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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing OO 1 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.93% 16.67% 13.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 22.22% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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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
91 54 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 85.05% 75.00% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 42 93
Average salary £57,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft