The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 86 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing OOP 5 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 1.70% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.08% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 5
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +68.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
OOP
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
819 962 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.05% 81.94% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 724 800 738
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Luton -1 3 £45,000 +4.65%
Bedford - 1 £37,500 -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 9 (56.25%) HTML5
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) PHP
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (37.50%) User Experience
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Log4Net
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) WCF
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) NUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) NServiceBus
2 4 (25.00%) WordPress
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (31.25%) FinalBuilder
2 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
2 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
2 5 (31.25%) NSubstitute
2 5 (31.25%) Log4Net
2 5 (31.25%) NUnit
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 9 (56.25%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (25.00%) Sass
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) COM
6 3 (18.75%) Symfony
6 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) API Development
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) logstash
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe