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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 71 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +11
Permanent jobs citing OOP 110 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.94% 1.47% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.82% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 23 34
Average salary £38,500 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,995 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
3012 2530 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.51% 80.75% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1647 1613
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +26 69 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Edinburgh +6 27 £38,500 +6.94% 7
Aberdeen +13 6 £36,000 - 2
Dundee -3 4 £16,500 -59.75%
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 163 (69.07%) OO
2 117 (49.58%) Java
3 98 (41.53%) C#
4 85 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (35.17%) .NET
6 81 (34.32%) Relational Database
7 79 (33.47%) XML
8 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
9 66 (27.97%) Scrum
10 64 (27.12%) MVC
10 64 (27.12%) PHP
11 63 (26.69%) RDBMS
12 61 (25.85%) Degree
13 60 (25.42%) MySQL
14 53 (22.46%) CSS
15 51 (21.61%) HTML
16 50 (21.19%) Data Modelling
17 48 (20.34%) Software Engineering
18 47 (19.92%) Derivative
18 47 (19.92%) Multithreading
18 47 (19.92%) XML Messaging
18 47 (19.92%) Back Office
18 47 (19.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 47 (19.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 42 (17.80%) Linux
20 39 (16.53%) SQL Server
21 38 (16.10%) C++
22 36 (15.25%) Computer Science
22 36 (15.25%) TDD
23 34 (14.41%) Python

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 25 (10.59%) Apache
2 13 (5.51%) Drupal
3 10 (4.24%) CMS
4 5 (2.12%) SugarCRM
5 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.69%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.27%) IIS
6 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) GitHub
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.12%) Intranet
3 3 (1.27%) SMTP
3 3 (1.27%) DNS
3 3 (1.27%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) Network Security
5 1 (0.42%) LAN
5 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (34.32%) Relational Database
2 63 (26.69%) RDBMS
3 60 (25.42%) MySQL
4 39 (16.53%) SQL Server
5 17 (7.20%) Oracle Database
6 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.81%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.39%) Big Data
10 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.69%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.42%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 29 (12.29%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.75%) Subversion
3 14 (5.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.39%) NCrunch
5 7 (2.97%) Maven
6 6 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.69%) Moq
7 4 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.69%) Selenium
7 4 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.27%) NUnit
8 3 (1.27%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.27%) JUnit
9 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.85%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.42%) VisualWorks
10 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
General
1 47 (19.92%) Back Office
2 17 (7.20%) Electronics
3 10 (4.24%) Finance
4 6 (2.54%) Games
5 3 (1.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (78.81%) Developer
2 41 (17.37%) Software Developer
3 35 (14.83%) Senior Developer
4 33 (13.98%) Software Engineer
5 25 (10.59%) Lead Developer
6 23 (9.75%) Senior Software Developer
7 22 (9.32%) C# Developer
8 21 (8.90%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.93%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.51%) UI Programmer
10 13 (5.51%) UI Developer
11 6 (2.54%) Analyst
12 5 (2.12%) Senior PHP Developer
13 4 (1.69%) Web Developer
13 4 (1.69%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (1.69%) Senior Java Developer
14 3 (1.27%) Server Engineer
14 3 (1.27%) Agile Java Developer
14 3 (1.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (35.17%) .NET
2 79 (33.47%) XML
3 53 (22.46%) CSS
4 51 (21.61%) HTML
5 47 (19.92%) XML Messaging
6 27 (11.44%) Spring
7 26 (11.02%) WPF
7 26 (11.02%) jQuery
7 26 (11.02%) Hibernate
8 23 (9.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 22 (9.32%) Web Services
10 20 (8.47%) .NET Framework
11 19 (8.05%) SOAP
11 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET
12 18 (7.63%) OpenGL
13 16 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (6.78%) Direct3D
13 16 (6.78%) MFC
13 16 (6.78%) STL
13 16 (6.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.92%) Derivative
1 47 (19.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (15.25%) Computer Science
3 21 (8.90%) Mathematics
4 20 (8.47%) Open Source
5 18 (7.63%) Visualisation
6 16 (6.78%) CUDA
7 13 (5.51%) Digital Media
7 13 (5.51%) Graphic Design
8 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.69%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.69%) GIS
9 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.27%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.27%) EPoS
10 3 (1.27%) Social Media
11 2 (0.85%) Online Games
12 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.80%) Linux
2 30 (12.71%) Windows
3 28 (11.86%) UNIX
4 17 (7.20%) Apple iOS
5 16 (6.78%) Android
6 6 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (69.07%) OO
2 85 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.97%) Scrum
4 64 (27.12%) MVC
5 50 (21.19%) Data Modelling
6 48 (20.34%) Software Engineering
7 47 (19.92%) Multithreading
7 47 (19.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (15.25%) TDD
9 29 (12.29%) Web Development
10 28 (11.86%) Unit Testing
11 25 (10.59%) Change Management
12 24 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (8.47%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.78%) Android Development
14 16 (6.78%) iOS Development
14 16 (6.78%) 3D Visualisation
14 16 (6.78%) Software Architecture
15 12 (5.08%) OOD
16 9 (3.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 117 (49.58%) Java
2 98 (41.53%) C#
3 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 64 (27.12%) PHP
5 38 (16.10%) C++
6 34 (14.41%) Python
7 26 (11.02%) Ruby
7 26 (11.02%) SQL
8 18 (7.63%) C
9 16 (6.78%) VC++
10 5 (2.12%) XPath
11 3 (1.27%) VB
11 3 (1.27%) Perl
12 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.85%) Jython
12 2 (0.85%) PHP5
13 1 (0.42%) VB6
13 1 (0.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 61 (25.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (9.75%) Oracle
2 18 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.39%) JBoss
4 6 (2.54%) Zend
5 4 (1.69%) Talend
5 4 (1.69%) Twitter
5 4 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (1.69%) Informatica
6 3 (1.27%) Google
6 3 (1.27%) Facebook
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) KANA
8 1 (0.42%) Pega
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
8 1 (0.42%) Nintex
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 20% pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago