Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 293 269
Rank change year-on-year +33 -24 -53
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2380 2212 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.12% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.25% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1945 2295
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,475 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +37 2249 £47,500 - 133
UK excluding London +5 1207 £45,000 +5.88% 76
London +68 1172 £60,000 - 66
South East -24 303 £45,000 +5.88% 23
North of England +27 278 £41,250 -2.94% 12
East of England +85 239 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Yorkshire +52 141 £40,000 - 4
Midlands -12 139 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West -27 134 £42,500 - 8
South West -32 132 £40,000 -11.11% 14
West Midlands -11 88 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Scotland +3 69 £48,500 +16.87% 9
East Midlands -6 51 £40,000 - 3
Wales +10 38 £40,000 +5.26%
Northern Ireland -12 5 £37,500 -
North East +26 3 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 2003 (84.16%) OO
2 1244 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1066 (44.79%) Java
4 906 (38.07%) JavaScript
5 836 (35.13%) C#
6 786 (33.03%) HTML
7 777 (32.65%) Finance
8 770 (32.35%) .NET
9 719 (30.21%) SQL
10 709 (29.79%) CSS
11 701 (29.45%) Software Engineering
12 612 (25.71%) TDD
13 560 (23.53%) MVC
14 524 (22.02%) AngularJS
15 487 (20.46%) Scrum
16 483 (20.29%) Degree
17 474 (19.92%) Banking
18 453 (19.03%) SQL Server
19 450 (18.91%) Retail
20 442 (18.57%) SDLC
21 441 (18.53%) Linux
22 438 (18.40%) BDD
23 416 (17.48%) ASP.NET
24 415 (17.44%) Computer Science
25 407 (17.10%) Wealth Management
25 407 (17.10%) jQuery
26 399 (16.76%) Investment Banking
27 393 (16.51%) Web Services
28 384 (16.13%) Asset Management
29 381 (16.01%) Git (software)

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 99 (4.16%) CMS
1 99 (4.16%) WebSphere
2 60 (2.52%) Confluence
3 59 (2.48%) Apache
4 58 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 41 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 38 (1.60%) JBoss
7 35 (1.47%) Umbraco
8 33 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 31 (1.30%) WordPress
10 30 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 29 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 28 (1.18%) IIS
13 25 (1.05%) Drupal
14 24 (1.01%) Apache Spark
15 22 (0.92%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
17 20 (0.84%) Jetty
18 16 (0.67%) Mule ESB
19 12 (0.50%) EPiServer
Applications
1 25 (1.05%) InVision
2 17 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.084%) Simulink
7 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.46%) Magento
2 10 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.13%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.042%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.042%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.042%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 163 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (3.15%) SaaS
4 36 (1.51%) PaaS
5 30 (1.26%) GitHub
6 29 (1.22%) IaaS
7 27 (1.13%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.88%) Office 365
9 20 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.63%) Firebase
12 14 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.59%) Datadog
13 11 (0.46%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.42%) Sage Pay
15 5 (0.21%) Heroku
16 4 (0.17%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.87%) Internet
2 91 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 84 (3.53%) HTTP
4 37 (1.55%) SSL
5 16 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 16 (0.67%) RS-232
6 13 (0.55%) DNS
7 11 (0.46%) Intranet
8 9 (0.38%) Firewall
9 8 (0.34%) AMQP
10 6 (0.25%) Network Security
11 5 (0.21%) DVB
11 5 (0.21%) Skype
11 5 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.13%) Wireless
13 2 (0.084%) Extranet
13 2 (0.084%) Value-Added Service
14 1 (0.042%) Multicast
14 1 (0.042%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 355 (14.92%) Relational Database
3 196 (8.24%) MySQL
4 164 (6.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 133 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 132 (5.55%) RDBMS
7 121 (5.08%) Big Data
8 105 (4.41%) MongoDB
9 97 (4.08%) Hadoop
10 66 (2.77%) KDB
11 62 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 58 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 49 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (1.76%) Redis
15 39 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
17 33 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 32 (1.34%) Power BI
18 32 (1.34%) Star Schema
19 21 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 381 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 213 (8.95%) Jenkins
3 197 (8.28%) JIRA
4 175 (7.35%) NUnit
5 167 (7.02%) Visual Studio
6 153 (6.43%) JUnit
7 148 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 141 (5.92%) Subversion
9 106 (4.45%) Maven
10 103 (4.33%) Moq
11 70 (2.94%) MSTest
12 68 (2.86%) Jasmine
13 64 (2.69%) TeamCity
14 59 (2.48%) Selenium
15 54 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 52 (2.18%) Rhino Mocks
17 49 (2.06%) Bitbucket
17 49 (2.06%) Gradle
18 45 (1.89%) EasyMock
19 44 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 777 (32.65%) Finance
2 474 (19.92%) Banking
3 450 (18.91%) Retail
4 399 (16.76%) Investment Banking
5 355 (14.92%) Retail Banking
6 229 (9.62%) Front Office
7 88 (3.70%) Games
8 77 (3.24%) Financial Institution
9 67 (2.82%) Marketing
10 53 (2.23%) Electronics
11 52 (2.18%) Telecoms
12 45 (1.89%) Advertising
13 31 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.30%) Publishing
14 28 (1.18%) Multimedia
15 27 (1.13%) Legal
16 21 (0.88%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.71%) Back Office
17 17 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1621 (68.11%) Developer
2 478 (20.08%) Java Developer
3 413 (17.35%) Senior Developer
4 410 (17.23%) Software Engineer
5 395 (16.60%) .NET Developer
6 350 (14.71%) C# Developer
7 237 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 171 (7.18%) Software Developer
9 166 (6.97%) Senior Java Developer
10 157 (6.60%) Web Developer
11 153 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 119 (5.00%) Architect
13 118 (4.96%) Lead Developer
13 118 (4.96%) PHP Developer
14 117 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
15 113 (4.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 102 (4.29%) C++ Software Engineer
17 96 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
18 95 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 94 (3.95%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (33.03%) HTML
2 770 (32.35%) .NET
3 709 (29.79%) CSS
4 524 (22.02%) AngularJS
5 416 (17.48%) ASP.NET
6 407 (17.10%) jQuery
7 393 (16.51%) Web Services
8 374 (15.71%) HTML5
9 292 (12.27%) .NET Framework
10 286 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 281 (11.81%) REST
12 260 (10.92%) Spring
13 258 (10.84%) Node.js
14 248 (10.42%) WCF
15 232 (9.75%) XML
16 223 (9.37%) CSS3
17 207 (8.70%) Ajax
17 207 (8.70%) JSON
18 185 (7.77%) Entity Framework
19 172 (7.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 415 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 367 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
3 249 (10.46%) Algorithms
4 209 (8.78%) Data Structures
5 171 (7.18%) User Experience
6 124 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
7 119 (5.00%) Mobile App
8 110 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (3.15%) Client/Server
10 68 (2.86%) N-Tier
11 61 (2.56%) Derivative
12 59 (2.48%) Equities
12 59 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
12 59 (2.48%) Fintech
13 53 (2.23%) Hedge funds
14 33 (1.39%) Wiki
15 31 (1.30%) Reference Data
16 29 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
17 27 (1.13%) Internet of Things
18 25 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 441 (18.53%) Linux
2 253 (10.63%) Windows
3 174 (7.31%) Unix
4 73 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.44%) Android
6 36 (1.51%) CentOS
7 33 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 27 (1.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.084%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.042%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2003 (84.16%) OO
2 1244 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 701 (29.45%) Software Engineering
4 612 (25.71%) TDD
5 560 (23.53%) MVC
6 487 (20.46%) Scrum
7 442 (18.57%) SDLC
8 438 (18.40%) BDD
9 407 (17.10%) Wealth Management
10 384 (16.13%) Asset Management
11 363 (15.25%) Multithreading
12 319 (13.40%) OOP
13 304 (12.77%) Web Development
14 301 (12.65%) Unit Testing
15 296 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
16 244 (10.25%) Test Automation
17 191 (8.03%) Front End Development
18 188 (7.90%) Low Latency
19 177 (7.44%) Open Source
20 169 (7.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1066 (44.79%) Java
2 906 (38.07%) JavaScript
3 836 (35.13%) C#
4 719 (30.21%) SQL
5 351 (14.75%) C++
6 245 (10.29%) PHP
7 238 (10.00%) Python
8 150 (6.30%) C
9 135 (5.67%) Shell Script
10 101 (4.24%) T-SQL
11 81 (3.40%) PL/SQL
12 77 (3.24%) TypeScript
13 50 (2.10%) Ruby
14 42 (1.76%) F#
15 36 (1.51%) Objective-C
16 35 (1.47%) Scala
17 31 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 28 (1.18%) Perl
19 27 (1.13%) ES6
20 26 (1.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 483 (20.29%) Degree
2 189 (7.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.64%) PhD
5 25 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.25%) MCAD
11 6 (0.25%) MCSD
11 6 (0.25%) MCTS
12 3 (0.13%) ISEB
12 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.084%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.042%) MCP
14 1 (0.042%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.64%) QA
2 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.084%) MISRA
4 2 (0.084%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.042%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.042%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.042%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.042%) TickIT
System Software
1 64 (2.69%) Docker
2 8 (0.34%) Firmware
3 6 (0.25%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.084%) HDFS
5 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.042%) KVM
5 1 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (1.30%) Puppet
2 24 (1.01%) Ansible
3 22 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 13 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.42%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.17%) Consul
6 4 (0.17%) Grafana
6 4 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.042%) Ambari
7 1 (0.042%) Terraform
Vendors
1 334 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 260 (10.92%) Oracle
3 59 (2.48%) Sybase
4 56 (2.35%) Google
5 50 (2.10%) Sun
6 49 (2.06%) Zend
7 33 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 32 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
9 31 (1.30%) GoldenSource
10 29 (1.22%) Xamarin
11 28 (1.18%) ATG
11 28 (1.18%) Demandware
11 28 (1.18%) hybris
11 28 (1.18%) IBM
12 23 (0.97%) SAP
13 18 (0.76%) VMware
14 17 (0.71%) Adobe
15 15 (0.63%) StreamBase
16 10 (0.42%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.42%) WorldPay