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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 15 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing OO 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.69% 5.19% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 7.01% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
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
96 157 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 78.05% 74.06% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77 124 146
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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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Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) OOP
4 4 (26.67%) Java EE
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Java EE
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (6.67%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Nintex
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sun