The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 131 136
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5  
Permanent jobs citing OOD 33 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.02% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.13% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 13
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OOD 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 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing OOD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Scotland

OOD
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD in Scotland.

Salary trend for OOD in Scotland

OOD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OOD in Scotland

OOD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +38 28 £51,250 -2.38% 4
West Lothian - 2 £50,000 -
Moray - 2 - -
Edinburgh +2 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 57 (93.44%) OO
2 41 (67.21%) Java
2 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) SQL
4 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
5 21 (34.43%) C#
5 21 (34.43%) Spring
6 19 (31.15%) TDD
7 17 (27.87%) Scrum
7 17 (27.87%) C++
7 17 (27.87%) SDLC
8 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
9 14 (22.95%) XML
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle
11 12 (19.67%) OOP
11 12 (19.67%) SOAP
11 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.67%) Degree
12 11 (18.03%) Finance
12 11 (18.03%) Linux
12 11 (18.03%) RDBMS
13 10 (16.39%) JMS
13 10 (16.39%) J2EE
13 10 (16.39%) HTML
13 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
14 9 (14.75%) JSON
14 9 (14.75%) UML
14 9 (14.75%) Unix
14 9 (14.75%) DB2

OOD
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 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) GitHub
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.03%) RDBMS
3 9 (14.75%) DB2
4 7 (11.48%) KDB
4 7 (11.48%) Kdb+
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.92%) Big Data
6 3 (4.92%) HBase
6 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.64%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.11%) Maven
3 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) Hudson
4 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.92%) Gradle
6 2 (3.28%) Concordion
6 2 (3.28%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.28%) JBehave
6 2 (3.28%) JUnit
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.64%) NuGet
7 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Games
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Front Office
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Applications Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Java Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) Spring
2 15 (24.59%) Hibernate
3 14 (22.95%) XML
4 12 (19.67%) SOAP
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 10 (16.39%) J2EE
5 10 (16.39%) JMS
6 9 (14.75%) JSON
7 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.84%) .NET
8 6 (9.84%) CSS
8 6 (9.84%) HTML5
8 6 (9.84%) jQuery
8 6 (9.84%) REST
9 3 (4.92%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.92%) Guice
9 3 (4.92%) Java EE
9 3 (4.92%) Node.js
9 3 (4.92%) Servlets
9 3 (4.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Data Structures
2 7 (11.48%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.56%) Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (93.44%) OO
2 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) TDD
4 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 17 (27.87%) SDLC
5 12 (19.67%) OOP
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.75%) UML
7 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
8 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.84%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (9.84%) Pair Programming
10 5 (8.20%) Kanban
11 4 (6.56%) Change Control
11 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) C#
4 17 (27.87%) C++
5 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) Python
7 7 (11.48%) Delphi
8 6 (9.84%) C
8 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.92%) Assembly Language
9 3 (4.92%) Perl
10 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.28%) Scala
11 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.28%) EMIR
2 2 (3.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Firmware
2 2 (3.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Sybase
3 3 (4.92%) Twitter
4 2 (3.28%) Intel
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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