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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 91 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 18 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.42% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.69% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1391 1243 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.60% 84.27% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 880 829 641
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (95.65%) Degree
2 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
3 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 17 (73.91%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
5 14 (60.87%) Mathematics
5 14 (60.87%) C++
6 12 (52.17%) UML
6 12 (52.17%) OO
6 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
7 11 (47.83%) OOP
7 11 (47.83%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (47.83%) C#
8 10 (43.48%) C
8 10 (43.48%) .NET
8 10 (43.48%) MFC
8 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
8 10 (43.48%) Java
8 10 (43.48%) STL
8 10 (43.48%) VC++
8 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
8 10 (43.48%) Electronics
8 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
8 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (43.48%) 3D Visualisation
8 10 (43.48%) TDD
8 10 (43.48%) Subversion
8 10 (43.48%) WinForms
8 10 (43.48%) Visualisation

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (43.48%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
1 10 (43.48%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (8.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (43.48%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Military
2 3 (13.04%) Avionics
3 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) MFC
1 10 (43.48%) STL
1 10 (43.48%) WinForms
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
3 7 (30.43%) Swing
3 7 (30.43%) JMS
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 14 (60.87%) Mathematics
3 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (39.13%) Algorithms
5 5 (21.74%) Grid Computing
6 3 (13.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) UML
2 12 (52.17%) OO
3 11 (47.83%) OOP
3 11 (47.83%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Software Architecture
4 10 (43.48%) Waterfall
4 10 (43.48%) 3D Visualisation
4 10 (43.48%) Linear Algebra
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) C
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) VC++
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Ada
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Wind River
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago