Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 132 136
Rank change year-on-year -36 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing OOP 3,085 4,446 4,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.53% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.75% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,621 4,037 3,832
UK median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -

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 136,129 161,520 157,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.79% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107,232 131,598 129,509
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
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 21 March 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 21 March 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 -45 2,801 £50,000 +11.11% 738
UK excluding London -35 1,863 £42,500 +6.25% 539
London -24 1,163 £60,000 +9.09% 248
South East -36 588 £42,500 - 132
North of England -26 441 £45,000 +12.50% 159
North West -27 272 £47,500 +11.76% 91
Midlands -39 255 £37,500 +7.14% 76
South West -19 192 £37,500 -6.25% 58
West Midlands -14 166 £37,500 +25.00% 45
East of England -30 161 £47,500 - 65
Yorkshire -34 152 £45,000 +12.50% 56
Scotland +13 140 £50,000 +11.11% 34
East Midlands -50 89 £42,500 +21.43% 31
Wales +45 71 £35,500 +4.62% 13
Northern Ireland -1 20 £40,000 - 2
North East +9 17 £38,750 +3.33% 12

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 1,541 (49.95%) JavaScript
2 1,473 (47.75%) OO
3 1,359 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
4 1,262 (40.91%) HTML
5 1,208 (39.16%) C#
6 1,157 (37.50%) Java
7 1,079 (34.98%) CSS
8 843 (27.33%) SQL
9 836 (27.10%) PHP
10 809 (26.22%) .NET
11 779 (25.25%) Software Engineering
12 751 (24.34%) MVC
13 685 (22.20%) MySQL
14 675 (21.88%) Git (software)
15 609 (19.74%) SQL Server
16 585 (18.96%) AngularJS
17 574 (18.61%) TDD
18 534 (17.31%) Web Services
19 511 (16.56%) jQuery
20 506 (16.40%) Amazon AWS
21 487 (15.79%) Computer Science
22 485 (15.72%) HTML5
23 475 (15.40%) Finance
24 473 (15.33%) Python
25 464 (15.04%) Linux
26 453 (14.68%) Web Development
27 435 (14.10%) Microsoft
28 421 (13.65%) Degree
29 420 (13.61%) Scrum
30 414 (13.42%) 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
1 123 (3.99%) Apache
2 117 (3.79%) CMS
3 83 (2.69%) WordPress
4 59 (1.91%) IIS
5 55 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 54 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 44 (1.43%) nginx
8 40 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 40 (1.30%) Drupal
9 34 (1.10%) Confluence
10 29 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 24 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 21 (0.68%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (0.55%) JBoss
15 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.39%) MQSeries
17 11 (0.36%) Ethereum
18 9 (0.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.23%) Weka
6 5 (0.16%) HipChat
7 3 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.097%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.065%) Simulink
9 1 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 125 (4.05%) Magento
2 33 (1.07%) SAP Hybris
3 22 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
4 19 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
5 15 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
6 13 (0.42%) R3 Corda
7 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (0.32%) osCommerce
10 6 (0.19%) Shopify
11 5 (0.16%) Odoo
12 3 (0.097%) iTrent
12 3 (0.097%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.065%) Fredhopper
14 1 (0.032%) Endur
14 1 (0.032%) nopCommerce
14 1 (0.032%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 506 (16.40%) Amazon AWS
2 369 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (5.93%) SaaS
4 124 (4.02%) GitHub
5 85 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
6 68 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 45 (1.46%) Serverless
8 30 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 25 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 22 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 19 (0.62%) npm
12 19 (0.62%) PaaS
13 18 (0.58%) Slack
14 16 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.49%) AdWords
15 15 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.56%) HTTP
2 78 (2.53%) Internet
3 39 (1.26%) H.323
4 32 (1.04%) Skype
5 30 (0.97%) Network Security
6 29 (0.94%) AMQP
7 14 (0.45%) SSH
8 12 (0.39%) Intranet
9 11 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.29%) DNS
11 8 (0.26%) SSL
12 7 (0.23%) Broadband
12 7 (0.23%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.19%) Firewall
13 6 (0.19%) GoToMeeting
13 6 (0.19%) SMS
14 5 (0.16%) Bluetooth
15 4 (0.13%) NFC
15 4 (0.13%) VPN
15 4 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (22.20%) MySQL
2 609 (19.74%) SQL Server
3 309 (10.02%) Relational Database
4 200 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 175 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
6 105 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 88 (2.85%) Big Data
8 86 (2.79%) RDBMS
9 50 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (1.36%) Redis
12 40 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 38 (1.23%) Blockchain
13 38 (1.23%) Neo4j
14 36 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
18 22 (0.71%) MariaDB
19 21 (0.68%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 675 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 249 (8.07%) Selenium
3 204 (6.61%) Jenkins
4 198 (6.42%) JIRA
5 157 (5.09%) WebDriver
6 132 (4.28%) Visual Studio
7 123 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 119 (3.86%) Subversion
9 101 (3.27%) Maven
10 95 (3.08%) gulp
11 92 (2.98%) Cucumber
12 88 (2.85%) JUnit
13 69 (2.24%) JMeter
14 68 (2.20%) SoapUI
15 58 (1.88%) TeamCity
16 53 (1.72%) webpack
17 51 (1.65%) Grunt
18 48 (1.56%) Mockito
19 39 (1.26%) NUnit
20 38 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 475 (15.40%) Finance
2 210 (6.81%) Retail
3 196 (6.35%) Marketing
4 195 (6.32%) Banking
5 114 (3.70%) Games
6 64 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.36%) Advertising
9 38 (1.23%) Front Office
10 35 (1.13%) Back Office
11 32 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 27 (0.88%) Legal
13 26 (0.84%) Electronics
14 22 (0.71%) Aerospace
15 20 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.55%) Law
17 16 (0.52%) Publishing
18 12 (0.39%) Automotive
19 6 (0.19%) Military
19 6 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,164 (70.15%) Developer
2 457 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 441 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 412 (13.35%) .NET Developer
5 379 (12.29%) Software Engineer
6 348 (11.28%) Software Developer
7 317 (10.28%) C# Developer
8 288 (9.34%) Java Developer
9 243 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 186 (6.03%) Graduate
11 161 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 160 (5.19%) Web Developer
13 146 (4.73%) Graduate Developer
14 145 (4.70%) Junior
15 137 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 133 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
17 111 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
18 102 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
19 101 (3.27%) .NET Software Developer
20 94 (3.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,262 (40.91%) HTML
2 1,079 (34.98%) CSS
3 809 (26.22%) .NET
4 585 (18.96%) AngularJS
5 534 (17.31%) Web Services
6 511 (16.56%) jQuery
7 485 (15.72%) HTML5
8 378 (12.25%) ASP.NET
9 330 (10.70%) RESTful
10 326 (10.57%) Spring
11 319 (10.34%) React
12 313 (10.15%) REST
13 308 (9.98%) Node.js
14 271 (8.78%) Laravel
15 239 (7.75%) LAMP
16 238 (7.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 231 (7.49%) XML
18 226 (7.33%) .NET Framework
19 219 (7.10%) SOAP
20 218 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 226 (7.33%) Fintech
2 221 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 215 (6.97%) Mobile App
4 186 (6.03%) User Experience
5 138 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
6 114 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 92 (2.98%) Data Structures
8 71 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (1.82%) Virtual Team
10 45 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 43 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
12 32 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 29 (0.94%) Social Media
14 26 (0.84%) N-Tier
15 24 (0.78%) Driving Licence
15 24 (0.78%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.71%) Cloud Native
17 19 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
17 19 (0.62%) Fixed Income
17 19 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 464 (15.04%) Linux
2 190 (6.16%) Windows
3 184 (5.96%) Android
4 168 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 132 (4.28%) Unix
6 20 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.58%) Debian
8 16 (0.52%) CentOS
9 14 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.32%) Fedora
12 9 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.13%) zOS
15 3 (0.097%) AIX
15 3 (0.097%) VMS
16 2 (0.065%) Robot Operating System
17 1 (0.032%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.032%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,473 (47.75%) OO
2 1,359 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
3 779 (25.25%) Software Engineering
4 751 (24.34%) MVC
5 574 (18.61%) TDD
6 487 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 453 (14.68%) Web Development
8 420 (13.61%) Scrum
9 414 (13.42%) Test Automation
10 384 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
11 329 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
12 292 (9.47%) SDLC
13 284 (9.21%) Microservices
14 267 (8.65%) E-Commerce
15 254 (8.23%) DevOps
16 250 (8.10%) Unit Testing
17 246 (7.97%) Front End Development
18 242 (7.84%) BDD
19 221 (7.16%) Mentoring
20 197 (6.39%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,541 (49.95%) JavaScript
2 1,208 (39.16%) C#
3 1,157 (37.50%) Java
4 843 (27.33%) SQL
5 836 (27.10%) PHP
6 473 (15.33%) Python
7 324 (10.50%) C++
8 200 (6.48%) Ruby
9 148 (4.80%) T-SQL
10 130 (4.21%) Objective-C
11 115 (3.73%) ES6
12 94 (3.05%) Go
13 93 (3.01%) C
14 85 (2.76%) TypeScript
15 81 (2.63%) Java 8
16 78 (2.53%) PHP 7
17 77 (2.50%) Apple Swift
18 55 (1.78%) VB.NET
19 47 (1.52%) Perl
20 46 (1.49%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 421 (13.65%) Degree
2 177 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 30 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
8 15 (0.49%) ISEB
8 15 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.19%) PhD
9 6 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.13%) HND
10 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.065%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.065%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.032%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.032%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.032%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (9.37%) QA
2 6 (0.19%) GDPR
3 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.065%) SLA
5 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 234 (7.59%) Docker
2 40 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.26%) Varnish
5 7 (0.23%) HDFS
6 5 (0.16%) Firmware
6 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.097%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.097%) Xen
8 2 (0.065%) LXC
8 2 (0.065%) Postfix
9 1 (0.032%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 52 (1.69%) Ansible
3 43 (1.39%) Puppet
4 20 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.42%) Terraform
6 10 (0.32%) HP ALM
7 9 (0.29%) Mesos
8 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.065%) Marathon
9 2 (0.065%) Nagios
9 2 (0.065%) Packer
10 1 (0.032%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.032%) Consul
10 1 (0.032%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.032%) Kibana
10 1 (0.032%) logstash
Vendors
1 435 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 150 (4.86%) Oracle
3 134 (4.34%) Google
4 92 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
5 89 (2.88%) Zend
6 62 (2.01%) VMware
7 53 (1.72%) SAP
8 45 (1.46%) Xamarin
9 39 (1.26%) Adobe
10 33 (1.07%) hybris
11 23 (0.75%) Elastic Path
12 21 (0.68%) Interwoven
13 18 (0.58%) TIBCO
14 16 (0.52%) Jitterbit
14 16 (0.52%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.42%) IBM
15 13 (0.42%) Tableau
16 12 (0.39%) Sitecore
17 11 (0.36%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.36%) HP