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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 122 117 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Permanent jobs citing OOD 45 57 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 1.50% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.79% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 54
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
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
2777 3191 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.57% 83.97% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1751 2147 1687
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 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 1 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
Glasgow -11 15 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Edinburgh +12 12 £38,500 -30.00% 3
Stirling - 10 £30,250 -
Fife - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 -
Argyll and Bute - 2 £29,750 -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 59 (84.29%) OO
2 52 (74.29%) Java
3 46 (65.71%) Spring
4 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (50.00%) Linux
6 34 (48.57%) Relational Database
6 34 (48.57%) SDLC
7 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
8 31 (44.29%) Degree
9 25 (35.71%) SQL
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
10 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
11 22 (31.43%) Subversion
11 22 (31.43%) UNIX
12 21 (30.00%) TDD
13 20 (28.57%) Hibernate
14 18 (25.71%) HTML
14 18 (25.71%) RDBMS
14 18 (25.71%) Waterfall
15 16 (22.86%) J2EE
15 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
16 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
17 14 (20.00%) UML
17 14 (20.00%) MySQL
17 14 (20.00%) Content Management
17 14 (20.00%) Java EE
17 14 (20.00%) jQuery
17 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
18 13 (18.57%) Big Data
18 13 (18.57%) C++

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (17.14%) Apache
1 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.29%) Mule
3 8 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.57%) JBoss
5 5 (7.14%) Mule ESB
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (4.29%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (25.71%) RDBMS
3 14 (20.00%) MySQL
4 13 (18.57%) Big Data
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
6 7 (10.00%) DB2
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.43%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Subversion
2 13 (18.57%) JUnit
3 11 (15.71%) Maven
3 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 10 (14.29%) Ant
5 9 (12.86%) Eclipse
6 6 (8.57%) Mockito
7 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.29%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (2.86%) VectorCAST
9 2 (2.86%) JIRA
10 1 (1.43%) TestNG
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
3 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Avionics
4 3 (4.29%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 35 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Lead Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Technical Leader
5 8 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Lead Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate
8 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) Spring
2 23 (32.86%) CSS
3 20 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 18 (25.71%) HTML
5 16 (22.86%) J2EE
6 14 (20.00%) Java EE
6 14 (20.00%) jQuery
7 10 (14.29%) .NET
7 10 (14.29%) JSP
7 10 (14.29%) JMS
8 9 (12.86%) Web Services
8 9 (12.86%) Spring MVC
9 7 (10.00%) J2SE
10 6 (8.57%) XML
11 5 (7.14%) XSLT
11 5 (7.14%) JAXB
11 5 (7.14%) WinForms
11 5 (7.14%) STL
11 5 (7.14%) MFC
11 5 (7.14%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
2 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 5 (7.14%) Physics
6 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.71%) User Experience
7 2 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.43%) Equities
8 1 (1.43%) W3C
8 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) UNIX
3 11 (15.71%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) OO
2 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (48.57%) SDLC
4 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
5 21 (30.00%) TDD
6 18 (25.71%) Waterfall
7 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
8 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 14 (20.00%) UML
9 14 (20.00%) Content Management
9 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 12 (17.14%) SOA
11 11 (15.71%) Scrum
11 11 (15.71%) MVC
11 11 (15.71%) System Testing
11 11 (15.71%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (14.29%) Server Building
13 9 (12.86%) OOP
14 7 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) Java
2 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
3 25 (35.71%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) C++
5 11 (15.71%) C#
6 6 (8.57%) C
6 6 (8.57%) Perl
7 5 (7.14%) VC++
8 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.29%) Groovy
8 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.29%) Jython
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) PHP5
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Ada
Qualifications
1 31 (44.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) HNC
4 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Section 508
2 1 (1.43%) WAI
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) Sybase
4 2 (2.86%) Wind River
5 1 (1.43%) PayPal
5 1 (1.43%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.43%) Hyland
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