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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing OO 271 222 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.26% 7.18% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 8.90% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 183 131 134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3000 2495 2402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.36% 80.67% 75.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 1626 1616
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 162 £40,000 - 22
Edinburgh -4 75 £40,000 - 23
Aberdeen +13 12 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Fife - 6 £35,750 - 2
Dundee -3 5 £28,250 -31.08%
West Lothian +12 2 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £33,750 -
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Stirling -16 1 £46,000 -
Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 359 (61.90%) Java
2 203 (35.00%) C#
3 190 (32.76%) JavaScript
4 172 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (27.93%) OOP
6 161 (27.76%) HTML
7 153 (26.38%) .NET
8 149 (25.69%) SQL
9 143 (24.66%) Degree
10 138 (23.79%) Software Engineering
11 131 (22.59%) CSS
12 128 (22.07%) Relational Database
13 122 (21.03%) C++
14 119 (20.52%) Linux
15 115 (19.83%) OOD
16 111 (19.14%) XML
17 109 (18.79%) Computer Science
18 106 (18.28%) Python
19 105 (18.10%) MVC
20 94 (16.21%) Finance
21 93 (16.03%) SQL Server
21 93 (16.03%) Scrum
22 92 (15.86%) RDBMS
23 88 (15.17%) Oracle
24 87 (15.00%) PHP
25 86 (14.83%) MySQL
25 86 (14.83%) ASP.NET
26 85 (14.66%) Web Development
27 83 (14.31%) jQuery
28 82 (14.14%) Spring

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 50 (8.62%) Apache
2 30 (5.17%) Drupal
3 28 (4.83%) CMS
4 21 (3.62%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.62%) Node.js
5 17 (2.93%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.55%) IIS
9 7 (1.21%) SugarCRM
9 7 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.86%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.69%) Mule
12 4 (0.69%) WordPress
12 4 (0.69%) nginx
12 4 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.86%) Magento
3 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.69%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.69%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.34%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.38%) GitHub
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.00%) Internet
2 7 (1.21%) HTTP
3 5 (0.86%) DNS
4 4 (0.69%) Intranet
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.52%) 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%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (22.07%) Relational Database
2 93 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 92 (15.86%) RDBMS
4 86 (14.83%) MySQL
5 45 (7.76%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.14%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (2.24%) Big Data
10 13 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (2.07%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.38%) Pentaho
14 7 (1.21%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.03%) KDB
15 6 (1.03%) DB2
16 5 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 25 (4.31%) Subversion
4 18 (3.10%) Eclipse
5 15 (2.59%) JUnit
5 15 (2.59%) Maven
6 14 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.55%) Jasmine
7 9 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.21%) NCrunch
8 7 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.21%) Ant
9 6 (1.03%) Selenium
9 6 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.86%) RSpec
10 5 (0.86%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.69%) LSMW
11 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.69%) Mockito
General
1 94 (16.21%) Finance
2 47 (8.10%) Back Office
3 35 (6.03%) Games
4 26 (4.48%) Banking
5 18 (3.10%) Front Office
6 9 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.03%) Retail
9 5 (0.86%) Military
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Legal
10 4 (0.69%) Marketing
11 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 434 (74.83%) Developer
2 103 (17.76%) Software Developer
3 100 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 93 (16.03%) Senior Developer
5 92 (15.86%) Software Engineer
6 45 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 36 (6.21%) Senior Software Developer
9 31 (5.34%) PHP Developer
9 31 (5.34%) Programmer
10 30 (5.17%) Lead Developer
11 27 (4.66%) Web Developer
12 25 (4.31%) Analyst
13 24 (4.14%) C# Developer
14 20 (3.45%) C++ Developer
14 20 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (2.93%) Senior C++ Developer
15 17 (2.93%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (2.93%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 17 (2.93%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (27.76%) HTML
2 153 (26.38%) .NET
3 131 (22.59%) CSS
4 111 (19.14%) XML
5 86 (14.83%) ASP.NET
6 83 (14.31%) jQuery
7 82 (14.14%) Spring
8 79 (13.62%) Web Services
9 71 (12.24%) HTML5
10 56 (9.66%) Hibernate
11 51 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (8.62%) J2EE
13 47 (8.10%) XML Messaging
14 46 (7.93%) .NET Framework
15 41 (7.07%) CSS3
16 26 (4.48%) RESTful
16 26 (4.48%) Java EE
17 25 (4.31%) WPF
18 24 (4.14%) JMS
19 23 (3.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 109 (18.79%) Computer Science
2 50 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (8.28%) Derivative
4 36 (6.21%) Mathematics
4 36 (6.21%) Open Source
5 28 (4.83%) Physics
6 14 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.07%) Social Media
8 10 (1.72%) Online Games
8 10 (1.72%) BBC
9 9 (1.55%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.03%) Equities
12 5 (0.86%) NHS
13 4 (0.69%) GIS
13 4 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.69%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.69%) Social Gaming
14 3 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 119 (20.52%) Linux
2 61 (10.52%) UNIX
3 36 (6.21%) Windows
4 21 (3.62%) Android
5 19 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.55%) Solaris
8 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.86%) AIX
9 5 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.86%) CentOS
9 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.69%) Debian
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (27.93%) OOP
3 138 (23.79%) Software Engineering
4 115 (19.83%) OOD
5 105 (18.10%) MVC
6 93 (16.03%) Scrum
7 85 (14.66%) Web Development
8 72 (12.41%) TDD
9 60 (10.34%) Multithreading
10 56 (9.66%) Data Modelling
11 54 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (7.41%) Automated Testing
14 36 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.83%) Change Management
16 27 (4.66%) BDD
17 25 (4.31%) Waterfall
17 25 (4.31%) SOA
18 22 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
19 21 (3.62%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 359 (61.90%) Java
2 203 (35.00%) C#
3 190 (32.76%) JavaScript
4 149 (25.69%) SQL
5 122 (21.03%) C++
6 106 (18.28%) Python
7 87 (15.00%) PHP
8 62 (10.69%) Ruby
9 39 (6.72%) Perl
10 29 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 29 (5.00%) Scala
11 25 (4.31%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.93%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.41%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
15 9 (1.55%) C
16 8 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.38%) Jython
17 7 (1.21%) SAPscript
17 7 (1.21%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 143 (24.66%) Degree
2 28 (4.83%) PhD
3 13 (2.24%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.52%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.34%) MCTS
5 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.34%) MCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) Capistrano
1 5 (0.86%) Puppet
1 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.69%) MOM
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 88 (15.17%) Oracle
2 79 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.79%) Sybase
3 22 (3.79%) JBoss
4 13 (2.24%) Zend
5 12 (2.07%) Google
5 12 (2.07%) Facebook
6 11 (1.90%) Yahoo!
7 10 (1.72%) Apple
8 9 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.55%) Sony
9 7 (1.21%) SAP
9 7 (1.21%) Adobe
10 6 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.03%) Twitter
10 6 (1.03%) Talend
11 4 (0.69%) Jaspersoft
11 4 (0.69%) Green Hat
11 4 (0.69%) Typemock
11 4 (0.69%) Red Gate
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