Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 367 282 296
Rank change year-on-year -85 +14 -15
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,267 2,093 2,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.20% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,519 1,738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 138,851 159,672 161,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.68% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,503 128,276 133,965
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -106 1,137 £50,000 - 199
UK excluding London -19 886 £45,000 - 159
South East -4 411 £47,500 +5.56% 43
London -209 356 £70,000 +16.67% 65
South West +49 123 £42,500 -5.56% 22
North of England +13 121 £45,000 - 40
Midlands +25 92 £45,000 +11.80% 11
West Midlands +50 68 £45,000 - 8
Scotland +21 64 £50,000 +22.25% 21
North West +7 60 £46,250 +44.53% 27
Yorkshire +3 58 £45,000 - 12
East of England -81 38 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Wales +10 27 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East Midlands -11 24 £38,500 +2.67% 2
Northern Ireland -4 11 £40,000 -3.61% 1
North East +11 4 £40,000 -38.46% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,026 (80.98%) OO
2 758 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
3 625 (49.33%) C#
4 509 (40.17%) SQL
5 496 (39.15%) Java
6 475 (37.49%) .NET
7 446 (35.20%) Software Engineering
8 411 (32.44%) JavaScript
9 383 (30.23%) HTML
10 360 (28.41%) C++
11 344 (27.15%) SQL Server
12 302 (23.84%) TDD
13 283 (22.34%) CSS
14 280 (22.10%) ASP.NET
15 273 (21.55%) Linux
16 259 (20.44%) MVC
17 258 (20.36%) Scrum
18 244 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
19 238 (18.78%) Python
19 238 (18.78%) Degree
19 238 (18.78%) Git (software)
20 226 (17.84%) Computer Science
21 212 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
22 197 (15.55%) Microsoft
23 191 (15.07%) Visual Studio
24 186 (14.68%) Spring
25 179 (14.13%) Unit Testing
26 178 (14.05%) Finance
27 177 (13.97%) AngularJS
28 173 (13.65%) 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
1 109 (8.60%) Apache
2 65 (5.13%) IIS
3 62 (4.89%) Confluence
4 45 (3.55%) CMS
5 34 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (2.21%) Apache Solr
6 28 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.10%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.79%) JBoss
11 10 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.55%) WordPress
13 5 (0.39%) ExpressionEngine
13 5 (0.39%) Jetty
13 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.16%) InDesign
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.97%) SAP Hybris
2 19 (1.50%) Magento
2 19 (1.50%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 139 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (3.16%) GitHub
4 36 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.97%) SaaS
7 17 (1.34%) Serverless
8 14 (1.10%) PaaS
9 13 (1.03%) IaaS
10 12 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.95%) Google Play
11 8 (0.63%) npm
12 5 (0.39%) Office 365
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.16%) AWS CodePipeline
13 2 (0.16%) Heroku
14 1 (0.079%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.079%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 1 (0.079%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.29%) Internet
2 54 (4.26%) HTTP
3 23 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.63%) SSL
5 7 (0.55%) AMQP
5 7 (0.55%) Network Security
6 6 (0.47%) Wireless
7 4 (0.32%) SMS
8 3 (0.24%) 3G
8 3 (0.24%) 4G
8 3 (0.24%) 5G
8 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.24%) LTE
8 3 (0.24%) PPP
9 2 (0.16%) Broadband
10 1 (0.079%) Plixer Scrutinizer
10 1 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (27.15%) SQL Server
2 167 (13.18%) Relational Database
3 101 (7.97%) MySQL
4 86 (6.79%) NoSQL
5 75 (5.92%) RDBMS
6 74 (5.84%) Big Data
7 58 (4.58%) MongoDB
8 52 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
10 43 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (2.53%) Hadoop
13 26 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
14 24 (1.89%) Redis
15 22 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (1.66%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (1.50%) Endeca
19 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
19 17 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 238 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 191 (15.07%) Visual Studio
3 100 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 90 (7.10%) JIRA
5 76 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (5.13%) Maven
7 64 (5.05%) Eclipse
8 63 (4.97%) JUnit
9 58 (4.58%) Subversion
10 53 (4.18%) Bitbucket
11 49 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 44 (3.47%) Eclipse RCP
13 43 (3.39%) EasyMock
13 43 (3.39%) Gradle
14 32 (2.53%) Ant
15 30 (2.37%) Apache Ivy
16 27 (2.13%) TeamCity
17 19 (1.50%) NUnit
17 19 (1.50%) ReSharper
17 19 (1.50%) Selenium
General
1 178 (14.05%) Finance
2 68 (5.37%) Retail
3 57 (4.50%) Marketing
4 48 (3.79%) Banking
5 46 (3.63%) Games
6 28 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.82%) Publishing
8 20 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.50%) Automotive
10 18 (1.42%) Advertising
10 18 (1.42%) Electronics
11 16 (1.26%) Front Office
12 15 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.87%) Back Office
14 7 (0.55%) Legal
15 6 (0.47%) Law
15 6 (0.47%) Military
15 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Avionics
16 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 845 (66.69%) Developer
2 276 (21.78%) Software Engineer
3 236 (18.63%) .NET Developer
4 225 (17.76%) C# Developer
5 205 (16.18%) Senior Developer
6 191 (15.07%) Java Developer
7 164 (12.94%) Software Developer
8 146 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 91 (7.18%) Senior Software Engineer
10 87 (6.87%) Senior .NET Developer
11 82 (6.47%) Architect
12 76 (6.00%) Junior
13 75 (5.92%) C++ Software Engineer
14 72 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
14 72 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 69 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
16 67 (5.29%) C++ Developer
17 65 (5.13%) Java Engineer
18 60 (4.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 56 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (37.49%) .NET
2 383 (30.23%) HTML
3 283 (22.34%) CSS
4 280 (22.10%) ASP.NET
5 186 (14.68%) Spring
6 177 (13.97%) AngularJS
7 156 (12.31%) Web Services
8 149 (11.76%) WCF
9 135 (10.66%) XML
10 125 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 100 (7.89%) jQuery
12 99 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 98 (7.73%) RESTful
14 84 (6.63%) REST
15 82 (6.47%) .NET Framework
16 81 (6.39%) React
17 80 (6.31%) Middleware
18 78 (6.16%) Node.js
19 74 (5.84%) HTML5
20 70 (5.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 139 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (8.76%) Algorithms
3 82 (6.47%) Data Structures
4 68 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (4.74%) Fintech
6 58 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (3.95%) User Experience
8 48 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (3.71%) Mobile App
10 43 (3.39%) Wiki
11 36 (2.84%) Virtual Team
12 34 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
13 22 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 12 (0.95%) Derivative
15 12 (0.95%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.95%) W3C
16 11 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
16 11 (0.87%) EPoS
17 9 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 273 (21.55%) Linux
2 173 (13.65%) Windows
3 82 (6.47%) Android
4 73 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 44 (3.47%) CentOS
6 42 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (3.31%) Unix
7 14 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.39%) pSOS
10 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,026 (80.98%) OO
2 758 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (35.20%) Software Engineering
4 302 (23.84%) TDD
5 259 (20.44%) MVC
6 258 (20.36%) Scrum
7 244 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
8 226 (17.84%) Computer Science
9 212 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
10 179 (14.13%) Unit Testing
11 161 (12.71%) OOP
12 153 (12.08%) SOLID
13 137 (10.81%) Test Automation
14 127 (10.02%) OOA/OOD
15 124 (9.79%) SDLC
16 122 (9.63%) DevOps
16 122 (9.63%) Microservices
17 119 (9.39%) Multithreading
18 113 (8.92%) UML
19 108 (8.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 625 (49.33%) C#
2 509 (40.17%) SQL
3 496 (39.15%) Java
4 411 (32.44%) JavaScript
5 360 (28.41%) C++
6 238 (18.78%) Python
7 112 (8.84%) C
8 109 (8.60%) PHP
9 96 (7.58%) T-SQL
10 72 (5.68%) TypeScript
11 51 (4.03%) Objective-C
12 49 (3.87%) Java 8
13 43 (3.39%) Perl
14 40 (3.16%) ES6
15 36 (2.84%) Apple Swift
16 35 (2.76%) Ruby
16 35 (2.76%) VB
16 35 (2.76%) VB.NET
17 32 (2.53%) Embedded C
17 32 (2.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 238 (18.78%) Degree
2 86 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.03%) PhD
6 7 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) HND
9 1 (0.079%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.079%) CITP
9 1 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (7.42%) QA
2 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.47%) DICOM
4 3 (0.24%) GDPR
5 2 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 88 (6.95%) Docker
2 22 (1.74%) Firmware
3 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (1.03%) Ansible
1 13 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.39%) Grafana
2 5 (0.39%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.16%) Terraform
5 1 (0.079%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.079%) Nessus
5 1 (0.079%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.079%) Puppet
5 1 (0.079%) SCCM
Vendors
1 197 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 84 (6.63%) Oracle
3 42 (3.31%) Red Hat
4 34 (2.68%) hybris
4 34 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 34 (2.68%) SAP
5 30 (2.37%) Adobe
6 29 (2.29%) Google
7 24 (1.89%) Zend
8 20 (1.58%) Infragistics
9 19 (1.50%) Interwoven
10 16 (1.26%) Elastic Path
11 14 (1.10%) WSO2
12 12 (0.95%) Apple
12 12 (0.95%) Intel
12 12 (0.95%) Sybase
13 11 (0.87%) WorldPay
14 10 (0.79%) Informatica
15 9 (0.71%) OpenText
16 8 (0.63%) TOWER Software