Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 263 304
Rank change year-on-year -77 +41 -31
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,541 2,417 2,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.38% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.50% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,244 1,646 1,862
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,375 £80,000 £87,500
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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -90 1,435 £50,000 +5.26% 223
UK excluding London -18 1,008 £45,500 +1.11% 171
London -158 533 £70,000 +16.67% 77
South East +49 483 £50,000 +11.11% 51
South West +47 162 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands -8 106 £42,500 - 17
North of England -48 105 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Scotland +9 77 £50,000 +22.25% 18
West Midlands +29 68 £45,000 -5.26% 14
East of England -118 53 £52,500 +10.53% 21
Yorkshire -24 52 £45,000 - 10
North West -43 48 £37,500 - 21
East Midlands -23 38 £38,500 +2.67% 3
Wales -12 15 £40,000 - 6
Northern Ireland +12 10 £41,500 - 1
North East -11 7 £52,500 +61.54% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,282 (83.19%) OO
2 905 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 690 (44.78%) C#
4 604 (39.20%) SQL
5 587 (38.09%) .NET
6 565 (36.66%) Java
7 512 (33.23%) Software Engineering
8 510 (33.10%) JavaScript
9 478 (31.02%) TDD
10 426 (27.64%) SQL Server
11 405 (26.28%) HTML
12 369 (23.95%) Problem-Solving
13 354 (22.97%) C++
14 352 (22.84%) Scrum
15 339 (22.00%) Degree
16 328 (21.28%) ASP.NET
17 309 (20.05%) MVC
17 309 (20.05%) Computer Science
18 301 (19.53%) Finance
19 289 (18.75%) CSS
20 286 (18.56%) Git (software)
21 264 (17.13%) Linux
22 251 (16.29%) Microsoft
23 245 (15.90%) AngularJS
24 244 (15.83%) Spring
25 239 (15.51%) SDLC
26 235 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
27 219 (14.21%) Visual Studio
28 214 (13.89%) Web Services
29 213 (13.82%) SOLID

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 96 (6.23%) IIS
2 84 (5.45%) Apache
3 75 (4.87%) Confluence
4 49 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (3.18%) WebSphere
5 45 (2.92%) CMS
6 32 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 30 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 20 (1.30%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.23%) JBoss
11 15 (0.97%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.91%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.39%) WordPress
17 5 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
17 5 (0.32%) GemFire
Applications
1 15 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.26%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.13%) InDesign
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.065%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
2 14 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.84%) SDL Web 8
4 12 (0.78%) Magento
5 5 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.065%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 161 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.79%) GitHub
4 40 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (2.01%) SaaS
6 16 (1.04%) npm
6 16 (1.04%) PaaS
7 15 (0.97%) IaaS
8 10 (0.65%) Google Play
9 9 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.52%) Serverless
11 6 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.39%) Office 365
12 5 (0.32%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.19%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.13%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.065%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.96%) Internet
2 51 (3.31%) HTTP
3 18 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.78%) AMQP
5 9 (0.58%) LTE
5 9 (0.58%) SMS
6 7 (0.45%) Network Security
6 7 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.39%) SNMP
7 6 (0.39%) UMTS
7 6 (0.39%) WiMAX
7 6 (0.39%) Wireless
8 4 (0.26%) Skype
8 4 (0.26%) Value-Added Service
9 3 (0.19%) 3G
9 3 (0.19%) 4G
9 3 (0.19%) 5G
9 3 (0.19%) Broadband
9 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (27.64%) SQL Server
2 154 (9.99%) Relational Database
3 105 (6.81%) NoSQL
4 104 (6.75%) MySQL
5 78 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 76 (4.93%) Big Data
7 71 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 57 (3.70%) MongoDB
10 39 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (2.34%) Hadoop
12 34 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (2.01%) Oracle Database
15 30 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (1.49%) Redis
17 21 (1.36%) DB2
18 18 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
19 17 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
20 15 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 286 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 219 (14.21%) Visual Studio
3 120 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 116 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 112 (7.27%) JIRA
6 101 (6.55%) JUnit
7 86 (5.58%) Subversion
8 77 (5.00%) Bitbucket
9 73 (4.74%) Maven
10 62 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 54 (3.50%) EasyMock
12 52 (3.37%) Selenium
13 49 (3.18%) NUnit
14 45 (2.92%) ReSharper
15 41 (2.66%) Eclipse
16 36 (2.34%) Gradle
17 32 (2.08%) Ant
18 30 (1.95%) TeamCity
19 24 (1.56%) Jasmine
20 21 (1.36%) Apache Ivy
General
1 301 (19.53%) Finance
2 120 (7.79%) Banking
3 77 (5.00%) Retail
4 69 (4.48%) Games
5 57 (3.70%) Marketing
6 46 (2.99%) Automotive
7 44 (2.86%) Financial Institution
7 44 (2.86%) Front Office
7 44 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 34 (2.21%) Aerospace
9 33 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.95%) Advertising
11 29 (1.88%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.69%) Electronics
12 26 (1.69%) Military
13 19 (1.23%) Back Office
14 13 (0.84%) Legal
15 8 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.45%) Law
17 6 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,020 (66.19%) Developer
2 327 (21.22%) Software Engineer
3 270 (17.52%) .NET Developer
4 264 (17.13%) C# Developer
5 258 (16.74%) Senior Developer
6 243 (15.77%) Java Developer
7 177 (11.49%) Software Developer
8 150 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 96 (6.23%) Senior C# Developer
10 90 (5.84%) Java Engineer
11 89 (5.78%) Architect
12 86 (5.58%) Java Software Engineer
13 84 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 75 (4.87%) C++ Software Engineer
15 71 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
16 69 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 68 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
18 66 (4.28%) C++ Developer
18 66 (4.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 53 (3.44%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (38.09%) .NET
2 405 (26.28%) HTML
3 328 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 289 (18.75%) CSS
5 245 (15.90%) AngularJS
6 244 (15.83%) Spring
7 214 (13.89%) Web Services
8 195 (12.65%) WCF
9 190 (12.33%) XML
10 162 (10.51%) .NET Framework
11 155 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 147 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 143 (9.28%) RESTful
14 134 (8.70%) REST
15 132 (8.57%) HTML5
16 123 (7.98%) WPF
17 109 (7.07%) jQuery
18 108 (7.01%) React
18 108 (7.01%) SOAP
19 99 (6.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 309 (20.05%) Computer Science
2 182 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 113 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
5 100 (6.49%) Data Structures
6 84 (5.45%) Fintech
7 83 (5.39%) User Experience
8 63 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
9 55 (3.57%) Mobile App
9 55 (3.57%) Wiki
10 44 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
11 34 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (2.08%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.95%) Virtual Team
14 28 (1.82%) Equities
14 28 (1.82%) Fixed Income
15 26 (1.69%) Derivative
16 23 (1.49%) Management Information System
17 22 (1.43%) Online Gambling
18 21 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 264 (17.13%) Linux
2 190 (12.33%) Windows
3 100 (6.49%) Android
4 87 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 71 (4.61%) Unix
6 52 (3.37%) CentOS
7 49 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.065%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.065%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.065%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,282 (83.19%) OO
2 905 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 512 (33.23%) Software Engineering
4 478 (31.02%) TDD
5 369 (23.95%) Problem-Solving
6 352 (22.84%) Scrum
7 309 (20.05%) MVC
8 239 (15.51%) SDLC
9 235 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
10 213 (13.82%) SOLID
11 199 (12.91%) Test Automation
12 183 (11.88%) OOP
13 151 (9.80%) Microservices
14 149 (9.67%) Unit Testing
15 141 (9.15%) SOA
16 132 (8.57%) DevOps
17 131 (8.50%) Open Source
18 130 (8.44%) Mathematics
19 129 (8.37%) OOA/OOD
20 125 (8.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 690 (44.78%) C#
2 604 (39.20%) SQL
3 565 (36.66%) Java
4 510 (33.10%) JavaScript
5 354 (22.97%) C++
6 183 (11.88%) Python
7 127 (8.24%) C
8 111 (7.20%) T-SQL
9 97 (6.29%) PHP
10 73 (4.74%) TypeScript
11 69 (4.48%) Java 8
12 45 (2.92%) VB
13 33 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 32 (2.08%) VBA
15 30 (1.95%) F#
15 30 (1.95%) Ruby
16 27 (1.75%) Scala
17 25 (1.62%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 21 (1.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 339 (22.00%) Degree
2 107 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.17%) PhD
6 12 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (0.39%) CITP
9 6 (0.39%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB
10 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.71%) QA
2 16 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.91%) DICOM
4 7 (0.45%) WCAG
5 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) GDPR
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 103 (6.68%) Docker
2 24 (1.56%) Firmware
3 7 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.26%) LXC
4 4 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (1.88%) Ansible
2 17 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.26%) Puppet
4 4 (0.26%) Terraform
5 3 (0.19%) Grafana
5 3 (0.19%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.13%) Rancher
6 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.065%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.065%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.065%) Nessus
7 1 (0.065%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 251 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.23%) Oracle
3 49 (3.18%) Red Hat
4 43 (2.79%) Sybase
5 36 (2.34%) SAP
6 31 (2.01%) hybris
7 29 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.75%) Adobe
9 22 (1.43%) Google
10 20 (1.30%) Zend
11 19 (1.23%) DevExpress
12 17 (1.10%) Infragistics
13 16 (1.04%) Xamarin
14 14 (0.91%) Informatica
14 14 (0.91%) WSO2
15 13 (0.84%) Apple
15 13 (0.84%) Interwoven
16 12 (0.78%) OpenText
17 11 (0.71%) Intel
17 11 (0.71%) TIBCO