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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 17 13 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.62% 4.44% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 4.76% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £33,250 £43,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
County Antrim

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
128 42 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 84.77% 93.33% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 104 34 65
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (64.00%) Puppet
2 16 (64.00%) User Stories
2 16 (64.00%) Ansible
2 16 (64.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (64.00%) Coaching
2 16 (64.00%) Configuration Management
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Retail
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Local Government
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.00%) Physics
6 4 (16.00%) Chemistry
6 4 (16.00%) Biology
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) Social Media
8 2 (8.00%) Spring
8 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.00%) Python

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Drupal
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Local Government
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Architect
1 16 (64.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Graduate
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) JSON
1 3 (12.00%) REST
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) OLE
3 1 (4.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Biology
1 4 (16.00%) Chemistry
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (16.00%) Physics
2 3 (12.00%) Social Media
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Coaching
2 16 (64.00%) Configuration Management
2 16 (64.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (64.00%) User Stories
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) GCIA
3 1 (4.00%) GCIH
3 1 (4.00%) PhD
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Ansible
1 16 (64.00%) Puppet