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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 75 87 128
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +41
Permanent jobs citing OOP 104 73 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.87% 2.36% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.89% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 18
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,850 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 58 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Edinburgh +7 31 £38,500 +6.94% 1
Aberdeen +13 9 £38,000 +16.92% 5
Dundee 0 3 £16,500 -59.75%
Fife +2 2 £22,000 -45.00%
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 158 (69.60%) OO
2 111 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (48.46%) Java
4 102 (44.93%) C#
5 81 (35.68%) .NET
5 81 (35.68%) XML
6 76 (33.48%) Relational Database
7 71 (31.28%) JavaScript
8 67 (29.52%) Degree
9 63 (27.75%) Scrum
10 59 (25.99%) MVC
10 59 (25.99%) RDBMS
11 57 (25.11%) PHP
12 54 (23.79%) MySQL
13 53 (23.35%) CSS
14 52 (22.91%) HTML
15 51 (22.47%) Software Engineering
16 45 (19.82%) Derivative
16 45 (19.82%) Multithreading
16 45 (19.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 45 (19.82%) Data Modelling
16 45 (19.82%) Back Office
16 45 (19.82%) XML Messaging
16 45 (19.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 42 (18.50%) Linux
17 42 (18.50%) Mentoring
18 41 (18.06%) C++
18 41 (18.06%) SQL Server
18 41 (18.06%) Computer Science
19 38 (16.74%) TDD

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (10.57%) Apache
2 10 (4.41%) Drupal
3 9 (3.96%) CMS
4 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.20%) IIS
6 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.32%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) GitHub
2 4 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.49%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.64%) Intranet
3 5 (2.20%) HTTP
4 3 (1.32%) DNS
4 3 (1.32%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (33.48%) Relational Database
2 59 (25.99%) RDBMS
3 54 (23.79%) MySQL
4 41 (18.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.08%) Big Data
8 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.88%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.44%) VoltDB
13 1 (0.44%) SQLite
13 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 34 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.57%) Subversion
3 13 (5.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.52%) NCrunch
6 6 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.20%) Moq
7 5 (2.20%) Maven
8 4 (1.76%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.76%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.32%) Selenium
9 3 (1.32%) NUnit
9 3 (1.32%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.88%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.44%) Behat
11 1 (0.44%) QUnit
11 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (19.82%) Back Office
2 17 (7.49%) Electronics
3 12 (5.29%) Finance
4 6 (2.64%) Games
5 3 (1.32%) Retail
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 177 (77.97%) Developer
2 43 (18.94%) Software Developer
3 34 (14.98%) Software Engineer
4 27 (11.89%) Senior Developer
5 25 (11.01%) Lead Developer
6 21 (9.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 20 (8.81%) C# Developer
8 17 (7.49%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.73%) UI Developer
9 13 (5.73%) UI Programmer
10 11 (4.85%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.08%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (2.64%) Analyst
13 4 (1.76%) Test Analyst
13 4 (1.76%) Web Developer
13 4 (1.76%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (1.76%) Performance Test Analyst
14 3 (1.32%) Agile Java Developer
14 3 (1.32%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (35.68%) .NET
1 81 (35.68%) XML
2 53 (23.35%) CSS
3 52 (22.91%) HTML
4 45 (19.82%) XML Messaging
5 28 (12.33%) WPF
6 27 (11.89%) jQuery
7 24 (10.57%) Spring
8 23 (10.13%) Hibernate
8 23 (10.13%) .NET Framework
9 22 (9.69%) ASP.NET
10 21 (9.25%) Web Services
11 20 (8.81%) SOAP
12 19 (8.37%) OpenGL
13 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (7.49%) STL
14 17 (7.49%) MFC
14 17 (7.49%) Qt
14 17 (7.49%) Direct3D
15 16 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 45 (19.82%) Derivative
2 41 (18.06%) Computer Science
3 25 (11.01%) Mathematics
4 19 (8.37%) Visualisation
5 18 (7.93%) Open Source
6 17 (7.49%) CUDA
7 13 (5.73%) Digital Media
7 13 (5.73%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.76%) Social Media
9 4 (1.76%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.76%) EPoS
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.32%) Physics
10 3 (1.32%) User Experience
11 2 (0.88%) Online Games
11 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.88%) GIS
11 2 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.50%) Linux
2 36 (15.86%) Windows
3 27 (11.89%) UNIX
4 19 (8.37%) Android
5 18 (7.93%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (69.60%) OO
2 111 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (27.75%) Scrum
4 59 (25.99%) MVC
5 51 (22.47%) Software Engineering
6 45 (19.82%) Data Modelling
6 45 (19.82%) Multithreading
6 45 (19.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (18.50%) Mentoring
8 38 (16.74%) TDD
9 33 (14.54%) Unit Testing
10 27 (11.89%) Web Development
11 25 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (10.57%) Coaching
12 24 (10.57%) Change Management
13 19 (8.37%) E-Commerce
14 18 (7.93%) Android Development
15 17 (7.49%) 3D Visualisation
15 17 (7.49%) Software Architecture
16 16 (7.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (48.46%) Java
2 102 (44.93%) C#
3 71 (31.28%) JavaScript
4 57 (25.11%) PHP
5 41 (18.06%) C++
6 31 (13.66%) Python
7 27 (11.89%) SQL
8 24 (10.57%) Ruby
9 21 (9.25%) C
10 17 (7.49%) VC++
11 4 (1.76%) XPath
12 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) Jython
13 2 (0.88%) PHP5
14 1 (0.44%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) GLSL
14 1 (0.44%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 67 (29.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) QA
2 4 (1.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) Puppet
1 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
2 1 (0.44%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 21 (9.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.49%) Oracle
3 6 (2.64%) JBoss
3 6 (2.64%) Zend
4 4 (1.76%) Twitter
5 3 (1.32%) Google
5 3 (1.32%) Facebook
5 3 (1.32%) Nintex
6 2 (0.88%) Talend
6 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.88%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) Dell
6 2 (0.88%) Informatica
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) Iron Speed
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