The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 46 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs citing OO 148 284 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.75% 7.58% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 9.25% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 186 91
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2638 3070 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.66% 81.93% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2003 1385
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

OO Salary Trend in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Glasgow -23 62 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Edinburgh -25 43 £40,000 -4.19% 11
Stirling - 15 £55,000 - 1
Aberdeen +11 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Dundee +4 7 £38,750 +0.64%
West Lothian +4 6 £35,000 - 1
Fife -6 2 £28,000 -12.50%
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 201 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (48.98%) Java
3 167 (42.60%) JavaScript
4 148 (37.76%) C#
5 142 (36.22%) .NET
6 137 (34.95%) HTML
7 130 (33.16%) CSS
8 114 (29.08%) SQL
9 101 (25.77%) SQL Server
9 101 (25.77%) MVC
10 98 (25.00%) Spring
10 98 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 95 (24.23%) Web Services
12 90 (22.96%) Relational Database
13 84 (21.43%) OOP
14 83 (21.17%) ASP.NET
14 83 (21.17%) Degree
15 81 (20.66%) OOD
16 77 (19.64%) jQuery
17 73 (18.62%) Git (software)
18 71 (18.11%) Microsoft
18 71 (18.11%) TDD
18 71 (18.11%) Finance
19 69 (17.60%) Scrum
20 68 (17.35%) Linux
21 63 (16.07%) HTML5
22 62 (15.82%) Computer Science
23 61 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
24 56 (14.29%) Oracle
24 56 (14.29%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (6.12%) CMS
2 19 (4.85%) Drupal
3 18 (4.59%) Apache
4 14 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 14 (3.57%) WordPress
5 13 (3.32%) Node.js
5 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.06%) IIS
7 11 (2.81%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.04%) JBoss
8 8 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.28%) Liferay
9 5 (1.28%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (1.02%) Mule
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.77%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.81%) GitHub
2 10 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (2.55%) Amazon S3
2 10 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.28%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.57%) Internet
2 12 (3.06%) HTTP
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 90 (22.96%) Relational Database
3 54 (13.78%) RDBMS
4 39 (9.95%) MySQL
5 29 (7.40%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.79%) Big Data
12 6 (1.53%) OLAP
13 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.02%) SQLite
14 4 (1.02%) DB2
15 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.26%) VoltDB
16 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (18.62%) Git (software)
2 49 (12.50%) Subversion
3 27 (6.89%) Visual Studio
4 24 (6.12%) JUnit
5 12 (3.06%) Maven
5 12 (3.06%) JIRA
6 10 (2.55%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.79%) FishEye
8 6 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (1.53%) NUnit
9 5 (1.28%) Ant
9 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.28%) Clang
10 4 (1.02%) Moq
11 3 (0.77%) Hudson
11 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.77%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.51%) Flash Builder
General
1 71 (18.11%) Finance
2 40 (10.20%) Banking
3 23 (5.87%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.08%) Retail
5 13 (3.32%) Front Office
5 13 (3.32%) Back Office
6 12 (3.06%) Marketing
7 4 (1.02%) Games
7 4 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 282 (71.94%) Developer
2 68 (17.35%) Java Developer
3 56 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 56 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 49 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 41 (10.46%) Senior Developer
6 29 (7.40%) PHP Developer
7 24 (6.12%) Web Developer
8 23 (5.87%) C# Developer
9 22 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (4.85%) Lead Developer
11 18 (4.59%) AWS Developer
12 17 (4.34%) Architect
13 15 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (3.06%) Java Architect
16 11 (2.81%) Junior
16 11 (2.81%) Analyst
17 8 (2.04%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (36.22%) .NET
2 137 (34.95%) HTML
3 130 (33.16%) CSS
4 98 (25.00%) Spring
5 95 (24.23%) Web Services
6 83 (21.17%) ASP.NET
7 77 (19.64%) jQuery
8 63 (16.07%) HTML5
9 56 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 48 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (10.20%) CSS3
12 39 (9.95%) .NET Framework
13 34 (8.67%) WCF
13 34 (8.67%) XML
14 30 (7.65%) AngularJS
15 26 (6.63%) J2EE
15 26 (6.63%) JMS
16 25 (6.38%) RESTful
17 24 (6.12%) Spring Integration
18 19 (4.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.82%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.36%) Open Source
3 20 (5.10%) Mathematics
3 20 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.85%) Physics
5 17 (4.34%) Derivative
5 17 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.83%) Social Media
7 14 (3.57%) Equities
7 14 (3.57%) BBC
8 12 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.30%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.30%) User Experience
10 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.79%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.35%) Linux
2 38 (9.69%) Windows
3 36 (9.18%) UNIX
4 27 (6.89%) Apple iOS
5 25 (6.38%) Android
6 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
8 3 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.77%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (25.77%) MVC
3 98 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 84 (21.43%) OOP
5 81 (20.66%) OOD
6 71 (18.11%) TDD
7 69 (17.60%) Scrum
8 61 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (9.44%) BDD
10 36 (9.18%) Unit Testing
11 35 (8.93%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.65%) Web Development
13 22 (5.61%) Multithreading
14 21 (5.36%) Web Application Development
14 21 (5.36%) Analytics
15 19 (4.85%) Coaching
16 18 (4.59%) SOA
17 17 (4.34%) Automated Testing
17 17 (4.34%) Requirements Analysis
17 17 (4.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 192 (48.98%) Java
2 167 (42.60%) JavaScript
3 148 (37.76%) C#
4 114 (29.08%) SQL
5 53 (13.52%) C++
6 51 (13.01%) PHP
7 26 (6.63%) Ruby
8 25 (6.38%) Python
9 20 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 20 (5.10%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.34%) Perl
10 17 (4.34%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.57%) C
12 12 (3.06%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.04%) PHP5
14 7 (1.79%) F#
15 6 (1.53%) Groovy
16 5 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.28%) ActionScript
17 4 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 83 (21.17%) Degree
2 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.51%) PhD
5 2 (0.51%) ISEB
5 2 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 71 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.29%) Oracle
3 23 (5.87%) Sybase
4 16 (4.08%) IBM
5 14 (3.57%) Apple
6 13 (3.32%) Sony
6 13 (3.32%) Yahoo!
6 13 (3.32%) Google
6 13 (3.32%) Facebook
7 8 (2.04%) HP
8 6 (1.53%) Appcelerator
9 5 (1.28%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.02%) Zend
10 4 (1.02%) Adobe
10 4 (1.02%) SAP
10 4 (1.02%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.02%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.77%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.77%) Hyland
12 2 (0.51%) Dell
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50k depending on experience plus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Generous Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Pari Passu
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Annapurna
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £55000 per annum + flexi working, training
Posted: 13 days ago