The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 128 120 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Permanent jobs citing OOD 22 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.25% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.54% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 27
Average salary £43,750 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,100 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
OOD
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
2688 3243 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.39% 81.22% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2137 1421
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OOD
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Scotland region.

OOD Salary Trend in Scotland

OOD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Scotland

OOD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Stirling - 2 £55,000 -
Dundee +6 1 - -
Edinburgh -1 1 - - 3
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 76 (88.37%) OO
2 60 (69.77%) Java
3 46 (53.49%) Relational Database
4 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (52.33%) Spring
5 34 (39.53%) Finance
6 31 (36.05%) SQL
7 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
8 29 (33.72%) HTML
9 26 (30.23%) Oracle
9 26 (30.23%) TDD
10 25 (29.07%) CSS
11 24 (27.91%) Web Services
11 24 (27.91%) RDBMS
12 23 (26.74%) jQuery
13 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (25.58%) Degree
13 22 (25.58%) Subversion
13 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
14 20 (23.26%) Linux
14 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
15 18 (20.93%) .NET
15 18 (20.93%) C#
16 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
17 16 (18.60%) Hibernate
18 14 (16.28%) IBM
18 14 (16.28%) C++
18 14 (16.28%) Scrum
18 14 (16.28%) MVC
18 14 (16.28%) BDD

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.14%) WebLogic
1 7 (8.14%) Drupal
2 4 (4.65%) JBoss
3 3 (3.49%) Liferay
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) Relational Database
2 24 (27.91%) RDBMS
3 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.49%) DB2
6 3 (3.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Subversion
2 13 (15.12%) JUnit
3 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.14%) Maven
5 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.81%) JIRA
7 4 (4.65%) Clang
8 1 (1.16%) TestNG
8 1 (1.16%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (39.53%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
2 11 (12.79%) Investment Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Avionics
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 43 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Lead Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Java Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Lead Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Junior
9 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Junior Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.65%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) Spring
2 29 (33.72%) HTML
3 25 (29.07%) CSS
4 24 (27.91%) Web Services
5 23 (26.74%) jQuery
6 18 (20.93%) .NET
7 16 (18.60%) Hibernate
8 12 (13.95%) Spring MVC
9 11 (12.79%) Java EE
10 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 10 (11.63%) Grails
10 10 (11.63%) REST
10 10 (11.63%) JMS
10 10 (11.63%) HTML5
11 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
12 8 (9.30%) Struts
12 8 (9.30%) J2EE
13 6 (6.98%) Middleware
14 5 (5.81%) CSS3
14 5 (5.81%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Open Source
3 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.98%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.98%) Physics
4 4 (4.65%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.65%) GIS
5 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Android
2 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 4 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (88.37%) OO
2 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.23%) TDD
4 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
6 14 (16.28%) MVC
6 14 (16.28%) Scrum
6 14 (16.28%) BDD
7 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (11.63%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
10 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.30%) Data Management
10 8 (9.30%) CRM
11 7 (8.14%) Content Management
11 7 (8.14%) Mobile Development
11 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) Java
2 31 (36.05%) SQL
3 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.93%) C#
5 14 (16.28%) C++
6 8 (9.30%) PHP
6 8 (9.30%) Python
7 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.65%) XQuery
8 4 (4.65%) XPath
9 3 (3.49%) Perl
10 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.16%) C
10 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) HND
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Oracle
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.28%) IBM
4 9 (10.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
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