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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing OO 5 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.99% 3.38% 15.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 4.24% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £61,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £36,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £49,500 £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
96 118 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 57.49% 79.73% 72.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 119
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 16 September 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 (91.43%) Java
2 30 (85.71%) C#
2 30 (85.71%) Python
3 28 (80.00%) Software Engineering
4 25 (71.43%) Degree
4 25 (71.43%) Linux
5 24 (68.57%) C++
5 24 (68.57%) Computer Science
6 23 (65.71%) Multithreading
7 22 (62.86%) C
7 22 (62.86%) UNIX
8 11 (31.43%) HTML
8 11 (31.43%) HTML5
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.71%) CSS
9 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.71%) PHP
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) MySQL
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) UML
10 8 (22.86%) MVC
10 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (22.86%) TDD
10 8 (22.86%) Ruby
10 8 (22.86%) Ajax
10 8 (22.86%) Selenium
10 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
10 8 (22.86%) RSpec
11 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails

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Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.86%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
1 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
1 8 (22.86%) RSpec
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (62.86%) Java Software Engineer
3 17 (48.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (34.29%) Developer
5 11 (31.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Web Engineer
7 6 (17.14%) Senior Web Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) PC Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) HTML
1 11 (31.43%) HTML5
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) Ajax
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (14.29%) CakePHP
6 2 (5.71%) WPF
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (65.71%) Multithreading
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) UML
4 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 30 (85.71%) C#
2 30 (85.71%) Python
3 24 (68.57%) C++
4 22 (62.86%) C
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) PHP
6 8 (22.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Degree