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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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +13
Permanent jobs citing OO 66 58 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.70% 8.42% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 8.76% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 6
10th Percentile £36,950 £26,250 -
25th Percentile £43,625 £27,563 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +53.33% -11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £67,500 £53,125 £49,688
90th Percentile £96,750 £56,750 £53,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

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 828 662 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.62% 96.08% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 385 362 131
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,313 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +1.36% +4.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing OO as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for OO in Northern Ireland

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Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +4 66 £57,500 +53.33% 5
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UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 58 (87.88%) Java
2 55 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 39 (59.09%) SQL
3 39 (59.09%) Finance
3 39 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 38 (57.58%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (56.06%) Derivative
6 36 (54.55%) Computer Science
6 36 (54.55%) Risk Management
6 36 (54.55%) Agile
6 36 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (48.48%) Microservices
8 30 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (45.45%) Linux
9 22 (33.33%) OOP
9 22 (33.33%) Windows
9 22 (33.33%) Refactoring
10 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
11 19 (28.79%) Electronic Trading
11 19 (28.79%) Requirements Gathering
11 19 (28.79%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (25.76%) Postman
13 17 (25.76%) Selenium
13 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
14 16 (24.24%) Social Skills
15 15 (22.73%) React
15 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
16 14 (21.21%) UX Design
16 14 (21.21%) TypeScript

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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 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) AWS
1 13 (19.70%) Figma
1 13 (19.70%) GitHub
2 3 (4.55%) Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Postman
1 17 (25.76%) Selenium
2 13 (19.70%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Mocha
4 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 39 (59.09%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Software Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.52%) IT Manager
6 1 (1.52%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.52%) React Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
1 15 (22.73%) React
2 5 (7.58%) CSS
2 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 4 (6.06%) REST
4 3 (4.55%) .NET Core
4 3 (4.55%) ATL
5 2 (3.03%) GraphQL
5 2 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (1.52%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.52%) FpML
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (1.52%) Jest
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) React Native
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.52%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (56.06%) Derivative
2 36 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (21.21%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Linux
2 22 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 39 (59.09%) Test Automation
3 38 (57.58%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (54.55%) Agile
4 36 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 36 (54.55%) Risk Management
5 32 (48.48%) Microservices
6 22 (33.33%) OOP
6 22 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 19 (28.79%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (28.79%) Electronic Trading
7 19 (28.79%) Requirements Gathering
8 18 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
10 14 (21.21%) UX Design
10 14 (21.21%) Web Development
11 13 (19.70%) Customer-Centricity
11 13 (19.70%) Data Privacy
11 13 (19.70%) Data Protection
11 13 (19.70%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 58 (87.88%) Java
2 39 (59.09%) SQL
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.21%) TypeScript
5 6 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) Go
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) ES6
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Micro Focus
2 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
2 1 (1.52%) Kofax
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
2 1 (1.52%) UiPath