The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing OO 4 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.02% 5.83% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 6.70% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 12
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 179 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.23% 86.89% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 100 91
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OO Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +14 2 £35,000 -22.22%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (77.27%) Software Engineering
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
1 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) Python
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) System Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) OOP
7 8 (36.36%) SOA
8 7 (31.82%) UNIX
8 7 (31.82%) C++
8 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
8 7 (31.82%) User Experience
9 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (27.27%) Rapid7
9 6 (27.27%) Analytics
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (27.27%) Big Data
9 6 (27.27%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.55%) Force.com
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 6 (27.27%) Big Data
4 3 (13.64%) MySQL
5 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQLite
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView
6 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.55%) Xcode
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) Mocha
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (9.09%) SOA Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) WSDL
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) Flash
7 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
7 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.55%) D3.js
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (31.82%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) OOP
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 8 (36.36%) System Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Computer Security
4 6 (27.27%) MapReduce
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) BPEL
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.64%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) C
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Rapid7
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau