Period
to 27 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 134 128
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 +41
Permanent jobs citing OOP 656 110 205
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.88% 2.03% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.19% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 564 93 202
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,250 £36,499
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 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 21,326 5,022 7,606
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 93.66% 92.64% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16,961 4,327 6,597
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,750 £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%

OOP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

OOP trend for jobs with a WFH option

OOP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

OOP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

OOP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing OOP over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

OOP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, OOP 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 OOP.

1 323 (49.24%) OO
2 278 (42.38%) JavaScript
3 277 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (40.55%) AWS
5 261 (39.79%) Software Engineering
6 231 (35.21%) Docker
7 213 (32.47%) Microservices
8 205 (31.25%) DevOps
9 197 (30.03%) SQL
10 192 (29.27%) Linux
11 191 (29.12%) Git (software)
12 190 (28.96%) Java
13 180 (27.44%) MySQL
14 179 (27.29%) PHP
15 170 (25.91%) Azure
16 164 (25.00%) React
17 158 (24.09%) HTML
18 155 (23.63%) CSS
19 152 (23.17%) C#
20 148 (22.56%) MVC
21 146 (22.26%) RESTful
22 136 (20.73%) Node.js
22 136 (20.73%) SQL Server
23 125 (19.05%) jQuery
24 107 (16.31%) .NET
25 105 (16.01%) Web Services
25 105 (16.01%) Go
25 105 (16.01%) Kubernetes
26 98 (14.94%) Jenkins
27 97 (14.79%) Python

OOP
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 27 (4.12%) CMS
2 22 (3.35%) Apache
3 18 (2.74%) nginx
4 16 (2.44%) IIS
5 14 (2.13%) Confluence
6 11 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 10 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.76%) Drupal
10 5 (0.76%) Headless CMS
11 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.61%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.30%) Kentico
13 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.91%) InDesign
2 6 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.61%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.91%) Shopify
3 5 (0.76%) Magento
4 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 266 (40.55%) AWS
2 170 (25.91%) Azure
3 44 (6.71%) GitHub
4 42 (6.40%) GCP
4 42 (6.40%) SaaS
5 28 (4.27%) Serverless
6 14 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (1.83%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.52%) Datadog
9 7 (1.07%) Azure Service Bus
10 6 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.91%) AWS CodeBuild
10 6 (0.91%) Cloudflare
10 6 (0.91%) PaaS
11 5 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.76%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.46%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.22%) Internet
3 5 (0.76%) Firewall
4 4 (0.61%) RIP
5 3 (0.46%) AMQP
5 3 (0.46%) DLNA
5 3 (0.46%) UPnP
5 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.30%) Network Security
6 2 (0.30%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) Broadband
7 1 (0.15%) DAB
7 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (27.44%) MySQL
2 136 (20.73%) SQL Server
3 96 (14.63%) NoSQL
4 84 (12.80%) MongoDB
5 44 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.81%) Redis
8 21 (3.20%) MariaDB
9 20 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.90%) Big Data
11 16 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (2.44%) SQL Server 2017
12 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (1.83%) Redshift Spectrum
14 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.07%) Power BI
14 7 (1.07%) SAP HANA
15 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 191 (29.12%) Git (software)
2 98 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 90 (13.72%) JUnit
4 75 (11.43%) Maven
5 39 (5.95%) JIRA
6 33 (5.03%) GitLab
7 21 (3.20%) PHPUnit
8 18 (2.74%) Selenium
9 14 (2.13%) webpack
10 13 (1.98%) Postman
11 11 (1.68%) git-flow
11 11 (1.68%) Terragrunt
12 10 (1.52%) Cypress.io
12 10 (1.52%) JMeter
12 10 (1.52%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.37%) gulp
14 8 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.91%) Cactus
15 6 (0.91%) Subversion
16 5 (0.76%) Mocha
General
1 80 (12.20%) Finance
2 64 (9.76%) Social Skills
3 46 (7.01%) Retail
4 35 (5.34%) Marketing
5 33 (5.03%) Games
6 31 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.29%) French Language
8 10 (1.52%) Banking
9 9 (1.37%) Law
9 9 (1.37%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.91%) Back Office
10 6 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 459 (69.97%) Developer
2 157 (23.93%) Senior Developer
3 135 (20.58%) PHP Developer
4 111 (16.92%) Software Engineer
5 71 (10.82%) Software Developer
6 65 (9.91%) .NET Developer
7 62 (9.45%) C# Developer
8 56 (8.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 55 (8.38%) Java Developer
10 51 (7.77%) Ruby Developer
10 51 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 50 (7.62%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 48 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
13 46 (7.01%) Java Engineer
14 45 (6.86%) Java Software Engineer
15 35 (5.34%) Senior Software Engineer
16 34 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
17 28 (4.27%) Python Developer
18 27 (4.12%) Senior PHP Developer
19 26 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (25.00%) React
2 158 (24.09%) HTML
3 155 (23.63%) CSS
4 146 (22.26%) RESTful
5 136 (20.73%) Node.js
6 125 (19.05%) jQuery
7 107 (16.31%) .NET
8 105 (16.01%) Web Services
9 94 (14.33%) REST
9 94 (14.33%) Spring
10 89 (13.57%) AngularJS
10 89 (13.57%) Spring Boot
11 80 (12.20%) Symfony
12 76 (11.59%) Kafka
13 63 (9.60%) Ruby on Rails
14 56 (8.54%) Laravel
15 55 (8.38%) ASP.NET
16 52 (7.93%) LAMP
17 45 (6.86%) HTML5
18 44 (6.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.66%) User Experience
2 18 (2.74%) Legacy Code
3 15 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (1.83%) Algorithms
6 11 (1.68%) Cloud Native
6 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.52%) Life Science
8 7 (1.07%) Blog
8 7 (1.07%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.07%) NHS
9 6 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
10 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.76%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.46%) Digital TV
12 3 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 192 (29.27%) Linux
2 26 (3.96%) Windows
3 24 (3.66%) Android
4 15 (2.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.61%) Unix
8 3 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (49.24%) OO
2 277 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (39.79%) Software Engineering
4 213 (32.47%) Microservices
5 205 (31.25%) DevOps
6 148 (22.56%) MVC
7 84 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
8 82 (12.50%) Web Development
9 72 (10.98%) TDD
10 68 (10.37%) Test Automation
10 68 (10.37%) Unit Testing
11 60 (9.15%) SOLID
12 57 (8.69%) Computer Science
12 57 (8.69%) IT Strategy
13 54 (8.23%) Front End Development
14 52 (7.93%) E-Commerce
14 52 (7.93%) Technology Roadmap
15 50 (7.62%) Scrum
16 42 (6.40%) Fintech
17 37 (5.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (42.38%) JavaScript
2 197 (30.03%) SQL
3 190 (28.96%) Java
4 179 (27.29%) PHP
5 152 (23.17%) C#
6 105 (16.01%) Go
7 97 (14.79%) Python
8 77 (11.74%) Ruby
9 65 (9.91%) TypeScript
10 39 (5.95%) PHP 7
11 32 (4.88%) C++
12 31 (4.73%) C
13 24 (3.66%) ES6
13 24 (3.66%) T-SQL
14 15 (2.29%) PHP 5
14 15 (2.29%) Scala
15 11 (1.68%) Java 8
15 11 (1.68%) Kotlin
16 9 (1.37%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (6.86%) Degree
2 41 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 231 (35.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) KVM
2 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 105 (16.01%) Kubernetes
2 52 (7.93%) Terraform
3 5 (0.76%) Ansible
4 4 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (0.61%) Salt
5 3 (0.46%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.15%) Consul
7 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 93 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 82 (12.50%) Oracle
3 71 (10.82%) Zend
4 29 (4.42%) Google
5 9 (1.37%) SAP
6 8 (1.22%) Adobe
7 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.61%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.61%) VMware
9 3 (0.46%) Siemens
9 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.15%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.15%) Capita
11 1 (0.15%) Databricks
11 1 (0.15%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.15%) New Relic
11 1 (0.15%) OpenText
11 1 (0.15%) Remedy
11 1 (0.15%) Telerik