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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing OO 38 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.27% 6.88% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 9.00% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
440 311 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.13% 76.41% 84.82%
Number of salaries quoted 314 221 315
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
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 30 January 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (87.50%) Java
2 40 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 35 (62.50%) SQL
4 33 (58.93%) Web Services
4 33 (58.93%) XML
5 31 (55.36%) MySQL
6 29 (51.79%) HTML
6 29 (51.79%) CSS
7 28 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 27 (48.21%) J2EE
9 26 (46.43%) JSP
9 26 (46.43%) Oracle
9 26 (46.43%) Linux
10 25 (44.64%) Content Management
11 24 (42.86%) Subversion
12 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
12 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
12 22 (39.29%) RESTful
12 22 (39.29%) JUnit
13 21 (37.50%) Struts
13 21 (37.50%) UNIX
13 21 (37.50%) jQuery
13 21 (37.50%) Degree
13 21 (37.50%) Spring
13 21 (37.50%) Maven
13 21 (37.50%) Hibernate
14 20 (35.71%) XPath
14 20 (35.71%) HPUX
14 20 (35.71%) Solaris
14 20 (35.71%) XSLT

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (19.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.86%) MQSeries
2 10 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (17.86%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) IPv4
1 10 (17.86%) Internet
1 10 (17.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) MySQL
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) DB2
3 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (19.64%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Subversion
2 22 (39.29%) JUnit
3 21 (37.50%) Maven
4 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (21.43%) NUnit
5 12 (21.43%) WATIR
5 12 (21.43%) Selenium
5 12 (21.43%) JBehave
5 12 (21.43%) Calabash
5 12 (21.43%) SpecFlow
5 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
6 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
6 10 (17.86%) Ant
6 10 (17.86%) Log4j
6 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
1 13 (23.21%) Banking
2 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
2 10 (17.86%) Retail
3 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.93%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Applications Developer
4 14 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (16.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.93%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 1 (1.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 1 (1.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Architect
12 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
12 1 (1.79%) Web Developer
12 1 (1.79%) .NET Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) Web Services
1 33 (58.93%) XML
2 29 (51.79%) HTML
2 29 (51.79%) CSS
3 27 (48.21%) J2EE
4 26 (46.43%) JSP
5 22 (39.29%) RESTful
6 21 (37.50%) Struts
6 21 (37.50%) jQuery
6 21 (37.50%) Spring
6 21 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 20 (35.71%) XSLT
7 20 (35.71%) Servlets
7 20 (35.71%) SOAP
8 12 (21.43%) Gherkin
9 11 (19.64%) Java EE
9 11 (19.64%) JSF
9 11 (19.64%) Ajax
9 11 (19.64%) JMS
10 10 (17.86%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Open Source
2 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
3 10 (17.86%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.57%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) UNIX
3 20 (35.71%) HPUX
3 20 (35.71%) Solaris
4 10 (17.86%) AIX
5 2 (3.57%) Windows
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 25 (44.64%) Content Management
3 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (33.93%) OOP
5 17 (30.36%) MVC
6 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.43%) BDD
8 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Release Management
11 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.57%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) Java
2 40 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 35 (62.50%) SQL
4 20 (35.71%) XPath
5 13 (23.21%) C#
6 12 (21.43%) Ruby
7 10 (17.86%) C++
7 10 (17.86%) C
8 6 (10.71%) PHP
9 4 (7.14%) PHP5
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Degree
2 20 (35.71%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (17.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Demandware
2 16 (28.57%) DataCash
2 16 (28.57%) Ogone
3 15 (26.79%) hybris
3 15 (26.79%) ATG
4 10 (17.86%) IBM
4 10 (17.86%) Sun
4 10 (17.86%) Interwoven
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) Zend
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