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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 89 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Permanent jobs citing OOD 66 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 1.59% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.95% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 46
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2673 2663 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.13% 81.34% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1698 1713
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +12 46 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Edinburgh +7 14 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Dundee +7 2 £37,500 +41.50%
Aberdeen - 1 £42,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £23,000 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 133 (95.00%) OO
2 85 (60.71%) Java
3 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (49.29%) Relational Database
5 60 (42.86%) SQL
6 54 (38.57%) Finance
7 48 (34.29%) TDD
8 44 (31.43%) HTML
9 43 (30.71%) .NET
9 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
10 42 (30.00%) C#
10 42 (30.00%) CSS
11 41 (29.29%) Web Services
11 41 (29.29%) Oracle
12 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
13 36 (25.71%) Spring
14 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 33 (23.57%) C++
16 32 (22.86%) Linux
17 31 (22.14%) Degree
18 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
18 30 (21.43%) jQuery
19 29 (20.71%) RDBMS
19 29 (20.71%) Scrum
20 24 (17.14%) IBM
20 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
22 21 (15.00%) HTML5
23 20 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
23 20 (14.29%) REST

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 18 (12.86%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.43%) Drupal
3 4 (2.86%) IIS
3 4 (2.86%) JBoss
3 4 (2.86%) Apache
4 3 (2.14%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) Joomla!
4 3 (2.14%) Liferay
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (49.29%) Relational Database
2 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 29 (20.71%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.43%) MySQL
5 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) JUnit
1 20 (14.29%) Subversion
2 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.29%) JIRA
5 5 (3.57%) Clang
5 5 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Banking
2 16 (11.43%) Front Office
3 13 (9.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (1.43%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 107 (76.43%) Developer
2 53 (37.86%) Java Developer
3 36 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 22 (15.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (13.57%) Software Developer
6 16 (11.43%) Python Developer
7 12 (8.57%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) C++ Developer
8 9 (6.43%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Junior
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 5 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Programmer
10 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.43%) HTML
2 43 (30.71%) .NET
3 42 (30.00%) CSS
4 41 (29.29%) Web Services
5 36 (25.71%) Spring
6 30 (21.43%) jQuery
7 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
8 21 (15.00%) HTML5
9 20 (14.29%) REST
10 18 (12.86%) .NET Framework
11 17 (12.14%) JMS
12 16 (11.43%) Middleware
13 15 (10.71%) Spring Integration
13 15 (10.71%) JAX-RS
14 14 (10.00%) WCF
15 11 (7.86%) Hibernate
16 10 (7.14%) XML
17 9 (6.43%) Struts
18 8 (5.71%) CSS3
19 6 (4.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
2 11 (7.86%) Physics
3 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) Open Source
5 5 (3.57%) GIS
6 4 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.86%) User Experience
7 3 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) EPoS
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.86%) Linux
2 11 (7.86%) Windows
3 8 (5.71%) Android
3 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (95.00%) OO
2 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.29%) TDD
4 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 29 (20.71%) Scrum
6 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (13.57%) BDD
9 17 (12.14%) Automated Testing
10 16 (11.43%) Analytics
11 13 (9.29%) Process Improvement
12 12 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.57%) MVC
13 10 (7.14%) CRM
14 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
14 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.71%) Data Management
16 7 (5.00%) OOP
17 6 (4.29%) Workflow
18 5 (3.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.71%) Java
2 60 (42.86%) SQL
3 42 (30.00%) C#
4 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 33 (23.57%) C++
6 20 (14.29%) Python
7 13 (9.29%) VB.NET
8 12 (8.57%) PHP
9 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.71%) XPath
10 8 (5.71%) XQuery
11 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) C
13 1 (0.71%) VBA
13 1 (0.71%) Groovy
13 1 (0.71%) Jython
13 1 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (22.14%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) PhD
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.29%) Oracle
3 24 (17.14%) IBM
4 12 (8.57%) Sybase
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe
5 1 (0.71%) Zend
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