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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 11 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing OO 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.93% 5.12% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 8.06% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 11
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £46,000
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
51 211 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.07% 63.55% 78.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 144 203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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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 1 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (60.00%) SDLC
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (46.67%) OOP
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Java EE
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) UML
9 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (13.33%) Sun
9 2 (13.33%) Internet
9 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
9 2 (13.33%) OCPJP
9 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (6.67%) HTML5
10 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.67%) CSS3
10 1 (6.67%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (46.67%) AWS Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (60.00%) SDLC
4 7 (46.67%) PRINCE
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (46.67%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Android Development
7 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) RUP
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (13.33%) OCPJP
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) SAP