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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 36 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 21 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.42% 5.13% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 5.73% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 7
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%
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
272 349 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.18% 89.49% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 283 196
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
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%

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 December 2014.

OOD Salary Histogram in Bedford

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (94.44%) Scrum
2 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (94.44%) WCF
3 33 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
4 32 (88.89%) MVC
4 32 (88.89%) TDD
4 32 (88.89%) .NET Framework
5 31 (86.11%) SQL
5 31 (86.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (83.33%) T-SQL
6 30 (83.33%) OO
6 30 (83.33%) MS Excel
6 30 (83.33%) WPF
7 29 (80.56%) N-Tier
7 29 (80.56%) LINQ
8 28 (77.78%) Windows
8 28 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 27 (75.00%) WinForms
9 27 (75.00%) Silverlight
10 26 (72.22%) SharePoint
11 25 (69.44%) Visual Studio
11 25 (69.44%) Multithreading
12 24 (66.67%) Web Services
12 24 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (66.67%) Moq
13 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (72.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (86.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Visual Studio
2 24 (66.67%) Moq
3 19 (52.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (47.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (38.89%) Subversion
6 5 (13.89%) NUnit
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 24 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (61.11%) .NET Developer
4 20 (55.56%) Senior Developer
5 18 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (47.22%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (16.67%) Technical Leader
10 6 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (13.89%) Technical Developer
11 5 (13.89%) Development Manager
11 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
12 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
13 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) WCF
3 33 (91.67%) ASP.NET
4 32 (88.89%) .NET Framework
5 30 (83.33%) WPF
6 29 (80.56%) LINQ
7 28 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 27 (75.00%) Silverlight
8 27 (75.00%) WinForms
9 24 (66.67%) Web Services
10 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (55.56%) ADO.NET
12 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (25.00%) HTML
14 8 (22.22%) jQuery
14 8 (22.22%) CSS
15 7 (19.44%) Ajax
16 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 5 (13.89%) HTML5
18 3 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 29 (80.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Scrum
1 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (88.89%) TDD
2 32 (88.89%) MVC
3 30 (83.33%) OO
4 25 (69.44%) Multithreading
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Management
5 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
5 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.89%) Coaching
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (86.11%) SQL
3 30 (83.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
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