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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 79 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOP 26 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 1.96% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.29% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 8
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
1306 1264 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.84% 85.64% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 833 830 646
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) C#
3 29 (72.50%) .NET
4 25 (62.50%) Windows
4 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 24 (60.00%) C++
5 24 (60.00%) TDD
6 21 (52.50%) Computer Science
7 20 (50.00%) Degree
7 20 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 20 (50.00%) OO
8 19 (47.50%) Visual Studio
8 19 (47.50%) Software Architecture
8 19 (47.50%) SDLC
9 18 (45.00%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (45.00%) 3D Visualisation
9 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
9 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (45.00%) Visualisation
9 18 (45.00%) MFC
9 18 (45.00%) C
9 18 (45.00%) VC++
9 18 (45.00%) STL
9 18 (45.00%) Ethernet
9 18 (45.00%) Electronics
9 18 (45.00%) Subversion
10 13 (32.50%) Linux
11 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
12 10 (25.00%) HTML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQLite
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Visual Studio
2 18 (45.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.50%) Redmine
3 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 18 (45.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Avionics
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Software Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) MFC
2 18 (45.00%) STL
3 10 (25.00%) WinForms
3 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) OpenGL
4 9 (22.50%) WPF
4 9 (22.50%) Qt
4 9 (22.50%) Direct3D
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.50%) GWT
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
8 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
8 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.00%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Computer Science
2 20 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 18 (45.00%) Visualisation
4 9 (22.50%) CUDA
4 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (15.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.00%) Physics
7 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.50%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 24 (60.00%) TDD
4 20 (50.00%) OO
5 19 (47.50%) Software Architecture
5 19 (47.50%) SDLC
6 18 (45.00%) Linear Algebra
6 18 (45.00%) 3D Visualisation
6 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
6 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (25.00%) UML
7 10 (25.00%) OOD
8 9 (22.50%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Fund Management
11 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) C++
3 18 (45.00%) C
3 18 (45.00%) VC++
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (22.50%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Hyland
4 1 (2.50%) Wind River
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