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

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing OO 325 311 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.70% 6.72% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 7.34% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 257 211 251
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,050 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £55,000
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 5,213 4,238 5,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.44% 91.53% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,455 2,685 3,489
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.83% +1.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,100 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,900 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 February 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 February 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 -8 157 £45,000 - 32
Edinburgh -22 115 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Fife +4 14 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Aberdeen -3 12 £32,500 -16.67% 2
North Lanarkshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian +1 9 £39,750 -20.50% 2
Dundee -10 8 £30,750 -18.00% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 173 (53.23%) Java
2 157 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (42.77%) SQL
4 132 (40.62%) C#
5 109 (33.54%) JavaScript
6 104 (32.00%) .NET
7 94 (28.92%) SDLC
8 93 (28.62%) HTML
8 93 (28.62%) OOP
9 86 (26.46%) Degree
10 79 (24.31%) Software Engineering
10 79 (24.31%) Python
11 75 (23.08%) Finance
12 72 (22.15%) MVC
12 72 (22.15%) NoSQL
13 71 (21.85%) Spring
14 69 (21.23%) TDD
15 67 (20.62%) PHP
16 60 (18.46%) Git (software)
16 60 (18.46%) AngularJS
17 48 (14.77%) C++
17 48 (14.77%) Mentoring
18 47 (14.46%) Unit Testing
18 47 (14.46%) ASP.NET
19 46 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
20 45 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (13.85%) BDD
21 44 (13.54%) SQL Server
21 44 (13.54%) OOD
22 43 (13.23%) Computer Science

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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 18 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.31%) JBoss
3 13 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 12 (3.69%) CMS
5 10 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.46%) GemFire
7 6 (1.85%) Apache
8 4 (1.23%) IIS
8 4 (1.23%) WordPress
9 3 (0.92%) Drupal
10 2 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.62%) Jetty
10 2 (0.62%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) SAS
11 1 (0.31%) Tornado
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.54%) IaaS
5 4 (1.23%) SaaS
6 3 (0.92%) GitHub
6 3 (0.92%) iTunes
7 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.46%) SMS
2 4 (1.23%) AMQP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.15%) NoSQL
2 46 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (13.54%) SQL Server
4 35 (10.77%) MySQL
4 35 (10.77%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.31%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.00%) Bigtable
8 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.08%) Big Data
10 8 (2.46%) DB2
10 8 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.62%) GIS
13 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.31%) Power BI
13 1 (0.31%) Redis
13 1 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 60 (18.46%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.00%) Maven
3 16 (4.92%) JUnit
4 15 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.31%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.00%) NUnit
7 12 (3.69%) Subversion
7 12 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.46%) Moq
9 7 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.54%) MSTest
11 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.23%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.23%) Selenium
11 4 (1.23%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.92%) DbUnit
12 3 (0.92%) JIRA
12 3 (0.92%) jMock
12 3 (0.92%) Mockito
General
1 75 (23.08%) Finance
2 26 (8.00%) Advertising
3 20 (6.15%) Banking
4 10 (3.08%) Games
5 4 (1.23%) Legal
6 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Avionics
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (67.38%) Developer
2 88 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 57 (17.54%) .NET Developer
4 40 (12.31%) Software Engineer
5 35 (10.77%) Software Developer
6 34 (10.46%) Senior Developer
7 31 (9.54%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (5.54%) Lead Developer
10 16 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (4.92%) Lead Java Developer
10 16 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.31%) Consultant
11 14 (4.31%) PHP Developer
12 12 (3.69%) Architect
13 10 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (2.46%) Java Software Developer
14 8 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (2.46%) SharePoint Consultant
14 8 (2.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (32.00%) .NET
2 93 (28.62%) HTML
3 71 (21.85%) Spring
4 60 (18.46%) AngularJS
5 47 (14.46%) ASP.NET
6 42 (12.92%) Hibernate
7 40 (12.31%) CSS
8 36 (11.08%) React
9 34 (10.46%) HTML5
9 34 (10.46%) Node.js
10 32 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (9.54%) .NET Framework
12 30 (9.23%) REST
13 28 (8.62%) RESTful
13 28 (8.62%) XML
14 26 (8.00%) Entity Framework
15 22 (6.77%) Web Services
16 17 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (5.23%) WCF
16 17 (5.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.23%) Computer Science
2 40 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.62%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.62%) Virtual Team
5 12 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.38%) Social Network
7 10 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.54%) Robotics
10 4 (1.23%) User Experience
11 3 (0.92%) Derivative
11 3 (0.92%) Fintech
11 3 (0.92%) iPad
11 3 (0.92%) iPhone
11 3 (0.92%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.92%) Xbox
12 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.62%) Linux
2 17 (5.23%) Windows
3 14 (4.31%) Unix
4 13 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.46%) Android
6 4 (1.23%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.92%) SDLC
3 93 (28.62%) OOP
4 79 (24.31%) Software Engineering
5 72 (22.15%) MVC
6 69 (21.23%) TDD
7 48 (14.77%) Mentoring
8 47 (14.46%) Unit Testing
9 45 (13.85%) BDD
9 45 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (13.54%) OOD
11 34 (10.46%) Scrum
12 31 (9.54%) Collaborative Working
13 30 (9.23%) Test Automation
14 29 (8.92%) Mathematics
15 28 (8.62%) Web Development
16 24 (7.38%) Microservices
17 20 (6.15%) DevOps
17 20 (6.15%) Open Source
18 19 (5.85%) Domain Models
Programming Languages
1 173 (53.23%) Java
2 139 (42.77%) SQL
3 132 (40.62%) C#
4 109 (33.54%) JavaScript
5 79 (24.31%) Python
6 67 (20.62%) PHP
7 48 (14.77%) C++
8 26 (8.00%) Ruby
9 13 (4.00%) C
9 13 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.00%) XPath
10 7 (2.15%) Delphi
10 7 (2.15%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.15%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.15%) Scala
11 6 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.54%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.54%) Julia
13 4 (1.23%) R
13 4 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (26.46%) Degree
2 18 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.15%) MCAD
3 7 (2.15%) MCSD
3 7 (2.15%) MCTS
3 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.62%) OCA
4 2 (0.62%) OCP
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.62%) EMIR
2 2 (0.62%) MiFID
System Software
1 33 (10.15%) Docker
2 5 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) vSphere
4 2 (0.62%) Firmware
5 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (8.62%) Ansible
1 28 (8.62%) Puppet
2 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.31%) logstash
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (10.46%) Oracle
2 32 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.15%) Sybase
4 6 (1.85%) Zend
5 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.54%) VMware
6 4 (1.23%) Google
6 4 (1.23%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.62%) Perforce
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe
8 1 (0.31%) IBM
8 1 (0.31%) Intel
8 1 (0.31%) Sony
8 1 (0.31%) Splunk
8 1 (0.31%) TIBCO