Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 140 154
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 -68
Permanent jobs citing OOP 69 71 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 1.39% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.52% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 61
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,000 £48,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
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 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 -9 36 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Edinburgh -7 25 £40,000 -
Dundee -2 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Stirling - 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 52 (75.36%) OO
2 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.72%) Java
4 29 (42.03%) C#
5 28 (40.58%) SQL
6 24 (34.78%) .NET
7 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
8 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 15 (21.74%) Degree
10 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
10 14 (20.29%) Finance
11 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.49%) Driving Licence
12 10 (14.49%) TDD
12 10 (14.49%) Python
12 10 (14.49%) PHP
12 10 (14.49%) HTML
12 10 (14.49%) Oracle
12 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.04%) C++
13 9 (13.04%) Apple iOS
13 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.59%) Front Office
14 8 (11.59%) MVC
14 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
14 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
15 7 (10.14%) Robotics
15 7 (10.14%) Spring
15 7 (10.14%) CSS
15 7 (10.14%) Open Source

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 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Babel
4 1 (1.45%) Gradle
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Moq
4 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Front Office
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Games
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Avionics
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) Development Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) Software Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) Software Development Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Instructor
8 3 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) .NET
2 10 (14.49%) HTML
3 7 (10.14%) CSS
3 7 (10.14%) Spring
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.80%) Spring Boot
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.35%) React
6 3 (4.35%) RESTful
6 3 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.90%) CSS3
7 2 (2.90%) Flash
7 2 (2.90%) HTML5
7 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.90%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (2.90%) Symfony
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.49%) Driving Licence
4 7 (10.14%) Robotics
5 6 (8.70%) User Experience
6 5 (7.25%) Fintech
7 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.90%) Derivative
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Android
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (75.36%) OO
2 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
5 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.59%) MVC
6 7 (10.14%) Microservices
6 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) SDLC
8 5 (7.25%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.25%) OOD
8 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.80%) Game Development
9 4 (5.80%) Mobile Development
9 4 (5.80%) Physics
9 4 (5.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 28 (40.58%) SQL
4 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
5 10 (14.49%) Python
6 9 (13.04%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.80%) Ruby
8 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.90%) Clojure
9 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.90%) PHP 7
9 2 (2.90%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) ES6
10 1 (1.45%) Go
10 1 (1.45%) Perl
10 1 (1.45%) R
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.45%) OCA
4 1 (1.45%) OCP
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Xamarin