The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 76 81 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing OOP 28 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.87% 1.08% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.28% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 18
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
OOP
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
1220 1018 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 84.90% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 815 630 672
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OOP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

OOP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

OOP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 41 (51.90%) .NET
3 35 (44.30%) MVC
4 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.44%) HTML
5 28 (35.44%) OO
6 27 (34.18%) CSS
7 26 (32.91%) MySQL
8 25 (31.65%) TDD
9 24 (30.38%) PHP
10 23 (29.11%) Linux
10 23 (29.11%) Degree
11 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
11 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
11 21 (26.58%) Windows
12 20 (25.32%) C++
12 20 (25.32%) Mathematics
13 19 (24.05%) Unit Testing
13 19 (24.05%) WPF
14 18 (22.78%) OpenGL
14 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
14 18 (22.78%) Visualisation
15 17 (21.52%) XML
15 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
16 16 (20.25%) Ethernet
16 16 (20.25%) Electronics
16 16 (20.25%) UNIX
16 16 (20.25%) STL
16 16 (20.25%) VC++
16 16 (20.25%) MFC

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Drupal
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.91%) MySQL
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.27%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) Subversion
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 16 (20.25%) Electronics
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Senior Developer
3 19 (24.05%) Software Engineer
4 16 (20.25%) Software Developer
5 13 (16.46%) UI Programmer
5 13 (16.46%) UI Developer
6 12 (15.19%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (10.13%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Performance Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
11 1 (1.27%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.27%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.90%) .NET
2 28 (35.44%) HTML
3 27 (34.18%) CSS
4 19 (24.05%) WPF
5 18 (22.78%) OpenGL
6 17 (21.52%) XML
7 16 (20.25%) STL
7 16 (20.25%) MFC
7 16 (20.25%) JSON
7 16 (20.25%) Qt
7 16 (20.25%) Direct3D
8 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (17.72%) SOAP
10 13 (16.46%) Backbone.js
11 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.86%) Web Services
12 7 (8.86%) HTML5
13 6 (7.59%) CSS3
13 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
2 20 (25.32%) Mathematics
3 18 (22.78%) Visualisation
4 16 (20.25%) CUDA
5 13 (16.46%) Graphic Design
5 13 (16.46%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.80%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Windows
3 16 (20.25%) UNIX
4 14 (17.72%) Android
5 13 (16.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) MVC
2 28 (35.44%) OO
3 25 (31.65%) TDD
4 21 (26.58%) Software Engineering
5 19 (24.05%) Unit Testing
6 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
7 16 (20.25%) Software Architecture
7 16 (20.25%) 3D Visualisation
8 15 (18.99%) Web Development
9 14 (17.72%) Android Development
10 13 (16.46%) iOS Development
10 13 (16.46%) Scrum
11 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
12 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.06%) Refactoring
14 4 (5.06%) SOA
14 4 (5.06%) RUP
14 4 (5.06%) DSDM
15 3 (3.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.38%) PHP
4 20 (25.32%) C++
5 16 (20.25%) VC++
5 16 (20.25%) C
6 15 (18.99%) Java
7 7 (8.86%) Python
8 4 (5.06%) Ruby
8 4 (5.06%) SQL
9 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Google
1 3 (3.80%) Zend
1 3 (3.80%) Facebook
1 3 (3.80%) Twitter
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
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