Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -8
Permanent jobs citing OO 50 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.66% 5.33% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 5.74% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 6
Northern Ireland median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% +14.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £34,825 £29,000 £21,875
90th Percentile £55,875 £60,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 360 383 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 91.14% 92.74% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 244 299 213
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,875 £60,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for OO 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 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for OO in Northern Ireland

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Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for OO 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +16 48 £46,250 +15.63% 12
County Londonderry - 2 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for OO.

1 30 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) HTML
4 18 (36.00%) C#
4 18 (36.00%) Refactoring
5 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
5 17 (34.00%) Java
5 17 (34.00%) Linux
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 12 (24.00%) Degree
8 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (22.00%) TDD
8 11 (22.00%) C++
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
9 10 (20.00%) Microservices
9 10 (20.00%) Blockchain
9 10 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (20.00%) Smartcard
9 10 (20.00%) XML
9 10 (20.00%) Android
9 10 (20.00%) JSON
10 9 (18.00%) C
10 9 (18.00%) Apple
10 9 (18.00%) Contactless
10 9 (18.00%) Samsung
11 8 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Coaching
11 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) nginx
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) npm
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Serverless
3 1 (2.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) SMPP
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
1 1 (2.00%) SSH
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Blockchain
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) Power BI
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.00%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Principal Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Principal Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Blockchain Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Blockchain Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Principal .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Principal Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) HTML Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) .NET
3 10 (20.00%) JSON
3 10 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.00%) CSS
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) Redux
6 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.00%) Velocity
7 2 (4.00%) Memcached
7 2 (4.00%) Node.js
7 2 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 9 (18.00%) Contactless
4 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (12.00%) Chip and PIN
5 6 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 5 (10.00%) N-Tier
7 4 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (4.00%) iPhone
10 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
10 1 (2.00%) Fintech
10 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 1 (2.00%) User Experience
10 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Refactoring
4 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.00%) TDD
5 10 (20.00%) Microservices
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) Coaching
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (16.00%) OOD
6 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Time Management
7 6 (12.00%) OOP
7 6 (12.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) C++
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.00%) C
6 5 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.00%) ES6
9 1 (2.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Apple
1 9 (18.00%) Samsung
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) ATG
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Nintex
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) FXall
5 1 (2.00%) Netezza
5 1 (2.00%) Reuters
5 1 (2.00%) StreamBase
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO