Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -10
Permanent jobs citing OO 10712 11261 12815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.09% 5.71% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 6.42% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8989 9846 11106
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158275 175507 192436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.06% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125523 146398 157190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 +1 10062 £50,000 +5.26% 756
UK excluding London +2 6161 £42,500 - 462
London -7 4435 £60,000 +4.35% 319
North of England -1 1625 £42,500 +6.25% 137
South East -3 1555 £42,500 -0.58% 99
East of England +18 905 £45,000 - 68
North West -4 898 £42,500 - 73
Midlands +4 832 £40,000 +6.67% 73
South West +2 722 £40,000 -9.09% 59
Yorkshire +12 684 £45,000 +12.50% 58
West Midlands -7 470 £40,000 +6.67% 29
Scotland -4 382 £45,000 - 21
East Midlands +6 371 £40,000 +6.67% 44
Wales +22 128 £40,000 +11.11% 3
North East -37 43 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Northern Ireland -2 21 £40,000 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OO.

1 5802 (54.16%) Agile Software Development
2 4506 (42.06%) JavaScript
3 4406 (41.13%) Java
4 4230 (39.49%) C#
5 3761 (35.11%) HTML
6 3440 (32.11%) .NET
7 3293 (30.74%) CSS
8 3136 (29.28%) TDD
9 2937 (27.42%) SQL
10 2870 (26.79%) MVC
11 2542 (23.73%) Software Engineering
12 2525 (23.57%) OOP
13 2457 (22.94%) SQL Server
14 2451 (22.88%) Finance
15 2153 (20.10%) Git (software)
16 2133 (19.91%) AngularJS
17 2129 (19.87%) Degree
18 2019 (18.85%) Scrum
19 2000 (18.67%) OOD
20 1898 (17.72%) ASP.NET
21 1818 (16.97%) Linux
22 1799 (16.79%) Web Services
23 1766 (16.49%) HTML5
24 1725 (16.10%) jQuery
25 1719 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
26 1664 (15.53%) C++
27 1622 (15.14%) PHP
28 1574 (14.69%) Computer Science
29 1480 (13.82%) Test Automation
30 1470 (13.72%) Web Development

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
1 374 (3.49%) Apache
2 357 (3.33%) CMS
3 350 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
4 275 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 221 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 207 (1.93%) JBoss
7 192 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 192 (1.79%) Confluence
8 152 (1.42%) IIS
9 149 (1.39%) Apache Solr
10 140 (1.31%) WordPress
11 124 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 121 (1.13%) nginx
13 98 (0.91%) Drupal
14 80 (0.75%) SharePoint
15 79 (0.74%) Umbraco
16 72 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 70 (0.65%) OpenStack
18 67 (0.63%) Jetty
19 50 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 44 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (0.23%) InVision
5 18 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.13%) Simulink
9 11 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (0.10%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.056%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.037%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.037%) GIMP
13 3 (0.028%) Weka
14 1 (0.009%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.009%) InDesign
14 1 (0.009%) LaTeX
14 1 (0.009%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.009%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 162 (1.51%) Magento
2 26 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 13 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 12 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.075%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.056%) Pega PRPC
12 5 (0.047%) Workday HCM
13 4 (0.037%) Endur
13 4 (0.037%) Shopify
14 3 (0.028%) WebTrends
15 2 (0.019%) Eloqua
15 2 (0.019%) Front Arena
15 2 (0.019%) Oracle Payables
15 2 (0.019%) SAP SD
15 2 (0.019%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 916 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 621 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 330 (3.08%) SaaS
4 249 (2.32%) GitHub
5 86 (0.80%) PaaS
6 74 (0.69%) IaaS
7 73 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 69 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 51 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (0.35%) Google Play
11 36 (0.34%) Heroku
12 34 (0.32%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.23%) Office 365
14 22 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (0.20%) Google App Engine
16 20 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
16 20 (0.19%) Force.com
17 19 (0.18%) Amazon S3
17 19 (0.18%) Firebase
17 19 (0.18%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 427 (3.99%) Internet
2 393 (3.67%) HTTP
3 150 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 89 (0.83%) SSL
5 88 (0.82%) Ethernet
6 41 (0.38%) Intranet
7 29 (0.27%) DNS
8 28 (0.26%) ATM
8 28 (0.26%) InfiniBand
9 25 (0.23%) Firewall
10 22 (0.21%) Skype
10 22 (0.21%) SMTP
11 17 (0.16%) Extranet
12 16 (0.15%) LDAP
12 16 (0.15%) RS-232
12 16 (0.15%) SMS
13 13 (0.12%) FTP
14 12 (0.11%) AMQP
15 11 (0.10%) HTTPS
16 10 (0.093%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2457 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 1434 (13.39%) MySQL
3 1085 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 1073 (10.02%) NoSQL
5 563 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 437 (4.08%) Big Data
7 322 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 310 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 306 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 287 (2.68%) Hadoop
11 260 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
12 222 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
13 199 (1.86%) Redis
14 142 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 140 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 128 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 128 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
17 127 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
18 74 (0.69%) Oracle Database
19 68 (0.63%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2153 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 876 (8.18%) Subversion
3 730 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 683 (6.38%) JIRA
5 584 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 503 (4.70%) NUnit
7 398 (3.72%) Selenium
8 390 (3.64%) Maven
9 373 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 358 (3.34%) JUnit
11 264 (2.46%) Jasmine
12 262 (2.45%) TeamCity
13 248 (2.32%) Mercurial
14 240 (2.24%) gulp
15 239 (2.23%) Eclipse
16 229 (2.14%) Cucumber
17 221 (2.06%) WebDriver
18 193 (1.80%) webpack
19 190 (1.77%) MSTest
20 172 (1.61%) Grunt
General
1 2451 (22.88%) Finance
2 1103 (10.30%) Banking
3 955 (8.92%) Retail
4 635 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 472 (4.41%) Marketing
6 461 (4.30%) Retail Banking
7 420 (3.92%) Games
8 379 (3.54%) Front Office
9 371 (3.46%) Electronics
10 356 (3.32%) Telecoms
11 274 (2.56%) Manufacturing
12 161 (1.50%) Advertising
13 137 (1.28%) Financial Institution
14 99 (0.92%) Legal
15 93 (0.87%) Back Office
16 92 (0.86%) Publishing
17 85 (0.79%) Automotive
18 65 (0.61%) Aerospace
19 57 (0.53%) Law
20 32 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7792 (72.74%) Developer
2 1804 (16.84%) .NET Developer
3 1701 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 1634 (15.25%) Senior Developer
5 1410 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 1333 (12.44%) Software Engineer
7 1016 (9.48%) PHP Developer
8 973 (9.08%) Software Developer
9 872 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 754 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 605 (5.65%) Web Developer
12 522 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
13 449 (4.19%) ASP.NET Developer
14 429 (4.00%) Junior
15 425 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 410 (3.83%) Java Engineer
17 407 (3.80%) Lead Developer
18 404 (3.77%) Graduate
19 401 (3.74%) Architect
19 401 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3761 (35.11%) HTML
2 3440 (32.11%) .NET
3 3293 (30.74%) CSS
4 2133 (19.91%) AngularJS
5 1898 (17.72%) ASP.NET
6 1799 (16.79%) Web Services
7 1766 (16.49%) HTML5
8 1725 (16.10%) jQuery
9 1339 (12.50%) Node.js
9 1339 (12.50%) XML
10 1327 (12.39%) RESTful
11 1265 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1099 (10.26%) REST
13 1079 (10.07%) WCF
14 1036 (9.67%) CSS3
15 1007 (9.40%) Spring
16 951 (8.88%) .NET Framework
17 929 (8.67%) JSON
18 899 (8.39%) React
19 853 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1574 (14.69%) Computer Science
2 869 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 735 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
4 538 (5.02%) Algorithms
5 525 (4.90%) User Experience
6 512 (4.78%) Data Structures
7 483 (4.51%) Mobile App
8 378 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
9 271 (2.53%) Fintech
10 167 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 160 (1.49%) N-Tier
12 149 (1.39%) iPad
12 149 (1.39%) Social Media
13 146 (1.36%) Derivative
13 146 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 143 (1.33%) Hedge funds
15 130 (1.21%) BBC
16 129 (1.20%) Equities
17 122 (1.14%) Fixed Income
18 97 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1818 (16.97%) Linux
2 951 (8.88%) Windows
3 577 (5.39%) Unix
4 491 (4.58%) Android
5 433 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 85 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 69 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 62 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 52 (0.49%) CentOS
10 48 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 47 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (0.28%) Debian
13 26 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 26 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 26 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 19 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.10%) AIX
17 9 (0.084%) VxWorks
18 8 (0.075%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5802 (54.16%) Agile Software Development
2 3136 (29.28%) TDD
3 2870 (26.79%) MVC
4 2542 (23.73%) Software Engineering
5 2525 (23.57%) OOP
6 2019 (18.85%) Scrum
7 2000 (18.67%) OOD
8 1719 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
9 1480 (13.82%) Test Automation
10 1470 (13.72%) Web Development
11 1469 (13.71%) BDD
12 1368 (12.77%) SDLC
13 1030 (9.62%) Unit Testing
14 923 (8.62%) Multithreading
15 876 (8.18%) E-Commerce
16 796 (7.43%) Front End Development
17 756 (7.06%) Mentoring
18 673 (6.28%) Open Source
19 665 (6.21%) Web Application Development
20 632 (5.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4506 (42.06%) JavaScript
2 4406 (41.13%) Java
3 4230 (39.49%) C#
4 2937 (27.42%) SQL
5 1664 (15.53%) C++
6 1622 (15.14%) PHP
7 1260 (11.76%) Python
8 620 (5.79%) Ruby
9 556 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 531 (4.96%) C
11 318 (2.97%) ES6
12 269 (2.51%) TypeScript
13 263 (2.46%) Scala
14 254 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 233 (2.18%) VB.NET
16 229 (2.14%) Objective-C
17 226 (2.11%) Perl
17 226 (2.11%) PL/SQL
18 156 (1.46%) Groovy
19 132 (1.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 2129 (19.87%) Degree
2 762 (7.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 171 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 149 (1.39%) PhD
5 81 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
6 69 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 61 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 46 (0.43%) HND
9 44 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 35 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 32 (0.30%) ISEB
13 12 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.11%) MCSD
14 9 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.075%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.075%) MCTS
15 8 (0.075%) Sun Certification
16 7 (0.065%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.065%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (5.28%) QA
2 39 (0.36%) SLA
3 30 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.23%) MiFID
5 17 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.12%) GCP
7 8 (0.075%) EMIR
7 8 (0.075%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.056%) WAI
10 5 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.037%) Section 508
11 4 (0.037%) WCAG
12 2 (0.019%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.019%) HL7
12 2 (0.019%) MIL-STD-498
12 2 (0.019%) MISRA
13 1 (0.009%) DICOM
13 1 (0.009%) IEC 61131
13 1 (0.009%) PMO
System Software
1 327 (3.05%) Docker
2 66 (0.62%) Firmware
3 24 (0.22%) HDFS
4 18 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.16%) Active Directory
6 16 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.075%) LXC
9 7 (0.065%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.056%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.056%) vSphere
11 4 (0.037%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.028%) iptables
13 2 (0.019%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.009%) Cygwin
14 1 (0.009%) KVM
14 1 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.009%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 209 (1.95%) Puppet
2 168 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (1.14%) Ansible
4 118 (1.10%) Kibana
5 71 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 64 (0.60%) Kubernetes
7 62 (0.58%) WSUS
8 48 (0.45%) logstash
9 39 (0.36%) Salt
10 28 (0.26%) Control-M
11 23 (0.21%) Capistrano
12 14 (0.13%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.11%) Terraform
14 11 (0.10%) Grafana
14 11 (0.10%) Nagios
14 11 (0.10%) Oozie
15 10 (0.093%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 8 (0.075%) cPanel
16 8 (0.075%) Tivoli
17 7 (0.065%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1345 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 880 (8.22%) Oracle
3 340 (3.17%) SAP
4 317 (2.96%) Google
4 317 (2.96%) Zend
5 163 (1.52%) Sybase
6 119 (1.11%) Apple
7 108 (1.01%) Facebook
8 106 (0.99%) IBM
9 96 (0.90%) Sony
10 89 (0.83%) Xamarin
11 87 (0.81%) Yahoo!
12 85 (0.79%) ION Trading
13 77 (0.72%) Sitecore
14 75 (0.70%) hybris
15 73 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 66 (0.62%) Adobe
17 59 (0.55%) Sun
18 54 (0.50%) TIBCO
19 51 (0.48%) VMware