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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing OO 49 105 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.55% 6.41% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 7.48% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 81 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
1195 1403 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.53% 85.60% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 701 917 503
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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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 24 April 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.89%) C#
3 60 (44.44%) Java
4 53 (39.26%) .NET
5 52 (38.52%) HTML
6 51 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 50 (37.04%) SQL Server
8 48 (35.56%) CSS
9 47 (34.81%) Software Engineering
10 45 (33.33%) Degree
11 40 (29.63%) ASP.NET
12 38 (28.15%) MVC
13 36 (26.67%) Computer Science
14 35 (25.93%) SQL
15 32 (23.70%) Git (software)
16 30 (22.22%) WCF
16 30 (22.22%) Linux
17 29 (21.48%) HTML5
18 28 (20.74%) Web Services
18 28 (20.74%) Scrum
19 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (18.52%) Relational Database
20 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
21 23 (17.04%) TDD
21 23 (17.04%) Ruby
22 22 (16.30%) OOP
22 22 (16.30%) MySQL
23 21 (15.56%) jQuery
24 20 (14.81%) NoSQL
24 20 (14.81%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (11.85%) Node.js
2 9 (6.67%) WordPress
2 9 (6.67%) Apache
3 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.93%) IIS
4 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (1.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.96%) AWS OpsWorks
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 22 (16.30%) MySQL
4 20 (14.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (9.63%) RDBMS
6 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.70%) Big Data
9 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.74%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (2.96%) Clang
4 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.22%) NUnit
5 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 2 (1.48%) Moq
6 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Marketing
4 8 (5.93%) Retail
5 5 (3.70%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Front Office
6 3 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (71.11%) Developer
2 32 (23.70%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.26%) Software Developer
4 23 (17.04%) Software Engineer
5 21 (15.56%) Java Developer
6 18 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Graduate
11 4 (2.96%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.96%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.26%) .NET
2 52 (38.52%) HTML
3 48 (35.56%) CSS
4 40 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 30 (22.22%) WCF
6 29 (21.48%) HTML5
7 28 (20.74%) Web Services
8 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (15.56%) jQuery
10 19 (14.07%) Spring
11 18 (13.33%) CSS3
12 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (11.85%) RESTful
14 14 (10.37%) .NET Framework
15 13 (9.63%) XML
16 12 (8.89%) Hibernate
17 11 (8.15%) SOAP
18 9 (6.67%) LAMP
19 8 (5.93%) CGI
19 8 (5.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.59%) Mathematics
2 17 (12.59%) Social Media
3 16 (11.85%) Physics
3 16 (11.85%) BBC
4 7 (5.19%) Equities
4 7 (5.19%) Open Source
4 7 (5.19%) User Experience
4 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.96%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.96%) Derivative
5 4 (2.96%) Photography
5 4 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.96%) GIS
6 3 (2.22%) Blog
6 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.22%) Linux
2 20 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 18 (13.33%) Windows
4 13 (9.63%) Android
4 13 (9.63%) UNIX
5 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.19%) Debian
6 3 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.74%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.81%) Software Engineering
3 38 (28.15%) MVC
4 28 (20.74%) Scrum
5 23 (17.04%) TDD
6 22 (16.30%) OOP
7 20 (14.81%) Web Application Development
8 18 (13.33%) BDD
8 18 (13.33%) Web Development
9 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
10 15 (11.11%) OOD
11 13 (9.63%) Automated Testing
12 10 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.93%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.19%) CRM
14 7 (5.19%) Project Management
15 6 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (4.44%) Coaching
16 5 (3.70%) Analytics
16 5 (3.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.89%) C#
2 60 (44.44%) Java
3 51 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 35 (25.93%) SQL
5 23 (17.04%) Ruby
6 20 (14.81%) C++
7 18 (13.33%) PHP
8 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
9 11 (8.15%) Perl
9 11 (8.15%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.44%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.70%) Python
11 5 (3.70%) PHP5
11 5 (3.70%) F#
11 5 (3.70%) C
12 4 (2.96%) XPath
12 4 (2.96%) XQuery
13 3 (2.22%) VBA
13 3 (2.22%) Groovy
14 1 (0.74%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 45 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.59%) Apple
3 16 (11.85%) Sony
3 16 (11.85%) Yahoo!
3 16 (11.85%) Google
3 16 (11.85%) Facebook
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle
5 9 (6.67%) Sybase
6 6 (4.44%) HP
7 4 (2.96%) IBM
7 4 (2.96%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) Hyland
9 1 (0.74%) Intel
9 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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