Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 281 285
Rank change year-on-year -41 +4 -40
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,723 1,973 2,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.17% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.29% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,368 1,702 2,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £90,000
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 156,079 152,958 180,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.52% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,673 125,376 150,299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -38 1,633 £50,000 - 244
UK excluding London -28 997 £45,000 +5.88% 184
London -41 721 £60,000 - 81
South East +109 417 £45,000 - 42
South West -33 160 £45,000 +12.50% 35
North of England -122 128 £45,000 +5.88% 43
East of England -100 107 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Midlands -7 102 £45,000 - 31
Yorkshire -37 71 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands +10 65 £42,500 -5.56% 17
North West -59 54 £38,750 -8.82% 29
Scotland -45 52 £55,000 +10.00% 15
East Midlands -13 37 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Wales -14 23 £37,500 - 2
Northern Ireland +4 8 £41,500 +10.67% 4
North East -21 3 £50,000 +8.11% 7
Isle of Man - 2 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1,502 (87.17%) OO
2 1,008 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
3 836 (48.52%) C#
4 738 (42.83%) .NET
5 699 (40.57%) SQL
6 648 (37.61%) JavaScript
7 634 (36.80%) Java
8 552 (32.04%) SQL Server
9 550 (31.92%) Software Engineering
10 514 (29.83%) TDD
11 510 (29.60%) MVC
12 481 (27.92%) HTML
13 454 (26.35%) ASP.NET
14 415 (24.09%) Degree
15 412 (23.91%) Scrum
16 377 (21.88%) Finance
17 370 (21.47%) Computer Science
18 354 (20.55%) Microsoft
19 348 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
20 345 (20.02%) CSS
21 342 (19.85%) Git (software)
22 332 (19.27%) C++
23 309 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
24 306 (17.76%) AngularJS
25 285 (16.54%) Windows
25 285 (16.54%) SDLC
26 280 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
27 269 (15.61%) Linux
27 269 (15.61%) HTML5
28 257 (14.92%) Web Services

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 77 (4.47%) JBoss
2 52 (3.02%) CMS
3 48 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.67%) IIS
5 45 (2.61%) Apache
6 39 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (2.09%) Confluence
7 36 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (1.97%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.45%) Apache Spark
11 21 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 18 (1.04%) nginx
13 16 (0.93%) EPiServer
14 14 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.75%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.70%) GemFire
16 12 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.52%) Simulink
4 7 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.058%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) RMDS
2 8 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.35%) Magento
4 5 (0.29%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.058%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 143 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (2.84%) GitHub
4 33 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (1.33%) Office 365
6 15 (0.87%) npm
7 14 (0.81%) Serverless
8 13 (0.75%) SaaS
9 11 (0.64%) PaaS
10 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.41%) IaaS
12 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.23%) Google Play
13 4 (0.23%) NuGet
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) Boomi
15 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.97%) Internet
2 33 (1.92%) HTTP
3 25 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.04%) Intranet
5 9 (0.52%) Multicast
6 8 (0.46%) AMQP
6 8 (0.46%) Skype
7 7 (0.41%) DNS
8 6 (0.35%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.23%) Network Security
9 4 (0.23%) Value-Added Service
10 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.12%) Broadband
11 2 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.12%) LTE
11 2 (0.12%) SMS
11 2 (0.12%) SNMP
11 2 (0.12%) UMTS
11 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 136 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 112 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 110 (6.38%) MySQL
5 83 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 58 (3.37%) Big Data
7 57 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 40 (2.32%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.26%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (1.80%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 28 (1.63%) Redis
16 24 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
17 23 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (1.22%) HBase
19 20 (1.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 342 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 182 (10.56%) Visual Studio
3 140 (8.13%) Subversion
4 128 (7.43%) Jenkins
4 128 (7.43%) NUnit
5 116 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 97 (5.63%) Selenium
7 88 (5.11%) JUnit
8 83 (4.82%) JIRA
9 76 (4.41%) Jasmine
10 64 (3.71%) Maven
11 63 (3.66%) Moq
12 56 (3.25%) MSTest
13 55 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
14 47 (2.73%) Eclipse
15 42 (2.44%) Bitbucket
16 31 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (1.74%) gulp
18 28 (1.63%) SpecFlow
19 25 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 377 (21.88%) Finance
2 135 (7.84%) Banking
3 92 (5.34%) Retail
4 67 (3.89%) Games
5 64 (3.71%) Investment Banking
6 43 (2.50%) Advertising
7 38 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.09%) Front Office
9 34 (1.97%) Marketing
10 30 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.51%) Multimedia
13 24 (1.39%) Electronics
14 23 (1.33%) Publishing
15 21 (1.22%) Automotive
16 15 (0.87%) Back Office
17 14 (0.81%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.75%) Legal
19 12 (0.70%) Military
20 10 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,197 (69.47%) Developer
2 393 (22.81%) .NET Developer
3 339 (19.67%) Software Engineer
4 336 (19.50%) C# Developer
5 287 (16.66%) Senior Developer
6 271 (15.73%) Java Developer
7 223 (12.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 203 (11.78%) Software Developer
9 116 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 105 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 103 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
12 101 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
13 86 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
14 83 (4.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 78 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
16 74 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
16 74 (4.29%) SQL Developer
17 73 (4.24%) Architect
18 71 (4.12%) C++ Software Engineer
19 67 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (42.83%) .NET
2 481 (27.92%) HTML
3 454 (26.35%) ASP.NET
4 345 (20.02%) CSS
5 306 (17.76%) AngularJS
6 280 (16.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 269 (15.61%) HTML5
8 257 (14.92%) Web Services
9 249 (14.45%) Spring
10 234 (13.58%) WCF
11 233 (13.52%) .NET Framework
12 223 (12.94%) jQuery
13 194 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 192 (11.14%) WPF
15 187 (10.85%) REST
16 172 (9.98%) JSON
17 148 (8.59%) XML
18 129 (7.49%) React
19 128 (7.43%) RESTful
20 126 (7.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 370 (21.47%) Computer Science
2 197 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 174 (10.10%) Algorithms
4 128 (7.43%) Data Structures
5 115 (6.67%) User Experience
6 98 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
7 82 (4.76%) Mobile App
8 77 (4.47%) Fintech
9 73 (4.24%) Client/Server
10 39 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (1.74%) Tandem
12 27 (1.57%) Derivative
12 27 (1.57%) Fixed Income
13 26 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
14 24 (1.39%) CUDA
14 24 (1.39%) e-Learning
14 24 (1.39%) Online Gambling
15 23 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 22 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 285 (16.54%) Windows
2 269 (15.61%) Linux
3 112 (6.50%) Android
4 78 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 67 (3.89%) Unix
6 17 (0.99%) CentOS
7 14 (0.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 12 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.52%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.058%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.058%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.058%) SafeRTOS
13 1 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,502 (87.17%) OO
2 1,008 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
3 550 (31.92%) Software Engineering
4 514 (29.83%) TDD
5 510 (29.60%) MVC
6 412 (23.91%) Scrum
7 348 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
8 309 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
9 285 (16.54%) SDLC
10 244 (14.16%) OOP
11 240 (13.93%) Test Automation
12 186 (10.80%) Kanban
13 185 (10.74%) SOLID
14 183 (10.62%) BDD
15 169 (9.81%) Web Development
16 161 (9.34%) Microservices
17 152 (8.82%) Open Source
18 143 (8.30%) Unit Testing
19 139 (8.07%) OOA/OOD
20 129 (7.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 836 (48.52%) C#
2 699 (40.57%) SQL
3 648 (37.61%) JavaScript
4 634 (36.80%) Java
5 332 (19.27%) C++
6 185 (10.74%) T-SQL
7 164 (9.52%) C
8 157 (9.11%) Python
9 109 (6.33%) PHP
10 67 (3.89%) Java 8
11 58 (3.37%) TypeScript
12 50 (2.90%) Ruby
13 49 (2.84%) VB
14 42 (2.44%) Perl
15 39 (2.26%) PL/SQL
15 39 (2.26%) PowerShell
16 37 (2.15%) Embedded C
17 36 (2.09%) Embedded C++
17 36 (2.09%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.92%) F#
Qualifications
1 415 (24.09%) Degree
2 185 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.80%) PhD
5 30 (1.74%) Master's Degree
6 23 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (0.23%) CITP
9 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.058%) IIBA
10 1 (0.058%) ISEB
10 1 (0.058%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.058%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.34%) QA
2 19 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.35%) MiFID
5 5 (0.29%) GDPR
5 5 (0.29%) WCAG
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) SLA
7 1 (0.058%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.058%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (2.90%) Docker
2 22 (1.28%) Firmware
3 7 (0.41%) HDFS
4 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.12%) LXC
7 1 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (2.61%) Ansible
2 38 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (2.03%) Puppet
4 10 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.35%) Ambari
7 5 (0.29%) Terraform
8 4 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.17%) Mesos
9 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.12%) Grafana
10 2 (0.12%) Graphite
10 2 (0.12%) Nagios
11 1 (0.058%) Marathon
11 1 (0.058%) Oozie
11 1 (0.058%) Rancher
11 1 (0.058%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.058%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 354 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 129 (7.49%) Oracle
3 65 (3.77%) WorldPay
4 41 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (2.26%) Xamarin
6 29 (1.68%) Sybase
7 27 (1.57%) Sitecore
8 26 (1.51%) SAP
9 25 (1.45%) Infragistics
10 20 (1.16%) Google
11 16 (0.93%) Zend
12 15 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.75%) Adobe
14 12 (0.70%) Reuters
15 11 (0.64%) Hortonworks
16 9 (0.52%) Cloudera
16 9 (0.52%) hybris
17 8 (0.46%) Interwoven
17 8 (0.46%) MapR
17 8 (0.46%) TIBCO