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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 9 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing OO 6 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.32% 12.73% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 16.94% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +12.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
36 124 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.92% 75.15% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 75 54
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,550 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 4 March 2015.

OO Salary Histogram in Belfast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 50 (96.15%) Java
2 47 (90.38%) Java EE
3 46 (88.46%) Computer Science
3 46 (88.46%) Software Engineering
3 46 (88.46%) TDD
3 46 (88.46%) Linux
4 45 (86.54%) Subversion
4 45 (86.54%) UNIX
4 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (86.54%) Degree
4 45 (86.54%) Multithreading
4 45 (86.54%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (26.92%) PrimeFaces
5 14 (26.92%) JSF
6 3 (5.77%) QA
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) Finance
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.85%) People Management
7 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) iPhone
8 1 (1.92%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.92%) Force.com
8 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.92%) VCP4

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Force.com
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (86.54%) Subversion
1 45 (86.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Java Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (3.85%) Developer
3 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
3 2 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
4 1 (1.92%) iOS Developer
4 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (90.38%) Java EE
2 14 (26.92%) PrimeFaces
2 14 (26.92%) JSF
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone SDK
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.92%) CSS3
3 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.92%) Sass
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) XHTML
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (88.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) iPhone
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) BBC
2 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Linux
2 45 (86.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Software Engineering
1 46 (88.46%) TDD
2 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (86.54%) Multithreading
3 14 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.85%) People Management
4 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (1.92%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
5 1 (1.92%) Web Development
5 1 (1.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (86.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Google
1 1 (1.92%) Apple