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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 74 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs citing OOP 32 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.93% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.34% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 22
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1220 1197 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.46% 82.44% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 818 783 635
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £32,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 December 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (65.08%) OO
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (58.73%) C#
3 34 (53.97%) Computer Science
4 33 (52.38%) .NET
4 33 (52.38%) Mathematics
5 32 (50.79%) C++
6 31 (49.21%) Windows
6 31 (49.21%) Unit Testing
7 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
8 28 (44.44%) Degree
9 25 (39.68%) TDD
10 24 (38.10%) Visual Studio
11 22 (34.92%) C
12 21 (33.33%) Linux
12 21 (33.33%) Java
13 20 (31.75%) WPF
14 16 (25.40%) HTML
14 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
14 16 (25.40%) MFC
14 16 (25.40%) STL
14 16 (25.40%) OpenGL
14 16 (25.40%) Subversion
14 16 (25.40%) Qt
14 16 (25.40%) Direct3D
14 16 (25.40%) CUDA
14 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
14 16 (25.40%) VC++
14 16 (25.40%) Linear Algebra
14 16 (25.40%) UNIX

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (9.52%) Apache
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 16 (25.40%) Subversion
3 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (4.76%) Moq
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (25.40%) Electronics
2 12 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 28 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 19 (30.16%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Graduate
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) WPF
3 16 (25.40%) HTML
3 16 (25.40%) Qt
3 16 (25.40%) MFC
3 16 (25.40%) STL
3 16 (25.40%) OpenGL
3 16 (25.40%) Direct3D
4 15 (23.81%) CSS
5 9 (14.29%) jQuery
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.52%) REST
8 6 (9.52%) Web Services
8 6 (9.52%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (7.94%) HTML5
10 4 (6.35%) CSS3
10 4 (6.35%) Silverlight
10 4 (6.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Computer Science
2 33 (52.38%) Mathematics
3 16 (25.40%) Visualisation
3 16 (25.40%) CUDA
4 13 (20.63%) Physics
5 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.76%) Social Media
7 2 (3.17%) iPad
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.17%) User Experience
7 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.59%) EPoS
8 1 (1.59%) Equities
8 1 (1.59%) Derivative
8 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) UNIX
4 8 (12.70%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) OO
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (49.21%) Unit Testing
4 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 25 (39.68%) TDD
6 16 (25.40%) Software Architecture
6 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
6 16 (25.40%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (25.40%) Linear Algebra
7 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.87%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) Scrum
9 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.35%) RUP
11 4 (6.35%) DSDM
12 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) C#
2 32 (50.79%) C++
3 22 (34.92%) C
4 21 (33.33%) Java
5 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.40%) VC++
6 11 (17.46%) SQL
7 7 (11.11%) PHP
8 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.76%) F#
10 2 (3.17%) Python
11 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.17%) Kony
3 2 (3.17%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) Zend
3 2 (3.17%) Facebook
3 2 (3.17%) Twitter
3 2 (3.17%) Sybase
4 1 (1.59%) Hyland