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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 55 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Permanent jobs citing OO 16 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.73% 7.57% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 9.56% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 18
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
467 293 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.69% 79.19% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 331 217 210
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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 23 October 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 33 (78.57%) Java
1 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 27 (64.29%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 26 (61.90%) XML
4 23 (54.76%) C#
5 22 (52.38%) JUnit
6 19 (45.24%) Web Services
7 18 (42.86%) NUnit
8 17 (40.48%) Subversion
9 16 (38.10%) CSS
10 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 14 (33.33%) Selenium
10 14 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 14 (33.33%) Gherkin
11 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
12 12 (28.57%) Calabash
12 12 (28.57%) SpecFlow
12 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 12 (28.57%) BDD
12 12 (28.57%) WATIR
12 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
12 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
12 12 (28.57%) RESTful
12 12 (28.57%) JBehave
12 12 (28.57%) Open Source
12 12 (28.57%) HTML5
12 12 (28.57%) Degree
12 12 (28.57%) Ruby
12 12 (28.57%) Content Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 10 (23.81%) MQSeries
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
2 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 9 (21.43%) MySQL
4 8 (19.05%) DB2
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) JUnit
2 18 (42.86%) NUnit
3 17 (40.48%) Subversion
4 14 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 14 (33.33%) Selenium
5 12 (28.57%) JBehave
5 12 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 12 (28.57%) Calabash
5 12 (28.57%) WATIR
6 10 (23.81%) Ant
6 10 (23.81%) Eclipse
6 10 (23.81%) Log4j
7 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Maven
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
1 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
1 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) ABAP Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) HTML
2 26 (61.90%) XML
3 19 (45.24%) Web Services
4 16 (38.10%) CSS
5 14 (33.33%) Gherkin
6 12 (28.57%) HTML5
6 12 (28.57%) J2EE
6 12 (28.57%) RESTful
7 10 (23.81%) XMLBeans
7 10 (23.81%) Ajax
7 10 (23.81%) JMS
7 10 (23.81%) .NET
7 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 10 (23.81%) XSLT
7 10 (23.81%) Servlets
7 10 (23.81%) Struts
8 9 (21.43%) jQuery
9 8 (19.05%) JSP
9 8 (19.05%) XHTML
10 6 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Open Source
2 10 (23.81%) Web 2.0
3 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) W3C
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
2 10 (23.81%) HPUX
2 10 (23.81%) Solaris
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (16.67%) Android
4 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 12 (28.57%) Content Management
2 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 12 (28.57%) BDD
3 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.19%) Web Development
4 9 (21.43%) Web Application Development
4 9 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (19.05%) OOP
6 7 (16.67%) OOD
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
7 6 (14.29%) RAD
7 6 (14.29%) UML
8 5 (11.90%) Android Development
8 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
9 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
1 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) Ruby
5 10 (23.81%) XPath
5 10 (23.81%) PHP
6 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) ABAP
8 2 (4.76%) SAPscript
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) IBM
1 10 (23.81%) Interwoven
2 8 (19.05%) ATG
3 6 (14.29%) Blue Martini
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Elastic Path
4 4 (9.52%) Sun
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Zend
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe
6 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) hybris
6 2 (4.76%) Demandware
6 2 (4.76%) DataCash
6 2 (4.76%) Ogone
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