The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing OO 29 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.75% 7.78% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 10.08% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £35,900 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,500 £45,000
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
404 397 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.16% 77.24% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 299 287 273
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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Salary Trend in Watford

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

OO Salary Trend in Watford

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Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Watford region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 53 (80.30%) Java
2 49 (74.24%) JavaScript
3 38 (57.58%) HTML
3 38 (57.58%) CSS
4 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 34 (51.52%) Web Services
5 33 (50.00%) JSP
5 33 (50.00%) Linux
6 32 (48.48%) MySQL
7 31 (46.97%) Oracle
7 31 (46.97%) XML
8 30 (45.45%) Software Engineering
9 29 (43.94%) E-Commerce
10 27 (40.91%) J2EE
10 27 (40.91%) UNIX
11 26 (39.39%) Hibernate
11 26 (39.39%) Spring
12 25 (37.88%) Degree
13 24 (36.36%) Struts
13 24 (36.36%) Maven
14 23 (34.85%) Content Management
15 22 (33.33%) MVC
15 22 (33.33%) Subversion
16 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
16 21 (31.82%) OOP
16 21 (31.82%) jQuery
17 20 (30.30%) SOAP
17 20 (30.30%) Finance
18 19 (28.79%) Relational Database
19 18 (27.27%) DB2

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 14 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 13 (19.70%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (12.12%) MQSeries
4 8 (12.12%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.06%) JBoss
6 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 2 (3.03%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) HTTP
1 10 (15.15%) IPv4
2 8 (12.12%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) SSH
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (48.48%) MySQL
2 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 19 (28.79%) Relational Database
4 18 (27.27%) DB2
5 16 (24.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.58%) Informix
6 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.03%) Redis
7 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.03%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Maven
2 22 (33.33%) Subversion
3 18 (27.27%) JUnit
4 13 (19.70%) Eclipse
5 10 (15.15%) SoapUI
5 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 8 (12.12%) Calabash
6 8 (12.12%) SpecFlow
6 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
6 8 (12.12%) Ant
6 8 (12.12%) NUnit
6 8 (12.12%) JBehave
6 8 (12.12%) Log4j
6 8 (12.12%) WATIR
6 8 (12.12%) Selenium
7 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.03%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.03%) Grunt
9 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Banking
3 10 (15.15%) Financial Institution
4 8 (12.12%) Retail
5 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
6 4 (6.06%) Games
7 3 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 28 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 19 (28.79%) Applications Developer
4 16 (24.24%) Senior Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Lead Developer
6 12 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (12.12%) PHP Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Java Applications Developer
9 4 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Developer Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) HTML
1 38 (57.58%) CSS
2 34 (51.52%) Web Services
3 33 (50.00%) JSP
4 31 (46.97%) XML
5 27 (40.91%) J2EE
6 26 (39.39%) Hibernate
6 26 (39.39%) Spring
7 24 (36.36%) Struts
8 21 (31.82%) jQuery
9 20 (30.30%) SOAP
10 18 (27.27%) Servlets
10 18 (27.27%) XSLT
10 18 (27.27%) RESTful
11 13 (19.70%) Ajax
11 13 (19.70%) Java EE
12 11 (16.67%) JSF
13 10 (15.15%) JAXB
13 10 (15.15%) SAX
13 10 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (12.12%) Open Source
3 8 (12.12%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Linux
2 27 (40.91%) UNIX
3 18 (27.27%) HPUX
3 18 (27.27%) Solaris
4 10 (15.15%) AIX
5 7 (10.61%) Windows
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 29 (43.94%) E-Commerce
3 23 (34.85%) Content Management
4 22 (33.33%) MVC
5 21 (31.82%) OOP
6 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 9 (13.64%) TDD
9 8 (12.12%) BDD
9 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Release Management
11 4 (6.06%) Web Development
11 4 (6.06%) OO PHP
11 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.06%) UML
12 3 (4.55%) BPR
12 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) Java
2 49 (74.24%) JavaScript
3 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) XPath
5 12 (18.18%) C
6 11 (16.67%) C#
7 10 (15.15%) C++
8 9 (13.64%) PHP
9 8 (12.12%) Ruby
10 5 (7.58%) PHP5
11 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Degree
2 18 (27.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) VirtualBox
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Oracle
2 18 (27.27%) Demandware
2 18 (27.27%) DataCash
2 18 (27.27%) Ogone
3 17 (25.76%) hybris
3 17 (25.76%) ATG
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
5 8 (12.12%) Sun
5 8 (12.12%) Interwoven
5 8 (12.12%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) Zend
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.52%) Sybase
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