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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 24 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15  
Permanent jobs citing OO 1 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.75% 8.11% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 8.43% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 6
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% +21.62%  
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 107 178 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 80.45% 96.22% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 86 150 197
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (33.33%) VLE
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Moodle
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Appium
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

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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 2 (33.33%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Appium
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) e-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) API Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Xamarin