Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 128 150
Rank change year-on-year -5 +22 -51
Permanent jobs citing OOP 103 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 1.52% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.67% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 87 49 54
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -0.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £56,000 £48,000 £49,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 5,105 4,259 5,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.31% 91.32% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,359 2,695 3,490
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +2 55 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Edinburgh -18 33 £47,500 +18.75% 8
North Lanarkshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Dundee -5 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stirling - 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 - 1
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 77 (74.76%) OO
2 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (50.49%) Java
3 52 (50.49%) SQL
4 43 (41.75%) C#
5 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
6 37 (35.92%) .NET
7 31 (30.10%) PHP
8 29 (28.16%) Spring
9 28 (27.18%) SDLC
10 27 (26.21%) Python
11 26 (25.24%) HTML
11 26 (25.24%) AngularJS
12 25 (24.27%) Finance
12 25 (24.27%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (24.27%) Hibernate
13 23 (22.33%) Oracle
14 21 (20.39%) NoSQL
15 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
15 20 (19.42%) Collaborative Working
15 20 (19.42%) MySQL
15 20 (19.42%) Degree
16 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
16 19 (18.45%) Docker
17 18 (17.48%) Ansible
17 18 (17.48%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
17 18 (17.48%) Puppet
17 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
17 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing

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 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.97%) nginx
3 1 (0.97%) SAS
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) npm
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.27%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (20.39%) NoSQL
3 20 (19.42%) MySQL
4 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
5 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) GIS
8 1 (0.97%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.48%) Maven
3 8 (7.77%) Babel
3 8 (7.77%) Moq
3 8 (7.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (7.77%) webpack
4 6 (5.83%) NUnit
5 4 (3.88%) JIRA
5 4 (3.88%) MSTest
6 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.91%) Subversion
7 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.97%) Gradle
8 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.97%) Selenium
8 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (24.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Advertising
3 10 (9.71%) Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Games
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Avionics
6 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (64.08%) Developer
2 34 (33.01%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Consultant
3 16 (15.53%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.62%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Development Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Software Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Software Development Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.85%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.88%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.92%) .NET
2 29 (28.16%) Spring
3 26 (25.24%) AngularJS
3 26 (25.24%) HTML
4 25 (24.27%) Hibernate
5 14 (13.59%) React
6 8 (7.77%) Enzyme
6 8 (7.77%) Jest
6 8 (7.77%) Redux
6 8 (7.77%) WCF
7 7 (6.80%) Symfony
8 6 (5.83%) Spring Boot
9 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.85%) XML
10 4 (3.88%) CSS
10 4 (3.88%) Node.js
11 3 (2.91%) LAMP
11 3 (2.91%) REST
11 3 (2.91%) Sass
11 3 (2.91%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Computer Science
1 18 (17.48%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.80%) Fintech
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.97%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.85%) Android
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.97%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (74.76%) OO
2 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.18%) SDLC
4 20 (19.42%) Collaborative Working
5 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
6 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.62%) MVC
8 10 (9.71%) Open Source
9 9 (8.74%) Mathematics
9 9 (8.74%) Microservices
10 8 (7.77%) TDD
10 8 (7.77%) Web Development
11 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.85%) Test Automation
13 4 (3.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.88%) Front End Development
13 4 (3.88%) Game Development
13 4 (3.88%) Mobile Development
13 4 (3.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.49%) Java
1 52 (50.49%) SQL
2 43 (41.75%) C#
3 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 31 (30.10%) PHP
5 27 (26.21%) Python
6 8 (7.77%) ES6
6 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.85%) C++
7 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 4 (3.88%) VB
9 2 (1.94%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.94%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.94%) R
10 1 (0.97%) Clojure
10 1 (0.97%) Go
10 1 (0.97%) Lua
10 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.91%) OCA
3 3 (2.91%) OCP
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Ansible
1 18 (17.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Zend
4 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.97%) Google