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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 109 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing OOD 54 74 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 1.99% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.37% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 47
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2781 3119 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.48% 83.87% 82.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 2076 1760
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Edinburgh +5 16 £38,500 -30.00% 4
Glasgow -19 16 £55,000 +41.02%
Stirling - 10 £30,250 -
Dundee - 3 £40,000 - 1
Fife - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 -
Argyll and Bute - 3 £30,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 63 (82.89%) OO
2 53 (69.74%) Java
3 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (60.53%) Spring
5 41 (53.95%) Linux
6 39 (51.32%) SDLC
7 38 (50.00%) Degree
8 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
9 35 (46.05%) Relational Database
10 29 (38.16%) Software Engineering
11 27 (35.53%) TDD
12 25 (32.89%) SQL
13 24 (31.58%) CSS
13 24 (31.58%) Subversion
14 22 (28.95%) UNIX
15 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
16 20 (26.32%) HTML
16 20 (26.32%) Waterfall
17 19 (25.00%) Unit Testing
18 18 (23.68%) RDBMS
18 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
19 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
19 17 (22.37%) UML
19 17 (22.37%) C++
20 16 (21.05%) C#
20 16 (21.05%) MySQL
20 16 (21.05%) Windows
21 15 (19.74%) OOP
21 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
21 15 (19.74%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (17.11%) Apache
2 11 (14.47%) WebLogic
3 10 (13.16%) Mule
4 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.89%) JBoss
6 5 (6.58%) Mule ESB
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.95%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) Relational Database
2 18 (23.68%) RDBMS
3 16 (21.05%) MySQL
4 13 (17.11%) Big Data
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.21%) DB2
7 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.32%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Subversion
2 14 (18.42%) JUnit
3 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 11 (14.47%) Maven
5 10 (13.16%) Ant
5 10 (13.16%) IntelliJ
6 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
7 7 (9.21%) Mockito
8 3 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.63%) TestNG
9 2 (2.63%) JIRA
9 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (2.63%) VectorCAST
10 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.53%) Electronics
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Avionics
5 3 (3.95%) Games
5 3 (3.95%) Military
6 2 (2.63%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Developer
2 34 (44.74%) Java Developer
3 22 (28.95%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Lead Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 8 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Lead Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Graduate
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (60.53%) Spring
2 24 (31.58%) CSS
3 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
4 20 (26.32%) HTML
5 14 (18.42%) .NET
5 14 (18.42%) J2EE
5 14 (18.42%) jQuery
6 13 (17.11%) Java EE
7 11 (14.47%) JMS
8 10 (13.16%) JSP
9 9 (11.84%) Web Services
10 8 (10.53%) XML
10 8 (10.53%) WinForms
10 8 (10.53%) STL
10 8 (10.53%) MFC
10 8 (10.53%) Spring MVC
11 7 (9.21%) J2SE
12 6 (7.89%) HTML5
13 5 (6.58%) CSS3
13 5 (6.58%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
2 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.16%) Algorithms
5 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
7 6 (7.89%) Physics
8 4 (5.26%) User Experience
9 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.95%) W3C
9 3 (3.95%) Grid Computing
10 2 (2.63%) E-Learning
10 2 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.32%) Equities
11 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.95%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) UNIX
3 16 (21.05%) Windows
4 6 (7.89%) Android
5 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (82.89%) OO
2 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (51.32%) SDLC
4 29 (38.16%) Software Engineering
5 27 (35.53%) TDD
6 20 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 19 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 17 (22.37%) UML
8 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
9 15 (19.74%) OOP
9 15 (19.74%) Scrum
10 14 (18.42%) Content Management
10 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 13 (17.11%) MVC
12 11 (14.47%) SOA
12 11 (14.47%) System Testing
13 10 (13.16%) Server Building
14 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (11.84%) OOA/OOD
15 8 (10.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) Java
2 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.89%) SQL
4 17 (22.37%) C++
5 16 (21.05%) C#
6 9 (11.84%) C
7 8 (10.53%) VC++
8 6 (7.89%) Perl
9 5 (6.58%) PHP
10 4 (5.26%) Python
10 4 (5.26%) Ruby
11 3 (3.95%) PHP5
11 3 (3.95%) Groovy
11 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.95%) Jython
11 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.32%) Ada
12 1 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (1.32%) Lua
Qualifications
1 38 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) HNC
3 3 (3.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) WAI
1 3 (3.95%) QA
1 3 (3.95%) Section 508
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Sybase
4 3 (3.95%) PayPal
4 3 (3.95%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.63%) Hyland
5 2 (2.63%) Wind River
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Morayshire
Atos
Posted: 27 days ago
Dundee, Angus
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 27 days ago