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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 15 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing OO 11 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.17% 11.06% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.19% 15.38% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 4
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
64 156 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 53.33% 71.89% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 51 107 41
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) HTML5
3 11 (73.33%) CSS3
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Ruby
4 10 (66.67%) jQuery
4 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 10 (66.67%) Ember.js
4 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (60.00%) Marketing
5 9 (60.00%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) HND
8 2 (13.33%) C
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) MySQL
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 2 (13.33%) OOD
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HSPA
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) PC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) HTML5
3 11 (73.33%) CSS3
4 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 10 (66.67%) Ember.js
4 10 (66.67%) jQuery
5 9 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) WPF
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 9 (60.00%) PHP
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) C
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) Degree