Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 73 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +106
Permanent jobs citing OOP 19 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.98% 1.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 0
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% - -
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 907 849 1,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 94.38% 88.16% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 776 738 871
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% -7.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Bedfordshire

OOP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for OOP in Bedfordshire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for OOP in Bedfordshire

OOP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 11 £55,000 +25.71%
Bedford - 3 £30,000 -
OOP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) Objective-C
2 12 (63.16%) Android
2 12 (63.16%) Apple iOS
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Development
2 12 (63.16%) Mobile Development
2 12 (63.16%) Apple Swift
3 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) DB2

OOP
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Objective-C Developer
4 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior QA Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSON
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Android
1 12 (63.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Development
2 12 (63.16%) Mobile Development
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Line Management
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) SOLID
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Apple Swift
1 12 (63.16%) Objective-C
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM