The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 12 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing OO 4 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.02% 5.51% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 9.15% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 11
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 164 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.23% 60.29% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 110 190
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Aberdeen region.

OO Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) OCPJP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sun