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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 45 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing OO 22 24 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.07% 4.46% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 5.58% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 49
Average salary £60,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £30,950 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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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
451 430 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.36% 79.93% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 373 314 366
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,066 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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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 29 April 2016.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) XML
3 16 (33.33%) J2EE
3 16 (33.33%) OOP
3 16 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (33.33%) Spring
4 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 14 (29.17%) SAP
5 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
6 13 (27.08%) Oracle
6 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
7 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (25.00%) UML
8 11 (22.92%) Workflow
8 11 (22.92%) Electronics
8 11 (22.92%) HTML
8 11 (22.92%) Degree
8 11 (22.92%) Waterfall
8 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
9 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Retail
9 10 (20.83%) ABAP
9 10 (20.83%) CRM
9 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 9 (18.75%) Embedded C++
10 9 (18.75%) CSS
10 9 (18.75%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (8.33%) Confluence
1 4 (8.33%) Node.js
1 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.17%) gulp
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.08%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
3 11 (22.92%) Electronics
4 10 (20.83%) Retail
5 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) ABAP Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.33%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) XML
2 16 (33.33%) J2EE
2 16 (33.33%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (22.92%) HTML
5 9 (18.75%) CSS
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
6 8 (16.67%) SAP Smart Forms
6 8 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) .NET
8 4 (8.33%) Ajax
8 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.33%) Java EE
8 4 (8.33%) JSP
8 4 (8.33%) REST
8 4 (8.33%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.33%) XSD
9 3 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) OOP
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (25.00%) UML
5 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.92%) Waterfall
5 11 (22.92%) Workflow
6 10 (20.83%) CRM
6 10 (20.83%) Scrum
6 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) MVC
8 8 (16.67%) SDLC
8 8 (16.67%) Workflow Development
9 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Line Management
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
4 10 (20.83%) ABAP
5 9 (18.75%) C
5 9 (18.75%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) Embedded C++
6 8 (16.67%) SAPscript
7 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (4.17%) Python
10 1 (2.08%) Erlang
10 1 (2.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) SAP
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) hybris
4 2 (4.17%) Intel
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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