Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 284 278
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 -57
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,871 2,039 2,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.17% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.30% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,773 2,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £86,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

OOD 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 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the UK

OOD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD.

Salary trend for OOD in the UK

OOD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OOD in the UK

OOD
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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 -12 1,767 £50,000 -1.96% 243
UK excluding London +3 1,053 £45,000 +5.88% 171
London -30 806 £60,000 - 94
South East +96 434 £45,000 +3.45% 37
East of England -46 167 £52,500 +10.53% 32
North of England -43 142 £45,000 +5.88% 29
South West -8 125 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands -52 102 £42,500 +6.25% 27
North West -48 70 £32,000 -24.71% 15
Yorkshire -3 66 £45,000 -5.26% 12
West Midlands +12 58 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Scotland -53 48 £41,450 -12.28% 15
East Midlands -37 44 £40,000 - 14
Wales +7 32 £37,500 - 5
Northern Ireland -16 7 £41,500 +10.67% 2
North East -28 6 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £40,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1,568 (83.81%) OO
2 1,062 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 858 (45.86%) C#
4 775 (41.42%) .NET
5 721 (38.54%) Java
6 675 (36.08%) SQL
7 650 (34.74%) JavaScript
8 549 (29.34%) Software Engineering
9 542 (28.97%) MVC
10 541 (28.92%) TDD
11 504 (26.94%) HTML
12 482 (25.76%) SQL Server
13 480 (25.65%) Degree
14 451 (24.10%) Finance
15 433 (23.14%) ASP.NET
16 416 (22.23%) Computer Science
17 405 (21.65%) CSS
18 393 (21.00%) Scrum
18 393 (21.00%) Git (software)
19 341 (18.23%) Microsoft
20 330 (17.64%) AngularJS
21 327 (17.48%) Windows
22 326 (17.42%) Web Services
23 325 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
24 320 (17.10%) OOP
25 312 (16.68%) C++
26 286 (15.29%) HTML5
27 277 (14.80%) Linux
28 274 (14.64%) WCF
29 271 (14.48%) jQuery

OOD
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 79 (4.22%) CMS
2 74 (3.96%) JBoss
3 44 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (2.08%) IIS
5 37 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 36 (1.92%) Apache
7 35 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.66%) Confluence
9 30 (1.60%) Umbraco
10 27 (1.44%) Apache Spark
11 25 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.28%) EPiServer
13 23 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (0.86%) nginx
15 15 (0.80%) Drupal
16 13 (0.69%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.69%) WordPress
17 11 (0.59%) Jetty
17 11 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
18 8 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.43%) InfoPath
2 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.37%) Simulink
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.43%) Magento
4 7 (0.37%) RMDS
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 143 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.66%) GitHub
4 22 (1.18%) SaaS
5 16 (0.86%) Serverless
6 15 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.59%) Office 365
7 11 (0.59%) PaaS
7 11 (0.59%) Sage Pay
8 8 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.43%) IaaS
8 8 (0.43%) npm
9 7 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.16%) Google Play
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) Datadog
12 2 (0.11%) ZenHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 55 (2.94%) HTTP
3 54 (2.89%) Internet
4 28 (1.50%) Intranet
5 22 (1.18%) SSL
6 8 (0.43%) Firewall
7 7 (0.37%) Multicast
8 6 (0.32%) WAN
9 4 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.21%) CTI
9 4 (0.21%) Network Security
10 3 (0.16%) AMQP
10 3 (0.16%) DNS
10 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.16%) SSH
11 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.11%) SMS
12 1 (0.053%) SNA
12 1 (0.053%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 176 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 104 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 103 (5.51%) MySQL
5 89 (4.76%) Big Data
6 69 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 68 (3.63%) MongoDB
8 59 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 58 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 54 (2.89%) RDBMS
12 38 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (2.03%) Redis
12 38 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 30 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (1.18%) KDB
17 20 (1.07%) HBase
18 18 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 393 (21.00%) Git (software)
2 213 (11.38%) Visual Studio
3 151 (8.07%) NUnit
4 138 (7.38%) Subversion
5 118 (6.31%) Jenkins
6 117 (6.25%) JIRA
7 104 (5.56%) Selenium
8 97 (5.18%) Moq
9 89 (4.76%) JUnit
10 86 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (3.79%) Rhino Mocks
12 65 (3.47%) MSTest
13 55 (2.94%) Jasmine
13 55 (2.94%) Maven
14 41 (2.19%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.76%) Mockito
16 29 (1.55%) TeamCity
16 29 (1.55%) webpack
17 28 (1.50%) gulp
18 26 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 451 (24.10%) Finance
2 215 (11.49%) Banking
3 160 (8.55%) Investment Banking
4 97 (5.18%) Retail Banking
5 83 (4.44%) Retail
6 78 (4.17%) Front Office
7 61 (3.26%) Games
8 37 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.87%) Electronics
10 32 (1.71%) Publishing
11 31 (1.66%) Telecoms
12 29 (1.55%) Multimedia
13 25 (1.34%) Marketing
14 23 (1.23%) Advertising
15 21 (1.12%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.75%) Back Office
17 13 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.53%) Legal
19 8 (0.43%) Aerospace
20 5 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,306 (69.80%) Developer
2 431 (23.04%) .NET Developer
3 363 (19.40%) C# Developer
4 350 (18.71%) Senior Developer
5 343 (18.33%) Software Engineer
6 295 (15.77%) Java Developer
7 253 (13.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 163 (8.71%) Software Developer
9 136 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 125 (6.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 121 (6.47%) Senior .NET Developer
12 119 (6.36%) Senior C# Developer
13 117 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
14 111 (5.93%) C++ Software Engineer
15 92 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
16 88 (4.70%) Java Engineer
17 87 (4.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 84 (4.49%) Graduate
19 81 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
20 79 (4.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 775 (41.42%) .NET
2 504 (26.94%) HTML
3 433 (23.14%) ASP.NET
4 405 (21.65%) CSS
5 330 (17.64%) AngularJS
6 326 (17.42%) Web Services
7 286 (15.29%) HTML5
8 274 (14.64%) WCF
9 271 (14.48%) jQuery
10 268 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 226 (12.08%) .NET Framework
12 217 (11.60%) Spring
13 184 (9.83%) REST
14 180 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 160 (8.55%) CSS3
16 154 (8.23%) React
17 151 (8.07%) XML
18 148 (7.91%) WPF
19 147 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 143 (7.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 416 (22.23%) Computer Science
2 236 (12.61%) Algorithms
3 234 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (7.96%) Data Structures
5 147 (7.86%) User Experience
6 111 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
7 98 (5.24%) Client/Server
8 88 (4.70%) Mobile App
9 74 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (3.47%) Fintech
11 45 (2.41%) N-Tier
12 38 (2.03%) Tandem
13 35 (1.87%) CUDA
14 33 (1.76%) Hedge funds
15 29 (1.55%) e-Learning
16 26 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 21 (1.12%) Equities
18 19 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
19 18 (0.96%) Fixed Income
20 16 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 327 (17.48%) Windows
2 277 (14.80%) Linux
3 108 (5.77%) Android
4 102 (5.45%) Unix
5 93 (4.97%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 15 (0.80%) CentOS
8 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.11%) Solaris
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.053%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.053%) SafeRTOS
13 1 (0.053%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,568 (83.81%) OO
2 1,062 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 549 (29.34%) Software Engineering
4 542 (28.97%) MVC
5 541 (28.92%) TDD
6 393 (21.00%) Scrum
7 325 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
8 320 (17.10%) OOP
9 271 (14.48%) SDLC
10 245 (13.09%) Test Automation
11 220 (11.76%) BDD
12 207 (11.06%) Multithreading
13 198 (10.58%) SOLID
14 197 (10.53%) Web Development
15 169 (9.03%) Unit Testing
16 163 (8.71%) Kanban
17 139 (7.43%) Mathematics
17 139 (7.43%) UML
18 137 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
19 126 (6.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 858 (45.86%) C#
2 721 (38.54%) Java
3 675 (36.08%) SQL
4 650 (34.74%) JavaScript
5 312 (16.68%) C++
6 202 (10.80%) Python
7 168 (8.98%) T-SQL
8 161 (8.61%) C
9 125 (6.68%) PHP
10 55 (2.94%) VB
11 53 (2.83%) Ruby
12 52 (2.78%) Apple Swift
13 43 (2.30%) Objective-C
13 43 (2.30%) VB.NET
14 40 (2.14%) Perl
15 38 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 38 (2.03%) TypeScript
16 37 (1.98%) F#
17 35 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 30 (1.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 480 (25.65%) Degree
2 165 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.67%) PhD
4 43 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.43%) MCAD
8 8 (0.43%) MCSD
8 8 (0.43%) MCTS
9 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.21%) HND
11 3 (0.16%) ISEB
11 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.16%) MCP
12 2 (0.11%) IIBA
13 1 (0.053%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.91%) QA
2 7 (0.37%) WCAG
3 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.27%) SLA
5 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.053%) MISRA
7 1 (0.053%) MISRA C
System Software
1 43 (2.30%) Docker
2 10 (0.53%) Firmware
2 10 (0.53%) HDFS
3 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (1.50%) Ansible
2 27 (1.44%) Puppet
3 24 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.43%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.32%) Terraform
7 5 (0.27%) Ambari
8 4 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.16%) Grafana
9 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.11%) Graphite
10 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.11%) Mesos
10 2 (0.11%) Nagios
10 2 (0.11%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.053%) Oozie
11 1 (0.053%) Rancher
Vendors
1 341 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 117 (6.25%) Oracle
3 46 (2.46%) WorldPay
4 31 (1.66%) Zend
5 30 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (1.39%) Google
7 24 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 21 (1.12%) Sybase
9 18 (0.96%) Sitecore
10 16 (0.86%) Adobe
11 14 (0.75%) Hortonworks
11 14 (0.75%) Infragistics
11 14 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.75%) SAP
12 13 (0.69%) GoldenSource
12 13 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (0.59%) Sage
14 8 (0.43%) Reuters
14 8 (0.43%) webMethods
15 7 (0.37%) Cadence