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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing OO 26 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.44% 3.18% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 3.77% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 25
Average salary £45,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
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
480 451 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.05% 84.46% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 382 316 207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,400 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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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 2 September 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (48.94%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) C#
4 16 (34.04%) C++
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Web Services
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (29.79%) Subversion
6 14 (29.79%) Degree
7 13 (27.66%) C
7 13 (27.66%) Embedded C++
7 13 (27.66%) Mobile App
7 13 (27.66%) User Experience
8 12 (25.53%) .NET
8 12 (25.53%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) CSS
9 11 (23.40%) Intel
9 11 (23.40%) Python
9 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (21.28%) iPad
10 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
10 10 (21.28%) iOS SDK
10 10 (21.28%) iOS Development
10 10 (21.28%) Spring
10 10 (21.28%) Android
10 10 (21.28%) iPhone
10 10 (21.28%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) MQSeries
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (8.51%) JBoss
4 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.77%) MySQL
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.38%) SQLite
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Subversion
2 10 (21.28%) Xcode
3 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.89%) JUnit
5 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
5 6 (12.77%) Maven
5 6 (12.77%) Ant
5 6 (12.77%) Log4j
6 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.38%) CocoaPods
7 2 (4.26%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Software Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Lead Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) iOS Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Web Services
2 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) .NET
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
4 10 (21.28%) Spring
4 10 (21.28%) jQuery
4 10 (21.28%) iOS SDK
5 9 (19.15%) REST
5 9 (19.15%) SOAP
6 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.89%) XML
7 7 (14.89%) J2EE
7 7 (14.89%) Android SDK
7 7 (14.89%) Ajax
8 6 (12.77%) XMLBeans
8 6 (12.77%) JSON
8 6 (12.77%) Struts
8 6 (12.77%) Servlets
8 6 (12.77%) XSLT
8 6 (12.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Mobile App
1 13 (27.66%) User Experience
2 10 (21.28%) iPhone
2 10 (21.28%) iPad
3 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
4 6 (12.77%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Android
3 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
4 9 (19.15%) UNIX
5 7 (14.89%) Windows
6 6 (12.77%) HPUX
6 6 (12.77%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) iOS Development
3 10 (21.28%) UML
4 9 (19.15%) MVC
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) OOD
6 7 (14.89%) OOP
6 7 (14.89%) RUP
6 7 (14.89%) Mobile Development
6 7 (14.89%) Android Development
7 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Time Management
7 6 (12.77%) Memory Management
7 6 (12.77%) Content Management
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 16 (34.04%) C++
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 13 (27.66%) Embedded C++
4 13 (27.66%) C
5 11 (23.40%) Python
6 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 10 (21.28%) Objective-C
7 6 (12.77%) XPath
8 3 (6.38%) Apple Swift
8 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.26%) VB
9 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Intel
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 6 (12.77%) Interwoven
3 6 (12.77%) Adobe
4 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
4 3 (6.38%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) Facebook
5 2 (4.26%) Talend
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase