Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing OO 382 398 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.14% 7.02% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 7.70% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 267 233 249
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 4890 5167 5687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.42% 91.19% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3024 3067 3602
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,713 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 224 £47,500 +12.43% 6
Edinburgh +15 115 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Dundee -1 19 £37,500 -11.76%
West Lothian -1 11 £35,750 -4.67%
Aberdeen -6 4 £32,500 -22.16% 1
Fife +9 3 - - 1
Moray - 1 - -
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 244 (63.87%) Java
2 204 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (42.67%) C#
4 134 (35.08%) JavaScript
5 123 (32.20%) SQL
6 116 (30.37%) Python
7 115 (30.10%) C++
8 103 (26.96%) HTML
9 100 (26.18%) .NET
9 100 (26.18%) Finance
10 88 (23.04%) TDD
11 85 (22.25%) Software Engineering
11 85 (22.25%) Relational Database
12 81 (21.20%) CSS
13 73 (19.11%) OOP
13 73 (19.11%) Degree
14 71 (18.59%) MVC
15 66 (17.28%) Spring
16 65 (17.02%) OOD
16 65 (17.02%) SQL Server
17 64 (16.75%) Oracle
18 60 (15.71%) Git (software)
19 59 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
19 59 (15.45%) SDLC
20 58 (15.18%) Banking
21 55 (14.40%) HTML5
22 51 (13.35%) Big Data
23 50 (13.09%) AngularJS
24 49 (12.83%) SOAP
25 48 (12.57%) ASP.NET

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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 15 (3.93%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.14%) IIS
3 11 (2.88%) CMS
4 8 (2.09%) Apache
4 8 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.05%) JBoss
7 3 (0.79%) Confluence
7 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) Moodle
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) Jetty
9 1 (0.26%) Mule
9 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.26%) nginx
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (2.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Magento
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.52%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.26%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.93%) GitHub
1 15 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) iTunes
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.09%) Intranet
2 5 (1.31%) SMS
3 3 (0.79%) AMQP
4 2 (0.52%) HTTP
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) RTSP
5 1 (0.26%) SNMP
5 1 (0.26%) SSH
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.25%) Relational Database
2 65 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 51 (13.35%) Big Data
4 39 (10.21%) MySQL
5 24 (6.28%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (5.24%) RDBMS
7 19 (4.97%) DB2
8 10 (2.62%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.36%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.83%) HBase
11 7 (1.83%) KDB
11 7 (1.83%) Kdb+
12 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.05%) Redis
13 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.64%) Maven
3 31 (8.12%) Jenkins
4 26 (6.81%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (4.71%) JUnit
7 12 (3.14%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.14%) NUnit
8 11 (2.88%) Moq
9 10 (2.62%) Ant
9 10 (2.62%) Hudson
9 10 (2.62%) JIRA
10 9 (2.36%) Subversion
10 9 (2.36%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.09%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (2.09%) Gradle
11 8 (2.09%) Selenium
12 5 (1.31%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 100 (26.18%) Finance
2 58 (15.18%) Banking
3 20 (5.24%) Electronics
4 18 (4.71%) Front Office
5 12 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.36%) Retail
7 6 (1.57%) Marketing
8 5 (1.31%) Legal
9 4 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 3 (0.79%) Games
10 3 (0.79%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 265 (69.37%) Developer
2 90 (23.56%) Java Developer
3 84 (21.99%) Senior Developer
4 60 (15.71%) Software Engineer
5 53 (13.87%) .NET Developer
6 41 (10.73%) Applications Developer
7 40 (10.47%) Python Developer
8 36 (9.42%) Software Developer
9 31 (8.12%) C# Developer
10 29 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
11 27 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.97%) PHP Developer
13 18 (4.71%) Java Engineer
14 17 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.93%) Lead Developer
15 15 (3.93%) Senior Applications Developer
16 14 (3.66%) .NET Software Developer
16 14 (3.66%) Big Data Developer
16 14 (3.66%) C# Software Developer
16 14 (3.66%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (26.96%) HTML
2 100 (26.18%) .NET
3 81 (21.20%) CSS
4 66 (17.28%) Spring
5 55 (14.40%) HTML5
6 50 (13.09%) AngularJS
7 49 (12.83%) SOAP
8 48 (12.57%) ASP.NET
9 45 (11.78%) jQuery
10 43 (11.26%) XML
11 42 (10.99%) Hibernate
11 42 (10.99%) REST
12 37 (9.69%) .NET Framework
13 31 (8.12%) Web Services
14 28 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (7.07%) CSS3
16 26 (6.81%) RESTful
17 25 (6.54%) Entity Framework
17 25 (6.54%) JSON
18 18 (4.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.69%) Client/Server
1 37 (9.69%) Robotics
2 36 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 28 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.76%) Data Structures
5 20 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.97%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.40%) User Experience
8 8 (2.09%) Derivative
8 8 (2.09%) NHS
9 7 (1.83%) Arduino
9 7 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
9 7 (1.83%) Raspberry Pi
10 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.57%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.05%) Equities
11 4 (1.05%) Photography
12 3 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.04%) Linux
2 42 (10.99%) Unix
3 38 (9.95%) Windows
4 27 (7.07%) Android
5 12 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.36%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.04%) TDD
3 85 (22.25%) Software Engineering
4 73 (19.11%) OOP
5 71 (18.59%) MVC
6 65 (17.02%) OOD
7 59 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (15.45%) SDLC
8 46 (12.04%) Scrum
9 43 (11.26%) Machine Learning
9 43 (11.26%) Unit Testing
10 31 (8.12%) Risk Management
11 30 (7.85%) Multithreading
12 27 (7.07%) Mentoring
13 26 (6.81%) OOA/OOD
14 25 (6.54%) Web Development
15 23 (6.02%) Test Automation
16 21 (5.50%) Configuration Management
16 21 (5.50%) Front End Development
17 16 (4.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 244 (63.87%) Java
2 163 (42.67%) C#
3 134 (35.08%) JavaScript
4 123 (32.20%) SQL
5 116 (30.37%) Python
6 115 (30.10%) C++
7 32 (8.38%) C
8 31 (8.12%) PHP
9 19 (4.97%) VB
10 16 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.93%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.93%) Ruby
12 14 (3.66%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.36%) Perl
15 7 (1.83%) Lisp
16 5 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.31%) Scala
17 3 (0.79%) Go
17 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (19.11%) Degree
2 18 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.57%) MCAD
3 6 (1.57%) MCSD
3 6 (1.57%) MCTS
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.52%) OCA
5 2 (0.52%) OCP
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PhD
6 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) MiFID
3 6 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.57%) EMIR
System Software
1 20 (5.24%) Firmware
2 7 (1.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.26%) HDFS
3 1 (0.26%) KVM
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (16.75%) Oracle
2 26 (6.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.19%) Sybase
4 10 (2.62%) Perforce
5 9 (2.36%) Adobe
6 8 (2.09%) Zend
7 7 (1.83%) IBM
7 7 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.31%) Splunk
10 2 (0.52%) Intel
10 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.26%) SAP
11 1 (0.26%) VMware