Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 341 397 349
Rank change year-on-year +56 -48 -83
Permanent jobs citing OOD 415 1,049 1,528
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.77% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 381 867 1,260
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 46,172 126,408 151,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.38% 92.22% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38,067 99,838 120,169
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,674 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for OOD in the UK

OOD
Top 15 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 30 October 2020. 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 +59 389 £60,000 +14.29% 104
UK excluding London +86 233 £50,000 +11.11% 58
London +60 177 £75,000 +15.38% 54
South West +112 73 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +26 59 £50,000 +17.65% 11
North of England +177 57 £45,000 -18.18% 12
Work from Home +47 38 £56,500 -22.07% 22
North West +132 35 £47,500 -19.15% 9
Scotland +71 23 £53,750 +26.47% 4
Yorkshire +127 17 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +72 13 £45,000 -2.17% 10
West Midlands +72 10 £45,000 - 3
East of England +106 8 £53,750 -2.27% 7
North East +22 5 £43,000 -
East Midlands +77 3 £55,000 +19.57% 7

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 323 (77.83%) OO
2 207 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (43.61%) .NET
4 159 (38.31%) SQL
5 148 (35.66%) C#
6 143 (34.46%) Software Engineering
7 140 (33.73%) JavaScript
8 134 (32.29%) Java
9 121 (29.16%) HTML
10 113 (27.23%) CSS
11 106 (25.54%) Degree
12 104 (25.06%) Scrum
13 96 (23.13%) C++
14 95 (22.89%) ASP.NET
15 92 (22.17%) SQL Server
16 86 (20.72%) DevOps
17 84 (20.24%) Microsoft
18 79 (19.04%) Finance
19 78 (18.80%) TDD
20 77 (18.55%) Python
20 77 (18.55%) Azure
21 75 (18.07%) CRM
22 73 (17.59%) XML
23 71 (17.11%) Visual Studio
24 70 (16.87%) Linux
25 68 (16.39%) Windows
26 67 (16.14%) Web Development
27 64 (15.42%) Computer Science
28 57 (13.73%) Mentoring
28 57 (13.73%) React

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 32 (7.71%) Confluence
2 14 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.65%) Apache
4 8 (1.93%) CMS
5 4 (0.96%) nginx
5 4 (0.96%) WinCC
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.72%) Moodle
6 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.48%) WordPress
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Simulink
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.24%) Sketch
3 1 (0.24%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 54 (13.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.69%) Magento
4 4 (0.96%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.55%) Azure
2 54 (13.01%) Dynamics 365
3 39 (9.40%) AWS
3 39 (9.40%) Power Platform
4 15 (3.61%) GCP
5 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.45%) Serverless
5 6 (1.45%) Veeva
6 5 (1.20%) Logic Apps
6 5 (1.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.48%) GitHub
7 2 (0.48%) npm
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.86%) HTTP
2 5 (1.20%) WebEx
3 4 (0.96%) Internet
3 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.96%) Wireless
4 3 (0.72%) 4G
4 3 (0.72%) 5G
4 3 (0.72%) DNS
4 3 (0.72%) IPv4
4 3 (0.72%) IPv6
4 3 (0.72%) LTE
4 3 (0.72%) SNMP
4 3 (0.72%) SSL
4 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.72%) UMTS
4 3 (0.72%) WiMAX
4 3 (0.72%) X.509
5 1 (0.24%) Broadband
5 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.24%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (7.47%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.99%) MySQL
6 28 (6.75%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.86%) Redis
8 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (3.13%) BigQuery
10 11 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.41%) Big Data
11 10 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.93%) Hazelcast
12 8 (1.93%) Looker
12 8 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.69%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 71 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 56 (13.49%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.16%) Jenkins
4 36 (8.67%) JIRA
5 14 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.13%) Subversion
7 10 (2.41%) JUnit
8 9 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.17%) Maven
8 9 (2.17%) MSI
8 9 (2.17%) WiX
9 8 (1.93%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (1.45%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.20%) GitLab
11 5 (1.20%) InstallShield
11 5 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.96%) Mockito
12 4 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 79 (19.04%) Finance
2 49 (11.81%) Banking
3 35 (8.43%) Private Banking
4 15 (3.61%) Front Office
5 14 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.89%) Electronics
7 8 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.45%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.20%) Retail
10 4 (0.96%) Law
10 4 (0.96%) Legal
10 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.72%) Automotive
11 3 (0.72%) Marketing
12 2 (0.48%) Avionics
12 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) German Language
12 2 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 246 (59.28%) Developer
2 108 (26.02%) Software Engineer
3 58 (13.98%) C# Developer
3 58 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 43 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 36 (8.67%) Software Developer
6 29 (6.99%) .NET Developer
7 28 (6.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 27 (6.51%) Lead Developer
9 22 (5.30%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (4.82%) C++ Developer
11 20 (4.82%) Java Engineer
12 19 (4.58%) C# Software Engineer
13 17 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (4.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 17 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (4.10%) Technical Leader
14 16 (3.86%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (43.61%) .NET
2 121 (29.16%) HTML
3 113 (27.23%) CSS
4 95 (22.89%) ASP.NET
5 73 (17.59%) XML
6 57 (13.73%) Kafka
6 57 (13.73%) React
7 56 (13.49%) WCF
8 54 (13.01%) Node.js
9 52 (12.53%) .NET Framework
10 49 (11.81%) XSD
11 48 (11.57%) Web Services
12 45 (10.84%) REST
13 43 (10.36%) AngularJS
14 38 (9.16%) WinForms
15 34 (8.19%) .NET Core
15 34 (8.19%) Spring
16 29 (6.99%) WPF
17 26 (6.27%) JSON
18 25 (6.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.64%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.02%) Algorithms
3 22 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.82%) Virtual Team
5 18 (4.34%) User Experience
6 15 (3.61%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.89%) CUDA
8 9 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.45%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.45%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.96%) SCADA
11 4 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.87%) Linux
2 68 (16.39%) Windows
3 14 (3.37%) CentOS
3 14 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.93%) Unix
5 4 (0.96%) Android
6 3 (0.72%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (77.83%) OO
2 207 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (34.46%) Software Engineering
4 104 (25.06%) Scrum
5 86 (20.72%) DevOps
6 78 (18.80%) TDD
7 75 (18.07%) CRM
8 67 (16.14%) Web Development
9 64 (15.42%) Computer Science
10 57 (13.73%) Mentoring
11 52 (12.53%) MVC
11 52 (12.53%) Problem-Solving
12 51 (12.29%) Microservices
13 48 (11.57%) SDLC
14 41 (9.88%) Multithreading
15 38 (9.16%) Test Automation
16 37 (8.92%) Analytics
17 35 (8.43%) OOP
17 35 (8.43%) SOLID
18 33 (7.95%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 159 (38.31%) SQL
2 148 (35.66%) C#
3 140 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 134 (32.29%) Java
5 96 (23.13%) C++
6 77 (18.55%) Python
7 33 (7.95%) Java 8
8 31 (7.47%) C
9 28 (6.75%) TypeScript
10 25 (6.02%) Kotlin
10 25 (6.02%) PHP
11 23 (5.54%) VB.NET
12 17 (4.10%) VB
13 13 (3.13%) Scala
14 11 (2.65%) VBScript
15 10 (2.41%) VC++
16 9 (2.17%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.69%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.69%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 106 (25.54%) Degree
2 37 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.34%) PhD
6 7 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.78%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (13.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 84 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.37%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.69%) SAP
5 6 (1.45%) Autodesk
6 5 (1.20%) Google
6 5 (1.20%) Sage
7 4 (0.96%) Apple
7 4 (0.96%) Capita
7 4 (0.96%) Intapp
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle
7 4 (0.96%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.48%) Perforce
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian