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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 131 114
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17  
Permanent jobs citing OOP 49 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.85% 1.19% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.30% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 35
Median salary £35,000 £45,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 2423 2625 2820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.47% 91.56% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1479 1774
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,668 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +6 25 £70,000 +53.84% 1
Edinburgh +7 15 £35,000 -
West Lothian +1 6 £35,000 -
Stirling - 1 £27,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 73 (91.25%) OO
2 53 (66.25%) Java
3 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (50.00%) SQL
5 36 (45.00%) C#
6 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
7 26 (32.50%) Oracle
8 25 (31.25%) Finance
9 24 (30.00%) TDD
10 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
10 23 (28.75%) .NET
10 23 (28.75%) HTML
10 23 (28.75%) CSS
11 22 (27.50%) Multithreading
12 19 (23.75%) Python
12 19 (23.75%) Spring
13 18 (22.50%) Web Development
14 17 (21.25%) C++
15 16 (20.00%) OOD
15 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
16 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
16 14 (17.50%) Web Services
16 14 (17.50%) XML
17 13 (16.25%) SOAP
17 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
17 13 (16.25%) MVC
17 13 (16.25%) Degree
18 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
18 12 (15.00%) Front Office
18 12 (15.00%) Git (software)

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 6 (7.50%) Apache Spark
1 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.50%) Big Data
5 6 (7.50%) HBase
5 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.50%) KDB
8 2 (2.50%) Kdb+
9 1 (1.25%) DB2
9 1 (1.25%) GIS
9 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.25%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.25%) Maven
3 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) JUnit
4 5 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.00%) Selenium
6 3 (3.75%) Ant
6 3 (3.75%) Hudson
6 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.25%) MSTest
8 1 (1.25%) NUnit
8 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.25%) Subversion
8 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Front Office
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Lead Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (11.25%) PHP Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Instructor
7 5 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) .NET
1 23 (28.75%) CSS
1 23 (28.75%) HTML
2 19 (23.75%) Spring
3 14 (17.50%) Web Services
3 14 (17.50%) XML
4 13 (16.25%) SOAP
5 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.75%) jQuery
6 11 (13.75%) RESTful
7 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 10 (12.50%) HTML5
8 9 (11.25%) CSS3
8 9 (11.25%) JSON
9 7 (8.75%) J2EE
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 8 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.75%) Robotics
5 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Unix
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (91.25%) OO
2 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) TDD
4 23 (28.75%) Software Engineering
5 22 (27.50%) Multithreading
6 18 (22.50%) Web Development
7 16 (20.00%) OOD
8 13 (16.25%) MVC
9 8 (10.00%) SDLC
9 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Web Application Development
11 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
11 6 (7.50%) Scrum
11 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (6.25%) Front End Development
12 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.00%) Open Source
13 4 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) Java
2 40 (50.00%) SQL
3 36 (45.00%) C#
4 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.75%) Python
6 17 (21.25%) C++
7 14 (17.50%) PL/SQL
8 10 (12.50%) PHP
9 6 (7.50%) Ruby
10 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.75%) C
12 2 (2.50%) Clojure
12 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.50%) Perl
13 1 (1.25%) Lisp
13 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) OCA
3 1 (1.25%) OCP
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) IBM
2 5 (6.25%) Splunk
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Facebook
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
5 1 (1.25%) Zend
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