Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 269 495 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.25% 9.07% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 9.61% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 164 387 266
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,700 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 4,788 5,150 5,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.52% 94.36% 92.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,979 3,431 3,259
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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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 September 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 20 September 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
Edinburgh -23 120 £50,000 - 26
Glasgow -24 106 £45,000 -10.00% 29
Dundee +2 12 £38,250 -15.00% 10
West Lothian +2 10 £37,500 -5.06% 9
Fife -13 6 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Aberdeen - 6 £51,250 - 3
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £60,000 -
Stirling +8 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 135 (50.19%) Java
2 130 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 129 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (38.29%) Software Engineering
5 70 (26.02%) TDD
5 70 (26.02%) C#
6 68 (25.28%) Git (software)
7 66 (24.54%) SQL
8 62 (23.05%) Linux
9 61 (22.68%) Finance
10 59 (21.93%) .NET
11 58 (21.56%) Test Automation
12 56 (20.82%) SDLC
12 56 (20.82%) CSS
13 54 (20.07%) HTML
14 53 (19.70%) Node.js
15 51 (18.96%) Mentoring
16 50 (18.59%) Relational Database
16 50 (18.59%) React
17 47 (17.47%) C++
17 47 (17.47%) Degree
18 46 (17.10%) OOP
18 46 (17.10%) Jenkins
19 45 (16.73%) AngularJS
19 45 (16.73%) Scrum
20 42 (15.61%) Python
21 40 (14.87%) DevOps
22 38 (14.13%) BDD
22 38 (14.13%) OOD
23 36 (13.38%) 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 12 (4.46%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.09%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.97%) Apache
3 8 (2.97%) JBoss
3 8 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.86%) Jetty
4 5 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.49%) Appian
5 4 (1.49%) CMS
5 4 (1.49%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.74%) nginx
7 2 (0.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Magento
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
3 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.81%) AWS
2 18 (6.69%) IaaS
3 15 (5.58%) Azure
4 13 (4.83%) GCP
5 11 (4.09%) GitHub
6 8 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.60%) SaaS
8 3 (1.12%) iTunes
9 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) Firewall
2 5 (1.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.59%) Relational Database
2 31 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 30 (11.15%) MySQL
4 25 (9.29%) RDBMS
5 19 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.58%) DB2
7 13 (4.83%) MariaDB
8 11 (4.09%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.23%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.49%) Bigtable
12 3 (1.12%) Big Data
12 3 (1.12%) Redis
13 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 68 (25.28%) Git (software)
2 46 (17.10%) Jenkins
3 23 (8.55%) Selenium
4 17 (6.32%) JIRA
5 16 (5.95%) JUnit
5 16 (5.95%) Mocha
5 16 (5.95%) webpack
6 15 (5.58%) Subversion
6 15 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.09%) Gradle
7 11 (4.09%) Maven
8 10 (3.72%) IBM UrbanCode
8 10 (3.72%) SoapUI
9 9 (3.35%) Ant
9 9 (3.35%) Hudson
10 7 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.23%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.23%) Moq
11 6 (2.23%) NUnit
12 5 (1.86%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (22.68%) Finance
2 15 (5.58%) Banking
3 12 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.09%) Marketing
5 7 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.23%) Electronics
7 5 (1.86%) Games
8 4 (1.49%) Law
8 4 (1.49%) Legal
8 4 (1.49%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.12%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Front Office
10 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Retail
10 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 158 (58.74%) Developer
2 53 (19.70%) Software Engineer
3 38 (14.13%) Java Developer
4 27 (10.04%) PHP Developer
5 26 (9.67%) Senior Developer
6 25 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (9.29%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (6.32%) Python Developer
9 16 (5.95%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.58%) C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) JavaScript Engineer
12 13 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.72%) Senior DevOps
14 10 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
16 8 (2.97%) BPM Developer
16 8 (2.97%) C# Software Engineer
16 8 (2.97%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.93%) .NET
2 56 (20.82%) CSS
3 54 (20.07%) HTML
4 53 (19.70%) Node.js
5 50 (18.59%) React
6 45 (16.73%) AngularJS
7 36 (13.38%) Web Services
8 34 (12.64%) REST
9 32 (11.90%) Spring
10 30 (11.15%) jQuery
11 28 (10.41%) RESTful
12 27 (10.04%) Redux
13 26 (9.67%) Ember.js
14 24 (8.92%) .NET Framework
15 23 (8.55%) HTML5
16 19 (7.06%) Sass
16 19 (7.06%) SOAP
17 17 (6.32%) XML
18 16 (5.95%) Chai
18 16 (5.95%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.55%) User Experience
2 22 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (3.35%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.23%) EPoS
7 5 (1.86%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.86%) Smart Home
7 5 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.12%) iPhone
9 3 (1.12%) Life Science
10 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.74%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.05%) Linux
2 23 (8.55%) Windows
3 21 (7.81%) Unix
4 17 (6.32%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.09%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.72%) Android
6 10 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (38.29%) Software Engineering
3 70 (26.02%) TDD
4 58 (21.56%) Test Automation
5 56 (20.82%) SDLC
6 51 (18.96%) Mentoring
7 46 (17.10%) OOP
8 45 (16.73%) Scrum
9 40 (14.87%) DevOps
10 38 (14.13%) BDD
10 38 (14.13%) OOD
11 36 (13.38%) Computer Science
11 36 (13.38%) MVC
12 35 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (8.92%) Unit Testing
15 23 (8.55%) Microservices
15 23 (8.55%) Open Source
16 22 (8.18%) OOA/OOD
17 21 (7.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (50.19%) Java
2 130 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 70 (26.02%) C#
4 66 (24.54%) SQL
5 47 (17.47%) C++
6 42 (15.61%) Python
7 33 (12.27%) PHP
8 17 (6.32%) Ruby
9 14 (5.20%) Java 8
10 12 (4.46%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.72%) Groovy
12 6 (2.23%) Perl
12 6 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.86%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.86%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.86%) Scala
14 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.49%) XPath
15 3 (1.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (17.47%) Degree
2 17 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.49%) OCA
3 4 (1.49%) OCP
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.12%) MCAD
4 3 (1.12%) MCSD
4 3 (1.12%) MCTS
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.74%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) QA
System Software
1 32 (11.90%) Docker
2 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (8.92%) Kubernetes
2 23 (8.55%) Ansible
3 18 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.12%) Puppet
5 2 (0.74%) Istio
Vendors
1 26 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.81%) Oracle
3 13 (4.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.72%) Zend
5 8 (2.97%) Google
6 5 (1.86%) Pega
6 5 (1.86%) VMware
7 4 (1.49%) Apple
7 4 (1.49%) SAP
7 4 (1.49%) Sybase
7 4 (1.49%) Twitter
8 3 (1.12%) Adobe
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
9 2 (0.74%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (0.37%) New Relic