Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 401 354 384
Rank change year-on-year -47 +30 -62
Permanent jobs citing OOD 519 1,008 1,232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.83% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.90% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 428 811 1,028
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 69,956 111,700 137,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.60% 92.01% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 54,582 89,590 109,539
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.42% +2.28% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the UK

OOD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OOD.

Salary trend for OOD in the UK

OOD
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOD over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 -37 484 £60,000 +8.11% 92
UK excluding London -6 283 £47,500 -5.00% 62
London -15 221 £75,000 +15.38% 35
North of England +92 79 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South West +34 73 £51,000 +13.33% 8
Work from Home -67 72 £60,000 +11.63% 16
South East -17 56 £47,500 -2.06% 20
North West +73 49 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Yorkshire +37 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East of England +64 25 £60,000 - 5
Midlands +15 21 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Scotland +6 21 £60,000 +36.36% 3
West Midlands +4 14 £45,500 -13.33% 2
East Midlands +40 7 £41,250 -2.94% 7
Northern Ireland - 7 £34,000 - 1
North East +11 3 £40,000 - 4
Wales +13 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 405 (78.03%) OO
2 293 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (42.00%) SQL
4 217 (41.81%) Java
5 170 (32.76%) .NET
6 168 (32.37%) Software Engineering
7 162 (31.21%) JavaScript
7 162 (31.21%) C#
8 151 (29.09%) HTML
9 145 (27.94%) Scrum
10 134 (25.82%) CSS
11 132 (25.43%) TDD
12 116 (22.35%) Degree
13 109 (21.00%) Microsoft
14 101 (19.46%) SQL Server
15 100 (19.27%) C++
16 99 (19.08%) Docker
17 98 (18.88%) Azure
18 96 (18.50%) DevOps
19 93 (17.92%) Microservices
20 91 (17.53%) Finance
21 89 (17.15%) CRM
22 87 (16.76%) Linux
23 84 (16.18%) ASP.NET
24 83 (15.99%) Mentoring
25 79 (15.22%) Git (software)
26 78 (15.03%) Dynamics CRM
26 78 (15.03%) Dynamics 365
27 77 (14.84%) Test Automation
28 76 (14.64%) Web Development

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 36 (6.94%) Confluence
2 35 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.93%) Apache
5 7 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.16%) CMS
7 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.58%) WinCC
9 3 (0.58%) WordPress
10 2 (0.39%) IIS
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.19%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) InVision
1 4 (0.77%) Sketch
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 78 (15.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.58%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 98 (18.88%) Azure
2 78 (15.03%) Dynamics 365
3 60 (11.56%) Power Platform
4 42 (8.09%) AWS
5 29 (5.59%) GCP
6 28 (5.39%) PowerApps
7 12 (2.31%) SaaS
8 8 (1.54%) Serverless
9 7 (1.35%) GitHub
10 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.16%) Logic Apps
11 5 (0.96%) Veeva
12 4 (0.77%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.77%) WhatsApp
13 2 (0.39%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 2 (0.39%) AWS IoT
13 2 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.39%) npm
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) HTTP
2 6 (1.16%) Tactical Data Link
3 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.77%) Broadband
5 3 (0.58%) DNS
5 3 (0.58%) Internet
5 3 (0.58%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (9.44%) Relational Database
5 44 (8.48%) MySQL
6 39 (7.51%) NoSQL
7 30 (5.78%) Big Data
8 26 (5.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (5.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (4.24%) RDBMS
10 20 (3.85%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.89%) Redis
12 13 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.31%) Hazelcast
13 12 (2.31%) SQLite
14 10 (1.93%) Couchbase
14 10 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.73%) BigQuery
16 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 76 (14.64%) Visual Studio
3 46 (8.86%) JIRA
4 35 (6.74%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.47%) JUnit
6 17 (3.28%) Maven
7 15 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.12%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.12%) Mockito
9 11 (2.12%) NUnit
9 11 (2.12%) Selenium
10 10 (1.93%) Cypress.io
10 10 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.93%) Xcode
11 8 (1.54%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.54%) Eclipse RCP
11 8 (1.54%) git-flow
11 8 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 91 (17.53%) Finance
2 62 (11.95%) Banking
3 46 (8.86%) Private Banking
4 16 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 16 (3.08%) Retail
5 15 (2.89%) Electronics
5 15 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.31%) Legal
7 10 (1.93%) Front Office
7 10 (1.93%) Marketing
8 9 (1.73%) Automotive
9 8 (1.54%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.16%) Law
10 6 (1.16%) Military
11 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.77%) Avionics
12 4 (0.77%) Games
12 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 330 (63.58%) Developer
2 121 (23.31%) Software Engineer
3 90 (17.34%) Senior Developer
4 81 (15.61%) Java Developer
5 65 (12.52%) Software Developer
6 59 (11.37%) C# Developer
7 42 (8.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 39 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 37 (7.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 36 (6.94%) .NET Developer
11 35 (6.74%) C# Software Developer
12 33 (6.36%) Technical Leader
13 28 (5.39%) Consultant
13 28 (5.39%) Technical Consultant
14 26 (5.01%) CRM Developer
14 26 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 24 (4.62%) Lead Developer
16 23 (4.43%) C++ Developer
17 21 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
18 19 (3.66%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (32.76%) .NET
2 151 (29.09%) HTML
3 134 (25.82%) CSS
4 84 (16.18%) ASP.NET
5 74 (14.26%) XML
6 72 (13.87%) Node.js
7 65 (12.52%) Kafka
7 65 (12.52%) React
8 61 (11.75%) AngularJS
9 58 (11.18%) Spring Boot
10 55 (10.60%) Spring
11 53 (10.21%) WCF
12 52 (10.02%) XSD
13 47 (9.06%) REST
14 44 (8.48%) WinForms
15 41 (7.90%) .NET Framework
16 29 (5.59%) WPF
17 28 (5.39%) Web Services
18 27 (5.20%) RESTful
19 26 (5.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.25%) Self-Motivation
2 45 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (8.67%) User Experience
3 23 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 16 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.31%) Cyberattack
9 11 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (1.93%) Life Science
11 9 (1.73%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.73%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (1.54%) Derivative
12 8 (1.54%) iPad
13 6 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 87 (16.76%) Linux
2 53 (10.21%) Windows
3 18 (3.47%) Unix
4 13 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.50%) CentOS
4 13 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.73%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.77%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (78.03%) OO
2 293 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (32.37%) Software Engineering
4 145 (27.94%) Scrum
5 132 (25.43%) TDD
6 96 (18.50%) DevOps
7 93 (17.92%) Microservices
8 89 (17.15%) CRM
9 83 (15.99%) Mentoring
10 77 (14.84%) Test Automation
11 76 (14.64%) Web Development
12 67 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (12.72%) SDLC
14 55 (10.60%) SOLID
15 54 (10.40%) OOP
16 49 (9.44%) Computer Science
17 48 (9.25%) Analytics
17 48 (9.25%) Multithreading
18 46 (8.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 43 (8.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 218 (42.00%) SQL
2 217 (41.81%) Java
3 162 (31.21%) C#
3 162 (31.21%) JavaScript
4 100 (19.27%) C++
5 71 (13.68%) Python
6 44 (8.48%) Java 8
7 43 (8.29%) Kotlin
7 43 (8.29%) TypeScript
8 37 (7.13%) PHP
9 29 (5.59%) C
10 27 (5.20%) VB
11 21 (4.05%) Scala
11 21 (4.05%) VB.NET
12 20 (3.85%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.12%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.12%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.93%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.16%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 116 (22.35%) Degree
2 29 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.96%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.77%) SANS
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
9 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.40%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) WCAG
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (19.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.19%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 34 (6.55%) Kubernetes
2 24 (4.62%) Ansible
3 8 (1.54%) Terraform
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 109 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.43%) Oracle
3 16 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.73%) Apple
6 7 (1.35%) Google
7 6 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.16%) SAP
7 6 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.77%) Perforce
8 4 (0.77%) Snapchat
8 4 (0.77%) Solace
9 2 (0.39%) Databricks
10 1 (0.19%) Demandware
10 1 (0.19%) hybris
10 1 (0.19%) New Relic
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.19%) Zend