The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing OO 11 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.31% 2.65% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.52% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 25
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
400 256 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.03% 75.52% 72.70%
Number of salaries quoted 320 225 239
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OO
Bedfordshire

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

OO
Salary Trend in Luton

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

OO Salary Trend in Luton

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 21 (63.64%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 13 (39.39%) Web Services
4 11 (33.33%) JSP
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Ajax
5 9 (27.27%) jQuery
6 8 (24.24%) Web Development
6 8 (24.24%) Java EE
6 8 (24.24%) Sunopsis
6 8 (24.24%) JSF
6 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 8 (24.24%) DB2
6 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 8 (24.24%) AIX
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Struts
6 8 (24.24%) JBoss
6 8 (24.24%) ETL
6 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
6 8 (24.24%) ICEfaces
6 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
7 7 (21.21%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) C#
7 7 (21.21%) C++
7 7 (21.21%) CMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (21.21%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) 3GPP
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) 3G
3 3 (9.09%) 2G
3 3 (9.09%) LTE
3 3 (9.09%) 4G
3 3 (9.09%) UMTS
3 3 (9.09%) GPRS
3 3 (9.09%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) RSpec
3 1 (3.03%) MSTest
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Development Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Development Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
7 3 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) JSP
3 9 (27.27%) Ajax
3 9 (27.27%) jQuery
4 8 (24.24%) ICEfaces
4 8 (24.24%) Java EE
4 8 (24.24%) Struts
4 8 (24.24%) JSF
5 7 (21.21%) XML
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
8 3 (9.09%) JSTL
8 3 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) Dojo
9 2 (6.06%) HTML5
9 2 (6.06%) LESS
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) AIX
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
4 8 (24.24%) ETL
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) OOD
6 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.12%) CMMI
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) SOA
7 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) C
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VB6
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.03%) Ada
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VBScript
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) JBoss
1 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
1 8 (24.24%) Sunopsis
2 3 (9.09%) hybris
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle