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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing OO 21 53 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.28% 8.69% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 10.43% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 45 12
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £51,500 £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
381 508 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.60% 83.28% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 268 377 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (61.40%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.86%) Linux
4 24 (42.11%) HTML
4 24 (42.11%) CSS
5 23 (40.35%) Web Services
5 23 (40.35%) Software Engineering
5 23 (40.35%) Degree
6 20 (35.09%) SQL
7 19 (33.33%) JSP
7 19 (33.33%) UNIX
7 19 (33.33%) Spring
8 18 (31.58%) Finance
8 18 (31.58%) XML
9 17 (29.82%) MVC
9 17 (29.82%) Hibernate
10 16 (28.07%) Oracle
11 15 (26.32%) MySQL
12 14 (24.56%) Struts
12 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
12 14 (24.56%) Maven
12 14 (24.56%) Subversion
13 13 (22.81%) Banking
14 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (21.05%) SOAP
14 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.05%) C
14 12 (21.05%) jQuery
14 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
15 11 (19.30%) Mobile App

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (19.30%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.77%) JBoss
5 3 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.75%) nginx
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) IPv4
2 5 (8.77%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) SSH
5 1 (1.75%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) MySQL
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
4 8 (14.04%) DB2
4 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.77%) Informix
6 1 (1.75%) SQLite
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.75%) Redis
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Maven
1 14 (24.56%) Subversion
2 10 (17.54%) JUnit
3 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
3 8 (14.04%) Xcode
4 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.02%) NUnit
7 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.02%) Calabash
7 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.02%) JBehave
7 4 (7.02%) WATIR
7 4 (7.02%) Selenium
8 3 (5.26%) Log4j
8 3 (5.26%) Ant
9 2 (3.51%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (3.51%) Grunt
9 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (89.47%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Lead Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Applications Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (12.28%) PHP Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) HTML
1 24 (42.11%) CSS
2 23 (40.35%) Web Services
3 19 (33.33%) JSP
3 19 (33.33%) Spring
4 18 (31.58%) XML
5 17 (29.82%) Hibernate
6 14 (24.56%) Struts
7 12 (21.05%) SOAP
7 12 (21.05%) jQuery
8 11 (19.30%) Java EE
8 11 (19.30%) J2EE
9 10 (17.54%) .NET
9 10 (17.54%) RESTful
10 9 (15.79%) Servlets
10 9 (15.79%) XSLT
11 8 (14.04%) Ajax
11 8 (14.04%) iOS SDK
12 7 (12.28%) Android SDK
13 6 (10.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
1 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) User Experience
3 8 (14.04%) Client/Server
3 8 (14.04%) iPhone
3 8 (14.04%) iPad
4 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.26%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.51%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) UNIX
3 9 (15.79%) HPUX
3 9 (15.79%) Solaris
4 8 (14.04%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) Android
4 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
5 6 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Software Engineering
2 17 (29.82%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) E-Commerce
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) OOP
6 10 (17.54%) TDD
6 10 (17.54%) Multithreading
6 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Content Management
7 8 (14.04%) iOS Development
8 7 (12.28%) Android Development
8 7 (12.28%) Mobile Development
8 7 (12.28%) UML
9 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) OOD
11 4 (7.02%) BDD
11 4 (7.02%) Open Source
11 4 (7.02%) Release Management
11 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) C
5 11 (19.30%) C++
6 10 (17.54%) C#
7 9 (15.79%) XPath
8 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
9 7 (12.28%) PHP
10 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
11 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
11 4 (7.02%) Embedded C++
11 4 (7.02%) PHP5
11 4 (7.02%) Ruby
12 2 (3.51%) Python
12 2 (3.51%) VB
12 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
12 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
12 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VirtualBox
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) ATG
2 8 (14.04%) DataCash
2 8 (14.04%) Ogone
2 8 (14.04%) Demandware
2 8 (14.04%) hybris
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Sun
4 3 (5.26%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) Sybase
5 2 (3.51%) Intel
5 2 (3.51%) Google
5 2 (3.51%) Talend
5 2 (3.51%) Facebook
5 2 (3.51%) Zend
6 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
Watford, Hertfordshire
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