Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 180 168
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1,091 2,709 3,390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.23% 1.98% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.15% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 2,470 3,025
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,225 £27,470
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,025 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 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 +23 1,002 £50,000 +5.26% 331
UK excluding London +47 695 £45,000 +5.88% 226
London -8 360 £70,000 +16.67% 130
South East +58 261 £45,000 +5.88% 63
North of England +73 206 £45,000 +1.69% 76
Work from Home -21 133 £50,000 - 92
North West +45 131 £45,000 - 49
South West +57 63 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Midlands +8 62 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Yorkshire +102 61 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Scotland +48 49 £45,000 +5.88% 16
East of England +23 36 £42,500 -19.05% 11
East Midlands +40 35 £42,500 - 11
West Midlands +13 27 £47,500 +26.67% 19
Wales +40 19 £38,750 +3.33% 10
North East +24 14 £44,000 +10.00% 8
Northern Ireland +17 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 570 (52.25%) JavaScript
2 558 (51.15%) OO
3 442 (40.51%) HTML
4 419 (38.41%) CSS
5 398 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
6 374 (34.28%) C#
7 371 (34.01%) PHP
8 308 (28.23%) .NET
9 306 (28.05%) MySQL
10 303 (27.77%) MVC
11 263 (24.11%) SQL Server
12 248 (22.73%) Java
13 246 (22.55%) SQL
13 246 (22.55%) TDD
14 245 (22.46%) Git (software)
15 241 (22.09%) Web Development
16 211 (19.34%) AWS
17 208 (19.07%) Finance
18 203 (18.61%) Software Engineering
19 184 (16.87%) jQuery
20 182 (16.68%) Linux
21 180 (16.50%) Laravel
22 175 (16.04%) Degree
23 169 (15.49%) Web Services
24 163 (14.94%) REST
24 163 (14.94%) Docker
25 161 (14.76%) Python
26 159 (14.57%) DevOps
26 159 (14.57%) Azure
27 158 (14.48%) React

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 68 (6.23%) Apache
2 44 (4.03%) CMS
3 31 (2.84%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.11%) nginx
6 15 (1.37%) Confluence
6 15 (1.37%) IIS
7 14 (1.28%) WordPress
8 10 (0.92%) Drupal
9 7 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.55%) Liferay
11 4 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.37%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.37%) WinCC
12 2 (0.18%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.18%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.092%) Kentico
13 1 (0.092%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.55%) Figma
4 5 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.37%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.37%) Inkscape
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) Simulink
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (4.03%) Magento
2 6 (0.55%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.46%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.46%) Shopify
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 211 (19.34%) AWS
2 159 (14.57%) Azure
3 57 (5.22%) GCP
4 54 (4.95%) GitHub
5 43 (3.94%) SaaS
6 34 (3.12%) Serverless
7 29 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (2.29%) npm
9 23 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.82%) BrowserStack
12 9 (0.82%) Yarn
13 8 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.73%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 6 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
16 5 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.83%) Network Security
2 17 (1.56%) Internet
3 12 (1.10%) DNS
4 10 (0.92%) H.323
5 9 (0.82%) HTTP
5 9 (0.82%) SNMP
6 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.64%) SSH
8 6 (0.55%) Skype
9 4 (0.37%) AMQP
9 4 (0.37%) SMTP
10 3 (0.27%) Firewall
10 3 (0.27%) Intranet
10 3 (0.27%) SSL
11 2 (0.18%) DAB
11 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.092%) Intelligent Network
12 1 (0.092%) LAN
12 1 (0.092%) RTSP
12 1 (0.092%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (28.05%) MySQL
2 263 (24.11%) SQL Server
3 92 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 80 (7.33%) MongoDB
5 76 (6.97%) NoSQL
6 51 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (4.12%) Redis
8 44 (4.03%) Big Data
9 31 (2.84%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.92%) Flink
11 17 (1.56%) Data Mining
12 14 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.92%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
17 7 (0.64%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 245 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.14%) JIRA
3 66 (6.05%) Selenium
4 64 (5.87%) webpack
5 54 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.02%) PHPUnit
7 32 (2.93%) gulp
8 23 (2.11%) Grunt
8 23 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.65%) Subversion
11 16 (1.47%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.47%) Maven
12 10 (0.92%) Gradle
12 10 (0.92%) NUnit
12 10 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.82%) Xcode
14 8 (0.73%) GitLab
14 8 (0.73%) Moq
14 8 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 208 (19.07%) Finance
2 66 (6.05%) Retail
3 62 (5.68%) Marketing
4 46 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.48%) Banking
6 31 (2.84%) Public Sector
7 30 (2.75%) Games
8 23 (2.11%) Law
9 19 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.28%) Electronics
11 13 (1.19%) Front Office
12 9 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Back Office
13 7 (0.64%) Legal
14 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.55%) Local Government
15 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) Advertising
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 801 (73.42%) Developer
2 266 (24.38%) PHP Developer
3 197 (18.06%) Senior Developer
4 152 (13.93%) .NET Developer
5 125 (11.46%) C# Developer
6 114 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 109 (9.99%) Senior PHP Developer
8 101 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 78 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 70 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 59 (5.41%) Java Developer
12 58 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 52 (4.77%) Web Developer
14 51 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
15 44 (4.03%) Agile Developer
16 41 (3.76%) Lead Developer
17 40 (3.67%) Junior
18 34 (3.12%) Agile .NET Developer
18 34 (3.12%) PHP Web Developer
19 33 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (40.51%) HTML
2 419 (38.41%) CSS
3 308 (28.23%) .NET
4 184 (16.87%) jQuery
5 180 (16.50%) Laravel
6 169 (15.49%) Web Services
7 163 (14.94%) REST
8 158 (14.48%) React
9 147 (13.47%) AngularJS
10 141 (12.92%) Node.js
11 131 (12.01%) LAMP
12 125 (11.46%) Vue.js
13 124 (11.37%) .NET Framework
14 120 (11.00%) RESTful
15 112 (10.27%) Symfony
16 111 (10.17%) ASP.NET
16 111 (10.17%) HTML5
17 108 (9.90%) JSON
18 82 (7.52%) .NET Core
19 80 (7.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.52%) Mobile App
2 74 (6.78%) User Experience
3 49 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.66%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.38%) Media Streaming
8 25 (2.29%) Hedge funds
9 24 (2.20%) Data Structures
10 22 (2.02%) Client/Server
10 22 (2.02%) Equities
11 19 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
12 18 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (1.56%) N-Tier
14 16 (1.47%) Video on Demand
15 14 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (1.10%) Cybercrime
18 10 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 182 (16.68%) Linux
2 71 (6.51%) Android
3 65 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 49 (4.49%) Windows
5 25 (2.29%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.01%) CentOS
8 8 (0.73%) Unix
9 4 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.27%) HPUX
11 2 (0.18%) Solaris
11 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.092%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (51.15%) OO
2 398 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (27.77%) MVC
4 246 (22.55%) TDD
5 241 (22.09%) Web Development
6 203 (18.61%) Software Engineering
7 159 (14.57%) DevOps
8 143 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 135 (12.37%) Unit Testing
10 122 (11.18%) Microservices
11 110 (10.08%) Computer Science
12 104 (9.53%) SOLID
13 101 (9.26%) Fintech
14 90 (8.25%) BDD
14 90 (8.25%) E-Commerce
15 84 (7.70%) SDLC
16 74 (6.78%) Front End Development
17 70 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
18 67 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
19 66 (6.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 570 (52.25%) JavaScript
2 374 (34.28%) C#
3 371 (34.01%) PHP
4 248 (22.73%) Java
5 246 (22.55%) SQL
6 161 (14.76%) Python
7 88 (8.07%) TypeScript
8 76 (6.97%) C++
9 45 (4.12%) Ruby
10 43 (3.94%) PHP 7
11 42 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 34 (3.12%) Apple Swift
13 31 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.66%) C
15 27 (2.47%) Objective-C
15 27 (2.47%) Scala
16 24 (2.20%) Go
17 20 (1.83%) ES6
17 20 (1.83%) Kotlin
18 17 (1.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 175 (16.04%) Degree
2 92 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.73%) ISEB
7 4 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.37%) PhD
8 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.092%) CIW
10 1 (0.092%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.092%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.092%) MCPD
10 1 (0.092%) MCSD
10 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.42%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.37%) MiFID
4 3 (0.27%) EMIR
4 3 (0.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (14.94%) Docker
2 19 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.64%) KVM
6 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.092%) LXC
Systems Management
1 126 (11.55%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.93%) Terraform
3 21 (1.92%) Ansible
4 6 (0.55%) SCCM
5 5 (0.46%) Puppet
6 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.092%) Grafana
8 1 (0.092%) Nagios
8 1 (0.092%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 142 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.51%) Zend
3 41 (3.76%) Google
4 32 (2.93%) Oracle
5 23 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.74%) VMware
6 19 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 18 (1.65%) SAP
8 15 (1.37%) Pega
9 14 (1.28%) Intel
10 8 (0.73%) Pardot
11 6 (0.55%) HubSpot
11 6 (0.55%) Marketo
12 5 (0.46%) SendGrid
12 5 (0.46%) Splunk
13 4 (0.37%) Apple
13 4 (0.37%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.37%) Sun
13 4 (0.37%) Telerik
14 3 (0.27%) JD Edwards