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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 103 66 135
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +69
Permanent jobs citing OOP 46 127 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 3.32% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 4.01% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 80 17
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £51,500 £55,500
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
2618 3166 2481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.38% 82.77% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2109 1488
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -39 19 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Edinburgh -24 15 £38,500 -14.44% 4
Aberdeen +25 6 - -
West Lothian - 4 £35,000 -
Dundee -2 1 £40,000 +2.56%
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 69 (71.13%) OO
2 59 (60.82%) C#
3 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (58.76%) .NET
5 34 (35.05%) Software Engineering
5 34 (35.05%) Computer Science
6 32 (32.99%) SDLC
7 31 (31.96%) Java
8 29 (29.90%) Degree
9 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
9 28 (28.87%) Visual Studio
10 26 (26.80%) C++
10 26 (26.80%) TDD
11 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET
11 23 (23.71%) Web Services
12 22 (22.68%) SQL Server
12 22 (22.68%) Mathematics
13 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
14 19 (19.59%) CSS
14 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
15 18 (18.56%) Windows
15 18 (18.56%) C
15 18 (18.56%) WPF
16 17 (17.53%) Visualisation
16 17 (17.53%) Software Architecture
16 17 (17.53%) Waterfall
16 17 (17.53%) Subversion
17 16 (16.49%) Electronics
17 16 (16.49%) HTML
17 16 (16.49%) MFC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (11.34%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) SilverStripe
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.03%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.19%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.19%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (6.19%) GitHub
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) MySQL
3 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) SSDT
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.03%) Big Data
8 1 (1.03%) QlikView
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
8 1 (1.03%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.03%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 28 (28.87%) Visual Studio
2 17 (17.53%) Subversion
3 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) RSpec
4 1 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 16 (16.49%) Electronics
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 67 (69.07%) Developer
2 29 (29.90%) Software Engineer
3 18 (18.56%) AWS Developer
4 15 (15.46%) .NET Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Software Developer
6 13 (13.40%) C# Developer
7 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Graduate
10 3 (3.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Lead .NET Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Junior
11 2 (2.06%) Programmer
11 2 (2.06%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.76%) .NET
2 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET
2 23 (23.71%) Web Services
3 19 (19.59%) CSS
4 18 (18.56%) WPF
5 16 (16.49%) MFC
5 16 (16.49%) HTML
5 16 (16.49%) STL
6 15 (15.46%) OpenGL
6 15 (15.46%) Qt
6 15 (15.46%) Direct3D
7 14 (14.43%) RESTful
8 13 (13.40%) Hibernate
8 13 (13.40%) Spring
9 11 (11.34%) SOAP
9 11 (11.34%) jQuery
10 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (7.22%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.05%) Computer Science
2 22 (22.68%) Mathematics
3 17 (17.53%) Visualisation
4 15 (15.46%) CUDA
5 6 (6.19%) Physics
6 3 (3.09%) iPhone
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) Statistics
7 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.06%) EPoS
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) Equities
8 1 (1.03%) Derivative
8 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.03%) iPad
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.03%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) UNIX
3 6 (6.19%) Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Android
4 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.13%) OO
2 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) Software Engineering
4 32 (32.99%) SDLC
5 26 (26.80%) TDD
6 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
7 17 (17.53%) Software Architecture
7 17 (17.53%) Waterfall
8 16 (16.49%) 3D Visualisation
8 16 (16.49%) Linear Algebra
9 15 (15.46%) MVC
10 10 (10.31%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.19%) ITIL
13 6 (6.19%) PRINCE
13 6 (6.19%) Scrum
14 5 (5.15%) SOA
14 5 (5.15%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.82%) C#
2 31 (31.96%) Java
3 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
4 26 (26.80%) C++
5 18 (18.56%) C
6 16 (16.49%) VC++
7 12 (12.37%) SQL
8 10 (10.31%) PHP
9 6 (6.19%) Ruby
10 4 (4.12%) Python
11 3 (3.09%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.06%) Delphi
13 1 (1.03%) Perl
13 1 (1.03%) VBScript
13 1 (1.03%) VB
13 1 (1.03%) VBA
13 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.03%) SAP
3 1 (1.03%) Hyland
3 1 (1.03%) Zend
3 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
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