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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 114 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing OOP 31 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.35% 1.70% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.88% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 35
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% -  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2656 2745
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.27% 90.52% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1716 1680
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing OOP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 18 £42,500 - 3
Edinburgh +9 9 £41,250 +13.79% 3
Dundee +1 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £30,000 - 1
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 56 (82.35%) OO
2 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.88%) C#
4 32 (47.06%) .NET
5 25 (36.76%) Java
6 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
7 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (25.00%) Finance
9 14 (20.59%) Scrum
9 14 (20.59%) Web Development
9 14 (20.59%) SQL
9 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
10 13 (19.12%) CSS
10 13 (19.12%) Subversion
10 13 (19.12%) Selenium
10 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
10 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
10 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
11 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.65%) TDD
11 12 (17.65%) MVC
11 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.18%) OOD
12 11 (16.18%) C++
12 11 (16.18%) HTML
12 11 (16.18%) Degree
12 11 (16.18%) User Stories

OOP
Top Related 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 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.41%) GitHub
4 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.24%) MySQL
4 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) Big Data
5 3 (4.41%) HBase
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) GIS
6 2 (2.94%) KDB
6 2 (2.94%) Kdb+
6 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.12%) Selenium
2 13 (19.12%) Subversion
2 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
3 9 (13.24%) MSTest
3 9 (13.24%) NUnit
3 9 (13.24%) SpecFlow
3 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.29%) Maven
5 5 (7.35%) JIRA
6 4 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 4 (5.88%) Trac
7 3 (4.41%) Ant
7 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.41%) Hudson
8 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Front Office
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) .NET Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Test Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.29%) QA Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.35%) ASP Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Classic ASP Developer
7 5 (7.35%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Architect
8 4 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (19.12%) CSS
4 11 (16.18%) HTML
5 10 (14.71%) Spring
6 9 (13.24%) Gherkin
6 9 (13.24%) XML
7 8 (11.76%) jQuery
7 8 (11.76%) JSON
8 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
8 7 (10.29%) SOAP
9 6 (8.82%) CSS3
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (7.35%) Classic ASP
10 5 (7.35%) HTML5
10 5 (7.35%) JMS
10 5 (7.35%) Web Services
10 5 (7.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) OO
2 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.59%) Scrum
4 14 (20.59%) Web Development
5 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.65%) MVC
6 12 (17.65%) TDD
7 11 (16.18%) OOD
7 11 (16.18%) User Stories
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
10 7 (10.29%) SDLC
11 5 (7.35%) Migration
11 5 (7.35%) Procedural Programming
11 5 (7.35%) UML
12 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Open Source
12 4 (5.88%) Refactoring
12 4 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) C#
2 25 (36.76%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) SQL
5 11 (16.18%) C++
6 10 (14.71%) Python
7 8 (11.76%) PHP
8 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.35%) Ruby
9 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) Go
11 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.47%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.47%) Scala
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 2 (2.94%) Zend
5 1 (1.47%) Facebook
5 1 (1.47%) Splunk
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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