The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 23 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.85% 29.35% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 33.75% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 2
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +69.93%
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £47,234 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +2.68%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 80 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 89.01% 86.96% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 128 55 41
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +71.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £25,880
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Belfast

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Social Media
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (28.57%) Big Data
4 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Law
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) JBehave
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) PyUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (35.71%) Presales
1 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
1 5 (35.71%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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