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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 26 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19  
Permanent jobs citing OO 157 216 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.76% 7.36% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 8.14% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 98 138 73
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing OO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 96 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Edinburgh -4 49 £47,500 +5.55% 14
West Lothian - 7 £45,000 - 1
Dundee -3 2 £30,250 -24.37% 3
Moray - 2 - -
Fife +2 1 - -
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OO.

1 184 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (52.68%) Java
3 114 (35.96%) C#
4 101 (31.86%) JavaScript
5 87 (27.44%) .NET
6 79 (24.92%) SQL
7 78 (24.61%) HTML
8 75 (23.66%) Finance
9 74 (23.34%) Software Engineering
10 68 (21.45%) Scrum
11 67 (21.14%) MVC
12 66 (20.82%) AngularJS
13 64 (20.19%) Relational Database
14 63 (19.87%) CSS
15 57 (17.98%) OOP
15 57 (17.98%) OOD
16 55 (17.35%) C++
17 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
17 52 (16.40%) Spring
17 52 (16.40%) Degree
17 52 (16.40%) Git (software)
18 50 (15.77%) TDD
18 50 (15.77%) ASP.NET
18 50 (15.77%) OOA/OOD
19 47 (14.83%) Python
20 46 (14.51%) HTML5
21 45 (14.20%) UML
21 45 (14.20%) SOA
21 45 (14.20%) Microsoft
22 44 (13.88%) Oracle

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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 19 (5.99%) JBoss
2 15 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (3.15%) CMS
4 9 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.89%) Apache
5 6 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.89%) IIS
6 4 (1.26%) Drupal
7 3 (0.95%) Confluence
8 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.63%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.63%) WordPress
9 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.32%) Mule
9 1 (0.32%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.32%) nginx
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.52%) GitHub
3 7 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.26%) Internet
1 4 (1.26%) Intranet
2 2 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) SNMP
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.19%) Relational Database
2 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.26%) MySQL
4 22 (6.94%) DB2
5 20 (6.31%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.99%) Big Data
7 13 (4.10%) RavenDB
7 13 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (3.15%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.21%) KDB
9 7 (2.21%) Kdb+
10 6 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.95%) HBase
12 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.63%) GIS
13 2 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (16.40%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.26%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.31%) Maven
4 20 (6.31%) Selenium
5 19 (5.99%) Subversion
6 18 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.47%) Hudson
7 11 (3.47%) JUnit
8 10 (3.15%) Ant
8 10 (3.15%) Gradle
9 9 (2.84%) MSTest
9 9 (2.84%) NUnit
9 9 (2.84%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.84%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.52%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.21%) Concordion
11 7 (2.21%) JBehave
12 5 (1.58%) webpack
General
1 75 (23.66%) Finance
2 27 (8.52%) Banking
3 15 (4.73%) Advertising
4 10 (3.15%) Games
5 7 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Marketing
7 4 (1.26%) Front Office
7 4 (1.26%) Retail
8 3 (0.95%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (58.68%) Developer
2 61 (19.24%) Java Developer
3 59 (18.61%) Senior Developer
4 42 (13.25%) Architect
5 41 (12.93%) .NET Developer
6 35 (11.04%) Software Engineer
7 28 (8.83%) Applications Developer
8 23 (7.26%) C# Developer
8 23 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (7.26%) Technical Architect
9 18 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.36%) Python Developer
11 15 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (4.42%) Java Engineer
12 14 (4.42%) PHP Developer
13 11 (3.47%) Analyst
13 11 (3.47%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (3.47%) Technical Leader
13 11 (3.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (27.44%) .NET
2 78 (24.61%) HTML
3 66 (20.82%) AngularJS
4 63 (19.87%) CSS
5 52 (16.40%) Spring
6 50 (15.77%) ASP.NET
7 46 (14.51%) HTML5
8 44 (13.88%) Hibernate
9 33 (10.41%) SOAP
9 33 (10.41%) XML
10 31 (9.78%) JPA
10 31 (9.78%) jQuery
11 30 (9.46%) JSF
11 30 (9.46%) Web Services
12 28 (8.83%) CSS3
12 28 (8.83%) RichFaces
13 25 (7.89%) Apache CXF
13 25 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (7.89%) JSON
14 22 (6.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.73%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.73%) Data Structures
3 15 (4.73%) User Experience
4 13 (4.10%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.47%) Derivative
5 11 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.84%) Robotics
7 7 (2.21%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (1.58%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.63%) Fintech
11 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.32%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.83%) Unix
2 18 (5.68%) Android
2 18 (5.68%) Linux
3 16 (5.05%) Windows
4 10 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.34%) Software Engineering
3 68 (21.45%) Scrum
4 67 (21.14%) MVC
5 57 (17.98%) OOD
5 57 (17.98%) OOP
6 50 (15.77%) OOA/OOD
6 50 (15.77%) TDD
7 45 (14.20%) SOA
7 45 (14.20%) UML
8 43 (13.56%) Use Case
9 39 (12.30%) Domain Models
9 39 (12.30%) Mentoring
10 36 (11.36%) SDLC
11 34 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (9.46%) Wireframes
14 22 (6.94%) BPMN
14 22 (6.94%) Unit Testing
15 19 (5.99%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (52.68%) Java
2 114 (35.96%) C#
3 101 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 79 (24.92%) SQL
5 55 (17.35%) C++
6 47 (14.83%) Python
7 23 (7.26%) PHP
8 15 (4.73%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.79%) C
10 11 (3.47%) GraphQL
11 9 (2.84%) Perl
11 9 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.52%) Ruby
13 7 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.89%) Delphi
14 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.89%) Scala
15 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.95%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.95%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (16.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) PhD
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) HP ASE
3 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.84%) MiFID
1 9 (2.84%) QA
2 4 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (1.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (3.15%) Docker
2 4 (1.26%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.26%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 45 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.88%) Oracle
3 16 (5.05%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.79%) Sybase
5 10 (3.15%) Xamarin
6 7 (2.21%) Google
6 7 (2.21%) Perforce
7 6 (1.89%) Intel
8 5 (1.58%) IBM
9 4 (1.26%) Adobe
9 4 (1.26%) Twitter
9 4 (1.26%) Zend
10 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.63%) Splunk
11 1 (0.32%) Facebook
11 1 (0.32%) HP
11 1 (0.32%) Sony
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