Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 175 129
Rank change year-on-year +5 -46 +8
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2,518 2,956 4,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.01% 1.98% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.14% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,105 2,531 4,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

OOP 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 115,341 137,833 159,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.00% 92.15% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91,272 108,711 128,416
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,979 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the UK

OOP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP.

Salary trend for OOP in the UK

OOP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for OOP in the UK

OOP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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 +14 2,347 £50,000 +5.26% 596
UK excluding London -4 1,477 £45,000 - 402
London +22 984 £62,250 +3.75% 223
South East +13 503 £45,000 +5.88% 81
North of England 0 349 £47,500 +5.56% 133
North West +34 251 £48,250 +1.58% 84
Midlands +43 245 £35,000 -9.09% 84
West Midlands +22 132 £35,000 -6.67% 33
South West -9 131 £40,000 +6.67% 40
East of England +31 121 £55,000 +15.79% 34
East Midlands +24 110 £40,000 -5.88% 51
Scotland -18 105 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Yorkshire -24 85 £45,000 - 30
Northern Ireland +2 13 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North East -10 13 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Wales -60 13 £47,500 +39.98% 5

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 1,309 (51.99%) JavaScript
1 1,309 (51.99%) OO
2 1,175 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
3 952 (37.81%) C#
4 873 (34.67%) HTML
5 848 (33.68%) CSS
6 755 (29.98%) Java
7 751 (29.83%) PHP
8 715 (28.40%) .NET
9 685 (27.20%) MVC
10 650 (25.81%) SQL
11 604 (23.99%) Software Engineering
12 601 (23.87%) MySQL
13 554 (22.00%) Git (software)
14 499 (19.82%) TDD
15 494 (19.62%) SQL Server
16 450 (17.87%) AngularJS
17 434 (17.24%) jQuery
18 413 (16.40%) REST
19 405 (16.08%) Degree
20 396 (15.73%) Computer Science
21 377 (14.97%) React
22 366 (14.54%) Finance
23 354 (14.06%) ASP.NET
24 351 (13.94%) Web Services
24 351 (13.94%) Web Development
25 348 (13.82%) Linux
26 342 (13.58%) Scrum
27 319 (12.67%) AWS
28 313 (12.43%) Test Automation

OOP
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 72 (2.86%) CMS
2 69 (2.74%) Apache
3 58 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (2.22%) WordPress
5 47 (1.87%) Drupal
6 37 (1.47%) Confluence
7 34 (1.35%) IIS
7 34 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.15%) nginx
9 16 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 16 (0.64%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.40%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.36%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.32%) Jetty
15 7 (0.28%) ColdFusion
16 6 (0.24%) Ethereum
Applications
1 15 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.44%) Simulink
4 8 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.079%) InDesign
6 2 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 110 (4.37%) Magento
2 10 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
3 9 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.12%) PolarLake
5 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.079%) Relativity
6 2 (0.079%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.040%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.040%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.040%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.040%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 319 (12.67%) AWS
2 262 (10.41%) Azure
3 162 (6.43%) SaaS
4 126 (5.00%) GitHub
5 68 (2.70%) GCP
6 54 (2.14%) Serverless
7 38 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (0.64%) CloudBees
9 14 (0.56%) npm
9 14 (0.56%) PaaS
10 13 (0.52%) Slack
11 12 (0.48%) Azure Functions
11 12 (0.48%) BrowserStack
12 11 (0.44%) AWS Fargate
12 11 (0.44%) Google Play
13 10 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.36%) CloudFront
14 9 (0.36%) IaaS
15 8 (0.32%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.55%) Internet
2 35 (1.39%) HTTP
3 17 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.60%) SMS
4 15 (0.60%) VoIP
5 9 (0.36%) RTP
6 7 (0.28%) AMQP
6 7 (0.28%) Skype
7 6 (0.24%) DNS
7 6 (0.24%) FTP
7 6 (0.24%) SSH
7 6 (0.24%) SSL
8 5 (0.20%) GPON
8 5 (0.20%) Wireless
9 4 (0.16%) Intranet
10 2 (0.079%) RFID
11 1 (0.040%) DHCP
11 1 (0.040%) IPsec
11 1 (0.040%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.040%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (23.87%) MySQL
2 494 (19.62%) SQL Server
3 212 (8.42%) Relational Database
4 156 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 105 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 78 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (1.63%) Big Data
8 37 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.15%) Redis
10 27 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 26 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (0.83%) MariaDB
14 20 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
14 20 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.56%) Blockchain
16 13 (0.52%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (0.36%) Data Mining
19 8 (0.32%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 554 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 181 (7.19%) Selenium
3 153 (6.08%) JIRA
4 125 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 96 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 84 (3.34%) WebDriver
7 70 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 62 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 61 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 56 (2.22%) JUnit
11 53 (2.10%) GitLab
11 53 (2.10%) Subversion
12 52 (2.07%) PHPUnit
13 47 (1.87%) Maven
14 44 (1.75%) webpack
15 40 (1.59%) Jasmine
16 38 (1.51%) Protractor
17 37 (1.47%) Mocha
18 36 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
19 35 (1.39%) Postman
General
1 366 (14.54%) Finance
2 149 (5.92%) Retail
3 118 (4.69%) Marketing
4 115 (4.57%) Games
5 104 (4.13%) Banking
6 55 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 39 (1.55%) Public Sector
8 38 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.27%) Advertising
10 31 (1.23%) Electronics
11 22 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 22 (0.87%) Front Office
11 22 (0.87%) Publishing
12 19 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.60%) Automotive
14 13 (0.52%) Legal
14 13 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.48%) Law
16 11 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,814 (72.04%) Developer
2 517 (20.53%) Senior Developer
3 454 (18.03%) PHP Developer
4 364 (14.46%) Software Engineer
5 336 (13.34%) .NET Developer
6 280 (11.12%) Software Developer
7 260 (10.33%) C# Developer
8 223 (8.86%) Java Developer
9 159 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 147 (5.84%) Senior PHP Developer
11 139 (5.52%) Graduate
12 126 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 116 (4.61%) Junior
14 100 (3.97%) Senior Software Developer
15 99 (3.93%) Graduate Developer
16 90 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
17 88 (3.49%) Web Developer
18 85 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 83 (3.30%) .NET Software Developer
19 83 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (34.67%) HTML
2 848 (33.68%) CSS
3 715 (28.40%) .NET
4 450 (17.87%) AngularJS
5 434 (17.24%) jQuery
6 413 (16.40%) REST
7 377 (14.97%) React
8 354 (14.06%) ASP.NET
9 351 (13.94%) Web Services
10 302 (11.99%) Laravel
11 284 (11.28%) HTML5
12 253 (10.05%) Node.js
13 226 (8.98%) LAMP
14 210 (8.34%) Spring
15 205 (8.14%) .NET Framework
15 205 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 181 (7.19%) SOAP
17 177 (7.03%) RESTful
18 174 (6.91%) .NET Core
19 166 (6.59%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 222 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 133 (5.28%) User Experience
3 132 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (4.61%) Algorithms
5 114 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
6 112 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
7 103 (4.09%) Data Structures
8 43 (1.71%) Online Gambling
9 39 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
11 32 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 30 (1.19%) Animation
13 29 (1.15%) N-Tier
14 22 (0.87%) e-Learning
15 19 (0.75%) Robotics
16 17 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (0.68%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.64%) NHS
17 16 (0.64%) PlayStation
18 15 (0.60%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 348 (13.82%) Linux
2 157 (6.24%) Apple iOS
3 154 (6.12%) Android
4 114 (4.53%) Windows
5 37 (1.47%) Unix
6 17 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.56%) VxWorks
7 14 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.32%) CentOS
9 5 (0.20%) HPUX
10 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.079%) AIX
12 2 (0.079%) MVS
12 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.040%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,309 (51.99%) OO
2 1,175 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
3 685 (27.20%) MVC
4 604 (23.99%) Software Engineering
5 499 (19.82%) TDD
6 396 (15.73%) Computer Science
7 351 (13.94%) Web Development
8 342 (13.58%) Scrum
9 313 (12.43%) Test Automation
10 308 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
11 304 (12.07%) SOLID
12 282 (11.20%) DevOps
13 281 (11.16%) Unit Testing
14 280 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
15 269 (10.68%) Microservices
16 226 (8.98%) BDD
17 192 (7.63%) Mentoring
18 182 (7.23%) Fintech
19 176 (6.99%) OOD
20 169 (6.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,309 (51.99%) JavaScript
2 952 (37.81%) C#
3 755 (29.98%) Java
4 751 (29.83%) PHP
5 650 (25.81%) SQL
6 304 (12.07%) Python
7 221 (8.78%) C++
8 144 (5.72%) T-SQL
9 134 (5.32%) Ruby
10 121 (4.81%) TypeScript
11 92 (3.65%) PHP 7
12 88 (3.49%) Java 8
13 85 (3.38%) Apple Swift
14 78 (3.10%) ES6
15 73 (2.90%) Objective-C
16 53 (2.10%) PHP 5
17 50 (1.99%) C
18 48 (1.91%) VB.NET
19 42 (1.67%) Go
20 41 (1.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 405 (16.08%) Degree
2 132 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.31%) ISTQB
3 33 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.87%) ISEB
5 21 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.52%) PhD
9 5 (0.20%) HND
9 5 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.079%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.079%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.040%) HNC
13 1 (0.040%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (8.06%) QA
2 13 (0.52%) SLA
3 7 (0.28%) GDPR
3 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) GxP
7 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.040%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.040%) DICOM
System Software
1 283 (11.24%) Docker
2 17 (0.68%) Firmware
3 9 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (0.24%) IAG
4 6 (0.24%) Varnish
5 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.079%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.079%) HDFS
8 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.040%) LXC
Systems Management
1 125 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 25 (0.99%) Terraform
3 24 (0.95%) Puppet
4 19 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.71%) Ansible
6 17 (0.68%) Rancher
7 10 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.36%) Mesos
9 6 (0.24%) Kibana
10 5 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.079%) Consul
11 2 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.079%) EnCase
11 2 (0.079%) FTK
11 2 (0.079%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.040%) cPanel
12 1 (0.040%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.040%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.040%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.040%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 235 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 182 (7.23%) Zend
3 93 (3.69%) Oracle
4 68 (2.70%) Google
5 49 (1.95%) SAP
6 40 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (1.31%) Xamarin
8 24 (0.95%) Apple
9 19 (0.75%) Adobe
10 17 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.64%) IBM
12 15 (0.60%) New Relic
13 13 (0.52%) Telerik
14 11 (0.44%) hybris
15 10 (0.40%) Avaya
15 10 (0.40%) Genesys
16 9 (0.36%) Elastic Path
17 8 (0.32%) Interwoven
18 7 (0.28%) Citrix
18 7 (0.28%) Red Hat