Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 58 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 +31 +1
Permanent jobs citing OOP 50 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.12% 3.26% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 3.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 12
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% +38.46%
10th Percentile £51,175 £50,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £50,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% +5.88%

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 836 930 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.57% 89.08% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 685 794 747
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,500 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OOP in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for OOP.

1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) MVC
3 27 (54.00%) Web Services
4 26 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 25 (50.00%) .NET
6 23 (46.00%) C#
7 22 (44.00%) User Experience
8 19 (38.00%) SOAP
8 19 (38.00%) MongoDB
9 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (36.00%) Subversion
10 17 (34.00%) Apple iOS
11 16 (32.00%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (30.00%) OO
13 13 (26.00%) iOS Development
13 13 (26.00%) Cocoa Touch
13 13 (26.00%) Xcode
13 13 (26.00%) Objective-C
14 12 (24.00%) Scrum
15 11 (22.00%) C++
15 11 (22.00%) Java
15 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
15 11 (22.00%) SQLite
15 11 (22.00%) iOS SDK
15 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
15 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (22.00%) UX Design
15 11 (22.00%) iBeacon
15 11 (22.00%) JavaScriptCore

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 4 (8.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (22.00%) SQLite
3 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (36.00%) Subversion
3 13 (26.00%) Xcode
4 10 (20.00%) CocoaPods
5 8 (16.00%) Bitbucket
5 8 (16.00%) jMock
5 8 (16.00%) Maven
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 20 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 20 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Developer
4 13 (26.00%) iOS Developer
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (22.00%) Azure Developer
6 10 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
8 7 (14.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (14.00%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (14.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (14.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) Web Services
2 25 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (38.00%) SOAP
4 13 (26.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 11 (22.00%) iOS SDK
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScriptCore
6 10 (20.00%) WCF
6 10 (20.00%) WPF
7 8 (16.00%) JAX-RS
7 8 (16.00%) jQuery
7 8 (16.00%) RESTful
7 8 (16.00%) Spring
8 7 (14.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.00%) CSS
9 4 (8.00%) HTML
9 4 (8.00%) XHTML
10 3 (6.00%) React
10 3 (6.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.00%) User Experience
2 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) MVC
3 16 (32.00%) Dependency Injection
4 15 (30.00%) OO
5 13 (26.00%) iOS Development
6 12 (24.00%) Scrum
7 11 (22.00%) Creative Thinking
7 11 (22.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (22.00%) UX Design
8 10 (20.00%) Memory Management
9 8 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (16.00%) Product Management
9 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Mobile Development
11 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (8.00%) SDLC
11 4 (8.00%) Time Management
11 4 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) Objective-C
4 11 (22.00%) C++
4 11 (22.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) HockeyApp