Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 33 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 -32
Permanent jobs citing OO 58 16 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.02% 4.80% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 4.98% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 10 14
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,725 £21,250
25th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £25,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -16.67%
75th Percentile £56,250 £49,688 £49,563
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,875 £53,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 695 321 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.13% 96.40% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 399 134 347
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,250 £32,500 £29,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £64,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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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 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 2021. 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 -9 47 £38,750 -8.82% 8
County Londonderry - 11 £30,000 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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 52 (89.66%) C#
2 50 (86.21%) Java
3 47 (81.03%) Software Engineering
4 40 (68.97%) .NET
5 36 (62.07%) Fintech
6 22 (37.93%) BDD
7 21 (36.21%) Computer Science
8 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (34.48%) Refactoring
8 20 (34.48%) Linux
8 20 (34.48%) Software Deployment
8 20 (34.48%) Data Centre
9 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
10 17 (29.31%) Windows
11 12 (20.69%) Ruby
11 12 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (18.97%) Go
13 10 (17.24%) Kanban
13 10 (17.24%) Scrum
14 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
14 6 (10.34%) AWS
14 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
15 5 (8.62%) Electronics
15 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
15 5 (8.62%) Internet
15 5 (8.62%) Unix
15 5 (8.62%) Azure
15 5 (8.62%) Web Development
15 5 (8.62%) TDD
15 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes

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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 6 (10.34%) AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Software Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (1.72%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Software Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.17%) CSS
2 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) Angular 2
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.45%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.72%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Software Engineering
2 36 (62.07%) Fintech
3 22 (37.93%) BDD
4 21 (36.21%) Computer Science
5 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (34.48%) Refactoring
5 20 (34.48%) Software Deployment
6 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
7 10 (17.24%) Kanban
7 10 (17.24%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.62%) TDD
9 5 (8.62%) Web Development
10 4 (6.90%) OOD
10 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.17%) OOP
12 2 (3.45%) Functional Testing
12 2 (3.45%) Image Processing
12 2 (3.45%) Physics
12 2 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) C#
2 50 (86.21%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) Ruby
4 11 (18.97%) Go
5 4 (6.90%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.45%) R
7 2 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft