The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing OO 20 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.81% 6.38% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 7.16% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 349 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.56% 89.03% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 264 281 192
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO across the Bedford region.

OO Salary Trend in Bedford

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Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Bedford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing OO 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 OO.

1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (91.18%) SQL Server
3 31 (91.18%) C#
3 31 (91.18%) SQL
3 31 (91.18%) T-SQL
3 31 (91.18%) OOD
4 30 (88.24%) WCF
5 29 (85.29%) .NET Framework
5 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
5 29 (85.29%) Scrum
5 29 (85.29%) Windows
6 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
6 28 (82.35%) WinForms
6 28 (82.35%) MVC
6 28 (82.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (82.35%) TDD
7 27 (79.41%) SharePoint
8 26 (76.47%) MS Excel
8 26 (76.47%) WPF
8 26 (76.47%) Multithreading
8 26 (76.47%) LINQ
9 25 (73.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (73.53%) N-Tier
9 25 (73.53%) Moq
9 25 (73.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (67.65%) Silverlight
11 21 (61.76%) MOM
11 21 (61.76%) ADO.NET
12 20 (58.82%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (79.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (76.47%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (91.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (82.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (73.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Moq
2 20 (58.82%) Visual Studio
3 17 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 15 (44.12%) Subversion
4 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) C# Developer
2 25 (73.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (67.65%) .NET Developer
4 20 (58.82%) Senior Developer
5 18 (52.94%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (47.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (26.47%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (20.59%) Technical Leader
11 6 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (17.65%) Technical Developer
11 6 (17.65%) Lead Developer
12 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (11.76%) Architect
13 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
13 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) WCF
3 29 (85.29%) .NET Framework
4 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 28 (82.35%) WinForms
5 26 (76.47%) WPF
5 26 (76.47%) LINQ
6 25 (73.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 23 (67.65%) Silverlight
8 21 (61.76%) ADO.NET
9 19 (55.88%) Web Services
10 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (11.76%) HTML5
12 4 (11.76%) jQuery
12 4 (11.76%) HTML
13 3 (8.82%) Ajax
13 3 (8.82%) CSS
13 3 (8.82%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (91.18%) OOD
3 29 (85.29%) Scrum
4 28 (82.35%) MVC
4 28 (82.35%) TDD
5 26 (76.47%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
1 31 (91.18%) SQL
1 31 (91.18%) T-SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft