Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 293 270
Rank change year-on-year +41 -23 -53
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2398 2189 2644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.14% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.28% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1905 2312
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £81,250
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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 October 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 18 October 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 +44 2259 £47,500 -5.00% 175
London +44 1235 £60,000 - 88
UK excluding London +22 1150 £45,000 +5.88% 94
South East +42 376 £45,000 +5.88% 27
East of England +57 234 £47,500 +5.56% 9
North of England +11 191 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Midlands -7 137 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -20 105 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Yorkshire +32 97 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North West -20 92 £38,500 -14.44% 12
West Midlands +20 82 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Scotland -25 67 £40,900 -1.45% 7
East Midlands +8 55 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wales +27 36 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland -21 7 £41,500 +10.67%
North East +17 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2014 (83.99%) OO
2 1257 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1100 (45.87%) Java
4 898 (37.45%) C#
5 844 (35.20%) Finance
6 835 (34.82%) JavaScript
7 815 (33.99%) .NET
8 749 (31.23%) SQL
9 698 (29.11%) HTML
10 682 (28.44%) Software Engineering
11 615 (25.65%) CSS
12 602 (25.10%) MVC
13 577 (24.06%) TDD
14 570 (23.77%) Banking
15 547 (22.81%) Retail
16 511 (21.31%) Degree
17 504 (21.02%) SDLC
18 496 (20.68%) Investment Banking
19 486 (20.27%) Wealth Management
20 485 (20.23%) Asset Management
21 475 (19.81%) AngularJS
22 466 (19.43%) SQL Server
23 449 (18.72%) BDD
24 446 (18.60%) Retail Banking
25 438 (18.27%) ASP.NET
26 437 (18.22%) Scrum
27 428 (17.85%) Web Services
28 412 (17.18%) Computer Science
29 410 (17.10%) Relational Database
30 401 (16.72%) 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
1 103 (4.30%) CMS
2 93 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 58 (2.42%) JBoss
4 57 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 46 (1.92%) Apache
5 46 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 43 (1.79%) Confluence
7 35 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.04%) IIS
10 24 (1.00%) WordPress
11 23 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 22 (0.92%) Jetty
13 18 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 18 (0.75%) Drupal
13 18 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.67%) Mule ESB
15 13 (0.54%) EPiServer
16 12 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (1.04%) InVision
2 17 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.083%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.083%) Simulink
6 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.33%) Magento
4 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.13%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.083%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.042%) Pega PRPC
8 1 (0.042%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 151 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (2.71%) SaaS
4 26 (1.08%) PaaS
5 18 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.75%) IaaS
5 18 (0.75%) Serverless
6 17 (0.71%) GitHub
7 16 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.67%) Sage Pay
8 15 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.50%) Firebase
10 12 (0.50%) Office 365
11 11 (0.46%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.38%) Datadog
13 7 (0.29%) npm
14 6 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.13%) HTTP
2 90 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 82 (3.42%) Internet
4 59 (2.46%) SSL
5 15 (0.63%) Intranet
6 11 (0.46%) Firewall
7 10 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.29%) AMQP
8 7 (0.29%) RS-232
9 6 (0.25%) DNS
10 5 (0.21%) DVB
11 4 (0.17%) Skype
12 3 (0.13%) SSH
12 3 (0.13%) WAN
12 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.083%) Extranet
13 2 (0.083%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.083%) VSAT
13 2 (0.083%) Wireless
14 1 (0.042%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 410 (17.10%) Relational Database
3 161 (6.71%) Big Data
4 159 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 153 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 153 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 146 (6.09%) MySQL
7 124 (5.17%) Hadoop
8 88 (3.67%) MongoDB
9 82 (3.42%) KDB
10 55 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (1.96%) Power BI
12 45 (1.88%) Star Schema
13 37 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (1.42%) Redis
16 31 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 401 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 182 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 171 (7.13%) NUnit
4 169 (7.05%) Visual Studio
5 167 (6.96%) JIRA
6 134 (5.59%) Subversion
7 127 (5.30%) JUnit
8 123 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 117 (4.88%) Moq
10 91 (3.79%) Maven
11 77 (3.21%) Selenium
12 58 (2.42%) MSTest
13 56 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
14 55 (2.29%) Jasmine
15 54 (2.25%) Gradle
16 51 (2.13%) TeamCity
17 45 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 44 (1.83%) Cucumber
19 38 (1.58%) Mockito
20 35 (1.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 844 (35.20%) Finance
2 570 (23.77%) Banking
3 547 (22.81%) Retail
4 496 (20.68%) Investment Banking
5 446 (18.60%) Retail Banking
6 274 (11.43%) Front Office
7 98 (4.09%) Financial Institution
8 85 (3.54%) Games
9 48 (2.00%) Marketing
10 45 (1.88%) Electronics
11 43 (1.79%) Telecoms
12 33 (1.38%) Multimedia
13 32 (1.33%) Publishing
14 31 (1.29%) Manufacturing
15 27 (1.13%) Advertising
15 27 (1.13%) Legal
16 24 (1.00%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.96%) Back Office
17 23 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1577 (65.76%) Developer
2 463 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 438 (18.27%) Software Engineer
4 424 (17.68%) Senior Developer
5 414 (17.26%) .NET Developer
6 374 (15.60%) C# Developer
7 248 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 177 (7.38%) Software Developer
9 164 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 155 (6.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 142 (5.92%) Web Developer
12 129 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
13 124 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 119 (4.96%) Architect
14 119 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
15 116 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
16 112 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
17 103 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 102 (4.25%) Lead Developer
19 94 (3.92%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 815 (33.99%) .NET
2 698 (29.11%) HTML
3 615 (25.65%) CSS
4 475 (19.81%) AngularJS
5 438 (18.27%) ASP.NET
6 428 (17.85%) Web Services
7 368 (15.35%) jQuery
8 343 (14.30%) HTML5
9 302 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 280 (11.68%) .NET Framework
11 271 (11.30%) WCF
12 269 (11.22%) REST
13 262 (10.93%) Spring
14 233 (9.72%) XML
15 219 (9.13%) CSS3
16 216 (9.01%) Node.js
17 183 (7.63%) JSON
18 168 (7.01%) Ajax
19 167 (6.96%) Hibernate
20 164 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 412 (17.18%) Computer Science
2 389 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 266 (11.09%) Algorithms
4 200 (8.34%) Data Structures
5 164 (6.84%) User Experience
6 137 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
7 112 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
8 98 (4.09%) Mobile App
9 91 (3.79%) N-Tier
10 72 (3.00%) Client/Server
11 71 (2.96%) Equities
12 60 (2.50%) Derivative
13 56 (2.34%) Equity Derivative
14 54 (2.25%) Fintech
15 49 (2.04%) Hedge funds
16 45 (1.88%) Reference Data
17 32 (1.33%) e-Learning
18 30 (1.25%) Streaming Video
19 28 (1.17%) Tandem
20 24 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 369 (15.39%) Linux
2 269 (11.22%) Windows
3 195 (8.13%) Unix
4 59 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.29%) Android
6 25 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 23 (0.96%) CentOS
8 21 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.083%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.083%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.042%) Solaris
14 1 (0.042%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2014 (83.99%) OO
2 1257 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
3 682 (28.44%) Software Engineering
4 602 (25.10%) MVC
5 577 (24.06%) TDD
6 504 (21.02%) SDLC
7 486 (20.27%) Wealth Management
8 485 (20.23%) Asset Management
9 449 (18.72%) BDD
10 437 (18.22%) Scrum
11 363 (15.14%) Multithreading
12 312 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
13 302 (12.59%) OOP
14 274 (11.43%) Unit Testing
15 273 (11.38%) Web Development
16 234 (9.76%) Test Automation
17 192 (8.01%) Low Latency
18 178 (7.42%) UML
19 175 (7.30%) Front End Development
20 167 (6.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1100 (45.87%) Java
2 898 (37.45%) C#
3 835 (34.82%) JavaScript
4 749 (31.23%) SQL
5 330 (13.76%) C++
6 226 (9.42%) Python
7 165 (6.88%) PHP
8 143 (5.96%) T-SQL
9 142 (5.92%) Shell Script
10 114 (4.75%) C
11 102 (4.25%) PL/SQL
12 64 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 53 (2.21%) Ruby
14 46 (1.92%) F#
15 41 (1.71%) Objective-C
16 34 (1.42%) Scala
17 31 (1.29%) Perl
17 31 (1.29%) VB
18 30 (1.25%) Apple Swift
19 29 (1.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 511 (21.31%) Degree
2 173 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.92%) PhD
5 25 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (0.58%) MCAD
9 14 (0.58%) MCSD
9 14 (0.58%) MCTS
10 11 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.17%) ISEB
12 4 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.13%) HND
14 2 (0.083%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.042%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.042%) MCP
15 1 (0.042%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (7.59%) QA
2 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.042%) MISRA
4 1 (0.042%) MISRA C
System Software
1 72 (3.00%) Docker
2 9 (0.38%) Firmware
3 3 (0.13%) HDFS
4 2 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 30 (1.25%) Ansible
2 28 (1.17%) Puppet
3 23 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 17 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.38%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.21%) Grafana
7 2 (0.083%) Ambari
7 2 (0.083%) Terraform
8 1 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 372 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 259 (10.80%) Oracle
3 67 (2.79%) Sybase
4 52 (2.17%) Sun
5 45 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
6 44 (1.83%) GoldenSource
6 44 (1.83%) Google
7 36 (1.50%) Zend
8 21 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 21 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 20 (0.83%) SAP
10 19 (0.79%) Adobe
11 16 (0.67%) Sage
11 16 (0.67%) WorldPay
12 14 (0.58%) VMware
13 13 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.50%) IBM
15 11 (0.46%) ATG
15 11 (0.46%) hybris
15 11 (0.46%) webMethods