Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing OO 9 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.41% 7.84% 11.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 8.76% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 10
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +10.49% -4.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £42,750 £46,250 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 189 137 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 92.65% 89.54% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 84 50 62
West Lothian median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,525 £23,550 £26,375
90th Percentile £68,375 £53,000 £54,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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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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Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in West Lothian over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram 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 19 August 2019. 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
Linlithgow - 4 £24,000 -
Livingston -11 3 £40,000 -5.88%
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Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT jobs citing OO 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for OO.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 2 (22.22%) Delphi
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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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:

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft