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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 39 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing OOD 18 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.34% 4.83% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 5.47% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £58,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
285 256 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.57% 88.28% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 277 233 154
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Bedford

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 26 (96.30%) T-SQL
2 26 (96.30%) OO
2 26 (96.30%) WCF
3 25 (92.59%) .NET Framework
3 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (92.59%) Scrum
3 25 (92.59%) Windows
4 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 24 (88.89%) WinForms
4 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
5 23 (85.19%) MVC
5 23 (85.19%) TDD
5 23 (85.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (81.48%) Multithreading
6 22 (81.48%) WPF
6 22 (81.48%) MS Excel
6 22 (81.48%) SharePoint
7 21 (77.78%) N-Tier
7 21 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (77.78%) Moq
7 21 (77.78%) LINQ
7 21 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (70.37%) Silverlight
9 17 (62.96%) MOM
9 17 (62.96%) ADO.NET
9 17 (62.96%) Subversion

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (81.48%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (85.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (77.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Moq
2 17 (62.96%) Subversion
2 17 (62.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio
4 11 (40.74%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 21 (77.78%) C# Developer
2 21 (77.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 15 (55.56%) Senior Developer
5 13 (48.15%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (33.33%) Technical Leader
8 8 (29.63%) Lead Developer
8 8 (29.63%) Technical Developer
9 4 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (3.70%) .NET Technical Architect
11 1 (3.70%) C# Programmer
11 1 (3.70%) C# Architect
11 1 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) WCF
3 25 (92.59%) .NET Framework
4 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 24 (88.89%) WinForms
5 22 (81.48%) WPF
6 21 (77.78%) LINQ
6 21 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 19 (70.37%) Silverlight
8 17 (62.96%) ADO.NET
9 13 (48.15%) Web Services
10 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (14.81%) HTML5
12 4 (14.81%) HTML
12 4 (14.81%) CSS
13 3 (11.11%) Ajax
13 3 (11.11%) jQuery
13 3 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) OO
2 25 (92.59%) Scrum
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (85.19%) TDD
3 23 (85.19%) MVC
4 22 (81.48%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (96.30%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
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