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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing OO 11 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.36% 2.66% 8.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.52% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 27
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 £43,500
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
390 256 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.51% 75.74% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 308 225 245
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 30 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 (65.63%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (37.50%) Web Services
5 11 (34.38%) JSP
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) Ajax
7 9 (28.13%) jQuery
8 8 (25.00%) Java EE
8 8 (25.00%) Sunopsis
8 8 (25.00%) Web Development
8 8 (25.00%) JSF
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) DB2
8 8 (25.00%) UNIX
8 8 (25.00%) AIX
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Struts
8 8 (25.00%) JBoss
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (25.00%) ETL
8 8 (25.00%) ICEfaces
8 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (21.88%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) CSS
9 7 (21.88%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) C++
9 7 (21.88%) CMS

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (21.88%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) 3GPP
2 3 (9.38%) 4G
2 3 (9.38%) 3G
2 3 (9.38%) 2G
2 3 (9.38%) UMTS
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) GPRS
2 3 (9.38%) GSM
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) DB2
2 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) RSpec
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Development Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Development Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (9.38%) UI Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) UI Developer
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 11 (34.38%) JSP
3 9 (28.13%) Ajax
3 9 (28.13%) jQuery
4 8 (25.00%) Java EE
4 8 (25.00%) JSF
4 8 (25.00%) Struts
4 8 (25.00%) ICEfaces
5 7 (21.88%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) JSTL
8 3 (9.38%) WCF
9 2 (6.25%) Dojo
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) XHTML
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
1 8 (25.00%) AIX
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Web Development
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
4 8 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (18.75%) OOD
6 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (9.38%) CMMI
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) C
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) VB6
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Sunopsis
1 8 (25.00%) JBoss
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.38%) hybris
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle