Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 59 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing OO 5,038 7,641 10,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.66% 4.68% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 5.09% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,054 6,202 8,341
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 126,855 150,020 160,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.80% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,757 119,437 126,588
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 -14 4,612 £52,500 +2.94% 1,082
UK excluding London -27 2,899 £45,000 - 762
London -20 2,008 £65,000 - 417
South East -37 894 £45,000 -5.26% 164
North of England -27 671 £45,000 - 195
North West -15 472 £50,000 +11.11% 105
Midlands +5 429 £45,000 +9.76% 117
South West -40 323 £45,000 +5.88% 102
West Midlands +23 282 £45,000 +11.11% 62
East of England -24 274 £50,000 - 87
Scotland -28 239 £45,000 -5.26% 68
Yorkshire -59 185 £42,500 - 65
East Midlands -24 147 £46,000 +8.88% 54
Wales -12 56 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Northern Ireland -32 16 £37,500 -16.67% 6
North East -41 14 £42,000 -9.19% 25

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 2,616 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 2,126 (42.20%) JavaScript
3 2,070 (41.09%) C#
4 1,841 (36.54%) Java
5 1,608 (31.92%) HTML
6 1,452 (28.82%) Software Engineering
7 1,440 (28.58%) CSS
8 1,435 (28.48%) OOP
9 1,414 (28.07%) .NET
10 1,263 (25.07%) SQL
11 1,257 (24.95%) TDD
12 1,090 (21.64%) SQL Server
13 1,084 (21.52%) Git (software)
14 1,065 (21.14%) Degree
15 1,005 (19.95%) MVC
16 890 (17.67%) AngularJS
17 880 (17.47%) OOD
17 880 (17.47%) AWS
18 875 (17.37%) PHP
19 859 (17.05%) Computer Science
20 844 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
21 832 (16.51%) Linux
22 800 (15.88%) Finance
23 796 (15.80%) Scrum
24 795 (15.78%) C++
25 779 (15.46%) Web Services
26 775 (15.38%) React
27 774 (15.36%) Python
28 769 (15.26%) DevOps
29 750 (14.89%) REST

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
1 141 (2.80%) Apache
2 139 (2.76%) CMS
3 132 (2.62%) Confluence
4 101 (2.00%) IIS
5 100 (1.98%) WordPress
6 70 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 69 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 68 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 67 (1.33%) JBoss
10 58 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 54 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 49 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 43 (0.85%) Drupal
14 36 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 34 (0.67%) SharePoint
16 28 (0.56%) nginx
17 24 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
18 23 (0.46%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.40%) Umbraco
20 19 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 8 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
7 8 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.14%) Maya
9 4 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.079%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.079%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.079%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.060%) Sketch
10 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.040%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.020%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 131 (2.60%) Magento
2 53 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
3 37 (0.73%) SDL Web 8
4 32 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.20%) Shopify
9 7 (0.14%) CiviCRM
9 7 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 4 (0.079%) Documaker
10 4 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.079%) SAP EHS
11 3 (0.060%) Eze OMS
11 3 (0.060%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.060%) MetaTrader
11 3 (0.060%) PolarLake
11 3 (0.060%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.040%) Maximo
12 2 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 880 (17.47%) AWS
2 713 (14.15%) Azure
3 245 (4.86%) GitHub
4 202 (4.01%) GCP
5 195 (3.87%) SaaS
6 151 (3.00%) Serverless
7 140 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
8 78 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 74 (1.47%) npm
10 64 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 59 (1.17%) PaaS
12 51 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
13 44 (0.87%) IaaS
14 36 (0.71%) Amazon S3
15 35 (0.69%) Azure Functions
16 30 (0.60%) Power Platform
17 22 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
18 21 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
19 20 (0.40%) AWS IoT
19 20 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 227 (4.51%) Internet
2 164 (3.26%) HTTP
3 37 (0.73%) DNS
4 35 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.66%) Broadband
6 29 (0.58%) FTP
7 18 (0.36%) Diameter Protocol
7 18 (0.36%) Firewall
8 15 (0.30%) Network Security
8 15 (0.30%) SSH
9 13 (0.26%) SMTP
10 12 (0.24%) MQTT
10 12 (0.24%) Skype
11 10 (0.20%) Wireless
12 8 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.14%) ATM
13 7 (0.14%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.12%) AMQP
14 6 (0.12%) SSL
15 5 (0.099%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,090 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 734 (14.57%) MySQL
3 548 (10.88%) Relational Database
4 388 (7.70%) NoSQL
5 203 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
6 196 (3.89%) RDBMS
7 175 (3.47%) Big Data
8 168 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 77 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 73 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 72 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
12 63 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (1.21%) Redis
14 58 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (1.11%) Oracle Database
16 55 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
17 48 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 48 (0.95%) MariaDB
18 41 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1,084 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 385 (7.64%) JIRA
3 383 (7.60%) Jenkins
4 262 (5.20%) JUnit
5 252 (5.00%) Selenium
6 212 (4.21%) Visual Studio
7 202 (4.01%) Subversion
8 197 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 187 (3.71%) Maven
10 158 (3.14%) Cucumber
11 131 (2.60%) Bitbucket
12 111 (2.20%) webpack
13 103 (2.04%) NUnit
13 103 (2.04%) TeamCity
14 102 (2.02%) Eclipse
15 96 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 92 (1.83%) gulp
17 81 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
18 80 (1.59%) SpecFlow
19 71 (1.41%) Grunt
General
1 800 (15.88%) Finance
2 229 (4.55%) Retail
3 210 (4.17%) Marketing
4 184 (3.65%) Banking
5 166 (3.29%) Games
6 133 (2.64%) Front Office
6 133 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 106 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 81 (1.61%) Electronics
9 79 (1.57%) Advertising
10 78 (1.55%) Public Sector
11 46 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 45 (0.89%) Military
13 43 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 40 (0.79%) Law
15 39 (0.77%) Automotive
15 39 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 38 (0.75%) Publishing
17 35 (0.69%) Multimedia
18 33 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,326 (66.02%) Developer
2 838 (16.63%) Software Engineer
3 712 (14.13%) Java Developer
4 677 (13.44%) Senior Developer
5 573 (11.37%) .NET Developer
6 538 (10.68%) PHP Developer
7 528 (10.48%) Software Developer
8 498 (9.88%) C# Developer
9 286 (5.68%) Junior
10 268 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 225 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 207 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
13 198 (3.93%) Architect
14 193 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
15 190 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
16 186 (3.69%) Junior Developer
16 186 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
17 179 (3.55%) Graduate
18 163 (3.24%) React Developer
19 137 (2.72%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,608 (31.92%) HTML
2 1,440 (28.58%) CSS
3 1,414 (28.07%) .NET
4 890 (17.67%) AngularJS
5 779 (15.46%) Web Services
6 775 (15.38%) React
7 750 (14.89%) REST
8 625 (12.41%) jQuery
9 592 (11.75%) RESTful
10 591 (11.73%) Spring
11 566 (11.23%) HTML5
12 557 (11.06%) ASP.NET
13 540 (10.72%) Node.js
14 532 (10.56%) XML
15 373 (7.40%) .NET Framework
16 327 (6.49%) Laravel
17 319 (6.33%) JSON
18 306 (6.07%) CSS3
19 301 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 297 (5.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 349 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 337 (6.69%) Algorithms
3 313 (6.21%) User Experience
4 302 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
5 263 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 236 (4.68%) Data Structures
7 233 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
8 158 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 92 (1.83%) Cloud Native
10 80 (1.59%) Derivative
11 71 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 64 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 61 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 54 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 52 (1.03%) Robotics
16 48 (0.95%) Reinsurance
17 46 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
18 45 (0.89%) Fixed Income
19 44 (0.87%) Social Network
20 41 (0.81%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 832 (16.51%) Linux
2 411 (8.16%) Windows
3 241 (4.78%) Android
4 212 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 198 (3.93%) Unix
6 46 (0.91%) CentOS
7 40 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (0.73%) Windows Server
9 30 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 16 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 13 (0.26%) VxWorks
13 7 (0.14%) AIX
14 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.099%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.099%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 4 (0.079%) Debian
16 4 (0.079%) HPUX
16 4 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.060%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,616 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,452 (28.82%) Software Engineering
3 1,435 (28.48%) OOP
4 1,257 (24.95%) TDD
5 1,005 (19.95%) MVC
6 880 (17.47%) OOD
7 859 (17.05%) Computer Science
8 844 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
9 796 (15.80%) Scrum
10 769 (15.26%) DevOps
11 731 (14.51%) Test Automation
12 702 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
13 629 (12.49%) Web Development
14 596 (11.83%) Microservices
15 563 (11.18%) Unit Testing
16 551 (10.94%) BDD
17 493 (9.79%) SDLC
18 463 (9.19%) SOLID
19 406 (8.06%) Mentoring
20 378 (7.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2,126 (42.20%) JavaScript
2 2,070 (41.09%) C#
3 1,841 (36.54%) Java
4 1,263 (25.07%) SQL
5 875 (17.37%) PHP
6 795 (15.78%) C++
7 774 (15.36%) Python
8 269 (5.34%) C
9 263 (5.22%) TypeScript
10 234 (4.64%) Java 8
11 199 (3.95%) ES6
12 178 (3.53%) T-SQL
13 167 (3.31%) Ruby
14 133 (2.64%) Objective-C
15 106 (2.10%) VB.NET
16 99 (1.97%) Scala
17 92 (1.83%) Apple Swift
18 84 (1.67%) Go
19 82 (1.63%) Kotlin
20 72 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 1,065 (21.14%) Degree
2 378 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 186 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 89 (1.77%) SC Cleared
5 65 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 52 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 44 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 36 (0.71%) PhD
9 21 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
12 11 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 11 (0.22%) HND
12 11 (0.22%) OCP
12 11 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.20%) MCSD
14 9 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.18%) MCAD
14 9 (0.18%) MCTS
14 9 (0.18%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (5.56%) QA
2 17 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.32%) GDPR
4 12 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.20%) DICOM
6 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.12%) PMO
7 4 (0.079%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.079%) WAI
8 3 (0.060%) SLA
9 2 (0.040%) HL7
9 2 (0.040%) NCSC
9 2 (0.040%) WCAG
10 1 (0.020%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 480 (9.53%) Docker
2 62 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.46%) Firmware
5 16 (0.32%) vSphere
6 8 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.12%) GridGain
9 5 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.060%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.040%) IAG
11 2 (0.040%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.040%) Varnish
12 1 (0.020%) Ceph
12 1 (0.020%) HDFS
12 1 (0.020%) KVM
12 1 (0.020%) NFS
12 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.020%) zsh
Systems Management
1 260 (5.16%) Kubernetes
2 113 (2.24%) Ansible
3 96 (1.91%) Puppet
4 74 (1.47%) Terraform
5 67 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.46%) Rancher
7 21 (0.42%) Kibana
8 19 (0.38%) Istio
9 18 (0.36%) logstash
10 8 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.099%) Mesos
12 4 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.079%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.060%) Grafana
13 3 (0.060%) Nagios
13 3 (0.060%) Packer
13 3 (0.060%) SCCM
14 2 (0.040%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 603 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 319 (6.33%) Oracle
3 222 (4.41%) Google
4 187 (3.71%) Zend
5 147 (2.92%) SAP
6 146 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
7 113 (2.24%) Adobe
8 108 (2.14%) Atlassian
9 69 (1.37%) hybris
10 54 (1.07%) Xamarin
11 47 (0.93%) Elastic Path
12 42 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 40 (0.79%) IBM
14 38 (0.75%) Apple
15 37 (0.73%) Interwoven
15 37 (0.73%) VMware
16 29 (0.58%) Twitter
17 28 (0.56%) Demandware
18 26 (0.52%) Pega
19 21 (0.42%) Guidewire