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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 131 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Permanent jobs citing OOD 25 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 1.77% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.16% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 28
Average salary £44,750 £43,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.28% +12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,750 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,394
% change year-on-year
- +4.18%
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
2678 3109 2372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.75% 81.92% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 2032 1399
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -14 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Stirling - 4 £55,000 -
Edinburgh -9 2 £37,250 -23.58% 2
Dundee +5 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 81 (89.01%) OO
2 64 (70.33%) Java
3 51 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (54.95%) Relational Database
5 45 (49.45%) Spring
6 38 (41.76%) Finance
7 33 (36.26%) SQL
8 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.87%) HTML
8 29 (31.87%) TDD
9 28 (30.77%) Oracle
10 27 (29.67%) Web Services
11 26 (28.57%) RDBMS
12 25 (27.47%) CSS
12 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (26.37%) Subversion
14 23 (25.27%) Degree
14 23 (25.27%) jQuery
15 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
16 21 (23.08%) Linux
17 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
18 19 (20.88%) C#
19 18 (19.78%) .NET
19 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
19 18 (19.78%) Scrum
20 17 (18.68%) C++
21 16 (17.58%) IBM
21 16 (17.58%) BDD
22 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
23 14 (15.38%) MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (9.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.69%) Drupal
3 4 (4.40%) JBoss
4 3 (3.30%) Liferay
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (54.95%) Relational Database
2 26 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.30%) DB2
6 3 (3.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Subversion
2 14 (15.38%) JUnit
2 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.69%) Maven
4 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.49%) Clang
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Banking
2 13 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 9 (9.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Avionics
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (76.92%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Python Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Lead Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Lead Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Junior
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.40%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (49.45%) Spring
2 29 (31.87%) HTML
3 27 (29.67%) Web Services
4 25 (27.47%) CSS
5 23 (25.27%) jQuery
6 18 (19.78%) .NET
7 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
8 12 (13.19%) Spring MVC
9 11 (12.09%) REST
9 11 (12.09%) JMS
9 11 (12.09%) Java EE
10 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.99%) Grails
10 10 (10.99%) HTML5
11 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
12 8 (8.79%) Struts
12 8 (8.79%) J2EE
12 8 (8.79%) Middleware
13 6 (6.59%) Spring Integration
13 6 (6.59%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.69%) Physics
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.49%) Open Source
5 5 (5.49%) GIS
6 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.40%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 9 (9.89%) Android
2 9 (9.89%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.49%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (89.01%) OO
2 51 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) TDD
4 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.78%) Scrum
7 16 (17.58%) BDD
8 14 (15.38%) MVC
9 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.09%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (12.09%) Process Improvement
11 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.79%) Analytics
12 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (8.79%) Data Management
12 8 (8.79%) CRM
13 7 (7.69%) Content Management
13 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.69%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (70.33%) Java
2 33 (36.26%) SQL
3 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.88%) C#
5 17 (18.68%) C++
6 9 (9.89%) Python
7 7 (7.69%) PHP
8 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.40%) XQuery
9 4 (4.40%) XPath
10 3 (3.30%) Perl
11 2 (2.20%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) HND
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Oracle
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.58%) IBM
4 9 (9.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
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