Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 134 155
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 -34
Permanent jobs citing OOP 4483 4872 4584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.55% 2.48% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.78% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3967 4415 4070
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 158285 175244 190972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125396 146177 155973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 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 23 August 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 +3 4272 £44,000 -2.22% 351
UK excluding London +10 2688 £40,000 - 210
London -15 1744 £55,000 - 146
South East -6 762 £40,000 - 42
North of England +12 704 £40,000 +9.59% 64
North West +17 465 £40,000 +6.67% 32
Midlands +29 394 £36,000 +2.86% 38
South West +51 370 £40,000 - 34
East of England -15 296 £50,000 +11.11% 27
West Midlands -9 219 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Yorkshire -3 208 £37,500 - 29
East Midlands +46 175 £37,500 - 25
Scotland +24 85 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wales +13 78 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North East -6 31 £37,500 +21.90% 3
Northern Ireland -15 4 £45,000 +119.51% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 2500 (55.77%) OO
2 2185 (48.74%) JavaScript
3 2030 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 1916 (42.74%) C#
5 1808 (40.33%) HTML
6 1649 (36.78%) CSS
7 1569 (35.00%) Java
8 1490 (33.24%) MVC
9 1419 (31.65%) .NET
10 1100 (24.54%) PHP
11 1085 (24.20%) TDD
12 1076 (24.00%) SQL
13 995 (22.19%) MySQL
14 992 (22.13%) Git (software)
15 954 (21.28%) Software Engineering
16 907 (20.23%) jQuery
17 888 (19.81%) SQL Server
18 884 (19.72%) Degree
19 847 (18.89%) Linux
20 820 (18.29%) ASP.NET
21 818 (18.25%) Web Development
22 804 (17.93%) Scrum
23 780 (17.40%) Finance
24 776 (17.31%) AngularJS
25 732 (16.33%) HTML5
26 674 (15.03%) Computer Science
27 647 (14.43%) C++
28 642 (14.32%) Web Services
29 560 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
30 541 (12.07%) 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
1 244 (5.44%) Apache
2 218 (4.86%) CMS
3 136 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 122 (2.72%) WordPress
5 77 (1.72%) Drupal
6 72 (1.61%) nginx
7 67 (1.49%) IIS
8 64 (1.43%) Apache Spark
9 55 (1.23%) Umbraco
10 50 (1.12%) JBoss
11 45 (1.00%) SharePoint
12 41 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 33 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 31 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
16 24 (0.54%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.47%) EPiServer
18 17 (0.38%) Joomla!
19 16 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
20 14 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 60 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.18%) Simulink
6 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
7 5 (0.11%) Revit
8 4 (0.089%) GIMP
8 4 (0.089%) SPSS
9 3 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.045%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.045%) Weka
11 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.022%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 76 (1.70%) Magento
2 21 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 12 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.067%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.045%) Endur
8 2 (0.045%) Shopify
9 1 (0.022%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.022%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.022%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.022%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 345 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (3.73%) GitHub
4 138 (3.08%) SaaS
5 72 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (1.12%) Google Play
7 41 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 29 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 23 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.31%) Force.com
12 13 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.25%) FinancialForce.com
15 8 (0.18%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.16%) PaaS
17 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 5 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 4 (0.089%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.05%) HTTP
2 83 (1.85%) Internet
3 29 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.51%) Firewall
5 18 (0.40%) DNS
6 16 (0.36%) Network Security
7 14 (0.31%) Intranet
7 14 (0.31%) Skype
8 12 (0.27%) iBeacon
9 11 (0.25%) SMS
9 11 (0.25%) SMTP
9 11 (0.25%) SSL
10 10 (0.22%) Extranet
11 9 (0.20%) LAN
12 8 (0.18%) BIG-IP
12 8 (0.18%) Broadband
12 8 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (0.18%) LDAP
12 8 (0.18%) SSH
12 8 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 995 (22.19%) MySQL
2 888 (19.81%) SQL Server
3 371 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 236 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 222 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 113 (2.52%) Big Data
7 98 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 91 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 76 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 69 (1.54%) Redis
11 55 (1.23%) Blockchain
12 49 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
12 49 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 48 (1.07%) Hadoop
14 41 (0.91%) HBase
14 41 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (0.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 992 (22.13%) Git (software)
2 358 (7.99%) Subversion
3 222 (4.95%) Selenium
4 212 (4.73%) Visual Studio
5 209 (4.66%) Jenkins
6 198 (4.42%) JIRA
7 162 (3.61%) NUnit
8 137 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 137 (3.06%) WebDriver
9 117 (2.61%) gulp
10 115 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 102 (2.28%) Maven
12 99 (2.21%) JUnit
13 95 (2.12%) Cucumber
14 86 (1.92%) webpack
15 83 (1.85%) Grunt
16 82 (1.83%) SpecFlow
17 72 (1.61%) Moq
18 71 (1.58%) Eclipse
19 65 (1.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 780 (17.40%) Finance
2 287 (6.40%) Banking
3 263 (5.87%) Marketing
4 252 (5.62%) Retail
5 184 (4.10%) Games
5 184 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 149 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 128 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 124 (2.77%) Electronics
9 88 (1.96%) Retail Banking
10 59 (1.32%) Back Office
11 56 (1.25%) Front Office
11 56 (1.25%) Legal
12 54 (1.20%) Advertising
13 48 (1.07%) Automotive
14 43 (0.96%) Publishing
15 30 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.60%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3554 (79.28%) Developer
2 771 (17.20%) .NET Developer
3 748 (16.69%) PHP Developer
4 630 (14.05%) C# Developer
5 598 (13.34%) Senior Developer
6 585 (13.05%) Java Developer
7 472 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 417 (9.30%) Software Engineer
9 393 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 350 (7.81%) Web Developer
11 329 (7.34%) Graduate
12 284 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 280 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
14 214 (4.77%) Junior
15 203 (4.53%) Lead Developer
16 187 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
17 177 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
18 171 (3.81%) SQL Developer
19 166 (3.70%) Agile Developer
20 162 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1808 (40.33%) HTML
2 1649 (36.78%) CSS
3 1419 (31.65%) .NET
4 907 (20.23%) jQuery
5 820 (18.29%) ASP.NET
6 776 (17.31%) AngularJS
7 732 (16.33%) HTML5
8 642 (14.32%) Web Services
9 501 (11.18%) RESTful
10 455 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 453 (10.10%) .NET Framework
12 427 (9.52%) CSS3
13 405 (9.03%) XML
14 360 (8.03%) Ajax
15 359 (8.01%) REST
16 342 (7.63%) LAMP
17 337 (7.52%) Laravel
18 334 (7.45%) Node.js
19 306 (6.83%) SOAP
20 304 (6.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 674 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 292 (6.51%) User Experience
3 279 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 235 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 178 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 160 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 157 (3.50%) Fintech
8 126 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 112 (2.50%) iPad
10 92 (2.05%) Fixed Income
11 83 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
12 72 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 69 (1.54%) N-Tier
14 62 (1.38%) Client/Server
15 41 (0.91%) Hedge funds
16 39 (0.87%) Social Media
17 38 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 34 (0.76%) Digital Currency
19 32 (0.71%) Management Information System
20 31 (0.69%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 847 (18.89%) Linux
2 465 (10.37%) Windows
3 292 (6.51%) Android
4 242 (5.40%) Apple iOS
5 133 (2.97%) Unix
6 48 (1.07%) Mac OS
7 38 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 33 (0.74%) CentOS
9 26 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.56%) Debian
11 14 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 14 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.22%) AIX
13 10 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.16%) Solaris
16 4 (0.089%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2500 (55.77%) OO
2 2030 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 1490 (33.24%) MVC
4 1085 (24.20%) TDD
5 954 (21.28%) Software Engineering
6 818 (18.25%) Web Development
7 804 (17.93%) Scrum
8 560 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
9 541 (12.07%) Test Automation
10 478 (10.66%) SDLC
11 390 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 379 (8.45%) E-Commerce
13 370 (8.25%) BDD
14 326 (7.27%) Multithreading
15 309 (6.89%) OOD
16 296 (6.60%) Front End Development
17 284 (6.34%) Open Source
18 261 (5.82%) SOLID
19 236 (5.26%) Mentoring
20 234 (5.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2185 (48.74%) JavaScript
2 1916 (42.74%) C#
3 1569 (35.00%) Java
4 1100 (24.54%) PHP
5 1076 (24.00%) SQL
6 647 (14.43%) C++
7 421 (9.39%) Python
8 185 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 184 (4.10%) Ruby
10 136 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 129 (2.88%) Scala
12 123 (2.74%) C
13 120 (2.68%) PHP 7
14 108 (2.41%) Objective-C
15 99 (2.21%) PHP 5
16 88 (1.96%) ES6
17 81 (1.81%) Apple Swift
17 81 (1.81%) TypeScript
18 61 (1.36%) Shell Script
19 48 (1.07%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 884 (19.72%) Degree
2 325 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (1.90%) PhD
4 65 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
5 58 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 43 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.47%) ISEB
7 21 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.18%) HND
11 8 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.11%) HNC
12 5 (0.11%) MCSD
13 4 (0.089%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.089%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.067%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (5.67%) QA
2 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.13%) SLA
4 6 (0.13%) WAI
5 4 (0.089%) Section 508
5 4 (0.089%) WCAG
6 3 (0.067%) GCP
7 2 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.045%) MiFID
8 1 (0.022%) DICOM
8 1 (0.022%) HL7
8 1 (0.022%) IEC 61131
8 1 (0.022%) JTAG
8 1 (0.022%) MISRA
8 1 (0.022%) PMO
System Software
1 192 (4.28%) Docker
2 12 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.13%) HDFS
4 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.11%) Firmware
5 4 (0.089%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.089%) Varnish
5 4 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.067%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.067%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.045%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.022%) etcd
8 1 (0.022%) LXC
8 1 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.022%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.022%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (1.16%) Puppet
3 27 (0.60%) Control-M
4 19 (0.42%) Ansible
5 15 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.20%) Terraform
7 8 (0.18%) logstash
8 7 (0.16%) Kibana
8 7 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.089%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.067%) Packer
10 3 (0.067%) Salt
10 3 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.045%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.045%) Icinga
12 1 (0.022%) AppManager
12 1 (0.022%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.022%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.022%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 485 (10.82%) Microsoft
2 201 (4.48%) Zend
3 197 (4.39%) Oracle
4 127 (2.83%) Google
5 111 (2.48%) SAP
6 84 (1.87%) ION Trading
7 51 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 47 (1.05%) Adobe
9 44 (0.98%) IBM
10 33 (0.74%) Apple
11 30 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 28 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.51%) Twitter
14 17 (0.38%) Cognizant
14 17 (0.38%) Sencha
15 14 (0.31%) Facebook
15 14 (0.31%) Progress
16 13 (0.29%) Atlassian
17 12 (0.27%) Apigee
17 12 (0.27%) VMware