The first table below looks at the demand for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 87 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing OOP 16 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.38% 1.03% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.34% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 4
Average salary £43,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 821 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.81% 76.66% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 774 748 602
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OOP
East of England

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

OOP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

OOP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

OOP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -7 9 £44,000 +35.38% 1
Dunstable - 6 £37,500 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £31,000 - 1
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Retail
2 14 (51.85%) Time Management
3 13 (48.15%) Software Architecture
3 13 (48.15%) Banking
4 10 (37.04%) J2EE
4 10 (37.04%) EJB
4 10 (37.04%) JSP
4 10 (37.04%) J2SE
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) STL
5 9 (33.33%) MFC
5 9 (33.33%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (25.93%) WPF
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (22.22%) WCF
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) EFT

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 14 (51.85%) Retail
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Graduate
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) J2EE
1 10 (37.04%) EJB
1 10 (37.04%) JSP
1 10 (37.04%) J2SE
2 9 (33.33%) STL
2 9 (33.33%) MFC
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) WPF
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) DHTML
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) WinForms
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) Modernizr
7 1 (3.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) EFT
3 3 (11.11%) Physics
3 3 (11.11%) EMV
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Time Management
2 13 (48.15%) Software Architecture
3 9 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Digital
Posted: 6 days ago