Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 130 138
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 +22
Permanent jobs citing OOP 3,801 4,524 5,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 2.55% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.81% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,303 4,084 4,542
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 158,353 161,102 183,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.72% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 126,551 129,797 152,245
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -32 3,536 £45,000 +5.88% 587
UK excluding London -14 2,421 £42,500 +6.25% 411
London -55 1,337 £55,000 - 205
North of England +5 719 £42,500 +6.25% 132
South East -18 683 £45,000 +12.50% 96
North West -5 435 £45,000 +12.50% 86
Midlands -33 346 £35,000 -2.78% 64
Yorkshire +53 248 £42,500 +13.33% 42
South West -50 236 £37,500 -6.25% 43
East of England -43 214 £45,000 -10.00% 47
West Midlands -30 183 £32,500 -7.14% 29
Scotland +50 169 £50,000 +29.87% 18
East Midlands -16 163 £38,500 +2.67% 35
Wales -1 46 £35,000 -12.50% 9
North East -7 36 £37,500 +3.45% 4
Northern Ireland +1 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 2,109 (55.49%) OO
2 1,832 (48.20%) JavaScript
3 1,753 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1,560 (41.04%) Java
5 1,551 (40.81%) C#
6 1,379 (36.28%) HTML
7 1,226 (32.25%) CSS
8 1,221 (32.12%) MVC
9 1,178 (30.99%) SQL
10 1,146 (30.15%) .NET
11 1,039 (27.33%) PHP
12 893 (23.49%) MySQL
13 881 (23.18%) Git (software)
14 863 (22.70%) Software Engineering
15 815 (21.44%) TDD
16 777 (20.44%) AngularJS
17 745 (19.60%) jQuery
18 701 (18.44%) Finance
19 690 (18.15%) SQL Server
20 665 (17.50%) Degree
21 595 (15.65%) Web Development
22 592 (15.57%) Linux
23 588 (15.47%) Scrum
24 585 (15.39%) Python
25 578 (15.21%) ASP.NET
26 571 (15.02%) C++
27 564 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
28 547 (14.39%) Web Services
29 545 (14.34%) Computer Science
30 535 (14.08%) HTML5

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
1 205 (5.39%) Apache
2 175 (4.60%) CMS
3 108 (2.84%) WordPress
4 82 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 69 (1.82%) IIS
6 67 (1.76%) Drupal
7 60 (1.58%) Apache Spark
8 59 (1.55%) Confluence
9 46 (1.21%) Umbraco
10 40 (1.05%) nginx
11 36 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 36 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 32 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 31 (0.82%) Ethereum
14 28 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 28 (0.74%) JBoss
15 23 (0.61%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (0.47%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 33 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.37%) GIMP
4 10 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.11%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.053%) Weka
10 1 (0.026%) Blender
10 1 (0.026%) Simulink
10 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.026%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 68 (1.79%) Magento
2 44 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (0.47%) Ripple
4 17 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.34%) WebTrends
7 10 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
8 6 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.11%) RMDS
9 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.11%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.11%) SAP QM
9 4 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.11%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.079%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.079%) nopCommerce
10 3 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.053%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 420 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (3.60%) SaaS
4 88 (2.32%) GitHub
5 58 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.89%) Amazon S3
7 31 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (0.63%) npm
9 21 (0.55%) Serverless
10 19 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.37%) NuGet
12 13 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 12 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.32%) CloudFront
14 11 (0.29%) PaaS
14 11 (0.29%) Yarn
15 9 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.21%) Google Play
16 8 (0.21%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.76%) HTTP
2 35 (0.92%) Internet
3 28 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.58%) Skype
5 20 (0.53%) Network Security
6 11 (0.29%) SMS
7 9 (0.24%) DNS
8 6 (0.16%) RS-232
8 6 (0.16%) SSH
8 6 (0.16%) VoIP
8 6 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.13%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.13%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.13%) FTP
10 4 (0.11%) Broadband
11 3 (0.079%) Multicast
11 3 (0.079%) Wireless
12 2 (0.053%) iBeacon
12 2 (0.053%) MQTT
12 2 (0.053%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (23.49%) MySQL
2 690 (18.15%) SQL Server
3 311 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 253 (6.66%) NoSQL
5 177 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
6 152 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 138 (3.63%) Big Data
8 117 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 77 (2.03%) Blockchain
10 59 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 58 (1.53%) Data Lake
12 56 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 47 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 47 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (1.13%) Redis
16 39 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
19 28 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 881 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 277 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 247 (6.50%) Subversion
4 213 (5.60%) Maven
5 205 (5.39%) JIRA
6 201 (5.29%) Selenium
7 159 (4.18%) Visual Studio
8 111 (2.92%) Cucumber
8 111 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 106 (2.79%) WebDriver
10 104 (2.74%) NUnit
11 76 (2.00%) JUnit
12 75 (1.97%) gulp
13 73 (1.92%) TeamCity
14 56 (1.47%) Jasmine
15 53 (1.39%) PHPUnit
16 51 (1.34%) webpack
17 46 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
18 44 (1.16%) Moq
19 43 (1.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 701 (18.44%) Finance
2 231 (6.08%) Banking
3 220 (5.79%) Retail
4 198 (5.21%) Games
5 134 (3.53%) Marketing
6 104 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 88 (2.32%) Advertising
8 76 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 65 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 61 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 57 (1.50%) Electronics
12 37 (0.97%) Front Office
13 30 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 29 (0.76%) Law
15 24 (0.63%) Back Office
16 22 (0.58%) Publishing
17 21 (0.55%) Multimedia
18 20 (0.53%) Automotive
19 9 (0.24%) Legal
19 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,870 (75.51%) Developer
2 623 (16.39%) PHP Developer
3 561 (14.76%) .NET Developer
4 530 (13.94%) Senior Developer
5 484 (12.73%) Java Developer
6 448 (11.79%) Software Developer
7 431 (11.34%) C# Developer
8 422 (11.10%) Software Engineer
9 319 (8.39%) Graduate
10 300 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
11 277 (7.29%) Graduate Developer
12 245 (6.45%) Junior
13 196 (5.16%) Web Developer
14 191 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
15 175 (4.60%) Junior Developer
16 147 (3.87%) Lead Developer
17 141 (3.71%) Senior PHP Developer
18 139 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 139 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
19 129 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,379 (36.28%) HTML
2 1,226 (32.25%) CSS
3 1,146 (30.15%) .NET
4 777 (20.44%) AngularJS
5 745 (19.60%) jQuery
6 578 (15.21%) ASP.NET
7 547 (14.39%) Web Services
8 535 (14.08%) HTML5
9 454 (11.94%) RESTful
10 385 (10.13%) CSS3
11 356 (9.37%) XML
12 350 (9.21%) Spring
13 340 (8.95%) .NET Framework
14 337 (8.87%) React
15 336 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 334 (8.79%) Laravel
17 309 (8.13%) REST
18 297 (7.81%) LAMP
19 283 (7.45%) JSON
20 259 (6.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 545 (14.34%) Computer Science
2 209 (5.50%) Algorithms
3 207 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 204 (5.37%) User Experience
5 187 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
6 185 (4.87%) Data Structures
7 184 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
8 177 (4.66%) Mobile App
9 134 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
10 124 (3.26%) Fintech
11 75 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
12 51 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
13 44 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 39 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 38 (1.00%) N-Tier
16 37 (0.97%) Online Gambling
17 32 (0.84%) Hedge funds
18 30 (0.79%) Digital Currency
19 27 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
20 26 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 592 (15.57%) Linux
2 290 (7.63%) Windows
3 164 (4.31%) Unix
4 152 (4.00%) Android
5 131 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.71%) Debian
7 25 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 23 (0.61%) CentOS
9 21 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.18%) Fedora
14 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.11%) AIX
16 3 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.079%) VMS
17 2 (0.053%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.053%) SUSE
17 2 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,109 (55.49%) OO
2 1,753 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1,221 (32.12%) MVC
4 863 (22.70%) Software Engineering
5 815 (21.44%) TDD
6 595 (15.65%) Web Development
7 588 (15.47%) Scrum
8 564 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
9 503 (13.23%) Test Automation
10 451 (11.87%) SDLC
11 393 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 381 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
13 357 (9.39%) BDD
14 323 (8.50%) Unit Testing
15 283 (7.45%) Microservices
16 266 (7.00%) DevOps
17 257 (6.76%) SOLID
18 219 (5.76%) OOD
19 205 (5.39%) Mentoring
20 202 (5.31%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,832 (48.20%) JavaScript
2 1,560 (41.04%) Java
3 1,551 (40.81%) C#
4 1,178 (30.99%) SQL
5 1,039 (27.33%) PHP
6 585 (15.39%) Python
7 571 (15.02%) C++
8 171 (4.50%) Ruby
9 158 (4.16%) T-SQL
10 138 (3.63%) C
11 132 (3.47%) TypeScript
12 112 (2.95%) Perl
13 98 (2.58%) VB.NET
14 95 (2.50%) Java 8
15 91 (2.39%) PHP 5
16 85 (2.24%) Scala
17 81 (2.13%) ES6
18 63 (1.66%) Shell Script
19 56 (1.47%) Objective-C
20 52 (1.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 665 (17.50%) Degree
2 265 (6.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.74%) Master's Degree
4 32 (0.84%) PhD
5 13 (0.34%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.26%) ISEB
8 9 (0.24%) OCPJP
9 8 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.16%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.13%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.11%) HND
13 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.079%) OCP
15 2 (0.053%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.053%) RHCE
15 2 (0.053%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (7.63%) QA
2 41 (1.08%) SLA
3 16 (0.42%) GDPR
4 6 (0.16%) MiFID
5 5 (0.13%) GCP
5 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.11%) DICOM
7 2 (0.053%) PMO
7 2 (0.053%) WCAG
8 1 (0.026%) HL7
8 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 226 (5.95%) Docker
2 22 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (0.45%) Firmware
4 5 (0.13%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.079%) HDFS
6 2 (0.053%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.053%) Varnish
6 2 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.026%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 105 (2.76%) Ansible
2 103 (2.71%) Puppet
3 42 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 30 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.47%) Terraform
6 15 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.16%) Mesos
8 5 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.13%) Packer
9 4 (0.11%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.11%) Kibana
9 4 (0.11%) logstash
10 3 (0.079%) Plesk
10 3 (0.079%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.053%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.053%) Nagios
12 1 (0.026%) Netcool
12 1 (0.026%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 402 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 378 (9.94%) Oracle
3 129 (3.39%) Google
4 92 (2.42%) SAP
5 83 (2.18%) Zend
6 56 (1.47%) Twitter
7 46 (1.21%) hybris
8 44 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 39 (1.03%) Adobe
9 39 (1.03%) Xamarin
10 38 (1.00%) Facebook
11 32 (0.84%) Capita
12 31 (0.82%) Cloudera
13 29 (0.76%) Atlassian
14 28 (0.74%) EXASOL
15 26 (0.68%) Informatica
15 26 (0.68%) SnapLogic
16 25 (0.66%) Talend
17 23 (0.61%) Red Hat
17 23 (0.61%) Sitecore