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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing OO 266 237 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.33% 7.66% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 9.38% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 177 139 114
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 September 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 September 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 -1 156 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Edinburgh +4 81 £40,000 -3.61% 13
Aberdeen +5 7 £35,000 +2.18% 4
Fife +6 6 £33,750 - 1
Dundee -2 3 £16,500 -59.75%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £32,500 -
West Lothian +3 2 - -
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £37,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 351 (60.00%) Java
2 283 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (36.58%) C#
4 187 (31.97%) JavaScript
5 175 (29.91%) HTML
6 163 (27.86%) SQL
7 160 (27.35%) .NET
8 158 (27.01%) OOP
9 155 (26.50%) Software Engineering
10 152 (25.98%) Relational Database
11 148 (25.30%) Degree
12 141 (24.10%) CSS
13 134 (22.91%) Linux
14 125 (21.37%) OOD
15 117 (20.00%) C++
16 112 (19.15%) XML
16 112 (19.15%) Computer Science
17 105 (17.95%) SQL Server
18 102 (17.44%) MVC
19 100 (17.09%) Python
19 100 (17.09%) RDBMS
20 95 (16.24%) Finance
21 93 (15.90%) MySQL
21 93 (15.90%) Oracle
22 92 (15.73%) Microsoft
23 91 (15.56%) jQuery
24 90 (15.38%) ASP.NET
25 88 (15.04%) Web Services
25 88 (15.04%) Scrum
26 83 (14.19%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (9.57%) Apache
2 36 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.13%) Drupal
4 25 (4.27%) CMS
5 18 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.08%) IIS
5 18 (3.08%) Node.js
6 15 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.20%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.68%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.68%) WordPress
10 4 (0.68%) SugarCRM
10 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.68%) SAS
11 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 42 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) SAP HCM
2 4 (0.68%) Magento
2 4 (0.68%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.20%) GitHub
3 4 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.64%) Internet
2 9 (1.54%) HTTP
3 6 (1.03%) Intranet
4 5 (0.85%) DNS
5 3 (0.51%) SMTP
6 2 (0.34%) GPRS
6 2 (0.34%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (25.98%) Relational Database
2 105 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 100 (17.09%) RDBMS
4 93 (15.90%) MySQL
5 41 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (3.59%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.05%) Big Data
11 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.37%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.20%) DB2
14 5 (0.85%) Pentaho
14 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.85%) KDB
15 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.30%) Subversion
4 21 (3.59%) Eclipse
5 18 (3.08%) JUnit
6 15 (2.56%) Maven
7 14 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.71%) Ant
9 8 (1.37%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.20%) NCrunch
10 7 (1.20%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.03%) JIRA
12 5 (0.85%) Selenium
12 5 (0.85%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.85%) RSpec
13 4 (0.68%) LSMW
13 4 (0.68%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 95 (16.24%) Finance
2 46 (7.86%) Back Office
3 32 (5.47%) Games
4 26 (4.44%) Banking
5 18 (3.08%) Front Office
6 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.03%) Retail
8 5 (0.85%) Military
8 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.85%) Marketing
9 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 426 (72.82%) Developer
2 103 (17.61%) Software Engineer
3 101 (17.26%) Software Developer
4 98 (16.75%) Java Developer
5 97 (16.58%) Senior Developer
6 48 (8.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 41 (7.01%) .NET Developer
8 33 (5.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 30 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 28 (4.79%) Programmer
11 26 (4.44%) PHP Developer
12 25 (4.27%) Analyst
13 24 (4.10%) Web Developer
14 23 (3.93%) C# Developer
15 21 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
16 18 (3.08%) Junior
17 16 (2.74%) C++ Developer
18 15 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
19 14 (2.39%) Senior C++ Developer
19 14 (2.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (29.91%) HTML
2 160 (27.35%) .NET
3 141 (24.10%) CSS
4 112 (19.15%) XML
5 91 (15.56%) jQuery
6 90 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 88 (15.04%) Web Services
8 82 (14.02%) Spring
9 78 (13.33%) HTML5
10 56 (9.57%) Hibernate
11 53 (9.06%) .NET Framework
12 49 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (8.21%) J2EE
14 45 (7.69%) XML Messaging
15 42 (7.18%) CSS3
16 31 (5.30%) JMS
17 28 (4.79%) Java EE
18 25 (4.27%) WCF
19 24 (4.10%) Servlets
20 23 (3.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 48 (8.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (7.69%) Derivative
4 44 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.98%) Mathematics
6 34 (5.81%) Open Source
7 27 (4.62%) Physics
8 14 (2.39%) Social Media
8 14 (2.39%) User Experience
9 11 (1.88%) BBC
10 9 (1.54%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.54%) Online Games
11 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.68%) Social Gaming
13 4 (0.68%) Equities
13 4 (0.68%) EPoS
13 4 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.91%) Linux
2 58 (9.91%) UNIX
3 40 (6.84%) Windows
4 23 (3.93%) Android
5 20 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.71%) Debian
8 8 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.20%) Solaris
10 5 (0.85%) AIX
10 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.68%) CentOS
11 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (27.01%) OOP
3 155 (26.50%) Software Engineering
4 125 (21.37%) OOD
5 102 (17.44%) MVC
6 88 (15.04%) Scrum
7 82 (14.02%) Mentoring
8 81 (13.85%) Web Development
9 76 (12.99%) TDD
10 56 (9.57%) Multithreading
11 54 (9.23%) Data Modelling
11 54 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (8.38%) Automated Testing
13 48 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (6.67%) Unit Testing
15 34 (5.81%) Coaching
16 29 (4.96%) BDD
17 27 (4.62%) Waterfall
17 27 (4.62%) Change Management
18 22 (3.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 351 (60.00%) Java
2 214 (36.58%) C#
3 187 (31.97%) JavaScript
4 163 (27.86%) SQL
5 117 (20.00%) C++
6 100 (17.09%) Python
7 83 (14.19%) PHP
8 60 (10.26%) Ruby
9 41 (7.01%) Perl
10 29 (4.96%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.62%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.93%) Scala
13 18 (3.08%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
15 12 (2.05%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.05%) PHP5
16 11 (1.88%) C
17 9 (1.54%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.20%) ABAP
18 7 (1.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 148 (25.30%) Degree
2 24 (4.10%) PhD
3 13 (2.22%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) MCAD
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.34%) MCTS
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.79%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.85%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.51%) Puppet
2 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) MOM
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 93 (15.90%) Oracle
2 92 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.93%) Sybase
4 19 (3.25%) JBoss
5 14 (2.39%) Google
6 13 (2.22%) Zend
6 13 (2.22%) Facebook
7 12 (2.05%) Yahoo!
8 11 (1.88%) Apple
9 10 (1.71%) Sony
10 9 (1.54%) IBM
11 7 (1.20%) SAP
11 7 (1.20%) Adobe
11 7 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.03%) Twitter
13 4 (0.68%) Green Hat
13 4 (0.68%) Red Gate
14 3 (0.51%) Nintex
14 3 (0.51%) Typemock
14 3 (0.51%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The City of Edinburgh Council
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
DP Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago