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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing OO 17 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.14% 4.22% 6.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 4.81% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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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
276 270 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.38% 87.66% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 267 243 150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £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 30 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Bedford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (100.00%) WCF
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 26 (92.86%) T-SQL
2 26 (92.86%) OOD
2 26 (92.86%) WinForms
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
3 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 25 (89.29%) .NET Framework
4 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (85.71%) Scrum
5 23 (82.14%) MVC
5 23 (82.14%) N-Tier
5 23 (82.14%) TDD
5 23 (82.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (78.57%) Multithreading
6 22 (78.57%) WPF
6 22 (78.57%) MS Excel
6 22 (78.57%) SharePoint
7 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (75.00%) Moq
7 21 (75.00%) LINQ
7 21 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (67.86%) Silverlight
8 19 (67.86%) ADO.NET
9 17 (60.71%) MOM
10 16 (57.14%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (78.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (78.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Moq
2 16 (57.14%) Subversion
2 16 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
4 12 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 21 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Senior Developer
5 13 (46.43%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (28.57%) Technical Leader
9 7 (25.00%) Lead Developer
9 7 (25.00%) Technical Developer
10 4 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (10.71%) Architect
11 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
12 1 (3.57%) .NET Technical Architect
12 1 (3.57%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) WCF
2 26 (92.86%) WinForms
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
3 25 (89.29%) .NET Framework
4 22 (78.57%) WPF
5 21 (75.00%) LINQ
5 21 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 19 (67.86%) Silverlight
6 19 (67.86%) ADO.NET
7 16 (57.14%) Web Services
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (17.86%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
11 3 (10.71%) Ajax
11 3 (10.71%) HTML5
11 3 (10.71%) jQuery
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) OOD
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Scrum
3 23 (82.14%) MVC
3 23 (82.14%) TDD
4 22 (78.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) E-business
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 26 (92.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
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