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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 86 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing OOP 17 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 2.66% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.16% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 10
Average salary £38,500 £39,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.14% +24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1153 1266 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.41% 84.18% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 676 828 524
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (69.05%) Software Engineering
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 27 (64.29%) Mathematics
4 26 (61.90%) .NET
5 24 (57.14%) OO
6 23 (54.76%) C++
6 23 (54.76%) TDD
6 23 (54.76%) Unit Testing
7 22 (52.38%) Windows
8 20 (47.62%) Visual Studio
8 20 (47.62%) Degree
8 20 (47.62%) WPF
9 19 (45.24%) C
10 18 (42.86%) Software Architecture
11 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
11 17 (40.48%) Visualisation
11 17 (40.48%) CUDA
11 17 (40.48%) Qt
11 17 (40.48%) Direct3D
11 17 (40.48%) 3D Visualisation
11 17 (40.48%) Linear Algebra
11 17 (40.48%) STL
11 17 (40.48%) VC++
11 17 (40.48%) UNIX
11 17 (40.48%) Ethernet
11 17 (40.48%) MFC
11 17 (40.48%) Subversion
11 17 (40.48%) OpenGL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) VoltDB
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 17 (40.48%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Moq
3 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (40.48%) Electronics
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate
5 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) WPF
3 17 (40.48%) STL
3 17 (40.48%) MFC
3 17 (40.48%) OpenGL
3 17 (40.48%) Qt
3 17 (40.48%) Direct3D
4 11 (26.19%) CSS
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 6 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.52%) GWT
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 3 (7.14%) Ext JS
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 27 (64.29%) Mathematics
3 17 (40.48%) Visualisation
3 17 (40.48%) CUDA
4 10 (23.81%) Physics
5 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.76%) iPad
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.38%) Equities
7 1 (2.38%) Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Software Engineering
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (57.14%) OO
4 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 23 (54.76%) Unit Testing
5 18 (42.86%) Software Architecture
6 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
6 17 (40.48%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (40.48%) Linear Algebra
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.76%) Parallel Programming
11 2 (4.76%) Refactoring
11 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.76%) BDD
11 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (2.38%) Analytics
12 1 (2.38%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) C++
3 19 (45.24%) C
4 17 (40.48%) VC++
5 14 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) PHP
9 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.14%) F#
11 2 (4.76%) Python
12 1 (2.38%) Ruby
12 1 (2.38%) VBA
12 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Hyland
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.76%) Sybase
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