The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 39 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing OOD 6 35 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.97% 9.19% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 10.51% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 5
Average salary £53,750 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
OOD
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
251 333 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.30% 87.40% 79.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 289 211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

OOD
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

OOD Salary Trend in Bedford

OOD
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Bedford

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (96.43%) Scrum
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (92.86%) WCF
4 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
4 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
4 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
5 24 (85.71%) MVC
5 24 (85.71%) TDD
6 23 (82.14%) .NET Framework
6 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
7 22 (78.57%) N-Tier
7 22 (78.57%) Web Services
7 22 (78.57%) Visual Studio
7 22 (78.57%) SQL
7 22 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (78.57%) WPF
8 21 (75.00%) Silverlight
8 21 (75.00%) LINQ
8 21 (75.00%) T-SQL
8 21 (75.00%) OO
8 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (67.86%) Windows
10 19 (67.86%) WinForms
11 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (60.71%) SharePoint
13 16 (57.14%) Multithreading
13 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (60.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (57.14%) Moq
3 15 (53.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (46.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (25.00%) Subversion
6 6 (21.43%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (67.86%) C# Developer
3 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
4 16 (57.14%) Senior Developer
5 15 (53.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 15 (53.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (46.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (35.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (21.43%) Development Manager
10 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
11 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Web Developer
11 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
12 1 (3.57%) C# Programmer
12 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) WCF
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
4 23 (82.14%) .NET Framework
5 22 (78.57%) Web Services
5 22 (78.57%) WPF
6 21 (75.00%) Silverlight
6 21 (75.00%) LINQ
6 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (67.86%) WinForms
9 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (53.57%) ADO.NET
11 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (21.43%) HTML
13 5 (17.86%) CSS
13 5 (17.86%) jQuery
14 4 (14.29%) Ajax
15 2 (7.14%) HTML5
16 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Scrum
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) MVC
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
3 21 (75.00%) OO
4 16 (57.14%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) Coaching
5 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft