The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 72 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing OOD 7 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.27% 1.01% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.15% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
OOD
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
471 520 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.33% 87.54% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 352 367 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,150 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OOD
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOD across the Watford region.

OOD Salary Trend in Watford

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) OO
1 10 (90.91%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 5 (45.45%) SSADM
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) BPR
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) JUnit
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) GWT
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
4 3 (27.27%) Spring

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) GWT
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) OO
1 10 (90.91%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) SSADM
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) BPR
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe