Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 170 163
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 -25
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1,441 2,996 3,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.22% 2.10% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.27% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 2,729 3,306
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 60,024 131,806 157,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.27% 92.21% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47,962 103,856 125,667
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the UK

OOP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OOP.

Salary trend for OOP in the UK

OOP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OOP over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for OOP in the UK

OOP
Top 18 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 7 August 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 +17 1,341 £50,000 +4.71% 241
UK excluding London +55 911 £45,000 +5.88% 194
London -21 496 £67,500 +12.50% 72
South East +55 373 £42,500 - 42
North of England +68 248 £45,000 +5.88% 75
North West +36 168 £47,500 +18.75% 49
Work from Home -2 108 £50,000 -4.76% 45
Midlands +8 93 £43,000 +7.50% 17
South West +62 92 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Yorkshire +80 65 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Scotland +55 50 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands +38 49 £47,500 +11.76% 11
West Midlands +2 44 £42,500 +10.39% 6
East of England -11 40 £40,000 -23.81% 17
Wales +14 16 £32,500 -13.33% 10
North East +32 15 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Northern Ireland +17 3 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Channel Islands - 3 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 733 (50.87%) OO
2 724 (50.24%) JavaScript
3 550 (38.17%) HTML
4 549 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 531 (36.85%) C#
6 524 (36.36%) CSS
7 473 (32.82%) PHP
8 405 (28.11%) .NET
9 396 (27.48%) MVC
10 394 (27.34%) MySQL
11 358 (24.84%) Java
12 348 (24.15%) SQL Server
13 330 (22.90%) SQL
14 319 (22.14%) Git (software)
15 314 (21.79%) TDD
16 287 (19.92%) Web Development
17 275 (19.08%) Linux
18 274 (19.01%) Software Engineering
19 250 (17.35%) Degree
20 244 (16.93%) Web Services
21 236 (16.38%) Finance
22 233 (16.17%) jQuery
23 231 (16.03%) AWS
24 226 (15.68%) AngularJS
25 223 (15.48%) Python
26 219 (15.20%) Laravel
27 213 (14.78%) DevOps
28 211 (14.64%) Docker
29 202 (14.02%) React
29 202 (14.02%) Azure

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 89 (6.18%) Apache
2 36 (2.50%) CMS
3 34 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 32 (2.22%) IIS
5 31 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (1.73%) nginx
7 21 (1.46%) Confluence
8 16 (1.11%) WordPress
9 11 (0.76%) Drupal
10 6 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.42%) Liferay
11 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.28%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.21%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.14%) SugarCRM
14 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.42%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.35%) Simulink
6 4 (0.28%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.14%) Inkscape
7 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.069%) Sketch
8 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (3.12%) Magento
2 8 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.42%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Endur
7 2 (0.14%) Shopify
8 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.069%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 231 (16.03%) AWS
2 202 (14.02%) Azure
3 105 (7.29%) SaaS
4 70 (4.86%) GCP
5 52 (3.61%) GitHub
6 31 (2.15%) Serverless
7 26 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (1.60%) npm
10 19 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 16 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.97%) PaaS
13 11 (0.76%) IaaS
13 11 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 9 (0.62%) Google Play
14 9 (0.62%) Yarn
15 8 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.49%) BrowserStack
17 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.01%) Network Security
2 19 (1.32%) HTTP
3 18 (1.25%) Internet
4 17 (1.18%) DNS
5 12 (0.83%) Skype
6 10 (0.69%) H.323
7 9 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.42%) SSH
9 3 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.21%) SNMP
9 3 (0.21%) VoIP
10 2 (0.14%) DMZ
10 2 (0.14%) Firewall
10 2 (0.14%) FTP
10 2 (0.14%) SMS
10 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.069%) AMQP
11 1 (0.069%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.069%) Intranet
11 1 (0.069%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (27.34%) MySQL
2 348 (24.15%) SQL Server
3 117 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 102 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 82 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 65 (4.51%) Redis
7 54 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 41 (2.85%) Big Data
10 33 (2.29%) Data Mining
11 32 (2.22%) Flink
12 25 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
17 11 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 319 (22.14%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.76%) JIRA
3 72 (5.00%) Selenium
4 71 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 52 (3.61%) webpack
6 36 (2.50%) PHPUnit
7 32 (2.22%) Subversion
7 32 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 29 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.80%) Cucumber
10 24 (1.67%) Bitbucket
10 24 (1.67%) gulp
11 22 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.39%) Grunt
13 16 (1.11%) Xcode
14 15 (1.04%) Maven
15 13 (0.90%) NUnit
15 13 (0.90%) Postman
16 12 (0.83%) GitLab
16 12 (0.83%) PhpStorm
General
1 236 (16.38%) Finance
2 96 (6.66%) Retail
3 60 (4.16%) Banking
4 49 (3.40%) Marketing
5 38 (2.64%) Law
6 35 (2.43%) Public Sector
7 34 (2.36%) Games
8 28 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.80%) Front Office
10 18 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.11%) Back Office
12 15 (1.04%) Electronics
13 14 (0.97%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.90%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.76%) Legal
16 7 (0.49%) Advertising
17 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.28%) Automotive
18 4 (0.28%) Norwegian Language
18 4 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,050 (72.87%) Developer
2 320 (22.21%) PHP Developer
3 246 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 170 (11.80%) C# Developer
5 168 (11.66%) Software Developer
6 143 (9.92%) Software Engineer
7 141 (9.78%) .NET Developer
8 115 (7.98%) Senior PHP Developer
9 93 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 83 (5.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 76 (5.27%) Java Developer
12 68 (4.72%) Junior
13 64 (4.44%) Graduate
14 59 (4.09%) Senior Software Developer
15 57 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 54 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
16 54 (3.75%) Web Developer
17 47 (3.26%) Junior Developer
18 46 (3.19%) Analyst
18 46 (3.19%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (38.17%) HTML
2 524 (36.36%) CSS
3 405 (28.11%) .NET
4 244 (16.93%) Web Services
5 233 (16.17%) jQuery
6 226 (15.68%) AngularJS
7 219 (15.20%) Laravel
8 202 (14.02%) React
9 186 (12.91%) REST
10 169 (11.73%) LAMP
11 149 (10.34%) .NET Framework
11 149 (10.34%) Node.js
12 143 (9.92%) ASP.NET
13 142 (9.85%) Vue.js
14 139 (9.65%) .NET Core
14 139 (9.65%) HTML5
15 124 (8.61%) JSON
16 120 (8.33%) RESTful
17 109 (7.56%) XML
18 106 (7.36%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.91%) Mobile App
2 93 (6.45%) User Experience
3 89 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (3.26%) Hedge funds
6 45 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (2.91%) Algorithms
8 37 (2.57%) Equities
9 28 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.87%) Animation
11 22 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 21 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (1.25%) Robotics
15 17 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (1.11%) Cloud Native
17 15 (1.04%) Media Streaming
18 14 (0.97%) Social Media
19 12 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 275 (19.08%) Linux
2 119 (8.26%) Android
3 114 (7.91%) Apple iOS
4 77 (5.34%) Windows
5 29 (2.01%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.97%) CentOS
8 9 (0.62%) Debian
9 7 (0.49%) HPUX
9 7 (0.49%) Unix
10 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.35%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.28%) Android TV
13 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (50.87%) OO
2 549 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 396 (27.48%) MVC
4 314 (21.79%) TDD
5 287 (19.92%) Web Development
6 274 (19.01%) Software Engineering
7 213 (14.78%) DevOps
8 185 (12.84%) Computer Science
9 174 (12.07%) Microservices
10 173 (12.01%) Test Automation
11 142 (9.85%) SOLID
12 134 (9.30%) Scrum
13 132 (9.16%) Fintech
13 132 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
14 131 (9.09%) BDD
15 124 (8.61%) Unit Testing
16 117 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
17 115 (7.98%) Mathematics
18 106 (7.36%) E-Commerce
19 93 (6.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 724 (50.24%) JavaScript
2 531 (36.85%) C#
3 473 (32.82%) PHP
4 358 (24.84%) Java
5 330 (22.90%) SQL
6 223 (15.48%) Python
7 117 (8.12%) TypeScript
8 101 (7.01%) C++
9 63 (4.37%) PHP 7
9 63 (4.37%) Ruby
10 59 (4.09%) T-SQL
11 56 (3.89%) Apple Swift
12 54 (3.75%) Objective-C
13 45 (3.12%) C
14 31 (2.15%) Kotlin
15 29 (2.01%) Java 8
16 28 (1.94%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.87%) PHP 5
18 26 (1.80%) Go
19 20 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 250 (17.35%) Degree
2 113 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.76%) ISEB
8 9 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.21%) MCSD
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.14%) MCPD
11 2 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.069%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.28%) SLA
3 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.069%) EMIR
System Software
1 211 (14.64%) Docker
2 14 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.42%) Firmware
5 6 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.28%) KVM
7 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.14%) LXC
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 130 (9.02%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.67%) Terraform
3 20 (1.39%) Ansible
4 11 (0.76%) Puppet
5 7 (0.49%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.28%) Kibana
7 4 (0.28%) Rancher
8 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.14%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.14%) SCCM
9 1 (0.069%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.069%) Grafana
9 1 (0.069%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.069%) MIIS
9 1 (0.069%) Nagios
9 1 (0.069%) Oozie
Vendors
1 171 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.94%) Zend
3 68 (4.72%) Google
4 35 (2.43%) Oracle
5 24 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (1.60%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.39%) Apple
8 18 (1.25%) SAP
9 15 (1.04%) Telerik
9 15 (1.04%) VMware
10 11 (0.76%) Blue Prism
11 10 (0.69%) Automation Anywhere
11 10 (0.69%) UiPath
12 9 (0.62%) Adobe
12 9 (0.62%) Pardot
13 8 (0.56%) Remedy
14 7 (0.49%) HubSpot
14 7 (0.49%) InterSystems
14 7 (0.49%) New Relic
15 6 (0.42%) Marketo