Object-Oriented (OO)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring OO skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited OO over the 6 months leading up to 12 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 197 128 105
Rank change year-on-year -69 -23 -14
Permanent jobs citing OO 1,450 2,318 6,121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 2.71% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.84% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,254 2,212
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,575 £37,600
25th Percentile £41,250 £50,000 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £69,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.65% +4.55% +15.79%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

OO falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,404 81,703 174,252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.58% 95.49% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58,266 52,491 86,927
10th Percentile £29,862 £33,750 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.69%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the UK

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Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO.

Salary trend for OO in the UK

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Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for OO in the UK

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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 12 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -78 1,224 £55,000 -15.38% 158
UK excluding London -79 1,092 £48,500 -15.65% 130
Work from Home -74 476 £50,000 -20.00% 85
London -58 332 £90,000 +12.50% 41
North of England -50 275 £47,500 -17.39% 43
South East -30 263 £50,000 -20.00% 39
Midlands -73 187 £47,500 -17.39% 9
North West -15 175 £45,000 -21.74% 15
Scotland -40 163 £52,500 -8.70% 2
East Midlands -28 113 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West -99 85 £47,500 -13.64% 10
Yorkshire -54 84 £55,000 -4.35% 15
West Midlands -78 73 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East of England -40 71 £47,500 -13.64% 28
Wales -11 24 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Northern Ireland -31 24 £40,000 -23.81% 3
North East -54 16 £47,500 -13.64% 13

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (2.97%) Apache
2 38 (2.62%) CMS
3 23 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.17%) Confluence
6 15 (1.03%) NServiceBus
7 12 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
8 11 (0.76%) ArcGIS
9 10 (0.69%) IIS
10 9 (0.62%) WildFly
11 8 (0.55%) nginx
12 6 (0.41%) JBoss
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.34%) Drupal
13 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Exchange
13 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.28%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.28%) SAS
15 3 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.69%) Trello
5 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.21%) Simulink
9 1 (0.069%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 20 (1.38%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.28%) Salesforce CRM
3 2 (0.14%) CiviCRM
3 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.069%) Magento
4 1 (0.069%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 611 (42.14%) Azure
2 325 (22.41%) AWS
3 251 (17.31%) IBM Cloud
4 203 (14.00%) Azure DevOps
5 175 (12.07%) Serverless
6 160 (11.03%) Azure Service Bus
7 138 (9.52%) Azure Functions
8 131 (9.03%) Azure API Management
8 131 (9.03%) Azure Logic Apps
9 82 (5.66%) GCP
10 41 (2.83%) SaaS
11 31 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.86%) Amazon S3
13 22 (1.52%) GitHub
14 21 (1.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 19 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 19 (1.31%) NuGet
16 17 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (1.17%) Azure Monitor
17 13 (0.90%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.00%) HTTP
3 20 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (1.24%) MQTT
5 16 (1.10%) FTP
6 14 (0.97%) Internet
6 14 (0.97%) SSH
7 13 (0.90%) 3G
7 13 (0.90%) 4G
7 13 (0.90%) RS-485
7 13 (0.90%) Wireless
8 11 (0.76%) SNMP
9 6 (0.41%) Network Security
10 4 (0.28%) Firewall
10 4 (0.28%) RS-232
11 3 (0.21%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.21%) DNS
11 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.21%) VPN
12 2 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (22.83%) PostgreSQL
2 313 (21.59%) NoSQL
3 308 (21.24%) MongoDB
4 263 (18.14%) SQL Server
5 256 (17.66%) Relational Database
6 239 (16.48%) DB2
7 187 (12.90%) MySQL
8 46 (3.17%) Data Lake
9 38 (2.62%) Qlik Sense
10 25 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.45%) Redis
12 20 (1.38%) GIS
13 18 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 15 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
15 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.90%) Big Data
17 12 (0.83%) MariaDB
18 11 (0.76%) Presto
Development Applications
1 238 (16.41%) Git
2 89 (6.14%) JIRA
3 71 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 37 (2.55%) Maven
5 35 (2.41%) JUnit
6 30 (2.07%) NUnit
7 26 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 26 (1.79%) Selenium
8 25 (1.72%) Subversion
9 23 (1.59%) JMeter
9 23 (1.59%) SpecFlow
9 23 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 22 (1.52%) Moq
10 22 (1.52%) Sourcetree
11 21 (1.45%) git-flow
12 19 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (1.24%) Postman
14 17 (1.17%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.10%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.03%) CMake
General
1 277 (19.10%) Public Sector
2 273 (18.83%) Finance
3 258 (17.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 233 (16.07%) Social Skills
5 145 (10.00%) Law
6 91 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (5.93%) Legal
8 63 (4.34%) Banking
9 59 (4.07%) Marketing
10 53 (3.66%) Electronics
11 46 (3.17%) Investment Banking
12 36 (2.48%) Front Office
13 30 (2.07%) Manufacturing
14 22 (1.52%) Prime Brokerage
15 21 (1.45%) Back Office
16 20 (1.38%) Advertising
16 20 (1.38%) Games
16 20 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (1.24%) Military
18 17 (1.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 659 (45.45%) Developer
2 388 (26.76%) Software Engineer
3 240 (16.55%) Senior
4 204 (14.07%) Full Stack Developer
5 165 (11.38%) Full Stack Engineer
6 142 (9.79%) .NET Developer
7 132 (9.10%) Azure Developer
8 128 (8.83%) Azure Engineer
9 123 (8.48%) Lead
10 118 (8.14%) PHP Developer
11 91 (6.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 86 (5.93%) Senior Developer
13 85 (5.86%) C# Developer
14 72 (4.97%) Java Engineer
15 61 (4.21%) Java Software Engineer
16 52 (3.59%) Support Engineer
17 49 (3.38%) Software Developer
18 48 (3.31%) Data Engineer
19 47 (3.24%) Java Developer
20 41 (2.83%) Full Stack Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (45.38%) .NET
2 528 (36.41%) HTML
3 487 (33.59%) CSS
4 478 (32.97%) React
5 460 (31.72%) AngularJS
6 431 (29.72%) ASP.NET
7 411 (28.34%) Web Services
8 408 (28.14%) REST
9 337 (23.24%) jQuery
10 336 (23.17%) Vue
11 310 (21.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 248 (17.10%) ASP.NET Core
13 242 (16.69%) Ember.js
14 239 (16.48%) Backbone.js
15 181 (12.48%) .NET Core
16 176 (12.14%) .NET Framework
17 166 (11.45%) Node.js
18 150 (10.34%) Spring
19 145 (10.00%) Entity Framework
20 127 (8.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 352 (24.28%) Algorithms
2 266 (18.34%) Data Structures
3 251 (17.31%) Blockchain
3 251 (17.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 121 (8.34%) e-Learning
5 74 (5.10%) Onboarding
6 70 (4.83%) Cloud Native
7 58 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
8 36 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (2.34%) Hedge funds
10 30 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 29 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.79%) Legacy Code
13 24 (1.66%) Distributed Systems
14 23 (1.59%) Product Ownership
15 21 (1.45%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.24%) Social Media
17 17 (1.17%) BBC
17 17 (1.17%) Blog
17 17 (1.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 448 (30.90%) Linux
2 337 (23.24%) Windows
3 266 (18.34%) Android
4 264 (18.21%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.00%) Unix
6 28 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
7 22 (1.52%) AIX
8 9 (0.62%) VMS
9 6 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
10 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.069%) CentOS
12 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.069%) Solaris
12 1 (0.069%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (49.45%) Agile
2 699 (48.21%) OOP
3 533 (36.76%) Full Stack Development
4 523 (36.07%) Software Engineering
5 461 (31.79%) MVC
6 431 (29.72%) Design Patterns
7 367 (25.31%) Artificial Intelligence
8 342 (23.59%) SOLID
9 340 (23.45%) DevOps
10 337 (23.24%) Web Development
11 294 (20.28%) User Experience
12 284 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
13 271 (18.69%) MVVM
14 258 (17.79%) Responsive Web Design
15 240 (16.55%) Computer Science
16 239 (16.48%) Co-Creation
16 239 (16.48%) Design Thinking
17 233 (16.07%) Mentoring
18 215 (14.83%) SDLC
19 196 (13.52%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 739 (50.97%) C#
2 703 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 637 (43.93%) SQL
4 533 (36.76%) Java
5 401 (27.66%) Python
6 159 (10.97%) PHP
7 154 (10.62%) C++
8 105 (7.24%) C
9 85 (5.86%) TypeScript
10 63 (4.34%) T-SQL
11 43 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 39 (2.69%) Scala
13 34 (2.34%) Kotlin
14 28 (1.93%) Go
15 26 (1.79%) XPath
16 24 (1.66%) Bash
16 24 (1.66%) Groovy
17 23 (1.59%) Perl
17 23 (1.59%) VB
18 16 (1.10%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 301 (20.76%) Degree
2 136 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 26 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.10%) PhD
7 11 (0.76%) HND
8 8 (0.55%) HNC
9 6 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.28%) CCSP
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.28%) CISSP
11 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.21%) Azure Certification
12 3 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.07%) QA
2 17 (1.17%) GDPR
3 12 (0.83%) PMO
4 9 (0.62%) Accessibility
4 9 (0.62%) MISRA
5 8 (0.55%) MiFID
6 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.34%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.28%) DICOM
7 4 (0.28%) EMIR
7 4 (0.28%) HL7
7 4 (0.28%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.28%) NIST
7 4 (0.28%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.14%) NCSC
9 1 (0.069%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (6.97%) Docker
2 23 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (1.38%) Firmware
4 11 (0.76%) Embedded Firmware
5 4 (0.28%) HDFS
6 2 (0.14%) NFS
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.069%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.069%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 83 (5.72%) Kubernetes
2 76 (5.24%) Terraform
3 20 (1.38%) Ansible
4 11 (0.76%) WMI
5 7 (0.48%) Prometheus
6 6 (0.41%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.34%) Grafana
8 3 (0.21%) Progress Chef
9 2 (0.14%) CASB
9 2 (0.14%) Istio
9 2 (0.14%) Kustomize
9 2 (0.14%) linkerd
9 2 (0.14%) Packer
9 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.069%) Kiali
10 1 (0.069%) Kibana
10 1 (0.069%) Podman
10 1 (0.069%) Puppet
10 1 (0.069%) SCCM
Vendors
1 253 (17.45%) IBM
1 253 (17.45%) Red Hat
2 245 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 105 (7.24%) Oracle
4 57 (3.93%) Google
5 38 (2.62%) Alteryx
6 23 (1.59%) Databricks
7 21 (1.45%) Adobe
7 21 (1.45%) Apple
8 20 (1.38%) Salesforce
9 19 (1.31%) Cognizant
10 18 (1.24%) Sony
11 17 (1.17%) Facebook
11 17 (1.17%) Yahoo!
12 16 (1.10%) Splunk
13 14 (0.97%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.97%) SAP
14 11 (0.76%) Bloomberg
14 11 (0.76%) MuleSoft
14 11 (0.76%) Sybase