Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 299 269
Rank change year-on-year +41 -30 -49
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2390 2054 2661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.10% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1625 1791 2306
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,200 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OOD in the UK

OOD
Top 16 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 20 November 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 +39 2255 £47,500 -5.00% 124
London +50 1211 £60,000 - 56
UK excluding London +22 1162 £45,000 +5.88% 76
South East +83 456 £45,000 +5.88% 21
East of England +10 217 £47,500 - 13
North of England +1 175 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Midlands -42 125 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West -13 91 £42,500 -5.56% 9
North West -27 87 £35,000 -17.65% 8
Yorkshire +15 82 £45,000 +5.88% 11
West Midlands +2 70 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Scotland -36 61 £40,900 -2.04% 5
East Midlands -29 55 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Wales +24 36 £38,750 -3.13% 2
North East +1 6 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Northern Ireland -25 6 £41,500 +10.67% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1992 (83.35%) OO
2 1240 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1080 (45.19%) Java
4 923 (38.62%) C#
5 832 (34.81%) .NET
6 805 (33.68%) Finance
7 779 (32.59%) JavaScript
8 761 (31.84%) SQL
9 693 (29.00%) Software Engineering
10 651 (27.24%) HTML
11 614 (25.69%) MVC
12 587 (24.56%) TDD
13 566 (23.68%) CSS
14 565 (23.64%) Degree
15 551 (23.05%) Banking
16 483 (20.21%) SDLC
17 475 (19.87%) SQL Server
18 466 (19.50%) Investment Banking
19 458 (19.16%) Computer Science
20 452 (18.91%) Asset Management
21 445 (18.62%) ASP.NET
22 440 (18.41%) Wealth Management
23 435 (18.20%) AngularJS
24 432 (18.08%) Web Services
25 430 (17.99%) Git (software)
26 421 (17.62%) Scrum
27 417 (17.45%) Retail Banking
28 409 (17.11%) BDD
29 394 (16.49%) Relational Database
30 379 (15.86%) Analytical Skills

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 95 (3.97%) CMS
2 76 (3.18%) WebSphere
3 67 (2.80%) JBoss
4 51 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 40 (1.67%) Apache
5 40 (1.67%) Confluence
5 40 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 35 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (1.30%) IIS
9 26 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 24 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 19 (0.79%) EPiServer
11 19 (0.79%) WordPress
12 18 (0.75%) Jetty
13 16 (0.67%) Drupal
14 14 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.54%) Mule ESB
16 12 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (1.05%) InVision
2 12 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.17%) Simulink
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 14 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.33%) Magento
4 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.13%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.042%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 162 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.76%) SaaS
4 22 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (0.92%) Serverless
5 17 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.71%) PaaS
6 14 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.59%) GitHub
6 14 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.59%) Sage Pay
7 13 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.46%) Office 365
10 10 (0.42%) IaaS
11 8 (0.33%) Firebase
12 7 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.25%) Datadog
13 6 (0.25%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.23%) HTTP
2 98 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 77 (3.22%) Internet
4 59 (2.47%) SSL
5 21 (0.88%) Intranet
6 15 (0.63%) Firewall
7 7 (0.29%) AMQP
8 6 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.21%) DVB
9 5 (0.21%) WAN
10 4 (0.17%) CTI
10 4 (0.17%) DNS
10 4 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.17%) Network Security
10 4 (0.17%) SSH
11 3 (0.13%) RS-232
12 2 (0.084%) Skype
12 2 (0.084%) VSAT
12 2 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.042%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 394 (16.49%) Relational Database
3 169 (7.07%) Big Data
4 150 (6.28%) RDBMS
5 145 (6.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 145 (6.07%) MySQL
6 143 (5.98%) NoSQL
7 125 (5.23%) Hadoop
8 76 (3.18%) KDB
8 76 (3.18%) MongoDB
9 63 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 47 (1.97%) Power BI
11 46 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (1.88%) Star Schema
13 35 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (1.38%) Oracle Database
15 31 (1.30%) Redis
16 29 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 430 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 203 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 163 (6.82%) NUnit
4 158 (6.61%) Jenkins
5 145 (6.07%) Subversion
6 144 (6.03%) JIRA
7 122 (5.10%) Moq
8 117 (4.90%) JUnit
9 102 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 91 (3.81%) Selenium
11 82 (3.43%) Maven
12 65 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 61 (2.55%) MSTest
14 56 (2.34%) Jasmine
15 51 (2.13%) Gradle
16 48 (2.01%) Cucumber
17 46 (1.92%) TeamCity
18 40 (1.67%) Mockito
19 39 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 29 (1.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 805 (33.68%) Finance
2 551 (23.05%) Banking
3 466 (19.50%) Investment Banking
4 417 (17.45%) Retail Banking
5 265 (11.09%) Front Office
6 106 (4.44%) Retail
7 94 (3.93%) Financial Institution
8 93 (3.89%) Games
9 48 (2.01%) Electronics
10 45 (1.88%) Telecoms
11 39 (1.63%) Marketing
12 35 (1.46%) Multimedia
13 30 (1.26%) Publishing
14 27 (1.13%) Legal
15 25 (1.05%) Manufacturing
15 25 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (1.00%) Advertising
17 23 (0.96%) Aerospace
18 19 (0.79%) Back Office
19 9 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1569 (65.65%) Developer
2 455 (19.04%) Java Developer
3 450 (18.83%) Software Engineer
4 432 (18.08%) .NET Developer
5 424 (17.74%) Senior Developer
6 390 (16.32%) C# Developer
7 256 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 168 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 158 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 149 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
11 139 (5.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 135 (5.65%) Web Developer
13 132 (5.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 131 (5.48%) C++ Software Engineer
15 129 (5.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 121 (5.06%) Architect
17 120 (5.02%) Senior C# Developer
18 109 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
19 103 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 99 (4.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (34.81%) .NET
2 651 (27.24%) HTML
3 566 (23.68%) CSS
4 445 (18.62%) ASP.NET
5 435 (18.20%) AngularJS
6 432 (18.08%) Web Services
7 342 (14.31%) jQuery
8 341 (14.27%) HTML5
9 298 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 287 (12.01%) WCF
11 276 (11.55%) .NET Framework
12 258 (10.79%) Spring
13 243 (10.17%) REST
14 226 (9.46%) XML
15 219 (9.16%) CSS3
16 165 (6.90%) JSON
16 165 (6.90%) Node.js
17 162 (6.78%) React
18 157 (6.57%) Entity Framework
18 157 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 458 (19.16%) Computer Science
2 379 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
3 296 (12.38%) Algorithms
4 204 (8.54%) Data Structures
5 171 (7.15%) User Experience
6 133 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 116 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
8 99 (4.14%) Mobile App
9 94 (3.93%) N-Tier
10 84 (3.51%) Client/Server
11 69 (2.89%) Equities
12 56 (2.34%) Derivative
13 52 (2.18%) Fintech
14 47 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
14 47 (1.97%) Hedge funds
15 45 (1.88%) Reference Data
16 43 (1.80%) Video\Live Streaming
17 34 (1.42%) e-Learning
18 33 (1.38%) Tandem
19 29 (1.21%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 355 (14.85%) Linux
2 318 (13.31%) Windows
3 185 (7.74%) Unix
4 76 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 64 (2.68%) Android
6 20 (0.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 18 (0.75%) CentOS
8 16 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 15 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.084%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.084%) Solaris
12 2 (0.084%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.042%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.042%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1992 (83.35%) OO
2 1240 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
3 693 (29.00%) Software Engineering
4 614 (25.69%) MVC
5 587 (24.56%) TDD
6 483 (20.21%) SDLC
7 452 (18.91%) Asset Management
8 440 (18.41%) Wealth Management
9 421 (17.62%) Scrum
10 409 (17.11%) BDD
11 373 (15.61%) Multithreading
12 329 (13.77%) OOP
13 328 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
14 268 (11.21%) Web Development
15 250 (10.46%) Test Automation
16 248 (10.38%) Unit Testing
17 188 (7.87%) SOLID
18 184 (7.70%) UML
19 182 (7.62%) Low Latency
20 161 (6.74%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1080 (45.19%) Java
2 923 (38.62%) C#
3 779 (32.59%) JavaScript
4 761 (31.84%) SQL
5 341 (14.27%) C++
6 235 (9.83%) Python
7 150 (6.28%) T-SQL
8 138 (5.77%) PHP
9 126 (5.27%) Shell Script
10 114 (4.77%) C
11 91 (3.81%) PL/SQL
12 55 (2.30%) Ruby
13 51 (2.13%) F#
13 51 (2.13%) TypeScript
14 50 (2.09%) Objective-C
15 47 (1.97%) Apple Swift
16 42 (1.76%) VB
17 33 (1.38%) Scala
18 31 (1.30%) VB.NET
19 30 (1.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 565 (23.64%) Degree
2 178 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (2.51%) PhD
4 54 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 26 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (0.59%) MCAD
9 14 (0.59%) MCSD
9 14 (0.59%) MCTS
10 8 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) HND
11 4 (0.17%) ISEB
11 4 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.084%) MCP
12 2 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.042%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.042%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.042%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (8.49%) QA
2 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.21%) SLA
3 4 (0.17%) WCAG
4 2 (0.084%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.042%) MISRA
5 1 (0.042%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (2.89%) Docker
2 6 (0.25%) Firmware
2 6 (0.25%) HDFS
3 4 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.042%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (1.26%) Ansible
2 25 (1.05%) Puppet
3 16 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 16 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 5 (0.21%) Grafana
6 4 (0.17%) Terraform
7 2 (0.084%) Ambari
8 1 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.042%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.042%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 377 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 231 (9.67%) Oracle
3 62 (2.59%) Sybase
4 47 (1.97%) Sun
5 45 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
6 44 (1.84%) GoldenSource
7 38 (1.59%) Zend
8 33 (1.38%) Google
9 22 (0.92%) Xamarin
10 17 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (0.71%) SAP
11 16 (0.67%) Adobe
11 16 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 15 (0.63%) webMethods
12 15 (0.63%) WorldPay
13 14 (0.59%) Sage
13 14 (0.59%) VMware
14 9 (0.38%) Apple
14 9 (0.38%) Cadence
14 9 (0.38%) Sitecore