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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 59 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing OOP 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.45% 2.45% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.22% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
401 342 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 76.17% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 286 242 293
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 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 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) OO
2 19 (90.48%) MySQL
3 18 (85.71%) Oracle
3 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 18 (85.71%) DB2
3 18 (85.71%) JSP
3 18 (85.71%) Java
3 18 (85.71%) J2EE
3 18 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) Demandware
3 18 (85.71%) DataCash
3 18 (85.71%) Ogone
4 17 (80.95%) hybris
4 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
4 17 (80.95%) ATG
5 15 (71.43%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
7 2 (9.52%) Zend
7 2 (9.52%) Laravel
8 1 (4.76%) Yii
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) MySQL
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Applications Developer
3 14 (66.67%) Lead Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (85.71%) JSP
2 18 (85.71%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) Symfony
3 2 (9.52%) Laravel
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Smarty
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) Yii
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) OO
2 18 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
4 15 (71.43%) Content Management
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
1 18 (85.71%) Demandware
1 18 (85.71%) DataCash
1 18 (85.71%) Ogone
2 17 (80.95%) ATG
2 17 (80.95%) hybris
3 2 (9.52%) Zend