The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 44 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 +28  
Permanent jobs citing OO 10 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.63% 5.26% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 5.71% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 26
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,625 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,000 £55,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 564 823 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.16% 92.06% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 430 743 837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

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Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for OO in Bedfordshire

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Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OO in Bedfordshire

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Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -5 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Luton -15 1 - -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
4 9 (64.29%) SOLID
4 9 (64.29%) BDD
4 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (64.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
4 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (64.29%) OOD
4 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (64.29%) Perforce
4 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) SDLC
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 7 (50.00%) HTML
7 6 (42.86%) NUnit
7 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle
9 3 (21.43%) CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) e-Learning Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
3 9 (64.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (64.29%) OOD
3 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) SOLID
3 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Perforce
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) SAP