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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing OO 7 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.70% 2.65% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 3.05% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 176 131 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 93.12% 86.75% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 140 111 65
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing OO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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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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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 7 £35,000 -6.66%
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UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for OO.

1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 9 (40.91%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Kanban
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) OOP
5 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 7 (31.82%) Retail
5 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
5 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
5 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
7 5 (22.73%) BDD
7 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) GitHub
8 4 (18.18%) Programmatic Advertising
8 4 (18.18%) LAMP

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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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.09%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) C++ Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) PHP Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Principal Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Principal Java Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
1 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Kanban
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 7 (31.82%) OOP
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) BDD
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
3 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Programmatic Advertising
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) C++
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
6 4 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft