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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing OO 20 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.50% 9.72% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.87% 12.07% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
106 116 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 82.17% 80.56% 66.96%
Number of salaries quoted 42 93 69
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 19 September 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Belfast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (60.71%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) TDD
5 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) Java EE
6 10 (35.71%) Degree
7 9 (32.14%) Subversion
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) XSLT

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.86%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) Rational Rose
3 5 (17.86%) NUnit
3 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.86%) MSTest
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) Java EE
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (21.43%) XSLT
5 6 (21.43%) JSF
5 6 (21.43%) JSON
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.86%) PrimeFaces
6 5 (17.86%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) Ajax
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (17.86%) COM+
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
8 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.57%) Grails
9 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.57%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) UNIX
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (42.86%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
5 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) MVC
6 7 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) UML
7 5 (17.86%) OOP
7 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Web Development
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) Use Case
8 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.14%) OOD
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.57%) Scrum
10 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) C++
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.86%) C
7 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) Groovy
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) MCAD
2 5 (17.86%) MCSD
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Northgate
3 2 (7.14%) ESRI
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Posted: 14 days ago