The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 7 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 22 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.00% 14.39% 7.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.14% 26.76% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 71 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.36% 53.79% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 72
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Belfast

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 16 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 16 (66.67%) Rapid7
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) NUnit
5 6 (25.00%) Subversion
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) NUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Development Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Development Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
1 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (25.00%) HTML5
1 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Rapid7
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 19 days ago