Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 32 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +10
Permanent jobs citing OO 405 325 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.01% 6.95% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 7.53% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 343 217 272
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £56,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,327 4,316 5,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.21% 92.32% 91.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,603 2,720 3,457
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for OO in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for OO in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 219 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Edinburgh -9 144 £52,500 +10.53% 28
North Lanarkshire - 14 £40,000 -
Fife +1 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Aberdeen -3 9 £32,500 -18.75%
West Lothian -3 6 £39,500 -12.22%
Dundee -9 3 £30,000 -22.58% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OO.

1 228 (56.30%) Java
2 214 (52.84%) SQL
3 168 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (40.00%) C#
5 144 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 131 (32.35%) NoSQL
7 127 (31.36%) HTML
7 127 (31.36%) Python
8 125 (30.86%) OOP
9 124 (30.62%) SDLC
10 122 (30.12%) .NET
10 122 (30.12%) Finance
11 102 (25.19%) Spring
12 98 (24.20%) AngularJS
13 94 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
14 93 (22.96%) PHP
15 90 (22.22%) Software Engineering
16 84 (20.74%) TDD
17 82 (20.25%) MVC
18 78 (19.26%) Degree
19 77 (19.01%) Unit Testing
20 75 (18.52%) Hibernate
21 73 (18.02%) Enterprise Software
22 69 (17.04%) Relational Database
23 67 (16.54%) MySQL
23 67 (16.54%) Maven
24 66 (16.30%) Oracle
25 65 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
26 64 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
27 63 (15.56%) Test Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (9.63%) MQSeries
2 25 (6.17%) JBoss
3 19 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.47%) CMS
4 10 (2.47%) GemFire
5 7 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.48%) Apache
7 3 (0.74%) Jetty
8 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.49%) nginx
8 2 (0.49%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.25%) Moodle
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.25%) Tornado
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.23%) GitHub
5 4 (0.99%) SaaS
6 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.74%) iTunes
7 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.49%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Asana
8 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.47%) SMS
2 2 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) AMQP
3 1 (0.25%) DHCP
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.25%) SNMP
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (32.35%) NoSQL
2 94 (23.21%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (17.04%) Relational Database
4 67 (16.54%) MySQL
5 54 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 52 (12.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 49 (12.10%) SQL Server
8 39 (9.63%) Bigtable
9 13 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.96%) DB2
11 10 (2.47%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.48%) Big Data
15 2 (0.49%) GIS
15 2 (0.49%) KDB
15 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
16 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (16.54%) Maven
2 52 (12.84%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.69%) JUnit
4 18 (4.44%) Subversion
4 18 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.70%) NUnit
6 12 (2.96%) Mercurial
6 12 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.22%) Moq
8 8 (1.98%) Selenium
9 6 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.48%) MSTest
10 4 (0.99%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.74%) Ant
12 2 (0.49%) Gradle
12 2 (0.49%) Hudson
12 2 (0.49%) JIRA
12 2 (0.49%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 122 (30.12%) Finance
2 27 (6.67%) Advertising
3 17 (4.20%) Banking
4 7 (1.73%) Games
5 3 (0.74%) Front Office
5 3 (0.74%) Legal
5 3 (0.74%) Marketing
6 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.49%) Law
6 2 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 250 (61.73%) Developer
2 111 (27.41%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.86%) .NET Developer
4 42 (10.37%) Software Developer
5 38 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 36 (8.89%) Architect
7 35 (8.64%) C# Developer
8 31 (7.65%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.43%) Programmer
11 19 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.20%) Lead Developer
12 17 (4.20%) Senior Architect
12 17 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.95%) Python Engineer
14 14 (3.46%) Lead Java Developer
14 14 (3.46%) Python Developer
14 14 (3.46%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 13 (3.21%) Java Engineer
16 12 (2.96%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (31.36%) HTML
2 122 (30.12%) .NET
3 102 (25.19%) Spring
4 98 (24.20%) AngularJS
5 75 (18.52%) Hibernate
6 52 (12.84%) ASP.NET
7 51 (12.59%) XML
8 45 (11.11%) CSS
9 40 (9.88%) Middleware
9 40 (9.88%) React
10 39 (9.63%) .NET Framework
10 39 (9.63%) XML Schema
11 30 (7.41%) HTML5
11 30 (7.41%) Node.js
12 28 (6.91%) Entity Framework
13 27 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (5.43%) REST
16 15 (3.70%) Web Services
17 14 (3.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.02%) Enterprise Software
2 41 (10.12%) Virtual Team
3 30 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 22 (5.43%) Algorithms
6 17 (4.20%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.72%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.98%) Social Network
11 7 (1.73%) User Experience
12 5 (1.23%) Robotics
13 4 (0.99%) Fintech
14 3 (0.74%) Derivative
14 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.74%) iPhone
14 3 (0.74%) PlayStation
14 3 (0.74%) Xbox
15 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
15 2 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.64%) Linux
2 19 (4.69%) Unix
3 13 (3.21%) Windows
4 11 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (30.86%) OOP
3 124 (30.62%) SDLC
4 90 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 84 (20.74%) TDD
6 82 (20.25%) MVC
7 77 (19.01%) Unit Testing
8 65 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (15.80%) Problem-Solving
10 63 (15.56%) BDD
10 63 (15.56%) Test Automation
11 57 (14.07%) Collaborative Working
12 48 (11.85%) Domain Models
13 44 (10.86%) Refactoring
14 42 (10.37%) OOD
14 42 (10.37%) System Testing
15 40 (9.88%) Scrum
16 39 (9.63%) Complex Event Processing
16 39 (9.63%) Continuous Deployment
17 37 (9.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (56.30%) Java
2 214 (52.84%) SQL
3 162 (40.00%) C#
4 144 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 127 (31.36%) Python
6 93 (22.96%) PHP
7 52 (12.84%) C++
8 39 (9.63%) XPath
9 32 (7.90%) Ruby
10 19 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.70%) Java 8
12 10 (2.47%) C
13 9 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.73%) Perl
15 5 (1.23%) Delphi
15 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.23%) Scala
16 4 (0.99%) Julia
16 4 (0.99%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 78 (19.26%) Degree
2 9 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.49%) OCA
3 2 (0.49%) OCP
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (0.49%) EMIR
1 2 (0.49%) MiFID
1 2 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 59 (14.57%) Docker
2 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (14.81%) Puppet
2 56 (13.83%) Ansible
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.25%) logstash
5 1 (0.25%) Marathon
5 1 (0.25%) Mesos
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (16.30%) Oracle
2 39 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.21%) Sybase
4 9 (2.22%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.73%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.48%) Zend
7 4 (0.99%) Google
7 4 (0.99%) VMware
8 2 (0.49%) Intel
8 2 (0.49%) Perforce
8 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.25%) Splunk
9 1 (0.25%) Twitter