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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 116 69 108
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +39
Permanent jobs citing OOP 49 110 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 2.99% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 3.58% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 27
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -35 24 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Edinburgh -11 21 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Moray - 2 - -
Dundee -8 1 £39,500 +139.39%
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (76.84%) OO
2 70 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (51.58%) C#
4 48 (50.53%) .NET
5 35 (36.84%) SDLC
6 34 (35.79%) Java
6 34 (35.79%) Software Engineering
7 31 (32.63%) Degree
8 30 (31.58%) C++
9 28 (29.47%) TDD
10 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 24 (25.26%) Windows
11 24 (25.26%) Computer Science
12 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
13 22 (23.16%) SQL
13 22 (23.16%) Linux
13 22 (23.16%) Unit Testing
13 22 (23.16%) Waterfall
14 21 (22.11%) Mathematics
15 20 (21.05%) Web Services
16 19 (20.00%) RESTful
17 17 (17.89%) Visualisation
17 17 (17.89%) Software Architecture
17 17 (17.89%) MySQL
17 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
17 17 (17.89%) SOAP
17 17 (17.89%) Apache
17 17 (17.89%) OOD
17 17 (17.89%) Subversion
18 16 (16.84%) Electronics

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (17.89%) Apache
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.05%) Drupal
3 1 (1.05%) SilverStripe
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Magento
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.89%) MySQL
3 11 (11.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) SQLite
6 2 (2.11%) SSDT
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.05%) QlikView
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
7 1 (1.05%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
1 17 (17.89%) Subversion
2 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.21%) Maven
4 3 (3.16%) RSpec
5 1 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.05%) Redmine
5 1 (1.05%) QUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.84%) Electronics
2 15 (15.79%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Front Office
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Avionics
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (69.47%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Software Engineer
3 19 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Software Developer
5 14 (14.74%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.47%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Junior
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Real Time Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.21%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Programmer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (2.11%) Junior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.53%) .NET
2 20 (21.05%) Web Services
3 19 (20.00%) RESTful
4 17 (17.89%) SOAP
5 16 (16.84%) STL
5 16 (16.84%) MFC
5 16 (16.84%) HTML
6 15 (15.79%) CSS
6 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 15 (15.79%) Spring
7 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.58%) WinForms
9 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.42%) WPF
10 8 (8.42%) jQuery
11 6 (6.32%) Qt
11 6 (6.32%) HTML5
11 6 (6.32%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (6.32%) OpenGL
11 6 (6.32%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Computer Science
2 21 (22.11%) Mathematics
3 17 (17.89%) Visualisation
4 10 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (7.37%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.32%) CUDA
7 5 (5.26%) Physics
8 4 (4.21%) Derivative
8 4 (4.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (4.21%) Fixed Income
8 4 (4.21%) iPhone
8 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.16%) EPoS
9 3 (3.16%) W3C
10 2 (2.11%) E-Learning
11 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.05%) Statistics
11 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
4 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.16%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.84%) OO
2 70 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.84%) SDLC
4 34 (35.79%) Software Engineering
5 28 (29.47%) TDD
6 22 (23.16%) Unit Testing
6 22 (23.16%) Waterfall
7 17 (17.89%) OOD
7 17 (17.89%) Software Architecture
8 16 (16.84%) Linear Algebra
8 16 (16.84%) 3D Visualisation
9 14 (14.74%) Scrum
10 13 (13.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (12.63%) MVC
11 12 (12.63%) UML
12 10 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
14 7 (7.37%) ITIL
14 7 (7.37%) PRINCE
14 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) C#
2 34 (35.79%) Java
3 30 (31.58%) C++
4 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
5 22 (23.16%) SQL
6 16 (16.84%) VC++
6 16 (16.84%) C
7 15 (15.79%) PHP
8 8 (8.42%) Ruby
9 7 (7.37%) Python
10 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.21%) PHP5
10 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.05%) VBScript
12 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (32.63%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) HNC
3 3 (3.16%) HND
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) WAI
1 3 (3.16%) Section 508
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) Sybase
4 3 (3.16%) PayPal
4 3 (3.16%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Hyland
5 1 (1.05%) Zend
5 1 (1.05%) Wind River
5 1 (1.05%) Xamarin
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago