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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 68 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.39% 1.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
429 337 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.79% 76.24% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 308 237 309
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) BPR
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) BPR
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script