The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 80 92
Permanent jobs citing OOD 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.76% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.82% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £47,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OOD 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 572 731 966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.10% 92.53% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 429 599 722
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Bedfordshire

OOD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for OOD in Bedfordshire

OOD
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

OOD
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++