Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 375 301 286
Rank change year-on-year -74 -15 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,249 1,871 2,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 1.07% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.17% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 1,440 1,773
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 138,154 159,988 159,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,975 129,839 131,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -96 1,087 £50,000 - 221
UK excluding London +1 859 £45,000 - 164
South East -8 370 £47,500 +5.56% 47
London -168 341 £67,500 +12.50% 72
North of England +28 133 £45,000 - 43
South West +25 132 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Midlands +20 86 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North West +47 77 £50,000 +56.25% 21
Scotland +41 74 £50,000 +20.63% 10
West Midlands +44 73 £45,000 - 10
Yorkshire +26 52 £45,000 - 19
Wales +7 29 £40,000 +6.67% 5
East of England -85 24 £57,500 +9.52% 18
East Midlands -12 13 £40,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -8 11 £40,000 -3.61%
North East +18 4 £40,000 -38.46% 3

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 1,012 (81.02%) OO
2 754 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
3 660 (52.84%) C#
4 560 (44.84%) SQL
5 501 (40.11%) Java
6 461 (36.91%) .NET
7 452 (36.19%) Software Engineering
8 413 (33.07%) HTML
9 404 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 375 (30.02%) C++
11 361 (28.90%) SQL Server
12 313 (25.06%) CSS
13 305 (24.42%) Linux
14 283 (22.66%) TDD
15 277 (22.18%) ASP.NET
16 260 (20.82%) MVC
16 260 (20.82%) Python
17 247 (19.78%) Scrum
18 241 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
19 223 (17.85%) Git (software)
20 217 (17.37%) Degree
21 210 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
22 207 (16.57%) Computer Science
23 202 (16.17%) Microsoft
24 189 (15.13%) Spring
25 187 (14.97%) Windows
26 186 (14.89%) Unit Testing
27 172 (13.77%) Finance
27 172 (13.77%) Relational Database
28 170 (13.61%) AngularJS

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
1 125 (10.01%) Apache
2 58 (4.64%) Confluence
3 50 (4.00%) IIS
4 38 (3.04%) CMS
5 31 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.32%) Apache Solr
8 24 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.88%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.72%) JBoss
12 9 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.48%) WordPress
15 5 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (0.40%) Jetty
15 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.24%) Simulink
3 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.16%) InDesign
3 2 (0.16%) iWork
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.24%) SAP Hybris
2 25 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (2.00%) Magento
3 18 (1.44%) SDL Web 8
4 10 (0.80%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 145 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.44%) GitHub
4 35 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (1.84%) SaaS
8 17 (1.36%) Serverless
9 14 (1.12%) IaaS
9 14 (1.12%) PaaS
10 12 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.64%) Google Play
12 5 (0.40%) npm
12 5 (0.40%) Office 365
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.16%) AWS CodePipeline
14 2 (0.16%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.16%) Heroku
15 1 (0.080%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.36%) Internet
2 63 (5.04%) HTTP
3 27 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.04%) SSL
5 10 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.48%) Network Security
6 6 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.48%) Wireless
7 5 (0.40%) AMQP
8 4 (0.32%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.32%) SSH
9 3 (0.24%) 3G
9 3 (0.24%) 4G
9 3 (0.24%) 5G
9 3 (0.24%) DLNA
9 3 (0.24%) LTE
9 3 (0.24%) PPP
9 3 (0.24%) UPnP
10 2 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 172 (13.77%) Relational Database
3 101 (8.09%) MySQL
4 84 (6.73%) Big Data
5 81 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 77 (6.16%) RDBMS
7 71 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (4.00%) MongoDB
11 40 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (2.32%) Hadoop
13 27 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
14 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.84%) Redis
16 18 (1.44%) Endeca
16 18 (1.44%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
18 11 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 223 (17.85%) Git (software)
2 165 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 106 (8.49%) Jenkins
4 93 (7.45%) JIRA
5 85 (6.81%) Eclipse
6 79 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 65 (5.20%) Maven
8 64 (5.12%) Eclipse RCP
9 62 (4.96%) JUnit
10 54 (4.32%) Bitbucket
11 50 (4.00%) Subversion
12 46 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 39 (3.12%) EasyMock
14 35 (2.80%) Gradle
15 32 (2.56%) TeamCity
16 27 (2.16%) Ant
16 27 (2.16%) Apache Ivy
17 26 (2.08%) NUnit
18 21 (1.68%) Selenium
19 15 (1.20%) Mockito
General
1 172 (13.77%) Finance
2 59 (4.72%) Retail
3 56 (4.48%) Marketing
4 39 (3.12%) Banking
5 37 (2.96%) Games
6 27 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.00%) Publishing
8 22 (1.76%) Advertising
8 22 (1.76%) Electronics
9 19 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.12%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.88%) Automotive
12 9 (0.72%) Law
13 8 (0.64%) Back Office
13 8 (0.64%) Front Office
13 8 (0.64%) Legal
14 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 818 (65.49%) Developer
2 270 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 223 (17.85%) .NET Developer
4 219 (17.53%) C# Developer
5 188 (15.05%) Senior Developer
6 183 (14.65%) Java Developer
7 147 (11.77%) Software Developer
8 140 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 102 (8.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 98 (7.85%) Junior
11 87 (6.97%) Architect
12 77 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
13 75 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 75 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 70 (5.60%) Junior Software Engineer
15 69 (5.52%) C++ Software Engineer
16 60 (4.80%) C++ Developer
17 56 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
18 54 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
19 52 (4.16%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (36.91%) .NET
2 413 (33.07%) HTML
3 313 (25.06%) CSS
4 277 (22.18%) ASP.NET
5 189 (15.13%) Spring
6 170 (13.61%) AngularJS
7 156 (12.49%) Web Services
8 129 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 126 (10.09%) XML
10 125 (10.01%) WCF
11 105 (8.41%) jQuery
12 103 (8.25%) Middleware
13 98 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 88 (7.05%) .NET Framework
15 82 (6.57%) JSP
16 80 (6.41%) React
17 79 (6.33%) REST
18 76 (6.08%) JSON
18 76 (6.08%) SOAP
19 72 (5.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 155 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (8.17%) Algorithms
3 76 (6.08%) Data Structures
4 60 (4.80%) Fintech
5 56 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (4.32%) User Experience
8 46 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (3.52%) Mobile App
10 40 (3.20%) Wiki
11 35 (2.80%) Virtual Team
12 33 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
13 20 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 18 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 13 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
17 10 (0.80%) Management Information System
18 9 (0.72%) EPoS
18 9 (0.72%) Mainframe
18 9 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 305 (24.42%) Linux
2 187 (14.97%) Windows
3 74 (5.92%) Android
4 62 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 41 (3.28%) CentOS
6 39 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.96%) Unix
8 19 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.40%) pSOS
11 4 (0.32%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.24%) watchOS
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,012 (81.02%) OO
2 754 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (36.19%) Software Engineering
4 283 (22.66%) TDD
5 260 (20.82%) MVC
6 247 (19.78%) Scrum
7 241 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
8 210 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
9 207 (16.57%) Computer Science
10 186 (14.89%) Unit Testing
11 167 (13.37%) OOP
12 148 (11.85%) SOLID
13 143 (11.45%) UML
14 126 (10.09%) OOA/OOD
15 124 (9.93%) Test Automation
16 115 (9.21%) DevOps
17 114 (9.13%) Multithreading
18 104 (8.33%) SDLC
19 101 (8.09%) Microservices
20 90 (7.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 660 (52.84%) C#
2 560 (44.84%) SQL
3 501 (40.11%) Java
4 404 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 375 (30.02%) C++
6 260 (20.82%) Python
7 122 (9.77%) C
8 107 (8.57%) PHP
9 91 (7.29%) T-SQL
10 73 (5.84%) TypeScript
11 56 (4.48%) Objective-C
12 48 (3.84%) Perl
13 43 (3.44%) Java 8
13 43 (3.44%) VB.NET
14 37 (2.96%) Embedded C
15 35 (2.80%) Apple Swift
15 35 (2.80%) ES6
16 34 (2.72%) Kotlin
17 33 (2.64%) Ruby
18 28 (2.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 217 (17.37%) Degree
2 84 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.12%) PhD
6 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (0.40%) MCAD
6 5 (0.40%) MCSD
6 5 (0.40%) MCTS
6 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.24%) HND
9 1 (0.080%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.080%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.080%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.61%) QA
2 9 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) DICOM
3 3 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.080%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.080%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.080%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.080%) MISRA
4 1 (0.080%) MISRA C
System Software
1 77 (6.16%) Docker
2 17 (1.36%) Firmware
3 5 (0.40%) Varnish
4 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) LXC
6 1 (0.080%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.04%) Ansible
2 12 (0.96%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.40%) Grafana
3 5 (0.40%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Terraform
6 1 (0.080%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.080%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.080%) Nessus
6 1 (0.080%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.080%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.080%) Puppet
6 1 (0.080%) SCCM
6 1 (0.080%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 202 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.33%) Oracle
3 39 (3.12%) Red Hat
4 37 (2.96%) SAP
5 36 (2.88%) hybris
6 32 (2.56%) Google
6 32 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.24%) Adobe
8 26 (2.08%) Zend
9 22 (1.76%) Infragistics
10 18 (1.44%) Elastic Path
10 18 (1.44%) Interwoven
11 10 (0.80%) Apple
11 10 (0.80%) Intel
11 10 (0.80%) Sybase
11 10 (0.80%) WorldPay
11 10 (0.80%) WSO2
12 9 (0.72%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.64%) IBM
13 8 (0.64%) OpenText