Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 46 32
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 442 291 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.71% 5.30% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 5.73% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 325 217 217
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -6.59% +13.75%
10th Percentile £31,450 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 4,749 5,075 4,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.56% 92.39% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,084 3,329 2,738
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,600 £64,825
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +19 223 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Edinburgh +34 155 £50,000 - 28
Fife +3 13 £39,000 -2.50% 6
West Lothian -16 12 £35,000 -11.95% 5
Dundee +11 6 £55,000 +65.41% 2
Aberdeen -12 3 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Stirling - 2 £32,000 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 239 (54.07%) Java
2 231 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (50.45%) JavaScript
4 221 (50.00%) SQL
5 168 (38.01%) C#
6 154 (34.84%) Python
7 146 (33.03%) HTML
8 145 (32.81%) Finance
9 140 (31.67%) OOP
10 131 (29.64%) TDD
11 127 (28.73%) AngularJS
12 119 (26.92%) NoSQL
13 116 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
14 106 (23.98%) .NET
15 104 (23.53%) Test Automation
16 98 (22.17%) XML
17 97 (21.95%) Software Engineering
17 97 (21.95%) Unit Testing
17 97 (21.95%) Relational Database
18 96 (21.72%) BDD
19 94 (21.27%) Git (software)
19 94 (21.27%) PostgreSQL
19 94 (21.27%) CSS
20 92 (20.81%) SDLC
21 89 (20.14%) PHP
22 83 (18.78%) Spring
23 79 (17.87%) Hibernate
23 79 (17.87%) Oracle
24 72 (16.29%) MySQL
25 67 (15.16%) C++

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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 43 (9.73%) MQSeries
2 23 (5.20%) IIS
3 17 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.58%) CMS
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.90%) WordPress
7 3 (0.68%) Apache
7 3 (0.68%) Drupal
7 3 (0.68%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 2 (0.45%) Moodle
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) MODX
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Magento
2 3 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.98%) SaaS
4 8 (1.81%) GitHub
5 6 (1.36%) npm
5 6 (1.36%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.45%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.45%) Datadog
6 2 (0.45%) iTunes
6 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.45%) Serverless
6 2 (0.45%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.81%) AMQP
2 3 (0.68%) SMS
3 2 (0.45%) DHCP
3 2 (0.45%) DNS
3 2 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) SNMP
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 97 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 94 (21.27%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (16.29%) MySQL
5 62 (14.03%) Hadoop
5 62 (14.03%) SQL Server
6 46 (10.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (9.73%) Bigtable
8 30 (6.79%) RDBMS
9 19 (4.30%) Big Data
10 9 (2.04%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.45%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 94 (21.27%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 46 (10.41%) Maven
4 31 (7.01%) TeamCity
5 26 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 26 (5.88%) Subversion
6 25 (5.66%) NUnit
7 24 (5.43%) SpecFlow
8 23 (5.20%) JUnit
8 23 (5.20%) Visual Studio
9 21 (4.75%) JIRA
10 20 (4.52%) Hudson
11 15 (3.39%) Eclipse
11 15 (3.39%) SoapUI
11 15 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (2.71%) IntelliJ
13 10 (2.26%) Selenium
14 7 (1.58%) webpack
15 6 (1.36%) CocoaPods
15 6 (1.36%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 145 (32.81%) Finance
2 23 (5.20%) Retail
3 6 (1.36%) Games
4 5 (1.13%) Marketing
5 4 (0.90%) Banking
6 3 (0.68%) Law
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 247 (55.88%) Developer
2 89 (20.14%) Java Developer
3 78 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 71 (16.06%) Software Developer
5 53 (11.99%) Java Engineer
6 52 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 50 (11.31%) .NET Developer
8 47 (10.63%) Python Engineer
9 46 (10.41%) C# Developer
10 37 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (7.24%) Technical Leader
12 30 (6.79%) Java Software Engineer
12 30 (6.79%) Test Engineer
13 29 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
13 29 (6.56%) C# Software Engineer
14 28 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
15 26 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
16 25 (5.66%) PHP Developer
17 24 (5.43%) .NET Software Engineer
17 24 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (33.03%) HTML
2 127 (28.73%) AngularJS
3 106 (23.98%) .NET
4 98 (22.17%) XML
5 94 (21.27%) CSS
6 83 (18.78%) Spring
7 79 (17.87%) Hibernate
8 49 (11.09%) HTML5
8 49 (11.09%) React
9 48 (10.86%) REST
10 45 (10.18%) Middleware
11 44 (9.95%) JSON
12 43 (9.73%) XML Schema
13 40 (9.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (9.05%) Web Services
14 39 (8.82%) ASP.NET
15 37 (8.37%) RESTful
15 37 (8.37%) Symfony
16 33 (7.47%) jQuery
17 31 (7.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.80%) Enterprise Software
2 43 (9.73%) Virtual Team
3 27 (6.11%) Algorithms
4 25 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.98%) User Experience
6 20 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.85%) Data Structures
8 16 (3.62%) Fintech
9 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.90%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.68%) Wiki
13 3 (0.68%) Xbox
14 2 (0.45%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.45%) iPhone
14 2 (0.45%) VLE
15 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.86%) Linux
2 41 (9.28%) Windows
3 23 (5.20%) Unix
4 17 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (31.67%) OOP
3 131 (29.64%) TDD
4 116 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 97 (21.95%) Software Engineering
6 97 (21.95%) Unit Testing
7 96 (21.72%) BDD
8 92 (20.81%) SDLC
9 64 (14.48%) MVC
10 59 (13.35%) Collaborative Working
11 52 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (11.31%) OOD
13 48 (10.86%) Refactoring
13 48 (10.86%) Scrum
14 47 (10.63%) Domain Models
15 46 (10.41%) Open Source
16 45 (10.18%) System Testing
17 43 (9.73%) Complex Event Processing
17 43 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 239 (54.07%) Java
2 223 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 221 (50.00%) SQL
4 168 (38.01%) C#
5 154 (34.84%) Python
6 89 (20.14%) PHP
7 67 (15.16%) C++
8 43 (9.73%) Ruby
8 43 (9.73%) XPath
9 30 (6.79%) PowerShell
10 28 (6.33%) Java 8
11 15 (3.39%) C
12 10 (2.26%) Apple Swift
13 9 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.04%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.81%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.58%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.36%) Scala
17 4 (0.90%) F#
18 3 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (14.93%) Degree
2 16 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.45%) ISEB
3 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.23%) MCP
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.11%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (13.35%) Docker
2 25 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (10.86%) Puppet
2 46 (10.41%) Ansible
3 12 (2.71%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.90%) Terraform
6 2 (0.45%) Grafana
6 2 (0.45%) Oozie
6 2 (0.45%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.45%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.23%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 79 (17.87%) Oracle
2 33 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.17%) Zend
4 8 (1.81%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.58%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.13%) Sybase
6 5 (1.13%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.90%) Cognizant
7 4 (0.90%) IBM
8 3 (0.68%) Google
8 3 (0.68%) Mashery
8 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.45%) Splunk
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter
10 1 (0.23%) Apple
10 1 (0.23%) SAP
10 1 (0.23%) Serena
10 1 (0.23%) Solace