The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 92 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing OOD 3 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 1.08% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.26% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 17
Average salary £34,250 £55,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.72% +64.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £23,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £55,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.24%
OOD
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
1122 1348 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.24% 85.70% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 669 874 517
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OOD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

OOD Salary Trend in Edinburgh

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) XQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) XPath
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) WCF

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) MFC
4 1 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) Swing
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) 3D Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) XQuery
5 3 (33.33%) XPath
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
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