The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 79 61 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing OOD 8 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.76% 3.46% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 4.06% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 17
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
OOD
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
867 886 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.95% 85.27% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 675 800 835
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OOD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOD Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

OOD
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOD across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OOD Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

OOD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Bedford -12 7 £62,500 +25.00%
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 29 (96.67%) .NET
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 28 (93.33%) Scrum
2 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (90.00%) WCF
4 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
5 25 (83.33%) MVC
5 25 (83.33%) TDD
6 24 (80.00%) .NET Framework
6 24 (80.00%) MS Excel
7 23 (76.67%) N-Tier
7 23 (76.67%) Visual Studio
7 23 (76.67%) SQL
7 23 (76.67%) Web Services
7 23 (76.67%) OO
7 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (76.67%) WPF
8 22 (73.33%) Silverlight
8 22 (73.33%) LINQ
8 22 (73.33%) T-SQL
9 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (70.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (66.67%) Windows
10 20 (66.67%) WinForms
11 18 (60.00%) SharePoint
11 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (56.67%) Multithreading
12 17 (56.67%) Moq

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 18 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (56.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Visual Studio
2 17 (56.67%) Moq
3 16 (53.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (26.67%) Subversion
6 6 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 20 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (63.33%) .NET Developer
4 17 (56.67%) Senior Developer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 16 (53.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (43.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (20.00%) Development Manager
9 6 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
11 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
12 1 (3.33%) Web Programmer
12 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) WCF
3 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 24 (80.00%) .NET Framework
5 23 (76.67%) WPF
5 23 (76.67%) Web Services
6 22 (73.33%) Silverlight
6 22 (73.33%) LINQ
7 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (70.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 20 (66.67%) WinForms
9 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (53.33%) ADO.NET
11 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (20.00%) HTML
13 5 (16.67%) jQuery
13 5 (16.67%) CSS
14 4 (13.33%) Ajax
15 2 (6.67%) HTML5
16 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Scrum
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) TDD
2 25 (83.33%) MVC
3 23 (76.67%) OO
4 17 (56.67%) Multithreading
5 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.00%) Coaching
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 22 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft