The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 107 83 132
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +49
Permanent jobs citing OOP 50 89 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 2.61% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.18% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 65 16
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,900 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
OOP
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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OOP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region.

OOP Salary Trend in Scotland

OOP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Scotland

OOP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 29 £40,000 -2.43% 4
Edinburgh -12 16 £38,500 +1.31% 5
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Fife +4 1 £28,500 -32.14%
Dundee -5 1 £40,000 +3.89%
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 93 (69.40%) OO
2 84 (62.69%) C#
3 75 (55.97%) .NET
4 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (38.81%) JavaScript
6 49 (36.57%) Software Engineering
7 46 (34.33%) Computer Science
7 46 (34.33%) Visual Studio
8 45 (33.58%) Java
9 44 (32.84%) Degree
10 41 (30.60%) CSS
10 41 (30.60%) TDD
11 39 (29.10%) MVC
12 37 (27.61%) C++
12 37 (27.61%) Unit Testing
13 36 (26.87%) HTML
14 35 (26.12%) SQL Server
14 35 (26.12%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET
16 30 (22.39%) Windows
16 30 (22.39%) Scrum
16 30 (22.39%) jQuery
16 30 (22.39%) Mathematics
17 26 (19.40%) WPF
18 25 (18.66%) C
19 24 (17.91%) Relational Database
20 23 (17.16%) Web Services
21 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
22 20 (14.93%) UNIX
23 19 (14.18%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.72%) Apache
2 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) JBoss
4 2 (1.49%) Drupal
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon S3
1 6 (4.48%) GitHub
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.22%) Intranet
3 6 (4.48%) HTTP
4 2 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.45%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.70%) MySQL
5 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.99%) Big Data
8 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.49%) VoltDB
9 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.75%) SSDT
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (34.33%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.69%) Subversion
3 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.72%) NCrunch
5 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.24%) Moq
6 2 (1.49%) NUnit
6 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.75%) Grunt
7 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (12.69%) Electronics
2 16 (11.94%) Finance
3 8 (5.97%) Back Office
4 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Avionics
7 1 (0.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (70.15%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) Software Engineer
3 28 (20.90%) C# Developer
3 28 (20.90%) Software Developer
4 25 (18.66%) .NET Developer
5 21 (15.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (13.43%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.72%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.97%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.22%) C# Web Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (5.22%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.48%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Graduate
13 4 (2.99%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (55.97%) .NET
2 41 (30.60%) CSS
3 36 (26.87%) HTML
4 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET
5 30 (22.39%) jQuery
6 26 (19.40%) WPF
7 23 (17.16%) Web Services
8 19 (14.18%) XML
8 19 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (12.69%) MFC
10 17 (12.69%) STL
10 17 (12.69%) OpenGL
10 17 (12.69%) Direct3D
10 17 (12.69%) Qt
11 15 (11.19%) .NET Framework
11 15 (11.19%) REST
12 13 (9.70%) SOAP
12 13 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (8.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (34.33%) Computer Science
2 30 (22.39%) Mathematics
3 17 (12.69%) CUDA
3 17 (12.69%) Visualisation
4 13 (9.70%) Physics
5 9 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (6.72%) Derivative
5 9 (6.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (5.97%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.99%) iPad
8 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.49%) Statistics
8 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.49%) Open Source
9 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.75%) Equities
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.39%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) UNIX
3 16 (11.94%) Linux
4 7 (5.22%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (69.40%) OO
2 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (36.57%) Software Engineering
4 41 (30.60%) TDD
5 39 (29.10%) MVC
6 37 (27.61%) Unit Testing
7 35 (26.12%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (22.39%) Scrum
9 17 (12.69%) Pair Programming
9 17 (12.69%) 3D Visualisation
9 17 (12.69%) Software Architecture
9 17 (12.69%) Waterfall
9 17 (12.69%) Linear Algebra
10 12 (8.96%) Multithreading
11 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (5.97%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.97%) Refactoring
12 8 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (62.69%) C#
2 52 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 45 (33.58%) Java
4 37 (27.61%) C++
5 25 (18.66%) C
6 19 (14.18%) SQL
7 17 (12.69%) VC++
8 13 (9.70%) PHP
9 5 (3.73%) F#
9 5 (3.73%) Python
10 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.24%) Ruby
11 3 (2.24%) Delphi
12 2 (1.49%) Perl
13 1 (0.75%) Jython
13 1 (0.75%) VB6
13 1 (0.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.75%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (32.84%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) VCP4
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.99%) Sybase
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) Dell
4 2 (1.49%) Hyland
4 2 (1.49%) Nintex
4 2 (1.49%) Kony
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
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