The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 54 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.31% 1.16% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.33% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -44.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
OOP
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
277 225 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.29% 86.87% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 265 219 167
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

OOP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

OOP Salary Trend in Bedford

OOP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft