The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 102 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Mac OS X
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
346 366 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.33% 24.51% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 206 231 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Edinburgh region.

Mac OS X Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Android
2 13 (81.25%) Apple iOS
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) GIS
4 7 (43.75%) Java SE
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (43.75%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) Qt
4 7 (43.75%) WPF
4 7 (43.75%) iOS SDK
4 7 (43.75%) Xamarin
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Phone
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) ISEB
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
6 5 (31.25%) Time Management
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) InDesign
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) PSTN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) FogBugz
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Graduate
3 4 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) Java SE
1 7 (43.75%) WPF
1 7 (43.75%) Qt
1 7 (43.75%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) GIS
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Android
2 13 (81.25%) Apple iOS
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Phone
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Management
2 5 (31.25%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Xamarin
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Apple