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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 14 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing OOP 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.97% 10.00% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 10.42% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
OOP
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
56 48 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 83.58% 96.00% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 85
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

OOP
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

OOP Salary Trend in Bridgend

OOP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Qt
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) STL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (25.00%) JNI
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) JPA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) WildFly
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) EJB
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (25.00%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) STL
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) JNI
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) C#