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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 116 85 72
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 2,447 1,561 368
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.24% 3.80% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.99% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 1,048 324
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £80,875
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +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 72,944 39,135 8,194
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.56% 95.21% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42,870 29,501 7,084
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,998 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.90% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%

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 15 August 2022.

OO salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, OO job roles required the following 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 1,439 (58.81%) Agile
2 1,089 (44.50%) Software Engineering
3 1,060 (43.32%) Java
4 991 (40.50%) JavaScript
5 883 (36.09%) OOP
6 808 (33.02%) AWS
7 762 (31.14%) C#
8 713 (29.14%) SQL
9 709 (28.97%) TDD
10 705 (28.81%) CI/CD
11 701 (28.65%) Python
12 659 (26.93%) Git (software)
12 659 (26.93%) Social Skills
13 642 (26.24%) Degree
14 627 (25.62%) React
15 607 (24.81%) Docker
16 563 (23.01%) Azure
17 562 (22.97%) Microservices
18 546 (22.31%) Kubernetes
19 537 (21.95%) Finance
20 527 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
21 519 (21.21%) DevOps
22 517 (21.13%) Computer Science
23 516 (21.09%) Scrum
24 507 (20.72%) .NET
25 496 (20.27%) OOD
26 470 (19.21%) CSS
27 460 (18.80%) Test Automation
28 446 (18.23%) HTML
29 438 (17.90%) Continuous Integration

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 74 (3.02%) Apache
2 63 (2.57%) WordPress
3 62 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 41 (1.68%) Drupal
5 37 (1.51%) IIS
6 31 (1.27%) Confluence
6 31 (1.27%) nginx
7 30 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 29 (1.19%) Ethereum
9 26 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
10 17 (0.69%) CMS
11 15 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.37%) DNN
13 8 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.29%) Headless CMS
15 6 (0.25%) Hyperledger
16 5 (0.20%) MetaMask
16 5 (0.20%) Moodle
16 5 (0.20%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.16%) Jadu
Applications
1 10 (0.41%) InVision
1 10 (0.41%) Sketch
2 9 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.16%) FileZilla
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.082%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.082%) UXPin
8 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 26 (1.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 18 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.25%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.16%) Magento
9 3 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.12%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.082%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.082%) Exstream
10 2 (0.082%) SAP EWM
10 2 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.082%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.041%) SAP FI-AA
11 1 (0.041%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.041%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 808 (33.02%) AWS
2 563 (23.01%) Azure
3 327 (13.36%) GCP
4 323 (13.20%) Serverless
5 287 (11.73%) GitHub
6 228 (9.32%) SaaS
7 223 (9.11%) AWS Lambda
8 122 (4.99%) Azure DevOps
9 92 (3.76%) PaaS
10 87 (3.56%) Amazon S3
11 79 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
11 79 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
12 69 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
13 67 (2.74%) Azure Functions
14 66 (2.70%) Datadog
15 64 (2.62%) IaaS
16 62 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
17 59 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
18 54 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
19 44 (1.80%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.17%) HTTP
2 44 (1.80%) Internet
3 37 (1.51%) Broadband
4 27 (1.10%) CATAPAN
5 19 (0.78%) MQTT
6 17 (0.69%) DNS
7 10 (0.41%) 5G
7 10 (0.41%) IPv4
7 10 (0.41%) IPv6
7 10 (0.41%) Wireless
8 9 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.37%) X.509
9 8 (0.33%) PPP
10 5 (0.20%) Firewall
10 5 (0.20%) FTP
10 5 (0.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 4 (0.16%) UPnP
11 4 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 358 (14.63%) MySQL
3 339 (13.85%) NoSQL
4 268 (10.95%) Relational Database
5 209 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
6 120 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
6 120 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 97 (3.96%) Big Data
8 79 (3.23%) Redis
9 71 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 61 (2.49%) DynamoDB
11 49 (2.00%) Hadoop
12 39 (1.59%) MariaDB
13 35 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.27%) BigQuery
15 30 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.19%) Data Lake
16 29 (1.19%) Metadata
17 27 (1.10%) OLAP
18 17 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 659 (26.93%) Git (software)
2 317 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 214 (8.75%) JIRA
4 134 (5.48%) Maven
5 112 (4.58%) Bitbucket
6 103 (4.21%) Cucumber
7 94 (3.84%) Selenium
8 89 (3.64%) JUnit
9 77 (3.15%) Gradle
10 75 (3.06%) GitLab
11 73 (2.98%) Visual Studio
12 68 (2.78%) Mockito
13 66 (2.70%) webpack
14 62 (2.53%) RSpec
15 49 (2.00%) NUnit
16 44 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
16 44 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 39 (1.59%) git-flow
18 36 (1.47%) GoogleTest
19 35 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 659 (26.93%) Social Skills
2 537 (21.95%) Finance
3 311 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
4 230 (9.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 182 (7.44%) Banking
6 115 (4.70%) Retail
7 111 (4.54%) Marketing
8 107 (4.37%) Public Sector
9 106 (4.33%) Advertising
10 85 (3.47%) Games
11 77 (3.15%) Manufacturing
12 66 (2.70%) Electronics
13 64 (2.62%) Organisational Skills
14 50 (2.04%) Local Government
14 50 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
14 50 (2.04%) Publishing
15 46 (1.88%) Telecoms
16 44 (1.80%) Legal
17 35 (1.43%) Law
18 32 (1.31%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 1,238 (50.59%) Developer
2 665 (27.18%) Software Engineer
3 317 (12.95%) Senior Developer
4 256 (10.46%) Java Developer
5 187 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 177 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 154 (6.29%) Software Developer
8 148 (6.05%) Java Engineer
9 111 (4.54%) Python Developer
10 110 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 101 (4.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 97 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
13 93 (3.80%) PHP Developer
14 78 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 78 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
15 75 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 74 (3.02%) Graduate
17 73 (2.98%) Lead Developer
18 64 (2.62%) Architect
19 59 (2.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (25.62%) React
2 507 (20.72%) .NET
3 470 (19.21%) CSS
4 446 (18.23%) HTML
5 391 (15.98%) Node.js
6 377 (15.41%) RESTful
7 367 (15.00%) REST
8 356 (14.55%) Kafka
9 312 (12.75%) Web Services
10 266 (10.87%) AngularJS
11 226 (9.24%) Spring
12 200 (8.17%) Vue.js
13 194 (7.93%) Spring Boot
14 185 (7.56%) ASP.NET
15 157 (6.42%) XML
16 156 (6.38%) HTML5
16 156 (6.38%) jQuery
17 134 (5.48%) .NET Core
18 126 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
19 120 (4.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 214 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
2 195 (7.97%) Algorithms
3 161 (6.58%) Data Structures
4 142 (5.80%) Cloud Native
5 125 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 116 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
6 116 (4.74%) User Experience
7 101 (4.13%) Public Cloud
8 100 (4.09%) Blockchain
8 100 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
9 84 (3.43%) Social Network
10 83 (3.39%) Blog
11 82 (3.35%) Virtual Team
12 71 (2.90%) Cardano
13 58 (2.37%) Data Centre
14 57 (2.33%) Legacy Code
15 43 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
16 42 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
16 42 (1.72%) IoT
16 42 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 346 (14.14%) Linux
2 124 (5.07%) Windows
3 115 (4.70%) Android
4 93 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 85 (3.47%) Unix
6 29 (1.19%) Debian
6 29 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 26 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 22 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.12%) CentOS
11 2 (0.082%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.041%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.041%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.041%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,439 (58.81%) Agile
2 1,089 (44.50%) Software Engineering
3 883 (36.09%) OOP
4 709 (28.97%) TDD
5 705 (28.81%) CI/CD
6 562 (22.97%) Microservices
7 527 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
8 519 (21.21%) DevOps
9 517 (21.13%) Computer Science
10 516 (21.09%) Scrum
11 496 (20.27%) OOD
12 460 (18.80%) Test Automation
13 438 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
14 411 (16.80%) Full Stack Development
15 388 (15.86%) Mentoring
16 361 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 307 (12.55%) Unit Testing
18 283 (11.57%) Kanban
19 281 (11.48%) MVC
20 278 (11.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,060 (43.32%) Java
2 991 (40.50%) JavaScript
3 762 (31.14%) C#
4 713 (29.14%) SQL
5 701 (28.65%) Python
6 384 (15.69%) PHP
7 336 (13.73%) TypeScript
8 320 (13.08%) C++
9 207 (8.46%) Scala
10 184 (7.52%) Go
11 180 (7.36%) Ruby
12 131 (5.35%) C
13 101 (4.13%) Kotlin
14 88 (3.60%) ES6
15 79 (3.23%) T-SQL
16 74 (3.02%) Perl
17 66 (2.70%) Rust
18 53 (2.17%) Haskell
19 45 (1.84%) Objective-C
20 41 (1.68%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 642 (26.24%) Degree
2 288 (11.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 70 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 45 (1.84%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 15 (0.61%) PhD
9 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.29%) MBCS
11 6 (0.25%) IBM Certification
12 5 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.12%) CEH
13 3 (0.12%) CISSP
13 3 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.12%) CSSLP
13 3 (0.12%) GIAC
13 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (12.95%) QA
2 50 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 16 (0.65%) HIPAA
4 15 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.61%) WAI
5 14 (0.57%) GRC
6 11 (0.45%) EMIR
7 9 (0.37%) HL7
8 5 (0.20%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) GDPR
9 4 (0.16%) SOC 2
10 3 (0.12%) GLBA
10 3 (0.12%) GxP
10 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.082%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.041%) NIST
System Software
1 607 (24.81%) Docker
2 29 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (0.90%) Firmware
4 12 (0.49%) HDFS
5 11 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.37%) LXC
7 6 (0.25%) Embedded Firmware
8 4 (0.16%) iptables
9 2 (0.082%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.082%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.082%) KVM
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 546 (22.31%) Kubernetes
2 307 (12.55%) Terraform
3 42 (1.72%) Ansible
4 28 (1.14%) Grafana
5 24 (0.98%) Puppet
6 19 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 18 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.65%) Fortio
8 16 (0.65%) Istio
8 16 (0.65%) Kiali
9 14 (0.57%) Prometheus
10 13 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.45%) Oozie
11 11 (0.45%) Proxmox
12 9 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.33%) Argo
14 5 (0.20%) Bugsnag
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 1 (0.041%) Kubeflow
15 1 (0.041%) Opsview
Vendors
1 240 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 227 (9.28%) Google
3 84 (3.43%) SAP
4 83 (3.39%) Oracle
5 67 (2.74%) Apple
6 57 (2.33%) Spotify
7 55 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 46 (1.88%) WooCommerce
9 43 (1.76%) Xamarin
10 30 (1.23%) Marin
10 30 (1.23%) Zend
11 28 (1.14%) IBM
12 25 (1.02%) Instagram
12 25 (1.02%) TikTok
13 21 (0.86%) Databricks
14 20 (0.82%) Dell
14 20 (0.82%) MuleSoft
14 20 (0.82%) PayPal
15 18 (0.74%) Snapchat
16 17 (0.69%) VMware