The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 73 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing OOP 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.87% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
OOP
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
472 447 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 81.94% 84.18% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 378 313 209
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

OOP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

OOP Salary Trend in Watford

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) SaaS
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 6 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (75.00%) Memory Management
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Android
5 3 (37.50%) iPhone
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQLite
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) CocoaPods
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Xcode
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) iOS SDK
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) Memory Management
3 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) Apple Swift
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft