Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing OO 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.95% 4.60% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 6.25% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
West Lothian median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £30,275 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £44,250 £42,275 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

OO 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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81 64 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 92.05% 73.56% 92.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 88
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -8.93% +11.26%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £47,350 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for OO in West Lothian

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Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO in West Lothian.

Salary trend for OO in West Lothian

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Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 18 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
Livingston -3 6 £40,000 +6.67%
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Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing OO 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for OO.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Delphi
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (28.57%) Julia
5 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Delphi
3 2 (28.57%) Julia
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft