The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 286 214 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.91% 6.61% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 8.19% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 191 137 132
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £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% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2907 2612 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.44% 80.69% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1702 1606
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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UK

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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 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 1 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 +3 162 £42,500 +2.40% 17
Edinburgh -1 91 £40,000 +3.89% 16
Aberdeen +16 14 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Fife - 6 £35,750 - 3
Dundee -2 3 £40,000 -2.42% 2
Stirling -10 3 £46,000 -
Argyll and Bute 0 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 360 (61.54%) Java
2 205 (35.04%) C#
3 192 (32.82%) JavaScript
4 165 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (27.69%) HTML
6 159 (27.18%) OOP
7 152 (25.98%) SQL
8 151 (25.81%) .NET
9 149 (25.47%) Degree
10 133 (22.74%) Software Engineering
11 129 (22.05%) CSS
12 124 (21.20%) C++
13 122 (20.85%) Linux
14 119 (20.34%) Relational Database
15 113 (19.32%) Python
16 111 (18.97%) Computer Science
17 110 (18.80%) OOD
18 108 (18.46%) MVC
19 104 (17.78%) XML
20 98 (16.75%) Finance
21 94 (16.07%) Oracle
22 93 (15.90%) SQL Server
23 87 (14.87%) ASP.NET
23 87 (14.87%) Spring
24 86 (14.70%) Scrum
25 85 (14.53%) jQuery
26 84 (14.36%) MySQL
26 84 (14.36%) RDBMS
27 82 (14.02%) Web Development
28 80 (13.68%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 49 (8.38%) Apache
2 30 (5.13%) CMS
3 28 (4.79%) Drupal
4 23 (3.93%) Node.js
5 18 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 17 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.54%) SugarCRM
9 8 (1.37%) IIS
10 7 (1.20%) nginx
11 6 (1.03%) Joomla!
11 6 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
11 6 (1.03%) Mule
11 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.85%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.68%) SAS
13 4 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.68%) KANA IQ
2 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.68%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.51%) Magento
4 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.54%) GitHub
3 7 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.85%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.96%) Internet
2 8 (1.37%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.51%) DNS
4 3 (0.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.34%) Extranet
5 2 (0.34%) GPRS
6 1 (0.17%) Network Security
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.34%) Relational Database
2 93 (15.90%) SQL Server
3 84 (14.36%) MySQL
3 84 (14.36%) RDBMS
4 48 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.79%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.91%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (2.05%) Big Data
11 10 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.54%) Pentaho
13 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.03%) DB2
14 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.03%) KDB
15 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.93%) Subversion
3 21 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 15 (2.56%) Maven
6 14 (2.39%) JUnit
7 13 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.37%) Ant
10 8 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.37%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.20%) NCrunch
11 7 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.85%) RSpec
12 5 (0.85%) JIRA
12 5 (0.85%) Selenium
13 4 (0.68%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.68%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 98 (16.75%) Finance
2 41 (7.01%) Back Office
3 34 (5.81%) Games
4 29 (4.96%) Banking
5 16 (2.74%) Front Office
6 14 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.88%) Advertising
8 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.03%) Retail
10 5 (0.85%) Legal
10 5 (0.85%) Military
11 4 (0.68%) Marketing
12 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Turkish Language
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 438 (74.87%) Developer
2 109 (18.63%) Software Developer
3 100 (17.09%) Java Developer
4 98 (16.75%) Senior Developer
5 87 (14.87%) Software Engineer
6 43 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 40 (6.84%) .NET Developer
8 39 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 35 (5.98%) Programmer
10 29 (4.96%) PHP Developer
11 28 (4.79%) C# Developer
12 27 (4.62%) Lead Developer
12 27 (4.62%) Web Developer
12 27 (4.62%) Analyst
13 21 (3.59%) C++ Developer
14 19 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (3.08%) Java Software Developer
15 18 (3.08%) C++/Java Developer
15 18 (3.08%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 18 (3.08%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (27.69%) HTML
2 151 (25.81%) .NET
3 129 (22.05%) CSS
4 104 (17.78%) XML
5 87 (14.87%) ASP.NET
5 87 (14.87%) Spring
6 85 (14.53%) jQuery
7 74 (12.65%) HTML5
8 72 (12.31%) Web Services
9 58 (9.91%) Hibernate
10 52 (8.89%) J2EE
11 51 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (8.55%) .NET Framework
13 43 (7.35%) CSS3
14 41 (7.01%) XML Messaging
15 25 (4.27%) RESTful
15 25 (4.27%) Java EE
16 24 (4.10%) WPF
16 24 (4.10%) JMS
17 22 (3.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.97%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.35%) Derivative
2 43 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 42 (7.18%) Open Source
4 40 (6.84%) Mathematics
5 33 (5.64%) Physics
6 14 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.05%) Social Media
8 10 (1.71%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.54%) Equities
10 8 (1.37%) Online Games
10 8 (1.37%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.20%) BBC
12 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.68%) NHS
13 4 (0.68%) GIS
13 4 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.68%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 122 (20.85%) Linux
2 69 (11.79%) UNIX
3 37 (6.32%) Windows
4 23 (3.93%) Android
5 19 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.88%) Solaris
7 8 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.85%) AIX
9 4 (0.68%) Debian
9 4 (0.68%) CentOS
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (27.18%) OOP
3 133 (22.74%) Software Engineering
4 110 (18.80%) OOD
5 108 (18.46%) MVC
6 86 (14.70%) Scrum
7 82 (14.02%) Web Development
8 66 (11.28%) TDD
9 60 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (9.23%) Multithreading
11 50 (8.55%) Data Modelling
12 44 (7.52%) Automated Testing
12 44 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (5.98%) Unit Testing
14 32 (5.47%) SOA
15 27 (4.62%) Change Management
16 25 (4.27%) BDD
16 25 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (4.10%) Refactoring
17 24 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 360 (61.54%) Java
2 205 (35.04%) C#
3 192 (32.82%) JavaScript
4 152 (25.98%) SQL
5 124 (21.20%) C++
6 113 (19.32%) Python
7 80 (13.68%) PHP
8 63 (10.77%) Ruby
9 43 (7.35%) Perl
10 34 (5.81%) Scala
11 30 (5.13%) PL/SQL
12 26 (4.44%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.91%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.74%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
16 10 (1.71%) Jython
17 9 (1.54%) C
18 6 (1.03%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.03%) ABAP
18 6 (1.03%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 149 (25.47%) Degree
2 29 (4.96%) PhD
3 13 (2.22%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.51%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.34%) MCAD
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.34%) MCTS
6 2 (0.34%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Capistrano
2 6 (1.03%) MOM
3 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.85%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 94 (16.07%) Oracle
2 79 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.30%) JBoss
4 23 (3.93%) Sybase
5 14 (2.39%) Google
5 14 (2.39%) Zend
6 12 (2.05%) Facebook
7 10 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.54%) Yahoo!
8 9 (1.54%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.37%) Talend
10 7 (1.20%) Sony
10 7 (1.20%) Apple
11 6 (1.03%) SAP
11 6 (1.03%) Adobe
11 6 (1.03%) Twitter
12 5 (0.85%) Pega
13 4 (0.68%) Informatica
13 4 (0.68%) KANA
13 4 (0.68%) Green Hat
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