The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO 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 (OO)
Rank 7 33 12
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing OO 21 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 20.79% 0.61% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.33% 0.69% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £28,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 145 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 89.11% 88.41% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 41 96 12
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £41,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Stirling region.

OO Salary Trend in Stirling

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing OO 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 OO.

1 32 (80.00%) Java
1 32 (80.00%) Spring
2 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (70.00%) Web Services
3 26 (65.00%) Finance
4 24 (60.00%) TDD
4 24 (60.00%) Banking
5 22 (55.00%) Workflow
5 22 (55.00%) Investment Banking
5 22 (55.00%) OLAP
5 22 (55.00%) Analytics
5 22 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (52.50%) SQL
7 20 (50.00%) Oracle
7 20 (50.00%) Subversion
8 18 (45.00%) Hibernate
8 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
8 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (40.00%) Maven
9 16 (40.00%) Spring Integration
9 16 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (40.00%) JMS
10 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
10 14 (35.00%) RDBMS
10 14 (35.00%) J2EE
10 14 (35.00%) Coaching
10 14 (35.00%) TeamCity
10 14 (35.00%) JPA
11 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
12 12 (30.00%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) Mule
2 10 (25.00%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) Mule ESB
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (55.00%) OLAP
3 14 (35.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (25.00%) Big Data
4 10 (25.00%) MySQL
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Subversion
2 16 (40.00%) Maven
3 14 (35.00%) TeamCity
4 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.00%) Ant
4 10 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 8 (20.00%) NUnit
5 8 (20.00%) Moq
6 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
7 5 (12.50%) Mockito
7 5 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 24 (60.00%) Banking
3 22 (55.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Development Specialist
2 18 (45.00%) Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Java Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) WPF Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior WPF Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) Spring
2 28 (70.00%) Web Services
3 18 (45.00%) Hibernate
4 16 (40.00%) JMS
4 16 (40.00%) Spring Integration
5 14 (35.00%) JPA
5 14 (35.00%) J2EE
6 10 (25.00%) CSS
6 10 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 8 (20.00%) MDX
7 8 (20.00%) WPF
8 5 (12.50%) JSTL
8 5 (12.50%) JAXB
8 5 (12.50%) JSP
8 5 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (12.50%) XSLT
9 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.00%) Equities
3 2 (5.00%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) Wiki
3 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) UNIX
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) TDD
2 22 (55.00%) Analytics
2 22 (55.00%) Workflow
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Coaching
5 12 (30.00%) OOD
6 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (25.00%) Content Management
6 10 (25.00%) System Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Server Building
6 10 (25.00%) SDLC
7 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 8 (20.00%) MVVM
7 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) SOA
10 2 (5.00%) Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) E-business
10 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.00%) GoldenSource