The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOD 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 Design (OOD)
Rank 32 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing OOD 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.38% 1.35% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.85% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
OOD
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%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

OOD
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

OOD Salary Trend in Belfast

OOD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

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

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

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

General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago