The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Permanent jobs citing OO 6 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.92% 13.17% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 15.17% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 11
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 114 178 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 93.44% 86.83% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 107 157 193
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing OO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Bedford

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Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for OO in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for OO.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) NUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (75.00%) SOLID
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Perforce
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) PHP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) NUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Appium
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) e-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) SOLID
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin