The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 12 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing OO 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 6.45% 9.68% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 10.71% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £25,250 £22,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.77% -41.33%
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 Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 56 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 79.03% 90.32% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 52
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £38,500 £45,000
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 Fife

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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Salary Trend in Fife

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

OO Salary Trend in Fife

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Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Fife

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Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +3 2 £22,000 -22.80%
Kirkcaldy - 1 £45,000 -
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Scotland

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Flash
3 4 (40.00%) XHTML
3 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 4 (40.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Delphi
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) ABAP
6 1 (10.00%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Flash
3 4 (40.00%) XHTML
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) JSF
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP