Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -12
Permanent jobs citing OO 58 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.14% 4.89% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 5.36% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +12.68% -6.58%
10th Percentile £32,650 £29,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £53,550 £47,500 £44,675
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 516 429 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.21% 91.28% 91.69%
Number of salaries quoted 327 276 214
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £62,125
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +20 53 £41,500 +3.75% 11
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UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 33 (56.90%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 27 (46.55%) Software Engineering
4 26 (44.83%) HTML
5 25 (43.10%) Refactoring
6 24 (41.38%) C#
7 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (37.93%) AngularJS
9 19 (32.76%) .NET
10 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
11 16 (27.59%) Linux
12 15 (25.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (25.86%) Microservices
13 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
14 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
14 13 (22.41%) OOP
14 13 (22.41%) Continuous Deployment
14 13 (22.41%) Docker
14 13 (22.41%) REST
15 11 (18.97%) Finance
15 11 (18.97%) Java EE
15 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
16 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (17.24%) Spring
16 10 (17.24%) Artificial Intelligence
16 10 (17.24%) Python
16 10 (17.24%) CSS
16 10 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (17.24%) Cloud Native

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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 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Apple Pay
2 5 (8.62%) Google Pay
2 5 (8.62%) Samsung Pay
3 2 (3.45%) npm
3 2 (3.45%) Yarn
4 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
1 3 (5.17%) SMPP
1 3 (5.17%) SMS
1 3 (5.17%) SSH
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.62%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.17%) Big Data
6 3 (5.17%) Hazelcast
7 2 (3.45%) Blockchain
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.72%) Power BI
8 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) JUnit
3 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.62%) Mockito
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Front Office
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 17 (29.31%) Software Developer
4 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C++ Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Applications Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Java Web Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Principal .NET Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Principal Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Java Web Applications Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Blockchain Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) HTML
2 22 (37.93%) AngularJS
3 19 (32.76%) .NET
4 15 (25.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (22.41%) REST
6 11 (18.97%) Java EE
7 10 (17.24%) .NET Core
7 10 (17.24%) CSS
7 10 (17.24%) Spring
7 10 (17.24%) Swagger
8 8 (13.79%) Node.js
8 8 (13.79%) XML
9 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
9 7 (12.07%) HTML5
9 7 (12.07%) JSON
9 7 (12.07%) Spring Boot
10 6 (10.34%) RESTful
11 5 (8.62%) Angular 2
11 5 (8.62%) JPA
11 5 (8.62%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Cloud Native
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Smartcard
3 7 (12.07%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (12.07%) User Experience
4 5 (8.62%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (8.62%) Contactless
4 5 (8.62%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Software Engineering
2 25 (43.10%) Refactoring
3 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.86%) Microservices
5 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
6 13 (22.41%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (22.41%) OOP
7 10 (17.24%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.52%) OOD
9 8 (13.79%) Analytics
9 8 (13.79%) TDD
9 8 (13.79%) WFM
10 6 (10.34%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
11 5 (8.62%) Component Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Functional Programming
11 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 24 (41.38%) C#
4 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) Python
6 7 (12.07%) C++
6 7 (12.07%) Java 8
7 5 (8.62%) C
7 5 (8.62%) Perl
7 5 (8.62%) Ruby
8 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.45%) ES6
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.17%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Apple
2 5 (8.62%) Samsung
3 1 (1.72%) ATG
3 1 (1.72%) FXall
3 1 (1.72%) Netezza
3 1 (1.72%) Nintex
3 1 (1.72%) Reuters
3 1 (1.72%) StreamBase
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase
3 1 (1.72%) TIBCO