Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 348 379 327
Rank change year-on-year +31 -52 -35
Permanent jobs citing OOD 982 1,249 1,771
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.91% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1,005 1,508
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 106,413 137,502 164,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,394 108,150 133,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 8 April 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 8 April 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 +47 909 £55,000 +4.76% 113
UK excluding London -48 488 £50,000 +5.26% 74
London +157 480 £67,500 -3.57% 50
South East -15 202 £46,000 -9.80% 29
South West -3 84 £45,000 - 16
North of England -27 69 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Work from Home +16 48 £55,000 -18.52% 15
Midlands +31 41 £52,500 +16.67% 4
East of England +78 37 £67,500 +17.39% 3
North West -43 37 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands +24 36 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Yorkshire +35 32 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland +1 32 £44,500 -19.09% 8
Wales -13 23 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +26 5 £42,500 -10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 779 (79.33%) OO
2 583 (59.37%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (43.99%) C#
4 350 (35.64%) .NET
5 341 (34.73%) JavaScript
6 340 (34.62%) Java
7 305 (31.06%) Software Engineering
8 275 (28.00%) TDD
9 256 (26.07%) HTML
10 254 (25.87%) SQL
11 225 (22.91%) Degree
12 221 (22.51%) Scrum
13 219 (22.30%) SQL Server
13 219 (22.30%) Git (software)
14 210 (21.38%) Computer Science
15 208 (21.18%) CSS
16 198 (20.16%) Unit Testing
17 185 (18.84%) C++
18 161 (16.40%) Web Services
18 161 (16.40%) DevOps
19 158 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
20 152 (15.48%) MVC
21 149 (15.17%) Linux
22 141 (14.36%) OOP
23 139 (14.15%) Windows
23 139 (14.15%) Finance
24 129 (13.14%) SDLC
24 129 (13.14%) REST
25 128 (13.03%) Microsoft
26 127 (12.93%) Problem-Solving

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 43 (4.38%) Confluence
2 27 (2.75%) Apache
3 18 (1.83%) IIS
4 11 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.02%) JBoss
6 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.81%) CMS
7 8 (0.81%) nginx
7 8 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.81%) Tornado
8 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.51%) Drupal
10 4 (0.41%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.20%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (1.43%) Simulink
2 2 (0.20%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (0.20%) LightWave 3D
2 2 (0.20%) Maya
2 2 (0.20%) MODO
Business Applications
1 25 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.81%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 125 (12.73%) Azure
2 119 (12.12%) AWS
3 49 (4.99%) GitHub
4 35 (3.56%) Dynamics 365
5 25 (2.55%) npm
6 24 (2.44%) SaaS
7 22 (2.24%) Power Platform
8 20 (2.04%) GCP
9 16 (1.63%) Veeva
10 14 (1.43%) Heroku
11 10 (1.02%) NuGet
12 9 (0.92%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.92%) Serverless
13 8 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (0.71%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.61%) Slack
16 4 (0.41%) Amazon Cognito
17 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.65%) HTTP
2 20 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.93%) Tactical Data Link
4 17 (1.73%) RTP
5 10 (1.02%) Internet
6 8 (0.81%) DNS
6 8 (0.81%) WAN
7 6 (0.61%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.61%) MQTT
7 6 (0.61%) SSL
7 6 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.31%) Skype
9 1 (0.10%) Firewall
9 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.55%) MySQL
3 55 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 51 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (4.18%) NoSQL
6 35 (3.56%) Big Data
6 35 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (2.14%) Power BI
10 20 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.71%) MongoDB
17 6 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 219 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 96 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 83 (8.45%) JIRA
4 56 (5.70%) Maven
5 53 (5.40%) Jenkins
6 52 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (4.18%) JUnit
8 34 (3.46%) Subversion
9 33 (3.36%) Rational DOORS
10 32 (3.26%) Eclipse
11 28 (2.85%) Selenium
12 27 (2.75%) Sinon.JS
13 26 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
14 25 (2.55%) Jasmine
15 24 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
16 22 (2.24%) Bitbucket
17 20 (2.04%) Mocha
17 20 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
17 20 (2.04%) Protractor
18 19 (1.93%) Gradle
General
1 139 (14.15%) Finance
2 70 (7.13%) Games
3 59 (6.01%) Banking
4 48 (4.89%) Aerospace
4 48 (4.89%) Retail
5 28 (2.85%) Electronics
6 26 (2.65%) Military
7 22 (2.24%) Multimedia
8 20 (2.04%) Advertising
9 18 (1.83%) Law
10 16 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.53%) Front Office
12 14 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.12%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.02%) Marketing
15 6 (0.61%) Public Sector
16 5 (0.51%) Automotive
16 5 (0.51%) Legal
17 4 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 633 (64.46%) Developer
2 232 (23.63%) Software Engineer
3 193 (19.65%) Senior Developer
4 179 (18.23%) Java Developer
5 144 (14.66%) C# Developer
6 94 (9.57%) .NET Developer
7 90 (9.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 71 (7.23%) Software Developer
9 68 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 52 (5.30%) C# Software Engineer
11 48 (4.89%) .NET Software Engineer
12 46 (4.68%) Senior Software Engineer
13 45 (4.58%) Junior
14 42 (4.28%) C++ Software Engineer
15 38 (3.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 37 (3.77%) React Developer
17 36 (3.67%) Architect
18 35 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
19 34 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
19 34 (3.46%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (35.64%) .NET
2 256 (26.07%) HTML
3 208 (21.18%) CSS
4 161 (16.40%) Web Services
5 129 (13.14%) REST
6 125 (12.73%) HTML5
7 122 (12.42%) AngularJS
8 105 (10.69%) React
9 101 (10.29%) Spring
10 90 (9.16%) .NET Framework
11 87 (8.86%) Node.js
12 85 (8.66%) JSON
13 83 (8.45%) jQuery
14 80 (8.15%) XML
15 76 (7.74%) ASP.NET
16 70 (7.13%) ASP.NET Web API
17 65 (6.62%) RESTful
18 61 (6.21%) CSS3
19 49 (4.99%) Sass
20 43 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (11.41%) Algorithms
2 76 (7.74%) Data Structures
3 68 (6.92%) User Experience
4 44 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.95%) Fixed Income
9 28 (2.85%) Client/Server
10 24 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (2.24%) Management Information System
12 20 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.73%) Online Gambling
14 16 (1.63%) Derivative
15 15 (1.53%) Wiki
16 11 (1.12%) Device Driver
16 11 (1.12%) EPoS
16 11 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
17 9 (0.92%) Hedge funds
17 9 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 149 (15.17%) Linux
2 139 (14.15%) Windows
3 32 (3.26%) Unix
4 31 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.85%) Android
6 14 (1.43%) VxWorks
7 9 (0.92%) Solaris
8 6 (0.61%) CentOS
8 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.61%) watchOS
9 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (79.33%) OO
2 583 (59.37%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (31.06%) Software Engineering
4 275 (28.00%) TDD
5 221 (22.51%) Scrum
6 210 (21.38%) Computer Science
7 198 (20.16%) Unit Testing
8 161 (16.40%) DevOps
9 158 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
10 152 (15.48%) MVC
11 141 (14.36%) OOP
12 129 (13.14%) SDLC
13 127 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
14 123 (12.53%) Microservices
15 119 (12.12%) Multithreading
16 114 (11.61%) SOLID
17 109 (11.10%) Web Development
18 98 (9.98%) OOA/OOD
19 94 (9.57%) BDD
19 94 (9.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 432 (43.99%) C#
2 341 (34.73%) JavaScript
3 340 (34.62%) Java
4 254 (25.87%) SQL
5 185 (18.84%) C++
6 119 (12.12%) Python
7 83 (8.45%) PHP
8 79 (8.04%) C
9 65 (6.62%) T-SQL
10 42 (4.28%) Java 8
11 32 (3.26%) MATLAB
11 32 (3.26%) TypeScript
12 28 (2.85%) ES6
13 27 (2.75%) Ruby
14 26 (2.65%) PHP 7
15 25 (2.55%) F#
16 20 (2.04%) ANSI C
16 20 (2.04%) X++
17 19 (1.93%) Scala
18 18 (1.83%) R
Qualifications
1 225 (22.91%) Degree
2 119 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (4.99%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.18%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) PMO
3 3 (0.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) JTAG
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (9.78%) Docker
2 21 (2.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 66 (6.72%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.24%) Ansible
3 8 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.61%) Puppet
5 2 (0.20%) logstash
5 2 (0.20%) Terraform
6 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 128 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.89%) Oracle
3 29 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (2.75%) Zend
5 26 (2.65%) Google
6 25 (2.55%) WorldPay
7 24 (2.44%) FIS
8 20 (2.04%) Freescale
8 20 (2.04%) Renesas
9 17 (1.73%) Adobe
9 17 (1.73%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.22%) Xamarin
11 10 (1.02%) Infragistics
12 9 (0.92%) Apple
13 8 (0.81%) SAP
14 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.51%) Progress
16 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.31%) Elastic Path
17 3 (0.31%) Sitecore