27%) Documaker
10 10 (0.21%) CiviCRM
10 10 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.10%) MetaTrader
12 3 (0.062%) PolarLake
12 3 (0.062%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 3 (0.062%) SAP Business One
13 2 (0.041%) Eze OMS
13 2 (0.041%) Relativity
14 1 (0.021%) Distributed Ledger
14 1 (0.021%) Markit EDM
14 1 (0.021%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 832 (17.26%) AWS
2 720 (14.93%) Azure
3 224 (4.65%) GitHub
4 215 (4.46%) GCP
5 193 (4.00%) SaaS
6 125 (2.59%) Serverless
7 83 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (1.60%) npm
9 66 (1.37%) PaaS
10 52 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
11 48 (1.00%) Azure Functions
11 48 (1.00%) Power Platform
12 47 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 44 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
14 41 (0.85%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.58%) Force.com
16 26 (0.54%) FinancialForce
16 26 (0.54%) IaaS
16 26 (0.54%) OpenShift
17 25 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 205 (4.25%) Internet
2 119 (2.47%) HTTP
3 44 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 43 (0.89%) DNS
5 24 (0.50%) FTP
6 18 (0.37%) Diameter Protocol
6 18 (0.37%) RTP
7 12 (0.25%) Firewall
8 10 (0.21%) RFID
8 10 (0.21%) SMTP
8 10 (0.21%) SSH
9 9 (0.19%) WAN
9 9 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.17%) Skype
10 8 (0.17%) Tactical Data Link
10 8 (0.17%) Wireless
11 7 (0.15%) AMQP
12 6 (0.12%) ATM
13 5 (0.10%) Intranet
13 5 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,035 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 688 (14.27%) MySQL
3 465 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 360 (7.47%) NoSQL
5 206 (4.27%) Big Data
6 178 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 153 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
8 113 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 102 (2.12%) Hadoop
10 93 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
11 75 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 64 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 62 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 60 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
15 58 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 55 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 49 (1.02%) Oracle Database
17 49 (1.02%) Redis
18 47 (0.97%) Power BI
19 46 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,025 (21.26%) Git (software)
2 317 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 313 (6.49%) JIRA
4 211 (4.38%) Selenium
5 196 (4.07%) JUnit
6 176 (3.65%) Maven
7 167 (3.46%) Subversion
8 157 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 156 (3.24%) Visual Studio
10 137 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 117 (2.43%) gulp
12 108 (2.24%) Grunt
13 101 (2.10%) Eclipse
14 98 (2.03%) webpack
15 90 (1.87%) Bitbucket
16 77 (1.60%) TeamCity
17 74 (1.53%) NUnit
18 71 (1.47%) GitLab
19 68 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
20 65 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 852 (17.67%) Finance
2 222 (4.60%) Retail
3 195 (4.04%) Banking
4 186 (3.86%) Marketing
5 149 (3.09%) Games
6 138 (2.86%) Front Office
7 108 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 79 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 71 (1.47%) Public Sector
10 66 (1.37%) Advertising
11 62 (1.29%) Electronics
12 50 (1.04%) Aerospace
13 45 (0.93%) Law
14 41 (0.85%) Military
15 38 (0.79%) Automotive
16 36 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.71%) Investment Banking
18 27 (0.56%) Multimedia
19 26 (0.54%) Publishing
20 18 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3,253 (67.48%) Developer
2 808 (16.76%) Software Engineer
3 743 (15.41%) Senior Developer
4 676 (14.02%) Java Developer
5 534 (11.08%) .NET Developer
6 512 (10.62%) PHP Developer
7 504 (10.45%) C# Developer
8 457 (9.48%) Software Developer
9 257 (5.33%) Junior
10 236 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 234 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 233 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 198 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
14 197 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
15 193 (4.00%) Junior Developer
16 179 (3.71%) React Developer
17 168 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
18 165 (3.42%) Graduate
19 151 (3.13%) Architect
20 145 (3.01%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,487 (30.84%) HTML
2 1,428 (29.62%) CSS
3 1,293 (26.82%) .NET
4 911 (18.90%) AngularJS
5 755 (15.66%) React
6 748 (15.52%) Web Services
7 711 (14.75%) REST
8 627 (13.01%) jQuery
9 589 (12.22%) Node.js
10 536 (11.12%) HTML5
11 533 (11.06%) ASP.NET
12 506 (10.50%) RESTful
13 460 (9.54%) XML
14 455 (9.44%) Spring
15 386 (8.01%) .NET Framework
16 320 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 315 (6.53%) Laravel
18 312 (6.47%) CSS3
19 309 (6.41%) JSON
20 306 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 288 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 284 (5.89%) User Experience
3 258 (5.35%) Mobile App
4 257 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 242 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
6 241 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 235 (4.87%) Data Structures
8 133 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 93 (1.93%) Hedge funds
10 85 (1.76%) Derivative
11 81 (1.68%) Cloud Native
11 81 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
12 65 (1.35%) N-Tier
13 63 (1.31%) Management Information System
14 51 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 47 (0.97%) Social Network
15 47 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 39 (0.81%) Equities
16 39 (0.81%) iPad
17 37 (0.77%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 793 (16.45%) Linux
2 342 (7.09%) Windows
3 245 (5.08%) Unix
4 201 (4.17%) Android
4 201 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 37 (0.77%) CentOS
6 23 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 17 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 16 (0.33%) VxWorks
10 10 (0.21%) VMS
11 8 (0.17%) Solaris
11 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.10%) HPUX
12 5 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.083%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.062%) FreeRTOS
14 3 (0.062%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,475 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,349 (27.98%) Software Engineering
3 1,312 (27.21%) OOP
4 1,095 (22.71%) TDD
5 955 (19.81%) MVC
6 839 (17.40%) OOD
7 785 (16.28%) Scrum
8 764 (15.85%) DevOps
9 732 (15.18%) Computer Science
10 693 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
11 582 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
12 575 (11.93%) Test Automation
13 566 (11.74%) Web Development
14 560 (11.62%) Microservices
15 524 (10.87%) BDD
16 510 (10.58%) Unit Testing
17 460 (9.54%) SDLC
18 426 (8.84%) SOLID
19 383 (7.94%) Front End Development
20 379 (7.86%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2,105 (43.66%) JavaScript
2 1,875 (38.89%) C#
3 1,716 (35.59%) Java
4 1,195 (24.79%) SQL
5 881 (18.27%) PHP
6 744 (15.43%) Python
7 675 (14.00%) C++
8 242 (5.02%) Java 8
9 235 (4.87%) TypeScript
10 225 (4.67%) C
11 204 (4.23%) T-SQL
12 192 (3.98%) Ruby
13 175 (3.63%) ES6
14 117 (2.43%) VB.NET
15 108 (2.24%) Scala
16 103 (2.14%) Go
17 84 (1.74%) Kotlin
18 83 (1.72%) Apple Swift
19 81 (1.68%) Objective-C
20 77 (1.60%) R
Qualifications
1 857 (17.78%) Degree
2 329 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 177 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 72 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 58 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.68%) PhD
7 32 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
8 24 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 22 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.21%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 7 (0.15%) HND
15 6 (0.12%) ISEB
16 5 (0.10%) MCSD
16 5 (0.10%) SAP Certification
17 4 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
17 4 (0.083%) Postgraduate
17 4 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (5.46%) QA
2 19 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.33%) GDPR
4 15 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.15%) PMO
6 7 (0.15%) SLA
7 3 (0.062%) GxP
7 3 (0.062%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.041%) ISO 15022
8 2 (0.041%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.021%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.021%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.021%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.021%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.021%) WAI
System Software
1 572 (11.86%) Docker
2 45 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.44%) Firmware
4 13 (0.27%) LXC
5 11 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.12%) GridGain
7 6 (0.12%) IAG
8 5 (0.10%) vSphere
9 4 (0.083%) KVM
10 3 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.062%) Squid
11 1 (0.021%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.021%) HDFS
11 1 (0.021%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.021%) zsh
Systems Management
1 326 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 136 (2.82%) Ansible
3 128 (2.66%) Terraform
4 105 (2.18%) Puppet
5 81 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.56%) Rancher
7 24 (0.50%) Istio
8 21 (0.44%) Kibana
9 16 (0.33%) logstash
10 13 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.21%) Mesos
11 10 (0.21%) Nagios
12 9 (0.19%) Packer
13 8 (0.17%) cPanel
13 8 (0.17%) Plesk
13 8 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
15 3 (0.062%) Norton AntiVirus
16 2 (0.041%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 553 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 353 (7.32%) Oracle
3 198 (4.11%) Google
4 180 (3.73%) Zend
5 150 (3.11%) SAP
6 133 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 121 (2.51%) Atlassian
8 75 (1.56%) Adobe
9 49 (1.02%) hybris
10 47 (0.97%) IBM
11 42 (0.87%) WorldPay
12 41 (0.85%) Xamarin
13 33 (0.68%) FIS
14 29 (0.60%) Demandware
15 27 (0.56%) Apple
15 27 (0.56%) Red Hat
16 26 (0.54%) Advent
17 25 (0.52%) Elastic Path
18 23 (0.48%) Interwoven
19 19 (0.39%) Telerik