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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 73 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing OOP 26 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.92% 1.91% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.30% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 18
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +20.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
1146 1132 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.45% 82.99% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 754 736 624
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (65.00%) C#
1 39 (65.00%) OO
2 35 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 34 (56.67%) Mathematics
3 34 (56.67%) Computer Science
3 34 (56.67%) Unit Testing
3 34 (56.67%) Windows
3 34 (56.67%) C++
3 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (53.33%) .NET
5 27 (45.00%) Degree
6 26 (43.33%) Visual Studio
6 26 (43.33%) TDD
7 25 (41.67%) C
8 23 (38.33%) WPF
9 19 (31.67%) Subversion
9 19 (31.67%) Qt
9 19 (31.67%) Visualisation
9 19 (31.67%) Software Architecture
9 19 (31.67%) CUDA
9 19 (31.67%) Waterfall
9 19 (31.67%) Direct3D
9 19 (31.67%) OpenGL
9 19 (31.67%) Ethernet
9 19 (31.67%) Electronics
9 19 (31.67%) MFC
9 19 (31.67%) Linux
9 19 (31.67%) UNIX
9 19 (31.67%) STL
9 19 (31.67%) VC++

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
1 4 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.67%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) VoltDB
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (31.67%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Moq
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 19 (31.67%) Electronics
2 12 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Software Engineer
2 23 (38.33%) Developer
3 17 (28.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Graduate
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 23 (38.33%) WPF
3 19 (31.67%) MFC
3 19 (31.67%) STL
3 19 (31.67%) OpenGL
3 19 (31.67%) Qt
3 19 (31.67%) Direct3D
4 12 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (18.33%) CSS
6 9 (15.00%) jQuery
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
9 4 (6.67%) Web Services
10 3 (5.00%) WinForms
10 3 (5.00%) SOAP
10 3 (5.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (56.67%) Computer Science
1 34 (56.67%) Mathematics
2 19 (31.67%) Visualisation
2 19 (31.67%) CUDA
3 14 (23.33%) Physics
4 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) EPoS
6 1 (1.67%) Equities
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) UNIX
3 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) OO
2 35 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 34 (56.67%) Unit Testing
3 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (43.33%) TDD
5 19 (31.67%) Software Architecture
5 19 (31.67%) Waterfall
5 19 (31.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 19 (31.67%) Linear Algebra
6 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.33%) MVC
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
12 3 (5.00%) Analytics
13 2 (3.33%) Android Development
13 2 (3.33%) Parallel Programming
13 2 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) C#
2 34 (56.67%) C++
3 25 (41.67%) C
4 19 (31.67%) VC++
5 18 (30.00%) Java
6 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.67%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) F#
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) VBA
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.33%) Kony
2 2 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (1.67%) Hyland
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