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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 74 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing OOP 34 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.28% 1.27% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.55% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 10
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,350 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
1274 1160 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.27% 82.09% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 843 742 685
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (62.12%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) .NET
3 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (50.00%) OO
5 30 (45.45%) Windows
5 30 (45.45%) C++
5 30 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 28 (42.42%) Degree
7 27 (40.91%) Computer Science
7 27 (40.91%) Linux
8 26 (39.39%) Mathematics
9 24 (36.36%) Visual Studio
10 23 (34.85%) TDD
10 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
11 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 22 (33.33%) C
12 21 (31.82%) MVC
13 20 (30.30%) HTML
13 20 (30.30%) WPF
14 19 (28.79%) Visualisation
14 19 (28.79%) CSS
14 19 (28.79%) OpenGL
15 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
15 17 (25.76%) Electronics
15 17 (25.76%) MFC
15 17 (25.76%) MySQL
15 17 (25.76%) UNIX
15 17 (25.76%) VC++
15 17 (25.76%) STL
15 17 (25.76%) Qt

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (10.61%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Drupal
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.76%) Ethernet
2 5 (7.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) VoltDB
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 17 (25.76%) Subversion
3 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) NUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Moq
General
1 17 (25.76%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 19 (28.79%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.64%) UI Developer
4 9 (13.64%) UI Programmer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) HTML
2 20 (30.30%) WPF
3 19 (28.79%) CSS
3 19 (28.79%) OpenGL
4 17 (25.76%) MFC
4 17 (25.76%) STL
4 17 (25.76%) Qt
4 17 (25.76%) Direct3D
5 13 (19.70%) XML
6 12 (18.18%) JSON
7 11 (16.67%) SOAP
7 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.64%) Backbone.js
10 7 (10.61%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 6 (9.09%) jQuery
12 5 (7.58%) REST
12 5 (7.58%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 26 (39.39%) Mathematics
3 19 (28.79%) Visualisation
4 17 (25.76%) CUDA
5 9 (13.64%) Digital Media
5 9 (13.64%) Graphic Design
6 5 (7.58%) Physics
7 4 (6.06%) Social Media
8 3 (4.55%) User Experience
9 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.52%) EPoS
10 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Linux
3 17 (25.76%) UNIX
4 10 (15.15%) Android
5 9 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.00%) OO
3 30 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 23 (34.85%) TDD
4 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
5 21 (31.82%) MVC
6 17 (25.76%) Software Architecture
6 17 (25.76%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (24.24%) Waterfall
8 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 10 (15.15%) Web Development
9 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (15.15%) Android Development
10 9 (13.64%) iOS Development
10 9 (13.64%) Scrum
11 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Development
13 4 (6.06%) DSDM
13 4 (6.06%) RUP
13 4 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) C#
2 30 (45.45%) C++
3 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.33%) C
4 17 (25.76%) VC++
5 14 (21.21%) PHP
6 13 (19.70%) Java
7 6 (9.09%) Python
7 6 (9.09%) SQL
8 4 (6.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Zend
3 3 (4.55%) Facebook
3 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) Kony
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