The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing OO 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 18.18% 22.22% 37.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 22.22% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 81.82% 100.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 14
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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

OO Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard 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 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Graduate
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree