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 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 Design (OOD)
Rank 69 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing OOD 6 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 1.31% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.55% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 16
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
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
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%

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 2 September 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) SSADM
2 5 (50.00%) RUP
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) REST

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) OLE
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) GWT
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OO
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) SSADM
2 5 (50.00%) RUP
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) BPR
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe