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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing OO 264 238 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.49% 7.31% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 9.01% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 181 143 126
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,700 £49,500
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
2649 2641 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.15% 81.09% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1676 1714
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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
Glasgow -3 125 £37,500 -6.83% 9
Edinburgh +13 111 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Aberdeen +15 8 £39,000 +65.95% 1
Fife +2 4 £25,250 +14.77%
Dundee -3 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Stirling - 4 £45,000 -
West Lothian +3 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £23,000 -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 266 (50.19%) Java
2 244 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (39.06%) JavaScript
4 200 (37.74%) C#
5 195 (36.79%) HTML
6 183 (34.53%) CSS
7 177 (33.40%) .NET
8 162 (30.57%) Relational Database
9 152 (28.68%) SQL
10 147 (27.74%) SQL Server
11 134 (25.28%) OOP
11 134 (25.28%) Software Engineering
12 133 (25.09%) OOD
13 130 (24.53%) Linux
14 121 (22.83%) Degree
15 116 (21.89%) MVC
16 109 (20.57%) jQuery
17 107 (20.19%) ASP.NET
18 103 (19.43%) Web Services
19 101 (19.06%) TDD
20 100 (18.87%) Finance
21 99 (18.68%) Microsoft
22 91 (17.17%) Scrum
23 90 (16.98%) MySQL
24 89 (16.79%) RDBMS
25 88 (16.60%) C++
26 86 (16.23%) PHP
27 84 (15.85%) Git (software)
27 84 (15.85%) Spring
28 83 (15.66%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 35 (6.60%) Drupal
3 34 (6.42%) Apache
4 30 (5.66%) IIS
4 30 (5.66%) CMS
5 16 (3.02%) JBoss
5 16 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.02%) Node.js
6 15 (2.83%) Umbraco
7 14 (2.64%) WordPress
8 11 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.13%) ExpressionEngine
11 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.94%) Liferay
11 5 (0.94%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Magento
3 2 (0.38%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.38%) Endur
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.94%) GitHub
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.91%) Internet
2 21 (3.96%) HTTP
3 5 (0.94%) Intranet
4 3 (0.57%) DNS
5 2 (0.38%) SMTP
6 1 (0.19%) GPRS
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) Extranet
6 1 (0.19%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (30.57%) Relational Database
2 147 (27.74%) SQL Server
3 90 (16.98%) MySQL
4 89 (16.79%) RDBMS
5 35 (6.60%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.13%) Big Data
13 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.38%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.38%) VoltDB
14 2 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 84 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 49 (9.25%) Visual Studio
3 42 (7.92%) Subversion
4 25 (4.72%) JUnit
5 15 (2.83%) Maven
6 11 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.89%) JIRA
7 10 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.89%) NUnit
8 9 (1.70%) Ant
9 7 (1.32%) Moq
9 7 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 7 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.94%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.94%) Clang
11 4 (0.75%) NCrunch
11 4 (0.75%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.75%) Hudson
11 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 100 (18.87%) Finance
2 40 (7.55%) Banking
3 33 (6.23%) Back Office
4 21 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.77%) Front Office
6 16 (3.02%) Retail
7 15 (2.83%) Marketing
8 14 (2.64%) Games
9 8 (1.51%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.57%) Local Government
10 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 390 (73.58%) Developer
2 93 (17.55%) Java Developer
3 79 (14.91%) Software Engineer
4 74 (13.96%) Software Developer
5 71 (13.40%) Senior Developer
6 62 (11.70%) .NET Developer
7 38 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (6.98%) PHP Developer
9 31 (5.85%) Lead Developer
10 27 (5.09%) Web Developer
11 25 (4.72%) C# Developer
12 24 (4.53%) Analyst
13 21 (3.96%) Junior
14 17 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
15 16 (3.02%) Python Developer
16 14 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
17 13 (2.45%) C++ Developer
17 13 (2.45%) Programmer
18 12 (2.26%) Architect
18 12 (2.26%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (36.79%) HTML
2 183 (34.53%) CSS
3 177 (33.40%) .NET
4 109 (20.57%) jQuery
5 107 (20.19%) ASP.NET
6 103 (19.43%) Web Services
7 84 (15.85%) Spring
8 77 (14.53%) HTML5
9 76 (14.34%) XML
10 55 (10.38%) .NET Framework
11 52 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (8.87%) Hibernate
13 42 (7.92%) WCF
14 40 (7.55%) CSS3
15 38 (7.17%) REST
16 32 (6.04%) JMS
17 30 (5.66%) SOAP
18 28 (5.28%) J2EE
19 27 (5.09%) XML Messaging
20 24 (4.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.47%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.04%) Mathematics
2 32 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (5.85%) Physics
4 30 (5.66%) Derivative
5 27 (5.09%) Open Source
5 27 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.77%) Social Media
7 18 (3.40%) BBC
7 18 (3.40%) User Experience
8 17 (3.21%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.64%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.89%) Equities
12 9 (1.70%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.32%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (1.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 130 (24.53%) Linux
2 58 (10.94%) Windows
3 46 (8.68%) UNIX
4 30 (5.66%) Android
5 29 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.08%) Debian
8 4 (0.75%) Solaris
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.57%) CentOS
9 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (25.28%) OOP
2 134 (25.28%) Software Engineering
3 133 (25.09%) OOD
4 116 (21.89%) MVC
5 101 (19.06%) TDD
6 91 (17.17%) Scrum
7 80 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (12.08%) Mentoring
9 53 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 51 (9.62%) Web Development
11 48 (9.06%) BDD
12 45 (8.49%) Multithreading
13 42 (7.92%) Data Modelling
14 35 (6.60%) Coaching
15 33 (6.23%) Automated Testing
16 31 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (5.47%) Dependency Injection
18 24 (4.53%) Web Application Development
19 23 (4.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 266 (50.19%) Java
2 207 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 200 (37.74%) C#
4 152 (28.68%) SQL
5 88 (16.60%) C++
6 86 (16.23%) PHP
7 47 (8.87%) Python
8 38 (7.17%) Ruby
9 24 (4.53%) VB.NET
10 23 (4.34%) T-SQL
11 21 (3.96%) Perl
12 18 (3.40%) C
13 17 (3.21%) PHP5
14 16 (3.02%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.51%) XPath
15 8 (1.51%) XQuery
15 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.32%) Groovy
17 6 (1.13%) F#
17 6 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 121 (22.83%) Degree
2 9 (1.70%) PhD
3 7 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) MCTS
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) MCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.15%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 83 (15.66%) Oracle
3 25 (4.72%) IBM
4 20 (3.77%) Sybase
4 20 (3.77%) Google
5 18 (3.40%) Facebook
6 17 (3.21%) Apple
7 16 (3.02%) Yahoo!
7 16 (3.02%) Sony
8 10 (1.89%) Zend
9 8 (1.51%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.32%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.75%) Green Hat
11 4 (0.75%) Kony
11 4 (0.75%) Twitter
11 4 (0.75%) Red Gate
11 4 (0.75%) SAP
11 4 (0.75%) Dell
11 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.57%) HP
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