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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 107 63 136
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +73
Permanent jobs citing OOP 55 134 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 3.54% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 4.22% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 81 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2768 3174 2624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.54% 83.90% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 2145 1681
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.29%
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%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -44 23 £35,000 -20.00% 6
Edinburgh -13 22 £38,500 -2.53% 5
West Lothian - 5 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +20 3 - -
Dundee -5 1 £39,500 +1.28%
Moray - 1 - -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 76 (73.79%) OO
2 69 (66.99%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (56.31%) .NET
4 57 (55.34%) C#
5 37 (35.92%) SDLC
6 36 (34.95%) Software Engineering
7 33 (32.04%) Java
8 30 (29.13%) TDD
8 30 (29.13%) Degree
8 30 (29.13%) Computer Science
9 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
9 29 (28.16%) C++
10 27 (26.21%) Visual Studio
11 24 (23.30%) Windows
12 22 (21.36%) Mathematics
13 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
13 21 (20.39%) HTML
13 21 (20.39%) Waterfall
14 20 (19.42%) Unit Testing
14 20 (19.42%) CSS
14 20 (19.42%) Web Services
15 19 (18.45%) C
15 19 (18.45%) Subversion
15 19 (18.45%) Visualisation
15 19 (18.45%) Software Architecture
16 18 (17.48%) RESTful
16 18 (17.48%) Linear Algebra
16 18 (17.48%) 3D Visualisation
16 18 (17.48%) Electronics
16 18 (17.48%) MFC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (14.56%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.97%) Drupal
4 1 (0.97%) SilverStripe
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (3.88%) GitHub
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.48%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) MySQL
3 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.91%) SSDT
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) DB2
7 1 (0.97%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) QlikView
7 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Visual Studio
2 19 (18.45%) Subversion
3 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) RSpec
5 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.97%) Redmine
5 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Grunt
5 1 (0.97%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 18 (17.48%) Electronics
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Avionics
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (68.93%) Developer
2 31 (30.10%) Software Engineer
3 21 (20.39%) AWS Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.56%) .NET Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Junior
10 4 (3.88%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Programmer
11 3 (2.91%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Programmer
12 2 (1.94%) Junior Software Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) Lead C# Developer
12 2 (1.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.31%) .NET
2 21 (20.39%) HTML
3 20 (19.42%) Web Services
3 20 (19.42%) CSS
4 18 (17.48%) MFC
4 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
4 18 (17.48%) STL
4 18 (17.48%) RESTful
5 15 (14.56%) SOAP
5 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
5 15 (14.56%) Spring
6 14 (13.59%) WPF
7 13 (12.62%) OpenGL
7 13 (12.62%) Qt
7 13 (12.62%) Direct3D
8 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.71%) jQuery
9 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.80%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.13%) Computer Science
2 22 (21.36%) Mathematics
3 19 (18.45%) Visualisation
4 13 (12.62%) CUDA
5 5 (4.85%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.88%) iPhone
6 4 (3.88%) Physics
7 3 (2.91%) EPoS
8 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.94%) Statistics
8 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.97%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.97%) W3C
9 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Android
3 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.79%) OO
2 69 (66.99%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.92%) SDLC
4 36 (34.95%) Software Engineering
5 30 (29.13%) TDD
6 21 (20.39%) Waterfall
7 20 (19.42%) Unit Testing
8 19 (18.45%) Software Architecture
9 18 (17.48%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (17.48%) Linear Algebra
10 13 (12.62%) MVC
11 12 (11.65%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.68%) Scrum
13 9 (8.74%) OOD
14 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2
14 8 (7.77%) UML
15 7 (6.80%) ITIL
15 7 (6.80%) PRINCE
15 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.34%) C#
2 33 (32.04%) Java
3 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) C++
4 19 (18.45%) C
5 18 (17.48%) VC++
6 17 (16.50%) SQL
7 16 (15.53%) PHP
8 8 (7.77%) Ruby
9 4 (3.88%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.91%) Python
10 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.94%) Delphi
11 2 (1.94%) PHP5
12 1 (0.97%) VB6
12 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) VBScript
12 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CISSP
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) HNC
4 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) WAI
1 1 (0.97%) Section 508
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.94%) Hyland
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle
3 1 (0.97%) SAP
3 1 (0.97%) Zend
3 1 (0.97%) Wind River
3 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.97%) PayPal
3 1 (0.97%) WorldPay
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