Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 166 149
Rank change year-on-year -18 -17 -8
Permanent jobs citing OOP 2,686 3,366 4,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 2.06% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.24% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,281 2,880 3,741
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%

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 126,165 150,178 160,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.12% 91.81% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,275 119,505 126,894
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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 -8 2,536 £47,500 +5.56% 630
UK excluding London -35 1,547 £42,500 -5.56% 457
London +40 1,094 £60,000 +4.35% 240
South East -6 557 £42,500 -5.56% 93
North of England -52 355 £42,500 -5.56% 118
North West +2 262 £46,000 -3.16% 73
Midlands -13 212 £38,500 +0.65% 75
East of England +53 184 £50,000 +11.11% 48
South West -31 126 £40,000 +6.67% 56
West Midlands -9 119 £37,500 +7.14% 34
East Midlands -4 93 £41,000 +6.49% 41
Scotland -51 91 £42,500 -15.00% 54
Yorkshire -91 83 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Wales -19 23 £37,500 +10.51% 11
North East -13 10 £40,000 +6.67% 15
Northern Ireland -22 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 1,413 (52.61%) OO
2 1,371 (51.04%) JavaScript
3 1,253 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
4 1,073 (39.95%) C#
5 1,002 (37.30%) HTML
6 947 (35.26%) CSS
7 843 (31.38%) Java
8 770 (28.67%) MVC
9 763 (28.41%) PHP
10 754 (28.07%) .NET
11 690 (25.69%) Software Engineering
12 681 (25.35%) MySQL
13 630 (23.45%) TDD
14 628 (23.38%) SQL
15 583 (21.71%) Git (software)
16 548 (20.40%) SQL Server
17 503 (18.73%) Degree
18 476 (17.72%) AngularJS
19 452 (16.83%) Web Development
20 425 (15.82%) jQuery
21 424 (15.79%) React
22 416 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
23 411 (15.30%) REST
24 407 (15.15%) Test Automation
25 404 (15.04%) Computer Science
26 398 (14.82%) Linux
27 392 (14.59%) Web Services
28 371 (13.81%) Scrum
29 364 (13.55%) Python
30 354 (13.18%) Problem-Solving

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 90 (3.35%) WordPress
2 88 (3.28%) CMS
3 74 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 71 (2.64%) Apache
5 48 (1.79%) Drupal
6 45 (1.68%) IIS
7 41 (1.53%) Confluence
7 41 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.45%) Apache Solr
9 31 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 29 (1.08%) Apache Spark
11 26 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 21 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (0.74%) nginx
14 14 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.48%) JBoss
16 11 (0.41%) Jetty
17 8 (0.30%) ColdFusion
18 7 (0.26%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.34%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.22%) InDesign
5 6 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.15%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.074%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.037%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 109 (4.06%) Magento
2 27 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
3 22 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.82%) SDL Web 8
4 8 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.11%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.11%) PolarLake
6 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.074%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.074%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.074%) Shopify
8 1 (0.037%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.037%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.037%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.037%) Odoo
8 1 (0.037%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.037%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 346 (12.88%) AWS
2 331 (12.32%) Azure
3 141 (5.25%) SaaS
4 135 (5.03%) GitHub
5 105 (3.91%) GCP
6 89 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (1.90%) Serverless
8 19 (0.71%) PaaS
9 16 (0.60%) CloudBees
10 14 (0.52%) BrowserStack
11 13 (0.48%) IaaS
12 12 (0.45%) npm
12 12 (0.45%) NuGet
13 11 (0.41%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.37%) Heroku
14 10 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 10 (0.37%) Slack
15 9 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.61%) Internet
2 41 (1.53%) HTTP
3 23 (0.86%) Broadband
4 18 (0.67%) Skype
5 12 (0.45%) Intranet
6 11 (0.41%) Network Security
7 9 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.30%) AMQP
8 8 (0.30%) FTP
9 6 (0.22%) SSL
10 4 (0.15%) SMS
11 3 (0.11%) Hyperconnected
11 3 (0.11%) Wireless
12 2 (0.074%) SSH
13 1 (0.037%) 4G
13 1 (0.037%) DHCP
13 1 (0.037%) DNS
13 1 (0.037%) IPsec
13 1 (0.037%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.037%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (25.35%) MySQL
2 548 (20.40%) SQL Server
3 254 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 171 (6.37%) NoSQL
5 126 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 95 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 75 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 53 (1.97%) Big Data
9 40 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (1.19%) Redis
12 31 (1.15%) Hadoop
13 30 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 28 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (0.82%) Blockchain
16 20 (0.74%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.71%) Endeca
18 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (0.48%) Data Mining
20 10 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 583 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 220 (8.19%) Selenium
3 168 (6.25%) JIRA
4 125 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 90 (3.35%) Cucumber
6 89 (3.31%) WebDriver
7 85 (3.16%) Subversion
8 84 (3.13%) webpack
9 77 (2.87%) Visual Studio
10 64 (2.38%) JUnit
11 57 (2.12%) TeamCity
12 55 (2.05%) GitLab
12 55 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 54 (2.01%) PHPUnit
14 47 (1.75%) Maven
14 47 (1.75%) Protractor
15 44 (1.64%) Jasmine
16 40 (1.49%) gulp
16 40 (1.49%) SpecFlow
17 39 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 353 (13.14%) Finance
2 208 (7.74%) Retail
3 143 (5.32%) Games
4 117 (4.36%) Marketing
5 101 (3.76%) Banking
6 65 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 53 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.38%) Advertising
9 33 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 24 (0.89%) Electronics
11 23 (0.86%) Publishing
12 20 (0.74%) Public Sector
13 19 (0.71%) Legal
14 14 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.30%) Automotive
17 8 (0.30%) Back Office
18 6 (0.22%) Law
19 5 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,848 (68.80%) Developer
2 504 (18.76%) PHP Developer
3 414 (15.41%) Software Engineer
4 407 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 320 (11.91%) Software Developer
6 277 (10.31%) .NET Developer
7 244 (9.08%) C# Developer
8 231 (8.60%) Java Developer
9 149 (5.55%) Graduate
10 145 (5.40%) Test Engineer
11 136 (5.06%) Junior
12 128 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 125 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
14 105 (3.91%) Web Developer
15 104 (3.87%) Graduate Developer
15 104 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
16 98 (3.65%) Senior Software Developer
17 94 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
18 88 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 88 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,002 (37.30%) HTML
2 947 (35.26%) CSS
3 754 (28.07%) .NET
4 476 (17.72%) AngularJS
5 425 (15.82%) jQuery
6 424 (15.79%) React
7 411 (15.30%) REST
8 392 (14.59%) Web Services
9 343 (12.77%) ASP.NET
10 325 (12.10%) HTML5
11 303 (11.28%) Laravel
12 265 (9.87%) Node.js
13 252 (9.38%) Spring
14 213 (7.93%) LAMP
15 203 (7.56%) RESTful
16 192 (7.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 188 (7.00%) Ajax
18 184 (6.85%) .NET Framework
19 175 (6.52%) CSS3
20 169 (6.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 272 (10.13%) Mobile App
2 184 (6.85%) Algorithms
3 152 (5.66%) User Experience
4 125 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (3.83%) Data Structures
6 87 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
7 84 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 75 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (1.82%) Online Gambling
10 35 (1.30%) Robotics
11 31 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 30 (1.12%) Cloud Native
13 29 (1.08%) N-Tier
14 26 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (0.89%) Social Media
16 22 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 19 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 18 (0.67%) NHS
19 16 (0.60%) e-Learning
19 16 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 398 (14.82%) Linux
2 180 (6.70%) Android
3 161 (5.99%) Apple iOS
4 135 (5.03%) Windows
5 51 (1.90%) Unix
6 26 (0.97%) Mac OS
7 20 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.45%) Debian
9 11 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.30%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.22%) CentOS
11 6 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.19%) AIX
12 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.15%) HPUX
14 3 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
14 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,413 (52.61%) OO
2 1,253 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
3 770 (28.67%) MVC
4 690 (25.69%) Software Engineering
5 630 (23.45%) TDD
6 452 (16.83%) Web Development
7 416 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
8 407 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 404 (15.04%) Computer Science
10 371 (13.81%) Scrum
11 354 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
12 333 (12.40%) Unit Testing
13 303 (11.28%) DevOps
14 296 (11.02%) SOLID
15 266 (9.90%) BDD
16 247 (9.20%) Microservices
17 232 (8.64%) E-Commerce
18 201 (7.48%) Fintech
19 200 (7.45%) Mentoring
20 188 (7.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,371 (51.04%) JavaScript
2 1,073 (39.95%) C#
3 843 (31.38%) Java
4 763 (28.41%) PHP
5 628 (23.38%) SQL
6 364 (13.55%) Python
7 255 (9.49%) C++
8 130 (4.84%) Ruby
9 122 (4.54%) T-SQL
10 113 (4.21%) TypeScript
11 95 (3.54%) PHP 7
12 90 (3.35%) Objective-C
13 86 (3.20%) Apple Swift
13 86 (3.20%) ES6
13 86 (3.20%) Java 8
14 64 (2.38%) PHP 5
15 62 (2.31%) C
16 59 (2.20%) Go
17 53 (1.97%) VB.NET
18 46 (1.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 503 (18.73%) Degree
2 136 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 20 (0.74%) PhD
7 18 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.48%) ISEB
9 13 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.45%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.30%) HND
11 8 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.19%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.19%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
15 2 (0.074%) MCSD
16 1 (0.037%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (7.89%) QA
2 12 (0.45%) SLA
3 9 (0.34%) DICOM
3 9 (0.34%) GDPR
4 4 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.074%) PMO
7 1 (0.037%) ISO 15022
7 1 (0.037%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.037%) NCSC
System Software
1 263 (9.79%) Docker
2 21 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
3 13 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.22%) Firmware
5 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.11%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.074%) HDFS
8 2 (0.074%) IAG
8 2 (0.074%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 110 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.97%) Puppet
4 21 (0.78%) Ansible
5 18 (0.67%) Rancher
6 17 (0.63%) Terraform
7 7 (0.26%) Kibana
8 5 (0.19%) Mesos
9 4 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.11%) Consul
10 3 (0.11%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.11%) SCCM
11 2 (0.074%) Nagios
12 1 (0.037%) cPanel
12 1 (0.037%) EnCase
12 1 (0.037%) FTK
12 1 (0.037%) logstash
12 1 (0.037%) Oozie
Vendors
1 269 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 184 (6.85%) Zend
3 132 (4.91%) Oracle
4 109 (4.06%) Google
5 84 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (2.05%) SAP
7 44 (1.64%) Adobe
8 37 (1.38%) Xamarin
9 27 (1.01%) hybris
10 26 (0.97%) Elastic Path
10 26 (0.97%) IBM
11 22 (0.82%) Pega
12 19 (0.71%) Interwoven
13 17 (0.63%) Twitter
14 13 (0.48%) Apple
14 13 (0.48%) VMware
15 10 (0.37%) New Relic
16 9 (0.34%) Facebook
16 9 (0.34%) Zuora
17 8 (0.30%) Marketo