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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 54 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing OO 51 31 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.50% 3.36% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 4.04% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 67
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
908 767 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.07% 83.19% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 747 700 692
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OO Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 23 £50,000 -
Bedford -9 15 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Leighton Buzzard -4 3 £31,000 -17.33%
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 72 (84.71%) SQL Server
2 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (69.41%) .NET
4 57 (67.06%) C#
5 52 (61.18%) WCF
6 51 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 50 (58.82%) ASP.NET
7 50 (58.82%) TDD
8 49 (57.65%) Web Services
9 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
9 44 (51.76%) Scrum
10 41 (48.24%) jQuery
11 40 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (44.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (44.71%) MVC
13 34 (40.00%) SQL
14 32 (37.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 32 (37.65%) .NET Framework
15 29 (34.12%) HTML
15 29 (34.12%) OOD
16 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
17 27 (31.76%) Windows
17 27 (31.76%) WinForms
18 26 (30.59%) SharePoint
18 26 (30.59%) N-Tier
19 25 (29.41%) Java
19 25 (29.41%) Ajax
19 25 (29.41%) Multithreading
19 25 (29.41%) HTML5
20 24 (28.24%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (30.59%) SharePoint
2 16 (18.82%) NServiceBus
3 14 (16.47%) CMS
4 13 (15.29%) WebSphere
4 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (8.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.18%) UMTS
2 1 (1.18%) 3G
2 1 (1.18%) 2G
2 1 (1.18%) LTE
2 1 (1.18%) 4G
2 1 (1.18%) GPRS
2 1 (1.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (84.71%) SQL Server
2 38 (44.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (37.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (28.24%) Relational Database
5 16 (18.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (27.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (27.06%) Subversion
3 19 (22.35%) Moq
4 18 (21.18%) Visual Studio
5 17 (20.00%) NUnit
5 17 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 16 (18.82%) Jasmine
6 16 (18.82%) NSubstitute
6 16 (18.82%) FinalBuilder
6 16 (18.82%) Log4Net
6 16 (18.82%) TeamCity
6 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
6 16 (18.82%) JIRA
7 13 (15.29%) Eclipse
7 13 (15.29%) MyEclipse
8 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.18%) JUnit
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Automotive
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
2 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (89.41%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) C# Developer
2 22 (25.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (24.71%) .NET Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 17 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 16 (18.82%) Web Developer
6 14 (16.47%) Java Developer
7 13 (15.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (12.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (12.94%) Technical Leader
9 10 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (11.76%) Lead Developer
9 10 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (11.76%) Technical Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (8.24%) Architect
10 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.06%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (69.41%) .NET
2 52 (61.18%) WCF
3 50 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 49 (57.65%) Web Services
5 41 (48.24%) jQuery
6 32 (37.65%) .NET Framework
7 29 (34.12%) HTML
8 27 (31.76%) WinForms
9 25 (29.41%) Ajax
9 25 (29.41%) HTML5
10 21 (24.71%) WPF
11 20 (23.53%) LINQ
11 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (22.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (21.18%) CSS
14 17 (20.00%) JSP
14 17 (20.00%) ADO.NET
14 17 (20.00%) Silverlight
15 16 (18.82%) JSF
15 16 (18.82%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) AIX
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.82%) TDD
3 44 (51.76%) Scrum
4 38 (44.71%) MVC
5 29 (34.12%) OOD
6 25 (29.41%) Multithreading
7 21 (24.71%) Software Engineering
8 20 (23.53%) Web Development
8 20 (23.53%) OOP
9 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
10 17 (20.00%) BDD
11 16 (18.82%) Migration
12 13 (15.29%) RAD
13 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.88%) Product Management
14 5 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.88%) SOA
14 5 (5.88%) Project Management
15 4 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) C#
2 51 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (40.00%) SQL
4 28 (32.94%) T-SQL
5 25 (29.41%) Java
6 16 (18.82%) Ruby
6 16 (18.82%) PowerShell
7 9 (10.59%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.71%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) VB6
9 2 (2.35%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) logstash
2 15 (17.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) JBoss
3 7 (8.24%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.53%) Sunopsis
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) hybris
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