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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing OO 35 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.97% 6.81% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 8.96% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 17
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 £42,500 £36,450 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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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
419 346 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.47% 76.04% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 302 247 289
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 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 56 (82.35%) Java
2 51 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 40 (58.82%) HTML
3 40 (58.82%) CSS
4 38 (55.88%) Web Services
5 37 (54.41%) SQL
6 35 (51.47%) XML
7 34 (50.00%) MySQL
7 34 (50.00%) Linux
8 33 (48.53%) Oracle
8 33 (48.53%) JSP
9 31 (45.59%) E-Commerce
9 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
10 29 (42.65%) J2EE
11 28 (41.18%) UNIX
11 28 (41.18%) Hibernate
11 28 (41.18%) Spring
12 26 (38.24%) Maven
12 26 (38.24%) Degree
12 26 (38.24%) Struts
13 25 (36.76%) Content Management
14 24 (35.29%) Subversion
15 23 (33.82%) jQuery
16 22 (32.35%) MVC
16 22 (32.35%) SOAP
16 22 (32.35%) JUnit
17 21 (30.88%) OOP
17 21 (30.88%) Relational Database
18 20 (29.41%) XPath
18 20 (29.41%) Test Automation

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
2 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
3 10 (14.71%) MQSeries
3 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (14.71%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) HTTP
2 10 (14.71%) IPv4
2 10 (14.71%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) MySQL
2 21 (30.88%) Relational Database
3 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 18 (26.47%) DB2
4 18 (26.47%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.35%) Informix
6 2 (2.94%) Redis
6 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Maven
2 24 (35.29%) Subversion
3 22 (32.35%) JUnit
4 15 (22.06%) Eclipse
5 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 10 (14.71%) Calabash
6 10 (14.71%) Cucumber
6 10 (14.71%) SoapUI
6 10 (14.71%) SpecFlow
6 10 (14.71%) Ant
6 10 (14.71%) JBehave
6 10 (14.71%) Log4j
6 10 (14.71%) NUnit
6 10 (14.71%) WATIR
6 10 (14.71%) Selenium
7 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.94%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.94%) Grunt
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Retail
3 10 (14.71%) Financial Institution
4 9 (13.24%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.35%) Games
6 3 (4.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 30 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Applications Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.59%) Lead Developer
6 12 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (11.76%) PHP Developer
9 5 (7.35%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
11 3 (4.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
12 2 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
12 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) HTML
1 40 (58.82%) CSS
2 38 (55.88%) Web Services
3 35 (51.47%) XML
4 33 (48.53%) JSP
5 29 (42.65%) J2EE
6 28 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 28 (41.18%) Spring
7 26 (38.24%) Struts
8 23 (33.82%) jQuery
9 22 (32.35%) SOAP
10 20 (29.41%) Servlets
10 20 (29.41%) RESTful
10 20 (29.41%) XSLT
11 15 (22.06%) Ajax
12 13 (19.12%) Java EE
13 12 (17.65%) JSON
14 11 (16.18%) JMS
14 11 (16.18%) JSF
15 10 (14.71%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Client/Server
2 10 (14.71%) Web 2.0
2 10 (14.71%) Open Source
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (41.18%) UNIX
3 20 (29.41%) HPUX
3 20 (29.41%) Solaris
4 10 (14.71%) AIX
5 6 (8.82%) Windows
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) E-Commerce
1 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
2 25 (36.76%) Content Management
3 22 (32.35%) MVC
4 21 (30.88%) OOP
5 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.65%) Multithreading
8 10 (14.71%) BDD
8 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.76%) TDD
10 5 (7.35%) Release Management
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development
11 4 (5.88%) OO PHP
11 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.41%) UML
12 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.41%) SOA
12 3 (4.41%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) Java
2 51 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 37 (54.41%) SQL
4 20 (29.41%) XPath
5 13 (19.12%) C#
6 12 (17.65%) C
7 10 (14.71%) Ruby
7 10 (14.71%) C++
8 9 (13.24%) PHP
9 5 (7.35%) PHP5
10 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Degree
2 20 (29.41%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.41%) VCP4
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) VirtualBox
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
1 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Oracle
2 18 (26.47%) Demandware
2 18 (26.47%) DataCash
2 18 (26.47%) Ogone
3 17 (25.00%) ATG
3 17 (25.00%) hybris
4 10 (14.71%) VMware
4 10 (14.71%) IBM
4 10 (14.71%) Sun
4 10 (14.71%) Interwoven
5 4 (5.88%) Zend
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
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