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

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 128 138
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +7
Permanent jobs citing OOP 4,431 4,418 5,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.50% 2.57% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.84% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,999 3,975 4,604
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 161,094 155,531 184,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.42% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130,584 127,997 153,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 -7 4,176 £45,000 +5.88% 641
UK excluding London +12 2,873 £40,000 - 427
London -32 1,506 £55,000 - 242
South East +32 931 £42,500 +6.25% 116
North of England +13 749 £40,000 +6.67% 113
North West -11 437 £42,500 +12.58% 64
Midlands -18 424 £35,000 - 93
East of England -16 293 £47,500 -5.00% 38
Yorkshire +46 286 £40,000 +5.26% 46
South West -11 272 £40,000 - 39
East Midlands +15 213 £35,000 -9.68% 45
West Midlands -44 211 £30,000 -14.29% 48
Scotland +28 148 £48,750 +21.88% 14
Wales -12 52 £35,000 -6.67% 10
North East -33 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Northern Ireland -4 4 £40,000 +14.29% 4

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 2,354 (53.13%) OO
2 2,245 (50.67%) JavaScript
3 2,184 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1,827 (41.23%) C#
5 1,641 (37.03%) Java
6 1,616 (36.47%) HTML
7 1,476 (33.31%) CSS
8 1,474 (33.27%) MVC
9 1,357 (30.63%) PHP
10 1,329 (29.99%) .NET
11 1,274 (28.75%) SQL
12 1,170 (26.40%) MySQL
13 996 (22.48%) Software Engineering
14 961 (21.69%) jQuery
15 934 (21.08%) Git (software)
16 933 (21.06%) TDD
17 914 (20.63%) SQL Server
18 833 (18.80%) Linux
19 819 (18.48%) Web Development
20 807 (18.21%) AngularJS
21 761 (17.17%) Degree
22 760 (17.15%) Finance
23 744 (16.79%) Scrum
24 719 (16.23%) Web Services
25 698 (15.75%) ASP.NET
26 649 (14.65%) Python
27 629 (14.20%) HTML5
28 589 (13.29%) C++
29 578 (13.04%) Computer Science
30 561 (12.66%) 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
1 262 (5.91%) Apache
2 193 (4.36%) CMS
3 153 (3.45%) WordPress
4 112 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 82 (1.85%) Drupal
6 68 (1.53%) nginx
7 57 (1.29%) IIS
8 53 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 50 (1.13%) Apache Spark
10 35 (0.79%) SharePoint
11 30 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
12 29 (0.65%) Apache Solr
13 26 (0.59%) Confluence
13 26 (0.59%) JBoss
14 25 (0.56%) Tomcat
15 22 (0.50%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.47%) Ethereum
17 17 (0.38%) Joomla!
17 17 (0.38%) SilverStripe
18 16 (0.36%) Kentico
Applications
1 38 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.16%) GIMP
5 5 (0.11%) Weka
6 4 (0.090%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.045%) InDesign
8 1 (0.023%) Blender
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 118 (2.66%) Magento
2 25 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (0.41%) Ripple
4 17 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.20%) Ripple XRP
6 9 (0.20%) RMDS
7 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 5 (0.11%) osCommerce
9 4 (0.090%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.090%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.090%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.068%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.068%) nopCommerce
10 3 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 478 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (4.65%) SaaS
4 84 (1.90%) GitHub
5 69 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.56%) npm
9 24 (0.54%) Serverless
10 18 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 15 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.34%) Google Play
12 14 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 13 (0.29%) Heroku
14 12 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.27%) CloudFront
15 11 (0.25%) PaaS
16 10 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.00%) HTTP
2 42 (0.95%) Internet
3 37 (0.84%) Network Security
4 30 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.29%) VoIP
6 12 (0.27%) DNS
7 11 (0.25%) SSH
8 9 (0.20%) Multicast
8 9 (0.20%) SMS
9 8 (0.18%) Broadband
10 7 (0.16%) Firewall
10 7 (0.16%) PBX
10 7 (0.16%) Skype
11 6 (0.14%) GSM
11 6 (0.14%) LTE
11 6 (0.14%) SMTP
11 6 (0.14%) UMTS
12 5 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (0.11%) iBeacon
12 5 (0.11%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,170 (26.40%) MySQL
2 914 (20.63%) SQL Server
3 267 (6.03%) NoSQL
4 238 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 179 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
6 172 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 115 (2.60%) Big Data
8 112 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 75 (1.69%) Blockchain
10 71 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 68 (1.53%) Redis
12 64 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 63 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 50 (1.13%) Data Lake
15 46 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 43 (0.97%) Oracle Database
17 37 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 34 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
19 32 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 934 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 313 (7.06%) Subversion
3 283 (6.39%) Selenium
4 238 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 210 (4.74%) JIRA
6 193 (4.36%) Maven
7 171 (3.86%) WebDriver
8 152 (3.43%) NUnit
9 147 (3.32%) Visual Studio
10 137 (3.09%) Cucumber
11 97 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 94 (2.12%) TeamCity
13 86 (1.94%) Moq
14 83 (1.87%) gulp
15 79 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
16 77 (1.74%) JMeter
17 74 (1.67%) Bitbucket
18 68 (1.53%) JUnit
19 63 (1.42%) SoapUI
20 61 (1.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 760 (17.15%) Finance
2 258 (5.82%) Retail
3 235 (5.30%) Banking
4 195 (4.40%) Games
5 164 (3.70%) Marketing
6 146 (3.29%) Advertising
7 120 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 92 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 51 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 40 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 39 (0.88%) Electronics
11 39 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 37 (0.84%) Front Office
13 28 (0.63%) Back Office
14 23 (0.52%) Automotive
15 22 (0.50%) Law
15 22 (0.50%) Publishing
16 20 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3,405 (76.84%) Developer
2 887 (20.02%) PHP Developer
3 654 (14.76%) .NET Developer
4 584 (13.18%) Senior Developer
5 533 (12.03%) Software Developer
6 509 (11.49%) Java Developer
7 478 (10.79%) C# Developer
8 457 (10.31%) Software Engineer
9 316 (7.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 281 (6.34%) Graduate
11 271 (6.12%) Junior
12 250 (5.64%) Graduate Developer
13 247 (5.57%) Web Developer
14 232 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
15 199 (4.49%) Junior Developer
16 194 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 159 (3.59%) Lead Developer
18 156 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
19 131 (2.96%) Senior PHP Developer
20 125 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,616 (36.47%) HTML
2 1,476 (33.31%) CSS
3 1,329 (29.99%) .NET
4 961 (21.69%) jQuery
5 807 (18.21%) AngularJS
6 719 (16.23%) Web Services
7 698 (15.75%) ASP.NET
8 629 (14.20%) HTML5
9 440 (9.93%) .NET Framework
10 426 (9.61%) RESTful
11 421 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 406 (9.16%) Laravel
13 388 (8.76%) CSS3
14 369 (8.33%) Spring
15 354 (7.99%) REST
15 354 (7.99%) Symfony
16 344 (7.76%) XML
17 331 (7.47%) LAMP
18 327 (7.38%) React
19 313 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 578 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 283 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
3 266 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 228 (5.15%) User Experience
5 217 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 206 (4.65%) Data Structures
7 188 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
8 165 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
9 157 (3.54%) Fintech
10 152 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
11 106 (2.39%) Client/Server
12 72 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
13 49 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 37 (0.84%) Hedge funds
15 37 (0.84%) Tandem
16 35 (0.79%) Equities
17 28 (0.63%) Derivative
17 28 (0.63%) Fixed Income
17 28 (0.63%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 833 (18.80%) Linux
2 371 (8.37%) Windows
3 166 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 159 (3.59%) Unix
5 156 (3.52%) Android
6 48 (1.08%) CentOS
7 41 (0.93%) Debian
8 38 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 19 (0.43%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.068%) AIX
14 3 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.045%) Fedora
15 2 (0.045%) SUSE
15 2 (0.045%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.023%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,354 (53.13%) OO
2 2,184 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,474 (33.27%) MVC
4 996 (22.48%) Software Engineering
5 933 (21.06%) TDD
6 819 (18.48%) Web Development
7 744 (16.79%) Scrum
8 561 (12.66%) Test Automation
9 521 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 491 (11.08%) SDLC
11 490 (11.06%) E-Commerce
12 430 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
13 411 (9.28%) BDD
14 406 (9.16%) Unit Testing
15 295 (6.66%) OOD
16 282 (6.36%) SOLID
17 272 (6.14%) Front End Development
18 252 (5.69%) Microservices
19 250 (5.64%) Kanban
20 241 (5.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2,245 (50.67%) JavaScript
2 1,827 (41.23%) C#
3 1,641 (37.03%) Java
4 1,357 (30.63%) PHP
5 1,274 (28.75%) SQL
6 649 (14.65%) Python
7 589 (13.29%) C++
8 241 (5.44%) Ruby
9 235 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 165 (3.72%) C
11 129 (2.91%) TypeScript
12 109 (2.46%) ES6
13 108 (2.44%) VB.NET
14 105 (2.37%) Perl
15 101 (2.28%) PHP 5
16 93 (2.10%) Java 8
16 93 (2.10%) PHP 7
17 87 (1.96%) Scala
18 84 (1.90%) Apple Swift
19 77 (1.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 761 (17.17%) Degree
2 293 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (1.62%) Master's Degree
4 42 (0.95%) PhD
5 35 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 23 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 16 (0.36%) ISEB
9 13 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.27%) HND
11 11 (0.25%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.16%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.14%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.14%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.068%) OCP
15 2 (0.045%) EMC Certification
15 2 (0.045%) HNC
15 2 (0.045%) OCA
16 1 (0.023%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (7.85%) QA
2 29 (0.65%) SLA
3 12 (0.27%) GCP
3 12 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 9 (0.20%) WCAG
5 8 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.068%) MiFID
8 2 (0.045%) GDPR
8 2 (0.045%) PMO
9 1 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 198 (4.47%) Docker
2 17 (0.38%) HDFS
3 5 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.045%) Varnish
5 2 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.023%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 101 (2.28%) Ansible
2 86 (1.94%) Puppet
3 36 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 31 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 18 (0.41%) Terraform
7 13 (0.29%) HockeyApp
7 13 (0.29%) Kibana
7 13 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.18%) Mesos
9 7 (0.16%) logstash
10 5 (0.11%) Graphite
10 5 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.045%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.023%) Icinga
13 1 (0.023%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.023%) Netcool
13 1 (0.023%) NSN NetAct
13 1 (0.023%) Packer
Vendors
1 450 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 360 (8.12%) Oracle
3 196 (4.42%) Zend
4 179 (4.04%) Google
5 80 (1.81%) Twitter
6 48 (1.08%) Adobe
7 47 (1.06%) SAP
8 38 (0.86%) Apple
9 37 (0.84%) Facebook
10 35 (0.79%) Xamarin
11 34 (0.77%) Sitecore
11 34 (0.77%) Sun
12 27 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 27 (0.61%) Capita
13 26 (0.59%) hybris
13 26 (0.59%) Perforce
14 20 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (0.43%) Red Hat
15 19 (0.43%) Sony
16 18 (0.41%) IBM