Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 344 263
Rank change year-on-year -47 -81 +38
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,064 1,566 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.95% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.04% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1,267 1,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +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 126,569 151,173 161,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.79% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99,490 120,358 127,829
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -43 984 £50,000 - 193
UK excluding London -86 590 £45,000 -1.10% 147
London +25 448 £65,000 -7.14% 66
South East -64 293 £42,500 -15.00% 36
South West -58 84 £45,000 - 25
Midlands -10 59 £50,000 +17.65% 13
North of England -20 56 £55,000 +22.22% 36
West Midlands +10 47 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Scotland -9 42 £44,000 -12.00% 19
East of England +50 40 £52,500 - 17
North West +24 39 £57,875 +49.35% 21
Yorkshire -34 15 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Wales +14 12 £40,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands +6 12 £46,000 +19.48% 5
Northern Ireland -13 4 £22,500 -45.78%
North East +13 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 882 (82.89%) OO
2 609 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
3 502 (47.18%) C#
4 371 (34.87%) JavaScript
5 370 (34.77%) Software Engineering
6 352 (33.08%) .NET
7 336 (31.58%) Java
8 334 (31.39%) HTML
9 323 (30.36%) SQL
10 307 (28.85%) TDD
11 297 (27.91%) Computer Science
12 285 (26.79%) Degree
13 273 (25.66%) C++
14 249 (23.40%) Scrum
15 238 (22.37%) CSS
16 235 (22.09%) SQL Server
17 208 (19.55%) AWS
18 197 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
19 194 (18.23%) Azure
20 186 (17.48%) Linux
20 186 (17.48%) DevOps
21 173 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
22 172 (16.17%) Unit Testing
22 172 (16.17%) OOP
23 163 (15.32%) Microsoft
24 159 (14.94%) Computer Science Degree
25 154 (14.47%) Git (software)
26 149 (14.00%) Web Services
27 144 (13.53%) Mathematics
28 143 (13.44%) MVC

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 62 (5.83%) Confluence
2 48 (4.51%) CMS
3 39 (3.67%) Apache
4 36 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 36 (3.38%) Apache Solr
5 23 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.32%) JBoss
7 13 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.75%) Tornado
9 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.56%) Drupal
10 6 (0.56%) IIS
11 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.28%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.85%) Mathematica
3 7 (0.66%) Maya
4 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (3.76%) Magento
2 36 (3.38%) SDL Web 8
3 29 (2.73%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 208 (19.55%) AWS
2 194 (18.23%) Azure
3 58 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 56 (5.26%) GitHub
5 52 (4.89%) GCP
6 42 (3.95%) Serverless
7 31 (2.91%) npm
8 20 (1.88%) AWS IoT
9 17 (1.60%) Power Platform
10 14 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (1.13%) SaaS
12 10 (0.94%) Heroku
13 9 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
15 7 (0.66%) PaaS
16 5 (0.47%) Google Play
16 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.24%) Internet
2 73 (6.86%) HTTP
3 14 (1.32%) DNS
3 14 (1.32%) SSH
3 14 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.22%) FTP
5 12 (1.13%) MQTT
5 12 (1.13%) SMTP
6 11 (1.03%) Network Security
7 7 (0.66%) Broadband
8 6 (0.56%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.28%) SNMP
9 3 (0.28%) Software-Defined Radio
9 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.19%) 3G
10 2 (0.19%) 4G
11 1 (0.094%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.094%) IPv4
11 1 (0.094%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.094%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 123 (11.56%) Relational Database
3 110 (10.34%) MySQL
4 67 (6.30%) NoSQL
4 67 (6.30%) RDBMS
5 59 (5.55%) Big Data
6 52 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (3.38%) Endeca
8 31 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.60%) Power BI
13 16 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 16 (1.50%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 14 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.13%) Amazon Aurora
15 12 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 154 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 104 (9.77%) JIRA
3 83 (7.80%) Visual Studio
4 76 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 65 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (5.83%) JUnit
6 62 (5.83%) Selenium
7 45 (4.23%) Jasmine
7 45 (4.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 42 (3.95%) Protractor
9 40 (3.76%) Sinon.JS
10 38 (3.57%) Mocha
11 32 (3.01%) Bower
12 31 (2.91%) webpack
13 29 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 29 (2.73%) Bitbucket
14 28 (2.63%) EasyMock
15 27 (2.54%) Bitbucket Server
15 27 (2.54%) Eclipse
16 26 (2.44%) Grunt
General
1 102 (9.59%) Finance
2 76 (7.14%) Games
3 40 (3.76%) Marketing
4 35 (3.29%) Banking
5 32 (3.01%) Retail
6 31 (2.91%) Multimedia
7 27 (2.54%) Electronics
8 24 (2.26%) Military
9 23 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.97%) Advertising
11 20 (1.88%) Front Office
12 17 (1.60%) Telecoms
13 16 (1.50%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.94%) Public Sector
15 9 (0.85%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.47%) Law
18 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.28%) Back Office
20 1 (0.094%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 622 (58.46%) Developer
2 256 (24.06%) Software Engineer
3 168 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 143 (13.44%) Senior Developer
5 128 (12.03%) C# Developer
6 113 (10.62%) Software Developer
7 104 (9.77%) .NET Developer
8 75 (7.05%) Graduate
9 73 (6.86%) Junior
10 70 (6.58%) Architect
11 69 (6.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 59 (5.55%) Senior Software Engineer
13 57 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
14 56 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
15 53 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 53 (4.98%) Junior Software Engineer
16 51 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
17 49 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
18 45 (4.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 42 (3.95%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (33.08%) .NET
2 334 (31.39%) HTML
3 238 (22.37%) CSS
4 149 (14.00%) Web Services
5 142 (13.35%) HTML5
6 138 (12.97%) REST
7 133 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 133 (12.50%) React
8 126 (11.84%) Spring
9 113 (10.62%) Node.js
10 108 (10.15%) XML
11 105 (9.87%) RESTful
12 96 (9.02%) .NET Framework
13 95 (8.93%) ASP.NET
14 65 (6.11%) CSS3
15 64 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (5.64%) WPF
17 52 (4.89%) jQuery
17 52 (4.89%) Sass
18 49 (4.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 140 (13.16%) Algorithms
2 109 (10.24%) Data Structures
3 85 (7.99%) User Experience
4 68 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (5.55%) Mobile App
6 48 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (3.76%) Virtual Team
8 38 (3.57%) Online Gambling
9 35 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.63%) Wiki
11 26 (2.44%) CUDA
12 21 (1.97%) Fixed Income
13 20 (1.88%) Driving Licence
14 19 (1.79%) Robotics
15 14 (1.32%) Derivative
16 13 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 12 (1.13%) Internet of Things
17 12 (1.13%) Smart Home
18 9 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 186 (17.48%) Linux
2 133 (12.50%) Windows
3 31 (2.91%) Unix
4 27 (2.54%) Android
5 26 (2.44%) CentOS
5 26 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 882 (82.89%) OO
2 609 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (34.77%) Software Engineering
4 307 (28.85%) TDD
5 297 (27.91%) Computer Science
6 249 (23.40%) Scrum
7 197 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
8 186 (17.48%) DevOps
9 173 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
10 172 (16.17%) OOP
10 172 (16.17%) Unit Testing
11 144 (13.53%) Mathematics
12 143 (13.44%) MVC
13 129 (12.12%) Microservices
14 126 (11.84%) SOLID
15 116 (10.90%) Multithreading
16 106 (9.96%) E-Commerce
16 106 (9.96%) Web Development
17 97 (9.12%) Test Automation
18 95 (8.93%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 502 (47.18%) C#
2 371 (34.87%) JavaScript
3 336 (31.58%) Java
4 323 (30.36%) SQL
5 273 (25.66%) C++
6 132 (12.41%) Python
7 114 (10.71%) C
8 91 (8.55%) PHP
9 64 (6.02%) TypeScript
10 43 (4.04%) T-SQL
11 39 (3.67%) Java 8
12 38 (3.57%) ES6
13 30 (2.82%) F#
14 26 (2.44%) PHP 7
15 25 (2.35%) Perl
16 23 (2.16%) Objective-C
17 22 (2.07%) ANSI C
17 22 (2.07%) MATLAB
17 22 (2.07%) Ruby
18 19 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 285 (26.79%) Degree
2 159 (14.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.85%) MCAD
8 9 (0.85%) MCSD
8 9 (0.85%) MCTS
9 4 (0.38%) HND
9 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.28%) PhD
11 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.094%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.20%) QA
2 9 (0.85%) DICOM
3 3 (0.28%) GDPR
4 2 (0.19%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.19%) NCSC
4 2 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.094%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 111 (10.43%) Docker
2 22 (2.07%) Firmware
3 6 (0.56%) GridGain
4 1 (0.094%) Ceph
4 1 (0.094%) Lustre
4 1 (0.094%) NFS
4 1 (0.094%) Samba
Systems Management
1 53 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.50%) Ansible
3 12 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.03%) Puppet
5 9 (0.85%) Terraform
6 6 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.28%) Grafana
7 3 (0.28%) Kibana
7 3 (0.28%) logstash
7 3 (0.28%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 2 (0.19%) Istio
9 1 (0.094%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 163 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 87 (8.18%) Oracle
3 65 (6.11%) Google
4 46 (4.32%) Adobe
5 42 (3.95%) Zend
6 41 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (3.57%) hybris
8 37 (3.48%) Elastic Path
9 36 (3.38%) Interwoven
10 31 (2.91%) SAP
11 26 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.97%) Freescale
12 21 (1.97%) Renesas
13 20 (1.88%) Apple
14 12 (1.13%) IBM
14 12 (1.13%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.94%) Demandware
16 9 (0.85%) ATG
16 9 (0.85%) Charles River
17 6 (0.56%) Perforce