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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing OO 21 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.29% 8.43% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.29% 10.61% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 8
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
158 132 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 84.95% 79.52% 66.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 99 76
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £24,200 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 20 £45,000 +20.00% 5
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (65.63%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) C++
6 12 (37.50%) HTML
6 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 12 (37.50%) Degree
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Linux
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) Java EE
9 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
9 9 (28.13%) Subversion
9 9 (28.13%) UNIX
9 9 (28.13%) MVC
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) JSF
11 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.88%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) HSQLDB
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Subversion
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) Rational Rose
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.63%) MSTest
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Java Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) Java EE
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) JSF
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) XSLT
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.75%) JSON
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) PrimeFaces
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.63%) COM+
6 3 (9.38%) J2EE
6 3 (9.38%) JSP
6 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
5 9 (28.13%) MVC
5 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) UML
7 5 (15.63%) OOP
7 5 (15.63%) OOD
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
8 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) System Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.13%) Scrum
11 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) C++
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) C
7 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 3 (9.38%) Ruby
9 2 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (6.25%) Perl
10 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.13%) VB
10 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) MCAD
2 5 (15.63%) MCSD
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Northgate
3 2 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
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