Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 351 359 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.35% 6.75% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 7.38% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 253 209 280
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,150 £27,950
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £57,625
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 5025 4864 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.92% 91.39% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3190 2885 3629
Scotland median annual salary £44,603 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.23% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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 -7 190 £45,000 +4.65% 10
Edinburgh +3 114 £40,500 -10.00% 8
Dundee -3 22 £38,750 +3.33%
Aberdeen 0 8 £32,500 -16.67% 2
Fife +7 6 - - 2
West Lothian +3 5 £37,500 -
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 212 (60.40%) Java
2 201 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (46.15%) C#
4 118 (33.62%) JavaScript
5 107 (30.48%) .NET
6 103 (29.34%) C++
7 101 (28.77%) Python
8 99 (28.21%) SQL
9 93 (26.50%) TDD
10 86 (24.50%) HTML
11 85 (24.22%) Software Engineering
12 84 (23.93%) Degree
13 79 (22.51%) Finance
14 75 (21.37%) MVC
15 69 (19.66%) SQL Server
16 66 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (18.23%) CSS
18 63 (17.95%) OOD
19 62 (17.66%) OOP
19 62 (17.66%) Git (software)
20 57 (16.24%) ASP.NET
20 57 (16.24%) Relational Database
21 54 (15.38%) SDLC
22 51 (14.53%) Banking
23 50 (14.25%) Oracle
24 48 (13.68%) Linux
25 47 (13.39%) Spring
26 45 (12.82%) HTML5
27 44 (12.54%) Computer Science
28 41 (11.68%) REST

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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 16 (4.56%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.99%) Apache
3 7 (1.99%) IIS
4 6 (1.71%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.14%) JBoss
6 3 (0.85%) Drupal
6 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.85%) WordPress
7 2 (0.57%) Moodle
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.57%) SAS
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.99%) GitHub
4 5 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.85%) IaaS
5 3 (0.85%) iTunes
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.99%) SMS
2 6 (1.71%) AMQP
3 2 (0.57%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) RTSP
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.24%) Relational Database
3 40 (11.40%) Big Data
4 32 (9.12%) MySQL
5 30 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.99%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.28%) DB2
9 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.71%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.14%) Redis
12 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.85%) HBase
13 2 (0.57%) KDB
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.57%) Spatial Data
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.84%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (5.41%) Moq
4 19 (5.41%) NUnit
5 18 (5.13%) Maven
6 15 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.13%) JUnit
8 10 (2.85%) Subversion
9 8 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.71%) JIRA
11 5 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.14%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.14%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.85%) DbUnit
13 3 (0.85%) jMock
13 3 (0.85%) Mockito
13 3 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 79 (22.51%) Finance
2 51 (14.53%) Banking
3 19 (5.41%) Electronics
4 15 (4.27%) Front Office
5 10 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.28%) Games
6 8 (2.28%) Retail
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
8 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 4 (1.14%) Prime Brokerage
9 3 (0.85%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Avionics
11 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 241 (68.66%) Developer
2 72 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 68 (19.37%) Senior Developer
4 66 (18.80%) .NET Developer
5 61 (17.38%) Software Engineer
6 39 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 37 (10.54%) C# Developer
8 34 (9.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (8.83%) Python Developer
10 29 (8.26%) Applications Developer
11 20 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (4.84%) PHP Developer
14 16 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (4.27%) SQL Developer
16 14 (3.99%) Senior C# Developer
17 13 (3.70%) Java Engineer
17 13 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (30.48%) .NET
2 86 (24.50%) HTML
3 64 (18.23%) CSS
4 57 (16.24%) ASP.NET
5 47 (13.39%) Spring
6 45 (12.82%) HTML5
7 41 (11.68%) REST
8 39 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.83%) AngularJS
9 38 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (9.69%) SOAP
11 32 (9.12%) RESTful
12 31 (8.83%) Entity Framework
13 29 (8.26%) Web Services
14 27 (7.69%) XML
15 26 (7.41%) jQuery
16 25 (7.12%) Hibernate
17 22 (6.27%) CSS3
18 20 (5.70%) React
19 16 (4.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.54%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.83%) Robotics
3 26 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 20 (5.70%) Algorithms
4 20 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 15 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.13%) User Experience
8 8 (2.28%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.28%) NHS
9 7 (1.99%) Arduino
9 7 (1.99%) Raspberry Pi
9 7 (1.99%) Social Network
10 6 (1.71%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.14%) Equities
11 4 (1.14%) Photography
12 3 (0.85%) Derivative
12 3 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.68%) Linux
2 38 (10.83%) Windows
3 31 (8.83%) Android
4 26 (7.41%) Unix
5 17 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.85%) VxWorks
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (26.50%) TDD
3 85 (24.22%) Software Engineering
4 75 (21.37%) MVC
5 66 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (17.95%) OOD
7 62 (17.66%) OOP
8 54 (15.38%) SDLC
9 39 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 38 (10.83%) Scrum
11 33 (9.40%) Machine Learning
12 29 (8.26%) Risk Management
13 28 (7.98%) Mentoring
14 25 (7.12%) BDD
15 23 (6.55%) Data Modelling
16 22 (6.27%) Web Development
17 20 (5.70%) Configuration Management
17 20 (5.70%) Multithreading
18 19 (5.41%) Mathematics
19 17 (4.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 212 (60.40%) Java
2 162 (46.15%) C#
3 118 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 103 (29.34%) C++
5 101 (28.77%) Python
6 99 (28.21%) SQL
7 30 (8.55%) PHP
8 29 (8.26%) C
9 23 (6.55%) Ruby
10 20 (5.70%) VB
11 13 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.71%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.14%) Lisp
15 4 (1.14%) Perl
15 4 (1.14%) Scala
16 3 (0.85%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 84 (23.93%) Degree
2 23 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.70%) MCAD
3 13 (3.70%) MCSD
3 13 (3.70%) MCTS
3 13 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.57%) OCA
5 2 (0.57%) OCP
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PhD
6 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.27%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.57%) EMIR
2 2 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (6.27%) Firmware
2 4 (1.14%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (14.25%) Oracle
2 34 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.71%) Sybase
3 6 (1.71%) Xamarin
3 6 (1.71%) Zend
4 4 (1.14%) Perforce
5 3 (0.85%) Adobe
6 2 (0.57%) Google
6 2 (0.57%) IBM
6 2 (0.57%) Intel
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.57%) Splunk
6 2 (0.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) Sony