Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 137 132
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing OOP 4,484 4,261 5,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.57% 2.42% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.71% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,021 3,822 4,723
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +8.33%

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 156,865 157,457 184,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126,280 130,141 152,691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +11 4,245 £45,000 - 854
UK excluding London +33 2,911 £40,000 +6.67% 568
London -28 1,510 £55,000 -4.35% 327
South East +72 988 £42,500 +6.25% 122
North of England +19 682 £40,000 +11.11% 176
Midlands -11 412 £35,000 -6.67% 111
North West +3 404 £40,750 +8.67% 103
East of England +24 342 £50,000 -4.76% 67
South West +20 310 £37,500 -6.25% 51
Yorkshire +42 251 £40,000 +14.29% 57
East Midlands +24 214 £35,000 -12.50% 64
West Midlands -50 198 £30,750 -12.14% 47
Scotland -12 103 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Wales +6 72 £35,000 -2.78% 8
North East -42 27 £33,500 +3.08% 16
Northern Ireland -24 3 £40,000 +23.08% 4

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2,332 (52.01%) JavaScript
2 2,276 (50.76%) OO
3 2,177 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1,819 (40.57%) C#
5 1,708 (38.09%) HTML
6 1,613 (35.97%) CSS
7 1,473 (32.85%) Java
8 1,461 (32.58%) MVC
9 1,391 (31.02%) PHP
10 1,319 (29.42%) .NET
11 1,309 (29.19%) SQL
12 1,198 (26.72%) MySQL
13 1,010 (22.52%) jQuery
14 996 (22.21%) Software Engineering
15 985 (21.97%) Git (software)
16 975 (21.74%) TDD
17 941 (20.99%) SQL Server
18 876 (19.54%) Linux
19 856 (19.09%) Web Development
20 789 (17.60%) Scrum
21 761 (16.97%) Finance
22 748 (16.68%) Degree
23 734 (16.37%) Web Services
24 689 (15.37%) ASP.NET
25 677 (15.10%) AngularJS
26 649 (14.47%) HTML5
27 613 (13.67%) C++
28 581 (12.96%) Computer Science
29 536 (11.95%) Python
30 528 (11.78%) 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
1 273 (6.09%) Apache
2 198 (4.42%) CMS
3 151 (3.37%) WordPress
4 124 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
5 85 (1.90%) Drupal
6 66 (1.47%) nginx
7 57 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 46 (1.03%) IIS
9 44 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 38 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 29 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 27 (0.60%) Joomla!
13 21 (0.47%) JBoss
13 21 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.42%) SilverStripe
14 19 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.36%) Confluence
15 16 (0.36%) EPiServer
16 15 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 45 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.11%) Weka
6 4 (0.089%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.067%) GIMP
7 3 (0.067%) InDesign
7 3 (0.067%) Simulink
7 3 (0.067%) SPSS
8 2 (0.045%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.045%) Revit
9 1 (0.022%) Blender
9 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.022%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.022%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 132 (2.94%) Magento
2 28 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.18%) Ripple
4 8 (0.18%) Ripple XRP
5 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.16%) RMDS
6 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.089%) OpenCart
7 4 (0.089%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.067%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.067%) PlanetPress Connect
9 2 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.045%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.022%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 422 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (5.22%) SaaS
3 187 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (2.65%) GitHub
5 50 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.83%) npm
7 27 (0.60%) Google Play
8 26 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.51%) Serverless
10 22 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (0.47%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 11 (0.25%) Heroku
16 10 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 8 (0.18%) iTunes
18 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (0.13%) Route 53
19 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 133 (2.97%) HTTP
2 60 (1.34%) Internet
3 42 (0.94%) Network Security
4 34 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.58%) Firewall
6 20 (0.45%) Broadband
7 16 (0.36%) DNS
8 15 (0.33%) SSL
9 14 (0.31%) Intranet
10 12 (0.27%) SMTP
11 11 (0.25%) iBeacon
11 11 (0.25%) VoIP
12 10 (0.22%) LAN
13 9 (0.20%) BIG-IP
13 9 (0.20%) Extranet
13 9 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (0.20%) PBX
13 9 (0.20%) WAN
14 7 (0.16%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,198 (26.72%) MySQL
2 941 (20.99%) SQL Server
3 262 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 231 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 193 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 152 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 112 (2.50%) Big Data
8 82 (1.83%) Redis
9 77 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 69 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (1.16%) Blockchain
14 45 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 44 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
17 29 (0.65%) HBase
18 27 (0.60%) Oracle Database
19 26 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 21 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 985 (21.97%) Git (software)
2 323 (7.20%) Subversion
3 258 (5.75%) Selenium
4 220 (4.91%) JIRA
5 191 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 166 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 149 (3.32%) NUnit
8 147 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 123 (2.74%) Maven
10 121 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 103 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 101 (2.25%) PHPUnit
13 91 (2.03%) JUnit
14 90 (2.01%) Bitbucket
14 90 (2.01%) TeamCity
15 88 (1.96%) gulp
16 85 (1.90%) Moq
17 80 (1.78%) JMeter
18 78 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
19 75 (1.67%) Grunt
General
1 761 (16.97%) Finance
2 252 (5.62%) Retail
3 240 (5.35%) Banking
4 207 (4.62%) Games
5 172 (3.84%) Marketing
6 152 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 129 (2.88%) Advertising
8 125 (2.79%) Investment Banking
9 80 (1.78%) Electronics
10 74 (1.65%) Retail Banking
11 65 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.14%) Back Office
13 40 (0.89%) Front Office
14 36 (0.80%) Automotive
14 36 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.78%) Publishing
16 28 (0.62%) Law
17 22 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.47%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3,485 (77.72%) Developer
2 962 (21.45%) PHP Developer
3 625 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 616 (13.74%) Senior Developer
5 506 (11.28%) C# Developer
6 486 (10.84%) Software Developer
7 470 (10.48%) Java Developer
8 462 (10.30%) Software Engineer
9 299 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 288 (6.42%) Web Developer
11 277 (6.18%) Graduate
12 246 (5.49%) Graduate Developer
13 244 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
13 244 (5.44%) Junior
14 186 (4.15%) Junior Developer
15 174 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 174 (3.88%) Lead Developer
16 133 (2.97%) PHP Web Developer
17 131 (2.92%) C++ Developer
18 130 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,708 (38.09%) HTML
2 1,613 (35.97%) CSS
3 1,319 (29.42%) .NET
4 1,010 (22.52%) jQuery
5 734 (16.37%) Web Services
6 689 (15.37%) ASP.NET
7 677 (15.10%) AngularJS
8 649 (14.47%) HTML5
9 450 (10.04%) RESTful
10 434 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 413 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 408 (9.10%) Laravel
13 387 (8.63%) LAMP
14 374 (8.34%) REST
15 373 (8.32%) CSS3
16 371 (8.27%) Symfony
17 328 (7.31%) Ajax
18 325 (7.25%) XML
19 305 (6.80%) Spring
20 293 (6.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 581 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 278 (6.20%) User Experience
3 277 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
4 246 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 215 (4.79%) Algorithms
6 212 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 177 (3.95%) Fintech
8 174 (3.88%) Data Structures
9 113 (2.52%) Client/Server
10 112 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 66 (1.47%) Fixed Income
12 59 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 59 (1.32%) N-Tier
13 46 (1.03%) iPad
14 37 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
14 37 (0.83%) Tandem
15 33 (0.74%) Equities
16 28 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 24 (0.54%) Animation
17 24 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 876 (19.54%) Linux
2 422 (9.41%) Windows
3 207 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 198 (4.42%) Android
5 156 (3.48%) Unix
6 57 (1.27%) CentOS
7 56 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 42 (0.94%) Debian
9 25 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.089%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.067%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.045%) Solaris
17 2 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,276 (50.76%) OO
2 2,177 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,461 (32.58%) MVC
4 996 (22.21%) Software Engineering
5 975 (21.74%) TDD
6 856 (19.09%) Web Development
7 789 (17.60%) Scrum
8 528 (11.78%) Test Automation
9 503 (11.22%) SDLC
10 487 (10.86%) E-Commerce
11 469 (10.46%) Unit Testing
12 468 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
13 387 (8.63%) BDD
14 335 (7.47%) OOD
15 288 (6.42%) Multithreading
16 287 (6.40%) Mathematics
17 286 (6.38%) Front End Development
18 282 (6.29%) SOLID
19 245 (5.46%) Microservices
20 243 (5.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,332 (52.01%) JavaScript
2 1,819 (40.57%) C#
3 1,473 (32.85%) Java
4 1,391 (31.02%) PHP
5 1,309 (29.19%) SQL
6 613 (13.67%) C++
7 536 (11.95%) Python
8 260 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 232 (5.17%) Ruby
10 182 (4.06%) C
11 110 (2.45%) VB.NET
12 103 (2.30%) Objective-C
13 101 (2.25%) Apple Swift
13 101 (2.25%) PHP 7
14 91 (2.03%) TypeScript
15 87 (1.94%) ES6
16 76 (1.69%) PHP 5
16 76 (1.69%) Scala
17 65 (1.45%) Go
18 59 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 748 (16.68%) Degree
2 273 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (1.29%) PhD
4 42 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 35 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 34 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 30 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.60%) Master's Degree
9 23 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 18 (0.40%) ISEB
11 17 (0.38%) HND
12 9 (0.20%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.11%) HNC
15 5 (0.11%) Postgraduate
16 3 (0.067%) OCA
16 3 (0.067%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (6.47%) QA
2 14 (0.31%) SLA
3 12 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.22%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 9 (0.20%) WCAG
6 7 (0.16%) GCP
7 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.045%) PMO
9 2 (0.045%) WAI
10 1 (0.022%) GDPR
10 1 (0.022%) MiFID
10 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (3.32%) Docker
2 23 (0.51%) HDFS
3 6 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.067%) Varnish
6 2 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.022%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (1.36%) Ansible
2 43 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.76%) Puppet
4 21 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.33%) Terraform
6 14 (0.31%) Kibana
7 12 (0.27%) HockeyApp
8 8 (0.18%) logstash
9 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.089%) Graphite
10 4 (0.089%) Mesos
10 4 (0.089%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.089%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 4 (0.089%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.045%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.045%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.045%) Icinga
11 2 (0.045%) Packer
12 1 (0.022%) AppManager
Vendors
1 429 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 302 (6.74%) Zend
3 275 (6.13%) Oracle
4 169 (3.77%) Google
5 72 (1.61%) Twitter
6 53 (1.18%) Adobe
7 52 (1.16%) Apple
8 51 (1.14%) SAP
9 44 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 36 (0.80%) ION Trading
11 35 (0.78%) Sun
12 31 (0.69%) Xamarin
13 29 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (0.65%) Sony
14 25 (0.56%) IBM
15 22 (0.49%) Atlassian
16 21 (0.47%) Facebook
17 20 (0.45%) Capita
18 16 (0.36%) Perforce
19 15 (0.33%) Red Hat