Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 264 297
Rank change year-on-year -88 +33 -26
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,459 2,404 2,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 1.33% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.46% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 1,631 1,829
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 148,496 165,167 173,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,113 130,618 144,552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 -84 1,356 £50,000 +5.26% 246
UK excluding London -22 992 £45,000 - 183
South East +28 486 £50,000 +11.11% 54
London -180 466 £70,000 +16.67% 89
South West +55 148 £45,000 +5.88% 24
North of England -33 117 £45,000 +2.86% 46
Midlands -11 98 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Scotland +6 69 £50,000 +22.25% 16
West Midlands +26 65 £47,500 +5.56% 9
North West +4 57 £35,000 -6.67% 31
Yorkshire -4 56 £45,000 - 12
East of England -120 48 £55,000 +15.79% 21
East Midlands -18 33 £36,750 -2.00% 3
Wales -11 19 £40,000 +3.23% 9
Northern Ireland +8 11 £40,000 -3.61% 1
North East -5 6 £52,500 -19.23% 3

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,192 (81.70%) OO
2 851 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 657 (45.03%) C#
4 568 (38.93%) SQL
5 554 (37.97%) .NET
6 523 (35.85%) Java
7 480 (32.90%) Software Engineering
8 467 (32.01%) JavaScript
9 424 (29.06%) TDD
10 394 (27.00%) SQL Server
11 391 (26.80%) HTML
12 340 (23.30%) Scrum
13 337 (23.10%) Problem-Solving
14 335 (22.96%) C++
15 321 (22.00%) ASP.NET
16 309 (21.18%) Degree
17 291 (19.95%) Computer Science
18 285 (19.53%) MVC
19 277 (18.99%) CSS
20 272 (18.64%) Linux
21 265 (18.16%) Git (software)
22 263 (18.03%) Finance
23 236 (16.18%) Microsoft
24 224 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
25 222 (15.22%) Visual Studio
26 218 (14.94%) Spring
27 214 (14.67%) AngularJS
28 212 (14.53%) Web Services
29 199 (13.64%) SOLID
30 198 (13.57%) WCF

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 94 (6.44%) Apache
1 94 (6.44%) IIS
2 83 (5.69%) Confluence
3 45 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (3.02%) CMS
5 40 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 29 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.51%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.23%) Apache Spark
11 13 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.89%) JBoss
12 12 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.75%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.41%) WordPress
16 5 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
16 5 (0.34%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.27%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.14%) InDesign
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (0.89%) Magento
2 13 (0.89%) SDL Web 8
3 11 (0.75%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.069%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 148 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.54%) GitHub
4 35 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.78%) SaaS
6 16 (1.10%) PaaS
7 15 (1.03%) IaaS
8 14 (0.96%) npm
9 12 (0.82%) Google Play
10 11 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.55%) Serverless
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.34%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.34%) Office 365
13 3 (0.21%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.069%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.069%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.069%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.52%) Internet
2 51 (3.50%) HTTP
3 21 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.69%) AMQP
5 9 (0.62%) LTE
6 8 (0.55%) SMS
7 7 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.41%) SNMP
8 6 (0.41%) UMTS
8 6 (0.41%) WiMAX
8 6 (0.41%) Wireless
9 5 (0.34%) Network Security
10 3 (0.21%) 3G
10 3 (0.21%) 4G
10 3 (0.21%) 5G
10 3 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.14%) Broadband
11 2 (0.14%) Skype
12 1 (0.069%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 140 (9.60%) Relational Database
3 104 (7.13%) MySQL
4 90 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 75 (5.14%) RDBMS
6 70 (4.80%) Big Data
7 67 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 55 (3.77%) MongoDB
10 36 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (2.40%) Hadoop
11 35 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 35 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 24 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
15 22 (1.51%) Redis
16 18 (1.23%) DB2
16 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 265 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 222 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 126 (8.64%) Jenkins
4 117 (8.02%) JIRA
5 106 (7.27%) JUnit
6 101 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (5.35%) Bitbucket
8 74 (5.07%) Subversion
9 71 (4.87%) Maven
10 66 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 61 (4.18%) EasyMock
12 41 (2.81%) Eclipse
12 41 (2.81%) Selenium
13 40 (2.74%) NUnit
14 36 (2.47%) Gradle
15 34 (2.33%) ReSharper
16 32 (2.19%) Ant
17 26 (1.78%) TeamCity
18 22 (1.51%) Apache Ivy
18 22 (1.51%) gulp
General
1 263 (18.03%) Finance
2 95 (6.51%) Banking
3 80 (5.48%) Retail
4 59 (4.04%) Games
5 58 (3.98%) Marketing
6 39 (2.67%) Front Office
7 35 (2.40%) Automotive
8 31 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 30 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.99%) Electronics
11 28 (1.92%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.92%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.71%) Aerospace
13 22 (1.51%) Advertising
14 20 (1.37%) Military
15 16 (1.10%) Back Office
16 9 (0.62%) Legal
17 6 (0.41%) Avionics
17 6 (0.41%) Law
17 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 975 (66.83%) Developer
2 311 (21.32%) Software Engineer
3 254 (17.41%) C# Developer
4 253 (17.34%) .NET Developer
5 250 (17.14%) Senior Developer
6 223 (15.28%) Java Developer
7 174 (11.93%) Software Developer
8 150 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 95 (6.51%) Java Engineer
9 95 (6.51%) Senior C# Developer
10 87 (5.96%) Java Software Engineer
11 86 (5.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 85 (5.83%) Architect
13 76 (5.21%) C++ Software Engineer
14 72 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
15 70 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 69 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
17 66 (4.52%) C++ Developer
17 66 (4.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 55 (3.77%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 554 (37.97%) .NET
2 391 (26.80%) HTML
3 321 (22.00%) ASP.NET
4 277 (18.99%) CSS
5 218 (14.94%) Spring
6 214 (14.67%) AngularJS
7 212 (14.53%) Web Services
8 198 (13.57%) WCF
9 185 (12.68%) XML
10 145 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 136 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 128 (8.77%) .NET Framework
12 128 (8.77%) RESTful
13 109 (7.47%) REST
14 107 (7.33%) HTML5
15 105 (7.20%) jQuery
16 104 (7.13%) WPF
17 98 (6.72%) SOAP
18 97 (6.65%) React
19 95 (6.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 291 (19.95%) Computer Science
2 177 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 98 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
5 90 (6.17%) Data Structures
6 80 (5.48%) Fintech
7 74 (5.07%) User Experience
8 72 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
9 62 (4.25%) Wiki
10 52 (3.56%) Mobile App
11 43 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.99%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
13 28 (1.92%) Hedge funds
14 26 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
15 22 (1.51%) Derivative
16 21 (1.44%) W3C
17 20 (1.37%) Equities
17 20 (1.37%) Management Information System
18 18 (1.23%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 272 (18.64%) Linux
2 180 (12.34%) Windows
3 97 (6.65%) Android
4 88 (6.03%) Apple iOS
5 67 (4.59%) Unix
6 61 (4.18%) CentOS
7 56 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.14%) pSOS
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.069%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,192 (81.70%) OO
2 851 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (32.90%) Software Engineering
4 424 (29.06%) TDD
5 340 (23.30%) Scrum
6 337 (23.10%) Problem-Solving
7 285 (19.53%) MVC
8 224 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
9 199 (13.64%) SOLID
10 187 (12.82%) SDLC
11 179 (12.27%) Test Automation
12 177 (12.13%) OOP
13 159 (10.90%) Unit Testing
14 146 (10.01%) SOA
15 141 (9.66%) DevOps
16 136 (9.32%) Microservices
17 132 (9.05%) Open Source
18 130 (8.91%) Multithreading
19 121 (8.29%) Mathematics
20 119 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 657 (45.03%) C#
2 568 (38.93%) SQL
3 523 (35.85%) Java
4 467 (32.01%) JavaScript
5 335 (22.96%) C++
6 196 (13.43%) Python
7 116 (7.95%) C
8 114 (7.81%) T-SQL
9 99 (6.79%) PHP
10 63 (4.32%) Java 8
11 61 (4.18%) TypeScript
12 45 (3.08%) VB
13 33 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 30 (2.06%) Ruby
15 28 (1.92%) VBA
16 25 (1.71%) F#
16 25 (1.71%) Scala
17 21 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 309 (21.18%) Degree
2 105 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.17%) PhD
6 11 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.21%) CITP
10 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.17%) QA
2 14 (0.96%) DICOM
3 13 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.069%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (6.72%) Docker
2 21 (1.44%) Firmware
3 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (1.71%) Ansible
2 15 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 13 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.34%) Grafana
4 5 (0.34%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.27%) Terraform
6 2 (0.14%) Puppet
6 2 (0.14%) Rancher
7 1 (0.069%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.069%) Nessus
7 1 (0.069%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 236 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.24%) Oracle
3 56 (3.84%) Red Hat
4 34 (2.33%) SAP
5 33 (2.26%) Sybase
6 31 (2.12%) hybris
7 30 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.85%) Adobe
9 26 (1.78%) Google
10 24 (1.64%) Zend
11 19 (1.30%) Infragistics
12 18 (1.23%) WSO2
13 16 (1.10%) Apple
13 16 (1.10%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.96%) Informatica
15 13 (0.89%) Interwoven
16 12 (0.82%) Intel
16 12 (0.82%) OpenText
17 11 (0.75%) TIBCO
18 10 (0.69%) WorldPay