Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 364 377 293
Rank change year-on-year +13 -84 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,043 1,247 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.83% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.90% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1,024 1,497
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 115,522 139,236 158,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.18% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91,482 109,804 128,264
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +39 966 £55,000 +10.00% 177
UK excluding London -56 528 £45,000 - 127
London +152 498 £65,000 -3.70% 63
South East -32 246 £45,000 -5.26% 30
South West -17 83 £45,000 +5.88% 18
North of England -4 56 £50,000 +11.11% 43
East of England +75 44 £57,500 +2.22% 19
Midlands -10 39 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Scotland +2 38 £44,000 -12.00% 10
North West +23 36 £52,500 +5.00% 35
West Midlands +2 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wales -7 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -7 18 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Midlands -2 3 £47,500 +21.02% 1
North East +9 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 839 (80.44%) OO
2 575 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 456 (43.72%) C#
4 358 (34.32%) JavaScript
5 354 (33.94%) Software Engineering
6 329 (31.54%) .NET
7 328 (31.45%) Java
8 300 (28.76%) HTML
9 267 (25.60%) SQL
10 262 (25.12%) TDD
11 245 (23.49%) CSS
12 240 (23.01%) Degree
12 240 (23.01%) Computer Science
13 233 (22.34%) SQL Server
14 229 (21.96%) C++
15 220 (21.09%) Scrum
16 195 (18.70%) Web Services
17 182 (17.45%) Unit Testing
17 182 (17.45%) DevOps
18 180 (17.26%) AWS
18 180 (17.26%) Linux
19 177 (16.97%) OOP
19 177 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
20 170 (16.30%) Git (software)
21 156 (14.96%) Microsoft
22 152 (14.57%) Azure
23 142 (13.61%) Windows
24 141 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
25 139 (13.33%) HTML5
26 137 (13.14%) REST

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 52 (4.99%) Confluence
2 36 (3.45%) Apache
3 30 (2.88%) CMS
4 23 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 23 (2.21%) Apache Solr
4 23 (2.21%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.15%) JBoss
6 10 (0.96%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.96%) Tornado
6 10 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.77%) IIS
9 7 (0.67%) nginx
9 7 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.29%) Drupal
11 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.29%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Simulink
2 4 (0.38%) Maya
3 2 (0.19%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.19%) LightWave 3D
3 2 (0.19%) MODO
Business Applications
1 29 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 29 (2.78%) Magento
2 23 (2.21%) SDL Web 8
3 19 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 180 (17.26%) AWS
2 152 (14.57%) Azure
3 46 (4.41%) GitHub
4 40 (3.84%) GCP
5 30 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (2.88%) npm
5 30 (2.88%) Power Platform
6 29 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (2.49%) Serverless
8 19 (1.82%) Heroku
9 14 (1.34%) Amazon EKS
10 13 (1.25%) SaaS
11 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (0.96%) Veeva
12 8 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.58%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.38%) AWS IoT
16 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.27%) Internet
2 50 (4.79%) HTTP
3 17 (1.63%) RTP
4 16 (1.53%) DNS
5 14 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.05%) Tactical Data Link
7 7 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.58%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.58%) SSL
8 6 (0.58%) WAN
9 4 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.29%) Network Security
11 2 (0.19%) Firewall
12 1 (0.096%) SNMP
12 1 (0.096%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 118 (11.31%) MySQL
3 87 (8.34%) Relational Database
4 66 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 52 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (4.41%) Big Data
7 44 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (4.12%) RDBMS
8 43 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
11 29 (2.78%) Power BI
12 23 (2.21%) Endeca
13 22 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.25%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 170 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 80 (7.67%) JIRA
3 78 (7.48%) Visual Studio
4 58 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 53 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (4.22%) JUnit
7 38 (3.64%) Sinon.JS
8 35 (3.36%) Eclipse
8 35 (3.36%) Selenium
9 34 (3.26%) Jasmine
9 34 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 34 (3.26%) Maven
10 30 (2.88%) Mocha
10 30 (2.88%) Protractor
11 29 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (2.59%) Subversion
13 26 (2.49%) Bitbucket
14 24 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
15 21 (2.01%) Bower
16 19 (1.82%) Grunt
General
1 126 (12.08%) Finance
2 71 (6.81%) Games
3 56 (5.37%) Banking
4 47 (4.51%) Retail
5 33 (3.16%) Electronics
6 32 (3.07%) Multimedia
7 31 (2.97%) Marketing
8 30 (2.88%) Aerospace
8 30 (2.88%) Military
9 25 (2.40%) Advertising
10 18 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.63%) Front Office
12 13 (1.25%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.86%) Public Sector
15 5 (0.48%) Automotive
15 5 (0.48%) Back Office
16 3 (0.29%) Law
16 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 623 (59.73%) Developer
2 290 (27.80%) Software Engineer
3 188 (18.02%) Senior Developer
4 183 (17.55%) Java Developer
5 129 (12.37%) C# Developer
6 95 (9.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 92 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 69 (6.62%) C# Software Engineer
9 68 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 63 (6.04%) Senior Software Engineer
11 57 (5.47%) .NET Software Engineer
12 56 (5.37%) C++ Software Engineer
12 56 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 55 (5.27%) Architect
13 55 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
14 54 (5.18%) Junior
15 49 (4.70%) Graduate
16 46 (4.41%) Lead Developer
16 46 (4.41%) React Developer
17 41 (3.93%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (31.54%) .NET
2 300 (28.76%) HTML
3 245 (23.49%) CSS
4 195 (18.70%) Web Services
5 139 (13.33%) HTML5
6 137 (13.14%) REST
7 125 (11.98%) React
8 109 (10.45%) Spring
9 102 (9.78%) AngularJS
10 95 (9.11%) XML
11 93 (8.92%) Node.js
12 92 (8.82%) RESTful
13 85 (8.15%) .NET Framework
14 80 (7.67%) JSON
15 70 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 68 (6.52%) jQuery
17 64 (6.14%) CSS3
18 63 (6.04%) ASP.NET
19 56 (5.37%) Sass
20 45 (4.31%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.97%) Algorithms
2 81 (7.77%) Data Structures
3 80 (7.67%) User Experience
4 43 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.49%) Online Gambling
8 25 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (1.82%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.63%) Wiki
12 16 (1.53%) Derivative
13 15 (1.44%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.25%) CUDA
15 12 (1.15%) Device Driver
15 12 (1.15%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.96%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 180 (17.26%) Linux
2 142 (13.61%) Windows
3 38 (3.64%) Unix
4 22 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.73%) Android
6 13 (1.25%) CentOS
6 13 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.25%) VxWorks
7 6 (0.58%) watchOS
8 5 (0.48%) Solaris
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (80.44%) OO
2 575 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (33.94%) Software Engineering
4 262 (25.12%) TDD
5 240 (23.01%) Computer Science
6 220 (21.09%) Scrum
7 182 (17.45%) DevOps
7 182 (17.45%) Unit Testing
8 177 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
8 177 (16.97%) OOP
9 141 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
10 131 (12.56%) MVC
11 129 (12.37%) Microservices
12 122 (11.70%) SOLID
13 117 (11.22%) Mathematics
14 106 (10.16%) Multithreading
15 96 (9.20%) Web Development
16 95 (9.11%) OOA/OOD
17 92 (8.82%) E-Commerce
18 88 (8.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 456 (43.72%) C#
2 358 (34.32%) JavaScript
3 328 (31.45%) Java
4 267 (25.60%) SQL
5 229 (21.96%) C++
6 109 (10.45%) Python
7 96 (9.20%) C
8 89 (8.53%) PHP
9 64 (6.14%) T-SQL
10 46 (4.41%) Java 8
11 39 (3.74%) ES6
12 35 (3.36%) PHP 7
13 31 (2.97%) MATLAB
14 29 (2.78%) Ruby
14 29 (2.78%) X++
15 28 (2.68%) ANSI C
16 26 (2.49%) F#
17 22 (2.11%) VB.NET
18 20 (1.92%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 240 (23.01%) Degree
2 135 (12.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (5.27%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.11%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.096%) MCAD
10 1 (0.096%) MCSD
10 1 (0.096%) MCTS
10 1 (0.096%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.93%) QA
2 6 (0.58%) PMO
3 3 (0.29%) GxP
4 1 (0.096%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.096%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.096%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (9.40%) Docker
2 28 (2.68%) Firmware
3 6 (0.58%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 76 (7.29%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.34%) Ansible
3 9 (0.86%) Terraform
4 8 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (0.58%) Puppet
5 6 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.096%) Istio
Vendors
1 156 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.29%) Oracle
3 46 (4.41%) Google
4 45 (4.31%) Zend
5 41 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (3.45%) Adobe
7 29 (2.78%) WorldPay
8 28 (2.68%) Freescale
8 28 (2.68%) Renesas
9 24 (2.30%) Elastic Path
9 24 (2.30%) FIS
9 24 (2.30%) hybris
10 23 (2.21%) Interwoven
11 22 (2.11%) SAP
12 17 (1.63%) Apple
13 14 (1.34%) MuleSoft
14 13 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.96%) ATG
15 10 (0.96%) Demandware
15 10 (0.96%) IBM