Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 136 146
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 -19
Permanent jobs citing OOP 148 74 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.56% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.72% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 128 42 47
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,500 £48,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 5,335 4,299 5,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.22% 92.37% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,604 2,709 3,417
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +18 103 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Edinburgh -2 28 £46,250 +15.63% 9
North Lanarkshire - 14 £40,000 -
Dundee -2 2 £39,500 +5.33%
West Lothian -6 1 £40,000 +33.33%
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 125 (84.46%) OO
2 100 (67.57%) SQL
3 96 (64.86%) Java
4 84 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (54.73%) JavaScript
6 79 (53.38%) Python
7 71 (47.97%) Finance
8 68 (45.95%) NoSQL
9 67 (45.27%) PostgreSQL
9 67 (45.27%) PHP
10 65 (43.92%) HTML
10 65 (43.92%) SDLC
11 64 (43.24%) AngularJS
11 64 (43.24%) C#
12 61 (41.22%) Spring
13 59 (39.86%) Oracle
13 59 (39.86%) Hibernate
14 57 (38.51%) Collaborative Working
15 55 (37.16%) Docker
15 55 (37.16%) MySQL
16 54 (36.49%) Enterprise Software
17 53 (35.81%) Ansible
17 53 (35.81%) Puppet
17 53 (35.81%) Hadoop
17 53 (35.81%) Maven
18 44 (29.73%) .NET
19 33 (22.30%) Unit Testing
20 23 (15.54%) Git (software)
21 21 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (14.19%) Degree

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 18 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.43%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) npm
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (45.95%) NoSQL
2 67 (45.27%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (37.16%) MySQL
4 53 (35.81%) Hadoop
5 18 (12.16%) SQL Server
6 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (7.43%) Bigtable
8 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.68%) GIS
10 1 (0.68%) Ingres
10 1 (0.68%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 53 (35.81%) Maven
2 23 (15.54%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.08%) Babel
3 9 (6.08%) Moq
3 9 (6.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (6.08%) webpack
4 6 (4.05%) MSTest
4 6 (4.05%) NUnit
5 5 (3.38%) Subversion
6 3 (2.03%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Advertising
3 11 (7.43%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (69.59%) Developer
2 55 (37.16%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.78%) Programmer
6 11 (7.43%) Consultant
6 11 (7.43%) Python Programmer
7 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Technical Leader
9 8 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Junior
12 5 (3.38%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.38%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.92%) HTML
2 64 (43.24%) AngularJS
3 61 (41.22%) Spring
4 59 (39.86%) Hibernate
5 44 (29.73%) .NET
6 19 (12.84%) React
7 15 (10.14%) XML
8 11 (7.43%) Middleware
8 11 (7.43%) XML Schema
9 9 (6.08%) CSS
9 9 (6.08%) Enzyme
9 9 (6.08%) Jest
9 9 (6.08%) Redux
9 9 (6.08%) WCF
10 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.73%) Symfony
11 6 (4.05%) Node.js
11 6 (4.05%) REST
12 4 (2.70%) Laravel
13 3 (2.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (36.49%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.43%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.70%) Fintech
6 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.35%) Derivative
7 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) Equities
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.43%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) Linux
3 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.35%) Android
4 2 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (84.46%) OO
2 84 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.92%) SDLC
4 57 (38.51%) Collaborative Working
5 33 (22.30%) Unit Testing
6 21 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (12.16%) TDD
8 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 15 (10.14%) MVC
11 12 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.43%) BDD
12 11 (7.43%) Complex Event Processing
12 11 (7.43%) Domain Models
12 11 (7.43%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (7.43%) Refactoring
12 11 (7.43%) System Testing
13 9 (6.08%) Web Development
14 8 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (67.57%) SQL
2 96 (64.86%) Java
3 81 (54.73%) JavaScript
4 79 (53.38%) Python
5 67 (45.27%) PHP
6 64 (43.24%) C#
7 17 (11.49%) Ruby
8 16 (10.81%) C++
9 11 (7.43%) T-SQL
9 11 (7.43%) XPath
10 9 (6.08%) ES6
11 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.03%) VB
13 2 (1.35%) Perl
14 1 (0.68%) Clojure
14 1 (0.68%) Lua
14 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.35%) OCA
3 2 (1.35%) OCP
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 55 (37.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (35.81%) Ansible
1 53 (35.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (39.86%) Oracle
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.70%) Zend
4 1 (0.68%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Xamarin