Period
to 20 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 44 31
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing OO 484 317 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.99% 5.61% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 6.10% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 355 223 213
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,850 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 4,996 5,196 4,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.81% 92.00% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,203 3,331 2,879
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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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 November 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 November 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 +19 252 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Edinburgh +28 162 £47,500 +5.56% 27
West Lothian -13 15 £39,500 +1.94%
Fife +5 13 £43,000 +14.67% 6
Dundee -1 7 £55,000 +41.94% 2
Stirling - 3 £32,000 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,000 - 1
Aberdeen -10 1 - - 3
Highlands - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 264 (54.55%) Java
2 257 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (50.62%) SQL
4 220 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 201 (41.53%) C#
6 179 (36.98%) Python
7 172 (35.54%) Finance
8 170 (35.12%) OOP
9 157 (32.44%) AngularJS
10 139 (28.72%) HTML
11 136 (28.10%) TDD
12 129 (26.65%) NoSQL
13 125 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
14 122 (25.21%) .NET
15 117 (24.17%) Test Automation
16 116 (23.97%) Software Engineering
17 107 (22.11%) PostgreSQL
18 105 (21.69%) SDLC
19 104 (21.49%) XML
19 104 (21.49%) Unit Testing
19 104 (21.49%) Relational Database
20 100 (20.66%) Spring
21 98 (20.25%) Git (software)
22 96 (19.83%) BDD
23 90 (18.60%) Hibernate
23 90 (18.60%) Oracle
24 87 (17.98%) PHP
25 83 (17.15%) CSS
26 75 (15.50%) C++
27 74 (15.29%) MySQL

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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 50 (10.33%) MQSeries
2 17 (3.51%) IIS
3 13 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.07%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.86%) CMS
6 6 (1.24%) Apache
7 5 (1.03%) JBoss
7 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.03%) WordPress
8 4 (0.83%) Drupal
8 4 (0.83%) GemFire
8 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.41%) Confluence
10 1 (0.21%) MODX
10 1 (0.21%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Magento
2 7 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.31%) SaaS
4 13 (2.69%) GitHub
5 6 (1.24%) npm
6 5 (1.03%) PaaS
7 4 (0.83%) iTunes
7 4 (0.83%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.62%) Serverless
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.41%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.41%) Datadog
9 2 (0.41%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) Internet
2 4 (0.83%) AMQP
3 3 (0.62%) SNMP
4 2 (0.41%) DHCP
4 2 (0.41%) DNS
4 2 (0.41%) Intranet
4 2 (0.41%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (26.65%) NoSQL
2 107 (22.11%) PostgreSQL
3 104 (21.49%) Relational Database
4 74 (15.29%) MySQL
5 66 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 65 (13.43%) Hadoop
7 57 (11.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 50 (10.33%) Bigtable
9 29 (5.99%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.72%) Big Data
11 10 (2.07%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.03%) DB2
13 5 (1.03%) KDB
13 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.62%) Kdb+
14 3 (0.62%) Redis
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.41%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 98 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.40%) Maven
3 55 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.82%) Visual Studio
5 29 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (5.79%) TeamCity
7 27 (5.58%) JUnit
7 27 (5.58%) Subversion
8 26 (5.37%) JIRA
9 24 (4.96%) NUnit
9 24 (4.96%) SpecFlow
10 21 (4.34%) Cucumber
11 18 (3.72%) Hudson
12 16 (3.31%) SoapUI
13 13 (2.69%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.27%) Selenium
15 8 (1.65%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.45%) webpack
17 6 (1.24%) Gradle
17 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 172 (35.54%) Finance
2 17 (3.51%) Retail
3 11 (2.27%) Banking
4 10 (2.07%) Games
5 7 (1.45%) Law
6 4 (0.83%) Marketing
7 3 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 254 (52.48%) Developer
2 89 (18.39%) Java Developer
3 79 (16.32%) Software Engineer
4 67 (13.84%) Senior Developer
5 61 (12.60%) Software Developer
6 56 (11.57%) Python Engineer
7 54 (11.16%) Java Engineer
8 48 (9.92%) .NET Developer
9 44 (9.09%) C# Developer
10 41 (8.47%) Technical Leader
11 33 (6.82%) Test Engineer
12 30 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (5.37%) Java Software Engineer
13 26 (5.37%) Senior Software Developer
14 23 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (4.75%) C# Software Developer
14 23 (4.75%) C# Software Engineer
15 22 (4.55%) Development Engineer
16 21 (4.34%) Senior .NET Developer
16 21 (4.34%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (32.44%) AngularJS
2 139 (28.72%) HTML
3 122 (25.21%) .NET
4 104 (21.49%) XML
5 100 (20.66%) Spring
6 90 (18.60%) Hibernate
7 83 (17.15%) CSS
8 52 (10.74%) ASP.NET
8 52 (10.74%) Middleware
9 50 (10.33%) React
9 50 (10.33%) XML Schema
10 48 (9.92%) Web Services
11 41 (8.47%) HTML5
11 41 (8.47%) RESTful
12 39 (8.06%) REST
13 38 (7.85%) JSON
14 37 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (6.40%) jQuery
16 29 (5.99%) SOAP
17 28 (5.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
2 50 (10.33%) Virtual Team
3 47 (9.71%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.20%) Algorithms
5 27 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 20 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.89%) Fintech
8 14 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.27%) User Experience
10 8 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.83%) iPhone
12 4 (0.83%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.83%) Xbox
13 3 (0.62%) iPad
14 2 (0.41%) Clustering
15 1 (0.21%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.06%) Linux
2 32 (6.61%) Unix
3 31 (6.40%) Windows
4 17 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.27%) Android
6 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (35.12%) OOP
3 136 (28.10%) TDD
4 125 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (24.17%) Test Automation
6 116 (23.97%) Software Engineering
7 105 (21.69%) SDLC
8 104 (21.49%) Unit Testing
9 96 (19.83%) BDD
10 72 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
11 68 (14.05%) Scrum
12 67 (13.84%) Collaborative Working
12 67 (13.84%) MVC
13 56 (11.57%) Refactoring
14 55 (11.36%) Domain Models
15 53 (10.95%) OOD
16 52 (10.74%) Continuous Deployment
16 52 (10.74%) System Testing
17 50 (10.33%) Complex Event Processing
18 47 (9.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 264 (54.55%) Java
2 245 (50.62%) SQL
3 220 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 201 (41.53%) C#
5 179 (36.98%) Python
6 87 (17.98%) PHP
7 75 (15.50%) C++
8 50 (10.33%) Ruby
8 50 (10.33%) XPath
9 28 (5.79%) PowerShell
10 25 (5.17%) Java 8
11 16 (3.31%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.89%) C
13 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.07%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.65%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.45%) Perl
16 7 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (15.29%) Degree
2 27 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.62%) ISEB
3 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.61%) QA
System Software
1 66 (13.64%) Docker
2 18 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) NFS
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (12.40%) Puppet
2 53 (10.95%) Ansible
3 12 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.27%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.62%) Terraform
6 2 (0.41%) Grafana
6 2 (0.41%) Oozie
6 2 (0.41%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.41%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.21%) Cacti
7 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.21%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.21%) Nessus
7 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (18.60%) Oracle
2 39 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.69%) Zend
4 12 (2.48%) Sybase
5 9 (1.86%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.86%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.45%) Avaloq
6 7 (1.45%) Fiserv
6 7 (1.45%) Mashery
6 7 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.45%) SAP
6 7 (1.45%) Temenos
7 5 (1.03%) IBM
8 4 (0.83%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.62%) Google
9 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.62%) Splunk
10 2 (0.41%) Perforce
10 2 (0.41%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.21%) Serena