Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 54 36
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing OO 49 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.86% 3.74% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.32% 4.01% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 14 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,700 £29,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £55,125 £47,125 £43,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 368 424 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.10% 93.19% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 276 266 243
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +7.38%
10th Percentile £24,125 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +33 47 £45,000 +36.36% 12
County Londonderry - 2 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (51.02%) HTML
1 25 (51.02%) Software Engineering
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) C#
4 21 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 18 (36.73%) SQL
6 17 (34.69%) Linux
6 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (28.57%) .NET
7 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (24.49%) XML
9 11 (22.45%) Smartcard
9 11 (22.45%) C++
9 11 (22.45%) JSON
10 10 (20.41%) OOD
11 9 (18.37%) Apple
11 9 (18.37%) C
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
11 9 (18.37%) Android
11 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.37%) Contactless
11 9 (18.37%) Samsung
11 9 (18.37%) Apple Pay
11 9 (18.37%) Samsung Pay
11 9 (18.37%) Google Pay
12 8 (16.33%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (16.33%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle

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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 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Apple Pay
1 9 (18.37%) Google Pay
1 9 (18.37%) Samsung Pay
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Office 365
4 2 (4.08%) npm
4 2 (4.08%) Yarn
5 1 (2.04%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.04%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) PaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) SMPP
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
1 2 (4.08%) SSH
1 2 (4.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (6.12%) Blockchain
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) Power BI
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.08%) Hazelcast
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) JUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Maven
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
3 1 (2.04%) German Language
3 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
4 8 (16.33%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Principal .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Principal Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) .NET
3 12 (24.49%) XML
4 11 (22.45%) JSON
5 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) Redux
7 5 (10.20%) Spring
8 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
8 4 (8.16%) REST
9 3 (6.12%) Java EE
9 3 (6.12%) Node.js
9 3 (6.12%) React
9 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Smartcard
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.37%) Contactless
3 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.33%) Chip and PIN
3 8 (16.33%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (16.33%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
4 6 (12.24%) Data Structures
4 6 (12.24%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (10.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Native
6 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.08%) User Experience
7 1 (2.04%) Fintech
7 1 (2.04%) iPhone
7 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) CentOS
3 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Software Engineering
2 21 (42.86%) Refactoring
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) OOD
5 8 (16.33%) OOP
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Microservices
9 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.45%) C++
6 9 (18.37%) C
7 6 (12.24%) Python
8 4 (8.16%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.08%) ES6
9 2 (4.08%) Java 8
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.08%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Apple
1 9 (18.37%) Samsung
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) ATG
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Nintex
5 1 (2.04%) FXall
5 1 (2.04%) Netezza
5 1 (2.04%) Reuters
5 1 (2.04%) StreamBase
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) VMware