The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing OO 10 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.62% 8.81% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 13.59% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,650 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 103 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 76.82% 64.78% 68.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 75 69
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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County Antrim

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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 July 2014.

OO Salary Histogram in Belfast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) XML
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle
4 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) SOA
5 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (50.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) C++
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) GIS
9 6 (30.00%) ESRI
9 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 6 (30.00%) XSLT
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) Silverlight
9 6 (30.00%) BC Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Rational Rose
2 5 (25.00%) NUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) XSLT
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) COM+
8 1 (5.00%) EJB
8 1 (5.00%) J2EE
8 1 (5.00%) JSP
8 1 (5.00%) Java SE
8 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) GIS
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SOA
1 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) BC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) MCAD
2 5 (25.00%) MCSD
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) ESRI
3 5 (25.00%) Northgate
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase