Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 64 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 -15
Permanent jobs citing OO 4,491 6,274 9,296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.90% 4.21% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 4.57% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,947 5,235 8,163
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,075 £30,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 105,988 137,424 163,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 92.21% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84,055 108,077 132,865
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for OO in the UK

OO
Top 19 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 9 April 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 -2 4,139 £55,000 +4.76% 616
UK excluding London -19 2,420 £46,000 +2.22% 443
London +32 1,980 £70,000 +3.70% 215
South East -27 694 £50,000 +11.11% 119
North of England -19 558 £50,000 +5.26% 105
South West +19 409 £45,000 +12.50% 76
Midlands +1 343 £44,000 +7.32% 48
North West -23 328 £50,000 - 57
Work from Home +23 313 £50,000 -4.76% 41
West Midlands +36 212 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Scotland -12 197 £45,000 -5.26% 26
Yorkshire +10 174 £48,500 +7.78% 31
East of England -64 143 £42,500 -15.00% 53
East Midlands -16 128 £40,000 -2.44% 21
North East +16 57 £40,000 -20.00% 17
Wales -36 57 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Northern Ireland -8 28 £50,000 +20.48% 5
Channel Islands - 3 £67,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 2,327 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,953 (43.49%) JavaScript
3 1,800 (40.08%) C#
4 1,738 (38.70%) Java
5 1,297 (28.88%) .NET
6 1,280 (28.50%) HTML
7 1,240 (27.61%) CSS
8 1,216 (27.08%) OOP
9 1,175 (26.16%) SQL
10 1,131 (25.18%) Software Engineering
11 1,010 (22.49%) TDD
12 974 (21.69%) Git (software)
13 957 (21.31%) SQL Server
14 896 (19.95%) AngularJS
15 879 (19.57%) MVC
16 853 (18.99%) Finance
17 811 (18.06%) PHP
18 774 (17.23%) Python
19 773 (17.21%) OOD
20 754 (16.79%) DevOps
21 749 (16.68%) Degree
22 746 (16.61%) AWS
23 733 (16.32%) React
24 715 (15.92%) Scrum
25 707 (15.74%) Azure
26 700 (15.59%) Linux
27 669 (14.90%) Web Services
28 648 (14.43%) Computer Science
29 631 (14.05%) C++
30 622 (13.85%) Node.js

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
1 135 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
2 124 (2.76%) Apache
3 114 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 71 (1.58%) Confluence
5 70 (1.56%) WordPress
6 61 (1.36%) nginx
7 60 (1.34%) CMS
8 50 (1.11%) IIS
9 48 (1.07%) JBoss
10 40 (0.89%) SharePoint
11 36 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 26 (0.58%) Drupal
13 21 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.42%) Jupyter
14 19 (0.42%) Luigi
15 18 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 17 (0.38%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.33%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.38%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.31%) Simulink
5 9 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.089%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.045%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.045%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.045%) LightWave 3D
7 2 (0.045%) Maya
7 2 (0.045%) MODO
7 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 115 (2.56%) Magento
2 48 (1.07%) Shopify
3 33 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.38%) SAP EHS
6 10 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.20%) Documaker
8 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.089%) MetaTrader
10 3 (0.067%) CiviCRM
10 3 (0.067%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.067%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.045%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.045%) SDL Web 8
12 1 (0.022%) Endur
12 1 (0.022%) PolarLake
12 1 (0.022%) ProductWriter
12 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.022%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 746 (16.61%) AWS
2 707 (15.74%) Azure
3 244 (5.43%) SaaS
4 201 (4.48%) GCP
5 153 (3.41%) GitHub
6 99 (2.20%) Serverless
7 70 (1.56%) npm
8 61 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 60 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 52 (1.16%) PaaS
12 47 (1.05%) Azure Functions
13 44 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
15 33 (0.73%) Power Platform
16 32 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
17 29 (0.65%) NuGet
18 26 (0.58%) Firebase
19 24 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 135 (3.01%) Internet
2 92 (2.05%) HTTP
3 43 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.42%) Tactical Data Link
5 18 (0.40%) FTP
6 17 (0.38%) RTP
7 16 (0.36%) Firewall
8 14 (0.31%) SSH
9 13 (0.29%) DNS
9 13 (0.29%) RFID
9 13 (0.29%) WAN
10 12 (0.27%) SMTP
11 9 (0.20%) Skype
12 6 (0.13%) Intranet
12 6 (0.13%) MQTT
13 5 (0.11%) GPON
13 5 (0.11%) LAN
13 5 (0.11%) Network Security
13 5 (0.11%) Wireless
14 4 (0.089%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 957 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 619 (13.78%) MySQL
3 436 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 322 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 219 (4.88%) Big Data
6 218 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 167 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
8 125 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 74 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 70 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
12 68 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 63 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 63 (1.40%) SQL Server 2019
14 58 (1.29%) Redis
14 58 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 55 (1.22%) GIS
16 52 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
17 46 (1.02%) MariaDB
17 46 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 974 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 254 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 236 (5.25%) JIRA
4 196 (4.36%) Visual Studio
5 187 (4.16%) Selenium
6 167 (3.72%) Subversion
7 162 (3.61%) Maven
8 140 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 124 (2.76%) JUnit
10 109 (2.43%) Cucumber
11 105 (2.34%) gulp
12 100 (2.23%) webpack
13 92 (2.05%) Grunt
14 80 (1.78%) Eclipse
15 65 (1.45%) Protractor
16 59 (1.31%) GitLab
17 58 (1.29%) NUnit
18 56 (1.25%) TeamCity
19 55 (1.22%) SpecFlow
19 55 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 853 (18.99%) Finance
2 216 (4.81%) Banking
3 170 (3.79%) Retail
4 154 (3.43%) Games
5 133 (2.96%) Front Office
6 128 (2.85%) Marketing
7 76 (1.69%) Public Sector
8 75 (1.67%) Aerospace
8 75 (1.67%) Law
9 54 (1.20%) Advertising
10 50 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 47 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 45 (1.00%) Electronics
12 45 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 40 (0.89%) Military
14 26 (0.58%) Back Office
15 23 (0.51%) Automotive
15 23 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,096 (68.94%) Developer
2 692 (15.41%) Senior Developer
3 643 (14.32%) Software Engineer
4 584 (13.00%) Java Developer
5 479 (10.67%) .NET Developer
6 477 (10.62%) C# Developer
6 477 (10.62%) Software Developer
7 457 (10.18%) PHP Developer
8 246 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 238 (5.30%) Junior
10 213 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 206 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 205 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 203 (4.52%) Junior Developer
14 176 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
15 164 (3.65%) Graduate
16 161 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
17 144 (3.21%) Python Developer
18 142 (3.16%) Graduate Developer
19 139 (3.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,297 (28.88%) .NET
2 1,280 (28.50%) HTML
3 1,240 (27.61%) CSS
4 896 (19.95%) AngularJS
5 733 (16.32%) React
6 669 (14.90%) Web Services
7 622 (13.85%) Node.js
8 558 (12.42%) ASP.NET
9 547 (12.18%) REST
10 537 (11.96%) jQuery
11 480 (10.69%) HTML5
12 412 (9.17%) RESTful
13 407 (9.06%) .NET Framework
14 382 (8.51%) Spring
15 374 (8.33%) XML
16 318 (7.08%) .NET Core
17 316 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
18 308 (6.86%) CSS3
19 306 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 302 (6.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 311 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 295 (6.57%) User Experience
3 286 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
4 266 (5.92%) Algorithms
5 264 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 239 (5.32%) Mobile App
7 191 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
8 112 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 111 (2.47%) Hedge funds
10 106 (2.36%) Derivative
11 81 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 78 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
13 62 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 53 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 48 (1.07%) Cloud Native
16 47 (1.05%) Equities
16 47 (1.05%) Fixed Income
17 38 (0.85%) Social Network
18 37 (0.82%) Social Media
19 35 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 700 (15.59%) Linux
2 277 (6.17%) Windows
3 217 (4.83%) Unix
4 204 (4.54%) Android
5 194 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 34 (0.76%) CentOS
7 30 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (0.36%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.31%) VxWorks
12 13 (0.29%) Solaris
12 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.27%) VMS
14 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.11%) HPUX
18 3 (0.067%) Debian
18 3 (0.067%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,327 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,216 (27.08%) OOP
3 1,131 (25.18%) Software Engineering
4 1,010 (22.49%) TDD
5 879 (19.57%) MVC
6 773 (17.21%) OOD
7 754 (16.79%) DevOps
8 715 (15.92%) Scrum
9 648 (14.43%) Computer Science
10 535 (11.91%) Microservices
11 534 (11.89%) BDD
11 534 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
12 503 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
12 503 (11.20%) Test Automation
13 473 (10.53%) SDLC
14 452 (10.06%) Web Development
15 403 (8.97%) Unit Testing
16 384 (8.55%) SOLID
17 362 (8.06%) OO PHP
18 336 (7.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,953 (43.49%) JavaScript
2 1,800 (40.08%) C#
3 1,738 (38.70%) Java
4 1,175 (26.16%) SQL
5 811 (18.06%) PHP
6 774 (17.23%) Python
7 631 (14.05%) C++
8 291 (6.48%) TypeScript
9 186 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 176 (3.92%) Ruby
11 165 (3.67%) Scala
12 164 (3.65%) C
13 156 (3.47%) Java 8
14 149 (3.32%) ES6
15 93 (2.07%) Go
16 92 (2.05%) Kotlin
17 82 (1.83%) VB.NET
18 80 (1.78%) Apple Swift
19 71 (1.58%) R
20 70 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 749 (16.68%) Degree
2 281 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 175 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 51 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 25 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.56%) PhD
8 24 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 22 (0.49%) Master's Degree
10 19 (0.42%) ISEB
11 14 (0.31%) HND
12 8 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.16%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.11%) MCSD
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.067%) TOGAF Certification
16 2 (0.045%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.045%) Postgraduate
17 1 (0.022%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (6.10%) QA
2 13 (0.29%) GDPR
2 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.20%) PMO
4 9 (0.20%) SLA
5 7 (0.16%) ISO 15022
5 7 (0.16%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.089%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.067%) GxP
7 3 (0.067%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.045%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.022%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.022%) JTAG
System Software
1 597 (13.29%) Docker
2 27 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.51%) Firmware
4 14 (0.31%) LXC
5 8 (0.18%) KVM
6 7 (0.16%) Squid
7 6 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.11%) vSphere
9 4 (0.089%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.089%) IAG
10 3 (0.067%) HDFS
11 2 (0.045%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.022%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 331 (7.37%) Kubernetes
2 143 (3.18%) Ansible
3 119 (2.65%) Terraform
4 66 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (1.45%) Puppet
6 22 (0.49%) Kibana
7 19 (0.42%) Istio
8 13 (0.29%) Nagios
9 11 (0.24%) logstash
10 10 (0.22%) cPanel
10 10 (0.22%) Plesk
10 10 (0.22%) Rancher
11 9 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.18%) Packer
13 7 (0.16%) Mesos
14 5 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.11%) Oozie
15 4 (0.089%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 545 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 333 (7.41%) Oracle
3 161 (3.58%) Zend
4 157 (3.50%) Google
5 95 (2.12%) SAP
6 92 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (2.03%) Atlassian
8 33 (0.73%) FIS
8 33 (0.73%) IBM
8 33 (0.73%) WorldPay
9 27 (0.60%) Tableau
10 25 (0.56%) Xamarin
11 24 (0.53%) Adobe
12 21 (0.47%) MuleSoft
13 19 (0.42%) Guidewire
13 19 (0.42%) hybris
13 19 (0.42%) New Relic
13 19 (0.42%) VMware
14 18 (0.40%) Telerik
15 17 (0.38%) Solace