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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 103 69 134
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +65
Permanent jobs citing OOP 47 119 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 2.98% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.67% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 86 14
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% -14.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £34,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £58,250
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
2688 3243 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.39% 81.22% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2137 1421
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -20 24 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Edinburgh -22 15 £38,500 -6.09% 4
Aberdeen +24 4 - -
West Lothian +1 1 £52,500 - 2
Dundee 0 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Fife 0 1 £28,500 -26.92%
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 82 (68.91%) OO
2 74 (62.18%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (62.18%) C#
3 73 (61.34%) .NET
4 46 (38.66%) Software Engineering
5 43 (36.13%) Java
6 42 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 40 (33.61%) JavaScript
8 37 (31.09%) TDD
9 36 (30.25%) Visual Studio
10 34 (28.57%) Degree
11 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
11 32 (26.89%) C++
12 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
13 29 (24.37%) CSS
14 28 (23.53%) MVC
14 28 (23.53%) Unit Testing
15 27 (22.69%) Mathematics
16 26 (21.85%) WPF
17 24 (20.17%) Web Services
17 24 (20.17%) HTML
18 22 (18.49%) Scrum
18 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
18 22 (18.49%) jQuery
19 21 (17.65%) C
19 21 (17.65%) Windows
20 20 (16.81%) UNIX
20 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (16.81%) Relational Database
21 19 (15.97%) Visualisation

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (6.72%) Apache
2 3 (2.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) JBoss
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.84%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.84%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 7 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (5.88%) GitHub
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.24%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.56%) MySQL
5 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.52%) SSDT
10 2 (1.68%) Big Data
11 1 (0.84%) QlikView
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.84%) DB2
11 1 (0.84%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 36 (30.25%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.97%) Subversion
3 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.20%) NCrunch
5 1 (0.84%) NUnit
5 1 (0.84%) Moq
5 1 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 18 (15.13%) Electronics
2 12 (10.08%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Back Office
4 4 (3.36%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Avionics
7 1 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (68.07%) Developer
2 34 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 25 (21.01%) .NET Developer
4 23 (19.33%) C# Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
6 17 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (12.61%) Software Developer
8 14 (11.76%) AWS Developer
9 12 (10.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.20%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.20%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Graduate
13 3 (2.52%) Senior Web Developer
13 3 (2.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (61.34%) .NET
2 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
3 29 (24.37%) CSS
4 26 (21.85%) WPF
5 24 (20.17%) Web Services
5 24 (20.17%) HTML
6 22 (18.49%) jQuery
7 18 (15.13%) MFC
7 18 (15.13%) OpenGL
7 18 (15.13%) STL
7 18 (15.13%) Qt
7 18 (15.13%) Direct3D
8 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (10.08%) WCF
10 12 (10.08%) LINQ
11 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
12 10 (8.40%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.40%) Spring
12 10 (8.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 27 (22.69%) Mathematics
3 19 (15.97%) Visualisation
4 18 (15.13%) CUDA
5 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (7.56%) Physics
6 7 (5.88%) Derivative
6 7 (5.88%) N-Tier
6 7 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.20%) iPad
8 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.68%) Statistics
9 1 (0.84%) Equities
9 1 (0.84%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.84%) Open Source
9 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Windows
2 20 (16.81%) UNIX
3 6 (5.04%) Linux
4 5 (4.20%) Android
5 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (68.91%) OO
2 74 (62.18%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (38.66%) Software Engineering
4 37 (31.09%) TDD
5 28 (23.53%) MVC
5 28 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 22 (18.49%) Scrum
7 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (15.97%) Software Architecture
9 18 (15.13%) Waterfall
9 18 (15.13%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (15.13%) Linear Algebra
10 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.24%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.40%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.72%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (5.88%) Refactoring
13 7 (5.88%) SOA
14 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (62.18%) C#
2 43 (36.13%) Java
3 40 (33.61%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.89%) C++
5 21 (17.65%) C
6 18 (15.13%) VC++
7 15 (12.61%) SQL
8 10 (8.40%) PHP
9 5 (4.20%) F#
10 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.36%) Python
11 3 (2.52%) Ruby
11 3 (2.52%) Delphi
12 2 (1.68%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) VBScript
13 1 (0.84%) VB
13 1 (0.84%) VBA
13 1 (0.84%) PHP5
13 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Sybase
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle
4 2 (1.68%) Hyland
5 1 (0.84%) Zend
5 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.84%) SAP
5 1 (0.84%) Dell
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