Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 139 158
Rank change year-on-year +48 +19 -23
Permanent jobs citing OOP 172 84 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.02% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 1.73% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 147 50 33
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.39% -12.78% +16.88%
10th Percentile £33,900 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,125 £51,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 5,288 4,853 5,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.10% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,515 3,059 3,174
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +51 139 £50,000 -28.57% 9
Edinburgh 0 22 £61,000 +74.29% 9
North Lanarkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Dundee +11 3 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Stirling -1 2 £50,000 +81.82%
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 144 (83.72%) OO
2 131 (76.16%) SQL
3 127 (73.84%) Java
4 114 (66.28%) Python
5 108 (62.79%) Finance
6 105 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (55.23%) JavaScript
8 92 (53.49%) NoSQL
9 89 (51.74%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (43.60%) HTML
11 73 (42.44%) Oracle
12 72 (41.86%) PHP
12 72 (41.86%) C#
12 72 (41.86%) AngularJS
12 72 (41.86%) SDLC
13 70 (40.70%) Hibernate
13 70 (40.70%) Spring
14 69 (40.12%) Collaborative Working
15 65 (37.79%) Docker
16 64 (37.21%) Maven
17 63 (36.63%) MySQL
17 63 (36.63%) Enterprise Software
17 63 (36.63%) Puppet
18 62 (36.05%) Ansible
18 62 (36.05%) Hadoop
19 39 (22.67%) TDD
20 38 (22.09%) C++
20 38 (22.09%) .NET
21 34 (19.77%) Test Automation
21 34 (19.77%) 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 23 (13.37%) MQSeries
2 10 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.33%) Apache
4 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Drupal
5 2 (1.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.16%) npm
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (53.49%) NoSQL
2 89 (51.74%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (36.63%) MySQL
4 62 (36.05%) Hadoop
5 31 (18.02%) Relational Database
6 23 (13.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (13.37%) Bigtable
7 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.74%) Big Data
10 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.58%) Ingres
11 1 (0.58%) KDB
11 1 (0.58%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 64 (37.21%) Maven
2 17 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.91%) Subversion
5 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.16%) Babel
6 2 (1.16%) JUnit
6 2 (1.16%) Moq
6 2 (1.16%) MSTest
6 2 (1.16%) NUnit
6 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.16%) webpack
7 1 (0.58%) Ant
7 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.58%) Mockito
7 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 108 (62.79%) Finance
2 16 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (1.16%) Advertising
3 2 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (0.58%) Automotive
4 1 (0.58%) Billing
4 1 (0.58%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (63.95%) Developer
2 57 (33.14%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.63%) Technical Leader
4 18 (10.47%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.88%) Programmer
6 15 (8.72%) Python Programmer
7 14 (8.14%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.23%) Java Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Python Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.65%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (2.91%) PHP Developer
12 5 (2.91%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.91%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.33%) PL/SQL Developer
13 4 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.60%) HTML
2 72 (41.86%) AngularJS
3 70 (40.70%) Hibernate
3 70 (40.70%) Spring
4 38 (22.09%) .NET
5 27 (15.70%) XML
6 23 (13.37%) Middleware
6 23 (13.37%) XML Schema
7 13 (7.56%) React
8 12 (6.98%) CSS
9 11 (6.40%) WCF
10 10 (5.81%) Web Services
11 8 (4.65%) LINQ
12 7 (4.07%) Gherkin
13 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.49%) Kafka
13 6 (3.49%) Node.js
14 4 (2.33%) CSS3
14 4 (2.33%) Laravel
14 4 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 63 (36.63%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (13.37%) Virtual Team
3 16 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.91%) Fintech
6 4 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.16%) Derivative
7 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Equities
8 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.65%) Linux
2 7 (4.07%) Unix
3 4 (2.33%) Android
3 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (83.72%) OO
2 105 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (41.86%) SDLC
4 69 (40.12%) Collaborative Working
5 39 (22.67%) TDD
6 34 (19.77%) Test Automation
6 34 (19.77%) Unit Testing
7 27 (15.70%) Software Engineering
8 26 (15.12%) Continuous Deployment
9 25 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (13.95%) BDD
10 24 (13.95%) OOA/OOD
10 24 (13.95%) Refactoring
11 23 (13.37%) Complex Event Processing
11 23 (13.37%) Domain Models
11 23 (13.37%) System Testing
12 17 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (9.30%) Scrum
14 15 (8.72%) Microservices
15 10 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 131 (76.16%) SQL
2 127 (73.84%) Java
3 114 (66.28%) Python
4 95 (55.23%) JavaScript
5 72 (41.86%) C#
5 72 (41.86%) PHP
6 38 (22.09%) C++
7 29 (16.86%) Ruby
8 23 (13.37%) XPath
9 8 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.74%) Perl
12 2 (1.16%) ES6
12 2 (1.16%) Groovy
12 2 (1.16%) Lua
13 1 (0.58%) Clojure
13 1 (0.58%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 7 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 65 (37.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 63 (36.63%) Puppet
2 62 (36.05%) Ansible
3 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (42.44%) Oracle
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.07%) Avaloq
3 7 (4.07%) Fiserv
3 7 (4.07%) SAP
3 7 (4.07%) Temenos
4 1 (0.58%) Sybase