The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing OO 12 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.94% 7.82% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 12.17% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,650 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 115 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.69% 64.25% 63.47%
Number of salaries quoted 95 78 75
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £28,650 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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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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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Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OO across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

OO Salary Histogram 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 29 July 2014. 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 -9 10 £45,000 +28.57%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (70.83%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 13 (54.17%) XML
5 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (50.00%) MVC
6 11 (45.83%) SOA
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) C++
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
7 10 (41.67%) CSS
8 9 (37.50%) Java
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
10 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
11 6 (25.00%) JSON
11 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
11 6 (25.00%) BC Cleared
11 6 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (25.00%) Open Source
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (25.00%) GIS
11 6 (25.00%) ESRI

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) HSQLDB
5 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Rational Rose
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) MSTest
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) XML
3 12 (50.00%) Web Services
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) XSLT
6 6 (25.00%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) COM+
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE
8 3 (12.50%) JSP
8 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.50%) Spring
8 3 (12.50%) JSF
9 2 (8.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) GIS
1 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 12 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (45.83%) SOA
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) UML
6 5 (20.83%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) Use Case
6 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) System Testing
8 3 (12.50%) OOD
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) C
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) MCAD
2 5 (20.83%) MCSD
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) ESRI
3 5 (20.83%) Northgate
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase