Period
to 28 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 83 91
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 +24
Permanent jobs citing OO 801 193 296
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.51% 3.57% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.83% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 612 176 284
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £30,200
25th Percentile £42,188 £40,000 £37,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £84,875 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

OO 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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 21,477 5,035 7,640
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 94.07% 93.17% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17,073 4,352 6,629
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,775 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

OO
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

OO trend for jobs with a WFH option

OO
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing OO.

OO salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

OO
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing OO over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

OO salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, OO job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for OO.

1 393 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (45.32%) JavaScript
3 335 (41.82%) Java
4 325 (40.57%) OOP
5 277 (34.58%) HTML
6 273 (34.08%) Software Engineering
7 264 (32.96%) AWS
8 248 (30.96%) SQL
9 240 (29.96%) CSS
10 230 (28.71%) Azure
11 206 (25.72%) Microservices
12 204 (25.47%) C#
13 192 (23.97%) Git (software)
14 191 (23.85%) React
14 191 (23.85%) DevOps
15 190 (23.72%) Linux
16 179 (22.35%) PHP
17 169 (21.10%) RESTful
18 160 (19.98%) MySQL
19 156 (19.48%) Full Stack Development
20 152 (18.98%) MVC
21 151 (18.85%) Web Services
21 151 (18.85%) Docker
22 142 (17.73%) Jenkins
23 138 (17.23%) .NET
24 132 (16.48%) Spring
25 130 (16.23%) SQL Server
26 126 (15.73%) Microsoft
26 126 (15.73%) Degree
27 117 (14.61%) TDD

OO
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (3.12%) nginx
3 24 (3.00%) CMS
4 20 (2.50%) Confluence
4 20 (2.50%) WordPress
5 18 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 18 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.12%) IIS
7 15 (1.87%) Apache
8 12 (1.50%) JBoss
9 9 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (1.12%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.75%) Drupal
10 6 (0.75%) Headless CMS
11 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.37%) Luigi
12 3 (0.37%) Moodle
12 3 (0.37%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Magento
2 8 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.00%) Shopify
3 5 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 264 (32.96%) AWS
2 230 (28.71%) Azure
3 61 (7.62%) SaaS
4 59 (7.37%) GCP
5 39 (4.87%) GitHub
6 30 (3.75%) Serverless
7 23 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.12%) Power Platform
9 13 (1.62%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.50%) npm
11 10 (1.25%) Datadog
12 8 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (1.00%) Azure Service Bus
12 8 (1.00%) Mailgun
13 6 (0.75%) Asana
13 6 (0.75%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.75%) Slack
14 4 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.37%) HTTP
2 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.50%) Internet
3 4 (0.50%) RIP
3 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.50%) Wireless
4 3 (0.37%) AMQP
4 3 (0.37%) DLNA
4 3 (0.37%) UPnP
5 2 (0.25%) 3G
5 2 (0.25%) 4G
5 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.25%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) IMAP
6 1 (0.12%) MPLS
6 1 (0.12%) PBX
6 1 (0.12%) VoIP
6 1 (0.12%) WebEx
6 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (19.98%) MySQL
2 130 (16.23%) SQL Server
3 114 (14.23%) NoSQL
4 71 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 54 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (5.99%) MongoDB
7 45 (5.62%) Redis
8 31 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (2.62%) Big Data
9 21 (2.62%) SQL Server 2017
10 20 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (2.12%) Power BI
11 17 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.00%) MariaDB
13 15 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.25%) Apache Hive
16 9 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 192 (23.97%) Git (software)
2 142 (17.73%) Jenkins
3 95 (11.86%) JUnit
4 86 (10.74%) Maven
5 75 (9.36%) JIRA
6 55 (6.87%) PHPUnit
7 52 (6.49%) GitLab
8 27 (3.37%) Bitbucket
9 24 (3.00%) Selenium
10 21 (2.62%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.75%) Postman
12 13 (1.62%) JMeter
13 12 (1.50%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.37%) Cypress.io
14 11 (1.37%) git-flow
14 11 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (1.37%) Terragrunt
15 8 (1.00%) CircleCI
15 8 (1.00%) Mocha
16 7 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 117 (14.61%) Social Skills
2 109 (13.61%) Finance
3 48 (5.99%) Retail
4 41 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.49%) Games
6 32 (4.00%) Banking
7 26 (3.25%) Marketing
8 15 (1.87%) French Language
9 12 (1.50%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.37%) Legal
10 11 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.25%) Automotive
11 10 (1.25%) Public Sector
12 9 (1.12%) Electronics
13 5 (0.62%) Law
13 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 3 (0.37%) Advertising
16 2 (0.25%) Military
16 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 494 (61.67%) Developer
2 156 (19.48%) Software Engineer
3 137 (17.10%) Senior Developer
4 96 (11.99%) PHP Developer
5 86 (10.74%) Java Developer
6 79 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 68 (8.49%) .NET Developer
8 59 (7.37%) Java Engineer
9 58 (7.24%) C# Developer
10 56 (6.99%) Java Software Engineer
11 49 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
12 44 (5.49%) React Developer
13 43 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 41 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 39 (4.87%) Architect
16 38 (4.74%) Software Developer
17 37 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
18 36 (4.49%) Android Developer
19 34 (4.24%) Backend Developer
20 30 (3.75%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (34.58%) HTML
2 240 (29.96%) CSS
3 191 (23.85%) React
4 169 (21.10%) RESTful
5 151 (18.85%) Web Services
6 138 (17.23%) .NET
7 132 (16.48%) Spring
8 110 (13.73%) Spring Boot
9 105 (13.11%) Node.js
10 101 (12.61%) Laravel
10 101 (12.61%) REST
11 89 (11.11%) HTML5
12 83 (10.36%) jQuery
13 79 (9.86%) AngularJS
14 76 (9.49%) Vue.js
15 64 (7.99%) ASP.NET
16 60 (7.49%) Kafka
16 60 (7.49%) XML
17 54 (6.74%) .NET Framework
17 54 (6.74%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.74%) Mobile App
2 57 (7.12%) User Experience
3 25 (3.12%) Algorithms
3 25 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.87%) Legacy Code
4 23 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.62%) Data Structures
6 19 (2.37%) New Media
6 19 (2.37%) Video\Live Streaming
7 12 (1.50%) iPad
7 12 (1.50%) Legacy Systems
8 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.87%) Xbox
11 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.62%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.50%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.50%) Clustering
13 4 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 190 (23.72%) Linux
2 75 (9.36%) Android
3 34 (4.24%) Windows
4 25 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.00%) Unix
6 15 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (40.57%) OOP
3 273 (34.08%) Software Engineering
4 206 (25.72%) Microservices
5 191 (23.85%) DevOps
6 156 (19.48%) Full Stack Development
7 152 (18.98%) MVC
8 117 (14.61%) TDD
9 113 (14.11%) Scrum
10 108 (13.48%) Computer Science
11 106 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
12 97 (12.11%) Web Development
13 96 (11.99%) Unit Testing
14 94 (11.74%) OOD
15 92 (11.49%) SOLID
16 78 (9.74%) Test Automation
17 73 (9.11%) Front End Development
18 65 (8.11%) OO PHP
19 64 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (7.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 363 (45.32%) JavaScript
2 335 (41.82%) Java
3 248 (30.96%) SQL
4 204 (25.47%) C#
5 179 (22.35%) PHP
6 107 (13.36%) Python
7 74 (9.24%) TypeScript
8 60 (7.49%) PHP 7
9 57 (7.12%) Kotlin
10 47 (5.87%) C++
11 42 (5.24%) Ruby
12 32 (4.00%) Java 8
13 31 (3.87%) Go
13 31 (3.87%) T-SQL
14 26 (3.25%) ES6
14 26 (3.25%) PHP 5
15 18 (2.25%) Scala
16 13 (1.62%) Java 11
17 12 (1.50%) ES7
18 11 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (15.73%) Degree
2 97 (12.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.37%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.12%) HND
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.24%) QA
2 8 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.87%) WCAG
4 5 (0.62%) GDPR
5 4 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
System Software
1 151 (18.85%) Docker
2 4 (0.50%) KVM
2 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.37%) Firmware
4 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 63 (7.87%) Kubernetes
2 44 (5.49%) Terraform
3 10 (1.25%) Ansible
4 8 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.00%) Puppet
5 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.50%) Salt
6 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.37%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 126 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 99 (12.36%) Oracle
3 52 (6.49%) Zend
4 40 (4.99%) Google
5 16 (2.00%) WooCommerce
6 13 (1.62%) SAP
7 11 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.87%) Sage
9 5 (0.62%) Sparx
10 4 (0.50%) Okta
10 4 (0.50%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.50%) VMware
11 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.37%) Foundry
11 3 (0.37%) IBM
11 3 (0.37%) Palantir
11 3 (0.37%) PTC
11 3 (0.37%) Siemens
12 2 (0.25%) Talend