Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 64 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing OOP 68 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.83% 3.04% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 3.35% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 33 18
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +27.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +22.22% -

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 854 985 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.74% 90.70% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 767 814 746
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,525
% change year-on-year - +9.83% -4.16%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Watford

OOP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for OOP in Watford

OOP
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Watford over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OOP in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for OOP.

1 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (76.47%) OO
3 50 (73.53%) MVC
4 35 (51.47%) Git (software)
5 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
6 26 (38.24%) Apple iOS
7 25 (36.76%) C#
7 25 (36.76%) .NET
8 23 (33.82%) Scrum
8 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
8 23 (33.82%) Web Services
9 21 (30.88%) Subversion
10 20 (29.41%) User Experience
11 19 (27.94%) React
12 18 (26.47%) iOS Development
12 18 (26.47%) Objective-C
13 17 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
13 17 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 17 (25.00%) SQLite
13 17 (25.00%) jQuery
13 17 (25.00%) Xcode
13 17 (25.00%) JavaScriptCore
14 16 (23.53%) Java
14 16 (23.53%) SOAP
14 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (22.06%) iOS SDK
16 14 (20.59%) QA
17 13 (19.12%) Dependency Injection
17 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
17 13 (19.12%) Creative Thinking

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.71%) SaaS
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 17 (25.00%) SQLite
2 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (13.24%) Redis
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (51.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (30.88%) Subversion
3 17 (25.00%) Xcode
4 11 (16.18%) CocoaPods
5 10 (14.71%) gulp
5 10 (14.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (13.24%) JBehave
6 9 (13.24%) JIRA
6 9 (13.24%) WebDriver
7 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 6 (8.82%) Bitbucket
8 6 (8.82%) jMock
8 6 (8.82%) Maven
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (98.53%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 22 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 22 (32.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (26.47%) iOS Developer
5 16 (23.53%) Software Developer
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (14.71%) Objective-C Developer
8 9 (13.24%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (10.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (10.29%) CMS Developer
10 7 (10.29%) CRM Developer
10 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
11 6 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
11 6 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) .NET
2 23 (33.82%) Web Services
3 19 (27.94%) React
4 17 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 17 (25.00%) JavaScriptCore
4 17 (25.00%) jQuery
5 16 (23.53%) SOAP
6 15 (22.06%) iOS SDK
7 11 (16.18%) HTML
7 11 (16.18%) HTML5
7 11 (16.18%) REST
8 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.71%) CodeMirror
8 10 (14.71%) D3.js
8 10 (14.71%) lodash
8 10 (14.71%) Node.js
8 10 (14.71%) React Native
8 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (13.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) User Experience
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) iPad
3 5 (7.35%) iPhone
4 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Apple iOS
2 9 (13.24%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (76.47%) OO
3 50 (73.53%) MVC
4 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
5 23 (33.82%) Scrum
6 18 (26.47%) iOS Development
7 13 (19.12%) Creative Thinking
7 13 (19.12%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (19.12%) Innovative Thinking
8 11 (16.18%) Memory Management
8 11 (16.18%) Mobile Commerce
9 10 (14.71%) UX Design
10 9 (13.24%) Analytical Thinking
10 9 (13.24%) Open Source
10 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
10 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.29%) CRM
11 7 (10.29%) SDLC
11 7 (10.29%) Web Development
12 6 (8.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) C#
2 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.47%) Objective-C
4 16 (23.53%) Java
5 11 (16.18%) C++
6 10 (14.71%) Apple Swift
6 10 (14.71%) ES6
7 9 (13.24%) Ruby
8 3 (4.41%) C
9 2 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Ansible
2 5 (7.35%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Apple
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Xamarin