The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 44 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing OOP 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.89% 1.47% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
OOP
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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 343 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.46% 83.86% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 256 262 243
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £39,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Log4Net
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) COM
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Rhino Mocks

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) NServiceBus
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Neo4j
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (57.14%) FinalBuilder
2 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 4 (57.14%) Jasmine
2 4 (57.14%) NSubstitute
2 4 (57.14%) Log4Net
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) COM
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (42.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Python
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft