The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing OO 11 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.59% 9.46% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 12.96% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 108 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 77.24% 72.97% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 72
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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Salary Trend in Belfast

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

OO Salary Trend in Belfast

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Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Belfast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing OO 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 OO.

1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) XML
4 12 (54.55%) HTML
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (50.00%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (45.45%) SOA
6 10 (45.45%) MVC
6 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) C++
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
9 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) XSLT
10 6 (27.27%) JSON
10 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (22.73%) MSTest
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 5 (22.73%) Open Source
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) Silverlight
11 5 (22.73%) Use Case

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) IIS
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Rational Rose
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) XSLT
5 6 (27.27%) JSON
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) Silverlight
6 5 (22.73%) Ajax
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 5 (22.73%) COM+
7 1 (4.55%) EJB
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) JSP
7 1 (4.55%) Java SE
7 1 (4.55%) Java EE
7 1 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) GIS
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (45.45%) SOA
2 10 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) OOP
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) C++
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) C
7 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) Groovy
8 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCAD
1 5 (22.73%) MCSD
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) BC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) CTC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) ESRI
2 5 (22.73%) Northgate
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago