The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing OO 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 3.85% 9.23% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 14.12% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £27,500 £41,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.92% +90.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 85 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 98.08% 65.38% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 19
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

OO Salary Trend in Bridgend

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Symfony
3 4 (57.14%) Zend
3 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Business Development
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Moq
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Symfony
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Physics
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Business Development
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft