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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 111 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing OOD 55 76 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 2.03% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.44% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 27
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
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
2957 3119 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.69% 83.51% 83.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 2026 1642
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -7 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Glasgow -29 14 £53,750 +58.08% 1
Stirling - 6 £28,000 -
Fife - 6 £38,000 - 2
Argyll and Bute - 5 £30,000 -
Dundee - 3 £40,000 -
Moray - 3 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (85.00%) OO
2 51 (63.75%) Java
3 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (58.75%) Degree
5 46 (57.50%) Linux
6 39 (48.75%) Spring
6 39 (48.75%) Software Engineering
6 39 (48.75%) SDLC
7 33 (41.25%) Relational Database
8 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
9 30 (37.50%) TDD
10 28 (35.00%) SQL
11 26 (32.50%) Subversion
12 25 (31.25%) C#
13 24 (30.00%) C++
13 24 (30.00%) .NET
14 23 (28.75%) CSS
15 22 (27.50%) UNIX
15 22 (27.50%) Windows
16 21 (26.25%) Unit Testing
17 20 (25.00%) HTML
17 20 (25.00%) Mathematics
18 19 (23.75%) UML
19 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
20 17 (21.25%) OOP
21 16 (20.00%) MySQL
21 16 (20.00%) Hibernate
21 16 (20.00%) Scrum
21 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
22 15 (18.75%) Mentoring

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (16.25%) Apache
2 10 (12.50%) Mule
3 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.25%) JBoss
4 5 (6.25%) Mule ESB
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.75%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.00%) MySQL
3 15 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 13 (16.25%) Big Data
5 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.75%) DB2
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.25%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Subversion
2 15 (18.75%) JUnit
3 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 10 (12.50%) Ant
4 10 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 10 (12.50%) Maven
5 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.75%) Mockito
6 3 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.50%) TestNG
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.50%) VectorCAST
8 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.50%) Electronics
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Avionics
5 3 (3.75%) Games
5 3 (3.75%) Military
6 2 (2.50%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Developer
2 30 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 27 (33.75%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 8 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Graduate
7 6 (7.50%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Junior
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate Java Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.75%) Spring
2 24 (30.00%) .NET
3 23 (28.75%) CSS
4 20 (25.00%) HTML
5 16 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 13 (16.25%) JMS
7 12 (15.00%) J2EE
8 10 (12.50%) MFC
8 10 (12.50%) JSP
8 10 (12.50%) STL
8 10 (12.50%) Web Services
8 10 (12.50%) WinForms
9 8 (10.00%) jQuery
9 8 (10.00%) XML
10 7 (8.75%) J2SE
10 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.75%) Java EE
10 7 (8.75%) HTML5
11 6 (7.50%) Swing
12 5 (6.25%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.00%) Algorithms
4 11 (13.75%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 6 (7.50%) Physics
7 5 (6.25%) Grid Computing
8 4 (5.00%) User Experience
9 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.75%) W3C
10 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
10 2 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.25%) Equities
11 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Linux
2 22 (27.50%) UNIX
2 22 (27.50%) Windows
3 11 (13.75%) Android
4 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) OO
2 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.75%) Software Engineering
3 39 (48.75%) SDLC
4 30 (37.50%) TDD
5 21 (26.25%) Unit Testing
6 19 (23.75%) UML
7 17 (21.25%) OOP
8 16 (20.00%) Scrum
8 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 13 (16.25%) SOA
12 11 (13.75%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (13.75%) System Testing
12 11 (13.75%) Content Management
13 10 (12.50%) Software Architecture
13 10 (12.50%) Linear Algebra
13 10 (12.50%) 3D Visualisation
13 10 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) Java
2 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.00%) SQL
4 25 (31.25%) C#
5 24 (30.00%) C++
6 15 (18.75%) C
7 10 (12.50%) VC++
8 6 (7.50%) Perl
9 5 (6.25%) PHP
10 4 (5.00%) Python
10 4 (5.00%) Ruby
11 3 (3.75%) PHP5
11 3 (3.75%) Groovy
11 3 (3.75%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.75%) Jython
11 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.25%) Ada
12 1 (1.25%) Scala
12 1 (1.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 47 (58.75%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) HNC
3 3 (3.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) Section 508
2 3 (3.75%) WAI
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Sybase
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) PayPal
4 3 (3.75%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.50%) Hyland
5 2 (2.50%) Wind River
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