Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 138 143
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -19
Permanent jobs citing OOP 4449 4603 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.49% 2.42% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.71% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3939 4138 4637
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 £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +6.94%

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 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +4 4236 £45,000 - 253
UK excluding London +15 2723 £40,000 +6.67% 183
London -29 1671 £55,000 - 80
South East +33 843 £42,500 +6.25% 54
North of England +7 700 £40,000 +14.29% 44
North West +10 467 £40,000 +6.67% 23
Midlands -18 373 £35,000 - 34
South West +22 326 £38,500 +2.67% 22
East of England +8 324 £50,000 +2.56% 19
Yorkshire +26 203 £40,000 +14.29% 20
East Midlands +32 195 £35,000 -12.50% 17
West Midlands -49 178 £35,000 +11.11% 17
Wales +24 89 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Scotland -9 69 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North East -25 30 £35,000 +13.77% 1
Northern Ireland -24 2 £40,000 +95.12% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 2320 (52.15%) OO
2 2249 (50.55%) JavaScript
3 2072 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1845 (41.47%) C#
5 1747 (39.27%) HTML
6 1626 (36.55%) CSS
7 1486 (33.40%) Java
8 1412 (31.74%) MVC
9 1314 (29.53%) .NET
10 1246 (28.01%) SQL
11 1236 (27.78%) PHP
12 1099 (24.70%) MySQL
13 997 (22.41%) Software Engineering
14 975 (21.92%) TDD
14 975 (21.92%) Git (software)
15 972 (21.85%) jQuery
16 900 (20.23%) SQL Server
17 829 (18.63%) Linux
18 806 (18.12%) Degree
19 803 (18.05%) Web Development
20 760 (17.08%) Finance
21 721 (16.21%) Scrum
22 720 (16.18%) ASP.NET
23 690 (15.51%) AngularJS
24 685 (15.40%) HTML5
25 676 (15.19%) Web Services
26 647 (14.54%) C++
27 636 (14.30%) Computer Science
28 540 (12.14%) Test Automation
29 525 (11.80%) 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
1 261 (5.87%) Apache
2 207 (4.65%) CMS
3 128 (2.88%) WordPress
4 127 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
5 72 (1.62%) Drupal
6 66 (1.48%) IIS
7 65 (1.46%) nginx
8 53 (1.19%) Apache Spark
9 48 (1.08%) Umbraco
10 35 (0.79%) SharePoint
11 26 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 26 (0.58%) Joomla!
12 23 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.49%) EPiServer
13 22 (0.49%) JBoss
13 22 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 22 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.40%) Confluence
15 16 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 63 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.22%) Simulink
4 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.090%) Autodesk Inventor
5 4 (0.090%) GIMP
5 4 (0.090%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.090%) Revit
5 4 (0.090%) SPSS
6 3 (0.067%) InDesign
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.022%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.022%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 96 (2.16%) Magento
2 27 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
4 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.067%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.067%) PlanetPress Connect
9 2 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.045%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.045%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.022%) AquaLogic BPM
10 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.022%) Endur
10 1 (0.022%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.022%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 408 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (4.47%) SaaS
3 166 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 144 (3.24%) GitHub
5 45 (1.01%) Google Play
6 42 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (0.81%) npm
8 34 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (0.54%) Serverless
10 21 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 19 (0.43%) Google Analytics
12 17 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.18%) PaaS
16 7 (0.16%) Heroku
17 6 (0.13%) IaaS
17 6 (0.13%) Route 53
18 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 118 (2.65%) HTTP
2 88 (1.98%) Internet
3 34 (0.76%) Firewall
3 34 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.61%) Network Security
5 22 (0.49%) Intranet
6 21 (0.47%) DNS
7 19 (0.43%) Broadband
7 19 (0.43%) SSL
8 16 (0.36%) Extranet
8 16 (0.36%) LAN
9 15 (0.34%) BIG-IP
9 15 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 15 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (0.34%) Skype
9 15 (0.34%) SMS
9 15 (0.34%) WAN
10 13 (0.29%) SMTP
11 12 (0.27%) iBeacon
12 8 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1099 (24.70%) MySQL
2 900 (20.23%) SQL Server
3 283 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 230 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 187 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 120 (2.70%) Big Data
7 99 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 94 (2.11%) Redis
9 56 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 53 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 52 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 48 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (1.01%) Blockchain
14 43 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (0.58%) HBase
18 22 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 975 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 288 (6.47%) Subversion
3 238 (5.35%) Selenium
4 221 (4.97%) JIRA
5 187 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 167 (3.75%) Visual Studio
7 152 (3.42%) NUnit
7 152 (3.42%) WebDriver
8 123 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 117 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 114 (2.56%) PHPUnit
11 106 (2.38%) JUnit
12 105 (2.36%) TeamCity
13 102 (2.29%) gulp
14 100 (2.25%) Grunt
15 95 (2.14%) Maven
16 94 (2.11%) Bitbucket
17 82 (1.84%) Moq
18 62 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
19 57 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 760 (17.08%) Finance
2 274 (6.16%) Banking
3 262 (5.89%) Retail
4 226 (5.08%) Marketing
5 211 (4.74%) Games
6 199 (4.47%) Telecoms
7 160 (3.60%) Investment Banking
8 127 (2.85%) Electronics
9 113 (2.54%) Manufacturing
10 110 (2.47%) Retail Banking
11 82 (1.84%) Advertising
12 68 (1.53%) Back Office
13 51 (1.15%) Front Office
14 43 (0.97%) Automotive
15 36 (0.81%) Publishing
16 29 (0.65%) Law
17 28 (0.63%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.58%) Legal
19 23 (0.52%) Financial Institution
20 20 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3431 (77.12%) Developer
2 861 (19.35%) PHP Developer
3 647 (14.54%) .NET Developer
4 602 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 558 (12.54%) C# Developer
6 476 (10.70%) Java Developer
7 474 (10.65%) Software Engineer
8 455 (10.23%) Software Developer
9 325 (7.31%) Graduate
10 322 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 301 (6.77%) Web Developer
12 286 (6.43%) Graduate Developer
13 273 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
14 235 (5.28%) Junior
15 179 (4.02%) Junior Developer
16 165 (3.71%) Lead Developer
17 144 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 144 (3.24%) SQL Developer
18 142 (3.19%) Agile Developer
19 134 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1747 (39.27%) HTML
2 1626 (36.55%) CSS
3 1314 (29.53%) .NET
4 972 (21.85%) jQuery
5 720 (16.18%) ASP.NET
6 690 (15.51%) AngularJS
7 685 (15.40%) HTML5
8 676 (15.19%) Web Services
9 516 (11.60%) RESTful
10 441 (9.91%) .NET Framework
11 406 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 401 (9.01%) CSS3
13 368 (8.27%) LAMP
14 361 (8.11%) Laravel
15 351 (7.89%) REST
16 331 (7.44%) Symfony
17 329 (7.39%) Ajax
18 326 (7.33%) XML
19 309 (6.95%) Sass
20 278 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 636 (14.30%) Computer Science
2 285 (6.41%) User Experience
3 223 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 220 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
5 216 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 167 (3.75%) Fintech
8 153 (3.44%) Data Structures
9 110 (2.47%) Fixed Income
10 101 (2.27%) Client/Server
11 77 (1.73%) iPad
12 66 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 61 (1.37%) N-Tier
14 36 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 34 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
16 33 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 31 (0.70%) Tandem
18 29 (0.65%) Hedge funds
19 28 (0.63%) e-Learning
20 26 (0.58%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 829 (18.63%) Linux
2 468 (10.52%) Windows
3 229 (5.15%) Android
4 220 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 141 (3.17%) Unix
6 50 (1.12%) CentOS
7 48 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 41 (0.92%) Debian
9 31 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 22 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 20 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.16%) AIX
14 7 (0.16%) Solaris
15 6 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.11%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.090%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.090%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2320 (52.15%) OO
2 2072 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1412 (31.74%) MVC
4 997 (22.41%) Software Engineering
5 975 (21.92%) TDD
6 803 (18.05%) Web Development
7 721 (16.21%) Scrum
8 540 (12.14%) Test Automation
9 525 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
10 487 (10.95%) SDLC
11 446 (10.02%) Unit Testing
12 420 (9.44%) E-Commerce
13 374 (8.41%) BDD
14 332 (7.46%) Multithreading
15 322 (7.24%) OOD
16 278 (6.25%) Front End Development
17 269 (6.05%) SOLID
18 262 (5.89%) Mathematics
19 257 (5.78%) Open Source
20 226 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2249 (50.55%) JavaScript
2 1845 (41.47%) C#
3 1486 (33.40%) Java
4 1246 (28.01%) SQL
5 1236 (27.78%) PHP
6 647 (14.54%) C++
7 467 (10.50%) Python
8 229 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 190 (4.27%) Ruby
10 173 (3.89%) C
11 119 (2.67%) VB.NET
12 108 (2.43%) Objective-C
13 100 (2.25%) Scala
14 97 (2.18%) PHP 7
15 89 (2.00%) PHP 5
16 87 (1.96%) Apple Swift
17 83 (1.87%) ES6
18 64 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 56 (1.26%) Bash Shell
20 53 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 806 (18.12%) Degree
2 320 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (1.75%) PhD
4 53 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
5 45 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 37 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 18 (0.40%) ISEB
9 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.34%) HND
11 14 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.29%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.22%) SC Cleared
14 9 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.18%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.090%) HNC
16 4 (0.090%) MCSD
17 3 (0.067%) AWS Certification
17 3 (0.067%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (5.91%) QA
2 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 12 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.13%) WCAG
4 5 (0.11%) GCP
4 5 (0.11%) SLA
4 5 (0.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.067%) WAI
6 1 (0.022%) MiFID
6 1 (0.022%) PMO
6 1 (0.022%) Section 508
System Software
1 143 (3.21%) Docker
2 14 (0.31%) HDFS
3 9 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.067%) Varnish
7 2 (0.045%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.045%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.022%) etcd
8 1 (0.022%) Firmware
8 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.022%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (0.83%) Puppet
3 28 (0.63%) Ansible
4 11 (0.25%) Kibana
4 11 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.18%) logstash
6 5 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (0.11%) Terraform
6 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.090%) HockeyApp
7 4 (0.090%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 3 (0.067%) Control-M
8 3 (0.067%) Graphite
8 3 (0.067%) Mesos
9 2 (0.045%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.045%) Icinga
9 2 (0.045%) Packer
10 1 (0.022%) AppManager
10 1 (0.022%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.022%) Salt
Vendors
1 442 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 274 (6.16%) Zend
3 251 (5.64%) Oracle
4 146 (3.28%) Google
5 98 (2.20%) SAP
6 88 (1.98%) ION Trading
7 53 (1.19%) Adobe
8 48 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 45 (1.01%) Twitter
10 41 (0.92%) Apple
11 31 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (0.63%) IBM
13 26 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 25 (0.56%) Xamarin
15 18 (0.40%) Sun
16 15 (0.34%) F5
16 15 (0.34%) Sony
17 14 (0.31%) Red Hat
18 13 (0.29%) Citrix
19 12 (0.27%) Progress