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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 65 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing OO 35 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.93% 3.38% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 4.32% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 51
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £23,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £64,500 £46,000
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
965 811 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.75% 78.28% 73.57%
Number of salaries quoted 804 740 652
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -3 16 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Bedford -11 12 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Leighton Buzzard -6 3 £31,000 -20.51%
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 75 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 57 (55.88%) TDD
2 57 (55.88%) .NET
3 55 (53.92%) C#
3 55 (53.92%) JavaScript
4 50 (49.02%) ASP.NET
4 50 (49.02%) WCF
4 50 (49.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
6 45 (44.12%) Web Services
7 43 (42.16%) OOD
8 42 (41.18%) jQuery
9 39 (38.24%) SQL
9 39 (38.24%) Java
10 38 (37.25%) .NET Framework
11 37 (36.27%) MVC
12 36 (35.29%) Windows
12 36 (35.29%) Relational Database
13 35 (34.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (34.31%) Scrum
14 33 (32.35%) Ajax
14 33 (32.35%) T-SQL
14 33 (32.35%) SharePoint
14 33 (32.35%) Multithreading
15 32 (31.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 32 (31.37%) Software Engineering
16 30 (29.41%) Subversion
16 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (29.41%) WinForms
16 30 (29.41%) N-Tier

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 15 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (6.86%) CMS
5 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) 3GPP
2 3 (2.94%) 4G
2 3 (2.94%) LTE
2 3 (2.94%) UMTS
2 3 (2.94%) 3G
2 3 (2.94%) GPRS
2 3 (2.94%) GSM
2 3 (2.94%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 50 (49.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 32 (31.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (20.59%) DB2
6 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.98%) MySQL
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (34.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (29.41%) Subversion
3 24 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 18 (17.65%) Moq
5 15 (14.71%) Eclipse
5 15 (14.71%) MyEclipse
6 7 (6.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.90%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.90%) NUnit
8 4 (3.92%) Log4Net
8 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.92%) FinalBuilder
8 4 (3.92%) NSubstitute
8 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.92%) JIRA
9 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.98%) MSTest
10 1 (0.98%) RSpec
10 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Automotive
2 1 (0.98%) Legal
2 1 (0.98%) Advertising
2 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (73.53%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) Senior Developer
3 22 (21.57%) Software Engineer
4 18 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 16 (15.69%) Technical Leader
6 14 (13.73%) Technical Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Java Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Lead Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (10.78%) Architect
10 10 (9.80%) Graduate
10 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (6.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (55.88%) .NET
2 50 (49.02%) ASP.NET
2 50 (49.02%) WCF
3 45 (44.12%) Web Services
4 42 (41.18%) jQuery
5 38 (37.25%) .NET Framework
6 33 (32.35%) Ajax
7 30 (29.41%) WinForms
8 29 (28.43%) WPF
9 28 (27.45%) HTML
9 28 (27.45%) JSP
10 25 (24.51%) CSS
11 21 (20.59%) JSF
11 21 (20.59%) Java EE
11 21 (20.59%) Struts
11 21 (20.59%) ICEfaces
11 21 (20.59%) HTML5
12 19 (18.63%) Silverlight
12 19 (18.63%) LINQ
13 18 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.41%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) Physics
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) UNIX
3 6 (5.88%) AIX
3 6 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.88%) TDD
2 43 (42.16%) OOD
3 37 (36.27%) MVC
4 35 (34.31%) Scrum
5 33 (32.35%) Multithreading
6 32 (31.37%) Software Engineering
7 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (24.51%) Web Development
9 21 (20.59%) Migration
10 15 (14.71%) RAD
10 15 (14.71%) OOP
11 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
13 10 (9.80%) Project Management
13 10 (9.80%) SOA
13 10 (9.80%) Business Analysis
13 10 (9.80%) Product Management
13 10 (9.80%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (7.84%) Analytics
15 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.92%) C#
1 55 (53.92%) JavaScript
2 39 (38.24%) SQL
2 39 (38.24%) Java
3 33 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.86%) C++
6 6 (5.88%) Perl
7 4 (3.92%) Ruby
7 4 (3.92%) VB
7 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.94%) C
9 2 (1.96%) VB6
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
10 1 (0.98%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) PhD
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) MOM
2 4 (3.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.59%) JBoss
3 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.88%) Sunopsis
4 2 (1.96%) hybris
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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