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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 9 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing OO 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.98% 4.26% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 5.50% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £50,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% +2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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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
35 109 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 81.40% 77.30% 70.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 82 126
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Xamarin