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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing OO 15 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.77% 8.68% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 11.30% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 9
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -28.57%
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
448 292 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.81% 76.84% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 312 216 194
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,600
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 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 19 September 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (70.49%) HTML
1 43 (70.49%) JavaScript
2 40 (65.57%) Java
3 39 (63.93%) SQL
4 32 (52.46%) C#
5 27 (44.26%) CSS
5 27 (44.26%) Web Services
6 25 (40.98%) XML
7 24 (39.34%) Finance
8 21 (34.43%) .NET
9 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
9 19 (31.15%) Degree
10 18 (29.51%) JUnit
11 16 (26.23%) NUnit
11 16 (26.23%) HTML5
11 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
12 15 (24.59%) Mobile App
12 15 (24.59%) Mobile Application Development
12 15 (24.59%) MVC
12 15 (24.59%) Eclipse
13 14 (22.95%) XHTML
13 14 (22.95%) Subversion
14 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 13 (21.31%) TDD
14 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
14 13 (21.31%) Linux
14 13 (21.31%) RDBMS
14 13 (21.31%) JSP
14 13 (21.31%) Struts
14 13 (21.31%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (13.11%) MQSeries
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Tridion
2 2 (3.28%) SAP APO
2 2 (3.28%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.31%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.84%) DB2
4 5 (8.20%) Informix
4 5 (8.20%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.28%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.28%) SAP HANA
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) JUnit
2 16 (26.23%) NUnit
3 15 (24.59%) Eclipse
4 14 (22.95%) Subversion
5 13 (21.31%) Selenium
5 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
6 10 (16.39%) SpecFlow
6 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
6 10 (16.39%) Calabash
6 10 (16.39%) JBehave
6 10 (16.39%) WATIR
7 8 (13.11%) Ant
7 8 (13.11%) Log4j
7 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.48%) Maven
9 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Manufacturing
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) ABAP Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) ABAP Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) CSS
2 27 (44.26%) Web Services
3 25 (40.98%) XML
4 21 (34.43%) .NET
5 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET
6 16 (26.23%) HTML5
7 14 (22.95%) XHTML
8 13 (21.31%) JSP
8 13 (21.31%) Struts
8 13 (21.31%) jQuery
8 13 (21.31%) Gherkin
9 11 (18.03%) WCF
10 10 (16.39%) Ajax
10 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 10 (16.39%) Servlets
10 10 (16.39%) J2EE
10 10 (16.39%) RESTful
11 8 (13.11%) XSLT
11 8 (13.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.39%) Open Source
3 8 (13.11%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.92%) W3C
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) UNIX
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) HPUX
2 8 (13.11%) Solaris
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Mobile
3 7 (11.48%) Android
3 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) MVC
1 15 (24.59%) Mobile Application Development
2 13 (21.31%) TDD
2 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Web Development
3 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.39%) Content Management
3 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
3 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
3 10 (16.39%) BDD
3 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
4 8 (13.11%) Workflow
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 7 (11.48%) OOD
5 7 (11.48%) OOP
6 6 (9.84%) RAD
6 6 (9.84%) UML
7 5 (8.20%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) JavaScript
2 40 (65.57%) Java
3 39 (63.93%) SQL
4 32 (52.46%) C#
5 10 (16.39%) PHP
5 10 (16.39%) Ruby
6 8 (13.11%) XPath
6 8 (13.11%) ABAP
6 8 (13.11%) SAPscript
7 6 (9.84%) Perl
7 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) SAP
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Adobe
3 8 (13.11%) Interwoven
3 8 (13.11%) ATG
4 6 (9.84%) Blue Martini
4 6 (9.84%) Sybase
4 6 (9.84%) Elastic Path
5 3 (4.92%) Zend
6 2 (3.28%) Sun
6 2 (3.28%) hybris
6 2 (3.28%) Demandware
6 2 (3.28%) CyberSource
6 2 (3.28%) DataCash
6 2 (3.28%) Ogone
6 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
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