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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing OO 165 296 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.27% 7.41% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 9.12% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 89 202 108
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
2678 3246 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.48% 81.29% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 2143 1464
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 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -12 79 £40,000 - 20
Edinburgh -24 45 £40,000 -3.61% 8
Stirling +9 17 £55,000 +26.43%
West Lothian +11 9 £37,500 - 2
Aberdeen +20 8 £50,000 +42.85%
Dundee 0 4 £40,000 +5.26%
Fife -2 2 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Highlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 210 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (49.75%) Java
3 160 (40.61%) JavaScript
4 148 (37.56%) C#
5 145 (36.80%) .NET
6 137 (34.77%) HTML
7 123 (31.22%) CSS
8 116 (29.44%) SQL
9 101 (25.63%) Spring
9 101 (25.63%) Software Engineering
10 98 (24.87%) MVC
10 98 (24.87%) SQL Server
11 96 (24.37%) Web Services
12 90 (22.84%) Relational Database
13 83 (21.07%) ASP.NET
14 80 (20.30%) Degree
15 79 (20.05%) OOP
16 76 (19.29%) jQuery
17 74 (18.78%) Git (software)
17 74 (18.78%) OOD
17 74 (18.78%) Finance
18 73 (18.53%) TDD
18 73 (18.53%) HTML5
19 68 (17.26%) Microsoft
20 67 (17.01%) Scrum
21 64 (16.24%) Linux
21 64 (16.24%) Computer Science
22 63 (15.99%) Hibernate
23 54 (13.71%) RDBMS
23 54 (13.71%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (6.60%) Apache
2 19 (4.82%) CMS
3 18 (4.57%) Drupal
4 16 (4.06%) Node.js
4 16 (4.06%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.79%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.79%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.03%) WordPress
6 8 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.52%) JBoss
8 5 (1.27%) IIS
8 5 (1.27%) Liferay
9 4 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.02%) Mule
10 3 (0.76%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.25%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.79%) GitHub
2 11 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.54%) Amazon S3
3 10 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.02%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.57%) Internet
2 8 (2.03%) HTTP
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) Firewall
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 90 (22.84%) Relational Database
3 54 (13.71%) RDBMS
4 40 (10.15%) MySQL
5 37 (9.39%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.03%) OLAP
10 7 (1.78%) Big Data
11 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.27%) DB2
12 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.02%) SQLite
13 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.76%) SSDT
15 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 74 (18.78%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.18%) Subversion
3 24 (6.09%) JUnit
4 19 (4.82%) Maven
5 16 (4.06%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.05%) JIRA
6 12 (3.05%) Ant
7 10 (2.54%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.78%) FishEye
9 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.52%) Flash Builder
10 4 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.76%) Hudson
11 3 (0.76%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.76%) Clang
12 2 (0.51%) Selenium
12 2 (0.51%) Firebug
General
1 74 (18.78%) Finance
2 37 (9.39%) Banking
3 21 (5.33%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.05%) Front Office
5 11 (2.79%) Legal
6 10 (2.54%) Retail
7 9 (2.28%) Marketing
8 7 (1.78%) Back Office
9 4 (1.02%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 287 (72.84%) Developer
2 73 (18.53%) Java Developer
3 68 (17.26%) .NET Developer
4 49 (12.44%) Software Engineer
4 49 (12.44%) Senior Developer
5 46 (11.68%) Software Developer
6 28 (7.11%) PHP Developer
7 24 (6.09%) Web Developer
7 24 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (4.57%) C# Developer
9 17 (4.31%) AWS Developer
10 15 (3.81%) Lead Developer
10 15 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.55%) Architect
12 12 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (2.79%) Analyst
13 11 (2.79%) Development Specialist
14 10 (2.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.54%) Junior
14 10 (2.54%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (36.80%) .NET
2 137 (34.77%) HTML
3 123 (31.22%) CSS
4 101 (25.63%) Spring
5 96 (24.37%) Web Services
6 83 (21.07%) ASP.NET
7 76 (19.29%) jQuery
8 73 (18.53%) HTML5
9 63 (15.99%) Hibernate
10 46 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (10.91%) CSS3
12 41 (10.41%) .NET Framework
13 37 (9.39%) XML
13 37 (9.39%) AngularJS
14 36 (9.14%) WCF
15 29 (7.36%) J2EE
16 26 (6.60%) RESTful
17 25 (6.35%) JMS
18 24 (6.09%) SOAP
18 24 (6.09%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.58%) Open Source
4 20 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.57%) Social Media
6 17 (4.31%) Mathematics
7 16 (4.06%) BBC
8 14 (3.55%) Physics
9 13 (3.30%) Equities
9 13 (3.30%) Derivative
10 10 (2.54%) User Experience
11 8 (2.03%) N-Tier
11 8 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.52%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.27%) Fixed Income
15 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
15 4 (1.02%) iPad
15 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.24%) Linux
2 33 (8.38%) Windows
3 30 (7.61%) UNIX
4 28 (7.11%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.84%) Android
6 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.03%) Debian
7 3 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (53.30%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (25.63%) Software Engineering
3 98 (24.87%) MVC
4 79 (20.05%) OOP
5 74 (18.78%) OOD
6 73 (18.53%) TDD
7 67 (17.01%) Scrum
8 54 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (11.42%) BDD
10 37 (9.39%) Unit Testing
11 35 (8.88%) Mentoring
12 33 (8.38%) Web Development
13 24 (6.09%) Web Application Development
14 21 (5.33%) Automated Testing
14 21 (5.33%) Analytics
15 18 (4.57%) SOA
16 17 (4.31%) Requirements Analysis
17 16 (4.06%) Multithreading
17 16 (4.06%) Content Management
18 14 (3.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 196 (49.75%) Java
2 160 (40.61%) JavaScript
3 148 (37.56%) C#
4 116 (29.44%) SQL
5 51 (12.94%) PHP
6 48 (12.18%) C++
7 30 (7.61%) Ruby
8 22 (5.58%) PL/SQL
8 22 (5.58%) Python
9 21 (5.33%) Perl
10 20 (5.08%) T-SQL
11 17 (4.31%) VB.NET
12 16 (4.06%) C
13 13 (3.30%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.78%) F#
15 6 (1.52%) PHP5
15 6 (1.52%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.02%) XPath
16 4 (1.02%) Groovy
16 4 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (20.30%) Degree
2 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.76%) MCP
4 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) ISEB
5 2 (0.51%) CISSP
5 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.51%) PhD
6 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.94%) Oracle
3 22 (5.58%) Sybase
4 18 (4.57%) Apple
5 16 (4.06%) Facebook
5 16 (4.06%) Sony
5 16 (4.06%) Yahoo!
5 16 (4.06%) Google
6 14 (3.55%) IBM
7 5 (1.27%) SAP
7 5 (1.27%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.27%) HP
7 5 (1.27%) Zend
8 4 (1.02%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.02%) GoldenSource
8 4 (1.02%) Adobe
9 3 (0.76%) Telerik
9 3 (0.76%) Hyland
9 3 (0.76%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.51%) Alterian
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