Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 138 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -25
Permanent jobs citing OOP 4280 4610 5008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.44% 2.43% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.72% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3773 4153 4489
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%

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 157899 169213 193846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.23% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124329 140773 159410
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -5 4070 £45,000 - 285
UK excluding London +13 2588 £40,000 +2.56% 188
London -27 1647 £55,000 - 104
South East +12 754 £40,000 - 52
North of England +16 687 £40,000 +6.67% 48
North West +22 464 £40,000 +6.67% 33
South West +47 346 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Midlands -19 346 £37,500 +7.14% 45
East of England -21 291 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Yorkshire +12 196 £40,000 +14.29% 14
East Midlands +34 184 £37,500 -6.25% 27
West Midlands -59 162 £35,000 +11.11% 18
Wales +22 90 £37,500 - 3
Scotland -3 75 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East -16 27 £35,000 +13.77% 1
Northern Ireland -22 2 £40,000 +95.12%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OOP.

1 2282 (53.32%) OO
2 2116 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 1982 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
4 1849 (43.20%) C#
5 1715 (40.07%) HTML
6 1580 (36.92%) CSS
7 1470 (34.35%) Java
8 1382 (32.29%) MVC
9 1319 (30.82%) .NET
10 1144 (26.73%) SQL
11 1094 (25.56%) PHP
12 983 (22.97%) MySQL
13 965 (22.55%) TDD
14 952 (22.24%) Git (software)
15 950 (22.20%) Software Engineering
16 928 (21.68%) jQuery
17 854 (19.95%) SQL Server
18 809 (18.90%) Degree
19 780 (18.22%) Linux
20 770 (17.99%) Web Development
21 748 (17.48%) Finance
22 738 (17.24%) ASP.NET
23 724 (16.92%) Scrum
24 692 (16.17%) AngularJS
25 654 (15.28%) HTML5
26 640 (14.95%) Computer Science
27 637 (14.88%) Web Services
28 625 (14.60%) C++
29 524 (12.24%) Test Automation
30 503 (11.75%) Continuous Integration

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
1 232 (5.42%) Apache
2 225 (5.26%) CMS
3 124 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 114 (2.66%) WordPress
5 68 (1.59%) Drupal
6 67 (1.57%) IIS
7 59 (1.38%) nginx
8 52 (1.21%) Apache Spark
8 52 (1.21%) Umbraco
9 42 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 30 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 30 (0.70%) JBoss
11 29 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 25 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 25 (0.58%) Joomla!
14 23 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.47%) Confluence
15 20 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 68 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.23%) Simulink
4 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.093%) Autodesk Inventor
5 4 (0.093%) GIMP
5 4 (0.093%) Revit
5 4 (0.093%) SPSS
6 3 (0.070%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.047%) InDesign
7 2 (0.047%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.023%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.023%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 82 (1.92%) Magento
2 17 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.070%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.047%) PlanetPress Connect
8 2 (0.047%) Shopify
9 1 (0.023%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.023%) Endur
9 1 (0.023%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.023%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.023%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 372 (8.69%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 171 (4.00%) SaaS
4 142 (3.32%) GitHub
5 47 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (0.98%) Google Play
7 40 (0.93%) npm
8 36 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 17 (0.40%) Serverless
12 11 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.19%) FinancialForce
15 8 (0.19%) Force.com
15 8 (0.19%) PaaS
16 6 (0.14%) IaaS
16 6 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.34%) HTTP
2 93 (2.17%) Internet
3 31 (0.72%) Firewall
4 28 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.51%) Intranet
6 21 (0.49%) Network Security
7 19 (0.44%) Broadband
7 19 (0.44%) DNS
7 19 (0.44%) SSL
8 16 (0.37%) Extranet
9 15 (0.35%) LAN
9 15 (0.35%) Skype
10 14 (0.33%) BIG-IP
10 14 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (0.33%) iBeacon
10 14 (0.33%) SMS
10 14 (0.33%) WAN
11 9 (0.21%) SMTP
12 8 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 983 (22.97%) MySQL
2 854 (19.95%) SQL Server
3 305 (7.13%) Relational Database
4 229 (5.35%) NoSQL
5 190 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 103 (2.41%) Big Data
7 93 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (2.01%) Redis
9 73 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 51 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 48 (1.12%) Blockchain
12 46 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
13 44 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 34 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 31 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
16 31 (0.72%) HBase
17 28 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (0.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 952 (22.24%) Git (software)
2 290 (6.78%) Subversion
3 225 (5.26%) Selenium
4 217 (5.07%) JIRA
5 182 (4.25%) Visual Studio
6 179 (4.18%) Jenkins
7 162 (3.79%) NUnit
8 148 (3.46%) WebDriver
9 132 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 116 (2.71%) Cucumber
11 107 (2.50%) JUnit
12 98 (2.29%) gulp
13 96 (2.24%) PHPUnit
14 95 (2.22%) Maven
15 94 (2.20%) Grunt
15 94 (2.20%) TeamCity
16 86 (2.01%) Bitbucket
17 78 (1.82%) Moq
18 61 (1.43%) SpecFlow
19 60 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 748 (17.48%) Finance
2 269 (6.29%) Banking
3 233 (5.44%) Marketing
4 223 (5.21%) Retail
5 199 (4.65%) Games
6 177 (4.14%) Telecoms
7 167 (3.90%) Investment Banking
8 126 (2.94%) Electronics
9 124 (2.90%) Manufacturing
10 114 (2.66%) Retail Banking
11 64 (1.50%) Back Office
12 57 (1.33%) Advertising
13 49 (1.14%) Front Office
14 43 (1.00%) Automotive
14 43 (1.00%) Legal
15 39 (0.91%) Publishing
16 25 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.51%) Law
18 14 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3313 (77.41%) Developer
2 765 (17.87%) PHP Developer
3 671 (15.68%) .NET Developer
4 589 (13.76%) Senior Developer
5 562 (13.13%) C# Developer
6 496 (11.59%) Java Developer
7 436 (10.19%) Software Engineer
8 404 (9.44%) Software Developer
9 330 (7.71%) Graduate
10 328 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 295 (6.89%) Web Developer
12 286 (6.68%) Graduate Developer
13 271 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 218 (5.09%) Junior
15 172 (4.02%) Lead Developer
16 165 (3.86%) Junior Developer
17 149 (3.48%) SQL Developer
18 144 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
19 143 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
20 141 (3.29%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1715 (40.07%) HTML
2 1580 (36.92%) CSS
3 1319 (30.82%) .NET
4 928 (21.68%) jQuery
5 738 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 692 (16.17%) AngularJS
7 654 (15.28%) HTML5
8 637 (14.88%) Web Services
9 496 (11.59%) RESTful
10 424 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 415 (9.70%) .NET Framework
12 378 (8.83%) CSS3
13 349 (8.15%) LAMP
14 344 (8.04%) REST
15 334 (7.80%) Ajax
16 324 (7.57%) XML
17 318 (7.43%) Laravel
18 296 (6.92%) Sass
19 285 (6.66%) Symfony
20 280 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 640 (14.95%) Computer Science
2 297 (6.94%) User Experience
3 235 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (4.93%) Mobile App
5 182 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
6 164 (3.83%) Fintech
7 157 (3.67%) Algorithms
8 135 (3.15%) Data Structures
9 105 (2.45%) Fixed Income
10 90 (2.10%) iPad
11 77 (1.80%) Client/Server
12 67 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 58 (1.36%) N-Tier
14 47 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
15 33 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 30 (0.70%) Tandem
17 28 (0.65%) Hedge funds
18 25 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 24 (0.56%) Animation
19 24 (0.56%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 780 (18.22%) Linux
2 451 (10.54%) Windows
3 239 (5.58%) Android
4 217 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 135 (3.15%) Unix
6 36 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 32 (0.75%) CentOS
8 31 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 30 (0.70%) Debian
10 28 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 22 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 10 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.21%) AIX
14 8 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.16%) Solaris
16 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.093%) Amazon Linux
19 3 (0.070%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2282 (53.32%) OO
2 1982 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1382 (32.29%) MVC
4 965 (22.55%) TDD
5 950 (22.20%) Software Engineering
6 770 (17.99%) Web Development
7 724 (16.92%) Scrum
8 524 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 503 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
10 480 (11.21%) SDLC
11 422 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 384 (8.97%) E-Commerce
13 356 (8.32%) BDD
14 328 (7.66%) Multithreading
15 309 (7.22%) OOD
16 276 (6.45%) Front End Development
17 251 (5.86%) Open Source
17 251 (5.86%) SOLID
18 228 (5.33%) Kanban
19 222 (5.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2116 (49.44%) JavaScript
2 1849 (43.20%) C#
3 1470 (34.35%) Java
4 1144 (26.73%) SQL
5 1094 (25.56%) PHP
6 625 (14.60%) C++
7 422 (9.86%) Python
8 212 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 167 (3.90%) Ruby
10 155 (3.62%) C
11 111 (2.59%) Scala
12 110 (2.57%) VB.NET
13 103 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 88 (2.06%) PHP 5
15 85 (1.99%) PHP 7
16 83 (1.94%) ES6
17 71 (1.66%) Apple Swift
18 69 (1.61%) TypeScript
19 54 (1.26%) Bash Shell
20 50 (1.17%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 809 (18.90%) Degree
2 329 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (1.92%) PhD
4 53 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 52 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
6 35 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.44%) Sun Certification
8 16 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.33%) ISEB
10 12 (0.28%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.23%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.21%) HND
14 6 (0.14%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.12%) HNC
16 4 (0.093%) MCSD
17 3 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
18 2 (0.047%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (5.75%) QA
2 12 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.16%) SLA
5 5 (0.12%) WAI
6 3 (0.070%) GCP
6 3 (0.070%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (0.047%) WCAG
8 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.023%) MiFID
8 1 (0.023%) PMO
8 1 (0.023%) Section 508
System Software
1 146 (3.41%) Docker
2 10 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.21%) HDFS
4 6 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.12%) Varnish
6 4 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.070%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.070%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.047%) Firmware
9 1 (0.023%) etcd
9 1 (0.023%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.023%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (1.03%) Puppet
3 21 (0.49%) Ansible
4 10 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.14%) Kibana
5 6 (0.14%) logstash
6 5 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (0.12%) Control-M
6 5 (0.12%) Terraform
6 5 (0.12%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.093%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 3 (0.070%) Salt
9 2 (0.047%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.047%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.047%) Packer
9 2 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.023%) AppManager
10 1 (0.023%) Icinga
10 1 (0.023%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 444 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 249 (5.82%) Zend
3 231 (5.40%) Oracle
4 112 (2.62%) SAP
5 99 (2.31%) Google
6 93 (2.17%) ION Trading
7 58 (1.36%) Sitecore
8 52 (1.21%) Adobe
9 36 (0.84%) Apple
10 34 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (0.72%) IBM
12 25 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 21 (0.49%) Twitter
14 17 (0.40%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.33%) F5
15 14 (0.33%) Progress
16 13 (0.30%) Sony
17 12 (0.28%) Citrix
18 10 (0.23%) Sencha
18 10 (0.23%) VMware