The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing OO 6 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.05% 6.16% 15.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 7.69% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 23
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 117 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 58.78% 80.14% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 83 109
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

OO Salary Trend in Stevenage

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Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Stevenage

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage region citing OO 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 OO.

1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 30 (88.24%) Python
3 29 (85.29%) C#
4 28 (82.35%) Software Engineering
5 25 (73.53%) Linux
6 24 (70.59%) Degree
6 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
7 23 (67.65%) Multithreading
7 23 (67.65%) C++
8 22 (64.71%) C
8 22 (64.71%) UNIX
9 10 (29.41%) HTML
9 10 (29.41%) HTML5
10 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 9 (26.47%) PHP
10 9 (26.47%) CSS
10 9 (26.47%) MySQL
11 8 (23.53%) Web Services
11 8 (23.53%) UML
11 8 (23.53%) .NET
11 8 (23.53%) TDD
11 8 (23.53%) MVC
11 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
11 8 (23.53%) RSpec
11 8 (23.53%) Ruby
11 8 (23.53%) Ajax
11 8 (23.53%) Selenium
12 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
1 8 (23.53%) RSpec
1 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Software Engineer
2 22 (64.71%) Java Software Engineer
3 17 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 11 (32.35%) Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Web Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Web Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
1 10 (29.41%) HTML5
2 9 (26.47%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) Ajax
3 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (14.71%) CakePHP
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 23 (67.65%) Multithreading
3 8 (23.53%) UML
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 30 (88.24%) Python
3 29 (85.29%) C#
4 23 (67.65%) C++
5 22 (64.71%) C
6 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (26.47%) PHP
7 8 (23.53%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Degree