Period
to 19 December 2018

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

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 134 140
Rank change year-on-year -43 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 3,107 4,555 4,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 2.55% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.77% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,665 4,037 4,034
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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 145,362 164,208 169,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,777 130,654 140,219
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for OOP in the UK

OOP
Top 17 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 19 December 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 -55 2,765 £47,500 +5.56% 619
UK excluding London -36 1,924 £45,000 +12.50% 407
London -49 1,116 £60,000 +9.09% 253
South East -51 590 £43,000 +1.18% 67
North of England -28 492 £45,000 +12.50% 137
North West -45 278 £47,500 +18.75% 83
Midlands -43 227 £40,000 +14.29% 70
Scotland +80 196 £50,000 +17.65% 22
Yorkshire -3 176 £45,000 +12.50% 44
South West -53 172 £37,500 - 47
East of England -73 163 £46,500 -7.00% 45
West Midlands -28 121 £37,500 +15.38% 35
East Midlands -36 106 £40,000 +14.29% 35
Wales -8 69 £33,934 -3.05% 17
North East +14 38 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Northern Ireland +6 19 £40,000 - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 1,569 (50.50%) OO
2 1,489 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 1,380 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
4 1,315 (42.32%) C#
5 1,224 (39.39%) Java
6 1,207 (38.85%) HTML
7 1,041 (33.50%) CSS
8 958 (30.83%) SQL
9 908 (29.22%) .NET
10 830 (26.71%) PHP
11 807 (25.97%) Software Engineering
12 762 (24.53%) MVC
13 693 (22.30%) Git (software)
14 684 (22.01%) MySQL
15 618 (19.89%) TDD
16 610 (19.63%) AngularJS
17 598 (19.25%) SQL Server
18 573 (18.44%) Finance
19 556 (17.90%) jQuery
20 536 (17.25%) Python
21 519 (16.70%) Web Services
22 500 (16.09%) Computer Science
23 479 (15.42%) Test Automation
24 477 (15.35%) HTML5
25 470 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
26 468 (15.06%) Web Development
27 465 (14.97%) Linux
28 461 (14.84%) Scrum
29 440 (14.16%) Degree
30 427 (13.74%) ASP.NET

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
1 141 (4.54%) CMS
2 129 (4.15%) Apache
3 101 (3.25%) WordPress
4 79 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
5 72 (2.32%) IIS
6 56 (1.80%) Drupal
7 55 (1.77%) Apache Solr
8 54 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 44 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 40 (1.29%) Confluence
11 37 (1.19%) nginx
11 37 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 26 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 25 (0.80%) MQSeries
14 24 (0.77%) Ethereum
14 24 (0.77%) JBoss
15 22 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.48%) Umbraco
18 8 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (0.84%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.32%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.16%) GIMP
6 3 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.097%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.097%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.064%) Weka
8 1 (0.032%) Simulink
8 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (2.35%) Magento
2 31 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
3 19 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
5 10 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.26%) osCommerce
7 8 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.23%) Ripple
8 7 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.097%) iTrent
10 2 (0.064%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.064%) Shopify
11 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.032%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.032%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.032%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.032%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 470 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (5.73%) SaaS
4 99 (3.19%) GitHub
5 61 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (1.13%) npm
7 27 (0.87%) Serverless
8 26 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (0.71%) Google Analytics
11 20 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 19 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 18 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.51%) PaaS
15 15 (0.48%) Slack
16 12 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (0.35%) AdWords
18 10 (0.32%) Google Play
19 9 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.41%) HTTP
2 55 (1.77%) Internet
3 25 (0.80%) H.323
4 22 (0.71%) Network Security
5 20 (0.64%) Skype
6 16 (0.51%) AMQP
7 15 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.42%) Intranet
9 12 (0.39%) SMS
10 10 (0.32%) Wireless
11 9 (0.29%) iBeacon
12 7 (0.23%) Firewall
12 7 (0.23%) RS-232
13 6 (0.19%) SSL
14 4 (0.13%) DNS
14 4 (0.13%) PPP
14 4 (0.13%) RS-422
14 4 (0.13%) RS-485
14 4 (0.13%) SSH
14 4 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 684 (22.01%) MySQL
2 598 (19.25%) SQL Server
3 294 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 215 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 192 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
6 131 (4.22%) MongoDB
7 99 (3.19%) Big Data
8 84 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 83 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 59 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 47 (1.51%) Blockchain
12 45 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 41 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
14 40 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (1.22%) Redis
16 33 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (0.80%) Bigtable
18 22 (0.71%) MS Access
19 19 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 693 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 227 (7.31%) Jenkins
3 221 (7.11%) Selenium
4 180 (5.79%) JIRA
5 150 (4.83%) WebDriver
6 131 (4.22%) Subversion
7 130 (4.18%) Maven
8 120 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 119 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 97 (3.12%) gulp
11 94 (3.03%) Cucumber
12 78 (2.51%) JUnit
13 62 (2.00%) JMeter
14 61 (1.96%) SoapUI
14 61 (1.96%) TeamCity
15 55 (1.77%) Grunt
16 46 (1.48%) git-flow
17 42 (1.35%) Bitbucket
17 42 (1.35%) NUnit
18 41 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 573 (18.44%) Finance
2 174 (5.60%) Retail
3 159 (5.12%) Banking
4 153 (4.92%) Marketing
5 123 (3.96%) Games
6 64 (2.06%) Advertising
7 60 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 46 (1.48%) Back Office
8 46 (1.48%) Electronics
9 45 (1.45%) Front Office
9 45 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 24 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.61%) Law
12 19 (0.61%) Legal
12 19 (0.61%) Publishing
13 14 (0.45%) Automotive
14 9 (0.29%) Billing
14 9 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2,146 (69.07%) Developer
2 439 (14.13%) PHP Developer
3 415 (13.36%) .NET Developer
4 408 (13.13%) Senior Developer
5 388 (12.49%) Software Engineer
6 365 (11.75%) C# Developer
7 355 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 320 (10.30%) Java Developer
9 265 (8.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 192 (6.18%) Graduate
11 177 (5.70%) Web Developer
12 169 (5.44%) Junior
13 159 (5.12%) Graduate Developer
14 143 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 137 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
16 115 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
17 111 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
18 109 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
19 106 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
20 98 (3.15%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,207 (38.85%) HTML
2 1,041 (33.50%) CSS
3 908 (29.22%) .NET
4 610 (19.63%) AngularJS
5 556 (17.90%) jQuery
6 519 (16.70%) Web Services
7 477 (15.35%) HTML5
8 427 (13.74%) ASP.NET
9 351 (11.30%) RESTful
10 325 (10.46%) Spring
11 300 (9.66%) REST
12 299 (9.62%) .NET Framework
13 294 (9.46%) Laravel
14 293 (9.43%) Node.js
15 287 (9.24%) React
16 277 (8.92%) CSS3
17 275 (8.85%) XML
18 240 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 231 (7.43%) LAMP
20 230 (7.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (6.34%) User Experience
3 195 (6.28%) Fintech
4 167 (5.37%) Mobile App
5 138 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 133 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
7 102 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
8 90 (2.90%) Data Structures
9 71 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
10 51 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 49 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 45 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 28 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
14 25 (0.80%) Social Media
14 25 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
15 23 (0.74%) Digital Currency
16 19 (0.61%) Driving Licence
16 19 (0.61%) NHS
17 16 (0.51%) Client/Server
17 16 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 465 (14.97%) Linux
2 198 (6.37%) Windows
3 154 (4.96%) Unix
4 143 (4.60%) Android
5 139 (4.47%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.61%) Debian
8 16 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.23%) CentOS
10 7 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.097%) AIX
13 3 (0.097%) VMS
14 2 (0.064%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.032%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,569 (50.50%) OO
2 1,380 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
3 807 (25.97%) Software Engineering
4 762 (24.53%) MVC
5 618 (19.89%) TDD
6 500 (16.09%) Computer Science
7 479 (15.42%) Test Automation
8 468 (15.06%) Web Development
9 461 (14.84%) Scrum
10 414 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
11 382 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
12 346 (11.14%) SDLC
13 299 (9.62%) Unit Testing
14 254 (8.18%) BDD
15 252 (8.11%) Microservices
16 246 (7.92%) E-Commerce
17 233 (7.50%) Open Source
18 232 (7.47%) DevOps
19 228 (7.34%) Front End Development
19 228 (7.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,489 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 1,315 (42.32%) C#
3 1,224 (39.39%) Java
4 958 (30.83%) SQL
5 830 (26.71%) PHP
6 536 (17.25%) Python
7 342 (11.01%) C++
8 199 (6.40%) Ruby
9 160 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 101 (3.25%) TypeScript
11 97 (3.12%) Java 8
12 84 (2.70%) PHP 7
13 81 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 76 (2.45%) Objective-C
15 72 (2.32%) Go
16 67 (2.16%) ES6
17 65 (2.09%) C
18 55 (1.77%) Scala
19 53 (1.71%) PHP 5
20 48 (1.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 440 (14.16%) Degree
2 191 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.84%) Master's Degree
3 26 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 26 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.29%) OCPJP
6 7 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.19%) ISEB
8 5 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (0.16%) PhD
9 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.097%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.097%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.064%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.064%) HND
11 2 (0.064%) ICAEW
11 2 (0.064%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (8.18%) QA
2 9 (0.29%) SLA
3 8 (0.26%) GDPR
4 3 (0.097%) DICOM
5 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.064%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.032%) HL7
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 230 (7.40%) Docker
2 29 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.48%) Firmware
5 9 (0.29%) Varnish
6 5 (0.16%) HDFS
7 3 (0.097%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.097%) Postfix
7 3 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.097%) Xen
8 2 (0.064%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.064%) LXC
9 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.032%) etcd
9 1 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 88 (2.83%) Ansible
2 76 (2.45%) Puppet
3 48 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.32%) Mesos
5 10 (0.32%) Terraform
6 8 (0.26%) Packer
7 6 (0.19%) Kibana
7 6 (0.19%) logstash
8 4 (0.13%) Graphite
9 2 (0.064%) Consul
9 2 (0.064%) Marathon
10 1 (0.032%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.032%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.032%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.032%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 397 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 199 (6.40%) Oracle
3 100 (3.22%) Google
4 77 (2.48%) Zend
5 75 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 67 (2.16%) SAP
7 63 (2.03%) Xamarin
8 46 (1.48%) Adobe
9 43 (1.38%) VMware
10 31 (1.00%) hybris
11 19 (0.61%) Twitter
12 16 (0.51%) Interwoven
12 16 (0.51%) Jitterbit
13 15 (0.48%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.45%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.45%) Tableau
15 13 (0.42%) Apple
15 13 (0.42%) Remedy
16 12 (0.39%) Elastic Path
17 10 (0.32%) Red Hat