Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 147 157
Rank change year-on-year +82 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing OOP 210 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.89% 1.41% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 1.53% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 173 54 40
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £51,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OOP 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 5,025 5,091 4,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.11% 92.06% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,286 3,242 2,903
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,660 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Scotland

OOP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for OOP in Scotland

OOP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for OOP in Scotland

OOP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +64 156 £50,000 +17.65% 17
Edinburgh +25 46 £60,000 +71.43% 15
Dundee +10 3 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Stirling +1 2 £50,000 +81.82%
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 167 (79.52%) OO
2 145 (69.05%) Java
3 143 (68.10%) SQL
4 127 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (54.76%) Python
5 115 (54.76%) Finance
6 92 (43.81%) PostgreSQL
6 92 (43.81%) JavaScript
7 90 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 86 (40.95%) C#
9 80 (38.10%) AngularJS
10 77 (36.67%) HTML
11 70 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 70 (33.33%) Spring
12 67 (31.90%) Oracle
13 65 (30.95%) SDLC
14 62 (29.52%) PHP
15 60 (28.57%) Docker
16 59 (28.10%) Collaborative Working
17 58 (27.62%) MySQL
18 56 (26.67%) Maven
19 55 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
19 55 (26.19%) Puppet
20 54 (25.71%) Ansible
20 54 (25.71%) Hadoop
21 52 (24.76%) .NET
22 50 (23.81%) TDD
23 47 (22.38%) Test Automation
24 44 (20.95%) Relational Database
25 38 (18.10%) C++

OOP
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 25 (11.90%) MQSeries
2 16 (7.62%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.33%) CMS
4 5 (2.38%) Drupal
5 4 (1.90%) Apache
5 4 (1.90%) WordPress
6 1 (0.48%) Confluence
6 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.86%) npm
4 3 (1.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Internet
2 3 (1.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (43.81%) PostgreSQL
2 90 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 58 (27.62%) MySQL
4 54 (25.71%) Hadoop
5 44 (20.95%) Relational Database
6 32 (15.24%) SQL Server
7 25 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 25 (11.90%) Bigtable
8 14 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.33%) Big Data
10 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.48%) KDB
12 1 (0.48%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.48%) Power BI
12 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (26.67%) Maven
2 18 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 14 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
6 6 (2.86%) webpack
7 5 (2.38%) Ant
7 5 (2.38%) Selenium
7 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.38%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.90%) JUnit
9 3 (1.43%) Appium
9 3 (1.43%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.43%) JIRA
9 3 (1.43%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.43%) Subversion
10 2 (0.95%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 115 (54.76%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Automotive
4 1 (0.48%) Billing
4 1 (0.48%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (57.62%) Developer
2 56 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.90%) .NET Developer
3 25 (11.90%) Technical Leader
4 22 (10.48%) Java Engineer
5 21 (10.00%) Python Engineer
5 21 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 20 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 17 (8.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Junior
10 9 (4.29%) AWS Developer
10 9 (4.29%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.81%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) Junior Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.10%) AngularJS
2 77 (36.67%) HTML
3 70 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 70 (33.33%) Spring
4 52 (24.76%) .NET
5 35 (16.67%) XML
6 26 (12.38%) Middleware
7 25 (11.90%) XML Schema
8 23 (10.95%) Web Services
9 20 (9.52%) CSS
10 17 (8.10%) WCF
11 16 (7.62%) LINQ
12 15 (7.14%) Gherkin
12 15 (7.14%) React
13 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET
13 13 (6.19%) HTML5
13 13 (6.19%) Spring Boot
14 11 (5.24%) CSS3
14 11 (5.24%) jQuery
15 10 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (15.71%) Computer Science
3 25 (11.90%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.76%) Fintech
5 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.43%) User Experience
8 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.76%) Linux
1 10 (4.76%) Unix
2 4 (1.90%) Android
2 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (79.52%) OO
2 127 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (30.95%) SDLC
4 59 (28.10%) Collaborative Working
5 50 (23.81%) TDD
6 47 (22.38%) Test Automation
7 35 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 34 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (15.24%) Unit Testing
10 29 (13.81%) BDD
10 29 (13.81%) OOA/OOD
11 27 (12.86%) Continuous Deployment
11 27 (12.86%) Refactoring
11 27 (12.86%) Scrum
12 25 (11.90%) Complex Event Processing
12 25 (11.90%) Domain Models
12 25 (11.90%) System Testing
13 22 (10.48%) Microservices
14 20 (9.52%) Open Source
15 17 (8.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 145 (69.05%) Java
2 143 (68.10%) SQL
3 115 (54.76%) Python
4 92 (43.81%) JavaScript
5 86 (40.95%) C#
6 62 (29.52%) PHP
7 38 (18.10%) C++
8 35 (16.67%) Ruby
9 25 (11.90%) XPath
10 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.43%) VB
13 2 (0.95%) Groovy
13 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.48%) Clojure
14 1 (0.48%) Java 8
14 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.43%) Degree
2 19 (9.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.43%) ISEB
3 3 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 60 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 55 (26.19%) Puppet
2 54 (25.71%) Ansible
3 5 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (31.90%) Oracle
2 7 (3.33%) Avaloq
2 7 (3.33%) Fiserv
2 7 (3.33%) SAP
2 7 (3.33%) Temenos
3 5 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.95%) Cognizant
4 2 (0.95%) Sybase
5 1 (0.48%) Xamarin