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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 35 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing OOD 14 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.53% 5.87% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 6.57% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 6
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
255 335 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.52% 89.33% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 230 280 205
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 23 January 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Bedford

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (93.94%) Scrum
2 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (93.94%) WCF
3 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 30 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 30 (90.91%) ASP.NET
4 29 (87.88%) MVC
4 29 (87.88%) TDD
5 28 (84.85%) .NET Framework
6 27 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (81.82%) WPF
6 27 (81.82%) MS Excel
6 27 (81.82%) SQL
7 26 (78.79%) T-SQL
7 26 (78.79%) Visual Studio
7 26 (78.79%) OO
7 26 (78.79%) N-Tier
7 26 (78.79%) Web Services
8 25 (75.76%) Silverlight
8 25 (75.76%) LINQ
9 24 (72.73%) Windows
9 24 (72.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (69.70%) WinForms
11 22 (66.67%) SharePoint
11 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (63.64%) Multithreading
13 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (60.61%) Moq

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (81.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 27 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Visual Studio
2 20 (60.61%) Moq
3 18 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (51.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (33.33%) Subversion
6 6 (18.18%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 22 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (63.64%) .NET Developer
4 20 (60.61%) Senior Developer
5 18 (54.55%) Senior C# Developer
5 18 (54.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (39.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (30.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (18.18%) Development Manager
9 6 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
11 2 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
11 2 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Web Developer
11 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
11 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (93.94%) WCF
3 30 (90.91%) ASP.NET
4 28 (84.85%) .NET Framework
5 27 (81.82%) WPF
6 26 (78.79%) Web Services
7 25 (75.76%) Silverlight
7 25 (75.76%) LINQ
8 24 (72.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 23 (69.70%) WinForms
10 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 18 (54.55%) ADO.NET
13 7 (21.21%) HTML
13 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (18.18%) CSS
14 6 (18.18%) jQuery
15 5 (15.15%) Ajax
16 3 (9.09%) HTML5
17 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (78.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Scrum
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (87.88%) MVC
2 29 (87.88%) TDD
3 26 (78.79%) OO
4 21 (63.64%) Multithreading
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) Coaching
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) SQL
3 26 (78.79%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft