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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing OO 37 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.98% 7.07% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 8.97% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,750 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
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
495 290 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.97% 78.80% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 359 215 269
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (92.31%) Java
2 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 33 (63.46%) SQL
4 30 (57.69%) Web Services
4 30 (57.69%) XML
5 29 (55.77%) HTML
6 24 (46.15%) CSS
7 23 (44.23%) JUnit
7 23 (44.23%) MySQL
7 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
8 22 (42.31%) J2EE
9 21 (40.38%) RESTful
9 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
9 21 (40.38%) Oracle
9 21 (40.38%) C#
9 21 (40.38%) Content Management
9 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
9 21 (40.38%) Subversion
10 20 (38.46%) Degree
11 19 (36.54%) JSP
11 19 (36.54%) NUnit
12 17 (32.69%) Linux
12 17 (32.69%) OOP
13 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
14 15 (28.85%) Calabash
14 15 (28.85%) SpecFlow
14 15 (28.85%) Open Source
14 15 (28.85%) JBehave
14 15 (28.85%) Cucumber
14 15 (28.85%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 8 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
1 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 6 (11.54%) IPv4
3 1 (1.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) MySQL
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) DB2
3 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
4 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) JUnit
2 21 (40.38%) Subversion
3 19 (36.54%) NUnit
4 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 15 (28.85%) Calabash
5 15 (28.85%) JBehave
5 15 (28.85%) Cucumber
5 15 (28.85%) SpecFlow
5 15 (28.85%) Maven
5 15 (28.85%) WATIR
5 15 (28.85%) Selenium
6 8 (15.38%) Ant
6 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 8 (15.38%) Log4j
7 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.62%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Lead Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (9.62%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Developer
11 1 (1.92%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.92%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) Web Services
1 30 (57.69%) XML
2 29 (55.77%) HTML
3 24 (46.15%) CSS
4 22 (42.31%) J2EE
5 21 (40.38%) RESTful
6 19 (36.54%) JSP
7 15 (28.85%) Hibernate
7 15 (28.85%) Spring
7 15 (28.85%) Struts
7 15 (28.85%) jQuery
7 15 (28.85%) Gherkin
8 14 (26.92%) Servlets
8 14 (26.92%) SOAP
8 14 (26.92%) XSLT
9 9 (17.31%) JMS
9 9 (17.31%) Ajax
10 8 (15.38%) XMLBeans
10 8 (15.38%) JSON
10 8 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.38%) Web 2.0
4 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
5 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) UNIX
3 14 (26.92%) HPUX
3 14 (26.92%) Solaris
4 7 (13.46%) Windows
5 6 (11.54%) AIX
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (9.62%) Android
6 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
2 21 (40.38%) Content Management
2 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
3 17 (32.69%) OOP
4 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
4 15 (28.85%) BDD
4 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
5 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) MVC
7 8 (15.38%) Web Development
8 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 6 (11.54%) Web Application Development
9 5 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (9.62%) Android Development
9 5 (9.62%) iOS Development
9 5 (9.62%) OOD
10 2 (3.85%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.85%) Release Management
11 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) Java
2 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 33 (63.46%) SQL
4 21 (40.38%) C#
5 15 (28.85%) Ruby
6 14 (26.92%) XPath
7 8 (15.38%) PHP
8 6 (11.54%) C++
8 6 (11.54%) C
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) PHP5
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 14 (26.92%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) Demandware
2 13 (25.00%) DataCash
2 13 (25.00%) Ogone
3 12 (23.08%) ATG
3 12 (23.08%) hybris
4 8 (15.38%) IBM
4 8 (15.38%) Sun
4 8 (15.38%) Interwoven
5 6 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Zend
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