Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 30 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing OO 315 353 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.56% 6.78% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 7.41% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 221 219 267
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 5151 4761 5775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.88% 91.43% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3290 2887 3650
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -5 166 £45,000 +7.14% 5
Edinburgh -21 101 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Dundee +3 18 £38,750 -3.13% 1
Aberdeen +1 12 £32,500 -17.72% 1
Fife +2 8 £37,500 +15.38%
West Lothian 0 7 £38,750 +3.33% 2
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 175 (55.56%) Java
2 171 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (49.52%) C#
4 115 (36.51%) .NET
5 106 (33.65%) JavaScript
6 97 (30.79%) SQL
7 84 (26.67%) TDD
8 83 (26.35%) C++
9 81 (25.71%) Software Engineering
10 78 (24.76%) Degree
10 78 (24.76%) MVC
11 75 (23.81%) HTML
11 75 (23.81%) Python
12 68 (21.59%) SQL Server
13 62 (19.68%) ASP.NET
13 62 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (19.68%) Git (software)
14 61 (19.37%) SDLC
14 61 (19.37%) Finance
15 58 (18.41%) CSS
16 54 (17.14%) OOD
17 52 (16.51%) OOP
18 47 (14.92%) .NET Framework
19 42 (13.33%) Relational Database
19 42 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (13.02%) HTML5
20 41 (13.02%) Computer Science
21 38 (12.06%) Microsoft
21 38 (12.06%) Unit Testing
22 37 (11.75%) Entity Framework

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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 10 (3.17%) CMS
1 10 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 10 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.86%) Apache
2 9 (2.86%) IIS
3 4 (1.27%) JBoss
4 3 (0.95%) Drupal
4 3 (0.95%) WordPress
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) Moodle
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.90%) GitHub
3 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.27%) IaaS
4 4 (1.27%) iTunes
4 4 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.86%) SMS
2 6 (1.90%) AMQP
3 2 (0.63%) Internet
3 2 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) RTSP
4 1 (0.32%) SNMP
4 1 (0.32%) SSH
4 1 (0.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 28 (8.89%) Big Data
4 27 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 24 (7.62%) MySQL
6 20 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.22%) DB2
10 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.27%) Redis
12 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.63%) KDB
13 2 (0.63%) Kdb+
13 2 (0.63%) Spatial Data
14 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 62 (19.68%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.03%) Moq
4 19 (6.03%) NUnit
5 13 (4.13%) Maven
6 11 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.86%) JUnit
7 9 (2.86%) Subversion
8 7 (2.22%) JIRA
9 5 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.59%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.27%) DbUnit
10 4 (1.27%) jMock
10 4 (1.27%) Mockito
10 4 (1.27%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.27%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.95%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 61 (19.37%) Finance
2 33 (10.48%) Banking
3 12 (3.81%) Electronics
4 11 (3.49%) Front Office
5 10 (3.17%) Games
6 8 (2.54%) Advertising
7 7 (2.22%) Retail
8 5 (1.59%) Marketing
9 4 (1.27%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.95%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Avionics
12 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 220 (69.84%) Developer
2 69 (21.90%) .NET Developer
3 60 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 51 (16.19%) Senior Developer
4 51 (16.19%) Software Engineer
5 41 (13.02%) Software Developer
6 36 (11.43%) C# Developer
7 31 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (7.30%) Python Developer
9 22 (6.98%) Applications Developer
10 18 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (4.76%) SQL Developer
12 14 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
13 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 12 (3.81%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.81%) PHP Developer
13 12 (3.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (36.51%) .NET
2 75 (23.81%) HTML
3 62 (19.68%) ASP.NET
4 58 (18.41%) CSS
5 47 (14.92%) .NET Framework
6 42 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (13.02%) HTML5
8 37 (11.75%) Entity Framework
9 36 (11.43%) AngularJS
10 34 (10.79%) REST
11 33 (10.48%) RESTful
11 33 (10.48%) Spring
12 28 (8.89%) SOAP
13 26 (8.25%) React
14 24 (7.62%) jQuery
15 23 (7.30%) XML
16 22 (6.98%) Web Services
17 21 (6.67%) CSS3
18 20 (6.35%) Node.js
18 20 (6.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.02%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.94%) Robotics
3 21 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 17 (5.40%) Algorithms
6 16 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (4.44%) Data Structures
8 13 (4.13%) Mobile App
9 10 (3.17%) Driving Licence
9 10 (3.17%) Social Network
10 8 (2.54%) User Experience
11 7 (2.22%) NHS
12 4 (1.27%) Arduino
12 4 (1.27%) Equities
12 4 (1.27%) iPad
12 4 (1.27%) iPhone
12 4 (1.27%) PlayStation
12 4 (1.27%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (1.27%) Xbox
13 3 (0.95%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.11%) Linux
2 30 (9.52%) Windows
3 25 (7.94%) Android
4 22 (6.98%) Unix
5 17 (5.40%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.54%) VxWorks
7 4 (1.27%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.67%) TDD
3 81 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 78 (24.76%) MVC
5 62 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (19.37%) SDLC
7 54 (17.14%) OOD
8 52 (16.51%) OOP
9 38 (12.06%) Unit Testing
10 33 (10.48%) Mentoring
10 33 (10.48%) Scrum
11 29 (9.21%) BDD
12 25 (7.94%) Machine Learning
13 24 (7.62%) Mathematics
14 23 (7.30%) Data Modelling
15 22 (6.98%) Risk Management
15 22 (6.98%) Web Development
16 18 (5.71%) Microservices
17 17 (5.40%) DevOps
17 17 (5.40%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (55.56%) Java
2 156 (49.52%) C#
3 106 (33.65%) JavaScript
4 97 (30.79%) SQL
5 83 (26.35%) C++
6 75 (23.81%) Python
7 26 (8.25%) PHP
8 25 (7.94%) Ruby
9 21 (6.67%) C
10 14 (4.44%) VB
11 12 (3.81%) PL/SQL
12 11 (3.49%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.90%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.90%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
14 4 (1.27%) Lisp
14 4 (1.27%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.27%) Perl
14 4 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (24.76%) Degree
2 23 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.13%) MCAD
3 13 (4.13%) MCSD
3 13 (4.13%) MCTS
3 13 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.32%) OCA
5 1 (0.32%) OCP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.32%) EMIR
2 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (4.76%) Firmware
2 6 (1.90%) Docker
3 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.11%) Oracle
3 8 (2.54%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.22%) Sybase
5 4 (1.27%) Adobe
5 4 (1.27%) Google
6 3 (0.95%) Perforce
6 3 (0.95%) VMware
6 3 (0.95%) Zend
7 2 (0.63%) Intel
7 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.32%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Sony