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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing OO 228 201 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.69% 6.47% 8.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 7.44% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 126 119 185
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2654 2701 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.48% 86.93% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1714 1846
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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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

OO
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +7.14% 14
Edinburgh -8 58 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Dundee -2 19 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Stirling +9 6 £48,750 -11.36%
Fife +5 6 £39,750 +39.47% 1
Aberdeen +13 3 £50,000 +28.20%
South Ayrshire - 2 £31,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £36,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 254 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (53.70%) Java
3 198 (45.83%) C#
4 151 (34.95%) .NET
5 134 (31.02%) Degree
6 129 (29.86%) SQL
7 125 (28.94%) JavaScript
8 113 (26.16%) TDD
9 107 (24.77%) C++
10 104 (24.07%) HTML
11 93 (21.53%) CSS
12 89 (20.60%) Software Engineering
13 86 (19.91%) Computer Science
14 84 (19.44%) MVC
14 84 (19.44%) XML
15 79 (18.29%) Git (software)
16 78 (18.06%) Python
16 78 (18.06%) ASP.NET
16 78 (18.06%) Oracle
17 73 (16.90%) Finance
18 72 (16.67%) Web Services
19 70 (16.20%) SQL Server
20 69 (15.97%) Relational Database
21 68 (15.74%) Spring
22 65 (15.05%) Mentoring
23 64 (14.81%) OOD
24 62 (14.35%) Unit Testing
25 58 (13.43%) OOP
26 56 (12.96%) Linux
26 56 (12.96%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (6.71%) JBoss
2 27 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.56%) Node.js
4 18 (4.17%) Apache
5 15 (3.47%) CMS
6 13 (3.01%) Oracle Coherence
7 12 (2.78%) IIS
8 11 (2.55%) MQSeries
8 11 (2.55%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.31%) Apache ServiceMix
10 9 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.62%) Drupal
11 7 (1.62%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.46%) nginx
13 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.23%) GemFire
14 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (7.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.93%) Magento
4 2 (0.46%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.46%) RMDS
5 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.08%) SaaS
2 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.62%) GitHub
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.16%) IaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Office 365
6 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.46%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.94%) Internet
2 9 (2.08%) HTTP
3 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) DHCP
4 1 (0.23%) DLNA
4 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.23%) ICMP
4 1 (0.23%) NFC
4 1 (0.23%) RS-232
4 1 (0.23%) RS-485
4 1 (0.23%) SNMP
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
4 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 69 (15.97%) Relational Database
3 52 (12.04%) NoSQL
4 44 (10.19%) RDBMS
5 34 (7.87%) MySQL
6 26 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.86%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.55%) BigTable
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.16%) DB2
13 4 (0.93%) Big Data
13 4 (0.93%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 79 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.57%) Subversion
3 25 (5.79%) Maven
4 22 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.24%) Eclipse
6 14 (3.24%) NUnit
7 13 (3.01%) JUnit
8 12 (2.78%) FitNesse
9 10 (2.31%) gulp
9 10 (2.31%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.85%) JIRA
10 8 (1.85%) Xcode
11 4 (0.93%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.93%) Grunt
11 4 (0.93%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.93%) Selenium
11 4 (0.93%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (16.90%) Finance
2 56 (12.96%) Banking
3 24 (5.56%) Games
4 20 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.70%) Back Office
6 14 (3.24%) Front Office
7 5 (1.16%) Electronics
7 5 (1.16%) Retail
7 5 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 317 (73.38%) Developer
2 79 (18.29%) Java Developer
3 63 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 61 (14.12%) Senior Developer
5 53 (12.27%) Software Engineer
6 45 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 33 (7.64%) Python Developer
8 30 (6.94%) C++ Developer
8 30 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 27 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 24 (5.56%) Applications Developer
11 21 (4.86%) PHP Developer
12 18 (4.17%) Java Engineer
12 18 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
12 18 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
13 16 (3.70%) Junior
13 16 (3.70%) Social Media Developer
13 16 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (34.95%) .NET
2 104 (24.07%) HTML
3 93 (21.53%) CSS
4 84 (19.44%) XML
5 78 (18.06%) ASP.NET
6 72 (16.67%) Web Services
7 68 (15.74%) Spring
8 53 (12.27%) AngularJS
9 50 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (11.57%) HTML5
10 49 (11.34%) JSON
11 47 (10.88%) RESTful
12 43 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (8.56%) Hibernate
14 32 (7.41%) jQuery
15 31 (7.18%) JSP
16 29 (6.71%) SOAP
17 28 (6.48%) REST
18 25 (5.79%) .NET Framework
18 25 (5.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.91%) Computer Science
2 37 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.87%) Market Risk
4 30 (6.94%) Fixed Income
5 27 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (5.09%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.70%) BBC
7 16 (3.70%) Social Media
8 15 (3.47%) User Experience
9 14 (3.24%) Derivative
10 11 (2.55%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.39%) Grid Computing
15 5 (1.16%) Data Centre
15 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
15 5 (1.16%) Mobile Games
16 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.96%) Linux
2 44 (10.19%) Android
3 42 (9.72%) Unix
4 41 (9.49%) Windows
5 30 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (26.16%) TDD
3 89 (20.60%) Software Engineering
4 84 (19.44%) MVC
5 65 (15.05%) Mentoring
6 64 (14.81%) OOD
7 62 (14.35%) Unit Testing
8 58 (13.43%) OOP
9 56 (12.96%) Scrum
10 54 (12.50%) SDLC
11 45 (10.42%) BDD
12 38 (8.80%) Automated Testing
13 36 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (7.87%) Mobile Development
14 34 (7.87%) Risk Management
15 25 (5.79%) Web Development
16 23 (5.32%) Android Development
17 22 (5.09%) Project Management
18 21 (4.86%) Analytics
18 21 (4.86%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 232 (53.70%) Java
2 198 (45.83%) C#
3 129 (29.86%) SQL
4 125 (28.94%) JavaScript
5 107 (24.77%) C++
6 78 (18.06%) Python
7 42 (9.72%) Ruby
8 36 (8.33%) PHP
8 36 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 25 (5.79%) Perl
10 18 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.47%) Embedded C++
12 13 (3.01%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.78%) Groovy
13 12 (2.78%) Smalltalk
13 12 (2.78%) XPath
14 11 (2.55%) C
15 9 (2.08%) VB
15 9 (2.08%) VBA
16 8 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 134 (31.02%) Degree
2 9 (2.08%) MCP
3 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.23%) MCSD
4 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.70%) SLA
2 10 (2.31%) QA
3 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Docker
1 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Ansible
2 1 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.23%) Iperf
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (18.06%) Oracle
2 54 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.63%) Google
4 18 (4.17%) Facebook
5 17 (3.94%) Apple
6 16 (3.70%) Sony
6 16 (3.70%) Yahoo!
7 15 (3.47%) SAP
8 11 (2.55%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.55%) Zend
9 10 (2.31%) Cegedim Rx
9 10 (2.31%) DevExpress
10 9 (2.08%) Adobe
11 8 (1.85%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.85%) IBM
12 7 (1.62%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.39%) Sybase
14 5 (1.16%) Siebel
15 4 (0.93%) Caplin
16 2 (0.46%) ION Trading
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent holidays and bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CodeClan
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + Plus Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago