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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 89 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing OOP 21 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.84% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.17% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 7
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1390 1242 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.25% 84.60% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 881 819 639
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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%

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 28 August 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (75.68%) C#
3 27 (72.97%) .NET
4 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
5 21 (56.76%) TDD
5 21 (56.76%) C++
6 19 (51.35%) OO
6 19 (51.35%) Degree
6 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
7 18 (48.65%) Mathematics
8 17 (45.95%) Software Architecture
8 17 (45.95%) SDLC
9 16 (43.24%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (43.24%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
9 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
9 16 (43.24%) Waterfall
9 16 (43.24%) VC++
9 16 (43.24%) STL
9 16 (43.24%) C
9 16 (43.24%) MFC
9 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
9 16 (43.24%) Ethernet
9 16 (43.24%) Electronics
9 16 (43.24%) Subversion
10 13 (35.14%) Linux
11 11 (29.73%) UML
11 11 (29.73%) OOD
11 11 (29.73%) SQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQLite
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
1 16 (43.24%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.70%) Redmine
2 1 (2.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 16 (43.24%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Avionics
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Software Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) MFC
2 16 (43.24%) STL
3 11 (29.73%) WinForms
4 8 (21.62%) HTML
5 7 (18.92%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) OpenGL
6 6 (16.22%) WPF
6 6 (16.22%) Qt
6 6 (16.22%) Direct3D
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.41%) Ext JS
9 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.41%) HTML5
9 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.41%) GWT
10 1 (2.70%) CSS3
10 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
2 18 (48.65%) Mathematics
3 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
4 10 (27.03%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (18.92%) Algorithms
6 6 (16.22%) CUDA
7 2 (5.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Software Engineering
3 21 (56.76%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) OO
5 17 (45.95%) Software Architecture
5 17 (45.95%) SDLC
6 16 (43.24%) Linear Algebra
6 16 (43.24%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (43.24%) Waterfall
6 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
7 11 (29.73%) UML
7 11 (29.73%) OOD
8 10 (27.03%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (13.51%) Fund Management
10 4 (10.81%) MVC
10 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) C
3 16 (43.24%) VC++
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.62%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Hyland
3 1 (2.70%) Wind River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago