Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 146 140
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing OOP 3,388 4,247 4,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.06% 2.44% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.67% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,909 3,753 4,187
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%

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 149,810 159,174 173,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.02% 91.57% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 119,232 125,620 144,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -26 3,069 £45,000 - 729
UK excluding London -14 2,170 £45,000 +12.50% 501
London -55 1,159 £55,750 +1.36% 281
South East -13 647 £45,000 +12.50% 106
North of England -6 585 £45,000 +12.50% 142
North West -26 338 £46,500 +16.25% 85
Midlands -2 300 £38,250 +2.00% 86
Scotland +80 207 £50,000 +25.00% 33
Yorkshire +28 206 £45,000 +12.50% 40
East of England -33 191 £45,000 -10.00% 44
South West -79 183 £37,500 -6.25% 70
West Midlands +26 160 £35,000 - 46
East Midlands -21 140 £38,500 +2.67% 40
Wales -29 48 £33,934 -9.51% 17
North East +6 41 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Northern Ireland +19 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,794 (52.95%) OO
2 1,610 (47.52%) JavaScript
3 1,505 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
4 1,426 (42.09%) C#
5 1,343 (39.64%) Java
6 1,232 (36.36%) HTML
7 1,112 (32.82%) SQL
8 1,110 (32.76%) CSS
9 1,062 (31.35%) .NET
10 959 (28.31%) MVC
11 884 (26.09%) PHP
12 831 (24.53%) Software Engineering
13 793 (23.41%) Git (software)
14 729 (21.52%) TDD
15 728 (21.49%) MySQL
16 669 (19.75%) AngularJS
17 651 (19.21%) Finance
18 647 (19.10%) SQL Server
19 595 (17.56%) jQuery
20 536 (15.82%) Python
21 532 (15.70%) Scrum
22 530 (15.64%) Problem-Solving
23 529 (15.61%) Degree
24 521 (15.38%) Web Services
25 506 (14.94%) Web Development
26 496 (14.64%) ASP.NET
27 482 (14.23%) HTML5
28 477 (14.08%) Computer Science
29 474 (13.99%) Test Automation
30 472 (13.93%) Linux

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
1 152 (4.49%) CMS
2 138 (4.07%) Apache
3 94 (2.77%) WordPress
4 85 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
5 79 (2.33%) IIS
6 58 (1.71%) Drupal
7 55 (1.62%) Confluence
8 54 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 48 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 44 (1.30%) Apache Solr
11 35 (1.03%) SharePoint
11 35 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.00%) Ethereum
13 30 (0.89%) JBoss
14 26 (0.77%) Umbraco
15 25 (0.74%) MQSeries
16 24 (0.71%) nginx
17 18 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.44%) WebLogic
19 14 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 31 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.35%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.24%) GIMP
5 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.12%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.059%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.059%) Simulink
7 2 (0.059%) Weka
8 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.030%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 65 (1.92%) Magento
2 38 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
3 16 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.35%) Ripple
5 12 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
6 10 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.12%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.12%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.12%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.030%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.030%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.030%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 405 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 309 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (4.66%) SaaS
4 100 (2.95%) GitHub
5 43 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.12%) npm
7 25 (0.74%) Serverless
8 20 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.47%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.47%) PaaS
11 14 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.27%) Azure Functions
13 9 (0.27%) iTunes
14 8 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.24%) Dialogflow
14 8 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.24%) Google Play
14 8 (0.24%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.27%) HTTP
2 51 (1.51%) Internet
3 24 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.62%) Skype
5 14 (0.41%) Network Security
6 12 (0.35%) Wireless
7 10 (0.30%) SMS
8 9 (0.27%) iBeacon
8 9 (0.27%) RS-232
9 7 (0.21%) Intranet
10 6 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.15%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.15%) Modbus
11 5 (0.15%) Profibus
11 5 (0.15%) SSL
12 4 (0.12%) AMQP
12 4 (0.12%) PPP
12 4 (0.12%) RS-422
12 4 (0.12%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 728 (21.49%) MySQL
2 647 (19.10%) SQL Server
3 318 (9.39%) Relational Database
4 244 (7.20%) NoSQL
5 190 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
6 162 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 123 (3.63%) Big Data
8 106 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 77 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 71 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 57 (1.68%) Blockchain
12 45 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
13 39 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (1.06%) Redis
15 33 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 32 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (0.94%) Oracle Database
17 26 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
18 25 (0.74%) Bigtable
19 23 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 793 (23.41%) Git (software)
2 262 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 197 (5.81%) Selenium
4 196 (5.79%) JIRA
5 189 (5.58%) Subversion
6 181 (5.34%) Maven
7 148 (4.37%) Visual Studio
8 112 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 111 (3.28%) WebDriver
10 94 (2.77%) Cucumber
11 80 (2.36%) JUnit
12 64 (1.89%) gulp
13 58 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 52 (1.53%) git-flow
15 51 (1.51%) webpack
16 45 (1.33%) SpecFlow
17 44 (1.30%) SoapUI
18 43 (1.27%) NUnit
19 41 (1.21%) Grunt
20 40 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 651 (19.21%) Finance
2 190 (5.61%) Retail
3 188 (5.55%) Banking
4 161 (4.75%) Games
5 139 (4.10%) Marketing
6 82 (2.42%) Advertising
7 79 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 72 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 64 (1.89%) Electronics
10 53 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 40 (1.18%) Back Office
13 39 (1.15%) Front Office
14 31 (0.91%) Law
15 25 (0.74%) Automotive
16 21 (0.62%) Publishing
17 17 (0.50%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2,428 (71.66%) Developer
2 501 (14.79%) PHP Developer
3 481 (14.20%) .NET Developer
4 436 (12.87%) Senior Developer
5 400 (11.81%) C# Developer
6 392 (11.57%) Java Developer
6 392 (11.57%) Software Developer
7 391 (11.54%) Software Engineer
8 283 (8.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 262 (7.73%) Graduate
10 226 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
11 195 (5.76%) Junior
12 190 (5.61%) Web Developer
13 142 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 138 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 127 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
16 125 (3.69%) Lead Developer
17 120 (3.54%) Junior Developer
18 119 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
19 115 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,232 (36.36%) HTML
2 1,110 (32.76%) CSS
3 1,062 (31.35%) .NET
4 669 (19.75%) AngularJS
5 595 (17.56%) jQuery
6 521 (15.38%) Web Services
7 496 (14.64%) ASP.NET
8 482 (14.23%) HTML5
9 429 (12.66%) RESTful
10 347 (10.24%) CSS3
11 341 (10.06%) Spring
12 321 (9.47%) XML
13 320 (9.45%) .NET Framework
14 317 (9.36%) Laravel
15 310 (9.15%) React
16 299 (8.83%) REST
17 275 (8.12%) Node.js
18 274 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 233 (6.88%) LAMP
20 225 (6.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 477 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 219 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 194 (5.73%) User Experience
4 176 (5.19%) Fintech
4 176 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 158 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 149 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
7 136 (4.01%) Data Structures
8 122 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
9 110 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
10 60 (1.77%) N-Tier
11 55 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
12 43 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
12 43 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 32 (0.94%) Digital Currency
14 28 (0.83%) Online Gambling
15 25 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
16 24 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
17 21 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 19 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 472 (13.93%) Linux
2 227 (6.70%) Windows
3 153 (4.52%) Unix
4 150 (4.43%) Android
5 139 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.74%) Debian
6 25 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 16 (0.47%) CentOS
9 15 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.21%) Fedora
11 7 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.089%) VMS
14 2 (0.059%) AIX
14 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.030%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.030%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,794 (52.95%) OO
2 1,505 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
3 959 (28.31%) MVC
4 831 (24.53%) Software Engineering
5 729 (21.52%) TDD
6 532 (15.70%) Scrum
7 530 (15.64%) Problem-Solving
8 506 (14.94%) Web Development
9 474 (13.99%) Test Automation
10 403 (11.89%) SDLC
11 383 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
12 320 (9.45%) Unit Testing
13 306 (9.03%) E-Commerce
14 284 (8.38%) BDD
15 277 (8.18%) Microservices
16 245 (7.23%) DevOps
17 231 (6.82%) Mentoring
17 231 (6.82%) Open Source
18 229 (6.76%) Front End Development
18 229 (6.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,610 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 1,426 (42.09%) C#
3 1,343 (39.64%) Java
4 1,112 (32.82%) SQL
5 884 (26.09%) PHP
6 536 (15.82%) Python
7 463 (13.67%) C++
8 159 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 158 (4.66%) Ruby
10 118 (3.48%) TypeScript
11 109 (3.22%) Java 8
12 108 (3.19%) C
12 108 (3.19%) VB.NET
13 66 (1.95%) PHP 5
13 66 (1.95%) Scala
14 64 (1.89%) Perl
15 61 (1.80%) ES6
16 57 (1.68%) Shell Script
17 56 (1.65%) Objective-C
18 55 (1.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 529 (15.61%) Degree
2 209 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (0.97%) Master's Degree
4 26 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.71%) PhD
6 23 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.41%) OCPJP
8 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.30%) ISEB
9 10 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.12%) HND
13 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.089%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.089%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.059%) OCP
14 2 (0.059%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (6.64%) QA
2 27 (0.80%) SLA
3 18 (0.53%) GDPR
4 4 (0.12%) DICOM
4 4 (0.12%) MiFID
5 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.059%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 1 (0.030%) HL7
7 1 (0.030%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.030%) PMO
7 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 240 (7.08%) Docker
2 28 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (0.62%) Firmware
4 8 (0.24%) Varnish
5 6 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.15%) HDFS
7 4 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.059%) Postfix
8 2 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.059%) Xen
9 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.030%) etcd
9 1 (0.030%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 108 (3.19%) Ansible
2 90 (2.66%) Puppet
3 44 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 24 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.56%) Terraform
6 12 (0.35%) Packer
7 8 (0.24%) Kibana
7 8 (0.24%) logstash
8 7 (0.21%) Mesos
9 4 (0.12%) Graphite
10 3 (0.089%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.089%) Plesk
10 3 (0.089%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.059%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.059%) Nagios
12 1 (0.030%) Consul
12 1 (0.030%) Marathon
Vendors
1 391 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 279 (8.23%) Oracle
3 112 (3.31%) Google
4 94 (2.77%) SAP
5 77 (2.27%) Zend
6 64 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (1.77%) Xamarin
8 39 (1.15%) hybris
8 39 (1.15%) Twitter
9 37 (1.09%) Adobe
10 22 (0.65%) Cloudera
10 22 (0.65%) Facebook
11 19 (0.56%) EXASOL
11 19 (0.56%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.53%) Informatica
12 18 (0.53%) SnapLogic
13 16 (0.47%) Apple
14 15 (0.44%) Perforce
15 14 (0.41%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.41%) VMware