Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 267 303
Rank change year-on-year -67 +36 -29
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,646 2,369 2,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.34% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.46% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 1,708 1,957
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 155,135 162,234 179,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,518 129,213 149,814
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for OOD in the UK

OOD
Top 17 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 August 2018. 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 -66 1,556 £50,000 +5.26% 211
UK excluding London -24 1,003 £45,500 +1.11% 152
London -101 643 £69,500 +15.83% 78
South East +87 482 £46,500 +3.33% 41
South West +34 153 £45,000 +12.50% 25
North of England -104 118 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Midlands -28 96 £42,500 -5.56% 18
East of England -125 72 £52,500 +10.53% 21
Scotland -5 69 £50,000 +3.09% 15
Yorkshire -28 66 £45,000 +12.50% 6
West Midlands 0 55 £43,750 -7.89% 7
North West -72 47 £36,750 -16.00% 21
East Midlands -5 41 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Wales -28 9 £40,000 - 4
Northern Ireland +4 7 £43,250 +15.33%
North East -13 7 £52,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 1,400 (85.05%) OO
2 957 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 762 (46.29%) C#
4 662 (40.22%) SQL
5 655 (39.79%) .NET
6 607 (36.88%) JavaScript
7 589 (35.78%) Java
8 557 (33.84%) Software Engineering
9 536 (32.56%) TDD
10 511 (31.04%) SQL Server
11 439 (26.67%) HTML
12 402 (24.42%) MVC
13 400 (24.30%) Scrum
14 389 (23.63%) Degree
15 385 (23.39%) ASP.NET
16 363 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
17 353 (21.45%) C++
17 353 (21.45%) Computer Science
18 331 (20.11%) Finance
19 322 (19.56%) Git (software)
20 320 (19.44%) Microsoft
21 315 (19.14%) CSS
22 293 (17.80%) SDLC
23 281 (17.07%) AngularJS
24 264 (16.04%) Spring
25 262 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
26 253 (15.37%) Web Services
27 226 (13.73%) Linux
28 223 (13.55%) WCF
29 216 (13.12%) Windows

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 84 (5.10%) IIS
2 70 (4.25%) Confluence
3 66 (4.01%) Apache
4 50 (3.04%) WebSphere
5 42 (2.55%) JBoss
6 40 (2.43%) CMS
7 36 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.15%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
14 14 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.85%) NServiceBus
15 13 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.43%) GemFire
17 6 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.24%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.24%) Simulink
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.061%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 13 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (0.73%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (0.49%) Magento
4 5 (0.30%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 160 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.73%) GitHub
4 37 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.28%) npm
5 21 (1.28%) SaaS
6 18 (1.09%) Office 365
7 13 (0.79%) PaaS
8 10 (0.61%) Google Play
9 9 (0.55%) IaaS
10 8 (0.49%) Serverless
11 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.36%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.30%) AWS CodePipeline
14 3 (0.18%) BrowserStack
15 2 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.13%) HTTP
2 28 (1.70%) Internet
3 12 (0.73%) AMQP
4 11 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.55%) Network Security
6 8 (0.49%) Skype
7 7 (0.43%) SMS
7 7 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.36%) LTE
8 6 (0.36%) SNMP
8 6 (0.36%) UMTS
8 6 (0.36%) WiMAX
9 4 (0.24%) DNS
9 4 (0.24%) Value-Added Service
10 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.12%) Broadband
11 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.12%) Multicast
12 1 (0.061%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (31.04%) SQL Server
2 157 (9.54%) Relational Database
3 115 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 114 (6.93%) MySQL
5 70 (4.25%) Big Data
6 67 (4.07%) MongoDB
7 62 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 61 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 46 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 37 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
14 30 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (1.76%) Hadoop
16 25 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
18 22 (1.34%) Redis
19 21 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 322 (19.56%) Git (software)
2 184 (11.18%) Visual Studio
3 122 (7.41%) Subversion
4 120 (7.29%) Jenkins
5 113 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 110 (6.68%) JUnit
7 103 (6.26%) JIRA
8 88 (5.35%) NUnit
9 76 (4.62%) Bitbucket
10 74 (4.50%) Selenium
11 66 (4.01%) Maven
12 59 (3.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (3.40%) Jasmine
14 48 (2.92%) EasyMock
15 47 (2.86%) ReSharper
16 45 (2.73%) Eclipse
17 39 (2.37%) MSTest
18 38 (2.31%) Moq
19 33 (2.00%) gulp
20 29 (1.76%) Gradle
General
1 331 (20.11%) Finance
2 148 (8.99%) Banking
3 82 (4.98%) Games
4 77 (4.68%) Retail
5 60 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 51 (3.10%) Front Office
7 47 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 43 (2.61%) Automotive
9 39 (2.37%) Advertising
10 38 (2.31%) Marketing
11 34 (2.07%) Telecoms
12 29 (1.76%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.70%) Aerospace
13 28 (1.70%) Military
14 21 (1.28%) Electronics
15 18 (1.09%) Back Office
16 17 (1.03%) Legal
17 10 (0.61%) French Language
17 10 (0.61%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,120 (68.04%) Developer
2 346 (21.02%) Software Engineer
3 308 (18.71%) .NET Developer
4 300 (18.23%) C# Developer
5 269 (16.34%) Senior Developer
6 257 (15.61%) Java Developer
7 205 (12.45%) Software Developer
8 174 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 103 (6.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 87 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 82 (4.98%) Java Engineer
12 77 (4.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 77 (4.68%) Java Software Engineer
13 73 (4.43%) Architect
13 73 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
14 72 (4.37%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 71 (4.31%) C# Software Engineer
16 70 (4.25%) C++ Developer
17 68 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 61 (3.71%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (39.79%) .NET
2 439 (26.67%) HTML
3 385 (23.39%) ASP.NET
4 315 (19.14%) CSS
5 281 (17.07%) AngularJS
6 264 (16.04%) Spring
7 253 (15.37%) Web Services
8 223 (13.55%) WCF
9 215 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 211 (12.82%) XML
11 208 (12.64%) .NET Framework
11 208 (12.64%) HTML5
12 177 (10.75%) WPF
13 174 (10.57%) REST
14 161 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 159 (9.66%) RESTful
16 147 (8.93%) jQuery
17 133 (8.08%) SOAP
18 124 (7.53%) JSON
19 115 (6.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 353 (21.45%) Computer Science
2 182 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (8.87%) Algorithms
4 117 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
5 112 (6.80%) Data Structures
6 105 (6.38%) User Experience
7 75 (4.56%) Fintech
8 63 (3.83%) Mobile App
9 50 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
10 49 (2.98%) Wiki
11 40 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (2.13%) Derivative
14 33 (2.00%) Fixed Income
15 31 (1.88%) Equities
16 29 (1.76%) Online Gambling
16 29 (1.76%) W3C
17 27 (1.64%) Client/Server
18 21 (1.28%) Hedge funds
19 19 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 226 (13.73%) Linux
2 216 (13.12%) Windows
3 98 (5.95%) Android
4 75 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 69 (4.19%) Unix
6 38 (2.31%) CentOS
7 35 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.85%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.061%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.061%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,400 (85.05%) OO
2 957 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 557 (33.84%) Software Engineering
4 536 (32.56%) TDD
5 402 (24.42%) MVC
6 400 (24.30%) Scrum
7 363 (22.05%) Problem-Solving
8 293 (17.80%) SDLC
9 262 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
10 216 (13.12%) Test Automation
11 212 (12.88%) SOLID
12 210 (12.76%) OOP
13 179 (10.87%) Microservices
14 162 (9.84%) Open Source
15 150 (9.11%) BDD
16 146 (8.87%) Web Development
17 145 (8.81%) DevOps
18 143 (8.69%) Unit Testing
19 141 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
20 133 (8.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 762 (46.29%) C#
2 662 (40.22%) SQL
3 607 (36.88%) JavaScript
4 589 (35.78%) Java
5 353 (21.45%) C++
6 155 (9.42%) Python
7 144 (8.75%) T-SQL
8 111 (6.74%) C
9 89 (5.41%) PHP
10 70 (4.25%) Java 8
10 70 (4.25%) TypeScript
11 50 (3.04%) PL/SQL
12 47 (2.86%) VB
13 41 (2.49%) Ruby
14 38 (2.31%) Scala
14 38 (2.31%) VBA
15 29 (1.76%) PowerShell
16 27 (1.64%) F#
16 27 (1.64%) Shell Script
17 25 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 389 (23.63%) Degree
2 164 (9.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 20 (1.22%) PhD
6 18 (1.09%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (0.36%) CITP
9 6 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.12%) ISEB
11 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.29%) QA
2 21 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.67%) DICOM
4 9 (0.55%) WCAG
5 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.30%) GDPR
5 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.061%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (4.62%) Docker
2 24 (1.46%) Firmware
3 7 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.12%) HDFS
5 2 (0.12%) LXC
5 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (2.49%) Ansible
2 28 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.97%) Puppet
4 14 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.24%) Terraform
6 2 (0.12%) Ambari
6 2 (0.12%) Rancher
6 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.061%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.061%) Marathon
7 1 (0.061%) Mesos
7 1 (0.061%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 320 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 136 (8.26%) Oracle
3 48 (2.92%) Sybase
4 37 (2.25%) WorldPay
5 35 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 34 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (1.76%) Xamarin
8 26 (1.58%) SAP
9 20 (1.22%) Google
10 19 (1.15%) DevExpress
11 18 (1.09%) Adobe
12 17 (1.03%) hybris
13 15 (0.91%) Infragistics
13 15 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.79%) Zend
15 12 (0.73%) Interwoven
15 12 (0.73%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.67%) Apple
17 8 (0.49%) WSO2
18 7 (0.43%) Capita