The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 119 108 139
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Permanent jobs citing OOP 24 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.97% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.27% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 27
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
OOP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1853 1491 2387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.86% 76.03% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1189 1972
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

OOP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

OOP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

OOP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OOP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

OOP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

OOP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -17 7 £36,250 -6.45%
Berkhamsted - 3 £35,000 -
St Albans - 3 £47,500 -
Hitchin - 2 £51,250 -
Hertford - 1 £47,500 -
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 44 (61.11%) OO
2 43 (59.72%) HTML
3 39 (54.17%) CSS
4 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
5 34 (47.22%) MySQL
6 30 (41.67%) C#
7 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 26 (36.11%) PHP
8 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
10 22 (30.56%) .NET
10 22 (30.56%) HTML5
11 21 (29.17%) jQuery
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
12 18 (25.00%) LAMP
13 17 (23.61%) Windows
14 16 (22.22%) MVC
14 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
15 15 (20.83%) Java
16 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
16 14 (19.44%) Degree
17 13 (18.06%) Visual Studio
17 13 (18.06%) Linux
18 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
19 11 (15.28%) CSS3
20 10 (13.89%) TDD
20 10 (13.89%) Silverlight
21 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
21 9 (12.50%) ISO 9001
21 9 (12.50%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.17%) WordPress
3 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Mingle
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) SSH
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) MySQL
2 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.72%) RavenDB
4 7 (9.72%) Neo4j
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.94%) DB2
7 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.78%) Informix
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.11%) NUnit
3 8 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 7 (9.72%) MSTest
4 7 (9.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (8.33%) Subversion
6 3 (4.17%) Moq
7 2 (2.78%) MSI
8 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (90.28%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Web Developer
3 18 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 15 (20.83%) PHP Web Developer
4 15 (20.83%) .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Programmer
6 11 (15.28%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (12.50%) Applications Developer
8 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Programmer
9 7 (9.72%) .NET Programmer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior .NET Programmer
10 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C++ Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Web Programmer
12 3 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (59.72%) HTML
2 39 (54.17%) CSS
3 22 (30.56%) .NET
3 22 (30.56%) HTML5
4 21 (29.17%) jQuery
5 18 (25.00%) LAMP
6 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.28%) CSS3
8 10 (13.89%) Silverlight
9 9 (12.50%) XML
9 9 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (11.11%) WinForms
10 8 (11.11%) JSP
10 8 (11.11%) J2EE
10 8 (11.11%) Web Services
10 8 (11.11%) WCF
11 7 (9.72%) RESTful
11 7 (9.72%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Kindle
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) iPhone
4 2 (2.78%) W3C
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) CentOS
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) OO
2 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 16 (22.22%) MVC
4 10 (13.89%) TDD
5 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.11%) Web Development
7 7 (9.72%) Content Management
7 7 (9.72%) BDD
7 7 (9.72%) CQRS
8 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.56%) Project Management
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (4.17%) Web Design
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 30 (41.67%) C#
3 26 (36.11%) PHP
4 21 (29.17%) SQL
5 15 (20.83%) Java
6 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) VC++
7 3 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) MCSD
2 7 (9.72%) MCSE
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Zend
2 6 (8.33%) Demandware
3 5 (6.94%) DataCash
3 5 (6.94%) Ogone
4 4 (5.56%) Guidewire
4 4 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 4 (5.56%) hybris
4 4 (5.56%) ATG
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (1.39%) Dell