The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 86 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.41% 4.55% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.39% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 44
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OO
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1405 1244 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.36% 84.45% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 893 823 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

OO Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OO 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 OO.

1 64 (50.79%) Java
2 58 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (45.24%) Degree
4 55 (43.65%) Software Engineering
5 45 (35.71%) C#
5 45 (35.71%) .NET
6 43 (34.13%) HTML
7 41 (32.54%) Web Services
8 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
8 37 (29.37%) Computer Science
9 34 (26.98%) Linux
10 32 (25.40%) SQL
10 32 (25.40%) Git (software)
11 31 (24.60%) Relational Database
11 31 (24.60%) SQL Server
12 28 (22.22%) MySQL
12 28 (22.22%) QA
12 28 (22.22%) Automated Testing
13 27 (21.43%) CSS
13 27 (21.43%) Internet
14 25 (19.84%) RDBMS
14 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
15 24 (19.05%) JSP
15 24 (19.05%) Servlets
15 24 (19.05%) SOAP
15 24 (19.05%) Tomcat
16 23 (18.25%) Apache
16 23 (18.25%) CGI
16 23 (18.25%) Perl
16 23 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 23 (18.25%) Apache
3 11 (8.73%) Node.js
4 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.38%) GitHub
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.43%) Internet
2 5 (3.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.60%) Relational Database
1 31 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.22%) MySQL
3 25 (19.84%) RDBMS
4 11 (8.73%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.56%) LSMW
3 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.59%) gulp
4 2 (1.59%) WebStorm
4 2 (1.59%) Grunt
4 2 (1.59%) VectorCAST
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.79%) Redmine
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Military
3 3 (2.38%) Avionics
4 2 (1.59%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 98 (77.78%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.46%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Software Engineer
5 17 (13.49%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.94%) SAP Developer
7 10 (7.94%) ABAP Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Graduate
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Junior
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Graduate Java Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
13 3 (2.38%) Junior Developer
13 3 (2.38%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.71%) .NET
2 43 (34.13%) HTML
3 41 (32.54%) Web Services
4 27 (21.43%) CSS
5 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
6 24 (19.05%) JSP
6 24 (19.05%) Servlets
6 24 (19.05%) SOAP
7 23 (18.25%) CGI
8 21 (16.67%) HTML5
9 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (11.90%) CSS3
10 15 (11.90%) Spring
10 15 (11.90%) XML
10 15 (11.90%) J2EE
11 14 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 13 (10.32%) .NET Framework
12 13 (10.32%) RESTful
13 10 (7.94%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.37%) Computer Science
2 22 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.14%) BBC
3 9 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 9 (7.14%) Social Media
4 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.97%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.17%) Physics
7 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
8 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Linux
2 23 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (17.46%) Debian
4 16 (12.70%) Windows
5 11 (8.73%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.97%) Android
7 2 (1.59%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.59%) UNIX
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.65%) Software Engineering
3 28 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 22 (17.46%) SDLC
4 22 (17.46%) Project Management
5 21 (16.67%) Scrum
5 21 (16.67%) MVC
6 20 (15.87%) OOP
7 19 (15.08%) TDD
8 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
9 15 (11.90%) Web Application Development
10 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2
10 13 (10.32%) Web Development
11 11 (8.73%) OOD
11 11 (8.73%) Quality Management
12 10 (7.94%) BDD
13 8 (6.35%) Workflow
14 6 (4.76%) Fund Management
14 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.79%) Java
2 45 (35.71%) C#
3 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.40%) SQL
5 23 (18.25%) Perl
6 17 (13.49%) C++
7 13 (10.32%) ABAP
8 9 (7.14%) PHP
8 9 (7.14%) Ruby
9 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.97%) VB
10 5 (3.97%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.59%) Python
13 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) Ada
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 57 (45.24%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.17%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.22%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (0.79%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) SAP
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) Apple
4 9 (7.14%) Sony
4 9 (7.14%) Yahoo!
4 9 (7.14%) Google
4 9 (7.14%) Facebook
5 2 (1.59%) Wind River
6 1 (0.79%) CA
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Charles River
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Hyland
6 1 (0.79%) Green Hat
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago