Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 157 130
Rank change year-on-year -7 -27 +6
Permanent jobs citing OOP 3,113 3,807 4,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.13% 2.17% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.37% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,639 3,310 4,052
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 134,416 160,885 163,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.89% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 105,800 128,722 131,344
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -2 2,913 £47,500 +5.56% 663
UK excluding London -22 1,817 £42,500 - 490
London +37 1,237 £60,000 +9.09% 210
South East +7 641 £42,500 -5.56% 98
North of England -70 414 £42,500 - 131
North West -32 296 £42,500 -5.56% 69
Midlands -6 263 £40,000 +14.29% 107
East of England +58 186 £47,500 +5.56% 61
West Midlands +12 171 £37,500 +15.38% 49
South West -38 164 £40,000 +6.67% 56
Yorkshire -92 109 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Scotland -40 101 £45,000 -10.00% 27
East Midlands -26 92 £42,500 +11.84% 58
Wales +5 42 £40,000 +14.29% 8
North East -9 9 £40,000 +6.67% 26
Northern Ireland -16 7 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 1,591 (51.11%) OO
2 1,567 (50.34%) JavaScript
3 1,417 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1,247 (40.06%) HTML
5 1,235 (39.67%) C#
6 1,125 (36.14%) CSS
7 1,014 (32.57%) Java
8 895 (28.75%) MVC
9 870 (27.95%) .NET
10 847 (27.21%) PHP
11 808 (25.96%) SQL
12 739 (23.74%) Git (software)
13 738 (23.71%) MySQL
14 727 (23.35%) Software Engineering
15 691 (22.20%) TDD
16 663 (21.30%) SQL Server
17 559 (17.96%) Web Services
18 549 (17.64%) AngularJS
19 528 (16.96%) Degree
20 494 (15.87%) jQuery
21 493 (15.84%) Web Development
22 477 (15.32%) Scrum
23 472 (15.16%) Test Automation
24 466 (14.97%) Linux
25 438 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
26 432 (13.88%) Python
27 430 (13.81%) Computer Science
28 425 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
29 421 (13.52%) HTML5
30 414 (13.30%) Microsoft

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
1 105 (3.37%) CMS
2 95 (3.05%) Apache
3 92 (2.96%) WordPress
4 63 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (2.02%) IIS
5 56 (1.80%) Drupal
6 42 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 42 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 38 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
7 38 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 35 (1.12%) Confluence
8 35 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 32 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 27 (0.87%) JBoss
11 25 (0.80%) nginx
12 21 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.55%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
14 11 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (0.77%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.32%) Sketch
6 8 (0.26%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.16%) HipChat
9 4 (0.13%) InDesign
9 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.13%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.096%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.096%) Weka
11 2 (0.064%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.032%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 128 (4.11%) Magento
2 47 (1.51%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (0.80%) SDL Web 8
4 19 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.26%) Fredhopper
7 8 (0.26%) Shopify
8 7 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.22%) Odoo
9 6 (0.19%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.096%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.032%) Endur
11 1 (0.032%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.032%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 438 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 407 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (5.65%) SaaS
4 143 (4.59%) GitHub
5 129 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 99 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (2.15%) Serverless
8 30 (0.96%) PaaS
9 28 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (0.80%) IaaS
11 23 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.51%) Heroku
14 14 (0.45%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.42%) NuGet
16 11 (0.35%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.32%) Google Analytics
17 10 (0.32%) npm
18 8 (0.26%) Algolia
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.37%) Internet
2 69 (2.22%) HTTP
3 49 (1.57%) Broadband
4 30 (0.96%) Skype
5 19 (0.61%) Network Security
6 14 (0.45%) AMQP
7 13 (0.42%) Intranet
8 12 (0.39%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.35%) NFC
10 10 (0.32%) SSH
11 9 (0.29%) 3G
11 9 (0.29%) 4G
12 7 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.19%) GoToMeeting
14 5 (0.16%) H.323
15 4 (0.13%) DNS
15 4 (0.13%) FTP
15 4 (0.13%) RFID
16 3 (0.096%) SSL
16 3 (0.096%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (23.71%) MySQL
2 663 (21.30%) SQL Server
3 355 (11.40%) Relational Database
4 208 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 152 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 146 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 126 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 63 (2.02%) Big Data
9 53 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (1.67%) Neo4j
11 46 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 37 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (1.16%) Redis
15 32 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (0.77%) Endeca
16 24 (0.77%) MariaDB
17 23 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (0.64%) Blockchain
18 20 (0.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 739 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 271 (8.71%) Selenium
3 241 (7.74%) JIRA
4 177 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 162 (5.20%) Visual Studio
6 156 (5.01%) Subversion
7 123 (3.95%) WebDriver
8 102 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 93 (2.99%) webpack
10 78 (2.51%) Cucumber
11 74 (2.38%) gulp
12 69 (2.22%) Maven
13 66 (2.12%) JUnit
14 60 (1.93%) TeamCity
15 55 (1.77%) GitLab
16 52 (1.67%) SoapUI
17 50 (1.61%) SpecFlow
18 43 (1.38%) Vagrant
19 40 (1.28%) git-flow
19 40 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 385 (12.37%) Finance
2 268 (8.61%) Retail
3 169 (5.43%) Games
4 164 (5.27%) Marketing
5 159 (5.11%) Banking
6 86 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 62 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 53 (1.70%) Advertising
9 33 (1.06%) Legal
10 31 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.77%) Publishing
12 21 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 17 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.45%) Back Office
16 13 (0.42%) Electronics
17 12 (0.39%) Law
18 11 (0.35%) Front Office
19 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 7 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,220 (71.31%) Developer
2 524 (16.83%) PHP Developer
3 428 (13.75%) Senior Developer
4 382 (12.27%) .NET Developer
5 361 (11.60%) Software Engineer
6 349 (11.21%) Software Developer
7 310 (9.96%) C# Developer
8 258 (8.29%) Java Developer
9 213 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 192 (6.17%) Junior
11 166 (5.33%) Test Engineer
12 154 (4.95%) Graduate
13 143 (4.59%) Web Developer
14 140 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
15 125 (4.02%) Junior Developer
16 115 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
17 114 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 110 (3.53%) Graduate Developer
18 110 (3.53%) Senior PHP Developer
19 99 (3.18%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,247 (40.06%) HTML
2 1,125 (36.14%) CSS
3 870 (27.95%) .NET
4 559 (17.96%) Web Services
5 549 (17.64%) AngularJS
6 494 (15.87%) jQuery
7 421 (13.52%) HTML5
8 412 (13.23%) ASP.NET
9 401 (12.88%) REST
10 394 (12.66%) React
11 325 (10.44%) Laravel
12 319 (10.25%) Spring
13 318 (10.22%) RESTful
14 281 (9.03%) Node.js
15 223 (7.16%) XML
16 215 (6.91%) SOAP
17 210 (6.75%) LAMP
18 206 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 203 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 202 (6.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 294 (9.44%) Mobile App
2 190 (6.10%) User Experience
3 184 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 106 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 90 (2.89%) Data Structures
7 81 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 58 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
9 51 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 46 (1.48%) Cloud Native
11 39 (1.25%) Social Media
12 34 (1.09%) Online Gambling
13 33 (1.06%) Robotics
14 26 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (0.77%) Digital Media
15 24 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (0.67%) Blog
16 21 (0.67%) Driving Licence
16 21 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (0.61%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 466 (14.97%) Linux
2 213 (6.84%) Android
3 185 (5.94%) Windows
4 177 (5.69%) Apple iOS
5 73 (2.35%) Unix
6 33 (1.06%) Debian
7 31 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.58%) CentOS
8 18 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 15 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.39%) Fedora
10 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.22%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.19%) AIX
14 5 (0.16%) SUSE
15 3 (0.096%) Solaris
15 3 (0.096%) zOS
16 2 (0.064%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.064%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,591 (51.11%) OO
2 1,417 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
3 895 (28.75%) MVC
4 727 (23.35%) Software Engineering
5 691 (22.20%) TDD
6 493 (15.84%) Web Development
7 477 (15.32%) Scrum
8 472 (15.16%) Test Automation
9 430 (13.81%) Computer Science
10 425 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
11 393 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
12 338 (10.86%) DevOps
13 316 (10.15%) Unit Testing
14 301 (9.67%) E-Commerce
15 284 (9.12%) Microservices
16 263 (8.45%) BDD
17 255 (8.19%) SDLC
17 255 (8.19%) SOLID
18 244 (7.84%) Fintech
19 235 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,567 (50.34%) JavaScript
2 1,235 (39.67%) C#
3 1,014 (32.57%) Java
4 847 (27.21%) PHP
5 808 (25.96%) SQL
6 432 (13.88%) Python
7 295 (9.48%) C++
8 140 (4.50%) T-SQL
9 136 (4.37%) Ruby
10 127 (4.08%) ES6
10 127 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 116 (3.73%) Apple Swift
12 107 (3.44%) TypeScript
13 90 (2.89%) Java 8
14 83 (2.67%) C
15 69 (2.22%) PHP 7
16 58 (1.86%) Go
17 55 (1.77%) VB.NET
18 51 (1.64%) PHP 5
19 40 (1.28%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 528 (16.96%) Degree
2 130 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 45 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (0.64%) ISEB
9 18 (0.58%) Master's Degree
9 18 (0.58%) PhD
10 14 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (0.26%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.26%) HND
12 7 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.19%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.096%) MCSD
15 3 (0.096%) Numerate Degree
16 1 (0.032%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (7.93%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) GDPR
3 10 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (0.29%) NCSC
5 8 (0.26%) DICOM
5 8 (0.26%) SLA
6 5 (0.16%) PMO
7 3 (0.096%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.064%) ISO 15022
8 2 (0.064%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 254 (8.16%) Docker
2 18 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.16%) Firmware
7 5 (0.16%) HDFS
8 4 (0.13%) Varnish
9 3 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.096%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.064%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 114 (3.66%) Kubernetes
2 49 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.00%) Ansible
4 26 (0.84%) Puppet
5 24 (0.77%) Terraform
6 13 (0.42%) HP ALM
7 8 (0.26%) Kibana
8 6 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.19%) Nagios
9 4 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.13%) Rancher
10 3 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.064%) Icinga
11 2 (0.064%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.064%) SCCM
12 1 (0.032%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.032%) logstash
12 1 (0.032%) Mesos
12 1 (0.032%) rkt
Vendors
1 414 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 159 (5.11%) Oracle
3 155 (4.98%) Google
4 137 (4.40%) Zend
5 135 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
6 64 (2.06%) SAP
7 47 (1.51%) Adobe
7 47 (1.51%) hybris
8 45 (1.45%) Pega
9 35 (1.12%) Elastic Path
10 31 (1.00%) Xamarin
11 29 (0.93%) VMware
12 24 (0.77%) Interwoven
13 22 (0.71%) IBM
14 18 (0.58%) HP
14 18 (0.58%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.45%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.42%) Twitter
17 10 (0.32%) New Relic
18 9 (0.29%) Zuora