Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -
Permanent jobs citing OOD 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.74% 4.82% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 6.45% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,900 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.62% +10.53% -5.00%

OOD 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 82 62 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 92.13% 74.70% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 90
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £47,050 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in West Lothian

OOD
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for OOD in West Lothian

OOD
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 OOD within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 25 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 -2 6 £40,000 +6.67%
OOD
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Delphi
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Julia
6 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) Physics
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL

OOD
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Instrumentation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Delphi
3 2 (33.33%) Julia
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft