Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 262 295
Rank change year-on-year -75 +33 -15
Permanent jobs citing OOD 1,612 2,429 2,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.37% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.50% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,299 1,669 1,978
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,500 £80,000 £90,000
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 152,439 162,423 176,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,297 128,279 147,112
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -78 1,514 £50,000 +5.26% 220
UK excluding London -16 1,010 £45,000 - 171
London -126 604 £70,000 +16.67% 79
South East +76 484 £47,500 +5.56% 44
South West +44 157 £45,000 +5.88% 28
North of England -63 108 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Midlands -20 101 £41,250 -8.33% 22
Scotland +13 75 £50,000 +6.38% 22
East of England -126 70 £52,500 +10.53% 20
Yorkshire -32 58 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Midlands -9 57 £43,750 -7.89% 16
North West -53 45 £37,500 -16.67% 20
East Midlands -1 44 £38,500 +2.67% 6
Northern Ireland +6 9 £41,500 +10.67% 2
Wales -14 9 £35,000 -12.50% 6
North East -14 7 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,365 (84.68%) OO
2 935 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 746 (46.28%) C#
4 677 (42.00%) SQL
5 645 (40.01%) .NET
6 589 (36.54%) JavaScript
7 586 (36.35%) Java
8 547 (33.93%) Software Engineering
9 518 (32.13%) TDD
10 488 (30.27%) SQL Server
11 439 (27.23%) HTML
12 377 (23.39%) Degree
13 376 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
14 375 (23.26%) Scrum
15 374 (23.20%) MVC
15 374 (23.20%) ASP.NET
16 344 (21.34%) C++
17 334 (20.72%) Computer Science
18 324 (20.10%) Finance
19 319 (19.79%) Git (software)
20 315 (19.54%) CSS
21 298 (18.49%) Microsoft
22 272 (16.87%) AngularJS
22 272 (16.87%) SDLC
23 268 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
24 260 (16.13%) Spring
25 241 (14.95%) Linux
26 236 (14.64%) Web Services
27 221 (13.71%) WCF
28 219 (13.59%) 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 95 (5.89%) IIS
2 71 (4.40%) Apache
2 71 (4.40%) Confluence
3 55 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 47 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (2.36%) JBoss
6 36 (2.23%) CMS
7 30 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (1.86%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (1.61%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.99%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.87%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.31%) GemFire
15 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.12%) Simulink
6 1 (0.062%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 12 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.62%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.56%) Magento
5 5 (0.31%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.062%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 160 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.73%) GitHub
4 36 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.74%) SaaS
6 20 (1.24%) npm
7 15 (0.93%) Office 365
8 12 (0.74%) PaaS
9 9 (0.56%) Google Play
9 9 (0.56%) Serverless
10 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.43%) IaaS
11 6 (0.37%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.31%) AWS CodePipeline
13 3 (0.19%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.062%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.062%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.42%) Internet
2 35 (2.17%) HTTP
3 13 (0.81%) AMQP
4 12 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.56%) Network Security
5 9 (0.56%) SMS
6 8 (0.50%) Skype
7 7 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.37%) LTE
8 6 (0.37%) SNMP
8 6 (0.37%) UMTS
8 6 (0.37%) WiMAX
9 4 (0.25%) Value-Added Service
10 3 (0.19%) Wireless
11 2 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
12 1 (0.062%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.062%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.062%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.062%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.062%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (30.27%) SQL Server
2 163 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 118 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 108 (6.70%) MySQL
5 70 (4.34%) RDBMS
6 68 (4.22%) Big Data
6 68 (4.22%) MongoDB
7 65 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (2.79%) Oracle Database
10 41 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 39 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (1.92%) Hadoop
15 27 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
16 23 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
17 21 (1.30%) GIS
18 20 (1.24%) Geospatial Data
18 20 (1.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 319 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 209 (12.97%) Visual Studio
3 126 (7.82%) Jenkins
4 122 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 115 (7.13%) Subversion
6 110 (6.82%) JUnit
7 108 (6.70%) JIRA
8 77 (4.78%) Bitbucket
9 74 (4.59%) NUnit
10 73 (4.53%) Maven
11 65 (4.03%) Selenium
12 62 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 51 (3.16%) EasyMock
14 49 (3.04%) ReSharper
15 45 (2.79%) Eclipse
16 44 (2.73%) Jasmine
17 35 (2.17%) Gradle
18 31 (1.92%) MSTest
18 31 (1.92%) TeamCity
19 29 (1.80%) Moq
General
1 324 (20.10%) Finance
2 140 (8.68%) Banking
3 85 (5.27%) Retail
4 78 (4.84%) Games
5 52 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 49 (3.04%) Front Office
7 48 (2.98%) Automotive
8 46 (2.85%) Financial Institution
9 45 (2.79%) Marketing
10 37 (2.30%) Advertising
10 37 (2.30%) Telecoms
11 32 (1.99%) Aerospace
12 30 (1.86%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.74%) Military
14 25 (1.55%) Back Office
15 22 (1.36%) Electronics
16 15 (0.93%) Legal
17 9 (0.56%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.43%) Publishing
19 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,093 (67.80%) Developer
2 337 (20.91%) Software Engineer
3 300 (18.61%) C# Developer
4 292 (18.11%) .NET Developer
5 272 (16.87%) Senior Developer
6 256 (15.88%) Java Developer
7 191 (11.85%) Software Developer
8 166 (10.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 106 (6.58%) Senior C# Developer
10 89 (5.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 83 (5.15%) Java Engineer
12 81 (5.02%) Java Software Engineer
13 74 (4.59%) Architect
14 73 (4.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 72 (4.47%) ASP.NET Developer
16 71 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
17 68 (4.22%) C++ Developer
17 68 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
18 67 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 64 (3.97%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (40.01%) .NET
2 439 (27.23%) HTML
3 374 (23.20%) ASP.NET
4 315 (19.54%) CSS
5 272 (16.87%) AngularJS
6 260 (16.13%) Spring
7 236 (14.64%) Web Services
8 221 (13.71%) WCF
9 205 (12.72%) XML
10 197 (12.22%) .NET Framework
10 197 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 180 (11.17%) HTML5
12 168 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 163 (10.11%) REST
14 158 (9.80%) WPF
15 154 (9.55%) RESTful
16 129 (8.00%) jQuery
17 124 (7.69%) SOAP
18 110 (6.82%) React
19 109 (6.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 334 (20.72%) Computer Science
2 183 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (8.37%) Algorithms
4 116 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
5 104 (6.45%) Data Structures
6 102 (6.33%) User Experience
7 79 (4.90%) Fintech
8 57 (3.54%) Mobile App
9 55 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
10 52 (3.23%) Wiki
11 49 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
12 42 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (2.05%) Derivative
13 33 (2.05%) Fixed Income
14 30 (1.86%) Equities
15 28 (1.74%) Online Gambling
15 28 (1.74%) W3C
16 27 (1.67%) Hedge funds
17 21 (1.30%) Virtual Team
18 19 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 241 (14.95%) Linux
2 197 (12.22%) Windows
3 93 (5.77%) Android
4 76 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 73 (4.53%) Unix
6 41 (2.54%) CentOS
7 38 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.12%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.062%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.062%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,365 (84.68%) OO
2 935 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 518 (32.13%) TDD
5 376 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
6 375 (23.26%) Scrum
7 374 (23.20%) MVC
8 272 (16.87%) SDLC
9 268 (16.63%) Continuous Integration
10 219 (13.59%) SOLID
11 216 (13.40%) Test Automation
12 195 (12.10%) OOP
13 172 (10.67%) Microservices
14 151 (9.37%) Open Source
15 149 (9.24%) Unit Testing
16 143 (8.87%) DevOps
17 142 (8.81%) SOA
18 141 (8.75%) OOA/OOD
19 138 (8.56%) Web Development
20 135 (8.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 746 (46.28%) C#
2 677 (42.00%) SQL
3 589 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 586 (36.35%) Java
5 344 (21.34%) C++
6 166 (10.30%) Python
7 137 (8.50%) T-SQL
8 108 (6.70%) C
9 86 (5.33%) PHP
10 77 (4.78%) TypeScript
11 73 (4.53%) Java 8
12 49 (3.04%) VB
13 46 (2.85%) PL/SQL
14 42 (2.61%) Ruby
15 38 (2.36%) VBA
16 37 (2.30%) Scala
17 32 (1.99%) Shell Script
18 31 (1.92%) F#
19 27 (1.67%) PowerShell
20 21 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 377 (23.39%) Degree
2 138 (8.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.30%) PhD
6 19 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (0.37%) CITP
10 6 (0.37%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.12%) ISEB
12 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.89%) QA
2 18 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.87%) DICOM
4 9 (0.56%) WCAG
5 5 (0.31%) GDPR
5 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 91 (5.65%) Docker
2 21 (1.30%) Firmware
3 7 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.12%) LXC
5 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.062%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (2.11%) Ansible
2 24 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.74%) Puppet
5 3 (0.19%) Terraform
6 2 (0.12%) Rancher
6 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.062%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.062%) Marathon
7 1 (0.062%) Mesos
Vendors
1 298 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 128 (7.94%) Oracle
3 50 (3.10%) Sybase
4 38 (2.36%) Red Hat
5 32 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.74%) SAP
6 28 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 19 (1.18%) DevExpress
7 19 (1.18%) hybris
7 19 (1.18%) WorldPay
8 18 (1.12%) Adobe
9 17 (1.05%) Google
10 15 (0.93%) Infragistics
11 14 (0.87%) Zend
12 13 (0.81%) Sitecore
12 13 (0.81%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.74%) WSO2
14 11 (0.68%) Apple
15 10 (0.62%) Interwoven
16 9 (0.56%) Intel