The first table below looks at the demand for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank 49 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing OOP 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.31% 1.18% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.56% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £44,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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%
OOP
Bedfordshire

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

OOP
Salary Trend in Luton

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

OOP Salary Trend in Luton

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
1 7 (58.33%) Time Management
1 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) EJB
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
2 4 (33.33%) STL
2 4 (33.33%) J2SE
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) MFC
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) EMV
3 3 (25.00%) EFT
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (8.33%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) MFC
1 4 (33.33%) JSP
1 4 (33.33%) STL
1 4 (33.33%) J2SE
1 4 (33.33%) WPF
1 4 (33.33%) EJB
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Symfony
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Modernizr
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) EMV
1 3 (25.00%) EFT
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Time Management
1 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe