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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 102 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing OOP 55 57 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 1.84% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.11% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 58
Average salary £33,750 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
2654 2697 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.54% 87.03% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1732 1799
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -14 25 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Dundee - 18 £30,000 -
Edinburgh -11 10 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Fife +3 2 - -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (65.91%) OO
2 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) C#
4 33 (37.50%) Degree
5 32 (36.36%) Java
6 31 (35.23%) .NET
6 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
7 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 25 (28.41%) SQL
10 22 (25.00%) CSS
11 19 (21.59%) HTML
12 18 (20.45%) C++
13 17 (19.32%) TDD
14 15 (17.05%) Finance
15 14 (15.91%) Spring
15 14 (15.91%) XML
15 14 (15.91%) HTML5
15 14 (15.91%) Apple iOS
15 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
16 13 (14.77%) User Experience
16 13 (14.77%) SDLC
16 13 (14.77%) Android
16 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
17 12 (13.64%) CSS3
17 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.64%) Sass
17 12 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (12.50%) Backbone.js

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) CMS
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.95%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Maven
4 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Games
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (71.59%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) C# Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 11 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Junior
8 6 (6.82%) Programmer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior WPF Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.68%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) .NET
2 22 (25.00%) CSS
3 19 (21.59%) HTML
4 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.91%) HTML5
4 14 (15.91%) Spring
4 14 (15.91%) XML
5 13 (14.77%) Hibernate
6 12 (13.64%) CSS3
6 12 (13.64%) Sass
7 11 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
8 10 (11.36%) RESTful
9 9 (10.23%) WPF
10 8 (9.09%) XSLT
11 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
12 5 (5.68%) Web Services
13 4 (4.55%) Entity Framework
13 4 (4.55%) OpenGL
13 4 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) User Experience
2 11 (12.50%) NHS
3 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile Games
5 2 (2.27%) Derivative
5 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 13 (14.77%) Android
3 9 (10.23%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) Unix
5 5 (5.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) OO
2 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) TDD
4 13 (14.77%) SDLC
4 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (12.50%) Data Entry
6 11 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 11 (12.50%) Workflow
7 10 (11.36%) BDD
7 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.23%) Mobile Development
8 9 (10.23%) OOD
9 6 (6.82%) MVC
10 5 (5.68%) iOS Development
10 5 (5.68%) UML
10 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) C#
2 32 (36.36%) Java
3 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 25 (28.41%) SQL
5 18 (20.45%) C++
6 10 (11.36%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.23%) PHP
8 7 (7.95%) Python
9 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.41%) VB
10 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.41%) VB6
10 3 (3.41%) VBA
10 3 (3.41%) VBScript
11 2 (2.27%) C
11 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.14%) Ruby
12 1 (1.14%) VC++
12 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Cegedim Rx
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Sybase
4 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.14%) Apple
5 1 (1.14%) Facebook
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) Zend
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